Algorithms and Architectures for Real-Time Control 1991 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080416991, 9781483298252

Algorithms and Architectures for Real-Time Control 1991

1st Edition

Editors: P.J. Fleming D.I. Jones
eBook ISBN: 9781483298252
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 26th May 1992
Page Count: 274
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Table of Contents

Section headings and selected papers: Neural Networks. Neural networks for nonlinear adaptive control, G Lightbody & G Irwin. Combining adaptive and neural control, M Roele & K Warwick. Systolic Algorithms. Systolic architecture for predictive control, L Chisci & G Zappa. A novel broadcast architecture for the square root kalman filter, P C Miller et al. Robotics. Adaptive active control for robots and articulated machinery, J R Hewitt. Custom Processors. The application of pace within control, Y Xu et al. Fast ladder-lattice identification architecture with numerically robust tracking of parameters, J Kadlec. Real-Time Software and Scheduling. Parallel computation of a parameter estimator, P M Entwistle & D I Jones. Developing reconfigurable distributed hard real-time control systems in STER, J M Adan & M F Magalhaes. Novel Methods for Control. Fast, self-organizing control for industrial processes, D A Linkens & M F Abbod. Real-Time Control Applications. Computer control for steering and stabilisation, R Whalley & Z Zeng. Adaptive and Self-Tuning Control. On the choice of weights in parallel schemes for adaptive estimation, P Bolzern. Real-Time Software Implementation. A real-time language based on explicit timeouts, D A Harrison. Multiprocessor Systems. An architecture of dataflow LSP for programmable controllers, J Park et al. Performance studies of parallel real-time controllers, D F Garcia Nocetti & P J Fleming. Author index. Keyword index.


Computer scientists have long appreciated that the relationship between algorithms and architecture is crucial. Broadly speaking the more specialized the architecture is to a particular algorithm then the more efficient will be the computation. The penalty is that the architecture will become useless for computing anything other than that algorithm. This message holds for the algorithms used in real-time automatic control as much as any other field. These Proceedings will provide researchers in this field with a useful up-to-date reference source of recent developments.


For systems engineers and designers.


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About the Editors

P.J. Fleming Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK

D.I. Jones Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Electronic Engineering Science, University of Wales, Bangor, UK