Chapter headings and selected papers: Linear and Nonlinear Control System Design. Nonconvex optimal control problems (V.A. Yakubovich). Control Design Problems in Robotics and Manufacturing. On the control of a building model subject to seismic excitation (L. Menini et al.). Control of Discrete Event Systems. A model based approach to the supervisory control of FMS (J. Fogel). Neural, Fuzzy and Genetic Control Systems. An intelligent transition controller based on physical neural states (J. Mazák). Large-Scale Systems. Adaptive decentralized control of interconnected nonlinear systems with application to stabilization of power systems (M.V. Druzhinina et al.). Adaptive and Selftuning Control. Adaptive predictive control of distributed parameter systems (J. Szuda et al.). 2-D Singular Solutions. Realisation problem for 2-D positive systems (T. Kaczorek). Author index.