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Instant controllability of linear autonomous systems

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In this paper, the complete controllability of linear autonomous control systems in any interval of time and the local controllability in any interval of time are investigated. Necessary and sufficient conditions are obtained for both types of controllability.

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This work was performed under the auspices of the National Research Council of Italy. The author is grateful to Professor R. Conti for his assistance during the preparation of this work. Professor A. Kumpera also contributed valuable suggestions.

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Bianchini Tiberio, R.M. Instant controllability of linear autonomous systems. J Optim Theory Appl 39, 237–250 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00934530

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Key Words

  • Linear autonomous control systems
  • controllability