Viability criteria for differential inclusions



A method of verifying the viability criterion at a given point for a region with nonsmooth boundary, which is expressed by a quasidifferentiabl function, under a differential inclusion which is a convex hull of finitely many functions, is proposed. By this method, determining the viability is transformed into solving a number of systems of linear inequalities, or equivalently solving a number of linear programming problems. For the other differential inclusion, called the generalized convex process, it is shown that viability condition holds for a polytope if and only if it holds at all of its vertices. This result is an extension of corresponding one for a linear control system.

Key words

Complex system control differential inclusion nonsmooth analysis viability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ManagementUniversity of Shanghai for Science and TechnologyShanghaiChina

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