On specific optimal control of systems with different information sets

  • B. Shahian
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The problem of reduced-order, observer-based control of systems with controllers having different information about the system is considered. The set of necessary conditions for optimality is obtained, and then the breakdown of the separation principle is demonstrated. The necessary conditions are simplified, and it is shown that a suboptimal control law based on separation can be obtained to satisfy the necessary conditions.

Key Words

Decentralized control observers specific optimal control suboptimal control large-scale systems decentralized observers 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Shahian
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  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentCalifornia State UniversityLong Beach

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