Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 69, Issue 4, pp 2237–2243 | Cite as

Nonlinear model identification for Artemia population motion

  • Mofeed Turky Rashid
  • Mattia FrascaEmail author
  • Abduladhem Abdulkareem Ali
  • Ramzy Salim Ali
  • Luigi Fortuna
  • Maria Gabriella Xibilia
Original Paper


In this paper, two different nonlinear models for Artemia swarming are derived. In order to generate the data suitable for identification, a robot driving the Artemia population has been built. The obtained data have been then used to identify the parameters of a model based on Newton’s equations and a black-box NARX model implemented by neural networks. The performances obtained validate the physical hypotheses underlying the gray-box model.


Artemia swarming LSE identification Neural network models Robotics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mofeed Turky Rashid
    • 1
  • Mattia Frasca
    • 2
    Email author
  • Abduladhem Abdulkareem Ali
    • 1
  • Ramzy Salim Ali
    • 1
  • Luigi Fortuna
    • 2
  • Maria Gabriella Xibilia
    • 3
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of BasrahBasrahIraq
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica Elettronica e InformaticaUniversit´a degli Studi di CataniaCataniaItaly
  3. 3.DiSIA, Facoltà di IngegneriaUniversità degli Studi di MessinaMessinaItaly

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