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Control and Modeling of Complex Systems

Cybernetics in the 21st Century Festschrift in Honor of Hidenori Kimura on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday

  • Koichi Hashimoto
  • Yasuaki Oishi
  • Yutaka Yamamoto

Part of the Trends in Mathematics book series (TM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Signal Processing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christopher I. Byrnes, Anders Lindquist
      Pages 3-21
    3. Yutaka Yamamoto, Masaaki Nagahara
      Pages 31-43
  3. Identification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Mario Milanese, Michele Taragna
      Pages 65-87
    3. M. Vidyasagar, Rajeeva L. Karandikar
      Pages 89-104
  4. Robust Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Brian D. O. Anderson, Xavier Bombois
      Pages 121-138
    3. Jie Chen, Shinji Hara
      Pages 139-151
    4. Koji Tsumura
      Pages 153-168
  5. Hybrid, Chaotic, and Nonlinear Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Shigeru Yamamoto, Toshimitsu Ushio
      Pages 229-243
    3. Mitsuji Sampei, Hisashi Date, Shigeki Nakaura
      Pages 263-279
  6. Control Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. Koichi Hashimoto, Akio Namiki, Masatoshi Ishikawa
      Pages 323-337

About this book

Introduction

Hidenori Kimura, renowned system and control theorist, turned 60 years of age in November, 2001. To celebrate this memorable occasion, his friends, collaborators, and former students gathered from all over the world and held a symposium in his honor on November 1 and 2, 2001, at the Sanjo Conference Hall at the University of Tokyo. Reflecting his current research interests, the symposium was entitled "Cybernetics in the 21st Century: Information and Complexity in Control Theory," and it drew nearly 150 attendees. There were twenty-five lectures, on which the present volume is based. Hidenori Kimura was born on November 3, 1941, in Tokyo, just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. It is not hard to imagine, then, that his early days, like those of so many of his contemporaries, must have been difficult. Fortunately, the war ended in 1945, and his generation found itself thoroughly occupied with the rebuilding effort and with Japan's uphill journey in the last half-century. He entered the University of Tokyo in 1963, received a B. S. in 1965, an M. S. in 1967, and, in 1970, a Ph. D. degree for his dissertation "A Study of Differential Games. " After obtaining his doctorate, he joined the Department of Control En­ gineering at Osaka University as a research associate, and in 1973 he was promoted to an associate professor.

Keywords

Analysis Chaos Signal complex systems information model modeling optimization robot

Editors and affiliations

  • Koichi Hashimoto
    • 1
  • Yasuaki Oishi
    • 2
  • Yutaka Yamamoto
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Information Physics and ComputingThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Mathematical InformaticsThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Applied Analysis and Complex Dynamical SystemsKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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