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Information Flow in Decentralized Systems

  • Nils R. SandellJr.

Abstract

An important aspect of the design of large scale engineering systems is the specification of interfaces between various controller and measurement subsystems and of the information that must cross these interfaces. Examples drawn from aerospace, transportation, power, and communications systems are given to illustrate this point. A formal theory of interface design is presently unavailable, and so several heuristic approaches are described.

Keywords

Power System Optimal Control Problem Inertial Navigation System Decentralize System Linear System Theory 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nils R. SandellJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronic Systems LaboratoryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA

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