Design of the Adaptive Feedback Loop in Parameter-Perturbation Adaptive Controls

  • R. E. Kronauer
  • P. G. Drew
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Abstract

Prior analyses of parameter-perturbation adaptive control systems have demonstrated that the idea will work, but have not investigated the design of the adaptive loop. They require that the perturbations be small and slow and that the adaptive feedback be slow, but do not address quantitatively the questions of how small is small enough and how slow is slow enough. These are the questions dealt with in this paper.

Keywords

Adaptive Control Performance Criterion Adaptive Action Coefficient Operator Adaptive Feedback 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Kronauer
    • 1
  • P. G. Drew
    • 2
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Arthur D. Little, Inc.CambridgeUSA

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