Nonlinear Control under Constraints of a Biological System

  • D. Claude
  • N. Nadjar
Part of the ISNM International Series of Numerical Mathematics book series (ISNM, volume 115)


We propose a nonlinear adaptive control of a biological system involving the hormonal coupling between adreno-cortical hormones and vasopressin. Designing this control requires successive nonlinear parameter estimations subject to biological positivity constraints of the hormonal concentrations and mathematical constraints on the parameters to estimate.


Nonlinear Control Exogenous Hormone Positivity Constraint Pathological System Physiological Behaviour 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Claude
    • 1
  • N. Nadjar
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire des Signaux et SystèmesC.N.R.S. - E.S.E., Plateau de MoulonGif-sur-Yvette CedexFrance

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