On the Connection Between the Stability of Multidimensional Positive Systems and the Stability of Switched Positive Systems

Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 471)


In this work, we study the connection of the stability of multidimensional positive systems with the stability of switched positive systems. In a previous work, we showed that the stability of a multidimensional positive system implies the stability of a related switched positive system. Here, we investigate the reciprocal implication.


Stability Switched positive systems Multidimensional positive systems 



This work was supported by FEDER funds through COMPETE – Operational Programme Factors of Competitiveness (“Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade”) and by Portuguese funds through the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (“FCT–Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia”), within the project UID/MAT/04106/2013 associated with the Center for Research and Development in Mathematics and Applications (University of Aveiro) and the project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-006933 - SYSTEC - Research Center for Systems and Technologies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CIDMA, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de SantiagoAveiroPortugal
  2. 2.Universidade Lusófona do PortoPortoPortugal
  3. 3.SYSTEC, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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