Minimal Realizations of Linear and Affine Time-Varying Systems

  • C. Gori-Giorgi
  • S. Monaco
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 162)


The problem of finding a minimal realization, starting from a non minimal one, is faced both for linear and affine time-varying systems. In section two the minimal state space is found and its properties are given; in section three the reduction procedure is performed and the minimality result is proved.


Input Function Reachable State Minimal Realization Unobservable State Proper Dimension 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Gori-Giorgi
    • 1
  • S. Monaco
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di AutomaticaUniversity of RomeItaly

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