Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

2015 Edition
| Editors: John Baillieul, Tariq Samad

Networked Control Systems: Estimation and Control Over Lossy Networks

  • João P. Hespanha
  • Alexandre R. Mesquita
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5058-9_152


This entry discusses optimal estimation and control for lossy networks. Conditions for stability are provided both for two-link and multiple-link networks. The online adaptation of network resources (controlled communication) is also considered.


Automatic control Communication networks Controlled communication Estimation Networked control systems Stability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • João P. Hespanha
    • 1
  • Alexandre R. Mesquita
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Control, Dynamical Systems and ComputationUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electronics EngineeringFederal University of Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil