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Switching Adaptive Control

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Switching adaptive control is one of the advanced approaches to adaptive control. By employing an array of simple candidate controllers, a properly designed monitoring function, and a supervisory switching law, this approach is capable to search in real time for a correct candidate controller to achieve the given control objective such as stabilization and set-point regulation. This approach can deal with large parameter uncertainties and offers good robustness against unmodelled dynamics. This entry offers a brief introduction to switching adaptive control, including some historical background, basic concepts, key design components, and technical issues.

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Fu, M. (2020). Switching Adaptive Control. In: Baillieul, J., Samad, T. (eds) Encyclopedia of Systems and Control. Springer, London.

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    Switching Adaptive Control
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