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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Tuning of Multivariable Decentralized PID Controller Using State Transition Algorithm

G. SARAVANAKUMAR1, K. VALARMATHI2, M. PALLIKONDA RAJASEKARAN1, Seshadhri SRINIVASAN1, M. WILLJUICE IRUTHAYARAJAN3, Valentina E. BALAŞ4 Abstract: Implementation of State Transition Algorithm (STA) for the tuning of multivariable Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) controller is reported. Two input and two output binary distillation column plant model by Wood and Berry is considered …

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Genetic Algorithms for Job Scheduling in Cloud Computing

Mohammed-Albarra HASSAN1,2, Imed KACEM1*, Sébastien MARTIN1, Izzeldin M. OSMAN3 1 Université de Lorraine, LCOMS EA 7306, Metz, 57000, France imed.kacem@univ-lorraine.fr (Corresponding author) 2 University of Gezira, Wadmedani, Sudan barra.hassan@univ-lorraine.fr 3 University of Sciences and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan izzeldin@acm.org Abstract: Efficient job scheduling algorithms needed to improve the resource utilization in …

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Design of a Proportional Observer Based on the ARX-Laguerre Model

Hassene BEDOUI*, Tarek GARNA, Kamel BEN OTHMAN, Hassani MESSAOUD LARATSI, National Engineering School of Monastir, University of Monastir, Monastir, Tunisia hassenebedoui@gmail.com; {tarek.garna;kamel.benothman;hassani.messaoud}@enim.rnu.tn * Corresponding author Abstract: A new ARX-Laguerre representation is recently built to model the dynamics of complex processes [1, 2]. The ARX-Laguerre models have proven their ability to …

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Exponential Mapping Function for Nonlinear Control

Hildebrando DE CASTRO*, Pedro PAGLIONE, Carlos RIBEIRO Aeronautics Technological Institute, Praça Marechal Eduardo Gomes, 50, São José dos Campos, 12.228-900, Brazil hildebrando.castro@hotmail.com; paglione@ita.br; carlos@ita.br *  Corresponding author Abstract: Industrial control engineers, who are often faced with the problem of dealing with projects involving unknown or poorly modelled systems, usually have …

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Sliding Mode Control for Diesel Engine Using Extended State Observer

Haoping WANG, Wei ZHANG, Yang TIAN*, Qiankun QU Nanjing University of Science & Technology, School of Automation, Sino-French International Joint Laboratory of Automatic Control and Signal Processing (LaFCAS), Nanjing 210094, China hp.wang@njust.edu.cn; 250658559@qq.com; tianyang@njust.edu.cn; qqkiller61@163.comnar *  Corresponding author Abstract: This paper does a research on turbocharged diesel engines both of …

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Development and Evaluation of a Software-based Clinical Pharmacography System

Nicolae TODOR1, Mihai BORZAN2*, Laura Elisabeta CIULEANU3, Dana Ioana IANCU4,Voichita Alexandra GHENGHEA5, Tudor Eliade CIULEANU4,6 Abstract: Objectives: Prescribing, dosing and delivering chemotherapy to the cancer patients is a complex, highly specialized and time consuming process, requiring a specialized team (medical oncology clinician or veterinarian, nurse, pharmacist). Our aim was to …

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Improving Simulated Annealing Performance by means of Automatic Parameter Tuning

Pablo CABRERA-GUERRERO1,*, Guillermo GUERRERO1, Jorge VEGA2, Franklin JOHNSON3 1 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile pablo.cabrera.g@mail.pucv.cl 2 Universidad de Antofagasta, Escuela de Ingeniería Electrica, Chile jvega@antofa.cl 3 Universidad de Playa Ancha, Chile fjohnson@upla.cl * Corresponding author Abstract: A common problem when using (meta)-heuristic techniques to solve complex combinatorial optimization problems …

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A Modified Weighted Sum Method Based on the Decision- maker’s Preferred Levels of Performances

Dragisa STANUJKIC1,*, Edmundas Kazimieras ZAVADSKAS2 1 Faculty of Management Zajecar, Megatrend University Belgrade, Park Suma “Kraljevica” bb, 19000 Zajecar, Serbia dragisa.stanujkic@fmz.edu.rs 2 Research Institute of Smart Building Technologies, Vilnius Gediminas, Technical University, Sauletekio al. 11, 10223, Vilnius, Lithuania edmundas.zavadskas@vgtu.ltu * Corresponding author Abstract: This paper proposes a modified version of …

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Disturbance-Observer-Based Robust Control of
a Serial-link Robotic Manipulator Using SMC and PBC Techniques

Syed Ali AJWAD1, Jamshed IQBAL2*, Abdul Attayyab KHAN3, Adeel MEHMOOD1 Abstract: Robotic manipulators deployed in automation industry require high speed with precision and accuracy to perform sophisticated control tasks. Whereas, the factors like highly coupled dynamics, internal and external perturbation forces, joint friction and parameter variations degrade the performance of …

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