Systems modelling and optimization

Academic Year 2022/2023 - Teacher: Arturo BUSCARINO

Expected Learning Outcomes

Knowledge on modeling of linear systems and optimal and robust control techniques. Nonlinear modeling based on neural algorithms. Linear and nonlinear programming.

Course Structure

Frontal lectures and Matlab based laboratory.

Required Prerequisites

Basic knowledge on linear systems.

Detailed Course Content

The course aim at providing basic knowledge on modeling and control of linear and nonlinear systems. In particular, optimal and robust control techniques will be discussed. Moreover, neural network based modeling strategies will be presented. Furthermore, linear and nonlinear programming problems will be considered, providing knowledge about the most used algorithms to solve them.

Textbook Information

1.  L. Fortuna, M. Frasca, A. Buscarino, Optimal and Robust Control - Advanced topics with MATLAB, CRC Press, 2021.

2. F. S. Hillier, G.J. Liebermann, Introduction to Operations Research, Ed. McGraw Hill, 11th edition, 2021.

3. S. Haykin, Neural Networks and Learning Machines, Pearson, 2016.

Course Planning

 SubjectsText References
1Introduzione: Richiami di teoria dei sistemiTesto 1: Cap.1-2
2Concetti fondamentali e terminologiaTesto 1: Cap 1-2
3Decomposizione ai valori singolariTesto 1: Cap 4
4Analisi alle componenti principali e Realizzazione bilanciata a catena apertaTesto 1: Cap 5
5Sistemi simmetriciTesto 1: Cap 7
6Controllo OttimoTesto 1: Cap 8
7Problemi basati su Linear Matrix InequalitiesTesto 1: Cap 12
8Introduzione alla programmazione Lineare Testo 2: Cap. 1-2-3
9Metodi di risoluzione di problemi di programmazione lineareTesto 2: Cap 4-5
10Metodi di risoluzione di problemi di programmazione binaria e non lineareTesto 2: Cap. 12-13
11Modellistica mediante reti neuraliTesto 3

Learning Assessment

Learning Assessment Procedures

The exam consists in a test work and an oral examination during which the practical test performed in MATLAB and the theoretical aspects will be discussed.