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Documents and links for reports, articles, etc. on industrial success stories for advanced control, perspective articles, interviews, etc.
The Impact of Control Technology (2011)
First edition of the Impact of Control Technology report, published by IEEE Control Systems Society. Includes 23 two-page flyers on "Success Stories" as well as discussions on the application of advanced control to application areas: aerospace, process industries, automotive, robotics, biological systems, and renewable energy and smart grids. Research challenges are also featured.
The Impact of Control Technology, 2nd Ed. (2014)
Second edition of the IoCT report. Consists of 30 industrial success stories and >30 research challenges.
Chem Proc Control 1991 - Industry Views
Three papers from the CPC IV conference (1991), giving industry views from Japan, Europe, and North America. Courtesy of Heikki Koivo.
File x-conference/x-cooltalk Identification and Control: The Gap Between Theory and Practice
Front matter from an edited volume published by Springer (2007). Editors are Ricardo S. Sánchez Peña, Joseba Quevedo Casín, and Vicenç Puig Cayuela. Includes preface, table of contents, and list of contributors. With thanks to Ricardo Sánchez Peña.
File SIS package Industrial and Academic Experience in Aerospace Fault Detection and Diagnosis
This document is a report from an EU/IEEE-CSS workshop organized under the auspices of the EU FP7 project "Advanced Fault Diagnosis for Sustainable Flight Guidance and Control" (ADDSAFE). The reader's attention is drawn to Section 2.3 in particular, where industrial and academic perspectives are contrasted. This report provided courtesy of and with thanks to Andres Marcos.
File Benchmark Problems for Control System Design
Report prepared by the IFAC Theory Committee in May 1990. Edited by Ted Davison, the committee chair. Thirteen problems are described across numerous application domains.