By Eyad H. Abed
This unified quantity is a suite of invited articles on themes awarded on the Symposium on platforms, keep an eye on, and Networks, held in Berkeley June 5–7, 2005, in honor of Pravin Varaiya on his 65th birthday. Varaiya is an eminent school member of the collage of California at Berkeley, well known for his seminal contributions in components as different as stochastic structures, nonlinear and hybrid platforms, allotted platforms, verbal exchange networks, transportation platforms, strength networks, economics, optimization, and platforms education.
The chapters comprise fresh effects and surveys through top specialists on subject matters that mirror a number of the learn and educating pursuits of Varaiya, including:
* hybrid structures and purposes
* verbal exchange, instant, and sensor networks
* transportation structures
* stochastic platforms
* structures schooling
Advances up to the mark, communique Networks, and Transportation Systems will function a superb source for training and examine engineers, utilized mathematicians, and graduate scholars operating in such components as communique networks, sensor networks, transportation platforms, regulate thought, hybrid platforms, and functions.
Contributors: J.S. Baras * V.S. Borkar * M.H.A. Davis * A.R. Deshpande * D. Garg * M. Gastpar * A.J. Goldsmith * R. Gupta * R. Horowitz * I. Hwang * T. Jiang * R. Johari * A. Kotsialos * A.B. Kurzhanski * E.A. Lee * X. Liu * H.S. Mahmassani * D. Manjunath * B. Mishra * L. Muñoz * M. Papageorgiou * C. Piazza * S.E. Shladover * D.M. Stipanovic * T.M. Stoenescu * X. solar * D. Teneketzis * C.J. Tomlin * J.N. Tsitsiklis * J. Walrand * X. Zhou
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Advances in Control, Communication Networks, and Transportation Systems: In Honor of Pravin Varaiya by Eyad H. Abed