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A performance comparison between two design techniques for non-linear output feedback control

French, M and Xie, C (2004) A performance comparison between two design techniques for non-linear output feedback control International Journal of Control, 77, (3), pp. 264-276.

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For a system possessing a non-linear output feedback normal form, an observer backstepping design is compared to a high gain observer design with respect to non-singular performance cost functional. If the initial error between the initial condition of the state and the initial condition of the observer is large, the high gain observer design is shown to have better performance than the observer backstepping design. An output feedback system with parametric uncertainty is then considered. It is shown that if an a priori estimate for the bound of the uncertain parameter is conservative, then an adaptive observer backstepping design has better performance than the adaptive high gain observer design.

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Published date: 2004
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


Local EPrints ID: 259069
ISSN: 0020-3270
PURE UUID: e6e5b9d4-bc77-40d5-9c53-dba7ca6afb9f

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2004
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:26

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Author: M French
Author: C Xie

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