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Robust stability of input-output systems with initial conditions

Liu, Jing and French, Mark (2015) Robust stability of input-output systems with initial conditions SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, pp. 1-31. (doi:10.1137/120903373).

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We consider the development of a general nonlinear input-output theory which encompasses systems with initial conditions. Systems are defined in a set theoretic manner from input-output pairs on a doubly infinite time axis, and a general construction of the initial conditions is given in terms of an equivalence class of trajectories on the negative time axis. Input-output operators are then defined for given initial conditions, and a suitable notion of input-output stability on the positive time axis with initial conditions is given. This notion of stability is closely related to the ISS/IOS concepts of Sontag. A fundamental robust stability theorem is derived which represents a generalization of the input-output operator robust stability theorem of Georgiou and Smith, to include the case of initial conditions. This includes a suitable generalization of the nonlinear gap metric. Some applications are given to show the utility of the robust stability theorem.

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Accepted/In Press date: 20 January 2015
e-pub ahead of print date: 25 June 2015
Published date: 2015
Keywords: nonlinear systems, robust stability, gap metric, feedback connection, small-gain-like stability theorem, ISS/IOS
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


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Date deposited: 03 Oct 2013 12:46
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 03:36

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Author: Jing Liu
Author: Mark French

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