Advances in Control Theory and Applications by Manuel Béjar, Anibal Ollero, Federico Cuesta (auth.),

By Manuel Béjar, Anibal Ollero, Federico Cuesta (auth.), Claudio Bonivento, Lorenzo Marconi, Carlo Rossi, Alberto Isidori (eds.)

This quantity is the end result of the 1st CASY workshop on "Advances up to speed concept and functions" which was once held at college of Bologna on could 22-26, 2006. It includes chosen contributions via a number of the invited audio system and comprises fresh leads to control.

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References 1. Barrientos A, Del Cerro J, Campoy P, Garc´ıa P J (2002) An autonomous helicopter guided by computer vision for inspection of overhead power cables, In: Workshop on Aerial Robotics - IEEE / RSJ International Conference on Intelliget Robots and Systems IROS 2002 2. Bejar M, Cuesta F, Ollero A (2007) On the use of soft computing techniques for helicopter control in environment protection mission scenarios, To appear in Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing 3. Bejar M, Isidori A, Marconi L, Naldi R (2005) Robust vertical/lateral/longitudinal control of an helicopter with constant yaw-attitude In: Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 4.

Likewise, the modeling of different induced velocity fields should be carried out to consider the case of a helicopter flying near vertical obstacles, such as the wall of a building. There exists also a lack of research Modeling and Control of Autonomous Helicopters 27 concerning the determination of the wind regimes that can be afforded by a helicopter with a given controller. To this end, nonlinear techniques such as the mentioned CS2 could be used to analyze and improve the performance. Lastly, noting that most of the presented works assume that all the state variables are measurable.

From (26) we obtain that 1 max λ : λ ∈ σ X3 (α) + 14 X2T (α)X1† (α)X2 (α) 4 max {λ : λ ∈ σ (4(αT + DDT ) + (αT AT + DB T )· ·(αT − AT AT − BB T )† (αAT + BDT ))} 4 ≥ 4(αT + DDT ) + αT A + DB T 2 (αT − αAT A − BB T )† 4 ≥ 2 T 4α T + DD + ( α T A + DB T ) (αT − αAT A − BB T )† Notice that condition (35) implies that (αT −αAT AT −BB T )† < 1 . Moreover we have T = 1, A = 1, DDT ≤ 4 and DB T ≤ 8. Hence δ¯0 ≥ 4 4α + 4 + 1 2. (α + 8) By substituting the expression of α in the above expression we obtain (36).

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