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Professor Mark French

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Research

Publications

Sanei, Ahmad and French, Mark (2006) A performance comparison of robust adaptive controllers: linear systems. Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems (MCSS), 18, (4), 369-394. (doi:10.1007/s00498-006-0005-1).

French, M., Szepesvari, Cs. and Rogers, E. (1997) Uncertainty, Performance, and Model Dependency in Approximate Adaptive Nonlinear Control. Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control IEEE, 3046-3051.

French, M. and Rogers, E. (1997) Approximate Models for Adaptive Feedback Linearisation. International Journal of Control, 68, (6), 1305-1322.

French, M. and Rogers, E. (1996) A stability analysis of Direct Neuro-Fuzzy Controllers. Proceedings of IEE Control '96 , 182--187.

French, M. and Rogers, E. (1997) Approximate Parameterisations for Adaptive Feedback Linearisation. 1997 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control IEEE, 4665-4670.

French, M and Rogers, E (1998) Input/Output Stability Theory For Direct Neuro-Fuzzy Controllers. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 6, (3), 331-345.

French, M. and Rogers, E. (1998) Control and State Performance Measures in Unmatched Approximate Adaptive Control. 4th IFAC Nonlinear Control Systems Design Symposium , 679--684.

French, M., Szepesvari, Cs. and Rogers, E. (1998) Uncertainty and Performance of Adaptive Controllers for Functionally Uncertain Output Feedback Systems. 1998 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control IEEE, 4515-4520.

French, M. and Rogers, E. (1998) Nonlinear Iterative Learning by an Adaptive Lyapunov Technique. 1998 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control IEEE, 175-180.

French, M. (1999) An Analytical Comparison of the Weighted LQ Performance of a Robust and an Adaptive Backstepping Design. Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control IEEE, 5182-5188.

French, M., Munde, G., Owens, D.H. and Rogers, E. (1999) Recent Developments in Adaptive Iterative Learning Control. 1999 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control IEEE, 264-269.

Owens, D H, Amann, N, Rogers, E and French, M (2000) Analysis of Linear Iterative Learning Control Schemes - A 2D Systems /Repetitive Processes Approach. Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, 11, (1/2), 125-77.

French, M. and Rogers, E. (2000) Nonlinear Iterative Learning by an Adaptive Lyapunov Technique. International Journal of Control., 73, (10), 840-850.

French, M, Szepesvari, Cs and Rogers, E (2000) Scaling of LQ performance in approximate adaptive designs. In, International Symposium on the Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2000).

French, M. and Rogers, E. (2000) Stability theory and applications for a class of neuro-fuzzy feedback control schemes. In, Aracil, J. and Gordillo, F. (eds.) UNSPECIFIED Stability Issues in Fuzzy Control , Springer-Verlag.

French, M and Rogers, E (2000) Linear and nonlinear iterative learning control: A Lyapunov Approach. In, IEE Colloquium on Learning Systems for Control

Wibowo, H, French, M and Rogers, E (2000) Wing rock control - a comparison of two schemes. In, UKACC International Conference Control 2000

French, M, Rogers, E, Wibowo, H and Owens, D H (2001) A 2D Systems Approach to Iterative Learning Control Based on Nonlinear Adaptive Control Techniques. In, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2001).

French, MC (2002) An Analytical Comparison between the weighted LQ performance of a robust and an Adaptive Backstepping Design. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 47, (4), 670-675.

French, M., Szepesvari, Cs. and Rogers, E. (2002) An asymptotic scaling analysis of LQ performance of an approximate adaptive control design. Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems, 15, 145-176.

French, M, Szepesvari, C and Rogers, E (2003) Performance of Nonlinear Approximate Adaptive Controllers, Wiley, 396pp

Rzewuski, M, French, M, Rogers, E and Owens, D H (2002) Prediction in iterative learning control versus learning along the trials. In, IFAC 15th World Congress, CD Rom

French, M., Szepesvari, Cs. and Rogers, E. (2002) LQ performance bounds for adaptive output feedback controllers for functionally uncertain systems. Automatica, 38, (4), 683-693.

French, M and Beleznay, F (2003) Overparameterised controllers can reduce non-singular costs. Systems and Control Letters, 48, (1), 12-25.

Sanei, A. and French, M. (2004) Towards a performance theory of robust adaptive control. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 18, (4), 403-421.

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), 264-276.

Sanei, A and French, M (2001) A Non-singular Performance Comparison between Two Robust Adaptive Control Designs. In, 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control IEEE, 2043-2048.

Sanei, A and French, M (2003) Projections or Dead-Zones: A Non-singular Performance Comparison in Robust Adaptive Control. In, European Control Conference, Cambrige, U.K, CD-ROM,

Sanei, A and French, M (2002) A Comparison Between Robust Adaptive Controllers w.r.t a Non-singular Transient Cost. In, 15th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Indiana, CD-ROM, USA,

Sanei, A and French, M (2006) A Performance Comparison of Robust Adaptive Controllers: Linear Systems. Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems., 18, (4), 369-394.

Xie, Chengkang and French, Mark (2003) Gap metric robustness of a backstepping control design. At Proceedings of 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2003 09 - 12 Dec 2003. IEEE, 5180 -5184.

Xie, Chengkang and French, Mark (2003) A Performance Comparison Between Backstepping and High-gain Observer Control Designs. At European Control Conference 2003, Cambridge, 01 - 04 Sep 2003. IEE.

Bian, Wenming and French, Mark (2005) Graph Topologies, Gap Metrics and Robust Stability for Nonlinear Systems. SIAM Journal of Control and Optimization, 44, (2), 418-443.

French, Mark (2005) A Performance Analysis of Two Approximate Adaptive Designs. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 16, (3), 617-624.

French, Mark and Bian, Wenming (2009) A Biased Approach to Nonlinear Robust Stability with Applications in Adaptive Control. In, Joint 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, 16 - 18 Dec 2009. , 1393-1398.

Bian, W and French, M (2004) Stability of Continuous-time Nonlinear Systems with Digital Controllers. In, 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, The , Bahamas, 01 - 17 Dec 2004. , 2334-2339.

Bian, W and French, M (2003) Gap Metric Robustness of Adaptive Controllers for a Class of Nonlinear Systems. In, 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, , 2698-2704.

Bian, W and French, M (2002) Coprime Factorisation and robustness of stabilization for nonlinear systems. In, 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, , 1078-1083.

Bian, W and French, M (2003) Coprime Factorisation and Gap Metric for Nonlinear Systems. In, 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 09 - 12 Dec 2003. , 4038-4043.

French, M. (2008) Adaptive control and robustness in the gap metric. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 53, (2), 461-478. (doi:10.1109/TAC.2008.916659).

French, M., Ilchmann, A. and Ryan, E.P. (2006) Robustness in the Graph Topolgy of a Common Adaptive Controller. SIAM Journal of Control and Optimization, 45, (5), 1736-1757.

Bian, W and French, M (2005) General Fast Sampling Theorems for Nonlinear Systems. Systems and Control Letters, 54, 1037-1050.

Bian, W, French, F and Pillai, H (2005) An intrinsic behavioural approach to the gap metric. In, 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference ECC'05, Seville, Spain, 12 - 15 Dec 2005. , 1553-1558.

Buchstaller, Dominic and French, Mark (2007) Scaling of gain bounds for switched adaptive control with large uncertainties. At 46th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC), New Orleans, LA, USA, 12 - 14 Dec 2007. , 915-920.

French, Mark (2008) Robust Stability of Iterative Learning Control Schemes. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 18, (10), 1018-1033.

French, Mark, Ilchmann, Achim and Mueller, Markus (2009) Robust stabilization by linear output delay feedback. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 48, (4 ), 2533-2561. (doi:10.1137/080726070).

French, Mark and Mueller, Markus (2008) Nonlinear High Gain Separation Principles and Fast Sampling Results ensuring Robust Stability. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control

Bian, Wenming, French, Mark and Pillai, Harish (2008) An intrinsic behavioural approach to the gap metric. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 47, (4), 1939-1960. (doi:10.1137/060656681).

French, Mark and Trenn, Stephan (2005) $l^p$ Gain Bounds for Switched Adaptive Controllers. In, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, 12 - 15 Dec 2005. IEEE, 2865-2870.

Xie, Chengkang and French, Mark (2005) Nonlinear Output Feedback Control for Robust Stability. In, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, 12 - 15 Dec 2005. IEEE, 5582-5587.

French, Mark and Megretski, A. (2004) Open problems in robust adaptive control. In, Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Leuven, Belgium,

French, Mark (2004) Smooth adaptive controllers have discontinuous closed loop operators. In, Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Leuven, Belgium,

Bian, Wenming, French, Mark and Pillai, Harish (2006) Robust Stability of Interconnections. In, Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Kyoto, Japan,

French, Mark (2002) Gap Metric Robustness of Adaptive Controllers. In, Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Notre Dame, IN,

Buchstaller, Dominic and French, Mark (2008) Gain Bounds for Multiple Model Switched Adaptive Control of General MIMO LTI Systems. At 47th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico, 09 - 11 Dec 2008. , 5330-5335.

Buchstaller, Dominic and French, Mark (2009) Robust stability and performance analysis for multiple model adaptive controllers. In, 48th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC), Shanghai, China, 16 - 18 Dec 2009. , 4234-4239 .

Bradley, Richard and French, Mark (2009) Robust Stability for Iterative Learning Control. In, American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA, , 955-960.

Bian, Wenming, French, Mark and Pillai, Harish (2009) An intrinsic behavioural approach to the double time axis paradox. In, Joint 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, 16 - 18 Dec 2009. , 81-84.

Bian, Wenming and French, Mark (2010) Complexity reduction of Nonlinear Systems. In, 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , Atlanta, USA., Georgia, 15 - 17 Dec 2010. , 2444-2449.

French, Mark and Bian, Wenming (2012) A biased approach to nonlinear robust stability and performance with applications to adaptive control. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 50, (3), 1220-1243. (doi:10.1137/10078726X).

Brend, O., Freeman, C.T. and French, M. (2012) Application of multiple model adaptive control to upper limb stroke rehabilitation. In, IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC 2012), Dubrovnik, HR, 03 - 05 Oct 2012. 6pp, 69-74.

Miller, F.A., Mentzakis, E., Axler, R., Lehouz, P., French, M., Tarride, J.E., Wodchis, W.P., Wilson, B.J., Longo, C., Bytautas, J.P. and Barbara, S. (2013) Do Canadian Researchers and the Lay Public Prioritize Biomedical Research Outcomes Equally? A Choice Experiment. Academic Medicine, 88, (4), 1-24.

Brend, O., Freeman, C.T. and French, M. (2013) Adaptive control of functional electrical stimulation for upper limb stroke rehabilitation. In, IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Hyderabad, IN, 28 - 30 Aug 2013. , 97-102.

Brend, O., Freeman, C.T. and French, M. (2013) Norm optimal iterative learning control based on a multiple model switched adaptive framework. In, IEEE 52nd Annual Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, IT, 10 - 13 Dec 2013. 6pp, 7297-7302.

Al-Gburi, A., French, M. and Freeman, C.T. (2013) Robustness Analysis of Nonlinear Systems with Feedback Linearizing Control. In, IEEE 52nd Annual Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, 10 - 13 Dec 2013. , 3055-3060.

Li, Jing and French, Mark (2013) A generalisation of the nonlinear small-gain theorem for systems with abstract initial conditions. In, Control Conference (ECC), 2013 European, Zurich, CH, 17 - 19 Jul 2013. , 1699-1704.

Liu, Jing and French, Mark (2011) Incorporating initial conditions into nonlinear input-output theory. At International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (Edinburgh) workshop: Stabilization of Dynamical Systems and Processes, Edinburgh, GB, 13 - 17 Jun 2011.

Liu, Jing and French, Mark (2014) Robust stability of input-output systems with initial conditions. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (accepted with minor revision), 1-31.

Bian, Wenming, French, M. and Prugel-Bennett, Adam (2013) Stability for network flow control against disturbances and time delays. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 51, (2), 1063-1098. (doi:10.1137/090750135).

Khan, Umar, Chong, H.M.H. and French, Mark (2013) Automated controller tuning for atomic force microscopes using estimation based multiple model switched adaptive control. In, 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, IT, 10 - 13 Dec 2013.

Khan, Umar, Chong, Harold and French, Mark (2013) Real time controller implementation for an atomic force microscope using a digital signal processor. In, Applied Electronics 2013, Pilzen, CZ, 10 - 12 Sep 2013.

Khan, Umar, French, Mark and Chong, Harold (2013) Full beam atomic force microscopy. In, International Conference on Automation and Computing, London, GB, 13 - 14 Sep 2013.

Brend, O., Freeman, C.T. and French, M. (2015) Multiple model adaptive control of functional electrical stimulation. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 23, (5), 1901-1913. (doi:10.1109/TCST.2015.2394508).

Buchstaller, Dominic, Li, Jing and French, Mark (2014) The deterministic interpretation of the Kalman Filter. Systems and Control Letters, 1-15.

Li, Jing and French, Mark (2014) Connections between Georgiou and Smith's robust stability type theorems and the nonlinear small-gain theorems. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 1-16.

Liu, Jing and French, Mark (2014) Efficient minimal disturbance estimation in estimation based multiple model switched adaptive control. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1-24.

Liu, Jing and French, Mark (2014) Nerode equivalence for continuous-time transfer function matrices. Systems & Control Letters, 1-20.

Freeman, C.T. and French, M. (2015) Estimation Based Multiple Model Iterative Learning Control. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , 6075-6080.

Al-Gburi, A., Freeman, C. T. and French, M. C. (2015) Robustness Analysis of Nonlinear Systems with Feedback Linearizing Control. International Journal of Control

French, Mark and Buchstaller, Dominic (2016) Robust stability for multiple model adaptive control: part I - the framework. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61, (3), 677-692. (doi:10.1109/TAC.2015.2492518).

Buchstaller, Dominic and French, Mark (2016) Robust stability for multiple model adaptive control: part II - gain bounds. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61, (3), 693-708. (doi:10.1109/TAC.2015.2492503).

Liu, Jing and French, Mark (2015) Robust stability of input-output systems with initial conditions Robust Stability of Input-Output Systems with Initial Conditions. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 53, (3), 1625-1653. (doi:10.1137/120903373).

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