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Feedback Control of Computing Systems
Preface. PART I: BACKGROUND. 1. Introduction and Overview. PART II: SYSTEM MODELING. 2. Model Construction. 3. Z-Transforms and Transfer Functions. 4. System Modeling with Block Diagrams. 5.Expand
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Performance evaluation of control networks: Ethernet, ControlNet, and DeviceNet
Many different network types have been promoted for use in control systems. In this article, we compare three of them: the Ethernet bus, with carrier sense multiple access with collision detection,Expand
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Network design consideration for distributed control systems
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This paper discusses the impact of network architecture on control performance in a class of distributed control systems called networked control systems (NCS) and provides design considerations related to control quality of performance as well as network quality of service. Expand
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Using deadbands to reduce communication in networked control systems
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The most effective way to improve networked control systems (NCSs) performance is to reduce network traffic. Expand
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Trading computation for bandwidth: reducing communication in distributed control systems using state estimators
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We propose a state estimator framework for distributed control systems in which estimators are used at each node to estimate the values of the outputs at the other nodes. Expand
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The Emergence of Industrial Control Networks for Manufacturing Control, Diagnostics, and Safety Data
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This paper explores current trends in the use of networks for distributed, multilevel control, diagnostics, safety, and safety. Expand
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Using MIMO feedback control to enforce policies for interrelated metrics with application to the Apache Web server
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This paper shows how multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) control theory can be used to enforce policies for interrelated metrics. Expand
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Using control theory to achieve service level objectives in performance management
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A widely used approach to achieving service level objectives for a software system (e.g., an email server) is to add a controller that manipulates the target system's tuning parameters. Expand
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Using Control Theory to Achieve Service Level Objectives In Performance Management
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A widely used approach to achieving service level objectives for a software system (e.g., an email server) is to add a controller that manipulates the target system's tuning parameters. Expand
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Stabilization of trajectories for systems with nonholonomic constraints
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A technique for stabilizing nonholonomic systems to trajectories is presented. Expand
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