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A Dynamical State Space Representation and Performance Analysis of a Feedback-Controlled Rotary Left Ventricular Assist Device
The left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a mechanical device that can assist an ailing heart in performing its functions. The latest generation of such devices is comprised of rotary pumps whichExpand
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Game theory applied to dynamic duopoly problems with production constraints
In this paper an application of differential game theory in the area of microeconomics is presented. The problem considered is that of a dynamic duopoly where two firms each limited by a maximumExpand
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Ordinal Games and Generalized Nash and Stackelberg Solutions
The traditional theory of cardinal games deals with problems where the players are able to assess the relative performance of their decisions (or controls) by evaluating a payoff (or utilityExpand
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Additional aspects of the Stackelberg strategy in nonzero-sum games
This paper discusses some properties of the Stackelberg solution concept when the players use controls that are functions of the state variables of the game in addition to time. The difficulties inExpand
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Game-theoretic modeling and control of a military air operation
An attrition-type discrete-time dynamic model is formulated for two opposing forces, labeled Blue and Red, engaged in a military air operation. The Blue force consists of combat air units and itsExpand
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An approach to discrete-time incentive feedback Stackelberg games
A substantial effort has been devoted to various incentive Stackelberg solution concepts. Most of these concepts work well in the sense that the leader can get his desired solution in the end. Yet,Expand
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Rotary Heart Assist Devices
  • M. Simaan
  • Computer Science
  • Handbook of Automation
  • 2009
The left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a mechanical device implanted in patients with congestive heart failure to assist the heart in pumping blood through the circulatory system. The latestExpand
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Optimized trajectory tracking control of multistage dynamic metal-cooling processes
Tracking a trajectory of multistage dynamic processes optimally is a challenging problem and spans a wide spectrum of interesting applications. Run-out table (ROT) cooling of hot strip is a supremeExpand
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A new current-based control model of the combined cardiovascular and Rotary Left Ventricular Assist Device
Rotary Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD) are mechanical pumps implanted in patients with congestive heart failure to assist their heart in pumping the required amount of blood in the circulatoryExpand
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Hierarchical control of heart-assist devices
The demand for transplantable hearts exceeds the supply, and transplant candidates often wait long periods before a suitable donor organ becomes available. When pharmacological treatment fails toExpand
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