A method for register number estimation in unscheduled or partially scheduled dataflow graphs is presented. The strategy consists of studying the probability that an edge between two nodes crosses the boundary between two control steps, and its is based on a model that associates probabilities with the different scheduling alternatives of each node. These… (More)
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Abstract We provide a brief introduction to simulation methods and tools within Industrial Statistics. We illustrate both Monte Carlo and discrete event simulation,… (More)
In this paper the guidelines for a lab course consisting of implementing a fuzzy controller in an FPGA are given. The aim is to introduce it at the Autonomous University of Barcelona as an undergraduate lab course on embedded control using FPGAs.
Traditionally the control problem has been tackled from a reductionist point of view. The complex whole problem has been divided in smaller more manageable subproblems (e.g. model identification, control structure selection, control design, etc). However this presents several problems: i) issues arising from the interrelation between subproblems of the… (More)
The 2-DOF Observer-Controller configuration is based on a right coprime factorization of the plant and makes use of an observer-based feedback control scheme combined with a prefilter controller. A two-step design procedure is accomplished: first, we can design to guarantee stability robustness and some levels of performance in terms of disturbance… (More)
In this paper we present a new 2-DOF control configuration based on a right coprime factorization of the plant and the usage of the partial state as controlled variable. The presented approach makes use of an observer-based feedback control scheme which is designed first to guarantee some levels of stability robustness. This is done by solving a constrained… (More)