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—Output regulation aims to achieve, in addition to closed-loop stability, asymptotic tracking and disturbance rejection for a class of reference inputs and disturbances. Thus, it poses a more challenging problem than stabilization. For over a decade, the nonlinear output regulation problem has been one of the focuses in nonlinear control research, and(More)
— While the output regulation problem for linear systems accommodates both bounded and unbounded exoge-nous signals, the existing formulation of the output regulation problem for nonlinear systems only allows bounded exogenous signals produced by an exosystem with a neurally stable equilibrium. In particular, when it comes to the robust output regulation(More)
This study evaluated the injury severity profile of unilateral, frontal penetrating ballistic-like brain injury (PBBI) on neurofunctional outcome, blood-brain barrier (BBB) permeability, and brain edema formation. The degree of injury severity was determined by the delivery of a water-pressure pulse designed to produce a temporary cavity by rapid (<40 ms)(More)
Various wireless networks have made the ambient radio frequency signals around the world. Wireless information and power transfer (WIPT) enables the devices to recycle energy from these ambient radio frequency signals and process information simultaneously. In this paper, we develop a WIPT protocol in two-way amplify-and-forward relaying channels, where two(More)
Portfolio credit derivatives are contracts that are tied to an underlying portfolio of defaultable reference assets and have payoffs that depend on the default times of these assets. The hedging of credit derivatives involves the calculation of the sensitivity of the contract value with respect to changes in the credit spreads of the underlying assets, or,(More)