Variable sampling adaptive control of a distributed collector solar field

  title={Variable sampling adaptive control of a distributed collector solar field},
  author={Rui Neves da Silva and Jo{\~a}o Miranda Lemos and Lu{\'i}s Rato},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Control. Syst. Technol.},
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