Optimization-Based Synthesis of Self-Triggered Controllers for Networked Systems


IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E95-A   No.4   pp.691-696
Publication Date: 2012/04/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.E95.A.691
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Reliable Robust Radio Control Technology)
self-triggered control,  networked systems,  optimal control,  

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In this paper, for networked systems, synthesis of self-triggered controllers is addressed. In the proposed method, the control input and the sampling time such that a given cost function is minimized are computed simultaneously. First, the optimal control problem of continuous-time linear systems is rewritten as that of systems with integral continuous-time dynamics. Next, this problem is approximately reduced to a linear programming problem. The proposed method can be applied to model predictive control. Finally, the effectiveness of the proposed method is shown by a numerical example.