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author = {Sun, M and Villanueva, M and Pistikopoulos, EN and Chachuat, B},
doi = {10.1016/j.jprocont.2018.09.005},
journal = {Journal of Process Control},
pages = {58--74},
title = {Methodology for robust multi-parametric control in linear continuous-time systems},
url = {},
volume = {73},
year = {2019}

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AB - This paper presents an extension of the recent multi-parametric (mp-)NCO-tracking methodology by Sun et al. [Comput. Chem.Eng. 92:64-77, 2016] for the design of robust multi-parametric controllers for constrained continuous-time linear systems in thepresence of uncertainty. We propose a robust-counterpart formulation and solution of multi-parametric dynamic optimization (mp-DO), whereby the constraints are backed-offbased on a worst-case propagation of the uncertainty using either interval analysis orellipsoidal calculus and an ancillary linear state feedback. We address the case of additive uncertainty, and we discuss approachesto dealing with multiplicative uncertainty that retain tractability of the mp-NCO-tracking design problem, subject to extra conser-vativeness. In order to assist with the implementation of these controllers, we also investigate the use of data classifiers based ondeep learning for approximating the critical regions in continuous-time mp-DO problems, and subsequently searching for a criticalregion during on-line execution. We illustrate these developments with the case studies of a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit anda chemical reactor cascade.
AU - Sun,M
AU - Villanueva,M
AU - Pistikopoulos,EN
AU - Chachuat,B
DO - 10.1016/j.jprocont.2018.09.005
EP - 74
PY - 2019///
SN - 0959-1524
SP - 58
TI - Methodology for robust multi-parametric control in linear continuous-time systems
T2 - Journal of Process Control
UR -
UR -
VL - 73
ER -