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System Theory: Modeling, Analysis and Control contains thirty-three sc ientific papers covering a wide range of topics in systems and control . These papers have been contributed to a symposium organized to celeb rate Sanjoy K. Mitter's 65th birthday. The following research topics a re addressed: distributed parameter systems, stochastic control, filte ring and estimation, optimization and optimal control, image processin g and vision, hierarchical systems and hybrid control, nonlinear syste ms, and linear systems. Also included are three survey papers on optim ization, nonlinear filtering, and nonlinear systems.

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Preface. List of Figures. 1. Sanjoy K. Mitter: A Scholar, a Gentleman and a Friend; I.C. Schick. 2. Fictitious Domains and Approximate Controllability; J.-L. Lions. 3. Dissipative Distributed Systems; J.W. Willems. 4. Systems Theory over Finitely Generated Abelian Groups; F. Fagnani, S. Zampieri. 5. Regularity of Solutions to Hamilton-Jacobi Equations; A.C.G. Mennucci. 6. On the Shastic Control of Quantum Ensembles; R. Brockett, N. Khaneja. 7. Some Applications of Fractional Brownian Motion to Linear Systems; T.E. Duncan. 8. Uniform Stability of Controlled Markov Processes; V.S. Borkar. 9. Deterministic and Shastic Approaches to Nonlinear Filtering; W.H. Fleming. 10. Risk-Averse Designs: From Exponential Cost to Shastic Games; T. Basar. 11. MAP Estimation of Diffusions - An Updated Account; O. Zeitouni. 12. Probabilistic Pursuit; U.V. Chaudhari. 13. Advances in High-resolution Spectral Estimation; C.I. Byrnes, et al. 14. Redundancy Elimination in the Estimation of Multiple Paths; S. Casadei. 15. Optimization - A Many Splendored Thing; Y.-C. Ho. 16. On the Regularity of Optimal Controls; R. Vinter. 17. Runge-Kutta Discretizations of Optimal Control Problems; W.H. Hager. 18. Option Valuation and Hedging with Basis Risk; M. Davis. 19. Nonconvex Quadratic Programming, Semidefinite Relaxations and Randomization Algorithms in Information and Decision Systems; E. Feron. 20. On Area Preserving Mappings of Minimal Distortion; S. Angenent, et al. 21. 3D Virus Structures from Model-Based Inverse Problems; Y. Zheng, P.C. Doerschuk. 22. Some Extensions of the Spring Model for Image Processing; J.L. Marroquin. 23. A Question About Hierarchical Systems; P. Varaiya. 24. A Hybrid Control Architecture for Aggressive Maneuvering of Autonomous Aerial Vehicles; E. Frazzoli, et al. 25. An Agent Based Identification System; W. Kohn. 26. A Decomposition Approach to Scheduling of Failure-Prone Transfer Lines; C.-H. Hsu, J.S. Shamma. 27. Two Timescale SPSA Algorithms for Rate-Based ABR Flow Control; S. Bhatnagar, et al. 28. Activation of Nonlinear Feedback Concepts; P. Kokotović, M. Arcak. 29. Categories of Nonlinear Dynamic Models; R.K. Pearson. 30. Comments on Dissipative Designs and the TORA Benchmark; G. Tadmor. 31. Displacement Structure and &mathH;∞ Problems; T. Constantinescu, et al. 32. Quantized Linear Systems; N. Elia. 33. Combined Simulation with Real-Team Force Feedback: A New Tool for Experimental Fluid Mechanics; F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou. 34. Stability Preserving Maps; T.E. Djaferis. Index.

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