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Modeling Multigroup Populations

Modeling Multigroup Populations 1991] REVIEWS 493 6. Adaptive Control and Identification: Conflict or Conflux? By J. W. Polderman. ISBN 90 6196 377 X. Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, 1989. 118pp. Dfl. 17.80. This monograph is a reprint of the author's doctoral thesis which describes research carried out at the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam. However, you should not let this put you off! It is well written and, although the main sections are fairly dense algebra, the author takes the trouble to interpret definitions and results physically and to discuss their practical consequences. The monograph is organized into three main chapters and a brief epilogue. Chapter I is an introduction. The author begins by carefully defining general terms and explains the terms in the title. An adaptive control problem is defined as a control problem where the laws of the system to be controlled are not completely known. The essence of the definition is that an adaptive controller should be applicable to all systems within some broad classification. This work is restricted to linear finite dimensional deterministic systems whose laws do not change with time. However, the last assumption is not in itself too restrictive because it is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (Statistics in Society) Oxford University Press

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© 1991 Royal Statistical Society
ISSN
0964-1998
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1467-985X
DOI
10.2307/2983164
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1991] REVIEWS 493 6. Adaptive Control and Identification: Conflict or Conflux? By J. W. Polderman. ISBN 90 6196 377 X. Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, 1989. 118pp. Dfl. 17.80. This monograph is a reprint of the author's doctoral thesis which describes research carried out at the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam. However, you should not let this put you off! It is well written and, although the main sections are fairly dense algebra, the author takes the trouble to interpret definitions and results physically and to discuss their practical consequences. The monograph is organized into three main chapters and a brief epilogue. Chapter I is an introduction. The author begins by carefully defining general terms and explains the terms in the title. An adaptive control problem is defined as a control problem where the laws of the system to be controlled are not completely known. The essence of the definition is that an adaptive controller should be applicable to all systems within some broad classification. This work is restricted to linear finite dimensional deterministic systems whose laws do not change with time. However, the last assumption is not in itself too restrictive because it is

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Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (Statistics in Society)Oxford University Press

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