Controllability for positive discrete–time linear systems with p ositive state

Christopher Guiver, Stuart Townley

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Controllability of componentwise nonnegative discrete-time linear systems is considered. The key difference here from the well-established positive systems theory is that we permit the case where the input takes negative values, provided that the state remains nonnegative. Such a framework is very natural, moreover necessary, in situations such as population ecology to describe the control actions of harvesting or culling. The present contribution summarises recently published material by the authors and considers a novel application in low-gain PI control
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the MTNS 2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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