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Publications (2017)

AUTHOR TITLE JOURNAL/CONFERENCE YEAR
(01)Article
F. Rey, P. Hokayem, J. Lygeros Power Coordination in Variable Speed Drives using Model Predictive Control 20th IFAC World Congress, pp. 3362-3367 Jul 2017
F. Rey, P. Hokayem, J. Lygeros A Tailored ADMM Approach for Power Coordination in Variable Speed Drives 20th IFAC World Congress, pp. 7664-7669 Jul 2017
T. Sutter, D. Sutter, J. Lygeros Capacity of Random Channels with Large Alphabets Advances in Mathematics of Communications, (arXiv 1503.04108), to appear 2017
D. Paccagnan, J. R. Marden Understanding the Risks and Rewards of Conditioning Noncooperative Designs to Additional Information Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing Oct 2017
L. Furieri, T. Stastny, L. Marconi, R. Y. Siegwart, I. Gilitschenski Gone with the Wind: Nonlinear Guidance for Small Fixed-WingAircraft in Arbitrarily Strong Windfields American Control Conference May 2017
A. Liniger, X. Zhang, P. Aeschbach, A. Georghiou, J. Lygeros Racing Miniature Cars: Enhancing Performance using Randomized MPC and Disturbance Feedback American Control Conference, Seattle WA May 2017
X. Zhang, M. Kamgarpour, A. Georghiou, P.J. Goulart, J. Lygeros Robust Optimal Control with Adjustable Uncertainty Sets Automatica, vol. 75, pp. 249–259 Jan 2017
M. Kamgarpour, T. A. Wood, S. Summers, J. Lygeros Control Synthesis for Stochastic Systems Given Automata Specifications Defined by Stochastic Sets Automatica, vol. 76, pp. 177-182 Feb 2017
C. De Persis, E.R.A. Weitenberg, F. Dörfler A power consensus algorithm for DC microgrids Booktitle: IFAC World Congress

Keywords: Power Networks, DC Grids, Distributed Control Algorithms

Note: submitted
Nov 2017
D. Gross, F. Dörfler On the steady-state behavior of low-inertia power systems Booktitle: IFAC World Congress

Keywords: Power Networks, Nonlinear Control Design, Complex Oscillator Networks, Low-Inertia Systems

Note: submitted
Nov 2017
P. Nahata, S. Mastellone, F. Dörfler Decentralized Optimal Projected Control of PV Inverters in Residential Microgrids Booktitle: IFAC World Congress

Keywords: Power Networks, Nonlinear Control Design, Voltage Control

Note: submitted
Nov 2017
P. Nahata, S. Mastellone, F. Dörfler A Decentralized Switched System Approach to Overvoltage Prevention in PV Residential Microgrids Booktitle: IFAC World Congress

Keywords: Power Networks, Nonlinear Control Design, Voltage Control

Note: submitted
Nov 2017
L. Furieri, M. Kamgarpour Robust Control of Constrained Systems given an Information Structure - extended version Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) Dec 2017
F. Rey, P. Hokayem, J. Lygeros Ask not what ADMM can do for you, ask what you can do for ADMM – Virtual Subsystems in MPC Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), (accepted, unpublished) Dec 2017
P. Beuchat, J. Warrington, J. Lygeros Point-wise Maximum Approach to Approximate Dynamic Programming Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, Australia Dec 2017
A. Eichler, M. Khosravi, R. S. Smith Classification and Identification Procedure for Hybrid Building Models Applied to a Swiss Office Building Energy Procedia Sep 2017
B. Gentile, D. Paccagnan, B. Ogunsola, J. Lygeros A Novel Concept of Equilibrium Over a Network IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2017
S. Bolognani, E. Arcari, F. Dörfler A Fast Method for Real-Time Chance-Constrained Decision with Application to Power Systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2017
T. Sutter, A. Kamoutsi, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, J. Lygeros Data-driven approximate dynamic programming: A linear programming approach IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Dec 2017
G. Torrisi, S. Grammatico, D. Frick, T. Robbiani, R. S. Smith, M. Morari Low-Complexity First-Order Constraint Linearization Methods for Efficient Nonlinear MPC IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Accepted Dec 2017
G. Darivianakis, A. Eichler, R. S. Smith, J. Lygeros A Data-Driven Stochastic Optimization Approach to the Seasonal Storage Energy Management IEEE Control Systems Letters 2017
T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, R. S. Smith Predictive Control of Autonomous Kites in Tow Test Experiments IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 110-115 Jul 2017
A. Kamoutsi, T. Sutter, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, J. Lygeros On Infinite Linear Programming and the Moment Approach to Deterministic Infinite Horizon Discounted Optimal Control Problems IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 134-139, (arXiv:1703.09005) 2017
D. Frick, T. A. Wood, G. Ulli, M. Kamgarpour Robust Control Policies Given Formal Specifications in Uncertain Environments IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 20-25 Jul 2017
Y. R. Stürz, A. Eichler, R. S. Smith Fixed Mode Elimination by Minimum Communication within an Estimator-Based Framework for Distributed Control IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 346-351 Jun 2017
S. Bolognani, F. Dörfler, E. Arcari A Fast Method for Real-Time Chance-Constrained Decision with Application to Power Systems IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 1, pp. 152-157 Jul 2017
G. Torrisi, S. Grammatico, Andrea Cortinovis, Mehmet Mercangoez, M. Morari, R. S. Smith Model Predictive approaches for Active Surge Control in Centrifugal Compressors IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 1947-1960 Nov 2017
I.-L. Aolaritei, S. Bolognani, F. Dörfler A distributed voltage stability margin for power distribution networks IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
G. Darivianakis, A. Georghiou, A. Eichler, R. S. Smith, J. Lygeros Scalability through Decentralization: A Robust Control Approach for the Energy Management of a Building Community IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
Y. R. Stürz, A. Eichler, R. S. Smith A Framework for Distributed Control Based on Overlapping Estimation for Cooperative Tasks IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
Y. R. Stürz, L. Affolter, R. S. Smith Parameter Identification of the KUKA LBR iiwa Robot Including Constraints on Physical Feasibility IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
G. Burger, D. Paccagnan, B. Gentile, J. Lygeros Guarantees of convergence to a dynamic user equilibrium for a single arc network IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
M. Thély, T. Sutter, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, J. Lygeros Maximum Entropy Estimation via Gauss-LP Quadratures IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
A. Eichler, G. Darivianakis, J. Lygeros Humans in the Loop: A Stochastic Predictive Approach to Building Energy Management in the Presence of Unpredictable Users IFAC World Congress Jul 2017
M. Polzin, T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, R. S. Smith State Estimation for Kite Power Systems with Delayed Sensor Measurements IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, pp. 11959-11964 Jul 2017
T. A. Wood, E. Ahbe, H. Hesse, R. S. Smith Predictive Guidance Control for Autonomous Kites with Input Delay IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, pp. 13276-13281 Jul 2017
P. Beuchat, J. Lygeros Approximate Dynamic Programming via Penalty Functions IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 11814--11821 Jul 2017
D. Gross, S. Bolognani, B.K. Poolla, F. Dörfler Increasing the Resilience of Low-inertia Power Systems by Virtual Inertia and Damping IREP Bulk Power System Dynamics & Control Symposium Feb 2017
F. Rey A Hydraulic Tube Network as Example for Structured Systems IfA Memo 5605. Aug 2017
N. Kariotoglou, M. Kamgarpour, T.H. Summers, J. Lygeros The Linear Programming Approach to Reach-Avoid Problems for Markov Decision Processes Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, vol. 60, no. 284, pp. 263, published Oct 2017
J. Warrington, P. Beuchat, J. Lygeros Generalized Dual Dynamic Programming for Infinite Horizon Problems in Continuous State and Action Spaces Under review Nov 2017
B. Gentile, F. Parise, D. Paccagnan, M. Kamgarpour, J. Lygeros Nash and Wardrop equilibria in aggregative games with coupling constraints arXiv PrePrint 1702.08789 Aug 2017
B.K. Poolla, S. Bolognani, Na Li, F. Dörfler A Market Mechanism for Virtual Inertia arXiv:1711.04874 [math.OC] Under Review Nov 2017
F. Rey, X. Zhang, S. Merkli, V. Agliati, M. Kamgarpour, J. Lygeros Strengthening the Group – Aggregated Frequency Reserve Bidding with ADMM https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.00320 Aug 2017
F. Rey, Z. Pan, A. Hauswirth, J. Lygeros Fully Decentralized ADMM for Coordination and Collision Avoidance under review Nov 2017
Book Chapter
B.K. Poolla, D. Gross, Theodor Borsche, S. Bolognani, F. Dörfler Virtual Inertia Placement in Electric Power Grids vol. IMA: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids Jan 2017
(04)Technical Report
P. Mohajerin Esfahani, T. Sutter, D. Kuhn, J. Lygeros From Infinite to Finite Programs: Explicit Error Bounds with Applications to Approximate Dynamic Programming vol. AUT17-01, (arXiv:1701.06379), submitted for publication 2017
J. Warrington Supporting data for "Low-dimensional space- and time-coupled power system control policies driven by high-dimensional ensemble weather forecasts" vol. AUT17-02 Jun 2017
T. Sutter, D. Sutter, P. Mohajerin Esfahani, J. Lygeros Generalized maximum entropy estimation vol. AUT17-03, (arXiv:1708.07311), submitted for publication 2017
A.H. Glattfelder Free Surface Water Flows - Modeling, Simulation and Control vol. AUT17-04 Aug 2017
(06)Talk
J. Warrington Power system control policies driven by high-dimensional ensemble weather forecasts Control Seminar Series, University of Oxford, UK Mar 2017
J. Warrington Generalized Dual Dynamic Programming for Infinite-Horizon Control Problems Ifa Internal Seminar Series, Zurich Aug 2017
(13)Semester/Bachelor Thesis
N. Evirgen Ground-truth Robotic Tracking and Feedback System for RoboCup Semester Thesis, FS16 Feb 2017
B. Schaule Modelling of Multiple, Physically Coupled Robots for Distributed Control of a Cooperative Manipulation Task Semester Thesis, FS16 Jan 2017
D. Hug A real-time optimal controller for the NAO robot locomotion system Semester Thesis, FS16 Feb 2017
D. Zivkovic Real World Implementation of Control Algorithms on a Nano Quadcopter Semester Thesis, FS16 Feb 2017
Z. Zhang Control of an Industrial Camera Stabilizer Using External Visual Feedback Semester Thesis, FS16 Feb 2017
E. Arcari Fast chance-constrained optimization using real-time measurements with applications to power distribution systems Semester Thesis, FS16 Jan 2017
Guillermo Ramos de Bueren Optimal economic control of energy storage systems Semester Thesis, FS16 Jan 2017
I. Subotic On the Existence of Solutions to Time-varying Projected Dynamical Systems Semester Thesis, FS17 Nov 2017
G. Ulli Robust Motion Planning given Temporal Logic Specifications using Mixed Logical Dynamical Systems Semester Thesis, SS16 Feb 2017
D. Speziali Extension of a distributed formation controller Semester Thesis, SS17 Jul 2017
D. Hentzen Optimal Aircraft Trajectory Planning in Stochastic Environment Semester Thesis, SS17 Jun 2017
S. Ercan Online Model Learning in Autonomous Racing Using Gaussian Processes Semester Thesis, SS17 Jun 2017
A. Ruckli Focus Feedback Control with a Deformable Lens Semester Thesis, SS17 Jun 2017
S. Maassen Supervised Learning of the Safe set in Autonomous Driving Semester Thesis, SS17 Jun 2017
Z. Chu Virtual-oscillator-based Analysis and Control of Induction Machines in Power Systems Semester Thesis, SS17 Jun 2017
O. Varesis Camera Field-of-View trajectory design using mobile robots Semester Thesis, SS17 Jun 2017
J. Quack Prototyping and Testing of Solar Panel Residual Dipole for CubeSats Semester Thesis, SS17 May 2017
J.-S. Brouillon Decentralized synchronization of an inverter based grid Semester Thesis, SS17 May 2017
P. Pienroj Model Predictive Control for Aggregative Games Semester Thesis, SS17 May 2017
A. Krystallidis Real Time Optimal Controller for the Nao-Robot Locomotion System Semester Thesis, SS17 Aug 2017
D. Lapandic Observability of a PDE model of aggregation of thermostatically controlled loads Semester Thesis, SS17 Aug 2017
D. Geiter Assessing the capability of Swiss office buildings to provide secondary frequency reserves Semester Thesis, SS17 Sep 2017
M. Heim Stable Ball Passing for a Bipedal Robot Semester Thesis, SS17 Oct 2017
M. Heinzmann SMT Solvers for Embedded Hybrid MPC Semester Thesis; SS17 Jun 2017
(12)Diploma/Master Thesis
L. Giger On the Applicability of Inverse Optimization for Policy Identification Master Thesis, FS16 Jan 2017
P. Lütolf Optimal Placement of Virtual Damping and Inertia Master Thesis, FS16 Jan 2017
M. Thély Stochastic programming with Quasi-Monte Carlo methods Master Thesis, FS16 May 2017
S. Kammerer Design of a strategy to change lanes in dense traffic for (partially) automated cars based on human road behavior Master Thesis, FS16 Apr 2017
M. Naumann Modeling and Control of a 7-DOF KUKA Lightweight Robotic Arm using the MATLAB Robotics Toolbox Master Thesis, FS16 Apr 2017
X. Li Implementation of MPC on embedded system for control of induction motors Master Thesis, FS16 Mar 2017
Q. Censier Using diffeomorphic matching for robot learning from demonstration Master Thesis, FS16 Mar 2017
F. Guetg Development of a Real Time Visual Kite Tracking System with Focus and Zoom Control Master Thesis, FS16 May 2017
J. Pázmány Robust Optimization of Nonlinear Power Systems in Realtime Master Thesis, FS16 May 2017
B. Ogunsola Location Equilibrium Master Thesis, FS16 Apr 2017
S. Curi Control of Low Inertia Power Grids: A model reduction approach Master Thesis, FS16 Feb 2017
N. Müller System Identification of a Cerebral Blood Flow Model Master Thesis, FS16 Apr 2017
M. Brunner Repetitive Learning MPC and its application in autonomous race driving Master Thesis, SS16 Mar 2017
J. Windhager Spatiotemporal modelling of DNA replication Master Thesis, SS16 Jan 2017
J. Seitz Time-optimal Control and Switching Surface of the Swing Equation Master Thesis, SS16 Jan 2017
A. Papasavvas Distributed Privacy Master Thesis, SS17 Aug 2017
B. Stadler Virtual oscillator based control of inverters in micro-grids Theory and experimental results Master Thesis, SS17 Oct 2017
S. Heim Localization and Autonomous Control of a Multi-Camera System Master Thesis, SS17 Sep 2017
M. Bösch Optimal operation of pumped hydroelectric storage facilities in the presence of uncertainty Master Thesis, SS17 Sep 2017
M. Thomas Computational exploration of B memory cell differentiation Master Thesis, SS17 Sep 2017
Z. Pan Fully Decentralized Collision Avoidance with ADMM Master Thesis, SS17 Oct 2017
G. Ulli Exploiting the Structure in Pseudospectral Methods for Trajectory Generation for Autonomous Vehicles Master Thesis, SS17 Aug 2017
I. Deutsch Towards Semantic SPLAM: Developing a System and Exploring Control Strategies Master Thesis, SS17 Jul 2017
A. Cao Object-Locked Distance Measurements in REal-Time Using a Steerable Laser Sensor and Computer Vision Master Thesis; SS17 Sep 2017
(16)Semester Group Work
C. Burgener, P. Friedli, M. Müller Environment Setup for Quadcopter PPS Group Thesis, SS17 Jun 2017