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Linear System Theory

Autumn 2016


  • A tentative schedule with the corresponding topics is available here.

  • The Lecture Notes for the course are here (updated on 3 Jan, 2015). A few typos in the lecture notes have been corrected here (updated on 29 Sep, 2016).

  • If you intend to come to one of the office hours, please send an email to the corresponding TA.


Responsible: Prof. Maryam Kamgarpour   Office hours: Thursday 15:00-16:00,  ETL I 24.2


Grade composition:
    Examples papers: 10%
    Quizzes: 20%
    Final exam: 70%
    Note: The final mark will be calculated as above (10%, 20%, 70%) and by putting all the weight (100%) on the final exam; The maximum of the two will be your overall grade.
Quiz 1 (10%):
    Written exam (1 hour, in English)
Quiz 2 (10%):
    Written exam (1 hour, in English)
Final examination:
    Written exam (2 hours, in English)
Reference books:
    - Callier, Desoer, "Linear Systems Theory"
    - Brockett, "Finite Dimensional Linear Systems"
    - Antsaklis, Michel, "Linear Systems"
    - Kailath, "Linear Systems"
    - Hespanha, "Linear Systems Theory"
    - Chen, "Linear System Theory and Design"

Exercise papers and solutions

    Please note that we shall only accept hard copies of the HWs. You can either hand it in during the lecture on Monday or to one of the TAs.
    Exercise paper Solution Hand-out date Hand-in date