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Switched Dynamics with Its Applications

Call for Papers

In the recent years, switched dynamics have attracted a rapidly growing attention in the fields of networked control systems, sliding mode control systems, switched systems, and T-S fuzzy systems, for instance. This special issue has a strong impact in many real-world systems, like automated highway systems, automotive engine control system, chemical process, constrained robotics, network systems, power systems and power electronics, robot manufacture, stepper motors, and even water quality control. Systems with switching may produce many complicated nonlinear system behaviors, such as multiple limit cycles and chaos. Nowadays, the analysis of switched dynamics of nonlinear systems still possesses many new challenges to researchers. When studying switched dynamics of practical systems, it is very crucial to be able to completely characterize the dynamical properties of the nonlinear systems with switching. This special issue aims at gathering research works focusing on the new developments and discoveries of switched dynamics with its applications. We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that reveal various system behaviors and their applications to switched dynamics. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Parallel distributed compensator
  • Fuzzy control
  • Networked control systems
  • Switching robust control
  • Switching signal design
  • Asymptotically analysis and synchronization
  • Sliding mode control
  • Impulsive and stochastic systems
  • Modeling and simulation analysis
  • Numerical computation analysis

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal’s Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/aaa/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/aaa/sdas/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript DueFriday, 14 June 2013
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 6 September 2013
Publication DateFriday, 1 November 2013

Lead Guest Editor

  • Chang-Hua Lien, Department of Marine Engineering, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung 811, Taiwan

Guest Editors

  • Lixian Zhang, Research Institute of Intelligent Control and Systems, Harbin Institute of Technology, P.O. Box 3015, Yikuang Street 2, Nangang District, Harbin, China
  • Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan, Research and Development Centre, Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR Technical University, 42 Avadi-Vel Tech Road, Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600062, India
  • Reza Karimi Hamid, Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Agder, 4898 Grimstad, Norway