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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2014, Article ID 316206, 10 pages
Research Article

Dynamic Neural Network Identification and Decoupling Control Approach for MIMO Time-Varying Nonlinear Systems

School of Automation, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China

Received 12 December 2013; Accepted 7 January 2014; Published 13 March 2014

Academic Editor: Xiaojie Su

Copyright © 2014 Zhixi Shen and Kai Zhao. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Overcoming the coupling among variables is greatly necessary to obtain accurate, rapid and independent control of the real nonlinear systems. In this paper, the main methodology, on which the method is based, is dynamic neural networks (DNN) and adaptive control with the Lyapunov methodology for the time-varying, coupling, uncertain, and nonlinear system. Under the framework, the DNN is developed to accommodate the identification, and the weights of DNN are iteratively and adaptively updated through the identification errors. Based on the neural network identifier, the adaptive controller of complex system is designed in the latter. To guarantee the precision and generality of decoupling tracking performance, Lyapunov stability theory is applied to prove the error between the reference inputs and the outputs of unknown nonlinear system which is uniformly ultimately bounded (UUB). The simulation results verify that the proposed identification and control strategy can achieve favorable control performance.