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Journal of Control Science and Engineering
Volume 2008, Article ID 289391, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/289391
Research Article

Robust Design of Terminal ILC with H Mixed Sensitivity Approach for a Thermoforming Oven

1Automated Production Department, École de Technologie Supérieure, Université du Québec, Montréal, QC, Canada H3C 1K3
2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada H3A 2A7

Received 9 November 2007; Accepted 2 May 2008

Academic Editor: Kevin Moore

Copyright © 2008 Guy Gauthier and Benoit Boulet. 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.

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