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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 3, Pages 187-201

Stochastic stability of linear time-delay system with Markovian jumping parameters

Mechanical Engineering Department, École Polytechnique de Montréal, P.O. Box 6079, Station “centre-ville”, Montréal H3C 3A7, Québec, Canada

Received 12 February 1996; Revised 30 April 1996

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This paper deals with the class of linear time-delay systems with Markovian jumping parameters (LTDSMJP). We mainly extend the stability results of the deterministic class of linear systems with time-delay to this class of systems. A delay-independent necessary condition and sufficient conditions for checking the stochastic stability are established. A sufficient condition is also given. Some numerical examples are provided to show the usefulness of the proposed theoretical results.