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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 543725, 11 pages
Review Article

Fuzzy-Logic-Based Control, Filtering, and Fault Detection for Networked Systems: A Survey

1Shanghai Key Lab of Modern Optical System, Department of Control Science and Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai 200093, China
2Department of Computer Science, Brunel University London, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, UK
3Communication Systems and Networks (CSN) Research Group, Faculty of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
4School of Information Science and Technology, Donghua University, Shanghai 200051, China
5Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
6College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing 163318, China
7Research Institute of Intelligent Control and Systems, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
8Department of Applied Mathematics, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin 150080, China

Received 29 January 2015; Accepted 28 April 2015

Academic Editor: Anna Pandolfi

Copyright © 2015 Yuqiang Luo et al. 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.


This paper is concerned with the overview of the recent progress in fuzzy-logic-based filtering, control, and fault detection problems. First, the network technologies are introduced, the networked control systems are categorized from the aspects of fieldbuses and industrial Ethernets, the necessity of utilizing the fuzzy logic is justified, and the network-induced phenomena are discussed. Then, the fuzzy logic control strategies are reviewed in great detail. Special attention is given to the thorough examination on the latest results for fuzzy PID control, fuzzy adaptive control, and fuzzy tracking control problems. Furthermore, recent advances on the fuzzy-logic-based filtering and fault detection problems are reviewed. Finally, conclusions are given and some possible future research directions are pointed out, for example, topics on two-dimensional networked systems, wireless networked control systems, Quality-of-Service (QoS) of networked systems, and fuzzy access control in open networked systems.