Michael Athans

Michael Athans

Collaborators

Position: Principal Researcher

tp.ltu.tsi.rsi@snahta

Journal Papers

[1] Vahid Hassani, A. Sorensen, António Pascoal, Michael Athans, Robust dynamic positioning of offshore vessels using mixed-μ synthesis: modeling, design, and practice, Journal of Ocean Engineering, Vol. 129, pp. 389-400, January, 2017
[2] Paulo Rosa, G. Balas, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, A Synthesis Method of LTI MIMO Robust Controllers for Uncertain LPV Plants, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 8, pp. 2234-2240, August, 2014
[3] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model falsification using set-valued observers for a class of discrete-time dynamic systems: a coprime factorization approach, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 24, No. 17, pp. 2928–2942, November , 2014
[4] Jeff Shamma, Stability Overlay for Adaptive Control Laws, Automatica, Vol.47, No 5, pp. 1007-1014, May, 2011
[5] S. Fekriasl, Stability and Performance-Robustness Tradeoffs: MIMO Mixed-mu vs Complex-mu Designs, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 259-294, February, 2009 - PDF
[6] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Robust Multiple Model Adaptive Control (RMMAC): A Case Study, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Vol. 21, pp. 1-30 , 2007 - PDF
[7] D. Milutinovic, J. Carneiro, Michael Athans, Pedro Lima, Modeling Dynamics of Cell Population Molecule Expression Distribution, Journal of Non-Linear Analysis: Hybrid Systems and Applications, Elsevier, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 81-94, 2007 - PDF
[8] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Issues, Progress and New Results in Robust Adaptive Control, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Vol. 20, pp. 519-579, 2006 - PDF

Conference Papers

[9] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model Falsification Using SVOs for a Class of Discrete-Time Dynamic Systems: A Coprime Factorization Approach, Proc. of CDC - ECC 2011 - 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, USA, 2011
[10] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model Falsification of LPV Systems Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011
[11] Vahid Hassani, J. Hespanha, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Stability Analysis of Robust Multiple Model Adaptive Control, Proc. of 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011
[12] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, J. S. Shamma, Michael Athans, Fault Detection and Isolation of LTV Systems Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of CDC 2010 - 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010
[13] Vahid Hassani, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Applying the RMMAC Methodology to an Unstable Plant, Proc. of the ICEE 2010 - the 18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Isfahan, Iran, 2010
[14] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, J. S. Shamma, Michael Athans, Fault Detection and Isolation of an Aircraft Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of ACA 2010 - 18th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, Nara, Japan, 2010
[15] Vahid Hassani, António Pascoal, António Pedro Aguiar, Michael Athans, A Multiple Model Adaptive Wave Filter for Dynamic Ship Positioning, Proc. of CAMS 2010 - 8th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Rostock, Germany, 2010
[16] Vahid Hassani, António Pedro Aguiar, António Pascoal, Michael Athans, Further Results on Plant Parameter Identification using Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimators, Proc. of CDC 2009 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, 2009
[17] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, J. Shamma, Michael Athans, Multiple-Model Adaptive Control with Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of CDC 2009 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, 2009
[18] Paulo Rosa, J. Shamma, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Stability Overlay for Linear and Nonlinear Time-Varying Plants, Proc. of CDC 2009 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, 2009
[19] G. Balas, On the Synthesis of Robust Multiple-Model Adaptive Controllers (RMMAC) Using BMI/LPV Controllers, Proc. of ECC 2009 - 10th European Control Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 2009
[20] J. Shamma, Stability Overlay for Adaptive Control Laws Applied to Linear Time-Invariant Systems, Proc. of ACC 2009 - American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, 2009
[21] Vahid Hassani, Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation and Model Identification using a Minimum Energy Criterion, Proc. of ACC 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 2009 - PDF
[22] Vahid Hassani, An Application of the RMMAC Methodology to an Unstable Plant, Proc. of MED 2009 - 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2009
[23] Vahid Hassani, Identification and Convergence Analysis of a Class of Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimators, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, 2008
[24] Sajjad Fekri, Further Evaluation of the RMMAC Method with Time-varying Parameters, Proc. of MED 2007 - 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, 2007 - PDF
[25] Sajjad Fekri, Evaluation of the RMMAC/XI Method with Time-Varying Parameters and Disturbance Statistics, Proc. of MED 2007 - 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, 2007 - PDF
[26] Michael Athans, Convergence Properties of a Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimator, Proc. of ECC2007 - European Control Conference, Kos, Greece, 2007
[27] José Vasconcelos, Michael Athans, Sajjad Fekri, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Uncertainty vs Performance Tradeoffs in Robust Feedback Control: A MIMO Case Study, Proc. CDC2006 - 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, USA, 2006 - PDF
[28] Michael Athans, Sajjad Fekri, António Pascoal, Issues on robust adaptive feedback control, Invited Plenary Paper, Proc. of 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 939, 2005
[29] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, RMMAC: A Novel Robust Adaptive Control Scheme – Part I: Architecture, Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision & Control, CDC04, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2004
[30] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, RMMAC: A Novel Robust Adaptive Control Scheme – Part II: Performance Evaluation, Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision & Control, CDC04, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2004
[31] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, A New Robust Adaptive Control Method Using Multiple-models, Proc. 12th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED’04, Kusadasi, Turkey, 2004
[32] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Identification of Mass-Spring-Dashpot Systems using Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimation (MMAE) Algorithms, Proc. MED2003 - 11th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED´03), Rhodes, Greece, 2003
[33] Dejan Milutinovic, Jorge Carneiro, Michael Athans, Pedro Lima, A Hybrid Automata Modell of TCR Triggering Dynamics, Proc. of MED2003 - 11th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Rhodes, Greece, 2003 - PDF
[34] Dejan Milutinovic, Pedro Lima, Michael Athans, Biologically Inspired Stochastic Hybrid Control of Multi-Robot Systems, Proc. ICAR 2003 - 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2003 - PDF
[35] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, System estimation and identification based on multiple-model adaptive algorithms, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002
[36] A. Sajjad, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Estimation and Identification of Mass-Spring-Dashpot Systems Using Multiple-Model Adaptive Algorithms, 2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, New Orleans, USA., 2002

Technical Reports

[37] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, RMMAC: A New Robust Adpative Control Strategy, DSORL-ISR Technical Report, 2003
[38] Dejan Milutinovic, Michael Athans, Pedro Lima, Jorge Carneiro, Application of Nonlinear Estimation Theory in TCR Triggering Model Identification, Technical Report RT-401-02, Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica, 2002
[1] Vahid Hassani, A. Sorensen, António Pascoal, Michael Athans, Robust dynamic positioning of offshore vessels using mixed-μ synthesis: modeling, design, and practice, Journal of Ocean Engineering, Vol. 129, pp. 389-400, January, 2017
[2] Paulo Rosa, G. Balas, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, A Synthesis Method of LTI MIMO Robust Controllers for Uncertain LPV Plants, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 8, pp. 2234-2240, August, 2014
[3] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model falsification using set-valued observers for a class of discrete-time dynamic systems: a coprime factorization approach, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 24, No. 17, pp. 2928–2942, November , 2014
[4] Jeff Shamma, Stability Overlay for Adaptive Control Laws, Automatica, Vol.47, No 5, pp. 1007-1014, May, 2011
[5] S. Fekriasl, Stability and Performance-Robustness Tradeoffs: MIMO Mixed-mu vs Complex-mu Designs, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 259-294, February, 2009 - PDF
[6] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Robust Multiple Model Adaptive Control (RMMAC): A Case Study, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Vol. 21, pp. 1-30 , 2007 - PDF
[7] D. Milutinovic, J. Carneiro, Michael Athans, Pedro Lima, Modeling Dynamics of Cell Population Molecule Expression Distribution, Journal of Non-Linear Analysis: Hybrid Systems and Applications, Elsevier, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 81-94, 2007 - PDF
[8] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Issues, Progress and New Results in Robust Adaptive Control, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Vol. 20, pp. 519-579, 2006 - PDF
[1] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model Falsification Using SVOs for a Class of Discrete-Time Dynamic Systems: A Coprime Factorization Approach, Proc. of CDC - ECC 2011 - 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, USA, 2011
[2] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model Falsification of LPV Systems Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011
[3] Vahid Hassani, J. Hespanha, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Stability Analysis of Robust Multiple Model Adaptive Control, Proc. of 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011
[4] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, J. S. Shamma, Michael Athans, Fault Detection and Isolation of LTV Systems Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of CDC 2010 - 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010
[5] Vahid Hassani, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Applying the RMMAC Methodology to an Unstable Plant, Proc. of the ICEE 2010 - the 18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Isfahan, Iran, 2010
[6] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, J. S. Shamma, Michael Athans, Fault Detection and Isolation of an Aircraft Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of ACA 2010 - 18th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, Nara, Japan, 2010
[7] Vahid Hassani, António Pascoal, António Pedro Aguiar, Michael Athans, A Multiple Model Adaptive Wave Filter for Dynamic Ship Positioning, Proc. of CAMS 2010 - 8th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Rostock, Germany, 2010
[8] Vahid Hassani, António Pedro Aguiar, António Pascoal, Michael Athans, Further Results on Plant Parameter Identification using Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimators, Proc. of CDC 2009 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, 2009
[9] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, J. Shamma, Michael Athans, Multiple-Model Adaptive Control with Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of CDC 2009 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, 2009
[10] Paulo Rosa, J. Shamma, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Stability Overlay for Linear and Nonlinear Time-Varying Plants, Proc. of CDC 2009 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, 2009
[11] G. Balas, On the Synthesis of Robust Multiple-Model Adaptive Controllers (RMMAC) Using BMI/LPV Controllers, Proc. of ECC 2009 - 10th European Control Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 2009
[12] J. Shamma, Stability Overlay for Adaptive Control Laws Applied to Linear Time-Invariant Systems, Proc. of ACC 2009 - American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, 2009
[13] Vahid Hassani, Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation and Model Identification using a Minimum Energy Criterion, Proc. of ACC 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 2009 - PDF
[14] Vahid Hassani, An Application of the RMMAC Methodology to an Unstable Plant, Proc. of MED 2009 - 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2009
[15] Vahid Hassani, Identification and Convergence Analysis of a Class of Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimators, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, 2008
[16] Sajjad Fekri, Further Evaluation of the RMMAC Method with Time-varying Parameters, Proc. of MED 2007 - 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, 2007 - PDF
[17] Sajjad Fekri, Evaluation of the RMMAC/XI Method with Time-Varying Parameters and Disturbance Statistics, Proc. of MED 2007 - 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, 2007 - PDF
[18] Michael Athans, Convergence Properties of a Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimator, Proc. of ECC2007 - European Control Conference, Kos, Greece, 2007
[19] José Vasconcelos, Michael Athans, Sajjad Fekri, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Uncertainty vs Performance Tradeoffs in Robust Feedback Control: A MIMO Case Study, Proc. CDC2006 - 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, USA, 2006 - PDF
[20] Michael Athans, Sajjad Fekri, António Pascoal, Issues on robust adaptive feedback control, Invited Plenary Paper, Proc. of 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 939, 2005
[21] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, RMMAC: A Novel Robust Adaptive Control Scheme – Part I: Architecture, Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision & Control, CDC04, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2004
[22] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, RMMAC: A Novel Robust Adaptive Control Scheme – Part II: Performance Evaluation, Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision & Control, CDC04, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2004
[23] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, A New Robust Adaptive Control Method Using Multiple-models, Proc. 12th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED’04, Kusadasi, Turkey, 2004
[24] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Identification of Mass-Spring-Dashpot Systems using Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimation (MMAE) Algorithms, Proc. MED2003 - 11th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED´03), Rhodes, Greece, 2003
[25] Dejan Milutinovic, Jorge Carneiro, Michael Athans, Pedro Lima, A Hybrid Automata Modell of TCR Triggering Dynamics, Proc. of MED2003 - 11th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Rhodes, Greece, 2003 - PDF
[26] Dejan Milutinovic, Pedro Lima, Michael Athans, Biologically Inspired Stochastic Hybrid Control of Multi-Robot Systems, Proc. ICAR 2003 - 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2003 - PDF
[27] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, System estimation and identification based on multiple-model adaptive algorithms, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002
[28] A. Sajjad, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, Estimation and Identification of Mass-Spring-Dashpot Systems Using Multiple-Model Adaptive Algorithms, 2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, New Orleans, USA., 2002
[1] Sajjad Fekri, Michael Athans, António Pascoal, RMMAC: A New Robust Adpative Control Strategy, DSORL-ISR Technical Report, 2003
[2] Dejan Milutinovic, Michael Athans, Pedro Lima, Jorge Carneiro, Application of Nonlinear Estimation Theory in TCR Triggering Model Identification, Technical Report RT-401-02, Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica, 2002