Michael CANTONI

Department of E&E Engineering
The University of Melbourne


[ Research | Teaching | Publications | Contact ]

EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Jan. 2002 - present:
Professor (since 2014), Associate Professor (2007-2013) and Senior Lecturer (2002-2006),
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia.

Sept. 2000 - Dec. 2001:
CSSIP Research Fellow, Department of E&E Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia.

Oct. 1998 - Aug. 2000:
Research Fellow, St. John's College, Cambridge, U.K.

June 1998 - June 2000:
Research Associate, Department of Engineering, The University of Cambridge, U.K.

Apr. 1995 - June 1998:
Postgraduate Student, Control Group, Department of Engineering, The University of Cambridge, U.K.
Degree Obtained: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Mar. 1990 - Mar. 1995:
Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, The University of Western Australia.
Degrees Obtained: B.E. (Elec. Eng. - Hons I) and B.Sc. (Appl. Math.),

RESEARCH INTERESTS [back to top]

My research interests are in the area systems theory and automatic control.
More specifically (also see publications listed below):

  • Mathematical systems theory and control
  • Robustness analysis of feedback interconnections
  • Distributed control and optimization of networks
  • Periodic systems and sampled-data control
  • Spatially-distributed and multi-dimensional systems
  • Model approximation and validation
  • Control of large-scale water distribution networks

TEACHING [back to top]

  • Digital System Design (2001-2014)
  • Control Systems (2011-2015,2017)
  • Introduction to Power Engineering (2015)
  • Linear Systems Theory (2002,2004,2006,2008,2010,2016)

PUBLICATIONS [back to top]

Most papers are available on request. Email cantoni[at]unimelb[dot]edu[dot]au if you would like a copy.

    Refereed journal papers:

    1. M. Fabbro, I. Shames, M. Cantoni, "Analysis of model and iteration dependencies in distributed feasible-point algorithms for optimal control computation." IEEE Transaction on Control of Network Systems, Online, July 2016.
    2. L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "Decentralized string-stability analysis for heterogeneous cascades subject to load-matching requirements." Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 26(4), pp. 985-999, 2015.
    3. F. Farokhi, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Promoting truthful behavior in participatory-sensing mechanisms." IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 22(10), pp. 1538-1542, 2015.
    4. S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Gap metrics for time-varying linear systems in a continuous-time setting." Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 70, pp. 118-126, 2014.
    5. S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Reconciling ν-gap metric and IQC based robust stability analysis." IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58(8), pp. 2090-2095, 2013.
    6. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Geometric techniques for implicit two-dimensional systems." Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 24(4), pp. 601-620, 2013.
    7. M. Cantoni, U.T. Jonsson and S.Z. Khong, "Robust stability analysis for feedback interconnections of time-varying linear systems." SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 51(1), pp. 353-379, 2013.
    8. M. Cantoni, U.T. Jonsson and C.-Y. Kao, "Robustness analysis for feedback interconnections of distributed systems via integral quadratic constraints." IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 57(2), pp. 302-317, 2012.
    9. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Detectability subspaces and observer synthesis for two-dimensional systems." Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 23(1), pp. 79-96, 2012.
    10. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "LQ optimal control for 2-D Roesser models of finite extent." Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 58, pp. 482-490, 2009.
    11. R. Yang, L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On the realisation of 2-D linear systems with recursively computable latent variable models." IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 56, pp. 644-652, 2009.
    12. M. Cantoni and H. Sandberg, "Computing the L2 gain for linear periodic continuous-time systems." Automatica (IFAC), Vol. 45, pp. 783-789, 2009.
    13. L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "A geometric theory for 2D systems including notions of stabilisability." Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 19, pp. 449-475, 2008.
    14. L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "On the partial realisation of non-causal 2-D linear systems." IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 54, pp. 1800-1808, 2007.
    15. L. Zaccarian, Y. Li, E. Weyer, M. Cantoni and A. Teel, "Anti-windup for marginally stable plants and its application to open water channel control systems." Control Engineering Practice (IFAC), Vol. 15, pp. 261-272, 2007.

    16. M. Cantoni, E. Weyer, Y. Li, S.K. Ooi, I. Mareels and M. Ryan, "Control of large-scale irrigation networks." In J.Bailliuel and P.Antsaklis (eds.), Speical Issue on the Technology of Networked Control Systems, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 95, pp. 75-91, 2007.

    17. I. Mareels, E. Weyer, S.-K. Ooi, M. Cantoni, Y. Li and G. Nair, "Systems engineering for irrigation systems: Successes and challenges." Annual Reviews in Control (IFAC), Vol. 29, pp. 191-204, 2005.

    18. P. Date and M. Cantoni, "On validating closed-loop behaviour from noisy frequency-response measurements." Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 54, pp. 607-612, 2005.
    19. P. Date and M. Cantoni, "A bound on closed-loop performance based on finite frequency-response samples." Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 54, pp. 447-454, 2005.
    20. M. Cantoni and G. Vinnicombe, "Controller discretization: A gap metric framework for analysis and synthesis." IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 49, No. 11, pp. 2033-2039, 2004. Full Version [PDF] .
      Erratum: A typesetting error appears in equation (2) of the published version in IEEE TAC. This does not affect the results. The error has been corrected in the technical report (i.e. full version) available here.
    21. A. Lanzon and M. Cantoni, "On the formulation and solution of robust performance problems." Automatica (IFAC), Vol. 39, pp. 1707-1720, 2003. Full Version [PDF].
    22. M. Cantoni and G. Vinnicombe, "Linear feedback systems and the graph topology." IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 710-719, 2002.
    23. J. Reinshcke, M. Cantoni, and M.C. Smith, "A robust control framework for linear time-invariant spatially distributed systems." SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 610-627, 2001.
    24. M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Gap-metric robustness analysis of linear periodically time-varying feedback systems." SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 803-822, 2000.
    25. M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Existence of right and left representations of the graph for linear periodically time-varying systems." SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 786-802, 2000.
    26. M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "H-infinity sampled-data synthesis and related numerical issues." Automatica (IFAC), Vol. 33, pp. 2233-2241, December 1997.
    27. M. Cantoni, K.L. Teo, W.Y. Yan and V. Sreeram, "A gradient flow approach to computing a nonlinear discrete-time, quadratic-optimal, feedback gain matrix." Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Vol. 17, pp. 29-43, 1996.
    28. M. Cantoni, K.L. Teo and V. Rehbock, "Suboptimal stabilising control for a class of nonlinear systems." IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, Vol. 11, pp. 311-319, 1994.
    Refereed book chapters:

    1. M. Cantoni, "Optimal Control via Factorization and Model Matching." In J.Baillieul and T.Samad (eds.) Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, Springer Verlag, pp. 1-8, 2014. Online

    2. M. Cantoni, "On the gap metric for finite-dimensional linear time-varying systems in continuous time." In B.A.Francis, J.C.Willems and M.C.Smith (eds.) Control of Uncertain Systems: Modelling, Approximation, and Design, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer Verlag, pp. 67-78, 2006.

    Refereed conference papers:

    1. P.M. Dower, W.M. McEnearney and M. Cantoni, "A dynamic game approximation for a linear regulator problem with a log-barrier state constraint." In Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2016), Minniapolis, July 2016.
    2. S.M. Akram and M. Cantoni, "A note on robust stability analysis for linear time-varying systems." In Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2016), Minniapolis, July 2016. [PDF].
    3. S. Vuglar and M. Cantoni, "Computing the distance between time-periodic dynamical systems." In Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2016), Minniapolis, July 2016. [PDF].
    4. C.-Y. Kao and M. Cantoni, "Robust performance analysis of aperiodic sampled-data feedback control systems." In Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, December 2015.
    5. F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni and I. Shames, "Scheduling rigid demands on continuous-time linear shift-invariant systems." In Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, December 2015.
    6. F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Quadratic Gaussian privacy games." In Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, December 2015.
    7. F. Farokhi and M. Cantoni, "Distributed negotiation for scheduling smart appliances." In Proceedings of the 5th Australian Control Conference, Gold Coast, November 2015.
    8. M. Cantoni and C.-Y. Kao, "Frequency-domain performance analysis of distributed-parameter systems under periodic sampled-data feedback control." In Proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications, Paris, July 2015.
    9. C.-Y. Kao and M. Cantoni, "Frequency-domain stability criteria for distributed-parameter systems under periodic sampled-data feedback control." In Proceedings of the 4th Australian Control Conference, Canberra, November 2014.
    10. A. Neshastehriz, M. Cantoni and I. Shames, "A computationally advantageous reparameterisation of a robust model predictive control scheme." In Proceedings of the 4th Australian Control Conference, Canberra, November 2014.
    11. L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "Robustness analysis of a nominally string-stable irrigation-channel control system." In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2014), Groningen, July 2014.
    12. I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Constrained linear quadratic control in networks with limited model-information sharing." In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2014), Groningen, July 2014.
    13. I. Shames, T.H. Summers, M. Cantoni, "Manipulating factions evolved in signed networks." In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2014), Groningen, July 2014.
    14. A. Neshastehriz, M. Cantoni and I. Shames, "Water-level reference planning for automated irrigation channels via robust MPC." In Proceedings of the 13th European Control Conference, Strasbourg, June 2014.
    15. L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "Achieving string stability in irrigation channels under distributed distant-downstream control." In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, December 2013.
    16. S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Time-domain nu-gap analysis for shift-invariant systems." In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, December 2013.
    17. A. Farhadi, M. Cantoni and P.M. Dower, "Computation time analysis of a distributed optimization algorithm applied to automated irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, December 2013.
    18. A. Neshasterhiz, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Model-predictive control for a class of systems with uncertainty in scheduled load." In Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Control Conference, Fremantle, November 2013.
    19. S.Z. Khong, M. Cantoni and J.H. Manton, "A gap metric perspective of well-posedness for nonlinear feedback interconnections." In Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Control Conference, Fremantle, November 2013.
    20. A. Farhadi, P.M. Dower and M. Cantoni, "Computation Time Analysis of Centralized and Distributed Optimization Algorithms Applied to Automated Irrigation Networks." In Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Control Conference, Fremantle, November 2013.
    21. I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Structured Computation of Constrained Quadratic Optimal Controls for Heterogeneous Networks." In Proceedings of the 4th IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems (NecSys'13), Koblenz, September 2013.
    22. S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Time-varying generalisations of the gap and nu-gap metrics induce the same topology in continuous time." In Proceedings of the 12th European Control Conference, Zurich, July 2013.
    23. I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "On computing quadratic controls for acyclic networks of heterogenous systems." In Proceedings of the 12th European Control Conference, Zurich, July 2013.
    24. C.-Y. Kao and M. Cantoni, "Stability analysis for structured feedback interconnections of distributed-parameter systems and time-varying uncertainties." In Proceedings of the 12th European Control Conference, Zurich, July 2013.
    25. T. Alpcan, I. Shames, M. Cantoni and G. Nair, "Learning and information for dual control." In Proceedings of the Asian Control Conference, Istanbul, June 2013.
    26. S. Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "On the metric property of an LTV generalisation of the nu-gap." In Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012.
    27. M. Cantoni and C.-Y. Kao, "Stability analysis for distributed-parameter systems interconnected via feedback channels with time-varying delay." In Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012.
    28. M.P. Kearney and M. Cantoni, "MPC-based reference management for automated irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Control Conference, Sydney, 2012.
    29. A. Farhadi, M. Cantoni and P.M. Dower, "Performance and information pattern trade-offs in a consensus based distributed optimization method." In Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Control Conference, Sydney, 2012.
    30. L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "A 2-D Roesser model for automated irrigation channels and tools for practical stability and performance analysis." In Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Control Conference, Sydney, 2012.
    31. M. Cantoni and S.Z. Khong, "Causal invertibility on Hilbert resolution spaces." In Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Melbourne, 2012.
    32. S.Z. Khong, M. Cantoni and U.T. Jonsson, "Robust stability properties of the nu-gap metric for time-varying systems." In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, 2011.
    33. M.P. Kearney, M. Cantoni and P.M. Dower, "Non-iterative distributed MPC for large-scale irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 1st Australian Control Conference, Melbourne, 2011.
    34. S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "On stability analysis with the nu-gap metric and integral quadratic constraints." In Proceedings of the 1st Australian Control Conference, Melbourne, 2011.
    35. L. Soltanian, A. Neshastehriz, M. Cantoni, "Validating an approach to distributed controller synthesis for irrigation channels via simulation with a PDE model." In Proceedings of the 1st Australian Control Conference, Melbourne, 2011.
    36. M.P. Kearney, P.M. Dower, M. Cantoni, "Model predictive control for flood mitigation: A Wivenhoe Dam case study." In Proceedings of the 1st Australian Control Conference, Melbourne, 2011.
    37. L. Ntogromatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Structural invariants of implicit two-dimensional systems." In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Multidimensional (nD) Systems, Poitiers, 2011.
    38. S.Z. Khong, M. Cantoni, U.T. Jonsson, "Path-connectedness of frequency-domain uncertainty sets in the graph topology." In Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milano, 2011.
    39. U.T. Jonsson and M. Cantoni, "Robust stability analysis for feedback interconnections of unstable time-varying systems." In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, 2011.
    40. S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Optimal sampled-data approximation in the nu-gap metric." In Proceedings of the 8th Asian Control Conference, Kaoshiung, 2011.
    41. M.P. Kearney, M. Cantoni, P.M. Dower, "Model predictive control for systems with scheduled load and its application to automated irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Delft, 2011.
    42. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On asymptotically reconstructing local-state trajectories for 2-D systems without exploiting input information." In Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Budapest, 2010.
    43. Y. Li, J. Alende, M. Cantoni, B. De Schutter, "Decomposition of a fixed-profile load scheduling method for large-scale irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Yokohama, 2010.
    44. M. Mueller and M. Cantoni, "Normalized coprime representations for time-varying linear systems." In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, 2010.
    45. S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Shift-invariant representation of two periodic system classes defined over doubly-infinite continuous time." In Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference, Taipei, 2010.
    46. M. Cantoni, U. Jonsson and C.-Y. Kao, "IQC robustness analysis for feedback interconnections of unstable distributed parameter systems." In Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, Dec. 2009.
    47. J. Alende, Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "A {0,1} linear program for fixed-profile load scheduling and demand management in automated irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, Dec. 2009.
    48. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On solving boundary value problems associated with the LQ control of 2-D systems." In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Budapest, Aug. 2009.
    49. R. Yang, L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On Kalman filtering for 2-D Fornasini-Marchesini models." In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Multidimensional (nD) Systems, Thessaloniki, June 2009.
    50. L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "Controlled and conditioned invariance with stability for 2-D Fornasini-Marchesini models." In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Multidimensional (nD) Systems, Thessaloniki, June 2009.
    51. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Asymptotic quotient observers for 2-D Fornasini Marchesini models." In Proceedings of the Mediterranean Control Conference, Thessaloniki, June 2009.
    52. U. Jonsson, M. Cantoni and C.-Y. Kao, "On structured robustness analysis for feedback interconnections of unstable systems." In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2008.
    53. G. Buskes and M. Cantoni, "A step-wise procedure for reduced order approximation in the nu-gap metric." In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2008.
    54. Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "Distributed controller design for open water channels." In Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Korea, July 2008.
    55. L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "Disturbance decoupling with preview for two-dimensional systems." In Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Korea, July 2008.
    56. Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "On distributed anti-windup compensation for distributed linear control systems." In Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Dec. 2007.
    57. L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "A geometric approach with stability for two-dimensional systems." In Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Dec. 2007.
    58. R. Yang, L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On the realisation of 2-D linear systems with implicit latent variable models." In Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Dec. 2007.
    59. G. Buskes and M. Cantoni, "Reduced order approximation in the nu-gap metric." In Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Dec. 2007.
    60. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Conditioned invariance and unknown-input observation for two-dimensional Fornasini-Marchesini models." In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Kos Greece, July 2007.
    61. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On the sufficiency of finite-frame LQR optimality conditions for 2-D Roesser models." In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Kos Greece, July 2007.
    62. L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "New results and applications of the geometric approach to two-dimensional systems." In Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, Dec. 2006.

    63. M. Cantoni, "A characterisation of the gap metric for approximation problems." In Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, Dec. 2006.

    64. L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "On the partial realisation of non-causal 2-D linear systems." In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2006), Kyoto, July 2006.

    65. Y. Li, M. Cantoni and E. Weyer, "On water-level error propagation in controlled irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, December 2005.
    66. Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "On quantifying tolerable uncertainty for a specified level of closed-loop performance." In Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, July 2005.

    67. Y. Li, M. Cantoni and E. Weyer, "Design of a centralised controller for an irrigation channel using H-infinity loop-shaping." In Proceedings of the UKACC Control Conference, Bath, Sept. 2004.
    68. L. Zaccarian, Y. Li, E. Weyer, M. Cantoni and A. Teel, "Anti-windup for marginally stable plants applied to open water channels." In Proceedings of the Asian Control Conference, Melbourne, July 2004.
    69. G. Buskes and M. Cantoni, "Order reduction for circuit models obtained via modified nodal analysis." In Proceedings of the 23rd IASTED Int'l Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, Switzerland, Feb. 2004.
    70. P. Date and M. Cantoni, "A lower bound on achieved closed-loop performance based on finite data." In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Cambridge, 2003.
    71. P. Date and M. Cantoni, "Validation of closed-loop behaviour from noisy frequency response measurements." In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Cambridge, 2003.
    72. M. Cantoni, "Algebraic characterisation of the H-infinty and H2 norms for continuous-time periodic systems." In Proceedings of the Asian Control Conference, Singapore, Sept. 2002. [PDF].
    73. M. Cantoni, "Necessity of a sampled-data approximation result." In Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, December 2001.
    74. M. Cantoni, "On model reduction in the nu-gap metric" In Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, December 2001.
    75. M. Cantoni and G. Vinnicombe, "Discretisation of feedback controllers in a pointwise gap metric." In Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, December 2000.
    76. A. Lanzon and M. Cantoni, "A state-space algorithm for the simultaneous optimisation of performance weights and controllers in mu-synthesis." In Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, December 2000.
    77. M. Cantoni, "Gap metric performance bounds for linear feedback systems." In Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, December 1999.
    78. M. Cantoni and G. Vinnicombe, "Quantifying uncertainty and robust performance using the nu-gap metric." In Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Portland, August, 1999.
    79. M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Robustness of linear periodically time-varying closed-loop systems." In Proceedings of the 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, December 1998.
    80. M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Linear periodic systems: Representations and closed-loop stability." In Proceedings of MTNS 98, Padova, July 1998.
    81. M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Frequency-Domain analysis of linear periodic operators with application to sampled-data control design." In Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, December 1997.
    82. M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "A design framework for continuous-time systems under sampled-data control." In Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Kobe, December 1996.
    83. M. Cantoni, K.L. Teo, W.Y. Yan and V. Sreeram, "A gradient flow approach to computing a nonlinear discrete-time, quadratic-optimal, feedback gain matrix." In Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, December 1994.
    Dissertations:

    1. Linear Periodic Systems: Robustness Analysis and Sampled-Data Control. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Cambridge, 1998. Abstract and Postscript 2.47Mb or DVI file 850k.
    2. Feedback Control for Nonlinear Regulator Problems. Honours Dissertation, The University of Western Australia, 1994.

CONTACT INFORMATION [back to top]

Michael Cantoni
Professor, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The University of Melbourne
Parkville, VIC 3010
Australia

Phone: +61 3 8344 6697
Fax: +61 3 8344 6678
E-mail: cantoni [at] unimelb [dot] edu [dot] au
Office: 3.10, Level 3, EEE Building (Bldg. 193)


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