EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Jan. 2002  present:
Professor (since 2014), Associate Professor (20072013) and Senior Lecturer (20022006),
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:
Postgrad Study,
Control Group,
Department of Engineering,
The University of Cambridge, U.K.
Degree Obtained: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Mar. 1990  Mar. 1995: Undergrad Study, 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
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My research interests are in the area of mathematical systems theory and
automatic control. More specifically (also
see publications listed below):
 Robustness of feedback interconnections
 Distributed control and optimization of networks
 Sampleddata and timevarying systems
 Spatiallydistributed and multidimensional systems
 Model approximation and validation
 Control of largescale water/power distribution networks
TEACHING
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 Digital System Design (20012014)
 Control Systems (20112015, 20172021)
 Introduction to Power Engineering (2015, 2021)
 Linear Systems Theory (2002,2004,2006,2008,2010,2016,2018,2021)
PUBLICATIONS
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Papers are available on request. Email
cantoni[at]unimelb[dot]edu[dot]au if you would like a copy.
Refereed journal papers:
 D. Selvaratnam, M. Cantoni, J.M. Davoren, I. Shames,
"Sampling polynomial trajectories for LTL verification."
Theoretical Computer Science, to appear. (Accepted, September
2021)
 A. Zafar, M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, "Structured preconditioning of
conjugate gradients for pathgraph network optimal control
problems."
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. (Online, August 2021)

T. Strecker, O.M. Aamo, M. Cantoni, "Boundary feedback control of 2x2
quasilinear hyperbolic systems: Predictive synthesis and robustness
analysis." IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. (Online, May 2021)

J. Naughton, H. Wang, M. Cantoni, P. Mancarella
"Cooptimizing virtual power plant services under uncertainty: A
robust scheduling and receding horizon dispatch approach."
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 36(5), pp. 3960 
3972, 2021. (Online, February 2021)
 A. Lang, M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, I. Shames,
"Rigidprofile input scheduling under constrained dynamics with a
water network application." IEEE Transactions on Control Systems
Technology. (Online, December 2020)

M. Cantoni, C.Y. Kao, M.A. Fabbro, "Integral quadratic constraints
for asynchronous sampleandhold links." IEEE Transactions on
Automatic Control, Vol. 66(10), pp. 48884894, 2021.
(Online, December 2020)

H.A. Nasir, M. Cantoni, Y. Li and E. Weyer, "Stochastic model
predictive control based reference planning for automated openwater
channels." IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology,
Vol. 29(2), pp. 607619, 2021. (Online, December 2019)

J. Naughton, H. Wang, S. Riaz, M. Cantoni, P. Mancarella, "Optimization of
multienergy virtual power plants for providing multiple market and
local network services." Electric Power Systems Research,
Vol. 189 (106775), 2020.

T. Strecker, O.M. Aamo and M. Cantoni, "Output feedback boundary
control of heterodirectional semilinear hyperbolic
systems." Automatica, Vol. 117 (108990), 2020. (Online, April 2020)

J. Tran, F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni and I. Shames, "Implementing
homomorphic encryption based secure feedback control." Control
Engineering Practice, Vol. 97 (104350), 2020. (Online, March 2020)
 F. Farokhi, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Optimal contract design for
effortaverse sensors." International Journal of Control,
Vol. 93(3), pp. 738745, 2020. (Online, June 2018)
 M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, E. Kerrigan and I. Shames,
"Structured computation of optimal controls for constrained cascade
systems." International Journal of Control, Vol. 93(1),
pp. 3039, 2020. (Online, August 2017)
 M.S. Akram and M. Cantoni, "Gap metrics for linear timevarying
systems." SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 56(2),
pp. 782800, 2018.
 M.A. Fabbro, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Analysis of model and
iteration dependencies in distributed feasiblepoint algorithms
for optimal control computation." IEEE Transaction on
Control of Network Systems, Vol. 5(1), pp. 186193, 2018. (Online, July 2016)
 L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "Decentralized stringstability
analysis for heterogeneous cascades subject to loadmatching
requirements." Multidimensional Systems and Signal
Processing, Vol. 26(4), pp. 985999, 2015.
 F. Farokhi, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Promoting truthful behavior
in participatorysensing mechanisms." IEEE Signal Processing
Letters, Vol. 22(10), pp. 15381542, 2015.
 S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Gap metrics for timevarying linear
systems in a continuoustime setting." Systems & Control
Letters, Vol. 70, pp. 118126, 2014.
 S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Reconciling νgap metric and IQC
based robust stability analysis." IEEE Transactions on Automatic
Control, Vol. 58(8), pp. 20902095, 2013.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Geometric techniques for
implicit twodimensional systems." Multidimensional Systems and
Signal Processing, Vol. 24(4), pp. 601620,
2013.
 M. Cantoni, U.T. Jonsson and S.Z. Khong, "Robust stability
analysis for feedback interconnections of timevarying linear
systems." SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 51(1),
pp. 353379, 2013.
 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. 302317,
2012.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Detectability subspaces and
observer synthesis for twodimensional systems." Multidimensional
Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 23(1), pp. 7996, 2012.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "LQ optimal control for 2D
Roesser models of finite extent." Systems & Control Letters,
Vol. 58, pp. 482490,
2009.
 R. Yang, L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni,
"On the realisation of 2D linear systems with recursively
computable latent variable models." IEEE Transactions on Circuits
and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 56, pp. 644652, 2009.
 M. Cantoni and H. Sandberg, "Computing the L2 gain for linear
periodic continuoustime systems." Automatica (IFAC), Vol. 45,
pp. 783789,
2009.
 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. 449475,
2008.
 L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "On the partial
realisation of noncausal 2D linear systems." IEEE Transactions on
Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 54, pp. 18001808,
2007.
 L. Zaccarian, Y. Li, E. Weyer, M. Cantoni and A. Teel,
"Antiwindup for marginally stable plants and its application to open
water channel control systems."
Control Engineering Practice (IFAC), Vol. 15, pp. 261272,
2007.
 M. Cantoni, E. Weyer, Y. Li, S.K. Ooi, I. Mareels and M. Ryan,
"Control of largescale 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. 7591,
2007.

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. 191204, 2005.
 P. Date and M. Cantoni, "On validating closedloop behaviour from
noisy frequencyresponse measurements." Systems & Control
Letters, Vol. 54, pp. 607612, 2005.
 P. Date and M. Cantoni, "A bound on closedloop performance based
on finite frequencyresponse samples."
Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 54, pp. 447454, 2005.
 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. 20332039,
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.
 A. Lanzon and M. Cantoni, "On the formulation and solution of
robust performance problems." Automatica (IFAC), Vol. 39,
pp. 17071720, 2003.
Full Version [PDF].
 M. Cantoni and
G. Vinnicombe, "Linear feedback systems and the graph topology."
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 47, No. 5,
pp. 710719, 2002.
 J. Reinshcke, M. Cantoni, and M.C. Smith, "A robust control
framework for linear timeinvariant spatially distributed
systems." SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 40,
No. 2, pp. 610627, 2001.
 M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Gapmetric robustness analysis of
linear periodically timevarying feedback systems."
SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 803822, 2000.
 M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Existence of right and left
representations of the graph for linear periodically timevarying
systems."
SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 38, No. 3,
pp. 786802, 2000.
 M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Hinfinity sampleddata synthesis
and related numerical issues."
Automatica (IFAC), Vol. 33,
pp. 22332241, December 1997.
 M. Cantoni, K.L. Teo, W.Y. Yan and V. Sreeram, "A
gradient flow approach to computing a nonlinear discretetime,
quadraticoptimal, feedback gain matrix."
Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Vol. 17, pp. 2943,
1996.
 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. 311319,
1994.
Refereed book chapters:

M. Cantoni and I.M.Y. Mareels, "Demanddriven automatic control of
irrigation channels." Encyclopedia of Systems and Control,
Springer,
2020. Online
 M. Cantoni, "Optimal control via factorization and model
matching." In J.Baillieul and T.Samad (eds.) Encyclopedia of
Systems and Control, Springer,
2014. Online
 M. Cantoni, "On the gap metric for finitedimensional linear
timevarying 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. 6778, 2006.
Refereed conference papers:
 M.A. Fabbro, M. Cantoni, "Asynchronous links that reorder
samples: An L2 gain embedding." In Proceedings of 24th International
Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2020),
Cambridge, IFACPapersOnLine 54 (9), 749752, 2021.
 T. Strecker, O.M. Aamo, M. Cantoni, "Direct predictive boundary
control of a firstorder quasilinear hyperbolic PDE."
In Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and
Control (CDC), Nice, December 2019.

H.A. Nasir, E. Weyer, I. Shames, M. Cantoni, "Towards redundant
constraint removal in scenario approximation of optimal control
problems with multiplicative model uncertainty." Proceedings of
the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice,
December 2019.

A. Lang, M. Cantoni, "Optimization based input preview filtering for
dynamical systems." In Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on
Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, December 2019.

A. Zafar, M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, "Optimal control computation for
cascade systems by structured Jacobi iterations." In Proceedings
of the 8th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in
Networked Systems (NECSYS 2019), Chicago, September 2019.

M. Guo, A. Lang, M. Cantoni, "Structured moving horizon estimation
for linear system chains." In Proceedings of the 18th European
Control Conference (ECC), Napoli, June 2019.

J. Naughton, M. Cantoni, P. Mancarella, "A Modelling Framework for a
Virtual Power Plant with Multiple Energy Vectors Providing Multiple
Services." In Proceedings of the 18th IEEE PowerTech, Milano,
June, 2019.

J. Naughton, P. Mancarella, M. Cantoni, "Demand Response from an
Integrated ElectricityHydrogen Virtual Power Plant."
In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Conference on
Environment and Electrical Engineering, Genova, June 2019.

M. Cantoni, M.A. Fabbro, C.Y. Kao, "On a timevarying delay model
for asynchronous sampleandhold." In Proceedings of the 12th
Asian Control Conference (ASCC), Kitakyushu, June 2019.
 M. Cantoni, M.A. Fabbro and C.Y. Kao, "Stability of aperiodic
sampleddata feedback for systems with inputs that update
asynchronously." In Proceedings
of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC),
Miami, December 2018.
 M. Guo, A. Lang and M. Cantoni, "Moving horizon estimation for
linear cascade systems." In Proceedings of 15th International
Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV
2018), Singapore,
November 2018.
 A. Lang, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Structure in total least
squares parameter estimation for electrical networks."
In Proceedings of the 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation
and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys18), Groningen, August
2018.
 M. Cantoni, A. Zafar and F. Farokhi, "Scalable iterations for
solving constrained LQ control problems with cascade dynamics."
In Proceedings of
the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of
Networks and Systems (MTNS2018), Hong Kong, July 2018. [PDF]
 M. Cantoni, M.A. Fabbro and C.Y. Kao, "Stability of constant
gain output feedback for twoinput systems with asynchronous sample
and update timing." In Proceedings of
the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of
Networks and Systems (MTNS2018), Hong Kong, July 2018. [PDF]
 M.A. Fabbro and M. Cantoni, "Scalable stability analysis for
homogeneous networks of dynamical systems interacting via aperiodic
sampleddata channels." In Proceedings of the American Control
Conference, Milwaukee, June 2018.
 T. Strecker, M. Cantoni and O.M. Aamo, "Control system design for
concrete irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 11th Asian Control Conference
(ASCC), Gold Coast, December 2017.
 P.M. Dower and M. Cantoni, "State constrained optimal control of
linear timevarying systems." In Proceedings of the 56th IEEE
Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne,
December 2017.
 H.A. Nasir, M. Cantoni and E. Weyer, "An efficient implementation
of Stochastic MPC for open channel waterlevel planning." In
Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on
Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, December 2017.
 M. Cantoni and H. Pfifer, "Gap metric computation for timevarying
linear systems on finite horizons." In Proceedings of the 20th
IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, July 2017.
 M.A. Fabbro, C.Y. Kao and M. Cantoni, "Robust performance of
feedback loops with quantization and aperiodic sampling."
In Proceedings of the 20th
IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, July 2017.

P.M. Dower, W.M. McEneaney, M. Cantoni, "A game representation for
state constrained linear regulator problems." In
Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on
Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, December 2016.
 I Shames, F Farokhi and M Cantoni, "Guaranteed maximum power
point tracking by scalar iterations with quadratic convergence
rate." In
Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on
Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, December 2016.
 P.M. Dower and M. Cantoni, "An approximating game for a
continuoustime stateconstrained linear regulator problem." In
Proceedings of the 6th Australian Control Conference,
Newcastle, November
2016.
 M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, E. Kerrigan and I. Shames, "A scalable QP
solver for optimal control of cascades with constraints." In
Proceedings of the 6th Australian Control Conference, Newcastle,
November 2016.
 P.M. Dower, W.M. McEnearney and M. Cantoni, "A dynamic game
approximation for a linear regulator problem with a logbarrier
state constraint." In
Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of
Networks and Systems (MTNS2016),
Minniapolis, July 2016.
 S.M. Akram and M. Cantoni, "A note on robust stability analysis
for linear timevarying systems." In
Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of
Networks and Systems (MTNS2016),
Minniapolis, July 2016. [PDF].
 S. Vuglar and M. Cantoni, "Computing the distance between
timeperiodic dynamical systems." In
Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of
Networks and Systems (MTNS2016),
Minniapolis, July 2016.
[PDF].
 C.Y. Kao and M. Cantoni, "Robust performance analysis of
aperiodic sampleddata feedback control systems." In
Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Osaka, December 2015.
 F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni and I. Shames, "Scheduling rigid demands on
continuoustime linear shiftinvariant systems." In
Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Osaka, December 2015.
 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.
 F. Farokhi and M. Cantoni, "Distributed negotiation for scheduling
smart appliances." In
Proceedings of the 5th Australian Control Conference,
Gold Coast, November 2015.
 M. Cantoni and C.Y. Kao, "Frequencydomain performance analysis
of distributedparameter systems under periodic sampleddata
feedback control." In Proceedings of the SIAM Conference on
Control and Its Applications, Paris, July 2015.
 C.Y. Kao and M. Cantoni, "Frequencydomain stability criteria
for distributedparameter systems under periodic sampleddata feedback
control." In Proceedings of the 4th Australian Control
Conference, Canberra, November 2014.

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.
 L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "Robustness analysis of a nominally
stringstable irrigationchannel control system." In Proceedings of
the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks
and Systems (MTNS2014),
Groningen, July 2014.
 I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Constrained linear quadratic control
in networks with limited modelinformation sharing."
In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical
Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2014), Groningen, July
2014.
 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.

A. Neshastehriz, M. Cantoni and I. Shames, "Waterlevel reference
planning for automated irrigation channels via robust MPC."
In Proceedings of the 13th European Control Conference,
Strasbourg, June 2014.
 L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "Achieving string stability in
irrigation channels under distributed distantdownstream control."
In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, December 2013.
 S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Timedomain nugap analysis for
shiftinvariant systems." In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE
Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, December 2013.
 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.
 A. Neshasterhiz, I. Shames and M. Cantoni, "Modelpredictive
control for a class of systems with uncertainty in scheduled load." In
Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Control Conference,
Fremantle, November 2013.
 S.Z. Khong, M. Cantoni and J.H. Manton, "A gap metric perspective
of wellposedness for nonlinear feedback interconnections."
In Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Control Conference,
Fremantle, November 2013.
 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.
 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.
 S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Timevarying generalisations of the
gap and nugap metrics induce the same topology in continuous time."
In Proceedings of the 12th European Control Conference, Zurich, July
2013.
 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.
 C.Y. Kao and M. Cantoni, "Stability analysis for structured
feedback interconnections of distributedparameter systems and
timevarying uncertainties." In Proceedings of the 12th European Control
Conference, Zurich, July 2013.
 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.
 S. Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "On the metric property of an LTV
generalisation of the nugap." In Proceedings of the 51st IEEE
Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012.
 M. Cantoni and C.Y. Kao, "Stability analysis for
distributedparameter systems interconnected via feedback channels
with timevarying delay." In Proceedings of the 51st IEEE
Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012.
 M.P. Kearney and M. Cantoni, "MPCbased reference management for
automated irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 2nd
Australian Control Conference, Sydney, 2012.
 A. Farhadi, M. Cantoni and P.M. Dower, "Performance and
information pattern tradeoffs in a consensus based distributed
optimization method." In Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Control
Conference, Sydney, 2012.
 L. Soltanian and M. Cantoni, "A 2D Roesser model for automated
irrigation channels and tools for practical stability and performance
analysis." In Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Control
Conference, Sydney, 2012.
 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.
 S.Z. Khong, M. Cantoni and U.T. Jonsson, "Robust stability
properties of the nugap metric for timevarying systems."
In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, 2011.
 M.P. Kearney, M. Cantoni and P.M. Dower, "Noniterative
distributed MPC for largescale irrigation channels." In
Proceedings of the 1st Australian Control Conference,
Melbourne, 2011.
 S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "On stability analysis with the
nugap metric and integral quadratic constraints." In
Proceedings of the 1st Australian Control Conference, Melbourne,
2011.
 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.
 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.
 L. Ntogromatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Structural invariants of
implicit twodimensional systems." In Proceedings of the 7th
International Workshop on Multidimensional (nD) Systems, Poitiers,
2011.

S.Z. Khong, M. Cantoni, U.T. Jonsson, "Pathconnectedness of
frequencydomain uncertainty sets in the graph topology." In
Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milano,
2011.
 U.T. Jonsson and M. Cantoni, "Robust stability analysis
for feedback interconnections of unstable timevarying systems." In
Proceedings of the American Control Conference,
San Francisco, 2011.
 S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Optimal sampleddata approximation in the
nugap metric." In Proceedings of the 8th Asian Control
Conference, Kaoshiung, 2011.
 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.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On asymptotically
reconstructing localstate trajectories for 2D systems without
exploiting input information." In Proceedings of the 19th
International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and
Systems, Budapest, 2010.
 Y. Li, J. Alende, M. Cantoni, B. De Schutter, "Decomposition of
a fixedprofile load scheduling method for largescale irrigation
channels." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on
Control Applications, Yokohama, 2010.
 M. Mueller and M. Cantoni, "Normalized coprime representations
for timevarying linear systems." In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE
Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, 2010.
 S.Z. Khong and M. Cantoni, "Shiftinvariant representation of
two periodic system classes defined over doublyinfinite continuous
time." In Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference, Taipei, 2010.
 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.
 J. Alende, Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "A {0,1} linear program for
fixedprofile load scheduling and demand management in automated
irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Shanghai, Dec. 2009.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On solving boundary value
problems associated with the LQ control of 2D systems."
In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Budapest,
Aug. 2009.
 R. Yang, L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On Kalman filtering
for 2D FornasiniMarchesini models." In Proceedings of the 6th
International Workshop on Multidimensional (nD) Systems, Thessaloniki, June 2009.
 L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "Controlled and conditioned
invariance with stability for 2D FornasiniMarchesini models."
In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Multidimensional
(nD) Systems, Thessaloniki, June 2009.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Asymptotic quotient observers
for 2D Fornasini Marchesini models." In Proceedings of the Mediterranean
Control Conference, Thessaloniki, June 2009.
 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.
 G. Buskes and M. Cantoni, "A stepwise procedure for reduced order
approximation in the nugap metric." In Proceedings of the 47th
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2008.
 Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "Distributed controller design for open
water channels." In Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World
Congress, Korea, July 2008.
 L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "Disturbance
decoupling with preview for twodimensional systems."
In Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Korea, July
2008.
 Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "On distributed antiwindup compensation
for distributed linear control systems." In Proceedings of the 46th
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Dec. 2007.
 L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "A geometric approach
with stability for twodimensional systems." In Proceedings of the
46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Dec. 2007.
 R. Yang, L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On the realisation of
2D linear systems with implicit latent variable models."
In Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans,
Dec. 2007.
 G. Buskes and M. Cantoni, "Reduced order approximation in the
nugap metric." In Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New
Orleans, Dec. 2007.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "Conditioned invariance and
unknowninput observation for twodimensional FornasiniMarchesini
models." In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Kos
Greece, July 2007.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "On the sufficiency of
finiteframe LQR optimality conditions for 2D Roesser models."
In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Kos Greece,
July 2007.
 L. Ntogramatzidis and M. Cantoni, "New results and
applications of the geometric approach to twodimensional systems."
In Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, Dec. 2006.
 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.
 L. Ntogramatzidis, M. Cantoni and R. Yang, "On the partial
realisation of noncausal 2D linear systems." In Proceedings of
the 17th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks
and Systems (MTNS2006), Kyoto, July 2006.
 Y. Li, M. Cantoni and E. Weyer, "On waterlevel error propagation in
controlled irrigation channels." In Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Seville, December 2005.
 Y. Li and M. Cantoni, "On quantifying tolerable uncertainty for a specified
level of closedloop performance."
In Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, July 2005.
 Y. Li, M. Cantoni and E. Weyer, "Design of a centralised controller for
an irrigation channel using Hinfinity loopshaping." In Proceedings of the
UKACC Control Conference, Bath, Sept. 2004.
 L. Zaccarian, Y. Li, E. Weyer, M. Cantoni and A. Teel, "Antiwindup for
marginally stable plants applied to open water channels." In Proceedings
of the Asian Control Conference, Melbourne, July 2004.
 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.
 P. Date and M. Cantoni, "A lower bound on achieved closedloop
performance based on finite data." In Proceedings of the European Control
Conference, Cambridge, 2003.
 P. Date and M. Cantoni, "Validation of closedloop behaviour from
noisy frequency response measurements." In Proceedings of the
European Control Conference, Cambridge, 2003.
 M. Cantoni, "Algebraic
characterisation of the Hinfinty and H2 norms for continuoustime
periodic systems." In Proceedings of the Asian Control Conference, Singapore, Sept. 2002.
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 M. Cantoni, "Necessity of a sampleddata approximation result."
In Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, December 2001.
 M. Cantoni, "On model reduction in the nugap metric"
In Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, December
2001.
 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.
 A. Lanzon and M. Cantoni, "A statespace algorithm for the
simultaneous optimisation of performance weights and controllers
in musynthesis." In Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Sydney, December 2000.
 M. Cantoni, "Gap metric performance bounds for linear
feedback systems." In Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix,
December 1999.
 M. Cantoni and G. Vinnicombe, "Quantifying uncertainty and
robust performance using the nugap metric." In Proceedings of the
AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Portland, August,
1999.
 M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Robustness of linear periodically timevarying
closedloop systems." In
Proceedings of the 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa,
December 1998.
 M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "Linear periodic systems: Representations and
closedloop stability." In
Proceedings of MTNS 98, Padova, July 1998.
 M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "FrequencyDomain analysis of
linear periodic operators with application to sampleddata
control design." In
Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego,
December 1997.
 M. Cantoni and K. Glover, "A design framework for
continuoustime systems under sampleddata control."
In Proceedings of
the 35th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Kobe, December 1996.
 M. Cantoni, K.L. Teo, W.Y. Yan and V. Sreeram, "A
gradient flow approach to computing a nonlinear discretetime,
quadraticoptimal, feedback gain matrix."
In Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, December 1994.
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for Nonlinear Regulator Problems. Honours Dissertation, The
University of Western Australia, 1994.
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