An overview of LPV systems

Jeff S. Shamma*

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The framework of Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) systems concerns linear dynamical systems whose state-space representations depend on exogenous nonstationary parameters. Since its introduction by Shamma and Athans in 1988 to model gain-scheduling, the LPV paradigm has become a standard formalism in systems and controls, with many papers devoted to analysis, controller synthesis, and system identification of LPV models. This chapter reviews basic concepts and presents a representative selection of analytical approaches for LPV systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationControl of Linear Parameter Varying Systems with Applications
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9781461418337
ISBN (Print)1461418321, 9781461418320
StatePublished - Apr 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science(all)


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