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Segmented Simulated Annealing Applied to Sliding Mode Controller Design

McGookin, E.W., Murray-Smith, D.J., and Li, Y. (1996) Segmented Simulated Annealing Applied to Sliding Mode Controller Design. In: 13th World Congress of IFAC , San Francisco, USA, 9-12 July 1996, pp. 333-338.

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This paper develops and optimisation technique based on simulated annealing (SA). It outlines conventional SA theory and then describes a variation which has been called "segmented simulated annealing" (SSA). SSA is a method which selects the best results from numerous conventional SA runs where each SA starts at a different point in the search space. Conventional SA and SSA are compared by applying these techniques to the optimisation of two decoupled sliding mode controllers for a submarine application. These results are also compared with hand-tuned responses, which show that these optimisation techniques are more convenient to use than conventional hand-tuning methods.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:Published in "Proceedings 13th World Congress of IFAC", Volume D. Published by IFAC and available online through IFAC.
Keywords:optimisation, sliding-mode control, decoupled subsystems, marine systems
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGookin, Dr Euan and Murray-Smith, Professor David and Li, Professor Yun
Authors: McGookin, E.W., Murray-Smith, D.J., and Li, Y.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
V Naval Science > VM Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy

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