**Page description appears here**

“Every good regulator of a system must be a model of that system”

Authors: Pieter Eykhoff,
Affiliation: Eindhoven University of Technology
Reference: 1994, Vol 15, No 3, pp. 135-139.

     Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict


Keywords: Modeling, identification, and control

Abstract: A model for the process under control - do or don´t we really need it? Some elementary philosophical considerations confirming such a need, are well supported by examples of various ´optimal´ control schemes. How does this affirmation influence the requirements to identification and the implemcntation of control using such a model?.

PDF PDF (503 Kb)        DOI: 10.4173/mic.1994.3.2



DOI forward links to this article:
  [1] D.J. Costello and P.J. Gawthrop (1997), doi:10.1205/026387697523679
  [2] R.G. Berstecher, R. Palm and H.D. Unbehauen (2001), doi:10.1109/41.904541
  [3] P.J. Gawthrop (1995), doi:10.1109/ICSMC.1995.538243
  [4] Martin E. P. Seligman, Peter Railton, Roy F. Baumeister and Chandra Sripada (2013), doi:10.1177/1745691612474317
  [5] Ruth Bars and Maria Habermayer (1996), doi:10.1016/S1474-6670(17)43673-1


References:
[1] CONANT, R.C., ASHBY, W.R. (1970). Every good regulator of a system must be a model of that system, Int. J. Systems Sci., I, 89-97 doi:10.1080/00207727008920220
[2] SMITH, O.J.M. (1958). Feedback Control Systems, McGraw-Hill, New York.
[3] EYKHOFF, P. (1974). System Identification; Parameter and State Estimation, Wiley, Chichester.
[4] ZHU, Y., BACKX, T. (1993). Identification of Multivariable Industrial Processes (for Simulation, Diagnosis and Control) (Springer-Verlag, London), .


BibTeX:
@article{MIC-1994-3-2,
  title={{Every good regulator of a system must be a model of that system}},
  author={Eykhoff, Pieter},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  volume={15},
  number={3},
  pages={135--139},
  year={1994},
  doi={10.4173/mic.1994.3.2},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}
};

News

May 2016: MIC reaches 2000 DOI Forward Links. The first 1000 took 34 years, the next 1000 took 2.5 years.


July 2015: MIC's new impact factor is now 0.778. The number of papers published in 2014 was 21 compared to 15 in 2013, which partially explains the small decrease in impact factor.


Aug 2014: For the 3rd year in a row MIC's impact factor increases. It is now 0.826.


Dec 2013: New database-driven web-design enabling extended statistics. Article number 500 is published and MIC reaches 1000 DOI Forward Links.


Jan 2012: Follow MIC on your smartphone by using the RSS feed.

Smartphone


July 2011: MIC passes 1000 ISI Web of Science citations.


Mar 2010: MIC is now indexed by DOAJ and has received the Sparc Seal seal for open access journals.


Dec 2009: A MIC group is created at LinkedIn and Twitter.


Oct 2009: MIC is now fully updated in ISI Web of Knowledge.