Elenco delle Pubblicazioni per Tipo

Publications

Libri/Books

  1. Bartolini G., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., editors, Modern Sliding Mode Control Theory – New Perspectives and Applications, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, LNCIS 375, ISBN 978-3-540-79015-0, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2008

Articoli su riviste internazionali/International Journals

  1. Corriga G., Sanna S., Usai E., Usai G., "Some problems in the Identification of a class of Dynamical Models for Forest Growth Simulation", Simulation Practice & Theory, ISSN 0928-4869, vol. 5, no. 7-8, Special Issue “Selected papers of the 5th European Simulation Congress (EUROSIM’95) - Part I”, F. Breitenecker & I. Husinsky eds., pp. 719-731, Elsevier, 1997

  2. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Application of a sub optimal discontinuous control algorithm for uncertain second order systems", Int. J. of Robust and Nonlinear Control, ISSN 1049-8923, vol. 7, no. 4, Special Issue "New Trends in Sliding Mode Control", Bartolini G., Ferrara A. & S. Spurgeon eds., pp. 299-319, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 1997

  3. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Output tracking control of uncertain nonlinear second-order systems", Automatica, vol. 33, no. 12, ISSN 0005-1098, pp. 2203-2212, December 1997, Pergamon, 1997

  4. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Pisano A., Usai E., "Adaptive reduction of the control effort in chattering free sliding mode control of uncertain nonlinear systems", Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, ISSN 0867-857X, vol.8, no.1, Special Issue "Adaptive Learning and Control using Sliding Modes", X. Yu ed., pp. 51-71, Technical University Press, Zielona Góra, 1998

  5. Bartolini G., Marchesoni M., Pisu P., Usai E., "Chattering Reduction and Robust Position Control in Induction Motor with Second Order VSS", International Journal of System Science, ISSN 0020-7721, vol. 29, no. 1, January 1988, pp. 1÷12, Taylor & Francis, 1998

  6. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Chattering avoidance by second-order sliding mode control", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 43, no.2, pp. 241-246, February 1998, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1998

  7. Giua A., Usai E., "Modelling hybrid systems by high-level Petri nets", Journal Européen des Systémes Automatisés-European Journal of Automation, special issue “Automation of mixed processes hybrid dynamical systems - ADPM'98”, J.Zaytoon ed., vol. 32, no. 9-10, Issn: 1269-6935, ISSN 0296-1598 (not updated) , ISBN 2-86601-748-X, pp. 1209-1231, December 1998, Hermes Science Publications, 1999

  8. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Punta E., Usai E., "Chattering Elimination in the Hybrid Control of Constrained Manipulators via First/Second Order Sliding Modes", Dynamics and Control, no. 9, ISSN 0925-4668, pp. 99-124, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1999

  9. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "First and second derivative estimation by sliding mode technique”, Journal of signal processing, special issue “Nonlinear signal processing (3)”, M.Tanaka ed., ISSN 1342-6230, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 167-176, march 2000, Research Institute of Signal Processing, Tokyo, 2000

  10. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Giacomini L., Usai E., "Properties of a combined adaptive/second-order sliding mode control algorithm for some classes of uncertain nonlinear systems", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 45, no.7, pp. 1334-1341, July 2000, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2000

  11. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., Utkin V.I., "On multi-input chattering-free second order sliding mode control”, IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 45, no.9, pp. 1711-1717, September 2000, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2000

  12. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., Levant A., “On the robust stabilization of nonlinear uncertain systems with incomplete state availability”, J. of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control - Trans. ASME, Special Issue on Variable Structure Systems, E.A. Misawa and V.I. Utkin eds., vol. 122, ISSN 0022-0434, pp.738-745, december 2000

  13. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Digital second-order sliding mode control for uncertain nonlinear systems”, Automatica, ISSN 0005-1098, vol. 37, pp. 1371-1377, 2001, Pergamon, 2001

  14. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Pisano A., Usai E., “On the convergence properties of a 2-sliding control algorithm for non-linear uncertain systems”, International Journal of Control, vol. 74, no. 7, pp. 718-731, ISSN 0020-7179, Taylor & Francis, 2001

  15. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Global stabilization for nonlinear uncertain systems with unmodeled actuator dynamics”, IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 1826-1832, november 2001, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2001

  16. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “An algebraic observability approach to chaos synchronisation by sliding differentiators”, IEEE Trans. Circuit & Systems-I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, ISSN 1057-7122, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 1000-1006, july 2002, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2002

  17. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Second-order sliding mode control of container cranes”, Automatica, ISSN 0005-1098, vol. 38, no. 10, pp. 1783-1790, 2002, Pergamon, 2002

  18. Bartolini G., Damiano A., Gatto G., Marongiu I., Pisano A., Usai E., "Robust Speed and Torque Estimation in Electrical Drives by Second Order Sliding Modes", IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, ISSN 1063-6536, vol. 11, no. 1, pp 84-90, January 2003, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2003

  19. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Punta E., Usai E., “A survey of applications of second-order sliding mode control to mechanical systems”, International Journal of Control, ISSN 0020-7179, Special issue dedicated to Vadim Utkin on the occasion of his 65th Birthday, L.M. Fridman ed., vol. 76, no. 9/10, pp. 875-892, Taylor & Francis, 2003

  20. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Output-feedback control of container cranes: a comparative analysis”, Asian Journal of Control, ISSN 1561-8625, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 578-593, December 2003

  21. Usai E., “Modeling and IPC control of interactive mechanical systems: a coordinate-free approach. Stefano Stramigioli; LNCIS 266, Springer, London, 2001”, book review, Automatica, ISSN 0005-1098, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 169-170, January 2004

  22. Pisano A., Usai E., “Output-Feedback Regulation of the Contact-Force in the High-Speed Train Pantographs”, J. of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control - Trans. ASME, ISSN 0022-0434, vol. 126, pp. 82-87, March 2004

  23. Pisano A., Usai E., “Output-feedback control of an underwater vehicle prototype by higher-order sliding modes”, Automatica, ISSN 0005-1098, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 1525-1531, september 2004

  24. Bartolini G., A. Pisano, E. Usai, “An improved Second-Order Sliding Mode Control Scheme Robust Against the Measurement Noise”, IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 1731-1736, october 2004, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2004

  25. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “A chaotic modulation scheme based on algebraic observability and sliding mode differentiators”, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, vol.26, ISSN 0960-0779, pp. 363-377, 2005

  26. Boiko I., L. Fridman, R. Iriarte, A. Pisano and E. Usai, “Parameter tuning of second-order sliding mode controllers for linear plants with dynamic actuators”, Automatica, ISSN 0005-1098, vol. 42, pp. 833-839, 2006.

  27. Boiko I., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., “Performance Analysis of Second-Order Sliding-Mode Control Systems With Fast Actuators”; IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 52,  no 6,  pp.1053 – 105, June 2007, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2007.

  28. Pisano A., Usai E., “Globally convergent real-time differentiation via second order sliding modes.”, International Journal of Systems Sciences, ISSN 0020-7721, vol. 38, no. 10, pp. 833-844, 2007.

  29. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “On the Finite-Time Stabilization of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems With Relative Degree Three”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 52,  no. 11, pp. 2134 – 2141, Nov. 2007, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2007.

  30. Boiko I., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., “Analysis of Chattering in Systems With Second-Order Sliding Modes”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 52,  no. 11, pp. 2085 – 2102, Nov. 2007, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2007.

  31. Bartolini G., Orani N., Pisano A., Punta E., Usai E., “A combined first/second-order sliding-mode technique in the control of a jet-propelled vehicle”, Int. J. of Robust and Nonlinear Control, ISSN 1049-8923, vol. 18, pp. 570-585, 2008, published on-line 14 May 2007 in Wiley InterScience, DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1224

  32. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “On an output-feedback stabilization problem with uncertainty in the relative degree”, Int. J. of Robust and Nonlinear Control, ISSN 1049-8923, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 741-755, 2008, published on-line August 22, 2007, DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1261

  33. Pisano A., Usai E., "Contact force regulation in wire-actuated pantographs via variable structure control and frequency-domain techniques", International Journal of Control, ISSN 0020-7179, vol. 81, no. 11, pp. 1747-1762, 2008.

  34. Pisano, A., Davila, A., Fridman, L., Usai, E., “Cascade Control of PM DC Drives Via Second-Order Sliding-Mode Technique”, IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, ISSN 0278-0046 , , vol. 55, no. 11, pp. 3846-3854, 2008.

  35. Boiko, I., Fridman, L., Pisano, A., Usai, E., “On the Transfer Properties of the “Generalized Sub-Optimal” Second-Order Sliding Mode Control Algorithm”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 399-403, February 2009.

  36. Davila J, Fridman L, Pisano A., Usai E., “Finite-time state observation for nonlinear uncertain systems via higher order sliding modes”, International Journal of Control, ISSN 0020-7179, vol. 82, no. 8, August 2009, published on-line DOI: 10.1080/00207170802590531, 13 may 2009.

  37. Bartolini G, Pisano A., Usai E., “On the second-order sliding mode control of nonlinear systems with uncertain control direction”, Automatica, ISSN 0005-1098, vol. 45, pp. 2982-2985, 2009.

  38. Orani N., Pisano A., Usai E., “Fault diagnosis for the vertical three-tank system via high-order sliding-mode observation”, Journal of the Franklin Institute, ISSN 0016-0032, vol. 347, no. 6, pp. 923-939, doi:10.1016/j.jfranklin.2009.11.010, August 2010

  39. Pisano A., Rapaić M. R., Jeličić Z. D., Usai E.; “Sliding mode control approaches to the robust regulation of linear multivariable fractional-order dynamics”, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, ISSN: 1049-8923, vol. 20, no. 18, pp. 2045–2056, DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1565, December 2010.

  40. Orlov Y., Pisano A., Usai E., “Continuous state-feedback tracking of an uncertain heat diffusion process”, Systems & Control Letters, ISSN 0167-6911, vol. 59, pp. 754–759, doi:10.1016/j.sysconle.2010.08.012, 2010.

  41. Orlov Y., Pisano A., Usai E., “Exponential stabilization of the uncertain wave equation via distributed dynamic input extension”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, ISSN 0018-9286, vol.56, n. 1, pp. 212 - 217, january 2011.

  42. Pisano A., Usai E., “Sliding Mode Control: a Survey with Applications in Math”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, ISSN 0378-4754, vol.81, pp. 954-979, doi:10.1016/j.matcom.2010.10.003, 2011.

  43. Orlov Y., Pisano A., Usai E., “Tracking Control of the Uncertain Heat and Wave Equation via Power-Fractional and Sliding-Mode Techniques”, SIAM J. on Control and Optimization, ISSN 1095-7138, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 363-382, doi: 10.1137/090781140, 2011.

  44. Davila J., Pisano A., Usai E., “Continuous and discrete state reconstruction for nonlinear switched systems via high-order sliding-mode observers”, International Journal of System Science, ISSN 0020-7721, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 725 – 735, DOI: 10.1080/00207721.2010.518254, first published on 26 October 2010, 2011.

  45. Bejarano F.,  Pisano A., Usai E., "Finite-Time Converging Jump Observer for Switched Linear Systems with Unknown Inputs",  Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, ISSN 1751-570X, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 174-188, 2010.doi:10.1016/j.nahs.2010.04.010, May 2011.

  46. Orani N., Pisano A., Franceschelli M., Giua A., Usai E., “Robust reconstruction of the discrete state for a class of nonlinear uncertain switched systems”, Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, ISSN 1751-570X, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 220-232, doi:10.1016/j.nahs.2010.10.011, 2010/11, May 2011.

  47. Pisano A., Usai E., "Contact force estimation and regulation in active pantographs: an algebraic observability approach”, Asian Journal of Control, ISSN 1561-8625, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 761-772, November 2011, DOI: 10.1002/asjc.237, published on line August 2010.

  48. Pillosu S., Pisano A., Usai E., “Decentralized State Estimation for Linear Systems with Unknown Inputs. A Consensus-based Approach.”, IET Control Theory & Applications, ISSN 1751-8644, vol. 5, n° 3, pp.498–506, doi:10.1049/iet-cta.2010.0086, February 2011.

  49. Orlov Y., Pisano A., Scodina S., Usai E., “On the Lyapunov-based second-order SMC design for some classes of distributed parameter systems”, IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, Online ISSN 1471-6887 - Print ISSN 0265-0754, first published online February 29, 2012 doi:10.1093/imamci/dns003.

  50. Pillosu S., Pisano A., Usai E., “Unknown-input observation techniques for infiltration and water flow estimation in open-channel hydraulic systems”, Control Engineering Practice, ISSN 0967-0661, vol. 20, n° 12, pp.1374-1384 , doi:10.1016/j.conengprac.2012.08.004, December 2012.

  51. Pisano A., Rapaić M. R., Usai E.; “Discontinuous dynamical systems for fault detection. A unified approach including fractional and integer order dynamics”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, ISSN 0378-4754, Available online 27 September 2012, doi:10.1016/j.matcom.2012.09.007.

Capitoli di libri internazionali/International books chapters

  1. Bartolini G., Sanna S., Usai E., "Robust Near Optimal Control Via Unchattering Sliding Mode Control", in Computing anticipatory systems-CASYS First Int. Conf., Daniel M. Dubois ed., AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 437, ISSN 0094-243X, ISBN 1-56396-827-4, pp. 269-283, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury, New York, 1998

  2. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Levant A., Usai E., "On second order sliding mode controllers", ", in “Variable Structure Systems, Sliding Mode and Nonlinear Control”, K.D. Young and Özgüner Ü. eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Series, LNCIS 247, ISBN I-85233-197-6, pp. 329-350, Springer-Verlag, London, 1999

  3. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "Variable structure control of nonlinear sampled data systems by second order sliding modes", in “Variable Structure Systems, Sliding Mode and Nonlinear Control”, K.D. Young and Özgüner Ü. eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Series, LNCIS 247, ISBN I-85233-197-6, pp. 43-67, Springer-Verlag, London, 1999

  4. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “Chaos Synchronisation via Sliding Modes”, in Computing Anticipatory System: CASYS 2000-Fourth Int. Conf., D.M. Dubois ed., AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 573, ISSN 0094-243X, ISBN 0-7354-0012-1, pp. 229-241, Melville, New York, 2001

  5. Bartolini G., Pillosu S., Pisano A., Usai E., "Time-Optimal Stabilization for a Third-Order Integrator: a Robust State-Feedback Implementation", in Dynamics, Bifurcations and Control, F. Colonius and L. Grüene eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, vol. LNCIS 273, ISBN 3-540-42890-9, pp. 131-144, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2002

  6. Bartolini G., Levant A., Pisano A., Usai E., "Higher-Order Sliding Modes for the Output-Feedback Control of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems", in Variable Structure Systems: Towards the 21th Century, X. Yu and J. Xu eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, vol. LNCIS 274, ISBN 3-540-42965-4, pp. 83-108, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2002

  7. Bartolini G., A. Pisano, E. Punta, E. Usai, “Motion Control of Underwater Objects by Using Second Order Sliding Modes Techniques”, in Variable Structure Systems: From Principles to Implementation, A. Sabanovic, L. Fridman and S. Spurgeon eds, IEE Control Series 66, Chapter 16, pp. 353-375, ISBN 0-86341-350-1, The IEE-Control Engineering, London, 2004

  8. Bartolini G., Orani N., Pisano A., Usai E., “Higher-order sliding mode approaches to control and estimation in electrical drives”, in Advances in Variable Structure and Sliding Mode Control, C. Edwards, E. Fossas-Colet, L. Fridman (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, LNCIS 334, pp. 423-445, ISBN: 3-540-32800-9, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006

  9. Boiko I., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., “A Comprehensive Analysis of Chattering in Second Order Sliding Mode Control Systems”, in Modern Sliding Mode Control Theory – New Perspectives and Applications, Bartolini G., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, LNCIS 375, pp. 23-49, ISBN 978-3-540-79015-0, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2008

  10. Pisano A., Usai E., “Contact Force Regulation in Wire-Actuated Pantographs”, in Modern Sliding Mode Control Theory – New Perspectives and Applications, Bartolini G., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, LNCIS 375, pp. 447-463, ISBN 978-3-540-79015-0, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2008

  11. Pisano A. Rapaic M., Usai E. “Second-order sliding mode approaches to control and estimation for fractional order dynamics”, in Sliding Modes after the first Decade of the 21st. Century, L. Fridman , J. Moreno and R. Iriarte, (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, LNCIS 412, ISBN: 978-3-642-22163-7, pp. 169-197, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2011

Comunicazioni a congressi, simposi, workshop internazionali/International Congresses, symposia and workshops

  1. Grasso G., Meli F., Usai E., Esposto F., "Microbending effects in single mode optical cables", International Wire & Cable Symposium Proceedings 1988, pp. 722÷731, Reno, Nevada (U.S.A.), November 1988.

  2. Salimbeni D., Sanna S., Usai E., "A General Formulation of the Extremality Conditions for Uncostrained State Variable Optimal-Control Problems, Particularly Suited for Computer Implementation", in Dynamic Analisis of Complex Systems (Acts of the European Conference of System Dynamics, Milano, Italy , October 1990), V. D'Amato & C. Maccheroni eds., pp. 413÷420, ISBN 88-204-6382-2, Franco Angeli Libri s.r.l., Milanon, 1990

  3. Corriga G., Sanna S., Usai E., Usai G., "Modelling and simulation of forest stands growth", in Eurosim'95 Simulation Congress - Proceedings of the 1995 EUROSIM Conference, Vienna, 11-15 September 1995, F. Breitenecker & I. Husinsky eds., pp. 903÷908, ISBN 0-44-82241-0, Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, The Nederlands, 1995

  4. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Hybrid force position control of constrained manipulators by means of unchattering VSC", in Robotics and Manufactory Systems, Proceedings of the World Automation Congress WAC‘96, Montpellier, France, May 27÷30 1996, M. Jamshidi & F. Pin eds., vol. 3, pp. 63-69, ISBN 1-889335-00-2, TSI Press Series, Albuquerque, 1996

  5. Sanna S., Usai E., "Computer aided solution of non-singular optimal control problems", Proceedings of 4th IFIP WG-7.6 Working Conference on Optimization-Based computer-Aided Modelling and Design, pp. 37.1÷37.4, Noisy-le-Grand, France, May 28÷30 1996

  6. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Punta E., Usai E., "Chattering-free sliding mode control of constrained manipulator", presented at the Congress on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 1996), St. Luis, Missouri (U.S.A.), June 24÷26 1996

  7. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Sub-optimal sliding mode control of uncertain second order dynamical systems", Proceedings of 13th IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, California (U.S.A.), June 30 ÷ July 5 1996, vol. E - Nonlinear Systems I, R.Bitmead & A. Isidori eds., pp. 377÷382, Pergamon, 1996

  8. Sanna S., Usai E., "A general algorithm for the formulation and solution of non singular optimal control problems", Proceedings of the IMACS Multiconference (CESA’96), Symposium on Control, Optimization and Supervision, vol. 2, ISBN 2-9510266-0-9, pp. 1294÷1298, Lille, France, July 9÷12 1996

  9. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Stabilization of Uncertain Second Order Systems with Incomplete State Measure via Second Order Sliding Modes", Proceedings of the IMACS Multiconference (CESA’96), Symposium on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation, vol. 2, ISBN 2-9502908-6-8, pp. 1078÷1083, Lille, France, July 9÷12 1996, (invited)

  10. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Giacomini L., Usai E., "A Combined Backstepping/Second Order Sliding Mode Approach to Control a Class of Nonlinear Systems", Proceedings of 1996 IEEE Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems - VSS'96, Seiken Symposium n°19, Tokyo, Japan, December 5÷6 1996, ISBN 0-7803-3718-2, pp. 205÷210, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1996

  11. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Second order VSC for non linear systems subjected to a wide class of uncertainty conditions", Proceedings of 1996 IEEE Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems - VSS'96, Seiken Symposium n°19, Tokyo, Japan, December 5÷6 1996, ISBN 0-7803-3718-2, pp. 49÷54, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1996

  12. Giua A., Usai E. "High-Level Hybrid Petri Nets: a Definition", Proceedings of 35th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’96), Kobe, Japan, December 11÷13 1996, ISBN 0-7803-3593-7, vol. 1, pp. 148÷150, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1996

  13. Corriga G., Salimbeni D., Sanna S., Usai E., Usai G., "Water saving in canal distribution systems by means of centralized control", presented at Int. Conference on "The role of infrastructures for the development of the Mediterranean Islands", Iraklion, Crete, Greece, February, 6÷8 1997

  14. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Punta E., Usai E., "Application of a second order sliding mode control to constrained manipulators", Proceedings of the 1997 European Control Conference (ECC'97), vol.3, track WE-E K2, Brussels, Belgium, July 1-4 1997

  15. Bartolini G., Sanna S., Usai E., "Robust near optimal control via unchattering sliding mode control", 1st Int. Conference on Computing Anticipatory Systems (CASYS'97) - Abstract Book, Simposium II, pp. 51-55, Liege, Belgium, August 11-15 1997, (invited)

  16. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Punta E., Usai E., "A combined first and second order sliding mode approach for hybrid control of constrained manipulators", Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'97), San Diego, California (U.S.A.), December 10-12 1997, vol. 2, ISBN 0-7803-4187-2, pp. 949-956, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1997

  17. Giua A., Usai E., "Modelling Hybrid Systems by High-Level Petri Nets", Hybrid Dynamical Systems, Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Conference on Automation of Mixed Processes (ADPM'98), Reims, France, March 19-20 1998, ISBN 2-904835-48-8, pp. 316-323, Presses Universitaires de Reims, 1998

  18. Sanna S., Seatzu C., Usai E., "An effective procedure for growth models parameter estimation", Proceedings of the IMACS Multiconference (CESA'98) – Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Control, ISBN 2-9512309-0-7, vol. 1, pp. 1146-1151, Nebeul-Hammamet, Tunisia, April 1-4 1998

  19. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "Real-Time Output Derivatives Estimation by Means of Higher Order Sliding Modes", Proceedings of the IMACS Multiconference (CESA'98)– Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Control, ISBN 2-9512309-0-7, vol.1, pp. 782-787, Nebeul-Hammamet, Tunisia, April 1-4 1998, (invited)

  20. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., Utkin V.I., "Second Order Chattering-Free Sliding Mode Control for some Classes of Multi-Input Uncertain Nonlinear Systems", in Theory and practice of control and systems - Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, Italy, June 1998, A. Tornambè, G. Conte, A.M. Perdon eds., ISBN 981-02-3668-9, pp. 337-342, World Scientific, Singapore, 1998

  21. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "Digital Second Order Sliding Mode Control with Uncertainties Estimation for a Class of SISO Nonlinear Systems", in Theory and practice of control and systems - Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, Italy, June 1998, A. Tornambè, G. Conte, A.M. Perdon eds., ISBN 981-02-3668-9, pp. 96-101, World Scientific, Singapore, 1998

  22. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "Digital Second Order Sliding Mode Control of SISO Uncertain Nonlinear Systems", Proceedings of the 1998 American Control Conference (ACC'98), Philadelphia, (U.S.A.), June 24-26 1998, ISBN 0-7803-4530-4, vol. 1, pp. 119-124, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1998

  23. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "On Boundary Layer Reduction in Sliding Mode Control of SISO Uncertain Nonlinear Systems", Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA’98), Trieste, Italy, 1÷4 September 1998, ISBN 0-7803-4107-4, pp. 242-247, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1998

  24. Bartolini G., Punta E., Usai E., "Tracking control of underwater vehicles including thruster dynamics by second order sliding modes", Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE Conference & Exibition Oceans'98, Nice, France, 28 September-1 October 1998, ISBN 0-7803-5045-6, vol. 3, pp. 1645-1649, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1998

  25. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Levant A., Usai E., "On second order sliding mode controllers", Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS'98), pp.209-216, Longboat Key, Florida (U.S.A.), December 1998

  26. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "Variable structure control of nonlinear sampled data systems by second order sliding modes", Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS'98), pp.18-25, Longboat Key, Florida (U.S.A.), December 1998

  27. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "Direct Discretization of Second Order Sliding Mode Control for Uncertain Nonlinear Systems", Proceedings of the37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'98), Tampa, Florida (U.S.A.), December 1998, ISBN , pp. 2398-2403, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1998

  28. Bartolini G., Levant A., Usai E., Pisano A., "2-Sliding Mode with Adaptation", Proceedings of the 7th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED’99), pp. 2421-2429, Haifa, Israel, June 1999

  29. Damiano A., Gatto G., Pisano A., Usai E., "Digital Second Order Sliding Mode Control of PM DC Motor", Proceedings of the IEEE Int. Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE’99), Bled, Slovenia, July 1999, ISBN 0-7803-5662-4, pp.322-326, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1999

  30. Damiano A., Gatto G., Marongiu I., Pisano A., Usai E., "Rotor speed estimation in electric drives via digital second order sliding differentiator", Proceedings of the 1999 European Control Conference (ECC'99), paper 1013-5, 31 august - 3 september, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1999, (invited)

  31. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "A digital 2-sliding control algorithm for a class of uncertain nonlinear plants", Proceedings of the 1999 European Control Conference (ECC'99), paper 1013-2, 31 august - 3 september, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1999, (invited)

  32. Bartolini G., Ferrara A., Usai E., "On multi-input second order sliding mode control of nonlinear systems with uncertainty", Proceedings of the38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'99), Phoenix, Arizona (U.S.A.), 7-10 December 1999, ISBN 0-7803-5253X, pp. 4245-4250, (invited), IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1999

  33. Bartolini G., Levant A., Pisano A., Usai E., "A 2-sliding mode observer-controller scheme for nonlinear uncertain systems", Proceedings of the38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'99), Phoenix, Arizona (U.S.A.), 7-10 December 1999, ISBN 0-7803-5253X, pp. 5137-5139, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 1999

  34. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “Chaos synchronisation via sliding modes”, 4th Int. Conference on Computing Anticipatory Systems (CASYS’2000)-Abstract Book, Simposium 2, pp. 14-16, Liege, Belgium, August 7-12 2000, (invited), (Best Paper Award for the Symposium Chaos, Anticipation and Mathematical Systems)

  35. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Digital sliding mode control with O(T3) accuracy”, in Advances in Variable Structure Systems – Analysis, Integration and Application. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Sysstems (VSS 2000), Gold Coast, Australia, December 2000, X.Yu and J.-X.Xu eds., ISBN 981-02-4464-9, pp. 103-112, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2000.

  36. Bartolini G., Murineddu A., Pisano A., Usai E., “A combined first-order second-order sliding mode control scheme for IM drives”, in Advances in Variable Structure Systems – Analysis, Integration and Application. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Sysstems (VSS 2000), Gold Coast, Australia, December 2000, X.Yu and J.-X.Xu eds., ISBN 981-02-4464-9, pp. 261-270, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2000.

  37. Bartolini G., Orani N., Pisano A., Usai E., “Load swing damping in overhead cranes by sliding mode technique”, Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2000), Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2000, ISBN 0-7803-6641-7, #1697, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2000, (invited)

  38. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Global stabilization and peaking reduction for nonlinear uncertain systems with unmodelled actuator dynamics”, Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2000), Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2000, ISBN 0-7803-6641-7, #257, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2000

  39. Bartolini G., Cisci L., Pisano A., Usai E., "Navigation and Control of AUVs via Second Order Sliding-Modes and Extended Kalman Filtering", Proc. of the 9th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2001), ISBN 953-6037-35-1, #157, Dubrovnik,Croatia, 27-29 june 2001.

  40. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "Chattering Reduction in the Variable Structure Control of Nonlinear Systems with Incomplete State Availability", Proc. of the IEEE European Control Conference 2001 (ECC2001), pp. 3528-3533, Porto, Portugal, 4-7 September 2001

  41. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Global tracking control for a class of uncertain nonlinear systems”, Proc. 40th Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC01), ISBN 0-7803-7063-5, Orlando, FL, december 2001, pp. 473-478, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2001

  42. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Robust control of container cranes: theory and experimental validation”, Proc. 40th Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC01), ISBN 0-7803-7063-5, Orlando, FL, december 2001, pp. 1409-1414, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2001, (invited)

  43. Levant A., Pisano A., Usai E., “Output-Feedback control of the contact-force in high-speed-train pantographs”, Proc. 40th Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC01), ISBN 0-7803-7063-5, Orlando, FL, december 2001, pp. 1831-1836, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2001, (invited)

  44. Piga-Carboni A., Pisano A., Usai E., “Robust control of the contact force of an asymmetric pantograph”, in Computer in Railways VIII - Proc. COMPRAIL VIII, J.Allan, R.J. Hill, C.A. Brebbia, G. Sciutto and S. Sone eds., ISBN 1-85312-913-5, pp. 223-232, Lemnos, Greece, june 2002, (invited)

  45. Levant A., Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., "A Real-Sliding Criterion for Control Adaptation", Advances in Variable Structure Systems – Theory and Applications. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Sysstems (VSS 2002), Sarajevo, YUG, July 2002, A. Sabanovic ed., ISBN 9958-629-04-5, pp. 205-213, ETF Sarajevo, 2002

  46. Cannas B., Pisano A., Usai E., Cincotti S., "Robust chaos synchronisation: a comparative analysis", Advances in Variable Structure Systems – Theory and Applications. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Sysstems (VSS 2002), Sarajevo, YUG, July 2002, A. Sabanovic ed., ISBN 9958-629-04-5, pp. 337-344, ETF Sarajevo, 2002

  47. Piga-Carboni A., Pisano A., Usai E., "VSC Applied to a Brecknell-Willis High-Speed Pantograph”, Advances in Variable Structure Systems – Theory and Applications. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Sysstems (VSS 2002), Sarajevo, YUG, July 2002, A. Sabanovic ed., ISBN 9958-629-04-5, pp. 319-326, ETF Sarajevo, 2002

  48. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Output-feedback control of container cranes: a comparative analysis”, Proc. 41st Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC02), ISBN 0-7803-7516-5, Las Vegas, USA, December 2002, pp. 3237-3242, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2002, (invited)

  49. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Pisano A., Usai E., “Controlling Chaos Via Second-Order Sliding Modes”, Proc. of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2003), ISBN 0-7803-7762-1, paper # 2220, Bankok, Thailand, May 2003

  50. Pisano A., Usai E., “Output-Feedback Control of an Undewater Vehicle Prototype: Theory and Experiments”, Proc. of the 4th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND 2003), paper # 70, Milano, June 2003

  51. Pisano A., Usai E., “An improved second-order sliding mode control scheme robust against the measurement noise”, Proc. 42nd Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC03), ISBN 0-7803-7925-X, pp. 3519-3524, Maui (HI), USA, December 2003

  52. Bartolini G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Sliding-mode control with a mild information demand for relative degree 3 systems”, Proc. 42nd Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC03), ISBN 0-7803-7925-X, pp. 4050-4055, Maui (HI), USA, December 2003

  53. Bartolini G, Pisano A., Usai E., “On a third-order sliding-mode control algorithm”, Proc. of the 8th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’04), Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain, september 2004

  54. Boiko I., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., “Shaping the amplitude and frequency of chattering in 2-SMC with dynamic actuators”, Proc. of the 8th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’04), Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain, september 2004

  55. Boiko I., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., “Performance analisys of second-order sliding mode systems with fast actuators”, Proc. of the 8th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’04), Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain, september 2004

  56. Boiko I, Fridman L, Pisano A, Usai E., “Fast oscillations in feedback control systems with fast actuators driven by the second-order sliding mode 'suboptimal' algorithm”,. Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’04), ISBN 0-7803-8683-3, pp. 5285-5290, The Bahamas, December 2004

  57. Boiko I, Fridman L, Iriarte R, Pisano A, Usai E., “Analysis of the sub-optimal second-order sliding-mode control algorithm in the frequency domain”, Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’04), ISBN 0-7803-8683-3, pp.219-224, The Bahamas, December 2004

  58. Boiko I, Fridman L., Orani, N., Pisano A., Usai E., “Analysis of nonlinear variable-structure systems with second-order  sliding-modes and dynamic actuators”, 16th IFAC World Congress (IFAC’05), ISBN 978-3-902661-75-3, Prague, 04-08 july 2005

  59. Allotta B., Pisano A., Pugi L., Usai E., “VSC of a servo-actuated ATR90-type pantograph”, Proc. 44rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’05), ISBN 0-7803-9568-9, pp. 590-595, Sevilla, Spain, December 2005

  60. Bartolini, G.; Orani, N.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., Position/attitude control of a jet-propelled surface-vessel prototype via the simplex-vector sliding-mode approach”, Proceedings of the 2006 International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’06), ISBN 1-4244-0208-5, pp. 155 – 160, Alghero, Italy, June 2006.

  61. Bartolini G, Pisano A, Usai E., “On the finite-time stabilization of a nonlinear uncertain dynamics via switched control”, Proceedings of the 2nd IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS'06), ISBN 0-08-044613-2, pp. 276-82, Alghero, Italy, June 2006.

  62. Orani, N.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., On a new sliding-mode differentiation scheme”; Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2006), ISBN 1-4244-0726-5, pp. 2652 – 2657, Mumbay, India, December 2006.

  63. Pisano A., Usai E., “Contact Force Estimation and Regulation in Active Pantographs: An Algebraic Observability Approach”, Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’07), ISBN 1-4244-1498-9, pp. 4341-4346, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 2007.

  64. Bartolini G., Pisano A. Usai E., “On an Output-Feedback Stabilization Problem with Uncertainty in the Relative Degree”, Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’07), ISBN 1-4244-1498-9, pp. 2017-2022, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 2007.

  65. Pisano A., Usai E., “Contact Force Regulation in Wire-Actuated Pantographs Via Variable Structure Control”, Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’07), ISBN 1-4244-1498-9, pp. 1986-1992, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 2007.

  66. Davila J., .Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., “Finite-time state observation for nonlinear systems with application to compressor surge detection: a high order sliding-mode approach”, Proc. of the 10th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’08), ISBN 978-1-4244-2200-5, pp. 197-202, Antalya, Turkey, June 2008

  67. Pisano A., Davila A., .Fridman L., Usai E., “Cascade Control of PM-DC Drives via Second-Order Sliding Mode Technique”, Proc. of the 10th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’08), ISBN 978-1-4244-2200-5, pp. 268-273, Antalya, Turkey, June 2008

  68. Bartolini G., Muntoni A., Pisano A. Usai E., “Compressor Surge Active Control via Throttle and CCV Actuators. A Second-Order Sliding-Mode Approach”, Proc. of the 10th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’08), ISBN 978-1-4244-2200-5, pp. 274-279, Antalya, Turkey, June 2008

  69. Usai E., “Sliding mode: Basic theory and new perspectives”, 5th Workshop on Structural Dynamical Systems: Computational Aspects (SDS2008), Capitolo, Monopoli, Italy, June 2008 (invited talk).

  70. Usai E., “Applications of Sliding Mode theory in science and engineering”, 5th Workshop on Structural Dynamical Systems: Computational Aspects (SDS2008), Capitolo, Monopoli, Italy, June 2008 (invited talk).

  71. Bartolini G., Muntoni A., Pisano A., Usai E., “Compressor Surge Suppression by Second-Order Sliding Mode Control Technique ", Proc. of the 17th IFAC Triennal World Congress (IFAC WC 2008), ISBN 978-3-902661-00-5, pp. 6238-6244, Seoul, KR, June 2008

  72. Boiko I., Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., "On the transfer properties of second-order sliding mode control systems", Proc. of the 17th IFAC Triennal World Congress (IFAC WC 2008), ISBN 978-3-902661-00-5, pp. 3823-3829, Seoul, KR, June 2008.

  73. Bartolini G.,Orani N., Pisano A., Usai E., “System inversion by higher-order slidng modes", Mathematical problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences, Genova, Italy, June 2008

  74. Davila J., .Fridman L., Pisano A., Usai E., “Observation of a class of quasilinear systems by quasi-continuous high-order sliding modes”, Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’08), ISBN 978-1-4244-3124-3, pp. 2844-2849, Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.

  75. Orani, N.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., “Fault detection and reconstruction for a three-tank system via high-order sliding-mode observer”, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, (CCA) & Intelligent Control, (ISIC), ISBN 978-1-4244-4602-5, pp. 1714 - 1719 , Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 2009.

  76. Davila, J.; Fridman, L.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., “State observation for quasi-linear uncertain systems by nested high-order sliding mode observer”, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, (CCA) & Intelligent Control, (ISIC), ISBN 978-1-4244-4602-5, pp. 1128 - 1133 , Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 2009.

  77. Orani, N.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., “Exact reconstruction of actuator faults by reduced-order sliding mode observer”, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, (CCA) & Intelligent Control, (ISIC), ISBN 978-1-4244-4602-5, pp. 1344 - 1349 , Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 2009.

  78. Orani N., Pisano A., Franceschelli M., Giua A., Usai E., “Robust Reconstruction of the Discrete State for a Class of Nonlinear Uncertain Switched Systems”, Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS'09), ISBN 978-1-6173-8782-1, pp. 228 - 233, Saragoza, Spain, September 2009.

  79. Bejarano F.J., Pisano A., Usai E., “Finite-Time Converging Jump Observer for Linear Switched Systems with Unknown Inputs”, Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS'09), ISBN 978-1-6173-8782-1, pp. 352 - 357, Saragoza, Spain, September 2009.

  80. Dávila J., Pisano A., Usai E., “Finite Time Observation of the Continuous and Discrete State for a Class of a Non Linear Switching Dynamics”, Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS'09), ISBN 978-1-6173-8782-1, pp. 358 - 363, Saragoza, Spain, September 2009.

  81. Usai E., “Unknown input reconstruction via sliding modes”, 6th Workshop on Structural Dynamical Systems: Computational Aspects (SDS2010), Capitolo, Monopoli, Italy, 8-10 June 2010 (invited talk).

  82. Usai E., “Sliding modes in infinite dimensional systems”, 6th Workshop on Structural Dynamical Systems: Computational Aspects (SDS2010), Capitolo, Monopoli, Italy, 8-10 June 2010 (invited talk).

  83. Orlov Y., Pisano A., Usai E., “Second-order sliding-mode control of the uncertain heat and wave equations”, Proc. of the 11th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’10), ISBN 978-1-4244-5830-1, pp.7-13, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 June 2010.

  84. Pisano A., Scodina S., Usai E., “Load swing suppression in the 3-dimensional overhead crane via second-order sliding-modes”, Proc. of the 11th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’10), ISBN 978-1-4244-5830-1, pp.452-457, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 June 2010.

  85. Pisano A., Rapaic M. R., Jelicic Z. D., Usai. E., "On second-order sliding-mode control of fractional-order dynamics", Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference (ACC'10), Baltimore (MD), U.S.A., June 30-July 02 2010, ISBN 978-1-4244-7425-7, pp. 6680-6685, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, 2010.

  86. M. Baistrocchi, G. Bartolini, M. Camerada, P. Castelli, G. Cau, D. Cocco, B. D’Aguanno, G. Delussu, L. Grimolizzi, F. Mura, C. Palomba, A. Pisano, P. Puddu, D. Salimbeni, E. Usai, A. Varone, “PARABOLIC TROUGH DEMONSTRATOR FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE SOLAR ENERGY IN SARDINIA USING GAS AS HEAT TRANSFER FLUID”, Proceedings of the 16th Symposium SolarPACES 2010, Perignan, France, September 2010.

  87. Rapaic M., Jelicic Z., Pisano A., Usai E., “Second-order sliding modes and soft computing techniques for fault detection”, Proceedings of the 8th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD 2010), pp. 271-277, Ferrara, Italy, 18-19 November, 2010.

  88. Pillosu S., Pisano A., Usai E., “Unknown-input observation techniques in Open Channel Hydraulic Systems”, Proceedings of the 8th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD 2010), pp. 278-283, Ferrara, Italy, 18-19 November, 2010.

  89. Pisano A., Scodina S., Usai E., “Unknown Input Observer with sliding mode disturbance estimator for the Diffusion PDE”, Proceedings of the 8th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD 2010), pp. 284-289, Ferrara, Italy, 18-19 November, 2010.

  90. Pillosu S., Pisano A., Usai E., “Consensus based decentralized estimation for linear plants with unknown inputs”, Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC’10), ISBN 978-1-4244-7746-3, pp. 6857 – 6862, Atlanta, Georgia (USA), December 2010.

  91. Pisano A., Pillosu S., Usai E., “Unknown-input observation techniques in Open Channel Hydraulic Systems”, Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 2011), ISBN 978-3-902661-93-7, pp. xxx, Milan, 28 August-02 september 2011.

  92. Pisano A., Usai E., Rapaic M., Jelicic Z., “Second-order sliding mode approaches to disturbance estimation and fault detection in fractional-order systems”, Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 2011), ISBN 978-3-902661-93-7, pp. xxx,Milan, 28 August-02 september 2011.

  93. Pisano A. Orlov Y., Usai E., “Distributed-parameter second-order sliding-mode control techniques for the uncertain heat and wave equations”, Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 2011), ISBN 978-3-902661-93-7, pp.xxx ,Milan, 28 August-02 september 2011.

  94. Orlov, Y.; Pisano, A.; Scodina, S.; Usai, E., “Lyapunov-based second-order sliding mode control for a class of uncertain reaction-diffusion processes”, Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC’11), ISBN 978-1-61284-801-3/11, pp. 4592 – 4597, Orlando, Florida (USA), December 2011.

  95. Orlov, Y.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., “Boundary second-order sliding-mode control of an uncertain heat process with spatially varying diffusivity “, Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC’11), ISBN 978-1-61284-801-3/11, pp. 1323-1328, Orlando, Florida (USA), December 2011.

  96. Pilloni, A.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., “Parameter tuning and chattering adjustment of Super-Twisting Sliding Mode Control system for linear plants”, Proc. of the 12th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’12), ISBN 978-1-4577-2067-3, pp. 479-484, Mubay, India, January 12-14, 2012.

  97. Orlov Y., Pisano A., Scodina S., Usai E, “Sliding-mode Boundary Control of Uncertain Reaction-Diffusion Processes with Spatially Varying Parameters”, Proc. of the 12th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’12), ISBN 978-1-4577-2067-3, pp. 40-45, Mubay, India, January 12-14, 2012.

  98. Pisano A., Milan R. Rapaić M.R., Usai E., Jeličić Z.D., “Continuous finite-time stabilization for some classes of fractional order dynamics”, Proc. of the 12th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’12), ISBN 978-1-4577-2067-3, pp. 16-21, Mubay, India, January 12-14, 2012.

  99. Pilloni, A.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., “Robust FDI in Induction Motors via Second Order Sliding Mode Technique”, Proc. of the 12th Int. Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS’12), ISBN 978-1-4577-2067-3, pp. 467-472, Mubay, India, January 12-14, 2012.

  100. Pisano A., Milan R. Rapaić M.R., Jeličić Z.D., Usai E., “Nonlinear fractional PI control of a class of fractional-order systems, Proc. of the IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control (PID'12), ISBN xxxxx, pp. xxxx, Brescia, Italy, 28-30 March 2012.

  101. Pilloni, A.; Pisano, A.; Usai, E., “Oscillation shaping in uncertain linear plants with nonlinear PI control: analysis and experimental results”, Proc. of the IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control (PID'12), ISBN xxxxx, pp. xxxx, Brescia, Italy, 28-30 March 2012.

  102. Usai E. Pilloni A., Pisano A., “Model based Fault Detection and Diagnosis via Sliding Modes”, 7th Workshop on Structural Dynamical Systems: Computational Aspects (SDS2012), Capitolo, Monopoli, Italy, 11-15 June 2012 (invited talk).

  103. S. M. Rakhtala, Usai E., “State Estimation and Robust Control in Nonlinear Systems: an Application to Fuel cells”, 7th Workshop on Structural Dynamical Systems: Computational Aspects (SDS2012), Capitolo, Monopoli, Italy, 11-15 June 2012 (invited talk).

  104. Orlov Y.; Pisano A.; Usai E., “Distributed tracking control of an uncertain heat diffusion process“, Proceedings of the 20th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2012), ISBN 978-146732531-8, pp. 1409-1414, Barcelona, Spain, 3-6 July 2012.

  105. Franceschelli M., Pisano A., Giua A., Usai E., “Finite-time consensus based clock synchronization by discontinuous control”, Proceedings of the 4th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS'12), ISBN 978-390282300-7, pp. 172-177, Eindhoven, The Neederlands, 6-8 June.

Articoli su riviste a diffusione nazionale/National Journals

  1. Usai E., Veronesi M., S. Puddu “Impiego di differenziatori non lineari in algoritmi di tipo PID", Automazione e Strumentazione, anno LIV, n. 3, ISSN 0005-1284, pp. 100-105, marzo 2006

Comunicazioni a congressi, simposi, workshop nazionali/National Congresses, symposia and workshops

  1. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “Sincronizzazione di sistemi caotici mediante differenziatori sliding modes", Atti di XVI Riunione Annuale dei Ricercatori del Gruppo di Elettrotecnica, Udine,15-17 Giugno 2000

  2. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “Demodulazione caotica basata su osservatori algebrici sliding”, Atti di XVII Riunione Annuale dei Ricercatori del Gruppo di Elettrotecnica, Catania, Settembre 2001

  3. Corriga G., Pisano A., Usai E., “Controllo robusto della forza di contatto in pantografi ferroviari”, 45° Convegno Nazionale ANIPLA "@utomazione 2001"-Volume delle Memorie, Ancona, Italia, 22-23 Novembre 2001, pp. 415-420, MP Comunicazione Ed., Falconara M.ma (AN), 2001

  4. Cincotti S., Di Stefano S., Teglio A., Cannas B., Usai E., “Hyperchaos, sincronizzazione identica e generalizzata in sistemi caotici accoppiati”, Atti di XVIII Riunione Annuale dei Ricercatori del Gruppo di Elettrotecnica, Messina, Giugno 2002

  5. Cincotti S., Teglio A., Cannas B., Usai E., Pisano A., “Sincronizzazione e controllo di circuiti e sistemi caotici”, Atti di XIX Riunione Annuale dei Ricercatori del Gruppo di Elettrotecnica, Perugia, Giugno 2003

Rapporti tecnici/Technical reports

  1. Salimbeni D., Sanna S., Usai E., "Realizzazione su personal computer HP-9836 di un algoritmo per la soluzione di problemi normali di controllo ottimo in tempo minimo", Rapporti dell'Istituto di Elettrotecnica dell'Universita' di Cagliari, n° 19, Dicembre 1986.

  2. Salimbeni D., Sanna S., Usai E., "Implementazione su personal computer HP-9836 di un algoritmo per la soluzione di problemi non singolari di controllo ottimo di tipo bang-bang", Rapporti dell'Istituto di Elettrotecnica dell'Universita' di Cagliari, n° 33, Ottobre 1989

  3. Giua A., Usai E., "Modelling Hybrid Systems by High-Level Nets", Rapporti del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed Elettronica - Università di Cagliari, n° 96-32, Marzo 1996

  4. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “An algebraic observability approach to chaos synchronisation by sliding differentiators”, Rapporti del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed Elettronica - Università di Cagliari, n° 99, Maggio 2000

  5. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “Analitical evidence of hyperchaotic behaviuous in two coupled Chua’s circuits”, Rapporti del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed Elettronica - Università di Cagliari, n° 100, Maggio 2000

  6. Cannas B., Cincotti S., Usai E., “Neural reconstruction of Lorentz attractor by observables”, Rapporti del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed Elettronica - Università di Cagliari, n° 101, Maggio 2000

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