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Practical issues in the implementation of self-tuning control. (English) Zbl 0546.93050
Considerable theoretical work has been done recently in the area of adaptive systems in general and of self-tuning controllers in particular. Many successful practical applications have been completed in recent years. However, there is a clear need for more insight into the aspects of practical implementations of adaptive regulators. The purpose of this paper is to present different types of ”safety-nets” and ”special tricks” that have been often used to make self-tuning controllers work in practice. The following problems are discussed: robust control design, robust estimation, signal conditioning, estimator wind-up, start-up procedures, reset action, and choice of parameters in self-tuning regulators.
Reviewer: P.Stoica

MSC:
93C40 Adaptive control/observation systems
93B35 Sensitivity (robustness)
93E10 Estimation and detection in stochastic control theory
93B50 Synthesis problems
62F35 Robustness and adaptive procedures (parametric inference)
93B40 Computational methods in systems theory (MSC2010)
93E25 Computational methods in stochastic control (MSC2010)
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