Publications

Books

Book chapters or sections

  • Z. Aminzare, Y. Shafi, M. Arcak, and E. D. Sontag, “Guaranteeing spatial uniformity in reaction-diffusion systems using weighted L2-norm contractions,” in A Systems Theoretic Approach to Systems and Synthetic Biology: Models and System Characterizations, V. V. Kulkarni, G. Stan, and K. Raman, Eds., Vol. 1, London, U.K.: Springer Verlag, 2014, ch. 3.

  • M. Arcak, “Passivity approach to network stability analysis and distributed control synthesis,” in The Control Handbook, W. Levine, Ed., second ed., Vol. II, CRC Press, 2010, pp. 1-18.

  • E. D. Sontag and M. Arcak, “Passivity-based stability of interconnection structures,” in Recent Advances in Learning and Control: Festschrift on the Occasion of Mathukumalli Vidyasagar's 60th Birthday, V. D. Blondel, S. P. Boyd, and H. Kimura, Eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 371, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp. 195-204.

  • E. Biyik and M. Arcak, “Passivity-based agreement protocols: Continuous-time and sampled-data designs,” in Group Coordination and Cooperative Control: Proc. 2006 Workshop on Group Coordination and Cooperative Control, K. Y. Pettersen, J. T. Gravdahl, and H. Nijmeijer, Eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 336, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2006, pp. 21-33.

  • P. V. Kokotovic and M. Arcak, “Robust Control of Nonlinear Systems: A Control Lyapunov Function Approach,” in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS): Control Systems, Robotics, and Automation, H. Unbehauen, Ed., Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK: Eolss Publishers, 2004.

  • P. V. Kokotovic and M. Arcak, “Activation of Nonlinear Feedback Concepts,” in System Theory: Modeling, Analysis, and Control–A Tribute to Sanjoy K. Mitter, T. E. Djaferis and I. C. Schick, Eds., The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC, 1999, pp. 379-389.

Articles in journals or magazines

  • M. Arcak, M. Larsen, and P. Kokotovic, “Boundedness without absolute stability in systems with stiffening nonlinearities,” European J. Control: Special Issue on Dissipativity of Dynamical Systems, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 243-250, 2002. [abstract]

Articles in conference proceedings

  • Y. Shafi and M. Arcak, “An adaptive algorithm for synchronization in diffusively coupled systems,” in Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, 2014, pp. 2220-2225.

  • S. Coogan and M. Arcak, “Dynamical properties of a compartmental model for traffic networks,” in Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, 2014, pp. 2511-2516.

  • S. Coogan and M. Arcak, “Freeway traffic control from linear temporal logic specifications,” in Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, 2014, pp. 36-47.

  • J. O'Rourke, M. Arcak, and M. Ramani, “Estimating air flow rates in a fuel cell system using electrochemical impedance,” in Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2008.

  • X. Fan, M. Arcak, S. Kalyanaraman, and Y. S. Chan, “Delay robustness and AQM in networks,” in Proc. 17th Intl. Symp. on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2006), 2006, pp. 695-700.

  • H. Gorgun, M. Arcak, and F. Barbir, “An algorithm for estimation of membrane water content in PEM fuel cells,” in Proc. 1st Intl. Hydrogen Energy Congress and Exhibition (IHEC 2005), 2005.

  • H. Gorgun and M. Arcak, “Using observers for fault diagnostics in fuel cell power systems,” in Proc. 12th Mediterranean Control Conf. (MED 2004), 2004.

  • J. T. Wen, M. Arcak, and X. Fan, “Distributed optimization in data networks: A passivity approach,” in Proc. 38th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS 2004), 2004, pp. 1111-1116.

  • P. Encarnacao, A. Pascoal, and M. Arcak, “Path following for marine vehicles in the presence of unknown currents,” in Robot Control 2000: Proc. of the 6th IFAC Symp. on Robot Control (SYROCO ’00), P. Kopacek, Ed., Vol. 2, 2001, pp. 507-512.

  • P. Encarnacao, A. Pascoal, and M. Arcak, “Path following for autonomous marine craft,” in Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft 2000: Proc. 5th IFAC Conf., M. Blanke, M. M. A. Pourzanjani, and Z. Z. Vukic, Eds., IFAC Proceedings, 2001, pp. 117-122.

  • A. Pascoal, M. Arcak, and P. Encarnacao, “Path following control of marine vehicles,” in Proc. 4th Portuguese Intl. Conf. on Automatic Control (CONTROLO 2000), 2000.

  • P. V. Kokotovic and M. Arcak, “Constructive nonlinear control: Progress in the 90's (Plenary Talk),” in Proc. 14th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 1999), H. F. Chen, D. Z. Cheng, and J. F. Zhang, Eds., IFAC Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1999, pp. 49-77.

  • R. Sepulchre and M. Arcak, “Global stabilization of nonlinear cascade systems: Limitations imposed by right half plane zeros,” in Nonlinear Control Systems Design 1998: Proc. 4th IFAC Symp. (NOLCOS 1998), H. J. C. Huijberts, H. Nijmeijer, A. J. van der Schaft, and J. M. A. Scherpen, Eds., IFAC Proceedings, 1998, pp. 624-629.

Ph.D. Theses

  • M. Arcak, “Unmodeled Dynamics in Robust Nonlinear Control,” University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aug. 2000.