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M. R. Jovanovic.
Modeling, analysis, and control of spatially distributed systems.
PhD thesis,
University of California, Santa Barbara,
2004.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Control of vehicular formations,
Distributed systems theory,
Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations.
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I. K. Ozaslan,
H. Mohammadi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Computing stabilizing feedback gains via a modelfree policy gradient method.
IEEE Control Syst. Lett.,
7:407412,
July 2023.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Gradient descent,
Linear quadratic regulator,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
Random search method,
Reinforcement learning,
Sample complexity.
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H. A. Castillo,
M. R. Jovanovic,
S. Kumar,
A. Morozov,
V. Shankar,
G. Subramanian,
and H. J. Wilson.
Understanding viscoelastic flow instabilities: OldroydB and beyond.
J. NonNewtonian Fluid Mech.,
302:104742 (39 pages),
April 2022.
Note: Part of the special issue commemorating the birth centenary of James Oldroyd.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Elastic turbulence,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs,
Spatiotemporal frequency responses,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Viscoelastic instabilities.
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N. K. Dhingra,
S. Z. Khong,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
A second order primaldual method for nonsmooth convex composite optimization.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
67(8):40614076,
August 2022.
Keyword(s): Augmented Lagrangian,
Exponential convergence,
Global exponential stability,
Method of multipliers,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Proximal algorithms,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian,
Regularization for design,
Second order primaldual method,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured optimal control,
Structure identification.
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D. Ding,
K. Zhang,
J. Duan,
T. Basar,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Convergence and sample complexity of natural policy gradient primaldual methods for constrained MDPs.
J. Mach. Learn. Res.,
2022.
Note: Submitted; also arXiv:2206.02346.
Keyword(s): Constrained Markov decision processes,
Constrained nonconvex optimization,
Function approximation,
Natural policy gradient,
Policy gradient methods,
Primaldual algorithms,
Sample complexity.
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A. Dwivedi,
G. S. Sidharth,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Oblique transition in hypersonic doublewedge flow.
J. Fluid Mech.,
948,
October 2022.
Keyword(s): Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Doublewedge flow,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
Inputoutput analysis,
Oblique waves,
Shock boundary layer interaction,
Reattachment vortices,
Transition to turbulence,
Weakly nonlinear analysis.
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H. Mohammadi,
M. Razaviyayn,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Tradeoffs between convergence rate and noise amplification for momentumbased accelerated optimization algorithms.
2022.
Note: Submitted; also arXiv:2209.11920.
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Convergence rate,
Convex optimization,
Gradient descent,
Heavyball method,
Nesterov's accelerated method,
Nonnormal dynamics,
Noise amplification,
Secondorder moments.
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H. Mohammadi,
S. Samuelson,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Transient growth of accelerated optimization algorithms.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
2022.
Note: Doi:10.1109/TAC.2022.3162154.
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Convex optimization,
Gradient descent,
Heavyball method,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Nesterov's accelerated method,
Nonnormal dynamics,
Transient growth.
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H. Mohammadi,
A. Zare,
M. Soltanolkotabi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Convergence and sample complexity of gradient methods for the modelfree linearquadratic regulator problem.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
67(5):24352450,
May 2022.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Gradient descent,
Gradientflow dynamics,
Linear quadratic regulator,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
PolyakLojasiewicz inequality,
Random search method,
Reinforcement learning,
Sample complexity.
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L. Ballotta,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and L. Schenato.
Can decentralized control outperform centralized? The role of communication latency.
IEEE Trans. Control Netw. Syst.,
2021.
Note: Submitted; also arXiv:2109.00359.
Keyword(s): Controller architecture,
Fundamental limitations,
Networks,
Networks of dynamical systems,
Noise amplification,
Performance bounds,
Topology design.
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G. Hariharan,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Localized stress amplification in inertialess channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
J. NonNewtonian Fluid Mech.,
291:104514 (14 pages),
May 2021.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs,
Spatiotemporal impulse responses.
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G. Hariharan,
S. Kumar,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Wellconditioned ultraspherical and spectral integration methods for resolvent analysis of channel flows of Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids.
J. Comput. Phys.,
439:110241 (25 pages),
August 2021.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Spatiotemporal frequency responses,
Spectral integration method,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
Proximal gradient flow and DouglasRachford splitting dynamics: global exponential stability via integral quadratic constraints.
Automatica,
123:109311,
January 2021.
Keyword(s): Control for optimization,
Convex Optimization,
Forwardbackward envelope,
DouglasRachford splitting,
Global exponential stability,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Nonsmooth optimization,
PolyakLojasiewicz inequality,
Proximal algorithms,
Primaldual methods,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian.
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M. R. Jovanovic.
From bypass transition to flow control and datadriven turbulence modeling: An inputoutput viewpoint.
Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech.,
53(1):311345,
January 2021.
Keyword(s): Colored noise,
Convex optimization,
Drag reduction,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
NavierStokes equations,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Simulationfree design,
Structured covariances,
Transition to turbulence,
Turbulence modeling.
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H. Mohammadi,
M. Razaviyayn,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Robustness of accelerated firstorder algorithms for strongly convex optimization problems.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
66(6):24802495,
June 2021.
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Consensus networks,
Control for optimization,
Convex optimization,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Linear matrix inequalities,
Noise amplification,
Secondorder moments,
Semidefinite programming.
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H. Mohammadi,
M. Soltanolkotabi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the linear convergence of random search for discretetime LQR.
IEEE Control Syst. Lett.,
5(3):989994,
July 2021.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Gradient descent,
Linear quadratic regulator,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
Random search method,
Reinforcement learning,
Sample complexity.
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W. Ran,
A. Zare,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Modelbased design of riblets for turbulent drag reduction.
J. Fluid Mech.,
906:A7 (38 pages),
January 2021.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Riblets,
Sensorfree flow control,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Spatiotemporal frequency responses,
Stochasticallyforced NavierStokes equations,
Turbulence modeling.
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D. Ding,
X. Wei,
Z. Yang,
Z. Wang,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Fast multiagent temporaldifference learning via homotopy stochastic primaldual optimization.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
2020.
Note: Submitted; also arXiv:1908.02805.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Distributed temporaldifference learning,
Multiagent systems,
Primaldual algorithms,
Reinforcement learning,
Stochastic optimization.
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A. Dwivedi,
N. Hildebrand,
J. W. Nichols,
G. V. Candler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Transient growth analysis of oblique shock wave/boundarylayer interactions at Mach 5.92.
Phys. Rev. Fluids,
5(6):063904 (20 pages),
June 2020.
Keyword(s): Adjoint equations,
Baseflow sensitivity,
Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Energy amplification,
Global stability analysis,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
Transient growth,
Transition to turbulence.
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A. Zare,
T. T. Georgiou,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Stochastic dynamical modeling of turbulent flows.
Annu. Rev. Control Robot. Auton. Syst.,
3:195219,
May 2020.
Keyword(s): Colored noise,
Convex optimization,
Disturbance dynamics,
Flow modeling and control,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances,
Turbulence modeling.
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A. Zare,
H. Mohammadi,
N. K. Dhingra,
T. T. Georgiou,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Proximal algorithms for largescale statistical modeling and sensor/actuator selection.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
65(8):34413456,
August 2020.
Keyword(s): Actuator selection,
Augmented Lagrangian,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank perturbation,
Matrix completion problem,
Method of multipliers,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Proximal algorithms,
Regularization for design,
Sensor selection,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured covariances.
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M. Chertkov,
M. R. Jovanovic,
B. Lesieutre,
S. Low,
P. van Hentenryck,
and L. Wehenkel.
Guest Editorial Special Issue on Analysis, Control, and Optimization of Energy Networks.
IEEE Trans. Control Netw. Syst.,
6(3):922924,
September 2019.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Control,
Energy networks,
Power Networks.
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J. Cortes,
M. Egerstedt,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
The inaugural CDC soccer cup.
IEEE Control Syst. Mag.,
39(3):1739,
June 2019.
Keyword(s): Soccer,
The Name of the Game: Football!.
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N. K. Dhingra,
M. Colombino,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Structured decentralized control of positive systems with applications to combination drug therapy and leader selection in directed networks.
IEEE Trans. Control Netw. Syst.,
6(1):352362,
March 2019.
Keyword(s): Combination drug therapy,
Convex optimization,
Directed Networks,
Leader selection,
Positive systems,
Proximal algorithms,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured design.
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N. K. Dhingra,
S. Z. Khong,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
The proximal augmented Lagrangian method for nonsmooth composite optimization.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
64(7):28612868,
July 2019.
Keyword(s): Augmented Lagrangian,
Control for optimization,
Exponential convergence,
Global exponential stability,
Method of multipliers,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Proximal algorithms,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian,
Regularization for design,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured optimal control,
Structure identification.
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A. Dwivedi,
G. S. Sidharth,
J. W. Nichols,
G. V. Candler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Reattachment vortices in hypersonic compression ramp flow: an inputoutput analysis.
J. Fluid Mech.,
880:113135,
December 2019.
Keyword(s): Compressible flows,
Compression ramp flow,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
InputOutput analysis,
Shock Boundary layer interaction,
Reattachment vortices,
Transition to turbulence.
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W. Ran,
A. Zare,
M. J. P. Hack,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Modeling mode interactions in boundary layer flows via Parabolized Floquet Equations.
Phys. Rev. Fluids,
4(2):023901 (22 pages),
February 2019.
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Controloriented modeling,
Distributed systems,
Floquet theory,
Htype transition,
Laminar streaks,
Parabolized Floquet equations,
Parabolized stability equations,
Periodic systems,
Transition to turbulence.
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W. Ran,
A. Zare,
M. J. P. Hack,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Stochastic receptivity analysis of boundary layer flow.
Phys. Rev. Fluids,
4(9):093901 (28 pages),
September 2019.
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Boundary layer receptivity,
Controloriented modeling,
Distributed systems,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Freestream turbulence,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
NavierStokes equations,
Spatiallyevolving flows,
Transition to turbulence.
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G. Hariharan,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Amplification of localized body forces in channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
J. NonNewtonian Fluid Mech.,
260:4053,
October 2018.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs,
Spatiotemporal impulse responses.
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S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
Topology design for stochasticallyforced consensus networks.
IEEE Trans. Control Netw. Syst.,
5(3):10751086,
September 2018.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Interior point method,
Proximal gradient method,
Proximal Newton method,
Sparse graphs,
Topology design.
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N. Hildebrand,
A. Dwivedi,
J. W. Nichols,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and G. V. Candler.
Simulation and stability analysis of oblique shock wave/boundary layer interactions at Mach 5.92.
Phys. Rev. Fluids,
3(1):013906 (23 pages),
January 2018.
Keyword(s): Adjoint equations,
Baseflow sensitivity,
Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Global stability analysis,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
Transition to turbulence.
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X. Wu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control of systems with symmetries, consensus and synchronization networks.
Syst. Control Lett.,
103:18,
May 2017.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus and synchronization networks,
Distributed systems,
Regularization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Spatiallyinvariant systems.
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A. Zare,
Y. Chen,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Lowcomplexity modeling of partially available secondorder statistics: theory and an efficient matrix completion algorithm.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
62(3):13681383,
March 2017.
Keyword(s): Alternating minimization algorithm,
Convex optimization,
Disturbance dynamics,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
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A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Colour of turbulence.
J. Fluid Mech.,
812:636680,
February 2017.
Keyword(s): Colored noise,
Convex optimization,
Disturbance dynamics,
Flow modeling and control,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances,
Turbulence modeling.
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J. Jeun,
J. W. Nichols,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Inputoutput analysis of highspeed axisymmetric isothermal jet noise.
Phys. Fluids,
28(4):047101 (20 pages),
April 2016.
Note: (Editor's Pick).
Keyword(s): Acoustics,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Jet noise.
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M. R. Jovanovic and N. K. Dhingra.
Controller architectures: tradeoffs between performance and structure.
Eur. J. Control,
30:7691,
July 2016.
Keyword(s): Controller architecture,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Networks of dynamical systems,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Performance vs. complexity,
Regularization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured optimal control,
Structure identification.
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X. Wu,
F. Dorfler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Inputoutput analysis and decentralized optimal control of interarea oscillations in power systems.
IEEE Trans. Power Syst.,
31(3):24342444,
May 2016.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Performance of largescale networks,
Power networks,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Synchronization,
Widearea control.
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F. Dorfler,
M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Chertkov,
and F. Bullo.
Sparsitypromoting optimal widearea control of power networks.
IEEE Trans. Power Syst.,
29(5):22812291,
September 2014.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Power networks,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Widearea control.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal sparse interconnection graphs for synchronization of oscillator networks.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
59(9):24572462,
September 2014.
Keyword(s): Distributed control,
Oscillator networks,
Sparse graphs,
Synchronization.
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M. R. Jovanovic,
P. J. Schmid,
and J. W. Nichols.
Sparsitypromoting dynamic mode decomposition.
Phys. Fluids,
26(2):024103 (22 pages),
February 2014.
Keyword(s): Dynamic Mode Decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
Convex optimization,
Sparsity.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Algorithms for leader selection in stochastically forced consensus networks.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
59(7):17891802,
July 2014.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Greedy algorithm,
Leader selection,
Performance bounds,
Sparsity.
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R. Moarref,
M. R. Jovanovic,
J. A. Tropp,
A. S. Sharma,
and B. J. McKeon.
A loworder decomposition of turbulent channel flow via resolvent analysis and convex optimization.
Phys. Fluids,
26(5):051701 (7 pages),
May 2014.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation.
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V. L. Thomas,
B. K. Lieu,
M. R. Jovanovic,
B. F. Farrell,
P. J. Ioannou,
and D. F. Gayme.
Selfsustaining turbulence in a restricted nonlinear model of plane Couette flow.
Phys. Fluids,
26(10):105112 (17 pages),
October 2014.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Computation of frequency responses for linear timeinvariant PDEs on a compact interval.
J. Comput. Phys.,
250:246269,
October 2013.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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B. K. Lieu,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Worstcase amplification of disturbances in inertialess Couette flow of viscoelastic fluids.
J. Fluid Mech.,
723:232263,
May 2013.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs,
Worstcase amplification.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal sparse feedback gains via the alternating direction method of multipliers.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
58(9):24262431,
September 2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Cardinality minimization,
Distributed control,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
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S. Y. Shafi,
M. Arcak,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and A. Packard.
Synchronization of diffusivelycoupled limit cycle oscillators.
Automatica,
49(12):36133622,
December 2013.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Diffusively coupled systems,
Timeperiodic systems,
Synchronization,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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B. Bamieh,
M. R. Jovanovic,
P. Mitra,
and S. Patterson.
Coherence in largescale networks: dimension dependent limitations of local feedback.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
57(9):22352249,
September 2012.
Note: (2013 George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award).
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Consensus,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Optimal control of vehicular formations with nearest neighbor interactions.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
57(9):22032218,
September 2012.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control,
Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
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R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Modelbased design of transverse wall oscillations for turbulent drag reduction.
J. Fluid Mech.,
707:205240,
September 2012.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Perturbation analysis,
Simulationfree design,
Spanwise wall oscillations,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control.
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M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal controllers for spatially invariant systems with finite communication speed.
Automatica,
47(5):880889,
May 2011.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control.
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M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Nonmodal amplification of stochastic disturbances in strongly elastic channel flows.
J. NonNewtonian Fluid Mech.,
166(1415):755778,
August 2011.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Singular perturbation methods.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Augmented Lagrangian approach to design of structured optimal state feedback gains.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
56(12):29232929,
December 2011.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control.
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M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimality of localized distributed controllers.
Int. J. Systems, Control and Communications,
2(1/2/3):8299,
2010.
Note: Special issue on Information Processing and Decision Making in Distributed Control Systems.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
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M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Transient growth without inertia.
Phys. Fluids,
22(2):023101 (19 pages),
February 2010.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence.
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B. K. Lieu,
R. Moarref,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Controlling the onset of turbulence by streamwise traveling waves. Part 2: Direct numerical simulations.
J. Fluid Mech.,
663:100119,
November 2010.
Keyword(s): Controlling the onset of turbulence,
Direct numerical simulations,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Relaminarization,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Traveling waves,
Turbulent flows,
Vibrational control.
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R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Controlling the onset of turbulence by streamwise traveling waves. Part 1: Receptivity analysis.
J. Fluid Mech.,
663:7099,
November 2010.
Keyword(s): Controlling the onset of turbulence,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Perturbation analysis,
Simulationfree design,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Traveling waves,
Vibrational control.
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N. Hoda,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Frequency responses of streamwiseconstant perturbations in channel flows of OldroydB fluids.
J. Fluid Mech.,
625:411434,
April 2009.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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F. Lin and M. R. Jovanovic.
Leastsquares approximation of structured covariances.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
54(7):16431648,
July 2009.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Largescale systems,
Leastsquares approximation,
Structured covariances.
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M. Fardad,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and B. Bamieh.
Frequency analysis and norms of distributed spatially periodic systems.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
53(10):22662279,
November 2008.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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N. Hoda,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Energy amplification in channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
J. Fluid Mech.,
601:407424,
April 2008.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulence suppression in channel flows by small amplitude transverse wall oscillations.
Phys. Fluids,
20(1):014101 (11 pages),
January 2008.
Keyword(s): Controlling the onset of turbulence,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Arcak,
and E. D. Sontag.
A passivitybased approach to stability of spatially distributed systems with a cyclic interconnection structure.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control: Special Issue on Systems Biology,
53:7586,
January 2008.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Cyclic feedback systems,
Distributed systems theory,
Reactiondiffusion equations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and M. Fardad.
$H_2$ norm of linear timeperiodic systems: a perturbation analysis.
Automatica,
44(8):20902098,
August 2008.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Timeperiodic systems,
Perturbation analysis,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
J. M. Fowler,
B. Bamieh,
and R. D'Andrea.
On the peaking phenomenon in the control of vehicular platoons.
Syst. Control Lett.,
57(7):528537,
July 2008.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale systems,
Peaking.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Architecture induced by distributed backstepping design.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
52(1):108113,
January 2007.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
A formula for frequency responses of distributed systems with one spatial variable.
Syst. Control Lett.,
55(1):2737,
January 2006.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Componentwise energy amplification in channel flows.
J. Fluid Mech.,
534:145183,
July 2005.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Lyapunovbased distributed control of systems on lattices.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
50(4):422433,
April 2005.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
On the illposedness of certain vehicular platoon control problems.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
50(9):13071321,
September 2005.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale and infinite dimensional systems,
Fundamental limitations.
[bibtexentry]

D. Debeljkovic and M. R. Jovanovic.
NonLyapunov stability consideration of linear descriptor systems operating under perturbing forces.
Advances in Modeling and Analysis,
49(12):18,
1997.
[bibtexentry]

A. Dwivedi and M. R. Jovanovic.
Energy amplification of stochasticallyforced hypersonic blunt body flows.
In Proceedings of the 2023 American Control Conference,
San Diego, CA,
2023.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Hypersonic flows,
Inputoutput analysis,
Flow modeling and control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Razaviyayn,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Noise amplification of momentumbased optimization algorithms.
In Proceedings of the 2023 American Control Conference,
San Diego, CA,
2023.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Convergence rate,
Convex optimization,
Gradient descent,
Heavyball method,
Nesterov's accelerated method,
Noise amplification,
Nonnormal dynamics,
Twostep momentum algorithm.
[bibtexentry]

I. K. Ozaslan and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the global exponential stability of primaldual dynamics for convex problems with linear equality constraints.
In Proceedings of the 2023 American Control Conference,
San Diago, CA,
2023.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Global exponential stability,
Gradient flow dynamics,
Lagrangian,
Lyapunov functions,
Primaldual methods.
[bibtexentry]

S. Samuelson,
H. Mohammadi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Performance of noisy higherorder accelerated gradient flow dynamics for strongly convex quadratic optimization problems.
In Proceedings of the 2023 American Control Conference,
San Diego, CA,
2023.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Convergence rate,
Convex optimization,
Gradient flow dynamics,
Noise amplification,
Nonnormal dynamics,
Twostep momentum algorithm.
[bibtexentry]

L. Ballotta,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and L. Schenato.
Can decentralized control outperform centralized? The role of communication latency.
In Proceedings of the 2022 IFAC Conference on Networked Systems,
Zurich, Switzerland,
2022.
Keyword(s): Controller architecture,
Fundamental limitations,
Networks,
Networks of dynamical systems,
Noise amplification,
Performance bounds,
Topology design.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding and M. R. Jovanovic.
Policy gradient primaldual mirror descent for constrained MDPs with large state spaces.
In Proceedings of the 61st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
2022.
Note: To appear.
Keyword(s): Constrained Markov decision processes,
Policy gradient methods,
Primaldual algorithms,
Mirror descent,
Function approximation.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
C.Y. Wei,
K. Zhang,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Independent policy gradient for largescale Markov potential games: sharper rates, function approximation, and gameagnostic convergence.
In Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Machine Learning,
volume 162 of Proceedings of Machine Learning Research,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 51665220,
2022.
Keyword(s): Multiagent reinforcement learning,
Independent reinforcement learning,
Policy gradient methods,
Markov potential games,
Function approximation,
Gameagnostic convergence.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
K. Zhang,
T. Basar,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Convergence and optimality of policy gradient primaldual method for constrained Markov decision processes.
In Proceedings of the 2022 American Control Conference,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 28512856,
2022.
Keyword(s): Constrained Markov decision processes,
Policy gradient methods,
Primaldual algorithms.
[bibtexentry]

A. Dwivedi and M. R. Jovanovic.
A weakly nonlinear analysis of transition in a hypersonic flow.
In Proceedings of the 2022 American Control Conference,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 41714176,
2022.
Keyword(s): Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Doublewedge flow,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
Inputoutput analysis,
Shock boundary layer interaction,
Reattachment vortices,
Transition to turbulence,
Weakly nonlinear analysis.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the noise amplification of primaldual gradient flow dynamics based on proximal augmented Lagrangian.
In Proceedings of the 2022 American Control Conference,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 926931,
2022.
Keyword(s): Control for optimization,
Convex Optimization,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Linear matrix inequalities,
Noise amplification,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Proximal algorithms,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Primaldual methods,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian,
Secondorder moments,
Semidefinite programming.
[bibtexentry]

I. K. Ozaslan,
S. HassanMoghaddam,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the asymptotic stability of proximal algorithms for convex optimization problems with multiple nonsmooth regularizers.
In Proceedings of the 2022 American Control Conference,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 132137,
2022.
Keyword(s): Control for optimization,
Convex Optimization,
DouglasRachford splitting,
Global asymptotic stability,
Lyapunovbased analysis,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Proximal algorithms,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Primaldual methods,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian.
[bibtexentry]

I. K. Ozaslan and M. R. Jovanovic.
Exponential convergence of primaldual dynamics for multiblock problems under local error bound condition.
In Proceedings of the 61th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
2022.
Note: To appear.
Keyword(s): Gradient flow dynamics,
Lyapunov functions,
Proximal algorithms,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Primaldual methods,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian,
Operator splitting.
[bibtexentry]

L. Ballotta,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and L. Schenato.
Optimal network topology of multiagent systems subject to computation and communication latency.
In Proceedings of the 29th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation,
Bari, Italy,
pages 249254,
2021.
Keyword(s): Controller architecture,
Fundamental limitations,
Networks,
Networks of dynamical systems,
Noise amplification,
Performance bounds,
Topology design.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
X. Wei,
Z. Yang,
Z. Wang,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Provably efficient safe exploration via primaldual policy optimization.
In 24th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics,
volume 130,
Virtual,
pages 33043312,
2021.
Keyword(s): Safe reinforcement learning,
Constrained Markov decision processes,
Safe exploration,
Proximal policy optimization,
Nonconvex optimization,
Online mirror descent,
Primaldual method.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
X. Wei,
H. Yu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Byzantineresilient distributed learning under constraints.
In Proceedings of the 2021 American Control Conference,
New Orleans, LA,
pages 22602265,
2021.
Keyword(s): Byzantine primaldual optimization,
Constrained optimization,
Distributed optimization,
Robust statistical learning.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
J. Yuan,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Discounted online Newton method for timevarying time series prediction.
In Proceedings of the 2021 American Control Conference,
New Orleans, LA,
pages 15471552,
2021.
Keyword(s): Discounted online Newton method,
Timevarying time series prediction,
Online learning,
COVID19 prediction.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Soltanolkotabi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the lack of gradient domination for linear quadratic Gaussian problems with incomplete state information.
In Proceedings of the 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Austin, TX,
pages 11201124,
2021.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Gradient descent,
Gradientflow dynamics,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
PolyakLojasiewicz inequality,
Random search method,
Reinforcement learning,
Sample complexity.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding and M. R. Jovanovic.
Global exponential stability of primaldual gradient flow dynamics based on the proximal augmented Lagrangian: A Lyapunovbased approach.
In Proceedings of the 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea,
pages 48364841,
2020.
Keyword(s): Augmented Lagrangian,
Control for optimization,
Convex optimization,
Global exponential stability,
Lyapunovbased approach,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Primaldual methods,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
K. Zhang,
T. Basar,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Natural policy gradient primaldual method for constrained Markov decision processes.
In Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems,
volume 33,
Vancouver, Canada,
pages 83788390,
2020.
Keyword(s): Constrained Markov decision processes,
Constrained nonconvex optimization,
Natural policy gradient,
Policy gradient methods,
Primaldual algorithms.
[bibtexentry]

A. Dwivedi,
G. V. Candler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
A frequency domain analysis of compressible linearized NavierStokes equations in a hypersonic compression ramp flow.
In Proceedings of the 2020 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 43254330,
2020.
Keyword(s): Compressible flows,
Compression ramp flow,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
InputOutput analysis,
Shock Boundary layer interaction,
Reattachment vortices,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
Global exponential stability of the DouglasRachford splitting dynamics.
In Preprints of the 21st IFAC World Congress,
Berlin, Germany,
pages 73507354,
2020.
Keyword(s): Control for optimization,
Convex Optimization,
Forwardbackward envelope,
DouglasRachford splitting,
Global exponential stability,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Nonsmooth optimization,
PolyakLojasiewicz inequality,
Proximal algorithms,
Primaldual methods,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Soltanolkotabi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Learning the modelfree linear quadratic regulator via random search.
In Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, 2nd Annual Conference on Learning for Dynamics and Control,
volume 120,
Berkeley, CA,
pages 19,
2020.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Gradient descent,
Gradientflow dynamics,
Linear quadratic regulator,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
PolyakLojasiewicz inequality,
Random search method,
Reinforcement learning,
Sample complexity.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Soltanolkotabi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Random search for learning the linear quadratic regulator.
In Proceedings of the 2020 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 47984803,
2020.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Gradient descent,
Gradientflow dynamics,
Linear quadratic regulator,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
PolyakLojasiewicz inequality,
Random search method,
Reinforcement learning,
Sample complexity.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
M. J. P. Hack,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Boundary layer receptivity analysis via the algebraic Lyapunov equation.
In Proceedings of the 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition,
Orlando, FL,
pages 0109 (15 pages),
2020.
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Boundary layer receptivity,
Controloriented modeling,
Distributed systems,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Freestream turbulence,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
NavierStokes equations,
Spatiallyevolving flows,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Frequencyresponse analysis of riblets for turbulent drag reduction.
In Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Network and Systems,
Cambridge, UK,
2020.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Riblets,
Sensorfree flow control,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Spatiotemporal frequency responses,
Stochasticallyforced NavierStokes equations,
Turbulence modeling.
[bibtexentry]

S. Samuelson,
H. Mohammadi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the transient growth of Nesterov's accelerated method for strongly convex optimization problems.
In Proceedings of the 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea,
pages 59115916,
2020.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Convex optimization,
Gradient descent,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Nesterov's accelerated method,
Nonnormal dynamics,
Transient growth.
[bibtexentry]

S. Samuelson,
H. Mohammadi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Transient growth of accelerated firstorder methods.
In Proceedings of the 2020 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 28582863,
2020.
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Convex optimization,
Gradient descent,
Transient growth.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding and M. R. Jovanovic.
Global exponential stability of primaldual gradient flow dynamics based on the proximal augmented Lagrangian.
In Proceedings of the 2019 American Control Conference,
Philadelphia, PA,
pages 34143419,
2019.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Global exponential stability,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian method.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
X. Wei,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Distributed robust statistical learning: Byzantine mirror descent.
In Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Nice, France,
pages 18221827,
2019.
Keyword(s): Byzantine mirror descent,
Distributed optimization,
Dual averaging,
Robust statistical learning.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
X. Wei,
Z. Yang,
Z. Wang,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Fast multiagent temporaldifference learning via homotopy stochastic primaldual method.
In Optimization Foundations for Reinforcement Learning Workshop, 33rd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems,
Vancouver, Canada,
2019.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Distributed temporaldifference learning,
Multiagent systems,
Primaldual algorithms,
Reinforcement learning,
Stochastic optimization.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Meyn.
Datadriven proximal algorithms for the design of structured optimal feedback gains.
In Proceedings of the 2019 American Control Conference,
Philadelphia, PA,
pages 58465850,
2019.
Keyword(s): Datadriven feedback design,
Largescale systems,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Proximal algorithms,
Reinforcement learning,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

N. Hildebrand,
A. Dwivedi,
G. S. Sidharth,
J. W. Nichols,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and G. V. Candler.
Instabilities in laminar shock boundary layer interactions.
In Proceedings of the 2019 IUTAM Symposium on LaminarTurbulent Transition,
London, United Kingdom,
2019.
Keyword(s): Adjoint equations,
Baseflow sensitivity,
Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Global stability analysis,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Razaviyayn,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Performance of noisy Nesterov's accelerated method for strongly convex optimization problems.
In Proceedings of the 2019 American Control Conference,
Philadelphia, PA,
pages 34263431,
2019.
Keyword(s): Accelerated firstorder algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Convex optimization,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Linear matrix inequalities,
Noise amplification,
Secondorder moments,
Semidefinite programming.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
A. Zare,
M. Soltanolkotabi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Global exponential convergence of gradient methods over the nonconvex landscape of the linear quadratic regulator.
In Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Nice, France,
pages 74747479,
2019.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Global exponential stability,
Gradient descent,
Gradientflow dynamics,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
Reinforcement learning.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
M. J. P. Hack,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Relating global and local stochastic receptivity analysis of boundary layer flows.
In Proceedings of the 2019 American Control Conference,
Philadelphia, PA,
pages 32123217,
2019.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Boundary layer receptivity,
Controloriented modeling,
Distributed systems,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Freestream turbulence,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
NavierStokes equations,
Spatiallyevolving flows,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Drag reduction in turbulent channel flow over spatially periodic surfaces.
In Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Nice, France,
pages 59185923,
2019.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Riblets,
Sensorfree flow control,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Spatiotemporal frequency responses,
Stochasticallyforced NavierStokes equations,
Turbulence modeling.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding,
B. Hu,
N. K. Dhingra,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
An exponentially convergent primaldual algorithm for nonsmooth composite minimization.
In Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Miami, FL,
pages 49274932,
2018.
Keyword(s): Control for optimization,
Convex optimization,
Euler discretization,
Exponential convergence,
Global exponential stability,
Integral quadratic constraints,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Proximal algorithms,
Regularization.
[bibtexentry]

D. Ding and M. R. Jovanovic.
A primaldual Laplacian gradient flow dynamics for distributed resource allocation problems.
In Proceedings of the 2018 American Control Conference,
Milwaukee, WI,
pages 53165320,
2018.
Keyword(s): Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian,
Distributed resource allocation,
Economic dispatch.
[bibtexentry]

A. Dwivedi,
G. S. Sidharth,
G. V. Candler,
J. W. Nichols,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Inputoutput analysis of shock boundary layer interaction.
In Proceedings of the 48th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 3220 (17 pages),
2018.
Keyword(s): Compressible flows,
InputOutput analysis,
Shock Boundary layer interaction,
Hypersonic flows.
[bibtexentry]

G. Hariharan,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Spatiotemporal impulse responses in channel flow of viscoelastic fluids.
In Proceedings of the 2018 American Control Conference,
Milwaukee, WI,
pages 28572862,
2018.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs,
Spatiotemporal impulse responses.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
Distributed proximal augmented Lagrangian method for nonsmooth composite optimization.
In Proceedings of the 2018 American Control Conference,
Milwaukee, WI,
pages 20472052,
2018.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Distributed Optimization,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Primaldual gradient flow dynamics,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the exponential convergence rate of proximal gradient flow algorithms.
In Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Miami, FL,
pages 42464251,
2018.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Control for optimization,
Distributed optimization,
Forwardbackward envelope,
Exponential convergence,
Global exponential stability,
Gradient flow dynamics,
Largescale systems,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Primaldual method,
Proximal algorithms,
Proximal augmented Lagrangian.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
Topology identification via growing a ChowLiu tree network.
In Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Miami, FL,
pages 54215426,
2018.
Keyword(s): ChowLiu tree,
Consensus,
Convex optimization,
Graphical LASSO,
Sparse graphs,
Topology identification,
Maximum likelihood,
Sparse inverse covariance estimation.
[bibtexentry]

N. Hildebrand,
J. W. Nichols,
G. V. Candler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Transient growth in oblique shock wave/laminar boundary layer interactions at Mach 5.92.
In Proceedings of the 48th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 3221 (17 pages),
2018.
Keyword(s): Adjoints,
Compressible flows,
Global stability analysis,
Hypersonic flows,
Transient growth.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Razaviyayn,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the stability of gradient flow dynamics for a rankone matrix approximation problem.
In Proceedings of the 2018 American Control Conference,
Milwaukee, WI,
pages 45334538,
2018.
Keyword(s): Nonconvex optimization,
Stability of nonlinear systems,
Matrix approximation,
Gradient flow dynamics.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Razaviyayn,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Variance amplification of accelerated firstorder algorithms for strongly convex quadratic optimization problems.
In Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Miami, FL,
pages 57535758,
2018.
Keyword(s): Accelerated optimization algorithms,
Control for optimization,
Inputoutput analysis,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations,
Robustness,
Variance amplifications.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
M. J. P. Hack,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Lowcomplexity modeling of mode interactions in boundary layer flows.
In Proceedings of the 2018 American Control Conference,
Milwaukee, WI,
pages 134139,
2018.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Controloriented modeling,
Distributed systems,
Floquet theory,
Parabolized stability equations,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare and M. R. Jovanovic.
Optimal sensor selection via proximal optimization algorithms.
In Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Miami, FL,
pages 65146519,
2018.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Proximal algorithms,
Sensor selection,
Semidefinite programming,
Sparsitypromoting estimation and control,
QuasiNewton methods.
[bibtexentry]

D. Deka,
A. Zare,
A. Lokhov,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and M. Chertkov.
State and noise covariance estimation in power grids using limited nodal PMUs.
In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing,
Montreal, Canada,
2017.
Keyword(s): Covariance completion,
Delayed covariance,
Power systems,
Synchronization.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra,
S. Z. Khong,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
A second order primaldual algorithm for nonsmooth convex composite optimization.
In Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Melbourne, Australia,
pages 28682873,
2017.
Keyword(s): Augmented Lagrangian,
Method of multipliers,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Proximal methods,
Regularization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured optimal control,
Structure identification.
[bibtexentry]

A. Dwivedi,
J. W. Nichols,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and G. V. Candler.
Optimal spatial growth of streaks in oblique shock/boundary layer interaction.
In Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 4163 (17 pages),
2017.
Keyword(s): Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Transient growth,
Hypersonic flows,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
Distributed design of optimal structured feedback gains.
In Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Melbourne, Australia,
pages 65866591,
2017.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus,
Distributed control,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam,
X. Wu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Edge addition in directed consensus networks.
In Proceedings of the 2017 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 55925597,
2017.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus,
Directed networks,
Nonconvex optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

N. Hildebrand,
A. Dwivedi,
J. W. Nichols,
G. V. Candler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sensitivity analysis for the control of oblique shock wave/laminar boundary layer interactions at Mach $5.92$.
In Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 4312 (14 pages),
2017.
Keyword(s): Adjoint equations,
Baseflow sensitivity,
Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Global stability analysis,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
M. J. P. Hack,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Lowcomplexity stochastic modeling of spatiallyevolving flows.
In Proceedings of the 2017 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 38153820,
2017.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
Parabolized stability equations,
Spatiallyevolving flows,
Transition to turbulence,
Turbulence modeling.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
J. W. Nichols,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
The effect of sponge layers on global stability analysis of Blasius boundary layer flow.
In Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 3456 (12 pages),
2017.
Keyword(s): Global stability analysis,
Sponge layer,
Boundary layer flow.
[bibtexentry]

P. Shrestha,
J. W. Nichols,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and G. V. Candler.
Study of tripinduced hypersonic boundary layer transition.
In Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 4513 (21 pages),
2017.
Keyword(s): Direct numerical simulations,
Dynamic mode decomposition,
Roughness elements,
Hypersonic flows,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare,
N. K. Dhingra,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Structured covariance completion via proximal algorithms.
In Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Melbourne, Australia,
pages 37753780,
2017.
Keyword(s): Augmented Lagrangian,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank perturbation,
Matrix completion problem,
Method of multipliers,
Nonsmooth optimization,
Proximal methods,
Regularization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

J. Annoni,
P. Seiler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting dynamic mode decomposition for systems with inputs.
In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Las Vegas, NV,
pages 65066511,
2016.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Dynamic Mode Decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
Convex optimization,
Sparsity.
[bibtexentry]

M. Colombino,
N. K. Dhingra,
M. R. Jovanovic,
A. Rantzer,
and R. S. Smith.
On the optimal control problem for a class of monotone bilinear systems.
In Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Network and Systems,
Minneapolis, MN,
pages 411413,
2016.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Networks,
Monotone systems,
Positive systems,
Proximal algorithms,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured design.
[bibtexentry]

M. Colombino,
N.K. Dhingra,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and R. S. Smith.
Convex reformulation of a robust optimal control problem for a class of positive systems.
In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Las Vegas, NV,
pages 52635268,
2016.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Combination drug therapy,
Convex optimization,
Networks,
Positive systems,
Proximal algorithms,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured design,
Robust Control.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra,
M. Colombino,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Leader selection in directed networks.
In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Las Vegas, NV,
pages 27152720,
2016.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Positive systems,
Leader selection.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra,
M. Colombino,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the convexity of a class of structured optimal control problems for positive systems.
In Proceedings of the 2016 European Control Conference,
Aalborg, Denmark,
pages 825830,
2016.
Keyword(s): Combination drug therapy,
Convex optimization,
Leader selection,
Networks,
Positive systems,
Proximal algorithms,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured design.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra and M. R. Jovanovic.
A method of multipliers algorithm for sparsitypromoting optimal control.
In Proceedings of the 2016 American Control Conference,
Boston, MA,
pages 19421947,
2016.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Augmented Lagrangian,
Method of multipliers,
Proximal algorithms,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra,
X. Wu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control of systems with invariances and symmetries.
In Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems,
Monterey, CA,
pages 648653,
2016.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Cardinality minimization,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Spatiallyinvariant systems,
Symmetric systems.
[bibtexentry]

C. Grussler,
A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and A. Rantzer.
The use of the $r*$ heuristic in covariance completion problems.
In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Las Vegas, NV,
pages 19781983,
2016.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
$k$supportnorm,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam,
N. K. Dhingra,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Topology identification of undirected consensus networks via sparse inverse covariance estimation.
In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Las Vegas, NV,
pages 46244629,
2016.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Convex optimization,
Sparse graphs,
Topology identification,
Maximum likelihood,
Sparse inverse covariance estimation.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
Customized algorithms for growing connected resistive networks.
In Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems,
Monterey, CA,
pages 986991,
2016.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Coordinate descent algorithm,
Networks,
Proximal algorithms.
[bibtexentry]

J. Jeun,
J. W. Nichols,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Inputoutput analysis of heated axisymmetric turbulent jets.
In Proceedings of the 22nd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference,
Lyon, France,
pages 2934 (13 pages),
2016.
Keyword(s): Acoustics,
Direct numerical simulations,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Jet noise.
[bibtexentry]

W. Ran,
A. Zare,
M. J. P. Hack,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Lowcomplexity stochastic modeling of spatiallyevolving flows.
In Proceedings of the 2016 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 285294,
2016.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Lowcomplexity modeling,
Parabolized stability equations,
Spatiallyevolving flows,
Transition to turbulence,
Turbulence modeling.
[bibtexentry]

P. Shrestha,
A. Dwivedi,
N. Hildebrand,
J. W. Nichols,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and G. V. Candler.
Interaction of an oblique shock with a transitional Mach $5.65$ boundary layer.
In Proceedings of the 46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 3647 (14 pages),
2016.
Keyword(s): Compressible flows,
Direct numerical simulations,
Dynamic mode decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
Hypersonic flows,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

X. Wu,
F. Dorfler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Topology identification and design of distributed integral action in power networks.
In Proceedings of the 2016 American Control Conference,
Boston, MA,
pages 59215926,
2016.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Distributed PIcontrol,
Power systems,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Topology identification.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare,
Y. Chen,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
An alternating minimization algorithm for structured covariance completion problems.
In Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Network and Systems,
Minneapolis, MN,
pages 117119,
2016.
Keyword(s): Alternating minimization algorithm,
Convex optimization,
Disturbance dynamics,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Perturbation of system dynamics and the covariance completion problem.
In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Las Vegas, NV,
pages 70367041,
2016.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Lowrank perturbation,
Matrix completion problems,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra and M. R. Jovanovic.
Convex synthesis of symmetric modifications to linear systems.
In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference,
Chicago, IL,
pages 35833588,
2015.
Keyword(s): Combination drug therapy,
Networks,
Sparse controller synthesis,
Structured design,
Symmetric systems.
[bibtexentry]

S. HassanMoghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
An interior point method for growing connected resistive networks.
In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference,
Chicago, IL,
pages 12231228,
2015.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Interior point method,
Sparse graphs,
Topology design.
[bibtexentry]

V. Purba,
X. Wu,
M. Sinha,
S. V. Dhople,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal coupling gains for synchronization of nonlinear oscillators.
In Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Osaka, Japan,
pages 13101315,
2015.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Power systems,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Synchronization,
Weakly nonlinear oscillators.
[bibtexentry]

X. Wu,
F. Dorfler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Decentralized optimal control of interarea oscillations in bulk power systems.
In Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Osaka, Japan,
pages 55325537,
2015.
Keyword(s): Decentralized control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Interarea oscillations,
Power systems,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Synchronization,
Widearea control.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Alternating direction optimization algorithms for covariance completion problems.
In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference,
Chicago, IL,
pages 515520,
2015.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Alternating minimization algorithm,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and Z. Q. Luo.
An ADMM algorithm for optimal sensor and actuator selection.
In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Los Angeles, CA,
pages 40394044,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Convex optimization,
Actuator selection,
Sensor selection.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the design of optimal structured and sparse feedback gains using semidefinite programming.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 24382443,
2014.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Cardinality minimization,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On optimal link creation for facilitation of consensus in social networks.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 38023807,
2014.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Optimization,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
X. Zhang,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the properties of optimal weak links in consensus networks.
In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Los Angeles, CA,
pages 21242129,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Perturbation analysis,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
[bibtexentry]

J. W. Nichols and M. R. Jovanovic.
Inputoutput analysis of highspeed jet noise.
In Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 251260,
2014.
Keyword(s): Acoustics,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Jet noise.
[bibtexentry]

X. Wu,
F. Dorfler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Analysis and design tradeoffs for power network interarea oscillations.
In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Network and Systems,
Groningen, The Netherlands,
pages 657663,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Performance of largescale networks,
Power networks,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Widearea control.
[bibtexentry]

X. Wu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control of consensus and synchronization networks.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 29482953,
2014.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Distributed control,
Oscillator networks,
Sparse graphs,
Synchronization.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Completion of partially known turbulent flow statistics.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 16801685,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper; Finalist, Best Student Paper Award).
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Convex optimization,
Flow modeling and control,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Completion of partially known turbulent flow statistics via convex optimization.
In Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 345354,
2014.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Flow modeling and control,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

D. M. Zoltowski,
N. K. Dhingra,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control of spatiallyinvariant systems.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 12611266,
2014.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Cardinality minimization,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Spatiallyinvariant systems.
[bibtexentry]

Y. Chen,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
State covariances and the matrix completion problem.
In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Florence, Italy,
pages 17021707,
2013.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

F. Dorfler,
M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Chertkov,
and F. Bullo.
Sparse and optimal widearea damping control in power networks.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 42954300,
2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Power networks,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Widearea control.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
X. Zhang,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On new characterizations of social influence in social networks.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 47844789,
2013.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and F. Lin.
Sparse quadratic regulator.
In Proceedings of the 12th European Control Conference,
Zurich, Switzerland,
pages 10471052,
2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Cardinality minimization,
Distributed control,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Modelbased analysis of polymer drag reduction in a turbulent channel flow.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 485490,
2013.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Simulationfree design,
Transition to turbulence,
Viscoelastic fluids.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
An ADMM algorithm for matrix completion of partially known state covariances.
In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Florence, Italy,
pages 16841689,
2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

S. Y. Shafi,
M. Arcak,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Synchronization of limit cycle oscillations in diffusivelycoupled systems.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 48744879,
2013.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Diffusively coupled systems,
Timeperiodic systems,
Synchronization,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
[bibtexentry]

N. K. Dhingra,
F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On identifying sparse representations of consensus networks.
In Preprints of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems,
Santa Barbara, CA,
pages 305310,
2012.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal synchronization of oscillator networks via sparse interconnection graphs.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montreal, Canada,
pages 47774782,
2012.
Keyword(s): Distributed control,
Oscillator networks,
Sparse graphs,
Synchronization.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
X. Zhang,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal dissemination of information in social networks.
In Proceedings of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 25392544,
2012.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
[bibtexentry]

B. F. Farrell,
D. F. Gayme,
P. J. Ioannou,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Dynamics of the roll and streak structure in transition and turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2012 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 4354,
2012.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
P. J. Schmid,
and J. W. Nichols.
Lowrank and sparse dynamic mode decomposition.
In Center for Turbulence Research Annual Research Briefs,
pages 139152,
2012.
Keyword(s): Dynamic Mode Decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
Convex optimization,
Sparsity.
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Analysis of drag reduction by polymers in a turbulent channel flow.
In Proceedings of the 2012 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 6574,
2012.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Simulationfree design,
Transition to turbulence,
Viscoelastic fluids.
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Slowfast decomposition of an inertialess flow of viscoelastic fluids.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montreal, Canada,
pages 43694374,
2012.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Singular perturbation methods.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Identification of sparse communication graphs in consensus networks.
In Proceedings of the 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
Monticello, IL,
pages 8589,
2012.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Architectural constraints,
Interconnected systems,
Optimal decentralized control,
Structured feedback gains.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Performance of leaderfollower networks in directed trees and lattices.
In Proceedings of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 734739,
2012.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparse feedback synthesis via the alternating direction method of multipliers.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montreal, Canada,
pages 47654770,
2012.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulent drag reduction by transverse wall oscillations.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montreal, Canada,
pages 33593364,
2012.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Drag reduction,
Turbulence modeling.
[bibtexentry]

T. Sayadi,
J. W. Nichols,
P. J. Schmid,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Dynamic mode decomposition of Htype transition to turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2012 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 514,
2012.
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Dynamic mode decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

A. Zare,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulent drag reduction by streamwise traveling waves.
In Proceedings of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 31223126,
2012.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Perturbation analysis,
Simulationfree design,
Streamwise traveling waves,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Vibrational control.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Algorithms for leader selection in large dynamical networks: noisefree leaders.
In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference,
Orlando, FL,
pages 71887193,
2011.
Keyword(s): Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Leader selection,
Performance bounds,
Sparsity.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control for a class of distributed systems.
In Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference,
San Francisco, CA,
pages 20502055,
2011.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Computation of the frequency responses for distributed systems with one spatial variable.
In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference,
Orlando, FL,
pages 69566961,
2011.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Worstcase amplification of disturbances in inertialess flows of viscoelastic fluids.
In Preprints of the 18th IFAC World Congress,
Milano, Italy,
pages 1445814463,
2011.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs,
Worstcase amplification.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Algorithms for leader selection in large dynamical networks: noisecorrupted leaders.
In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference,
Orlando, FL,
pages 29322937,
2011.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Greedy algorithm,
Leader selection,
Performance bounds,
Sparsity.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Spatiallylocalized optimal control of transition to turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference,
San Francisco, CA,
pages 35773582,
2011.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the dual decomposition of linear quadratic optimal control problems for vehicular formations.
In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 62876292,
2010.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Transient response of velocity fluctuations in inertialess channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 56825687,
2010.
Note: (Invited paper).
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu,
R. Moarref,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Preventing transition to turbulence using streamwise traveling waves: direct numerical simulations.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 33353340,
2010.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal localized feedback design for multivehicle systems.
In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 57445749,
2010.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal localized feedback design for vehicular platoons.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 46224627,
2010.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Preventing transition to turbulence using streamwise traveling waves: theoretical analysis.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 33293334,
2010.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Optimal localized control of transitional channel flow.
In Proceedings of the 2010 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 107118,
2010.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and M. V. Salapaka.
Damping mechanisms in dynamic mode atomic force microscopy applications.
In Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference,
Saint Louis, MO,
pages 22722277,
2009.
Keyword(s): Atomic force microscopy,
Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal design of structured feedback gains for interconnected systems.
In Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Shanghai, China,
pages 978983,
2009.
Keyword(s): Architectural constraints,
Interconnected systems,
Optimal decentralized control,
Structured feedback gains.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Variance amplification in channel flows of strongly elastic polymer solutions.
In Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference,
Saint Louis, MO,
pages 842847,
2009.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Singular perturbation methods.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Synthesis of $H_2$ optimal static structured controllers: primal and dual formulations.
In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
Monticello, IL,
pages 340346,
2009.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Architectural constraints,
Interconnected systems,
Optimal decentralized control,
Structured feedback gains.
[bibtexentry]

B. Bamieh,
M. R. Jovanovic,
P. Mitra,
and S. Patterson.
Effect of topological dimension on rigidity of vehicle formations: fundamental limitations of local feedback.
In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
pages 369374,
2008.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Consensus,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
[bibtexentry]

M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the statespace design of optimal controllers for distributed systems with finite communication speed.
In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
pages 54885493,
2008.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

N. Hoda,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Inputoutput analysis of the 2D/3C model in channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
pages 841846,
2008.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin and M. R. Jovanovic.
Energy amplification in a parallel Blasius boundary layer flow subject to freestream turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 30703075,
2008.
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Freestream turbulence,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Perturbation analysis of eigenvalues of a class of selfadjoint operators.
In Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 955960,
2008.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Perturbation analysis,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Transient response,
Distributed systems theory.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Remarks on computing the $H_2$ norm of incompressible fluids using descriptor statespace formulation.
In Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 30643069,
2008.
Keyword(s): NavierStokes equations,
Incompressible fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Descriptor systems,
Distributed systems theory.
[bibtexentry]

S. Patterson,
B. Bamieh,
A. E. Abbadi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the feasibility of largescale automated highways.
In First International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science,
Dublin, Ireland,
2008.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Arcak,
and E. D. Sontag.
Remarks on the stability of spatially distributed systems with a cyclic interconnection structure.
In Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference,
New York City, NY,
pages 26962701,
2007.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Cyclic feedback systems,
Distributed systems theory,
Reactiondiffusion equations.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the leastsquares approximation of structured covariances.
In Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference,
New York City, NY,
pages 26482653,
2007.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Largescale systems,
Leastsquares approximation,
Structured covariances.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
On using the streamwise traveling waves for variance suppression in channel flows.
In Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference,
New York City, NY,
pages 20602065,
2007.
Note: (Invited paper; Finalist, Best Student Paper Award).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
$H_2$ norm of linear timeperiodic systems: a perturbation analysis.
In Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference,
Minneapolis, MN,
pages 14521457,
2006.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Timeperiodic systems,
Perturbation analysis.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulence suppression in channel flows by small amplitude transverse wall oscillations.
In Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference,
Minneapolis, MN,
pages 11611166,
2006.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
R. Moarref,
and D. You.
Turbulence suppression in channel flows by means of a streamwise traveling wave.
In Proceedings of the 2006 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 481494,
2006.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Transition control using an array of streamwise vortices.
In Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
San Diego, CA,
pages 107112,
2006.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimality of localized distributed controllers.
In Proceedings of the 2005 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 45834588,
2005.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Architecture induced by distributed backstepping design.
In Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Paradise Island, Bahamas,
pages 37743779,
2004.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
On the illposedness of certain vehicular platoon control problems.
In Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Paradise Island, Bahamas,
pages 37803785,
2004.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Unstable modes versus nonnormal modes in supercritical channel flows.
In Proceedings of the 2004 American Control Conference,
Boston, MA,
pages 22452250,
2004.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
J. M. Fowler,
B. Bamieh,
and R. D'Andrea.
On avoiding saturation in the control of vehicular platoons.
In Proceedings of the 2004 American Control Conference,
Boston, MA,
pages 22572262,
2004.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Exact computation of frequency responses for a class of infinite dimensional systems.
In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 13391344,
2003.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Frequency domain analysis of the linearized NavierStokes equations.
In Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 31903195,
2003.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Lyapunovbased outputfeedback distributed control of systems on lattices.
In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 13331338,
2003.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Lyapunovbased statefeedback distributed control of systems on lattices.
In Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 101106,
2003.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
B. Bamieh,
and M. Grebeck.
Parametric resonance in spatially distributed systems.
In Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 119124,
2003.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Spatiallyperiodic systems.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
Nonlinear control of an electrohydraulic velocity servosystem.
In Proceedings of the 2002 American Control Conference,
Anchorage, AL,
pages 588593,
2002.
Keyword(s): Control of electrohydraulic servosystems.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Modelling flow statistics using the linearized NavierStokes equations.
In Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Orlando, FL,
pages 49444949,
2001.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
The spatiotemporal impulse response of the linearized NavierStokes equations.
In Proceedings of the 2001 American Control Conference,
Arlington, VA,
pages 19481953,
2001.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
The $j$th order practical tracking.
In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Systems, Automatic Control and Measurements,
1998.
Nis, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

D. V. Lazic,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and M. R. Ristanovic.
Practical tracking of a hydraulic cylinder and an axial piston hydraulic motor.
In Proceedings of Bath Workshop on Power Transmission and Motion Control,
pages 331346,
1998.
Bath, England.
Keyword(s): Control of electrohydraulic servosystems.
[bibtexentry]

N. A. Cebasek and M. R. Jovanovic.
PWM control of hydraulic cylinder and axial piston hydraulic motor.
In Proceedings of the 5th Triennial International Symposium on Fluid Control, Measurement and Visualization,
volume 1,
pages 361366,
September 1997.
Hayama, Japan.
Keyword(s): Control of electrohydraulic servosystems.
[bibtexentry]

Z. B. Ribar,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and R. Z. Jovanovic.
Application of practical straightline tracking in the process industry.
In Proceedings of the 41th ETRAN Conference,
volume 1,
pages 444447,
June 1997.
Zlatibor, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

D. Debeljkovic and M. R. Jovanovic.
Time continuous control design for linear singular systems on finite time interval.
In Proceedings of the 40th ETRAN Conference,
volume 1,
pages 454457,
June 1996.
Budva, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and D. Debeljkovic.
Stability of linear singular systems on finite time interval under perturbing forces.
In Proceedings of the 40th ETRAN Conference,
volume 1,
pages 451453,
June 1996.
Budva, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

Z. B. Ribar,
D. V. Lazic,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Application of practical exponential tracking in fluid transportation industry.
In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Material Handling and Warehousing,
pages 5.655.70,
December 1996.
Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

H. Mohammadi,
M. Soltanolkotabi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Modelfree linear quadratic regulator.
In K. G. Vamvoudakis,
Y. Wan,
F. Lewis,
and D. Cansever, editors, Handbook of Reinforcement Learning and Control.
Springer International Publishing,
2021.
Note: Doi:10.1007/9783030609900.
Keyword(s): Datadriven control,
Gradient descent,
Gradientflow dynamics,
Linear quadratic regulator,
Modelfree control,
Nonconvex optimization,
Optimization,
Optimal control,
PolyakLojasiewicz inequality,
Random search method,
Reinforcement learning,
Sample complexity.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
Vehicular Chains.
In J. Baillieul and T. Samad, editors, Encyclopedia of Systems and Control,
pages 110.
SpringerVerlag London,
2014.
Note: Doi:10.1007/9781447151029_2211.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
[bibtexentry]
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