Professor C. James Taylor


CJT Home, Engineering Department, Faculty of Science & Technology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.


Publications

With journal articles organised by broad subject area.


Book


Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (2013) True Digital Control: Statistical Modelling and Non–Minimal State Space Design, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.


Journal Articles (Systems & Control Methods)


Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q., Henderson, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Dealing with observational data in control, Annual Reviews in Control, 46, 94–106.

Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q., Henderson, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Robustness evaluation and robust design for proportional–integral–plus control, International Journal of Control. In press.

Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Non–minimal state–space polynomial form of the Kalman filter for a general noise model, Electronics Letters, 54, 204–206.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Cross, P. (2012) Non–minimal state variable feedback decoupling control for multivariable continuous–time systems, International Journal of Control, 85, 722–734.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Burnham, K.J. (2011) Controllable forms for stabilising pole assignment design of generalised bilinear systems, Electronics Letters, 47, 437–439.

Exadaktylos, V. and Taylor, C.J. (2010) Multi–objective performance optimisation for model predictive control by goal attainment, International Journal of Control, 83, 1374–1386.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young, P.C. (2009) Nonlinear control by input–output state variable feedback pole assignment, International Journal of Control, 82, 1029–1044.

Wang, L., Gawthrop, P., Young, P.C. and Taylor, C.J. (2009) Non–minimal state space model–based continuous–time model predictive control with constraints, International Journal of Control, 82, 1122–1137.

Exadaktylos, V., Taylor, C.J., Wang, L. and Young, P.C. (2009) Forward path model predictive control using a non–minimal state space form, IMECHE Proceedings: Journal of Systems and Control, 223, 353–369.

Taylor, C.J., Shaban, E.M., Stables, M.A. and Ako, S. (2007) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control applications of state dependent parameter models, IMECHE Proceedings: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 221, 1019–1032.

Taylor, C.J. and Shaban, E.M. (2006) Multivariable Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of the ALSTOM nonlinear gasifier simulation, IEE Proceedings: Control Theory and Applications, 153, 277–285.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young P.C. (2000) State space control system design based on non–minimal state–variable feedback: further generalisation and unification results, International Journal of Control, 73, 1329–1345.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C., Chotai, A. and Whittaker, J. (1998) Non–minimal state space approach to multivariable ramp metering control of motorway bottlenecks, IEE Proceedings: Control Theory and Applications, 145, 568–574.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young, P.C. (1998) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of time delay systems, IMECHE Proceedings: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 212, 37–48.


Journal Articles (Environmental & Biological Systems)


Tsitsimpelis, I., Wolfenden, I. and Taylor, C.J. (2016) Development of a grow–cell test facility for research into sustainable controlled–environment agriculture, Biosystems Engineering, 150, 40–53.

Taylor, C.J. and Aerts, J.–M. (2014) Control of nonlinear biological systems by non–minimal state variable feedback, Statistics in Biosciences, 6, 290–313.

Haredasht, S.A., Taylor, C.J., Maes, P., Verstraeten, W.W., Clement, J., Van Ranst, M., Coppin, P., Berckmans, D., Aerts, J.–M (2014) Modelling seasonal and multi annual variation in bank vole populations and nephropathia epidemica, Biosystems Engineering, 121, 25–37.

Haredasht, S.A., Taylor, C.J., Maes, P., Verstraeten, W.W., Clement, J., Barrios, M., Lagrou, K., Van Ranst, M., Coppin, P., Berckmans, D., Aerts, J.–M (2013) Model–based prediction of nephropathia epidemica outbreaks based on climatologic and vegetation data and bank voles population dynamics, Zoonoses and Public Health, 60, 461–477.

Tambuyzer, T., Ahmed, T., Berckmans, D., Taylor, C.J., Balschun, D., Aerts, J.–M. (2013) System identification of metabotropic glutamate receptor dependent long–term depression, Neural Computation, 25, 650–670.

Jarvis, A., Leedal, D., Taylor, C.J. and Young, P. (2009) Stabilizing global mean surface temperature: a feedback control perspective, Environmental Modelling and Software, 24, 665–674.

Exadaktylos, V., Silva, M., Ferrari, S., Guarino, M., Taylor, C.J., Aerts, J.–M. and Berckmans, D. (2008) Time–series analysis for online recognition and localization of sick pig (sus scrofa) cough sounds, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 3803–3809.

Exadaktylos, V., Silva, M., Aerts, J.–M., Taylor, C.J. and Berckmans, D. (2008) Real–time recognition of sick pig cough sounds, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 63, 207–214.

Taylor, C.J., Pedregal, D.J., Young, P.C. and Tych, W. (2007) Environmental time series analysis and forecasting with the Captain toolbox, Environmental Modelling and Software, 22, 797–814.

Stables, M.A. and Taylor, C.J. (2006) Nonlinear control of ventilation rate using state dependent parameter models, Biosystems Engineering, 95, 7–18.

Taylor, C.J., Leigh, P.A., Chotai, A., Young, P.C., Vranken, E. and Berckmans, D. (2004) Cost effective combined axial fan and throttling valve control of ventilation rate, IEE Proceedings: Control Theory and Applications, 151, 577–584.

Taylor, C.J., Leigh, P., Price, L., Young, P.C., Berckmans, D. and Vranken, E. (2004) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of ventilation rate in agricultural buildings, Control Engineering Practice, 12, 225–233.

Ghavipanjeh, F., Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (2001) Data–based modelling and Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of nitrate in an activated sludge benchmark, Water Science and Technology, 44, 87–94.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. Chotai A., Mcleod, A.R. and A.R. Glasock (2000) Modelling and Proportional–Integral–Plus control design for free air carbon dioxide enrichment systems, Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 75, 365–374.

Price, L., Young, P., Berckmans, D., Janssens, K. and Taylor, J. (1999) Data–Based Mechanistic Modelling (DBM) and control of mass and energy transfer in agricultural buildings, Annual Reviews in Control, 23, 71–82.

Jarvis, A.J., Young, P.C., Taylor, C.J., Davies, W.J. (1999) An analysis of the dynamic response of stomatal conductance to a reduction in humidity over leaves of cedrella odorata, Plant, Cell and Environment, 22, 913–924.

Lees, M.J., Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1998) Modelling and PIP control design for open top chambers, Control Engineering Practice, 6, 1209–1216.

Lees, M.J., Taylor, J., Chotai, A., Young, P.C. and Chalabi, Z.S. (1996) Design and implementation of a Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control system for temperature, humidity, and carbon dioxide in a glasshouse, Acta Horticulturae, Vol. 406, 115–123.


Journal Articles (Robotics, Nuclear & Miscellaneous)


Tsitsimpelis, I., Taylor, C.J., Lennox, B. and Joyce, M.J. (2018) A review of ground-based robotic systems for the characterization of nuclear environments, Progress in Nuclear Energy,111, 109–124.

Crompton, A.J., Gamage, K.A.A., Jenkins, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Alpha particle detection using alpha–induced air radioluminescence: a review and future prospects for preliminary radiological characterisation for nuclear facilities decommissioning, Sensors, 18.

Burrell, T., Fozard, S., Holroyd, G.H., French, A.P., Pound, M.P., Bigley, C.J., Taylor, C.J. and Forde, B.G. (2017) The Microphenotron: a robotic miniaturized plant phenotyping platform with diverse applications in chemical biology, Plant Methods, 13, 1–20.

Montazeri, A., West, C., Monk, S. D. and Taylor, C.J. (2017) Dynamic modeling and parameter estimation of a hydraulic robot manipulator using a multi–objective genetic algorithm, International Journal of Control, 90, 661–683.

Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2017) Modeling and analysis of secondary sources coupling for active sound field reduction in confined spaces, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 95, 286–309.

Titi, S.A. and Taylor, C.J. (2015) Combined pole assignment and mean value engine model multivariable decoupling control, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, 37, 40–49.

Taylor, C.J. and Robertson, D. (2013) State–dependent control of a hydraulically–actuated nuclear decommissioning robot, Control Engineering Practice, 21, 1716–1725

Theobald, M., Taylor, C.J. and Burnham, K.J. (2011) Challenges in oil and gas subsea production systems: control, monitoring and reliability, Editorial for InstMC Measure+Control, 44.

Taylor, J. and Seward, D. (2010) Control of a dual–arm robotic manipulator, Nuclear Engineering International, 55, No. 673, August, 24–26.

Shaban, E.M., Ako, S., Taylor, C.J. and Seward, D.W. (2008) Development of an automated verticality alignment system for a vibro–lance, Automation in Construction, 17, 645–655.

Gu, J., Taylor J. and Seward, D. (2004) The automation of bucket position for the intelligent excavator LUCIE using the Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control strategy, Journal of Computer–Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 19, 16–27.

Taylor, C.J., Mckenna, P.G., Young, P.C., Chotai, A. and Mackinnon, M. (2004) Macroscopic traffic flow modelling and ramp metering control using Matlab/Simulink, Environmental Modelling and Software, 19, 975–988.

Taylor, C.J. (2004) Environmental test chamber for the support of learning and teaching in intelligent control, International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, 41, 375–387.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young P.C. (2001) Design and application of PIP controllers: robust control of the IFAC93 benchmark, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control23, 183–200.

Taylor, C.J., McCabe, A.P., Young P.C. and Chotai, A. (2000) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of the ALSTOM gasifier problem, IMECHE Proceedings: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 214, 469–480.

McCabe, A.P., Young P., Chotai, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2000) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of non–linear systems, Systems Science, 26, 25–46.


Book Chapters


Tych, W., Sadeghi, J., Smith, P.J., Chotai, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2012) Multi–State Dependent Parameter Model Identification and Estimation, Chapter 10 in L. Wang and H. Garnier (Eds.) System Identification, Environmental Modelling and Control System Design, Springer.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Tych, W. (2012) Linear and Nonlinear Non–Minimal State Space Control System Design, Chapter 27 in L. Wang and H. Garnier (Eds.) System Identification, Environmental Modelling and Control System Design, Springer.

Pedregal, D.J. and Taylor, C.J. (2012) SSpace: A Flexible and General State Space Toolbox for MATLAB, Chapter 30 in L. Wang and H. Garnier (Eds.) System Identification, Environmental Modelling and Control System Design, Springer.

Taylor, J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1994) On the relationship between GPC and PIP control, appears in D.W. Clarke (Ed.), Advances in Model–Based Predictive Control, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 53–68.


Conference Articles


2018

Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q., Henderson, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Model predictive and proportional integral control of blood clotting speed using warfarin when data are missing, 18th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, Taichung, Taiwan.

Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Stochastic non–minimal state space control with application to automated drug delivery, 18th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, Taichung, Taiwan.

West, C., Monk, S., Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) A vision–based positioning system with inverse dead–zone control for dual–hydraulic manipulators, UKACC 12th International Conference on Control, Sheffield, UK.

Burrell, T., West, C., Monk, S., Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Towards a cooperative robotic system for autonomous pipe cutting in nuclear decommissioning, UKACC 12th International Conference on Control, Sheffield, UK.

West, C., Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q., Monk, S., Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) State–dependent parameter model identification for inverse dead–zone control of a hydraulic manipulator, 18th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID–2018), Stockholm, Sweden.

Tate, O., Wilson, E.D., Cheneler, D. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Computational fluid dynamics and data–based mechanistic modelling of a forced ventilation chamber, 18th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID–2018), Stockholm, Sweden.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C., Tych, W., Wilson, E.D. (2018) New developments in the CAPTAIN Toolbox for Matlab with case study examples, 18th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID–2018), Stockholm, Sweden.

Khan, I.U., Ma, X., Taylor, C.J., Javaid, N. and Gamage, K.A.A. (2018) Heuristic algorithm based dynamic scheduling model of home appliances in smart grid, 24th International Conference on Automation and Computing, Newcastle University, UK.

2017

West, C., Montazeri, A., Monk, S.D., Duda, D. and Taylor, C.J. (2017) A new approach to improve the parameter estimation accuracy in robotic manipulators using a multi-objective output error identification technique, 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2017), Lisbon.

Clairon, Q., Wilson, E.D., Henderson, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2017) Adaptive Biomedical Treatment and Robust Control, International Federation of Automatic Control 20th Triennial World Congress (IFAC–17), Toulouse.

Aggidis, G.A. and Taylor, C.J. (2017) Overview of wave energy converter devices and the development of a new multi–axis laboratory prototype, International Federation of Automatic Control 20th Triennial World Congress (IFAC–17), Toulouse.

2016

Burrell, T., Montazeri, A., Monk, S. and Taylor, C.J. (2016) Feedback Control–Based Inverse Kinematics Solvers for a Nuclear Decommissioning Robot, 7th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems & 15th Mechatronics Forum International Conference (Mechatronics–16), 5–8 September, Loughborough, UK.

Reeves, K., Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2016) Model Development and Energy Management Control for Hybrid Electric Race Vehicles, 11th UKACC International Conference (Control–16), 31 August–2 September, Belfast, UK.

Reeves, K., Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2016) Validation of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle Dynamics Model for Energy Management and Vehicle Stability Control, IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE–16), June 8–10, Santa Clara, CA, USA.

West, C., Montazeri, A., Monk, S. and Taylor, C.J. (2016) A genetic algorithm approach for parameter optimization of a 7–DOF robotic manipulator, 8th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control (MIM–16), 28–30 June, Troyes, France.

2015

Tsitsimpelis, I. and Taylor, C.J. (2015) Partitioning of indoor airspace for multi–zone thermal modelling using hierarchical cluster analysis, European Control Conference (ECC–15), 15–17 July, Linz, Austria.

2014

Tsitsimpelis, I. and Taylor, C.J. (2014) Micro–climate control in a grow–cell: system development and overview, International Federation of Automatic Control 19th Triennial World Congress (IFAC–14), 24–29 August, Cape Town, South Africa.

Tsitsimpelis, I. and Taylor, C.J. (2014) A 2–dimensional Hammerstein model for heating and ventilation control of conceptual thermal zones, UKACC International Control Conference (Control–14), July, Loughborough, UK.

Besset, P. and Taylor, C.J. (2014) Inverse kinematics for a redundant robotic manipulator used for nuclear decommissioning, UKACC International Control Conference (Control–14), July, Loughborough, UK.

Shaban, E.M., Nada, A.A. and Taylor, C.J. (2014) Exact linearization by feedback of state dependent parameter models applied to a mechatronics demonstrator, UKACC International Control Conference (Control–14), July, Loughborough, UK.

2013

Tambuyzer, T., Ahmed, T., Taylor, C.J., Berckmans, D., Balschun, D., Aerts, J.–M. (2013) Dynamic data–based modelling of synaptic plasticity: mGluR–dependent long–term depression, 6th International Conference on Bio–inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS–13) February, Barcelona, Spain.

2012

Robertson, D. and Taylor, C.J. (2012) State–dependent control of a hydraulically–actuated nuclear decommissioning robot, UKACC International Conference (Control–12), September, Cardiff, UK.

Robertson, D. and Taylor, C.J. (2012) Low–level joint control of a robotic manipulator using state–dependent parameter models, International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–12), September, Coventry, UK.

Robertson, D., Taylor, C.J. and Lokuciewski, C. (2012) State–dependent system identification for control of a hydraulically–actuated nuclear decommissioning robot, 16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID–12), July, Brussels, Belgium.

Young, P.C. and Taylor, C.J. (2012) Recent developments in the Captain Toolbox for Matlab, 16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID–12), July, Brussels, Belgium.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Cross, P. (2012) Practical experience with unified discrete and continuous–time, multi–input identification for control system design, 16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID–12), July, Brussels, Belgium.

2011

Gunn, K.J., Lingwood, C.J. and Taylor, C.J. (2011) An independent validation of the optimality of latching and de–clutching control by evolutionary methods, 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC–11), September, University of Southampton, UK.

Cross, P., Taylor, C.J. and Aggidis, G.A. (2011) State dependent feed–forward control of a wave energy converter model, 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC–11), September, University of Southampton, UK.

2010

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Robertson, D. (2010) State Dependent Control of a Robotic Manipulator used for Nuclear Decommissioning Activities, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS–10), October, Taipei, Taiwan.

Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2010) Nonlinear control by input–output pole assignment: state space derivation, UKACC International Conference (Control–10), September, Coventry, UK.

Cross, P., Taylor, C.J. and Aggidis, G.A. (2010) Continuous–Time Feedforward Proportional–Integral–Plus Control, UKACC International Conference (Control–10), September, Coventry, UK.

Taylor, C.J. and Young, P.C. (2010) Captain Toolbox Analysis of the Hyperfast Switching Peltier Cooling System Benchmark, UKACC International Conference (Control–10), September, Coventry, UK.

Gunn, K.J., Lingwood, C.J. and Taylor, C.J. (2010) Multi–Objective Evolutionary Optimisation of the Geometry of a Class of Controlled Wave Energy Converter, UKACC International Conference (Control–10), September, Coventry, UK.

2009

Young, P.C., Tych, W. and Taylor, C.J. (2009) The Captain Toolbox for Matlab, 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identi cation, Saint Malo, France.

Bakari, M.J., Seward, D.W. and Taylor, C.J., The Development of a Prototype of a Multi–Arm Robotic System for Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Applications within the Nuclear Industry (2009) 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, October, Liverpool, UK.

Cross, P., Taylor, C.J. and Aggidis, G. (2009) Feed–forward control of a nonlinear power take–off simulation for wave energy conversion, 20th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–08), September, Coventry, UK.

Gunn, K., Taylor, C.J. and Lingwood, C. (2009) Evolutionary algorithms for the development and optimisation of wave energy converter control systems, 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC–09), September, Uppsala, Sweden.

Taylor, C.J., Stables, M.A., Cross, P., Gunn K. and Aggidis, G. (2009) Linear and nonlinear control of a power take–off simulation for wave energy conversion, 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC–09), September, Uppsala, Sweden.

Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2009) State dependent ramp metering control of motorway bottlenecks using nonlinear pole assignment, 12th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems (CTS–09), September, Redondo Beach, California, USA.

Ma, X., Taylor, J. and Joyce, M. (2009) An interactive PC–based electrical power system simulator for engineering education, 5th International CDIO Conference: Reframing Engineering Education: Impact and Future Direction, June, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore.

2008

Gunn, K. and Taylor, C.J. (2008) Genetic algorithms for the development and optimisation of wave energy converter control systems, 23rd European Institute for Applied Research Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis (IAR–ACD–08), November, Coventry University, UK.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young, P.C. (2008) Nonlinear pole assignment control of state dependent parameter models with time delays, UKACC International Conference (Control–08), September, Manchester, UK.

Exadaktylos, V., Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2008) Constraint handling for state dependent parameter models, UKACC International Conference (Control–08), September, Manchester, UK.

Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2008) Non–minimal state dependent Riccati equation and pole assignment control of nonlinear systems, 19th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–08), August, Las Vegas, USA.

2007

Exadaktylos, V., Silva, M., Aerts, J.–M., Taylor, C.J. and Berckmans, D. (2007) Frequency analysis for real–time identification of sick pigs and disease monitoring in pig houses, 3rd European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (ECPLF–07), June, Skiathos, Greece.

Exadaktylos, V., Silva, M., Aerts, J.–M., Taylor, C.J., Ferrari, S., Guarino, M. and Berckmans, D. (2007) Online recognition and localisation of sick pig cough sounds, 13th International Congress in Animal Hygiene (ISAH–07), Tartu, Estonia.

2006

Taylor, C.J., Shaban, E.M., Chotai, A. and Ako, S. (2006) Development of an automated verticality alignment system for a vibro–lance, 7th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control (Controlo–07), September, Lisbon, Portugal.

Sidiropoulou, E., Shaban, E.M., Taylor, C.J., Tych, W. and Chotai, A. (2006) Linear, nonlinear and classical control of a 1/5th scale automated excavator, 18th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–06), September, Coventry, UK.

Stables, M.A., Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2006) Control of micro–climate using time delay state dependent parameter models, 18th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–06), September, Coventry, UK.

Exadaktylos, V., Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2006) Non–minimal model predictive control with an integral–of–error state variable, UKACC International Conference (Control–06), August, Glasgow, UK.

Taylor, C.J., Shaban, E.M., Chotai, A. and Ako, S. (2006) Nonlinear control system design for construction robots using state dependent parameter models, UKACC International Conference (Control–06), August, Glasgow, UK.

Ding, L., Bradshaw, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2006) Design of discrete–time RIDE control system, UKACC International Conference (Control–06), August, Glasgow, UK.

2005

Dixon, R., Taylor, C.J. and Shaban, E.M. (2005) Comparison of classical and modern control applied to an excavator–arm, International Federation of Automatic Control 16th Triennial World Congress (IFAC–05), July, Prague, Czech Republic.

Shaban, E.M. and Taylor, C.J. (2005) Proportional–Integral–Plus control of a class of nonlinear systems using exact and partial linearisaton by feedback, International Congress for Global Science and Technology 1st International Conference on Automatic Control and System Engineering (ACSE–05), December, Cairo, Egypt (appears as an article in ACSE journal Automatic Control Specific Applications, 6, 55–70, 2006).

Shaban, E.M., Zied, K., Taylor, C.J. and Seward, D.W. (2005) Nonlinear control system design for construction robots: estimation, partial linearization by feedback and state–dependent–parameter control, 22nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC–05), September, Ferrara, Italy.

2004

Gu, J., Taylor, J. and Seward, D. (2004) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) gain scheduling control of an intelligent excavator, 21st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC–04), September, Jeju, Korea.

Taylor, C.J., Stables, M.A. and Young, P.C. (2004) Identification of a multivariable state dependency for airflow rate in a forced ventilation test chamber, UKACC International Conference (Control–04), September, Bath, UK.

Taylor, C.J. and Shaban, E.M. (2004) Multivariable Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of the ALSTOM nonlinear gasifier model, UKACC International Conference (Control–04), September, Bath, UK.

Ding, L., Bradshaw, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2004) Robustness comparison of control systems for a nuclear power plant, Paper–38, UKACC International Conference (Control–04), September, Bath, UK.

Shaban, E.M., Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2004) State dependent parameter Proportional–Integral–Plus (SDP–PIP) control of a nonlinear robot digger arm, UKACC International Conference (Control–04), September, Bath, UK.

2003

Bradshaw, A., Ding, L. and Taylor, C.J. (2003) Characteristic comparison of control systems for a nuclear power plant, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Agile Manufacturing (ICAM–03) December, Beijing, China, Published by China Machine Press, 695–699.

Taylor, C.J., Mckenna, P.G., Young, P.C., Chotai, A. and Scariza, J. (2003) Traffic flow modelling and linked ramp metering control for the M3/M27 pilot scheme, appears in K.J. Burnham and O.C.L Haas (Editors), Proceedings 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–03), September, Coventry University, 687–692.

Leigh, P., Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A., Young, P.C. and Vranken, E., Implementation of a combined fan and valve control design in a ventilation chamber (2003) appears in K.J. Burnham and O.C.L Haas (Editors), Proceedings 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–03), September, Coventry University, 423–428.

Kontoroupis, P., Young, P.C., Chotai, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2003) State Dependent Parameter Proportional–Integral–Plus (SDP–PIP) control of nonlinear systems, appears in K.J. Burnham and O.C.L Haas (Editors), Proceedings 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–03), September, Coventry University, 373–378.

Kontoroupis, P., Mckenna, P.G., Taylor, C.J., Chotai A. and Young, P.C. (2003) State Dependent Parameter (SDP) modelling of a traffic corridor based on a macroscopic Statistical Traffic Model (STM), appears in K.J. Burnham and O.C.L Haas (Editors), Proceedings 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–03), September, Coventry University, 367–372.

2002

Taylor, C.J., Bradshaw, A., Chaplin, R.V., French, M. and Widden, M.B. (2002) Wave energy research at Lancaster University: PS FRog and Frond, World Renewable Energy Congress VII, June–July, Cologne, Germany, Proceedings Edited by A.A.M. Sayigh. Pergamon, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK.

2001

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2000

Ghavipanjeh, F., Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (2000) Data–based modelling and Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of nitrate in an activated sludge benchmark, Aquatech Conference on Wastewater and EU Nutrient Guidelines, September, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young P.C. (2000) Non–minimal state space design: a unified approach to state variable feedback, 15th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–00), September, Coventry University.

McCabe, A.P., Chotai, A., Young, P.C. and Taylor, C.J. (2000) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of non–linear systems, 15th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–00), September, Coventry University. Proceedings Vol. 2, pp. 407–412.

Leigh, P., Taylor, C.J., Price, L., Chotai, A., Young, P.C., Vranken, E., Gevers, R. and Berckmans, D. (2000) Modelling and Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of ventilation rate in a Fan Test Chamber. 15th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–00), September, Coventry University.

Ghavipanjeh, F., Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young, P.C. (2000) Modelling and PIP control of dissolved oxygen in a wastewater treatment benchmark system, UKACC International Conference (Control–00), September, University of Cambridge.

McCabe, A.P., Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young, P.C. (2000) Proportional–Integral–Plus control of feedback–dependent systems with input and output constraints, UKACC International Conference (Control–00), September, University of Cambridge.

Taylor, C.J., Price, L., Leigh, P., Young, P.C., Berckmans, D., Janssens, K., Vranken, E. and Gevers, R. (2000) Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of agricultural buildings, International Conference on Modelling and Control in Agriculture, Horticulture and Post–Harvest Processing (Agricontrol–00), July, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

1999

Leigh, P., Young, P., Chotai, A., Price, L., Taylor, J., Vranken, E., Berckmans, D., Modelling and control of forced ventilation in agricultural livestock buildings (1999) 5th International congress of Biometeorology and Urban Climatology, November, Sydney, Australia.

1998

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A., Young, P.C. (1998) Continuous time Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control with filtering polynomials, UKACC International Conference (Control–98), September, University of Wales, Swansea, Institute of Electrical Engineering, conference publication no. 455, vol. 2, 1391–1396.

Kotsialos, A., Ellouni, N., Middelham, F., van Schuppen, J., Taylor, C.J. (1998) DACCORD: Integrated and co–ordinated control, 8th World Conference on Transportation Research, Antwerp–Belgium, July, Paper 1190 (session II–C4/02 the DACCORD project).

1997

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C., Chotai, A. and Mcleod, A.R. (1997) Modelling and control design for Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) systems used in plant physiology climate change experiments, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) 3rd workshop on Mathematical and Control applications in agriculture and horticulture, September–October, Hannover, Germany, IFAC preprint (Eds. A Munack and H.–J. Tantau), Pergamon, 237–242.

Taylor, J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1997) Forecasting, simulation and control of interurban traffic networks, 12th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–97), September, Coventry University, vol. 2, 679–684.

Taylor, J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1997) Robust PIP control of multivariable stochastic systems, 12th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE–97), September, Coventry University, vol. 2, 673–678.

Taylor, J., Whittaker, J., Young, P. and Chotai, A. (1997) Forecasting and control of interurban traffic networks using a state space formulated traffic model, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) 8th symposium on Transportation systems, June, Chania, Greece, IFAC/IFIP/IFORS preprint (Eds. M. Papageorgiou and A. Pouliezos), vol. 3, 1054–1059.

Lees, M.J., Taylor, J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1997) Modelling and control design for open top chambers used in plant physiology climate change experiments, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) 3rd symposium on Modelling and Control in Biomedical Systems (including biological systems), University of Warwick, March, Elsevier (Eds. Linkins and Carson), Oxford, 325–323.

1996

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. and Dixon, R. (1996) Structural and predictive aspects of Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control, UKACC International Conference (Control–96), September, University of Exeter, Institute of Electrical Engineering, conference publication no. 427, vol. 2, 1374–1379.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C., Chotai, A., Tych, W. and Lees, M.J. (1996) The importance of structure in PIP control design, UKACC International Conference (Control–96), September, University of Exeter, Institute of Electrical Engineering, conference publication no. 427, vol. 2, 1196–1201.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1996) PIP optimal control with a risk sensitive criterion, UKACC International Conference (Control–96), September, University of Exeter, Institute of Electrical Engineering, conference publication no. 427, vol. 2, 959–964.

Taylor, C.J., Lees, M.J., Young, P.C. and Minchin, P.E.H. (1996) True Digital Control of carbon dioxide in agricultural crop growth experiments, International Federation of Automatic Control 13th Triennial World Congress (IFAC–96), June–July, San Francisco, USA, vol. B, 405–410, Elsevier.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1996) True Digital Control of interurban traffic networks, International Federation of Automatic Control 13th Triennial World Congress (IFAC–96), June–July, San Francisco, USA, vol. P, 325–330, Elsevier.


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