Professor C. James Taylor


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


Publications


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.


Peer Reviewed Articles & Invited Chapters

Organised into the following four broad areas:

The university repository lists all my outputs, including abstracts, posters, software etc., in chronological order.


Biological & Biomedical


Avery, P., Clairon, Q., Henderson, R., Taylor, C.J., Wilson, E. (2020) Robust and adaptive anticoagulant control, The Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C (Applied Statistics). In press. DOI:10.1111/rssc.12403

Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q., Henderson, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2018) Dealing with observational data in control, Annual Reviews in Control, 46, pp. 94–106. DOI:10.1016/j.arcontrol.2018.05.001

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 (BIBE), Taichung, Taiwan. DOI:10.1109/BIBE.2018.00013

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 (BIBE), Taichung, Taiwan. DOI:10.1109/BIBE.2018.00014

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, pp. 1–20. DOI:10.1186/s13007-017-0158-6

Clairon, Q., Wilson, E.D., Henderson, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2017) Adaptive biomedical treatment and robust control, 20th IFAC Triennial World Congress, Toulouse, France. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.2274

Taylor, C.J. and Aerts, J.-M. (2014) Control of nonlinear biological systems by non–minimal state variable feedback, Statistics in Biosciences, 6, pp. 290–313. DOI:10.1007/s12561-013-9098-5

Haredasht, S.A., Taylor, C.J., Maes, P., Verstraeten, W.W., Clement, J., Van Ranst, M., Coppin, P., Berckmans, D. and Aerts, J.M. (2014) Modelling seasonal and multi annual variation in bank vole populations and nephropathia epidemica, Biosystems Engineering, 121, pp. 25–37. DOI:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2014.01.006

Haredasht, S.A., Taylor, C.J., Maes, P., Verstraeten, W.W., Clement, J., Barrios, M., Lagrou, K., Van Ranst, M., Coppin, P., Berckmans, D. and 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, pp. 461–477. DOI:10.1111/zph.12021

Tambuyzer, T., Ahmed, T., Berckmans, D., Taylor, C.J., Balschun, D. and Aerts, J.–M. (2013) System identification of mGluR–dependent long–term depression, Neural Computation, 25, pp. 650–670. DOI:10.1162/NECO_a_00408

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), Barcelona, Spain.

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, pp. 3803–3809. DOI:10.1121/1.2998780

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, pp. 207–214. DOI:doi:10.1016/j.compag.2008.02.010

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), 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), Tartu, Estonia.

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, pp. 87–94. DOI:10.2166/wst.2001.0021

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, pp. 365–374. DOI:doi:10.1006/jaer.1999.0515

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 system, Aquatech Conference on Wastewater and EU Nutrient Guidelines, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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, 3rd UKACC International Conference on Control, Cambridge, UK.

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, pp. 913–924. DOI:10.1046/j.1365-3040.1999.00446.x

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, pp. 1209–1216. DOI:10.1016/S0967-0661(98)00089-6

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C., Chotai, A. and Mcleod, A.R. (1997) Modelling and control design for free air CO2 enrichment systems used in plant physiology atmospheric change experiments, 3rd IFAC workshop on Mathematical and Control Applications in Agriculture and Horticulture, Hannover, Germany. DOI:10.1016/S1474-6670(17)41277-8

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, 3rd IFAC Symposium on Modelling and Control in Biomedical Systems (including Biological Systems), Warwick, UK. DOI:10.1016/S1474-6670(17)44591-5

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, 13th IFAC Triennial World Congress, San Francisco, USA. DOI:10.1016/S1474-6670(17)57779-4


Robotics & Nuclear


Fried, T., Cheneler, D., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. and Dodds, J.M. (2019) Compact viscometer prototype for remote in–situ analysis of sludge, Sensors, 19, pp. 1–14. DOI:10.3390/s19153299

Cieslak, M.J., Gamage, K.A.A., Glover, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2019) Pulse shape discrimination performance of a pixelated plastic scintillator (EJ–299–34) for a coded–aperture based dual particle imaging system, Journal of Instrumentation, 14, 07017, pp. 1–15. DOI:10.1088/1748-0221/14/07/P07017

Bandala, M., West, C., Monk, S., Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2019) Vision–based assisted tele–operation of a dual–arm hydraulically actuated robot for pipe cutting and grasping in nuclear environments, Robotics, 8, pp. 1–24. DOI:10.3390/robotics8020042

Cieslak, M.J., Gamage, K.A.A., Glover, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2019) Gamma–ray modulation properties of tungsten coded apertures for a novel mixed–field imaging system, Journal of Instrumentation, 14, pp. 1–14. DOI:10.1088/1748-0221/14/02/P02007

Tsitsimpelis, I., Taylor, C.J., Lennox, B. and Joyce, M.J. (2019) A review of ground–based robotic systems for the characterization of nuclear environments, Progress in Nuclear Energy, 111, pp. 109–124. DOI:10.1016/j.pnucene.2018.10.023

Becker, P., Pandya, H., Gebhardt, G., Zhao, C., Taylor, C.J., Neumann, G. (2019) Recurrent Kalman networks: factorized inference in high–dimensional deep feature spaces, 36th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Long Beach, USA. Link to article

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, pp. 1–23. DOI:10.3390/s18041015

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, 12th UKACC International Conference on Control, Sheffield, UK. DOI:10.1109/CONTROL.2018.8516734

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, 12th UKACC International Conference on Control, Sheffield, UK. DOI:10.1109/CONTROL.2018.8516841

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), Stockholm, Sweden. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.09.102

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, pp. 661–683. DOI:10.1080/00207179.2016.1230231

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), Lisbon, Portugal. DOI:10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172488

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, Loughborough, UK. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.541

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), Troyes, France. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.07.688

Besset, P. and Taylor, C.J. (2014) Inverse kinematics for a redundant robotic manipulator used for nuclear decommissioning, 10th UKACC International Conference on Control, Loughborough, UK. DOI:10.1109/CONTROL.2014.6915115

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, 10th UKACC International Conference on Control, Loughborough, UK. DOI:10.1109/CONTROL.2014.6915209

Taylor, C.J. and Robertson, D. (2013) State–dependent control of a hydraulically-actuated nuclear decommissioning robot, Control Engineering Practice, 21, pp. 1716–1725 DOI:10.1016/j.conengprac.2013.08.011

Robertson, D. and Taylor, C.J. (2012) State–dependent control of a hydraulically–actuated nuclear decommissioning robot, 9th UKACC International Conference on Control, Cardiff, UK. DOI:10.1109/CONTROL.2012.6334725

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), 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), Brussels, Belgium. DOI:10.3182/20120711-3-BE-2027.00060

Taylor, J. and Seward, D. (August 2010) Control of a dual–arm robotic manipulator, Nuclear Engineering International, 55, pp. 24–26.

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), Taipei, Taiwan. DOI:10.1109/IROS.2010.5650272

Bakari, M.J., Seward, D.W. and Taylor, C.J. (2009) The development of a prototype of a multi–arm robotic system for decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) applications within the nuclear industry, 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Liverpool, UK.

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, pp. 645–655. DOI:10.1016/j.autcon.2007.11.002

Gu, J., Taylor, J. and Seward, D. (2007) Modelling of an hydraulic excavator using simplified refined instrumental variable (SRIV) algorithm, Journal of Control Theory and Applications, 5, pp. 391–396. DOI:10.1007/s11768-006-6180-2

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), Coventry, 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, 6th UKACC International Conference on Control, Glasgow, UK. Link to article

Ding, L., Bradshaw, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2006) Design of discrete–time RIDE control systems, 6th UKACC International Conference on Control, Glasgow, UK. Link to article

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, Lisbon, Portugal.

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), Ferrara, Italy. DOI:10.22260/ISARC2005/0041

Dixon, R., Taylor, C.J. and Shaban, E.M. (2005) Comparison of classical and modern control applied to an excavator–arm, 16th IFAC Triennial World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic. DOI:10.3182/20050703-6-CZ-1902.01368

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, pp. 16–27. DOI:10.1111/j.1467-8667.2004.00334.x

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), Jeju, Korea. DOI:10.22260/ISARC2004/0049

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, 5th UKACC International Conference on Control, Bath, UK. Link to article

Ding, L., Bradshaw, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2004) Robustness comparison of control systems for a nuclear power plant, 5th UKACC International Conference on Control, Bath, UK. Link to article

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), Beijing, China.


Environment, Transport & Energy


Tate, O.M., Cheneler, D. and Taylor, C.J. (2019) A thermal–electrical analogy model of a four–floor building with occupancy estimation for heating system control, 5th IFAC Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Sciences (ICONS), Belfast, UK. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.09.123

Tate, O.M., Cheneler, D. and Taylor, C.J. (2019) Simplified models for heating system optimisation using a thermal-electrical analogy, 25th IEEE International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC), Lancaster, UK. DOI:10.23919/IConAC.2019.8895035

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), Stockholm, Sweden. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.09.145

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 (ICAC), Newcastle, UK. DOI:10.23919/IConAC.2018.8749110

Aggidis, G.A. and Taylor, C.J. (2017) Overview of wave energy converter devices and the development of a new multi–axis laboratory prototype, 20th IFAC Triennial World Congress, Toulouse, France. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.2391

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, pp. 40–53. DOI:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2016.07.008

Reeves, K., Montazeri, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2016) Model development and energy management control for hybrid electric race vehicles, 11th UKACC International Conference on Control, Belfast, UK. DOI:10.1109/CONTROL.2016.7737651

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), Santa Clara, USA. DOI:10.1109/ISIE.2016.7745000

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, pp. 40–49. DOI:10.1177/0142331214529151

Tsitsimpelis, I. and Taylor, C.J. (2015) Partitioning of indoor airspace for multi-zone thermal modelling using hierarchical cluster analysis, European Control Conference (ECC), Linz, Austria. DOI:10.1109/ECC.2015.7330578

Tsitsimpelis, I. and Taylor, C.J. (2014) Micro-climate control in a grow-cell: system development and overview, 19th IFAC Triennial World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa. DOI:10.3182/20140824-6-ZA-1003.01323

Tsitsimpelis, I. and Taylor, C.J. (2014) A 2-dimensional Hammerstein model for heating and ventilation control of conceptual thermal zones, 10th UKACC International Conference on Control, Loughborough, UK. DOI:10.1109/CONTROL.2014.6915137

Theobald, M., Taylor, C.J. and Burnham, K.J. (2011) Challenges in oil and gas subsea production systems: control, monitoring and reliability – an introduction, Editorial, InstMC: Measurement and Control, 44, pp. 206–207. DOI:10.1177/002029401104400702

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), Southampton, UK.

Cross, P., Taylor, C.J. and Aggidis, G.A. (2011) State dependent feed–forward control for wave energy conversion, 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Southampton, 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, 8th UKACC International Conference on Control, Coventry, UK. DOI:10.1049/ic.2010.0307

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, pp. 665–674. DOI:doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.10.016

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), 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), 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), 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), Redondo Beach, USA. DOI:10.3182/20090902-3-US-2007.0020

Ma, X., Taylor, C.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, Singapore. Link to article

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), Coventry, UK.

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, pp. 277–285. DOI:10.1049/ip-cta:20050058

Stables, M.A. and Taylor, C.J. (2006) Nonlinear control of ventilation rate using state dependent parameter models, Biosystems Engineering, 95, pp. 7–18. DOI:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2006.05.015

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), Coventry, UK.

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, pp. 577–584. DOI:10.1049/ip-cta:20040753

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, pp. 225–233. DOI:10.1016/S0967-0661(03)00060-1

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, pp. 975–988. DOI:doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2003.11.009

Taylor, C.J. (2004) Environmental test chamber for the support of learning and teaching in intelligent control, International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, 41, pp. 375–387. DOI:10.7227/IJEEE.41.4.10

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, 5th UKACC International Conference on Control, Bath, UK.

Taylor, C.J. and Shaban, E.M. (2004) Multivariable Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control of the ALSTOM nonlinear gasifier model, 5th UKACC International Conference on Control, Bath, UK. Link to article

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, 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE), Coventry, UK.

Leigh, P., Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A., Young, P.C. and Vranken, E. (2003) Implementation of a combined fan and valve control design in a ventilation chamber, 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE), Coventry, UK.

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), 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE), Coventry, UK.

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, Cologne, Germany.

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, pp. 469–480. DOI:10.1243/0959651001540816

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), Coventry, UK.

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, 1st IFAC International Conference on Modelling and Control in Agriculture, Horticulture and Post–Harvest Processing (Agricontrol), Wageningen, The Netherlands. DOI:10.1016/S1474-6670(17)40903-7

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, pp. 71–82. DOI:10.1016/S1367-5788(99)90063-9

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

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, pp. 568–574. DOI:10.1049/ip-cta:19982383

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.

Taylor, J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1997) Forecasting, simulation and control of interurban traffic networks, 12th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE), Coventry, UK.

Taylor, J., Whittaker, J., Young, P. and Chotai, A. (1997) Forecasting and control of interurban traffic networks using a state space formulated traffic model, 8th IFAC Symposium on Transportation systems, Chania, Greece. DOI:10.1016/S1474-6670(17)43952-8

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, 406, pp. 115–123. DOI:10.17660/ActaHortic.1996.406.11

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1996) True Digital Control of interurban traffic networks, 13th IFAC Triennial World Congress, San Francisco, USA. DOI:10.1016/S1474-6670(17)58921-1


Systems & Control (Miscellaneous)


Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q., Henderson, R. and Taylor, C.J. (2019) Robustness evaluation and robust design for proportional–integral–plus control, International Journal of Control, 92, pp. 2939–2951. DOI:10.1080/00207179.2018.1467042

Alarfaj, Y. and Taylor, C.J. (2019) Eigenvalue analysis and case study examples of fractional order generalised predictive control, 25th IEEE International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC), Lancaster, UK. DOI:10.23919/IConAC.2019.8895068

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, pp. 204–206. DOI:10.1049/el.2017.3577

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), Stockholm, Sweden. DOI:10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.09.202

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, pp. 286–309. DOI:10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.03.025

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, pp. 722–734. DOI:10.1080/00207179.2012.663505

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. DOI:10.1007/978-0-85729-974-1_10

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. DOI:10.1007/978-0-85729-974-1_27

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. DOI:10.1007/978-0-85729-974-1_30

Young, P.C. and Taylor, C.J. (2012) Recent developments in the Captain Toolbox for Matlab, 16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID), Brussels, Belgium. DOI:10.3182/20120711-3-BE-2027.00096

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), Brussels, Belgium. DOI:10.3182/20120711-3-BE-2027.00123

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Burnham, K.J. (2011) Controllable forms for stabilising pole assignment design of generalised bilinear systems, Electronics Letters, 47, pp. 437–439. DOI:10.1049/el.2011.0029

Exadaktylos, V. and Taylor, C.J. (2010) Multi–objective performance optimisation for model predictive control by goal attainment, International Journal of Control, 83, pp. 1374–1386. DOI:10.1080/00207171003736295

Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2010) Nonlinear control by input–output pole assignment: state space derivation, 8th UKACC International Conference on Control, Coventry, UK. DOI:10.1049/ic.2010.0430

Cross, P., Taylor, C.J. and Aggidis, G.A. (2010) Continuous–time feedforward proportional–integral–plus control, 8th UKACC International Conference on Control, Coventry, UK. DOI:10.1049/ic.2010.0285

Taylor, C.J. and Young, P.C. (2010) Captain Toolbox analysis of the hyperfast switching peltier cooling system benchmark, 8th UKACC International Conference on Control, Coventry, UK.

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, pp. 1029–1044. DOI:10.1080/00207170802400970

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, pp. 1122–1137. DOI:10.1080/00207170802474694

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, pp. 353–369. DOI:10.1243/09596518JSCE674

Young, P.C., Tych, W. and Taylor, C.J. (2009) The Captain Toolbox for Matlab, 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID), Saint Malo, France. DOI:10.3182/20090706-3-FR-2004.00126

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A. and Young, P.C. (2008) Nonlinear pole assignment control of state dependent parameter models with time delays, 7th UKACC International Conference on Control, Manchester, UK. Link to article

Exadaktylos, V., Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2008) Constraint handling for state dependent parameter models, 7th UKACC International Conference on Control, Manchester, UK. Link to article

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), Las Vegas, USA.

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, pp. 797–814. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2006.03.002

Taylor, C.J., Shaban, E.M., Stables, M.A. and Ako, S. (2007) Proportional–integral–plus control applications of state dependent parameter models, IMECHE Proceedings: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 221, pp. 1019–1032. DOI:10.1243/09596518JSCE366

Exadaktylos, V., Taylor, C.J. and Chotai, A. (2006) Non–minimal model predictive control with an integral–of–error state variable, 6th UKACC International Conference on Control, Glasgow, UK. Link to article

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 International Conference on Automatic Control and System Engineering (ACSE), Cairo, Egypt.

Kontoroupis, P., Young, P.C., Chotai, A. and Taylor, C.J. (2003) State Dependent Parameter Proportional–Integral–Plus (SDP–PIP) control of nonlinear systems, 16th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE), Coventry, UK.

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 Control, 23, pp. 183–200. DOI:10.1177/014233120102300304

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, pp. 1329–1345. DOI:10.1080/002071700421727

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

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), Coventry, UK.

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), Coventry, UK.

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, 3rd UKACC International Conference on Control, Cambridge, UK.

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, pp. 37–48. DOI:10.1243/0959651981539271

Taylor, C.J., Chotai, A., Young, P.C. (1998) Continuous time Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control with filtering polynomials, 2nd UKACC International Conference on Control, Swansea, UK. DOI:10.1049/cp:19980433

Taylor, J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1997) Robust PIP control of multivariable stochastic systems, 12th International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE) Coventry, UK.

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. and Dixon, R. (1996) Structural and predictive aspects of Proportional–Integral–Plus (PIP) control, 1st UKACC International Conference on Control, Exeter, UK. DOI:10.1049/cp:19960753

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C., Chotai, A., Tych, W. and Lees, M.J. (1996) The importance of structure in PIP control design, 1st UKACC International Conference on Control, Exeter, UK. DOI:10.1049/cp:19960723

Taylor, C.J., Young, P.C. and Chotai, A. (1996) PIP optimal control with a risk sensitive criterion, 1st UKACC International Conference on Control, Exeter, UK. DOI:10.1049/cp:19960682

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, pp. 53–68.


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