Prateep Roy, Arben Çela, Yskandar Hamam



In this paper we are presenting the information-theoretic explanation of Bod´e Sensitivity Integral, a fundamental limitation of control theory, controllability grammian and the issues of control under communication constraints. As resource-economic use of information is of prime concern in communication-constrained control problems, we need to emphasize more on informational aspect which has got direct relation with uncertainties in terms of Shannon Entropy and Mutual Information. Bode Integral which is directly related to the disturbances can be correlated with the difference of entropies between the disturbance-input and measurable output of the system. These disturbances due to communication channel-induced noises and limited bandwidth are causing the information packet-loss and delays resulting in degradation of control performances.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Roy P., Çela A. and Hamam Y. (2009). INFORMATION-THEORETIC VIEW OF CONTROL . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-674-001-6, pages 5-12. DOI: 10.5220/0002166600050012

in Bibtex Style

author={Prateep Roy and Arben Çela and Yskandar Hamam},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
SN - 978-989-674-001-6
AU - Roy P.
AU - Çela A.
AU - Hamam Y.
PY - 2009
SP - 5
EP - 12
DO - 10.5220/0002166600050012