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    • Game-theoretical methods in control of engineering systems: an introduction to the special issue 

      Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (2017-02-01)
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      There has been increasing interest in the control community in studying large-scale distributed systems, and numerous techniques have been developed to address the main challenges in these problems. One way to approach ...
    • Making non-centralized a model predictive control scheme by using distributed Smith dynamics 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Obando, Germán; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (2015)
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      This paper proposes a non--centralized Model Predictive Control (MPC) scheme for a system comprised by several sub-systems. Operational constraints for each subsystem are considered as well as a single coupled constraint ...
    • MatSWMM - An open-source toolbox for designing real-time control of urban drainage systems 

      Riaño Briceño, Gerardo; Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ramírez Jaime, Andrés Felipe; Quijano Silva, Nicanor; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (Elsevier, 2016-09-01)
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      This manuscript describes the MatSWMM toolbox, an open-source Matlab, Python, and LabVIEW-based software package for the analysis and design of real-time control (RTC) strategies in urban drainage systems (UDS). MatSWMM ...
    • Mitigation of communication failures in distributed model predictive control strategies 

      Ananduta, Wayan Wicak; Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (2018-12-18)
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      Information sharing among local controllers is the key feature of any Distributed Model Predictive Control (DMPC) strategy. This paper addresses the problem of communication failures in DMPC strategies and proposes a ...
    • Model-free control for wind farms using a gradient estimation-based algorithm 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      Wind turbines working close to other turbines experience interactions that affect the power production. These interactions arise as a consequence of wakes caused by upstream wind turbines. In order to achieve a more effective ...
    • Modeling and control of interacting irrigation channels 

      Conde Méndez, Gregory; Quijano Silva, Nicanor; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (2019)
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      One of the most important activities in agriculture is irrigation, which has a high ecological impact and expends around 85$%$ of the freshwater that humanity consumes. In the irrigation process, most of the water is ...
    • Modeling and real-time control of urban drainage systems : a review 

      García, Luís; Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Escobar, Eduardo; Téllez, Duván; Quijano Silva, Nicanor; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (Elsevier, 2015)
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      Urban drainage systems (UDS) may be considered large–scale systems given their large number of associated states and decision actions, making challenging their real–time control (RTC) design. Moreover, the complexity of ...
    • Multi-objective model-free control based on population dynamics and cooperative games 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Maestre Torreblanca, José María; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      This work solves a model-free resource allocation problem with two objectives. These objectives represent both cooperation and competition directions. It is proposed a solution that combines a centralized cooperative game ...
    • Non-centralized control for flow-based distribution networks: a game-theoretical insight 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor; Maestre Torreblanca, José María (2017-09-01)
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      This paper solves a data-driven control problem for a flow-based distribution network with two objectives: a resource allocation and a fair distribution of costs. These objectives represent both cooperation and competition ...
    • On the communication discussion of two distributed population-game approaches for optimization purposes 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (2017-07-01)
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      Population games have become a powerful tool for solving resource-allocation problems in a distributed manner, and for the design of non-centralized optimization-based controllers. The aim of this paper is to illustrate ...
    • On the communication discussion of two distributed population-game approaches for optimization purposes 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (Elsevier, 2017)
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      Population games have become a powerful tool for solving resource-allocation problems in a distributed manner, and for the design of non-centralized optimization-based controllers. The aim of this paper is to illustrate ...
    • On the modeling and real-time control of urban drainage systems: A survey 

      García Gutiérrez, Luis Antonio; Escobar, Eduardo; Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Quijano Silva, Nicanor; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Téllez, Duván (2014)
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      Drainage networks are complex systems composed by several processes including recollection, transport, storing, treatment, and releasing the water to a receiving environment. The way Urban Drainage Systems (UDS) manage ...
    • Online network-constrained dispatch of distributed generators in radial networks 

      Abdelghany, Hazem; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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      High penetration of distributed generation will be characteristic to future distribution networks. The dynamic, intermittent, uncertain and deregulated nature of distributed generation raises the need for online, distributed ...
    • Partitioning for large-scale systems: a sequential distributed MPC design 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (Elsevier, 2017)
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      Large-scale systems involve a high number of variables making challenging the design of controllers because of information availability and computational burden issues. Normally, the measurement of all the states in a ...
    • Resilient information-exchange protocol for distributed model predictive control schemes 

      Ananduta, Wayan Wicak; Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (2018)
      Conference report
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      Distributed Model Predictive Control (DMPC) strategies require local controllers to share information among each other. Considering the importance of communication in such control strategies and the failures that may occur ...
    • The role of population games and evolutionary dynamics in distributed control systems: the advantages of evolutionary game theory 

      Quijano Silva, Nicanor; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Obando, Germán; Pantoja, Andres; Mojica Nava, Eduardo (2017-02-01)
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      Recently, there has been an increasing interest in the control community in studying large-scale distributed systems. Several techniques have been developed to address the main challenges for these systems, such as the ...
    • Time-varying partitioning for predictive control design: density-games approach 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (2019-03-01)
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      The design of distributed optimization-based controllers for large-scale systems (LSSs) implies every time new challenges. The fact that LSSs are generally located throughout large geographical areas makes dicult the ...