Spathopoulos, M.P. and Komenda, J. (2004) Discussion on: Supervisory control of discrete event systems with flexible marking. European Journal of Control, 10 (1). pp. 61-64. ISSN 0947-3580Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
This paper proposes a new class of Discrete Event Systems endowed with control called DES with flexible marking (DESFM). The DESFM is modeled by a language and a control structure. The language contains all the strings of events that the system can generate. The control structure is a function that associates a set of controls to each string generated by the system. A control encapsulates information of event-enabling and marking for the string. The model is shown to be suitable for systems with abstraction for hierarchical control. The condition for existence of a supervisor and the synthesis of an optimal supervisory control scheme, in the sense of maximal permissiveness, are given. An illustrative example where the DESFM is naturally applied is presented.
|Keywords:||discrete event systems, flexible marking, control systems, hierarchical control, permissiveness, function decomposition, Mechanical engineering and machinery, Engineering(all)|
|Subjects:||Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||29 Jul 2008|
|Last modified:||06 Jan 2017 05:41|