Publications - Water networks

Bart De Schutter

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  1. A. Sadowska, B. De Schutter, and P.-J. van Overloop, "Event-driven hierarchical control of irrigation canals," Proceedings of the USCID Seventh International Conference on Irrigation and Drainage, Phoenix, Arizona, Apr. 2013.  (bibtex)

  2. J.M. Maestre, L. Raso, P.J. van Overloop, and B. De Schutter, "Distributed tree-based model predictive control on a drainage water system," Journal of Hydroinformatics, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 335-347, 2013.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  3. H. van Ekeren, R.R. Negenborn, P.J. van Overloop, and B. De Schutter, "Time-instant optimization for hybrid model predictive control of the Rhine-Meuse Delta," Journal of Hydroinformatics, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 271-292, 2013.  (online paperbibtex)

  4. Y. Li and B. De Schutter, "Control of a string of identical pools using non-identical feedback controllers," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 1638-1646, Nov. 2012.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  5. M.D. Doan, T. Keviczky, and B. De Schutter, "Application of distributed and hierarchical model predictive control in hydro power valleys," Proceedings of the 4th IFAC Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Conference, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, pp. 375-383, Aug. 2012.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  6. Y. Li and B. De Schutter, "A robust feasibility problem for the design of a reference governor," Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, Montréal, Canada, pp. 6745-6750, June 2012.  (abstractbibtex)

  7. J.M. Maestre, L. Raso, P.J. van Overloop, and B. De Schutter, "Distributed tree-based model predictive control on an open water system," Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, Montréal, Canada, pp. 1985-1990, June 2012.  (abstractbibtex)

  8. Y. Li and B. De Schutter, "Stability and performance analysis of an irrigation channel with distributed control," Control Engineering Practice, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 1147-1156, Oct. 2011.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  9. Y. Li and B. De Schutter, "Fixed-profile load scheduling for large-scale irrigation channels," Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, pp. 1570-1576, Aug.-Sept. 2011.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  10. H. van Ekeren, R.R. Negenborn, P.J. van Overloop, and B. De Schutter, "Hybrid model predictive control using time-instant optimization for the Rhine-Meuse Delta," Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Delft, The Netherlands, pp. 216-221, Apr. 2011.  (abstractbibtex)

  11. P.J. van Overloop, R.R. Negenborn, D. Schwanenberg, and B. De Schutter, "Towards integrating water prediction and control technology," Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Delft, The Netherlands, pp. 80-85, Apr. 2011.  (abstractbibtex)

  12. Y. Li and B. De Schutter, "Control of a string of identical pools using non-identical feedback controllers," Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 120-125, Dec. 2010.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  13. Y. Li, J. Alende, M. Cantoni, and B. De Schutter, "Decomposition of a fixed-profile load scheduling method for large-scale irrigation channels," Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 2166-2171, Sept. 2010.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  14. Y. Li and B. De Schutter, "Performance analysis of irrigation channels with distributed control," Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 2148-2153, Sept. 2010.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  15. R. Negenborn, B. De Schutter, and P.-J. van Overloop, "Coordination of local controllers in large-scale water systems," Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2010), Tianjin, China, pp. 2178-2185, Sept. 2010.  (abstractbibtex)

  16. P.J. van Overloop, R.R. Negenborn, S.V. Weijs, W. Malda, M.R. Bruggers, and B. De Schutter, "Linking water and energy objectives in lowland areas through the application of model predictive control," Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 1887-1891, Sept. 2010.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  17. M.D. Doan, T. Keviczky, and B. De Schutter, "An improved distributed version of Han's method for distributed MPC of canal systems," Proceedings of the 12th IFAC Symposium on Large Scale Systems: Theory and Applications, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France, 6 pp., July 2010.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  18. S. Leirens, J.M. Giraldo, R.R. Negenborn, and B. De Schutter, "A pattern search method for improving the operation of sewer systems," Proceedings of the 12th IFAC Symposium on Large Scale Systems: Theory and Applications, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France, pp. 591-596, July 2010.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  19. S. Leirens, C. Zamora, R.R. Negenborn, and B. De Schutter, "Coordination in urban water supply networks using distributed model predictive control," Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 3957-3962, June-July 2010.  (abstractbibtex)

  20. Y. Li and B. De Schutter, "Offtake feedforward compensator design for an irrigation channel with distributed control," Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 3747-3752, June-July 2010.  (abstractbibtex)

  21. P.J. van Overloop, R.R. Negenborn, B. De Schutter, and N.C. van de Giesen, "Predictive control for national water flow optimization in The Netherlands," Chapter 17 in Intelligent Infrastructures (R.R. Negenborn, Z. Lukszo, and H. Hellendoorn, eds.), vol. 42 of Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering, Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, ISBN 978-90-481-3598-1, pp. 439-461, 2010.  (online versionabstractbibtex)

  22. R.R. Negenborn, A. Sahin, Z. Lukszo, B. De Schutter, and M. Morari, "A non-iterative cascaded predictive control approach for control of irrigation canals," Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 3652-3657, Oct. 2009.  (abstractbibtex)

  23. R.R. Negenborn, P.-J. van Overloop, and B. De Schutter, "Coordinated distributed model predictive reach control of irrigation canals," Proceedings of the European Control Conference 2009, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 1420-1425, Aug. 2009.  (abstractbibtex)

  24. R.R. Negenborn, P.-J. van Overloop, T. Keviczky, and B. De Schutter, "Distributed model predictive control of irrigation canals," Networks and Heterogeneous Media, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 359-380, June 2009.  (online paperabstractbibtex)

  25. R.R. Negenborn and B. De Schutter, "A distributed model predictive control approach for the control of irrigation canals," Proceedings of the International Conference on Infrastructure Systems 2008: Building Networks for a Brighter Future, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 6 pp., Nov. 2008. Paper 152.  (abstractbibtex)



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