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Publications with Makan Fardad


M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal sparse interconnection graphs for synchronization of oscillator networks.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
2014.
Note: Doi:10.1109/TAC.2014.2301577; also arXiv:1302.0449.
Keyword(s): Distributed control,
Oscillator networks,
Sparse graphs,
Synchronization.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Algorithms for leader selection in stochastically forced consensus networks.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
59(7):17891802,
July 2014.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Greedy algorithm,
Leader selection,
Performance bounds,
Sparsity.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal sparse feedback gains via the alternating direction method of multipliers.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
58(9):24262431,
September 2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Cardinality minimization,
Distributed control,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Optimal control of vehicular formations with nearest neighbor interactions.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
57(9):22032218,
September 2012.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control,
Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
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M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal controllers for spatially invariant systems with finite communication speed.
Automatica,
47(5):880889,
May 2011.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Augmented Lagrangian approach to design of structured optimal state feedback gains.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
56(12):29232929,
December 2011.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control.
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M. Fardad,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and B. Bamieh.
Frequency analysis and norms of distributed spatially periodic systems.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
53(10):22662279,
November 2008.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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M. R. Jovanovic and M. Fardad.
$H_2$ norm of linear timeperiodic systems: a perturbation analysis.
Automatica,
44(8):20902098,
August 2008.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Timeperiodic systems,
Perturbation analysis,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the design of optimal structured and sparse feedback gains using semidefinite programming.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 24382443,
2014.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Cardinality minimization,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On optimal link creation for facilitation of consensus in social networks.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 38023807,
2014.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Optimization,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
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Makan Fardad,
X. Zhang,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the properties of optimal weak links in social networks.
In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Los Angeles, CA,
2014.
Note: To appear; (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Perturbation analysis,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
X. Zhang,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On new characterizations of social influence in social networks.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 47844789,
2013.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Leader selection in consensus networks: A convex relaxation approach.
In Proceedings of the 51th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
Monticello, IL,
2013.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Greedy algorithm,
Leader selection,
Performance bounds,
Sparsity.
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N. K. Dhingra,
F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On identifying sparse representations of consensus networks.
In Preprints of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems,
Santa Barbara, CA,
pages 305310,
2012.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal synchronization of oscillator networks via sparse interconnection graphs.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montréal, Canada,
pages 47774782,
2012.
Keyword(s): Distributed control,
Oscillator networks,
Sparse graphs,
Synchronization.
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M. Fardad,
X. Zhang,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal dissemination of information in social networks.
In Proceedings of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 25392544,
2012.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Identification of sparse communication graphs in consensus networks.
In Proceedings of the 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
Monticello, IL,
pages 8589,
2012.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Architectural constraints,
Interconnected systems,
Optimal decentralized control,
Structured feedback gains.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Performance of leaderfollower networks in directed trees and lattices.
In Proceedings of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 734739,
2012.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparse feedback synthesis via the alternating direction method of multipliers.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montréal, Canada,
pages 47654770,
2012.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Algorithms for leader selection in large dynamical networks: noisefree leaders.
In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference,
Orlando, FL,
pages 71887193,
2011.
Keyword(s): Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Leader selection,
Performance bounds,
Sparsity.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control for a class of distributed systems.
In Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference,
San Francisco, CA,
pages 20502055,
2011.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Optimal localized control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Algorithms for leader selection in large dynamical networks: noisecorrupted leaders.
In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference,
Orlando, FL,
pages 29322937,
2011.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Consensus networks,
Convex optimization,
Greedy algorithm,
Leader selection,
Performance bounds,
Sparsity.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the dual decomposition of linear quadratic optimal control problems for vehicular formations.
In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 62876292,
2010.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal localized feedback design for multivehicle systems.
In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Atlanta, GA,
pages 57445749,
2010.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal localized feedback design for vehicular platoons.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 46224627,
2010.
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M. Fardad,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and M. V. Salapaka.
Damping mechanisms in dynamic mode atomic force microscopy applications.
In Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference,
Saint Louis, MO,
pages 22722277,
2009.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimal design of structured feedback gains for interconnected systems.
In Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Shanghai, China,
pages 978983,
2009.
Keyword(s): Architectural constraints,
Interconnected systems,
Optimal decentralized control,
Structured feedback gains.
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F. Lin,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Synthesis of $H_2$ optimal static structured controllers: primal and dual formulations.
In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
Monticello, IL,
pages 340346,
2009.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Architectural constraints,
Interconnected systems,
Optimal decentralized control,
Structured feedback gains.
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M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the statespace design of optimal controllers for distributed systems with finite communication speed.
In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
pages 54885493,
2008.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
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R. Moarref,
M. Fardad,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Perturbation analysis of eigenvalues of a class of selfadjoint operators.
In Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 955960,
2008.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Perturbation analysis,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Transient response,
Distributed systems theory.
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