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M. R. Jovanovic.
Modeling, analysis, and control of spatially distributed systems.
PhD thesis,
University of California, Santa Barbara,
2004.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Control of vehicular formations,
Distributed systems theory,
Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations.
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F. Dörfler,
M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Chertkov,
and F. Bullo.
Sparsitypromoting optimal widearea control of power networks.
IEEE Trans. Power Syst.,
29(5):22812291,
September 2014.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Power networks,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Widearea control.
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M. Fardad,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Design of optimal sparse interconnection graphs for synchronization of oscillator networks.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
59(9):24572462,
September 2014.
Keyword(s): Distributed control,
Oscillator networks,
Sparse graphs,
Synchronization.
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M. R. Jovanovic,
P. J. Schmid,
and J. W. Nichols.
Sparsitypromoting dynamic mode decomposition.
Phys. Fluids,
26(2):024103 (22 pages),
February 2014.
Keyword(s): Dynamic Mode Decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
Convex optimization,
Sparsity.
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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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R. Moarref,
M. R. Jovanovic,
J. A. Tropp,
A. S. Sharma,
and B. J. McKeon.
A loworder decomposition of turbulent channel flow via resolvent analysis and convex optimization.
Phys. Fluids,
26(5):051701 (7 pages),
May 2014.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation.
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V. L. Thomas,
B. K. Lieu,
M. R. Jovanovic,
B. F. Farrell,
P. J. Ioannou,
and D. F. Gayme.
Selfsustaining turbulence in a restricted nonlinear model of plane Couette flow.
Phys. Fluids,
26(10):105112 (17 pages),
October 2014.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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A. Zare,
Y. Chen,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Lowcomplexity modeling of partially available secondorder statistics via matrix completion.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
2014.
Note: Submitted; also arXiv:1412.3399v1.
Keyword(s): Alternating minimization algorithm,
Convex optimization,
Disturbance dynamics,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problems,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
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B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Computation of frequency responses for linear timeinvariant PDEs on a compact interval.
J. Comput. Phys.,
250:246269,
October 2013.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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B. K. Lieu,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Worstcase amplification of disturbances in inertialess Couette flow of viscoelastic fluids.
J. Fluid Mech.,
723:232263,
May 2013.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs,
Worstcase amplification.
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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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S. Y. Shafi,
M. Arcak,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and A. Packard.
Synchronization of diffusivelycoupled limit cycle oscillators.
Automatica,
49(12):36133622,
December 2013.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Diffusively coupled systems,
Timeperiodic systems,
Synchronization,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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B. Bamieh,
M. R. Jovanovic,
P. Mitra,
and S. Patterson.
Coherence in largescale networks: dimension dependent limitations of local feedback.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
57(9):22352249,
September 2012.
Note: (2013 George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award).
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
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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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R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Modelbased design of transverse wall oscillations for turbulent drag reduction.
J. Fluid Mech.,
707:205240,
September 2012.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Perturbation analysis,
Simulationfree design,
Spanwise wall oscillations,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control.
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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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M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Nonmodal amplification of stochastic disturbances in strongly elastic channel flows.
J. NonNewtonian Fluid Mech.,
166(1415):755778,
August 2011.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Singular perturbation methods.
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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. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimality of localized distributed controllers.
Int. J. Systems, Control and Communications,
2(1/2/3):8299,
2010.
Note: Special issue on Information Processing and Decision Making in Distributed Control Systems.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
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M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Transient growth without inertia.
Phys. Fluids,
22(2):023101 (19 pages),
February 2010.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence.
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B. K. Lieu,
R. Moarref,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Controlling the onset of turbulence by streamwise traveling waves. Part 2: Direct numerical simulations.
J. Fluid Mech.,
663:100119,
November 2010.
Keyword(s): Controlling the onset of turbulence,
Direct numerical simulations,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Relaminarization,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Traveling waves,
Turbulent flows,
Vibrational control.
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R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Controlling the onset of turbulence by streamwise traveling waves. Part 1: Receptivity analysis.
J. Fluid Mech.,
663:7099,
November 2010.
Keyword(s): Controlling the onset of turbulence,
Energy amplification,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Perturbation analysis,
Simulationfree design,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Traveling waves,
Vibrational control.
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N. Hoda,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Frequency responses of streamwiseconstant perturbations in channel flows of OldroydB fluids.
J. Fluid Mech.,
625:411434,
April 2009.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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F. Lin and M. R. Jovanovic.
Leastsquares approximation of structured covariances.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
54(7):16431648,
July 2009.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Largescale systems,
Leastsquares approximation,
Structured covariances.
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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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N. Hoda,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Energy amplification in channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
J. Fluid Mech.,
601:407424,
April 2008.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulence suppression in channel flows by small amplitude transverse wall oscillations.
Phys. Fluids,
20(1):014101 (11 pages),
January 2008.
Keyword(s): Controlling the onset of turbulence,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification.
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M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Arcak,
and E. D. Sontag.
A passivitybased approach to stability of spatially distributed systems with a cyclic interconnection structure.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control: Special Issue on Systems Biology,
53:7586,
January 2008.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Cyclic feedback systems,
Distributed systems theory,
Reactiondiffusion equations.
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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. R. Jovanovic,
J. M. Fowler,
B. Bamieh,
and R. D'Andrea.
On the peaking phenomenon in the control of vehicular platoons.
Syst. Control Lett.,
57(7):528537,
July 2008.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale systems,
Peaking.
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M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Architecture induced by distributed backstepping design.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
52(1):108113,
January 2007.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
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M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
A formula for frequency responses of distributed systems with one spatial variable.
Syst. Control Lett.,
55(1):2737,
January 2006.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Componentwise energy amplification in channel flows.
J. Fluid Mech.,
534:145183,
July 2005.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Lyapunovbased distributed control of systems on lattices.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
50(4):422433,
April 2005.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
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M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
On the illposedness of certain vehicular platoon control problems.
IEEE Trans. Automat. Control,
50(9):13071321,
September 2005.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale and infinite dimensional systems,
Fundamental limitations.
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D. Debeljkovic and M. R. Jovanovic.
NonLyapunov stability consideration of linear descriptor systems operating under perturbing forces.
Advances in Modeling and Analysis,
49(12):18,
1997.
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N. K. Dhingra and M. R. Jovanovic.
Convex synthesis of symmetric modifications to linear systems.
In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference,
Chicago, IL,
2015.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): combination drug therapy,
networks,
sparse controller synthesis,
structured design,
symmetric systems.
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S. H. Moghaddam and M. R. Jovanovic.
An interior point method for growing connected resistive networks.
In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference,
Chicago, IL,
2015.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Interior point method,
Sparse graphs.
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V. Purba,
X. Wu,
M. Sinha,
S. V. Dhople,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal design of islanded microgrids.
In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference,
Chicago, IL,
2015.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Microgrids,
Power systems,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Synchronization.
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A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Alternating direction optimization algorithms for covariance completion problems.
In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference,
Chicago, IL,
2015.
Note: Submitted.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Alternating minimization algorithm,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problem,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
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N. K. Dhingra,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and Z. Q. Luo.
An ADMM algorithm for optimal sensor and actuator selection.
In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Los Angeles, CA,
pages 40394044,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Convex optimization,
Actuator selection,
Sensor selection.
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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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M. Fardad,
X. Zhang,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the properties of optimal weak links in consensus networks.
In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Los Angeles, CA,
pages 21242129,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Perturbation analysis,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
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J. W. Nichols and M. R. Jovanovic.
Inputoutput analysis of highspeed jet noise.
In Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
2014.
Note: To appear.
Keyword(s): Acoustics,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Jet noise.
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X. Wu,
F. Dörfler,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Analysis and design tradeoffs for power network interarea oscillations.
In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Network and Systems,
Groningen, The Netherlands,
pages 657663,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Performance of largescale networks,
Power networks,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Widearea control.
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X. Wu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control of consensus and synchronization networks.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 29482953,
2014.
Keyword(s): Consensus,
Distributed control,
Oscillator networks,
Sparse graphs,
Synchronization.
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A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Completion of partially known turbulent flow statistics.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 16801685,
2014.
Note: (Invited paper; Finalist, Best Student Paper Award).
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Convex optimization,
Flow modeling and control,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problem,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
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A. Zare,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
Completion of partially known turbulent flow statistics via convex optimization.
In Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
2014.
Note: To appear.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Flow modeling and control,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problem,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
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D. M. Zoltowski,
N. K. Dhingra,
F. Lin,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Sparsitypromoting optimal control of spatiallyinvariant systems.
In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 12611266,
2014.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Cardinality minimization,
Convex optimization,
Distributed control,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Spatiallyinvariant systems.
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Y. Chen,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
State covariances and the matrix completion problem.
In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Florence, Italy,
pages 17021707,
2013.
Keyword(s): Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problem,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
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F. Dörfler,
M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Chertkov,
and F. Bullo.
Sparse and optimal widearea damping control in power networks.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 42954300,
2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Power networks,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control,
Widearea control.
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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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M. R. Jovanovic and F. Lin.
Sparse quadratic regulator.
In Proceedings of the 12th European Control Conference,
Zürich, Switzerland,
pages 10471052,
2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Cardinality minimization,
Distributed control,
Optimization,
Sparsitypromoting optimal control.
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B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Modelbased analysis of polymer drag reduction in a turbulent channel flow.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 485490,
2013.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Simulationfree design,
Transition to turbulence,
Viscoelastic fluids.
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F. Lin,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and T. T. Georgiou.
An ADMM algorithm for matrix completion of partially known state covariances.
In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Florence, Italy,
pages 16841689,
2013.
Keyword(s): Alternating direction method of multipliers,
Convex optimization,
Lowrank approximation,
Matrix completion problem,
Nuclear norm regularization,
Structured covariances.
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S. Y. Shafi,
M. Arcak,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Synchronization of limit cycle oscillations in diffusivelycoupled systems.
In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference,
Washington, DC,
pages 48744879,
2013.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Diffusively coupled systems,
Timeperiodic systems,
Synchronization,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
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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.
Keyword(s): Optimization,
Social influence,
Social networks,
Stochastic matrices.
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B. F. Farrell,
D. F. Gayme,
P. J. Ioannou,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Dynamics of the roll and streak structure in transition and turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2012 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 4354,
2012.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
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M. R. Jovanovic,
P. J. Schmid,
and J. W. Nichols.
Lowrank and sparse dynamic mode decomposition.
In Center for Turbulence Research Annual Research Briefs,
pages 139152,
2012.
Keyword(s): Dynamic Mode Decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
Convex optimization,
Sparsity.
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B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Analysis of drag reduction by polymers in a turbulent channel flow.
In Proceedings of the 2012 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 6574,
2012.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Simulationfree design,
Transition to turbulence,
Viscoelastic fluids.
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B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Slowfast decomposition of an inertialess flow of viscoelastic fluids.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montréal, Canada,
pages 43694374,
2012.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Elastic turbulence,
Transition to turbulence,
Singular perturbation methods.
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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.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulent drag reduction by transverse wall oscillations.
In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference,
Montréal, Canada,
pages 33593364,
2012.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Drag reduction,
Turbulence modeling.
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T. Sayadi,
J. W. Nichols,
P. J. Schmid,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Dynamic mode decomposition of Htype transition to turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2012 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 514,
2012.
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Dynamic mode decomposition,
Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Transition to turbulence.
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A. Zare,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulent drag reduction by streamwise traveling waves.
In Proceedings of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 31223126,
2012.
Keyword(s): Drag reduction,
Control of turbulent flows,
Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Parametric resonance,
Perturbation analysis,
Simulationfree design,
Streamwise traveling waves,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Vibrational 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.
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu and M. R. Jovanovic.
Computation of the frequency responses for distributed systems with one spatial variable.
In Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference,
Orlando, FL,
pages 69566961,
2011.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Worstcase amplification of disturbances in inertialess flows of viscoelastic fluids.
In Preprints of the 18th IFAC World Congress,
Milano, Italy,
pages 1445814463,
2011.
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Spatiallylocalized optimal control of transition to turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference,
San Francisco, CA,
pages 35773582,
2011.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Transient response of velocity fluctuations in inertialess channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 56825687,
2010.
Note: (Invited paper).
[bibtexentry]

B. K. Lieu,
R. Moarref,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Preventing transition to turbulence using streamwise traveling waves: direct numerical simulations.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 33353340,
2010.
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Preventing transition to turbulence using streamwise traveling waves: theoretical analysis.
In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference,
Baltimore, MD,
pages 33293334,
2010.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref,
B. K. Lieu,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Optimal localized control of transitional channel flow.
In Proceedings of the 2010 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 107118,
2010.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

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.
Keyword(s): Atomic force microscopy,
Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Uncertainty quantification in PDEs.
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and S. Kumar.
Variance amplification in channel flows of strongly elastic polymer solutions.
In Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference,
Saint Louis, MO,
pages 842847,
2009.
Note: (Invited paper).
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

B. Bamieh,
M. R. Jovanovic,
P. Mitra,
and S. Patterson.
Effect of topological dimension on rigidity of vehicle formations: fundamental limitations of local feedback.
In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
pages 369374,
2008.
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

N. Hoda,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and S. Kumar.
Inputoutput analysis of the 2D/3C model in channel flows of viscoelastic fluids.
In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Cancun, Mexico,
pages 841846,
2008.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Viscoelastic fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin and M. R. Jovanovic.
Energy amplification in a parallel Blasius boundary layer flow subject to freestream turbulence.
In Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 30703075,
2008.
Keyword(s): Boundary layers,
Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Freestream turbulence,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

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.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Remarks on computing the $H_2$ norm of incompressible fluids using descriptor statespace formulation.
In Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference,
Seattle, WA,
pages 30643069,
2008.
Keyword(s): NavierStokes equations,
Incompressible fluids,
Inputoutput analysis,
Descriptor systems,
Distributed systems theory.
[bibtexentry]

S. Patterson,
B. Bamieh,
A. E. Abbadi,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the feasibility of largescale automated highways.
In First International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science,
Dublin, Ireland,
2008.
Note: (Invited paper).
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
M. Arcak,
and E. D. Sontag.
Remarks on the stability of spatially distributed systems with a cyclic interconnection structure.
In Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference,
New York City, NY,
pages 26962701,
2007.
Keyword(s): Biochemical networks,
Cyclic feedback systems,
Distributed systems theory,
Reactiondiffusion equations.
[bibtexentry]

F. Lin and M. R. Jovanovic.
On the leastsquares approximation of structured covariances.
In Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference,
New York City, NY,
pages 26482653,
2007.
Keyword(s): Optimization.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
On using the streamwise traveling waves for variance suppression in channel flows.
In Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference,
New York City, NY,
pages 20602065,
2007.
Note: (Invited paper; Finalist, Best Student Paper Award).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
$H_2$ norm of linear timeperiodic systems: a perturbation analysis.
In Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference,
Minneapolis, MN,
pages 14521457,
2006.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Inputoutput analysis,
Timeperiodic systems,
Perturbation analysis.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
Turbulence suppression in channel flows by small amplitude transverse wall oscillations.
In Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference,
Minneapolis, MN,
pages 11611166,
2006.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
R. Moarref,
and D. You.
Turbulence suppression in channel flows by means of a streamwise traveling wave.
In Proceedings of the 2006 Summer Program,
Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA,
pages 481494,
2006.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Spatiallyperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

R. Moarref and M. R. Jovanovic.
Transition control using an array of streamwise vortices.
In Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
San Diego, CA,
pages 107112,
2006.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations,
Inputoutput analysis,
Parametric resonance,
Timeperiodic systems,
Vibrational control,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
On the optimality of localized distributed controllers.
In Proceedings of the 2005 American Control Conference,
Portland, OR,
pages 45834588,
2005.
Note: (Invited paper).
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Architecture induced by distributed backstepping design.
In Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Paradise Island, Bahamas,
2004.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
On the illposedness of certain vehicular platoon control problems.
In Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Paradise Island, Bahamas,
2004.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Unstable modes versus nonnormal modes in supercritical channel flows.
In Proceedings of the 2004 American Control Conference,
Boston, MA,
pages 22452250,
2004.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
J. M. Fowler,
B. Bamieh,
and R. D'Andrea.
On avoiding saturation in the control of vehicular platoons.
In Proceedings of the 2004 American Control Conference,
Boston, MA,
pages 22572262,
2004.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Exact computation of frequency responses for a class of infinite dimensional systems.
In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 13391344,
2003.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Computational tools for spatially distributed systems.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Frequency domain analysis of the linearized NavierStokes equations.
In Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 31903195,
2003.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Energy amplification,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Lyapunovbased outputfeedback distributed control of systems on lattices.
In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Maui, HI,
pages 13331338,
2003.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Lyapunovbased statefeedback distributed control of systems on lattices.
In Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 101106,
2003.
Keyword(s): Architectural issues in distributed control design,
Distributed control,
Localized control.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic,
B. Bamieh,
and M. Grebeck.
Parametric resonance in spatially distributed systems.
In Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference,
Denver, CO,
pages 119124,
2003.
Keyword(s): Distributed systems theory,
Spatiallyperiodic systems.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
Nonlinear control of an electrohydraulic velocity servosystem.
In Proceedings of the 2002 American Control Conference,
Anchorage, AL,
pages 588593,
2002.
Keyword(s): Control of electrohydraulic servosystems.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
Modelling flow statistics using the linearized NavierStokes equations.
In Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
Orlando, FL,
pages 49444949,
2001.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
NavierStokes equations.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and B. Bamieh.
The spatiotemporal impulse response of the linearized NavierStokes equations.
In Proceedings of the 2001 American Control Conference,
Arlington, VA,
pages 19481953,
2001.
Keyword(s): Flow modeling and control,
Inputoutput analysis,
NavierStokes equations,
Transition to turbulence.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
The $j$th order practical tracking.
In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Systems, Automatic Control and Measurements,
1998.
Nis, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

D. V. Lazic,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and M. R. Ristanovic.
Practical tracking of a hydraulic cylinder and an axial piston hydraulic motor.
In Proceedings of Bath Workshop on Power Transmission and Motion Control,
pages 331346,
1998.
Bath, England.
Keyword(s): Control of electrohydraulic servosystems.
[bibtexentry]

N. A. Cebasek and M. R. Jovanovic.
PWM control of hydraulic cylinder and axial piston hydraulic motor.
In Proceedings of the 5th Triennial International Symposium on Fluid Control, Measurement and Visualization,
volume 1,
pages 361366,
September 1997.
Hayama, Japan.
Keyword(s): Control of electrohydraulic servosystems.
[bibtexentry]

Z. B. Ribar,
M. R. Jovanovic,
and R. Z. Jovanovic.
Application of practical straightline tracking in the process industry.
In Proceedings of the 41th ETRAN Conference,
volume 1,
pages 444447,
June 1997.
Zlatibor, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

D. Debeljkovic and M. R. Jovanovic.
Time continuous control design for linear singular systems on finite time interval.
In Proceedings of the 40th ETRAN Conference,
volume 1,
pages 454457,
June 1996.
Budva, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic and D. Debeljkovic.
Stability of linear singular systems on finite time interval under perturbing forces.
In Proceedings of the 40th ETRAN Conference,
volume 1,
pages 451453,
June 1996.
Budva, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

Z. B. Ribar,
D. V. Lazic,
and M. R. Jovanovic.
Application of practical exponential tracking in fluid transportation industry.
In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Material Handling and Warehousing,
pages 5.655.70,
December 1996.
Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
[bibtexentry]

M. R. Jovanovic.
Vehicular Chains.
In J. Baillieul and T. Samad, editors, Encyclopedia of Systems and Control.
Springer,
2014.
Note: In press.
Keyword(s): Control of vehicular formations,
Largescale networks,
Fundamental limitations.
[bibtexentry]
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