Papers

My Google Scholar page can be found here. We also have a number of patent filings in several of the areas that we have worked in.

Some of our new, more recent, papers can be found here, as well as our recently published books. Below you can find our journal publications (as of Feb 3 2020).

Selected papers on some of the topics that we have worked on: (a) control theory and switched systems; (b) computer networking; (c) smart mobility and cities; (d) linear algebra; (e) positive systems; (f) automotive control and optimisation.

Our papers have won awards at IEEE Workshop on QoS (networking); ACM Sigmetrics (networking); ICCVE (connected car); ERTICO ITS Congress (connected car); and ISSC (control theory).

Preprints of all our papers are open access. If you need a preprint, please contact robert.shorten@ucd.ie

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

[167]    Boundary feedback stabilization of a reaction-diffusion equation with Robin boundary conditions and state-delay, H. Lhachemi, R. Shorten, Automatica, Accepted, 2020.

[166]    Exponential Input-to-State Stabilization of a Class of Diagonal Boundary Control Systems with Delay Boundary Control, Lhachemi, H., Shorten, R., Prieur, C., Systems and Control Letters, Accepted, 2020.

[165]    H2 and H∞ Analysis and State Feedback Control Design for Discrete-Time Constrained Switched Linear Systems, Falchetto, V.,  Souza, M.,Fioravanti, A., Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, Accepted, 2020.

[164]    On the stability of unverified transactions in a DAG-based Distributed Ledger, Ferraro, P., King, C., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Accepted, 2020.

[163]    An LMI condition for the robustness of constant-delay linear predictor feedback with respect to uncertain time-varying input delays, Lhachemi, H., Prieur, C., Shorten, R.,

Automatica, Accepted, 2019.

[162]    ISS property with respect to boundary disturbances for a class of Riesz-spectral boundary control systems, Lhachemi, H., Shorten, R., Automatica, Accepted, 2019.

[161]    On the ergodic control of ensembles, AR Fioravanti, J Mareček, RN Shorten, M Souza, FR Wirth, Automatica, Accepted, 2019.

[160]    Control Law Realification for the Feedback Stabilization of a Class of Diagonal Infinite-Dimensional Systems with Delay Boundary Control, Lhachemi, H., Prieur, C., Shorten, R., IEEE Control Systems Letters, Accepted, 2019.

[159]    SPR based design conditions for quadratic stability of multi-mode switched linear systems,  Kouhi, Y., King, C., Shorten, R., Automatica, Provisiionally Accepted, 2019

[158]    Augmented Reality, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Feedback Control for Additive Manufacturing: A Review, Malik, A., Lhachemi, H., Shorten, R., IEEE Access, Accepted, 2019.

[157]    Input-to-State Stability of a Clamped-Free Damped String in the Presence of Distributed and Boundary Disturbances, Lhachemi, H., Saussie, D., Zhu, G., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Provisionally Accepted, 2019.

[156]    On L-infinity string stability of nonlinear bidirectional asymmetric heterogeneous platoon systems, Monteil, J., Russo, G., and Shorten, R., Automatica,  Accepted, 2019.

[155]    Nonhomogeneous Place-Dependent Markov Chains, Unsynchronized AIMD, and Network Utility Maximization by Wirth, F.; Stuedli, S.; Yu, J. Y.; Corless, M.; Shorten, R., Journal of the ACM, Accepted, 2019.

[154]    Digital Ledger Technology, Smart Cities, Sharing Economy and Social Compliance, Ferraro, P., King, C., Shorten, R., IEEE Access, Accepted, 2018.

[153]    Recovering Markov Models from Closed Loop Data Sets, Epperlein, J, Shorten, R, Zhuk, S., Automatica, Accepted, 2019

[152]    Distributed Markovian Parking Assist System, Liu, M, Naoum-Sawaya, J., Gu, Y.; Lecue, F., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Accepted, 2018.

[151]    Localising Missing Entities using Parked Vehicles:  An RFID-Based System, IEEE Transactions on Internet of Things, Accepted, 2018.

[150]    On Synchronization in Continuous-Time Networks of Nonlinear Nodes with
State Dependent and Degenerate Noise Diffusion, Russo, G., Wirth, F., and Shorten, R. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Accepted, 2018.

[149]    Stochastic Frequency Control of Grid-connected Microgrids, Ferraro, P., Crisostomi, E.,  Shorten, R., Milano, F., IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Accepted, 2018.

[148]    A context-aware e-bike system to reduce pollution inhalation while cycling, Sweeney,  S., Ordonez-Hurtado, R.,  Pilla, F., Russo, G.,  Timoney, D., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Accepted, 2018.

[147]    Clustering in Markov chains with eigenvalues close to one, Breen, J., Crisostomi, E.,  Faizrahnemoon, M., Kirkland, S., Shorten, R., Linear Algebra and its Applications, Accepted, 2018.

[146]    Some stability tests for switched descriptor systems, Shravan Kumar Sajja, S., Corless, M., Zeheb, E., Shorten, R., Automatica, Provisionally Accepted, 2018.

[145]    A new take on protecting cyclists in smart cities, Hermann, A., Liu, M., Pilla, F.,  Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Accepted, 2018.

[144]    On common noise-induced synchronization in complex networks with state-dependent noise diffusion processes, Russo, G., Shorten, R., Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, Accepted, 2018.

[143]    On the SPRification of Linear Descriptor Systems via Output Feedback, Corless, M.,  Zeheb, E.,  Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Accepted, 2018.

[142]    Leader and Leaderless Consensus with State Obfuscation: An Application to Speed Advisory Systems, Griggs, W., Russo, G., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Accepted, 2017.

[141]    Pedestrian-Aware Engine Management Strategies for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Accepted, 2017.

[140]    On the stability and convergence of a class of consensus systems with a nonlinear input, Liu, M., Wirth, F., Corless, M., Shorten, R., Automatica, Accepted, 2017

[139]    Switching Controller Design with Dwell-Times and Sampling, Souza, M., Fioratti, A., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Accepted, 2016.

[138]    Smart Procurement of Naturally Generated Energy (SPONGE) for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Buses by Naoum-Sawaya, J, Crisostomi, Emanuele; Liu, Mingming, Gu, Yingqi, Shorten, Robert, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 14(2), pp. 598-607, 2016.

[137]    On the AIMD Algorithm Under Saturation Constraints, Sonja S, Corless, C., Middleton, R. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Accepted, 2016.

[136]    On Analysis and Design of Discrete-Time Constrained Switched Systems, International Journal of Control, Souza, M., Fioratti, A., Shorten, R , Accepted, 2016.

[135]    On Recursive Schur Complements, Block Stability of Hurwitz Matrices, and Related Results, Souza, M., Wirth, F., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Accepted, 2016

[134]    Crisostomi, E., Shorten, R., Wirth, Smart Cities: A golden age for control theory, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Accepted, 2016

[133]    An Assessment on the Use of Stationary Vehicles as Reference Nodesto Support Range-Based Cooperative Positioning Systems, Ordohnez, R, Crisostomi, E., Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, Accepted, pp. 1-14, April 2017.

[132]    r-extreme signalling for congestion control, Maracek, J., Shorten, R., Yu, J., International Journal of Control, Accepted, pp. 1972-1984, March 2016.

[131]    On the Design of Campus Parking Systems with QoS guarantees, Griggs, W.,  Yu, J.,  Wirth, F., Haeusler, F.,  Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17(5), pp. 1428-1439, 2016

[130]    A Distributed and Privacy-Aware Speed Advisory System for Optimising Conventional and Electric Vehicles Networks, Liu, M., Ordóñez-Hurtado, R., Wirth, F., Gu, Y., Crisostomi, E.,  Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17(5), pp. 1308-1318, 2016.

[129]    Stochastic optimization approach for the car placement problem in ridesharing systems, Naoum-Sawaya, J., Cogill, R.,  Ghaddar, B., Sajja, S., Shorten, R., Taheri, N., et.al. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 80, Vol. 80,2015.

[128]    Discretization of sparse linear systems, Souza, M., Geronmel, J., Colaneri, P., Shorten, R., Systems  and Control Letters, Vol. 80, pp 42-49, 2015.

[127]    Smart Procurement Of Naturally Generated Energy (SPONGE) for PHEVs, Hausler, F., Gu, Y.  Crisostomi, E., Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, 89(7), pp. 1467-1480, 2016.

[126]    On source-term parameter estimation for linear advection-diffusion equations with uncertain coefficients, Zhuk, S., Tigran, T., Moore, S., Ordóñez-Hurtado, R., Shorten, R., SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Accepted, 2015.

[125]    A big-data model for multi-modal public transportation with application to macroscopic control and optimisation, Faizrahnemoon, M., Schlote, A., Maggi, L., Crisostomi, E., Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, International Journal of Control, 88(11), pp. 2354-2368, 2015

[124]    Signaling and obfuscation for congestion control, Mareček, J., Shorten, R.,  Yu, J., International Journal of Control, 88(1), pp. 2086-2096, 2015.

[123]    Residential electrical vehicle charging strategies: the good, the bad and the ugly, M Liu, P McNamara, R Shorten, S McLoone, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy 3 (2), 190-202, 2015

[122]    Data Assimilation for Linear Parabolic Equations: Minimax projection method, Zhuk,S., Frank, J., Herlin, I. and Shorten, R., SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing, Vol 37(3), pp 1174-1196, 2015.

[121]    Exact stability test and stabilisation for fractional systems, Zeheb, E., Kamentsky, Y.,  Shorten, R., Systems and Control Letters, Vol. 85, pp.95-99, 2015.

[120]    A Large-Scale SUMO-Based Emulation Platform, Griggs, W., Ordonez-Hurtado, R.,  Crisostomi, E., Hauesler, F., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 6 (16), pp. 3050-3059, 2015.

[119]    Comments on Lyapunov α-stability with some extensions, Variational and optimal control problems on unbounded domains, Contemporay Mathematics, Volume 619, Berman, A., Goldberg, F., Shorten, R., (An edition in memory of Arieh Leizarowitz), 2014.

[118]    On closed loop bike availability prediction, Schlote, A, Chen, B, and Shorten R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 16(3), pp. 1449-1455, 2014.

[117]    Characterising Discrete-Time Linear Systems with the ‘Mixed’ Positive Real and Bounded Real Property, Souza, M., Griggs,W., Ohdonez, R., Sajja, S. and Shorten, R., European Journal of Control, Vol 20(5), pp. 259-268, 2014.

[116]    Alleviating a form of electric vehicle range anxiety through On-Demand vehicle access, King, C., Griggs, W., Wirth, F., Quinn, K., and Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, Vol 4, pp. 717-728, 2014.

[115]    On the quadratic stability of switched linear systems associated with symmetric transfer function matrices, Kouhi, Y., Bajcinca, N., Raisch, J., and  Shorten, R., Automatica, 50(11), pp. 2872-2879, 2014.

[114]    Plug-and-play distributed algorithms for optimised power generation in a smart microgrid, Chrisortomi, E., Liu, M., Raugi, M., and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol 5(4), pp. 2145-2154, 2014.

[113]    A framework for real-time emissions trading in large-scale vehicle fleets, F. Hausler, M. Faizrahnemoon, A. Schlote, E. Crisostomi, R. Shorten, IET Intelligent Transportation Systems, 9(3), 273-284, 2015.

[112]    Classical Results on the Stability of Linear Time-Invariant Systems and the Schwarz Form, Shorten, R. and Narendra, K. S., IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 59(11), pp. 3020-3025, 2014.

[111]    Delay Tolerant Stochastic Algorithms for Parking Space Assignment, Schlote, A., King, C., Crisostomi, E., and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol 15(5), 1922-1935, 2014.

[110]    Optimal Real-Time Distributed V2G and G2V Management of Electric Vehicles, Chrisostomi, E., Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, Vol 87(6), pp. 1153-1162, 2013.

[109]    Stochastic park-and-charge balancing for fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Scholte, A., Hausler, F., Chrisostomi, E., Radusch, I., Shorten, R., Vol 15 (2), pp. 895-901, 2014.

[108]    Stratus: Load Balancing the Cloud for Carbon Emissions Control, Doyle, J., O’Mahony, D. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Vol 1, pp. 1-10, 2013.

[107]    On Optimality Criteria for Reverse Charging of Electric Vehicles, Stuedli, S, Griggs, W., Crisostomi, E. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 15 (1), 451-456,  2013.

[106]    Cooperative regulation and trading of emissions using plug-in hybrid vehicles, Scholte, A., Hausler, F., Hecker, T., Bergmann, A., Chrisostomi, E., Radusch, I., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 14 (4), 1572-1585, 2013.

[105]    Discussion on: “Suboptimal Switching Control Consistency Analysis for Discrete-time Switched Linear Systems”, Crissotomi, E., Shorten, R., , European Journal of Control, , Vol. 3 (19), pp. 220 2013.

[104]    Preservation of quadratic stability under various common approximate discretization methods, Sajja, S., Corless, M., and Shorten, R., Systems and Control letters, Vol. 63, 68–72, 2014.

[103]    On the stability of large scale inteconnections based on passivity generalisations, Ordonez-Hurtado, R, Griggs, W., and Shorten, R, International Journal of Control, Vol. 86(2), pp. 2274-2289, 2013.

[102]    An extension of the KYP-lemma for the design of state-dependent switching systems with uncertainty, King, C. and Shorten, R., Systems and control letters, Vol. 62(8), pp. 626–631, 2013.

[101]    Distributed Thermal Aware Load Balancing for Cooling of Modular Data Centres, Doyle, J., Knorn, F., O’Mahony, D., and Shorten, R., IET Journal on Control Theory, Vol. 7(4), pp. 612 – 622, 2012.

[100]    Pade discretisation for linear systems with polyhedral Lyapunov functions, S. Sajja, F. Rossi, P. Colaneri, R. Shorten, , IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 56 (11), 2717-2722, 2012.

[99]      Comments on passivity of descriptor systems in state space, Sajja, S., Corless, M., Zeheb, E. and Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, Vol. 86 (1), 120-126, 2012.

[98]      A flexible distributed framework for realising electric and plug-in-hybrid vehicle charging policies,  S. Studli, E. Chrisostomi, R. Middleton, R, Shorten, International Journal of Control, Vol. 85 (8), 1130-1145, 2012.

[97]      On the higher moments of TCP, Linear Algebra and its applications, A. Scholte, A. Berman, R. Shorten, 14(4), pp. 899–913, 2012.

[96] An ergodic AIMD algorithm with application to high speed networks, Corless, M. Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, Vol. 85(6), pp. 756-764, 2012.

[95]      “Fair-share” for fair bandwidth allocation in cloud computing, Doyle, J., O’Mahony, D.  and Shorten, R., IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 16(4), pp. 550-553, 2012.

[94]      On Interconnections of “Mixed” Systems Using Classical Stability Theory, Systems and Control Letters, Griggs, W.,  Sajja, S.,  Anderson , B.,  Shorten, R., Vol 61 (5), pp. 676-682, 2012.

[93]      Traffic Modelling Framework for Electric Vehicles, International Journal of Control, Scholte, A.,  Crisostomi, E., Kirkland, S., Shorten , R., Vol. 85(7), pp. 880-897 2012.

[92] A characterisation of common diagonal stability over cones, Berman, A., King, C. and Shorten, R., Linear and Multilinear Algebra, Vol. 60(10), pp. 1117-1123, 2012.

[91]      On dimensionality reduction and stability of a class of switched descriptor systems, Sajja, S., Corless, M., Zeheb, E. and Shorten, R., Automatica, Vo. 49(6), pp. 1855–1860, 2012.

[90]      Essentially Negative News about Positive Matrices, Linear Algebra and its Applications, Zappavigna, A.,   Colanieri, P.,  Shorten, R.,  Kirkland, S., Vol. 436 (9), 3425-3442, 2011.

[89] A nonconservative LMI condition for stability of switched systems with guaranteed dwell time, Chesi, G., Colaneri, P., Geromel, J. Middleton, R. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 57(5), pp. 1297-1302, 2011.

[88]      A Google-like Model of Road Traffic Dynamics,    International Journal of Control, Cristiomi, E., Kirkland, S., Shorten, R., Vol. 84, No. 3, pp. 633–651, 2011.

[87]      On Pade Approximations and the Preservation of Quadratic Stability for Switched Linear System, Shorten, R., Sajja, S.,   Corless, M., Systems and Control Letters, Volume 60, Issue 9, September, Pages 683-689 2011.

[86]      Deterministic and stochastic convergence properties of AIMD algorithms with nonlinear back-off functions, Corless, M.,  Shorten, R, Automatica, Vol. 48(7),  pp.1291-1299, 2012.

[85]      Results in cooperative control and implicit consensus, Knorn, F.,  Corless, M. and Shorten, R, International Journal of Control, Vol. 84, No. 3, 476–495, 2011.

[84]      On the fair coexistence of loss-and delay-based TCP, Budizar,L., Stanojevic, R., Scholte, A.,  Shorten, R.,  ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, Vol. 19 (6), 1811-1824, 2011.

[83]      A passivity based decentralised design methodology with application to automotive control, Villegas, C., Griggs, W., Corless, M.,  Shorten, R., ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol 134(1), 2012.

[82]      On the preservation of polyhedral Lyapunov functions under Pade approximations , Rossi, F., Colanieri, P., Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 56, issue 11, pp. 2717-2722, 2011.

[81]      A Test for Determining Systems with Mixed Small Gain and Passivity Properties, and Stability Results for Large Interconnections of  Mixed” Systems, Griggs, W.,  Anderson, B.,  Shorten, R.,  Systems and Control Letters vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 479-485, 2011.

[80]      Quadratic stability and singular switched systems, Shorten, R., Corless, M., Klinge, S., Wulff, K. and Middleton, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 54(11), pp. 2714-2717, 2009.

[79]      On the Characterization of Strict Positive Realness for General Matrix Transfer Functions, Corless, M. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 55(8), pp. 1899 – 1904, 2010.

[78]      Hurwitz Stability of Metzler Matrices, Narendra, K. S. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on           Automatic Control, 55(6), pp. 1484 – 1487, 2010.

[77]      Trading queuing delay for link utilisation, Stanojevic, R. and Shorten, R., Computer            Communications, 33(9), pp. 1108-1121 2010.

[76]      Distributed Dynamic Speed Scaling, Stanojevic, R. and Shorten, R., IEEE Communications Society, Communications Technical Committee, ELetter, Special Issue on Low Power Communications, pp. 8-11, July 2010.

[75]     Spectral Conditions for Passivity of SISO descriptor systems in state space, Zeheb, E , Saaja, S., Shorten, R, , International Journal of Control, Vol. 83, pp. 1799-1809, see corrigendum on line, 2010.

[74]      A Kalman-Yakubovich-Popov-Type Lemma for Systems    with Certain State-Dependent Constraints, King, C., Griggs, W., and Shorten, Automatica, Vol. 47(9), 2107–2111, 2010.

[73]      Quadratic Lyapunov Functions for Systems with State Dependent Switching, Griggs, W., King, C., Shorten, R., Linear Algebra and its Applications, Vol. 433(1), 52–63, 2010.

[72]      Adaptive Williams Filters for Active Vehicle Suspensions, Readman, M., Corless, M., Villegas, C. and Shorten, R. Transactions on Measurement and Control, Vol. 32(6), 660-676, 2010 (Published online March 2010).

[71]      A methodology for the design of robust rollover prevention controllers for automotive vehicles using differential braking, Chiu, J., Solmaz, S., Corless, M., Shorten, R., International Journal of Vehicle Automomous Systems, Vol. 8(2), 2010.

[70]      On the design and synthesis of limit cycles using switching linear systems, Boniolo, I.,  Colaneri, P., Bolzern, P., Corless, C., Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, 83( 5), pp. 915-927, 2009.

[69]      On a class of Generalised Eigenvalue Problems and equivalent Eigenvalue Problems that arise in Systems and Control Theory, Corless, M, Shorten, R., Automatica, Vol 47(3), pp. 431-442, 2010.

[68]      A strategy for fair coexistence of loss an delay-based congestion control algorithms, Budzisz,L., Stanojevic, R., Shorten, R. and Baker, F., IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 555-557, 2009.

[67]      Making base-rtt available for congestion control applications, Leith, D. and Shorten, G. MCullagh, L. Dunne, F. Baker, IEEE Communications Letters, 12(6), pages 429-431, 2008.

[66]      A non-invasive method to trigger core link upgrades, Leith, D., Clifford, P. Kellett, C., Epperlein, J., Shorten, R., IEEE Communications Letters, 11(2), pages 1037-1039, 2007.

[65]      AIMD dynamics in multiple bottleneck networks, Kellett, C., Middleton, C. and Shorten, R., IEEE Communications Letters, 11(7), pages 631-633, 2007.

[64]      On the dynamics of TCP’s higher moments, Shorten, R., Kellett, C., Leith, R., IEEE Comms. Letters, 11(2), pp. 210 – 212, 2007.

[63]      Adaptive Tuning of Drop-Tail Buffers for Reducing Queueing Delays, Stanojevic, R., and Shorten, R. and Kellett, C., IEEE Communications Letters, 10(7), pp. 570-572, June, 2006.

[62]      A control design method for a class of SISO switched linear systems, Wulff, K., Wirth, F. and Shorten, R. Automatica, 45(11), pp. 2592-2598, 2009.

[61]      On the Existence of Common Lyapunov Functions for Consensus Algorithms Based on Averaging, Akar, M. and Shorten, R., Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vol. 19(3), pp. 483-493, 2010.

[60]      On the existence of periodic motion and the maximum sector bounds for absolute stability of nonlinear nonstationary systems (in russian), Wulff, K, Shorten, R., Proceedings of IX International Workshop on Stability and Oscillations of Nonlinear Control Systems, 2007.

Proceedings printed as Special Issue Avtomatika i telemekhanika, 68:1355–1363, August 2007.

[59]      On a theorem of Redheffer on diagonal stability, Shorten, R. and Narendra, K.S., Linear Algebra and its Applications, 431(12), pp. 2317-2329,2009.

[58]      A Framework for Decentralised Feedback Connectivity Control with Application to Sensor Networks, Knorn, F., Stanojevic, R., Corless, M. and Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, 82(11), pp. 2095-2114, 2009.

[57]      A result on second order non-linear operators arising in high speed networking applications, Corless, M., King, C. and Shorten, R., Automatica, 45(5), pp. 1207-1214, 2009.

[56]      On the existence of linear Lyapunov functions for sets of LTI positive systems, Knorn, F., Mason, Shorten, R., Automatica, 45(8), pp. 1943-1947, 2009.

[55]      A design methodology for the design of switched discrete time systems with application to Automotive Control, Solmaz, S., Shorten, R., Wulff, K. and O’Cairbre, F., Automatica, 44(9), pages 2358-2363, 2008.

[54]      Synthesis of piecewise linear chaotic maps: Invariant densities, Rogers, A., Shorten, R., Heffernan, D. and D. Naughton, International journal of bifurcation and chaos, 18(8), pages 2169-2189, 2008.

[53]      An elementary proof of the result of Barker, Berman and Plemmons, and some extensions, Shorten, R., Mason, O. and King, C., Linear Algebra and its Applications, 430(1), pp. 34-40, 2009.

[52]      A note on spectral conditions for positive realness of transfer function matrices, Shorten, R., Curran, P., Wulff, K. and Zeheb, E., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 53(5), pages 1258-1261, 2008.

[51]      Realtime Multiple-Model Estimation of Center of Gravity Position in Automotive Vehicles, Solmaz, S., Akar M., Shorten R., Vehicle systems dynamics, 46(9), pages 763-788, 2008.

[50]      On the existence of copositive Lyapunov functions, Mason, O. and Shorten, R. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 52(7), 1346-1349, 2007.

[49]      Non-linear AIMD congestion control and contraction mappings, Rothblum, U. and Shorten, R. SIAM Journal of Control and Optimisation, 46(5), PP. 1882-1896, 2007.

[48]      Distributed probabilistic algorithms for synchronisation applications, Akar, M. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 53(1), pages 389-391, 2008.

[47]      Growth Conditions for the Global stability of Highspeed Communication Networks, King, C., Shorten, R., Wirth, F. and Akar, M. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 53(7), pp. 1770-1774, 2008.

[46]      Stability criteria for switched and hybrid systems, Shorten, R., Wirth, F., Mason, O., Wulff, K. and King, C., Invited paper for SIAM Review, 49(4), pp. 545-592, 2007.

[45]      Singularity conditions for the non-existence of a common quadratic Lyapunov function for pairs of third order linear time-invariant dynamic systems, King, C., Shorten, R., Linear Algebra and its Applications, Vol. 413, pp. 24-35, 2006.

[44]      Modelling TCP congestion control dynamics in drop-tail environments, Shorten, R., King. C., Wirth, F. and Leith, D. Automatica, 43(4), pp. 441-449, 2007.

[43]      A methodology for the design of robust rollover prevention controllers for automotive vehicles with active steering, Solmaz S., Corless M., Shorten R., International Journal of Control, 80(11), pp. 1763-1779, 2007.

[42]      A critique of recently proposed buffer sizing strategies, Vu-Brugier, G., Stanojevich, R.,  Leith, D and Shorten, R. Computer Communications Review, 37(1), pp. 43-48, 2007.

[41]      Editorial, Shorten, R. and Narendra, K. S., IEE Proceedings, Control Theory and Applications, 153(5) pp. 504-505, 2006.

[40]      A positive systems model of TCP-Like congestion control: Asymptotic Results

Shorten, R., Leith, D. and Wirth, F., IEEE Transactions on Networking, 14(6), pp. 616-629, 2006.

[39]      On network efficiency, queue provisioning, and the delay bandwidth product rule, Shorten, R. and Leith, D. ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, 15(4), pp. 866-877, 2007.

[38]      Experimental Evaluation of TCP Protocols for High-Speed Networks, Lee, Y., Leith, D. and Shorten, R., ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, 15(5), pp. 1109-1122, 2007.

[37]      On Convergence Rates of Simultaneously Triangularizable Switched Linear Systems, Sun, Z. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 50(8), pp. 1224-1228, 2005.

[36]      Spectral conditions for Strict Positive Realness, Shorten, R. and King, C. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control , 49 (10) pp. 1875-1878, 2004.

[35]      A note on spectral conditions for strict positive realness, Zeheb, E. and Shorten, R., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 51(5), pp. 817-820, 2006.

[34]      On the dynamic stability of a class of switching systems, Shorten, R., O’Cairbre, F. and Curran, P., International Journal of Control, 79(6), pp.630-640, 2006.

[33]      On the maximum sector bounds for absolute stability of single-input single-output systems, Wulff, K. and Shorten, R., International Journal of Control,80(6), pp. 832-842, 2007.

[32]      On the second eigenvalues of matrices associated with TCP, Berman, A., Laffey, T., Leizarowitz, A., Shorten, R.,  Linear Algebra and its Applications, 416(1), pp. 175-183, 2006.

[31]      On the Kalman-Yakubovich-Popov lemma and common Lyapunov solutions for matrices with, regular inertia,  Mason, O. and Shorten, R. and Solmaz, S., Linear Algebra and its Applications’, pp. 183-      197, 2007.

[30]      Stochastic equilibria of AIMD communication networks, Wirth, F., Shorten, R., Stanojevic, R., and Leith, D., SIAM Journal of Matrix Analysis Appl., 28(3), 2006.

[29]      Towards an analysis and design framework for communication networks with Markovian dynamics, Leizarowitz, A., Stanojevic, R. and Shorten, R., IEE Proceedings, Control Theory and Applications, 153(5) pp. 506-519, 2006.

[28]      A Novel matrix approach for controlling the invariant density of chaotic maps, Rogers, A., Shorten, R. and Heffernan, D., Chaos, Fractals and Solitons, 35(1), pages 161-175, 2008.

[27]      Quadratic stability and uncertain systems, Zeheb, E., Mason, O., Solmaz, S. and Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, 80(6), pages 825-831, 2007.

[26]      On the stability of switched positive linear systems, Gurwits, L, Shorten, R. and Mason, O., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 52(6), pages 1099-1101, 2007.

[25]      The geometry of convex cones associated with the Lyapunov inequality and common Lyapunov functions, Mason, O. and Shorten, R., Electronic Linear Algebra, 12, pp. 42-63, 2005.

[24]      Synthesis of chaotic maps with pre-described invariant densities, Rogers, A., Shorten, R. and Heffernan, D., Physical Letters A, Volume 330, pp. 435-441, 2004.

[23]      A numerical technique for the stability analysis of linear switched  systems, Yfoulis, C. and Shorten, R., International Journal of Control, Volume 77, No. 11, pp. 1019-1040, July 2004.

[22]      Positive matrices associated with synchronised communication networks, Berman, A., Shorten, R. and Leith, D., Linear Algebra and its Applications, Volume 393, pp. 47-54, December 2004.

[21]      On the simultaneous diagonal stability of a pair of positive systems, Mason, O., Shorten, R., Linear Algebra and its Applications, Vol. 413, pp. 13-23, 2006.

[20]      Analysis and design of AIMD congestion control algorithms in communication networks, Shorten, R., Leith, D. Foy, J. and Kilduff, R., Automatica, vol. 41, pp. 725-730, 2005.

[19]      On time-domain multiplier criteria, Shorten, R., Curran, P., Wulff, K., International Journal of Control, Volume 77, No. 11, pp. 985-992, July 2004.

[18]      A unifying framework for the SISO Circle Criterion and other quadratic stabilty criteria, Shorten, R., Mason, O., O’Cairbre, F. and Curran, P., International Journal of Control, Volume 77, No. 1, pp. 1-9, January 2004.

[17]      On common quadratic Lyapunov functions for stable discrete time LTI systems, Mason, O. and Shorten, R., , Journal of Applied Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, Vol. 69, pp. 271-283, 2004.

[16]      On common quadratic Lyapunov functions for pairs of stable LTI systems whose system matrices are in companion form, Shorten, R., and K. S. Narendra, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 48, Number 3, April 2003.

[15]      On the stability of convex sums of rank-1 perturbed matrices, Laffey, T, and Shorten, R., and F O’Cairbre, , Mathematical Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 2004.

[14]      A result on common quadratic Lyapunov functions, Shorten, R., Narendra, K. S., and Mason, O., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 48, Number 1, pp. 110-113, January 2003.

[13]      Issues in the design of switched linear systems: A benchmark study, Leith, D., Shorten, R., Leithead, W., Mason. O. and Curran, P., International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Volume 17, Number 3, 2003.

[12]      Necessary and sufficient conditions for the existence of a CQLF for a finite number of stable LTI systems, Shorten, R. N. and Narendra, K. S., International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Volume 16, Number 10, pp. 709-728, 2002.

[11]      A new methodology for the stability analysis of pairwise triangularisable and related switching systems, Shorten, R. and O’Cairbre, R., , Institute of Mathematics and its Applications: Journal of Applied Mathematics, Volume 67, Number 5, pp. 441-457, 2002.

[10]      On the 45 degree region and the uniform asymptotic stability of classes of second order parameter varying and switched systems, Wulff, K., Shorten, R. and Curran, P., International Journal of Control, 75(11),pp. 812-823, 2002.

[9]        A novel classification scheme using the Baker’s map, Rogers, A., Keating J., Shorten R., Neurocomputing, 2002.

[8]        Chaotic Maps and Pattern Recognition: The XOR Problem, Rogers, A., Keating J., Shorten R. and D. H. Heffernan, Chaos, Fractals and Solitons, 14(1), pp. 57-70, 2002.

[7]        A Proof of the Global Attractivity of a Class of Switching System using a non-quadratic Lyapunov Approach, Shorten, R. N. and O’Cairbre, F.,  Institute of Mathematics and its Applications: Journal of Control and Information, Vol. 8, pp. 341-353, 2001.

[6]        On the Interpretation and Identification of Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Models, T. A. Johansen, R. Shorten and R. Murray-Smith, , IEEE Trans. Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 8, pp. 297-313, 2000.

[5]        On the interpretation of blended multiple model structures, Shorten, R., Murray-Smith, R., Bjorgan, R. and Gollee, H., International Journal of Control, vol. 72(2), 1999.

[4]        A Neural-network Filter for Steel Rolling Mill Control, Neumerkel, D., Shorten, R. and Hambrecht, A., Donne J. D., ,invited paper for International Journal of Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems, vol. 3(1), 1999.

[3]        Using Modal Analysis To Analyse The Behaviour of a class of Hybrid System,  Shorten, R. and Narendra, K., IEE Computing and Control Engineering Journal, vol. 9(2), 1998.

[2]        Post-Processing of Transform Coded Images via Histogram Based Edge Classification, McDonnel, J.D., Shorten, R. and Fagan, A.D, SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol. 6(1), pp. 114-124, 1997.

[1]        Side-effects of Basis Function Normalisation in Radial Basis Function Networks, Shorten, R. and Murray-Smith, R., International Journal of Neural Systems, vol. 7(2), pp. 167-179, May 1996.