## Abstract

The authors analyze two simple deterministic flow models for multiple buffer servers which are examples of the supervision of continuous variable systems by a discrete controller. These systems exhibit what may be regarded as the two extremes of complexity of the closed loop behavior: one is eventually periodic, the other is chaotic. The first example exhibits chaotic behavior that could be characterized statistically. The dual system, the switched server system, exhibits very predictable behavior, which is modeled by a finite state automaton. This research has application to multimodal discrete time systems where the controller can choose from a set of transition maps to implement.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 3410-3411 |

Number of pages | 2 |

Journal | Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control |

Volume | 6 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Jan 1 1990 |

Event | Proceedings of the 29th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Part 6 (of 6) - Honolulu, HI, USA Duration: Dec 5 1990 → Dec 7 1990 |

## All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

- Control and Systems Engineering
- Modeling and Simulation
- Control and Optimization