A concept of local observability

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A notion of local observability, which is natural in the context of nonlinear input/output regulation, is introduced. A simple characterization is provided, a comparison is made with other local nonlinear observability definitions, and its behavior under constant-rate sampling is analyzed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-47
Number of pages7
JournalSystems and Control Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science(all)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


  • Observability
  • Sampling
  • Stabilization

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