In this paper online optimization of a complex system subject to disturbances is considered. A hierarchical control structure is described, which uses feedback from the controlled system along with simplified mathematical models. Operation of the control structure is analyzed for the case of time-varying disturbances. The effect of model-reality differences and delays caused by computation and communication is investigated. Theoretical considerations are illustrated by a simulation study.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Computer Science Applications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering