Publications

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Journal Papers

S. Riverso, F. Boem, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and T. Parisini. Plug-and-play fault detection and control reconfiguration for a class of nonlinear large-scale constrained systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, doi: 10.1109/TAC.2016.2535724 , 2016. To appear

S. Riverso, S. Mancini, F. Sarzo, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Model predictive controllers for reduction of mechanical fatigue in wind farms. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, doi: 10.1109/TCST.2016.2572170 , 2016. To appear

M. Tucci, S. Riverso, J. C. Vasquez, J.M. Guerrero, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. A decentralized scalable approach to voltage control of DC islanded microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology , 24(6):1965--1979, 2016.

A. Llamosi, A.M. Gonzalez-Vargas, C. Versari, E. Cinquemani, G. Ferrari-Trecate, P. Hersen, and G. Batt. What population reveals about individual cell identity: Single-cell parameter estimation of models of gene expression in yeast. PLoS Computational Biology, doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004706 , 12(2):e1004706, 2016.

S. Riverso, D. Rubini, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Distributed bounded-error state estimation based on practical robust positive invariance. International Journal of Control, doi:10.1080/00207179.2015.1040844 , 88(11):2277--2290, 2015.

S. Riverso, M. Farina, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play state estimation and application to distributed output-feedback model predictive control. European Journal of Control, doi:10.1016/j.ejcon.2015.04.001 , 25:17--26, 2015.

S. Riverso, F. Sarzo, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play voltage and frequency control of islanded microgrids with meshed topology. IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid , 6(3):1176--1184, 2015. Online from IEEEXplore

S. Riverso and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play distributed model predictive control with coupling attenuation. Optim. Control Appl. Meth., DOI: 10.1002/oca.2142 , 36(3):292--305, 2015. Online from Wiley Online Library

S. Riverso, M. Farina, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-Play Model Predictive Control based on robust control invariant sets. Automatica , 50:2179--2186, 2014.

S. Riverso, M. Farina, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play decentralized model predictive control for linear systems. IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr. , 58(10):2608--2614, 2013.

L. Galbusera, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. A hybrid model predictive control scheme for containment and distributed sensing in multi-agent systems. Systems and Control Letters , 62(5):413--419, 2013.

S. Riverso and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Tube-based distributed control of linear constrained systems. Automatica , 48(11):2860--2865, 2012.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and M. Sznaier. Editorial of the special issue on system identification for biological systems. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control , 22(10):1063--1064, 2012.

R. Porreca, E. Cinquemani, J. Lygeros, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Invalidation of the structure of genetic network dynamics: a geometric approach. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control - Special Issue on System Identification for Biological Systems , 22(10):1140--1156, 2012.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, C. Romani, and R. Scattolini. Moving horizon estimation for distributed nonlinear systems with application to cascade river reaches. Journal of Process Control, doi:10.1016/j.jprocont.2010.10.022 , 21(5):767--774, 2011.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. Distributed moving horizon estimation for nonlinear constrained systems. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1676 , 22(2):123--143, 2012.

G Ferrari-Trecate and M. Sznaier. Call for papers: Special issue on system identification for biological systems. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control. DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1576 , 20(7):842, 2010.

R. Porreca, E. Cinquemani, J. Lygeros, and Ferrari-Trecate G. Identification of genetic network dynamics with unate structure. Bioinformatics. Doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq120 , 26(9):1239--1245, 2010. Supplementary material

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. Distributed moving horizon estimation for linear constrained systems. IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control , 55(11):2462--2475, 2010.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. Moving horizon partition-based state estimation of large-scale systems. Automatica , 46(5):910--918, 2010.

R. Porreca and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Partitioning datasets based on equalities among parameters. Automatica , 46(2):460--465, 2010.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, L. Galbusera, M.P.E. Marciandi, and R. Scattolini. Model predictive control schemes for consensus in multi-agent systems with single- and double-integrator dynamics. IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control , 54(11):2560--2572, 2009.

R. Porreca, S. Drulhe, H. de Jong, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Structural identification of piecewise-linear models of genetic regulatory networks. Journal of Computational Biology , 15(10):1365--1380, 2008. Supplementary material

M. Ji, G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Egerstedt, and A. Buffa. Containment control in mobile networks. IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control , 53(8):1972--1975, 2008.

P.-A. Bliman and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Average consensus problems in networks of agents with delayed communications. Automatica , 44(8):1985--1995, 2008.

S. Drulhe, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and H. de Jong. The switching threshold reconstruction problem for piecewise-affine models of genetic regulatory networks. IEEE Trans. on Circuits and systems I: Regular papers and IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control , 53(Special issue on systems biology):153--165, 2008.

E. Cinquemani, R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and J. Lygeros. Subtilin production by bacillus subtilis: Stochastic hybrid models and parameter identification. IEEE Trans. on Circuits and systems I: Regular papers and IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control , 53(Special issue on systems biology):38--50, 2008.

S. Paoletti, A.Lj. Juloski, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Vidal. Identification of hybrid systems: a tutorial. European Journal of Control , 513(2-3):242--260, 2007.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and M. Gati. Observability analysis and state observers for automotive powertrains with backlash: a hybrid system approach. International Journal of Control , 79(5):496--507, 2006.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, A. Buffa, and M. Gati. Analysis of coordination in multi-Agent systems through partial difference equations. IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control , 51(6):1058--1063, 2006.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and R. Rovatti. Consistent Sobolev regression via fuzzy systems with overlapping concepts. Fuzzy Sets and Systems , 157(8):1075--1091, 2006.

A.Lj. Juloski, W.P.M.H. Heemels, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Data-based hybrid modelling of the component placement process in pick-and-place machines. Control Engineering Practice , 12(10):1241--1252, 2004.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, E. Gallestey, P. Letizia, M. Spedicato, M. Morari, and M. Antoine. Modeling and control of co-generation power plants: A hybrid system approach. IEEE Trans. Contr. Syst. Tech. , 12(5):694-- 705, 2004.

E. Gallestey, A. Stothert, D. Castagnoli, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and M. Morari. Using model predictive control and hybrid systems for optimal scheduling of industrial processes. Automatisierungstechnik , 51(6):285--293, 2003.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, F.A. Cuzzola, and M. Morari. Lagrange stability and performance analysis of discrete-time piecewise affine systems with logic states. International Journal of Control , 76(16):1585--1598, 2003.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and G. De Nicolao. Regularization networks for inverse problems: A state-space approach. Automatica , 39:669--676, 2003.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Muselli, D. Liberati, and M. Morari. A clustering technique for the identification of piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Automatica , 39:205--217, 2003.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Moving horizon estimation for hybrid systems. IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr. , 47(10):1663--1676, 2002.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, F.A. Cuzzola, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Analysis of discrete-time piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Automatica , 38:2139--2146, 2002.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and R. Rovatti. Fuzzy systems with overlapping Gaussian concepts: Approximation properties in Sobolev norms. Fuzzy Sets and Systems , 130(2):137--145, 2002.

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Regularization networks: Fast weight calculation via Kalman filtering. IEEE Trans. Neural Networks , 12(2):228--235, 2001. Link to IEEE Trans. Neural Networks

A. Bemporad, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and M. Morari. Observability and controllability of piecewise affine and hybrid systems. IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr. , 45(10):1864--1876, 2000. Link to IEEE Trans. AC

G. De Nicolao, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and G. Sparacino. Fast spline smoothing via spectral factorization concepts. Automatica , 36(11):1733--1739, 2000. Link to Automatica

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Consistent identification of NARX models via regularization networks. IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr. - Special Section on Neural Networks in Control, Identification, and Decision Making , 44(11):2045--2049, 1999. Link to IEEE Trans. AC

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. On the Wold decomposition of discrete-time cyclostationary processes. IEEE Trans. Signal Proc. , 47(7):2041--2043, 1999. Link to IEEE Trans. Signal Proc.

G. De Nicolao, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and S. Pinzoni. Zeros of continuous-time linear periodic systems. Automatica , 34(12):1651--1655, 1998. Link to Automatica

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. On the zeros of discrete-time linear periodic systems. Circ. Syst. and Signal Processing , 16(6):703--718, 1997.

Book Chapters

J. Daafouz, M. D. Di Benedetto, V. D. Blondel, G. Ferrari-Trecate, L. Hetel, M. Johansson, A. L. Juloski, S. Paoletti, G. Pola, E. De Santis, and R. Vidal. Chapter 4: Switched and piecewise affine systems. In J. Lunze and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, editors, Handbook of Hybrid Systems Control: Theory, Tools, and Applications , pages 89--134. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

A. Bemporad, S. Di Cairano, G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Kvasnica, M. Morari, and S. Paoletti. Chapter 10: Tools for modeling, simulation, control, and verification of piecewise affine systems. In J. Lunze and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, editors, Handbook of Hybrid Systems Control: Theory, Tools, and Applications , pages 299--324. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Chieppi, L. Magni, and O. Bernard. Switch detection in genetic regulatory networks. In A. Bemporad, A. Bicchi, and G. Buttazzo, editors, Proc. 10th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 4416 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 754--757. Springer-Verlag, 2007.

S. Drulhe, G. Ferrari-Trecate, H. de Jong, and A. Viari. Reconstruction of switching thresholds in piecewise-affine models of genetic regulatory networks..In J. Hespanha and A. Tiwari, editors, Proc. 9th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 3927 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 184--199. Springer-Verlag, 2006.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Egerstedt, A. Buffa, and M. Ji. Laplacian sheep: A hybrid, stop-go policy for leader-based containment.control. In J.P. Hespanha and A. Tiwari, editors, Proc. 9th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 3927 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 212--226. Springer-Verlag, 2006.

T. Ayav and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Optimal control for real-time feedback rate-monotonic schedulers. In P. Yolum, T. Güngör, F. Gürgen, and C. Özturan, editors, Proc. 20th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2005) , volume 3733 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 894--903. Springer-Verlag, 2005.

A.Lj. Juloski, W.P.M.H. Heemels, G. Ferrari-Trecate, R. Vidal, S. Paoletti, and J.H.G. Niessen. Comparison of four procedures for the identification of hybrid systems. In M. Morari and L. Thiele, editors, Proc. 8th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 3414 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 354--369. Springer-Verlag, 2005.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and M. Schinkel. Conditions of optimal classification for piecewise affine regression. In O. Maler and A. Pnueli, editors, Proc. 6th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 2623 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 188--202. Springer-Verlag, 2003.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, F.A. Cuzzola, and M. Morari. Analysis of piecewise affine systems with logic states. In C. J. Tomlin and M. R. Greenstreet, editors, Proc. 5th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 2289 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 194--208. Springer-Verlag, 2002.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, E. Gallestey, P. Letizia, M. Spedicato, M. Morari, and M. Antoine. Modeling and control of co-generation power plants: A hybrid system approach. In C. J. Tomlin and M. R. Greenstreet, editors, Proc. 5th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 2289 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 209--224. Springer-Verlag, 2002.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Muselli, D. Liberati, and M. Morari. A learning algorithm for piecewise linear regression. In M. Marinaro and R. Tagliaferri, editors, Neural Nets: WIRN VIETRI-01, 12th Italian Workshop on Neural Nets (Vietri sul Mare, Italy, 17=19 May 2001) , pages 114--119. Springer, London, 2001.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Muselli, D. Liberati, and M. Morari. A clustering technique for the identification of piecewise affine systems. In M. Di Benedetto and A. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, editors, Proc. 4th International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control , volume 2034 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , pages 218--231. Springer-Verlag, 2001.

Rovatti R. and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Fuzzy systems with overlapping Gaussian concepts and replicating kernel Hilbert spaces. In F. Masulli, R. Parenti, and G. Pasi, editors, Advances in Fuzzy Systems and Intelligent Technologies - Proceedings of the WILF'99 Italian Workshop on Fuzzy Logic 1999 , pages 37--48. Shaker Publishing, Maastricht, NL, 2000.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, C.K.I Williams, and M. Opper. Finite-dimensional approximation of Gaussian processes. In M. Kearns, S. Solla, and D. Cohn, editors, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems , volume 11, pages 218--224. MIT Press, 1999.

Referred conferences

M. Tucci, S. Riverso, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Voltage stabilization in DC microgrids through coupling-independent plug-and-play controllers. Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , page To appear, 2016. Las Vegas, USA, December 12-14.

F. Boem, R. Carli, M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and T. Parisini. Scalable monitoring of interconnected stochastic systems. Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , page To appear, 2016. Las Vegas, USA, December 12-14.

A.M. Gonzàlez-Vargas, E. Cinquemani, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Validation methods for population models of gene expression dynamics. Proc. 6th IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering (FOSBE) , 2016. Magdeburg, October 9-12.

M. Tucci, A. Floriduz, S. Riverso, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play control of ac islanded microgrids with general topology. Proc. European Control Conference , pages 1493--1500, 2016. Aalborg, June 29 - July 1.

F. Boem, S. Riverso, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and T. Parisini. Stochastic fault detection in a plug-and-play scenario. Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 3137--3142, DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2015.7402689, 2015. Osaka, Japan, December 15-18.

M. Tucci, S. Riverso, J. C. Vasquez, J. M. Guerrero, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Voltage control of DC islanded microgrids: a decentralized scalable approach. Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 3149--3154, DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2015.7402691, 2015. Osaka, Japan, December 15-18.

S. Riverso, S. Mancini, F. Sarzo, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Deterministic and stochastic mpc algorithms for minimizing mechanical stresses in wind farms. Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 1340--1345, DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2015.7402397, 2015. Osaka, Japan, December 15-18.

F. Boem, S. Riverso, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and Parisini T. A Plug-and-Play fault diagnosis approach for large-scale systems. IFAC 9th Safeprocess , pages 601--606, 2015. Paris, France, September 2-4.

S. Riverso, F. Sarzo, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play decentralized control for power networks with FACTS devices. Proceedings of the IEEE SmartGridComm , pages 79--84, 2014. Venice, Italy, November 3-6.

S. Riverso, F. Sarzo, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Voltage and frequency control of islanded microgrids: a plug-and-play approach. Proceedings of the IEEE SmartGridComm , pages 73--78, 2014. Venice, Italy, November 3-6.

S. Riverso, F. Boem, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and T. Parisini. Fault Diagnosis and Control-reconfiguration in Large-scale Systems: a Plug-and-Play Approach. Proc. 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 4977--4982, 2014. Los Angeles, CA, USA, December 15-17.

S. Riverso, M. Farina, Scattolini R., and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play distributed state estimation for linear systems. Proc. 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 4889--4894, 2013. Florence, Italy, December 10-13.

S. Riverso, M. Farina, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Design of plug-and-play model predictive control: an approach based on linear programming. Proc. 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 6530--6535, 2013. Florence, Italy, December 10-13.

M.N. Zeilinger, Y. Pu, S. Riverso, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and C.N. Jones. Plug and play distributed model predictive control based on distributed.invariance and optimization. Proc. 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 5770--5776, 2013. Florence, Italy, December 10-13.

A.M. Gonzalez, J. Uhlendorf, J. Schaul, E. Cinquemani, G. Batt, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identification of biological models from single-cell data: a comparison between mixed-effects and moment-based inference. Proc. European Control Conference (ECC) , pages 3652--3657, 2013. Zurich, CH, July 17-19.

S. Riverso, D. Rubini, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Distributed bounded-error state estimation for partitioned systems based on practical robust positive invariance. Proc. European Control Conference (ECC) , pages 2633--2638, 2013. Zurich, CH, July 17-19.

S. Riverso, M. Farina, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play decentralized model predictive control. Proc. 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 4193--4198, 2012. Maui, HI, USA, December 10-13.

R. Porreca, E. Cinquemani, J. Lygeros, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Learning the structure of genetic network dynamics : A geometric approach. 18th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control , pages 11654--11659, 2011. Milan, Italy, Aug. 28 - Sept. 2.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. Distributed moving horizon estimation for nonlinear constrained systems. Proc. 8th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems , pages 909--914, 2010. Bologna, Italy, September 1 - 3.

R. Porreca, E. Cinquemani, J. Lygeros, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Structural identification of unate-like genetic network models from time-lapse protein concentration measurements. Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 2529--2534, 2010. Atlanta, GA, USA, December 15-17.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. State estimation for large-scale partitioned systems: a moving horizon approach. Proc. IEEE American Control Conference , pages 3180--3185, 2010. Baltimore,MD,USA, June 30 - July 02.

L. Galbusera, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. A hybrid model predictive control scheme for multi-agent containment and distributed sensing. Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference , pages 7006--7011, 2009. Shanghai, China, 16-18 December.

E. Cinquemani, R. Porreca, J. Lygeros, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Canalizing structure of genetic network dynamics: modelling and identification via mixed-integer programming. Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference , pages 5618--5623, 2009. Shanghai, China, 16-18 December.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. A moving horizon scheme for distributed state estimation. Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference , pages 1818--1823, 2009. Shanghai, China, 16-18 December.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. Distributed moving horizon estimation for sensor networks. 1st IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems (NECSYS) , pages 126--131, 2009. Venice, Italy, 24-26 September.

R. Porreca, S. Drulhe, H. de Jong, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identification of parameters and structure of piecewise affine models of genetic networks. 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID09) , 2009. Saint Malo, France, 6-8 July.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, L. Galbusera, M.P.E. Marciandi, and R. Scattolini. Contractive distributed mpc for consensus in networks of single- and double-integrators. 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control , 2008. Seoul, Korea, 6-11 July.

R. Porreca and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identification of piecewise affine models of genetic regulatory networks: the data classification problem. 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control , 2008. Seoul, Korea, 6-11 July.

E. Cinquemani, R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and J. Lygeros. Parameter identification for stochastic hybrid models of biological interaction networks. Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 5180--5185, 2007. New Orleans, LA, US, 12-14 December.

E. Cinquemani, R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and J. Lygeros. A general framework for the identification of jump markov linear systems. Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 5737--5742, 2007. New Orleans, LA, US, 12-14 December.

S. Drulhe, R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and H. de Jong. An identification procedure for piecewise-affine models of genetic regulatory networks. The Eight International Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB2007) , 2007. Long Beach, CA, US, 1-6 October.

L. Galbusera, M.P.E. Marciandi, P. Bolzern, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Control schemes based on the wave equation for consensus in multi-agent systems with double-integrator dynamics. Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 1498--1503, 2007. New Orleans, LA, US, 12-14 December.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, L. Galbusera, M.P.E. Marciandi, and R. Scattolini. A model predictive control scheme for consensus in multi-agent systems with single-integrator dynamics and input constraints. Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pages 1492--1497, 2007. New Orleans, LA, US, 12-14 December.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, L. Galbusera, M.P.E. Marciandi, and R. Scattolini. Model predictive control schemes for consensus in multi-Agent systems with integrator dynamics and time-varying communication. 3rd International Workshop on Networked Control Systems Tolerant to Faults (NECST07) , 2007. Nancy, France, 20-21 June.

A. Ferrara, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and C. Vecchio. Sliding mode control for coordination in multi-agent systems with directed communication graphs. Proc. European Control Conference 2007 , pages 1477--1484, 2007. Kos, Greece, 2-5 July.

G. Ferrari-Trecate. Hybrid identification methods for the reconstruction of genetic regulatory networks. Proc. European Control Conference 2007 , pages 4845--4852, 2007. Kos, Greece, 2-5 July.

M. Ji, M. Egerstedt, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and A. Buffa and. Hierarchical containment control in heterogeneous mobile networks. Proc. Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems , pages 2227--2231, 2006. Kyoto, Japan, 24-28 July.

P.-A. Bliman and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Average consensus problems in networks of agents with delayed.communications. Proc. 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference 2005 , pages 7066--7071, 2005. Seville, Spain, 12-15 December.

M. Gati and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Computation of observability regions for piecewise affine systems: A projection-based algorithm. Proc. 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference 2005 , pages 6922--6927, 2005. Seville, Spain, 12-15 December.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, A. Buffa, and M. Gati. Analysis of coordination in multi-agent systems through partial difference equations. part i: The laplacian control. 16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control , 2005. Prague, Czech Republic, 3-8 July.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, A. Buffa, and M. Gati. Analysis of coordination in multi-agent systems through partial difference equations. part ii: Nonlinear control. 16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control , 2005. Prague, Czech Republic, 3-8 July.

T. Ayav, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and S. Ylmaz. Stability properties of adaptive real-time.feedback scheduling: A statistical approach. Proc. 12th International conference on real-time systems - RTS embedded systems , 2004. Paris, France, 30 March - 1 April.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and M. Gati. Computation observability regions for discrete-time hybrid systems. Proc. 42th Conference on Decision and Control , pages 1153--1158, 2003. Maui, Hawaii, US, 9-12 December.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and M. Muselli. Single-linkage clustering for optimal classification in piecewise affine regression. IFAC Conference on the Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS 03) , 2003. St. Malo, France, 16-18 June.

A.Lj. Juloski, W.P.M.H. Heemels, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identification of an experimental hybrid system. IFAC Conference on the Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS 03) , 2003. St. Malo, France, 16-18 June.

P.-A. Bliman and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Stability analysis of discrete-time switched systems through lyapunov functions with nonminimal state. IFAC Conference on the Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (ADHS 03) , 2003. St. Malo, France, 16-18 June.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and M. Muselli. A new learning method for piecewise linear regression. Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2002: International Conference, Madrid, Spain, August 28-30, 2002. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science , 2623:444--449, 2002. Madrid, Spain.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, E. Gallestey, A. Stothert, Hovland G., P. Letizia, M. Spedicato, M. Morari, and M. Antoine. Modelling and control of co-generation power plants under consideration of lifetime consumption: A hybrid system approach. 15th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control , 2002. Barcelona, Spain, 21-26 July.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and G. De Nicolao. Computing the equivalent number of parameters of fixed-interval smoothers. Proc. 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , 3:2905--2910, 2001. Orlando (FL), US.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Muselli, D. Liberati, and M. Morari. Identification of piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Proc. American Control Conference , 5:3521--3526, 2001. Arlington (VA), US.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, F. A. Cuzzola, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Analysis and control with performance of piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Proc. American Control Conference , 1:200--205, 2001. Arlington, Virginia, US, 25-27 June.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and G. De Nicolao. NARX models: Optimal parametric approximation of nonparametric estimators. Proc. American Control Conference , pages 4868--4873, 2001. Arlington, Virginia, US, 25-27 June.

K. Tsuda, D. Mignone, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and M. Morari. Reconfiguration strategies for hybrid systems. Proc. American Control Conference , 2:868--873, 2001. Arlington, Virginia, US, 25-27 June.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Mignone, D. Castagnoli, and M. Morari. Mixed logic dynamical model of a hydroelectric power plant. Proc. of the 4th International Conference: Automation of Mixed Processes: Hybrid Dynamic Systems ADPM, Dortmund, Germany , 2000. Dortmund, Germany, 18-19 September.

D. Mignone, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and M. Morari. Stability and stabilization of piecewise affine and hybrid.systems: An LMI approach. Proc. 39th Conference on Decision and Control , 1, 2000. Sidney, Australia, 12-15 December.

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. A Kalman filtering algorithm for regularization networks. Proc. American Control Conference , pages 2220--2224, 2000. Chicago, Illinois, US, 28-30 June.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Moving horizon estimation for hybrid systems. Proc. American Control Conference , pages 1684--1688, 2000. Chicago, Illinois, US, 28-30 June.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Moving horizon estimation for piecewise affine systems. AIChE annual meeting - "Exchanging Ideas for Innovation" , 2000. Los Angeles, California, US, 12-17 November.

A. Bemporad, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and M. Morari. Observability and controllability of piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Proc. 38th Conference on Decision and Control , 4:3966--3971, 1999. Phoenix, Arizona, US, 7-10 December.

A. Bemporad, Ferrari-Trecate G., D. Mignone, M. Morari, and Torrisi F. Model predictive control: Ideas for the next generation. In Proc. European Control Conference , 1999. Karlsruhe, Germany, 31 August - 3 September.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and R. Rovatti. Sobolev approximation by means of fuzzy systems with overlapping Gaussian concepts. In Proc. FUZZ-IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems , volume 2, pages 1024--1029, Seoul, Korea, 1999. Seoul, Korea, 22-25 August.

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identification of NARX models using regularization networks: A consistency result. Proc. IEEE World Congr. on Computat. Intelligence , pages 2407--2412, 1998. Anchorage, Alaska, US.

G. De Nicolao, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and M. Franzosi. Nonparametric deconvolution of hormone time-series: A state-space approach. Proc. IEEE Conference on Control Applications , pages 346--350, 1998. Trieste, Italy, 1-4 September.

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. The structure of predictable discrete-time cyclostationary processes. Proc. Symp. on Math. Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS'98) , pages 751--753, 1998. Padova, Italy, 6-10 July.

G. De Nicolao, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and G. Sparacino. Explicit evaluation of the equivalent degrees of freedom of smoothing splines: A spectral factorization approach. Proc. Symp. on Math. Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS'98) , pages 759--762, 1998. Padova, Italy, 6-10 July.

G. De Nicolao, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and A. Lecchini. MAXENT priors for stochastic filtering problems. Proc. Symp. on Math. Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS'98) , pages 755--758, 1998. Padova, Italy, 6-10 July.

G. De Nicolao, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and S. Pinzoni. Zeros of continuous-time linear periodic systems. Symp. on Math. Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS'96) , 1996. St. Louis (MO), 24-28 June.

Conferences

G. Ferrari-Trecate and R. Porreca. Metodi di identificazione per modelli affini a tratti di reti genetiche. Convegno SIDRA, Genova, Italy , 2007.

G. Ferrari-Trecate and D. Liberati. Representing logic and dynamics: the role of piecewise affine models in the biomedical field. 5th European Conference of the European Society of Mathematical and Theoretical Biology , 2002. Milan, Italy, 2-6 July.

G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identificazione lineare a tratti di sistemi ibridi dinamico-logici. Matematica e Neuroscienze: Metodi, Modelli e Simulazione (Neuromat II), Pavia, Italy , 2001.

G. Ferrari-Trecate. Reti neurali regolarizzate. Matematica e Neuroscienze: Metodi, Modelli e Simulazione (Neuromat), Milano, Italy , 2000.

G. Ferrari-Trecate. Oltre i minimi quadrati: le reti neurali regolarizzate. Convegno CIRA, Como, Italy , 1999.

Technical reports

A.M. Gonzàlez-Vargas, E. Cinquemani, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. { Validation methods for population models of gene expression dynamics.. Technical Report RR-8938, INRIA, Grenoble, Rh\^one-Alpes, France, 2016. HAL Id: hal-01349030

M. Tucci, L. Meng, J.M. Guerrero, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Consensus algorithms and plug-and-play control for current sharing in DC microgrids. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universit\`a degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2016. arXiv:1603.03624

M. Tucci, S. Riverso, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Voltage stabilization in DC microgrids: an approach based on line-independent plug-and-play controllers. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universit\`a degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2016. arXiv:1609.02456

M. Tucci, A. Floriduz, S. Riverso, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Kron reduction methods for plug-and-play control of AC islanded microgrids with arbitrary topology. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universit\`a degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2015. arXiv:1510.07873

Tucci M., S. Riverso, J.C. Vasquez, J.M. Guerrero, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. A decentralized scalable approach to voltage control of DC islanded microgrids. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universit\`a degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2014. arXiv:1503.06292

S. Riverso, S. Mancini, F. Sarzo, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Model predictive controllers for reduction of mechanical fatigue in wind farms. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universit\`a degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2014. arXiv:1503.06456

S. Riverso, F. Boem, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and Parisini T. Plug-and-play fault diagnosis and control-reconfiguration for a class of nonlinear large-scale constrained systems. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universit\`a degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2014. arXiv:1409.5224

S. Riverso, F. Sarzo, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play voltage and frequency control of islanded microgrids with meshed topology. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universit\`a degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2014. arXiv:1405.2421

A.M. Gonzalez, J. Uhlendorf, J. Schaul, E. Cinquemani, G. Batt, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identification of biological models from single-cell data: a comparison between mixed-effects and moment-based inference. Technical Report RR-8288, INRIA, France, 2013.

S. Riverso, M. Farina, Scattolini R., and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play distributed state estimation for linear systems. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2013. arXiv:1309.2002

S. Riverso, D. Rubini, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Distributed bounded-error state estimation for partitioned systems based on practical robust positive invariance. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2013. arXiv:1311.4306

S. Riverso, A. Battocchio, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. PnPMPC: a toolbox for MatLab. 2012. PnPMPC toolbox

S. Riverso, M. Farina, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play model predictive control based on robust control invariant sets. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2012. arXiv:1210.6927

S. Riverso and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Hycon2 benchmark: Power network system. Technical report, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2012. arXiv:1207.2000v1

S. Riverso, M. Farina, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Plug-and-play decentralized model predictive control. Technical Report 157/12, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, 2012.

S. Riverso and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Tube-based distributed control of linear constrained systems. Technical Report 156/12, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, 2012.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. Distributed moving horizon estimation for nonlinear constrained systems. Technical Report 2010.07, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, 2010.

R. Porreca, E. Cinquemani, J. Lygeros, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Canalizing structure of genetic network dynamics: modelling and identification via mixed-integer programming. Technical Report AUT09-10, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2009. http://control.ethz.ch/

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. Moving horizon state estimation of large-scale constrained partitioned systems. Technical Report 2009.22, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, 2009.

M. Farina, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and R. Scattolini. A moving horizon scheme for distributed state estimation. Technical Report 2009.5, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, 2009.

R. Porreca and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Partitioning datasets based on equalities among parameters. Technical Report 146/09, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, 2009.

R. Porreca and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Identification of piecewise affine models of genetic regulatory networks: the data classification problem. Technical Report 143/07, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, 2007.

E. Cinquemani, R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and J. Lygeros. A general framework for the identification of jump markov linear systems. Technical Report AUT07-05, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2007. http://control.ethz.ch/

E. Cinquemani, R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and J. Lygeros. Subtilin production by Bacillus Subtilis: Stochastic hybrid models and parameter identification. Technical Report AUT06-13, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2006. http://control.ethz.ch/

R. Porreca, G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Chieppi, L. Magni, and O. Bernard. Switch detection in genetic regulatory networks. Technical Report 142/06, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, 2006.

S. Drulhe, G. Ferrari-Trecate, H. de Jong, and A. Viari. Reconstruction of switching thresholds in piecewise-affine models of genetic regulatory networks. Technical Report INRIA RT-0322, INRIA, France, 2006.

P.-A. Bliman and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Average consensus problems in networks of agents with delayed communications. Technical report, arXiv:math.OC/0503009, 2005. http://arxiv.org/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, A. Buffa, and M. Gati. Analysis of coordination in multiple agents formations through partial difference equations. Technical Report N.5-PV, Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche, C.N.R., Pavia, Italy, 2004.

G. Ferrari-Trecate, E. Gallestey, P. Letizia, M. Spedicato, M. Morari, and M. Antoine. Modeling and control of co-generation power plants: A hybrid system approach. Technical Report AUT02-01, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2002. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, F.A. Cuzzola, and M. Morari. Analysis of discrete-time PWA systems with boolean inputs, outputs and states. Technical Report AUT01-21, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2001. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, F. A. Cuzzola, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Analysis of discrete-time piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Technical Report AUT01-16, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2001. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate and G. De Nicolao. Computing the equivalent number of parameters of fixed-interval smoothers. Technical Report AUT01-14, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2001. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, P. Letizia, and M. Spedicato. Optimization with piecewise affine cost functions. Technical Report AUT01-13, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2001. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate and R. Rovatti. Fuzzy systems with overlapping Gaussian concepts: Approximation properties in Sobolev norms. Technical Report AUT01-10, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2001. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate and G. De Nicolao. NARX models: Optimal parametric approximation of nonparametric estimators. Technical Report AUT00-25, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

K. Tsuda, D. Mignone, M. Morari, and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Reconfiguration strategies for hybrid systems. Technical Report AUT00-24, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, F. A. Cuzzola, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Analysis and control with performance of piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Technical Report AUT00-23, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, M. Muselli, D. Liberati, and M. Morari. A clustering technique for the identification of piecewise affine and hybrid systems. Technical Report AUT00-21, Automatic Control Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate and G. De Nicolao. Regularization networks for inverse problems: A state-space approach. Technical Report AUT00-20, Automatic Control Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

D. Mignone, G. Ferrari-Trecate, and M. Morari. Stability and stabilization of piecewise affine and hybrid systems: An LMI approach. Technical Report AUT00-12, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Mignone, D. Castagnoli, and M. Morari. Hybrid modeling and control of a hydroelectric power plant. Technical Report AUT00-11, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate and R. Rovatti. Consistent Sobolev regression via fuzzy systems with overlapping concepts. Technical Report AUT00-10, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. De Nicolao and G. Ferrari-Trecate. Regularization networks: Fast weight calculation via Kalman filtering. Technical Report AUT00-09, Automatic Control Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2000. http://control.ethz.ch/

G. Ferrari-Trecate, D. Mignone, and M. Morari. Moving horizon estimation for hybrid systems. Technical Report AUT00-08, Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, 1999. http://control.ethz.ch/

Ph.D. Thesis

G. Ferrari-Trecate. Bayesian methods for nonparametric regression with neural networks.. PhD thesis, Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, Dip. di Informatica e Sistemistica, Pavia, Italy, 1999.