Adaptive Model Control Applied to Real-Time Blood-Pressure Regulation

  • Bernard Widrow


A real-time computer-control system for regulating the blood pressure of an animal in a prolonged state of shock has been successfully developed and is being theoretically analyzed. The computer controls the rate of infusion of a vaso-constrictor drug inputed to the animal, and monitors the blood-pressure output. An adaptive model of the animal’s drug response is used to derive the required input for control of future blood-pressure values. A transversal-filter model is used, and control is derived by forward-time calculation including the known internal states of the model.


Average Blood Pressure Adaptive Model Bias Weight Adaptive Control System Adaptive Antenna 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Widrow
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  1. 1.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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