Canonical Representations of Nonlinear Discrete-time Systems

  • S. Monaco
  • D. Normand-Cyrot
Part of the Progress in Systems and Control Theory book series (PSCT, volume 12)


The paper deals with exponential representations for nonlinear discrete-time systems. It is shown how such representations provide a unified framework to study nonlinear discrete-time dynamics as well as sampled dynamics. Bilinear systems are shortly investigated. This paper has been written at the occasion of the 65th birthday of Professor Ruberti who, in the beginning of the 70s, promoted in Italy research activities in nonlinear control starting from bilinear systems.


Vector Field Under Sampling Canonical Representation Bilinear System Nonlinear Difference Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Monaco
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. Normand-Cyrot
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversità di Roma “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.Laboratoire des Signaux et SystèmesCNRS-ESE Plateau de MoulonGif-sur-YvetteFrance

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