Pulse Driven Dynamical Systems

  • R. W. Brockett
Part of the Progress in Systems and Control Theory book series (PSCT, volume 12)


Implicit in much of the ongoing work in neural computing is the contention under certain circumstances it is useful to think about computer programs and/or computing hardware in terms of analog processing rather than insisting on a digital point of view. The arguments that have been advanced thus far are largely inconclusive, in part because there is no readily applicable formal basis for such studies. In this note we suggest a topological method for organizing the input/output analysis of dynamical systems in such a way as to facilitate comparisons of this type.


Equivalence Class Equilibrium Point Differential Inclusion Connected Open Subset Mathematical System Theory 
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