A Simplified Fuzzy Relational Structure for Adaptive Predictive Control

  • J. Valente de Oliveira
  • J. M. Lemos
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 16)


Model based predictive controllers have a number of appealing features such as:
  • The ability to take into account the impact of the current control action on the future process state. This is a useful when dealing with non-minimum phase behaviors (e.g., to stablize plants whose open-loop response to a positive input step results first in a decrement of the output and only afterwards, in an increment), unknown or partially unknown dynamics.

  • The ability to accomodate knowledge about future requirements on the plant state represented in terms of a pre-defined tracking reference signal.

  • Effectiveness of control even when the predictor is a coarse approximator of the plant dynamics

  • The ability to deal with multiple objectives and constraints, e.g., on the manipulated variable.


Membership Function Fuzzy System Fuzzy Rule Composition Operator Recursive Little Square 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Valente de Oliveira
    • 1
  • J. M. Lemos
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. Mathematics and Computer ScienceUBICovilhãPortugal
  2. 2.Research Group on Control of Dynamic SystemsINESCLisboaPortugal

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