Kai Cai


Department of Electrical and Information Engineering

Advanced Mathematical Institute (adjunct)

Osaka City University


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Research Topics

  • Networked robotic systems for industrial automation
  • Distributed control of multi-agent discrete-event systems
  • Supervisory control of discrete-event systems
  • Cooperative control of networked multi-agent systems
  • Complex networks and cybersecurity
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New Book

W.M. Wonham and K. Cai, "Supervisory Control of Discrete-Event Systems", Springer 2019.

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K. Cai and W.M. Wonham, "Supervisor localization", Springer 2016.

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Selected Latest Publications

  1. J. Zhang, K. You, and K. Cai, "Distributed conjugate gradient tracking for resource allocation in unbalanced networks", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 68, pp. 2186-2198, 2020. [https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9040679]
  2. S. Kawamura, K. Cai, and M. Kishida, "Distributed output regulation of heterogeneous uncertain linear agents", Automatica, 2020. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2020.109094]
  3. R. Zhang and K. Cai, "Supervisor localization of timed discrete-event systems under partial observation", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 295-301, 2020. [https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8693857]
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