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. T. Motoyama and K. Cai, "Top-down synthesis of multi-agent formation control: An eigenstructure assignment based approach", IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2019. []
  2. Y. Liu, K. Cai, and Z. Li, "On scalable supervisory control of multi-agent discrete-event systems", Automatica, 2019. []
  3. R. Zhang and K. Cai, "Supervisor localization of timed discrete-event systems under partial observation", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2019. []
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