Kai Cai


Department of Core Informatics

Advanced Mathematical Institute (adjunct)

Osaka Metropolitan 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

K. Cai and Z. Lin, "Directed Cooperation of Multi-Agent Systems", Kindle Direct Publishing 2023.

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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. S. Matsui and K. Cai, "Usability aware secret protection with minimum cost", Nonlinear Analysis and Hybrid Systems, vol. 43, Dec. 2021. Online: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1751570X21001011
  2. K. Cai, A. Giua, and C. Seatzu, "Consistent reduction in discrete-event systems", Automatica, vol. 142, Aug. 2022. Online: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2022.110333
  3. Z. Ma and K. Cai, "Optimal secret protections in discrete-event systems", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 67, no. 6, pp. 2816-2828, Jun. 2021. Online: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9464642
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