Paper title: _____________________________________________________ Corresponding author name: _______________________________________ Full mailing address: ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ phone: ___________________________ fax: ______________________________ email: ____________________________ WHAT TO SUBMIT: * This form, with keyword chart (below) completed. Be sure to designate a primary keyword per instructions at the bottom. * 5 hard copies of your manuscript, with address and email for all authors WHERE TO SUBMIT: * Send Regular papers to the appropriate Society Review Chair (see Call for Papers) * Send Short papers to the Vice-Chair for Contributed Papers * Send Invited Session proposals to the Vice-Chair for Invited Sessions TIMELINE: Deadline for receipt: Sept. 15, 1997 Notification: January 20, 1998 Mats due: March 15, 1998 MATS check one: __ Final paper will be laserprinted actual size, or __ Oversize typing sheets are needed (sheets will be mailed to author). MODEL/TREATMENT check all that apply __ Purely theoretical __ Purely experimental __ Theory & experiment __ Linear __ Nonlinear __ Discrete time __ Continuous time __ Chaotic __ Decentralized __ Discrete event __ Distributed parameter __ Embedded __ Hybrid __ Large-Scale __ Multi-rate __ Multi-variable __ Parameter-varying __ Singular / Descriptor __ Stochastic __ Time-delay __ Time-varying __ Uncertainty __ Non model-based SCOPE choose up to three (or none, if none apply). Mark the most important '1', the second most important '2', the third, '3' __ Survey / Tutorial __ Education __ Experimental, lab-scale __ Experimental, commercial-scale __ Analysis __ Control __ Disturbance Rejection __ Dynamics __ Estimation __ Fault handling __ Identification __ Modeling/model reduction __ Numerical methods __ Observer __ Optimization __ Reliability __ Robustness __ Simulation __ Stability / Qual. behavior __ Synthesis APPLICATION check one __ No specific domain __ Actuators __ Aircraft / air traffic __ Automotive __ Bio-engineering __ Chemical process __ Communications __ Computer __ CACSD __ Economic __ Electro-mechanical __ Electronic __ Flexible structures __ Industrial processes __ Instrumentation __ Manufacturing __ Marine/Underwater veh __ Mechanical __ Medical __ Network __ Noise cancellation __ Planning / Scheduling __ Power / Energy __ Robotics, mobile __ Robotic manipulators __ Rotormachinery __ Sensors __ Servomechanism __ Signal processing __ Spacecraft __ Target tracking __ Traffic / Transportation __ Virtual reality __ Other domain: _________________________ METHODOLOGY choose up to three (or none, if none apply). Mark the most important '1', the second most important '2', the third, '3' Adaptive: __ Direct __ Indirect __ Multi-model switching Algebraic/Geometric: __ (Differential) Algebraic __ (Differential) Geometric __ Linear Matrix Inequality (LMI) __ Spectral __ State-space Time-domain: __ Classical __ Internal model __ LQR / LQG __ Lyapunov 2nd method __ Variable Struct./Sliding Mode __ Repetitive control Functional: __ Fourier / Frequency __ Fractals / Maps / Chaos __ H1 / H2 / H-infinity __ L1 / L2 / L-infinity __ Laplace Transform __ Mu-synthesis __ QFT __ Wavelet __ Other integral transform __ Other operator methods Linearization: __ Local approximation __ Coordinate transformation __ Gain Scheduling __ Feedback linearization __ Pseudo-linearization Statistical / Stochastic: __ Covariance analysis __ Kalman-Bucy filtering __ Maximum likelihood __ Minimax __ Perturbation methods __ Principle component analysis __ Statistical __ Wiener filtering __ Other statistical/stochastic Intelligent: __ Artificial intelligence __ Decision tree __ Fuzzy logic __ Genetic algorithm __ Knowledge-based __ Neural networks __ Other intelligent methods Optimization: __ Dynamic programming __ Fixed-point search __ Game theoretic __ Gradient search __ Least squares __ Linear programming __ Non-linear programming __ Variational calculus __ Other optimization methods Other: __ Other method: ___________ MAIN CONTRIBUTION / SESSION ASSIGNMENT 1) Choose one keyword from among those you selected above which would be the best theme for a session that includes your paper. Write it here: ___________________________ 2) Does your paper's theme focus on an industrial control problem? Check one: __ YES __ NO.