A/Prof Adrian Wills

Publications

2019

Closed-Form Expressions for Extended Target Tracking using Random Matrices

Bartlett, N; Renton, C; Wills, AG

Closed-Form Expressions for Extended Target Tracking using Random Matrices Unpublished

2019, (Submitted for review.).

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A Bayesian Approach to Triaxial Strain Tomography from High-energy X-ray Diffraction

Hendriks, JN; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG

A Bayesian Approach to Triaxial Strain Tomography from High-energy X-ray Diffraction Journal Article

arXiv preprint arXiv:1903.02158, 2019.

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A data fusion framework for GPS-compromised navigation

Renton, C; Farnworth, T; Wills, AG

A data fusion framework for GPS-compromised navigation Technical Report

University of Newcastle 2019.

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Robust inference of two-dimensional strain fields from diffraction-based measurements

Hendriks, JN; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG; Luzin, V; Gregg, AWT

Robust inference of two-dimensional strain fields from diffraction-based measurements Journal Article

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 444 , pp. 80–90, 2019.

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2018

Accurate Gaussian Mixture Model Smoothing using a Two-Filter Approach

Balenzuela, MP; Dahlin, J; Bartlett, N; Wills, AG; Renton, C; Ninness, B

Accurate Gaussian Mixture Model Smoothing using a Two-Filter Approach Inproceedings

2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 694–699, IEEE 2018.

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Evaluating the squared-exponential covariance function in Gaussian processes with integral observations

Hendriks, JN; Jidling, C; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Evaluating the squared-exponential covariance function in Gaussian processes with integral observations Journal Article

arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.07319, 2018.

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Tomographic reconstruction of two-dimensional residual strain fields from bragg-edge neutron imaging

Gregg, AWT; Hendriks, JN; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG; Tremsin, AS; Luzin, V; Shinohara, T; Kirstein, O; Meylan, MH; Kisi, EH

Tomographic reconstruction of two-dimensional residual strain fields from bragg-edge neutron imaging Journal Article

Physical Review Applied, 10 (6), pp. 064034, 2018.

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Probabilistic modelling and reconstruction of strain

Jidling, C; Hendriks, JN; Wahlström, N; Gregg, AWT; Schön, TB; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG

Probabilistic modelling and reconstruction of strain Journal Article

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 436 , pp. 141 - 155, 2018, ISSN: 0168-583X.

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Implementation of Traction Constraints in Bragg-edge Neutron Transmission Strain Tomography

Hendriks, JN; Gregg, AWT; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG

Implementation of Traction Constraints in Bragg-edge Neutron Transmission Strain Tomography Journal Article

arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.09760, 2018.

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2017

A Bayesian filtering algorithm for Gaussian mixture models

Wills, AG; Hendriks, JN; Renton, C; Ninness, B

A Bayesian filtering algorithm for Gaussian mixture models Journal Article

arXiv:1705.05495, 2017.

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Geng, LH; Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Smoothed State Estimation via Efficient Solution of Linear Equations Journal Article

IFAC-PapersOnLine, 50 (1), pp. 1613–1618, 2017.

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Fleming, AJ; Ghalehbeygi, OT; Routley, BS; Wills, AG

Experimental scanning laser lithography with exposure optimization Journal Article

IFAC-PapersOnLine, 50 (1), pp. 8662–8667, 2017.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB

On the construction of probabilistic Newton-type algorithms Inproceedings

2017 IEEE 56th Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 6499–6504, IEEE 2017.

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Jidling, C; Wahlström, N; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Linearly constrained Gaussian processes Inproceedings

Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, pp. 1215–1224, 2017.

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Ghalehbeygi, OT; Wills, AG; Routley, BS; Fleming, AJ

Gradient-based optimization for efficient exposure planning in maskless lithography Journal Article

Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS, 16 (3), pp. 033507, 2017.

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2016

Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG; Ghalehbeygi, OT; Routley, BS; Ninness, B

A nonlinear programming approach to exposure optimization in scanning laser lithography Inproceedings

2016 American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 5811–5816, IEEE 2016.

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Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG; Routley, BS

Exposure optimization in scanning laser lithography Journal Article

IEEE Potentials, 35 (4), pp. 33–39, 2016.

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2015

Line of bearing data fusion

Renton, C; Wills, AG; Hendriks, JN

Line of bearing data fusion Technical Report

University of Newcastle 2015.

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Kok, M; Dahlin, J; Schön, TB; Wills, AG

Newton-based maximum likelihood estimation in nonlinear state space models Journal Article

IFAC-PapersOnLine, 48 (28), pp. 398–403, 2015.

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2013

Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Wills, AG

Recovering the spectrum of a low level signal from two noisy measurements using the cross power spectral density Journal Article

Review of Scientific Instruments, 84 , pp. 085112, 6 pages, 2013.

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Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Wills, AG

Spectral Estimation using Dual Sensors with Uncorrelated Noise Inproceedings

Proc. IEEE Sensors, Baltimore, MA, 2013.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ljung, L; Ninness, B

Identification of hammerstein--wiener models Journal Article

Automatica, 49 (1), pp. 70–81, 2013.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Mills, A

UNIT: A freely available system identification toolbox Journal Article

Control Engineering Practice, 21 (5), pp. 631–644, 2013.

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2012

Henriksen, SJ; Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ninness, B

Parallel implementation of particle MCMC methods on a GPU Journal Article

IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 45 (16), pp. 1143–1148, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Lindsten, F; Ninness, B

Estimation of linear systems using a Gibbs sampler Journal Article

IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 45 (16), pp. 203–208, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

System identification of linear parameter varying state-space models Incollection

Linear parameter-varying system identification: new developments and trends, pp. 295–315, World Scientific, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Knagge, G; Ninness, B

Fast linear model predictive control via custom integrated circuit architecture Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 20 (1), pp. 59–71, 2012.

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Mills, A; Wills, AG; Weller, SR; Ninness, B

Implementation of linear model predictive control using a field-programmable gate array Journal Article

IET control theory & applications, 6 (8), pp. 1042–1054, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Generalised Hammerstein--Wiener system estimation and a benchmark application Journal Article

Control Engineering Practice, 20 (11), pp. 1097–1108, 2012.

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2011

Dahlin, J; Lindsten, F; Schön, TB; Wills, AG

`Robust ARX models with automatic order determination and Student's t innovations Inproceedings

16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification 14th November, 2011, 2011.

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Henriksen, SJ; Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ninness, B

Parallel Implementation of Particle MCMC Methods on a GPU Inproceedings

16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification 14th November, 2011, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Lindsten, F; Ninness, B

Gibbs sampler for the estimation of linear state-space models Inproceedings

16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification 14th November, 2011, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ljung, L; Ninness, B

Blind Identification of Wiener Models Inproceedings

To appear in the Proceedings of the 18'th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Henriksen, SJ; Schön, TB

Computational System Identification Inproceedings

Plenary Lecture, 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ljung, L; Ninness, B

Identification of Hammerstein-Wiener Models Journal Article

Submitted to Automatica on 12 September, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Mills, AJ; Ninness, B

FPGA Implementation of an Interior-Point Solution for Linear Model Predictive Inproceedings

Submitted to 18th IFAC World Congress 2011, Milan, Italy, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

QPC - Quadratic Programming in C Miscellaneous

Webpage, 2011, (texttthttp://sigpromu.org/quadprog/.).

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Schön, TB; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

System Identification of Nonlinear State-Space Models Journal Article

Automatica, 37 (1), pp. 39-49, 2011.

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2010

Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Estimation of General Non-linear State-Space Systems Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010.

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Wills, AG; Knagge, G; Ninness, B

Fast Model Predictive Control via Custom Integrated Circuit Architecture Journal Article

Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, 2010.

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Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Issues in sampling and estimating continuous-time models with stochastic disturbances Journal Article

Automatica, 46 (5), pp. 925 - 931, 2010.

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2009

Knagge, G; Wills, AG; Mills, AJ; Ninness, B

ASIC and FPGA Implementation Strategies for Model Predictive Control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC), Budapest, Hungary, 2009.

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Mills, AJ; Wills, AG; Knagge, G; Ninness, B

An FPGA System Architecture Design for Model Predictive Control Implementation Inproceedings

2009 European Control Conference Special Session on Fast Implementations of MPC, 2009.

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Wills, AG; Mills, AJ; Ninness, B

A MATLAB Software Environment for System Identification Inproceedings

Proc, 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Saint-Malo, France, 2009.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Estimation of Generalised Hammerstein-Wiener Systems Inproceedings

15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 1104–1109, Saint-Malo, France, 2009.

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Mills, AJ; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of an Inverted Pendulum Inproceedings

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2009.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of State Space Models from Frequency Domain Data Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 54 (1), pp. 19-33, 2009.

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2008

Hagenblad, A; Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Maximum Likelihood Identification of Wiener Models Journal Article

Automatica, 44 (11), pp. 2697–2705, 2008.

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Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Issues in sampling and estimating continuous-time models with stochastic disturbances Inproceedings

To appear in proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

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Hagenblad, A; Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Maximum Likelihood Identification of Wiener Models Inproceedings

To appear in proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

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Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG

Optimal input signals for bandlimited scanning systems Inproceedings

To appear in proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, 2008.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ninness, B

Parameter Estimation for Discrete-Time Nonlinear Systems Using EM Inproceedings

Proceedings of the the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

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Wills, AG; Bates, D; Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Moheimani, SOR

Model Predictive Control Applied to Constraint Handling in Active Noise and Vibration Control Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 16 (1), pp. 3–12, 2008.

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Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG; Moheimani, SOR

Sensor Fusion for Improved Control of Piezoelectric Tube Scanners Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2008.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

On gradient-based search for multivariable system estimates Journal Article

IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 53 (1), pp. 298–306, 2008, ISSN: 0018-9286.

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2007

Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of State Space Models from Frequency Domain Data Inproceedings

Proceedings of the European Control Conference '07, pp. 1545-1552, Kos, Greece, 2007.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG

UNIT Toolbox, http://sigpromu.org/idtoolbox/index.html Miscellaneous

2007.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Zames-Falb Multipliers for Quadratic Programming Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2007.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Robust Maximum Likelihood Estimation from Frequency Domain Data Inproceedings

Submitted to European Control Conference, ECC07, 2007.

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2006

Heath, WP; Li, G; Wills, AG; Lennox, B

The robustness of input constrained model predictive control to infinity-norm bound model uncertainty Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 5th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design, Toulouse, France, 2006.

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Schön, TB; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum Likelihood Nonlinear System Estimation Inproceedings

16th IFAC symposium on system identification, Newcastle, Australia, 2006.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG

An Identification Toolbox for Profiling Novel Techniques Inproceedings

14th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 301-307, 2006.

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Schön, TB; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum Likelihood Nonlinear System Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 14th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID), pp. 1003-1008, Newcastle, Australia, 2006.

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2005

Wills, AG; Bates, D; Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Moheimani, SOR

Application of MPC to an active structure using sampling rates up to 25kHz Inproceedings

Proceedings of CDC/ECC05, 2005, (Accepted).

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Zames-Falb multipliers for quadratic programming Inproceedings

Proceedings of CDC/ECC05, pp. 963–968, Seville, Spain, 2005.

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Gibson, SH; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum-Likelihood Parameter Estimation of Bilinear Systems Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Special Issue on Nonlinear System Identification, 50 (10), pp. 1581–1596, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Interior-point algorithms for non-linear model predictive control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Assessment and Future Directions of NMPC, Freudenstadt-Lauterbad, Germany, 2005.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG; Akkermans, JAG

A sufficient condition for the stability of optimizing controllers with saturating actuators Journal Article

International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 15 (12), pp. 515–529, 2005.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Gibson, SH

The University of Newcastle Identification Ŧoolbox (UNIT) Inproceedings

Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, Prague, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

On gradient-based search for multivariable system estimates Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Prague, Czech-Republic, 2005.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

The inherent robustness of constrained model predictive control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Prague, Czech-Republic, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Application of barrier function model predictive control to an edible oil refining process Journal Article

Journal of Process Control, 15 (2), pp. 183–200, 2005.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Gibson, SH

The University of Newcastle System Identification Toolbox (UNIT) Inproceedings

16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, 2005.

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Gibson, SH; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum-Likelihood Parameter Estimation of Bilinear Systems Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 50 (10), pp. 1581–1596, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

On the estimation of fully parametrized state space models via gradient-based search Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2005.

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2004

Wills, AG; Heath, WP; Akkermans, JAG

A sufficient robustness condition for constrained model predictive control Inproceedings

UKACC Control, University of Bath, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Implementation of model predictive control on an edible oil refining process Inproceedings

UKACC Control, University of Bath, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Interior-point methods for linear model predictive control Inproceedings

UKACC Control, University of Bath, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Nonlinear MPC and self-concordant barrier functions Inproceedings

6th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, NOLCOS, Stuttgart, Germany, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Barrier Function Based Model Predictive Control Journal Article

Automatica, 40 (8), pp. 1415–1422, 2004.

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Akkermans, JAG; Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Robust cross-directional control of paper making machines with saturating actuators Inproceedings

Control Systems 2004, Québec, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

EE04002 -- Barrier Function Based Model Predictive Control Technical Report

School of Elec. Eng. and Comp. Sci., University of Newcastle, Australia 2004.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Design of cross-directional controllers with optimal steady-state performance Journal Article

European Journal of Control, 10 (1), pp. 15–27, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Technical report EE04025 - Notes on linear model predictive control Technical Report

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia 2004.

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2003

Wills, AG; Heath, WP

An exterior/interior-point approach to infeasibility in model predictive control Inproceedings

42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2003.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Design of cross-directional controllers with optimal steady-state performance Inproceedings

European Control Conference, Cambridge, 2003.

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Wills, AG; Weller, SR

Classical interior-point methods for computing the capacity of a discrete memoryless channel Inproceedings

Poster presentation at AustCTW, Melbourne, 2003.

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Wills, AG

Barrier Function Based Model Predictive Control PhD Thesis

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia, 2003.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Technical report EE03016 -- Interior-Point Methods for Linear Model Predictive Control. Technical Report

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia 2003.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Technical report EE04024 -- Algorithms for stopping on the central-path Technical Report

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia 2003.

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2002

Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Analysis of steady-state performance for cross-directional control Journal Article

IEE Proceedings-Control Theory and Applications, 149 (5), pp. 433–440, 2002.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Recentred barriers for model predictive control with state constraints Inproceedings

Invited paper for Non-linear Predictive Control Workshop at the University of Oxford, 2002.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Using a modified predictor-corrector algorithm for model predictive control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 15th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Barcelona, Spain, 2002.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Path-following algorithms for a class of receding horizon controllers Inproceedings

SIAM conference on optimization, Toronto, 2002.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

A Recentred Barrier for Constrained Receding Horizon Control Inproceedings

American Control Conference, pp. 4177–4182, Anchorage, Alaska, 2002.

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