Prof Brett Ninness

Publications

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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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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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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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

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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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

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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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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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

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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Knagge, G; Bickerstaff, M; Ninness, B; Weller, SR; Woodward, G

A VLSI 8x8 MIMO Near-ML Decoder Engine Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems Design and Implementation (SiPS'06), pp. 387–392, 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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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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Gibson, SH; Ninness, B

Robust Maximum-Likelihood Estimation of Multivariable Dynamic Systems Journal Article

Automatica, 41 (10), pp. 1667–1682, 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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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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Knagge, G; Woodward, G; Weller, SR; Ninness, B

A VLSI Optimised Parallel Tree Search for MIMO Inproceedings

Proceedings 6th Australian Communications Theory Workshop, pp. 198–203, 2005.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Analysis of the variability of joint input--output estimation methods Journal Article

Automatica, 41 (7), pp. 1123–1132, 2005.

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2004

Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

The effect of regularization on variance error Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 49 (7), pp. 1142–1147, 2004.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Variance error quantifications that are exact for finite-model order Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 49 (8), pp. 1275–1291, 2004.

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2003

Ninness, B; Henriksen, SJ

A Computational Bayesian Approach to System Identification Inproceedings

Proceedings 13th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Rotterdam, 2003.

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Ninness, B

The Asymptotic CRLB for the Spectrum of ARMA Processes Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 51 (6), pp. 1520–1531, 2003.

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2002

Gibson, SH; Ninness, B

Maximum Likelihood Identification of Bilinear Systems Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, Barcelona, pp. paper 1084, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Robust and Simple Algorithms for Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Multivariable Systems Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, Barcelona, pp. paper 715, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Quantifying the Accuracy of Hammerstein Model Estimation Journal Article

Automatica, 38 (12), pp. 2037–2051, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Exact Quantification of Variance Error Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

The EM Algorithm for Multivariable Dynamic System Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2002.

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2001

Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

The EM Algorithm for Multivariable Dynamic System Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC International Workshop, on Adaption and Learning in Control and Signal Processing, Cernobbio--Como, Italy, pp. 437–442, 2001.

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Weller, SR; Moran, W; Ninness, B; Pollington, AD

Sampling zeros and the Euler--Frobenius polynomials Journal Article

IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 2001, (to appear).

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Accurate Quantification of Estimation Error:I Technical Report

EE2001050Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle 2001.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

The Analysis of Variance Error Part II: Fundamental Principles Journal Article

Available Electronically at tt www.ee.newcastle.edu.au/brett, 2001.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

The EM algorithm for multivariable system identification Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop on adaptive and learning in control and signal processing, 2001.

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2000

Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

On The relationship between State-Space-Subspace-Based and Maximum-Likelihood System Identification methods Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney Australia, pp. 2415, 2000.

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Ninness, B

Strong Laws of Large Numbers Under Weak Assumptions with Applications Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 45 (11), pp. 2117–2122, 2000.

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Ninness, B; Weller, SR

Performance Aspects of Linear Muliuser Receivers Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom Conference, 2000.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Quantifying the accuracy of Hammerstein model estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of IFAC Symposium on Systems Identification, 2000.

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Ninness, B

Strong laws of large numbers under weak assumptions with application. Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 45 (11), pp. 2117-2122, 2000.

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1999

Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H; Gustafsson, F

The Fundamental Role of General Orthonormal Bases in System Identification Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 44 (7), pp. 1384–1406, 1999.

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Bauer, D; Ninness, B

Asymptotic Properties of Least-Squares Estimates of Ħammerstein--Weiner Model Structures Technical Report

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle (EE9947), 1999.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H; Gustafsson, F

Asymptotic Variance Expressions for Output Error Model Structures Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 14th IFAC World Congress, Beijing, 1999.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H; Gustafsson, F

Generalised Fourier and Ŧoeplitz Results for Rational Orthonormal Bases Journal Article

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 37 (2), pp. 429–460, 1999.

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Bokor, J; Heuberger, P; Ninness, B; e Silva, Oliveira T; den Hof, Van P; Wahlberg, B

Modelling and Identification with Orthogonal Basis Functions Book

Short Course Notes, 14th IFAC World Congress, 1999. Available on request to Prof. Paul Van den Hof, 1999.

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Akçay, H; Ninness, B

Orthonormal Basis Functions for Continuous--Time Systems and $L_p$--Convergence Journal Article

Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems (MCSS), 12 (3), pp. 295–305, 1999.

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1998

Ninness, B

A Stochastic Approach to Linear Estimation in $H_infty$ Journal Article

Automatica, 34 (1), pp. 405–414, 1998.

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Ninness, B

Estimation of $1/f$ noise Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 44 (1), pp. 32–46, 1998.

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Akçay, H; Islam, S; Ninness, B

Identification of power transformer models from frequency response data : A case study Journal Article

Signal Processing, 68 (3), 1998.

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Ninness, B; Gómez, JC

Frequency Domain Analysis of Tracking and Noise properties of Adaptive Algorithms Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 46 (5), pp. 1314–1332, 1998.

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1997

Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

A Unifying Construction of Orthonormal Bases for System Identification Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 42 (4), pp. 515-521, 1997.

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Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

A unifying construction of orthonormal bases for system identification Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on automatic control, 42 (4), pp. 515–521, 1997.

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1996

Ninness, B

Integral Constraints on the Accuracy of Least Squares Estimation Journal Article

Automatica, 32 (3), pp. 391–397, 1996.

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Ninness, B

Frequency Domain Estimation using Orthonormal Bases Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 13th IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, 1996.

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Ninness, B; Gómez, JC

Asymptotic Analysis of MIMO System Estimates by the use of Orthonormal Bases Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 11th IFAC World Congress, pp. Volume I, pp363–368, 1996.

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Nordsjö, AE; Ninness, B; Wigren, T

Quantifying Model Errors Caused by Nonlinear Undermodelling in Linear System Identification Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 13th IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, Volume I, pp. 145–150, 1996.

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1995

Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Estimation of Model Quality Journal Article

Automatica, 31 (12), pp. 32-74, 1995.

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Grainger, RW; Holst, J; Isaksson, AJ; Ninness, B

Fault Detection of an Industrial Actuator Benchmark Journal Article

IFAC Journal of Control Engineering Practice, 3 (12), pp. 1757-1762, 1995.

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Gustafsson, F; Ninness, B

Asymptotic Power and the Gain of Undermodelling in Change Detection Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 1995 European Control Conference Rome, Italy, pp. 1237-1243, 1995.

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Ninness, B

Integral Constraints on the Accuracy of Least Squares Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 1995 European Control Conference, Rome Italy, 1995.

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Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

System Identification via Orthonormal Bases Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 1995 European Control Conference, Rome Italy, 1995.

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1994

Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

A Unifying Construction of Orthonormal Bases for System Identification Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3388-3393, 1994.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Estimation of Model Quality Inproceedings

Blanke, Modens; Söderström, Torsten (Ed.): Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 25-44, 1994.

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Ninness, B

Orthonormal Bases for Geometric Interpretations of the Frequency Response Estimation Problem Inproceedings

Blanke, Modens; Söderström, Torsten (Ed.): Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 591-596, 1994.

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Grainger, RW; Holst, J; Isaksson, AJ; Ninness, B

Fault Detection of an Industrial Actuator Benchmark Inproceedings

Proceedings the IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes, Finland, pp. 272-277, 1994.

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Ninness, B

Orthonormal Bases for Geometric Interpretations of the Frequency Response Estimation Problem Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, 1994.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

The Modelling of Uncertainty in Control Systems Incollection

Smith, Roy; Dahleh, M (Ed.): Springer Verlag, 1994.

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1993

Ninness, B

Stochastic and Deterministic Estimation in $H_infty$ Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Antonio, Texas., pp. 62-67, 1993.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Rapproachment between Bounded Error and Stochastic Estimation Theory Journal Article

International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, To Appear , 1993.

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Ninness, B

Stochastic and Deterministic Modelling PhD Thesis

University of Newcastle, 1993.

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1992

Goodwin, GC; Gevers, M; Ninness, B

Quantifying the Error in Estimated Transfer Functions with Application to Model Order Selection Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 37 (7), pp. 913-928, 1992.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Robust Frequency Response Estimation Accounting for Noise and Undermodelling Inproceedings

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 1992.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Improving the Power of Fault Testing Using Reduced Order Models Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Control and Instrumentation,Singapore, 1992.

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1991

Villaneuva, H; Merrington, G; Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Application of Robust Fault Detection Methods to F404 Gas Turbine Engines Journal Article

Proceedings of IFAC Safeprocess 1991 Symposium, Baden Baden Germany, 1991.

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Goodwin, GC; Ninness, B

Model Error Quantification for Robust Control Based on Quasi-Bayesian Estimation in Closed Loop Journal Article

Proceedings of CDC, 1991.

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Goodwin, GC; Ninness, B; Poor, HV

On the Relationship Between Continuous and Discrete Levinson-Type Algorithms for Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the Symposium on Identification,Budapest, pp. 1179-1184, IFAC 1991.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Robust Fault Detection Based on Low Order Models Journal Article

Proceedings of IFAC Safeprocess 1991 Symposium, Baden Baden Germany, 1991.

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1990

Salgado, ME; Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Generalised Expansion Algorithm for identification of systems having coloured noise Journal Article

Proceeding of Conference on Decision and Control,Hawaii, 1990.

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Ninness, B

Implementation Issues in Adaptive Control Masters Thesis

University of Newcastle, 1990.

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Goodwin, GC; Ninness, B; Salgado, M

Quantification of Uncertainty in Estimation Journal Article

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 2400-2405, 1990.

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