Accession Number : AD0717173

Title :   On the Observability of Nonlinear Systems with Applications to Nonlinear Regression Analysis.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Fitts,John M.

Report Date : 14 DEC 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : Global inverse function theorems, applicable to the observability question, are presented. Comparisons are made to fixed point theorems and contraction mappings are shown to exist under general conditions. Extensions to the noisy measurement case are made. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CONTROL SYSTEMS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*REGRESSION ANALYSIS, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS), MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), CONVEX SETS, SEQUENCES(MATHEMATICS), CONVERGENCE, THEOREMS, THESES

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE