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Best Interactive Paper Award Winners:

Best Interactive Session Awards (Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006)
  • "Improving the Performance of a Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics System Using Identification Methods", Riccardo Muradore, Enrico Fedrigo
  • "The Error Variance of the Optimal Linear Smoother and Maximum-Variance Fractional Pole Models", Tryphon Georgiou
  • "Stability of the D-OSKIL Oscillation Suppression Mechanism for Oil Well Drillstrings", Migueal Corchero, Carlos Canudas de Wit, Francisco Rubio
  • "Using Dynamic Optimization for Reproducing the Chameleon Visual System", Ofir Avni, Francesco Borrelli, Gadi Katzir, Hector Rotstein, Ehud Rivlin
Best Interactive Session Awards (Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006)
  • "Computing Viable Sets and Reachable Sets to Design Feedback Linearizing Control Laws under Saturation", Meeko Oishi, Ian Mitchell, Claire J. Tomlin, Patrick Saint-Pierre
  • "Knowledge-Based Segmentation Using Dynamic Models", Patricio A. Vela
  • "Matrix Factorization and Stochastic State Representations", Bart Vanluyten, Jan C. Willems, Bart L.R. De Moor
  • "An Application of Extremum Seeking in Cascaded Optical Amplifier Control", Peter M. Dower, Peter M. Farrell, Dragan Nesic
Best Interactive Session Awards Friday, Dec. 15, 2006)
  • "Global Stabilization of a Fully Actuated Mechanical System on a Riemannian Manifold Including Control Saturation Effects", Nalin A. Chaturvedi, Anthony M. Bloch, N. Harris McClamroch
  • "The Control of a Bipedal Running Robot Based on Output Zeroing Considered Rotation of the Ankle Joint", Shimizu Toshikazu, Nakaura Shigeki, Sampei Mitsuji
  • "Mobile Robot Control in Presence of Sliding: Application to Agricultural Vehicle Path Tracking", Roland Lenain, Benoit Thuilot, Christophe Cariou, Philippe Martinet
  • "Multivariable LQ Control of an Irrigation Channel: Experimental Results and Robustness Analysis", Erik Weyer
Invitation to the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

The 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control will be held Wednesday through Friday, December 13-15, 2006 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, California USA. The conference will be preceded by technical workshops on December 11-12, 2005.

The CDC annually brings together an international community of researchers and practitioners in the field of automatic control to discuss the latest advancements of the discipline, shape its future directions, and promote its diffusion among the scientific community at large.

The 45th CDC will feature the presentation of contributed and invited papers, as well as tutorial sessions and workshops. In addition to the standard oral presentations, the conference will also feature interactive presentations and demonstrations, in order to encourage an interaction exchange with the audience. Topics for the interactive sessions will be selected specifically to benefit from the time for interaction and discussion that are not available in a typical lecture session, and the authors will be encouraged to make creative use of poster boards as well as hands-on computer simulations and demonstrations.

The 45th CDC will introduce a new invited session category: "Invited Interactive Sessions." In addition to regular invited sessions, proposals are sought from those wishing to organize an "invited interactive session." An invited interactive session will consist of between ten (10) to fifteen (15) papers, which should present a unifying theme from a diversity of viewpoints. The arrangements and rules governing Invited Interactive sessions are similar to regular invited sessions, with the following notes: As with regular invited sessions, all papers will be reviewed, and appear in the proceedings. Presentations will be interactive (i.e. poster, plus preferably some sort of simulation or software demonstration). In addition, at the start of a session the organizers will make an overview presentation lasting 15-20 minutes.
      The sessions can contain up to 15 presentations (this leaves much more flexibility than requiring exactly 6 presentations to fit the timing requirements of oral sessions). Each Invited Interactive Session accepted will have a room devoted to the session, including data projection for the overview. The deadline for submissions for invited interactive sessions will be later than for regular submission and is set to March 17, 2006.

The CDC is hosted by the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS), and is organized in cooperation with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Japanese Society for Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE), and the European Union Control Association (EUCA).

San Diego is California's second largest city, blessed by an ideal climate, miles of pristine beaches, and unique world-class attractions, including Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo, and Sea World.

Pradeep Misra
Wright State University
General Chair
Rick Middleton
University of Newcastle
Program Chair
45th CDC Submission and Registration Policies
  • All papers submitted to the 45th CDC, whether for review or publication upon acceptance, must be written in English and formatted in the standard 2-column format provided on PaperPlaza
  • For the purpose of "review", all regular and invited papers are limited to eight (8) pages. PaperPlaza will not permit longer papers to be uploaded
  • For "publication" in the conference proceedings, all accepted and invited papers are limited to six (6) pages. Authors may upload longer manuscript up to a maximum of eight (8) pages total. However, each page in excess of six will incur a charge of USD 175.
  • At least one of the authors listed on the paper must register for the 45th CDC at full member/non-member rate to upload the final manuscript.
  • Please note: If an author registers at reduced registration rate (student/retiree), s/he will not be able to use that registration to upload final paper.
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