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On the use and computation of the Jordan canonical form in system theoryThis paper investigates various aspects of the application of the Jordan canonical form of a matrix in system theory and develops a computational approach to determining the Jordan form for a given matrix. Applications include pole placement, controllability and observability studies, serving as an intermediate step in yielding other canonical forms, and theorem proving. The computational method developed in this paper is both simple and efficient. The method is based on the definition of a generalized eigenvector and a natural extension of Gauss elimination techniques. Examples are included for demonstration purposes.
Document ID
19740050834
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Sridhar, B.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, Calif., United States)
Jordan, D.
(Connecticut, University Storrs, Conn., United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1974
Subject Category
Mathematics
Meeting Information
Asilomar Conference on Circuits, Systems, and Computers(Pacific Grove, CA)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
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