On Kalman’s controllability and observability criteria for singular systems. (English) Zbl 0941.93006

Controllability and observability properties of a singular system \(Ex'= Ax+ Bu\), \(y= Cx\) are studied. Controllability, R-controllability, and impulse controllability are considered as are equivalent types of observability. Criteria are given as simple rank conditions related to various Markov parameters. Characterizations of the controllability and observability subspaces are derived.


93B05 Controllability
93B07 Observability
93C35 Multivariable systems, multidimensional control systems
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