Tensor-Product Representation for Switched Linear Systems


This paper presents the method for the construction of tensor-product representation for multivariate switched linear systems, based on a suitable tensor-product representation of vectors and matrices. We obtain a representation theorem for multivariate switched linear systems. The stability properties of the tensor-product representation are investigated in depth, achieving the important result that any stable switched systems can be constructed a stable tensor-product representation of finite dimension. It is shown that the tensor-product representation provides a high level framework for describing the dynamic behavior. The interpretation of expressions within the tensor-product representation framework leads to enhanced conceptual and physical understanding of switched linear systems dynamic behavior.

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Jiang, D. and Hu, L. (2015) Tensor-Product Representation for Switched Linear Systems. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 3, 322-337. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2015.33045.

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