Publications in Journals

[J6] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "On the Hybrid Minimum Principle: The Hamiltonian and Adjoint Boundary Conditions", Accepted for Publication in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. (PDF, arXiv.org, IEEE.org).
[J5] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "On the Relation between the Minimum Principle and Dynamic Programming for Classical and Hybrid Control Systems", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 4347–4362, 2017. (PDF, IEEE.org).
[J4] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "Hybrid Optimal Control of an Electric Vehicle with a Dual-Planetary Transmission", Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 25, pp. 263–282, 2017 (PDF, ScienceDirect.com).
[J3] M. S. R. Mousavi, A. Pakniyat, T. Wang, and B. Boulet, "Seamless Dual Brake Transmission For Electric Vehicles: Design, Control and Experiment", Mechanism and Machine Theory, Volume 94, 2015, pp. 96-118 (PDF, ScienceDirect.com).
[J2] A. Pakniyat, and H. Salarieh, "A Parametric Study on Design of a Microrate-Gyroscope with Parametric Resonance", Measurement, Volume 46, Issue 8, 2013, pp. 2661-2671 (PDF, ScienceDirect.com).
[J1] A. Pakniyat, H. Salarieh, and A. Alasty, "Stability Analysis of a New Class of MEMS Gyroscopes with Parametric Resonance", Acta Mechanica, Volume 223, Issue 6, 2012, pp. 1169-1185 (PDF, Springer.com).

Publications in Journal/Conference Proceeding

[JC4] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "A Class of Linear Quadratic Gaussian Hybrid Optimal Control Problems with Realization-Independent Riccati Equations", IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 2241-2246, 2017, (PDF, ScienceDirect.com), also appeared in the Proceedings of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) 20th World Congress, Toulouse, France (PDF).
[JC3] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "Time Optimal Hybrid Minimum Principle and the Gear Changing Problem for Electric Vehicles", IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 48, no. 27, pp. 187-192, 2015, (PDF, ScienceDirect.com), also appeared in the Proceedings of the 5th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA (PDF).
[JC2] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "On the Relation between the Hybrid Minimum Principle and Hybrid Dynamic Programming: a Linear Quadratic Example", IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 48, no. 27, pp. 169-174, 2015, (PDF, ScienceDirect.com), also appeared in the Proceedings of the 5th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA (PDF).
[JC1] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "On the Minimum Principle and Dynamic Programming for Hybrid Systems", IFAC Proceedings Volumes, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 9629-9634, 2014, (PDF, IFAC-PapersOnLine.net), also appeared in Proceedings of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) 19th World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa (PDF).

Publications in Conference Proceedings

[C12] A. Pakniyat, and R. Vasudevan, "A Convex Duality Approach to Optimal Control of Killed Markov Processes", accepted for the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C11] D. Firoozi, A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "A Mean Field Game - Hybrid Systems Approach to Optimal Execution Problems in Finance with Stopping Times", Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, pp. 433-441 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C10] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "On the Stochastic Minimum Principle for Hybrid Systems", Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2016, pp. 1139-1144 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C9] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "On the Minimum Principle and Dynamic Programming for Hybrid Systems with Low Dimensional Switching Manifolds", Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015, pp. 2567-2573 (PDF, IEEE.org, Cahiers du GERAD).
[C8] M. S. R. Mousavi, A. Pakniyat, M. K. Helwa, and B. Boulet, "Observer-Based Backstepping Controller Design for Gear Shift Control of a Seamless Clutchless Two-Speed Transmission for Electric Vehicles", Proceedings of the IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C7] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "On the Relation between the Minimum Principle and Dynamic Programming for Hybrid Systems", Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2014, pp. 19-24 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C6] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "The Gear Selection Problem for Electric Vehicles: an Optimal Control Formulation", Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 2014, pp. 1261-1266 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C5] M. S. R. Mousavi, A. Pakniyat, and B. Boulet, "Dynamic Modelling and Controller Design for a Seamless Two-Speed Transmission for Electric Vehicles", Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Antibes, France, 2014, pp. 635-640 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C4] A. Pakniyat, and P. E. Caines, "The Hybrid Minimum Principle in the Presence of Switching Costs", Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2013, Florence, Italy, 2013, pp. 3831-3836 (PDF, IEEE.org).
[C3] A. Pakniyat, H. Salarieh, G. Vossoughi, and A. Alasty, "A Modification on Performance of MEMS Gyroscopes by Parametro-Harmonic Excitation", Proceedings of the 10th ASME Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (Volume 5), Istanbul, Turkey, 2010, pp. 433-441 (ASME.org).
[C2] A. Pakniyat, H. Salarieh, and A. Alasty, "Stability Analysis of a Novel MEMS Gyroscope Actuated by Parametric Resonance Using Floquet Theory", Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Nano-Structures, Kish Island, Iran, 2010, pp. 1219-1221 (CIVILICA).
[C1] A. Pakniyat, and M. Eghtesad, Solving Differential Equations using Wavelet Transform (in Persian), Proceedings of the 17th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2009 (CIVILICA).


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