Thursday, November 16, 2006: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Van Ness (Hilton San Francisco)
#494 - Complex and Networked Systems I (10D10)
The session introduces new concepts, notions and techniques to address the central issue of complexity in process engineering, as well as to characterize the behavior of large-scale networked systems/processes of chemical engineering interest.
Chair:Panagiotis D. Christofides
CoChair:Oscar D. Crisalle
8:30 AMModel-Based Design of Networked Control Systems: Handling Control and Communication Constraints
Nael H. El-Farra
8:53 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:58 AMOscillator Synchronization: Cluster Dynamics of a Complex Phase Transition
Ben McCoy, Giridhar Madras
9:21 AMCoarse Collective Dynamics of Animal Groups
Thomas A. Frewen, Yannis G. Kevrekidis, Simon A. Levin, Iain D. Couzin
9:44 AMThe Core and the Most Useful Molecules of Organic Chemistry
Kyle J. M. Bishop, Rafal Klajn, Bartosz A. Grzybowski
10:07 AMFault-Tolerant Process Control: Handling Asynchronous Sensor Behavior
Panagiotis D. Christofides, Adiwinata Gani, James F. Davis, Charles McFall, Prashant Mhaskar
10:30 AMTopological Paradigms for Supply Network Optimization
Venkata Pavan Kumar Akkisetty, Pradeep Suresh, Arun Giridhar, Leaelaf Hailemariam, Venkat Venkatasubramanian
10:53 AMConcluding Remarks

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