Below you find an interactive list of all my publications, which can be filtered by keywords, year, publication type and coauthors. There are also static lists of my books/book-chapters as well as journal and conference publications.

## 2016 |

Küsters, Ferdinand; Trenn, Stephan Duality of switched DAEs Journal Article Math. Control Signals Syst., 28 (3), pp. 25, 2016. Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: controllability, DAEs, observability, piecewise-smooth-distributions, switched-DAEs, switched-systems @article{KustTren16a, title = {Duality of switched DAEs}, author = {Ferdinand Küsters and Stephan Trenn}, url = {http://stephantrenn.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Preprint-KT160627.pdf, Preprint}, doi = {10.1007/s00498-016-0177-2}, year = {2016}, date = {2016-07-01}, journal = {Math. Control Signals Syst.}, volume = {28}, number = {3}, pages = {25}, abstract = {We present and discuss the definition of the adjoint and dual of a switched differential-algebraic equation (DAE). For a proper duality definition, it is necessary to extend the class of switched DAEs to allow for additional impact terms. For this switched DAE with impacts, we derive controllability/reachability/determinability/observability characterizations for a given switching signal. Based on this characterizations, we prove duality between controllability/reachability and determinability/observability for switched DAEs.}, keywords = {controllability, DAEs, observability, piecewise-smooth-distributions, switched-DAEs, switched-systems}, pubstate = {published}, tppubtype = {article} } We present and discuss the definition of the adjoint and dual of a switched differential-algebraic equation (DAE). For a proper duality definition, it is necessary to extend the class of switched DAEs to allow for additional impact terms. For this switched DAE with impacts, we derive controllability/reachability/determinability/observability characterizations for a given switching signal. Based on this characterizations, we prove duality between controllability/reachability and determinability/observability for switched DAEs. |

## 2015 |

Küsters, Ferdinand; Trenn, Stephan Duality of switched ODEs with jumps Inproceedings Proc. 54th IEEE Conf. Decis. Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 4879–4884, 2015. Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: CDC, controllability, observability, switched-systems @inproceedings{KustTren15b, title = {Duality of switched ODEs with jumps}, author = {Ferdinand Küsters and Stephan Trenn}, url = {http://stephantrenn.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Preprint-KT150814.pdf, Preprint}, doi = {10.1109/CDC.2015.7402981}, year = {2015}, date = {2015-12-05}, booktitle = {Proc. 54th IEEE Conf. Decis. Control, Osaka, Japan}, pages = {4879--4884}, abstract = {Duality between controllability/reachability and determinability/observability of switched systems with jumps is proven. The duality result is based on the recent characterization of controllability for switched differential-algebraic equations (DAEs) which share many properties with switched ordinary differential equations (ODEs) with jumps. Here we view the switching signal as given and fixed, which makes the overall switched system time-varying, in particular controllability and reachability do not coincide anymore.}, keywords = {CDC, controllability, observability, switched-systems}, pubstate = {published}, tppubtype = {inproceedings} } Duality between controllability/reachability and determinability/observability of switched systems with jumps is proven. The duality result is based on the recent characterization of controllability for switched differential-algebraic equations (DAEs) which share many properties with switched ordinary differential equations (ODEs) with jumps. Here we view the switching signal as given and fixed, which makes the overall switched system time-varying, in particular controllability and reachability do not coincide anymore. |

Küsters, Ferdinand; Trenn, Stephan Controllability characterization of switched DAEs Inproceedings PAMM - Proc. Appl. Math. Mech., pp. 643–644, WILEY-VCH Verlag, 2015, ISSN: 1617-7061. Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: controllability, DAEs, switched-DAEs, switched-systems @inproceedings{KustTren15a, title = {Controllability characterization of switched DAEs}, author = {Ferdinand Küsters and Stephan Trenn}, url = {http://stephantrenn.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Preprint-KT150527.pdf, Preprint}, doi = {10.1002/pamm.201510311}, issn = {1617-7061}, year = {2015}, date = {2015-06-01}, booktitle = {PAMM - Proc. Appl. Math. Mech.}, volume = {15}, number = {1}, pages = {643--644}, publisher = {WILEY-VCH Verlag}, abstract = {We study controllability of switched differential algebraic equations (switched DAEs) with fixed switching signal. Based on a behavioral definition of controllability we are able to establish a controllability characterization that takes into account possible jumps and impulses induced by the switches.}, keywords = {controllability, DAEs, switched-DAEs, switched-systems}, pubstate = {published}, tppubtype = {inproceedings} } We study controllability of switched differential algebraic equations (switched DAEs) with fixed switching signal. Based on a behavioral definition of controllability we are able to establish a controllability characterization that takes into account possible jumps and impulses induced by the switches. |

Küsters, Ferdinand; Ruppert, Markus G -M; Trenn, Stephan Controllability of switched differential-algebraic equations Journal Article Syst. Control Lett., 78 (0), pp. 32 - 39, 2015, ISSN: 0167-6911. Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: controllability, DAEs, switched-DAEs, switched-systems @article{KustRupp15, title = {Controllability of switched differential-algebraic equations}, author = {Ferdinand Küsters and Markus G.-M. Ruppert and Stephan Trenn}, url = {http://stephantrenn.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Preprint-KRT150122.pdf, Preprint}, doi = {10.1016/j.sysconle.2015.01.011}, issn = {0167-6911}, year = {2015}, date = {2015-01-01}, journal = {Syst. Control Lett.}, volume = {78}, number = {0}, pages = {32 - 39}, abstract = {We study controllability of switched differential–algebraic equations. We are able to establish a controllability characterization where we assume that the switching signal is known. The characterization takes into account possible jumps induced by the switches. It turns out that controllability not only depends on the actual switching sequence but also on the duration between the switching times.}, keywords = {controllability, DAEs, switched-DAEs, switched-systems}, pubstate = {published}, tppubtype = {article} } We study controllability of switched differential–algebraic equations. We are able to establish a controllability characterization where we assume that the switching signal is known. The characterization takes into account possible jumps induced by the switches. It turns out that controllability not only depends on the actual switching sequence but also on the duration between the switching times. |

## 2014 |

Ruppert, Markus G -M; Trenn, Stephan Controllability of switched DAEs: the single switch case Inproceedings PAMM - Proc. Appl. Math. Mech., pp. 15–18, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2014. Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: controllability, switched-DAEs, switched-systems @inproceedings{RuppTren14, title = {Controllability of switched DAEs: the single switch case}, author = {Markus G.-M. Ruppert and Stephan Trenn}, url = {http://stephantrenn.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Preprint-RT140729.pdf, Preprint (contains some corrections w.r.t. the published version)}, doi = {10.1002/pamm.201410005}, year = {2014}, date = {2014-03-01}, booktitle = {PAMM - Proc. Appl. Math. Mech.}, volume = {14}, number = {1}, pages = {15--18}, publisher = {Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH}, abstract = {We study controllability of switched DAEs and formulate a definition of controllability in the behavioral sense. In order to characterize controllability for switched DAEs we first present new characterizations of controllability of non-switched DAEs based on the Wong-sequences. Afterwards a first result concerning the single-switch case is presented.}, keywords = {controllability, switched-DAEs, switched-systems}, pubstate = {published}, tppubtype = {inproceedings} } We study controllability of switched DAEs and formulate a definition of controllability in the behavioral sense. In order to characterize controllability for switched DAEs we first present new characterizations of controllability of non-switched DAEs based on the Wong-sequences. Afterwards a first result concerning the single-switch case is presented. |

Berger, Thomas; Trenn, Stephan Kalman controllability decompositions for differential-algebraic systems Journal Article Syst. Control Lett., 71 , pp. 54–61, 2014, ISSN: 0167-6911. Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: controllability, DAEs, normal-forms @article{BergTren14, title = {Kalman controllability decompositions for differential-algebraic systems}, author = {Thomas Berger and Stephan Trenn}, url = {http://stephantrenn.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Preprint-BT140603.pdf, Preprint}, doi = {10.1016/j.sysconle.2014.06.004}, issn = {0167-6911}, year = {2014}, date = {2014-01-01}, journal = {Syst. Control Lett.}, volume = {71}, pages = {54--61}, abstract = {We study linear differential-algebraic control systems and investigate decompositions with respect to controllability properties. We show that the augmented Wong sequences can be exploited for a transformation of the system into a Kalman controllability decomposition (KCD). The KCD decouples the system into a completely controllable part, an uncontrollable part given by an ordinary differential equation and an inconsistent part, which is behaviorally controllable but contains no completely controllable part. This decomposition improves a known KCD from a behavioral point of view. We conclude the paper with some features of the KCD in the case of regular systems.}, keywords = {controllability, DAEs, normal-forms}, pubstate = {published}, tppubtype = {article} } We study linear differential-algebraic control systems and investigate decompositions with respect to controllability properties. We show that the augmented Wong sequences can be exploited for a transformation of the system into a Kalman controllability decomposition (KCD). The KCD decouples the system into a completely controllable part, an uncontrollable part given by an ordinary differential equation and an inconsistent part, which is behaviorally controllable but contains no completely controllable part. This decomposition improves a known KCD from a behavioral point of view. We conclude the paper with some features of the KCD in the case of regular systems. |

## 2009 |

Trenn, Stephan A normal form for pure differential algebraic systems Journal Article Linear Algebra Appl., 430 (4), pp. 1070 – 1084, 2009. Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: controllability, DAEs, normal-forms, observability, relative-degree @article{Tren09a, title = {A normal form for pure differential algebraic systems}, author = {Stephan Trenn}, url = {http://stephantrenn.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Preprint-Tre081215.pdf, Preprint}, doi = {10.1016/j.laa.2008.10.004}, year = {2009}, date = {2009-01-01}, journal = {Linear Algebra Appl.}, volume = {430}, number = {4}, pages = {1070 -- 1084}, abstract = {In this paper linear time-invariant differential algebraic equations (DAEs) are studied; the focus is on pure DAEs which are DAEs without an ordinary differential equation (ODE) part. A normal form for pure DAEs is given which is similar to the Byrnes–Isidori normal form for ODEs. Furthermore, the normal form exhibits a Kalman-like decomposition into impulse-controllable- and impulse-observable states. This leads to a characterization of impulse-controllability and observability.}, keywords = {controllability, DAEs, normal-forms, observability, relative-degree}, pubstate = {published}, tppubtype = {article} } In this paper linear time-invariant differential algebraic equations (DAEs) are studied; the focus is on pure DAEs which are DAEs without an ordinary differential equation (ODE) part. A normal form for pure DAEs is given which is similar to the Byrnes–Isidori normal form for ODEs. Furthermore, the normal form exhibits a Kalman-like decomposition into impulse-controllable- and impulse-observable states. This leads to a characterization of impulse-controllability and observability. |