Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Location: 1360 East Hall (4:10 PM to 5:00 PM)
Title: Datadriven discovery of dynamical systems in the engineering, physical and biological sciences
Abstract: We demonstrate that the integration of datadriven dynamical systems and machine learning strategies with adaptive control are capable of producing efficient and optimal selftuning algorithms for many complex systems arising in the engineering, physical and biological sciences. We demonstrate that we can use emerging, largescale timeseries data from modern sensors to directly construct, in an adaptive manner, governing equations, even nonlinear dynamics, that best model the system measured using sparsitypromoting techniques. Recent innovations also allow for handling multiscale physics phenomenon and control protocols in an adaptive and robust way. The overall architecture is equationfree in that the dynamics and control protocols are discovered directly from data acquired from sensors. The theory developed is demonstrated on a number of example problems. Ultimately, the method can be used to construct adaptive controllers which are capable of obtaining and maintaining optimal states while the machine learning and sparse sensing techniques characterize the system itself for rapid state identification and improved optimization.
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Speaker: Nathan Kutz
Institution: University of Washington
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