## Krylov space methods on state-space control models (1994)

Venue: | Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing |

Citations: | 43 - 4 self |

### BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Boley94krylovspace,

author = {Daniel L. Boley},

title = {Krylov space methods on state-space control models},

booktitle = {Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing},

year = {1994},

pages = {733--758}

}

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### Abstract

We give an overview of various Lanczos/Krylov space methods and how they are being used for solving certain problems in Control Systems Theory based on state-space models. The matrix methods used are based on Krylov sequences and are closely related to modern iterative methods for standard matrix problems such as sets of linear equations and eigenvalue calculations. We show how these methods can be applied to problems in Control Theory such as controllability, observability and model reduction. All the methods are based on the use of state-space models, which may be very sparse and of high dimensionality. For example, we show how one may compute an approximate solution to a Lyapunov equation arising from discrete-time linear dynamic system with a large sparse system matrix by the use of the Arnoldi Algorithm, and so obtain an approximate Grammian matrix. This has applications in model reduction. The close relation between the matrix Lanczos algorithm and the algebraic structure of linear control systems is also explored. 1