Research Topics

  • Distributed control of
    multi-agent discrete-event systems

  • Cooperative control of complex networked systems

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K. Cai and W.M. Wonham, "Supervisor localization", Springer 2016.

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Message to Students

Follow your curiosity.

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challenge yourself.

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Latest Publications

  1. R. Zhang, K. Cai, and W.M. Wonham, "Supervisor localization of discrete-event systems under partial observation", Automatica, vol. 81, no. 7, pp. 142-147, Jul. 2017.
  2. Y. Xu, T. Han, K. Cai, Z. Lin, G. Yan, and M. Fu, "A distributed algorithm for resource allocation over dynamic digraphs", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 2600-2612, May 2017.
  3. K. Cai, R. Zhang, W.M. Wonham, "Relative observability and coobservability of timed discrete-event systems", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 61, no. 11, pp. 3382-3395, Nov. 2016.

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  • 2017.07.26: Prof. Takai from Osaka Univ. gave an SCG seminar, on decentralized supervisory control.
  • 2017.07.09-14: Kai attended IFAC'17 in Toulouse and presented a joint paper with Murray Wonham and Karen Rudie in the session "History of DES".
  • 2017.06.23: Kai is elevated to IEEE Senior Member.