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The Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems (ACROSS) is an interdepartmental research centre at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. The centre performs research in cooperative systems related to robotics, networked embedded systems and renewable energy systems. Its establishment and operation is funded by the European FP-7 Capacities "Research Potential" program [285939, FP7-REGPOT-2011-1].

Published: 2013-09-13 at 18:51
Edited: 2013-09-19 at 09:00

The Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems (ACROSS) organizes 

"1st ACROSS Workshop on Cooperative Control Methods"

The workshop will be held on September 26 (Thursday), 2013,
starting at 9:00 in Grey Hall at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER).

Technical program contains invited lectures given by renowned international scientists about top research activities in the field of cooperative control methods and its applications. Research activities of ACROSS members in this field will be presented through the poster session.

The workshop is open for all interested participants, with obligatory prior notification on e-mail across@fer.hr, no later than September 23 (Monay), 2013 until 16:00.


General Chair: 

Prof. Mato Baotić, UNIZG-FER


Agenda of the workshop is now available in the detailed news content.

Agenda of the Workshop


 9:00 - 9:30

 Opening session: 

 Brief information about ACROSS: Ivan Petrović (UNIZG-FER),  ACROSS coordinator

 About the Workshop: Mato Baotić (UNIZG-FER), General Chair

 9:30 -  10:00

 Michal Kvasnica, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

 Simple and Reliable Implementation of Optimization-Based  Controllers

 10:00 -  10:30 

 Alessandro Croce, Politecnico di Milano

 Towards the Wind Tunnel Testing of Wind Farm Controllers

 10:30 -  11:00 

 Coffee break and poster session 

 11:00 -  11:30 

 Roy Smith, ETH Zürich

 The Dynamics of Confusion and Consensus in Cooperative  Multi- agent Control Systems

 11:30 -  12:00 

 Carlos Bordons Alba, University of Seville

 Distributed Control of Renewable-Energy Power Networks.  Environmental and Economic Issues

 12:00 -  13:30 

 Lunch, continued poster session

 13:30 -  14:00 

 Eric C. KerriganImperial College London

 Throw Yourself at the Ground and Miss: Models for Control of  Distributed Systems Without the Pain

 14:00 -  14:30 

 Sašo Blažič and Gregor KlančarUniversity of Ljubljana

 Realization of Tracking in Formation and Cooperative Obstacle  Avoidance

 14:30 -  15:00

 Stjepan Bogdan, University of Zagreb

 Adaptive Control for Aerial Manipulation

 15:00 -  15:30

 Coffee break and poster session 

 15:30 -  16:00

 Andrej JokićUniversity of Zagreb

 On Robust Distributed Control of Large Scale Dynamical  Networks

 16:00 -  16:30

 Jadranko MatuškoUniversity of Zagreb

 Stochastic Model Predictive Control in Building HVAC systems

 16:30 -  17:00

 Closing session: Drawing conclusions of the Workshop.


Mario Bukal
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ACROSS project has received research funding from the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union (Grant Agreement No. 285939 FP7-REGPOT-2011-1).


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ACROSS brochure is available here.