Review of topics in state feedback (pole-assignment, observability and
controllability) and topics in stability (Liapunov's theorems and Popov's
hyperstability theorems). Parametrizaion of linear systems for adaptive control vs.
parametrization for adaptive filtering. Discrete and continuous time systems.
Performance index in adaptive control and the error equation (self tuning vs.
model reference). Direct adaptive control vs. estimation and control.
Convergence of adaptive control. Limitations of adaptive control and the
conventional assumptions for convergence proofs. Applications of adaptive
control in industry.