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ALFREDO GERMANI


Nome: Alfredo
Cognome: Germani
Qualifica: Professore ordinario
Settore Scientifico Disciplinare: ING-INF/04 (Automatica)
Struttura di afferenza: Dipartimento di Ingegneria e scienze dell'informazione e matematica
Email: alfredo.germaniunivaq.it
Telefono Ufficio: +39 0862434411
Altro telefono: 3319696823
Home Page personale: http://diel.univaq.it/people/germani/


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Alfredo Germani was born in Rome in 1947, he received, summa cum laude, the Laurea in Physics in 1972 and the postdoctoral degree in Computer and System Engineering in 1974, both from the University "La Sapienza" of Rome.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE.
- 1/11/1987-present, Full Professor, Automatic Control and Robotics (ING-INF/04), Università dell'Aquila.


- 1/1/1987- present, Research Associate at "Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi e Informatica" (IASI-CNR) of Rome.


- 18/6/1986-30/10/1987, Full Professor, Automatic Control, Università della Calabria.


- 15/12/1975- 17/6/1986, Researcher, IASI-CNR, Rome.


- 18/2/1978- 10/5/1979, Visiting Scholar at Dept. of System Sciences at the University of California at Los Angeles, (UCLA), U.S.A.


- 10/12/1973-10/12/1975, CNR Research Fellow, Istituto di Automatica , Università di Roma, La Sapienza.


ACADEMIC ACTIVITY:


-2007-present, President of the Executive Committe for the second-level Engineering Master: Metodi di Ottimizzazione e Data Mining.


-2007-present, Member of the Executive Committe of the Engineering Faculty of the University of L'Aquila.


-2001-present, Member of the Executive Committe of the Research Center of Exellence, "DEWS", of the University of L'Aquila.


- 1996-2007, President of the PhD School in Electrical and Information Engineering of the DIEL, L'Aquila.


- 2001, President of the Committee for the Institution of the new Laurea Degree in "Ingegneria Informatica e Automatica" at the University of L'Aquila.


- 1995-2000, Head of the Electrical Engineering Department.


- 1991-1994, Chairman of the School of Electronic Engineering.


- 1995-1998, In Charge of the Management for the Control Section of the TEMPUS-TACIS Program for cooperation with the Technical University of Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Research Topics

RESEARCH AREAS:


- FILTERING THEORY

- STOCHASTIC CONTROL

- NONLINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS

- DELAY SYSTEMS

- APPROXIMATION THEORY

- IMAGE PROCESSING

- MODELLING OF BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES



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Publications

j-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL PAPERS:

j71)Cacace F, Germani A, Palumbo P (2013). The observer follower filter: A new approach to nonlinear suboptimal filtering . AUTOMATICA, vol. 49, p. 548-553, ISSN: 0005-1098, doi: 10.1016/j.automatica.2012.11.023

j70)Fasano A, Germani A, Monteriù A (2013). REDUCED-ORDER QUADRATIC KALMAN-LIKE FILTERING OF NON-GAUSSIAN SYSTEMS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, vol. 58, p. 1744-1757, ISSN: 0018-9286, doi: 10.1109/TAC.2013.2246474

j69)Conte F, Cusimano V, Germani A (2013). Robust planar tracking via a virtual measurement approach. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTROL, vol. 19, p. 146-156, ISSN: 0947-3580, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcon.2012.04.001

j68)Cacace F, Germani A, Manes C, Setola R (2012). A New Approach to the Internally Positive Representation of Linear MIMO Systems. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, vol. 57, p. 119-134, ISSN: 0018-9286, doi: 10.1109/TAC.2011.2158170

j67)Cacace F, Farina L, Germani A, Manes C (2012). Internally Positive Representation of a Class of Continuous Time Systems. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, ISSN: 0018-9286, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAC.2012.2199172

j66)Cacace F, Paci P, Cusimano V, Germani A, Farina L (2012). Stochastic Modeling of Expression Kinetics Identifies Messenger Half-Lives and Reveals Sequential Waves of Co-ordinated Transcription and Decay. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, ISSN: 1553-7358, doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002772

j65)Cacace F, Germani A, Palumbo P (2012). The state observer as a tool for the estimation of gene expression. JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS AND APPLICATIONS, vol. 391, p. 382-396, ISSN: 0022-247X, doi: 10.1016/j.jmaa.2012.02.026

j64)Germani A, Manes C (2012). Two families of semiglobal state observers for analytic discrete-time systems . AUTOMATICA, vol. 48, p. 1707-1714, ISSN: 0005-1098, doi: 10.1016/j.automatica.2012.05.030

j63)Cacace F, Cusimano V, Di Paola L, Germani A (2011). Observer-based techniques for the identification and analysis of avascular tumor growth. MATHEMATICAL BIOSCIENCES, vol. 234, p. 147-153, ISSN: 0025-5564, doi: 10.1016/j.mbs.2011.10.002

j62)F. CACACE, GERMANI A, C.MANES (2010). An observer for a class of nonlinear systems with time varying observation delay. SYSTEMS & CONTROL LETTERS, vol. 59, p. 305-312, ISSN: 0167-6911, doi: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2010.03.005

j61)FARINA L, GERMANI A, MAVELLI G, PALUMBO P (2010). Identification of Regulatory Network Motifs from Gene Expression Data. JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL MODELLING AND ALGORITHMS, vol. 9, p. 233-245, ISSN: 1570-1166, doi: 10.1007/s10852-010-9137-x
j60)Cacace F, Germani A, Manes C (2010). Observability through delayed measurements: a new approach to state observers design. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONTROL, vol. 83, p. 2395-2410, ISSN: 0020-7179, doi: 10.1080/00207179.2010.528035


j59)GERMANI A, C.MANES, P.PALUMBO (2010). Representation of a Class of MIMO Systems via Internally Positive Realization. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTROL, vol. 16, p. 291-304, ISSN: 0947-3580, doi: 10.3166/EJC.16.291-304
J58)- A. Germani, C. Manes, ''A discrete-time observer based on the polynomial approximation of the inverse observability map'', European Journal of Control, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2009;

J57) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "State Estimation of Stochastic Systems with Switching Measurements: A Polynomial Approach," International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 2009.

J56)- M. P. Di Ciccio, A. Germani, P. Pepe, A New Filter for Nonlinear Systems by means of Deterministic Nonlinear Observers, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 49, N. 3, pp. 317-322, 2008.

J55)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Filtering of Stochastic Nonlinear Differential Systems via a Carleman Approximation Approach," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 51, No. 11, pp. 2166-2172, November 2007.

J54)-A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, P. Pepe, " Robust approximation scheme for the LQG control of an undamped flexible beam with a tip mass", European Journal of Control, Vol.12, N.6, pp. 635-651, 2006.

J53)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, M. Sciandrone, “A higher order method for the solution of nonlinear scalar equations,” to appear on Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol.131, N. 3, pp. 347-364, 2006.

J52)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, “Filtering for bimodal systems: the case of unknown switching statistics”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I: Regular papers, Vol. 53, N.6, pp. 1266-1277, 2006.

J51)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, “Polynomial Extended Kalman Filter”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 50, No. 12, Dicembre 2005 (B).

J50)- A. Germani, P. Pepe, "A state observer for a class of nonlinear systems with multiple discrete and distributed time delays, European J. of Control, issue 3, 2005.

J49)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Polynomial filtering for stochastic non-gaussian descriptor systems", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular papers, Vol. 51, No. 8, pp. 1561-1576, August 2004.

J48)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Input-output linearization with delay cancelation for nonlinear delay systems: the problem of the -internal stability", Int. Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, (special issue on delay systems), Vol.13, N. 9, July, 2003.

J47) - A. Germani,C. Manes, P. Palumbo:" Optimal linear filtering for bilinear stochastic systems with unknown inputs", IEEE Trans. on AC, Vol. 47, pp.1726-1730, October 2002.

J46)- A. Germani, G. Mavelli:" The polynomial approach to the LQ non-gaussian regulator problem", IEEE Trans. on AC, Vol.47, N.8, August 2002.

J45)- F. Carravetta, A. Germani, R. Liptser, C. Manes:" Filtering of nonlinear stochastic feedback systems", SIAM J. Control and Optimisation, Vol. 40, N.5, pp. 1576-1584, 2002.

J44)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" A new approach to state observation of nonlinear systems with delayed output", IEEE Trans. on AC, Vol. 47, N. 1, January, pp.96-101, 2002.

J43)- M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani, A. Nardecchia:" Restoration of images corrupted by additive non-gaussian noise", IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems I, Vol. 48, N. 7, pp. 859-875, 2001. (regular paper)

J42)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" An asymptotic state observer for a class of nonlinear delay systems", Kybernetika, Special Issue on Delay Systems, Vol. 37, pp. 459-478, 2001.

J41)- F. Carravetta, A. Germani, M. K. Shuakayev:" A new suboptimal approach to the filtering problem for bilinear stochastic differential systems", SIAM J. Control and Optimization, Vol 38, N. 4, pp. 1171-1203, 2000.

J40)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" A twofold spline approximation for finite horizon LQG control of hereditary systems", SIAM J. Control and Optimization, Vol. 39, N. 4, pp. 1233-129, 2000.

J39)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Local asymptotic stability for nonlinear state feedback delay systems", Kybernetica, Vol. 36, N. 1, pp.31-42, 2000.

J38)- M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani, C. Manes:"Design of state observers from a drift-observability property", IEEE Trans. on AC, Vol. 45, N. 8, pp.1536-1540, August, 2000.

J37)- A. Germani, G. Mavelli:" Optimal quadratic solution for the non-gaussian finite-horizon regulator problem", Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 38, pp. 321-331, 1999.

J36)- A. Germani, C. Manes: "State observer for nonlinear systems with smooth/bounded inputs", Kybernetika, Vol. 35, December, 1999.

J35)- M.Dalla Mora, A. Germani, C. Manes:" A state observer for nonlinear dynamical systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications, Vol. 30, N. 7, pp. 4485-4496, dicembre 1997.

J34)- F. Carravetta, A. Germani, R. Raimondi:" Polynomial filtering of discrete-time stochastic linear systems with multiplicative state noise", IEEE Trans. on AC, Vol. 42, N. 8,pp. 1106-1126, 1997.(regular paper).

J33)- F. Carravetta, A. Germani, M. Raimondi :" Polynomial filtering for linear discrete time non-gaussian systems", SIAM J. Control and Optimization, Vol. 34, N. 5, pp.1666-1690, 1996.

J32)- G. Ciccarella, M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani:" Asymptotic linearization and stabilization for a class of nonlinear systems", J. of Optimization Theory and applications, Vol. 84, N. 3, 1995.

J31)- G. Ciccarella, M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani: " A robust observer for discrete time nonlinear systems", Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 24, N. 3, pp. 291-300, 1995.

J30)- A. De Santis, A. Germani, M. Raimondi : " Optimal recursive second order polynomial estimation for linear discrete time non-gaussian systems", IEEE Trans. on AC, Vol. 40, N. 7, 1995.

J29)- A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto : " Space-variant recursive restoration of noisy images ", IEEE Trans on Circuits and Systems II, Vol. 41, N. 4, pp.249-261, 1994.(regular paper)

J28)- A. De Santis, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, P. Tardelli : " Polynomial approximation for a class of physical random variable", Proc. Of the Am. Math. Society, Vol. 120, N. 1, pp. 261-266, 1994.

J27)- G. Ciccarella, M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani:" Observers for discrete time nonlinear systems", Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 20, N. 5, pp. 373-382, 1993.

J26)- A. De Santis, A. Germani, C. Scoglio :" Kalman filter approach to solution of rational expectations models", Computer Math. Applic., Vol. 25, N. 12, pp. 39-47, 1993.

J25)- A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto: "Approximation of the algebraic Riccati equation in the Hilbert space of Hilbert-Schmidt operators", SIAM J. Control and Optimization, Vol. 31, pp. 847-874, July 1993.

J24)- G. Ciccarella, M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani: " A Luenberger-like observer for nonlinear systems", Int. Journal of Control, Vol. 57, N.3, pp.537-556, 1993.

J23)- C. Bruni, A. Germani :" Stochastic modelling for a telecommunication satellite", SAMS, Vol. 9, pp. 265-289, 1992.

J22)- A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto : " Image modelling by smooth two-dimensional gaussian processes in the recursive restoration problem ", Physica Medica, Vol. 6, pp. 25-34, 1990.

J21)- A. Germani:" Bidimensional filtering", Physica Medica, 2-4, pp. 213-216, 1989.

J20)- A. Germani, L. Jetto: " Image modelling and restoration: a new approach", Circuits Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 7, N. 4, 1989.

J19)- A. Germani, L. Jetto, M. Piccioni: " Galerkin approximation for optimal filtering of infinite dimensional linear systems", SIAM J. Control and Optimization, Vol. 26, N. 6, 1988.

J18)- A. Germani, M. Piccioni: " Semi-discretization of stochastic partial differential equations on Rd by a finite-element technique", Stochastics, Vol. 23, pp. 131-148, 1988.

J17)- A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, R. Vitelli, G. Badaracco, G. Storace: " Study of cell kinetics by computer-analyzed flow cytometric histograms", Comput. Math. Applic., Vol. 14, N. 9-12, pp. 763-770, 1987.

J16)- A. Germani, M. Piccioni: "Finite dimensional approximation for the equations of nonlinear filtering derived in mild form", Applied Math. And Optimization, Vol, 16, pp. 51-72, 1987.

J15)- S. Fioretti, A. Germani, T. Leo: " Stereometry in very-close range stereophotography by non-metric cameras for human movement analysis", J. Biomechanics, Vol. 18, pp. 831-842, 1985.

J14)- P. d'Alessandro, A. Germani, M. Piccioni: " Relationships between measures induced by Ito and white noise linear equations", Math. And Comp. In Simulations, Vol. 26, pp. 368-372, 1984.

J13)- A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, G. Starace, M. Spanò: " Analysis of DNA synthesis rate of cultured cells from cytofluorimetric data", Cytometry, Vol. 5, pp. 619-628, 1984.

J12)- C. Bruni, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani: " Analysis of the parameter constraints for a proposed antibody affinity distribution", J. on Theor. Biol., Vol. 109, pp.71-76, 1984.

J11)- A. Germani, S. Monaco: "Functional output epsilon-trajectory controllability for linear systems on Hilbert spaces", Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 2, pp.313-320, 1983.

J10)- A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, R. Vitelli: "A general expression for sequential DNA-fluorescence histograms", J. on Theor. Biol., Vol. 102, pp. 55-67, 1983.

J9)- A. Gandolfi, A. Germani: " On the definition of a topology in Hilbert spaces with applications to the white noise theory", J. of the Franklin Inst., Vol. 316, pp 435-444, 1983.

J8)- A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, R. Vitelli:" Estimation of DNA-syntetic rates from FCM histograms", Cell Biophysics, Vol. 5, pp.223-236, 1983.

J7)- A. Bertuzzi, C. Bruni, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani: " Volterra series expansion for bilinear systems in a nonlinear feedback loop", J. on Dynamic Syst., Meas. And Control, Vol.103, pp.84- 88, 1981.

J6)- A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani: " Causal polynomial approximations of input-output maps on Hilbert spaces", Math. Systems Theory, Vol. 14, pp. 339-352, 1981.

J5)- A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani: " A Weierstrass-like theorem for real separable Hilbert spaces", J. on Approx. Theory , Vol. 32, pp. 76-81, 1981.

J4)- A. Germani, S. Monaco: " Some results on the controllability of perturbed linear systems on Hilbert spaces" Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 1, pp. 140-147, 1981

J3)- A. Germani, P. Sen: " White noise solution for a class of distributed feedback systems with multiplicative noise", Ricerche di Automatica, Vol. 10, pp.339-352, 1981.

J2)- C. Bruni, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani: "Observability of linear in the state systems: a functional approach", IEEE Trans. on AC, Vol. 25, pp. 566-567.

J1)-C.Bruni, A. Germani, G. Koch, R. Strom: " Derivation of antibody distribution from experimental binding data", J. on Theor. Biol., Vol.61, pp. 143-170, 1976.


ii)-INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS:


C79)- A. Germani, C. Manes, "State observers for systems with sensors modeled by polynomials and rational functions", 16th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED08), Ajaccio, Francia, Giugno 2008;

C78)-A. Germani, C. Manes, "The Polynomial Extended Kalman Filter as an Exponential Observer for Nonlinear Discrete-Time Systems", 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC08) Cancun, Messico, Dicembre 2008.

C77)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Simultaneous system identification and channel estimation: a hybrid system approach", 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC07), pp. 1764-1769, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dicembre 2007;


C76)- A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "State space representation of a class of MIMO systems via combination of positive systems", 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC07), pp. 476-481, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dicembre 2007;


C75)- A. Germani, C. Manes, "An exponential observer for discrete-time systems with bilinear drift and rational output functions" European Control Conference (ECC07), pp. 5777-5782, Kos, Grecia, Luglio 2007.


C74) A. Germani, F. Graziosi, C. Manes, G. Ocera, P. Palumbo, ''Recursive filtering for log-Rice signals'', 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC06), pp.3150-3155, San Diego, California, dicembre 2006.

C73)- D. Di Martino, A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, ''Design of observers for systems with rational output function'', 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC06), pp.1641-1646, San Diego, California, dicembre 2006.

-C72) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, “Polynomial filtering and identification of discrete-time nonlinear uncertain stochastic systems”, 44th Conference on Decision and Control & European Control Conference (CDC-ECC05), Siviglia, Spagna, pp. 1917-1922, dicembre 2005.

-C71) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, “Filtering of differential nonlinear systems via a Carleman approximation approach”, 44th Conference on Decision and Control & European Control Conference (CDC-ECC05), Siviglia, Spagna, pp. 5917-5922, dicembre 2005.

-C70) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, “A Family of polynomial filters for discrete-time nonlinear stochastic systems”, IFAC 16th World Congress, Praga, Repubblica Ceca, Luglio 2005.

-C69)A. DE GAETANO, D. DI MARTINO, GERMANI A., C. MANES, P. PALUMBO. "Distributed-delays models of the glucose-insulin homeostasis and asymptotic state observation". Proc. of the IFAC-16th World Congress. Praga, Repubblica Ceca. Luglio 2005.

-C68) D. Di Martino, A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, “Polynomial approach for filtering and identification of a class of uncertain systems”, 2nd IFAC Symposium on Systems, Structure and Control (SSSC04)}, Oaxaca, Mexico, pp. 579-584, Dicembre 2004.

-C67) A. Germani, P. Pepe, An Observer for a Class of Nonlinear Systems with Multiple Discrete and Distributed Time Delays, 16th MTNS, Leuven, Belgium, 2004;

-C66) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Polynomial filtering for stochastic non-Gaussian descriptor systems", 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC04), Bahamas, Dicembre 2004.

-C65) D. Di Martino, A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Quadratic filtering for simultaneous state and parameter estimation of uncertain systems", 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC04), Bahamas, Dicembre 2004.

-C64) D. Di Martino, A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "State observation for systems with linear dynamics and polynomial output", 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC04)}, Bahamas, Dicembre 2004.

-C63) C. Di Loreto, A. Germani, C. Manes, "Polynomial Extension of Linear Subspace Algorithms for Stochastic Identification", 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC04), Bahamas, Dicembre 2004.

-C 62) D. Di Martino, A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Polynomial approach for filtering and identification of a class of uncertain systems", 2nd IFAC Symposium on Systems, Structure and Control (SSSC04)}, Oaxaca, Mexico, Dicembre 2004.

-61) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "A Minimum Variance Filter for Discrete-Time Linear Systems Perturbed by Unknown Nonlinearities", 2003 International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2003), Bangkok, Thailand, Maggio 2003.

-C60) A. De Gaetano, D. Di Martino, A. Germani, C. Manes, "Mathematical models and state observation of the glucose-insulin homeostasis", proc. of the 21st IFIP TC 7 Conference on System Modeling and Optimization, Sophia Antipolis, France, July 21h-25, 2003, J. Cagnol and J.P. Zolesio Editors,pp. 283-294.

-C59) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Polynomial Filtering for Stochastic Systems with Markovian Switching Coefficients", 42th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'03), Maui, Hawaii, Dicembre 2003.

-C58) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo, "Polynomial Extended Kalman Filteri)ng for Discrete-Time Nonlinear Stochastic Systems", 42th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'03), Maui, Hawaii, Dicembre 2003.

-C 57) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo:"Filtering of switching systems via a singular minimax approach", Proc of the 41th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'02), Las Vegas, Nevada, Dec. 2002.

-C56) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo:"State estimation of a class of stochastic variable structure systems", Proc of the 41th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'02), Las Vegas, Nevada, Dec. 2002.

-C55) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo:" Kalman-Bucy filtering for singular stochastic differential systems", Proc. of the 15th IFAC World Congress, Barcellona, Spain, July, 2002.

-C54) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:State observervation for nonlinear hybrid automata", Proc. of 2nd Conf. on Instrumentation, Measurement, Control, Circuits and Systems, 2002, 12-16, May, 2002, Cancun, Mexico.

- C53) A. Germani, C. Manes:" A state observer for nonlinear delay systems with delayed output", Proc. of the 2002 IASTED Conf. on Control and Applications (CA 2002), pp. 301-306, 20-22, May, 2002, Cancun, Mexico.

- C52) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Palumbo:" Optimal linear filtering for stochastic non-Gaussian descriptor systems", Proc. of the 40th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'01), Orlando, FL, Dec. 2001.

- C51) A. Germani, C. Manes:" On the existence of the linearizing state-feedback for nonlinear delay systems", Proc. of the 40th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'01), Orlando, FL, Dec. 2001.

-C50) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" State observer for nonlinear systems with large output delays", Proc. of the 5th IFAC Symp. on Nonlinear Control Systems, (NOLCOS?01), St. Petersburg, Russia, July, 2001.

-C49) F. Carravetta, A. Germani, M. K. Shuakayev:" A new suboptimal approach to the filtering problem for bilinear stochastic differential systems", Proc. of the 39th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'2000), Sydney, Australia, Dec. 2000.

-C 48) F. Carravetta, A. Germani, R. Lipster, C. Manes:" Filtering of nonlinear stochastic feedback systems", Proc. of the 39th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'2000), Sydney, Australia, pp. 4270-4373, Dec. 2000.

-C 47) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" State observation of nonlinear systems with delayed output measurements", Proc. of the IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Ancona, pp.58-63, Sep. 2000.

-C 46) A. Germani, C. Manes:" A Bayesian approach for position estimation of a sensored mobile robot", World Automation Conference 2000, Maui, Hawaii, June, 2000.

-C 45) M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani, A. M. Nardecchia:" 2-D filtering for images corrupted by non-gaussian noise", Proc of the 38th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'99), Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 1999.

-C 44) F. Carravetta, A. Germani, C. Manes:" Optimal filtering for degenerate nonlinear diffusions", Proc. of the 38th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'99), Phoenix, AZ, pp. 4577-4582, Dec. 1999.

-C 43) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" An observer for MIMO nonlinear delay systems", 14th IFAC World Conference, (IFAC?99), Beijing, China, 1999.

-C 42) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" State observers for nonlinear systems with output delayed informations",5th European Control Conference, (ECC'99), Karlsruhe, Germany, Aug. 1999.

-C 41) F. Carravetta, A. Germani:" Optimal linear finite-dimensional filtering for bilinear stochastic differential systems", Proc. of the 37th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'98), Tampa, Florida, Dec. 1998.

-C 40) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" A state observer for nonlinear delay systems", Proc. of the 1998 IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, (CDC'98), Tampa, Florida, Dec. 1998.

-C 39) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Tracking, model matching, disturbance decoupling for a class of nonlinear delay systems", Proc. of Large Scale Systems IFAC Conference, LSS'98, Patras, Greece, Vol. 1, pp. 423-429, July, 1998.

-C 38) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Linearization and decoupling of nonlinear delay systems", Proc. of the IEEE 1998 American Control Conference, (ACC'98), Philadelphia, PA, June, 1998.

-C 37) M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Output Control of nonlinear systems with multiple discrete delays", Proc. of the IEEE 6th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, June, 1998.

-C 36) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Local asymptotic stability for nonlinear state feedback delay systems", Proc. of the IEEE 6th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Alghero, June, 1998.

-C 35) A. Germani, C. Manes:" State observers for nonlinear systems with slowly varying inputs", Proc. of 1997 IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control ( CDC'97 ), S. Diego, California, Vol. 5, pp. 5054-5059, Dec. 1997.

-C 34) F. Carravetta, A. Germani, C. Manes:" On the relationship between open-loop and closed-loop state estimation for nonlinear stochastic systems", Proc. of the IFAC/IEEE Int. Symp. on Artificial Intelligence in Real-Time Control, (AIRTC'97), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp.504-509, Sept. 1997.

-C 33) A. Germani, C. Manes:" State observer for nonlinear systems with smooth/bounded input", Proc of 5th IEEE Mediterranean Conf. on Control and Systems, Paphos, Ciprus, July, 1997.

-C 32) M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani, C. Manes:" Nonlinear observer/controller scheme for speed control of an induction motor without speed measurement", Proc. of the 5th IASTED Int. Conf. on Robotics and Manufacturing, pp. 275-280, Cancun, Mexico, May, 1997.

-C 31) A. Germani, C. Manes:" A simple observer-controller scheme for robot trajectory tracking", Proc. of 4th IASTED Int. Conf. on Robotics and Manufacturing, pp. 85-90, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Aug. 1996.

-C 30) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:"Linearization of input-output mapping for nonlinear delay systems via static state feedback", Proc, of CESA?96, Symp. on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation, pp. 599-602, Lille, France, July, 1996.

-C 29) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Numerical solution for optimal regulation of stochastic hereditary systems with multiple delays", Proc. of 34th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Louisiana, Vol. 2, pp. 1497-1502, Dec. 1995.

-C 28) A. Germani, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" Implementation of an LQG control scheme for linear systems with delay feedback action", 3rd. European Control Conference (ECC-95), Vol. 4, pp.2886-2891, Roma, Sept. 1995.

-C 27) F. Carravetta, A. Germani, M. Raimondi:" An approximation theory for optimal filtering of linear time-varying discrete time non-gaussian systems", Proc. INCOM, Beijing, China, 1995.

-C 26) A. Germani, L. Jetto, C. Manes, P. Pepe:" The LQG control problem for a class of hereditary systems: a method for computing its approximate solution", Proc. of the 33rd IEEE-CDC, Vol. 2, pp. 1362-1367, Lake Buenavista, Florida, Dec. 1994.

-C 25) F. Carravetta, A. Germani, M. Raimondi:"Filtering of discrete-time bilinear systems: a polynomial approach.", Proc. of the 2nd IEEE Mediterranean Symposium on New Directions in Control & Automation, Crete, Greece, June, 1994.

-C 24) E. Chiricozzi, A. Germani, C. Manes, F. Parasiliti:" Deterministic and stochastic observers for electrical drives motors", Proc. IMACS Symp. On Math. And Intell. Models for Syst. Sim., Bruxelles, Vol. 2, pp. 178-194, !99x.

-C 23) A. Germani, L. Jetto:" A twofold spline scheme approximation method for LQG control problem on Hilbert spaces", Proc. of the IFAC World Congress Sydney, July, 1993.

-C 22) A. De Santis, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, P. Tardelli:" A representation theorem for Radon-Nikodym derivative in the white noise theory", in Math. Theory of Control, Eds. Joshi and Balakrishnan, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1992.

-C 21) A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto:" A nonstationary adaptive model for recursive image filtering", Proc. of the 11th World Congress of IFAC, Tallin, USSR, Vol. 2, pp. 71-76, 1990.

-C 20) A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto:"Some results on the finite-dimensional approximation of the algebraic Riccati equation", Proc. of the Workshop on The Riccati Equation in Control, Systems, and Signals, June, 26-28, 1989, Ed. S. Bittanti, Pitagora Editrice, Bologna.

- C19) A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto, R. Passariello:" A new filtering algorithm for signal to noise ratio improvement in magnetic resonance imaging", Proc. of the 3-th Int. Simp. On Computer Assisted Radiology, Berlin, pp.27-32, Springer-Verlag, 1989.

- C18) M. A. Bedini, A. Germani, L. Jetto:" An approach to the edge problem in discrete filtering of discontinuous images", Proc. IMACS Conf., Paris, 1988.

- C17) A. Germani, L. Jetto:" New approach to image modelling with application to restoration problems", Proc. of the 13-th IFIP Conf. on System Modelling and Optimization , Tokyo, 1987, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 113, pp. 139-147, Springer-Verlag, 1988.

- C16) A. Germani, M. Piccioni:" Error estimates for finite elements approximation of the Zakai equation", Proc. of the Fifth IFIP Workinf Conf. on Diff. Stoch. Systems, Eisenach, April 6-13, 1986, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 96, Springer-Verlag, 1987.

- C15) A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, R. Vitelli, G. Badaracco, G. Starace:" DNA synthesis rate in neoplastic cells in colture", Proc. 11th. IMACS World Congress on System Simulation and Scientific Computation, Oslo, Vol. 5, pp.185-188, 1985.

- C14) A. Germani, L. Jetto, G. Verdicchio:" A bidimensional Kalman filtering approach to noisy image restoration", Proc. of Int. Conf. on Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Pisa, Dec. 1985, Advances in Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Eds. V. Cappellini, R. Marconi, Elsevier Sciences Publishers B.V., North Holland , 1986.

- C13) A. Germani, M. Piccioni:" Nonlinear filtering for Markov processes: an L2 approach", Proc. 5th. INRIA Conf. on Analysis and Opt. Of Systems., Part. I, Eds. A. Bensoussan, J. L. Lions, Lecture Notes in Control and Inf. Sciences, Vol. 62, pp.581-591, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984.

- C12) A. Germani, L. Jetto, M. Piccioni:" Approximation of the infinite dimensional Kalman filter by projections", Proc. of the Working Conf. on Stochastic Modelling and Filtering, Ed. A. Germani, Lecture Notes in Control and Inf. Sciences, Vol. 91, Springer-Verlag.

- C11) A. Germani, M. Piccioni:" A Garlerkin approximation for the Zakai equation", Proc. 11th IFIP Conf. on Syst. Model and Opt., Copenaghen, 1983, Ed. P. Thoft-Christensen, Lecture Notes in Control and Inf. Sciences, Vol. 59, pp. 415-423, Springer-Verlag, 1984.

-C10) A. Bertuzzi, R. Clerico, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, R. Vitelli,:" Determination of DNA synthesis rate in cell population with locally exponential S-phase influx", Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Math. In Biol. And Med., Bari, 1983, Eds. V. Capasso, E. Grosso and S. L. Paveri-Fontana, Lecture Notes in Biomath., Vol. 57, Springer-Verlag.

-C 9) C. Bruni, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani:" Theoretical investigation and numerical procedure for the estimation of antibody affinity distribution from binding data", Proc. IFIP Working Conf. on Math. Modelling in Immunology and Medicine, Moscow, 1982, Eds. G.L. Marchuk, L.N. Belykh pp. 97-108, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1983.

-C 8) A. Gandolfi, A. Germani, S. Monaco:" Output epsilon-trajectory controllability for a class of nonlinear distributed systems", Proc. 5th. INRIA Conf. on Analysis and Opt. Of Syst., Versailles, 1981, Eds. A. Bensoussan, J. L. Lions, Lecture Notes in Control and Inf. Sciences, Vol. 44, pp. 800-808, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1983.

- C7) A. Germani, S. Monaco:" Optimal feedback for distributed linear systems with white noise disturbance", Proc. Amer. Cont. Conf., Arlington, pp. 219-233, 1982.
- C6) A. Germani:" Polynomial approximation and nonlinear white noise integral", Proc. 20th IEEE Conf. on Decision & Control, San Diego, Vol.2 pp. 793-797, 1981.

- C5) C. Bruni, A. Germani, G. Koch, A. Oratore, R. Strom:"Problems in the evaluation of antibody affinity distribution during the immune response", proc. Working Conf. on Systems Theory and Immunology, Rome, Eds. C. Bruni, G. Doria, G. Koch, R. Strom, Lecture Notes in Biomath., Vol. 32, pp.104-116, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1979.

- C4) C. Bruni, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani:" A bounded rate model for mass action multiple binding processes: stability analysis", Proc. U.S.-Italy Seminar, Taormina, 1977, Eds. R. R. Mohler, A. Ruberti, Lecture Notes in Econ. And Math. Syst., Vol. 162, Springer Verlag, 1978.

- C3) C. Bruni, A. Germani, G. Koch:" Optimal derivation of antibody distribution in the immune response from noisy data", Proc. 8th IFIP Conf. on Optimiz. Tech., Wurzburg, 1977, Ed. J. Stoer, Lecture Notes in Control and Inf. Sciences, Vol. 6, pp. 411-420, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1978.

- C2) A. Germani:" Parameter identification of continuous time bilinear systems", Proc. of the First Int. Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Systems, Patrasso, Eds. D. G. Lainiotis, N. S. Tzannes, Vol. 2, pp.321-328, Hemisphere Publ. Corp., Washington, 1976.

- C1) C. Bruni, A. Germani, G. Koch:" An introduction to bounded rate systems", Proc. 7th IFIP Conf. Optimization Technique, Nice, 1975, Part2, Lecture Notes in Comp. Science, Vol.41, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1976.


iii)- BOOKS, NATIONAL JOURNALS, etc.:


-A. Germani, "Polynomial Methods in the Nongaussian Filtering Problem", in ADVANCES IN DYNAMICS AND CONTROL: THEORY METHODS AND APPLICATIONS, Vol. 4, Edited by: S. Sivasundaram,J. Vasundhara Devi, F. E. Udwadia,I. Lasiecka, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

- A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto:" Space-Variant Two-Dimensional Filtering of Noisy Images", Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Vol. 119, pp. 267-318, Academic Press, 2001.

- A. De Santis, A. Germani, L. Jetto:" Space-variant image restoration", Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Vol. 99, pp. 291-327, Academic Press, 1998.

- M. Dalla Mora, A. Germani, C. Manes: "Introduzione alla teoria dell'identificazione dei sistemi", Edizioni EUROMA-La Goliardica , Roma, 1997.

- F. Carravetta, A. Germani, M. Raimondi:" A polynomial approach in nongaussian filtering", Forecasting and Modelling for Chaotic and Stochastic Systems, Eds. A. Bellacicco, G. Koch, A. Vulpiani., Collana Scientifica Franco Angeli, 1995.

- C. Bruni, F. Carravetta, A. Germani:" Suboptimal filtering for autonomous nonlinear systems", Rpt. R.321 of the Institute of System Analysis and Computer Sciences of CNR of Italy, (IASI-CNR), 1991.

- A. Bertuzzi, A. Gandolfi, A. Germani:" Introduzione alla teoria dell'identificazione parametrica dei sistemi lineari stocastici", Rpt. RI. 32 of the Institute of System Analysis and Computer Sciences of CNR of Italy, (IASI-CNR), Oct.1984.

- C. Bruni, A. Germani;" Introduzione alla teoria della probabilità", Rpt. RI. 33 of the Institute of System Analysis and Computer Sciences of CNR of Italy, (IASI-CNR), Oct.1984.

- A. Germani, M. Piccioni:" Finite dimensional approximations of stochastic bilinear differential equations in Hilbert spaces", Rpt. R. 61 of the Institute of System Analysis and Computer Sciences of CNR of Italy, (IASI-CNR), 1983.

- A. Germani:" White noise solutions of linear perturbed distributed systems", Rpt. 79-21, of the Istituto di Automatica of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" & CSSCCA of National Research Council of Italy, (CNR), Dec. 1979.

- C. Bruni, A. Germani, G. Koch:" On the distribution of antibody affinities in the immune response - part I", Boll. Soc. It. Biol. Sper., Vol. 50, pp. 1057-1062, 1974.

- C. Bruni, A. Germani, G. Koch:" On the distribution of antibody affinities in the immune response - part II, Boll. Soc. It. Biol. Sper., Vol. 50, pp.1063-1069, 1974.

- A. Germani, M. A. Giovenco:" Modelli matematici della risposta immunitaria", Rpt. 73-13 of the Istituto di Automatica of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" & CSSCCA of National Research Council of Italy, (CNR), Dec. 1973.

Teaching

TEACHING


- 2004-present Complements of Automatic Control, College of Engineering, University of L'Aquila

- 2004-present Model Identification and Data Analysis, College of Engineering, University of L'Aquila

- 1987-2004, System Theory, College of Engineering, University of l'Aquila.

- 1997-2003, " Enviromental Control Systems", College of Engineering, University of L'Aquila.

- 1999-2003, "Biomedical Signal and Image Processing", College of Engineering, University of L'Aquila.

- 1987-2000, Model Identification and Data Analysis, College of Engineering, University of L'Aquila.

- 1997-2000, " Engineering and Technology of Control Systems ", College of Engineering, University of L'Aquila.

- 1996-1997, Digital Control, College of Engineering, University of Rome, "La Sapienza".

- 1986-1987, Automatic Control, College of Engineering, University of Calabria.

- 1986-1987, " Reliability Theory", College of Engineering, University of Calabria.

- 1981-1984, " Identification of Deterministic and Stochastic Systems", College of Engineering, University of Ancona, (Contract Course).

- 1979-1982, Stochastic System Theory, "post graduate course in Computer and Control Systems", College of Engineering, University of Rome.