Danielle C. Tarraf
  Researcher. Scholar. Principal Investigator. Educator. Consultant.

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Preprints
 
 D. Fan and D. C. Tarraf, "Finite uniform bisimulations for linear systems with finite input alphabets."

2015
 
 D. Fan and D. C. Tarraf, "On existence and construction of finite uniform bisimulations for linear systems with finite input alphabets," Proceedings of the 54th Annual Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 934-941, December 2015.

 X. Zhang and D. C. Tarraf, "On synchronizing sampling and quantization for approximation based stabilization of second order LTI systems under binary sensing," Proceedings of the 54th Annual Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 2887-2894, December 2015.

 D. Fan and D. C. Tarraf, "On initialization of finite state approximations of systems over finite alphabets," Proceedings of the 54th Annual Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 926-933, December 2015.

 M. C. Tsakiris and D. C. Tarraf, "Algebraic decompositions of DP problems with linear dynamics," Systems & Control Letters, vol. 85, pp. 46-53, November 2015.

 V. Yan and D. C. Tarraf, "Efficiently detecting lack of robustness in finite alphabet logistic networks," Proceedings of the 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, pp. 1-6, March 2015.

2014
 
 D. C. Tarraf, "An input-output construction of finite state  approximations for control design," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Special Issue on Control of Cyber-Physical Systems, vol. 59, no. 12, pp. 3164-3177, December 2014.

 D. Fan and D. C. Tarraf, "On finite memory observability of a class of systems over finite alphabets with linear dynamics," Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 3884-3891, December 2014.

 X. Zhang, G. Kamali and D. C. Tarraf, "Optimizing the scaling parameter for approximation based control synthesis," Proceedings of the IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, Antibes, France, pp. 1527-1532, October 2014.

 X. Zhang and D. C. Tarraf, "On synchronizing sampling and quantization for stabilizing the double integrator under binary sensing," Proceedings of the 22nd Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Palermo, Italy, pp. 531-538, June 2014.

 D. C. Tarraf and D. Bauso, "Finite alphabet control of logistic networks with discrete uncertainty," Systems & Control Letters, vol. 64, pp. 20-26, February 2014.

2013
 
 D. C. Tarraf, "Completeness and other properties of input-output based finite approximations," Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pp. 3318-3325, December 2013.

 M. C. Tsakiris and D. C. Tarraf, "On subspace decompositions of finite horizon DP Problems with switched linear dynamics," Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pp. 5315-5320, December 2013.

 D. C. Tarraf, "On exploiting algebraic structure in control of finite state machines," Proceedings of the Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Allerton, Il, October 2013.

 D. C. Tarraf (Editor), "Control of Cyber-Physical Systems," Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, vol.449, Springer, 2013.

 D. C. Tarraf, "Bounding the smallest robustly control invariant sets in networks with discrete disturbances and controls," Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on High Confidence Networked Systems, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 111-115, April 2013.

2012
 
 D. C. Tarraf, "A control-oriented notion of finite state approximation," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 12, pp. 3197-3202, December 2012.

 D. C. Tarraf, "Constructing approximations for systems with no exogenous inputs," Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 6102-6106, December 2012.

 M. C. Tsakiris and D. C. Tarraf, "On subspace decompositions of finite horizon dynamic programming problems," Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 1890-1895, December 2012.

 F. Aalamifar and D. C. Tarraf, "An iterative algorithmic implementation of input-output finite state approximations," Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 6735-6741, December 2012.

 D. C. Tarraf, "On the smallest robustly control invariant sets in finite alphabet logistics networks," Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Network Games, Control and Optimization, Avignon, France, pp. 112-115, November 2012.

 M. C. Tsakiris and D. C. Tarraf, "On decompositions of finite horizon DP problems with linear dynamics," Proceedings of the 50th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Allerton, Il, pp. 587-592, October 2012.

 D. C. Tarraf, "Constructing approximations from input/output snapshots for systems over finite alphabets," Proceedings of the 50th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Allerton, Il, pp. 1504-1509, October 2012.

2011
 
 D. C. Tarraf and L. A. Duffaut Espinosa, "On finite memory approximations constructed from input/output snapshots," Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and the European Control Conference, Orlando, Fl, December 2011, pp.3966-3973.

 D. Bauso and D. C. Tarraf, "Control of production-distribution systems under discrete disturbances and control actions," Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and the European Control Conference, Orlando, Fl, December 2011, pp.6808-6813.

 D. C. Tarraf and D. Bauso, "Robust control of networks under discrete disturbances and control," Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Network Games, Control and Optimization, Paris, France, November 2012. (Invited Paper)

 D. C. Tarraf, "On a control-oriented notion of finite state approximation," Proceedings of the IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, International Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design, Denver, CO, September 2011, pp. 385-1390.

 D. C. Tarraf, A. Megretski and M. A. Dahleh, "Finite approximations of switched homogeneous systems for controller synthesis," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 1140-1145, May 2011.

 D. C. Tarraf, "Conference report: 6th NSF/Northeast Control Workshop," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, February 2011, pp. 94-96.

2010
 
 D. C. Tarraf, "A notion of approximation for systems over finite alphabets," Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Budapest, Hungary, July 2010, pp.2235-2240.

2009
 
 C. K. Enyioha, D. C. Tarraf, L. Li and J. C. Doyle, "On the graph of trees," Proceedings of the IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, St Petersburg, Russia, July 2009, pp.246-248.

2008
 
 D. C. Tarraf, A. Megretski and M. A. Dahleh, "A framework for robust stability of systems over finite alphabets," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol.53, no.5, pp.1133-1146, June 2008.

2007
 
 D. C. Tarraf and P. A. Parrilo, "Solving commutative relaxations of word problems," Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, December 2007, pp.5575-5580.

 D. C. Tarraf, A. Megretski and M. A. Dahleh, "Finite state controllers for stabilizing switched systems with binary sensors," Editors: G. Buttazzo, A. Bicchi and A. Bemporad, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4416, pp.543-557. Springer, April 2007.

2006 & Earlier
 
 D. C. Tarraf, A. Megretski and M. A. Dahleh, "On stabilizing the double integrator with switched gain feedback and binary sensing," Proceedings of the 44th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Allerton, IL, September 2006.

 D. C. Tarraf, A. Megretski and M. A. Dahleh, "Input/Output stability of systems over finite alphabets," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2006, pp.4044-4049. (Best paper in session)

 D. C. Tarraf, M. A. Dahleh and A. Megretski, "Stability of deterministic finite state machines," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June 2005, pp.3932-3936.

 D. C. Tarraf, A. Megretski and M. A. Dahleh, "Finite automata approximations with error bounds for systems with quantized actuation and measurement: A case study," Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Bahamas, December 2004, pp.1436-1441.

 D. C. Tarraf and H. Asada, "On the nature and stability of differential-algebraic systems," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Anchorage, AK, May 2002, pp.3546-3551.

 D. C. Tarraf and H. Asada, "Decentralized hierarchical control of multiple time scale systems," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Anchorage, AK, May 2002, pp.1121-1122.

 D. C. Tarraf and H. Asada, "Non-disruptive online identification of linearly parametrized systems," Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, New York, NY, November 2001, pp.581-588.

 D. C. Tarraf and H. Asada, "A sliding observer for differential-algebraic (DAE) systems," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Arlington, VA, June 2001, pp.4338-4343. (Best paper in session)

 D. C. Tarraf and H. Asada, "Driving a real-time multi-physics simulator to follow an actual system: A DAE observer approach," Proceedings of the First MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, MA, June 2001, v.2, pp. 1393-1396.

 D. C. Tarraf and H. Asada, "PDAE formulation for multi-domain dynamic systems with application to fluid-structure interactions in arterial hemodynamics," Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Orlando, FL, November 2000, v.69, no.2, pp.763-769.

 D. C. Tarraf and H. Asada, "A differential-algebraic equation (DAE) formulation of arterial hemodynamics," Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Chicago, IL, July 2000, v.2, pp.1126-1129.