Sadegh Soudjani

 

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Selected recent work is available on my arXiv page

Journal papers:

S.S. Farahani, R. Majumdar, V.S. Prabhu, and S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, "Shrinking Horizon Model Predictive Control with Signal Temporal Logic Constraints under Stochastic Disturbances," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (TAC), February 2017, Submitted.

S. Haesaert, S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, and A. Abate, "Verification of General Markov Decision Processes by Approximate Similarity Relations and Policy Refinement," SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, April 2017, Accepted. [arXiv]

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, A. Abate, and R. Majumdar, "Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Formal Verification of Structured Stochastic Processes," Acta Informatica, Springer, pp. 1–26, December 2016. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Dynamic Bayesian networks for formal verification of structured stochastic processes},
    JOURNAL = {Acta Informatica},
    VOLUME = {54},
    NUMBER = {2},
    PAGES = {217-242},
    YEAR = {2017},
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, D. Adzkiya, and A. Abate, "Formal Verification of Stochastic Max–Plus–Linear Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, November 2015. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Formal Verification of Stochastic Max–Plus–Linear Systems},
    JOURNAL = {Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on},
    VOLUME = {PP},
    NUMBER = {99},
    PAGES = {1-1},
    YEAR = {2015},
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, "Quantitative Approximation of the Probability Distribution of a Markov Process by Formal Abstractions," Logical Methods in Computer Science, 2015. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    AUTHOR = {S. {Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani} and A. Abate},
    TITLE = {Quantitative Approximation of the Probability Distribution of a {M}arkov Process by Formal Abstractions},
    JOURNAL = {Logical Methods in Computer Science},
    VOLUME = {11},
    NUMBER = {3}
    YEAR = {2015},
    PAGES = {1--29},
    NOTE = {arXiv:1504.00039}
    }

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, "Aggregation and Control of Populations of Thermostatically Controlled Loads by Formal Abstractions," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, pp. 975-990, May 2015. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Aggregation and Control of Populations of Thermostatically Controlled Loads by Formal Abstractions},
    JOURNAL = {Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on},
    VOLUME = {23},
    Number = {3},
    PAGES = {975--990},
    YEAR = {2015},
    MONTH = {May}
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, "Probabilistic Reach-Avoid Computation for Partially Degenerate Stochastic Processes," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, pp. 528-534, February 2014. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Probabilistic Reach-Avoid Computation for Partially Degenerate Stochastic Processes},
    JOURNAL = {IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control},
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, "Adaptive and Sequential Gridding for the Abstraction and Verification of Stochastic Processes," SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, pp. 921-956, June 2013. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Adaptive and Sequential Gridding Procedures for the Abstraction and Verification of Stochastic Processes},
    JOURNAL = {SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems},
    NUMBER = {2},
    VOLUME = {12},
    YEAR = {2013},
    PAGES = {921--956},
    }

Book Chapters, Springer's LNCS:

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, T. Nagapetyan, and R. Majumdar, "Multilevel Monte Carlo Method for Statistical Model Checking of Hybrid Systems," In Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST), April 2017, Submitted.

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, R. Majumdar, and A. Abate, "Safety Verification of Continuous-Space Pure Jump Markov Processes," In Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems (TACAS), April 2016. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Safety Verification of Continuous-Space Pure Jump Markov Processes},
    BOOKTITLE = {Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems (TACAS)},
    PUBLISHER = {Springer Berlin Heidelberg},
	ADDRESS={Berlin, Heidelberg},
    PAGES = {147--163},
    YEAR = {2016},
    EDITOR = {Marsha Chechik and Jean-Fran{\c{c}}ois Raskin},
    }

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, S. Gerwinn, C. Ellen, M. Fränzle, and A. Abate, "Formal Synthesis and Validation of Inhomogeneous Thermostatically Controlled Loads," Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST), September 2014. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    AUTHOR = {S. {Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani} S. Gerwinn and C. Ellen and M. Fränzle and A. Abate},
    TITLE = {Formal Synthesis and Validation of Inhomogeneous Thermostatically Controlled Loads},
    BOOKTITLE = {Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST)},
    SERIES = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    PUBLISHER = {Springer International Publishing},
    VOLUME = {8657}, 
    YEAR = {2014},
    EDITOR = {Norman, Gethin and Sanders, William},
    PAGES = {57--73},
  }

D. Adzkiya, S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, and A. Abate, "Finite Abstractions of Stochastic Max–Plus–Linear Systems," Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST), September 2014. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Finite Abstractions of Stochastic Max–Plus–Linear Systems},
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    SERIES = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    PUBLISHER = {Springer International Publishing},
    VOLUME = {8657}, 
    YEAR = {2014},
    EDITOR = {Norman, Gethin and Sanders, William},
    PAGES = {74--89},
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, "Precise Approximations of the Probability Distribution of a Markov Process in Time: an Application to Probabilistic Invariance," Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems (TACAS), pp. 547-561, April 2014. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Precise Approximations of the Probability Distribution of a {M}arkov Process in Time: an Application to Probabilistic Invariance},
    BOOKTITLE = {Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems (TACAS)},
    SERIES = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    PUBLISHER = {Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg},
    VOLUME = {8413}, 
    YEAR = {2014},
    EDITOR = {E. Ábrahám and K. Havelund},
    PAGES = {547--561},
    }

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, "Higher-Order Approximations for Verification of Stochastic Hybrid Systems," Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis (ATVA), pp. 416-434, October 2012. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Higher-Order Approximations for Verification of Stochastic Hybrid Systems},
    BOOKTITLE = {Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis},
    SERIES = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    VOLUME = {7561}, 
    YEAR = {2012},
    EDITOR = {S. Chakraborty and M. Mukund},
    PAGES = {416--434},
    PUBLISHER = {Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg},
    }

Tool Papers:

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, C. Gevaerts, and A. Abate, "FAUST2: Formal Abstractions of Uncountable-STate STochastic processes," Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems (TACAS), pp. 272-286, April 2015. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF] The toolbox is available at http://sourceforge.net/projects/faust2/

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    BOOKTITLE = {Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems (TACAS)},
    SERIES = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    PUBLISHER = {Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg},
    VOLUME = {9035}, 
    YEAR = {2015},
    EDITOR = {C. Baier and C. Tinelli},
    PAGES = {272--286},
    }

Conference Proceedings:

R. Dimitrova, I. Gavran, R. Majumdar, V.S. Prabhu, and S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, "The Robot Routing Problem for Collecting Aggregate Stochastic Rewards," 28th International Conference on Concurrency Theory (CONCUR), Berlin, Germany, April 2017, Submitted.

A. Lavaei, S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, R. Majumdar, and M. Zamani, "Compositional Abstractions of Interconnected Discrete-Time Stochastic Control Systems," 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), March 2017, Submitted.

K. Mallik, S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, A.K. Schmuck, and R. Majumdar, "Compositional Construction of Finite State Abstractions for Stochastic Control Systems," 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), March 2017, Submitted.

S.S. Farahani, S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, R. Majumdar, and C. Ocampo-Martinez, "Robust Model Predictive Control with Signal Temporal Logic constraints for Wastewater Systems," The 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Accepted.

S.S. Farahani, R. Majumdar, V.S. Prabhu, and S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, "Shrinking Horizon Model Predictive Control with Chance-Constrained Signal Temporal Logic Specifications," American Control Conference (ACC), Accepted.

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and R. Majumdar, "Controller Synthesis for Reward Collecting Markov Processes in Continuous Space," Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, April 2017. [PDF]

V. Rostampour, D. Adzkiya, S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, B. De Schutter, and T. Keviczky, "Chance-Constrained Model Predictive Controller Synthesis for Stochastic Max-Plus Linear Systems," IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungary, October 2016. [URL]

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, A. Abate, and R. Majumdar, "Dynamic Bayesian Networks as Formal Abstractions of Structured Stochastic Processes," In 26th International Conference on Concurrency Theory (CONCUR), Madrid, Spain, September 2015. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Dynamic {B}ayesian Networks as Formal Abstractions of Structured Stochastic Processes},
    BOOKTITLE = {26th International Conference on Concurrency Theory},
    PUBLISHER = {Dagstuhl Publishing},
    MONTH = {September},
    YEAR = {2015},
    PAGES = {1--14},
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M. Kamgarpour, C. Ellen, S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, S. Gerwinn, J.L. Mathieu, N. Mullner, A. Abate, D.S. Callaway, M. Fränzle, and J. Lygeros, "Modeling Options for Demand Side Participation of Thermostatically Controlled Loads," IREP Symposium , Rethymnon, Greece, pp. 1-15, August 2013. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Modeling Options for Demand Side Participation of Thermostatically Controlled Loads},
    BOOKTITLE = {Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control - IX Optimization, Security and Control of the Emerging Power Grid (IREP)},
    MONTH = {August},
    YEAR = {2013},
    PAGES = {1--15},
    ADDRESS = {Rethymnon, Greece},
}

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, "Aggregation of Thermostatically Controlled Loads by Formal Abstractions," In European Control Conference (ECC), Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 4232-4237, July 2013. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    BOOKTITLE = {ECC 2013: European Control Conference},
    MONTH = {July},
    YEAR = {2013},
    PAGES = {4232--4237},
    ADDRESS = {Zurich, Switzerland}, 
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, “Probabilistic Invariance of Mixed Deterministic-Stochastic Dynamical Systems,” 15th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC), Beijing, China, pp. 207-216, April 2012. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    AUTHOR = {S. {Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani} and A. Abate},
    TITLE = {Probabilistic Invariance of Mixed Deterministic-Stochastic Dynamical Systems},
    BOOKTITLE = {{ACM} Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control},
    MONTH = {April},
    YEAR = {2012},
    PAGES = {207--216},
    ADDRESS = {Beijing, PRC}, 
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani and A. Abate, “Adaptive Gridding for Abstraction and Verifications of Stochastic Hybrid Systems,” 8th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST) , Aachen, Germany, pp. 59-68, September 2011. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    TITLE = {Adaptive Gridding for Abstraction and Verification of Stochastic Hybrid Systems},
    BOOKTITLE = {Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems},
    MONTH = {September},
    YEAR = {2011},
    PAGES = {59--69},
    ADDRESS = {Aachen, DE},
}

E. Agheb, S. Esmaeilzadeh, K. Niayesh, J. Jadidian and E. Hashemi, "Transfer Function Based Modeling of the Air-Cored Transformers for Very Fast Transient Overvoltage (VFTO) Studies," Accepted in 2nd Euro-Asian Pulsed Power Conference , Vilnius, Lithuania, September 2008. [URL]

E. Agheb, A.A. Shayegani Akmal, S. Esmaeilzadeh, E. Hashemi and J. Jadidian, "EMTP Modeling of Air-Cored Transformer Winding under High-Frequency Transient," Accepted in International Conference on Plasma Physics, Fukuoka, Japan, October 2008. [URL]

Manuscripts:

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, "Formal Abstractions for Automated Verification and Synthesis of Stochastic Systems," PhD thesis, DCSC Department, TU Delft, The Netherlands, November 2014. [BibTeX] [URL] [PDF]

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    AUTHOR = {S. {Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani}},
    TITLE = {Formal Abstractions for Automated Verification and Synthesis of Stochastic Systems},
    SCHOOL = {Delft Center for Systems and Control, Technische Universiteit Delft},
    MONTH = {November},
    YEAR = {2014},
    PAGES = {1--168},
    ADDRESS = {Delft, NL},
    ISBN = {9789462036833}
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S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, "A Note on Linear Control Systems," Book (in Persian), published by Fazel Higher Education Institute, July 2010.

S. Esmaeil Zadeh Soudjani, "Analysis and Development of Nonlinear Observability Problem in Electrical Drive Systems," Master Thesis (in Persian), University of Tehran, Iran, July 2009. [abstract]


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