Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Popovic                                                                                             Jan. 2006

Institute of Automation Technology
University of Bremen
 
   LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS
DISSERTATION
PAPERS

         Early publications

         Modeling and control of industrial plants

         Expert systems

         Intelligent robotics

         Fuzzy-logic systems

         Neural networks

         Data compression and data coding

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS SUPERVISED                                                                          IAT / FB 1 / Campus  / home


BOOKS

Popovic, D. (Ed.): "Analysis and Control of Industrial Processes", VIEWEG,
                    Braunschweig/Wiesbaden, 1985.

Popovic, D. and Bhatkar, V.P.: Distributed Computer Control for Industrial Automation",
                    Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1990.

Popovic, D. and Bhatkar, V.P.: "Methods and Tools for Applied Artificial Intelligence",
                    Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1994.

Popovic, D. and Vlacic, l.: "Mechatronics in Engineering Design and Product Development",
                    Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1998.

AK Palit and D. Popovic: “Computational Intelligence in Time Series Forecasting”, Springer, London, UK, 2005.
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DISSERTATION

Popovic, D.: Application of Invariance Principle to the Synthesis of Adaptive Systems",
                    Technical University of West-Berlin, 1968. (in German).
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PAPERS

Early Publications

Popovic D and Pejovic FT: “Some Considerations Regarding the Influence of Function Generation Accuracy on the

                      Solution Accuracy of Nonhomogenous Linear Differential Equation with Constant

                      Coefficients, 3rd International Conference on Analog Computation, Opatia, Yugoslavia, 1961 (paper 121).

Popovic D: “ On Errors in Solving Differential Equations Caused by Inaccurate Initial Values, 3rd International Conference on

                     Analog Computation, Opatia, Yugoslavia, 1961(paper 121).

Popovic D: The Influence of Switching Time of the Analog Computer Control Relays on the Solution of Differential

                     Equations”, Elektronische Rechenanlagen, 5(11), 1963 (in German).

Popovic D:  “Automated Mises’ Iteration Procedure  on an Analog Computer”, Mathematik, Technik, Wirtschaft,

                     11(3), 1964, pp. 104-110.

Popovic D: “Analytical Function Generation and its Application”,  Proc. of 4th International Analogue Computation

                     Meeting, Brighton, UK, 1964. pp. 23o-234.

Popovic, D.: “Optimal and Adaptive Control in Plastics Industry”, International Congress on Paper, Rubber and Plastics

                     Industry, Antwerp, 1966 (in German).

Popovic D.: “Problems in Pressure Control and Regulation of Gas Distribution Networks”, IFAC World Congress,

                     London, UK, 1966, Paper 5.B. of Session 5.

Popovic, D.: "Examples of Adaptive Control of Industrial Process with Given Structure of Mathematical Models",
                   Regelungstechnik, 1969, January, pp. 1-5 (in German).

Popovic D : “Reliability, Availability and Efficiency of Multicomputer Systems”, Preprints  of IMMM International Conference,

                   Geneva, June, 1977.

Popovic D and Danziger D: Optimum Reliability Design of Multimicrocomputer Systems”, Preprints of IMMM International

                   Conference, Geneva, 1978. pp. 41-47.

Popovic D and Danziger D: “Optimum Reliability Structures of Multimicrocomputer Systems”, Preprints of IMMM

                    International Conference, Geneva, 1979.

Popovic D and Danziger D: Total Life Calculations with and without Maintenance”, Microprocessors and Microsystems,

                   3(6),1979, pp. 257-262.

 

Modeling and Control of Industrial Plants

Popovic, D.: "State-of-the-art in Parameter and State Estimation of Complex Systems by Simulation", Proc. 1st European 

                     Simulation Congress FSC-83, Aachen, September 1983, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1983, pp. 22-31.

Popovic, D., Danziger, D. and Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "Simulation of Temperature Peak Attenuation by Catalyst Dilution in a

                    Tubular Packed-Bed Reactor", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 61, 1983, Nr. 1.

Danziger, D., Popovic, D., Schulz-Ekloff, G., and Wendland E.: "Influence of Temperature of a Metanization Reactor on

                   Coal Layer Building on Fe-Ni Catalyst", Chem.-Ing.-Tech. 58 (1986) 1, pp. 46-47 (in German).

Popovic, D.: "State-of-the-art and Future Trends in Industrial Process Automation", Electronics Information and Planning,

                   Vol. 13, 1986, pp. 686-691.

Popovic, D., Deppner, H.-G., Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "Modeling and Simulation of the Metanization from Carbon Monoxide-Rich

                   Synthesis Gas", International Symposium on Heterogeneous Catalysis, (D. Schopor et al, Eds., Publishing

                   House of the Bulgaria Academy of Science, Sofia, 1987.

Popovic, D., Gentner, K., Schulz-Ekloff, G. and Kregel, G.: "Model Building and Simulation  of a Reactor for Coal Pyrolysis",
                    14th IFIP Conference on System Modeling and Optimization, Leipzig, July 3-7. 1989.

Popovic D, Thiele G, Kouvaras M., Bouabdallah, E: “Conceptual design and C-implementation of a microcomputer-based

                    multiloopcontroller”, J. of Microcomputer Applications vol. 12, pp. 159-165, 1989.  

Popovic, D, Thiele G, and Wendland E:  "On Modeling, Identification, and Control of a Reactor for Pyrolysis of Organic

                     Materials", Preprints of IFAC World Congress 1990, Tallinn, Estonia, Vol.11, pp. 262-267.

Popovic D, Andonova S, Knuppel R, and Janneck: “A Multi-Window, Multimedia System for Telemonitoring and

                   Computer-Supported Repair”, 12th IFAC World Congress, Sydney, 1993, pp.   

Zhou, S., Schulz-Ekloff, G., and Popovic, D.: ”Parameter Determination of a Thermal Desorption Model”, J. of Thermal

                   Analysis, Vol.  41, pp. 767-788, 1994.

Xiaosong, D., Popovic, D. and Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "Real-Time Identification and Control of a Continuous Stirred-Tank Reactor

                    with Neural Networks", IEEE International Conference on Industrial Automation and Control, Hyderabad,

                    India, January 5-7, 1995, pp. 67-76.

Buabdallah N and Popovic D: “Mapping of Petri Nets on Multitasking System”, American Control Conference, Seatle,

                   Washington, June 21-23, 1965

Popovic, D.:"Conceptual Design" (In: Mechatronics in Engineering Design and Product Development", D. Popovic

                   and L. Vlacic, Eds., Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1998), pp. 271-308.

Popovic, D.: "System Integration" (In: Mechatronics in Engineering Design and Product Development",
                    D. Popovic and L. Vlacic, Eds., Marcel Dekker, Inc., York, 1998, pp. 413-434).

Popovic, D.: "Optimality of System Performance" (In: Mechatronics in Engineering Design and Product Development",
                    D.Popovic and L. Vlacic, Eds., Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1998, pp. 435-472).

Popovic, D.: "Distributed Control" (In: Handbook of Industrial Automation, Shell, R L and Hall, E L., Eds.),

                    Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 2000.

Popovic D: “Distributed Computer Control Systems in Processing Industries: What Do We Expect in the Coming Decade”,

                    Proc. of First International Chemical Engineering Conference, 17-19 September 2001, Amman, Jordan, pp. 1-14.

Panchariya PC, Popovic D, and Sharma AL: “Desorption Isotherm Modeling of Black Tea Using Artificial Neural Networks”,

                     Drying Technology, 20(2) pp. 351-362, 2002.  

Popovic D: ”Automation and Control in Production Processes”, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS),

                     Contribution 6.43.35, EOLSS Publishers Co. Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2004 .

Popovic D and Nordbruch S: ”Machine Tool and Welding – Modeling and Control”, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems

                    (EOLSS), Contribution6.43.35.2., EOLSS Publishers Co. Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2994.

Popovic D: “Automation and Control in Electronic Industries”, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS),

                    Contribution 6.43.35.3., EOLSS Publishers Co. Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2004.

 

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AI APPROACHES.

expert systems

Popovic, D., Meyer, U., Hass, C., and Bernhardi, G.: "Real-Time Application of Expert Systems: Interfacing the AI- and

                   Real-Time-Languages", IASTED Internal. Conference on Expert Systems, Geneva, June 1987, pp. 42-47..

Hoffmann, I., Popovic, D.: XDES: An Expert System for Diagnosis of Equipped Printed Circuit Boards",
                   IASTED Conf. on Expert Systems and Applications., Zurich, 1989.

Popovic, D., Hoffmann, I.: "A Decision-Support System for Malfunction Diagnosis of Ship-Installations",
                   IASTED International Conf. Artif. Intel. and Neural Networks, Zurich, 1991.

Popovic, D., Andonova, S., Knuppel, R., and Janneck, J.: “A Multi-Windows, Multimedia System for Tele-Monitoring and

                   Computer-Supportet Repair”, IFAC World Congress, Sydney, 18-23 July, 1993.

Popovic, D.: "Expert Systems in Process Diagnosis and Control" (In: Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems: Theory and

                   Application", N.K. Sinha and M.M. Gupta, Eds., IEEE Press,1999.), pp. 309-335..


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intelligent robotics

Popovic, D., Shekhawat, R.S.: "A Fuzzy Expert Tuner for Robot Controller", IFAC Symp. on Robotic Control,

                  Sept. 16-18, 1991, Vienna, Austria, pp. 229-233.

Popovic, D., Heine, R., Schnare, T. und Wolter F.: "Search Methods for Collisions Free Planning for Industrial Robots",
                   Robotersysteme, August 1992, S. 67-73.

Brink ten, C. and Popovic, D.: "A Collision-Space Approach to Trajectory Planning of Coordinated Robots",
                   Preprints of IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, June 30, M-July 6, 1996, pp. A205-AA210.

Popovic, D. and Blechschmidt, R.: "Hand-Eye Co-ordination of a Robot System Using Neural Networks",
                   ICARCV’96, Fourth Intl. Conf. on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, 3-6 Dec. 1996, Singapore,

                   pp.1934-1937.

Popovic, D. and Blechschmidt, R.: "Collision-Free Distributed Motion Planning for Service Robot Applications", ICARCV,

                   5th Intnl. Conf. on Control, Automation, Robotics, and Vision, Singapore, December 8-11, 1998 (Invited paper).


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fuzzy-logic and neuro-fuzzy systems

Popovic, D. and Liang, N.: "Features Extraction using fuzzy-logic-based object model", AIENG 1994, Application. of

                   AI in Engineering, Pennsylvania, USA, 19-21 July. 1994, pp. 361-368.

Popovic, D. and Liang, N.: "Fuzzy Approach in Model-based Object Recognition", Proc. 3rd IEEE Intl. Conf. in Fuzzy

                   Systems, June 20-29, 1994, Orlando, USA, pp. 1801-1808.

Popovic, D. and Ning Xiong: "Design of Flexible Structured Fuzzy Controllers Using Genetic Algorithms", FUZZ’96,

                   IEEE Intnl. Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Sept. 8-11, 1996, New Orleans, pp. 1682-1686.

Hillert, F., Popovic, D., Kroll, M., and Roth, G.: "Fiber Optic Based Fuzzy Control of a Tube Inspection Vehicle",
                    13th World Congress of IFAC, San Francisco, June 30 – July 5, 1996, pp. Q459-Q463.

Abu-al-nadi, D. and D. Popovic: "Texture Identification Using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Approach", 14th World Congress

                    of IFAC, Beijing, 1999, vol. H. pp. 103-107.

Abu-al-nadi D. And Popovic D: ”Texture Analysis Using an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Network and Fractals”, Proc. of

                    1999 IEEE International Fuzzy Systems  Conf., August 22-25, 1999, Seoul, Korea, vol. II, pp. 1102-1107.

Palit, AK and Popovic, D.: “Fuzzy Logic Based Automatic Rule Generation and Forecasting of Time Series”,

                     Proc. of FUZZ-IEEE, vol. 1, pp. 370-379, 1999.

Palit, AK and Popovic, D.: Forecasting Chaotic Time Series Using Neuro-Fuzzy Approach”, Proc. of IEEE-IJCNN,

                     vol. 3, pp. 1538-1543, 1999.

Palit, AK, Doeding, G., Anheier, W., and Popovic, D.: Backpropagation-Based Training Algorithm for Takagi-Sugeno

                     Type MIMO Neuro-Fuzzy Network to Forecast Electrical Load Time Series”, Proc. of FUZZ-IEEE, vol. 1,

                     pp. 86-91, 1999.

Palit, AK and Popovic D.: Intelligent Processing of Time Series Using Neuro-Fuzzy Genetic Approach”, Proc. of

                     IEEE-ICIT Conference, Goa, India, ISBN 0-7803-3932-0, vol. 1, pp. 141-146, 2000.

Palit, AK and Popovic, D.: “Nonlinear Combination of Forecasts Using Artificial Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic and

                     Neuro-Fuzzy Approach”, FUZZ-IEEE, vol. 2, pp. 566-571, 2000.

Panchariya, PC, Palit, AK, Popovic D., and Sharma, AL: “Data-Driven Simple Fuzzy Rule Generation Algorithm

                      for Fuzzy Modeling and Identification”, Proc. of First Indian International Conference on

                     AI (IICAI-IS), Hyderabad, India, pp. 1088-1097, 2003.

Panchariya, PC, Palit AK, Popovic D, and Sharma AL: ”Simple Modeling Scheme for Compact Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy

                     Model Using Real-Coded Genetic Algorithm”,  Proc. of First Indian International Conference on AI

                      (IEEE-IS), Hyderabad, India, pp. 1098-1107, 2003.

Panchariya, PC, Palit AK, Sharma, AL, and Popovic, D.: Rule Extraction, Complexity Reduction, and Evolutionary

                     Optimization”, J. of Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Engineering Systems, 8(4), pp. 189-203, 2004.

Panchariya, PC, Palit, AK, Popovic D., and Sharma, AL: “Nonlinear System Identification Using Takagi-Sugeno Type

                     Neuro-Fuzzy Model”, IEEE-IS, Varna, Sofia, Bulgaria, vol. 1, pp. 76-81, 2004.   


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neural networks

Hillert, F., Schulz, H. and Popovic, D.: "Experiments in On-Line Classification of Objects by the Use of Neural

                   Networks", Proc. IASTED International. Conf. AI Application and Neural Networks, 1991, Zurich, pp. 78-81.

Hillert, F., Schulz, H., Popovic, D.: "Experimental Use of Neural Networks",  IASTED Conf. Artificial Intelligence

                    and Neuronal Networks, Zurich, 1991, pp. 68-74.

Zhou, S., Popovic, D., and Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "An Improved Learning Law for Backpropagation Network",

                    IEEE  International Conference on Neural Networks, San Francisco, June 1993, pp. 573-579.

Zhou, S., Popovic, D. and Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "A Motivation-Following Learning", Proc. Intl. Joint Conf. on Neural

                   Networks, IJCNN 93, October 25-29, Nagoya, Japan, pp. 549-552.

Popovic, D. and Xiaosong, D.: "The Approach of On-Line Modeling of Dynamic Systems With Neural Networks",
                   Asian Control Conference, ASCC-94, July 27-30, Tokyo, Session Sp-10, Paper 2.

Xiaosong, D., Popovic, D. and Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "Real-Time Identification and Control of a Continuous Stirred-Tank

                   Reactor with Neural Networks", IEEE International Conference on Industrial Automation and Control,

                   Hyderabad, India, January 5-7, 1995, pp. 67-76.

Xiaosong, D., Popovic, D. and Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "Oscillation-Resisting in the Learning of Backpropagation Networks",
                    3rd IFAC/IFIP Workshop on Algorithms and Architectures for Real-Time Control, AARTC, May 31 - June 2,

                    1995, Ostend, Belgium, pp. 21-25.

Xiaosong, D., Popovic, D. and Schulz-Ekloff, G.: "The Backpropagation Neural Network Being Capable of Real-Time

                   Identification", 4th IEEE Conf. on Control Applications, Sept. 28-29, 1995, New York, USA, pp. 572-577.

Shieh, W.-Ch. and Popovic, D.: "Combining Neural Networks and Vector Quantisation for Speaker Recognition",
                   The Intnl. Conf. on Signal Processing Applied & Technology, ISPAT-1995, October 24-26, Boston, MA,

                   USA, pp. 1979-1983.

Popovic, D., Xiaosong, D.: "Structural Optimization of Neural Networks for Systems Modeling",
                   IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Fukuoka, Japan July 1997 ( Invited Paper).

Popovic, D. and Murthy, K.C.S.: “Retaining Diversity of Search Point Distribution Through Breeder Genetic Algorithm

                   Approach", ICNN ’97, IEEE 1997 Intl. Conf. on Neural Networks, June 9-12, 1997, Huston, Texas,

                   pp. 495-498.

Popovic, D.: "Intelligent Control With Neural Networks" (In: N.K. Sinha and M.M. Gupta, Eds.,

                    Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems: Theory and Applications", IEEE Press, 1999), pp. 419-467.

 

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data compression and data coding

Popovic D and Balanescu A: “On Data Compression in Computer-aided Medical Diagnosis”, Preprints of IFAC

                    7th Triennial World Congress, Helsinki, Finland, 1978, vol. I, pp.519-526.

Andonova S and Popovic D: “Video Coding Using Fractal-Based Image Compression”, 1994 IEEE International

                    Conference on System, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, Texas, USA, pp. 343-348.

Andonova S, Popovic D, Kowalzik M, Behrmann M, and Janneck J: “Parallel Coding of Moving Images Using

                    Fractals”, Proceedings of IEEE 1st International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel

                    Processing, Brisbane, Australia, 1995, pp. 913-915.
 

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS SUPERVISED

Schubert, P.J.: "Identification of Bilinear Systems", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1984

Danziger, D.: "Temperature Peaks Suppression of a Polytrope Reactor by Distributed Concentration of Catalyst",
                    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1985.

Deppner, H.-G.: "A Semi-Mechanistic Model for Catalytic Generation of Methane from Synthesis Gas,
                    Ph.D. Thesis, University Bremen, 1986.

Sallam, E.: "Filtering of Bilinear Systems", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1987.

Meyer, U.: "Prediction of Critical States of Exothermic Chemical Reactors by Diagnostic Expert Systems",
                    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1988.

Sikora, Th.: "Model Building and Identification of Vascular Systems Dynamics for Application in Artificial Heart

                    Control", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1989.

Hillert, F.: "Route Optimization with Greedy-Algorithms", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1990.

Pohl, V.: "Adaptive Control of an Electro-Pneumatic Artificial Heart System Under Consideration of Metabolic

                    Perfusion Demand", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1990.

Stangneth, E.: "Development of a Robust, Recursive Maximum-Likelihood Algorithm for On-Line Estimation of

                    Systems Parameters", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1991.

Kunze, K.: "Development of a Robust, On-Line Recursive Maximum-Likelihood Algorithm Using Penalty Functions"
                    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1991.

Schnare, T.: "Knowledge-Based Trajectory Search for Autonomous Robots", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1992.

Heine, R.: "Problem-Adapted Generation of Configuration Space for Autonomous Robots",
                    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1992.

Zhou, S.: "Adaptive Learning of Neural Networks and its Application to Identification of Dynamic Systems",
                    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1993.

Andonova, S.: “Parallel Fractal-Based Predictive Coding of Moving Images”, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1994.

Suhatono, V.: Robot Trajectory Planning Using Neural Networks”, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1994.

Ten Brink, K.: “Collision Area Related Trajectory Planning of Coordinated Robots“, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen,

                    1995(in German).

Shieh, W.-C.: "Automatic Speaker Recognition Using Neural Networks and Vector Quantisation",
                    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1995.

Xiaosong, D.: "Improved Backpropagation Neural Networks for Applications to Real-Time Modeling and

                       Control of Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1995.

Saikumar, S.: "Genetically Optimized Fuzzy Clustering for Color Image Segmentation”, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen,1996.

Liang, N.: "Fuzzy Logic Extension and its Application to the Robot Control", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1996.

Abu-Jasser, A.: "A Back-propagation Learning Neural Network for Estimation of Reactive Power Compensation

                          on the Voltage Controlled Power System Bus ", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1998.

Abu-al-nadi ID: “ Automatic Texture Analysis Using Neural Networks”, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1999.

Palit, AK: “Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Time Series Forecasting”, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Bremen, 1999.

Panchariya, PC: Artificial Intelligent Modeling and Identification”, PhD Thesis, University of Bremen/Devi Ahilya

                        Vishwavidyalaya University of Indore, India.


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