- C. J. Harris:
**Editor's Letter.**1

- Yuanchun Li, Baojian Tang, Zhixia Shi, Youfang Lu:
**Experimental study for trajectory tracking of a two-link flexible manipulator.**3-9

- Daniel Coca, Stephen A. Billings:
**Direct parameter identification of distributed parameter systems.**11-17

- Zidong Wang, H. Unbehauen:
**A class of nonlinear observers for discrete-time systems with parametric uncertainty.**19-26

- James B. McDonald, James V. Hansen:
**An application and comparison of some flexible parametric and semiparametric qualitative-response models with heteroskedasticity.**27-33

- T. H. Lee, J. X. Xu, M. Wang:
**An adaptive variable structure output tracking controller with improved transient performance.**35-45

- Xianfang Sun, Yuezu Fan, Feizhou Zhang:
**Globally optimal bounding ellipsoid algorithm for parameter estimation using artificial neural networks.**47-53

- Shengyuan Xu, Chengwu Yang:
**An algebraic approach to the robust stability analysis and robust stabilization of uncertain singular systems.**55-61

- Guoping Liu, G. R. Duan, Ronald J. Patton:
**Mixed time- and frequency-domain robust eigenstructure assignment.**63-71

- E. Zerrik, A. Boutoulout, A. El Jai:
**Actuators and regional boundary controllability of parabolic systems.**73-82

- Y. C. Sim, S. B. Leng, V. Subramaniam:
**A combined genetic algorithms-shooting method approach to solving optimal control problems.**83-89

- Ho-Won Jung, Yu-Whoan Ahn, Gil-Jo Kim:
**Optimal schedule and effort considering the penalty cost of schedule delay in software development.**91-95

- Kenneth W. Corscadden, Stephen R. Duncan:
**Multivariable disturbance modelling for web processes.**97-106

- Zhongfei Li, Shouyang Wang, Xiaotie Deng:
**A linear programming algorithm for optimal portfolio selection with transaction costs.**107-117

- D. H. Wang, C. B. Soh:
**Adaptive neural model-based decentralized predictive control.**119-130

- M. A. Rahim, S. N. Kabadi, P. K. Barnerjee:
**A single-period perishable inventory model where deterioration begins at a random point in time.**131-136

- S. O. Reza Moheimani, Andrey V. Savkin, Ian R. Petersen:
**Synthesis of minimax optimal controllers for uncertain time-delay systems with structured uncertainty.**137-147

- Apostolos Serletis, Ioannis Andreadis:
**Chaotic Analysis of Us Money and Velocity Measures.**161-169

- R. Ghosh, S. Sen, K. B. Datta:
**An improved method for determining the stability of interval matrices.**171-176

- Rama K. Yedavalli, C. R. Ashokkumar:
**Time response bounds for linear parametric uncertain systems.**177-188

- Samo Gerksic, Dani Juricic, Stanko Strmcnik, Drago Matko:
**Wiener model based nonlinear predictive control.**189-202

- H. Trinh, T. Fernando:
**Some new stability conditions for two-dimensional difference systems.**203-211

- Hosam E. Emara-Shabaik:
**Recursive estimation of linear systems' parameters based on cumulant matching.**213-216

- Chao-Ton Su, Cheng-Chang Chang:
**Minimization of the life cycle cost for a multistate system under periodic maintenance.**217-227

- S. G. Cao, N. W. Rees, G. Feng, W. Liu:
**H infinity Control of nonlinear discrete-time systems based on dynamical fuzzy models.**229-241

- Stephen P. Banks, M. U. Salamci, D. McCaffrey:
**Non-local stabilization of nonlinear systems using switching manifolds.**243-254

- Bor-Wen Kreng, Shan-Yau Wu:
**Operational flexibility and optimal total production cost in multipleitem economic production quantity models.**255-261

- R. Naresh, J. Sharma:
**A hybrid method for hydroelectric generation scheduling using an artificial neural network.**263-271

- M. C. Bouzeghoub, S. W. Ellacott, A. Easdown, M. Brown:
**On the identification of non-stationary linear processes.**273-286

- Wei-Min Wang, Shu-Mei Guo, Leang-San Shieh:
**Discretization of cascaded continuous-time controllers for state and input delayed systems.**287-296

- C. W. Chan, K. C. Cheung, W. K. Yeung:
**A computation-efficient on-line training algorithm for neurofuzzy networks.**297-306

- Hussain N. Al-Duwaish:
**A genetic approach to the identification of linear dynamical systems with static nonlinearities.**307-313

- Wei Wu:
**Time-varying feedforward and output feedback controllers for nonlinear time-delay processes.**315-330

- E. K. Boukas, F. Al-Sunni:
**Optimal tracker for unreliable manufacturing systems.**331-341

- Shiuh-Jer Huang, Ruey-Jing Lian:
**A combination of fuzzy logic and neural network controller for multiple-input multiple-output systems.**343-357

- Yong-Yan Cao, James Lam:
**Computation of robust stability bounds for time-delay systems with nonlinear time-varying perturbations.**359-365

- Li Yu:
**Robust control of linear uncertain systems with regional pole and variance constraints.**367-371

- Amit Ailon, Eun-Seok Choi, Byung-Ha Ahn:
**Structural properties of a flexible-joint robot model with output controllers and some related applications.**373-384

- Takehiro Mori, H. Kokame:
**Sufficient conditions for Hurwitz polynomials and their application to the stability of a polytope of polynomials.**385-390

- Chinho Lin, Bertram Tan, Wen-Chuan Lee:
**An Eoq Model for Deteriorating Items with Time-varying Demand and Shortages.**391-400

- Yong Fang, Tommy W. S. Chow:
**Synthesis of the sliding-mode neural network controller for unknown nonlinear discrete-time systems.**401-408

- H.-X. Li, S. K. Tso:
**Quantitative design and analysis of fuzzy proportional-integralderivative control a step towards autotuning.**545-553

- Zidong Wang, H. Unbehauen:
**Nonlinear observers for a class of continuous-time uncertain state delayed systems.**555-562

- Hossein Arsham:
**The use of simulation in discrete-event dynamic systems design.**563-573

- K. Sasikumar, P. P. Mujumdar:
**Application of fuzzy probability in water quality management of a river system.**575-591

- Jhy-Ping Jhang, Shey-Huei Sheu:
**Optimal age and block replacement policies for a multi-component system with failure interaction.**593-603

- Bor-Wen Kreng, Shan-Yau Wu:
**Implementing an optimal policy for set-up time reduction in an economic production quantity model.**605-612

- Y. K. Wong:
**Qualitative analysis of equilibrium systems.**613-627

- Hong Yan, Quanling Wei:
**A method of transferring cones of intersection form to cones of sum form and its applications in data envelopment analysis models.**629-638

- Chin-Chia Wu, Wen-Chiung Lee, Juinn-Ming You:
**Trade-off solutions in a single-machine scheduling problem for minimizing total earliness and maximum tardiness.**639-647

- Shigemasa Takai:
**Supervisory control of partially observed discrete event systems with arbitrary control patterns.**649-656

- János Abonyi, Robert Babuska, Henk B. Verbruggen, Ferenc Szeifert:
**Incorporating prior knowledge in fuzzy model identification.**657-667

- Jin-Woo Lee, Jun-Ho Oh:
**Comparison of performance and computational efficiency in multirate linear quadratic Gaussian control.**669-676

- Jong-Wuu Wu, Chinho Lin, Bertram Tan, Wen-Chuan Lee:
**An Eoq Inventory Model with Time-varying Demand and Weibull Deterioration with Shortages.**677-683

- Andrey V. Savkin, Ian R. Petersen:
**A method for simultaneous strong stabilization of linear time-varying systems.**685-689

- Wei Xing Zheng:
**Robust design of pole placement controllers in the presence of structured uncertainty.**691-697

- Abhijit Bhattacharya:
**A multiple-criteria decision problem for optimal management of farm resources under uncertainty - a case study.**699-703

- Sheng-Fuu Lin, An-Ping Wang:
**Design of observers with unknown inputs using eigenstructure assignment.**705-711

- Michael S. McCoy, Reuven R. Levary:
**A rule-based pilot performance model.**713-729

- Chuen-Ming Chen, Ching-Lain Chou, Lu-Ping Tsao, Chi-Teh Chen:
**A modified algorithm for aiming point guidance law.**731-739

- H. Trinh, Q. Ha:
**Design of linear functional observers for linear systems with unknown inputs.**741-749

- Guoyong Shi:
**Optimal bidirectional associative memories.**751-757

- Carla Seatzu:
**Design of decentralized constant-volume controllers for open-channels by solving a least squares problem.**759-770

- M. Y. Mashor:
**Hybrid multilayered perceptron networks.**771-785

- Zi-Li Deng:
**Time-domain approaches to multichannel optimal deconvolution.**787-796

- N. Eva Wu, George J. Klir:
**Optimal redundancy management in reconfigurable control systems based on normalized nonspecificity.**797-808

- Adam Czornik:
**Comments on 'Bounds for the eigenvalues of the solution matrix of the algebraic Riccati equation' by E. Yaz.**809

- Robert I. Damper:
**Editorial for the Special Issue on 'Emergent Properties of Complex Systems': Emergence and levels of abstraction.**811-818

- Paul Andrew Watters:
**Time-invariant long-range correlations in electroencephalogram dynamics.**819-825

- Paolo Arena, Luigi Fortuna:
**Collective behaviour in cellular neural networks to model the central pattern generator.**827-841

- A. D. Channon, Robert I. Damper:
**Towards the evolutionary emergence of increasingly complex advantageous behaviours.**843-860

- D. Paul Benjamin:
**On the emergence of intelligent global behaviours from simple local actions.**861-872

- Nicholas Mark Gotts:
**Emergent phenomena in large sparse random arrays of Conway's 'Game of Life'.**873-894

- J. R. Alexander Jr., S. Challef:
**Control: an emergent property of biological neurons.**895-909

- Yinong Chen, James A. Reggia:
**The temporal correlation hypothesis for self-organizing feature maps.**911-921

- Sergey Edward Lyshevski:
**Nonlinear identification and control of aircraft.**923-935

- Shin-Der Lee:
**Buffer sizing in complex cellular manufacturing systems.**937-948

- Juhng-Perng Su, Ching Ting Huang:
**Sigma adaptive fuzzy sliding mode control of a class of nonlinear systems.**949-959

- Ju H. Park, Sangchul Won:
**Stability of neutral delay-differential systems with nonlinear perturbations.**961-967

- C. E. Riddalls, S. Bennett, N. S. Tipi:
**Modelling the dynamics of supply chains.**969-976

- C. Ou-Yang, J. C. Lee:
**Evaluation of the information flow in a hierarchical shop floor control framework.**977-1001

- Ewaryst Rafajlowicz:
**Repeated least squares with inversion and its application in identifying linear distributed-parameter systems.**1003-1010

- Kuo-Kai Shyu, Yao-Wen Tsai, Yung Yu, Chui-Keng Lai:
**Decentralized dynamic output feedback controllers for interconnected systems with mismatched uncertainties using new sliding mode control.**1011-1020

- Hisashi Kando, Hiroyuki Ukai, Yoshifumi Morita:
**Design of multirate observers and multirate control systems.**1021-1030

- C. B. Soh:
**Robust stability of impulsive periodic hybrid systems with dependent perturbations.**1031-1041

- Ali Khaki Sedigh, Caro Lucas:
**Optimal design of robust quantitative feedback controllers using random optimization techniques.**1043-1052

- P. van der Kloet, F. L. Neerhoff:
**Diagonalization algorithms for linear time-varying dynamic systems.**1053-1057

- Chiang Kao:
**Data envelopment analysis in resource allocation: an application to forest management.**1059-1066

- Yeong-Hwa Chang, Jin-Chuan Chang:
**Robust wedge-stability analysis and design of continuous constrained systems with stability radii.**1067-1075

- M. De La Sen, Ningsu Luo:
**Design of linear observers for a class of linear hybrid systems.**1077-1090

- Reinaldo M. Palhares, Pedro L. D. Peres:
**Mixed filtering for uncertain linear systems: a linear matrix inequality approach.**1091-1098

- Meliksah Ertugrul, Okyay Kaynak, Feza Kerestecioglu:
**Gain adaptation in sliding mode control of robotic manipulators.**1099-1106

- K.-H. Cho, M.-S. Lee, J.-T. Lim:
**Supervisory control for optimal route guidance in intelligent vehicle highway systems based on hybrid network models.**1107-1113

- Xuemei Zhang, Hoang Pham:
**Comparisons of nonhomogeneous Poisson process software reliability models and its applications.**1115-1123

- Yen-Tseng Hsu, Jerome Yeh:
**A novel image compression using grey models on a dynamic window.**1125-1141

- Hassan Noura, Didier Theilliol, Dominique Sauter:
**Actuator fault-tolerant control design: demonstration on a three-tank-system.**1143-1155

- Shaun Marriott, Robert F. Harrison:
**A novel algorithmic approach to the integration of posterior knowledge into condition-monitoring systems.**1157-1174

- Zidong Wang, Huisheng Shu:
**Variance-constrained multiobjective filtering for uncertain continuous-time stochastic systems.**1175-1183

- C. C. Hsieh, T. C. Woo:
**Delay and size in hierarchical organizations.**1185-1194

- M. Feemster, P. Vedagarbha, D. Haste, Darren M. Dawson:
**Adaptive output-feedback control of induction motors.**1195-1208

- Liang-Yuh Ouyang, Bor-Ren Chuang:
**A periodic review inventory model involving variable lead time with a service level constraint.**1209-1215

- C. Kwan, H. Xu, F. Lewis:
**Robust spacecraft attitude control using adaptive fuzzy logic.**1217-1225

- Jin Young Choi, Hyun Joo Park:
**Use of neural networks in iterative learning control systems.**1227-1239

- Chris J. Harris, Junbin Gao:
**Adaptive linear finite-element method for modelling nonlinear dynamic systems.**1241-1248

- Fiona T. Murray, John V. Ringwood, Paul C. Austin:
**Integration of multi-time-scale models in time series forecasting.**1249-1260

- Javier Aracil, Enrique Ponce, T. Alamo:
**A frequency-domain approach to bifurcations in control systems with saturation.**1261-1271

- J. B. Gomm, D. L. Yu:
**Order and delay selection for neural network modelling by identification of linearized models.**1273-1283

- Shoulie Xie, Lihua Xie:
**Decentralized global disturbance attenuation for a class of large-scale uncertain nonlinear systems.**1285-1297

- Hiroaki Mukaidani, Hua Xu, Koichi Mizukami:
**Recursive algorithm for mixed H**1299-1312_{2}/H_{8}control problem of singularly perturbed systems.

- Jin-De Cao:
**Global asymptotic stability of neural networks with transmission delays.**1313-1316

- M. Lefebvre:
**Linearization of a dynamic programming equation.**1317-1322

- J. Hino, T. Yoshimura:
**Prediction of chatter in high-speed milling by means of fuzzy neural networks.**1323-1330

- K. Worden:
**Intelligent fault detection.**1331-1332

- C. Boller:
**Next generation structural health monitoring and its integration into aircraft design.**1333-1349

- P. F. Gobin, Y. Jayet, J. C. Baboux, M. Salvia, A. Chateauminois, J. C. Abry, G. Giraud:
**New trends in non-destructive evaluation in relation to the smart materials concept.**1351-1359

- N. Stubbs, S. Park, C. Sikorsky, S. Choi:
**A global non-destructive damage assessment methodology for civil engineering structures.**1361-1373

- J. Cattarius, D. J. Inman:
**Experimental verification of intelligent fault detection in rotor blades.**1375-1379

- Wieslaw J. Staszewski:
**Advanced data pre-processing for damage identification based on pattern recognition.**1381-1396

- Keith Worden, S. Gaerth Pierce, Graeme Manson, W. R. Philp, Wieslaw J. Staszewski, B. Culshaw:
**Detection of defects in composite plates using Lamb waves and novelty detection.**1397-1409

- M. J. Desforges, P. J. Jacob, A. D. Ball:
**Fault detection in rotating machinery using kernel-based probability density estimation.**1411-1426

- Lionel Tarassenko, A. Nairac, Neil W. Townsend, I. Buxton, P. Cowley:
**Novelty detection for the identification of abnormalities.**1427-1439

- Ronald J. Patton, J. Chen, H. Benkhedda:
**A study on neuro-fuzzy systems for fault diagnosis.**1441-1448

- D. J. H. Wilson, George W. Irwin:
**Pls Modelling and Fault Detection on the Tennessee Eastman Benchmark.**1449-1457

- P. R. Goulding, Barry Lennox, David J. Sandoz, K. J. Smith, Ognjen Marjanovic:
**Fault detection in continuous processes using multivariate statistical methods.**1459-1471

- F. Jia, E. B. Martin, A. J. Morris:
**Non-linear principal components analysis with application to process fault detection.**1473-1487

- R. Scattoloni:
**Fault identification: an approach based on propagation digraphs.**1489-1496

- H. G. Natke, C. Cempel:
**Model-based diagnosis of systems emphasizing a holistic approach.**1497-1504

- J. A. Brandon:
**The design and implementation of intelligent systems for structural integrity assessment.**1505-1510

- Yakov Ben-Haim:
**Robustness of model-based fault diagnosis: decisions with information-gap models of uncertainty.**1511-1518

- Rafael Martinez Guerra, Alexander Poznyak, Vicente Diaz De Leon:
**Robustness property of high-gain observers for closed-loop nonlinear systems: theoretical study and robotics control application.**1519-1529

- Guoping Liu, Stephen A. Billings, Visakan Kadirkamanathan:
**Nonlinear system identification using wavelet networks.**1531-1541

- Chao-Ton Su, Hsu-Hwa Chang:
**Optimization of parameter design: an intelligent approach using neural network and simulated annealing.**1543-1549

- Piotr Ostalczyk:
**The non-integer difference of the discrete-time function and its application to the control system synthesis.**1551-1561

- C. B. Soh:
**Controllability and observability of periodic hybrid interval systems.**1563-1571

- K.-H. Cho, J.-T. Lim:
**Fault-tolerant supervisory control under C, D observability and its application.**1573-1583

- Jooyoung Park, Yonmook Park:
**An optimization approach to design of cellular neural networks.**1585-1591

- Vikram Kapila, Wassim M. Haddad, Apostolos Grivas:
**Fixed-structure controller synthesis for systems with input nonlinearities and time delay.**1593-1599

- Daohang Sha, Vladimir B. Bajic:
**Robust discrete adaptive input-output-based sliding mode controller.**1601-1614

- Huang Ting-Zhu, Zhong Shou-Ming, Wang Chuan-Long:
**The stability of the linear systems with delays.**1615-1618

- Steven Ching-Yei Chung:
**The frequency-domain analysis of discrete variable structure control and chattering-free criteria.**1619-1626

- Michel Ferney:
**Modelling single-product production systems using state equations: continuous systems and discrete systems that can be represented by continuous models.**1627-1638