Departmental Papers (ESE)

Document Type

Conference Paper

Date of this Version

March 2005


Postprint version. Published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3414, Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control: 8th International Workshop, March 2005, pages 103-117.
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We study continuous-time switched linear systems with unobserved and exogeneous mode signals. We analyze the observability of the initial state and initial mode under arbitrary switching, and characterize both properties in both autonomous and non-autonomous cases.



Date Posted: 23 March 2006