Departmental Papers (ESE)


This paper presents some preliminary results from a research collaboration concerning the modeling and control of color xerography. In this first communication of our work, we describe our efforts to develop a model for a monochrome marking engine. We adopt the technique of principal component analysis for choice of output coordinates and demonstrate preliminary experimental evidence suggesting that this procedure yields accuracy in data reconstruction superior to present industry practice. Preliminary analysis of the experimental evidence suggests that the process has a nonlinear component that we seek to model using a mixture of physical and empirical insight.

Document Type

Conference Paper

Subject Area

GRASP, Kodlab

Date of this Version

December 1996


Copyright 1996 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 1996 , Volume 4, pages 4837-4843.

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NOTE: At the time of publication, author Daniel Koditschek was affiliated with the University of Michigan. Currently, he is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.



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