Jorge Cortés
Professor

Network connectivity maintenance via nonsmooth control barrier functions
P. Ong, B. Capelli, L. Sabattini, J. Cortés
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Austin, Texas, 2021, submitted

Datadriven reconstruction of firing rate dynamics in brain neural networks
X. Wang, J. Cortés
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Austin, Texas, 2021, submitted

Anytime solution of constrained nonlinear programs via control barrier functions
A. Allibhoy, J. Cortés
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Austin, Texas, 2021, submitted

Datadriven synthesis of optimizationbased
controllers for regulation of unknown linear
systems
G. Bianchin, M. Vaquero, J. Cortés, E. Dall'Anese
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Austin, Texas, 2021, submitted

Solving linear equations with separable problem data
over directed networks dynamics
P. Srivastava, J. Cortés
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Austin, Texas, 2021, submitted

Optimization of average dwelltime lower bound for
switched systems via sequential convex programming
S. Liu, S. Martínez, J. Cortés
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Austin, Texas, 2021, submitted

Learning barrier functions with memory for robust safe navigation
K. Long, C. Qian, J. Cortés, N. Atanasov
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Xi'an, China, 2021, to appear

Datadriven approximation of Koopmaninvariant subspaces with tunable accuracy
M. Haseli, J. Cortés
American Control Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2021, to appear

Linearthreshold dynamics for the study of epileptic
events
F. Celi, A. Allibhoy, F. Pasqualetti, J. Cortés
American Control Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2021, to appear

Safetycritical event triggered control via
inputtostate safe barrier functions
A. J. Taylor, P. Ong, J. Cortés, A. Ames
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Jeju Island, South Korea, 2020

Nesterov acceleration for equalityconstrained convex optimization via continuously differentiable penalty functions
P. Srivastava, J. Cortés
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Jeju Island, South Korea, 2020

Datadriven distributed predictive control via
network optimization
A. Allibhoy, J. Cortés
Conference on Learning for Dynamics and Control, Berkeley, California, 2020, Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, volume 120, pp. 838839

Edge centrality matrix:
impact of network modification on Gramian controllability metrics
P. V. Chanekar, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2020, pp. 33133318

Datadriven ambiguity sets for linear systems
under disturbances and noisy observations
D. Boskos, J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2020, pp. 44914496

Fast identification of Koopmaninvariant subspaces:
parallel symmetric subspace decomposition
M. Haseli, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2020, pp. 45454550

Convergenceratematching discretization of
accelerated optimization flows through opportunistic
statetriggered control
M. Vaquero, J. Cortés
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, eds. H. Wallach, H. Larochelle, A. Beygelzimer, F. d'AlchéBuc, E. Fox, R. Garnett, vol. 32, Curran Associates, 2019, pp. 97679776 
Network modification using a novel Gramianbased
edge centrality
P. V. Chanekar, E. Nozari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019, pp. 16861691

Universal formula for smooth safe stabilization
P. Ong, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019, pp. 23732378

Efficient identification of linear evolutions in
nonlinear vector fields: Koopman invariant subspaces
M. Haseli, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019, pp. 17461751

Saddleflow dynamics for distributed feedbackbased optimization
C.Y. Chang, M. Colombino, J. Cortés, E. Dall'Anese
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019, pp. 575580

Dynamic evolution of distributional ambiguity sets
and precision tradeoffs in data assimilation
D. Boskos, J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Naples, Italy, 2019, pp. 22522257

Doublelayered distributed transient frequency
control with regional coordination
Y. Zhang, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2019, pp. 658663

Approximating the Koopman operator using noisy data:
noiseresilient extended dynamic mode decomposition
M. Haseli, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2019, pp. 54995504

Oscillations and coupling in interconnections of
twodimensional brain networks
E. Nozari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2019, pp. 193198

Cooptimization of control and actuator selection
for cyberphysical systems
C.Y. Chang, S Martínez, J. Cortés
IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp. 118123 
Distributed augmentationregularization for robust
online convex optimization
M. Vaquero, J. Cortés
IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp. 230235 
Eventtriggered control design with performance
barrier
P. Ong, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, Florida, 2018, pp. 951956 
Distributed algorithm via continuously
differentiable exact penalty method for network
optimization
P. Srivastava, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, Florida, 2018, pp. 975980 
Eventtriggering stabilization of real and complex
linear systems with disturbances over digital
channels
M. J. Khojasteh, M. Hedayatpour, J. Cortés, M. Franceschetti
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, Florida, 2018, pp. 152157 
Selective recruitment in hierarchical complex
dynamical networks with linearthreshold rate
dynamics
E. Nozari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, Florida, 2018, pp. 52275232*2018 CDC Best Student Paper Award*

Transient frequency control with regional
cooperation for power networks
Y. Zhang, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, Florida, 2018, pp. 25872592 
Distributed transient frequency control in power
networks
Y. Zhang, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, Florida, 2018, pp. 45954600 
Boolean composability of constraints and control synthesis for multirobot systems via nonsmooth control barrier functions
P. Glotfelter, J. Cortés, M. Egerstedt
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018, pp. 897902 
Eventtriggered stabilization of disturbed linear
systems over digital channels
M. J. Khojasteh, M. Hedayatpour, J. Cortés, M. Franceschetti
Annual Conference on Information Systems and Sciences, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 2018, electronic proceedings 
Underwater coverage with a mobile robot of limited control authority
E. ArandaEscolástico, J. Cortés, M. Guinaldo, S. Dormido
Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Limassol, Cyprus, 2018, pp. 10881093 
Stable interconnection of continuoustime
pricebidding mechanisms
with power network dynamics
T. Stegink, A. Cherukuri, C. De Persis, A. J. van der Schaft, J. Cortés
Power Systems Computation Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 2018, electronic proceedings 
Recedinghorizon multiobjective optimization for
disaster response
K. Lee, S. Martínez, J. Cortés, R. H. Chen, M. B. Milam
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 2018, pp. 53045309 
Participation of microgrids in frequency regulation
markets
P. Srivastava, C.Y. Chang, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 2018, pp. 38343839 
Integrating iterative bidding in electricity markets
and frequency regulation
T. Stegink, A. Cherukuri, C. De Persis, A. J. van der Schaft, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 2018, pp. 61826187 
Stability analysis of complex networks with
linearthreshold rate dynamics
E. Nozari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 2018, pp. 191196
*2018 ACC Best Student Paper Award*

Datadriven distributed
optimization using Wasserstein ambiguity sets
A. Cherukuri, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, 2017, pp. 3844 
Convex
relaxation for mixedinteger optimal power flow problems
C.Y. Chang, S. Martínez, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, 2017, pp. 307314 
Dynamic domain reduction for multiagent planning
A. Ma, M. Ouimet, J. Cortés
International Symposium on MultiRobot and MultiAgent Systems, Los Angeles, California, 2017, pp. 142149 
Timetriggering versus eventtriggering control over
communication channels
M. J. Khojasteh, P. Tallapragada, J. Cortés, M. Franceschetti
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, pp. 54325437 
Eventtriggered interactive gradient descent for
realtime multiobjective optimization
P. Ong, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, pp. 54455450 
Gridconnected microgrid participation in frequencyregulation markets via hierarchical coordination
C.Y. Chang, S. Martínez, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, pp. 35013506 
Nonsmooth barrier functions with applications
to multirobot systems
P. Glotfelter, J. Cortés, M. Egerstedt
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, pp. 52375242 
A scheduledasynchronous distributed optimization algorithm
for the optimal power flow problem
C.Y. Chang. J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2017, pp. 39683973 
Transientstate feasibility set approximation of power networks
against disturbances of unknown amplitude
Y. Zhang, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2017, pp. 27672772 
Timeinvariant versus timevarying actuator
scheduling in complex networks
E. Nozari, F. Pasqualetti, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2017, pp. 49955000 
Distributed coordination of power generators for a linearized
optimal power flow problem
A. Cherukuri, A. D. DomínguezGarcía, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2017, pp. 39623967 
Decentralized Nash equilibrium seeking by strategic generators
for DC optimal power flow
A. Cherukuri, J. Cortés
Annual Conference on Information Systems and Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 2017, electronic proceedings 
The value of timing information in eventtriggered control: the scalar case
M. J. Khojasteh, P. Tallapragada, J. Cortés, M. Franceschetti
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2016, pp. 11651172 
Eventtriggered stabilization of scalar linear
systems under packet drops
P. Tallapragada, M. Franceschetti, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2016, pp. 11731180 
The role of strong
convexityconcavity in the convergence and robustness of the saddlepoint
dynamics
A. Cherukuri, E. Mallada, S. Low, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2016, pp. 504510 
Distributed algorithms for convex network optimization under nonsparse equality constraints
A. Cherukuri, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2016, pp. 452459 
Visibilitybased distributed deployment of robotic
teams in polyhedral terrains
A. Ma, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2016, DSCC20169820 
Differential privacy in control and network systems
J. Cortés, G. E. Dullerud, S. Han, J. Le Ny, S. Mitra, G. J. Pappas
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2016, pp. 42524272 
Exponentially fast distributed coordination for
nonsmooth convex optimization
S. K. Niederländer, F. Allgöwer, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2016, pp. 10361041 
Scheduling of control nodes for improved network
controllability
Y. Zhao, F. Pasqualetti, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016, USA, pp. 18591864 
Eventtriggered control for nonlinear systems with
timevarying input delay
E. Nozari, P. Tallapragada, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2016, pp. 495500 
Quantifying the robustness of power networks against initial
failure
Y. Zhang, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2016, pp. 20722077 
Differentially private distributed convex
optimization via objective perturbation
E. Nozari, P. Tallapragada, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2016, pp. 20612066 
Decentralized Nash equilibrium learning by strategic generators
for economic dispatch
A. Cherukuri, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2016, pp. 10821087 
Identification of linear networks with latent nodes
Y. Zhao, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2016, pp. 173178 
Eventtriggered stabilization of linear systems under channel blackouts
P. Tallapragada, M. Franceschetti, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2015, pp. 604611 
Coordinated intersection traffic management
P. Tallapragada, J. Cortés
IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2015, vol. 48, issue 22, pp. 233239  Distributed
optimization for multitask learning via nuclearnorm
approximation
D. MateosNuñez, J. Cortés
IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2015, vol. 48, issue 22, pp. 6469 
Differentially private average consensus with optimal noise selection
E. Nozari, P. Tallapragada, J. Cortés
IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2015, vol. 48, issue 22, pp. 203208 
Network integrity via coordinated motion of stratospheric vehicles
M. Ouimet, J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015, pp. 215220 
Reachability metrics for bilinear complex networks
Y. Zhao, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015, pp. 47884793 
The effect of delayed side information on fundamental limitations of
disturbance attenuation
Y. Zhao, V. Gupta, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015, pp. 18781883 
Distributed coordination for separable convex optimization with
coupling constraints
S. K. Niederländer, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015, pp. 694699 
Distributed subgradient methods for saddlepoint problems
D. MateosNuñez, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015, pp. 54625467 
Distributed dynamic economic dispatch of power generators with storage
A. Cherukuri, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015, pp. 23652370 
Convergence of Caratheodory solutions for primaldual
dynamics in constrained concave optimization
A. Cherukuri, E. Mallada, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications, Paris, France, 2015, pp. 290296 
Asymptotic stability of saddle points under the saddlepoint dynamics
A. Cherukuri, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2015, pp. 20202025*2015 ACC Best Student Paper Award Finalist*

Teamtriggered coordination of robotic networks for optimal deployment
C. Nowzari, J. Cortés, G. J. Pappas
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2015, pp. 57445751 
Distributed coordination for economic dispatch with varying load and
generator commitment
A. Cherukuri, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2014, pp. 475482 
Eventtriggered control with bounded data rate
P. Tallapragada, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2014, pp. 19891994 
Distributed eventtriggered optimization for linear programming
D. Richert, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2014, pp. 20072012 
Dynamic average consensus with distributed eventtriggered communication
S. S. Kia, J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2014, pp. 890895 
Coordinated rendezvous of underwater drifters in ocean internal waves
M. Ouimet, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2014, pp. 60996104 
Distributed online secondorder dynamics for convex optimization over switching connected graphs
D. MateosNuñez, J. Cortés
International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2014, pp. 1522 
Zenofree, distributed eventtriggered communication and control for multiagent average consensus
C. Nowzari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2014, pp. 21482153 
Periodic and eventtriggered communication for distributed continuoustime convex optimization
S. S. Kia, J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2014, pp. 50105015 
Robust estimation and aggregation of ocean internal wave parameters using Lagrangian drifters
M. Ouimet, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2014, pp. 51215126 
Distributed, anytime optimization in powergenerator networks for economic dispatch
A. Cherukuri, S. Martínez, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2014, pp. 172177 
Noisetostate stable distributed convex optimization on weightbalanced digraphs
D. MateosNuñez, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, 2013, pp. 27812786 
Distributed line search via dynamic convex combinations
J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, 2013, pp. 23462351 
Integral inputtostate stable saddlepoint dynamics
for distributed linear programming
D. Richert, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, 2013, pp. 74807485 
Saturationtolerant average consensus with controllable rates of convergence
S. S. Kia, J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications, San Diego, California, USA, 2013, pp. 121128 
Distributed map merging with consensus on common information
R. Aragüés, J. Cortés, C. Sagüés
Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Zürich, Switzerland, 2013, pp. 736741 
Singularly perturbed algorithms for dynamic average consensus
S. S. Kia, J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Zürich, Switzerland, 2013, pp. 17581763 
Teamtriggered coordination of networked
systems
C. Nowzari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Washington, D.C., USA, 2013, pp. 38273832 
Stability of stochastic differential equations with
additive persistent noise
D. MateosNuñez, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Washington, D.C., USA, 2013, pp. 54475452 
Distributed linear programming and bargaining in exchange networks
D. Richert, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Washington, D.C., USA, 2013, pp. 46244629 
Distributed estimation of internal wave parameters via
interdrogue distances
M. Ouimet, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA 2012, pp. 24332438 
Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria by adversarial networks
with directed topologies
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA 2012, pp. 57865791 
Optimal leader allocation in UAV formation pairs under costly
switching
D. Richert, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA 2012, pp. 831836 
Robust optimal investment policies for servicing targets in acyclic digraphs
C. Nowzari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA 2012, pp. 136141 
Continuoustime distributed convex optimization on weightbalanced digraphs
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA 2012, pp. 74517456 
Exploration of misperceptions in hypergames
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2011, pp. 15651570 
Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria by adversarial
networks with undirected topologies
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Montréal, Canada, 2012, pp. 58815886 
Optimal leader allocation in UAV formation pairs under nocost
switching
D. Richert, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Montréal, Canada, 2012, pp. 32973302 
Coalition formation and motion coordination for optimal deployment
M. Ouimet, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2011, pp. 68826887 
Stealthy strategies for deception in hypergames with asymmetric information
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2011, pp. 57625767 
Selftriggered coordination of robotic networks for optimal deployment
C. Nowzari, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 2011, pp. 10391044
*2011 ACC Best Student Paper Award Finalist*
*2012 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award in the Theory category* 
Learning of equilibria and misperceptions in hypergames with perfect observations
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 2011, pp. 40454050 
Evolution of the perception about the opponent in hypergames
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010, pp. 10761081  Generalized multicircumcenter
trajectories for optimal design under nearindependance
R. Graham, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010, pp. 54995504  Deployment of an unreliable
robotic sensor network for spatial estimation
J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010, pp. 376381 
Dynamic modeling and pneumatic switching control of a submersible drogue
Y. Han, R. A. de Callafon, J. Cortés, J. Jaffe
Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 2010, vol 2, pp. 8997  Dynamic consensus for
merging visual maps under limited communications
R. Aragüés, J. Cortés, and C. Sagüés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, 2010, pp. 30323037  When does a digraph
admit a doubly stochastic adjacency matrix?
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 2010, pp. 24402445  Spatial statistics and
distributed estimation by robotic sensor networks
R. Graham, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 2010, pp. 24222427  Distributed strategies
for making a digraph weightbalanced
B. Gharesifard, J. Cortés
Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, 2009, pp. 771777 
Spatial detection of areas of abrupt
change by robotic networks
H. Gao, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Hollywood, California, 2009, DSCC20092760  Cooperative adaptive
sampling via approximate entropy maximization
R. Graham, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, 2009, pp. 70557060  Motion control
strategies for improved multi robot perception
R. Aragüés, J. Cortés, and C. Sagüés
Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, MI, October 2009, pp. 10651070 
Distributed sampling of random fields with unknown covariance
R. Graham, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2009, pp. 45434548 
Global formationshape stabilization of relative sensing networks
J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2009, pp. 14601465 
Distributed map merging in a robotic network
R. Aragüés, J. Cortés, and C. Sagüés
Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Nice, France, 2008, Workshop on Network Robot Systems: human concepts of space and activity, integration, and applications, pp. 104110 
Distributed motion constraints for algebraic connectivity of
robotic networks
M. Schuresko, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, 2008, pp. 54825487 
A cooperative deployment strategy for optimal sampling in
spatiotemporal estimation
R. Graham, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, 2008, pp. 24322437 
Areaconstrained coverage optimization by robotic sensor networks
J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, 2008, pp. 10181023 
Coverage control by robotic networks with limitedrange
anisotropic sensory
K. Laventall, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2008, pp. 26662671 
Asymptotic optimality of multicenter Voronoi
configurations for random field estimation
R. Graham, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2007, pp. 31273132 
Safe graph rearrangements for distributed connectivity of robotic networks
M. Schuresko, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2007, pp. 46024607 
Distributed gradient ascent of random fields by robotic sensor networks
J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2007, pp. 31203126  Exploring landmark placement strategies for selflocalization
in wireless sensor networks
F. Benbadis, K. Obraczka, J. Cortés, A. Brandwajn
18th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Athens, Greece, 2007, electronic proceedings

Visibilitybased multiagent deployment in orthogonal environments
A. Ganguli, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, New York, USA, 2007, pp. 34263431 
Correctness analysis and optimality bounds of multispacecraft
formation initialization algorithms
M. Schuresko, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, California, USA, 2006, pp. 59745979 
Analysis and design of distributed algorithms for chiconsensus
J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, California, USA, 2006, pp. 33633368 
Notes on averaging over acyclic digraphs and discrete coverage control
C. Gao, F. Bullo, J. Cortés, A. Jadbabaie
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, California, USA, 2006, pp. 46514656 
A crash course in feedback control  a MATLABbased introduction with
one prerequisite: high school algebra
W. B. Dunbar, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, California, USA, 2006, pp. 39003905 
Characterizing robust coordination algorithms via proximity graphs and setvalued maps
J. Cortés
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2006, pp. 813 
Distributed deployment of asynchronous guards in art galleries
A. Ganguli, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2006, pp. 14161421
*2006 ACC Best Student Paper Award*

On collective motion in sensor networks: sample problems and distributed algorithms
A. Ganguli, S. Susca, S. Martínez, F. Bullo, J. Cortés
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, 2005, pp. 42394244  Achieving coordination tasks in finite time via nonsmooth gradient flows
J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, 2005, pp. 63766381 
On synchronous robotic networks  Part II: Time complexity of rendezvous and deployment algorithms
S. Martínez, F. Bullo, J. Cortés, E. Frazzoli
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, 2005, pp. 83138318 
On synchronous robotic networks  Part I: Models, tasks and complexity notions
S. Martínez, F. Bullo, J. Cortés, E. Frazzoli
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, 2005, pp. 28472852 
Coordinated rendezvous for visuallyguided agents in a nonconvex polygon
A. Ganguli, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, 2005, pp. 56865691  On robust rendezvous for mobile autonomous agents
S. Martínez, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
IFAC World Congress, Praga, Czech Republic, 2005, electronic proceedings  Maximizing visibility in
nonconvex polygons: nonsmooth analysis and gradient algorithm
design
A. Ganguli, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2005, pp. 792797
*2005 ACC Best Student Paper Award Finalist*
 Analysis and design tools for
distributed motion coordination
J. Cortés, S. Martínez, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2005, pp. 16801685  Coordinated deployment of mobile
sensing networks with limitedrange interactions
J. Cortés, S. Martínez, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2004, pp. 19441949  Nonsmooth analysis and
sonarbased implementation of distributed coordination algorithms
C. Robinson, D. Block, S. Brennan, F. Bullo, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2004, pp. 30003005  A catalog of inversekinematic
planners for underactuated systems on matrix Lie groups
S. Martínez, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2003, pp. 625630  From geometric optimization and
nonsmooth analysis to distributed coordination algorithms
J. Cortés, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA, 2003, pp. 32743280  Gradient realization of
nonlinear control systems
J. Cortés, A.J. van der Schaft, P.E. Crouch
IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control, Seville, Spain, 2003, pp. 7378  Design of oscillatory control
systems
S. Martínez, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2002, pp. 15091514
*2002 CDC Best Student Paper Award*
 Vectorvalued quadratic forms
in control theory
F. Bullo, J. Cortés, A.D. Lewis, S. Martinez
Workshop on Open Problems in Mathematical Systems and Control Theory, Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, August 1216, 2002, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA  Coverage control for mobile
sensing networks: variations on a theme
J. Cortés, S. Martínez, T. Karatas, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon, Portugal, 2002
 Geometric control of robotic
locomotion systems
S. Martínez, J. Cortés
Proceedings of the X Fall Workshop on Geometry and Physics, Miraflores de la Sierra, Spain, 2001, Publicaciones de la RSME, vol. 4 (2003), pp. 183198

Controllability of mechanical systems with constraints and symmetries
J. Cortés, S. Martínez, J.P. Ostrowski, H. Zhang
15th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, South Bend, Indiana, USA, 2002, electronic proceedings
 Coverage control for mobile
sensing networks
J. Cortés, S. Martínez, T. Karatas, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 2002, pp. 13271332
 Analysis of oscillatory control
systems
S. Martínez, J. Cortés, F. Bullo
IFAC World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 2002, electronic proceedings
 On nonlinear controllability
and series expansions for Lagrangian systems with damping
J. Cortés, S. Martínez, F. Bullo
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2001, pp. 26192624
 Nonconstant rank constraints
J. Cortés, M. de León, D. Martín de Diego, S. Martínez
Actas del VII Encuentro de Otoño de Geometría y Física, Medina del Campo, Spain, 1999, Publicaciones de la RSME, vol. 2 (2001), pp. 4154
 Optimal control for
nonholonomic systems with symmetry
J. Cortés, S. Martínez
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, Australia, 2000, pp. 52165218
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