Alfredo Germani
Alfredo Germani Alfredo Germani
Research Associate

Facolta' di Ingeneria, Dipartimento di Ingegneria e scienze dell'Informazione e Matematica - Universita' degli Studi dell'Aquila
Via Vetoio
67100 L'Aquila - Italy


Research groups

Selected publications
  • Filippo Cacace, Valerio Cusimano, Alfredo Germani, Palumbo P.: A Carleman discretization approach to filter nonlinear stochastic systems with sampled measurements, IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, 2014
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: A chain approach for state observation of a class of MIMO nonlinear systems with time-varying output delays, in the Proceedings of 11th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Grenoble, France, February 4-6, Sename O., Wintrant E., Seuret A., Fridman E., Dugard L. eds., 11th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, 2013
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: Partial Spectrum Assignment for Systems with Delayed State Feedback, in the Proceedings of 11th Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Dugard L., Wintrant E., Seuret A., Fridman E., Sename O. eds., 11th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, 2013
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: Stable Internally Positive Representations of Continuous Time Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6613530, 2013
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Palumbo P.: The Observer Follower Filter: a new approach to nonlinear suboptimal filtering, Automatica 49(2), 548-553, 2013
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Setola R: A New Approach to the Internal Positive Representation of Linear MIMO Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 57, 119-134, 2012
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Palumbo P.: The Observer Follower Filter: a new approach to nonlinear suboptimal filtering, Automatica, 2012
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Palumbo P.: The state observer as a tool for the estimation of gene expression, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 391, 382-396, 2012
  • Paola Paci, Filippo Cacace, Valerio Cusimano, Alfredo Germani, Farina L.: Stochastic modeling of expression kinetics identifies messenger half-lives and reveals sequential waves of co-ordinated transcription and decay, PLoS Computational Biology, 2012
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: The Roots of Unity and a Direct Method for the Computation of Stable Internal Positive Representations of Linear Systems, 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control & 11th European Control Conference (CDC-ECC 2011), 2011
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Palumbo P.: A new approach to nonlinear filtering via a mixed state observer and polynomial Kalman-Bucy scheme, in the Proceedings of 18th, IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, 2011
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Palumbo P.: A state observer approach to filter stochastic nonlinear differential systems, 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control & 11th European Control Conference (CDC-ECC 2011), 2011
  • Farina L., Alfredo Germani, Gabriella Mavelli, Palumbo P.: Identification of regulatory network motifs from gene expression data, Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algortihms 9, 233-245, 2010
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: Representation of a class of MIMO systems via internally positive realization, European Journal of Control 16(3), 291-304, 2010
  • Filippo Cacace, Alfredo Germani, Palumbo P.: Observer-based identification of a multi-output feedforward loop from gene expression data, 48th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC2009) held jointly with 2009 28-th Chinese Control Conference, 2009
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: State estimation of stochastic systems with switching measurements: a polynomial approach, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 19, 1632-1655, 2009
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: Filtering of stochastic nonlinear differential systems via a Carleman approximation approach, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 52 (11), 2166-2172, 2007
  • Di Martino D., Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: Design of observers for systems with rational output function, in the Proceedings of 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC06), Parisini T. ed., 1641-1646, 2006
  • Alfredo Germani, Graziosi F., Costanzo Manes, Ocera G., Palumbo P.: Recursive filtering for log-Rice signals, in the Proceedings of 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC06), Parisini T. ed., 2006
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: Filtering for bimodal systems: the case of unknown switching statistics, IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems - I: Regular Papers 53(6), 1266-1277, 2006
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P., Pepe P.: A robust approximation scheme for the LQG control of an undamped flexible beam with a tip mass, European Journal of Control 12(6), 635-651, 2006
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P., Marco Sciandrone: A higher order method for the solution of a nonlinear scalar equation, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications 131, 347-364, 2006
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: Polynomial Extended Kalman Filter, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 50 (12), 2059- 2064, 2005
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: Polynomial filtering for stochastic nonGaussian descriptor systems, Transactions on Circuits and Systems I-Fundamental Theory and Applications 51, 1561-1576, 2004
  • De Gaetano A., Di Martino D., Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: Distributed-delays models of the glucose-insulin homeostasis and asymptotic state observations, IASI-CNR, R. 604, 00/2003
  • De Gaetano A., Di Martino D., Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: Mathematical models and state observation of the glucose-insulin homeostasis, in the Proceedings of 21st IFIP TC 7 Conference on System Modeling and Optimization, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2003
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Liptser R., Costanzo Manes: Filtering of Nonlinear Stochastic Feedback Systems, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization 5, 1576-1584, 2002
  • Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes, Palumbo P.: Optimal Linear filtering for Stochastic Differential Systems with Unknown Inputs, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 47, 1726-1730, 2002
  • Alfredo Germani, Gabriella Mavelli: The polynomial approach to the LQ non-Gaussian regulator problem, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 47, 1385-1391, 2002
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Liptser R., Costanzo Manes: Filtering of Nonlinear Stochastic Feedback Systems, in the Proceedings of CDC'2000, 39-th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, Australia, 2000
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Shuakayev M.K.: A New Suboptimal Approach to the Filtering Problem for Bilinear Stochastic Differential Systems, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 1171-1203, 2000
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: Kalman Bucy Filtering for Singular Output-Noise Covariance, in the Proceedings of 7-th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control \& Automation, Haifa, Israel, 400-406, 1999
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: Optimal Filtering for Degenerate Nonlinear Diffusions, in the Proceedings of CDC'99, 38-th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, Arizona, 4577-4582, 1999
  • Alfredo Germani, Gabriella Mavelli: Optimal Quadratic Solution for the non-Gaussian Finite-Horizon Regulator Problem, Systems & Control Letters, 321-331, 1999
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani: Optimal Linear Finite-Dimensional Filtering for Bilinear Stochastic Differential Systems, in the Proceedings of CDC '98, 37-th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, Florida, 2906-2907, 1998
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani: Suboptimal Solutions For the Cubic Sensor Problem, in the Proceedings of CDC'97, 36-th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 4460-4461, 1997
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Costanzo Manes: On the Relationship Between Open-loop and Closed-loop State estimation for Nonlinear Stochastic Systems, in the Proceedings of IFAC/IEEE International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Real-Time Control, 504-509, 1997
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Raimondi M.: Polynomial Filtering of Discrete-Time Stochastic Linear Systems with Multiplicative State Noise, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1106-1126, 1997
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Raimondi M.: Polynomial Filtering for Linear Discrete-Time Non-Gaussian Systems, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization 34, 1666-1690, 1996
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Raimondi M.: An Approximation Theory for Optimal Filtering of Linear Discrete Time Non-Gaussian Systems, in the Proceedings of 8th Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, Beijing, Xinsong J. ed., IFAC, 393-403, 1995
  • Francesco Carravetta, Alfredo Germani, Raimondi M.: Filtering of Discrete Time Bilinear Systems: a Polynomial Approach, in the Proceedings of 2nd IEEE Mediterranean Symposium on New Directions in Control and Automation, Chania, Crete, Lewis F.L. ed., IEEE, 390-399, 1994
  • De Santis A., Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Tardelli P.: Polynomial Approximation for a Class of Physical Random Variables, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 120, 261-266, 1994
  • De Santis A., Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Tardelli P.: A Representation Theorem for Radon-Nikodym Derivative in the White Noise Theory, in: Mathematical Theory of Control, Joshi M.C., Balakrishnan A.V. eds., Marcel Dekker, 109-123, 1992
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Vitelli R., Badaracco G., Starace G.: Study of Cell Kinetics by Computer-Analyzed Flow Cytometric Histograms, Computers & Mathematics with Applications 14, 763-770, 1987
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Vitelli R., Badaracco G., Starace G.: DNA Synthesis Rate in Neoplastic Cells in Culture, in: Modelling of Biomedical Systems, Eisenfeld J., Witten M. eds., North-Holland Amsterdam, 35-39, 1986
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Spanò G., Starace G., Vitelli R.: Analysis of DNA Synthesis Rate of Cultured Cells from Flow Cytometric Data, Cytometry 5, 619-628, 1984
  • Bruni C., Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani: Analysis of the Parameter Constraints for a Proposed Antibody Affinity Distribution, Journal of Theoretical Biology 109, 71-76, 1984
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Clerico L., Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Vitelli R.: Determination of DNA Synthesis Rate in Cell Populations with Locally Exponential S-Phase Influx, in the Proceedings of Mathematics in Biology and Medicine, Bari, Capasso V., Grosso E., Paveri-Fontana S.L. eds., Springer-Verlag Berlino, 260-265, 1983
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Vitelli R.: A General Expression for Sequential DNA-Fluorescence Histograms, Journal of Theoretical Biology 102, 55-67, 1983
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Vitelli R.: Estimation of Cell DNA Synthesis Rate from Flow-Cytometric Histograms, Cell Biophysics 5, 223-236, 1983
  • Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani: On the definition of a topology in Hilbert spaces with applications to the white noise theory, Journal of the Franklin Institute-Engineering and Applied Mathematics 316, 435-444, 1983
  • Bruni C., Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani: Theoretical Investigation and Numerical Procedure for the Estimation of Antibody Affinity Distribution from Binding Data, in the Proceedings of IFIP Working Conference on Mathematical Modelling in Immunology and Medicine, Moscow, Marchuk G.I., Belykh L.N. eds., North-Holland Amsterdam, 97-108, 1982
  • Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani, Monaco S.: Output epsilon-trajectory controllability for a class of nonlinear distributed systems, Bensoussan A., Lions J.L. eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, 44, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 800-808, 1982
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Bruni C., Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani: Volterra series expansion for bilinear systems in a nonlinear feedback loop, Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control-Transactions of the ASME 103, 84-88, 1981
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani: A Weierstrass-like theorem for real separable Hilbert spaces, Journal of Approximation Theory 32, 76-81, 1981
  • Alessandro Bertuzzi, Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani: Causal polynomial approximations of input-output maps on Hilbert spaces, Mathematical Systems Theory 14, 339-352, 1981
  • Bruni C., Gandolfi A., Alfredo Germani: Observability of linear in the state systems: a Functional Approach, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 25, 566-567, 1980
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