Dr Cheng-Chew Lim
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Professor, The University of Adelaide
Director of Research, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, The University of Adelaide
Cheng-Chew Lim is a professor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at the University of Adelaide.
From 2010-2016, he was Head of School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering of The University of Adelaide.
He has published over 250 research articles in control theory and applications, autonomous systems, reinforcement learning, and cyber-physical security.
He has supervised to completion over 30 PhD Masters research candidates.
His PhD and MPhil supervision focus is on stochastic control theory, autonomous systems modelling, control and decision, reinforcement learning, genetic fuzzy and Monte Carlo tree search, and cyber poisoning attacks and evasions.
PhD, Loughborough University (UK)
BSc(Hons)(Electronic & Electrical Engineering), Loughborough University (UK)
Dip in Industrial Studies, Loughborough University (UK)
Systems and control: networked control systems, neural network and fuzzy control, and switching control
Autonomous systems: swarm intelligence, genetic fuzzy and Monte Carlo tree search, reinforcement learning, and formation control
Cyber-physical systems: sensor network security, poisoning attacks and evasion.
Current Research Projects
Fuzzy Modelling and Analysis of Complex Networked Systems. ARC Discovery Projects 2017-19. Chief Investinators: P Shi & CC Lim. Summary: This project develops novel modelling, analysis and synthesis approaches for networked control systems subject to system-wide nonlinearities and network-induced time delays.
Collective Intelligence and Genetic Fuzzy Trees For Decision Making. Industry Competitive Evaluation Research Agreement. Chief Investigators: CC Lim et al. 2017-18.
Swarm Intelligence for Multi-mission in Urban Areas. Industry Competitive Evaluation Research Agreement. Chief Investigators: CC Lim et al. 2017-18.
Intelligent Multi-agent Coordination and Learning. Industry Research Agreement. Chief Investigator: CC Lim. 2018-19.
A Robotic Testbed for Comparison of Collaborative Localization in a Contested Environment. Industry Collaborative Research Agreement. Chief Investigators: CC Lim et al. 2018
Security in Wireless Sensor Networks. International Research Collaboration. Chief Investigators: CC Lim et al. 2014-17
PhD and Postdoc Supervision
PhD and Research Masters supervision (current): 11 UoA candidates and 6 international visiting research student
HDR supervised to completion: 24 PhD and 9 MPhi/MEngSc research candidate
Postdoc and Academic Visitors supervision: four researchers
Selected recent publications
Boundary control of linear stochastic reaction-diffusion systems International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 29(1):268-282 2019
Cluster synchronization for neutral stochastic delay networks via intermittent adaptive control IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. In press, 24 Dec 2018
Adaptive neural dynamic surface control for nonstrict-feedback systems with output dead-zone IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems 29(11):5200-5213 2018
Synchronization Control for Neutral Stochastic Delay Markov Networks via Single Pinning Impulsive Strategy IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. Published online, 2018
Energy Management of Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle Based on Partially Observable Markov Decision Process IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. Published online 2018
Pinning impulsive synchronization for stochastic reaction-diffusion dynamical networks with delay Neural Networks 106:281-293 Oct 2018
Distributed H∞ Estimation in Sensor Networks with Two-Channel Stochastic Attacks IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. Published online Sep 2018
Optimally distributed formation control with obstacle avoidance for mixed-order multi-agent systems under switching topologies IET Control Theory and Applications 12(13):1853-1863
Variable Threshold-Based Selective Updating Algorithms in Feed-Forward Active Noise Control Systems IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Published online 2018
Online versus offline reinforcement learning for false target control against known threat Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 10985 LNAI: 400-412.
H-Infinity Control in Coherent Wind Measurement Lidar Signal Processing Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing 37(7):2824-2836 01 Jul 2018
Interval observer design for uncertain discrete-time linear systems Systems and Control Letters 116:41-46, 2018
Design and stability of moving horizon estimator for Markov jump linear systems IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Published online 15 Mar 2018
Using Convolutional Neural Networks for Classifying Malicious Network Traffic In Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security. Editors: Tang M. Springer 2018 (Chapter)
Deep Learning for Classifying Malicious Network Traffic Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Melbourne, Australia, 03 Jun 2018 - 06 Jun 2018. Trends and Applications in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. 11154. 2018 (Conference paper)
A consensus algorithm in CAT(0) space and its application to distributed fusion of phylogenetic trees Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 459(2):1149-1159 2018
A dynamic state transition algorithm with application to sensor network localization Neurocomputing 273:237-2502018
A new approach to characterize successive packet losses in stochastic networked systems IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems. OnlinePubl:1-9 2018
Fault Detection Filtering for Nonhomogeneous Markovian Jump Systems via a Fuzzy Approach IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 26(1):131-141 2018
Finite-time boundary control for delay reaction-diffusion systems Applied Mathematics and Computation 329:52-63 2018
Finite-time boundary stabilization of reaction-diffusion systems International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 28(5):1641-1652 2018
Formation control for multi-robots systems with collision avoidance International Journal of Control OnlinePubl:1-12 2018
Functional observer based controller for stabilizing Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy systems with time-delays Journal of The Franklin Institute 355(8):3619-3640 2018
Functional observer-based fuzzy controller design for continuous nonlinear systems International Journal of Systems Science 49(5):1047-1060 2018
New criteria for stochastic suppression and stabilization of hybrid functional differential systems International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 28(13):3946-3958 2018
Probability-triggered formation control with adaptive roles International Journal of Control. OnlinePubl 2018
Reliable tracking control for under-actuated quadrotors with wind disturbances IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems OnlinePubl:1-12 2018
Robust approximation-based adaptive control of multiple state delayed nonlinear systems with unmodeled dynamics International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 28(9):3303-3323 2018
Robust functional observer for stabilising uncertain fuzzy systems with time-delay. Online PublGranular Computing 2018
Robust mixed H2/H∞ model predictive control for Markov jump systems with partially uncertain transition probabilities Journal of The Franklin Institute 355(8):3423-3437 2018
Synchronization control for reaction-diffusion FitzHugh-Nagumo systems with spatial sampled-data Automatica 93:352-362 2018
Synchronization of stochastic reaction-diffusion systems via boundary control Nonlinear Dynamics 94(3):1763-1773 2018
Collision-free path control in contest environment using circular geometric attributes Control Conference (ASCC), 2017 11th Asian, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 17 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017.
Observer-based tracking control for MIMO pure-feedback nonlinear systems with time-delay and input quantisation International Journal of Control 90(11):2433-2448 Nov 2017
Backstepping fuzzy adaptive control for a class of quantized nonlinear systems IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 25(5):1090-1101 Oct 2017
Exponential synchronization for Markovian stochastic coupled neural networks of neutral-type via adaptive feedback control IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems 28(7):1618-1632 Oct 2017
Robust input-to-state stability of neural networks with Markovian switching in presence of random disturbances or time delays Neurocomputing 249:245-252 02 Aug 2017
Triple i fuzzy modus tollens method with inconsistent bipolarity information Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems 32(6):4299-4309 01 Jan 2017
Existence of Fuzzy Functional Observer of Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Model 2016 Australian Control Conference, Newcastle, Australia, 03 Nov 2016 - 04 Nov 2016. Control Conference (AuCC), 2016 Australian. IEEE. 353-357. 02 Mar 2017 (Conference paper)
H-/L∞ fault detection observer design for linear parameter-varying systems The 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC 2017), Toulouse, France, 09 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017. Proceedings of the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC 2017), as published in IFAC PapersOnLine. Elsevier. 50: 15871-15276. 2017
Looking deeper: Using deep learning to identify internet communications traffic The Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017, Adelaide, Australia, 27 Sep 2017. Macquarie Matrix: Special edition, ACUR 2017. 6.1: 1-21. 2017 (Conference paper)Adaptive control of a class of quantised nonlinearly parameterised systems with unknown control directions International Journal of Systems Science 48(5):941-951 2017Adaptively adjusted event-triggering mechanism on fault detection for networked control systems IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics 47(8):2299-2311 2017Chaotification of a class of linear switching systems based on a Shilnikov criterion Journal of The Franklin Institute 354(13):5519-5536 2017Constrained state estimation for stochastic jump systems: moving horizon approach International Journal of Systems Science 48(5):1009-1021 2017Curve arclength in fuzzy metric spaces Fuzzy Sets and Systems 313:105-113 2017Folded substrate-integrated waveguide band-pass post filter IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters 27(1):22-24 2017H—/H∞ fault detection observer in finite frequency domain for linear parameter-varying descriptor systems Automatica 86:38-45 2017Histogram-PMHT for fluctuating target models IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation 11(8):1292-1301 2017Neural network-based passive filtering for delayed neutral-type semi-Markovian jump systems IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems 28(9):2101-2114 2017New approaches to observer design and stability analysis for T-S fuzzy system with multiplicative noise Journal of the Franklin Institute 354(2):887-901 2017Reliable H∞ static output control of linear time-varying delay systems against sensor failures International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 27(16):3109-3123 2017Robust fault estimation observer in the finite frequency domain for descriptor systems International Journal of Control OnlinePubl:1-10 2017Sampled-data fuzzy control for a class of nonlinear systems with missing data and disturbances Fuzzy Sets and Systems 306:63-86 01 Jan 2017Scalable formation control in stealth with limited sensing range International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 27(3):410-433 2017Sliding Mode Control of Singularly Perturbed Systems and Its Application in Quad-Rotors International Journal of Control Online:1-10 2017Stability analysis for neutral stochastic delay systems with Markovian switching Systems and Control Letters 110:38-48 2017Stability of neutral stochastic switched time delay systems: an average dwell time approach International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 27(3):512-532 2017Steady formation analysis on multi-robot systems Journal of Control and Decision 4(1):12-31 2017Time-weighted MR for switched LPV systems via balanced realisation IET Control Theory and Applications 11(17):3069-3078 2017Q Sun, CC Lim, P Shi, F Liu: Moving horizon estimation for Markov jump systems, Information Sciences, 367, pp 143-158, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2016.05.02
H Yu, P Shi, CC Lim: Robot formation control in stealth mode with scalable team size, International Journal of Control, 89 (11), 2016, pp 2155-2168. DOI: 10.1080/002207179.2016.1149887
J Xu, P Shi, CC Lim, C Cai: A descriptor-system approach for finite-frequency H_inf control of singularly perturbed systems, Information Sciences, 370, pp 79-91, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2016.07.068
H Chen, P Shi, CC Lim, P Hu: Exponential stability for neutral stochastic Markov systems with time-varying delays and its applications, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. Vol. 46, No. 6, June 2016, pp 1350-1362. DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2015.2442274.
C Zhao, C Fumeaux, CC Lim: Substrate-integrated waveguide (SIW) diplexes with improved Y-junctions, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol 58, no 6, June 2016, pp 1384-1388. DOI: 10.1002/mop.29807
P Shi, H Wang, CC Lim: Networked-based event triggered control for singular systems with quantizations, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 63 (2), pp 1230-1238, February 2016. DOI:10.1109/TIE.2015.2475515
M Chen, P Shi, CC Lim: Adaptive neural fault tolerant control of a 3-DOF model helicopter system, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, vol 46, iss 2, February 2016, pp 260-270. DOI:10.1109/TSMC.2015.2426140
Q Sun, CC Lim, F Liu: Maximum likelihood state estimation for Markov jump with uncertain mode-dependent delays, Journal of the Franklin Institute, 353(2), January 2016, pp 594-614. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfranklin.2015.10.024
M Chen, P Shi, CC Lim: Robust constrained control for MIMO nonlinear systems based on disturbance observer, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 60(12), December 2015, pp 3281-3286. DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2015.2450891
H Wang, P Shi, CC Lim: Event-triggered control for networked Markovian jump systems, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol 25, iss 17, 25 November 2015, pp 3422-3438. DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3273
SJ Davey, HX Hu, MS Arulampalan, F Fletcher, CC Lim: Histogram probabilistic multi-hypothesis tracker with color attributes, IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation, vol 9, iss 8, October 2015, pp 999-1008. DOI: 10.1049/iet-rsn.2014.0406
Y Yin, P Shi, F Liu, KL Teo, CC Lim: Robust filtering for nonlinear nonhomogeneous Markov jump systems by fuzzy approximation approach, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 45, No. 9, September 2015, pp 1706-1716. DOI:10.1109/TCYB.2014.2358680
F Hu, CC Lim, Z Lu: The retailer's optimal decision on order quality and credit periods under two-level trade credit policy. Journal of Global Optimization, vol 62, iss 4, August 2015, pp 833-852. DOI:10.1007/s10898-014-0258-z
X Zhou, P Shi, CC Lim, C Yang, W Gui: Event based guaranteed cost consensus for distributed multi-agent systems, Journal of the Franklin Institute, 352 (2015), 3546-3563. DOI:10.1016/j.jfranklin.2015.02.012
J Ruan, P Shi, CC Lim, X Wang: Relief supplies allocation and optimization by interval and fuzzy number approaches. Information Sciences, vol. 303, 10 May 2015, pp 15–32. DOI:10.1016/j.ins.2015.01.002
F Li, L Wu, P Shi, CC Lim: State estimation and sliding mode control for semi-Markovian jump systems with mismatched uncertainties, Automatica, 51 (2015), pp. 385-393. Abstract. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2014.10.065
F Li, P Shi, L Wu, MV Basin, CC Lim: Quantized control design for cognitive radio networks modeled as nonlinear semi-Markovian jump systems, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 62, issue 4, 2015, pp 2330-2340. Abstract. DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2014.2351379
X Sun, F Hu, Y Zhou, CC Lim: Optimal acquisition and inventory decision for a closed-loop manufacturing system with legislation constraint. Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, vol. 11, no. 4, pp 1355-1373, 2015. DOI: 10.3934/jimo.2015.11.1355
F Hu, CC Lim, Z Lu: Optimal production and procurement decisions in a supply chain with an option contract and partial backordering under uncertainties. Applied Mathematics and Computation, vol. 232, pp 1225-1234, April 2014. DOI:10.1016/j.amc.2014.01.149
A Cheng, CC Lim: Optimizing system-on-chip verifications with multi-objective genetic evolutionary algorithms. Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, pp 383-396, Vol. 10, No. 2, April 2014. DOI:10.3934/jimo.2014.10.383.
Q Shen, P Shi, T Zhang, CC Lim: Novel neural control for a class of uncertain pure-feedback systems, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 25, no. 4, pp 718-727, April 2014. Abstract.
Q Shen, B Jiang, P Shi, CC Lim: Novel neural networked-based fault tolerant control scheme with fault alarm, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 44, no. 11, pp 2190-2201, Nov 2014.
Y Yin, P Shi, F Liu, CC Lim: Robust control for nonhomogeneous Markov jump processes: An application to DC motor device, Journal of the Franklin Institute, 351 (2014), pp 3322-3338. Abstract. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfranklin.2014.03.013
B Jiang, D Xu, P Shi, CC Lim: Adaptive neural observer-based backstepping fault tolerant control for near space vehicle under control effector damage, IET Control Theory & Applications, 8(9): 658-666, 2014. Abstract. DOI: 10.1049/iet cta. 2013.0404.
Full Publication List at
- Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2018-present
- Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Industrial & Management Optimization, of American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2008-present
- Guest Editor, Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B, Special Issue, 2011
- Guest Editor, Journal of Industrial & Management Optimization, Special Issue, 2008
Memberships of Professional Organisations
- Degree Accreditation Panel Member, Engineering Degree Programs, Engineers Australia, Australia, 2017
- Senior Member, IEEE (USA)
- Chair, IEEE Chapter in Control and Aerospace & Electronic Systems, South Australia, 1999-2001, 2011-2013 and 2016.
- Board Member, Facility Management Board, National Networked Tele-Test Facility for Integrated Systems (NNTTF), Australia, 2001-2007.
- Board Member, Board of Directors, Australian Microelectronics Network (AMN), Australia, 2001-2004.
- Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2018-present
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