Thesis

Ketan Savla
Multi-UAV Systems with Motion and Communication Constraints.
Ph.D. Dissertation, ECE, UCSB, December 2007.
CCDC Best Thesis Award.

Journal Articles

Mohammad Motie and Ketan Savla
A Vacation Queue Approach for Performance Evaluation and Control of Isolated Signalized Traffic Intersections.
2017.

Qin Ba and Ketan Savla
Computational Approaches for Optimal Load Shedding Control of DC Networks under Cascading Failure.
2017.

Saeid Jafari and Ketan Savla
A Principled Approximation Framework for Optimal Control of Semi-Markov Jump Linear Systems.
2017, under review.

Pouyan Hosseini and Ketan Savla
Queue Length Simulation for Signalized Arterial Networks and Steady State Computation under Fixed Time Control.
2017, under revision.

Qin Ba and Ketan Savla
Robustness of DC Networks under Controllable Link Weights.
IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2017. In press.

Mohammad Motie and Ketan Savla
Service Rate, Busy Period, and Throughput Analysis of a Horizontal Traffic Queue.
Queueing Systems, 2016. Under revision.

Giacomo Como, Enrico Lovisari and Ketan Savla
Convexity and Robustness of Dynamic Traffic Assignment for Control of Freeway Networks.
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Vol. 91, pages 446-465, September 2016.

Enrico Lovisari, Giacomo Como, Anders Rantzer and Ketan Savla
Stability Analysis and Control Synthesis for Dynamical Transportation Networks.
2015.

Giacomo Como, Enrico Lovisari and Ketan Savla
Throughput Optimality and Overload Behavior of Dynamical Flow Networks under Monotone Distributed Routing.
IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, Vol. 2, No. 1, pages 57-67, 2015.

Ketan Savla, Giacomo Como and Munther A. Dahleh
Robust Network Routing under Cascading Failures.
IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 1, pages 53-66, 2014.

Giacomo Como, Ketan Savla, Daron Acemoglu, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli
Robust Distributed Routing in Dynamical Networks - Part I: Locally Responsive Policies and Weak Resilience.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 2, pages 317-332, 2013.

Giacomo Como, Ketan Savla, Daron Acemoglu, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli
Robust Distributed Routing in Dynamical Networks - Part II: Strong Resilience, Equilibrium Selection and Cascaded Failures.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 2, pages 333-348, 2013.
IEEE CSS George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award.

Giacomo Como, Ketan Savla, Daron Acemoglu, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli
Stability Analysis of Transportation Networks with Multiscale Driver Decisions.
SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 51, No. 1, pages 230-252, 2013.

Rose T. Faghih, Ketan Savla, Munther A. Dahleh and Emery N. Brown
Broad Range of Neural Dynamics from a Time-Varying FitzHugh-Nagumo Model and Its Spiking Threshold Estimation.
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 59, No. 3, pages 816-823, 2012.

Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli
A Dynamical Queue Approach to Intelligent Task Management for Human Operators.
Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 100, No. 3, pages 672-686, 2012.

Francesco Bullo, Emilio Frazzoli, Marco Pavone, Ketan Savla and Stephen L. Smith
Dynamic Vehicle Routing for Robotic Systems.
Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 99, No. 9, pages 1482-1504, 2011.

Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli
Maximally Stabilizing Task Release Control Policy for a Dynamical Queue.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 55, No. 11, pages 2655-2660, 2010.

John J. Enright, Ketan Savla, Emilio Frazzoli and Francesco Bullo
Stochastic and Dynamic Routing Problems for Multiple UAVs.
AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 32, No. 4, pages 1152-1166, 2009.

Marco Pavone, Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli
Sharing the Load.
IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 2, pages 52-61, 2009.

Alessandro Arsie, Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli
Efficient Routing Algorithms for Multiple Vehicles with No Explicit Communications.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 54, No. 10, pages 2302-2317, 2009.

Ketan Savla, Francesco Bullo and Emilio Frazzoli
Traveling Salesperson Problems for a Double Integrator.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 54, No. 4, pages 788-793, 2009.

Ketan Savla, Giuseppe Notarstefano and Francesco Bullo.
Maintaining Limited-range Connectivity among Second-order Agents.
SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 187-205, 2009.

Ketan Savla, Emilio Frazzoli and Francesco Bullo.
Traveling Salesperson Problems for the Dubins vehicle.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 53, no. 6, pages 1378-1391, 2008.

Book Chapters

John J. Enright, Emilio Frazzoli, Marco Pavone and Ketan Savla.
UAV Coordination and Routing in Dynamic Environments.
In Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, pages 2079-2109, 2015, Springer.

Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli.
On Endogenous Reconfiguration in Mobile Robotic Networks.
In Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Guanajuato, Mexico, December 2008.

Ketan Savla, Emilio Frazzoli and Francesco Bullo.
On the Dubins Traveling Salesperson Problems: novel approximation algorithms.
Robotics: Science and Systems II. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, August 2006.
Electronic proceedings available at http://www.roboticsproceedings.org/rss02.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

(not up to date)

Saeid Jafari and Ketan Savla.
On the Optimal Control of a Class of Degradable Systems Modeled by Semi-Markov Jump Linear Systems.
In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, To appear.

Ketan Savla.
Scalable Microscopic and Macroscopic Control of Traffic Systems.
In IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, 2017, To appear. (Invited)

Mohammad Motie and Ketan Savla.
On a Vacation Queue Approach to Queue Size Computation for a Signalized Traffic Intersection.
In IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017.

Qin Ba and Ketan Savla.
A Dynamic Programming Approach to Optimal Load Shedding Control of Cascading Failure in DC Power Networks.
In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

Mohammad Motie and Ketan Savla.
Throughput and Service Rate Analysis of a Horizontal Traffic Queue.
In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

Qin Ba and Ketan Savla.
On Distributed Computational Approaches for Optimal Control of Traffic Flow over Networks.
In Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, 2016.

Qin Ba and Ketan Savla.
On Decentralized Robust Weight Control for DC Power Networks.
In American Control Conference, Boston, MA, 2016.

Giacomo Como, Enrico Lovisari and Ketan Savla.
Convexity and Robustness of Dynamic Network Traffic Assignment for Control of Freeway Networks.
In IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, 2016.

Pouyan Hosseini and Ketan Savla.
A Comparison Study between Proportionally Fair and Max Pressure Controllers for Signalized Arterial Networks.
In Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2016.

Mohammad Motie and Ketan Savla.
On Dynamical Analysis of a Horizontal Traffic Queue.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015.

Qin Ba, Ketan Savla and Giacomo Como.
Distributed Optimal Equilibrium Selection for Traffic Flow over Networks.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015.

Gustav Nilsson, Pouyan Hosseini, Giacomo Como and Ketan Savla.
Entropy-like Lyapunov Functions for the Stability Analysis of Adaptive Traffic Signal Controls.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015.

Sivaranjani S, Yuh-Shyang Wang, Vijay Gupta and Ketan Savla.
Localization of Disturbances in Transportation Systems.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, 2015.

Giacomo Como, Enrico Lovisari and Ketan Savla.
Convex Formulations of Dynamic Network Traffic Assignment for Control of Freeway Networks.
In Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, 2015.

Ketan Savla, Giacomo Como and Munther A. Dahleh.
Robust Network Routing under Cascading Failures.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, 2014.

Enrico Lovisari, Giacomo Como and Ketan Savla.
Stability of Monotone Dynamical Flow Networks.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, 2014.

Ketan Savla, Enrico Lovisari and Giacomo Como.
On Maximally Stabilizing Traffic Signal Control with Unknown Turn Ratios.
In 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 2014.

Ketan Savla, Giacomo Como, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli.
On Resilience of Distributed Routing in Networks under Cascade Dynamics.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pages 7504-7509, 2013.

Giacomo Como, Enrico Lovisari and Ketan Savla.
Throughput Optimal Distributed Routing in Dynamical Flow Networks.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pages 6729 - 6734, 2013.

Ketan Savla, Enrico Lovisari and Giacomo Como.
On Maximally Stabilizing Adaptive Traffic Signal Control.
In Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, pages 464-471, 2013.

Giacomo Como, Ketan Savla, Daron Acemoglu, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli.
Robust Distributed Routing in Dynamical Networks with Cascading Failures.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pages 7413-7418, 2012.

Diego Feijer, Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli.
Strategic Dynamic Vehicle Routing for Spatio-Temporal Dependent Demands.
In American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, pages 3974-3979, 2012.

Giacomo Como, Ketan Savla, Daron Acemoglu, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli.
Robust Distributed Routing in Dynamical Flow Networks.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, FL, pages 6290-6295, 2011.

Rose T. Faghih, Ketan Savla, Munther A. Dahleh and Emery N. Brown.
A Feedback Control Model for Cortisol Secretion.
In Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Boston, MA, pages 716-719, 2011.

Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli.
Dynamical Queue-based Task Management Policies for Human Operators.
In American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, pages 1849-1854, 2011.

Giacomo Como, Ketan Savla, Daron Acemoglu, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli.
Stability Analysis of Transportation Networks with Multi-scale Driver Decisions.
In American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, pages 2436-2441, 2011.

Aliaa Atwi, Ketan Savla and Munther A. Dahleh.
A Case Study in Robust Quickest Detection for Hidden Markov Models.
In American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, pages 780-785, 2011.

Rose T. Faghih, Ketan Savla, Munther A. Dahleh and Emery N. Brown.
The FitzHugh-Nagumo Model: Firing Modes with Time Varying Parameters and Parameter Estimation.
In Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pages 4116-4119, 2010.

Giacomo Como, Ketan Savla, Daron Acemoglu, Munther A. Dahleh and Emilio Frazzoli.
On Robustness Analysis of Large-scale Transportation Networks.
In International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Budapest, Hungary, pages 2399-2406, 2010.

Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli.
Maximally Stabilizing Task Release Control Policy for a Dynamical Queue.
In American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, pages 2404-2409, 2010.

Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli.
Game-theoretic learning algorithm for a spatial coverage problem.
In Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, pages 984-990, 2009.

Ketan Savla, Tom Temple and Emilio Frazzoli.
Human-in-the-loop vehicle routing policies for dynamic environments.
In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, pages 1145-1150, December 2008.

John J. Enright, Ketan Savla and Emilio Frazzoli.
Coverage Control for Teams of Nonholonomic Agents.
In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, pages 4250-4256, December 2008.

Ketan Savla, Carl Nehme, Tom Temple and Emilio Frazzoli.
On efficient cooperative strategies between humans and UAVs in a dynamic environment.
In AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Honolulu, HI, August 2008. Electronic proceedings.

Ketan Savla, Francesco Bullo and Emilio Frazzoli.
The coverage problem for loitering Dubins vehicles.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, pages 1398-1403, December 2007.

Ketan Savla, Francesco Bullo and Emilio Frazzoli.
On Traveling Salesperson Problems for a double integrator.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, pages 5305-5310, December 2006.

Ketan Savla and Francesco Bullo.
On the time complexity of formation control.
In Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, pages 1310-1314, September 2006.

Giuseppe Notarstefano, Ketan Savla, Francesco Bullo and Ali Jadbabaie.
Maintaining limited-range connectivity among second-order agents.
In American Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pages 2124-2129, June 2006.

Ketan Savla, Francesco Bullo and Emilio Frazzoli.
On traveling salesperson problems for Dubins' vehicle: stochastic and dynamic environments.
In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Seville, Spain, pages 4530-4535, December 2005.
Finalist for the Best Student Paper Award.

John J. Enright, Emilio Frazzoli, Ketan Savla and Francesco Bullo.
On multiple UAV routing with stochastic targets: performance bounds and algorithms.
In AIAA Conf. on Guidance, Navigation and Control, San Francisco, CA, August 2005. Electronic proceedings.

Ketan Savla, Emilio Frazzoli and Francesco Bullo.
On the point-to-point and traveling salesperson problems for Dubins' vehicle.
In American Control Conference, Portland, OR, pages 786-791, June 2005.