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Zhen Ni

Zhen Ni

Title

Assistant Professor

Office Building

Daktronics Engineering Hall

Office

223

Mailing Address

Daktronics Eng Hall 223
Electrical Engineering/Computer Science-Box 2222
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Biography

Dr. Ni is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), South Dakota State University (SDSU), Brookings, SD. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island (URI), Kingston, RI, in 2015. He received B.S in Department of Control Science and Engineering (currently renamed as College of Automation), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China, in 2010.

His research mainly includes Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Adaptive Control, and applications for Smart Grid, Robotics and Cyber-Physical Systems. He is a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on two National Science Foundation awards, a NASA EPSCoR grant, a Department of Commerce grant and a South Dakota Board of Regents grant. He has authored and co-authored for 70+ peer-reviewed research papers. He is actively involved in various professional services and activities in the society, including the General Chair of IEEE computational intelligence society winter school (2016). He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (2019-) and IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (2018-) and a Guest Editor for IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications (2017-2018).

Dr. Ni received the INNS Aharon Katzir Young Investigator Award (2019), URI Excellence in Doctoral Research Award (2016), Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad (2014), Second Prize of Graduate Student Poster Contest in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (2015), Enhancement of Graduate Research Award (EGRA) by URI (2014), Travel Award from IEEE SSCI-Doctoral Consortium (2014), National Encouragement Scholarship by Ministry of Education in China (2007), and all Outstanding Academic Students awards in HUST (2006-2010). Dr. Ni has successfully supervised a group of talented students, who recently received best paper/poster and other research awards.

Education

Ph.D. University of Rhode Island, RI, 2015
B.S. Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2010

Academic Interests/Expertise

Computational Intelligence
Machine Learning
Cyber-Physical Systems
Adaptive Control
Smart Grid

Academic Responsibilities

EE 792 Computational Intelligence
EE 751 Linear System Theory
EE 434/L Power System Analysis

Committee Activities

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Neural Network and Learning Systems, 2019 -
Associate Editor, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 2018 -
Guest Editor, IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications. Special Issue on: Cyber Physical Power Systems: Advanced Intelligent Technologies and Applications, 2017-2018.

Program Chair, The 2019 IEEE International Electro/Information Technology (EIT) Conference, Brookings, SD, May 2019
Co-organizer: special session "Computational Intelligence for Cybersecurity (CIC)", at 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Wellington, New Zealand, June, 2019.
Chair, Task Force of Intelligent Systems for Cybersecurity of IoT, IEEE CIS ISATC 2019-

Awards and Honors

INNS Aharon Katzir Young Investigator Award (2019)
Best Paper Award, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society's 18th International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT'17), Toronto, Canada, 2017
URI Excellence in Doctoral Research Award (2016)
Second Prize of Graduate Student Poster Contest in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (2015)
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad (2014)
Enhancement of Graduate Research Award (EGRA) by URI (2014)

Grants

National Science Foundation
Department of Commerce
NASA EPSCoR
South Dakota Board of Regents

Applications of Research

***********27 Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers ***********
Z. Ni and S. Paul, "A Multi-Stage Game in Smart Grid Security: A Reinforcement Learning Solution," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS). DOI: 10.1109/TNNLS.2018.2885530.
Z. Ni, N. Malla and X. Zhong, "Prioritizing Useful Experience Replay for Heuristic Dynamic Programming-Based Learning Systems," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (TCYB). In press. DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2018.2853582.
Z. Ni and A. Das, "A New Incentive-based Optimization Scheme for Residential Community with Financial Trade-offs," IEEE Access. Vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 57802 - 57813, December 2018.
Z. Wan, C. Jiang, M. Fahad, Z. Ni, Y. Guo and H. He, "Robot-Assisted Pedestrian Regulation Based on Deep Reinforcement Learning," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (TCYB). In press. DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2018.2878977.
J. Chao, Z. Ni, Y. Guo and H. He, "Learning Human-Robot Interaction for Robot-Assisted Pedestrian Flow Optimization," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC): Systems, In press. DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2017.2725300.
U. Tamrakar, D. Shrestha, N. Malla, Z. Ni, T. Hansen, I. Tamrakar, and R. Tonkoski, "Comparative Analysis of Current Control Techniques to Support Virtual Inertia Applications," Applied Sciences, 8(12):2695, 2018.
A. Das, and Z. Ni, "A Computationally Efficient Optimization Approach for Battery Systems in Islanded Microgrid," IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid (TSG), Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 6489-6499, November 2018.
S. Poudel, Z. Ni and W. Sun, "Electrical Distance Approach for Searching Vulnerable Branches During Contingencies," IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid (TSG),Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 3373-3382. July 2018.
X. Zhong, H. He, D. Wang and Z. Ni, "Model-Free Adaptive Control for Unknown Nonlinear Zero-Sum Differential Game," IEEE Trans. on Cybernetics (TCYB), Vol. 48, Issue 5, pp. 1633-1646, May 2018.
N. Malla, and Z. Ni, "A New History Experience Replay Design for Model-free Adaptive Dynamic Programming," Neurocomputing. Vol. 266, pp. 141-149, November 2017.
N. Malla, T. Ujjwol, S. Dipesh, Z. Ni and R. Tonkoski, "Online Learning Control for Harmonics Reduction based on Current Controlled Voltage Source Power Inverters," IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 447-457, July, 2017
S. Poudel, Z. Ni and N. Malla, "Real-Time Cyber Physical System Testbed for Power System Security and Control," International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 90, pp. 124-133, September 2017.
X. Zhong, Z. Ni and H. He, "Gr-GDHP: A New Architecture for Globalized Dual Heuristic Dynamic Programming," IEEE Trans. on Cybernetics (TCYB), Vol. 47, Issue 10, pp. 3318-3330, Oct. 2017.
C. Mu, Z. Ni, C. Sun and H. He, "Data-Driven Tracking Control with Adaptive Dynamic Programming for a Class of Continuous-time Nonlinear Systems," IEEE Trans. on Cybernetics (TCYB), Vol. 47, Issue 6, pp. 1460 - 1470, June 2017.
C. Mu, Z. Ni, C. Sun and H. He, "Air-breathing Hypersonic Vehicle Tracking Control based on Adaptive Dynamic Programming," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 584-598, March 2017. (Hot Paper (top 0.1% from Web of Science) in Field since published)
Y. Tang, H. He, Z. Ni, X. Zhong, D. Zhao and X. Xu, "Fuzzy-Based Goal Representation Adaptive Dynamic Programming," IEEE Trans. on Fuzzy Systems (TFS), Vol. 24, Issue 5, pp. 1159-1175, Oct. 2016.
Y. Tang, H. He, Z. Ni, J. Wen and T. Huang, "Adaptive Modulation for DFIG and STATCOM with HVDC Transmission," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), Vol. 27, Issue 8, pp. 1762-1772, Aug. 2016.
X.Zhong, Z. Ni, and H. He, "A Theoretical Foundation of Goal Representation Heuristic Dynamic Programming," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), Vol. 27, Issue, 12, pp. 2513-2525, Dec. 2016.
Z. Ni, Y. Tang, X. Sui, H. He and J. Wen, "An Adaptive Neuro-control Approach for Multi-machine Power Systems", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 75, pp 108-116, Feb. 2016.
X. Fang, D. Zheng, H. He and Z. Ni, "Data-Driven Heuristic Dynamic Programming with Virtual Reality," Neurocomputing, vol. 166,pp. 244-255, Oct. 2015.
Z. Ni, H. He, X. Zhong and D. Prokhorov, "Model-Free Dual Heuristic Dynamic Programming," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), vol. 26, issue 8, pp. 1834-1839, Aug. 2015.
Z. Ni, H. He, D. Zhao, X. Xu and D. Prokhorov, "GrDHP: A General Utility Function Representation for Dual Heuristic Dynamic Programming," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), vol. 26, issue 3, pp. 614-627, 2015.
Y. Tang, H. He, Z. Ni, J. Wen and X. Sui "Reactive Power Control of Grid-Connected Wind Farm Based on Adaptive Dynamic Programming," Neurocomputing, vol. 125, issue 11, pp 125-133, Feb. 2014.
Z. Ni, H. He, J. Wen and X. Xu, "Goal Representation Heuristic Dynamic Programming on Maze Navigation," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), vol. 24, no. 12, pp. 2038-2052, 2013.
Z. Ni and H. He, "Heuristic Dynamic Programming with Internal Goal Representation," Soft Computing, vol. 17, issue 11, pp 2101-2108, Nov. 2013.
Z. Ni, H. He and J. Wen, "Adaptive learning in Tracking Control Based on the Dual Critic Network Design," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 913-928, 2013. (IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine Publication Spotlight paper. Highly Cited (top 1% from Web of Science) in Field since published) [Link]
H. He, Z. Ni and J. Fu, "A three-network architecture for on-line learning and optimization based on adaptive dynamic programming," Neurocomputing, vol. 78, no. 1, pp. 3-13, 2012 (Most Cited Neurocomputing Articles since 2010, from Scopus). [Link] [PDF]


*********** 47 Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers ***********
S. Paul, and Z. Ni, "A Strategic Analysis of Attacker-Defender Repeated Game in Smart Grid Security," in Proc. of IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT'19) Conference, Washington D.C., pp. 1-5, Feb. 17-20, 2019.
T. Roy, Z. Ni and M. Ciarcia, "A Convex Optimization Approach for Distributed Energy Trading of Interconnected Microgrids," in Proc. of 50th North American Power Symposium (NAPS'18), Fargo, ND, pp. 1-5, Sept. 9-11, 2018.
S. Paul and Z. Ni, "A Study of Linear Programming and Reinforcement Learning for One-Shot Game in Smart Grid Security," in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Joint Conference of Neural Network (IJCNN'18), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 1-8, Jul. 8-13, 2018.
X. Zhong and Z. Ni, "Data-Driven Reinforcement Learning Design for Multi-agent Systems with Unknown Disturbances," in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Joint Conference of Neural Network (IJCNN'18), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 1-8, Jul. 8-13, 2018.
Q. Irfan, C. Kielas-Jensen and Z. Ni, "Building an Exoskeleton Glove on Virtual Reality Platform," in Proc. of IEEE International Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT'18), Rochester, Michigan, USA, May 3-5, 2018.
P. Paudyal, P. Munankarmi, Z. Ni and T. Hansen, "Incentive-based Residential Energy Optimization Considering Comfort and Voltage Impacts," in Proc. of IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM'18), pp.1-5, Portland, OR, USA, Aug. 5-9, 2018.
T. Roy, and Z. Ni, "A Game Theoretic Approach for Distributed Electricity Providers in Deregulated Power Market," in Proc. of IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM'18), pp.1-5, Portland, OR, USA, Aug. 5-9, 2018.
Z. Ni, P. Paudyal and X. Zhong, "A Computational Intelligence Approach for Residential Home Energy Management Considering Reward Incentives," in Proc. of IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grid (CIASG'17), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), pp. 1-8, Honolulu, HI, Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2017.
Z. Ni, S. Paul, and X. Zhong, "A Reinforcement Learning Approach for Sequential Decision-Making Process in Smart Grid Security," in Proc. of IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL'17), Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), pp. 1-8, Honolulu, HI, Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2017.
U. Tamrakar, N. Malla, D.Shrestha, Z. Ni and R. Tonkoski, "Design of Online Supplementary Adaptive Dynamic Programming for Current Control in Power Electronic Systems," in Proc. of IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE'17), Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 1-5, 2017.
A. Das, Z. Ni and W. Sun, "A Fast Computation and Optimization Algorithm for Smart Grid Energy System," in Proc. of the 32nd Youth Academic Annual Conference of Chinese Association of Automation (YAC'17), pp.1-6, Hefei, May 19-21, 2017.
M. Maharjan, U. Tamrakar, N. Malla, Z. Ni, T. Hansen, and R. Tonkoski, "Adaptive Droop-Based Active Power Curtailment Method for Overvoltage Prevention in Low Voltage Distribution Network," in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT'17), Lincoln, NE, USA, pp. 1-6, May 14-17, 2017.
Z. Ni, N. Malla and X. Zhong, "Towards Enabling Deep Learning Techniques for Adaptive Dynamic Programming," in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Joint Conference of Neural Network (IJCNN'17), Anchorage, AK, pp. 1-8, May 14-19, 2017.
S. Paul and Z. Ni, "Vulnerability Analysis for Simultaneous Attack in Smart Grid Security," in Proc. of IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT'17) Conference, Washington D.C., pp. 1-5, Apr. 23-26, 2017.
T. Roy, A. Das, and Z. Ni, "Optimization in Load Scheduling of a Residential Community Using Dynamic Pricing," in Proc. of IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT'17) Conference, Washington D.C., pp. 1-5, Apr. 23-26, 2017.
D. Shrestha, U. Tamrakar, Z. Ni and R. Tonkoski, "Experimental Verification of Virtual Inertia in Diesel Generator based Microgrids," in Proc. of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society's 18th International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT'17), Toronto, Canada, pp. 1-6, Mar. 22-25, 2017. (Best Paper Award).
L. Kafle and Z. Ni, "Fuzzy Logic Adjustment for Power Sharing in Wind and PV-based Isolated Microgrid," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grid (CIASG'16), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Athens, Greece, pp. 1-8, Dec. 6-9, 2016.
A. Das, Z. Ni, and X. Zhong, "Near Optimal Control for Microgrid Energy Systems Considering Battery Lifetime Characteristics," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL'16), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Athens, Greece, pp. 1-8, Dec. 6-9, 2016.
C. Jiang, Z. Ni, Y. Guo and H. He, "Robot-Assisted Pedestrian Regulation in an Exit Corridor," in Proc. of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'16), Daejeon, Korea, Oct. 9-14, 2016.
S. Poudel, Z. Ni, T. Hansen and R. Tonkoski, "Cascading Failures and Transient Stability Experiment Analysis in Power Grid Security," in Proc. IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT'16), Minneapolis, MN, USA, pp. 1-5, September 6-9, 2016.
A. Das, Z. Ni, T. Hansen and X. Zhong, "Energy Storage System Operation: Case Studies in Deterministic and Stochastic Environments," in Proc. IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT'16), Minneapolis, MN, USA, pp. 1-5, September 6-9, 2016.
D. Shrestha, U. Tamrakar, N. Malla, Z. Ni and R. Tonkoski, "Reduction of Energy Consumption in Virtual Synchronous Machine Using Supplementary Adaptive Dynamic Programming," in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT'16), Grand Forks, ND, USA, pp. 1-5, May 19-21, 2016.
L. Kafle, Z. Ni and R. Tonkoski, "Frequency Control of Isolated Micro-grid Using a Droop Control Approach," in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT'16), Grand Forks, ND, USA, pp. 1-5, May 19-21, 2016.
N. Malla, D. Shrestha, Z. Ni and R. Tonkoski, "Supplementary Control for Virtual Synchronous Machine based on Adaptive Dynamic Programming," in Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'16), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 1-8, Jul. 24-29, 2016.
S. Poudel, Z. Ni, X. Zhong and H. He, "Comparative Studies of Power Grid Security with Network Connectivity and Power Flow Information Using Unsupervised Learning," in Proc. IEEE Intl. Joint Conf. of Neural Networks (IJCNN'16), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 1-8, Jul. 24-29, 2016.
X. Zhong, Z. Ni, and H. He, "Convergence Analysis of GrDHP-based Optimal Control for Discrete-time Nonlinear System," in Proc. IEEE Intl. Joint Conf. of Neural Networks (IJCNN'16), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 1-8, Jul. 24-29, 2016.
U. Tamrakar, R. Tonkoski, Z. Ni, T. Hansen and I. Tamrakar, "Current Control Techniques for Applications in Virtual Synchronous Machines," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Power System (ICPS), New Delhi, India, March 4-6, 2016.
Z. Ni, X. Zhong and H. He, "A Boundedness Result Towards GrADP Design: A Case Study in Maze Navigation", in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Joint Conf. of Neural Networks (IJCNN'15), Killarney, Ireland, Aug. 2015.
X. Zhong, Z. Ni and H. He, "Event-Triggered Adaptive Dynamic Programming for Partially Observable Dynamic Progresses", in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Joint Conf. of Neural Networks (IJCNN'15), Killarney, Ireland, Aug. 2015.
J. Graham, J. Starzyk, Z. Ni, H. He, T.-H. Teng and A.-H. Tan, "A Comparative Study between Motivated Learning and Reinforcement Learning," in Proc. of IEEE Intl. Joint Conf. of Neural Networks (IJCNN'15), Killarney, Ireland, Aug. 2015.
Y. Tang, H. He, Z. Ni and J. Wen, "Optimal Operation for Energy Storage with Wind Power Generation Using Adaptive Dynamic Programming", in Proc. of IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM'15), Denver, CO, USA, 2015.
Z. Ni, S. Fu, B. Tang and H. He, "Experimental Studies on Indoor Sign Recognition and Classfication," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Data Mining (CIDM'14), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Orlando, FL, 2014.
Z. Ni, Y. Tang, H. He and J. Wen, "Multi-machine Power System Control based on Dual Heuristic Dynamic Programming," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grid (CIASG'14), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Orlando, FL, 2014.
J. Graham, J. Starzyk, Z. Ni, and H. He, "Advancing Motivated Learning with Goal Creation," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Human-like Intelligence (CIHLI'14), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Orlando, FL, 2014.
X. Zhong, Z. Ni, Y. Tang and H. He, "Data-based Partially Observable Dynamic Programming Using Adaptive Dynamic Programming," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL'14), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Orlando, FL, 2014.
Z. Chen, X. Huang, Z. Ni, and H. He, "A GPU-based Real-Time Traffic Sign Detection and Recognition System," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems (CIVTS'14), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Orlando, FL, 2014.
Y. Tang, X. Zhong, Z. Ni, H. He and J. Wen, "Impact of Delays on Power System Damping Control Using Heuristic Dynamic Programming," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grid (CIASG'14), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Orlando, FL, 2014.
X. Zhong, Z. Ni, H. He, X. Xu and D. Zhao "Event-Triggered Online Learning Approach for Unknown Nonlinear Continuous-time System," in Proc. Int. Joint Conf. Neural Networks, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI-IJCNN'14), Beijing, China, Aug. 2014.
Z. Ni, X. Fang, H. He, D. Zhao and X. Xu, "Real-Time Tracking on Adaptive Critic Design with Uniformly Ultimately Bounded Condition," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL'13), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Singapore, pp. 39 - 46, Apr. 2013.
Z. Ni, H. He, D. Zhao and D. V. Prokhorov, "Reinforcement Learning Control Based on Multi-Goal Representation Using Hierarchical Heuristic Dynamic Programming," in Proc. Int. Joint Conf. Neural Networks, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI-IJCNN'12), Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1 - 8, Jun. 2012.
H. He, Z. Ni, and D. Zhao, "Data-Driven Learning and Control with Multiple Critic Networks," in Proc. World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA'12), Beijing, China, pp. 523 - 527, Jul. 2012.
X. Fang, H. He, Z. Ni, and Y. Tang, "Learning and Control in Virtual Reality for Machine Intelligence," in Proc. Int. Conf. Intelligent Control and Information Processing (ICICIP'12), Dalian, China, pp. 63 - 67, Jul., 2012.
Z. Ni, H. He, and D. V. Prokhorov, "Adaptive Learning with Goal Generator Network based on Heuristic Dynamic Programming," in Proc. Int. Conf. on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS'12), Boston, MA, Jun., 2012.
Z. Ni, H. He, D. V. Prokhorov and J. Fu, "An Online Actor-Critic Learning Approach with Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm," in Proc. Int. Joint Conf. Neural Networks (IJCNN'11), San Jose, CA, pp. 2333 - 2340, Jul. 2011.
H. He, Z. Ni, and D. V. Prokhorov, "Actor-Critic Design for On-Line Learning and Optimization for Machine Intelligence," in Proc. Int. Conf. on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS'11), Boston, MA, May, 2011.
J. Fu, H. He, Q. Liu, and Z. Ni, "An Adaptive Dynamic Programming Approach for Closely-Coupled MIMO System Control," in Proc. Int. Symp. Neural Networks (ISNN'11), Guilin, China, pp. 1 - 10, May, 2011.
J. Fu, H. He, and Z. Ni, "Adaptive Dynamic Programming with Balanced Weights Seeking Strategy," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL'11), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Paris, France, pp. 210 - 217, Apr. 2011.



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