Dynamics and Control

Erjen Lefeber

Journal papers


  • A.R.P. Andrien, E. Lefeber, D.J. Antunes, W.P.M.H. Heemels, Model Predictive Control for Quadcopters with Almost Global Trajectory Tracking Guarantees, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2023.
  • S.T.G. Fleuren, H.M. Jansen, E. Lefeber, Y. Nazarathy, Traffic equations for fluid networks with overflows, submitted to Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications, 2022.


  • J.B.H.C. Didden, E. Lefeber, I.J.B.F. Adan, I. Panhuijzen, Automated balancing of assembly lines in an automotive manufacturing plant, In: International Journal of Production Research, 2022.
    DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2022.2081630 [PDF]


  • A.I. Morales Medina, F.M.G. Creemers, E. Lefeber, N. van de Wouw, Optimal Access Management for Cooperative Intersection Control, In: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 21(5), 2114-2127, 2020.
    DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2019.2913589 [PDF]
  • A. Bayuwindra, J. Ploeg, E. Lefeber, H. Nijmeijer, Combined Longitudinal and Lateral Control of Car-Like Vehicle Platooning With Extended Look-Ahead, In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 28(3), 790-803, 2020.
    DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2019.2893830 [PDF]


  • A. Bayuwindra, E. Lefeber, J. Ploeg, H. Nijmeijer, Extended Look-ahead Tracking Controller with Orientation-Error Observer for Vehicle Platooning, In: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 21(11), 4808-4821, 2019.
    DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2019.2947348 [PDF]


  • I.J.B.F. Adan, V.G. Kulkarni, N. Lee, E. Lefeber, Optimal routing in two-queue polling systems, In: Applied Probability 55(3), 944-967, 2018.
    DOI: 10.1017/jpr.2018.59 [PDF]
  • C. Paliotta, E. Lefeber, K.Y. Pettersen, J. Pinto, M. Costa, J. Sousa, Trajectory tracking and path following for under-actuated marine vehicles, In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2018.
    DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2018.2834518 [PDF]


  • D.A.J. van Zwieten, E. Lefeber, I.J.B.F. Adan, Optimal steady-state and transient behavior of multi queue servers with a fixed service order of queues, In: Performance Evaluation 97, 16-35, 2016.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.peva.2015.11.003 [PDF]


  • I.J.B.F. Adan, E. Lefeber, J.J.D. Timmermans, A. van de Waarsenburg, M. Wolleswinkel-Schriek, Aggregate model based performance analysis of an emergency department, In: International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management 2(2), 1-21, 2014.
    DOI: 10.4018/ijphim.2014070101 [PDF]
  • Y. Guo, E. Lefeber, Y. Nazarathy, G. Weiss, H. Zhang, Stability and performance for multi-class queueing networks with in finite virtual queues, In: Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications 76(3), 309-342, 2014.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11134-013-9362-x [PDF]


  • M.P.M. Hendriks, E. Lefeber, J.T. Udding, Simultaneous berth allocation and yard planning at tactical level, In: 35(2), Milwaukee, WI, USA, 441-456, 2013.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00291-012-0305-4 [PDF]


  • V. Feoktistova, A. Matveev, E. Lefeber, J.E. Rooda, Designs of optimal switching feedback decentralized control policies for fluid queueing networks, In: Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems 24, 477-503, 2012.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00498-012-0086-y [PDF]
  • M.P.M. Hendriks, D. Armbruster, M. Laumanns, E. Lefeber, J.T. Udding, Design of robust distribution networks run by third party logistics service providers, In: Advances in Complex Systems 15(5), 1150024, 2012.
    DOI: 10.1142/S021952591150024X [PDF]
  • M.P.M. Hendriks, D. Armbruster, M. Laumanns, E. Lefeber, J.T. Udding, Strategic allocation of cyclically calling vessels for multi-terminal container operators, In: Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal 24(3), 248-273, 2012.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10696-011-9120-5 [PDF]


  • E. Lefeber, S. Laemmer, J.E. Rooda, Optimal control of a deterministic multiclass queuing system for which several queues can be served simultaneously, In: Systems and Control Letters 60(7), 524-529, 2011.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2011.04.010 [PDF]
  • C.P.L. Veeger, L.F.P. Etman, E. Lefeber, I.J.B.F. Adan, J. van Herk, J.E. Rooda, Predicting cycle time distributions for integrated processing workstations: an aggregate modeling approach, In: IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing 24(2), 223-236, 2011.
    DOI: 10.1109/TSM.2010.2094630 [PDF]
  • M. Wondergem, E. Lefeber, K.Y. Pettersen, H. Nijmeijer, Output feedback tracking of ships, In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 19(2), 442-448, 2011.
    DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2010.2045654 [PDF]


  • M.P.M. Hendriks, M. Laumanns, E. Lefeber, J.T. Udding, Robust cyclic berth planning of container vessels, In: 32(1), Milwaukee, WI, USA, 501-517, 2010.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00291-010-0198-z [PDF]


  • D.M.L. Perdaen, D. Armbruster, K.G. Kempf, E. Lefeber, Controlling a re-entrant manufacturing line via the push-pull point, In: International Journal of Production Research 46(16), 4521-4536, 2008.
    DOI: 10.1080/00207540701258051 [PDF]
  • R.A. van den Berg, E. Lefeber, J.E. Rooda, Modeling and Control of a Manufacturing Flow Line using Partial Differential Equations, In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 16(1), 130-136, 2008.
    DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2007.903085 [PDF]
  • E. Lefeber, J.E. Rooda, Controller Design for Flow Networks of Switched Servers with Setup Times: the Kumar-Seidman Case as an Illustrative Example, In: Asian Journal of Control 10(1), 55-66, 2008.
    DOI: 10.1002/asjc.6 [PDF]


  • D. Helbing, D. Armbruster, A.S. Mikhailov, E. Lefeber, Information and material flows in complex networks, In: Physica A: Statistical Mechanical and its Applications 363(1), xi-xvi, 2006.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2006.01.042 [PDF]
  • M. Laumanns, E. Lefeber, Robust optimal control of material flows in demand-driven supply networks, In: Physica A: Statistical Mechanical and its Applications 363(1), 24-31, 2006.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2006.01.045 [PDF]
  • E. Lefeber, J.E. Rooda, Controller design for switched linear systems with setups, In: Physica A: Statistical Mechanical and its Applications 363(1), 48-61, 2006.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2006.01.049 [PDF]


  • E. Lefeber, K.Y. Pettersen, H. Nijmeijer, Tracking control of an underactuated ship, In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 11(1), 52-61, 2003.
    DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2002.806465 [PDF]


  • J. Jakubiak, E. Lefeber, J. Tchon, H. Nijmeijer, Two observer-based tracking algorithms for a unicycle mobile robot, In: International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science 12(4), 513-522, 2002. [PDF]


  • Z.-P. Jiang, E. Lefeber, H. Nijmeijer, Saturated stabilization and tracking of a nonholonomic robot, In: Systems and Control Letters 42(5), 327-332, 2001.
    DOI: 10.1016/S0167-6911(00)00104-3 [PDF]


  • E. Lefeber, A. Robertsson, H. Nijmeijer, Linear controllers for exponential tracking of systems in chained-form, In: International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 10(4), 243-263, 2000.
    DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1239(20000415)10:4<243::AID-RNC472>3.0.CO;2-P [PDF]
  • A. Loria, E. Lefeber, H. Nijmeijer, Global asymptotic stability of robot manipulators with linear PID and PI2D control, In: Stability and Control: Theory and Applications 3(2), 138-149, 2000. [PDF]


  • E. Lefeber, An example of a bounded tracking controller, In: Journal A: Benelux Quarterly Journal of Automatic Control 39(2), 35-39, 1998. [PDF]


  • E. Lefeber, J.W. Polderman, On the possible divergence of the projection algorithm, In: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 40(3), 495-497, 1995.
    DOI: 10.1109/9.376066 [PDF]