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Genetic Algorithm-Based Identification of Fractional-Order Systems
AbstractFractional calculus has become an increasingly popular tool for modeling the complex behaviors of physical systems from diverse domains. One of the key issues to apply fractional calculus to engineering problems is to achieve the parameter identification of fractional-order systems. A time-domain identification algorithm based on a genetic algorithm (GA) is proposed in this paper. The multi-variable parameter identification is converted into a parameter optimization by applying GA to the identification of fractional-order systems. To evaluate the identification accuracy and stability, the time-domain output error considering the condition variation is designed as the fitness function for parameter optimization. The identification process is established under various noise levels and excitation levels. The effects of external excitation and the noise level on the identification accuracy are analyzed in detail. The simulation results show that the proposed method could identify the parameters of both commensurate rate and non-commensurate rate fractional-order systems from the data with noise. It is also observed that excitation signal is an important factor influencing the identification accuracy of fractional-order systems.
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Zhou, S.; Cao, J.; Chen, Y. Genetic Algorithm-Based Identification of Fractional-Order Systems. Entropy 2013, 15, 1624-1642.View more citation formats
Zhou S, Cao J, Chen Y. Genetic Algorithm-Based Identification of Fractional-Order Systems. Entropy. 2013; 15(5):1624-1642.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhou, Shengxi; Cao, Junyi; Chen, Yangquan. 2013. "Genetic Algorithm-Based Identification of Fractional-Order Systems." Entropy 15, no. 5: 1624-1642.