Journal papers

L. Burlion, M. Malisoff and F. Mazenc, "Stabilization for a chain of saturating integrators arising in the visual landing of aircraft with sampling", accepted to Systems & Control Letters.


T. Cunis, J-P. Condomines, L. Burlion and A. la Cour-Harbo, "Dynamic stability analysis of aircraft flight in deep-stall", to appear in AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 2020.

M.M. Nicotra, D. Liao-McPherson, L. Burlion and I.V. Kolmanovsky, “Spacecraft Attitude Control with Nonconvex Constraints: An Explicit Reference Governor Approach”, to appear in IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 2020.

T. Ahmed-Ali, E. Fridman, F. Giri, M. Kahelras, F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue and L. Burlion, "Observer design for a class of parabolic systems with large delays and sampled measurement", to appear in IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 2020.


L. Burlion, L. Zaccarian, H. de Plinval and S. Tarbouriech, "Discontinuous model recovery anti-windup for image based visual servoing", Automatica, vol.104, pp.41-47, 2019.

F. Mazenc, L. Burlion and M. Malisoff, "Stabilization and Robustness Analysis for a Chain of Saturating Integrators with Imprecise Measurements", IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 3(2), 2019.

F. Mazenc, L. Burlion and M. Malisoff, "Backstepping design for output feedback stabilization for a class of uncertain systems", Systems & Control Letters, vol.123, pp.134-143, 2019.

T. Cunis, L. Burlion and J-P. Condomines, "On Piece-wise Polynomial Modeling for Control and Analysis of Aircraft Dynamics beyond Stall", AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, vol. 42(4), pp. 949-957, 2019.

V. Gibert, F. Plestan, L. Burlion, J. Boada and A. Chriette, "Visual estimation of deviations for the civil aircraft landing", Control Engineering Practice, vol.75, pp.17-25, 2018.

F. Mazenc, M. Malisoff, L. Burlion and J. Weston, "Bounded Backstepping Control and Robustness Analysis for Time-Varying Systems under Converging-Input-Converging-State Conditions", European Journal of Control, vol. 42, pp.15-24, 2018.

L. Burlion, J-M. Biannic and T. Ahmed-Ali, "Attitude tracking of a flexible spacecraft under angular velocity constraints", accepted to International Journal of Control.

T. Ahmed-Ali, F. Giri, M. Krstic, L. Burlion and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, "Adaptive Observers design in presence of heat PDE sensor", Automatica, vol. 82, pp.93-100, 2017.


E. Chambon, L.  Burlion and P. Apkarian, "Time-response shaping using Output to Input Saturation Transformation", International Journal of  Control, vol. 91(3), pp.534-553, 2018.


E. Duraffourg, L. Burlion and T. Ahmed-Ali, "Finite-time observer based Backstepping control of a flexible launch vehicle”,Journal of Vibration and Control, vol. 24(2), pp. 1535-1550, 2018. (first published online Sept. 2016).


E. Chambon, L.  Burlion and P. Apkarian, "Détermination de matrice semblable Metzler par optimisation non lisse", JESA, European Journal of Automation, vol.50, pp.75-94, 2017.


P. Bidaud, L. Burlion, H. de Plinval, T. Loquen, J. Marzat and C. Pralet, "Dealing with complexity through advanced control techniques", in a special issue celebrating the 70th birthday of ONERA, Vol.12(13), AL12-13 (the electronic Journal of Onera, on-line accessible), 2016.


T. Ahmed-Ali, F. Giri, M. Krstic, L. Burlion and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, "Adaptive Boundary Observer for Parabolic PDEs subject to Domain and Boundary Parameter Uncertainties", Automatica, vol.72, pp 115-122, 2016.


E. Chambon, L.  Burlion and P. Apkarian, "A Nonsmooth Optimization-based Approach to Interval Observers Design", in IET Control Theory & Applications, vol. 10, no. 11, pp. 1258-1268, 2016.


T. Ahmed-Ali, F. Giri, M. Krstic, F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue and L. Burlion, "Adaptive observer for a class of parabolic PDEs", in IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol.61(10), pp.3083-3090, October, 2016.


T. Ahmed-Ali, E. Fridman, F. Giri, L. Burlion and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, "Using exponential time-varying gains for sampled-data stabilization and estimation", Automatica, vol.67, pp 244-251, 2016.


T. Folin, T. Ahmed-Ali, F. Giri, L. Burlion and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, "Sampled-Data Adaptive Observer for a Class of State-Affine Output-Injection Nonlinear Systems", in IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol. 61(2), pp.462-467, 2016


G. Sabiron, T. Raharijaona, L. Burlion, E. Kervendal, E. Bornschlegl and F. Ruffier ,"Sub-optimal Lunar Landing GNC using Non-gimbaled Optic Flow Sensors", in IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51( 4), pp.2525-2545, 2015.


J.M. Biannic, L. Burlion and H. de Plinval, "Robust control design over large flight envelopes: a promising approach for aerial robotics", in a special issue of the AerospaceLab Journal on Aerial Robotics, vol. 8(1), AL8-01 (the electronic Journal of Onera, on-line accessible), December, 2014.


R. Postoyan, T. Ahmed-Ali, L. Burlion and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue., "On the Lyapunov-based adaptive control redesign for a class of nonlinear sampled-data systems", Automatica, vol. 44(8), pp 2099-2107, 2008.


L. Burlion, T. Ahmed-Ali and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, "On the stability of a class of nonlinear hybrid systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications, vol. 65(12), 2236-2247, 2006.


L. Burlion, T. Ahmed-Ali and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, "On the stabilization of sampled-data nonlinear systems by using backstepping on the higher order approximate models", International Journal of Control, vol. 79(9), 1087-1095, 2006.


Selected conference papers

F. Mazenc, L. Burlion and V. Gibert, "Stabilization with imprecise measurements: application to a vision based landing problem", in Proc. of the American Control Conference, Milwaukee, WI, pp.2978-2983, 2018.


T. Cunis, L. Burlion and J-P. Condomines, "Piece-wise Identification and Analysis of the Aerodynamic Coefficients, Trim Conditions, and Safe Sets of the Generic Transport Model", in Proc of the AIAA SciTech Forum, Kissimmee, FL, 2018.


F. Mazenc, M. Malisoff, L. Burlion and V. Gibert, "Bounded Backstepping through a Dynamic Extension with Delay", in Proc. of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 607-611, 2017.


L. Burlion and H. de Plinval, "Vision based anti-windup design with application to the landing of an airliner", in Proc of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017.


J-M. Biannic and L Burlion, "Performance analysis of saturated parameter-varying systems with application to vision-based landing assessment", in Proc of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017.


C. Chauffaut, F Defaÿ, L Burlion and H de Plinval, "UAV obstacle avoidance scheme using an Output to Input Saturation Transformation technique", in proc of the 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), pp. 227-234, 2016.


E. Chambon, L. Burlion and P. Apkarian, "Output to Input Saturation Transformation: Demonstration and Application to Disturbed Linear Systems", in proc of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, pp.7566-7571, 2015.


E. Chambon, L. Burlion, and P. Apkarian, "Robust output interval constraint using O/I saturation transformation with application to uncertain linear launch vehicle ", in Proc. of the European Control Conference, ECC 2015, pp. 1796-1801, 2015


V. Gibert, L. Burlion, A. Chriette, J. Boada and F. Plestan, "New pose estimation scheme in perspective vision system during civil aircraft landings", in Proc of the 11th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control, SYROCO 2015, vol.48(19), pp.238-243, 2015.


L. Burlion, C. Poussot-Vassal, P. Vuillemin, M. Leitner and T. Kier, "Longitudinal Manoeuvre Load Control of a Flexible Large-Scale Aircraft", in proc of the 19th IFAC World Congress, pp. 3413-3418, 2014.


L. Burlion, E. Duraffourg, T. Ahmed-Ali and F. Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, "Global asymptotic stabilization for some nonlinear models of flexible aerospace vehicles", in proc of the 52nd Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, pp.4230-4235, 2013.


L. Burlion and H. de Plinval, "Keeping a Ground Point in the Camera Field of View of a Landing UAV", in proc of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.5763-5768, 2013.


J-M. Biannic, L. Burlion, S. Tarbouriech  and G. Garcia, "On dynamic inversion with rate limitations", American Control Conference, Montreal, pp. 191-196, July 2012


L. Burlion, "A new Saturation function to convert an output constraint into an input constraint", 20th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Barcelona, pp.1217-1222, July 2012


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