A differential lyapunov framework for contraction analysis
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
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Forni, F., & Sepulchre, R. (2014). A differential lyapunov framework for contraction analysis. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 59 (3), 614-628. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAC.2013.2285771
Lyapunov's second theorem is an essential tool for stability analysis of differential equations. The paper provides an analog theorem for incremental stability analysis by lifting the Lyapunov function to the tangent bundle. The Lyapunov function endows the state-space with a Finsler structure. Incremental stability is inferred from infinitesimal contraction of the Finsler metrics through integration along solutions curves. © 2013 IEEE.
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TAC.2013.2285771
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/268278