Research themes: Stochastic control, information theory, probability
theory, networked control, quantization and source
coding, decentralized systems and game
theory

Book:

Preprints and some
recent work:
C. Kawan and S. Yuksel, "Invariance and Stationarity in
Non-Linear Networked Control: Deterministic and Stochastic
Formulations", CDC'16.

N. Saldi, S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "Asymptotic Optimality of
Finite Approximations to Markov Decision Processes with Borel
Spaces", *Mathematics of Operations Research* (arXiv) .

S. Yuksel and N. Saldi, "Convex Analysis in Decentralized
Stochastic Control, Strategic Measures and Optimal Solutions",
*SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization * (arXiv) (also
CDC'16, Allerton'16)

S. Yuksel, "On Stochastic Stability of a Class of
non-Markovian Processes and Applications in Quantization and
Control", submitted.
R. Wood, T. Linder and S. Yuksel, "Optimal Zero Delay Coding
of Markov Sources: Stationary and Finite Memory Codes", (arXiv) (also
ISIT'15).
S. Saritas, S. Yuksel and S. Gezici, "Dynamic Signaling Games
under Nash and Stackelberg Equilibria", ISIT'16 (pdf).

N. A. Dalkiran and S. Yuksel, "Perfect Bayesian Equilibria in
Reputation Games with Nested Information Structure", (arXiv).
G. Baker and S. Yuksel, "Continuity and Robustness to Incorrect
Priors in Estimation and Control", ISIT'16 (pdf).

Journal publications:

S. Yuksel, "Stationary and Ergodic Properties of Stochastic
Non-Linear Systems Controlled over Communication Channels", *SIAM
Journal on Control and Optimization *(pdf) (ISIT'16).
N. Saldi, S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "Finite Model
Approximations and Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Policies
in Decentralized Stochastic Control", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control (arXiv) (also
MTNS'16, CDC'16).
G. Arslan and S. Yuksel, "Decentralized Q-Learning for
Stochastic Teams and Games", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control
(arXiv).
S. Saritas, S. Yuksel and S. Gezici, "Quadratic
Multi-Dimensional Signaling Games and Affine Equilibria", IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control (arXiv).
N. Saldi, S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "Near Optimality of
Quantized Policies in Stochastic Control Under Weak Continuity
Conditions", Journal of
Mathematical Analysis and Applications, vol 435, pp. 321-337, March 2016 (arXiv).
R. Zurkowski, S.
Yuksel and T. Linder, "On Rates of Convergence for Markov Chains
under Random Time State Dependent Drift Criteria", IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, vol. 161, pp. 145-155,
January 2016 (arXiv).
A. A. Zaidi, S.
Yuksel, T. J. Oechtering, M. Skoglund, "On the Tightness of
Linear Policies for Stabilization of Linear Systems Over
Gaussian Networks", Systems
and Control Letters, vol. 88, pp. 32-38, February 2016 (pdf).
N. Saldi, T. Linder and S. Yuksel, "Output Constrained Lossy
Source Coding with Limited Common Randomness", IEEE Trans.
Information Theory, vol. 61, pp. 4984-4998,
Sep. 2015. (pdf)
(arXiv)
A. Gupta, S. Yuksel, T. Basar and C. Langbort, "On the
Existence of Optimal Policies for a Class of Static and
Sequential Dynamic Teams", *SIAM Journal on Control and
Optimization, *vol. 53, pp. 1681-1712,
2015 (pdf) (arXiv).

N. Saldi, T. Linder
and S. Yuksel, "Asymptotic Optimality and Rates of Convergence
of Quantized Stationary Policies in Stochastic Control", IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, vol. 60, pp. 553 -558, Feb. 2015 (pdf) (arXiv).
G. Arslan, F. Demirkol and S. Yuksel, "On Games
with Coupled Constraints" IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, vol. 60, pp. 358-372, Feb. 2015 (pdf) (CDC'12).
N. Saldi, T. Linder and S. Yuksel, "Randomized Quantization
and Source Coding with Constrained Output Distribution", IEEE Trans.
Information Theory, vol. 61, pp. 91-106, Jan.
2015 (arXiv) (pdf).
D. Quevedo, V. Gupta, J.W. Ma, and S. Yuksel, "Stochastic
Stability of Event-triggered Anytime Control", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control,
vol. 59, pp. 3373-3379, December 2014
(pdf).
A. Ozcelikkale, S. Yuksel, H. M. Ozaktas "Unitary Precoding
and Basis Dependency of MMSE Performance for Gaussian Erasure
Channels", IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol.
60, pp. 7186-7203, Nov. 2014 (arXiv).
T. Linder and S. Yuksel, "On Optimal Zero-delay Coding of
Vector Markov Sources" IEEE Trans. Information Theory,
vol 60., pp. 2975-5991, Oct. 2014. (pdf).
A. A. Zaidi, T. J. Oechtering, S. Yuksel, M.
Skoglund, "Stabilization of Linear Systems Over Gaussian
Networks", IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, vol. 59, pp. 2369-2384,
Sept. 2014 (pdf).

S. Yuksel, "Jointly Optimal LQG Quantization and
Control Policies for Multi-Dimensional Systems",
IEEE
Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 59, pp.
1612-1617, June 2014 (pdf).
A.
Johnston
and S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Stabilization of Partially Observed
and Multi-Sensor Systems Driven by Unbounded Noise under
Fixed-Rate Information Constraints", IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, vol. 59, pp. 792-798, March 2014
(pdf) (arXiv)
N. Sen, F. Alajaji, S. Yuksel, G. Como, "On the Multiple
Access Channel with Asymmetric Noisy State Information at the
Encoders" IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 59, pp.
7052-7070, November 2013 (pdf) (ISIT 2012).
W. Dai and S. Yuksel, "Observability of a Linear System under
Sparsity Constraints" IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, pp. 2372-2376, vol 58,
Sept. 2013 (pdf)(arXiv).
A. A. Zaidi, S. Yuksel, T. J. Oechtering, M.
Skoglund, "On Optimal Policies for Control and Estimation
Over a Gaussian Relay Channel," Automatica (pdf)
(conference version CDC 2011),
September 2013.
S. Yuksel, "On
Optimal Causal Coding of Partially Observed Markov Sources in
Single and Multi-Terminal Settings", IEEE Trans.
Information Theory, vol. 59, pp. 424-437,
January 2013 (pdf) (arXiv).
S. Yuksel and S. P. Meyn, "Random-Time, State-Dependent
Stochastic Drift for Markov Chains and Application to Stochastic
Stabilization Over Erasure Channels", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control,
vol. 58, pp. 47 - 59, January 2013 (pdf) (arXiv).
S.
Yuksel, "Characterization of Information Channels for Asymptotic
Mean Stationarity and Stochastic Stability of
Non-stationary/Unstable Linear Systems", IEEE Trans.
Information Theory, vol. 58, pp. 6332-6354,
October 2012 (pdf).
S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "Optimization and Convergence of
Observation Channels in Stochastic Control", *SIAM
Journal on Control and Optimization*, vol. 50, no. 2, pp.
864-887, 2012 (pdf) (conf. ACC 2011).
S. Yuksel, "A Tutorial on Quantizer Design for Networked
Control Systems: Stabilization and Optimization", Applied and Computational
Mathematics (pdf),
vol.10, no.3, pp.365-403, 2011.
N. Sen, F. Alajaji, S. Yuksel, "Feedback Capacity of a Class
of Symmetric Finite-State Markov Channels", IEEE Trans.
Information Theory, vol. 56, pp. 4110 - 4122, July
2011 (pdf).

S. Yuksel and T. Basar,
"Control over Noisy Forward and Reverse Channels", IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, pp. 1014-1029, vol 56,
May 2011. (pdf).

G. Como and S. Yuksel, "On the Capacity of Memoryless Finite State
Multiple Access Channels with Asymmetric State Information at
the Encoders", IEEE Trans.
Information Theory, pp. 1267 - 1273, March 2011 (pdf).

S. Yuksel, "Stochastic
Stabilization of Noisy Linear Systems with Fixed-Rate Limited
Feedback", IEEE Trans.
Automatic Control, v. 55, pp. 2847-2853, Dec. 2010 (pdf).

S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Nestedness and the Belief
Sharing Information Pattern", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 54, pp. 2773-2786, Dec. 2009 (pdf).
G. Como, S. Yuksel and
S. Tatikonda "The Error Exponent of Variable-Length
Codes over Markov Channels with Feedback", IEEE Trans. Information Theory,
vol. 55, pp. 2139-2160,
May 2009 (pdf).
S. Yuksel and S.
Tatikonda, "A Counterexample in
Distributed Optimal Sensing and Control", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 54, pp. 841-844, April 2009 (pdf).
S. Yuksel and T. Basar "Optimal Signaling Policies for
Decentralized Multi-Controller Stabilizability over
Communication Channels", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 52, pp. 1969-1974, October 2007 (pdf).
S. Yuksel and T. Basar "Communication Constraints for Decentralized
Stabilizability with Time-Invariant Policies", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 52, pp. 1060-1066, June 2007. (pdf)
S. Yuksel and T. Basar,
"Minimum Rate Coding for LTI Systems over Noiseless Channels", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, v. 51, pp. 1878-1887,
Dec. 2006. (pdf)
O. C. Imer, S. Yuksel and
T. Basar "Optimal control of LTI
systems over unreliable communication links", Automatica, vol. 42, pp.
1429-1440, Sept. 2006. (pdf)

Book chapters:

N. Saldi, S.Yuksel and T. Linder, "Finite Approximations to
Markov Decision Processes with Borel Spaces", in Modern Trends in Controlled
Stochastic Processes: Theory and Applications, Volume II. A.
B. Piunovskiy, editor, Luniver Press, Frome, UK 2015.

S. Yuksel, "Information and Communication Complexity of
Networked Control Systems", in Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, Eds:J.
Baillieul, T. Samad, Springer, 2015 (pdf).

S. Yuksel, "Design of
Information Channels for Optimization and Stabilization in
Networked Control", Information
and Control in Networks. Eds: G. Como, B. Bernhardsson,
A. Rantzer, Springer, 2014 (pdf).
A. A. Zaidi, T. J. Oechtering, S.
Yuksel, M. Skoglund, "Stabilization
and Control over Gaussian Networks", Information and Control in
Networks. Eds:G. Como, B. Bernhardsson, A. Rantzer,
Springer, 2014 (pdf)
S.Yuksel, T.
Basar "Causal Coding of
Markov Sources with Continuous Alphabets", in Analysis and Design of Nonlinear
Control Systems: In
Honor of Alberto Isidori, A.
Astolfi, L. Marconi (Eds.), Springer 2008.

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