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

Book:
  • S. Yuksel and T. Başar. Stochastic Networked Control Systems: Stabilization and Optimization under Information Constraints. Systems & Control: Foundations and Applications Series, Birkhauser/Springer New York, 2013. [errata]

  • Preprints and some recent work: 
  • C. Kawan and S. Yuksel, "Invariance and Stationarity in Non-Linear Networked Control: Deterministic and Stochastic Formulations", CDC'16 (pdf).
  • N. Saldi, S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "Asymptotic Optimality of Finite Approximations to Markov Decision Processes with Borel Spaces", to appear in Mathematics of Operations Research (arXiv.
  • S. Yuksel and N. Saldi, "Convex Analysis in Decentralized Stochastic Control, Strategic Measures and Optimal Solutions", to appear in 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, pp. 2844-2871, 2016 (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 Controlvol. 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
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  • 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. 

  • Conference and Other Publications

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