Ionic electroactive polymer control using co-evolutionary optimisation

Ionic electroactive polymer control using co-evolutionary optimisation

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Electroactive polymers are attracting much attention as sensors and actuators, but control algorithms need to address their non-repeatability to enhance their practicality. In this Letter, classical control is revisited with the co-evolutionary augmented Lagrangian method to develop a simple yet robust controller for an ionic electroactive polymer strip.


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