Asymptotic stability and the method of linear bounds

Asymptotic stability and the method of linear bounds

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If = Ax is asymptotically stable, it is possible to find linear bounds for g(x); so that = Ax + g(x) is also asymptotically stable. An explicit expression is given for functions which satisfy these bounds.


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