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The CA3 group is composed of a research and development team and a group of qualified scientific advisors directly involved in R&D projects where CA3 is a partner.

We also have a variable number of visiting scientists and collaborators working with us. The former member section has previous group members.

Rui Neves-Silva (Ph.D.) - (Researcher at CTS/UNINOVA)
Research Interests
  • Modelling and simulation, control and decision systems.
  • Event-driven control systems.
  • Applications in manufacturing and energy efficiency.
Recent projects
  • DIVERSITY - Cloud Manufacturing and Social Software Based Context Sensitive Product-Service Engineering Environment for Globally Distributed Enterprise - H2020-FOF-636692
  • LifeSaver - Context sensitive monitoring of energy consumption to support energy savings and emissions trading in industry - FP7-ICT-2011-287652
  • EnPROVE - Energy consumption prediction with building usage measurements for software-based decision support - FP7-ICT-2009-248061
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Publications
Books and Theses:
  • Tweedale, J. W., R. Neves-Silva, L. C. Jain, G. Phillips-Wren, J. Watada & R. J. Howlett (Editors). Intel Decision Technology Support in Practice. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series, vol. 42. Springer, Cham (2016). 10.1007/978-3-319-21209-8.
  • Lemos, J. M., R. Neves-Silva & J. M. Igreja. Adaptive Control of Solar Energy Collector Systems. (ISBN 978-3-319-06852-7), Springer Series Advances in Industrial Control, Switzerland (2014), 10.1007/978-3-319-06853-4.
  • Neves-Silva, R. Predictive and dual control of processes with accessible perturbations. PhD Thesis, IST/UTL, Lisbon (1999).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Control of aircraft using techniques LQG/LTR of variable gain. MsC Thesis, IST/UTL, Lisbon (1994).

Book chapters (peer reviewed)
  • Marques, M. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision Support System for Energy Savings and Emissions Trading in Industrial Scenarios. Intelligent Decision Technology Support in Practice. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 42. 31-47. Springer, Cham (2016)
  • Virote, J. & R. Neves-Silva. Modelling the occupant behaviour impact on buildings energy prediction. Nearly Zero Energy Building Refurbishment (ISBN: 978-1-4471-5522-5), Springer-Verlag London, 10.1007/978-1-4471-5523-2_5 (2013).
  • Lemos, J. M., P. O. Shirley, R. Neves-Silva and B. Costa. Adaptive predictive control of superheated steam and economic performance. Accepted for publication in the volume "Power Plant Applications of Advanced Control Techniques" (ISBN: 978-3-902655-11-0) ProcessEng (2010).
  • Lemos, J. M., L. M. Rato, & R. Neves-Silva. Adaptive control of distributed collector solar fields. Accepted for publication in the volume "Power Plant Applications of Advanced Control Techniques" (ISBN: 978-3-902655-11-0) ProcessEng (2010).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Controlling distributed hyperbolic plants with adaptive nonlinear model predictive control. Publication in the volume "Assessment and Future Directions of Nonlinear Model Predictive Control" - Springer (2006).

International Jornals (peer reviewed)
  • Domingues, N., R. Neves-Silva & J. Joanaz de Melo. Decision making in the electricity sector using performance. Energy Ecol. Environ. (2017) 2(1):60-84 (2017).
  • Marques, M. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision Support for Energy Savings and Emissions Trading in Industry. Journal of Cleaner Production 88, 105-115 (2015).
  • Barata, F., J. M. Igreja & Rui Neves-Silva. Distributed MPC for Thermal Comfort and Load Allocation with Energy Auction. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), ISSN: 1309-0127 (2014).
  • Virote, J. & R. Neves-Silva. Stochastic models for building energy prediction based on occupant behavior assessment. Energy and Buildings. Volume 53, October 2012, Pages 183-193, ISSN 0378-7788, 10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.06.001 (2012).
  • Marques, M. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision support based on risk assessment for life cycle management of industrial plants. Journal of computing in systems and engineering (ISSN 1472-9083), 12, 1, 212 - 218 (2011).
  • Marques, M. & R. Neves-Silva. Development of a microscopic driver-vehicle model using a control theory approach. International Journal of Modeling and Simulation (ISSN: 0228-6203), 31, 3 (2011). 10.2316/Journal.205.2011.3.205-5476.
  • Mazharsolook, E., S. Scholze, S. Ziplies, R. Neves-Silva & K. Ning. Enhancing networked enterprise management of knowledge and social interactions. Journal of Computing in Systems & Engineering (ISSN 1472-9083), 10, 4, 176-184 (2009).
  • Neves-Silva, R., N. Filatov, J. M. Lemos & H. Unbehauen. A dual approach to start-up of an adaptive predictive controller. IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, 13, 6, 877-883 (2005).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Robust fault diagnosis approach using analytical and knowledge based techniques applied to a water tank system. Journal of Engineering Intelligent Systems, 13, 4, 237-244 (2005) (Special issue on knowledge engineering).
  • Neves-Silva, R., L. M. Rato & J. M. Lemos. Time scaling internal state predictive control of a solar plant. IFAC - Control Engineering Practice, 11, 12, 1459-1467 (2003) (Special issue on IFAC-B'02 prize winning applications).
  • Neves-Silva, R., J. M. Lemos & L. M. Rato. Variable sampling adaptive control of a distributed collector solar field. IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, 11, 5, 765-772 (2003) (Special issue on control of industrial spatially distributed processes).
  • Barão, M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Reduced complexity adaptive nonlinear control of a distributed collector solar field. Journal of Process Control, 12, 131-141 (2002).
  • Neves-Silva, R., P. O. Shirley, J. M. Lemos & A. Gonçalves. Adaptive regulation of superheated steam temperature. IFAC - Control Eng. Practice, 8, 1405-1415 (2000).
  • Neves-Silva, R., L. Rato, J. M. Lemos & F. Coito. Cascade control of a distributed collector solar field. Journal of Process Control, 7, 2, 111-117 (1997).
  • Soares, A., A. Gonçalves, R. Neves-Silva & J. M. Lemos. A methodology for impact evaluation of alternative control strategies in a large-scale power plant. IFAC - Control Engineering Practice, 5, 3, 325-335 (1997).
  • Coito, F., J. M. Lemos, R. Neves-Silva & E. Mosca. Adaptive control of a solar energy plant: exploiting accessible disturbances. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 11, 4, 327-342 (1997).

International Conferences (peer reviewed)
  • Sala, R., G. Pezzotta, C. Sassanelli, F. Pirola, C. Bertelè, R. Neves-Silva, A. R. Campos & S. Terzi. The Integrated Design of Product-Service Systems using the DIVERSITY Platform: An Application Case. 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing. 11-13 June 2018, Bergamo Italy (2018).
  • Neves-Silva R., Pina P. OpinionSim: modelling and simulating stakeholders' feedback to product-service systems, 2017 Int. Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/ITMC), Madeira, Portugal, 27-29 June 2017, 1473-1478 (2017).
  • Pina P., Gois G., Mano F., Silva F., Neves-Silva R. A sentiment analysis solution for the re-design of product-service systems, 2017 Int. Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/ITMC), Madeira, Portugal, 1342-1347 (2017).
  • Mourtzis D., Fotia S., Gamito M., Neves-Silva R., Correia A.T., Spindler P., Pezzotta G. and Rossi M. PSS Design Considering Feedback from the Entire Product-service Lifecycle and Social Media, Procedia CIRP, Vol. 47, 156-161 (2016).
  • Neves-Silva R., Pina P., Spindler P., Pezzotta G., Mourtzis D., Lazoi M., Ntalaperas D. and Campos A.R. Supporting Context Sensitive Lean Product Service Engineering, Procedia CIRP, Vol. 47, pp.138-143 (2016)
  • Neves-Silva R., Gamito M, Pina P. and Campos A.R. Modelling Influence and Reach in Sentiment Analysis, Procedia CIRP, Vol. 47,.48-53 (2016).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & A.R. Campos. Context-based multi-model energy prediction algorithm using RLS estimation. The 6th International Conference on Intelligent Decision Technologies, Chania (GR) (2014).
  • Barata, F, N. Felix & R. Neves-Silva. Distributed MPC for green thermally comfortable buildings based on an electro-thermal modular approach. Conference on Electronics, Telecommunications and Computers - CETC 2013, ISEL - Lisboa (PT) (2013).
  • Neves-Silva, R.. Non linear control of a distributed solar field. 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA'13, Madrid (ES) (2013). ISSN 978-1-4799-1464-7. 10.1109/ICRERA.2013.6749916.
  • Barata, F, R. Campos & R. Neves-Silva. Distributed MPC for thermal house comfort with shifting loads and limited energy resources. 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA'13, Madrid (ES) (2013). ISSN 978-1-4799-1464-7. 10.1109/ICRERA.2013.6749823.
  • Marques, M. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision support for energy savings and emissions trading in industry. The 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems - SDEWES, Dubrovnik (HR) (2013).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. Approach for decision support for energy savings and emissions trading based on industrial requirements. The 5th International Conference on Intelligent Decision Technologies, Sesimbra (PT) (2013).
  • Barata, F. & R. Neves-Silva. Distributed model predictive control for housing with hourly auction of available energy. 4th IFIP WG 5.5/SOCOLNET Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, DoCEIS 2013,
  • Caparica (PT) (2013). ISSN 978-3-642-37290-2, 10.1007/978-3-642-37291-9_50.
  • Domingues, N., R. Neves-Silva & J. Joanaz de Melo. Accounting instruments of governance. IEEE Int. Conf. On Smart Grid Technology, Economics and Policies - SG-TEP 2012, Nuremberg (DE) (2012).
  • Barata, F. & R. Neves-Silva. Distributed model predictive control for thermal house comfort with auction of available energy. IEEE Int. Conf. On Smart Grid Technology, Economics and Policies - SG-TEP 2012, Nuremberg (DE) (2012).
  • Campos, A. R. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision support system for building renovation. X Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Funchal (PT) (2012).
  • Barata, F, J. M. Igreja & R. Neves-Silva. Model predictive control for thermal house comfort with limited energy resources. X Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Funchal (2012).
  • Virote, J. & R. Neves-Silva. Agent-based distributed control of a water distribution canal. X Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Funchal (PT) (2012).
  • Neves-Silva, R., M. Marques, A. Campos, C. Wolff, B. Sucic. Context-based decision support for energy efficiency and emissions trading in industry: the LifeSaver approach. The 4th International Conference on Intelligent Decision Technologies, Gifu (JP) (2012). 10.1007/978-3-642-29977-3_19
  • Palma, L., F. Coito, P. Gil & R. Neves-Silva. Design of adaptive PCA controllers for SISO systems. 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan (IT) (2011).
  • Campos, A. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision on the best retrofit scenario to maximize energy efficiency in a building. The 3rd International Symposium on Intelligent Decision Technologies, Piraeus (GR) (2011).
  • Campos, A., M. Marques & R. Neves-Silva. A decision-support system for energy-efficiency investments on building renovations. IEEE International Energy Conference, Bahrain (BH) (2010).
  • Virote, J. & R. Neves-Silva. User behavior modeling of building's energy consumption using hidden markov models. IX Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Coimbra (PT) (2010).
  • Campos, A. & R. Neves-Silva. A combination of case-based reasoning and analytic hierarchy process to support innovation in industry. The 2nd International Symposium on Intelligent Decision Technologies, Baltimore (US) (2010).
  • Ning, K., S. Scholze, M. C. Marques, A. R. Campos, R. Neves-Silva & D. O'Sullivan. A service oriented framework for context aware knowledge enhancing. 5th Int. Conf. on Management and Control of Production and Logistics, Coimbra (PT) (2010).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision support for life-cycle optimization using risk assessment. Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems - DoCEIS'10, Caparica (PT) (2010).
  • Neves-Silva, R., A. Ruzzelli, P. Fuhrmann, M. Bourdeau, J. Pérez, & E. Michaelis. Energy consumption prediction from usage data for decision support on investments: the EnPROVE approach. IFAC Conf. on Control Methodologies and Technology for Energy Efficiency - CMTEE 2010, Vilamoura (PT) (2010).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision Support System Using Risk Assessment for Life-Cycle Management of Industrial Plants. 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, Moscow (RU) (2009).
  • Campos, A., D. Stokic, M. Würthele, K. Ning & R. Neves-Silva. Services for context sensitive enhancing of knowledge in networked enterprises. 14th Int. Conf. on Concurrent Enterprising ICE'08, Caparica (PT) (2008).
  • Marques, M., R. Neves-Silva, D. Stokic, P. Reimer, & J. Agirre. Life-Cycle Management of Complex Manufacturing and Assembly Lines. 14th Int. Conf. on Concurrent Enterprising ICE'08, Caparica (PT) (2008).
  • Correia, A., D. Stokic, R. Neves-Silva, A. Campos, & Jon Agirre. Collaborative Environment for Intelligent Monitoring in Manufacturing Industry. 14th Int. Conf. on Concurrent Enterprising ICE'08, Caparica (PT) (2008).
  • Neves-Silva, R., M. Marques & A. Campos. Knowledge-based activities in industry: a decision-support approach. 14th Int. Conf. on Concurrent Enterprising ICE'08, Caparica (PT) (2008).
  • Agirre, J., A. Diez, R. Neves-Silva, A. Campos, D. Stokic & A. Correia. Ambient intelligence for supporting the collaboration working environments in manufacturing. 6th CIRP International Conference on Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering, July 23-25, in Naples (IT) (2008).
  • Correia, A., C. Grama, D. Stokic, A. Campos, R. Neves-Silva & J. Aguirre. An architecture for collaborative working environments in manufacturing industry. ECEC'08 European Concurrent Engineering Conference, Porto (PT) (2008).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. Decision Support Based on Services for Complex Manufacturing Systems Management. VIII Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Vila Real (2008).
  • Lemos, J. M., L. M. Rato & R. Neves-Silva. Experience of a predictive adaptive controller on pilot and industrial plants with transport phenomena. SAICA - Seminar for Advanced Industrial Control Applications, Madrid (ES) (2007).
  • Lemos, J., L. Rato, F. Machado, N. Nogueira, P. Salgueiro, R. Neves-Silva & M. Rijo. Predictive adaptive control of water level in canal pools. XVI Int. Conf. on Systems Science - ICSS'07, Wroclaw (PL) (2007).
  • Neves-Silva, R., D. Stokic, A. R. Campos, A. T. Correia, P. Pina & J. Agirre. Supporting eCollaboration in manufacturing industry. eChallenges e-2007 Conference, The Hague (NL) (2007).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. Risk assessment to support decision on complex manufacturing and assembly lines. V IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics - INDIN'07, Viena (AT) (2007).
    Stokic, D., R. Neves-Silva, M. Marques, P. Reimer & J. Agirre. Ambient intelligence based system for life-cycle management of complex manufacturing and assembly lines. V IEEE Int. Conf. on Ind. Informatics - INDIN'07, Viena (AT) (2007).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Adaptive Control of Hyperbolic Systems: A CLF approach. European Control Conference - ECC 2007, Kos (GR) (2007).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & M. Marques. Traffic flow-density models based on systems theory. XXVI American Control Conf., New York (US) (2007).
  • Campos, A., P. Pina & R. Neves-Silva. Supporting distributed collaborative work in manufacturing industry (invited paper). II IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing, Atlanta (US) (2006).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. A systems theory approach to the development of traffic flow-density models. XI IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems, Delft (NL) (2006).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Adaptive receding horizon control of tubular bioreactors. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control & European Control Conference - ECC 2005, Sevilha (ES) (2005).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Adaptive receding horizon control of a distributed collector solar field. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control & European Control Conference - ECC 2005, Sevilha (ES) (2005).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Diagnosis of parametric faults based on identification and statistical methods. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control & European Control Conference - ECC 2005, Sevilha (ES) (2005).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Controlling distributed hyperbolic plants with adaptive nonlinear model predictive control. Int. Workshop on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control - NMPC'05, Freudenstadt-Lauterbad (DE) (2005).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. Traffic simulation for intelligent transportation systems development. IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems - ITSC ´05, Viena (AT) (2005).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Process fault diagnosis approach based on neural observers. X IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA'05, Catania (IT) (2005).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. A combined approach to fault diagnosis based on principal components and influence matrix. IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Signal Processing - WISP'05, Faro (PT) (2005).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Nonlinear predictive control of a solar plant based on reduced complexity models. XVI IFAC World Congress, Praga (CZ) (2005).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & J. M. Lemos. Predictive adaptive feedforward control of a time scaled solar plant. XVI IFAC World Congress, Praga (CZ) (2005).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Variable sampling rate observers for state estimation in distributed collector solar fields. VI IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Estugarda (DE) (2004).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos, P. Rouchon & R. Neves-Silva. Dynamic motion planning of a distributed collector solar field. VI IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Estugarda (DE) (2004).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & J. M. Lemos. Industrial applications of predictive adaptive control: the MUSMAR algorithm. II Int. Symp. on Spraydrying, Cork (IE) (2004) (Plenary session).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. A combined approach to fault diagnosis in dynamic systems. I Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Setúbal (PT) (2004).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Flatness based adaptive tracking control for a distributed collector solar field. XVI International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Leuven (BE) (2004).
  • Campos, A. R., D. Stokic & R. Neves-Silva. Integrated approach for innovation and problem solving dynamic virtual enterprises. II IEEE Int. Conf. on Industrial Informatics - INDIN'04, Berlin (DE) (2004).
  • Caporaletti, G., M. C. Marques & R. Neves-Silva. Advanced automated algorithm generation software in the control of a solar power plant. Conf. on Modelling, Ident. and Control - MIC'04, Grindelwald (CH) (2004).
  • Campos, A. R. & R. Neves-Silva. Multimodel knowledge base fault detection and isolation system. Conf. on Modelling, Ident. and Control - MIC'04, Grindelwald (CH) (2004).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Robust fault diagnosis approach using analytical and knowledge based techniques applied to a water tank system. I Int. Conf. on Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support, Porto (PT) (2004).
  • Lemos, J. M. & R. Neves-Silva. Time sampling of dynamic systems using semigroup decomposition methods. VI Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Faro (PT) (2004).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos & R. Neves-Silva. Dynamic motion planning for a spray dryer plant. VI Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Faro (PT) (2004).
  • Marques, M. C. & R. Neves-Silva. Road traffic simulation for control methods development. VI Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Faro (PT) (2004).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Sensor fault diagnosis based on neural observers and parameter estimation - application to the three-tank benchmark. VI Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Faro (PT) (2004).
  • Igreja, J. M., J. M. Lemos, M. Barão & R. Neves-Silva. Adaptive nonlinear control of a distributed collector solar field. VII European Control Conf., Cambridge (UK) (2003).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Fault diagnosis based on black-box models with application to a liquid-level system. IX IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA'03, Lisbon (PT) (2003).
  • Lemos, J. M. & R. Neves-Silva. Controller design for plants involving transport phenomena using the Wei-Norman technique. XVI Int. Conf. on Systems Engineering, Coventry (UK) (2003).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Neural observer-based approach to fault diagnosis applied to a liquid level system. IFAC Int. Conf. on Intelligent Control Systems and Signal Processing, Faro (PT) (2003).
  • Neves-Silva, R., L. M. Rato & J. M. Lemos. Observer based nonuniform sampling predictive controller for a solar plant. XV IFAC World Congress, Barcelona (ES) (2002).
  • Lemos, J. M., E. Mosca, R. Neves-Silva & e P. O. Shirley. Industrial applications of predictive adaptive control based on multiple identifiers. XV IFAC World Congress, Barcelona (ES) (2002).
  • Lemos, J. M., R. Neves-Silva & J. S. Marques. Adaptive Control in the presence of sensor measure outliers. X IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon (PT) (2002).
  • Felgueiras, N., R. Oliveira & R. Neves-Silva. One-dimensional active noise control for periodic sources. X IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon (PT) (2002).
  • Palma, L., F. J. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. Adaptive observer based fault diagnosis approach applied to a thermal plant. X IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon (PT) (2002).
  • Neves-Silva, R., L. M. Rato, M. Barão & J. M. Lemos. A physical model based approach to distributed collector solar field control. XXI American Control Conference, Anchorage (US) (2002).
  • Lemos, J. M., R. Neves-Silva, & J. S. Marques. Adaptive control of the ball and beam plant in the presence of sensor measure outliers. XXI American Control Conference, Anchorage (US) (2002).
  • Neves-Silva, R., N. Felgueiras & J. M. Lemos. Predictive control of a distributed drying plant using non-uniform sampling. V Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Aveiro (PT) (2002).
  • Palma, L. B., F. Coito & R. Neves-Silva. On-line fault diagnosis integrated approach: application to a thermal process. V Port. Conf. on Automatic Control, Aveiro (PT) (2002).
  • Lemos, J. M., E. Mosca, P. O. Shirley & R. Neves-Silva. Adaptive minimization of quadratic costs based on multiple identifiers. V Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Aveiro (PT) (2002).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & J. M. Lemos. Adaptive control of transport systems with non-uniform sampling. VI European Control Conference - ECC'01, Porto (PT) (2001).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Plant driven design of a nonlinear PID controller. IFAC Workshop on Digital Control, Terrassa (ES) (2000).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & J. M. Lemos. Stabilizing predictive adaptive feedforward control. IV Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Guimarães (PT) (2000).
  • Neves-Silva, R., A. R. Campos & M. S. Martins. Multirate MUSMAR control of a wastewater treatment plant. IV Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Guimarães (PT) (2000).
  • Neves-Silva, R., N. Costa & F. Vaz. Trichop - Control of a floating platform. IV Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Guimarães (PT) (2000).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & M. C. Marques. Disturbance multimodel active suspension system. IV Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Guimarães (PT) (2000).
  • Neves-Silva, R., P. O. Shirley, J. M. Lemos & A. Gonçalves. Reduced complexity adaptive steam temperature control in an industrial boiler. IV Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Guimarães (PT) (2000).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Time scaled predictive controller of a solar power plant. V European Control Conference - ECC'99, Karlsruhe (DE) (1999).
  • Shirley, P. O., R. Neves-Silva, J. M. Lemos & A. Gonçalves. Application of the MUSMAR adaptive predictive controller to the control of superheated steam temperature in a commercial boiler. V European Control Conference -
  • ECC'99, Karlsruhe (DE) (1999).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Integral action in LQG/LTR design. VI Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de Engenharia Electrotécnica, Lisbon (PT) (1999).
  • Neves-Silva, R., N. Filatov, J. M. Lemos & H. Unbehauen. Feedback/feedforward dual adaptive control of a solar collector field. IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Trieste (IT) (1998).
  • Pickhardt, R. & R. Neves-Silva. Application of a nonlinear predictive controller to a solar plant. IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Trieste (IT) (1998).
  • Neves-Silva, R., N. Filatov, J. M. Lemos & H. Unbehauen. Dual adaptive predictive control. III Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Coimbra (PT) (1998).
  • Neves-Silva, R., P. O. Shirley, A. Gonçalves & J. M. Lemos. Model of a power plant superheating system. III Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Coimbra (PT) (1998).
  • Neves-Silva, R., P. O. Shirley, J. M. Lemos & A. Gonçalves. Advanced control of superheated steam temperature in a large-scale boiler. III Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Coimbra (PT) (1998).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & J. M. Lemos. Predictive adaptive feedforward control with input constraints. IV European Control Conference - ECC'97, Brussels (BE) (1997).
  • Rato, L., R. Neves-Silva, J. M. Lemos & F. Coito. Multirate MUSMAR cascade control of a distributed solar field. IV European Control Conf. - ECC'97, Brussels (BE) (1997).
  • Coito, F., J. M. Lemos, L. M. Rato & R. Neves-Silva. Experiments in predictive adaptive control of a distributed collector solar field. II Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Porto (PT) (1996).
  • Neves-Silva, R. & J. M. Lemos. Predictive adaptive feedforward control with constraints. II Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Porto (PT) (1996).
  • Rato. L. M. & R. Neves-Silva. Modelling a Piper Cub 1/4 scale. I Portuguese Conf. on Automatic Control, Lisbon (PT) (1994).

Textbooks:
  • Neves-Silva, R. Controlo de Sistemas Dinâmicos - Tempo contínuo e tempo discreto. Textbook (in portuguese). FCT/UNL, Caparica (última versão de 2017).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Exposition of theoretical matters to support the subject of Computer Control Systems. FCT/UNL, Caparica (2005).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Compilation of projects for control laboratory sessions. FCT/UNL, Caparica (1999-2004).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Exposition of theoretical matters to support the subject of Control Theory. FCT/UNL, Caparica (2004).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Exposition of theoretical matters to support the subject of Control and Decision in Energy. FCT/UNL, Caparica (2003).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Sheets of practical problems to support the subject of Computer Control Systems. FCT/UNL, Caparica (2001).
  • Neves-Silva, R. Adaptive Control Systems: exposition of theoretical matters for the subject of Automation Systems. FCT/UNL, Caparica (2000).
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Senior Research team
rns@fct.unl.pt



Apoio FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia no âmbito da Unidade de Investigação CTS - Centro de Tecnologia e Sistemas, referência UID/EEA/00066/2013