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AT.504.EN: Discrete Event Systems

Course for Students in:


Course Content:

  1. Introduction to Discrete Event Systems (2 Week; Chapter 1)
  2. Languages and Automata (5 Weeks; Chapter 2)
    • Concepts of Languages and Automata
    • Operations on Automata
    • Finite-State Automata
    • Analysis of Discrete Event Systems
  3. Supervisory Control (5 Weeks; Chapter 3)
    • Feedback control with Supervisors
    • Specifications on Controlled Systems
    • Control with Partial Controllability
    • Nonblocking control
    • Decentralised Control


Prof. Yuri Shardt

Course Schedule:

Summer Semester 2020

Lectures: Tuesdays: 9:00 to 10:30 am in LdV-Hs 2 and 5:00 to 6:30 pm in HU 210

Course Syllabus:

Sample Final:


·Christos G. Cassandras and Stéphane Lafortune (2008), Introduction to Discrete Event Systems, 2nd edition, Springer: New York, New York, United States of America.