Publications   [By Category]   [By Year]

Book Chapters

  1. X. Yin. “Estimation and verification of partially-observed discrete-event systems,” in Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2019. [PDF]

Journal Papers

    ("___" denotes my students; "*" denotes corresponding author)

  1. Zhaocong Liu, X. Yin*, S. Shu, F. Lin and S. Li. “Online supervisory control of networked discrete-event systems with control delays,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, conditionally accepted, 2021. (Full Paper)

  2. X. Yin, M. Zamani and S. Liu. “On approximate opacity of cyber-physical systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, accepted and in press, 2021. (Full Paper) [PDF]

  3. Z. Ma, X. Yin and Z.-W. Li. “Marking predictability and prediction in labeled Petri nets,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, accepted and in press, 2021. (Full Paper) [PDF]

  4. X. Yin and S. Li. “Synthesis of dynamic masks for infinite-step opacity,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 65(4):1429-1441, 2020. [PDF] (Full Paper)

  5. K. Zhang, X. Yin and M. Zamani. “Opacity of nondeterministic transition systems: A (bi)simulation relation approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(12):5116-5123, 2019. [PDF]

  6. Y. Ji, X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Opacity enforcement using nondeterministic publicly-known edit functions,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(10):4369-4376, 2019. [PDF]

  7. X. Yin, J. Chen, Z. Li and S. Li. “Robust fault diagnosis of stochastic discrete event systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(10):4237-4244, 2019. [PDF]

  8. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Synthesis of maximally-permissive non-blocking supervisors for the lower-bound containment problem,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 63(12):4435-4441, 2018. [PDF]

  9. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Minimization of sensor activation in decentralized discrete event systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 63(11):3705-3718, 2018. (Full Paper) [PDF]

  10. X. Yin. “Verification of prognosability for labeled Petri nets,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 63(6):1828-1834, 2018. [PDF]

  11. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “On the decidability and complexity of diagnosability for labeled Petri nets,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62(11):5931-5938, 2017. [PDF][Correction]

  12. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Synthesis of maximally-permissive supervisors for the range control problem,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62(8):3914-3929, 2017. (Full Paper) [PDF]

  13. X. Yin. “Supervisor synthesis for mealy automata with output functions: A model transformation approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62(5):2576-2581, 2017. [PDF]

  14. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Decentralized supervisory control with intersection-based architecture,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61(11):3644-3650, 2016. [PDF]

  15. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “A uniform approach for synthesizing property-enforcing supervisors for partially-observed discrete-event systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61(8):2140-2154, 2016. (Full Paper) [PDF]

  16. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Synthesis of maximally permissive supervisors for partially observed discrete event systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61(5):1239-1254, 2016. (Full Paper) [PDF]

  17. Y. Ji, X. Yin* and S. Lafortune. “Optimal supervisory control with mean payoff objectives and under partial observation,,” Automatica, to appear, 2021. (Regular Paper)

  18. Yang Liu, Zhaocong Liu, X. Yin* and S. Li. “An improved approach for verifying delayed detectability of discrete-event systems,” Automatica, to appear, 2020.

  19. Y. Ji, X. Yin* and S. Lafortune. “Enforcing opacity by insertion functions under multiple energy constraints,” Automatica, 108, 2019. (Regular Paper) [PDF]

  20. T. Bai, S. Li, Y. Zou and X. Yin. “Block-based minimum input design for the structural controllability of complex networks,” Automatica, 107: 68-76, 2019. [PDF]

  21. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “A general approach for optimizing dynamic sensor activations for discrete event systems,” Automatica, 105: 376-383, 2019. [PDF]

  22. T. Masopust and X. Yin*. “Deciding detectability of labeled Petri nets,” Automatica, 104: 238-241, 2019. [PDF]

  23. T. Masopust and X. Yin. “Complexity of detectability, opacity and A-diagnosability for modular discrete event systems,” Automatica, 101: 290-295, 2019. [PDF]

  24. X. Yin, Z. Li, W. Wang and S. Li. “Infinite-step opacity and K-step opacity of stochastic discrete-event systems,” Automatica, 99:266-274, 2019. [PDF]

  25. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Verification complexity of a class of observational properties for modular discrete events systems,” Automatica, 83:199-205, 2017. [PDF]

  26. X. Yin. “Initial-state detectability of stochastic discrete-event systems with probabilistic sensor failures,” Automatica, 80:127-134, 2017. [PDF]

  27. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “A new approach for the verification of infinite-step and K-step opacity using two-way observers,” Automatica, 80:162-171, 2017. (Regular Paper) [PDF]

  28. X. Yin and Z. Li. “Decentralized fault prognosis of discrete event systems with guaranteed performance bound,” Automatica, 69:375-379, 2016. [PDF]

  29. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Codiagnosability and coobservability under dynamic observations: Transformation and verification,” Automatica, 61:241-252, 2015. (Regular Paper) [PDF]

  30. X. Yin, Z. Li and W. Wang. “Trajectory detectability of discrete-event systems,” Systems & Control Letters, 119:101-107, 2018. [PDF]

  31. X. Yin. “A belief-evolution-based approach for online control of fuzzy discrete-event systems under partial observation,” IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 25(6):1830-1836, 2017. [PDF]

  32. X. Yin and Z. Li. “Decentralized fault prognosis of discrete-event systems using state-estimate-based protocols,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 49(4):1302-1313, 2019. [PDF]

  33. X. Yin and Z. Li. “Reliable decentralized fault prognosis of discrete-event systems,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 46(11):1598-1603, 2016. [PDF]

  34. Z. Li, F. Khasawneh, X. Yin*, A. Li and Z. Song. “A new microscopic traffic model using a spring-mass-damper-clutch system,” IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation Systems, accepted and in press, 2020. [PDF]

  35. Z. Li, S. Bao, I. Kolmanovsky and X. Yin*. “Visual distraction detection using driving performance indicators with naturalistic driving data,” IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation Systems, 19(8):2528-2535, 2018. [PDF]

  36. Z. Li, T. Chu, I. Kolmanovsky and X. Yin*. “Training drift counteraction optimal control policies using reinforcement learning: An ACC example,” IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation Systems, 19(9):2903-2912, 2018. [PDF]

  37. Z. Li, T. Chu, I. Kolmanovsky, X. Yin* and X.-Y. Yin. “Cloud resource allocation for Vehicle-to-Cloud-to-Vehicle applications,” Mechatronics, 50: 356-365, 2018. [PDF]

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Jingshi Yao, X. Yin and S. Li. “On attack mitigation in supervisory control systems: A tolerant control approach,” in 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, to appear, 2020.

  2. Shuo Yang, X. Yin, S. Li and M. Zamani. “Secure-by-construction optimal path planning for linear temporal logic tasks,” in 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, to appear, 2020.

  3. Z. Ma, X. Yin and Z. Li. “Marking diagnosis in labeled Petri nets using basis diagnosers,” in 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, to appear, 2020.

  4. Yifan Xie, X. Yin and S. Li. “Opacity enforcing supervisory control using non-deterministic supervisors,” in 21st IFAC World Congress, 2020. [PDF]

  5. Ziteng Yang, X. Yin and S. Li. “Maximally permissive supervisor control of timed discrete-event systems under partial observation,” in 21st IFAC World Congress, 2020. [PDF]

  6. Y. Ji and X. Yin. “Optimal stabilization of discrete event systems with guaranteed worst cost,” in 21st IFAC World Congress, 2020. [PDF]

  7. Yifan Xie and X. Yin. “Supervisory control of discrete-event systems for infinite-step opacity,” in American Control Conference, pp. 3665-3671, 2020. [PDF]

  8. S. Liu, X. Yin and M. Zamani. “On a notion of approximate opacity for discrete-time stochastic control systems,” in American Control Conference, pp. 5413-5418, 2020. [PDF]

  9. Y. Ji, X. Yin and W. Xiao. “Local mean payoff supervisory control under partial observation,” in 15th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, to appear, 2020.

  10. Yuanjiang Yang, X. Yin and S. Li. “A distributed framework for multi-robot task planning with temporal logic specifications,” in 16th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, to appear, 2020.

  11. X. Yin and S. Li. “Opacity of networked supervisory control systems over insecure multiple channel networks,” in 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 7641-7646, 2019. [PDF]

  12. Zhaocong Liu, X. Yin, S. Shu and S. Li. “Online supervisory control of networked discrete-event systems with control delays,” in 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 6706-6711, 2019. [PDF]

  13. Junyao Hou, X. Yin, S. Li and M. Zamani. “Abstraction-based synthesis of opacity-enforcing controllers using alternating simulation relations,” in 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 7653-7658, 2019. [PDF]

  14. Y. Ji, X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Supervisory control under local mean payoff constraints,” in 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 1043-1049, 2019. [PDF]

  15. X. Yin and S. Li. “Supervisory control for delayed detectability of discrete event systems,” in 15th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 480-485, 2019. [PDF]

  16. Zhaocong Liu, X. Yin and S. Li. “Improved approaches for verifying I-Detectability of discrete-event systems,” in Asian Control Conference, pp. 248-253, 2019. [PDF]

  17. X. Yin and M. Zamani. “Towards approximate opacity of cyber-physical systems,” in 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, pp. 310-311, 2019. [PDF]

  18. X. Yin and S. Li. “Verification of opacity in networked supervisory control systems with insecure control channels,” in 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 4851-4856, 2018. [PDF]

  19. Wenqing Wu, X. Yin and S. Li. “Verification of coprognosability in decentralized fault prognosis of labeled Petri nets,” in 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 4545-4850, 2018. [PDF]

  20. Y. Ji, X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Mean payoff supervisory control under partial observation,” in 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3981-3987, 2018. [PDF]

  21. X. Yin. “A framework for opacity in networked supervisory control systems,” in SICE Annual Conference, pp. 1051-1052, 2018. [PDF]

  22. X. Yin and S. Li. “Robust diagnosability and robust prognosability of discrete-event systems revisited,” in IEEE International Conference on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems, pp. 302-307, 2018. [PDF]

  23. X. Yin and S. Li. “Synthesis of dynamic masks for infinite-step opacity,” in 14th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 377-342, 2018. [PDF]

  24. Y. Ji, X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Opacity enforcement by insertion functions under energy constraints,” in 14th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 325-331, 2018. [PDF]

  25. X. Yin, Z. Li, W. Wang and S. Li. “Infinite-step opacity of stochastic discrete-event systems,” in Asian Control Conference, pp. 102-107, 2017. [PDF]

  26. X. Yin, M. Morrison, S.-Y. Sheng and S. Lafortune. “DPO-SYNT: Discrete control synthesis for partially-observed systems,” in 20th IFAC World Congress, pp. 6026-6029, 2017. [PDF]

  27. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “On the maximally-permissive range control problem in partially-observed discrete event systems,” in 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3923-3928, 2016. [PDF]
    (Best Paper Award Finalist)

  28. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “On two-way observer and its application to the verification of infinite-step and K-step opacity,” in 13th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 361-366, 2016. (Invited Paper) [PDF]

  29. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “On maximal permissiveness in partially-observed discrete event systems: Verification and synthesis,” in 13th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 1-7, 2016. [PDF]
    (Best Paper Award Finalist)

  30. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “A general approach for solving dynamic sensor activation problems for a class of properties,” in 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3610-3615, 2015. [PDF]

  31. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Minimization of sensor activation in decentralized fault diagnosis of discrete event systems,” in 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 1014-1019, 2015. [PDF]

  32. Z.-J. Li, X.-Y. Yin, X. Yin, and C.-H. Wang. “Distributed H-infinity filtering over multiple-channel sensor networks with markovian channel switching,” in 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 7410-7415, 2015. [PDF]

  33. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “On the relationship between codiagnosability and coobservability under dynamic observations,” in American Control Conference, pp. 390-395, 2015. [PDF]

  34. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “A new approach for enforcing opacity via supervisory control for partially-observed discrete-event systems,” in American Control Conference, pp. 377-383, 2015. [PDF]

  35. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “Synthesis of maximally permissive non-blocking supervisors for partially observed discrete event systems,” in 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5156-5162, 2014. [PDF]

  36. X. Yin and S. Lafortune. “A general approach for synthesis of supervisors for partially-observed discrete-event systems,” in 19th IFAC World Congress, pp. 2422-2428, 2014. [PDF]