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V. Rajinikanth

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Keywords: Heuristic algorithms, Optimization, Controller design, Parameter estimation, Multilevel image thresholding.

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Scopus Author ID: 37063796700

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Dr. V. Rajinikanth, M.E., Ph.D, Professor, Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engg., St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai 600 119, Tamilnadu, India. Education • Ph.D. (Nov, 2013): Electrical Engineering, Anna University, Tamilnadu, India. • M.E. (Nov, 2002): Process Control & Instrumentation, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, India. • B. E. (Apr, 1999) : Instrumentation & Control, University of Madras, Tamilnadu, India. • Diploma (Apr, 1996): Electrical & Electronics Engineering, T.P.E.V.R. Government Polytechnic, Tamilnadu, India. Publications 1. V.Rajinikanth, K.Latha, “Identification and control of unstable biochemical reactor”, International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications, vol.1, no.1, pp. 106 -111, 2010. 2. V.Rajinikanth, K.Latha, “Bacterial foraging optimization algorithm based PID controller tuning for time delayed unstable systems”, Mediterranean Journal of Measurement and Control, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 197–203, 2011. 3. V Rajinikanth, K Latha, “Optimization of PID controller parameters for unstable chemical systems using soft computing technique”, International Review of Chemical Engineering vol.3, no. 3, pp.350-358, 2011. 4. V. Rajinikanth and K. Latha, “Tuning and Retuning of PID Controller for Unstable Systems Using Evolutionary Algorithm,” ISRN Chemical Engineering, vol. 2012, Article ID 693545, 11 pages, 2012. doi:10.5402/2012/693545. 5. V. Rajinikanth and K. Latha, “I-PD Controller Tuning for Unstable System Using Bacterial Foraging Algorithm: A Study Based on Various Error Criterion,” Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, vol. 2012, Article ID 329389, 10 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/329389. 6. V. Rajinikanth and K. Latha, “Controller Parameter Optimization for Nonlinear Systems Using Enhanced Bacteria Foraging Algorithm,” Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, vol. 2012, Article ID 214264, 12 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/214264. 7. V.Rajinikanth, K.Latha, “IMC-PID tuning for first order plus time delayed unstable systems using BFO algorithm”, Scientific Research and Essays Vol. 7, no.40, pp. 3406-3420, 2012. 8. V.Rajinikanth, K.Latha, “PID Controller Tuning for Magnetic Suspension System Using Evolutionary Algorithm”, International Review of Mechanical Engineering , vol.6, no.5, pp. 988-995, 2012 9. V.Rajinikanth, K.Latha, “Setpoint weighted PID controller tuning for unstable system using heuristic algorithm”, Archives of Control Sciences, Vol. 22 (LVIII), No. 4, pp. 371–395, 2012. 10. V. Rajinikanth and K. Latha, “Modeling, Analysis, and Intelligent Controller Tuning for a Bioreactor: A Simulation Study,” ISRN Chemical Engineering, vol. 2012, Article ID 413657, 15 pages, 2012. doi:10.5402/2012/413657. 11. K. Latha, V. Rajinikanth, “2DOF PID Controller Tuning for Unstable Systems Using Bacterial Foraging Algorithm”, Swarm, Evolutionary, and Memetic Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7677, pp 519-527, 2012. 12. K. Latha, V. Rajinikanth, and P. M. Surekha, “PSO-Based PID Controller Design for a Class of Stable and Unstable Systems,” ISRN Artificial Intelligence, vol. 2013, Article ID 543607, 11 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/543607. 13. V. Rajinikanth and K. Latha, “Particle Swarm Approach for Identification of Unstable Processes”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications (FICTA), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Volume 199, pp 505-513, 2013. 14. V. Rajinikanth, K. Latha, and N. Sri Madhava Raja, “Model Parameter Estimation Procedure for a Class of Dynamic Systems using Firefly Algorithm”, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research, vol. 9, no. 2 , pp. 101-114, 2013. 15. N. Sri Madhava Raja, V. Rajinikanth, “Brownian Distribution Guided Bacterial Foraging Algorithm for Controller Design Problem”, ICT and Critical Infrastructure: Proceedings of the 48th Annual Convention of Computer Society of India- Vol I, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Volume 248, pp 141-148, 2014. 16. N. Sri Madhava Raja, K. Suresh Manic, and V. Rajinikanth, “Firefly Algorithm with Various Randomization Parameters: An Analysis”, Swarm, Evolutionary, and Memetic Computing, Part I, LNCS 8297, pp. 110–121, 2013.


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