Syllabus for “Network Systems” - Francesco Bullo, UCSB ME/ECE 269, Winter 2018

Homework is due two weeks after the corresponding lecture/chapter is taught.

Mon Jan 15: Class is canceled for Martin Luther King Day

Chapter #01 on Wed Jan 17: “Motivating Problems and Systems”

  • additional introductory slides: (pdf)

  • Exercise 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3

Chapter #02 on Mon/Wed Jan 22 and 24: “Elements of Matrix Theory”

Fri Jan 26: Makeup class (for Mon Jan 15)

Chapter #03 on Fri Jan 26: “Elements of Graph Theory”

Wed Jan 31: Class canceled due to FB having a conflict (apologies)
Fri Feb 2: Makeup Class

Chapter #04 on Mon/Fri Jan 29 and Feb 2: “The Adjacency Matrix”

Chapter #05 on Mon/Wed Feb 5 and 7 “Discrete-time Averaging Algorithms”

Chapter #06 on Mon/Wed Feb 12: “The Laplacian Matrix”

Mon Feb 19: Class is canceled for President Day

Chapter #07 on Wed Feb 14 and Wed Feb 21 (and maybe makeup on Fri Feb 23): “Continuous-time Averaging Algorithms”

Chapter #08 on Feb 26 and 28: “The Incidence Matrix and its Applications”

Mon Mar 5: Written Exam (in class or take-home)

Chapter #09 on Mar 5 and 7: “Compartmental and Positive Systems”

Later Chapters on Mar 12 and 14

FINAL PRESENTATIONS during Final’s Week: Mar 17-23 (Sat–Fri)

  • Final presentations: Place: ME Classroom, EII 2243

  • meeting on March 20, 9am-12noon