The Society (Call for Papers, News Letter, Awards, etc.) Editorial Board 

February 1996 Volume 43 @Number 1  
SPECIAL SECTION ON MECHATRONICS  
2  Guest EditorialThe Age of Mechatronics, M. O. Kaynak 
4  On the Design and Control of Mechatronic SystemsA Survey, R. Isermann 
16  Practical Control Enhancement via Mechatronics Design, J. R. Hewit and K. BouazzaMarouf 
23  Piezomechanics as a Subsystem of Mechatronics : Present State of the Art. Problems, Future Developments, R. Bansevicius, R. Parkin, A. Jebb, and J. Knight 
30  The Development of a Controller for Mechatronics Equipment, N. Kyura 
38  Transputer Control of Hydraulic Actuators and Robots, F. Conrad 
48  Robust Motion Controller Design for High Accuracy Positioning Systems, H. S. Lee and M. Tomizuka 
56  Vibnation Suppression in 2 and 3Mass System Based on the Feedback of imperfect Derivative of the Estimated Torsional Torque, K. Sugiura and Y. Hori 
65  Mode Switching Control Design with initial Value Compensation and its Application to Head Positioning Control on Magnetic Disk Drives, T. Yamaguchi, K Shishida, S. Tohyama, and H. Hirai 
74  Dynamic Force Simulator for Multifinger Force Display, Y. Kunii and H. Hashimoto 
81  A Unified Approach to Position and Force Control by Fuzzy Logic, M. Shibata, T. Murakami, and K. Ohnishi 
88  The UMC Software Environment for Machine Control System integration, Configuration, and Programming , A. J Carrott. P. R. Moore, R. H. Weston. and R. Harrison 
98  Stable Adaptive Control of Multivariable Servomechanisms, with Application to a Passive LineofSight Stabilization System, T. H. Lee, E. K. Koh, and M. K. Loh 
106  Engineering Education for Mechatronics, M. Acar and R. M. Parkin 
REGULAR PAPERS  
113  A Novel Fuzzy Friction Compensation Approach to improve the Performance of a DC Motor Control System, J. T. Teeter, M. Y. Chow, and J. J. Brickley Jr. 
121  DSP Control of HighPower UPS Systems Feeding Nonlinear Loads, A. von Jouanne, P. N Enjeti, and D. J Lucas 
126  A Hybrid Structure Using PhascControlled Rectifiers and HighFrequency Converters for MagnetLoad Power Supplies, H. Jin, Y Wang, and G. Joos 
132  Operation of PWM Voltage SourceInverters in the Overmodulation Region, R. J. Kerkman, D. Leggate, B. J. Seibel, and T. M. Rowan 
142  Control Systems for induction Machines with Magnetic Saturation, C. R. Sullivan, C. Kao, B. M. Acker, and S. R. Sanders 
153  Gain Scheduling Control of DC Motor Drive with Field Weakening , M. R. Matausek, B. I. Jeftenic, D. M. Miljkovic and M. Z. Bebic 
163  A 50150 kHz HalfBridge Inverter for induction Heating Applications, M. Kamli, S. Yamamoto, and M. Abe 
173  Digital interval Modeling and Hybrid Control of Uncertain Systems, L. S. Shieh, X. Zou, and N. P. Coleman 
184  Design of A/D Converters with Hierarchic Networks, T. S. Low and C. Bi 
192  Analysis of PrimaryonSlider Type Piezoelectric Actuator and the Application to TwoDegreeofMotion Freedom Plane Actuator, N. Hoshi and A. Kawamura 
200  A Photodiode Cell for Applications to Position and Motion Estimation Sensors , M. Tartagni, E. Franchi, R. Guerrien, and C. Baccarani 
207  A Prototype Controller for Variable Reluctance Motors, C. Guarino Lo Bianco, A. Tonielli, and F. Filicon 
217  Automatic Synthesis of Analog Fuzzy Controllers: A Hardware and Software Approach, N. Manaresi, R. Rovatti, E. Franchi, R. Guerrieri, and C. Baccarani 
226  Loss Minimization in induction Motor AdjustableSpeed Drives, I. Kioskeridis and N. Margaris 
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  
232  A Method for the Estimation of the Rotor Time Constant in the indirect Vector Controlled Drives., N. Margaris and N. Kioskeridis 
233  An ImageBased Concept for Position and Attitude Determination , Z. Yu 
235  Remarks on "DiscreteTime Variable Structure Control Systems", A. Bartoszewicz 
238  LargeSignal Modeling of Regulated Switching DCDC Converters Using a GridPoint Approach, F. H. F. Leung and P. K. S. Tam 
ANNOUNCEMENTS  
241  Call for Papers IEEE ICIT'96 
243  IEEE Copyright Form 
April 1996 @Volume 43 Number 2  
SPECIAL SECTION ON PERMANENT MAGNET MOTOR DRIVES  
245  Guest Editorial, M. A. Rahman 
247  Permanent Magnet Excited Brushed DC Motors, K. Hameyer and R. J. M. Belmans 
256  Analysis of Brushless Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors, M. A. Rahman and P. Zhou 
268  ThreeDimensional Finite Element Analysis of Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor DrivesStatus of the State of the Art, N. A. O. Demerdash and M A. Alhamadi 
276  Disk Drive Spindle Motors and Their Controls, M. A. Jabbar 
285  Motor "Identity" Motor Model for Torque Analysis and Control, T. S. Low, C Bi, and K. T. Chang 
292  Design and Analysis of Permanent MagnetType Bearingless Motors, M. Ooshima, A. Chiba, T. Fukao, and M. A. Rahman 
300  Sensorless PM Brushless DC Motor Drives, N. Matsui 
309  Identification and Compensation of Torque Ripple in HighPrecision Permanent Magnet Motor Drives (Invited Paper), J. Holtz and L. Springob 
321  Pulsating Torque Minimization Techniques for Permanent Magnet AC Motor Drives Review (Invited Paper), T. M. Jahns and W. L. Soong 
331  Novel Permanent Magnet Motor Drives for Electric Vehicles, C. C. Chan, K. T Chau, J. Z Jiang, W. Xia, M. Zhu, and R. Zhang 
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  
340  Indirect FieldOriented Speed Regulation for induction Motors is Globally Stable, R. Ortega and D. Taoutaou 
342  A Comment on "Improved and Less Load Dependent ThreePhase CurrentControlled Inverter with Hysteretic Current Controllers", A. M. Trzynadlowski 
June 1996 Volume 43 Number 3  
SPECIAL SECTION ON SENSOR FUSION AND INTEGRATION  
345  Guest Editorial, R. C. Luo 
346  Image Fusion and Subpixel Parameter Estimation for Automated Optical inspection of Electronic Components, J. M. Reed and S Hutchinson 
355  Data Fusion: Color Edge Detection and Surface Reconstruction Through Regularization, R. A. Salinas, C. Richardson, M. A. Abidi, and R. C. Gonzalez 
364  Integration of Vision and Laser Displacement Sensor for Efficient and Precise Digitizing, C. C. Huang and Y. F. Zheng 
372  Environment Perception for a Mobile Robot Using Double Ultrasonic Sensors and a CCD Camera, K. T. Song and W. H. Tang 
380  An Active Sensing Method Using Estimated Errors for N4ultisensor Fusion Systems, T. Mukai and M. Ishikawa 
387  Multilayered Fuzzy Behavior Fusion for RealTime Reactive Control of Systems with Multiple Sensors, S. G. Goodridge, M. G. Kay, and R. C. Luo 
395  Fuzzy Behavior integration and Action Fusion for Robotic Excavation, X. Shi, P. J A. Lever, and F. Y. Wang 
403  A FuzzyLogic Architecture for Autonomous Multisensor Data Fusion, J. A. Stover D. L Hull, and R. E. Gibson 
411  Fusing Multiple Data and Knowledge Sources for Signal Understanding by Genetic Algorithm, T. Sawaragi, J. Umemura, O. Katai, and S. Iwai 
422  Mobile Robot Localization: integrating Measurements from a TimeofFlight Laser, U. Larsson, J. Forsberg, and A. Wernersson 
432  LiAS: A Reflexive Navigation Architecture for an Intelligent Mobile Robot System, J. Vandorpe, H. Van Brussel, and H. Xu 
REGULAR PAPERS  
441  A New Control Strategy to Achieve Sinusoidal Line Current in a Cascade BuckBoost Converter, M. C. Ghanem, K. AlHaddad, and G. Roy 
SANNOUNCEMENTS  
450  Call for Papers Special Track on Multimedia and Communication 
August 1996 Volume 43 Number 4  
PAPERS  
453  Generalized Impedance Control of Robot for Assembly Tasks Requiring Compliant Manipulation, S. P. Chan and H. C. Liaw 
462  A New Formulation Technique for Local Torque Optimization of Redundant Manipulators, S. Ma 
469  Accurate Contour Control of Mechatronic Servo Systems Using Gaussian Networks, S. Goto, M. Nakamura, and N. Kyura 
477  Improvement of Transient Response by Means of Variable Set Point Weighting, C. C. Hang and L. Cao 
485  Projection Learning for SelfOrganizing Neural Networks, H. Potlapalli and R. C. Luo 
492  A Nonlinear Reduced Order Observer for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors, J. Solsona, M. I. Valla, and C. Muravchik 
498  A New Motor Speed Estimator Using Kalman Filter in LowSpeed Range, H. W. Kim and S. K. Sul 
505  Induction Motor Speed Estimator and Synchronous Motor Position Estimator Based on a Fixed Carrier Frequency Signal, J. W. Dixon and J. N. Rivarola 
510  A Modified Approach of Feeding Regenerative Energy to the Mains, S. Saha, A. V. Dandekar, and V. P. Sundersingh 
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  
515  Remarks on "Comments on a Neural Network Compensator for Uncertainties of Robotics Manipulators'', R. G. Moctezuma and S. P. Chan 
ANNOUNCEMENTS  
516  Call for PapersSpecial Track on Fusion of Neural Nets, Fuzzy Systems, and Genetic Algorithms in Industrial Applications 
Octobert 1996 Volume 43 Number 5  
SPECIAL SECTION ON GENETIC ALGORITHMS FOR INDUSTRY  
517  Guest Editorial, K. F. Man 
519  Genetic Algorithms�GConcepts and Applications, K F. Man, K. S. Tang, and S. Kwon 
535  Use of Fuzzy Logic to Describe Constraints Derived from Engineering Judgment in Genetic Algorithms, R. Pearce und P. H. Cowley 
541  Genetic Optimization of a Fuzzy System for Charging Batteries, H. Surmann 
549  Optimization of Image Coding Algorithms and Architectures Using Genetic Algorithms, D. R. Bull and D. W. Redmill 
559  Genetic Algorithm for Optimizing the Nonlinear Time Alignment of Automatic Speech Recognition Systems, S. Kwong, C. W. Chau, and W. A. Halang 
567  Genetic Algorithm Tuning of LyapunovBased Controllers�G An Application to a SingleLink Flexible Robot System, S. S. Ge, T. H. Lee, and G. Zhu 
575  Structured Genetic Algorithm for Robust H* Control Systems Design, K. S. Tung, K. F. Man, and D.W. Gu 
583  Multiobjective Gas Turbine Engine Controller Design Using Genetic Algorithms, A. Chipperfield and P. Fleming 
REGULAR PAPERS  
588  Adaptive Camera Regulation for Investigation of Real Scenes, V. Murino, G. L. Foresti, and C. S. Regazzoni 
CALL FOR PAPERS  
601  Special Track on Fusion of Neural Nets, Fuzzy Systems, and Genetic Algorithms in Industrial Applications 
December 1996 Volume 43 Number 6  
Acknowledgment of Reviewers, J. Holtz  
SPECIAL SECTION ON PHASELOCK LOOP TECHNIQUES  
Guest Editorial, M. F. Lai and M. Nakano  
PhaseLocked Loop TechniquesA Survey, G. C. Hsieh and J. C. Hung  
Efficient Digital Techniques for Implementing a Class of Fast PhaseLocked Loops (PLL's), F. Kobayashi, M. Haratsu, M. Yabumoto, and M. Nakano  
On the Nonlinear Behavior of the Analog PhaseLocked Loop: Synchronization, N. Margaris and P. Mastorocostas  
Application of Fuzzy Logic in the PhaseLocked Loop Speed Control of Induction Motor Drive, M. F. Lai, M. Nakano, and G. C. Hsieh  
QuickResponse TorqueControlled Induction Motor Drives Using PhaseLocked Loop Speed Control with Disturbance Compensation, A. Takano  
REGULAR PAPERS  
A Simple FrequencyIndependent Method for Calculating the Reactive and Harmonic Current in a Nonlinear Load, J. S. Tepper, J. W. Dixon, G. Venegas, and L. Moran  
ASIC Implementation of a Digital Tachometer with High Precision in a Wide Speed Range, E. Galvan, A. Torralba, and L. G. Franquelo  
1996 INDEX  