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Record number 401397
Title Optimal greenhouse cultivation control: survey and perspectives
Author(s) Straten, G. van; Henten, E.J. van
Event Agricontrol 2010, IFAC, Kyoto, Japan, 2010-12-06/2010-12-06
Department(s) Systems and Control Group
WUR GTB Tuinbouw Technologie
ATV Farm Technology
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2010
Abstract Abstract: A survey is presented of the literature on greenhouse climate control, positioning the various solutions and paradigms in the framework of optimal control. A separation of timescales allows the separation of the economic optimal control problem of greenhouse cultivation into an off-line problem at the tactical level, and an on-line problem at the operational level. This paradigm is used to classify the literature into three categories: focus on operational control, focus on the tactical level, and truly integrated control. Integrated optimal control warrants the best economical result, and provides a systematic way to design control systems for the innovative greenhouses of the future. Research issues and perspectives are listed as well.
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