Neural Koopman Lyapunov Control [article]

Vrushabh Zinage, Efstathios Bakolas
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Learning and synthesizing stabilizing controllers for unknown nonlinear control systems is a challenging problem for real-world and industrial applications. Koopman operator theory allows one to analyze nonlinear systems through the lens of linear systems and nonlinear control systems through the lens of bilinear control systems. The key idea of these methods lies in the transformation of the coordinates of the nonlinear system into the Koopman observables, which are coordinates that allow the
more » ... epresentation of the original system (control system) as a higher dimensional linear (bilinear control) system. However, for nonlinear control systems, the bilinear control model obtained by applying Koopman operator based learning methods is not necessarily stabilizable. Simultaneous identification of stabilizable lifted bilinear control systems as well as the associated Koopman observables is still an open problem. In this paper, we propose a framework to construct these stabilizable bilinear models and identify its associated observables from data by simultaneously learning a bilinear Koopman embedding for the underlying unknown control affine nonlinear system as well as a Control Lyapunov Function (CLF) for the Koopman based bilinear model using a learner and falsifier. Our proposed approach thereby provides provable guarantees of asymptotic stability for the Koopman based representation of the unknown control affine nonlinear control system as a bilinear system. Numerical simulations are provided to validate the efficacy of our proposed class of stabilizing feedback controllers for unknown control-affine nonlinear systems.
arXiv:2201.05098v2 fatcat:2occi2ozxjh3nbwqtmv2otrzae