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Journal papers
  • A. Bemporad, M. Di Marco, A Tesi, ``Sonar-based wall-following control of mobile robots'', ASME J. Dyn. Syst. Meas. Control, vol. 122, pp. 226-230, 2000.
  • M. Di Marco, M.  Forti, A. Tesi, ``Bifurcations and oscillatory behavior in a class of competitive cellular neural networks'', International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol. 10, n. 6, pp. 1267-1294, 2000.

  •  M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, S. Lacroix, A. Vicino, ``Set membership localization and mapping for autonomous navigation'', International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 11, n. 7, pp. 709-734, 2001.

  •  M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Complex dynamics in nearly symmetric three-cell cellular neural networks'', International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol. 12, n. 6, pp. 1357-1362, 2002.

  •  M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Existence and characterization of limit cycles in nearly symmetric neural networks'', IEEE Transactions on  Circuits and Systems, Part I, vol 49, n. 7, pp. 979-992, 2002.

  • M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, A. Vicino, ``Simultaneous localization and map building for a team of cooperating robots: a set membership approach'', IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol 19, n. 2, pp. 238-249, 2003.

  • M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, D. Prattichizzo, A. Vicino, ``A set theoretic approach for time to contact estimation in dynamic vision'', Automatica, vol 23, pp. 1037-1044, 2003.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Harmonic Balance Approach to Predict Period-Doubling Bifurcations in Nearly Symmetric CNNs'',  Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, vol. 12, n. 4, pp. 435-459, 2003.

  • M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, A. Vicino, ``A set theoretic approach to dynamic robot localization and mapping'', Autonomous Robots, vol 16, n. 1, pp. 23-47, 2004. 

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Bifurcations and complex dynamics in nearly symmetric neural networks'', Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, Anno LIX, n. 1-2, pp. 19-21, 2004.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, P. Nistri, A. Tesi, ``On the effect of neuron activation gain on robustness of complete stability'', International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol 14, n. 5, pp. 1807-1812, 2004.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, M. Grazzini, L. Pancioni, ``Fourth-order nearly-symmetric CNNs exhibiting complex dynamics'', International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol 15, n. 5, pp. 1579-1587, May 2005.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, M. Grazzini,``Robustness of convergence in finite time for linear programming neural networks'', International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, vol 34, n. 3, pp.307-316, June 2006.

  • M. Di Marco, C. Ghilardi, ``Robustness of complete stability for 1-D circular CNNs'',  International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol. 16, n. 8, pp. 2177-2190, August 2006.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, M. Grazzini, P. Nistri, L. Pancioni, ``Global consistency of decisions and convegence of competitive cellular neural networks'',  International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol. 17, n. 9, pp. 3127-3150, September 2007.


Submitted journal papers

  • N. Ceccarelli, M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, ``Collective circular motion of multi-vehicle systems'', submitted to Automatica.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``On the margin of complete stability for a class of cellular neural networks'', submitted to International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, M. Grazzini, L. Pancioni, ``On global exponential stability of standard and full-range CNNs'', submitted to International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications.
  Book chapters
  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Bifurcations of Neural Networks with Almost Symmetric Interconnection Matrices'', in Dynamics, Bifurcations and Control, F. Colonius and L. Grüne, Eds, pp. 17-36, Springer-Verlag, London, 2002.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``On Absolute Stability of Convergence for Nonlinear Neural Network Models'', in New Trends in Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, and their Applications, W. Kang, M. Xiao and C. Borges, Eds, pp. 209-220, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

  • N. Ceccarelli, M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, A. Vicino,``Set Membership Localization and Map Building for Mobile Robots'', in Current Trends in Nonlinear Systems and Control, L. Menini, L. Zaccarian and C.T. Abdallah, Eds, pp. 289-308, Birkhäuser, 2006.
Conference communications
  • A. Bemporad, M. Di Marco, A. Tesi, ``Wall following for sonar-based mobile robots'', Proc. of  36th IEEE Conference on Decision  and Control, San Diego, California, 1997, pp. 3063-3068.
  •  M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Oscillations in a class of third-order competitive cellular neural networks'', Proc. of. 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and  Control, Phoenix, Arizona, 1999, pp. 695-700.
  •  M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``On robustness of complete stability for a class of cellular neural networks'', Proc. of 2000 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, vol. 4, pp. 141-144, Geneva, Switzerland, 28-31 May 2000.
  •  M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, D. Pratichizzo, A. Vicino, ``Constructing and updating navigation maps with uncertainty'', Proc. of  IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Santa Barbara, California, 2000.
  • M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, S. Lacroix, A. Vicino, ``A set theoretic approach to the simultaneous localization and map building problem'', Proc. of 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 833-838, Sydney, Australia, 2000.

  • M. Di Marco, D. Prattichizzo, A. Vicino, ``Polygonal approximation of uncertain height fields for outdoor navigation'', Proc. of 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 839-844, Sydney,  Australia, 2000.
  •  S. Lacroix, A. Mallet, D. Bonnafous, S. Fleury, M. Di Marco, R. Chatila, ``Autonomous long range navigation in planetary-like environments'', Proc. of 6th ESA Workshop on Advanced Space Technologies for Robotics and Automation (ASTRA 2000), Noordwijk, The Netherlands, December 2000.
  •  M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Vicino, ``Cooperative localization and map building for multirobot systems: a set membership approach'', Proc. of 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, pp. 415-424, Toulouse, France, July 2001.
  •  M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``On the loss of complete stability of neural networks caused by Hopf bifurcations'', Proc. of 15th Eur. Conf. on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD'01), vol. 3, pp. 401-404, Helsinki, Finland, 28-31 August 2001.

  •  M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``On oscillations in a class of nearly symmetric neural networks'', Proc. of 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2738-2739, Orlando, Usa, 4-7 Dicembre 2001.

  • M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, A. Vicino, ``Set membership pose estimation of mobile robots based on angle measurements'', Proc. of 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3734-3739, Orlando, Usa, 4-7 Dicembre 2001.

  •  M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, A. Vicino, ``Dynamic robot localization and mapping using uncertainty sets'', Proc. of World IFAC 2002, Barcelona, Spain, 21-26 July 2002.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``A study on limit cycles in nearly symmetric cellular neural networks'', Proc. of 7th IEEE International Workshop on Cellular Neural Networks and their Applications (CNNA 2002), Frankfurt/Main, Germany, July 2002.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``On the prediction of period-doubling bifurcations in almost reciprocal cellular neural networks'', Proc. of 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, vol 3, pp 574-577, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2003.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Robustness of complete stability: Hopfield model vs. cellular neural network model'', Proc. of 16th Eur. Conf. on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD'03), vol 2, pp 444-447, Krakow, Poland, 1-4 September 2003.
  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Rich dynamics in weakly coupled full-range cellular neural networks'', Proc. of 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, vol 3, pp 41-44, Vancouver, Canada, 23-26 May 2004.

  • N. Ceccarelli, M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, ``A set theoretic approach to path planning for mobile robots'', Proc. of 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlantis, Bahamas, 14-17 December, 2004.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, M. Grazzini, L. Pancioni, ``Complex dynamics in a class of nearly-symmetric competitive CNNs'', Proc. of 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp 4677-4680, Kobe, Japan, 23-26 May 2005.

  • N. Ceccarelli, M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, ``Collective circular motion of multi-vehicle systems with sensory limitations'', Proc. of 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference CDC-ECC05, Seville, Spain, 12-15 December, 2005.

  • N. Ceccarelli, M. Di Marco, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, ``Experimental analysis of collective circular motion for multi-vehicle systems'', Proc. of 8th IFAC Symp. on Robot Control (SyRoCo06), Bologna, Italy, 6-8 September, 2006.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, A. Tesi, ``Robustness of complete stability for a class of nearly-symmetric cellular neural networks'', Proc. of Joint 2006 CCA/CACSD/ISIC, Munich, Germany, 4-6 October, 2006.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, M. Grazzini, P. Nistri, L. Pancioni, ``A study on convergence of competitive CNNs'', Proc. of 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, New Orleans, USA, 27-30 May 2007.

  • M. Di Marco, M. Forti, M. Grazzini, L. Pancioni, "A Study on Global Robust Stability of Delayed Full-Range Cellular Neural Networks", Proc. of 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Seattle, USA,  18-21 May 2008.
Ph. D Thesis

  • M. Di Marco, "Set-membership estimation techniques for mobile robotics appilcations", Dottorato di ricerca in Ingegneria dei Sistemi, Università di Bologna, 2001.
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Seminars
  • Robustness of complete stability of 1-D Cellular Neural Networks, NDICT Workshop, Bologna, September 8, 2004.
  • Robust Localization and Map Building, CIRA Scuola di Dottorato, Bertinoro, July 21, 2000.