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American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2018, 6(3), 77-84
DOI: 10.12691/ajeee-6-3-1
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An Application of Flower Pollination Algorithm in Model Order Reduction of LTI Systems

D. K. Sambariya1, and Tarun Gupta1

1Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, India

Pub. Date: July 26, 2018

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D. K. Sambariya and Tarun Gupta. An Application of Flower Pollination Algorithm in Model Order Reduction of LTI Systems. American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2018; 6(3):77-84. doi: 10.12691/ajeee-6-3-1


Representation of physical system using mathematical models leads the process to high-order equations, which are difficult to use for analysis and synthesis. Therefore, it is necessary and useful to find the reduced order equations that describe the same characteristics as the original high-order system. This paper proposes a nature inspired flower pollination algorithm (FPA) for order reduction of original high-order linear time invariant systems. Reduced model will definitely be stable if the original model is stable. Four numerical examples of single-input and single-output systems of different orders are considered to verifying proposed method. The results are compared with different methods available in literature based on step response and performance indices.

flower pollination algorithm (FPA) single-input single-output (SISO) reduced order model (ROM) model order reduction (MOR)

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