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FBSwiki has been created as an online resource for the textbook Feedback Systems by Karl J. Astrom and Richard M. Murray. This wiki contains information that is intended to be useful for readers in understanding the material as well as instructors who want to use the text for a class.

The wiki pages can only be changed by registered users, who must be approved by the authors. Anonymous edits of all pages (including talk pages) have been turned off due to abuses by spambots. If you are using Feedback Systems for a class and would like to be able to add information to the wiki, please send e-mail to Richard Murray.

Citing the book and the wiki

Information on how to cite the printed text is given on the citation information page. A typical format is:

K. J. Åström and R. M. Murray, Feedback Systems: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers. Princeton University Press, 2008. Available online at http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8701.html.

To cite information contained in the wiki, you can use a citation of the form:

K. J. Åström and R. M. Murray, Feedback Systems web site, 05 April 2008, <http://www.cds.caltech.edu/~murray/amwiki>.

More information on citing web sources is available from the MLA handbook and the Yale College Writing Center.

Pages with Additional Information

  • Information for instructors - links to information for instructors who would like to use the text for their course.
  • Information for authors - information for registered users who are collaborating on supplements or would like to add to the wiki pages.
  • Information for developers - documentation regarding how this wiki is configured and some of the changes that have been made to the MediaWiki software.