Lacra Pavel


Professor, ECE Department
System Control Group and Photonics Group
University of Toronto
10 King's College Road
Toronto, ON, M5S 3G4, Canada

Research interests

  • Control and game theory in networks.
  • Game-theory (noncooperative, evolutionary).
  • Nonlinear and robust control.
  • Control and optimization of optical networks.

Selected recent publications

  • Gadjov, Dian, and Lacra Pavel. "A passivity-based approach to Nash equilibrium seeking over networks." IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2018.2833140.

  • Yi, Peng, and Lacra Pavel. "Distributed generalized Nash equilibria computation of monotone games via double-layer preconditioned proximal-point algorithms." IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018, 10.1109/TCNS.2018.2813928.

  • Salehisadaghiani, Farzad, and Lacra Pavel. "Distributed Nash equilibrium seeking in networked graphical games." Automatica, vol 87, pp. 17 - 24, 2018.

  • Salehisadaghiani, Farzad, and Lacra Pavel. "Distributed Nash equilibrium seeking: A gossip-based algorithm." Automatica, vol 72, pp. 209 - 216, 2016.


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