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Control is used in a variety of contexts to express "mastery" or "proficiency": e.g. "Music students attending a master class are expected to have full control of basic skills such as rhythm and pitch". Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... ...


Control may also refer to:


Management and finance

  • Control (management): an element of management
  • Control as a element of management accounting
  • Internal control: a process implemented in an organization to help in achieving specific goals
  • Comptroller (or controller): a senior financial officer in an orgainzation

This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Management accounting is concerned with the provisions and use of accounting information to managers within organizations, to provide them with the basis in making informed business decisions that would allow them to be better equipped in their management and control functions. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Look up comptroller in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Science and technology

Control engineering is the engineering discipline that focuses on the mathematical modelling systems of a diverse nature, analysing their dynamic behaviour, and using control theory to make a controller that will cause the systems to behave in a desired manner. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Control theory. ... A widget (or control) is an interface component that a computer user interacts with, such as a window or a text box. ... A scientific control augments integrity in experiments by isolating variables as dictated by the scientific method in order to make a conclusion about such variables. ... A Control network or simply Control, is a set of reference-points of known geospatial coordinates. ... For control theory in psychology and sociology, see control theory (sociology). ... Ctrl redirects here. ... In linguistics, argument control refers to syntactic principles that allow the semantic identity of a verbs argument to be determined even though it is not syntactically realized in the sentence. ... Controlling for a variable means to deliberately vary the experimental conditions in order to take that variable into account in the prediction of the response variable. ... In psychology-related slang, control freak is a derogatory term for a person who attempts to impose excessive predictability and direction on others or on events, often associated with insecurity or a lack of trust. ... Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine tranquilizer with short to medium duration of action. ...

Popular culture

Film and television

  • Kontroll, a 2003 Hungarian movie (released as Control internationally)
  • Control (2007 film), a movie about Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, directed by Anton Corbijn
  • CONTROL, a fictional secret U.S. government spy agency in the television series Get Smart
  • "Control" (House episode), an episode of the American TV series House

Kontroll film poster Kontroll is a Hungarian film released to theatres in 2003. ... Control is a biopic film about the late Ian Curtis (1956-1980), lead singer of the legendary post-punk rock band Joy Division. ... Look up control in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Control is the fourteenth episode of the first season of House, which premiered on the FOX network on March 15, 2005. ...

Music

Control is the third studio album by American R&B/pop singer Janet Jackson. ... Control is the fourth single from Janet Jacksons third album Control. ... Control is a song released by the heavy metal group Puddle of Mudd. ... Control is an album by Pedro the Lion. ... Control is the debut album by Indie Rock band GoodBooks. ...

See also

  • Action (disambiguation)

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Publications about 'controllability' (2366 words)
This paper shows that, for time varying systems, global asymptotic controllability to a given closed subset of the state space is equivalent to the existence of a continuous control-Lyapunov function with respect to the set.
Weak controllability of bilinear systems is preserved under sampling provided that the sampling period satisfies a condition related to the eigenvalues of the autonomous dynamics matrix.
It is shown that a control system in Rn is asymptotically controllable to the origin if and only if there exists a positive definite continuous functional of the states whose derivative can be made negative by appropriate choices of controls.
Controllability - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (760 words)
Controllability is an important property of a control system, and the controllability property plays a crucial role in many control problems, such as stabilization of unstable systems by feedback, or optimal control.
Controllability and observability are dual aspects of the same problem.
Note that controllability does not mean that once you reach a state that you will be able to keep it there, merely that you can reach that state.
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