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A discretization approach to the analysis of yey another H2 norm of LTI sampled-data systems
This paper is concerned with linear time-invariant (LTI) sampled-data systems together with their yet another H2 norm introduced recently as an alternative to the two wellknown definitions. Taking account of the linear periodically time-varying nature of LTI sampled-data systems, this norm is defined as the supremum of the L2 norms of all the τ-dependent responses for the impulse inputs occurring at the instant τ in the sampling interval [0, h). We first review the closed-form expression of this new H2 norm derived through the lifted representation of LTI sampled-data systems. We next develop a discretization method of the continuous-time generalized plant, by which the new H2 norm of LTI sampled-data systems can be characterized by using the discrete-time H2 norm. We then reinterpret the closed-form expression of the H2 norm, and derive a computable upper bound together with a lower bound of the norm. We further show that the gap between the upper and lower bounds converges to 0 at the rate of 1/N, where N is the gridding approximation parameter. Finally, a numerical example is given to demonstrate the effectiveness of the computation method.
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