Liapunov function

Liapunov function

[′lyä·pu̇·nȯf ‚fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
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17) Allais (1943) used a 'characteristic function' which can be interpreted as a Liapunov function, consisting of the sum of the absolute values of the excess demands, and attempted to show that it is decreasing over time.
Rosier, Liapunov Functions and Stability in Control Theory, Communications and Control Engineering, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2nd edition, 2005.
Cox, "Limit Cycle Construction Using Liapunov Functions," IEEE Trans.