hierarchical control

hierarchical control

[¦hī·ər¦är·kə·kəl kən′trōl]
(control systems)
The organization of controllers in a large-scale system into two or more levels so that controllers in each level send control signals to controllers in the level below and feedback or sensing signals to controllers in the level above. Also known as control hierarchy.
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The square represents the market square, or town square, whereas the tower stands for hierarchical control.
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Bahrain placed the Inspector-General office independent of hierarchical control and founded an ombudsman.
Bahrain placed the Inspector General office independent of hierarchical control and founded an Ombudsman.
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This award recognized the team's advanced use of multiple sensor arrays, and commended the hierarchical control code used to run the robot.
Irish Minister for Education and Skills Ruairi Quenn has appointed an expert group to examine the "patronage" system that places most of the country's primary schools under hierarchical control.
He discussed technologies-enhanced learning, human-computer interaction, engineering education, as well as hierarchical control of distributed systems.
In order to simplify and speed up control system of the robot hierarchical control system could be used.

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