We provide finite time reduced order observers for a class of nonlinear time-varying continuous-time systems. We use the observers to design globally asymptotically stabilizing output feedback controls. We illustrate our work in tracking dynamics for a nonholonomic system in chained form.
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Mazenc, F., Ahmed, S., & Malisoff, M. (2020). Reduced order finite time observers and output feedback for time-varying nonlinear systems. Automatica, 119 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2020.109083