You can found the main literature the allows Metacontrol to exist below. For the complete list, go to Our papers.


N Alexandrov, R Lewis, C Gumbert, L Green, and P Newman. Optimization with variable-fidelity models applied to wing design. In 38th aerospace sciences meeting and exhibit, 841. 2000.


Vidar Alstad, Sigurd Skogestad, and Eduardo S. Hori. Optimal measurement combinations as controlled variables. Journal of Process Control, 19(1):138 – 148, 2009. URL:, doi:


Victor M. C. Alves, Felipe S. Lima, Sidinei K. Silva, and Antonio C. B. Araujo. Metamodel-based numerical techniques for self-optimizing control. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 57(49):16817–16840, 2018. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04337.


Antonio Araújo and Sigurd Skogestad. Control structure design for the ammonia synthesis process. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 32(12):2920 – 2932, 2008. URL:, doi:


B.J.P. Buhre, L.K. Elliott, C.D. Sheng, R.P. Gupta, and T.F. Wall. Oxy-fuel combustion technology for coal-fired power generation. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 31(4):283 – 307, 2005. URL:, doi:


José A. Caballero and Ignacio E. Grossmann. An algorithm for the use of surrogate models in modular flowsheet optimization. AIChE Journal, 54(10):2633–2650, 2008. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1002/aic.11579.


Yi Cao and Vinay Kariwala. Bidirectional branch and bound for controlled variable selection: part i. principles and minimum singular value criterion. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 32(10):2306 – 2319, 2008. URL:, doi:


Yi Cao and Prabirkumar Saha. Improved branch and bound method for control structure screening. Chemical Engineering Science, 60(6):1555 – 1564, 2005. URL:, doi:


Antonio C.B. de Araújo, Marius Govatsmark, and Sigurd Skogestad. Application of plantwide control to the hda process. i—steady-state optimization and self-optimizing control. Control Engineering Practice, 15(10):1222 – 1237, 2007. Special Issue - International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM). URL:, doi:


DJ Dillon, V White, RJ Allam, RA Wall, and JIEA Gibbins. Oxy-combustion processes for co2 capture from power plant. Engineering investigation report, 2005.


Alexander Forrester, Andras Sobester, and Andy Keane. Engineering design via surrogate modelling: a practical guide. John Wiley & Sons, 2008.


Vivek Gera, Mehdi Panahi, Sigurd Skogestad, and Nitin Kaistha. Economic plantwide control of the cumene process. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(2):830–846, 2013. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/ie301386h.


Ivar J. Halvorsen, Sigurd Skogestad, John C. Morud, and Vidar Alstad. Optimal selection of controlled variables. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 42(14):3273–3284, 2003. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/ie020833t.


E.S. Hori and S. Skogestad. Selection of control structure and temperature location for two-product distillation columns. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 85(3):293 – 306, 2007. URL:, doi:


Eduardo S. Hori, Sigurd Skogestad, and Vidar Alstad. Perfect steady-state indirect control. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 44(4):863–867, 2005. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/ie049736l.


Eduardo Shigueo Hori and Sigurd Skogestad. Selection of controlled variables: maximum gain rule and combination of measurements. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47(23):9465–9471, 2008. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/ie0711978.


Rahul Jagtap and Nitin Kaistha. Economic plantwide control of a c4 isomerization process. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(36):11731–11743, 2012. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/ie3001293.


Rahul Jagtap, Ashok S Pathak, and Nitin Kaistha. Economic plantwide control of the ethyl benzene process. AIChE Journal, 59(6):1996–2014, 2013. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1002/aic.13964.


Bo Jin, Haibo Zhao, and Chuguang Zheng. Optimization and control for co2 compression and purification unit in oxy-combustion power plants. Energy, 83:416 – 430, 2015. URL:, doi:


Donald R Jones. A taxonomy of global optimization methods based on response surfaces. Journal of global optimization, 21(4):345–383, 2001.


Vinay Kariwala and Yi Cao. Bidirectional branch and bound for controlled variable selection. part ii: exact local method for self-optimizing control. Computers and chemical engineering, 33(8):1402–1412, 2009.


Vinay Kariwala, Yi Cao, and S. Janardhanan. Local self-optimizing control with average loss minimization. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47(4):1150–1158, 2008. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/ie070897+.


Esmaeil Koohestanian, Abdolreza Samimi, Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori, and Jafar Sadeghi. Sensitivity analysis and multi-objective optimization of co2cpu process using response surface methodology. Energy, 122:570 – 578, 2017. URL:, doi:


Kaile Liu, Bo Jin, Yunlei Zhao, and Zhiwu Liang. Self-optimizing control structure and dynamic behavior for co2 compression and purification unit in oxy-fuel combustion application. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 58(8):3199–3210, 2019. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.9b00121.


S. N. Lophaven, H. B. Nielsen, and J. Søndergaard. Aspects of the matlab toolbox DACE. Technical Report, Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, Technical University of Denmark, DTU, Richard Petersens Plads, Building 321, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, 2002.


Søren Nymand Lophaven, Hans Bruun Nielsen, and Jacob Søndergaard. DACE - A Matlab Kriging Toolbox, Version 2.0. DTU Orbit, 2002.


William L. Luyben. Evaluation of criteria for selecting temperature control trays in distillation columns. Journal of Process Control, 16(2):115 – 134, 2006. URL:, doi:


Manfred Morari, Yaman Arkun, and George Stephanopoulos. Studies in the synthesis of control structures for chemical processes: part i: formulation of the problem. process decomposition and the classification of the control tasks. analysis of the optimizing control structures. AIChE Journal, 26(2):220–232, 1980.


Sebastian Posch and Markus Haider. Optimization of co2 compression and purification units (co2cpu) for ccs power plants. Fuel, 101:254 – 263, 2012. 8th European Conference on Coal Research and Its Applications. URL:, doi:


Michael James Sasena. Flexibility and efficiency enhancements for constrained global design optimization with kriging approximations. PhD thesis, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, 2002.


Sigurd Skogestad. Plantwide control: the search for the self-optimizing control structure. Journal of Process Control, 10(5):487 – 507, 2000. URL:, doi:


Sigurd Skogestad. Control structure design for complete chemical plants. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 28(1):219 – 234, 2004. Escape 12. URL:, doi:


Sigurd Skogestad and Ian Postlethwaite. Multivariable Feedback Control: Analysis and Design. Volume of. Wiley-Interscience, 1 edition, 1996.


Maja B. Toftegaard, Jacob Brix, Peter A. Jensen, Peter Glarborg, and Anker D. Jensen. Oxy-fuel combustion of solid fuels. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 36(5):581 – 625, 2010. URL:, doi:


L M Umar, W Hu, Y Cao, and V Kariwala. Plantwide Control: Recent Developments and Applications, chapter Selection of Controlled Variables using Self-optimizing Control Method. John Wiley & Sons, 2012.