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Kern, A.G.

Tesoro Corp., Los Angeles, California

IT/automation convergence revisited

Tesoro Corp.: Kern, A.G.

Keeping automation close-coupled to operation is key

Outlook for multivariable predictive control

Tesoro Corp.: Kern, A.G.

Saudi Aramco's Allan Kern has been a frequent contributor to HP in recent years on the subject of multivariable predictive control (MPC). For HP's 2008 process control and information systems report, ..

Gage multivariable predictive control motility to guide support

Tesoro Corp.: Kern, A.G.

Manipulated variable analysis is much simpler than controlled variable analysis for determining controller health

Summiting with multivariable predictive control

Tesoro Corp.: Kern, A.G.

In a revised paradigm, focus shifts to facilitating the appropriate involvement of all operations stakeholders

Online monitoring of multivariable control utilization and benefits

Tesoro Corp.: Kern, A.G.

The key performance indicators presented could be built into software products or user implemented

Implementing expert online operator advisors

Tesoro Corp.: Kern, A.G.

Follow these guidelines for successful projects

HP Control: Online monitoring of APC benefits

Tesoro Corp.: Kern, A.G.

The December HP In Control editorial, "Automation: moving from a commodity," caught my attention because the benefit of online monitoring of advanced control has been a frequent topic a..

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