Algebraic Riccati Equations by Peter Lancaster

By Peter Lancaster

Algebraic Riccati equations play a important function in sleek keep an eye on idea and sign processing, crucial issues for commercial scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. This publication presents a radical therapy of the idea at the back of those equations, the options bobbing up from non-stop and discrete structures, and incorporates a number of 8 troublesome areas or purposes during which they play a very important role.

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Apart from these guerrillas, senior officials of the black nationalist parties (or their representatives) also visited many cult centres, particularly the Bembe and Dzilo shrines, to consult Mwari about the conduct of the war (Daneel 1998:108). There is therefore, no doubt of the ‘close involvement, pervasive presence and divine initiative of Mwari,’ since Mwari instigated, controlled and sanctioned the liberation struggle (Daneel 1998:110). The image of Mwali that emerges from all this is of a: .

Corollary to this is the question of why Joshua Nkomo chose to have the history of his association with the cult narrated by another person The reason for this runs deeper than the mere fact that he was too busy to talk to me, and that he trusted the memory of a close acquaintance. Joshua Nkomo’s decision to have the myth of his divine birth, and the history of his association with the cult narrated to me by a third person allows and encourages its propagation. Furthermore, a ‘disinterested’ presentation of the myth also enhances its plausibility, authenticity and legitimacy.

This approach liberates us from the narrow Durkheimian tradition and the constraints of deterministic theories. Furthermore, the approach rejects any notion of homogeneity of beliefs and practices within the cult domain. It proceeds ‘on the assumption of considerable heterogeneity and diversity among pilgrims’ (Naquin and Yu 1992:8). This 9 See Tuan (1977:150–152) for more information on the distinction between the worship of local gods and universal religions. 10 For more information on the advantages of this approach, see Eade and Sallnow (1991).

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