 
Summary: The Behavioral Description of Linear
Timeinvariant Systems
Jan Willem Polderman
Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Twente
General Information
Seven lectures:
14: Jan Willem Polderman
57: Harry Trentelman
27: to be extended. How?
Four homework sets.
Book: Polderman & Willems. Out of print. Pdf available
from:
www.math.utwente.nl/~poldermanjw/onderwijs/DISC/mathmod
Definition
A mathematical model is a pair (U,B) with U a set, called the
universumits elements are called outcomesand B a
subset of U, called the behavior.
Example
U ={ice, water, steam} × [273,) and B = (({ice} ×
