Chapter headings and selected papers: Controller Design for Nonlinear Systems. Global regulation problem for nonlinear systems (S.M. Fei, C.-B. Feng). Sliding Mode Control of Nonlinear Systems. Nonlinear sliding surface design in the presence of uncertainty (A. Loukianov et al.). H-Infinity and Nonlinear Control. Control of nonlinear systems via feedback linearization and constrained model predictive control (W.-K. Son, O.K. Kwon). Optimization and Related Topics I. Optimization of boundary and starting controls in multi-dimensional hyperbolic systems (A.V. Arguchintsev). Optimization and Related Topics II. The optimal stabilization of plasma under uncertainty conditions (V.F. Gubarev, O.S. Yakovlev). Advanced Applications of Genetic Algorithms. Multidisciplinary optimization with evolutionary computing for control design (W. Khatib et al.). Linear Quadratic Optimal Control. Singular optimal control problem of linear singular systems with linear-quadratic cost (Y. Chen et al.). Control Applications of Optimization. The optimal control of processing systems by economical criteria as applied to distillation (V.P. Krivosheev, A.Y. Torgashov). Optimal Control I. Stability properties of an iterative optimal control algorithm (P.D. Roberts). Optimal Control II. Quadratic index analysis in predictive control (J.S. Senent et al.). H-Infinity Control and Game Theoretical Approach. Game problem of approach under failure of controlling devices (A.A. Chikrii). Optimal Control Design. The Yakubovich-Kalman-Popov lemma and stability analysis of dynamic output feedback systems (R. Johansson, A. Robertsson). Nonlinear Robust Control I. Robust stability of uncertain systems with differentiable nonlinearity (A. Gaiduk). Nonlinear Robust Control II. Robust nonlinear forwarding with smooth state feedback control (W.Z. Su, M. Fu). Optimal, Robust Control I. Robust reliable H∞ controllers design via LMIS (D. Hu, W.-H. Chen). Optimal, Robust Control II. A dynamic games approach to disturbance attenuation control of discrete-time descriptor systems (H. Xu). Author index. Keyword index.