Synchronization in time-varying networks of non-introspective agents without exchange of controller states

Tao Yang, H°avard Fjær Grip, Ali Saberi, Meirong Zhang, Antonie Arij Stoorvogel

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    We consider two synchronization problems, namely, state synchronization for networks of identical lin- ear agents, and regulated output synchronization for net- works of non-identical linear agents, under a time-varying topology. Agents are assumed to be multiple-input multiple- output (MIMO), minimum-phase, right invertible and non- introspective (i.e., they only receive relative output information from their neighboring agents, but lack independent infor- mation about their own states or outputs). The time-varying topology is assumed to switch among a finite number of directed graphs containing a directed spanning tree with an arbitrarily a priori given non-vanishing dwell time. Moreover agents are unable to exchange of controller states with their neighboring agents. For solving each problem, we propose a distribute dynamic protocol based on a combination of low-gain and high- gain design techniques.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationAmerican Control Conference (ACC), 2014
    Place of PublicationUSA
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-3272-6
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014
    Event2014 American Control Conference, ACC 2014 - Portland, United States
    Duration: 4 Jun 20146 Jun 2014

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    PublisherIEEE Control Systems Society
    ISSN (Print)0743-1619


    Conference2014 American Control Conference, ACC 2014
    Abbreviated titleACC
    Country/TerritoryUnited States


    • EWI-24940
    • METIS-305962
    • IR-91494

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