Consensus tracking for higher-order multi-agent systems with switching directed topologies and occasionally missing control inputs

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1151-1158
Journal / PublicationSystems and Control Letters
Volume62
Issue number12
Online published23 Oct 2013
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

Abstract

This paper studies the distributed consensus tracking problem of linear higher-order multi-agent systems with switching directed topologies and occasionally missing control inputs. In this framework, the underlying topology of dynamic agents may switch among several directed graphs, each having a directed spanning tree rooted at the leader. Furthermore, the control inputs to the followers may be temporally missed due to actuator failures and network-induced packet loss. To guarantee asymptotic consensus tracking in such a multi-agent system, several distributed controllers are constructed based only on the relative state information of neighboring agents. By appropriately constructing a switching Lyapunov function and using tools from the M-matrix theory, some sufficient conditions for achieving distributed consensus tracking are provided. Finally, some numerical simulations are given to illustrate the theoretical analysis. © 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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  • Consensus tracking, Higher-order multi-agent system, Missing control input, Switching directed topology

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Consensus tracking for higher-order multi-agent systems with switching directed topologies and occasionally missing control inputs. / Wen, Guanghui; Hu, Guoqiang; Yu, Wenwu; Cao, Jinde; Chen, Guanrong.

In: Systems and Control Letters, Vol. 62, No. 12, 12.2013, p. 1151-1158.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review