Interval consensus problem of multi-agent systems with time-delay

Minghui Wang, Kenko Uchida

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    Abstract

    Interval consensus problem of multi-agent systems is a new consensus problem in which the multi-agent system given by the proposed protocol can globally asymptotically converge to a specified point on the closed and bounded interval. In this paper, we discuss interval consensus problem of multi-agent systems with two types of time-delays, i.e., communication delay and input delay. Our work shows that the communication delay does not affect the consensus while the input delay does. For communication delay, the system given by the proposed protocol can reach globally asymptotically interval consensus with any time delay. As for bounded input delay, the system given by the proposed protocol can reach globally asymptotically interval consensus and then the system can also achieve a generalized interval average-consensus if the directed graph is balanced. Simulations are provided that demonstrate the effectiveness of our theoretical results.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChinese Control Conference, CCC
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Pages7204-7209
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)9789881563835
    Publication statusPublished - 2013 Oct 18
    Event32nd Chinese Control Conference, CCC 2013 - Xi'an
    Duration: 2013 Jul 262013 Jul 28

    Other

    Other32nd Chinese Control Conference, CCC 2013
    CityXi'an
    Period13/7/2613/7/28

    Keywords

    • Interval consensus
    • Multi-agent systems
    • Switching protocol
    • Time-delay

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Science Applications
    • Control and Systems Engineering
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Modelling and Simulation

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