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Author Cai, He, author

Title Cooperative control of multi-agent systems : distributed observer and distributed internal model approaches / He Cai, Youfeng Su, Jie Huang
Published Cham : Springer, [2022]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in industrial control
Advances in industrial control.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Preliminaries -- 3. Two Consensus Problems -- 4. The Distributed Observer Approach -- 5. Leader-Following Consensus of Multiple EulerLagrange Systems -- 6. Leader-Following Consensus of Multiple Rigid Body Systems -- 7. Output Regulation -- 8. Cooperative Output Regulation of Linear Multi-agent Systems by Feedforward Design -- 9. Cooperative Robust Output Regulation of Linear Multi-agent Systems -- 10. Cooperative Robust Output Regulation of Nonlinear Multi-agent Systems -- 11. Cooperative Robust Output Regulation of Nonlinear Multi-agent Systems over Switching Graphs
Summary The main focus of this book is a pair of cooperative control problems: consensus and cooperative output regulation. Its emphasis is on complex multi-agent systems characterized by strong nonlinearity, large uncertainty, heterogeneity, external disturbances and jointly connected switching communication topologies. The cooperative output regulation problem is a generalization of the classical output regulation problem to multi-agent systems and it offers a general framework for handling a variety of cooperative control problems such as consensus, formation, tracking and disturbance rejection. The book strikes a balance between rigorous mathematical proof and engineering practicality. Every design method is systematically presented together with illustrative examples and all the designs are validated by computer simulation. The methods presented are applied to several practical problems, among them the leader-following consensus problem of multiple EulerLagrange systems, attitude synchronization of multiple rigid-body systems, and power regulation of microgrids. The book gives a detailed exposition of two approaches to the design of distributed control laws for complex multi-agent systemsthe distributed-observer and distributed-internal-model approaches. Mastering both will enhance a readers ability to deal with a variety of complex real-world problems. Cooperative Control of Multi-agent Systems can be used as a textbook for graduate students in engineering, sciences, and mathematics, and can also serve as a reference book for practitioners and theorists in both industry and academia. Some knowledge of the fundamentals of linear algebra, calculus, and linear systems are needed to gain maximum benefit from this book. Advances in Industrial Control reports and encourages the transfer of technology in control engineering. The rapid development of control technology has an impact on all areas of the control discipline. The series offers an opportunity for researchers to present an extended exposition of new work in all aspects of industrial control
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 10, 2022)
Subject Multiagent systems.
Multiagent systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Su, Youfeng, author
Huang, Jie, 1955- author.
ISBN 9783030983772