Adaptive Output Consensus Design in Clustered Networks of Heterogeneous Linear Multi-Agent Systems

Van Thiem Pham, Nadhir Messai, D. Hoa Nguyen, Noureddine Manamanni

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    Abstract

    This paper focuses on the output consensus problem in networks divided into clusters of heterogeneous agents. In each cluster, there exists an agent called a leader, who can instantly communicate with other leaders outside of its cluster. Moreover, each cluster is represented by a fixed and undirected graph. By introducing a dynamic internal reference model for each agent, that takes into account the continuous-time communications among internal reference models in virtual clusters and discrete information exchanges between virtual clusters, an adaptive distributed consensus control protocol is proposed. It is shown that the output consensus problem is indirectly solved through the consensus of the virtual references. Then, a sufficient condition for the internal reference models in virtual clusters is proposed. Next, a sufficient and necessary condition is derived for the output consensus of linear heterogeneous agents in the considered clustered network. Finally, an illustrative example is given to show the effectiveness of the proposed theoretical results.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2019 IEEE 58th Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2019
    PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
    Pages5426-5431
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)9781728113982
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019
    Event58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2019 - Nice, France
    Duration: Dec 11 2019Dec 13 2019

    Publication series

    NameProceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
    Volume2019-December
    ISSN (Print)0743-1546

    Conference

    Conference58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2019
    CountryFrance
    CityNice
    Period12/11/1912/13/19

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Control and Systems Engineering
    • Modelling and Simulation
    • Control and Optimization

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