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Multi-Agent Distributed Coordination Control: Developments and Directions [article]

Xiangke Wang, Xun Li, Yirui Cong, Zhiwen Zeng, Zhiqiang Zheng
2015 arXiv   pre-print
terms of the consensus problem, the recent results on consensus for the agents with different dynamics from first-order, second-order to high-order linear and nonlinear dynamics, under different communication  ...  In this paper, the recent developments on distributed coordination control, especially the consensus and formation control, are summarized with the graph theory playing a central role, in order to present  ...  • Self-adaptation: how to automatically change the formation in order to best adapt to the dynamical unknown environment?  ... 
arXiv:1505.02595v1 fatcat:ptrpocshbrduncfbi6ud7hgeau

Special issue on control of complex systems

Hai Lin, Cheng Xiang, Qiang Ling
2016 Control Theory and Technology  
This trend is made possible due to great advances in communication, which enable the information exchange among agents and may unite the less powerful agents.  ...  ., a complicated control task is cooperatively accomplished by multiple controllers/agents, instead of a single super-powerful controller.  ...  Among the abundant research results regarding complex control systems, only a few ones are introduced here.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11768-016-5148-0 fatcat:dyrv72ylgfc7dhrgbxwkivsv5m

Formation Control Algorithms for Multiple-UAVs: A Comprehensive Survey

Hai Do, Hoang Hua, Minh Nguyen, Cuong Nguyen, Hoa Nguyen, Hoa Nguyen, Nga Nguyen
2021 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems  
To better utilizing the multiple-UAVs system, control of formation UAVs is a critical challenge that needs to overcome.  ...  In this situation, multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have emerged as an effective measure that can address these limitations.  ...  The multi-variable model reference adaptive control is utilized to design the consensus protocol for formation flights of multiple UAVs [78] .  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.10-6-2021.170230 fatcat:zmtjenq3djbvvntlw35jn5fql4

Adaptive consensus algorithms for real-time operation of multi-agent systems affected by switching network events

Filiberto Muñoz, Eduardo Steed Espinoza Quesada, Hung M. La, Sergio Salazar, Sesh Commuri, Luis Rodolfo Garcia Carrillo
2016 International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control  
In the worst case, if the network is disconnected (even partially) it is not possible to reach the consensus among agents [23] .  ...  communication link among them [3] .  ...  Adaptive leader-follower consensus In order for followers track the leader while achieving a desired formation, a distributed formation adaptive control law for each one of the follower agents is designed  ... 
doi:10.1002/rnc.3687 fatcat:obeavck6mbcspbldfxqtbzi7qm

Distributed Cooperative Formation Control for Multi-Agent Systems Based on Robust Adaptive Strategy

Weizhen He, Bing Yan, Chengfu Wu
2020 ICIC Express Letters  
In this study, a distributed robust cooperative control based on robust adaptive strategy is investigated for multi-agent systems (MASs) to achieve formation consensus and formation transformation according  ...  Firstly, a graph theory-based distributed adaptive protocol together with a no-grid collision-free method is proposed to form formations and avoid collisions with obstacles.  ...  In general, a multi-agent system (MAS) refers to a computerized system composed of multiple interacting intelligent agents, and compared with traditional single complex individuals, multiple agents work  ... 
doi:10.24507/icicel.14.07.661 fatcat:tfyg4uimcreitlqtceetzg22py

Recent developments in control and optimization of swarm systems: A brief survey

Bing Zhu, Lihua Xie, Duo Han
2016 2016 12th IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA)  
In this survey, some recent developments on control and optimization for swarm systems (or multi-agent systems) are reviewed, including progress in consensus, formation, flocking, containment, optimization  ...  Swarm systems (or multi-agent systems) become increasingly beneficial in performing complex tasks.  ...  Preliminaries Information interchange among agents can be described by a graph G = {V , E }, where V = {π 1 ,...  ... 
doi:10.1109/icca.2016.7505246 dblp:conf/icca/ZhuXH16 fatcat:t2fuy5lmfjg5zf7cattdzwoupm

A Survey and Analysis of Cooperative Multi-Agent Robot Systems: Challenges and Directions [chapter]

Zool Hilmi Ismail, Nohaidda Sariff
2018 Applications of Mobile Robots [Working Title]  
A series of problems together with the issues were analyzed and reviewed, which included centralized and decentralized control, consensus, containment, formation, task allocation, intelligences, optimization  ...  Research in the area of cooperative multi-agent robot systems has received wide attention among researchers in recent years.  ...  Conflicts of interest Some works in this paper are based on study review from selected journals and proceedings regarding the cooperative multi-agent robot systems.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.79337 fatcat:ob2kmrbzcrekfcch7lby7l4wwy

Recent Advances in Formations of Multiple Robots

Saar Cohen, Noa Agmon
2021 Current Robotics Reports  
Whereas some approaches were vastly investigated (e.g., consensus-based formation control) and need to be adapted to distributed imperfect settings, others still require further insight for unveiling brand  ...  For instance, consensus-based control and collision avoidance are usually intertwined together for the sake of reaching a consensus in a manner which is collision-free.  ...  By a proper modeling of aperiodic sampling and communication delays, an aperiodic sampleddata cluster formation protocol (CFP) is constructed such that the information exchanges among neighboring agents  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43154-021-00049-2 fatcat:xu4xzhaqpvduljk6pvf34z6fva

Designing Fully Distributed Consensus Protocols for Linear Multi-Agent Systems With Directed Graphs

Zhongkui Li, Guanghui Wen, Zhisheng Duan, Wei Ren
2015 IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control  
In this paper, based on only the agent dynamics and the relative states of neighboring agents, a distributed adaptive consensus protocol is designed to achieve leader-follower consensus for any communication  ...  The proposed adaptive protocol is independent of any global information of the communication graph and thereby is fully distributed. Extensions to the case with multiple leaders are further studied.  ...  Based on the relative states of neighboring agents, a distributed adaptive consensus protocol is constructed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tac.2014.2350391 fatcat:l4n3nsh7qjeune43kjaogektoe

Formation Control for a Fleet of Autonomous Ground Vehicles: A Survey

Aakash Soni, Huosheng Hu
2018 Robotics  
Finally, both technical and implementation challenges for formation control are summarized.  ...  In other words, many distributed and decentralized approaches of vehicle formation control are studied and their implementations are discussed.  ...  Analysing emergent of consensus behaviour as a result of local interactions among mobile agents who share information only with their neighbours according to some designed distributed protocols is a critical  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics7040067 fatcat:wo7eomrs75dmleum5o6tvltgmu

Issues for Robust Consensus Building in P2P Networks [chapter]

A. -R. Mawlood-Yunis, M. Weiss, N. Santoro
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this work we are looking at issues that enable us to build a robust semantic consensus to solve the interoperability problem among heterogeneous ontologies in P2P networks.  ...  To achieve a robust semantic consensus we focus on three key issues: i. semantic mapping faults, ii. consensus construction iii. fault-tolerance.  ...  Therefore, strategies for coping with noise in agent cooperation could be adapted to tolerate faults in consensus formation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11915072_3 fatcat:nbovatpe2fd3jch6pqel4qnrcq

Consensus Achievement of Decentralized Sensors Using Adapted Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm

Hyunseok Kim, Seongju Chang, Jinsul Kim
2014 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
This paper explores the possibility of enhancing consensus achievement of decentralized sensors by establishing cooperative behavior between sensor agents.  ...  Noteworthy enhancements in consensus achievement are also pertinent to the comparable situation of decentralized sensor systems.  ...  multiple sensor agents.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/950683 fatcat:c5hxeft6bbbizm752c2qfbuiie

Distributed adaptive observer-based output formation-containment control for heterogeneous multi-agent systems with unknown inputs

Ya Zhang, Yaoyao Wen, Guoxi Chen, Yang-Yang Chen
2020 IET Control Theory & Applications  
agents encircle the targets with certain formation.  ...  Firstly, consensus-based adaptive finite impulse response filters are established to estimate the unknown inputs and states of the targets.  ...  multiple targets with expected formation.  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-cta.2020.0465 fatcat:3yzye4rbz5egzppv57j4iy6nxa

Distributed Cooperative Regulation for Multiagent Systems and Its Applications to Power Systems: A Survey

Jianqiang Hu, Yaping Li, Taiyou Yong, Jinde Cao, Jie Yu, Wenbo Mao
2014 The Scientific World Journal  
some recent progress in distributed coordination control for leader-following multiagent systems and its applications in power system and mainly focuses on the cooperative tracking control in terms of consensus  ...  topology G for the multiagent system with the adjacency matrix = ( ) × describing the interaction among agents, the consensus objective can be achieved by the following distributed consensus protocol:  ...  In [81] , finite-time formation control has been considered for a group of agents where the global formation information was only available for navigational leaders; meanwhile, the other following agents  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/139028 pmid:25243199 pmcid:PMC4163399 fatcat:gte5vjor3fg7zmxad2cmhchmfu

Adaptive Leader-Following Consensus of Multi-Agent Systems with Unknown Nonlinear Dynamics

Junwei Wang, Kairui Chen, Qinghua Ma
2014 Entropy  
This paper deals with the leader-following consensus of multi-agent systems with matched nonlinear dynamics.  ...  To tackle this difficulty, a distributed adaptive control law for each follower is proposed based on algebraic graph theory and algebraic Riccati equation.  ...  and the formation control of multiple unmanned air vehicles [1, 2] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/e16095020 fatcat:srlzra5unfc3rpsiwgezapusum
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