Distributed Containment Control of Multi-agent Systems with General Linear Dynamics and Time-delays

  • Bo LiEmail author
  • Hong-Yong Yang
  • Zeng-Qiang Chen
  • Zhong-Xin Liu
Regular Papers Control Theory and Applications


Containment control problems for high-order linear time-invariant multi-agent systems with fixed communication time-delays are investigated. Based on Lyapunov-Krasovskii functional method and the linear matrix inequality (LMI) method, sufcient conditions on the communication digraph, the feedback gains, and the allowed upper bound of the delays to ensure containment control of the multi-agent systems under the different containment control algorithms are given. Finally, numerical simulations are presented to demonstrate theoretical results.


Communication time-delays containment control general linear dynamics multi-agent systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bo Li
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hong-Yong Yang
    • 1
  • Zeng-Qiang Chen
    • 2
  • Zhong-Xin Liu
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information and Electrical EngineeringLudong UniversityYantaiChina
  2. 2.College of Computer and Control EngineeringNankai UniversityTianjinChina

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