Consensus for Higher-Order Multi-agent Networks with External Disturbances

  • Deqiang Ouyang
  • Haijun JiangEmail author
  • Cheng Hu
  • Yingying Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8866)


In this paper, a class of consensus protocol for detail-balanced networks of agents with higher-order Lipschitz-type nonlinear dynamics and external disturbances is investigated. To guarantee asymptotic consensus in such a multi-agent system, several distributed controllers are constructed based only on the relative state information of neighboring agents. By appropriately constructing Lyapunov function and using tools from M-matrix theory, some sufficient conditions for achieving distributed consensus are provided. Finally, a example and simulation result is given to illustrate the effectiveness of the obtained theoretical result.


Higher-order multi-agent Consensus Lipschitz nonlinear External disturbances 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deqiang Ouyang
    • 1
  • Haijun Jiang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cheng Hu
    • 1
  • Yingying Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Mathematics and System SciencesXinjiang UniversityUrumqiPeople’s Republic of China

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