Event-Triggering Consensus of Second-Order Multi-agent Systems

  • Yuanshan Liu
  • Hongyong YangEmail author
  • Yize Yang
  • Yuling Li
  • Fan Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 528)


The consensus problem of second-order multi-agent system with event-trigger control is studied in this paper. In order to reduce the waste of hardware resources, improve the communication efficiency and increase the convergence speed of multi-agent systems, distributed event-trigger control algorithm is presented by means of the information of the neighborhood nodes. A closed-loop system model of second-order multi-agent under event-trigger strategy is established. By applying the of analytical tools such as matrix theory and modern control theory, the convergence condition of multi-agent systems with event-trigger control is obtained. Finally, the simulation results show the effectiveness of the algorithm.


Multi-agent systems Consensus Event-triggering Undirected graph 



This paper is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61673200, 61771231, 61471185), Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province (ZR2018ZC0438, ZR2017MF010, ZR2017PF010) and the Key R&D Program of Yantai (2016ZH061)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuanshan Liu
    • 1
  • Hongyong Yang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yize Yang
    • 2
  • Yuling Li
    • 1
  • Fan Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information and Electrical EngineeringLudong UniversityYantaiChina
  2. 2.School of Electrical Engineering and TelecommunicationsThe University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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