Adjustable Consensus of Mobile Agent Systems with Heterogeneous Delays

  • Hongyong Yang
  • Guangdeng Zong
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 5)


Consensus of mobile agent system is a question with practical significance in the complex dynamics system. In this paper, an adjustable multi-agent moving system with the heterogeneous communication delays is studied under the hypothesis of fixed, undirected and connected topology. The consensus of the multi-agent system is a weighted average consensus that can be adjusted by setting the parameters of the agents. Applying generalized Nyquist criterion, the multi-agent delayed algorithm is analyzed, and many sufficient condition is obtained to ensure the weighted average consensus of the moving system. Finally, many computer simulations are used to show the validity of the results.


Mobile agent system heterogeneous communication delays adjustable weighted average consensus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hongyong Yang
    • 1
  • Guangdeng Zong
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyLudong UniversityYantaiChina
  2. 2.Institute of AutomationQufu Normal UniversityQufuChina

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