Distributed Consensus and Coordination Control of Networked Multi-agent Systems

Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


Cooperative collective behaviors in networks of autonomous agents, such as synchronization, consensus, swarming, and particularly flocking, have received considerable attention in recent years, with many significant results established. This chapter briefly reviews part of distributed coordination control of general mobile multi-agent systems, including consensus, formation control, and distributed estimation-control of networked multi-agent systems. To that end, some important and promising future research issues are listed and briefly discussed.


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