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Electronics 2018, 7(2), 22; doi:10.3390/electronics7020022

Multi-Agent Cooperative Control Consensus: A Comparative Review

Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Central Punjab, 54000 Lahore, Pakistan
Department Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica (DAUIN), Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Turin, Italy
Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
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Received: 18 December 2017 / Revised: 28 January 2018 / Accepted: 11 February 2018 / Published: 16 February 2018
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Cooperative control consensus is one of the most actively studied topics within the realm of multi-agent systems. It generally aims to drive multi-agent systems to achieve a common group objective. The core aim of this paper is to promote research in cooperative control community by presenting the latest trends in this field. A summary of theoretical results regarding consensus for agreement analysis for complex dynamic systems and time-invariant information exchange topologies is briefly described in a unified way. The application under both non-formation and formation cooperative control consensus for multi-agent system also investigated. In addition, future recommendations and some open problems are also proposed. View Full-Text
Keywords: distributed coordination; multi-agent; consensus; formation distributed coordination; multi-agent; consensus; formation

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Gulzar, M.M.; Rizvi, S.T.H.; Javed, M.Y.; Munir, U.; Asif, H. Multi-Agent Cooperative Control Consensus: A Comparative Review. Electronics 2018, 7, 22.

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