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Electronics 2018, 7(12), 453;

H Consensus Control for Heterogeneous Multi-Agent via Output under Markov Switching Topologies

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School of Automation, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing 210044, China
Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center on Atmospheric Environment and Equipment Technology, Nanjing 210044, China
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Received: 9 October 2018 / Revised: 17 December 2018 / Accepted: 17 December 2018 / Published: 19 December 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Developments on Time-Delay Systems and Its Applications)
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The paper investigates H consensus problem of heterogeneous multi-agent systems including agents with first- and second-order integrators in the presence of disturbance and communication time delays under Markov switching topologies. Based on current messages, outdated information stored in memory and communication time delay information from neighbors, a more general kind of distributed consensus algorithm is proposed, which is faster consensus convergence. By applying stochastic stability analysis, model transformation techniques and graph theory, sufficient conditions of mean square consensus and H consensus are obtained, respectively. Finally, simulation examples are given to illustrate the effectiveness of obtained theoretical results. View Full-Text
Keywords: consensus; heterogeneous multi-agent; time delays consensus; heterogeneous multi-agent; time delays

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Miao, G.; Li, G.; Li, T.; Liu, Y. H Consensus Control for Heterogeneous Multi-Agent via Output under Markov Switching Topologies. Electronics 2018, 7, 453.

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