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Control Theory and Technology

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 62–72 | Cite as

An output-based distributed observer and its application to the cooperative linear output regulation problem

  • Tao Liu
  • Jie HuangEmail author
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Abstract

In this paper, we first extend an existing stability result for a class of linear switched systems. This extended result will relax the existence conditions of the output-based distributed observer for a leader system subject to jointly connected switching communication networks in the literature. As an application of this output-based distributed observer, we solve the cooperative output regulation problem of a linear multi-agent system subject to jointly connected switching communication networks by composing a purely decentralized control law and the output-based distributed observer based on the certainty equivalence principle.

Keywords

Output-based distributed observer switched systems cooperative output regulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Automation EngineeringThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.Hong KongChina

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