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Formation Control with Multiple Leaders via Event-triggering Transmission Strategy

  • Jing Liu
  • Jian-an FangEmail author
  • Zhen Li
  • Guang He
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Abstract

Event-triggering formation control with multiple leaders in second-order nonlinear multi-agent systems is investigated in this paper. This novel distributed formation control strategy allows the event-triggering condition to be intermittently examined at sampling instants, where the data transmission is driven by an event-triggering control protocol. Based on this strategy, two different formation control protocols are presented. Then, some sufficient conditions are given to ensure the second-order nonlinear multi-agent systems converge to the desired formation shape. Finally, examples are given to show the effectiveness of theoretical results.

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Event-triggering protocol formation control multi-agent systems nonlinear dynamics. 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Information Science and TechnologyDonghua UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of AutomationXi-an University of Posts & TelecommunicationsXi-an, ShannxiChina
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsAnhui Polytechnic UniversityWuhu, AnhuiChina

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