Event-Driven Communication and Control in Multi-Agent Networks

  • Zhi-Hong Guan
  • Bin Hu
  • Xuemin (Sherman) Shen


Event-triggered/driven control is a measurement-based (e.g., system state or output) sampling control whereas the time instants for sampling and control actions should be determined by a predefined triggering condition (i.e., a measurement-based condition). It thus can be viewed as a type of hybrid control. In a network environment, an important issue in the implementation of distributed algorithms is the communication and control actuation rules. An event-driven scheme would be more favorable in the communication and control actuation for MANs, especially for embedded, interconnected devices with limited resources.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhi-Hong Guan
    • 1
  • Bin Hu
    • 2
  • Xuemin (Sherman) Shen
    • 3
  1. 1.College of AutomationHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.Wuhan National Laboratory For OptoelectronicsHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina
  3. 3.Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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