Adaptive Distributed Observer for an Uncertain Leader over Directed Acyclic Graphs

  • Shimin Wang
  • Jie HuangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11555)


Recently, an adaptive distributed observer for a class of uncertain leader systems was established over undirected connected graphs. In this paper, we further study the same problem over directed connected graphs. It is shown that, if the graph is acyclic, then an adaptive distributed observer exists in the sense that it can not only estimate the leader’s state, but also the unknown parameters of the leader’s system matrix exponentially.


Distributed observer Leader-following Consensus Uncertain leader Multi-agent systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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