Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

Living Edition
| Editors: John Baillieul, Tariq Samad

Networked Systems

  • Jorge Cortés
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5102-9_211-1


This entry provides a brief overview on networked systems from a systems and control perspective. We pay special attention to the nature of the interactions among agents; the critical role played by information sharing, dissemination, and aggregation; and the distributed control paradigm to engineer the behavior of networked systems.


Multi-agent systems Autonomous networks Cooperative control Swarms 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge Cortés
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of California, San DiegoLa JollaUSA