JACIII Vol.18 No.1 pp. 71-77
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2014.p0071


Formation Control with Event-Triggered Strategy for Multi-Agent Systems

Feng Zhou, Zhiwu Huang, Weirong Liu,
and Liran Li

School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Hunan Engineering Laboratory for Advanced Control and Intelligent Automation, Changsha, Hunan, 410075, China

May 22, 2013
November 25, 2013
January 20, 2014
formation control, event-triggered strategy, multi-agent system

This paper considers cooperative formation control on networked multi-agent systems, in which the mobile agents have limited resources. Two event-based strategies are introduced to reduce resource utilization and control actuation in formation control. In one strategy, the event trigger function is designed to use system state, whereas in the other, it is designed to use control input. Theoretical and experimental analyses of the pros and cons of the two strategies are given. In addition, the stabilities of the two event-triggered formation control laws are discussed. The results of simulations conducted confirm the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed methods.

Cite this article as:
F. Zhou, Z. Huang, W. Liu, and <. Li, “Formation Control with Event-Triggered Strategy for Multi-Agent Systems,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.18, No.1, pp. 71-77, 2014.
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