Formation control with communication delays

Abdelkader Abdessameud, Abdelhamid Tayebi

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Abstract

The problem of communication delays in the information exchange between aircraft is the focus of the present chapter. First, a delay-dependent formation control scheme is developed in the full state information case in the presence of time-varying communication delays and under a fixed and undirected communication graph. The extension of this result to the case of a directed communication graph containing a spanning tree is discussed next in the presence of arbitrary constant communication delays. Then, under the same assumptions on the communication delays, formation control schemes are designed without linear-velocity measurements. In particular, the virtual vehicles approach is used to design delay-dependent (delay-independent) formation control schemes under an undirected (directed) communication topology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Industrial Control
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages129-152
Number of pages24
Edition9781447150930
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Publication series

NameAdvances in Industrial Control
Number9781447150930
ISSN (Print)1430-9491
ISSN (Electronic)2193-1577

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Abdessameud, A., & Tayebi, A. (2013). Formation control with communication delays. In Advances in Industrial Control (9781447150930 ed., pp. 129-152). (Advances in Industrial Control; No. 9781447150930). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5094-7_7