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International Journal of Automation and Computing 2018, Vol. 15 Issue (4) :492-499    DOI: 10.1007/s11633-017-1058-y
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Output Regulation of Multiple Heterogeneous Switched Linear Systems
Hong-Wei Jia1,2,3, Jun Zhao1,2
1 State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation for Process Industries, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, China;
2 College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, China;
3 Normal College, Shenyang University, Shenyang 110044, China
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Abstract This paper addresses the cooperative output regulation problem of a class of multi-agent systems (MASs). Each agent is a switched linear system. We propose an agent-dependent multiple Lyapunov function (MLF) approach to design the switching law for each switched agent. The distributed controller for each agent is constructed based on a dynamic compensator. A sufficient condition for the solvability of the output regulation problem of switched agent networks is presented by distributed controllers and agent-dependent multiple Lyapunov function approach. Finally, simulation results demonstrate the effectiveness of our theory.
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KeywordsSwitched multi-agent systems (MASs)   cooperative output regulation   switched heterogeneous linear system   agentdependent multiple Lyapunov function (MLF)   distributed control     
Received: 2016-01-21; published: 2016-07-05

This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61304058 and 61233002), IAPI Fundamental Research Funds (No. 2013ZCX03-01), and General Project of Scientific Research of the Education Department of Liaoning Province (No. L2015547).

Corresponding Authors: Jun Zhao     Email: zhaojun@ise.neu.edu.cn
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Hong-Wei Jia, Jun Zhao. Output Regulation of Multiple Heterogeneous Switched Linear Systems[J]. International Journal of Automation and Computing , vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 492-499, 2018.
http://www.ijac.net/EN/10.1007/s11633-017-1058-y      或     http://www.ijac.net/EN/Y2018/V15/I4/492
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