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Event-Triggered Control with Application to Multi-Agent Systems

Release time:September 11, 2018

Topic:Event-Triggered Control with Application to Multi-Agent Systems

Speaker:Prof. Gang Feng (City University of Hong Kong), IEEE Fellow

Time:September 21,15:00-17:00

Venue:E706, New Main Building

Abstract:

In this talk event-triggered control will be first overviewed. The motivation and major event-triggering mechanisms will be discussed. The challenging issue on exclusion of Zeno behavior will be highlighted. Then event-triggered control will be considered for heterogeneous multi-agent systems. A distributed even-triggered control algorithm will be presented for output consensus of such multi-agent systems. It is shown that the output consensus problem can be solved by the proposed event-triggered control algorithms if a necessary and sufficient condition is satisfied. Then a self-triggered control scheme is also developed, where continuous monitoring of measurement errors can be avoided. The feasibility of both proposed control schemes is discussed by excluding Zeno behavior. A numerical example is given to illustrate the effectiveness of the proposed control schemes.

Biography of the Speaker:

Gang Feng received the B.Eng and M.Eng. degrees in Automatic Control from Nanjing Aeronautical Institute, China in 1982 and 1984 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1992.

Professor Feng was a Lecturer in Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1991 and a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of New South Wales, 1992-1999. He has been with City University of Hong Kong since 2000 where he is now a Chair Professor of Mechatronic Engineering. He was also a Chang Jiang Chair Professor at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, awarded by Ministry of Education. He has received Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award, the Best Paper Award of IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks and Signal Processing and the Best Theoretical Paper Award in the Second World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation. He is listed as a SCI highly cited researcher by Clarivate Analytics. He is an author of one research monograph entitled “Analysis and Synthesis of Fuzzy Control Systems: A Model Based Approach”, and over 300 SCI indexed papers including over 120 in IEEE Transactions. His research interests include intelligent systems and control, networked control systems, and multi-agent systems and control.

Professor Feng is a fellow of IEEE. He has been the Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, IEEE Trans. on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, & Cybernetics, Mechatronics, Journal of Systems Science and Complexity, and Journal of Control Theory and Applications.

 

National Key Laboratory of Science and Technology on Holistic Control

School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering