Non-Linear Flocking Networks with Collision Avoidance

Non-Linear Flocking Networks with Collision Avoidance

Title : Non-Linear Flocking Networks with Collision Avoidance
Authors :
Somarakis, Christoforos
Baras, John, S.
Conference : 34th Chinese Control Conference (CCC2015) pp. 7633-7638
Date: July 28 - July 30, 2015

We consider a second order non-linear consensus (flocking) network of a finite population of autonomous agents and prove that the long-term behavior of its solution is towards a common value while the flock remains connected. We elevate the analysis to a collision avoidance type flocking after taking into consideration repelling forces between agents.

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