On the connectivity of non-liner flocking models
Baras, John, S.
Date: August 26 - August 29, 2013
The problem of collective behavior of autonomous agents is discussed. Based on state dependent communication graphs we analyze a family of nonlinear flocking models by establishing sufficient initial conditions so as connectivity and thus asymptotic flocking is ensured. We discuss models with non-linear uniformly bounded connection rates with and without delays.