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On the stability and control of discrete linear systems with clock synchronization errors

Przedwojski, Marek, Galkowski, Krzysztof, Bauer, Peter and Rogers, Eric (2011) On the stability and control of discrete linear systems with clock synchronization errors International Journal of Control, 84, (9), pp. 1491-1499. (doi:10.1080/00207179.2011.604164).

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This paper considers discrete linear time-invariant systems that can be decomposed into subsystems whose states are synchronized by a common clock whose signal reaches them with delays. In particular, stability for the case where all subsystems have the same sampling frequency, but different switching times, is investigated. In contrast to previous work, the approach taken here models the set of system matrices that arise using a polytopic uncertainty approach, which has seen extensive application in robust control theory for linear systems. Stabilization is then achieved by state feedback and a method to handle the combinatorial explosion of the number of polytope vertices is developed and illustrated using an example from swarm system navigation.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 23 September 2011
Published date: 2011
Keywords: synchronisation errors, stability, control, detection
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


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ISSN: 0020-3270
PURE UUID: 37576bc0-8c43-47b3-9014-03c6a0967cef

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Date deposited: 07 Jul 2011 10:03
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:23

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Author: Marek Przedwojski
Author: Krzysztof Galkowski
Author: Peter Bauer
Author: Eric Rogers

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