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Minimal Interconnection Topology in Distributed Control Design

Langbort, Cédric and Gupta, Vijay (2006) Minimal Interconnection Topology in Distributed Control Design. In: Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference. Proceedings of the American Control Conference. IEEE , New York, pp. 845-850. ISBN 1-4244-0209-3.

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We propose and partially analyze a new model for determining the influence of a controller’s interconnection graph on closed-loop performance in distributed control design problems. Given a plant composed of dynamically uncoupled subsystems, we investigate the existence and properties of an optimal structured controller, when one of the weight matrices of a classical LQR cost function is topology-dependent. We also give some theoretical results as to the existence of "critical prices" at which adding supplementary edges becomes detrimental to closed-loop performance.

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Additional Information:© 2006 IEEE. Issue Date: 14-16 June 2006. Date of Current Version: 24 July 2006. Discussions with Prof. Anders Rantzer and Tudor Stoenescu, on this and related topics, are gratefully acknowledged.
Series Name:Proceedings of the American Control Conference
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Official Citation:Langbort, C.; Gupta, V.; , "Minimal Interconnection Topology in Distributed Control Design," American Control Conference, 2006 , vol., no., pp. 845- 850, 14-16 June 2006 doi: 10.1109/ACC.2006.1655463 URL:
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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