Distributed Multi-Robot Formation Control

1 November 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Ainsworth Building J17, Level 4, Room 405A

Dr. Mohammad Deghat
Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

—All Welcome—


Multi-agent systems are progressively being used in a broad range of applications such as multi-robot or multi-vehicle coordination and control, air traffic management systems, control of sensor networks, unmanned vehicles, energy systems and logistics. This presentation will review several concepts and results on multi-agent system control and will consider the types of communication, control and sensing architecture that allow preservation of the formation shape. It is assumed that the amount of sensing, communication and control computation by any agent is limited. For example, each agent is only able to communicate over a limited range and can only measure or receive its neighbours' state information.


Mohammad Deghat is a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. He was previously a Researcher at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and had been a Postdoctoral Researcher at UNSW-Canberra and NICTA before that. He received his PhD degree in Engineering and Computer Science from the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia in 2013. His current research interests include robotics, control of multi-agent systems, and nonlinear system control.

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