This paper introduces a new algorithm to prove contraction of nonlinear dynamical systems. The algorithm is then used to devise novel strategies to achieve synchronization and consensus of networked control systems. Numerical simulations illustrate the results on a set of representative examples.
|Translated title of the contribution||An algorithm to Prove Contraction, Consensus and Network Synchronization|
|Title of host publication||First IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems (NecSys09)|
|Volume||1 Part 1|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2009|