Download Distributed Control of Robotic Networks by Francesco Bullo, Jorge Cortes, Sonia Martinez, This book is intended for first and second year graduate students in control and robotics from Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering.

CONTENTS-

Chapter 1. An introduction to distributed algorithms
1.1 Elementary concepts and notation
1.2 Matrix theory
1.3 Dynamical systems and stability theory
1.4 Graph theory
1.5 Distributed algorithms on synchronous networks
1.6 Linear distributed algorithms
1.7 Notes
1.8 Proofs
1.9 Exercises


Chapter 2. Geometric models and optimization
2.1 Basic geometric notions
2.2 Proximity graphs
2.3 Geometric optimization problems and multicenter functions
2.4 Notes
2.5 Proofs
2.6 Exercises


Chapter 3. Robotic network models and complexity notions
3.1 A model for synchronous robotic networks
3.2 Robotic networks with relative sensing
3.3 Coordination tasks and complexity notions
3.4 Complexity of direction agreement and equidistance
3.5 Notes
3.6 Proofs
3.7 Exercises


Chapter 4. Connectivity maintenance and rendezvous
4.1 Problem statement
4.2 Connectivity maintenance algorithms
4.3 Rendezvous algorithms
4.4 Simulation results
4.5 Notes
4.6 Proofs
4.7 Exercises


Chapter 5. Deployment
5.1 Problem statement
5.2 Deployment algorithms
5.3 Simulation results
5.4 Notes
5.5 Proofs
5.6 Exercises


Chapter 6. Boundary estimation and tracking
6.1 Event-driven asynchronous robotic networks
6.2 Problem statement
6.3 Estimate update and cyclic balancing law
6.4 Simulation results
6.5 Notes
6.6 Proofs
6.7 Exercises


Bibliography


Algorithm Index


Subject Index


Symbol Index