By Mehran Mesbahi

This available publication presents an creation to the research and layout of dynamic multiagent networks. Such networks are of serious curiosity in a variety of components in technology and engineering, together with: cellular sensor networks, dispensed robotics corresponding to formation flying and swarming, quantum networks, networked economics, organic synchronization, and social networks. targeting graph theoretic tools for the research and synthesis of dynamic multiagent networks, the publication offers a robust new formalism and set of instruments for networked systems.

The book's 3 sections examine foundations, multiagent networks, and networks as structures. The authors supply an outline of vital principles from graph conception, through a close account of the contract protocol and its quite a few extensions, together with the habit of the protocol over undirected, directed, switching, and random networks. They disguise themes comparable to formation regulate, assurance, allotted estimation, social networks, and video games over networks. they usually discover fascinating elements of viewing networks as platforms, by way of making those networks amenable to control-theoretic research and automated synthesis, by way of tracking their dynamic evolution, and via analyzing higher-order interplay types when it comes to simplicial complexes and their applications.

The e-book will curiosity graduate scholars operating in platforms and keep an eye on, in addition to in desktop technological know-how and robotics. it will likely be a customary reference for researchers looking a self-contained account of system-theoretic features of multiagent networks and their wide-ranging applications.

This publication has been followed as a textbook on the following universities:

  • University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Royal Institute of know-how, Sweden
  • Johannes Kepler college, Austria
  • Georgia Tech, united states
  • University of Washington, united states
  • Ohio collage, united states

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