Date of this Version
We present a distributed scheme used for control over wireless networks. In our previous work, we introduced the concept of a Wireless Control Network (WCN), where the network itself, with no centralized node, acts as the controller. In this work, we show how the WCN can be modified to include observer style updates which substantially improves robustness of the closed-loop system to link failures. In addition, we analyze how the WCN simplifies extraction of the communication and computation schedules and enables system compositionality and scalability.
Miroslav Pajic, Shreyas Sundaram, George Pappas, and Rahul Mangharam, "A Simple Distributed Method for Control over Wireless Networks", . April 2011.
Date Posted: 09 February 2012
This document has been peer reviewed.