Approximate Consensus in Stochastic Networks With Application to Load Balancing

@article{Amelina2015ApproximateCI,
  title={Approximate Consensus in Stochastic Networks With Application to Load Balancing},
  author={Natalia Amelina and Alexander L. Fradkov and Yuming Jiang and Dimitrios J. Vergados},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Theory},
  year={2015},
  volume={61},
  pages={1739-1752}
}
This paper is devoted to the approximate consensus problem for stochastic networks of nonlinear agents with switching topology, noisy, and delayed information about agent states. A local voting protocol with nonvanishing (e.g., constant) step size is examined under time-varying environments of agents. To analyze dynamics of the closed-loop system, the so-called method of averaged models is used. It allows us to reduce analysis complexity of the closed-loop stochastic system. We derive the upper… CONTINUE READING
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