Distributed Channel Access for Control Over Unknown Memoryless Communication Channels

@article{Farjam2021DistributedCA,
  title={Distributed Channel Access for Control Over Unknown Memoryless Communication Channels},
  author={Tahmoores Farjam and Henk Wymeersch and Themistoklis Charalambous},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2103.06048}
}
We consider the distributed channel access problem for a system consisting of multiple control subsystems that close their loop over a shared wireless network. We propose a distributed method for providing deterministic channel access without requiring explicit information exchange between the subsystems. This is achieved by utilizing timers for prioritizing channel access with respect to a local cost which we derive by transforming the control objective cost to a form that allows its local… 

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