Distributed Synchronization of Heterogeneous Oscillators on Networks With Arbitrary Topology

@article{Mallada2016DistributedSO,
  title={Distributed Synchronization of Heterogeneous Oscillators on Networks With Arbitrary Topology},
  author={Enrique Mallada and Randy A. Freeman and Ao Tang},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={12-23}
}
Many network applications rely on the synchronization of coupled oscillators. For example, such synchronization can provide networked devices with a common temporal reference necessary for coordinating actions or decoding transmitted messages. In this paper, we study the problem of using distributed control to achieve phase and frequency synchronization of a network of coupled heterogeneous nonlinear oscillators. Not only do our controllers guarantee zero-phase error in steady state under… 

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