# Distributed extremum-seeking control over networks of unstable dynamic agents

@article{Guay2015DistributedEC, title={Distributed extremum-seeking control over networks of unstable dynamic agents}, author={M. Guay and Isaac Vandermeulen and Sean Dougherty and P. McLellan}, journal={IFAC-PapersOnLine}, year={2015}, volume={48}, pages={693-697} }

Abstract In this paper, a distributed extremum seeking control technique is proposed to solve a class of real-time optimization problems over a network of dynamic agents with unknown unstable dynamics. Each dynamic agent measures a cost that is shared over a network. A dynamic average consensus approach is used to provide each agent with an estimate of the total network cost. The extremum seeking controller uses the local estimate of the total cost to adjust the value of the local decision… Expand

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