Distributed functional observers for LTI systems

@article{Mitra2017DistributedFO,
  title={Distributed functional observers for LTI systems},
  author={Aritra Mitra and Shreyas Sundaram},
  journal={2017 IEEE 56th Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)},
  year={2017},
  pages={3519-3524}
}
  • A. MitraS. Sundaram
  • Published 30 May 2017
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • 2017 IEEE 56th Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)
We study the problem of designing distributed functional observers for LTI systems. Specifically, we consider a setting consisting of a state vector that evolves over time according to a dynamical process. A set of nodes distributed over a communication network wish to collaboratively estimate certain functions of the state. We first show that classical existence conditions for the design of centralized functional observers do not directly translate to the distributed setting, due to the… 

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