Shaping the Dynamics of Modern Infrastructure and Autonomous-Agent Networks using Limited Resources . Sandip Roy School of EE&CS Washington State University. The World is so Interconnected…. How D o W e Control/Design these Network Dynamics?. Brainstorming:
Shaping the Dynamics of Modern Infrastructure and Autonomous-Agent Networks using Limited Resources
School of EE&CS
Washington State University
Actuation and measurement capabilities are:
localized, varied, highly constrained,
subject to resource limits, and expensive.
design for sensor
vehicle teams (NSF)
in collab. with
1) Uncertainty evaluation
in electric power
networks (NSF, PSERC,
2) Coordinated air traffic
control, w/ app. To SARS
and brucellosis (collab. w/
Vet. Med. Researchers)
Background on the “Science of Networks”
represent many network dynamics.
2) Models for Control/Design Problems in Dynamical Networks
2. Control/Design Architectures
1. The Basic Network Model
Agent models Topologies Interconnection
Node vs. Static vs. Partial vs.
Edge Design Memoried Full Network Design
Spectral Assignment LQ Disturbance Rejection
Sat.Delay Topological Security/
Formation Sync. Agreement Dist. Part.
four application areas:
(published in JTB)
We obtain common design problems from these applications.
Stopping Brucellosis Spread
Spectrum Assignment, LQ, External Stab.
Stabilization, Tracking, Dist. Part.
Tools for Dynamical Network Control/Design
Param. Design Tools,
--Partial Graph Design
for Limitations, Designs
Core Control/Design Tools
Insight: the optimal resource allocation equalizes propagation impacts (to the extent allowed by constraints).
We need controllers with memory!