In , given a matrix A and a vector b, a distributed algorithm was proposed for solving linear algebraic equations of the form Ax = b when there is at least one solution. The equation is simultaneously solved by a group of autonomous agents whose neighbor relations are characterized by a time-dependent directed graph. The main contribution of this paper is to provide necessary and sufficient conditions for exponential convergence of the algorithm under the most general assumption. These conditions utilize a new notion of graph connectivity which is less restrictive than strong connectivity.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Modeling and Simulation
- Control and Optimization