BOOK & BOOK CHAPTER

Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, E. Garcia, and C. Schumacher, “Distributed Multiagent Coordination with Uncertain Interactions: A Probabilistic Perspective,” in Cooperative Control of MultiAgent Systems: Theory and Applications, Wiley, 2017.

W. Ren and Y. Cao, Distributed Multiagent Networks, Communications and Control Engineering Series, SpringerVerlag, London, 2011. ISBN: 9780857291684.
JOURNAL ARTICLES

E. Garcia, D. Casbeer, and Y. Cao, “An Eventtriggered Control Approach for the Leader Tracking Problem with Heterogeneous Agents”, International Journal of Control, April 2017. Note: in press

D. Milutinovic, D. Casbeer, Y. Cao, and D. Kingston, “Coordinate frame free Dubins vehicle circumnavigation using only range based measurements,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 2017. Note: in press

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “Periodic Eventtriggered Synchronization of Linear Multiagent Systems with Communication Delays,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 366371, 2017.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “Decentralized Eventtriggered Consensus of Doubleintegrator Multiagent Systems with Packet Losses and Communication Delays,” IET Control Theory and Applications, vol. 10, no. 15, pp. 18351843, 2016.

S. Manyam, S. Rathinam, S. Darbha, D. Casbeer, Y. Cao, and P. Chandler, “GPS Denied UAV Routing with Communication Constraints,” Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 84, no.1, pp. 691703, 2016.

Y. Cao, W. Ren, D. Casbeer, and C. Schumacher, “Finitetime ConnectivityPreserving Consensus of Networked Nonlinear Agents with Unknown Lipschitz Terms,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 17001705, 2016.

Y. Cao, “UAV Circumnavigating an Unknown Target Under a GPSdenied Environment with Rangeonly Measurements”, Automatica, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 150158, 2015.

A.Hashemi, Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, and G. Yin, “UAV Circumnavigation Using Noisy Rangebased Measurements without GPS Information”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, vol. 37, no. 3, 2015.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Finitetime Consensus for Multiagent Networks with Unknown Inherent Nonlinear Dynamics”, Automatica, vol. 50, no. 10, pp. 26482656, 2014.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “Decentralized EventTriggered Consensus with General Linear Dynamics”, Automatica, vol. 50, no. 10, pp. 26332640, 2014.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “Modelbased Eventtriggered Multivehicle Coordinated Tracking Control Using Reduced Order Models”, Journal of the Franklin Institute, vol. 351, no. 8, pp. 42714286, 2014.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, H. Yu, P. Antsaklis, and D. Casbeer, “Decentralised Eventtriggered Cooperative Control with Limited Communication,” International Journal of Control, vol. 86, no. 9, pp. 14791488, 2013

Y. Cao, W. Yu, W. Ren, and G. Chen, “An Overview of Recent Progress in the Study of Distributed Multiagent Coordination,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, special issue on Advances in Theories and Industrial Applications of Networked Control Systems, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 427438, 2013. Full version available at arXiv:1207.3231.

F. Chen, Y. Cao, and W. Ren, “Distributed Average Tracking of Multiple TimeVarying Reference Signals with Bounded Derivatives,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 12, pp. 31693174, 2012.

Y. Cao, W. Ren, and M. Egerstedt, “Distributed Containment Control with Multiple Stationary or Dynamic Leaders in Fixed and Switching Directed Networks,” Automatica, vol. 48, no. 8, 2012, pp. 15861597.

L. Hou, G. Zong, Y. Wu, and Y. Cao, “Exponential I2I8 Output Tracking Control for Discretetime Switched System with Timevarying Delay,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 22, no. 11, 2012, pp. 11751194.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Distributed Coordinated Tracking with Reduced Interaction via a Variable Structure Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 1, 2012, pp. 3348.

Y. Cao, D. Stuart, W. Ren, and Z. Meng, “Distributed Containment Control for Multiple Autonomous Vehicles with Doubleintegrator Dynamics: Algorithms and Experiments,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 19, no. 4, 2011, pp. 929938.

Z. Meng, W. Ren, Y. Cao, and Z. You, “Leaderless and Leaderfollowing Consensus with Communication and Input Delays under a Directed Network Topology,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, vol. 41, no. 1, 2011, pp. 7588.

F. Chen, W. Ren, and Y. Cao, “Surrounding Control in Cooperative Agent Networks,” Systems & Control Letters, vol. 59, no. 11, 2010, pp. 704712.

Y. Cao, D. Stuart, and W. Ren, “Coordinated Collective Motion Patterns in a Discretetime Setting with Experiments,” IET Control Theory & Applications, vol. 4, no. 11, 2010, pp. 25792591.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Distributed Formation Control for Fractionalorder Systems: Dynamic Interaction and Absolute/Relative Damping,” Systems & Control Letters, vol. 59, no. 3 4, pp. 233240, 2010.

Y. Cao, W. Ren, and Z. Meng, “Decentralized Finitetime Sliding Mode Estimators and Their Applications in Decentralized Finitetime Formation Tracking,” Systems & Control Letters, vol. 59, no. 9, 2010, pp. 522529.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Optimal LinearConsensus Algorithms: An LQR Perspective,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, vol. 40, no. 3, 2010, pp. 819830.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Multivehicle Coordination for Doubleintegrator Dynamics Under Fixed Undirected/Directed Interaction in a Sampleddata Setting,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 20, no. 9, 2010, pp. 9871000.

Z. Meng, Y. Cao, and W. Ren, “Stability and Convergence Analysis of Multiagent Consensus with Information Reuse,” International Journal of Control, vol. 83, no. 5, 2010, pp. 10811092.

L. Ballard, Y. Cao, and W. Ren, “Distributed Discretetime Coupled Harmonic Oscillators with Application to Synchronized Motion Coordination,” IET Control Theory & Applications, vol. 4, no. 5, 2010, pp. 806–816.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Distributed Formation Control for Fractionalorder Systems: Dynamic Interaction and Absolute/Relative Damping,” Systems & Control Letters, vol. 59, no. 34, 2010, pp. 233240.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Sampleddata Discretetime Coordination Algorithms for Doubleintegrator Dynamics under Dynamic Directed Interaction,” International Journal of Control, vol. 83, no. 3, 2010, pp. 506515.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Multiagent Consensus Using Both Current and Outdated States with Fixed and Undirected Interaction,” Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 58, no. 1, 2010, pp. 95106.

H. Chao, Y. Cao, and Y. Chen, “Autopilots for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: A Survey,” International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, vol. 8, no. 1, 2010, pp. 3644.

Y. Cao, W. Ren, and Y. Li, “Distributed Discretetime Coordinated Tracking with a Timevarying Reference State and Limited Communication,” Automatica, vol. 45, no. 5, 2009, pp. 12991305.

W. Ren and Y. Cao, “Simulation and Experimental Study of Consensus Algorithms for Multiple Mobile Robots with Information Feedback,” Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 7387, 2008.
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

J. Votion and Y. Cao, “MultiObjective Cooperative Search of Spatially Diverse Routes in Uncertain Environments,” in IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, August 2017. Accepted. PDF

Y. Cao, E. Pasiliao and J. Hong, “Towards EnergyEfficient Communication Management in the Distributed Control of Networked CyberPhysical Systems”, in American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

E. Garcia, S. Mou, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “An EventTriggered Consensus Approach for Distributed Clock Synchronization”, in American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, N. Ahmed, and D. Kingston, “Probabilistic Learning of Target Density Distribution”, in AIAA SciTech Conference (Learning, Reasoning, and Data Driven Systems), Grapevine, TX, January 2017.

Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, E. Garcia, and X. Zhang, “Towards Costeffective Distributed Information Fusion with Partially Active Sensors in Directed Networks”, in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, December 2016.

M. Khalili, X. Zhang, and Y. Cao, “Distributed Adaptive FaultTolerant Formation Control of Secondorder Multiagent Systems with Actuator Faults”, in Proceedings of 2016 Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society, Denver, CO, October 2016.

Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, D. Milutinovic, and D. Kingston, “Collective Circular Motion and Cooperative Circumnavigation for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots Using Rangebased Measurements”, in Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, San Diego, CA, January 2016.

M. Khalili, X. Zhang, Y. Cao, M. Polycarpou, and T. Parisini, “Distributed Adaptive FaultTolerant Control of Nonlinear Uncertain Secondorder Multiagent Systems”, in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, December 2015.

D. Casbeer, Y. Cao, E. Garcia, and D. Milutinovic, “Average Bridge Consensus: Dealing with ActivePassive Sensors”, in Proceedings of ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference,Columbus, OH, October 2015.

M. Khalili, X. Zhang, Y. Cao, and J. A. Muse, “Distributed Adaptive FaultTolerant Consensus Control of MultiAgent Systems with Actuator Faults”, in Proceedings of Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society, Coronado, CA, October 2015.

M. Khalili, X. Zhang, M. Polycarpou, T. Parisini, and Y. Cao, “Distributed Adaptive FaultTolerant Control of Uncertain Multiagent Systems”, in Proceedings of IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, Paris, France, September 2015.

Y. Cao, “Consensus of Multiagent Systems with State Constraints: A Unified View of Opinion Dynamics and Containment Control”, in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2015, pp. 14391444.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, X. Wang, and D. Casbeer, “Decentralized EventTriggered Consensus of Linear Multiagent Systems under Directed Graphs”, in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2015. pp. 57645769

N. Ahmed, M. Campbell, D. Casbeer, Y. Cao, and D. Kingston, “Fully Bayesian Learning and Spatial Reasoning with Flexible Human Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on CyberPhysical Systems, Seattle, WA, 2015, pp. 8089.

N. Ahmed, D. Casbeer, Y. Cao, and D. Kingston, “Bayesian Hidden Markov Models for UAVenabled Target Localization on Road Networks with Softhard Data”, in Proceedings of the SPIE Defense+Security Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 2015.

Y. Cao, D. Kingston, and S. Rasmussen, “UAV Circumnavigation under a GPSdenied Environment: Algorithms and Experiments”, in Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 2015.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “EventTriggered Cooperative Control with General Linear Dynamics and Communication Delays,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, December 2014.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, “Decentralized Suboptimal Minimumtime Consensus,” in Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 2014. Paper No.: DSCC20145879

A. Hashemi, Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, and G. Yin, “UAV Circumnavigation of an Unknown Target Without Location Information Using Noisy Rangebased Measurements”, in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2014, pp. 45874592. Longer version available online at arXiv:1309.6007

Y. Cao, “UAV Circumnavigating an Unknown Target using Range Measurement and Estimated Range Rate”, in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2014, pp. 45814586.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “Cooperative Control with General Linear Dynamics and Limited Communication: Periodic Updates”, in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2014, pp. 31953200.

D. Milutinovic, D. Casbeer, Y. Cao, D. Kingston, “Coordinate Frame Free Dubins Vehicle Circumnavigation”, in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2014, pp. 891896.

E. Garcia, Y. Cao, and D. Casbeer, “Cooperative Control with General Linear Dynamics and Limited Communication: Centralized and Decentralized EventTriggered Control Strategies”, in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2014, pp. 159164.

Y. Cao, J. Muse, D. Casbeer, and D. Kingston, “Circumnavigation of an Unknown Target Using UAVs with Range and Range Rate Measurements,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, December, 2013, pp. 36173622. Longer version available online at arXiv:1308.6250

D. Casbeer, K. Meier, and Y. Cao, “Estimating the State of an Intruder with a UAV and Unattended Ground Sensors,” in Proceedings of the AIAA InfoTech@Aerospace Conference, Boston, MA, August, 2013. DOI: 10.2514/6.20134581

Y. Cao, D. Casbeer, and C. Schumacher, “Reaching Consensus in the Sense of Probability,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Washington, DC, June, 2013, pp. 54155420.

Y. Cao, W. Ren, D. Casbeer, and C. Schumacher, “FiniteTime Consensus of Networked Lipschitz Nonlinear Agents under Communication Constraints,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Washington, DC, June, 2013, pp. 13261331.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Finitetime Consensus For Singleintegrator Kinematics with Unknown Inherent Nonlinear Dynamics Under a Directed Interaction Graph,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, June, 2012, pp. 16031608. Note: Best Presentation in Session.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Finitetime Consensus For Secondorder Systems with Unknown Inherent Nonlinear Dynamics Under an Undirected Interaction Graph,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2012.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Finitetime Consensus for Secondorder Multiagent Networks with Inherent Nonlinear Dynamics Under an Undirected Fixed Graph,” in Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, FL, December 2011, pp. 34523457

Y. Cao, W. Ren, F. Chen, and G. Zong, “Finitetime Consensus of Multiagent Networks with Inherent Nonlinear Dynamics Under an Undirected Interaction Graph,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, JuneJuly 2011, pp. 40204025.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Distributed MultiAgent Coordination: A Comparison Lemma Based Approach,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, JuneJuly 2011, pp. 16181623.

F. Chen, Y. Cao, and W. Ren, “Distributed computation of the average of multiple timevarying reference signals,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, JuneJuly 2011, pp. 16501655.

Y. Cao, W. Ren, and Z. Meng, “Decentralized Finitetime Sliding Mode Estimators with Applications to Formation Tracking,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, JuneJuly 2010, pp. 46104615.

Y. Cao, D. Stuart, W. Ren, and Z. Meng, “Distributed Containment Control for DoubleIntegrator Dynamics: Algorithms and Experiments,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, JuneJuly 2010, pp. 38303835.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Distributed Coordinated Tracking via a Variable Structure Approach – Part I: Consensus Tracking,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, JuneJuly 2010, pp. 47444749.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Distributed Coordinated Tracking via a Variable Structure Approach – Part II: Swarm Tracking,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, JuneJuly 2010, pp. 47504755.

Z. Meng, W. Ren, Y. Cao, and Z. You, “Some Stability and Boundedness Conditions for Secondorder Leaderless and Leaderfollowing Consensus with Communication and Input Delays,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, JuneJuly, 2010.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Containment Control with Multiple Stationary or Dynamic Leaders Under a Directed Interaction Graph,” in Proceedings of the 48th IEEE conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, December 2009, pp. 30143019.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “Distributed Coordination of Fractionalorder Systems with Extensions to Directed Dynamic Networks and Absolute/Relative Damping,” in Proceedings of the 48th IEEE conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, December 2009, pp. 71257130.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “LQRbased Optimal Linear Consensus Algorithms,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 2009, pp. 52045209.

Y. Cao and W. Ren, “SampledData Formation Control under Dynamic Directed Interaction,” in Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 2009, pp. 51865191.

Y. Cao, Y. Li, W. Ren and Y. Chen, “Distributed Coordination Algorithms for Multiple Fractionalorder Systems,” in Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, December 2008, pp. 29202925.

W. Ren and Y. Cao, “Convergence of Sampleddata Consensus Algorithms for Doubleintegrator Dynamics,” in Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, December 2008, pp. 39653970.

Y. Cao, W. Ren and Y. Li, “Distributed Discretetime Consensus with a Timevarying Reference State,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2008. Paper No.: AIAA20087174.

Y. Li, Y. Chen, I. Podlubny, and Y. Cao, “MittagLeffler Stability of Fractional Order Nonlinear Dynamic Systems,” in Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications, Ankara, Turkey, 2008.

Y. Li, Y. Chen, and Y. Cao, “Fractional Order Universal Adaptive Stabilization,” in Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications, Ankara, Turkey, 2008.

Y. Cao, W. Ren and Y. Chen, “MultiAgent Consensus Using Both Current and Outdated States,” in Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, July 2008, pp. 28742879.

H. Chao, M. Baumann, A. Jensen, Y. Chen, Y. Cao, W. Ren, and M. Mckee, “Bandreconfigurable MultiUAVbased Cooperative Remote Sending for Realtime Water Management and Distributed Irrigation Control,” in Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, July 2008, pp. 1174411749.

H. Chao, Y. Cao, and Y. Chen, “Autopilots for small fixedwing unmanned air vehicles: A survey”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Harbin, China, August 2007, pp. 31443149.

Y. Cao, W. Ren, N. Sorensen, L. Ballard, A. Reiter, and J. Kennedy, “Experiments in Consensusbased Distributed Cooperative Control of Multiple Mobile Robots,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Harbin, China, August 2007, pp. 28192824.
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