Inspec keywords: multi-agent systems; centralised control; closed loop systems; nonlinear control systems; Lyapunov methods; distributed control; switching systems (control); adaptive control; control system synthesis; control nonlinearities; feedback; robust control; uncertain systems

Other keywords: mismatched disturbances; standard backstepping design; Lyapunov-based analysis; dynamic surface control technique; trajectory information; upper bounds; distributed fixed-time consensus tracking; traditional centralised tracking control problem; high-order uncertain nonlinear multiagent systems; fixed-time consensus protocol; communication structures; tracking errors; switching topologies

Subjects: Nonlinear control systems; Multivariable control systems; Stability in control theory; Self-adjusting control systems; Control system analysis and synthesis methods; Time-varying control systems