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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 746713, 8 pages
Decentralized Discrete-Time Formation Control for Multirobot Systems
Universidad Iberoamericana, Prol. Paseo de la Reforma 880, Lomas de Santa Fe, 01219 México, DF, Mexico
Received 26 October 2012; Revised 5 January 2013; Accepted 9 January 2013
Academic Editor: Gualberto Solís-Perales
Copyright © 2013 E. G. Hernandez-Martinez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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