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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 241916, 19 pages
Complex Formation Control of Large-Scale Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles
Department of Control Engineering, Naval Aeronautical and Astronautical University, Yantai 264001, China
Received 21 August 2012; Revised 13 October 2012; Accepted 17 October 2012
Academic Editor: Jun-Juh Yan
Copyright © 2012 Ming Lei 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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