This work was supported by CMUC - Centro de Matemática da Universidade de Coimbra.
Multiagent systems -- Stability, Asymptotic theory, Linear differential equations, Nearest neighbor analysis (Statistics)
We discuss some stability problems when each agent of a linear flock on the line interacts with its two nearest neighbors (one on either side).
Veerman, J. J. P. and da Fonseca, Carlos Martins, "Stability of Linear Flocks on a Ring Road" (2009). Mathematics and Statistics Faculty Publications and Presentations. 133.