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Title UAV cooperative decision and control : challenges and practical approaches / edited by Tal Shima, Steven Rasmussen
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM, 3600 Market Street, Floor 6, Philadelphia, PA 19104), 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 164 pages : illustrations (some color))
Series Advances in design and control ; 18
Advances in design and control ; 18
Contents Introduction -- Challenges -- Single-Task Tours -- Multiple Assignments -- Simultaneous Multiple Assignments -- Estimation Algorithms for Improved Cooperation Under Uncertainty -- Effectiveness Measures for Operations in Uncertain Environments -- A MultiUAV Simulation -- B Path Planning for UAVs
Summary Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly used in military missions because they have the advantages of not placing human life at risk and of lowering operation costs via decreased vehicle weight. These benefits can be fully realized only if UAVs work cooperatively in groups with an efficient exchange of information. This book provides an authoritative reference on cooperative decision and control of UAVs and the means available to solve problems involving them
Analysis Cooperative decision and control
Optimization
Path planning
UAV task assignment
UAV testbed
USAF research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Title page of print version
Subject Decision making.
Drone aircraft -- Automatic control.
Drone aircraft -- Control systems.
Task analysis.
Form Electronic book
Author Rasmussen, Steven J.
Shima, Tal.
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
ISBN 0898718589 (electronic bk.)
1680157876 (electronic bk.)
9780898718584 (electronic bk.)
9781680157871 (electronic bk.)
(print)
(print)