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Autonomous Control Laws for Mobile Robotic Surveillance Swarms

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Mullen, Robert, Monekosso, Dorothy, Barman, Sarah and Paolo, Remagnino (2009) Autonomous Control Laws for Mobile Robotic Surveillance Swarms. In: IEEE Symposium: Computational Intelligence for Security and Defence Applications (CISDA), Ottawa, Canada. UNSPECIFIED. 6 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

We investigate the use of artificial local forces governed by physics laws for the spatial formation and coordination of a swarm of VTOL UAVs for ground area surveillance applications. Varying parameter effects are investigated through simulation and a learning algorithm is introduced to optimise the swarms behaviour with respect to self-organising into the optimum formation for a given sized ROI to cover collectively.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:9818
Deposited By:Dr Dorothy Monekosso
Deposited On:28 Jan 2010 16:45
Last Modified:14 Mar 2013 09:35

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