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Evasive Decision Making in Uninhabited Maritime Vehicles

Wasif Naeem, George W. Irwin
2011 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
This paper reports the preliminary investigation of such collision avoidance manoeuvres by employing a biased waypoint guidance scheme and genetic algorithms.  ...  The paper deals with reactive collision avoidance for objects in the near field.  ...  The Springer USV model was kindly supplied by the MIDAS Research Group at the University of Plymouth, UK for this study.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20110828-6-it-1002.00745 fatcat:6ermzpuc7jgmbjiqzsxium3nye

Review of Course Keeping Control System for Unmanned Surface Vehicle

M. N. Azzeri, F. A. Adnan, M. Z. Md. Zain
2015 Jurnal Teknologi  
Fuzzy logic control also had been suggested as an alternative approach for complex systems with uncertain dynamics and those with nonlinearities.  ...  It is very suitable for the automated control system of USV in relative motion that involves the disturbances from waves and wind.  ...  The University of South California has developed an unmanned airboat for surface water biological study [16, 17] and has conducted researches on surface obstacle avoidance using a single beam sonar  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v74.4635 fatcat:drks5bp2qzbqdlub7qehfnncga

Development status and trend of autonomous operation for unmanned surface vehicle

Qing Cai, Feng Li, Yingfa Lu, Changbo Cheng
2022 International Conference on Computer Application and Information Security (ICCAIS 2021)  
Finally, based on the analyses of development status, it addresses the development trend of autonomous operation for USV.  ...  Autonomous operation for unmanned surface vehicle (USV) is the core competence for USV, and an important mean for unmanned and intelligent operation.  ...  and other environmental factors based on the hydrodynamic model of USV, and design an adaptive platform controller based on the planned route and real-time perception information, which is transformed  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2637765 fatcat:o3bjdfogbzbxpnrkc7mnzmmfci

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: Localization, Navigation, and Communication for Collaborative Missions

Josué González-García, Alfonso Gómez-Espinosa, Enrique Cuan-Urquizo, Luis Govinda García-Valdovinos, Tomás Salgado-Jiménez, Jesús Arturo Escobedo Cabello
2020 Applied Sciences  
Teams of AUVs designed to work within a common mission are opening the possibilities for new and more complex applications.  ...  In underwater environments, communication, localization, and navigation of AUVs are considered challenges due to the impossibility of relying on radio communications and global positioning systems.  ...  [39] designed an obstacle avoidance algorithm for an AUV. The obstacle detection system disposes of a SONAR and its use guarantees the safety of the AUV while navigating.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10041256 fatcat:5no5dqan4nfd7gj77rjatffzsa

Object Detection for Autonomous Guided Vehicle

Tanmay Bhosale, Ajim Attar, Prathamesh Warang, Randhir Patil
2022 ASEAN Journal of Science and Engineering  
The purpose of this paper is to present the design of an obstacle detection system using LIDAR for an autonomous guided vehicle. LIDAR is mostly used in an autonomous vehicle to detect obstacles.  ...  An autonomous vehicle system with LIDAR can be used on one-way or two-way roads and it is widely used for industrial purposes. The autonomous vehicle is useful for one-way or two-way roads.  ...  The obstacle avoidance system is based on a method that can reflect dynamic obstacle avoidance ability which combines local obstacle avoidance planning, motion control.  ... 
doi:10.17509/ajse.v2i3.39439 fatcat:idz5fboe7zgwpcvhnnrtx47e4q

Autonomous surface vessel for search and rescue operation

Hasmah Mansor, Muhamad Haziq Norhisam, Zulkifli Zainal Abidin, Teddy Surya Gunawan
2021 Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics  
The vessel was designed with monitoring and control via radio frequency wireless communication.  ...  This research proposed a development of an autonomous surface vessel for search and rescue operations for deepwater applications.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Centre of Unmanned Technology (CUTe) and International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) for providing the research and development facility and the full  ... 
doi:10.11591/eei.v10i3.2599 fatcat:gbtxde5omnbqfb6kdn44goavka

Dynamic Obstacle Avoidance for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Based on an Improved Velocity Obstacle Method

2017 Sensors  
an accurate decision-making basis for next-step collision avoidance.  ...  In view of a dynamic obstacle environment with motion uncertainty, we present a dynamic collision avoidance method based on the collision risk assessment and improved velocity obstacle method.  ...  Based on sonar information processing capabilities, we designed a static obstacle avoidance experiment based on the proposed algorithm.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17122742 pmid:29186878 pmcid:PMC5750666 fatcat:poayfyyarrcnrpz2ss7j7dxxwu

An Autonomous Solar-Powered Marine Robotic Observatory for Permanent Monitoring of Large Areas of Shallow Water

I González-Reolid, J Carlos Molina-Molina, A Guerrero-González, F J Ortiz, D Alonso
2018 Sensors  
This article describes BUSCAMOS-RobObs, a robot-based observatory, consisting of an autonomous solar-powered marine robot with specialized sensing systems designed to carry out long-term observation missions  ...  It thus avoids drifting and possible accidents in the buoy mode, especially near the coast, and resumes monitoring tasks when the required energy levels are reached.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the Spanish Navy for ceding a Pluto Unmanned Underwater Vehicle and by projects TIN2014-55024-P from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation and  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18103497 pmid:30336566 pmcid:PMC6210960 fatcat:hlxxejs4ufd23o5etdxzuffmnu

A Quantitative Evaluation Method for Obstacle Avoidance Performance of Unmanned Ship

Guoquan Xiao, Bing Ren, Chao Tong, Xiaobin Hong
2021 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
perception performance, static obstacle avoidance performance and dynamic obstacle avoidance performance of an unmanned ship.  ...  Based on the established evaluation model, the quantitative evaluation score of the obstacle perception performance of the unmanned ship is obtained by data analysis for the 50 to 100 m buoy and 100 m  ...  Informed Consent Statement: All authors agreed to submit the report for publication. Data Availability Statement: We have obtained all the necessary permission.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse9101127 fatcat:xnaeybdndfhzhl7qengbp35rii

Accuracy of Trajectory Tracking Based on Nonlinear Guidance Logic for Hydrographic Unmanned Surface Vessels

Andrzej Stateczny, Pawel Burdziakowski, Klaudia Najdecka, Beata Domagalska-Stateczna
2020 Sensors  
In the process of navigation by USVs, it is particularly important to control position precisely on the measuring profile.  ...  Precise navigation with respect to the measuring profile avoids registration of redundant data and thus saves time and survey costs.  ...  strip tabs in the case of multi-beam echosounder (MBES) measurements and excessive gaps between measurement profiles in the case of single-beam sonar measurements.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20030832 pmid:32033155 pmcid:PMC7038699 fatcat:qcp5smvmpfdrvgpqb6o4fecxx4

An Appearance-Based Tracking Algorithm for Aerial Search and Rescue Purposes

Abdulla Al-Kaff, María Gómez-Silva, Francisco Moreno, Arturo de la Escalera, José Armingol
2019 Sensors  
In this paper, a human detection based on the color and depth data captured from onboard sensors is proposed.  ...  These vehicles are provided with reliable human detection and tracking algorithms; in order to be able to find and track the bodies of the victims in complex environments, and a robust control system to  ...  Acknowledgments: This research is supported by Madrid Community project SEGVAUTO 4.0 P2018/EMT-4362) and by the Spanish Government CICYT projects ( TRA2015-63708-R and TRA2016-78886-C3-1-R), and Ministerio  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19030652 fatcat:435allfrvfcrzpqs5h55qjyhje

Development of a multi-drive submersible platform for deep seabed research

Tjasa Boh, John Billingsley, Robin S. Bradbeer, Paul Hodgson
2009 OCEANS 2009-EUROPE  
Real Time Path Planning and Obstacle Avoidance for Surveillance USVs Operating in Harbour Fields Giuseppe Casalino, University of Genoa, DIST Co-Chairs: Volker Ratmeyer, University of Bremen, MARUM Preliminary  ...  estimation based on the Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) Jan Olivier, Council for Scientifi c and Industrial Research (CSIR) System Design and Fusion Techniques for Multistatic Active Sonar Frank Ehlers,  ... 
doi:10.1109/oceanse.2009.5278287 fatcat:yax23ny4lrbibi545qm7rojjhe

Radar and Sonar Imaging and Processing (2nd Edition)

Andrzej Stateczny, Witold Kazimierski, Krzysztof Kulpa
2021 Remote Sensing  
The 14 papers (from 29 submitted) published in the Special Issue "Radar and Sonar Imaging Processing (2nd Edition)" highlight a variety of topics related to remote sensing with radar and sonar sensors.  ...  The sequence of articles included in the SI deal with a broad profile of aspects of the use of radar and sonar images in line with the latest scientific trends, in which the latest developments in science  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank all the authors who contributed to the Special Issue and the staff in the editorial office.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13224656 fatcat:qvxifyoi6fev3ejsbz5hkrcv7a

Autonomous Marine Robot Based on AI Recognition for Permanent Surveillance in Marine Protected Areas

J. Carlos Molina-Molina, Marouane Salhaoui, Antonio Guerrero-González, Mounir Arioua
2021 Sensors  
In this context, we propose an autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) model system for the surveillance of marine areas by detecting and recognizing vessels through artificial intelligence (AI)-based image recognition  ...  The analysis of on-board images may not be sufficiently accurate; therefore, we proposed a smart algorithm for autonomy optimization by selecting the proper AI technology according to the current scenario  ...  , Consumo y Simplificación administrativa" for the concession and support in the development of the OOMMUR project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21082664 pmid:33920075 pmcid:PMC8070409 fatcat:unm6wf5nkzfhrfpgwxzvcdg3pm

SIENNA D4.1: State-of-the-art Review: Artificial Intelligence and robotics

Philip Jansen, Stearns Broadhead, Rowena Rodrigues, David Wright, Philip Brey, Alice Fox, Ning Wang
2019 Zenodo  
In this report, we establish definitions and demarcations for both fields that will be used in subsequent SIENNA research on AI and robotics.  ...  The report discusses the fields in terms of their backgrounds, positions, challenges, and present and expected applications.  ...  Generally, BEAM robots trade flexibility for robustness and efficiency in performing the tasks for which they are designed. Cloud robotics.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4066570 fatcat:bfvq2y3qfnhqnnr6lpfcilphlu
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