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Swarm Control of UAVs for Cooperative Hunting with DDDAS

R. Ryan McCune, Gregory R. Madey
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
An agent-based simulation for dynamic cooperative cleaning is augmented with additional behaviors and implemented into a Dynamic Data-Driven Application System (DDDAS) framework for dynamic swarm control  ...  Swarm control is a problem of increasing importance with technological advancements.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported in part under a grant from the AFOSR Award # FA9550-11-1-0351.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.05.436 fatcat:khy4dcqlbjcyvm5njfimzboz2q

Coordinated Area Partitioning Method by Autonomous Agents for Continuous Cooperative Tasks

Vourchteang Sea, Chihiro Kato, Toshiharu Sugawara
2017 Journal of Information Processing  
We describe a method for decentralized task/area partitioning for coordination in cleaning/sweeping domains with learning to identify the easy-to-dirty areas.  ...  ., software for controlling devices and robots, autonomously decide in a cooperative manner how the task/area is partitioned by taking into account the characteristics of the environment and the differences  ...  Ayumi Sugiyama for their constructive comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.2197/ipsjjip.25.75 fatcat:kd3p5cxkjbdmxo5dt3urcraf7a

Multi-Robot Coordination Analysis, Taxonomy, Challenges and Future Scope

Janardan Kumar Verma, Virender Ranga
2021 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
We have done an extensive study on recent contributions in this research area in order to identify the strengths, limitations, and open research issues, and also highlighted the scope for future research  ...  coordination approaches for each application domain.  ...  In [219] , an approach is used based on Petri Net [220] for area exploration, [221] uses partitioning of topological weighted connected graph for terrain coverage such as floor cleaning, [216] based  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-021-01378-2 pmid:33879973 pmcid:PMC8051283 fatcat:pzwd7tx47zd6jazdk753ucmsbi

Hybrid Partition-Based Patrolling Scheme for Maritime Area Patrol with Multiple Cooperative Unmanned Surface Vehicles

Jiajia Xie, Rui Zhou, Jun Luo, Yan Peng, Yuan Liu, Shaorong Xie, Huayan Pu
2020 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
A hybrid partition-based patrolling scheme is proposed for a multi-USV system to visit targets with different importance levels in a maritime area.  ...  Multi-robot area patrol problems refer to the activity that a team of robots works cooperatively and regularly to visit the key targets in the given area for security.  ...  [15, 16] presented a decentralized partitioning method for cleaning tasks of multiple agents under the grid environment. Sugiyama et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse8110936 fatcat:wz2axfdsiffdviimeplab4o3zu

A Review On Multi Robot Cooperation Using Bio Inspired Neural Networks

Poorva Agrawal, Himanshu Agrawal
2013 Zenodo  
The bio inspired neural network is used for cooperation in a multi robot system. In this paper, we provide a detailed literature review on multi robot cooperation using bioinspired neural networks.  ...  Though widely discussed, multi robot cooperation is a critical and a challenging issue in today's world.  ...  GriffinPursuit-Evasion Games The authors have assumed that the noise is uncorrelated, which is not always true.There is a need to find optimality bound for the area partitioning method.Velocity of the  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1252095 fatcat:3xzhvxan6zefhetdlbwwuvl2dq

Multi Robot Area Exploration Using Circle Partitioning Method

Upma Jain, Ritu Tiwari, Samriddhi Majumdar, Sanjeev Sharma
2012 Procedia Engineering  
In this paper an approach that is based on circle partitioning method for workload sharing is proposed.  ...  This can be used in real world for search and rescue operations where time is a major constraint.  ...  INTRODUCTION Due to the various advantages over humans, robots are used for performing complex tasks like inspection of hazardous areas, reconnaissance and surveillance, planetary exploration [1] , search  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2012.07.188 fatcat:h2fui7le25esvdfsta3babw6rm

A survey on multi-robot coverage path planning for model reconstruction and mapping

Randa Almadhoun, Tarek Taha, Lakmal Seneviratne, Yahya Zweiri
2019 SN Applied Sciences  
This paper provides a detailed analysis and comparison of the recent research work in this area, and concludes with a critical analysis of the field, and future research perspectives.  ...  This has been driven mainly by: the maturity of the practical deployment of a single-robot system and its ability to solve some of the most challenging tasks.  ...  Although this algorithm tackles the problem of fair area partitioning and CPP, the approach accounts only for fixed cell sizes for area division while not all sub-areas have a uniform geometric distribution  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42452-019-0872-y fatcat:y6hkwvnapnfpnax3k7xnqkj2gi

Guardauto: A Decentralized Runtime Protection System for Autonomous Driving [article]

Kun Cheng, Yuan Zhou, Bihuan Chen, Rui Wang, Yuebin Bai, Yang Liu
2020 arXiv   pre-print
First, Guardauto proposes an isolation model to decouple the self-driving system and isolate its components with a set of partitions.  ...  This paper presents a decentralized self-protection framework called Guardauto to protect the self-driving system against runtime threats.  ...  Those data are gathered in a clean and safe state to set up the baseline for analysis.  ... 
arXiv:2003.12359v1 fatcat:hjsy2mvsavec7cylo2fgybg3wa

Distributed Approach for Coverage and Patrolling Missions with a Team of Heterogeneous Aerial Robots under Communication Constraints

Jose Joaquin Acevedo, Begoña C. Arrue, Ivan Maza, Anibal Ollero
2013 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
This paper proposes a distributed approach to coordinate a team of heterogeneous UAVs cooperating efficiently in patrolling missions around irregular areas, with low communication ranges and memory storage  ...  The system is decentralized and fault-tolerant.  ...  In kook Yun & Rus (2010), the authors propose a decentralized task allocation to assign different workspaces to the robots.  ... 
doi:10.5772/52765 fatcat:napea2dkrngvfobhstt6damauu

Distributed Bees Algorithm for Task Allocation in Swarm of Robots

Aleksandar Jevtic, Álvaro Gutierrez, Diego Andina, Mo Jamshidi
2012 IEEE Systems Journal  
In this paper, we propose the distributed bees algorithm (DBA) for task allocation in a swarm of robots.  ...  In the proposed scenario, task allocation consists in assigning the robots to the found targets in a 2-D arena.  ...  area.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsyst.2011.2167820 fatcat:4dko4ccu35emhlw37cxxy2gh2a

The Multiple Unmanned Air Vehicle Persistent Surveillance Problem: A Review

Nikhil Nigam
2014 Machines  
The exploration problem is NP hard even for a single vehicle/agent, and the use of multiple vehicles brings forth a whole new suite of problems associated with communication and cooperation between vehicles  ...  In particular, there has been a rising interest in control of multiple vehicles for reasons such as increase in system reliability, robustness, and efficiency, with a possible reduction in cost.  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge the Boeing Company for funding our research discussed here, and especially thank Ilan Kroo, under whose advisement this research was carried out.  ... 
doi:10.3390/machines2010013 fatcat:ydi6tcjbnvghbd4ywxghk7avbu

Efficient cooperative search of smart targets using UAV Swarms

Yaniv Altshuler, Vladimir Yanovsky, Israel A. Wagner, Alfred M. Bruckstein
2008 Robotica (Cambridge. Print)  
This work examines the Cooperative Hunters problem, where a swarm of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) is used for searching after one or more "evading targets", which are moving in a predefined area while  ...  trying to avoid a detection by the swarm.  ...  task for some other reasons.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0263574708004141 fatcat:2s4luccv3re4pba6istmwvhgea

Distributed Machine Learning for Wireless Communication Networks: Techniques, Architectures, and Applications [article]

S. Hu, X. Chen, W. Ni, E. Hossain, X. Wang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
There is a clear gap in the existing literature in that the DML techniques are yet to be systematically reviewed for their applicability to wireless systems.  ...  Last but not least, we point out a number of key issues yet to be addressed, and collate potentially interesting and challenging topics for future research.  ...  It is an open issue to design cooperative and coordinative policies between the agents for the best task execution performance, since complicated cooperations among agents can increase the state space  ... 
arXiv:2012.01489v1 fatcat:pdauhq4xbbepvf26clhpqnc2ci

Hierarchical Task Assignment and Path Finding with Limited Communication for Robot Swarms

Dario Albani, Wolfgang Hönig, Daniele Nardi, Nora Ayanian, Vito Trianni
2021 Applied Sciences  
the allocation of robots to areas to be serviced, and a search-based path planning approach for the actual routing of robots towards tasks to be executed.  ...  We investigate four realistic environments of increasing complexity, where each task requires a robot to reach a location and work for a specific amount of time.  ...  Finally, in a facility or office environment, cleaning or delivery tasks may be continuously and unpredictably requested by users located in different areas [4] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11073115 fatcat:5mu2a4qc7bfolfl6y2mrgixika

Meeting the challenges of decentralised embedded applications using multi-agent systems

Jean Paul Jamont, Michel Occello
2015 International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering  
They require a decentralized embedded intelligence generating challenges for embedded systems. A multi-agent approach is well suited to model and design decentralized embedded applications.  ...  Jamont has a PhD in computer science from the Grenoble Institute of Technology.  ...  The global task of the system requires cooperation between units.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijaose.2015.078435 fatcat:2av2ehrmijdijkm5vdqa2o5zv4
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