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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Agriculture: A Review of Perspective of Platform, Control, and Applications

Jeongeun Kim, Seungwon Kim, Chanyoung Ju, HyoungIl Son
2019 IEEE Access  
The UAVs combine information and communication technologies, robots, artificial intelligence, big data, and the Internet of Things.  ...  In this study, we consider the latest trends and applications of leading technologies related to agricultural UAVs, control technologies, equipment, and development.  ...  Researchers are also studying swarm-control techniques that use multiple UAVs to efficiently perform a wide range of tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2932119 fatcat:6n3ate4fozaxfn7nofmrfd55ci

Robot Teams and Robot Team Players [chapter]

Gerard Mckee, Blesson Varghese
2011 Multi-Robot Systems, Trends and Development  
A number of strategies are available for such task allocation, including both centralised and distributed strategies and taking into account the capabilities of the robots, typically their sensing capabilities  ...  Each team has an assigned task that is to be distributed among the members of the team.  ...  This book is a collection of 29 excellent works and comprised of three sections: task oriented approach, bio inspired approach, and modeling/design.  ... 
doi:10.5772/13287 fatcat:nfakuhlggrb4rb4jpsbvm4awpa

Multi-robot belief propagation for distributed robot allocation

Jonas Nathan Schwertfeger, Odest Chadwicke Jenkins
2007 2007 IEEE 6th International Conference on Development and Learning  
Toward this end, we propose Multi-Robot Belief Propagation (MRBP), a synthesis of distributed probabilistic inference and notions of theory-of-mind for the purpose of multi-robot task allocation.  ...  Multi-robot task allocation is one aspect of group coordination that deals with the assignment of robots to subtasks.  ...  BACKGROUND Our approach is a synthesis of different perspectives on group coordination that appear in three distinct areas of AI: multi-robot task allocation, distributed probabilistic inference, and cognitive  ... 
doi:10.1109/devlrn.2007.4354060 fatcat:a36jhn37cjem3kbyf5mylvw6wu

Control Theory: A Mathematical Perspective on Cyber-Physical Systems

Frank Allgöwer, Uwe Helmke, Naomi Leonard
2015 Oberwolfach Reports  
Special focus was on the dynamics and control of networks of systems, distributed optimization and formation control, fundamentals of nonlinear interconnected systems, as well as open problems in control  ...  Recently the control field is facing new challenges motivated by application domains that involve networks of systems. Examples are interacting robots, networks of autonomous cars or the smart grid.  ...  We next tackle the multi-agent control problem under local LTL tasks from the bottom-up perspective under continuous-time constraints.  ... 
doi:10.4171/owr/2015/12 fatcat:wryzetfs2jgunaalaqyl7nbhv4

The 5W's for Control as Part of Industry 4.0: Why, What, Where, Who, and When—A PID and MPC Control Perspective

Anca Maxim, Dana Copot, Cosmin Copot, Clara M. Ionescu
2019 Inventions  
Whether it is about smart manufacturing where mass customization is envisaged, or collaborative human–robot engineering systems, the pyramid of process operation has changed to a matrix form and control  ...  The paper gives a concise guideline as to how, when, where, and what to apply when it comes to choosing the most suitable control strategy as a function of multi-parameter objective optimization.  ...  • Technological: truly distributed control in the form of simple, cheap control algorithms, based on multiple measurements that can communicate with each other.  ... 
doi:10.3390/inventions4010010 fatcat:55iqfdrsqjaxlkzfe5ys76dvxe

Multiple Mobile Robot Systems [chapter]

Lynne E. Parker
2008 Springer Handbook of Robotics  
Most commonly, task allocation problems assume robots are single-task robots, since more capable robots that perform multiple tasks in parallel are still beyond the current state of the art.  ...  Task Allocation In many multi-robot applications, the mission of the team is defined as a set of tasks that must be completed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30301-5_41 fatcat:v3yo5joepja2lketepmahupkfm

Control Design for Autonomous Vehicles: A Dynamic Optimization Perspective

Fernando Lobo Pereira
2001 European Journal of Control  
Control design for autonomous vehicles involves a number of issues that are not satisfactorily addressed in classical control systems theory.  ...  A rapidly growing and extensive body of literature testifies to the valuable heritage of control systems that will address the challenges ahead.  ...  After presenting the main formal requirements underlying the coordinated control of dynamic systems, essential for the control of autonomous vehicles, which lead to the consideration of a hybrid systems  ... 
doi:10.3166/ejc.7.178-202 fatcat:vvuipm5xnncaboyjo4t6qpjcnu

Robots Social Embodiment in Autonomous Mobile Robotics

Brian Duffy
2004 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
This work aims at demonstrating the inherent advantages of embracing a strong notion of social embodiment in designing a real-world robot control architecture with explicit "intelligent" social behaviour  ...  between a collective of robots.  ...  Acknowledgements The support of Enterprise Ireland through grant No.'  ... 
doi:10.5772/5632 fatcat:dxcq7mmcmbglhioi2dwlkm6z4a

A control perspective on recent trends in manufacturing systems

S. Gershwin, R. Hildebrant, Rajan Suri, S. Mitter
1986 Control Systems Magazine  
GENERAL, PERSPECTIVE The purpose of manufacturing system control is not different in essence from many other control problems: it is to ensure that a complex system behave in a desirable way.  ...  The intention is to give the reader perspective on the current state of manufacturing control.  ...  Out of Control "There I was, walking on the bridge between theory and practice, and suddenly, out of nowhere, comes this gigantic, strongly positive, self-adjoint operator with a dense domain, and smashes  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcs.1986.1105071 fatcat:fjfniov7anacnmlbxkjsfqiylu

Multiple Mobile Robot Systems [chapter]

Lynne E. Parker, Daniela Rus, Gaurav S. Sukhatme
2016 Springer Handbook of Robotics  
Most commonly, task allocation problems assume robots are single-task robots, since more capable robots that perform multiple tasks in parallel are still beyond the current state of the art.  ...  Gerkey and Matarić [53.250] defined a taxonomy for task allocation that provides a way of distinguishing task allocation problems along these dimensions, which is referred to as the multirobot task allocation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32552-1_53 fatcat:rijl5w2zuvfyhjyx3drntjwvam

Cooperative Mobile Robotics: Antecedents and Directions [chapter]

Y. Uny Cao, Andrew B. Kahng, Alex S. Fukunaga
1997 Robot Colonies  
There has been increased research i n terest in systems composed of multiple autonomous mobile robots exhibiting cooperative b e h a vior.  ...  In this paper, we give a critical survey of existing works and discuss open problems in this eld, emphasizing the various theoretical issues that arise in the study of cooperative robotics.  ...  Wang, the anonymous reviewers, and members of the UCLA Commotion Lab for helpful comments, suggestions, and discussions. Frank Meng assisted in the preparation of a previous version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4757-6451-2_1 fatcat:4kvr3mnsavgr3fuu4qgtrcaism

Multi-robot coalition formation

L. Vig, J.A. Adams
2006 IEEE Transactions on robotics  
Despite the plethora of MAS coalition formation literature, to the best of our knowledge none of the proposed algorithms have been demonstrated with an actual multi-robot system.  ...  A multi-agent coalition formation algorithm has been demonstrated on an actual robot system.  ...  Molnar for access to the robotics laboratory at Clark Atlanta University. The authors also thank Dr. S. Hutchinson, Dr. L. E. Parker, and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tro.2006.878948 fatcat:p2emnx4ar5de5cjqgemf4olyqi

Negotiating Agency and Control: Theorizing Human-Machine Communication from a Structurational Perspective

Jennifer Gibbs, Gavin Kirkwood, Chengyu Fang, J. Nan Wilkenfeld
2021 Human-Machine Communication  
Drawing on Structuration Theory (Giddens, 1984), we propose a theoretical framework to explain agency in HMC as a process involving the negotiation of control between human and machine agents.  ...  In particular, they are unique from prior organizational technologies in that they reposition technology as agent rather than a tool or object of use.  ...  in both task distributions and the visibility of the respective agent.  ... 
doi:10.30658/hmc.2.8 fatcat:yv4xxpctwfeh5jo7gsxcwncdim

A Survey and Analysis of Multi-Robot Coordination

Zhi Yan, Nicolas Jouandeau, Arab Ali Cherif
2013 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
A brief conclusion and further research perspectives are given at the end of the paper.  ...  This paper presents a systematic survey and analysis of the existing literature on coordination, especially in multiple mobile robot systems (MMRSs).  ...  [54] described a distributed software control architecture designed for the control of multiple robots over a lowbandwidth communications channel.  ... 
doi:10.5772/57313 fatcat:lj4hv3wxqrdmfc4mzph76q76qq

How higher goals are constructed and collapse under stress: a hierarchical Bayesian control systems perspective [article]

Rutger Goekoop
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This loss of high-level control leads to a disinhibition of subordinate hierarchical levels, producing 'critical' behavior and tipping points (a sudden loss of homeostasis).  ...  predictive models of the world (goal states), to allow for an optimal control of actions.  ...  Conversely, the output areas of bow tie motifs should contain a significant proportion of network motifs that involve multiple outputs diverging from a single (hub) node onto a distributed set of other  ... 
arXiv:2004.09426v1 fatcat:d65ej43snbdzta5vunst6vlef4
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