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Swarming UAVs mission design strategy
Author(s): Kuo-Chi Lin
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Paper Abstract

This paper uses a behavioral hierarchy approach to reduce the mission solution space and make the mission design easier. A UAV behavioral hierarchy is suggested, which is derived from three levels of behaviors: basic, individual and group. The individual UAV behavior is a combination of basic, lower level swarming behaviors with priorities. Mission design can be simplified by picking the right combination of individual swarming behaviors, which will emerge the needed group behaviors. Genetic Algorithm is used in both lower-level basic behavior design and mission design.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2007
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6563, Evolutionary and Bio-inspired Computation: Theory and Applications, 65630C (2 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.724854
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Kuo-Chi Lin, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6563:
Evolutionary and Bio-inspired Computation: Theory and Applications
Misty Blowers; Alex F. Sisti, Editor(s)

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