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A simulation environment for modeling and development of algorithms for ensembles of mobile microsystems
Author(s): Jonathan Fink; Tom Collins; Vijay Kumar; Yasamin Mostofi; John Baras; Brian Sadler
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Paper Abstract

The vision for the Micro Autonomous Systems Technologies MAST programis to develop autonomous, multifunctional, collaborative ensembles of agile, mobile microsystems to enhance tactical situational awareness in urban and complex terrain for small unit operations. Central to this vision is the ability to have multiple, heterogeneous autonomous assets to function as a single cohesive unit, that is adaptable, responsive to human commands and resilient to adversarial conditions. This paper represents an effort to develop a simulation environment for studying control, sensing, communication, perception, and planning methodologies and algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 2009
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7318, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications, 73180N (11 May 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.819171
Show Author Affiliations
Jonathan Fink, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Tom Collins, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Vijay Kumar, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Yasamin Mostofi, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
John Baras, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
Brian Sadler, Army Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7318:
Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications
Thomas George; M. Saif Islam; Achyut K. Dutta, Editor(s)

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