perimeter surveillance, unmanned aircraft, UAV, decentralized control
This paper poses the cooperative perimeter-surveillance problem and offers a decentralized solution that accounts for perimeter growth (expanding or contracting) and insertion/deletion of team members. By identifying and sharing the critical coordination information and by exploiting the known communication topology, only a small communication range is required for accurate performance. Simulation and hardware results are presented that demonstrate the applicability of the solution.
Original Publication Citation
Kingston, D., Holt, R., Beard, R., McLain, T., and Casbeer, D. Decentralized Perimeter Surveillance Using a Team of UAVs, Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, AIAA 2005-5831, August 2005, San Francisco, California.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
McLain, Timothy; Beard, Randal W.; Kingston, Derek; Holt, Ryan S.; and Casbeer, David W., "Decentralized Perimeter Surveillance Using a Team of UAVs" (2005). All Faculty Publications. 1911.
Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
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