Recent Developments in Cooperative Control and Optimization / Edition 1

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Overview

Over the past several years, cooperative control and optimization has unquestionably been established as one of the most important areas of research in the military sciences. Even so, cooperative control and optimization transcends the military in its scope - having become quite relevant to a broad class of systems with many exciting commercial applications. One reason for all the excitement is that research has been so incredibly diverse - spanning many scientific and engineering disciplines. This latest volume in the "Cooperative Systems" book series clearly illustrates this trend towards diversity and creative thought. It's no wonder, cooperative systems are among the hardest systems control science has endeavored to study, hence creative approaches to modeling, analysis, and synthesis are a must.

Audience: This volume is suitable for faculty, graduate students, and researchers in optimization and control, computer science and engineering.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402076442
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2003
  • Series: Cooperative Systems Series , #3
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 476
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 A Hybrid Projected Gradient-Evolutionary Search Algorithm for Capacitated Multi-Source Multi-UAVs Scheduling with Time Windows 1
2 Progress in Cooperative Volume Holographic Imaging 23
3 Properties of No-Depot Min-Max 2-Traveling-Salesmen Problem 45
4 A New Heuristic for the Minimum Connected Dominating Set Problem on Ad Hoc Wireless Networks 61
5 A Platform for Cooperative and Coordinated Control of Multiple Vehicles: The Caltech Multi-Vehicle Wireless Testbed
6 Churning: Repeated Optimization and Cooperative Instability 105
7 A Hospitability Map Approach for Estimating a Mobile Targets Location 117
8 Information Theoretic Organization Principles for Autonomous Multiple Agents 125
9 Distributed Agreement Strategies for Cooperative Control: Modeling and Scalability Analysis 145
10 An Integer Programming Model for Assigning Unmanned Air Vehicles to Tasks 167
11 A Theoretical Foundation for Cooperative Search, Classification, and Target Attack 175
12 Cooperative Real-Time Task Allocation Among Groups of UAVs 207
13 Use of Conditional Value-at-Risk in Stochastic Programs with Poorly Defined Distributions 225
14 Sensitivity Analysis of Partially Deployed Slowdown Warning Mechanisms for Vehicle Platoons 243
15 Multi-Target Assignment and Path Planning for Groups of UAVs 261
16 Objective Functions for Bayesian Control-Theoretic Sensor Management, II: MHC-Like Approximation 273
17 Tracking Environmental Level Sets with Autonomous Vehicles 317
18 Cyclic Linearization and Decomposition of Team Game Models 333
19 Optimal Path Planning in a Threat Environment 349
20 Nonlinear Dynamics of Sea Clutters and Detection of Small Targets 407
21 Tree-Based Algorithms for the Multidimensional Assignment Problem 427
22 Predicting Pop Up Threats From An Adaptive Markov Model 449
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