Planning and Control

Planning and Control

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558602090
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 08/01/1991
Series: The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Representation and Reasoning
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.29(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Planning and Control
Thomas L. Dean and Michael P. Wellman
    1 Introduction
      1.1 Controlling Processes
      1.2 Planning and Complexity
      1.3 Dynamical Systems
      1.4 Embedded Systems

    2 Dynamics of Physical Systems
      2.1 Process Models
      2.2 Classical Design and Analysis
      2.3 Modeling Dynamical Systems
      2.4 Further Reading

    3 Temporal Reasoning
      3.1 Modeling Processes with Logic
      3.2 Temporal Logic
      3.3 Modeling Change in Temporal Logic
      3.4 Continuous Change
      3.5 Temporal Logic Programming
      3.6 Practical Reasoning About Change
      3.7 Further Reading

    4 Designing Control Systems
      4.1 Basic Issues
      4.2 Controllability
      4.3 Observability
      4.4 Stability
      4.5 Optimality
      4.6 Feedback Control Systems
      4.7 Computational Issues in Control
      4.8 Navigation and Control
      4.9 Further Reading

    5 Knowledge-Based Planning
      5.1 Plans and Tasks
      5.2 Task Reduction
      5.3 Planning for Deadlines
      5.4 Conditional Plans
      5.5 Planning and Reaction
      5.7 Further Reading

    6 Stochastic Control
      6.1 Uncertainty and Delay
      6.2 State Estimation
      6.3 Stochastic Dynamic Programming
      6.4 Fuzzy Control
      6.5 Further Reading

    7 Planning Under Uncertainty
      7.1 Decision Theory
      7.2 Decision Analysis
      7.3 Probabilistic Networks
      7.4 Evidence Propagation in Tree Structures
      7.5 General Probabilistic Inference Algorithms
      7.6 Graphical Decision Models
      7.7 Application: Robot Navigation
      7.8 Probabilistic Temporal Logic
      7.9 Modeling Persistence and Change
      7.10 Application: Localization and Tracking
      7.11 Further Reading

    8 Controlling Inference
      8.1 Decision-Theoretic Criteria
      8.2 Time-Critical Problem Solving
      8.3 Temporally Flexible Inference
      8.4 Time-Dependent Planning
      8.5 Compiling Problem-Solving Systems
      8.6 Further Reading

    9 Learning
      9.1 Function Approximation
      9.2 Policy and Value Learning
      9.3 Linear Function Spaces
      9.4 Coping with Large Input Spaces
      9.5 Rule-Based Learning
      9.6 Learning and Observability
      9.7 Further Reading

    10 Integrated Planning and Execution
      10.1 Architectural Considerations
      10.2 Planning and Acting
      10.3 Intelligent Control
      10.4 Research Directions
      10.5 Further Reading
    Author Index
    Subject Index

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