Distributed Continual Planning for Unmanned Ground Vehicle Teams

Edmund H. Durfee

Abstract


Some application domains highlight the importance of distributed continual planning concepts; coordinating teams of unmanned ground vehicles in dynamic environments is an example of such a domain. In this article, I illustrate the ideas in, and promises of, distributed continual planning by showing how acquiring and distributing operator intent among multiple semiautonomous vehicles supports ongoing, cooperative mission elaboration and revision.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v20i4.1479

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