Studies in Computational Intelligence

Swarms and Network Intelligence in Search

Authors: Altshuler, Yaniv, Pentland, Alex, Bruckstein, Alfred M.

  • Presents recent research on swarms and network intelligence in search
systemsApplies swarm intelligence methods to search technology
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This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the theory and tools needed for the development of an efficient and robust infrastructure for the design of collaborative patrolling unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) swarms, focusing on its applications for tactical intelligence drones. It discusses frameworks for robustly and near-optimally analyzing flocks of semi-autonomous vehicles designed to efficiently perform the ongoing dynamic patrolling and scanning of pre-defined “search regions”. It discusses the theoretical limitations of such systems, as well as the trade-offs between the systems’ various economic and operational parameters.
Current UAV systems rely mainly on human operators for the design and adaptation of drones’ flying routes. However, recent technological advances have introduced new systems, comprised of a small number of self-organizing vehicles, manually guided at the swarm level by a human operator.
With the growing complexity of such man-supervised architectures, it is becoming increasingly harder to guarantee a pre-defined level of performance. The use of large scale swarms of UAVs as a combat and reconnaissance platform therefore necessitates the development of an efficient optimization mechanism of their utilization, specifically in the design and maintenance of their patrolling routes.
The book is intended for researchers and engineers in the fields of swarms systems and autonomous drones. 

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eBook 118,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Swarms and Network Intelligence in Search
Authors
Series Title
Studies in Computational Intelligence
Series Volume
729
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63604-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63604-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63602-3
Series ISSN
1860-949X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 238
Number of Illustrations and Tables
63 b/w illustrations, 53 illustrations in colour
Topics