Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems

Cooperative Systems

Control and Optimization

Editors: Grundel, D., Murphey, R., Pardalos, P., Prokopyev, O. (Eds.)

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Cooperative systems are pervasive in a multitude of environments and at all levels. We find them at the microscopic biological level up to complex ecological structures. They are found in single organisms and they exist in large sociological organizations. Cooperative systems can be found in machine applications and in situations involving man and machine working together.

They have some common elements: 1) more than one entity, 2) the entities have behaviors that influence the decision space, 3) entities share at least one common objective, and 4) entities share information whether actively or passively.

Because of the clearly important role cooperative systems play in areas such as military sciences, biology, communications, robotics, and economics, just to name a few, the study of cooperative systems has intensified. This book provides an insight in the basic understanding of cooperative systems as well as in theory, modeling, and applications of cooperative control, optimization and related problems.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)
  • Optimally Greedy Control of Team Dispatching Systems

    Pages 1-19

    Rao, Venkatesh G. (et al.)

  • Heuristics for Designing the Control of a UAV Fleet With Model Checking

    Pages 21-36

    Bohn, Christopher A.

  • Unmanned Helicopter Formation Flight Experiment for the Study of Mesh Stability

    Pages 37-56

    Shaw, Elaine (et al.)

  • Cooperative Estimation Algorithms Using TDOA Measurements

    Pages 57-66

    Fisher, Kenneth A. (et al.)

  • A Comparative Study of Target Localization Methods for Large GDOP

    Pages 67-78

    Gilbert, Harold D. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cooperative Systems
Book Subtitle
Control and Optimization
Editors
  • Don Grundel
  • Robert Murphey
  • Panos Pardalos
  • Oleg Prokopyev
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
Series Volume
588
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-48271-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-48271-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-48270-3
Series ISSN
0075-8442
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 403
Number of Illustrations
173 b/w illustrations
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