Adaptive-based Distributed Cooperative Multi-Robot Coverage

Abstract : In this paper we present a solution to the problem of positioning a team of mobile robots for a surveillance task in a non-convex environment with unknown obstacles. The problem is addressed taking into account several physical and environmental constraints like limited sensor capabilities, obstacle-avoidance, etc. The goal is to maximize the area monitored by the team, by identifying the best configuration of the team members. Due to the non-convex nature of the problem, an analytical solution cannot be obtained. The proposed method is based on a new cognitive-based, adaptive optimization algorithm (CAO). This method allows getting coordinated and scalable controls to accomplish the task. Furthermore, we propose a different formulation of the problem in order to obtain a distributed solution which allows us to consider also limited communication capabilities. Extensive simulations are presented to evaluate the efficiency of the proposed algorithm and to compare centralized and distributed approach.
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American Control Conference 2011, Jul 2011, San Francisco, United States. 2011
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Alessandro Renzaglia, Lefteris Doitsidis, Agostino Martinelli, Elias Kosmatopoulos. Adaptive-based Distributed Cooperative Multi-Robot Coverage. American Control Conference 2011, Jul 2011, San Francisco, United States. 2011. 〈inria-00607085〉



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