Communications and Control—A Natural Linkage for SWARM
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We present a simple distributed concept that appears to insinuate SWARM behavior in a collection of mobile platforms. The control is based on the inter-mobile platform communication links’ signal-to-noise ratio. This double use of communications is a natural linkage for SWARM behavior.
KEY WORDS:SWARM distributed control
This work was funded by the ATL Division of Lockheed Martin Corporation under the auspices of Harris Zebrowitz and Orest Ukrainsky. We gratefully acknowledge their encouragement and farsightedness. A version of this material was also presented at Defense Applications Signal Processing (DASP) ‘05.
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