28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-11.7.4
INFORMATION THEORY APPLIED TO A SELF-ORGANISED, UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM
H. Cheng, J. R. Page, J. F. Olsen
UNSW, Sydney, Australia
Keywords: uav, swarm, self-organized, data fusion
One active research area of autonomous systems is the application of individual rule based behaviour leading to self-organization. Information theory has been used to describe UAS tasks such as surveillance, terrain navigation and intelligence gathering. We investigate a UAS carrying out searching and tracking ground targets through information theoretic approach.
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