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ANTS for Human Exploration and Development of Space
The proposed Autonomous Nano-technology Swarm (ANTS) is an enabling architecture for human/robotic mission envisaged by NASA's mission for the Human Exploration and Development of Space (HEDS). ANTSExpand
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MULTI-AGENT PLANNING AND SCHEDULING ENVIRONMENT FOR ENHANCED SPACECRAFT AUTONOMY
Spacecraft autonomy has the potential for effecting significant cost savings in mission operations by reducing the need for dedicated ground staff. In an autonomous operating mode, operators willExpand
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Formal Approaches to Agent-Based Systems
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Norms specifying constraints over institutions are stated in such a form that allows them to regulate a wide range of situations over time without need for modification. Expand
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Innovative Concepts for Agent-Based Systems
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We draw on the adaptive behavior of the natural multi-agent system of the wasp colony as inspiration for decentralized mechanisms for coordinating factory operations. Expand
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Trend Analysis for Spacecraft Systems Using Multimodal Reasoning
This paper describes some current work at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center’s Advanced Architectures and Automation Branch. Trend analysis refers toExpand
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Tetrahedral Robotics for Space Exploration
A reconfigurable space filling robotic architecture has a wide range of possible applications. One of the more intriguing possibilities is mobility in very irregular and otherwise impassable terrain.Expand
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Enhanced Satellite Constellation Operations via Distributed Planning and Scheduling
In this paper, we present a system for Distributed Intelligent Planning and Scheduling (DIPS) that helps a spacecraft function as an autonomous agent. A DIPS based spacecraft receives only high-levelExpand
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A Survey of Formal Methods for Intelligent Swarms
Swarms of intelligent autonomous spacecraft, involving complex behaviors and interactions, are being proposed for future space exploration missions. Such missions provide greater flexibility andExpand
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