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Analysis of Exploration vs. Exploitation in Adaptive Information Sampling

  title={Analysis of Exploration vs. Exploitation in Adaptive Information Sampling},
  author={Aiman Munir and Ramviyas Parasuraman},
Adaptive information sampling approaches enable efficient selection of mobile robot’s waypoints through which accurate sensing and mapping of a physical process, such as the radiation or field intensity, can be obtained. This paper analyzes the role of exploration and exploitation in such informationtheoretic spatial sampling of the environmental processes. We use Gaussian processes to predict and estimate predictions with confidence bounds, thereby determining each point’s informativeness in… 

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