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Constraint-Driven Optimal Control of Multi-Agent Systems: A Highway Platooning Case Study

  title={Constraint-Driven Optimal Control of Multi-Agent Systems: A Highway Platooning Case Study},
  author={Logan E. Beaver and Andreas A. Malikopoulos},
Platooning has been exploited as a method for vehicles to minimize energy consumption. In this article, we present a constraint-driven optimal control framework that yields emergent platooning behavior for connected and automated vehicles operating in an open transportation system. Our approach combines recent insights in constraint-driven optimal control with the physical aerodynamic interactions between vehicles in a highway setting. The result is a set of equations that describes when… Expand
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