Methods for Combining and Representing Non-Contextual Autonomy Scores for Unmanned Aerial Systems

@article{Hertel2021MethodsFC,
  title={Methods for Combining and Representing Non-Contextual Autonomy Scores for Unmanned Aerial Systems},
  author={Brendan Hertel and Ryan Donald and Christian Dumas and Seyed Reza Ahmadzadeh},
  journal={2022 8th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA)},
  year={2021},
  pages={135-139}
}
Measuring an overall autonomy score for a robotic system requires the combination of a set of relevant aspects and features of the system that might be measured in different units, qualitative, and/or discordant. In this paper, we build upon an existing non-contextual autonomy framework that measures and combines the Autonomy Level and the Component Performance of a system as an overall autonomy score. We examine several methods of combining features, showing how some methods find different… 

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