The NOPTILUS project: Autonomous Multi-AUV Navigation for Exploration of Unknown Environments

@article{Chatzichristofis2012TheNP,
  title={The NOPTILUS project: Autonomous Multi-AUV Navigation for Exploration of Unknown Environments},
  author={Savvas A. Chatzichristofis and Athanasios Ch. Kapoutsis and Elias B. Kosmatopoulos and Lefteris Doitsidis and D. V. Rovas and Jo{\~a}ao Borges de Sousa},
  journal={IFAC Proceedings Volumes},
  year={2012},
  volume={45},
  pages={373-380}
}
Abstract Current multi-AUV systems are far from being capable of fully autonomously taking over real-life complex situation-awareness operations. As such operations require advanced reasoning and decision-making abilities, current designs have to heavily rely on human operators. The involvement of humans, however, is by no means a guarantee of performance; humans can easily be over-whelmed by the information overload, fatigue can act detrimentally to their performance, properly coordinating… 

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