Optimal-stopping control for airborne collision avoidance and return-to-course flight

Zapotezny-Anderson, Paul M. & Ford, Jason J. (2011) Optimal-stopping control for airborne collision avoidance and return-to-course flight. In Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Control Conference, IEEE, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, pp. 155-160.

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This paper considers an aircraft collision avoidance design problem that also incorporates design of the aircraft’s return-to-course flight. This control design problem is formulated as a non-linear optimal-stopping control problem; a formulation that does not require a prior knowledge of time taken to perform the avoidance and return-to-course manoeuvre. A dynamic programming solution to the avoidance and return-to-course problem is presented, before a Markov chain numerical approximation technique is described. Simulation results are presented that illustrate the proposed collision avoidance and return-to-course flight approach.

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ID Code: 43966
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Control Applications, Optimal Control, Nonlinear Systems and Control, Collision Avoidance
ISBN: 978-0-85825-987-4
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > APPLIED MATHEMATICS (010200) > Calculus of Variations Systems Theory and Control Theory (010203)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (090100) > Aircraft Performance and Flight Control Systems (090104)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Control Systems Robotics and Automation (090602)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 IEEE
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Deposited On: 17 Aug 2011 22:41
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