Collision avoidance control with sensing uncertainties

Erick J. Rodríguez-Seda, Dušan M. Stipanović, Mark W. Spong

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Abstract

Sensing and localization mechanisms, employed by mobile robots for the detection of obstacles and other nearby agents, may inaccurately estimate the position of obstacles due to noise, delays, and interferences incurred during the detection process. Therefore, it is critical to design collision avoidance strategies that are robust to the presence of measurement errors. In this paper, we present a decentralized, cooperative collision avoidance strategy for a pair of agents considering bounded sensing uncertainties and acceleration constraints. The avoidance control can be appended to any other stable control law (i.e., main control objective) and is active only when the vehicle is close to the other agent. A numerical example is presented that validates the proposed avoidance strategy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference, ACC 2011
Pages3363-3368
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Sep 29 2011
Event2011 American Control Conference, ACC 2011 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 29 2011Jul 1 2011

Publication series

NameProceedings of the American Control Conference
ISSN (Print)0743-1619

Other

Other2011 American Control Conference, ACC 2011
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period6/29/117/1/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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