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Architecture of autonomous systems
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Author and Affiliation:
Dikshit, Piyush(Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, United States)
Guimaraes, Katia(Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, United States)
Ramamurthy, Maya(Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, United States)
Agrawala, Ashok(Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, United States)
Larsen, Ronald L.(Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, United States)
Abstract: Automation of Space Station functions and activities, particularly those involving robotic capabilities with interactive or supervisory human control, is a complex, multi-disciplinary systems design problem. A wide variety of applications using autonomous control can be found in the literature, but none of them seem to address the problem in general. All of them are designed with a specific application in mind. In this report, an abstract model is described which unifies the key concepts underlying the design of automated systems such as those studied by the aerospace contractors. The model has been kept as general as possible. The attempt is to capture all the key components of autonomous systems. With a little effort, it should be possible to map the functions of any specific autonomous system application to the model presented here.
Publication Date: Nov 07, 1989
Document ID:
19930073941
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 93N71388
Subject Category: COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Report/Patent Number: SDAG-TN-86-01
Coverage: Topical Technical Report; Nov. 1986
Document Type: Technical Report
Publication Information: Architectural Studies of Autonomous Systems; p. 12 p
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Maryland Univ.; Systems Design and Analysis Group.; College Park, MD, United States
Description: 12p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: AUTOMATIC CONTROL; AUTONOMY; DESIGN ANALYSIS; ROBOTICS; SPACE STATIONS; COMPLEX SYSTEMS; INTERACTIVE CONTROL; MANUAL CONTROL
Imprint And Other Notes: In its Architectural Studies of Autonomous Systems 12 p (SEE N93-71387 09-61)
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