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Control Automation in Undersea Search and ManipulationAutomatic decision making and control mechanisms of the type termed "adaptive" or "intelligent" offer unique advantages for exploration and manipulation of the undersea environment, particularly at great depths. Because they are able to carry out human-like functions autonomously, such mechanisms can aid and extend the capabilities of the human operator. This paper reviews past and present work in the areas of adaptive control and robotics with the purpose of establishing logical guidelines for the application of automatic techniques underwater. Experimental research data are used to illustrate the importance of information feedback, personnel training, and methods of control allocation in the interaction between operator and intelligent machine.
Document ID
19990052775
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Weltman, Gershon (Perceptronics, Inc. Woodland Hills, CA United States)
Freedy, Amos (Perceptronics, Inc. Woodland Hills, CA United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1974
Subject Category
Cybernetics
Report/Patent Number
AIAA Paper 74-1292
Meeting Information
Life Sciences and Systems(Arlington, TX)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other