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Title: Object discrimination based on a swarm of agents

Abstract

A configuration system for identifying a target configuration of agents for acquiring data is provided. In some embodiments, the configuration system generates sample configurations, each of which has a location within the space for each agent. The configuration system selects as the target configuration a sample configuration that is suitable to acquire data. The configuration system selects the target configuration by, for at least one or more sample configurations, directing that the agents assume the sample configuration and then acquire data when in the sample configuration. The configuration system then stores, for each sample configuration, an indication of suitability for acquiring data based on the sample configuration. The configuration system selects a sample configuration that is deemed to be suitable as the target configuration.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1568606
Patent Number(s):
10353052
Application Number:
15/267,066
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B63 - SHIPS OR OTHER WATERBORNE VESSELS B63G - OFFENSIVE OR DEFENSIVE ARRANGEMENTS ON VESSELS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B64 - AIRCRAFT B64C - AEROPLANES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 09/15/2016
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Beer, N. Reginald, Chambers, David, and Chandrasekaran, Hema. Object discrimination based on a swarm of agents. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Beer, N. Reginald, Chambers, David, & Chandrasekaran, Hema. Object discrimination based on a swarm of agents. United States.
Beer, N. Reginald, Chambers, David, and Chandrasekaran, Hema. Tue . "Object discrimination based on a swarm of agents". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568606.
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