Introduction to cooperative control, mathematical preliminaries: Algebraic graph theory, Matrices for cooperative control, stability of formations. Consensus algorithms, consensus for single and double integrator dynamics, consensus in position, direction, and attitude dynamics. Distributed multi-vehicular cooperative control; Generalized cyclic pursuit; Spacecraft formation flying. UAV applications in search, coverage, and surveillance of large areas, and in monitoring and controlling of hazards; Routing and path planning of UAVs; Role of communication. Operation in uncertain environments and uncertainty.
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