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Issue No.03 - May/June (2010 vol.25)
pp: 92-97
Louise Dennis , University of Liverpool
Michael Fisher , University of Liverpool
Alexei Lisitsa , University of Liverpool
Nicholas Lincoln , University of Southampton
Sandor Veres , University of Southampton
<p>Recently, the space industry has sought to abandon large monolithic platforms in favor of multiple, smaller satellites working in teams to accomplish the task of a larger vehicle through distributed methods. This article describes ongoing work at the Universities of Liverpool and Southampton on using agent programming technology to control complex autonomous satellites.</p>
Agent technology, intelligent systems, rational agent programming, sEnglish, control systems technology, European Space Agency
Louise Dennis, Michael Fisher, Alexei Lisitsa, Nicholas Lincoln, Sandor Veres, "Satellite Control Using Rational Agent Programming", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol.25, no. 3, pp. 92-97, May/June 2010, doi:10.1109/MIS.2010.88
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