Coordination Challenges in Networked Vehicle Systems: Are We Missing Something?

  • J. Borges de SousaEmail author
  • Fernando Lobo Pereira
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 456)


The computation and control challenges arising in the coordination of multi-vehicle systems are discussed in the framework of (coupled) physical and computational dynamics. The challenges are formulated as classical control problems of optimization, invariance, and attainability for systems governed by the laws of physics and computation. Directions for future research are discussed with special emphasis on the aspects of coupled dynamics and dynamic structure that seem to be missing in the literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e ComputadoresFaculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do PortoPortoPortugal

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