Here is the listing of Best reference books on Motion Planning and Coordination of Autonomous Vehicles.
|1. “Principles of Robot Motion: Theory, Algorithms and Implementation” by Howie Choset
Book Review: This book explains how and why robot motion planning has become a major focus of robotics. The book demonstrates that research findings can be applied additionally to planning routes on circuit boards, directing digital actors in computer graphics, medicine and surgery, drug design, protein folding and many more. This book demonstrates the technological advancements that have taken place in areas like sensor based planning.
|2. “Planning Algorithms” by Steven M. Lavalle
Book Review: This book demonstrates how planning algorithms are impacting technical disciplines like robotics, computer aided design, manufacturing, computer graphics, aerospace applications, drug design and protein folding. The book covers various concepts pertaining to robotics, control theory, algorithms and artificial intelligence. The book demonstrates planning under uncertainty, decision theory, Markov decision processes, information spaces and planning under differential constraints. This book is very useful for students, engineers, researchers in the field of robotics, artificial intelligence, control theory, computer graphics and algorithms.
|3. “Cooperative Control of Distributed Multi-Agent Systems” by Jeff Shamma
Book Review: This book is organized into four parts namely distributed control and computation, adversarial interactions, uncertain evolution and complexity management. Most of the information in the book is relevant to multi agent systems that include cooperative robotics, distributed computing, sensor networks and data network congestion control. The book also presents the recent advances thereby supporting software and experimental data on the resolution of cooperative control problem. This book is very useful for academicians, researchers, engineers and graduate students in the field of cooperative systems, control and optimization.
|4. “Distributed Control of Robotic Networks” by F.Bullo and J. Cortés and S. Martínez|
|5. “Distributed Consensus in Multi-vehicle Cooperative Control: Theory and Applications” by Wei Ren and Randal W. Beard
Book Review: This book provides a systematic analysis of distributed problems of multivehicle cooperative control and presents most of the theoretical results with mathematical proofs. This is a very good reference book for Ph.D students and research scientists who are dealing with automatic control. The book also develops distributed consensus strategies to ensure that information states of all vehicles in a network converge to a common value. The book demonstrates the usage of consensus algorithms in cooperative control. The other topics in the book include formation control, deep space formation flying and fire monitoring and surveillance.
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