Intelligent systems software for unmanned air vehicles

Gregory L. Sinsley, Lyle N. Long, Albert F. Niessner, Joseph F. Horn

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This paper describes a software architecture for mission-level control of autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAVs). The architecture provides for sensor data fusion, worldview generation, and mission planning and execution. Details about the airborne platform and a high-level description of the control architecture are provided. As an example of the architecture's versatility a formation flight behavior is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
PublisherAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781563479373
StatePublished - 2008

Publication series

Name46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering


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