Method and apparatus for operation of a remote sensing platform
Ross, Issac M.
Proulx, Ronald J.
Greenslade, Joseph M.
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The disclosure provides a method and apparatus for determination of a control policy for a rigid body system, where the rigid body system comprises a sensor and a plurality of actuators designed to maneuver the rigid body system and orient the sensor toward a plurality of defined vertices, such as geographic points on the earth surface. A processor receives input data describing an initial state of the rigid body system and further receives a plurality of candidate vertices for potential targeting by the sensor. The processor additionally receives an intrinsic value for each vertex, reflecting the relative desirability of respective vertices in the plurality of vertices. The processor determines an appropriate control policy based on the vertices, the intrinsic values, and the rigid body system through a formulation of the determination process as an optimization problem which actively considers various constraints during the optimization, such as maneuvering and observation constraints.
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