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Mission Structure for an Unmanned Vehicle



A Meystel, Yigal Moscovitz, Elena R. Messina


The 4-D/Real-Time Control Systems Architecture (4- D/RCS) defines a hierarchical decomposition for intelligent systems, with corresponding command and control pathways. In order to design the vehicle¿s behavior generation functions, we developed a set of task commands, goals, and actions that are organized hierarchically to form the basic vocabulary for planning and control of the vehicle. This paper documents the basic tasks and vocabulary for a scout platoon implemented according to 4-D/RCS.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the ISIC/CIRA/ISAS ''98 Conference
Conference Dates
September 14-17, 1998
Conference Location
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Conference Title
ISIC/CIRA/ISAS ''98 Conference


Unmanned Systems, Robotics & Intelligent Systems, 4-D/RCS, hierarchical control, intelligent autonomous vehicles, intelligent behavior


Meystel, A. , Moscovitz, Y. and Messina, E. (1998), Mission Structure for an Unmanned Vehicle, Proceedings of the ISIC/CIRA/ISAS ''98 Conference, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, [online], (Accessed June 16, 2024)


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Created August 31, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021