Special Issue "Autonomous Navigation of Unmanned Maritime Vehicles"

A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical and Autonomous Vehicles".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 102

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Dongdong Mu
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Guest Editor
Liaoning Province Key Laboratory of Technology and System for Intelligent Ships, College of Marine Electrical Engineering , Dalian Maritime University, Dalian 116026, China
Interests: intelligent perception and autonomous control of unmanned systems
College of Information Engineering, Henan University of Science and Technology, Luoyang 471000, China
Interests: autonomous collision avoidance of unmanned vehicles
Dr. Cunhe Li
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Guest Editor
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Shandong University of Technology, Zibo 256600, China
Interests: unmanned vehicles and their automatic control

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

With the continuous development and progress of science and technology, unmanned systems have gradually become a research hotspot in the field of machine intelligence. Under the background of artificial intelligence, big data and the Internet of Things, ocean vehicles represented by ships are gradually developing towards modularization, intelligence and unmanned characteristics. Unmanned maritime vehicles have become the focus and development trend of the industry.

However, there is still a long way to go to fully realize the autonomous navigation of unmanned maritime vehicles, despite the progress that has been made. Among all the core technologies, state detection, environment awareness, communication navigation and other technologies are relatively mature and have been applied in practice. The realization of many “advanced” functions such as autonomous navigation, safety early warning and intelligent collision avoidance still requires more scientific research efforts. This Special Issue aims to address issues involved in the analysis, design, and implementation of Autonomous Navigation of Unmanned Maritime Vehicles. This includes:

  1. Intelligent agents and multi-agent systems;
  2. Intelligent control of ships and ocean vehicles;
  3. Intelligent perception and autonomous control of unmanned systems;
  4. Multi-agent systems and intelligent transportation network control;
  5. Intelligent control and detection technology;
  6. Autonomous navigation control of surface or underwater vehicles;
  7. Nonlinear control;
  8. Unmanned systems;
  9. Autonomous control of robots;
  10. Information collection of ships or unmanned craft;
  11. Ship or unmanned craft control technology;
  12. Image processing techniques;
  13. Field verification of unmanned systems;
  14. Development trend of unmanned systems in the future.

Dr. Dongdong Mu
Dr. Xiaojie Sun
Dr. Cunhe Li
Guest Editors

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