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Smart health management for swarm-based space exploration systems

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dc.contributor.author Hinchey, Mike
dc.contributor.author Vassev, Emil
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-31T12:37:22Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-31T12:37:22Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1884
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Autonomous swarm-based space exploration missions are inspired by social insects to provide a robust means of space exploration. Multiple self-organizing and autonomous spacecraft cooperate to explore deep space where a single monolithic spacecraft is impractical. Such an approach may facilitate exploration without risking human lives, and go where no man can go. The unmanned nature of such systems necessitates high levels of autonomy achieved via self-management features including health management based on automated detection, diagnosis and (re-)action that enables mitigation of adverse events during the mission. Moreover, to increase overall resilience, and ultimately the performance of the entire swarm, the health management mechanism run by an individual must be sufficiently “smart” to comply with the swarm-level goals and policies, which may lead to situations where repair is not the best solution. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the 2nd Internationanl Workshop on Software Health Mangement (SHM'11);2011
dc.subject health management en_US
dc.subject self-adaptive systems en_US
dc.subject swarm based systems en_US
dc.subject space explorations en_US
dc.title Smart health management for swarm-based space exploration systems en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid 10/CE/I1855

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