Route planning for unmanned air vehicles

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2009
Tulum, Kamil
In this thesis, automatic routing technologies for unmanned air vehicles are investigated. A route planner that minimizes the fuel consumption and maximizes the survivability is developed. While planning the route, using more than one objective entails the auto-routing problem to multi-objective optimization considerations. In this work, these considerations are handled with search algorithms. In order to assess the route options, a fuel consumption model and a survivability model are utilized for the route planner. As the assessment models are established, required computational time is taken into account without deteriorating the fidelity.

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K. Tulum, “Route planning for unmanned air vehicles,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2009.