Acronym INFANTE
Funding Reference FCT - PRAXIS XXI 3/3.1/TPAR/2042/95
Dates 1997|2001
Summary

The objectives of this project are the design and the construction of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), and the development and integration of advanced systems for navigation, guidance and control, acoustic communications and mission management. These systems will be tested in the lab. Once they are installed in the vehicle, they will be also tested in pool and sea trials.

Research Groups Computer and Robot Vision Lab (VisLab)
Dynamical Systems and Ocean Robotics Lab (DSOR)
Signal and Image Processing Group (SIPG)
Project Partners RINAVE (P), Instituto Hidrográfico (P), CINTAL - Univ. do Algarve (P)
ISR/IST Responsible
João Sentieiro
People
Sérgio Jesus
João Pedro Gomes
José Gaspar
Carlos Silvestre
Victor Barroso
Paulo Oliveira
José Santos-Victor
João Paulo Costeira
António Pascoal
Alexandre Bernardino
[1] António Silva, Sérgio Jesus, João Pedro Gomes, Victor Barroso, Underwater Acoustic Communication Using A Virtual Electronic Time-Reversal Mirror Approach, 5 th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, ECUA 2000, (ISBN 92-828-9530-0), pp. 531-536, Lyon, France, 2000 - PDF
[2] João Pedro Gomes, Victor Barroso, Gerard Ayela, Pascal Coince, An Overview of the ASIMOV Acoustic Communication System, IEEE Conference on Oceanic Engineering, OCEANS 2000, Providence, USA, 2000
[3] João Pedro Gomes, Victor Barroso, Acoustic Channel Equalization Results for the ASIMOV High-Speed Coherent Data Link, IEEE Conference on Oceanic Engineering, OCEANS 2000, Providence, USA, 2000
[4] João Pedro Gomes, Victor Barroso, Asymmetric Underwater Acoustic Communication Using a Time-Reversal Mirror, IEEE Conference on Oceanic Engineering, OCEANS 2000, Providence, USA, 2000
[5] João Pedro Gomes, Victor Barroso, Ray-Based Analysis of a Time Reversal Mirror for Underwater Acoustic Communications, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP'2000, Istanbul, Turkey, 2000
[6] João Pedro Gomes, Victor Barroso, The Performance of Sparse Time-Reversal Mirrors in the Context of Underwater Communications, IEEE workshop on Statistical Signal and Array Processing, SSAP 2000, Pocono Maner, USA, 2000
[7] João Pedro Gomes, Victor Barroso, Using Phase Conjugation for Underwater Acoustic Communication: Design Guidelines, 10th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO-2000, Tampere, Finland, 2000
[8] Jorge Barbosa, Victor Barroso, Very Low Bit Rate Video Compression for Acoustic Transmission of Subsea Images of Hydrothermal Vents, IEEE Conference on Oceanic Engineering, OCEANS 2000, Providence, USA, 2000
[9] P. Encarnacao, António Pascoal, Combined Trajectory Tracking and Path Following for Underwater Vehicles, Proc. IFAC Conference CAMS´2001, Control Applications in Marine Systems, Glasgow, Scotland, 2001
[10] P. Encarnacao, António Pascoal, Combined Trajectory Tracking and Path Following for Marine Vehicles, Proc. 9th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation”, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2001
[11] P. Encarnacao, António Pascoal, Combined Trajectory Tracking and Path Following: an Application to the Coordinated Control of Autonomous Marine Craft, Proc. 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida, 2001
[12] Pedro Encarnacao, Nonlinear Path Following Control Systems for Ocean Vehicles, Ph.D. Thesis, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal, 2002
[13] Paulo Oliveira, Periodic and Non-Linear Estimators with Applications to the Navigation of Ocean Vehicles, Ph.D. Thesis, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal, 2002 - PDF
[14] Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, I. Kaminer, On the Design of Gain-Scheduled Trajectory Tracking Controllers, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 12:797-839, 2002