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An agent-based system for maritime search and rescue operations.

  • Autori: Aronica, S.; Benvegna, F.; Cossentino, M.; Gaglio, S.; Langiu, A.; Lodato, C.; Lopes, S.; Maniscalco, U.; Sangiorgi, P.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2010
  • Tipologia: Proceedings (TIPOLOGIA NON ATTIVA)
  • Parole Chiave: Multi Agent System, Search and Rescue, JADE Framework
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Maritime search and rescue operations are critical missions involving personnel, boats, helicopter, aircrafts in a struggle against time often worsened by adversary sea and weather conditions. In such a context, telecommunication and in- formation systems may play a crucial role sometimes concurring to successfully accomplish the mission. In this paper we present an application able to localize the vessel who has launched a rescue request and to plan the most effective path for rescue assets. The application has been realised as a distributed and open multi-agent system deployed on rescue vehicles as well as on a land maritime stations of the Italian Coast Guard. The system is going to be tested in real scenarios by the Coast Guard.