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A cooperative pursuit-evasion game in wireless sensor and actor networks. (English) Zbl 1327.91015

Summary: This paper studies the problem of the pursuit-evasion game under the wireless sensor and actor networks (WSANs). In order to plan paths for pursuers to capture an evader in the pursuit-evasion game, a novel multi-step cooperative strategy is presented. Under this strategy, the pursuit-evasion game is studied in two stages. In the first stage we assume that the evader is always static in the workplace, and in the second stage the evader will move once it senses the existence of pursuers. A Daisy-Chain Formation algorithm and a sliding mode-based method are presented to control the pursuit. Based on Lyapunov stability theory, the proposed algorithm is proved to be convergent. At last, simulation results are provided to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method.

MSC:

91A24 Positional games (pursuit and evasion, etc.)
91A12 Cooperative games
91A80 Applications of game theory
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