By Benoît Zerr,Luc Jaulin,Vincent Creuze,Nathalie Debese,Isabelle Quidu,Benoît Clement,Annick Billon-Coat
This quantity constitutes the result of the overseas convention on
Underwater surroundings, MOQESM’14, held at “Le Quartz” convention middle in Brest,
France, on October 14-15, 2014, in the framework of the 9th
Sea Tech Week, overseas Marine technology and
Technology Event. the target of MOQESM'14 was once to assemble researchers from
both academia and undefined, attracted to marine robotics and hydrography with
application to the coastal atmosphere mapping and underwater infrastructures
The universal thread of the convention is the mix of technical
control, conception, and localization, quite often utilized in robotics, with the tools of mapping
The papers offered during this e-book specialize in major topics.
Firstly, coastal and infrastructure mapping is addressed, focusing not
only on hydrographic systems, but additionally on positioning platforms, bathymetry, and distant sensing. The
proposed equipment depend on acoustic sensors akin to part experiment sonars, multibeam echo sounders,
phase-measuring bathymetric sonars, in addition to optical platforms similar to underwater laser scanners.
Accurate underwater positioning can also be addressed relating to using a single
acoustic beacon, and the latest advances in expanding the vertical precision of world Navigation
Satellite method (GNSS) are also presented.
Most of the above pointed out works are heavily relating to autonomous
marine autos. Consequently, the moment a part of the ebook describes a few works about the methods
associated with such type of cars. the chosen papers specialize in self reliant floor or
underwater automobiles, detailing new approaches for localization, modeling, keep an eye on, mapping, obstacle
detection and avoidance, surfacing, and software program improvement. a few of these works indicate acoustics sensing as
well as image processing. Set club tools also are utilized in a few papers.
The purposes of the paintings offered during this ebook drawback in
particular oceanography, tracking of oil and fuel infrastructures, and armed forces field.