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dc.contributor.author Neal, Mark
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-17T11:01:45Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-17T11:01:45Z
dc.date.issued 2006-04
dc.identifier.citation Neal, Mark, (2006) 'A hardware proof of concept of a sailing robot for ocean observation', IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering 31(2) pp.462-469 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0364-9059 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1746
dc.description.abstract A design for a sailing robot capable of holding station in a variety of wind and sea conditions is described. Results from experiments with an autonomously controlled small-scale prototype on a lake are also presented. The likely effects and problems of scale-up are examined, as are the cost considerations. Potential applications for a larger version of the robot are discussed and the requirements for communication and long term autonomy are considered in the light of the results obtained with the prototype. The potential for low-cost, flexible, in situ ocean observation is examined and likely capabilities of a system based on this type of robot are considered en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.relation.ispartof RAE2008 en_US
dc.relation.isreferencedby http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JOE.2006.875101 en
dc.title A hardware proof of concept of a sailing robot for ocean observation en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype refereed published journal paper en
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