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Simulation model for automatic collision avoidance decision making systems using fuzzy sets

Zhao, J., Tan, M., Price, W.G. and Wilson, P.A. (1994) Simulation model for automatic collision avoidance decision making systems using fuzzy sets In OCEANS '94: Proceedings of Oceans Engineering for Today's Technology and Tomorrow's Preservation. vol. 2, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers., pp. 244-249. (doi:10.1109/OCEANS.1994.364049).

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Decision making in collision avoidance is one of the major problems in ship manoeuvring. The basis of ships collision avoidance decision making at sea is the Collision Regulations which prescribe that two encountered vessels should pass at a safe distance. In this paper, several fuzzy sets are introduced to simulate the mariners' collision avoidance decision making behaviour and their psychology. Simulation models are established on an action to avoid collision in head-on, creasing and overtaking situations, in restricted waters in traffic separation schemes, in restricted visibility and with obstacles. This work lays a theoretical foundation on for the development of marine traffic simulation and automatic collision avoidance systems. Finally, an investigation on the mariners' behaviour is reviewed, and a simulation conducted to compare with other studies

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Submitted date: June 1994
Published date: 15 September 1994
Venue - Dates: Oceans 94: Oceans Engineering for Today's Technology and Tomorrow's Preservation, 1994-09-13 - 1994-09-16
Keywords: sea traffic, maritime transportation, collision avoidance, uncertainty, models, ship safety, collision, simulation decision making
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group


Local EPrints ID: 51090
ISBN: 0780320565
ISSN: 0373-4633
PURE UUID: 20626308-148a-4637-9ce7-38928b221309
ORCID for P.A. Wilson: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 02 May 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:49

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Author: J. Zhao
Author: M. Tan
Author: W.G. Price
Author: P.A. Wilson ORCID iD

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