• Control of Under-actuated Marine Vehicles 

      Paliotta, Claudio (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:240, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      In this dissertation, various topics related to control problems for under-actuated marine vehicles are investigated. The thesis is divided into three parts. The first part deals with the source-seeking problem for ...
    • Observer Based Path Following for Underactuated Marine Vessels in the Presence of Ocean Currents: A Local Approach 

      Maghenem, Mohamed; Belleter, Dennis Johannes Wouter; Paliotta, Claudio; Pettersen, Kristin Ytterstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In this article a solution to the problem of following a curved path in the presence of a constant unknown ocean current disturbance is presented. The path is parametrised by a path variable that is used to propagate a ...
    • Path Planning for Formation Control of Autonomous Vehicles 

      Paliotta, Claudio; Xidias, Elias K.; Aspragathos, Nikos A.; Pettersen, Kristin Ytterstad (Chapter; Conference object, 2016)
      In this paper a two-stage approach is introduced for optimum path planning of a team of autonomous vehicles in an environment cluttered with obstacles. The vehicles are requested to move in formation from an initial point ...