Conference Papers

Developing a Distributed Drone Delivery System with a Hybrid Behavior Planning System

AuthorDaniel Krakowczyk, Jannik Wolff, Alexandru Ciobanu, Dennis Julian Meyer, Christopher-Eyk Hrabia
SourceKI 2018: Advances in Artificial Intelligence 
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The demand for fast and reliable parcel shipping is globally rising. Conventional delivery by land requires good infrastructure and causes high costs, especially on the last mile. We present a distributed and scalable drone delivery system based on the contract net protocol for task allocation and the ROS hybrid behaviour planner (RHBP) for goal-oriented task execution. The solution is tested on a modified multi-agent systems simulation platform (MASSIM). Within this environment, the solution scales up well and is profitable across different configurations.