Unmanned Sys Autonomy & Automation

This course provides students with an opportunity to examine the benefits, limitations, and capabilities of autonomous control technology and support for unmanned systems. The student will examine and evaluate elements, components, technology, and processing methods associated with autonomous and semi-autonomous operation of unmanned systems. The content of the course includes supported capabilities, reference framework, man-machine collaboration, cognitive capability, interaction and manipulation, allocation of functions and responsibilities, high-level tradeoffs, limitations, and associated advancements. This course prepares students to better understand the implications and capabilities associated with autonomy in unmanned systems. It will include examinations of associated technology, programming, processing, and interoperability required to understand the application of autonomy and automation. Prerequisite: UAS-502. (3)

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