Autonomous Drone Shark Shield: A Novel Shark Repelling System for Protecting Swimmers and Surfers

Xiaohui Li, Hailong Huang, Andrey V. Savkin

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Aiming at protecting swimmers and surfers from shark attacks and preventing hurting sharks, we present a novel shark repelling system: Autonomous Drone Shark Shield, which uses flying drones to impede and prevent shark attacks. We introduce the design of the shark shield system and the strategy for expelling sharks. A shark interception algorithm was developed to steer drones to intercept moving sharks. The effectiveness of the proposed method is proved by computer simulation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 6th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR)
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020
Externally publishedYes

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