Autonomy Requirements Engineering For Space Missions by Emil VassevAutonomy Requirements Engineering For Space Missions by Emil Vassev

Autonomy Requirements Engineering For Space Missions

byEmil Vassev, Mike Hinchey

Paperback | September 10, 2016

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Advanced space exploration is performed by unmanned missions with integrated autonomy in both flight and ground systems. Risk and feasibility are major factors supporting the use of unmanned craft and the use of automation and robotic technologies where possible. Autonomy in space helps to increase the amount of science data returned from missions, perform new science, and reduce mission costs.

Elicitation and expression of autonomy requirements is one of the most significant challenges the autonomous spacecraft engineers need to overcome today. This book discusses the Autonomy Requirements Engineering (ARE) approach, intended to help software engineers properly elicit, express, verify, and validate autonomy requirements. Moreover, a comprehensive state-of-the-art of software engineering for aerospace is presented to outline the problems handled by ARE along with a proof-of-concept case study on the ESA's BepiColombo Mission demonstrating the ARE's ability to handle autonomy requirements.

Title:Autonomy Requirements Engineering For Space MissionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:September 10, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319384031

ISBN - 13:9783319384030

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Table of Contents

Foreword.- Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Software Engineering for Aerospace- State of the Art.- Handling Autonomy Requirements for ESA Systems.- Autonomy Requirements Engineering.- Verification and Validation of Autonomy Requirements.- Requirements for Cognitive Capabilities of UAS.- ASSL Specification of Voyager Image-Processing Behaviour.- BepiColumbo Autonomy Requirements Specification with KnowLang.- Glossary.- Index.