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Use of Uncertainty Zones for Vessel Operation in Inland Waterways

Published on Oct 1, 2019
· DOI :10.1088/1742-6596/1357/1/012031
Marcus Kotzé , Marcus Kotze + 2 AuthorsPeter Slaets6
Estimated H-index: 6
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#1Pengfei Chen (TU Delft: Delft University of Technology)H-Index: 2
#2Yamin Huang (TU Delft: Delft University of Technology)H-Index: 4
Last. P.H.A.J.M. van Gelder (TU Delft: Delft University of Technology)H-Index: 22
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#1Rafal Szlapczynski (GUT: Gdańsk University of Technology)H-Index: 12
#2Przemysław KrataH-Index: 9
Last. Joanna SzlapczynskaH-Index: 11
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Abstract Ship domain is often used in marine navigation and marine traffic engineering as a safety condition. The basic idea behind those applications is that an encounter of two or more ships can be considered safe if neither of ship domains is intruded by other ships. Research utilising this approach has been documented in numerous works, including publications on optimising collision avoidance manoeuvres performed to fulfil domain-based safety conditions. However, up to this point there has b...
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#1Rafal Szlapczynski (GUT: Gdańsk University of Technology)H-Index: 12
#2Joanna SzlapczynskaH-Index: 11
Ship safety domain is a term which is widely used in research on collision avoidance and traffic engineering among others. Classic ship domains have been compared in multiple reports. However, up till now there has been no work summing up contemporary research in this field. The paper offers a systematic and critical review of the newer ship domain models and related research. It discusses multiple differences in approach to ship domain concept: from definitions and safety criteria, through rese...
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Abstract The paper suggests a new method of collision avoidance stemming from the concept of the polygonal target ship domain. Since the last century, we have witnessed the current typical ship domains classified and described. In this proposition, firstly, the domain is a geometrical manner which is used in both analytical and statistical method, resulting in the signification of practical application and simulation. Secondly, such domain will be applied to target ship under the combination of ...
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We use danger immune algorithm to optimize ship collision avoidance strategy.Collision avoidance operations are encoded as the individuals of optimization algorithm.The collision avoidance theory and ship motion mathematical model are used.The system will output a safe and economical collision avoidance strategy. Marine collision accidents cause a great loss of lives and property. As a possible solution, the danger immune algorithm is used to achieve ship collision avoidance strategy optimizatio...
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#1Bo Li (Dalian Maritime University)H-Index: 1
#2Fu-Wen Pang (Dalian Maritime University)H-Index: 1
Computing time and decision correctness are the measurable indicators in vessel collision risk (CR) assessment. However, the existing CR assessment approaches, based on fuzzy theory or neural network, have lower accuracy and longer computing times. To overcome these drawbacks and obtain a compromised evaluation, an approach of vessel CR assessment based on the Dempster–Shafer (D–S) evidence theory is proposed in this paper. Considering that CR is associated with the membership functions correspo...
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#1Jun Min Mou (WUT: Wuhan University of Technology)H-Index: 1
#2Cees van der Tak (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands)H-Index: 1
Last. H. Ligteringen (TU Delft: Delft University of Technology)H-Index: 8
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Due to high density of vessel traffic, busy waterways are water areas with high potential for collisions. The application of AIS makes it possible to investigate accurate and actual behavior of collision-involved ships, and benefits vessel traffic management and waterways design for these areas. As a case study, the authors focus on a Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) off Rotterdam Port in Europe, and using AIS data, statistical analysis is made for collision involved ships. In order to identify t...
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#1Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (Maritime University of Szczecin)H-Index: 9
#2Janusz Uriasz (Maritime University of Szczecin)H-Index: 4
One of the basic tasks in shipping is to ensure safe navigation of vessels. The concept of the ship domain is of major importance in the assessment of a navigational situation and the avoidance of ship collisions. It is difficult to determine a ship domain as its shape and size depend on a number of factors. One question to be answered before the determination of the ship domain is which method to use: statistical, analytic, or expert method using artificial intelligence tools; other questions a...
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#1Gerben Peeters (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
#2Marcus Kotze (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Last. Peter Slaets (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 6
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