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Adaptive self-Governed aerial Ecosystem by Negotiated Traffic

Objective

Present traffic alert and collision avoidance system, TCAS II, was designed to operate in traffic densities of up to 0.3 aircraft per square nautical mile (NM), providing an excellent performance in pairwise encounters but with some shortages due to induced collision scenarios that could emerge in certain surrounding traffic scenarios. Therefore, this project proposal seeks to implement a new framework extending the functionalities of TCAS to act at pre‐operational (i.e. tactical) and at operational level as a robust collision avoidance system for different context scenarios in which human behaviour and automatism interdependencies will be considered with realistic aircraft performances.
The project proposes the development of an Adaptive self-Governed aerial Ecosystem by Negotiated Traffic that provides mechanisms and tools for induced collision avoidance while dynamically creating virtual Ecosystems of aircrafts as soon as a conflict is forecasted (considering uncertainties) providing different negotiation based resolutions both at the conflict resolution and collision avoidance levels accounting for safety, security, capacity and cost-efficiency aspects.
Based on machine-to-machine communication, this approach will prevent from TCAS failure scenarios due to multithread and induced collisions by a dynamic state space analysis and monitoring of surrounding traffic enhancing the TCAS range

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA
Net EU contribution
€ 183 750,00
Address
Calle Campus Universitario Sn Cerdanyola V
08290 Cerdanyola Del Valles
Spain

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Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (3)

CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 146 250,00
Address
College Road
MK43 0AL Cranfield - Bedfordshire

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BRAUNSCHWEIG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 135 000,00
Address
Universitaetsplatz 2
38106 Braunschweig

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Region
Niedersachsen Braunschweig Braunschweig, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ASLOGIC 2011 SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 133 750,00
Address
Avda Electricidad 1 Planta 2 Puerta 1
08191 Rubi

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00