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Journal of Robotics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 590479, 14 pages
Partition Learning for Multiagent Planning
1Vehicle Dynamics Lab and Center for Collaborative Control of Unmanned Vehicles, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 6141 Etcheverry Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-1740, USA
2Vehicle Dynamics Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 6141 Etcheverry Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-1740, USA
Received 30 March 2012; Revised 27 July 2012; Accepted 10 August 2012
Academic Editor: Duško Katić
Copyright © 2012 Jared Wood and J. Karl Hedrick. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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