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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 2958240, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2958240
Research Article

Design of Sail-Assisted Unmanned Surface Vehicle Intelligent Control System

1School of Navigation, Hubei Key Laboratory of Inland Shipping Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430063, China
2School of Computer Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430063, China
3School of Energy and Power Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430063, China

Received 18 August 2016; Revised 6 November 2016; Accepted 7 November 2016

Academic Editor: Guillermo Botella-Juan

Copyright © 2016 Yong Ma et al. 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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