Performance Analysis of Pursuit-Evasion Game-Based Guidance Laws

  • Kim, Young-Sam ;
  • Kim, Tae-Hun ;
  • Tahk, Min-Jea
  • Published : 2010.06.15


We propose guidance laws based on a pursuit-evasion game. The game solutions are obtained from a pursuit-evasion game solver developed by the authors. We introduce a direct method to solve planar pursuit-evasion games with control variable constraints in which the game solution is sought by iteration of the update and correction steps. The initial value of the game solution is used for guidance of the evader and the pursuer, and then the pursuit-evasion game is solved again at the next time step. In this respect, the proposed guidance laws are similar to the approach of model predictive control. The proposed guidance method is compared to proportional navigation guidance for a pursuit-evasion scenario in which the evader always tries to maximize the capture time. The capture sets of the two guidance methods are demonstrated.


Pursuit-evasion game;Differential game;Direct method


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