- Abstract: This work studies the design of safe control policies for large-scale non-linear systems operating in uncertain environments. In such a case, the robust control framework is a principled approach to safety that aims to maximize the worst-case performance of a system. However, the resulting optimization problem is generally intractable for non-linear systems with continuous states. To overcome this issue, we introduce two tractable methods that are based either on sampling or on a conservative approximation of the robust objective. The proposed approaches are applied to the problem of autonomous driving.
- TL;DR: We propose two methods to approximately solve the robust control of uncertain dynamical systems, and apply them to a decision-making problem for autonomous driving.
- Keywords: robust, control, planning, safety, uncertainty, behaviour, negotiation