searching control

searching control

[′sərch·iŋ kən‚trōl]
(engineering)
A mechanism that changes the azimuth and elevation settings on a searchlight automatically and constantly, so that its beam is swept back and forth within certain limits.
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The rest part of this paper is organized as follows: in Section 2, we propose the distributed cooperative searching control scheme for underwater mobile sensor networks.