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Special Issue on Development of Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Chang Chen, Ben M. Chen, T.H. Lee
2011 Mechatronics (Oxford)  
Egbert et al. address the problem of autonomously maneuvering a miniature air vehicle to follow a road.  ...  First, Paw et al. provide an integrated framework for small UAV flight control development.  ...  Development of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles has attracted great attention in the last few decades.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mechatronics.2011.03.009 fatcat:lzgst4cey5h7tcudov6wyiiusu

An Autonomous Attack Guidance Method with High Aiming Precision for UCAV Based on Adaptive Fuzzy Control under Model Predictive Control Framework

Zhen Yang, Zhixiao Sun, Haiyin Piao, Yiyang Zhao, Deyun Zhou, Weiren Kong, Kai Zhang
2020 Applied Sciences  
For the problem of UCAV using the BVR air-to-air missile (AAM) to intercept the highly maneuvering aerial target, an autonomous attack guidance method with high aiming precision is proposed.  ...  The simulation results show that the proposed method is very effective for solving the autonomous attack guidance problem, which has the characteristics of adaptivity, high timeliness, and high aiming  ...  Design of a Virtual Fighter Pilot and Simulation Environment for Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10165677 fatcat:3gmxk7komjdxvfbuf3n7a7eonq

Final Program

2020 2020 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)  
Athens is a magnificent location for such an international event like the 2020 ICUAS.  ...  I offer my best wishes for a successful and productive event, I look forward to seeing all of you in Athens, Greece, and I also look forward to continuing working with you. Kimon P.  ...  In this paper, a distributed prescribed performance formation control for 3-degree of freedom (3-DOF) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is presented.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icuas48674.2020.9214039 fatcat:7jr6chhfija47kgtwoxqmfmmoe

AutoSOS: Towards Multi-UAV Systems Supporting Maritime Search and Rescue with Lightweight AI and Edge Computing [article]

Jorge Peña Queralta, Jenni Raitoharju, Tuan Nguyen Gia, Nikolaos Passalis, Tomi Westerlund
2020 arXiv   pre-print
At the same time, aerial drones bring a significant advantage into this scenario.  ...  The platform is meant to perform reconnaissance missions for initial assessment of the environment using novel adaptive deep learning algorithms that efficiently use the available sensors and computational  ...  INTRODUCTION The past decade has seen a boost in the development of autonomous vehicles for civilian use.  ... 
arXiv:2005.03409v1 fatcat:s2wy4rinwvdhlaencze5s4xite

Control and perception techniques for aerial robotics

A. Ollero
2003 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
Furthermore, computer vision techniques for aerial robotics are briefly considered. Finally, the paper presents systems and projects involving multiple autonomous aerial and ground systems. #  ...  This paper review methods and technologies that have been applied in aerial robotics. The paper presents several unmanned aerial vehicle platforms.  ...  The authors acknowledge the partners for collaborative work mentioned in the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-6670(17)33366-9 fatcat:ysf7pe4m5bcdjmfqarbxd2q7tq

Control and perception techniques for aerial robotics

Aníbal Ollero, Luís Merino
2004 Annual Reviews in Control  
Furthermore, computer vision techniques for aerial robotics are briefly considered. Finally, the paper presents systems and projects involving multiple autonomous aerial and ground systems. #  ...  This paper review methods and technologies that have been applied in aerial robotics. The paper presents several unmanned aerial vehicle platforms.  ...  The authors acknowledge the partners for collaborative work mentioned in the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.arcontrol.2004.05.003 fatcat:3ibny2zinbbobdq25n7mveudm4

2012 Subject Index

2012 Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics  
, Navigation, and Control Systems G12-159 Trajectory Planning and Replanning Strategies Applied to a Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle G12-145 Power Frequency: A Metric for Analyz- ing Pilot-in-the-Loop  ...  Aerial Vehicles J.  ... 
doi:10.2514/1.60510 fatcat:pmdtengfbzhu5njb4ux3mls5sm

Autonomous Mapping and Exploration with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using Low Cost Sensors

Ankit Ravankar, Abhijeet Ravankar, Yukinori Kobayashi, Takanori Emaru
2018 Proceedings (MDPI)  
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are more suited for such tasks because they have a large field of view compared to ground robots.  ...  Autonomous operation of UAVs is desirable for exploration in unknown environments.  ...  Also, we plan to test the proposed framework on a real platform (UAS) for autonomous mapping and exploration. Figure 1 . 1 Developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) simulation model.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ecsa-5-05753 fatcat:m4qsxsqyujdsrb3og7momfbcga

For the Thrill of it All: A bridge among Linux, Robot Operating System, Android and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles [article]

Daniel V. Ruiz and Leonardo A. Vidal and Eduardo Todt
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Civilian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are becoming more accessible for domestic use.  ...  Currently, UAV manufacturer DJI dominates the market, and their drones have been used for a wide range of applications.  ...  INTRODUCTION In recent years, there has been a growing interest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones, due to the increasing accessibility for domestic use.  ... 
arXiv:2006.11656v1 fatcat:k75qufbkcvcdjpvafgbt7foiju

Autonomous Planning and Execution for a Future Titan Aerobot

Daniel Gaines, Tara Estlin, Steve Schaffer, Caroline Chouinard, Alberto Elfes
2009 2009 Third IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology  
We are developing the AerOASIS system to develop and test technology to support autonomous science operations for a future Titan Aerobot.  ...  Our technology leverages prior work on the OA-SIS system for autonomous rover exploration.  ...  Acknowledgments The research described in this paper was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration  ... 
doi:10.1109/smc-it.2009.39 fatcat:fb24opwdljcszokpcpz2ybhjz4

Autonomous swarm of heterogeneous robots for surveillance operations

Georgios Orfanidis, Savvas Apostolidis, Athanasios Kapoutsis, Konstantinos Ioannidis, Elias Kosmatopoulos, Stefanos Vrochidis, Ioannis Kompatsiaris
2019 Zenodo  
The introduction of Unmanned vehicles (UxVs) in the recent years has created a new security field that can use them as both a potential threat as well as new technological weapons against those threats  ...  Dealing with these issues from the counter-threat perspective, the proposed architecture project focuses on designing and developing a complete system which utilizes the capabilities of multiple UxVs for  ...  The authors would like to thank the ROBORDER consortium for their valuable overall contribution.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3497083 fatcat:kjoslohqr5dqxptqb4g2l6uxdm

Special Issue on Swarming in Natural and Engineered Systems [Scanning the Issue]

Randy A. Zachery, Shankar S. Sastry, Vijay Kumar
2011 Proceedings of the IEEE  
GRAPH-THEORETIC CONNECTIVITY CONTROL OF MOBILE ROBOT NETWORKS Zavlanos et al. develop a mathematical framework for analyzing groups of vehicles connected by a communication network incorporating models  ...  groups of autonomous agents and helps establish a framework for the analysis of swarming behavior in biology and the synthesis of bio-inspired swarming behavior for engineered systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2011.2160108 fatcat:knmgdldh4vgtxgqqpd33n3gr3y

Online Self-supervised Scene Segmentation for Micro Aerial Vehicles [article]

Shreyansh Daftry, Yashasvi Agrawal, Larry Matthies
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we take a step in this direction and propose a generic framework for adaptive scene segmentation using self-supervised online learning.  ...  Recently, there have been numerous advances in the development of payload and power constrained lightweight Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs).  ...  INTRODUCTION In recent years, autonomous capabilities of resourceconstrained autonomous aerial vehicles have seen considerable progress.  ... 
arXiv:1806.05269v1 fatcat:uakqosjzrbaadhyozpmir2slnq

From robotics technology to environmental crimes involving robots

Ildar Begishev, Zarina Khisamova, Vitaly Vasyukov, V. Breskich, S. Uvarova
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
The capacity of some robots to self-study is a factor that cannot be ignored in modern legal relations, since the question of legal personality and responsibility for their actions was already involved  ...  Highly dynamic rates of development of robotics and artificial intelligence lead to the fact that robots gradually take a place alongside humans.  ...  At the same time, the main efforts of the scientific community, experts and legislators should be focused on creating legal regimes for regulating unmanned aerial vehicles or unmanned aerial vehicles that  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202124412029 fatcat:ozuxrckwjfgz3k5nvvpsyqqjxm

Introduction: Practical Cognitive Agents and Robots

Xiaoping Chen, Wei Liu, Mary-Anne Williams
2009 Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems  
The second paper by Williams, McCarthy, Gärdenfors, Stanton and Karol introduces a novel framework for inspecting, analyzing and designing grounding capabilities in agents and robots.  ...  In essence the framework provides a template for analysis and comparison of systems, which produces a comprehensive and focused account of grounding capabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10458-009-9077-x fatcat:igrfj4vzxzenfpd5hii5k3pskq
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