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Research on Safety Control Method of Multi-rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Under Super-Strong Wind Field [chapter]

Yongqiang Hou, Yuqing He, Wei Huang, Qianhan Wang, Hao Zhou
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
However, researchers focus on improving the anti-disturbance performance of multi-rotor UAVs in wind field, and there are relatively few researches on safety control methods.  ...  Due to the simple structure and lightweight of the Multi-rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), it is easy to be affected by the wind field environment.  ...  Conclusion Based on the behavior analysis of multi-rotor UAV in super-strong wind environment, this paper proposes a safety control strategy for multi-rotor UAV in super-strong wind environment, and focuses  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-27532-7_64 fatcat:dufcbydiz5a4rnawwb6mifmtre

3D Human Reconstruction in the Wild with Collaborative Aerial Cameras [article]

Cherie Ho, Andrew Jong, Harry Freeman, Rohan Rao, Rogerio Bonatti, Sebastian Scherer
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We provide studies evaluating system performance in simulation, and validate real-world performance using two drones while a target performs activities such as jogging and playing soccer.  ...  We present a real-time aerial system for multi-camera control that can reconstruct human motions in natural environments without the use of special-purpose markers.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors thank Arthur Bucker, Andrew Ashley and Sam Triest for their help in field experiments. CH is supported by the Croucher Foundation.  ... 
arXiv:2108.03936v1 fatcat:qw2p2ai6zrf2ff72626b3z3z4i

Conceptualising and prototyping a decision support system for safer urban unmanned aerial vehicle operations

Mark Ballentine, Neale Blair, Stanley McGreal, David McIlhatton
2021 Urban, Planning and Transport Research  
Currently, there is limited discourse surrounding the safe operational planning of UAVs within complex multi-stakeholder urban environments.  ...  This paper conceptualises a methodology for prototyping a decision support system for urban UAV flight operations planning.  ...  For example, the simulation of flight within urban environments, and transport, hazard, safety, security and emergency planning are all indicative of the usefulness within a UAV context as informed by  ... 
doi:10.1080/21650020.2021.1906939 fatcat:lnzudecjbfcjnahmc6h6i6wqn4

A critical survey on marsupial robotic teams for environmental monitoring of water bodies

Francisco Marques, Andre Lourenco, Ricardo Mendonca, Eduardo Pinto, Paulo Rodrigues, Pedro Santana, Jose Barata
2015 OCEANS 2015 - Genova  
A robust maintenance of ecosystems demands for highly accurate and frequent monitoring of their status.  ...  This article provides a critical survey of existing solutions using robots for environmental monitoring of water bodies.  ...  A. Robot Simulation in Water Bodies A big issue in developing multi-robot systems for natural environments is the cost of debugging.  ... 
doi:10.1109/oceans-genova.2015.7271737 fatcat:4p3i2lqhp5dpfab6otohnto4lu

Do You See What I See? Coordinating Multiple Aerial Cameras for Robot Cinematography [article]

Arthur Bucker, Rogerio Bonatti, Sebastian Scherer
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We validate our approach in multiple cluttered environments of a photo-realistic simulator, and deploy the system using two UAVs in real-world experiments.  ...  We show that our coordination scheme has low computational cost and takes only 1.17 ms on average to plan for a team of 3 UAVs over a 10 s time horizon.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank CITI-Poli, Grupo Turing and the Skyrats team for the help with robot experiments. RB also gratefully acknowledges the support from the Waibel Education Fund.  ... 
arXiv:2011.05437v2 fatcat:kgxxeez3nnaxpncsz42fae5n2a

Progress of Electromagnetic Compatibility Design for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Yong Wu, Qishuang Ma, Ping Xu, C.H. Su
2020 MATEC Web of Conferences  
The electromagnetic environment of UAV system was studied, and three key elements of electromagnetic interference(EMI) are analyzed.  ...  The research status of electromagnetic characteristics of UAV system at home and abroad was summarized from numerical simulation of EMI, experimental test of EMI and design of electromagnetic compatibility  ...  Shanxi Haitai Electronic Co., Ltd. has developed a system-wide EMC automatic test system, which has the functions of electromagnetic environment measurement, system antenna coupling measurement, EMC safety  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/202031604008 fatcat:rztvd7pmkjf4hm7shev6wjox6e

Setting up a mixed reality simulator for using teams of autonomous UAVs in air pollution monitoring

F. López Peña, P. Caamaño, G. Varela, F. Orjales, A. Deibe
2016 International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning  
The system is built on a co-evolutionary simulator that makes use of data transmitted from some real UAVs to integrate them within a team of simulated UAVs.  ...  This facilitates the setting-up of a single UAV control system and also of the UAV collaboration schemes for different scenarios.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Integrated Group for Engineering Research acknowledges funding from the Xunta de Galicia and European Regional Development Funds under grant GRC 2013-050.  ... 
doi:10.2495/sdp-v11-n4-616-626 fatcat:shawpzte4zdmxggxzeozutny3u

Multi-UAVs Communication-Aware Cooperative Target Tracking

Xiaowei Fu, Kunpeng Liu, Xiaoguang Gao
2018 Applied Sciences  
In this paper, we use the concept of communication noise and propose a new method to get control input for each UAV.  ...  The simulation results show that introducing communication noise can make UAVs more focused on maintaining good communication with other UAVs in the process of target tracking, and improve the accuracy  ...  We assume that the UAVs' flight altitude remains the same. Then, the UAVs and the target can be projected onto horizon for analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app8060870 fatcat:3jq6mj65njeihinkrimgda4zoa

Risk-Based Dynamic Anisotropic Operational Safety Bound for Rotary UAV Traffic Control

Jueming Hu, Heinz Erzberger, Kai Goebel, Yongming Liu
2019 Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society, PHM  
The proposed operational safety bound is calculated as a function of vehicle performance characteristics, state of vehicle, weather and other probabilistic parameters that affect the real position of vehicle  ...  It is calculated individually for each vehicle using real-time data and probability simulation. It considers the heading direction of vehicle and thus it is an anisotropic design.  ...  Collision avoidance for a multi-UAV system; Trajectory plan especially in crowded environment. safety bound size and weather conditions and UAV performances have similar sensitivity factors; -Risk-based  ... 
doi:10.36001/phmconf.2019.v11i1.812 fatcat:ab33qs4mbrhb3fofyobhfsfakq

Path Planning for Multi-UAV Formation Rendezvous Based on Distributed Cooperative Particle Swarm Optimization

Zhuang Shao, Fei Yan, Zhou Zhou, Xiaoping Zhu
2019 Applied Sciences  
Cooperative path-planning for multi-UAV formation rendezvous is mostly a complicated multi-objective optimization problem with many coupled constraints.  ...  Inspired by the co-evolutionary theory, a distributed cooperative particle swarm optimization (DCPSO) algorithm with an elite keeping strategy is proposed to generate a flyable and safe path for each UAV  ...  Olfati-Saber described a theoretical framework for the design and analysis of the distributed flocking algorithm for the Problem Formulation Formation Rendezvous of Multi-UAVs Given the problem of  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9132621 fatcat:5jufpifrcjhihditaje3hskmiy

Model of Collaborative UAV Swarm Toward Coordination and Control Mechanisms Study

Xueping Zhu, Zhengchun Liu, Jun Yang
2015 Procedia Computer Science  
Construction of the model to satisfy the need for a simulation environment that researchers can use to evaluate and analyze swarm control mechanisms.  ...  These multi-UAV scenarios are by their nature well suited to be modeled and simulated as multi-agent systems.  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been supported by the Aeronautical Science Foundation of China under grant number 20120112002 and has been partially supported by China Scholarship Council (CSC) under  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.05.274 fatcat:zzuzgrdfqnbpzb4brj7w3e2ypy

Integrity Analysis for GPS-Based Navigation of UAVs in Urban Environment

Oguz Kagan Isik, Juhyeon Hong, Ivan Petrunin, Antonios Tsourdos
2020 Robotics  
By analyzing positioning information in a simulated urban environment using a software-based GNSS receiver, the integrity monitoring approach based on joint consideration of GNSS observables and environmental  ...  This has allowed generating indirect integrity measures based on cut-off elevation and satellite visibility that can be used for UAV path planning and guidance in urban environments.  ...  Navigation is one of the key components of GNC, and it carries a number of important requirements to UAV performance that play a key role in ensuring mission safety and success.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics9030066 fatcat:dtdaztrx2rdfvbmubx3muznae4

Multi UAV Cluster Control Method Based on Virtual Core in Improved Artificial Potential Field

Enming Wu, Yidong Sun, Jianyu Huang, Chao Zhang, Zhiheng Li
2020 IEEE Access  
In the self-built APF and the simulation potential field based on the urban environment, a variety of simulation experiments are carried out to verify the effectiveness of the algorithm in the multi UAV  ...  Figure 19 shows a 2D visualization of the simulation of multiple UAVs performing tasks in an urban environment under different conditions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3009972 fatcat:ah5d2qiulzbcboq2ejs74tw5m4

Research on the Multiagent Joint Proximal Policy Optimization Algorithm Controlling Cooperative Fixed-Wing UAV Obstacle Avoidance

Weiwei Zhao, Hairong Chu, Xikui Miao, Lihong Guo, Honghai Shen, Chenhao Zhu, Feng Zhang, Dongxin Liang
2020 Sensors  
To evaluate the performance of the algorithm, we use the MAJPPO algorithm to complete the task of multi-UAV formation and the crossing of multiple-obstacle environments.  ...  To increase the intelligence and environmental adaptability of multi-UAV control, we study the application of deep reinforcement learning algorithms in the field of multi-UAV cooperative control.  ...  We also presented a new cooperative multi-UAV simulation environment, where multi-UAV work together to accomplish formation and obstacle avoidance.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20164546 pmid:32823783 fatcat:eqielsplina5xeyenrosylf3cu

UAV Swarm Intelligence: Recent Advances and Future Trends

Yong-Kun Zhou, Bin Rao, Wei Wang
2020 IEEE Access  
The dynamic uncertain environment and complex tasks determine that the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system is bound to develop towards clustering, autonomy,and intelligence.  ...  In this paper, we present a comprehensive survey of UAV swarm intelligence from the hierarchical framework perspective. Firstly, we review the basics and advances of UAV swarm intelligent technology.  ...  Yimeng Lu has built a safety planning framework for multifarious tasks in an unstable environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3028865 fatcat:bvru22a2jregnmzbpehefg7irm
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