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Autonomous River Exploration [chapter]

Sezal Jain, Stephen Nuske, Andrew Chambers, Luke Yoder, Hugh Cover, Lyle Chamberlain, Sebastian Scherer, Sanjiv Singh
2015 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
Our field experiments demonstrate what we believe is the first autonomous exploration of rivers by an autonomous vehicle.  ...  We study and present a system that can autonomously explore rivers without any prior information, and demonstrate an algorithm that can guide the vehicle based upon local sensors mounted on board the flying  ...  MAV Autonomously Exploring River Desired informa:on : intersec:on between river and bank (a) Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV) autonomously navigating river environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07488-7_7 fatcat:4ttdcgpay5gr7hi2mjnjv5zk5i

Autonomous Exploration and Motion Planning for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Navigating Rivers

Stephen Nuske, Sanjiban Choudhury, Sezal Jain, Andrew Chambers, Luke Yoder, Sebastian Scherer, Lyle Chamberlain, Hugh Cover, Sanjiv Singh
2015 Journal of Field Robotics  
We also present fully autonomous flights on riverine environments generating 3D maps over several hundred-meter stretches of tight winding rivers. C 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.  ...  We extract high-level goal-points using a novel exploration algorithm that uses multiple layers of information to maximize the length of the river that is explored during a mission.  ...  A novel exploration algorithm [originally presented in Jain et al. (2013) ] that enables truly autonomous exploration of rivers using a multivariate cost map.  ... 
doi:10.1002/rob.21596 fatcat:4l6gkiw7jvamhocpjye2k7roxi

A measure of control of submerging and surfacing of an Autonomous underwater vehicle for exploring underwater of rivers

Le Khanh Tan, Tran Ngoc Huy, Pham Huy Hoang
2020 Science & Technology Development Journal - Engineering and Technology  
of stream, military spying, exploring an underwater tunnel or wrecked ships and other purposes.  ...  Autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) known, as a special purpose underwater research vehicle (SPURV) is really a pocket submarine that could be used in multipurpose such as meteorology, probing the pollution  ...  A measure of control of submerging and surfacing of an Autonomous underwater vehicle for exploring underwater of rivers. Sci. Tech. Dev. J. -Engineering and Technology; 2(SI1):SI151-SI156.  ... 
doi:10.32508/stdjet.v3isi1.756 fatcat:ixcamf4c7rabzer3wk33viqbe4

Autonomous Searching and Tracking of a River using an UAV

Sivakumar Rathinam, Pedro Almeida, ZuWhan Kim, Steven Jackson, Andrew Tinka, William Grossman, Raja Sengupta
2007 American Control Conference (ACC)  
Specifically, this paper describes an exploration system that equips a fixed wing UAV to autonomously search a given area for a specified structure (could be a river, a coastal line etc.), identify the  ...  Surveillance operations include inspecting and monitoring river boundaries, bridges and coastlines.  ...  INTRODUCTION This paper describes an exploration system that equips a fixed wing UAV to autonomously search a given area for a specified structure such as river or coastal line, identify the structure  ... 
doi:10.1109/acc.2007.4282475 dblp:conf/acc/RathinamAKJTGS07 fatcat:kpm4bhyn4fdl7olkxejgs2azqq

Solving the Manufacturing Cell Design Problem through an Autonomous Water Cycle Algorithm

Ricardo Soto, Broderick Crawford, Jose M. Lanza-Gutierrez, Rodrigo Olivares, Pablo Camacho, Gino Astorga, Hanns de la Fuente-Mella, Fernando Paredes, Carlos Castro
2019 Applied Sciences  
In this paper, the authors propose a variation of the water cycle inspired metaheuristic capable of automatically adjusting its parameter by using the autonomous search paradigm.  ...  The goal of our proposal is to explore and to exploit promising regions of the search space to rapidly converge to optimal solutions.  ...  Hybrid GAs, as well as variants such as the predator-prey GA, were also explored [31] [32] [33] [34] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9224736 fatcat:r6aanvtgt5c4hdyx57tohpqoki

Riverine Coverage with an Autonomous Surface Vehicle over Known Environments [article]

Nare Karapetyan, Adam Braude, Jason Moulton, Joshua A. Burstein, Scott White, Jason M. O'Kane, Ioannis Rekleitis
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This paper leverages human expertise in river exploration and data collection strategies to automate and optimize these processes using autonomous surface vehicles(ASVs).  ...  In this domain, autonomous coverage of areas is of vital importance, for improving both the quality and the efficiency of coverage.  ...  Rekleitis, “An autonomous surface S. Scherer, and S. Singh, “Autonomous river exploration,” in Field and vehicle for long term operations,” in MTS/IEEE OCEANS, 2018.  ... 
arXiv:1908.02827v1 fatcat:4sjuywmdtbbjbbugbz5krm3vcu

Model-Driven Requirements for Humans-on-the-Loop Multi-UAV Missions [article]

Ankit Agrawal, Jan-Philipp Steghofer, Jane Cleland-Huang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Onboard sensors and artificial intelligence (AI) allow these UAVs to operate autonomously in the environment.  ...  We propose a meta-model to describe interactions among the human operators and the autonomous swarm of UAVs.  ...  To this end, several researchers have explored techniques for exposing the intent, actions, plans and associated rationales of an autonomous agent [34] , while other researchers have explored ways to  ... 
arXiv:2009.10267v1 fatcat:mjb4fegasbdy5dw4ij7cwvoyc4

A SURVEY OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES IN SCIENTIFIC APPLICATIONS

2017 Scientific Bulletin of Naval Academy  
The ability and the possibility to operate autonomously on board of vessel, makes them very usefully and suitable for exploration of extreme environments, beginning to the deepest small vents and finishing  ...  At a rough estimate 70% of the Earth's surface is covered by seawater in the form of lakes, rivers, seas or oceans.  ...  For example: The Autonomous Oceanographic Sensor Network (AOSN) and River Net.  ... 
doi:10.21279/1454-864x-17-i2-012 fatcat:7hcczsbngfgnrp5ft6duipshwi

Identification of semiaquatic avifauna species in shallow waters of the Don River delta using an autonomous remote-controlled midget floating craft

Oleg Khoroshev, Ramiz Savitskiy, Pavel Plyaka, Georgiy Valov, Valerian Ivanov, D. Rudoy, A. Olshevskaya, V. Kankhva
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
Thanks to the test missions of the complex, the selected shallow areas of the Don River delta were explored for the first time and reviewed by panoramic video recording.  ...  A survey method for identifying avifauna in shallow areas of the Don River delta has been developed and tested using a prototype of an autonomous remote-controlled and self-propelled floating craft equipped  ...  Several shallow areas of the Don River delta were explored for the first time thanks to the ARMFC capabilities to navigate in hardly accessible areas.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021007012 fatcat:mipkvkyk3ncspmzkr5zlrb7j3u

Green Transition of Cultivated Land Use in the Yellow River Basin: A Perspective of Green Utilization Efficiency Evaluation

Xiao Lu, Yi Qu, Piling Sun, Wei Yu, Wenlong Peng
2020 Land  
Taking 65 cities (regions and autonomous prefectures) of the Yellow River Basin as the basic evaluation unit, the GUECL of the Yellow River Basin is evaluated with a Super-SBM model.  ...  Exploring the green transition of cultivated land use from the perspective of green utilization efficiency evaluation has become an important content of deepening the study of cultivated land use transition  ...  the spatiotemporal differentiation of green utilization efficiency of cultivated land in the Yellow River Basin, China".  ... 
doi:10.3390/land9120475 fatcat:eezpbgygdvfgbl7pkcghj77h4u

Page 107 of Journal of the Scientific Laboratories, Denison University Vol. 34, Issue [page]

1939 Journal of the Scientific Laboratories, Denison University  
Lake Baikal, the upper Angara, and the Selenga River are within the East Siberian Oblast and the Buriat-Mongolian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.  ...  EXPLORATION AND SETTLEMENT The steppes of the upper Yenesei have been inhabited since very early times.  ... 

Yokanga River [chapter]

2017 The Western Arctic Seas Encyclopedia  
Yugra Peninsula Yugra Peninsulasituated between the Barents and Kara seas, part of Nenets Autonomous District, Russia. The area is 18,000 km 2 . Y.P.'  ...  Bolshaya Olo (Velikaya) is the largest river. Y.P.'s resident wildlife includes lemmings, Arctic foxes, ptarmigan, and snowy owl. Wild reindeer, wolves, and ermines occur occasionally.  ...  The exploration was supervised by the Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition led by A.I. Vilkitsky. The second expedition took place in 1905 and was conducted on both river and sea vessels.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25582-8_230011 fatcat:4jba2q3dx5au5nvapjkd2g2ygq

The Sustainable Livelihoods Research of Reservoir Resettlement in the Upper Reaches of the Yellow River Based on the Development of Human Capital

Xiao-Feng LIU, Yan-Hua LIU, Ting-Ting SONG
2017 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
With the exploitation of the Yellow River reservoir, the number of reservoir resettlement is gradually increasing, and the sustainable livelihood of immigrants is becoming more and more important.  ...  We will analyze the problems that the reservoir immigrates' sustainable livelihoods with support of human capital on the upper of the Yellow River located in Qinghai section through the literature and  ...  Due to the large number of immigrants in Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Qinghai Province, this paper takes the data of Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture as an example to explore the sustainable  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/icesd2017/11652 fatcat:ny4tz7zhrvezbglj3e2kxjb36a

Aerial vehicle surveys of other planetary atmospheres and surfaces: imaging, remote-sensing, and autonomy technology requirements

Larry A. Young, Gregory Pisanich, Corey Ippolito, Richard Alena, Nasser Kehtarnavaz, Phillip A. Laplante
2005 Real-Time Imaging IX  
In the not too distant future such planetary aerial vehicle (a.k.a. aerial explorers) exploration missions will become feasible.  ...  Accordingly, it is imperative that optimal solutions in terms of imaging acquisition and real-time autonomous analysis of image data sets be developed for such vehicles.  ...  Edwin Aiken for his unwavering support of aeronautics, rotorcraft, and planetary aerial explorers.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.595353 fatcat:ol4npzbfbfhzrcnop2k5hxlsfm

Recent Results on Information Gathering Path Planning for Autonomous Mobile Robots

Francesco Amigoni
2019 Zenodo  
This is especially true for information gathering tasks, including exploration, search and rescue, monitoring, inspection, and patrolling.  ...  In the last decades, scientific and technological advances in autonomous mobile robotics have shown that robots can provide a valid alternative to humans in carrying out repetitive, difficult, and hazardous  ...  For instance, in a monitoring task, robot platforms could be autonomous watersurface vehicles operating in lakes, rivers, or sea, equipped with sensors that could measure the concentration of chemical  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4794910 fatcat:thxluhwolnggbkvzqbpzzxhcua
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