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Trajectory Planing for Cooperating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the IoT

Emmanuel Tuyishimire, Antoine Bagula, Slim Rekhis, Noureddine Boudriga
2022 IoT  
We propose a persistent path planning and UAV allocation model, where a team of heterogeneous UAVs coming from various base stations are used to collect data from ground sensors and deliver the collected  ...  The management of such ground sensor communication together with a team of flying UAVs constitutes an interesting data muling problem, which still deserves to be addressed and investigated.  ...  from ground sensors and deliver the collected information to their closest base stations.  ... 
doi:10.3390/iot3010010 fatcat:lllpdo5jznahjceqnblgzvtsb4

Real-time data muling using a team of heterogeneous unmanned aerial vehicles [article]

Emmanuel Tuyishimire and Antoine Bagula and Slim Rekhis and Noureddine Boudriga
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We propose a persistent path planning and UAV allocation model, where a team of heterogeneous UAVs coming from various base stations are used to collect data from ground sensors and deliver the collected  ...  The management of such ground sensor communication together with a team of flying UAVs constitutes an interesting data muling problem which still deserves to be addressed and investigated.  ...  We assume that UAVs are assisted by special ground-based sensors which locally collect data from other sensors.  ... 
arXiv:1912.08846v1 fatcat:mxxwovuyezgyzlhapvl7c3jtem

A Survey of Collaborative UAV–WSN Systems for Efficient Monitoring

Popescu, Stoican, Stamatescu, Chenaru, Ichim
2019 Sensors  
Integrated systems based on wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with electric propulsion are emerging as state-of-the-art solutions for large scale monitoring.  ...  A systematic approach is carried out in order to structure a unitary from conceptual design towards key implementation aspects.  ...  Sensors 2019, 19, 4690  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19214690 pmid:31661937 pmcid:PMC6864552 fatcat:nhl3duh5xne4lphtoci2hubqhu

Air-Ground Integrated Mobile Edge Networks: Architecture, Challenges and Opportunities [article]

Nan Cheng, Wenchao Xu, Weisen Shi, Yi Zhou, Ning Lu, Haibo Zhou, Xuemin Shen
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this article, to address the issues, we propose a novel air-ground integrated mobile edge network (AGMEN), where UAVs are flexibly deployed and scheduled, and assist the communication, caching, and  ...  demand more flexibility and resilience from the cloud/edge computing architecture.  ...  tolerant manner, where UAVs act as "flying data mules", as shown in Fig. 5 .  ... 
arXiv:1804.04763v1 fatcat:xhd6wpipmzcwfgoghx3jis6srq

Communication provision for a team of remotely searching UAVs: A mobile relay approach

Chunbo Luo, Paul Ward, Stephen Cameron, Gerard Parr, Sally McClean
2012 2012 IEEE Globecom Workshops  
This paper proposes a method of using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) as a highly mobile relay, providing a delay tolerant link between a fixed base-station and a team of searching UAVs to meet this vital  ...  A communication model is described that permits a single relay to simultaneously collect data from multiple operational UAVs at pre-arranged meetings, both theoretical and experimental simulation results  ...  A team of UAVs are deployed to collect information with the support of a dedicated relay playing the role of data mule between them and base station.  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocomw.2012.6477815 dblp:conf/globecom/LuoWCPM12 fatcat:mwrhb4qwpzcixjrti4bx3wbone

Flight Planning Optimization of Multiple UAVs for Internet of Things

Lucas Rodrigues, André Riker, Maria Ribeiro, Cristiano Both, Filipe Sousa, Waldir Moreira, Kleber Cardoso, Antonio Oliveira-Jr
2021 Sensors  
This article presents an approach to autonomous flight planning of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)-Drones as data collectors to the Internet of Things (IoT).  ...  A clustering technique that extends the scope of the number of IoT devices (e.g., sensors) visited by UAVs is also addressed.  ...  Data Availability Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21227735 pmid:34833810 pmcid:PMC8618574 fatcat:ogjj4qqsh5e4phuvcp4kmcxy3e

Cooperation Between Mobile and Static Nodes in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks

2021 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
and data collection.  ...  These nodes can cooperate in a number of ways to increase the efficiency and performance of the network.  ...  They perform specific task by collecting messages from sensor nodes when in their coverage range, possibly carry the data to a different location with them and eventually pass it to the base station when  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2021/131012021 fatcat:eboz6wzphrew7dnhrqp7r4pg3e

Classification of Multi-UAV Architectures [chapter]

Ivan Maza, Aníbal Ollero, Enrique Casado, David Scarlatti
2014 Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles  
The chapter also considers UAVs networked with other elements in the environment to support their navigation and, in general, their operation.  ...  This chapter presents a classification of different schemes for the cooperation of multiple UAVs taking into account the coupling between the vehicles and the type of cooperation.  ...  The benefit of this integration can be seen from two different points of view: • The use of UAVs to complement the information collected by the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), to perform as mobile "data  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-9707-1_119 fatcat:y3no6bla2ncg5bg7g4xekjgfiu

Heterogeneous Ground and Air Platforms, Homogeneous Sensing: Team CSIRO Data61's Approach to the DARPA Subterranean Challenge

Nicolas Hudson, Fletcher Talbot, Mark Cox, Jason Williams, Thomas Hines, Alex Pitt, Brett Wood, Dennis Frousheger, Katrina Lo Surdo, Thomas Molnar, Ryan Steindl, Matt Wildie (+22 others)
2022 Field Robotics  
UAVs) using peer-to-peer communications.  ...  and an Emesent Hovermap UAV, supplemented by smaller tracked or legged ground robots.  ...  Finally we appreciate the open dialogue and helpfulness from the other other teams during competition, especially Team PLUTO who directly guided us to using the Rajant Radios. ORCID  ... 
doi:10.55417/fr.2022021 fatcat:deuieb32d5f23pokkw2awod57i

Involvement of Surveillance Drones in Smart Cities: A Systematic Review

Adel Gohari, Anuar Bin Ahmad, Ruzairi Bin Abdul Rahim, A. S. M. Supa'at, Shukor Abd Razak, Mohammed Salih Mohammed Gismalla
2022 IEEE Access  
The majority of reviewed models were based on the application of rotary-wing single-drones with the camera as the aerial sensor.  ...  Findings showed that surveillance drones were used in seven distinct research fields (transportation, environment, infrastructure, object or people detection, disaster management, data collection, and  ...  A UAV acts as a data mule by enabling covered area extension, sensing above-the-ground, collecting the collected data via WSNs, and transmitting it to a remote center.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3177904 fatcat:dbfgitg3cze4pb3w32vc4hxabm

Dynamic Speed Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Data Collection under Internet of Things

Qi Pan, Xiangming Wen, Zhaoming Lu, Linpei Li, Wenpeng Jing
2018 Sensors  
In this paper, a dynamic speed control algorithm for UAVs (DSC-UAV) is proposed to maximize the data collection efficiency, while alleviating the access congestion for the UAV-based base stations.  ...  UAVs can dynamically adjust the speed according to the sensor device density under their coverages to keep high data collection efficiency.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to particularly thank David Gesbert from Communication Systems Department of EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, France, for giving valuable suggestions about simulation  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18113951 fatcat:b4rxtwgflrgevoe4feit3ofxjq

Wireless sensor network data collection by connected cooperative UAVs

Peng Wei, Quanquan Gu, Dengfeng Sun
2013 2013 American Control Conference  
In this paper cooperative UAVs form a team to accomplish the data collection task on wireless sensor network, where the technologies in wireless sensor network and UAV are integrated together.  ...  We study the novel wireless sensor network data collection with UAVs by considering the cluster load balancing and the connectivity of UAVs.  ...  Without multiple UAVs scheme, a sensor uploads data to the single base station or the single UAV.  ... 
doi:10.1109/acc.2013.6580765 fatcat:p5vexxqdvvg4vesrqhj52esfti

A Survey on Spectrum Management for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Mohammed A. Jasim, Hazim Shakhatreh, Nazli Siasi, Ahmad Sawalmeh, Adel Aldalbahi, Ala Al-Fuqaha
2021 IEEE Access  
Finally, it recognizes open research directions and challenges that need to be tackled to advance UAV communications.  ...  Current spectrum schemes have limitations when applied to UAV networks due to the dynamic nature of UAV networks that require adaptive spectrum decisions and robust schemes that provide seamless and reliable  ...  (UAVs as relays/base stations/data mule), delivery/transportation, and construction.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3138048 fatcat:2h5ls7ywo5g3bbz454gqatvkw4

Dual-Stack Single-Radio Communication Architecture for UAV Acting As a Mobile Node to Collect Data in WSNs

Ali Sayyed, Gustavo de Araújo, João Bodanese, Leandro Becker
2015 Sensors  
Obtained results show the viability of using a single radio transmitter for collecting data from the WSN and forwarding such data to the Sink node. Sensors 2015, 15 23377  ...  The use of mobile nodes to collect data in a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) has gained special attention over the last years.  ...  Ali Sayyed is under the same advisors that researchs the use of UAVs as a mobile node to collect data in WSNs. All authors contributed equally in the formulation and preparation of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s150923376 pmid:26389911 pmcid:PMC4610426 fatcat:3ffga2uh3jg4lbdx2zj375wviu

Zigbee Protocol-Based Communication Network for Multi-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Networks

Diego S. Pereira, Mateus R. Morais, Luis B. P. Nascimento, Pablo J. Alsina, Vitor. G. Santos, Daniel H. S. Fernandes, Mauricio R. Silva
2020 IEEE Access  
The obtained results show that the adopted protocol is capable of sending and receiving images between the UAV and the ground station.  ...  This paper proposes a communication protocol for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) using ZigBee technology.  ...  Experiments showed that it is possible to change information from the UAV to a ground base satisfactorily, where messages have a maximum data length of 120 characters.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2982402 fatcat:cbo7ynedf5hxdo7jjv6en6g5di
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