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Green UAV communications for 6G: A survey

Xu Jiang, Min Sheng, Nan Zhao, Chengwen Xing, Weidang Lu, Xianbin Wang
2021 Chinese Journal of Aeronautics  
The energy efficiency of UAV-assisted backscatter communication for data collection was investigated in Ref. 122 and Ref. 123 , which show that by employing the mobility of UAVs, the energy efficiency  ...  The UAV can work as a receiver to collect data in back scatter wireless sensor networks, where the UAV trajectory and sensor activation decisions can be jointly optimized to enhance the reliability of  ...  In Ref. 22 , the energy consumption of the sensor nodes was minimized in a UAV-enabled data collection system for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cja.2021.04.025 fatcat:t5yhxsloefc23b77larlmbxjm4

Survey on UAV Communication Network: Performance Parameter

Vidyashree D, JSS Science and Technology University (Formerly SJCE), Mysuru
2020 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
that ad hoc mesh network would be most suitable for UAV network.  ...  The Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is deployed efficiently to produce prime quality of service for Internet of Things (IoT).  ...  Hence the authors have adopted energy-efficient uplink communication for UAV assisted mobile architecture to collect data from IOT devices.  ... 
doi:10.17577/ijertv9is050785 fatcat:ksifyx2vbneadphktdj75hxuna

Lifetime Maximization for UAV-assisted Data Gathering Networks in the Presence of Jamming [article]

Ali Rahmati, Seyyedali Hosseinalipour, Ismail Guvenc, Huaiyu Dai, Arupjyoti Bhuyan
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we investigate the problem of lifetime maximization of a UAV-assisted network in the presence of multiple sources of interference, where the UAVs are deployed to collect data from a set  ...  of wireless sensors.  ...  In [10] , effective cluster head election in UAV-assisted data collection in a wireless sensor network is studied.  ... 
arXiv:2005.04585v1 fatcat:bcpys6pqgrhw7gvwnrbrmxuraa

A Joint Energy Replenishment and Data Collection Strategy in Heterogeneous Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks

Mengqiu Tian, Wanguo Jiao, Yaqian Chen
2021 Sensors  
In wireless rechargeable sensor networks, mobile vehicles (MVs) combining energy replenishment and data collection are studied extensively.  ...  Then, to further reduce data overflow, an algorithm is also proposed to schedule the UAV to assist the MV to collect buffered data.  ...  MV Mobile vehicle UAV Unmanned aerial vehicle WSN Wireless sensor network WRSN Wireless rechargeable sensor network WET Wireless energy transfer technology CDV "Collect data vehicle" EJCCA Efficient joint  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21092930 pmid:33922068 fatcat:5ncxvg2safexfpo73nkqqipcau

Power Allocation and Energy Cooperation for UAV-Enabled MmWave Networks: A Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach

Mari Carmen Domingo
2021 Sensors  
In this paper, we propose a power allocation algorithm based on energy harvesting and energy cooperation to maximize the throughput of a UAV-assisted mmWave cellular network.  ...  Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)-assisted cellular networks over the millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequency band can meet the requirements of a high data rate and flexible coverage in next-generation communication  ...  planning optimization technique for the UAV to collect data from all sensors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22010270 pmid:35009812 pmcid:PMC8749623 fatcat:sqipvskhhnhmvmsxguus533zyu

UAV-Assisted Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Comprehensive Survey

Minh T. Nguyen, Cuong V. Nguyen, Hai T. Do, Hoang T. Hua, Thang A. Tran, An D. Nguyen, Guido Ala, Fabio Viola
2021 Electronics  
Either UGVs or UAVs can collect data from static sensor nodes in the monitoring fields.  ...  Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are usually deployed to different areas of interest to sense phenomena, process sensed data, and take actions accordingly.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Thai Nguyen University of Technology (TNUT), Ministry of Education and Training (Project B2021-TNA-01), Viet Nam for the support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10212603 fatcat:oogfc6q4gjerlfap2smphk4fxq

Blockchain-Envisioned Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Communications in Space-Air-Ground Integrated Network: A Review

Zhonghao Wang, Fulai Zhang, Qiqi Yu, Tuanfa Qin
2021 Intelligent and Converged Networks  
Given its well-distributed management and consensus mechanism, blockchain technology can make up for the deficiency of the traditional UAV network.  ...  The traditional UAV network architecture is not adequate to meet the challenges presented by the SAGIN, and an effective and secure space-air-ground integrated UAV network needs to be constructed.  ...  In Ref. [89], Chen et al. proposed a general NOMA-enabled UAVassisted data collection protocol to maximize the sum rate of a wireless sensor network where the location of UAVs, sensor grouping, and power  ... 
doi:10.23919/icn.2021.0018 fatcat:sdeg6bbicjbildtlzvtb6hn4wa

Petri-Net Based Multi-Objective Optimization in Multi-UAV Aided Large-Scale Wireless Power and Information Transfer Networks

Huaiyu Qin, Buhui Zhao, Leijun Xu, Xue Bai
2021 Remote Sensing  
Power consumption in wireless sensor networks is high, and the lifetime of a battery has become a bottleneck, restricting network performance.  ...  Furthermore, the energy utilization rate and information collection time delay are conflict with each other; therefore, UAV-aided wireless power and information transfer is formulated as a multi-objective  ...  ., materials used for experiments). Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13132611 fatcat:wm4cdmqrdrgu7c2evgz4ec6aza

Guest Editorial Special Issue on UAV Communications in 5G and Beyond Networks—Part II

Qingqing Wu, Jie Xu, Yong Zeng, Derrick Wing Kwan Ng, Naofal Al-Dhahir, Robert Schober, A. Lee Swindlehurst
2021 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
to collect data from distributed sensors.  ...  The article "UAV-enabled covert wireless data collection" studies the problem of single UAV wireless data collection under covertness constraints from ground users.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2021.3090897 fatcat:22i7u6tzevb6vgdrwflhzsv34u

A Novel Cooperative Transmission Scheme in UAV-Assisted Wireless Sensor Networks

Yue Zang, Yuyang Peng, Sangdon Park, Han Hai, Fawaz AL-Hazemi, Mohammad Meraj Mirza
2022 Electronics  
In wireless sensor networks (WSNs), the efficiency of data transmission within a limited time is critical, especially for sensors designed with small batteries.  ...  All the energy received by the sensor nodes is used to collect and transmit the sensory data to the UAV.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are grateful for the support of Taif University Researchers Supporting Project number (TURSP-2020/329) Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11040600 fatcat:om44unbbvvcctmuilxjpyljrue

Optimization and Communication in UAV Networks

Christelle Caillouet, Nathalie Mitton
2020 Sensors  
Thanks to wireless communications, they participate to mobile dynamic networks composed of UAV and ground sensors and thus many challenges have to be addressed to make UAV very efficient.  ...  Current trends focus on deployment of a single UAV or a swarm of it to generally map an area, perform surveillance, monitoring or rescue operations, collect data from ground sensors or various communicating  ...  Ground Data Collection from the Air and Path Planning It is becoming more and more common to imagine having data sensed from ground wireless sensors collected by UAV to alleviate wireless peer-to-peer  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20185036 pmid:32899807 pmcid:PMC7571105 fatcat:pmryc7e4irbynjsgd5ilpatveq

2021 Index IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking Vol. 5

2021 IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking  
The Author Index contains the primary entry for each item, listed under the first author's name.  ...  ., +, TGCN June 2021 645-657 A Novel Joint Optimization Method Based on Mobile Data Collection for Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks.  ...  ., +, TGCN Dec. 2021 1747-1760 Data collection Offline and Online UAV-Enabled Data Collection in Time-Constrained IoT Networks. Ghdiri, O., +, TGCN Dec. 2021 1918-1933 With Time-Varying Models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgcn.2021.3131006 fatcat:6l377alf65ho7ab752c2v2dvve

Guest editorial: Cellular Internet of UAVs for 5G and beyond

Hongliang Zhang, Walid Saad, Mérouane Debbah, Lingyang Song
2021 IET Communications  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to express our sincere thanks to all the authors for submitting their papers and to the reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions that significantly enhanced  ...  Liuqing Yang, the Editor-in-Chief of the IET Communications, for her great support throughout the whole review and publication process of this special issue, and, of course, to all the editorial staff.  ...  An UAV trajectory planning for data dissemination is proposed, taking into account both maximal use of energy and the freshness of data. The effect of limited energy for UAVs is also discussed.  ... 
doi:10.1049/cmu2.12232 fatcat:lnhsjhlylnhfdlzyp72scvrque

Wireless Sensor Networks for Smart Cities: Network Design, Implementation and Performance Evaluation

Ala' Khalifeh, Khalid A. Darabkh, Ahmad M. Khasawneh, Issa Alqaisieh, Mohammad Salameh, Ahmed AlAbdala, Shams Alrubaye, Anwar Alassaf, Samer Al-HajAli, Radi Al-Wardat, Novella Bartolini, Giancarlo Bongiovanni (+1 others)
2021 Electronics  
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are one of the most important among these technologies. WSNs are widely used in various applications in our daily lives.  ...  We propose using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to act as a data mule to offload the sensor nodes and transfer the monitoring data securely to the remote control center for further analysis and decision making  ...  In particular, we propose a hybrid network of static sensors assisted by a UAV, which is based on the ZigBee wireless modules.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10020218 fatcat:55mpv5gltbf7beft3haxm3rgjy

Air-Ground Integrated Mobile Edge Networks: A Survey

Wen Zhang, Longzhuang Li, Ning Zhang, Tao Han, Shangguang Wang
2020 IEEE Access  
Because of easy deployment and high mobility of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), air-ground integrated mobile edge networks (AGMEN) is proposed, where UAVs are employed to assist the MEC network.  ...  With proliferation of smart devices and wireless applications, the recent few years have witnessed data surge.  ...  Meanwhile, to achieve sensor-dependent missions, UAV has to transmit the collected data to ground users.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3008168 fatcat:544d6keravgozkdktd6tfhry7e
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