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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  
Accordingly, a novel paradigm is adopted where a multi-UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) with batteries can transfer power and information to SDs (sensor devices) in a large-scale sensor network.  ...  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  ...  This may include administrative and technical support, or donations in kind (e.g., materials used for experiments). Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13132611 fatcat:wm4cdmqrdrgu7c2evgz4ec6aza

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2020 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology  
An 3119 Wireless Networks Research on Cost-Balanced Mobile Energy Replenishment Strategy for Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ...  Agba 3454 Performance Analysis and Power Allocation Strategy for Downlink NOMA Systems in Large-Scale Cellular Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvt.2020.2970959 fatcat:rmi2juemdneozo47iagkyagi6i

Energy Efficient UAV-Enabled Mobile Edge Computing for IoT Devices: A Review

Muhammad Abrar, Ushna Ajmal, Ziyad M. Almohaimeed, Xiang Gui, Rizwan Akram, Roha Masroor
2021 IEEE Access  
For a high data rate, it smartly allocates bandwidth offloading data at the edge. 4) Load Balancing and Secrecy Capacity To guarantee global load balance at the UAVs in [22] , a problem of minimum global  ...  load balance deployment is formulated by jointly optimizing task scheduling and deployment of UAVs under coverage constraints.  ...  automatic control system designs and applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3112104 fatcat:wevv4vq4zfeptci2wey4jitt5e

UAV Communications for 5G and Beyond: Recent Advances and Future Trends

Bin Li, Zesong Fei, Yan Zhang
2019 IEEE Internet of Things Journal  
In this paper, a comprehensive survey on UAV communication towards 5G/B5G wireless networks is presented.  ...  Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are expected to be an important component of the upcoming wireless networks that can potentially facilitate wireless broadcast and support high rate transmissions.  ...  Considering the practical influence of propagation groups (i.e., LoS and non-LoS), Fang et al. [133] designed a joint scheme of UAVs' caching contents and service locations in a multi-UAV-aided network  ... 
doi:10.1109/jiot.2018.2887086 fatcat:n2gfsb2nirhknaamdnsatfkidq

A Survey on Machine-Learning Techniques for UAV-Based Communications

Petros S Bithas, Emmanouel T Michailidis, Nikolaos Nomikos, Demosthenes Vouyioukas, Athanasios G Kanatas
2019 Sensors  
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be an integral part of the next generation wireless communication networks.  ...  In this article, we provide a detailed survey of all relevant research works, in which ML techniques have been used on UAV-based communications for improving various design and functional aspects such  ...  A large-scale UAV swarm emulator was implemented in Python that was based on real-life hardware metrics collected by UAVs in flight.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19235170 pmid:31779133 pmcid:PMC6929112 fatcat:pnur7lmpj5bj7poebmdfpd6bhi

Backscatter technologies and the future of internet of things: Challenges and opportunities

Chaochao Yao, Yang Liu, Xusheng Wei, Gongpu Wang, Feifei Gao
2020 Intelligent and Converged Networks  
Backscatter technology originated from the Second World War and has been widely applied in the logistics domain.  ...  In this paper, we review the history of both IoT and backscatter, describe the new types of backscatter, demonstrate their applications, and discuss the open challenges.  ...  Acknowledgment This study was supported in part by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. 2020YJS044) and in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61871026  ... 
doi:10.23919/icn.2020.0013 fatcat:wvvulbhl2vhgxfgijd4e2xulba

Game Theory and Machine Learning in UAVs-Assisted Wireless Communication Networks: A Survey [article]

M. Zhou, Y. Guan, M. Hayajneh, K. Niu, C. Abdallah
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Existing surveys however focus either on game theory or machine learning and due to this fact, the current article surveys both game-theoretic and machine learning algorithms for use by UAVs in Wireless  ...  in wireless communication.  ...  [110] proposed a multi-agent deep Q-learning method for multi-UAV trajectory design in a cellular Internet of UAVs.  ... 
arXiv:2108.03495v1 fatcat:g2gd64ugobalxmw5j74v7auaby

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2020 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology  
Quek 13741 Load Balance and Trajectory Design in Multi-UAV Aided Large-Scale Wireless Rechargeable Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ...  Lv, and S. Mumtaz 13784 Energy-Efficient Data Collection for IoT Networks via Cooperative Multi-Hop UAV Networks . . . . . T. Kim and D.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvt.2020.3031771 fatcat:fnby2geqgzggrenxk5blu6sn5y

Multi-tier Drone Architecture for 5G/B5G Cellular Networks: Challenges, Trends, and Prospects [article]

Silvia Sekander, Hina Tabassum, Ekram Hossain
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In this context, this article focuses on investigating the feasibility of multi-tier drone network architecture over traditional single-tier drone networks and identifying the scenarios in which drone  ...  Our results demonstrate the specific network load conditions (i.e., ratio of user intensity and base station intensity) where deployment of drones can be beneficial (in terms of spectral efficiency of  ...  FEASIBILITY OF MULTI-TIER DRONE-AIDED CELLULAR ARCHITECTURE We consider a terrestrial cellular network composed of BSs and users distributed as a homogeneous PPP with intensities λ t and λ u , respectively  ... 
arXiv:1711.08407v1 fatcat:r6nf4bergzc3pkqkeutmd56ize

2020 Index IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology Vol. 69

2020 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology  
Kim, D.I., Mechanism Design for Wireless Powered Spatial Crowdsourcing Networks; TVT Jan. 2020 920-934 Jibrin, R., see Jia, Y., TVT Dec. 2020 14173-14187 Jin, B., see Zhu, Y., TVT Aug. 2020 8317-8328  ...  Revocable Data-Sharing Scheme in VANETs; TVT Dec. 2020 15933-15946 Hoseini, S.A., Ding, M., Hassan, M., and Chen, Y., Analyzing the Impact of Molecular Re-Radiation on the MIMO Capacity in High-Frequency  ...  Silva, B.F.d., +, TVT Load Balance and Trajectory Design in Multi-UAV Aided Large-Scale Wireless Rechargeable Networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvt.2021.3055470 fatcat:536l4pgnufhixneoa3a3dibdma

Multi-UAV Path Planning for Wireless Data Harvesting With Deep Reinforcement Learning

Harald Bayerlein, Mirco Theile, Marco Caccamo, David Gesbert
2021 IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society  
Index Terms-Internet of Things (IoT), map-based planning, multi-agent reinforcement learning (MARL), trajectory planning, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).  ...  the agents to cooperate effectively by carefully dividing the data collection task among themselves, adapt to large complex environments and state spaces, and make movement decisions that balance data  ...  Research into UAV-aided data collection from IoT devices or wireless sensors include the H. Bayerlein and D.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcoms.2021.3081996 fatcat:qqlipd445bbyvopgas6yidpt7u

UAV Swarm Intelligence: Recent Advances and Future Trends

Yong-Kun Zhou, Bin Rao, Wei Wang
2020 IEEE Access  
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.  ...  Through this in-depth literature review, we intend to provide novel insights into the latest technologies in UAV swarm intelligence.  ...  Therefore, large-scale cluster systems often strictly limit the cost of single-machine systems, including platforms, loads, airborne processors, and communication equipment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3028865 fatcat:bvru22a2jregnmzbpehefg7irm

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): A Survey on Civil Applications and Key Research Challenges

Hazim Shakhatreh, Ahmad H. Sawalmeh, Ala Al-Fuqaha, Zuochao Dou, Eyad Almaita, Issa Khalil, Noor Shamsiah Othman, Abdallah Khreishah, Mohsen Guizani
2019 IEEE Access  
Smart UAVs are the next big revolution in UAV technology promising to provide new opportunities in different applications, especially in civil infrastructure in terms of reduced risks and lower cost.  ...  Furthermore, we present the key challenges for UAV civil applications, including: charging challenges, collision avoidance and swarming challenges, and networking and security related challenges.  ...  , and for load-balancing in heterogeneous networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2909530 fatcat:xgknpyuqazhpvferjkkdohxmtu

An Advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Approach via Learning-based Control for Overhead Power Line Monitoring: A Comprehensive Review

Husam A. Foudeh, Patrick Chi-Kwong Luk, James F. Whidborne
2021 IEEE Access  
Again in [170] , the UAV recharged the batteries of wireless sensors and other electronics from the electric grid.  ...  for powering a UAV without a battery by design of a multi-MHz inductive power transfer system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3110159 fatcat:r3bwct57jvgxxegzecskfsftrq

AI-Inspired Non-Terrestrial Networks for IIoT: Review on Enabling Technologies and Applications

Emmanouel T. Michailidis, Stelios M. Potirakis, Athanasios G. Kanatas
2020 IoT  
This paper justifies why non-terrestrial networks (NTNs) will bring the IIoT vision closer to reality by providing improved data acquisition and massive connectivity to sensor fields in large and remote  ...  During the last few years, various Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications have emerged with numerous network elements interconnected using wired and wireless communication technologies and equipped  ...  The former allows for large-scale device deployments aided by the mobile network operators and supports widely adopted wireless standards.  ... 
doi:10.3390/iot1010003 fatcat:xkjxfh6r2fd27jyuxazfc6lbqu
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