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

Ankit Agrawal, Jan-Philipp Steghofer, Jane Cleland-Huang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
the human-on-the-loop interactions for multi-UAVs missions.  ...  Our results show that the meta-model and the template of questions support the modeling of the human-on-the-loop human interactions for these complex missions, suggesting that it is a useful tool for modeling  ...  CONCLUSION This paper describes the model-driven analysis and specification of human multi-agent interaction requirements for a human-on-the-loop system.  ... 
arXiv:2009.10267v1 fatcat:mjb4fegasbdy5dw4ij7cwvoyc4

Control system algorithms for groups of UAVs

S.P. Borsuk, I.O. Tretiakov
2016 2016 4th International Conference on Methods and Systems of Navigation and Motion Control (MSNMC)  
When UAVs are on mission, it's suitable to control them using less amount of pilots, and control them as a swarm.  ...  This work describes 4 novel control system algorithms for a group of UAVs.  ...  The second loop, the navigation loop, represents the actions that some agent, whether human or computer-driven, must execute to meet mission constraints such as routes to waypoints, time on targets, and  ... 
doi:10.1109/msnmc.2016.7783102 fatcat:tk3bqqfc5ngr7or6whuvuuwnzy

Model-Based Approach to Engineering Resilience in Multi-UAV Systems

Edwin Ordoukhanian, Azad Madni
2019 Systems  
In multi-UAV operations, a group of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are deployed to carry out missions such as search and rescue or disaster relief.  ...  Simulation results show that resilience response can in fact change depending on the context.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems7010011 fatcat:mydog2drlfdhpi2xtpqgoqjyhe

Architecture Design and Performance Analysis of Supervisory Control System of Multiple UAVs

Guozhong Zhang, Xin Lei, Yifeng Niu, Daibing Zhang
2015 Defence Science Journal  
Firstly, the architecture for testing and evaluating human supervisory system controlling multiple UAVs is devised and each sub-system is described in detail.  ...  Finally, with the test bed, the impact of dynamic role allocation on system performance is studied based on quantitative criteria of wait times and operator utilisation.  ...  PROTOTYPE TEST BED FOR MULTIPLE UAVS SUPERVISORY CONTROL SYSTEM Due to the time-critical, complex event-driven nature of human supervisory control, discrete event simulation, which models a system, as  ... 
doi:10.14429/dsj.65.5837 fatcat:zhrg2rlqvzbura5uglwudyqlzq

Development of a Mission Simulator for Design and Testing of C2 Algorithms and HMI Concepts across Real and Virtual Manned-Unmanned Fleets [chapter]

Oktay Arslan, Bahadir Armagan, Gokhan Inalhan
2009 Lecture notes in control and information sciences  
has driven critical requirements for the interoperability of manned-unmanned systems.  ...  Hardware-in-the-loop testing of network bus compatible mission computers and avionics systems provides us with validation of the C2 architectures and the hardware designs on a realistic lab-scale platform  ...  Acknowledgements Authors would like to thank ASELSAN, Nazim Kemal Ure, Emre Koyuncu, Sertac Karaman, Ahmet Cetinkaya, Mirac Aksugur, Ismail Bayezit, Serdar Ates, Taner Mutlu, Fatih Erdem Gunduz for their  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-88063-9_25 fatcat:rbiox5rnavhhff3pkx7hhws4vy

On the Routing in Flying Ad hoc Networks

Md. Hasan Tareque, Md. Shohrab Hossain, Mohammed Atiquzzaman
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
Instead of using one large UAV, multiple UAVs are nowadays used for higher coverage area and accuracy.  ...  Therefore, networking models are required to allow two or more UAV nodes to communicate directly or via relay node(s).  ...  Fig. 4 . 4 Multi-Level Hierarchical routing model in FANETThis model is better if UAVs are controlled in changed swarms, the mission area is huge, and several UAVs are used in the network.  ... 
doi:10.15439/2015f002 dblp:conf/fedcsis/TarequeHA15 fatcat:zql6pebwfjbz3pnm6o5ritfpb4

Agent-based hardware-in-the-loop simulation for UAV/UGV surveillance and crowd control system

Amirreza M. Khaleghi, Dong Xu, Alfonso Lobos, Sara Minaeian, Young-Jun Son, Jian Liu
2013 2013 Winter Simulations Conference (WSC)  
An agent-based hardware-in-the-loop simulation framework is proposed to model the UAV/UGV surveillance and crowd control system.  ...  The modules that are highly related with agent-based modeling (focus of this paper) are then discussed, which includes the UAV/UGV motion planning considering multi-objectives, crowd motion modeling via  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work is supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research under FA9550-12-1-0238.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2013.6721530 dblp:conf/wsc/KhaleghiXLMSL13 fatcat:kiiklppw3rfcpi6z4y4sddz7zy

The software architecture of the Berkeley UAV Platform

John Tisdale, Allison Ryan, Marco Zennaro, Xiao Xiao, Derek Caveney, Siva Rathinam, J. Karl Hedrick, Raja Sengupta
2006 2006 IEEE Conference on Computer Aided Control System Design, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control  
This modular architecture has been shown to be effective for use in allowing a team of UAVs to collaboratively perform a set of missions.  ...  This paper details the software architecture of the Berkeley Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Platform.  ...  One significant weakness of the platform is the amount of time required to perform accurate multi-agent simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cacsd-cca-isic.2006.4776850 fatcat:rf563gs2qzdmnjt7rqbpty3pfm

The Software Architecture of the Berkeley UAV Platform

John Tisdale, Allison Ryan, Marco Zennaro, Xiao Xiao, Derek Caveney, Siva Rathinam, J. Hedrick, Raja Sengupta
2006 2006 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications  
This modular architecture has been shown to be effective for use in allowing a team of UAVs to collaboratively perform a set of missions.  ...  This paper details the software architecture of the Berkeley Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Platform.  ...  One significant weakness of the platform is the amount of time required to perform accurate multi-agent simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cca.2006.286066 fatcat:sk2qducgkbcnbde2peueoe6a7e

Investigations of DDDAS for command and control of UAV swarms with agent-based modeling

Ryan McCune, Rachael Purta, Mikolaj Dobski, Artur Jaworski, Greg Madey, Alexander Madey, Yi Wei, M. Brian Blake
2013 2013 Winter Simulations Conference (WSC)  
Each UAV requiring one or more highly-trained ground pilots does not scale well as the number of airborne UAVs increases.  ...  All projects are part of an on-going investigative effort, sponsored by the Air Force Office of Research, to explore effective modeling and control methods for operating future UAV swarms within a Dynamic  ...  Another decentralized strategy for command and control of UAV swarms is modeled in (Gaudiano et al. 2003) . DDDAS is applied to multi-UAV scenarios in (Khaleghi et al. 2013) .  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2013.6721531 dblp:conf/wsc/McCunePDJMMWB13 fatcat:o5qa7cijrfdl3pso3cdfhappou

Operator scheduling strategies in supervisory control of multiple UAVs

M.L. Cummings, P.J. Mitchell
2007 Aerospace Science and Technology  
One such futuristic application will be the control of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by a single operator.  ...  Through the development of a simulation test bed for human supervisory control of multiple independent UAVs by a single operator, this paper presents recent efforts to investigate workload mitigation strategies  ...  Tom Sheridan for his assistance and invaluable insight.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ast.2006.10.007 fatcat:tspy772wdnh33dtefena5zq5gm

Representing Autonomous Systems' Self-Confidence through Competency Boundaries

Andrew R. Hutchins, M. L. Cummings, Mark Draper, Thomas Hughes
2015 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
A sensing-optimization/verification-action (SOVA) model, similar to the perception-cognition-action human informational processing model, has been developed to illustrate how autonomous systems interact  ...  The TAP emphasizes the critical role of human judgment and oversight, especially when autonomous systems operate in clustered or dynamic environments.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The work presented was supported by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) and Infoscitex Corporation.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1541931215591057 fatcat:j6zd5bokkjfzffg6gtsfnyzxby

Networking Models in Flying Ad-Hoc Networks (FANETs): Concepts and Challenges

Ozgur Koray Sahingoz
2013 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
This level of coordination requires new networking models that can be set up on highly mobile nodes such as UAVs in the fleet.  ...  The focus is changing from use of one large UAV to use of multiple UAVs, which are integrated into teams that can coordinate to achieve high-level goals.  ...  A UAS consists of five main components (as depicted in Fig. 2 ): • A UAV is a pilotless aircraft that does not require any direct human intervention for flying.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-013-9959-7 fatcat:tvl3b3lbxvc4xcpwj7brzquuuy

Survey on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Networks: A Cyber Physical System Perspective [article]

Haijun Wang, Haitao Zhao, Jiao Zhang, Dongtang Ma, Jiaxun Li, Jibo Wei
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present a comprehensive survey on the UAV networks from a CPS perspective.  ...  As an integration of the embedded systems with communication devices, computation capabilities and control modules, the UAV network could build a closed loop from data perceiving, information exchanging  ...  and the tasks required for the missions.  ... 
arXiv:1812.06821v1 fatcat:5b65dzzsunepnl5fzfvxsf442y

A Testbed for Investigating the UAV Swarm Command and Control Problem Using DDDAS

R. Purta, M. Dobski, A. Jaworski, G. Madey
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
UAVs into the system.  ...  Currently, however, UAVs are controlled individually and require many resources, including ground-based pilots, to function.  ...  Support also provided by the University of Notre Dame Center for Research Computing (CRC).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.05.371 fatcat:ijcuyrkhm5cwzg4nfqu3ahy6oi
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