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RF Backscatter-based State Estimation for Micro Aerial Vehicles [article]

Shengkai Zhang, Wei Wang, Ning Zhang, Tao Jiang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This paper takes the first step to overcome this hurdle by proposing Marvel, a lightweight RF backscatter-based state estimation system for MAVs in indoors.  ...  The advances in compact and agile micro aerial vehicles (MAVs) have shown great potential in replacing human for labor-intensive or dangerous indoor investigation, such as warehouse management and fire  ...  Related Work State estimation for aerial vehicles has been a long studied problem in the robotics community.  ... 
arXiv:1912.08655v2 fatcat:tpul6l4slvg4fflvs4jmeufb5m

Detection and Tracking of UAV Targets Using Deep Learning

Mohamed Khedir Noraldain Alamin
2021 Journal of Karary University for Engineering and Science  
In recent years, the use of Flying drones and modern Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with the latest techniques and capabilities for both civilian and military applications growing sustainably on a large  ...  This paper discusses Designing Detection and Tracking method as a part of Aero-vehicle Defense System (ADS) for UAVs using Deep learning algorithms.  ...  Drone detection and tracking There are many methods to detect aerial vehicles as RADAR, LIDAR, acoustics, RF signal detection, and Wi-Fi, RADAR technology is popular for most detection systems used to  ... 
doi:10.54388/jkues.v1i2.51 fatcat:ycroy37tvbcvtninzf5u6g4pfe

Dynamic Radar Networks of UAVs [article]

Anna Guerra, Davide Dardari, Petar M. Djuric
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In the incoming years, the low-aerial space will be crowded by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which will be providing different services.  ...  In this expected context, an emerging problem is to detect and track unauthorized or malicious mini/micro UAVs.  ...  It is possible to classify them based on the sensors adopted for the measurements, as follows: • RF-based detection: In this case, low-cost and lowcomplexity RF sensors, as for example software defined  ... 
arXiv:1910.12814v1 fatcat:up2yjpgdbjaq5drgogjbcsk7oa

2018 IndexIEEE Wireless Communications LettersVol. 7

2018 IEEE Wireless Communications Letters  
Towhidlou, V., +, LWC April 2018 218-221 Autonomous aerial vehicles 3-D Placement of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Base Station for Maximum Coverage of Users With Different QoS Requirements.  ...  Takahashi, Y., +, LWC Dec. 2018 898-901 Cellular radio 3-D Placement of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Base Station for Maximum Coverage of Users With Different QoS Requirements.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lwc.2018.2888676 fatcat:olfvetmkt5bt3c572e5y76b5pm

Backscatter Communications: Inception of the Battery-Free Era—A Comprehensive Survey

Mudasar Memon, Navrati Saxena, Abhishek Roy, Dong Shin
2019 Electronics  
Backscatter communication (BackCom) makes it possible to harvest energy from incident RF signals and reflect back parts of the same signals while modulating the data.  ...  The problem of limited battery power motivates us to utilize radio frequency (RF) signals as the energy source for battery-free communications in next-generation wireless networks.  ...  Unmanned Aerial Vehicles [180] [194] [195] • The RFLY drone can extend the range of BackCom. • Opportunities and challenges in UAV-based BackCom are discussed. • UAVs can be used in rural areas for  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics8020129 fatcat:m7vootfm5fh77omdwjcbj5alvq

A Prospective Look: Key Enabling Technologies, Applications and Open Research Topics in 6G Networks [article]

Lina Bariah, Lina Mohjazi, Sami Muhaidat, Paschalis C. Sofotasios, Gunes Karabulut Kurt, Halim Yanikomeroglu, Octavia A. Dobre
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Then, by leveraging the state-of-the-art literature surveyed for each technology, we discuss their requirements, key challenges, and open research problems.  ...  , backscatter communications and tactile internet, as well as their potential applications.  ...  A recent research study proposed a deep learning (DL)-based ML approach to achieve signal focusing through learning the mapping between the estimated channel state information (CSI) at a user location  ... 
arXiv:2004.06049v2 fatcat:egeov6njfjh43fzhv354tp25v4

A Prospective Look: Key Enabling Technologies, Applications and Open Research Topics in 6G Networks

Lina Bariah, Lina Mohjazi, Sami Muhaidat, Paschalis C. Sofotasios, Gunes Karabulut Kurt, Halim Yanikomeroglu, Octavia A. Dobre
2020 IEEE Access  
A recent research study proposed a deep learning (DL)-based ML approach to achieve signal focusing through learning the mapping between the estimated channel state information (CSI) at a user location  ...  The research efforts in CAV and drone (also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs))based communication systems, have been steadily growing in both academia and industry, targeting strict requirements  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3019590 fatcat:65g4srxzhfajfcrpget5js4f7i

Does Sentinel-1A Backscatter Capture the Spatial Variability in Canopy Gaps of Tropical Agroforests? A Proof-of-Concept in Cocoa Landscapes in Cameroon

Frederick N. Numbisi, Frieke Van Coillie
2020 Remote Sensing  
Based on the model predictions, the VV (co-polarization) backscatter showed high importance in estimating canopy gap fraction; the VH (cross-polarized) backscatter was less sensitive to the estimated canopy  ...  We estimated canopy cover using in-situ digital hemispherical photographs (DHPs) measures of gap fraction, verified the relationship with SAR backscatter intensity and assessed predictions based on three  ...  Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) images [21] , and Digital Hemispherical Photographs (DHPs).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12244163 fatcat:unq466nfmvgfrcbctcuj2pnuaa

Securing your Airspace: Detection of Drones Trespassing Protected Areas [article]

Alireza Famili, Angelos Stavrou, Haining Wang, Jung-Min Park, Ryan Gerdes
2021 arXiv   pre-print
There has been a rapid growth in the deployment of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in various applications ranging from vital safety-of-life such as surveillance and reconnaissance at nuclear power plants  ...  Thus, there is an urgent need for real-time accurate detection and classification of drones.  ...  INTRODUCTION Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have evolved rapidly over the past few decades leading to mass production of affordable drones [1] .  ... 
arXiv:2111.03760v1 fatcat:r2ps2ongnvbtji5nrl3cyatwl4

Detection and Classification of Multirotor Drones in Radar Sensor Networks: A Review

Angelo Coluccia, Gianluca Parisi, Alessio Fascista
2020 Sensors  
Thanks to recent technological advances, a new generation of low-cost, small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is available.  ...  Ineffective for autonomous drones Radar (RF active) Backscattering of RF signal exploited to perform Doppler-based tracking and delay-based identification 1.  ...  Introduction Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, have been recognized as one of the revolutionary advances in the recent technological evolution, and are now experiencing new  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20154172 pmid:32727117 pmcid:PMC7435842 fatcat:c2rzrpeyxfh3fn7wsb2oq72odq

Intelligent Reflection Enabling Technologies for Integrated and Green Internet-of-Everything Beyond 5G: Communication, Sensing, and Security [article]

Wei Shi, Wei Xu, Xiaohu You, Chunming Zhao, Kejun Wei
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In this article, we provide a tutorial overview of the promising intelligent reflection communication (IRC) technologies, including reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) and ambient backscatter communication  ...  Enhancing IRC by Sensing for Future IoE For IRC-assisted future IoE systems, most applications mentioned in articles are based on the assumption of perfect channel state information (CSI).  ...  Therefore, there is no need for dedicating power sources to these tiny IoE devices, since the micro-watts power requirement can be satisfactorily fulfilled by ambient RF signals.  ... 
arXiv:2205.03182v1 fatcat:qbdf2ddg4bcp5nrvobhjpbjtae

6G Enabled Smart Infrastructure for Sustainable Society: Opportunities, Challenges, and Research Roadmap

Agbotiname Lucky Imoize, Oluwadara Adedeji, Nistha Tandiya, Sachin Shetty
2021 Sensors  
Finally, we highlight the research trends, open research issues, and key take-away lessons for future research exploration in 6G wireless communication.  ...  To address this problem, researchers are developing cutting-edge technologies for the envisioned 6G wireless communication standards to satisfy the escalating wireless services demands.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge the anonymous reviewers for their review comments. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Sensors 2021, 21, 1709  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21051709 pmid:33801302 pmcid:PMC7958349 fatcat:2alvcdqlvfcq5chfkv4n3wftpu

2020 Index IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology Vol. 69

2020 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology  
+ Check author entry for coauthors ami-mFading Channels With Integer and Non-Integerm; TVT March 2020 2785-2801 Hoang, T.M., Tran, X.N., Nguyen, B.C., and Dung, L.T., On the Performance of MIMO Full-Duplex  ...  . 2020 9938-9950 Hoki, K., see Kawakami, T., TVT Dec. 2020 16168-16172 Hong, C., Shan, H., Song, M., Zhuang, W., Xiang, Z., Wu, Y., and Yu, X., A Joint Design of Platoon Communication and Control Based  ...  ., +, TVT Oct. 2020 12162-12174 Energy Efficiency for RF-Powered Backscatter Networks Using HTT Protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvt.2021.3055470 fatcat:536l4pgnufhixneoa3a3dibdma

Non-Coherent and Backscatter Communications: Enabling Ultra-Massive Connectivity in the Era Beyond 5G [article]

Syed Junaid Nawaz, Shree Krishna Sharma, Babar Mansoor, Mohmammad N. Patwary, Noor M. Khan
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The joint scope of non-coherent and BsC with other emerging 6G technologies is also identified, where the reviewed technologies include unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)-assisted communications, visible  ...  Recognizing the coherence between these technologies for their joint potential of delivering e-mMTC services in the B5G era, a comprehensive review of their state-of-the-art is conducted.  ...  , unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) based serving stations.  ... 
arXiv:2005.10937v3 fatcat:nsyufug2dbbvzeribg4bgymyfa

Performance Analysis of Backscatter Communication Systems with Non-orthogonal Multiple Access in Nakagami Fading Channels [article]

Ahsan Waleed Nazar, Syed Ali Hassan, Haejoon Jung, Aamir Mahmood, Mikael Gidlund
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Backscatter communication (BackCom) has been emerging as a prospective candidate in tackling lifetime management problems for massively deployed Internet-of-Things devices, which suffer from battery-related  ...  This passive sensing approach allows a backscatter sensor node (BSN) to transmit information by reflecting the incident signal from a carrier emitter without initiating its transmission.  ...  In [21] , the authors proposed a NOMA-BackCom application in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) based data collection with optimized UAV altitude and trajectory.  ... 
arXiv:2006.12160v1 fatcat:qocvn5qkmnc7vmvff7i3waesfq
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