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Research Project 2: Drone-supported AI-based Generation of 3D Maps of Indoor Radio Environments [article]

Ken Mendes
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Building on the results of the preceding Research Project 1, multiple drones are used to map the WiFi signals present in such a space in a real-world environment where the drones are each able to visit  ...  This project shows how such a REM of an indoor three-dimensional space can be generated in an autonomous and scalable way.  ...  INTRODUCTION This research project is a continuation of Research Project I: Drone-based Autonomous Generation of 3D Maps of Indoor Radio Environments [1] where we showed how a customized Crazyflie drone  ... 
arXiv:2109.06923v1 fatcat:rgceqfn7ovfxraokv6a67s2fvu

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Estimates

Department Of Defense Comptroller's Office
2018 Zenodo  
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Estimates (Justification Book) The DARPA Defense Research Sciences program elements (PE) seeks to provide the technical foundation  ...  This PE supports basic research in medical-related information and technology leading tofundamental discoveries, tools, and applications critical to solving defense-related challenges.  ...  Goals of the ART program included (1) developing a technology base enabling future radios to survey and adapt to the electromagnetic environment; (2) enabling the rapid deployment of radios in response  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1215599 fatcat:kxduvg6a5nflhf6iilkwnolobu

Internet of Things (IoT)-Enabled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for the Inspection of Construction Sites: A Vision and Future Directions

Ambar Israr, Ghulam E. Mustafa Abro, M. Sadiq Ali Khan, Muhammad Farhan, Saif ul Azrin Bin Mohd Zulkifli, Dao B. Wang
2021 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
These trends have led us towards the high standards of health, energy, transportation, monitoring, and surveillance of huge domestic and industrial projects.  ...  It discusses the major limitations and shortcomings of state-of-the-art techniques for the same purpose, i.e., optimization issues in path planning, lightweight artificial intelligence (AI) and computer  ...  In addition to this, the authors wish to extend their sincere thanks to the support from the Center of Graduate Studies, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, for providing the research facilities to  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/9931112 fatcat:r4gffk6cyneirp5y2tucayubty

An Interactive Indoor Drone Assistant [article]

Tino Fuhrman, David Schneider, Felix Altenberg, Tung Nguyen, Simon Blasen, Stefan Constantin, Alex Waibel
2019 arXiv   pre-print
missions and the interaction of a drone with humans and with its environment during the course of such a mission.  ...  In this paper, we present an indoor office drone assistant that is tasked to run errands and carry out simple tasks at our laboratory, while given instructions from and interacting with humans in the space  ...  Some approaches have also attempted to use neural networks to directly calculate a collision probability from a 2D image [7] , [8] rather than first generating a 3D map of the environment.  ... 
arXiv:1912.04235v1 fatcat:bxvzex4kxnggljnceakwse63jq

Evaluating the Roadmap of 5G Technology Implementation for Smart Building and Facilities Management in Singapore

Michael Yit Lin Chew, Evelyn Ai Lin Teo, Kwok Wei Shah, Vishal Kumar, Ghassan Fahem Hussein
2020 Sustainability  
Under these 5G SFM projects, the lab seeks to develop state-of-the-art 5G use cases in collaboration with various industry partners and developed a framework for teaching and training to enhance students  ...  This article will serve as a benchmark for researchers and industries for future progress and development of SFM systems by leveraging 5G networks for higher sustainability targets and implementing teaching  ...  Table 2 . 2 Theoretical benefits of 5G which overcome the general limitations of Wi-Fi/4G. No.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su122410259 fatcat:vqiq3nmr6ven5n72v32ci5fowu

An Overview of the Drone Open-Source Ecosystem [article]

John Glossner, Samantha Murphy, Daniel Iancu
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Simulation of systems concerns how drones may react to different environments and how changing conditions and information provide input to a piloting system.  ...  Electronic hardware controlling drone operation is typically accessed using an operating system. Each layer in the hierarchy has an ecosystem of open-source solutions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the members of the Wireless Innovation Forum's Unmanned Vehicle Wireless Networking Special Interest Group for their valuable feedback on open-source projects.  ... 
arXiv:2110.02260v1 fatcat:nzvtenbyrfebjfbymp26o5wbia

Application Specific Drone Simulators: Recent Advances and Challenges

Aakif Mairaj, Asif I. Baba, Ahmad Y. Javaid
2019 Simulation modelling practice and theory  
Based on this motivation, we present a comprehensive survey of current drone simulators. In addition, open research issues and research challenges are discussed and presented.  ...  Security and viability concerns in drone-based applications are growing at an alarming rate. Besides, UAV networks (UAVNets) are distinctive from other ad-hoc networks.  ...  RAVEN Real-time indoor Autonomous Vehicle test Environment (RAVEN) is an indoor testbed developed by researchers at MIT for studying long endurance multi-UAV missions in a controlled environment with virtually  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2019.01.004 fatcat:oy4rssrl5fagtixx5wrr747apm

Indoor navigation: state of the art and future trends

Naser El-Sheimy, You Li
2021 Satellite Navigation  
This paper reviews the state of the art and future trends of indoor Positioning, Localization, and Navigation (PLAN).  ...  Detection and Ranging (LiDAR), camera, the fifth generation of mobile network communication technology (5G), and Internet-of-Things (IoT) signals are becoming important aiding sensors for PLAN.  ...  Finally, an example of the 3D-to-3D matching is the matching of 3D LiDAR measurements and a 3D point cloud map (Wolcott and Eustice 2017) .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s43020-021-00041-3 doaj:00650f9a753c4650ae3a8a3d62d8615b fatcat:5hvo4g4isfhmxjfxnss67fgw3u

Survey on 6G Frontiers: Trends, Applications, Requirements, Technologies and Future Research

Chamitha de Alwis, Anshuman Kalla, Quoc-Viet Pham, Pardeep Kumar, Kapal Dev, Won-Joo Hwang, Madhusanka Liyanage
2021 IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society  
The aim of Hexa-X project is to pave the way to the next generation of wireless networks by explorative research.  ...  The 6G Flagship [2] is a research project which is focusing of "6G-Enabled Wireless Smart Society and Ecosystem".  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcoms.2021.3071496 fatcat:lpu2cwh6xfebjpbt56svuwxoti

Navigation Systems for the Blind and Visually Impaired: Past Work, Challenges, and Open Problems

Real, Araujo
2019 Sensors  
positioning, to recent systems based on artificial vision.  ...  Over the last decades, the development of navigation devices capable of guiding the blind through indoor and/or outdoor scenarios has remained a challenge.  ...  Alternatively, another possible implementation is to correlate the data collected by different sensors with a 3D map of the environment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19153404 pmid:31382536 pmcid:PMC6696419 fatcat:3i7uedssqbe63gdgplimfrsfc4

A Multilevel Architecture for Autonomous UAVs

Luca Bigazzi, Michele Basso, Enrico Boni, Giacomo Innocenti, Massimiliano Pieraccini
2021 Drones  
based on computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms which are typically employed in autonomous flight operations.  ...  In this paper, a multilevel architecture able to interface an on-board computer with a generic UAV flight controller and its radio receiver is proposed.  ...  Acknowledgments: Thanks to Lapo Miccinesi for the help given in the acquisition of the photos during the laboratory tests. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones5030055 fatcat:6wju2ul7tng75eponvs7nvzjum

Sixth Generation (6G) Wireless Networks: Vision, Research Activities, Challenges and Potential Solutions

Mohammed H. Alsharif, Anabi Hilary Kelechi, Mahmoud A. Albreem, Shehzad Ashraf Chaudhry, M. Sultan Zia, Sunghwan Kim
2020 Symmetry  
In support of this vision, this study highlights the most promising lines of research from the recent literature in common directions for the 6G project.  ...  To sustain the competitive edge of wireless networks, industrial and academia synergy have begun to conceptualize the next generation of wireless communication systems (namely, sixth generation, (6G))  ...  For instance, 3D base stations will be presented. Research into measurement and data-driven modeling of the propagation environment is essential.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym12040676 fatcat:a5edlm22q5dcthibecb6m4yv64

Integration of Communication and Sensing in 6G: a Joint Industrial and Academic Perspective [article]

Henk Wymeersch, Deep Shrestha, Carlos Morais de Lima, Vijaya Yajnanarayana, Björn Richerzhagen, Musa Furkan Keskin, Kim Schindhelm, Alejandro Ramirez, Andreas Wolfgang, Mar Francis de Guzman, Katsuyuki Haneda, Tommy Svensson (+2 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
6G will likely be the first generation of mobile communication that will feature tight integration of localization and sensing with communication functionalities.  ...  Among several worldwide initiatives, the Hexa-X flagship project stands out as it brings together 25 key players from adjacent industries and academia, and has among its explicit goals to research fundamentally  ...  Fig. 2 .Fig. 2 . 22 The figure indicates locations of TX and RX antennas Exemplary measurements of 140 GHz indoor entrance hall channels.  ... 
arXiv:2106.13023v1 fatcat:jumt675zhfdlznr4x5czlqzoze

Desk-Research Analysis and Identification of SA and Training Tools

Mateusz Macias
2021 Zenodo  
This document is summary of the state of the art study done to support the ongoing work in the ASSISTANCE project.  ...  The content consists of a desk research performed by the project consortium partners experienced in specific areas focusing on technologies that are improved or developed in ASSISTANCE.  ...  Last solution is based on projecting bullets or missiles to the drones.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4584704 fatcat:foln2lpxqjehjppjda2ycn6cjy

A Literature Survey of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Usage for Civil Applications

Mithra Sivakumar, Naga Malleswari TYJ
2021 Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management  
Unmanned aerial vehicles aid in the detection of weeds, crop management, and the identification of plant diseases, among other issues, paving the path for researchers to create drone applications in the  ...  Also encompassed with research trends, critical civil challenges, and future insights on how UAVs with artificial intelligence (smart AI).  ...  Detailed structure of the survey. Figure 2 . 2 Figure 2. Classification of UAVs. Figure 3 . 3 Figure 3. Categorization of UAVs based on size. Figure 4 . 4 Figure 4.  ... 
doi:10.1590/jatm.v13.1233 fatcat:btwhe2e3sjh3zccmfwretpwxiu
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