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State-Aware Rate Adaptation for UAVs by Incorporating On-Board Sensors [article]

Shiyue He, Wei Wang, Hang Yang, Yang Cao, Tao jiang, Qian Zhang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this work, the rate adaptation protocol is enhanced with the help of the on-board sensors in UAVs.  ...  State-of-the-art approaches leverage physical layer information for rate adaptation, and they work well under certain conditions.  ...  The work was supported in part by the National Key R&D Program of China under Grant 2017YFE0121500, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) with Grants 91738202, 61871441, 61601193, 61729101  ... 
arXiv:1910.09184v1 fatcat:2v4zzjrllna3npe456ibf7fit4

Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: Enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence

Prapa Rattadilok, Andrei Petrovski
2014 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Control and Automation (CICA)  
Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence.  ...  Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence. Available from OpenAIR@RGU. [online].  ...  for the work on this research project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cica.2014.7013256 dblp:conf/cica/RattadilokP14 fatcat:gilthgcmurbtnchd3ygzqp7hk4

Obstacle-aware Adaptive Informative Path Planning for UAV-based Target Search [article]

Ajith Anil Meera, Marija Popovic, Alexander Millane, Roland Siegwart
2019 arXiv   pre-print
To address this, we propose the Obstacle-aware Adaptive Informative Path Planning (OA-IPP) algorithm for target search in cluttered environments using UAVs.  ...  Within this framework, we introduce an adaptive replanning scheme which allows us to trade off between information gain, field coverage, sensor performance, and collision avoidance for efficient target  ...  Our OA-IPP method (pink) outperforms the state-of-the-art algorithms by reducing error at the fastest rate, as it trades off between sensor performance and coverage at different altitudes, and actively  ... 
arXiv:1902.10182v1 fatcat:i2qtkpmxeje6hbsbzxdodztmuq

The INUS Platform: A Modular Solution for Object Detection and Tracking from UAVs and Terrestrial Surveillance Assets

Evangelos Maltezos, Athanasios Douklias, Aris Dadoukis, Fay Misichroni, Lazaros Karagiannidis, Markos Antonopoulos, Katerina Voulgary, Eleftherios Ouzounoglou, Angelos Amditis
2021 Computation  
This paper proposes a multipurpose situational awareness platform by exploiting advanced on-board processing capabilities and efficient computer vision, image processing, and machine learning techniques  ...  The main pillars of the proposed platform are: (1) a modular architecture that exploits unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and terrestrial assets; (2) deployment of on-board data capturing and processing; (  ...  Content reflects only the authors' view and the Research Executive Agency (REA)/European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computation9020012 fatcat:ww2t7wgdrjeqrfa2zzqcrkk2ei

A Cyber-Physical-Human System for One-to-Many UAS Operations: Cognitive Load Analysis

Lars J. Planke, Yixiang Lim, Alessandro Gardi, Roberto Sabatini, Trevor Kistan, Neta Ezer
2020 Sensors  
This system focuses on physiological sensing and Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques that can support a dynamic adaptation of the HMI2 in response to the operators' cognitive state (including MWL),  ...  However, significant research gaps still exist, one of which relates to a universally valid method for determining MWL that can be applied to UAS operational scenarios.  ...  The subjective ratings included the mental workload rating and the situational awareness rating for each mission phase.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20195467 pmid:32977713 pmcid:PMC7582306 fatcat:ugionvpuizgn5jvdgyu5gmyewe

An Open Architecture for the Integration of UAV Civil Applications [chapter]

E. Pastor, C. Barrado, P. Royo, J. Lopez, E. Santamari
2009 Aerial Vehicles  
the Integration of UAV Civil Applications 513 System Overview This section describes the architecture we propose for executing UAV civil missions: a distributed embedded system that will be on board the  ...  These services cooperate for the accomplishment of the UAV mission. They rely on a middleware ) that manages and communicates the services.  ...  Awareness Services A UAV System is a highly instrumented aircraft and has no pilot on board.  ... 
doi:10.5772/6488 fatcat:4v44bausl5gu7ngpo75ziiwg7y

A Compact Guidance, Navigation, and Control System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Henrik B. Christophersen, R. W. Pickell, James C. Neidhoefer, Adrian A. Koller, Suresh K. Kannan, Eric N. Johnson
2006 Journal of Aerospace Computing Information and Communication  
Systems (MEMS) sensors.  ...  Finally, simulation-based results as well as actual flight test results that demonstrate the operation of the guidance, navigation, and control algorithms on a real Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) are presented  ...  This work was supported in part by the DARPA Software Enabled Control (SEC) Program under contracts #33615-98-C-1341 and #33615-99-C-1500.  ... 
doi:10.2514/1.18998 fatcat:rzw6iv6ogvcvjfqw3ehcsuadaa

Adaptive Autonomous Technology in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Parcel Delivery

Thamma Bhanu Sumanth Reddy, Pullagura Harsha Teja, Regalla Pavan Teja, Thandra Praneeth
2019 International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology  
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (often called a Drone) is an aircraft that is not operated by a pilot on board. Drones are rapidly growing market and increasingly leverage.  ...  This can also be used for carrying out complex assignments such as rescue operations during disasters, mines surveying.  ...  These Drones are piloted either by remote control or On Board Computers.  ... 
doi:10.32628/cseit1951138 fatcat:oe4c65s7pvf3leuxss4xvecsl4

A Context-Aware Communication Link for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Edson dos Santos Moreira, Renata M. Porto Vanni, Diego L. Função, Cesar Augusto Cavalheiro Marcondes
2010 2010 Sixth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications  
Keywords -UAVs; Context-aware; Critical Communication System. I. This paper deals with the specification and design of an adaptive context-aware directional radio link for UAVs.  ...  The impact of contextual events for the performance of high bandwidth communication UAV link is the theme of this paper.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We are thankful to FAPESP and CNPq for the support to this project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aict.2010.83 dblp:conf/aict/MoreiraVFM10 fatcat:bv4ofqc765aebpl2iewvmgsgku

A Survey of Computer Vision Methods for 2D Object Detection from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Dario Cazzato, Claudio Cimarelli, Jose Luis Sanchez-Lopez, Holger Voos, Marco Leo
2020 Journal of Imaging  
This survey presents recent advancements in 2D object detection for the case of UAVs, focusing on the differences, strategies, and trade-offs between the generic problem of object detection, and the adaptation  ...  of such solutions for operations of the UAV.  ...  Sensors On-Board UAVs UAVs are equipped with on-board sensors to acquire information on the environment (exteroceptive) or of the UAV itself (proprioceptive).  ... 
doi:10.3390/jimaging6080078 pmid:34460693 pmcid:PMC8321148 fatcat:ds4kpheadvg6xp2fambrp6nffq

Autonomous 3D Exploration of Large Structures Using an UAV Equipped with a 2D LIDAR

Margarida Faria, António Sérgio Ferreira, Héctor Pérez-Leon, Ivan Maza, Antidio Viguria
2019 Sensors  
One of the novelties of our system is that all the algorithms relied on the multi-resolution of the octomap for the world representation.  ...  We used a Hardware-in-the-Loop (HitL) simulation environment to collect accurate measurements of the capability of the open-source system to run online and on-board the UAV in real-time.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank LSTS for the enriching academical stay. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19224849 pmid:31717255 pmcid:PMC6891309 fatcat:aehq227vrjfpdmcqpfwryr3wze

The development of a UGV-mounted automated refueling system for VTOL UAVs

Mike Wills, Aaron Burmeister, Travis Nelson, Thomas Denewiler, Kathy Mullens, Grant R. Gerhart, Charles M. Shoemaker, Douglas W. Gage
2006 Unmanned Systems Technology VIII  
altitude loitering pattern where its sensors would be subject to intermittent blockage by obstacles and terrain.  ...  The VTOL UAV can operate much closer to an object of interest and can provide a hover-and-stare capability to keep its sensors trained on an object, while the fixed wing UAV would be forced into a higher  ...  For redundancy, the flow rate on the refueling module can be compared with the flow rate monitored on board the UAV (if the UAV is flow-rate-sensor equipped) to detect any leak that the optical sensors  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.664207 fatcat:yzd32tr6tfbj3lfyi2izmvqefe

PADF RF localization experiments with multi-agent caged-MAV platforms

Christopher Barber, Miguel Gates, Rastko Selmic, Huthaifa Al-Issa, Raul Ordonez, Atindra Mitra, Misty Blowers, Teresa H. O'Donnell, Olga L. Mendoza-Schrock
2011 Evolutionary and Bio-Inspired Computation: Theory and Applications V  
The body of this paper provides a summary of our recent results on PADF and includes a discussion on state-of-the-art Sensor Mote Technologies as applied towards the development of sensor-integrated caged-MAV  ...  results in the area of multiplatform position-adaptive direction finding (PADF) [1] [2] for localization of RF emitters in challenging embedded multipath environments.  ...  /mobile-integrated EO and RF sensors for intelligent scattering-based position-adaptive multiplatform control via design and implementation with computational resources that incorporate a number of recent  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.879849 fatcat:4f6rialvgrbn7g45zgj4dsoqau


Dmytro Prusov, Mykhaylo Matiychyk, Oleksiy Mykhatskyi
2017 Vìsnik Nacìonalʹnogo Avìacìjnogo Unìversitetu  
Discussion: Based on the provisions set a prototype integrated avionics for ADO navigation and control synergistic with current approaches has been developing.  ...  Methods: The analysis and setting objectives are the basis for the development of modern techniques for combining and processing primary data, methods to solve navigation problems, methods of solving problems  ...  on the introduction of on board UAV structures integrated modular avionics [6] .  ... 
doi:10.18372/2306-1472.70.11425 fatcat:t7yr753rqzhtfddvdm57v6bx6y

Cyber Attack Vulnerabilities Analysis for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Alan Kim, Brandon Wampler, James Goppert, Inseok Hwang, Hal Aldridge
2012 Infotech@Aerospace 2012  
The United States Army, Air Force, and Navy have released plans for the increased use of UAVs, but have only recently shown interest in the cyber security aspect of UAVs.  ...  Since UAVs rely heavily on their on-board autopilots to function, it is important to develop an autopilot system that is robust to possible cyber attacks.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Sypris electronics for supporting this work. We would also like to thank the development communities of ArduPilotMega, PixHawk, and ScicosLab/SciLab.  ... 
doi:10.2514/6.2012-2438 dblp:conf/itaero/KimWGHA12 fatcat:efgtfx3n2rbh5hdul2fs7un6ea
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