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The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Benchmark: Object Detection and Tracking [article]

Dawei Du, Yuankai Qi, Hongyang Yu, Yifan Yang, Kaiwen Duan, Guorong Li, Weigang Zhang, Qingming Huang, Qi Tian
2018 arXiv   pre-print
., weather condition, flying altitude, camera view, vehicle category, and occlusion) for three fundamental computer vision tasks: object detection, single object tracking, and multiple object tracking.  ...  With the advantage of high mobility, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are used to fuel numerous important applications in computer vision, delivering more efficiency and convenience than surveillance cameras  ...  Benefiting from flourishing global drone industry, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has been applied in many areas such as security and surveillance, search and rescue, and sports analysis.  ... 
arXiv:1804.00518v1 fatcat:j6f7s6hlmnf2vb6usodnm4izmi

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Benchmark: Object Detection and Tracking [chapter]

Dawei Du, Yuankai Qi, Hongyang Yu, Yifan Yang, Kaiwen Duan, Guorong Li, Weigang Zhang, Qingming Huang, Qi Tian
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
., weather condition, flying altitude, camera view, vehicle category, and occlusion) for three fundamental computer vision tasks: object detection, single object tracking, and multiple object tracking.  ...  With the advantage of high mobility, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are used to fuel numerous important applications in computer vision, delivering more efficiency and convenience than surveillance cameras  ...  Benefiting from flourishing global drone industry, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has been applied in many areas such as security and surveillance, search and rescue, and sports analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01249-6_23 fatcat:kzmwmm7x4jdj5lwv2dtoa2tigu

Visual Object Tracking for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: A Benchmark and New Motion Models

Siyi Li, Dit-Yan Yeung
2017 PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRTIETH AAAI CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE TWENTY-EIGHTH INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE  
In this paper, we consider one such scenario in which the camera is mounted on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone.  ...  An extensive comparison of recent state-of-the-art trackers and their motion model variants on our drone tracking dataset validates both the necessity of the dataset and the effectiveness of the proposed  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been supported by General Research Fund 16207316 from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aaai.v31i1.11205 fatcat:vzksyw5erjey5nm66lixfesdpm

Monitoring Human Visual Behavior during the Observation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Videos

Vassilios Krassanakis, Matthieu Perreira Da Silva, Vincent Ricordel
2018 Drones  
The present article describes an experimental study towards the examination of human visual behavior during the observation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) videos.  ...  Experimental performance is based on the collection and the quantitative & qualitative analysis of eye tracking data.  ...  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/drones2040036 fatcat:nqxbobfl3rfkfpjduepgo7uvte

Visual Object Tracking for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Based on the Template-Driven Siamese Network

Lifan Sun, Zhe Yang, Jinjin Zhang, Zhumu Fu, Zishu He
2022 Remote Sensing  
Visual object tracking for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is widely used in many fields such as military reconnaissance, search and rescue work, film shooting, and so on.  ...  Experiments were conducted on two challenging benchmarks UAV123 and UAV20L, the results verified the more competitive performance of our proposed method compared to the existing algorithms.  ...  Conclusions To improve the performance of the visual object tracking in unmanned aerial vehicle videos, this paper has proposed a template-driven Siamese network (TDSiam), in which a template library has  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14071584 fatcat:muiarpgimbeo7ch7r2xipqk72u

Multi-object Tracking in Aerial Image Sequences using Aerial Tracking Learning and Detection Algorithm

Vindhya P. Malagi, Ramesh Babu D.R., Krishnan Rangarajan
2016 Defence Science Journal  
A novel algorithm called aerial tracking learning detection which works on the basis of the popular tracking learning detection algorithm to effectively track single and multiple objects in aerial images  ...  However, when objects are tracked in aerial images taken from platforms like unmanned air vehicle, the problems of frequent pose change, scale and illumination variations arise adding to low resolution  ...  This algorithm has been tested on a large number of aerial sequences including benchmark videos, TLD dataset and many classified unmanned air vehicle sequences and has shown better performance in comparison  ... 
doi:10.14429/dsj.66.8972 fatcat:rjapxqqsbzefliofqbw6337yma

A Survey of Recent Extended Variants of the Traveling Salesman and Vehicle Routing Problems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Ines Khoufi, Anis Laouiti, Cedric Adjih
2019 Drones  
The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) is rapidly growing in popularity.  ...  aerial vehicle constraints.  ...  Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly used in forest firefighting.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones3030066 fatcat:xzvuhjuwkva45fmgmjbk3b4osm

Assessing the Effects of Multimodal Communications on Mental Workload During the Supervision of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Sharon Bommer, Mary Fendley
2015 International Journal of Unmanned Systems Engineering  
And, the risks of missed communications could be substantial in the command and control system, causing the UAV to collide or wreck with a manned vehicle.  ...  The radio provides secure voice communications. The IRC provides channels to send text messages in real time, and the telephone is used as a back-up system if radio or chat is not operative.  ...  Mary Fendley, for her direction, assistance and support over the duration of this research experiment.  ... 
doi:10.14323/ijuseng.2015.4 fatcat:zpcxzxor3ncyxffzbd2fnruyti

Differentiating Objects by Motion: Joint Detection and Tracking of Small Flying Objects [article]

Ryota Yoshihashi, Tu Tuan Trinh, Rei Kawakami, Shaodi You, Makoto Iida, Takeshi Naemura
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In experiments with datasets containing images of scenes with small flying objects, such as birds and unmanned aerial vehicles, the proposed method yielded consistent improvements in detection performance  ...  To learn them and thereby realize small object detection, we present a neural model called the Recurrent Correlational Network, where detection and tracking are jointly performed over a multi-frame representation  ...  This work is also supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP16K16083, and Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows JP16J04552. The authors would like to thank Dr.  ... 
arXiv:1709.04666v3 fatcat:jtlp7tbq3rcvvfrrgit6sq6ms4

Kernelised correlation filters target tracking fused multi‐feature based on the unmanned aerial vehicle platform

Zhouzhou Liu, Mengna Liu, Yangmei Zhang
2021 IET Wireless Sensor Systems  
As unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) emerged as a flexible acquisition system that is widely used in military and civilian fields, efficient target tracking algorithm is in urgent need for UAV-based computer  ...  This study exploited the features hidden in different colour spaces, and proposed a multi-feature multi-filter fusion tracking method that combines the HSV (hue, saturation and value) colour space with  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank all members of their team and the reviewers who have contributed in improving the quality of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1049/wss2.12029 fatcat:hjylynxeergqpmcf7grsf37z24

Nonlinear model predictive tracking control for rotorcraft-based unmanned aerial vehicles

H.J. Kim, D.H. Shim, S. Sastry
2002 Proceedings of the 2002 American Control Conference (IEEE Cat. No.CH37301)  
The proposed NMPTC algorithm demonstrates superior tracking performance over conventional multi-loop proportional-derivative (MLPD) controllers especially when nonlinearity and coupling dominate the vehicle  ...  We formulate a NMPTC algorithm for planning paths under input and state constraints and tracking the generated position and heading trajectories, and implement an on-line optimization controller using  ...  Introduction Rotorcraft-based unmanned aerial vehicles (RUAVs) have emerged as useful platforms for intelligent mobile robots, due to their flight capabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/acc.2002.1024483 fatcat:xsavnosxenhwzdf6scciere4eq

THREE-DIMENSIONAL BUILDING RECONSTRUCTION USING IMAGES OBTAINED BY UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

C. Wefelscheid, R. Hänsch, O. Hellwich
2012 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) offer several new possibilities in a wide range of applications. One example is the 3D reconstruction of buildings.  ...  The performance of the described method is evaluated on benchmark datasets showing that the achieved accuracy is high and even comparable with Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR).  ...  XXXVIII-1/C22 UAV-g 2011, Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Geomatics, Zurich, Switzerland good recognition rate, where visual words are used to describe an image.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xxxviii-1-c22-183-2011 fatcat:fxuivlqiovghjcdx32fwdpjtqi

Unmanned Aerial Systems for Wildland and Forest Fires: Sensing, Perception, Cooperation and Assistance [article]

Moulay A. Akhloufi, Nicolas A. Castro, Andy Couturier
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In addition, we present some of the recent frameworks proposing the use of both aerial vehicles and Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UV) for a more efficient wildland firefighting strategy at a larger scale.  ...  Research has been conducted towards the development of dedicated solutions for wildland and forest fire assistance and fighting. Systems were proposed for the remote detection and tracking of fires.  ...  Moreover, aerial vehicles can cooperate with unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) in operational firefighting scenarios.  ... 
arXiv:2004.13883v1 fatcat:c6fpqjpacjgljpfrk3bbdrpxii

A systematic review of unmanned aerial vehicle application areas and technologies in the AEC domain

Gilles Albeaino, Masoud Gheisari, Bryan W. Franz
2019 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
The recent increase in the integration of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in civilian usage stems mainly from modern technological advancements and the devices' abilities to accomplish civilian tasks in  ...  In terms of technology, the control styles reported were mostly autonomous and manual. Rotary wing vehicles were the predominant type of platforms in the literature.  ...  INTRODUCTION Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are pilotless airborne systems, controlled through ground control stations .  ... 
dblp:journals/itcon/AlbeainoGF19 fatcat:6wisk7v42vfyxg2h3a73zqixay

The Rise of Drones in Internet of Things: A survey on the evolution, prospects and challenges of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Nader S. Labib, Matthias R. Brust, Gregoire Danoy, Pascal Bouvry
2021 IEEE Access  
The recent years have seen a rise in the incorporation and integration of new smart connected devices and platforms such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the ubiquitous network of Internet of Things  ...  To this end, this work presents a holistic study on the current state-of-the-art of UAVs and low-altitude airspace traffic management.  ...  Ballistic or semi-ballistic vehicles, cruise missiles, and artillery projectiles are not considered unmanned aerial vehicles'' [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3104963 fatcat:yygm5udp7jbwzl4zqi7og5iwhm
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