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UWB-Based Localization for Multi-UAV Systems and Collaborative Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems: a Survey [article]

Wang Shule, Carmen Martínez Almansa, Jorge Peña Queralta, Zhuo Zou, Tomi Westerlund
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We present the first survey of UWB-based localization focused on multi-UAV systems and heterogeneous multi-robot systems.  ...  In particular, this is, to the best of our knowledge, the first survey to review recent advances in UWB-based (i) methods that enable ad-hoc and dynamic deployments; (ii) collaborative localization techniques  ...  In summary, we see a clear trend in the research of UWB-based localization for UAVs, while no survey has covered the different use cases and approaches so far, to the best of our knowledge.  ... 
arXiv:2004.08174v2 fatcat:c7lk5x5vxbgnta6cmg6i7xqil4

A Survey of Simultaneous Localization and Mapping with an Envision in 6G Wireless Networks [article]

Baichuan Huang, Jun Zhao, Jingbin Liu
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) achieves the purpose of simultaneous positioning and map construction based on self-perception.  ...  For Lidar or visual SLAM, the survey illustrates the basic type and product of sensors, open source system in sort and history, deep learning embedded, the challenge and future.  ...  The future of SLAM has can be expected that one is SLAM based on smart phones or embedded platforms such as UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) and another is detailed 3D reconstruction, scene understanding  ... 
arXiv:1909.05214v4 fatcat:itnluvkewfd6fel7x65wdgig3e

The State of Aerial Surveillance: A Survey [article]

Kien Nguyen, Clinton Fookes, Sridha Sridharan, Yingli Tian, Feng Liu, Xiaoming Liu, Arun Ross
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This paper provides a comprehensive overview of human-centric aerial surveillance tasks from a computer vision and pattern recognition perspective.  ...  More specifically, for each of these four tasks, we first discuss unique challenges in performing these tasks in an aerial setting compared to a ground-based setting.  ...  detection aims at detecting and localizing instances of visual objects of a certain class, i.e. human in our surveillance setting, in digital images and videos.  ... 
arXiv:2201.03080v2 fatcat:x7o6zgx2x5cwjkz5ftuizll7nu

Visual Navigation for Mobile Robots: A Survey

Francisco Bonin-Font, Alberto Ortiz, Gabriel Oliver
2008 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
This survey presents those pieces of work, from the nineties until nowadays, which constitute a wide progress in visual navigation techniques for land, aerial and autonomous underwater vehicles.  ...  Mobile robot vision-based navigation has been the source of countless research contributions, from the domains of both vision and control.  ...  unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-008-9235-4 fatcat:rkw4hdawznakjgccx32qt2etku

3D Scanning: A Comprehensive Survey [article]

Morteza Daneshmand, Ahmed Helmi, Egils Avots, Fatemeh Noroozi, Fatih Alisinanoglu, Hasan Sait Arslan, Jelena Gorbova, Rain Eric Haamer, Cagri Ozcinar, Gholamreza Anbarjafari
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Throughout the paper, various types of the related techniques are reviewed, which consist, mainly, of close-range, aerial, structure-from-motion and terrestrial photogrammetry, and mobile, terrestrial  ...  and airborne laser scanning, as well as time-of-flight, structured-light and phase-comparison methods, along with comparative and combinational studies, the latter being intended to help make a clearer  ...  of aerial photogrammetry and image-based 3D reconstruction.  ... 
arXiv:1801.08863v1 fatcat:rxp5so32mragrmsixcn7pgpqme

Local-scale post-event assessments with GPS and UAV-based quick-response surveys: a pilot case from the Emilia–Romagna (Italy) coast

Enrico Duo, Arthur Chris Trembanis, Stephanie Dohner, Edoardo Grottoli, Paolo Ciavola
2018 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
In this study, a local protocol for post-event assessment, the quick-response protocol, was tested on a pilot site on the Emilia–Romagna (Italy) coast in the aftermath of an extreme meteorological event  ...  The local survey methodology, although improvable from different technical aspects, can be readily integrated into regional surveys for improved data resolution and accuracy of storm impact assessments  ...  The work was facilitated by a sabbatical grant to Arthur C. Trembanis.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-18-2969-2018 fatcat:mbyib5uzqnhg5aaw6sykfdlf5i

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  
The spread of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the last decade revolutionized many applications fields.  ...  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  ...  Very precise surveys on the role of computer vision for the autonomous operation of UAV exist.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jimaging6080078 pmid:34460693 pmcid:PMC8321148 fatcat:ds4kpheadvg6xp2fambrp6nffq

The Revisiting Problem in Simultaneous Localization and Mapping: A Survey on Visual Loop Closure Detection [article]

Konstantinos A. Tsintotas, Loukas Bampis, Antonios Gasteratos
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In this article, visual loop closure detection, which formulates a solution based solely on appearance input data, is surveyed.  ...  This problem has long been acknowledged for its challenging nature in simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), wherein the robot needs to correctly associate the incoming sensory data to the database  ...  vehicles (UAVs).  ... 
arXiv:2204.12831v1 fatcat:x7rmwmzhwfbwhhyxg6e6k5aq5u

Multiple UAV Systems: A Survey

Georgy Skorobogatov, Cristina Barrado, Esther Salami
2019 Unmanned Systems  
Nowadays, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are used in many different applications.  ...  The goal of this survey is to fill this gap by providing a generic review on different applications of multiple UAV systems that have been developed in recent years.  ...  on monocular vision-based collaborative localization where their algorithm was tested offline on a pre-recorded data.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s2301385020500090 fatcat:6r7szs675zeqjjr3hnzxcoo3wq

Recent Developments in Aerial Robotics: A Survey and Prototypes Overview [article]

Chun Fui Liew and Danielle DeLatte and Naoya Takeishi and Takehisa Yairi
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In recent years, research and development in aerial robotics (i.e., unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs) has been growing at an unprecedented speed, and there is a need to summarize the background, latest developments  ...  Along with a general overview on the definition, types, categories, and topics of UAV, this work describes a systematic way to identify 1,318 high-quality UAV papers from more than thirty thousand that  ...  [99] demonstrate a hexacopter (Fig. 8 (c) ) that could perform vision-based localization by using a downward-looking camera and geo-referenced images.  ... 
arXiv:1711.10085v2 fatcat:xpsrgixaifb3pixpilrxsfzpvy

Initial efforts toward mission-representative imaging surveys from aerial explorers

Greg Pisanich, Laura Plice, Corey Ippolito, Larry A. Young, Benton Lau, Pascal Lee, Nasser Kehtarnavaz, Phillip A. Laplante
2004 Real-Time Imaging VIII  
The focus of this paper is to discuss the challenges implicit in, and recent observations related to, acquiring mission-representative imaging data from a small fixed-wing UAV, acting as a surrogate planetary  ...  One of the essential tasks for any aerial explorer is to be able to perform scientifically valuable imaging surveys.  ...  TERRESTRIAL AND PLANETARY AERIAL SURVEYS It is important to consider the similarities and differences between aerial imaging surveys conducted by terrestrial UAVs and by future planetary aerial vehicle  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.527338 fatcat:4ltpj65qx5bwnmlcrnxq3u6osi

A survey on Visual-Based Localization: On the benefit of heterogeneous data

Nathan Piasco, Désiré Sidibé, Cédric Demonceaux, Valérie Gouet-Brunet
2018 Pattern Recognition  
This paper presents a survey about recent methods that localize a visual acquisition system according to a known environment.  ...  GPS sensor in cluttered environments), aforementioned data could be used within a localization framework. This is called Visual Based Localization (VBL).  ...  An aerial localization of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from down-looking camera images is presented in [212] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.patcog.2017.09.013 fatcat:adelbfkxgfd3xik6f7fubv32mu

Image Mosaicing Applied on UAVs Survey

Jean K. Gómez-Reyes, Juan P. Benítez-Rangel, Luis A. Morales-Hernández, Emmanuel Resendiz-Ochoa, Karla A. Camarillo-Gomez
2022 Applied Sciences  
The use of UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) technology has allowed for advances in the area of robotics in control processes and application development.  ...  As an example, we can mention the use of aerial photographs for the generation of panoramic images through the process of stitching images without losing image resolution.  ...  In the case of UAVs, aerial image panoramas are mainly based on feature-based methods [1, 3] , due to their flexibility to fly in a specific area, which allows them to focus on the selected region, obtaining  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12052729 fatcat:jbxup66uqbelzczp7mfhyclcvm

Autonomous Aerial Delivery Vehicles, a Survey of Techniques on how Aerial Package Delivery is Achieved [article]

Jack Saunders, Sajad Saeedi, Wenbin Li
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In this survey, a systematic review of the technological advancements and open research problems of autonomous aerial delivery vehicles is conducted.  ...  Furthermore, improved control schemes and vehicle dynamics are better able to model the payload and improved perception algorithms to detect key features within the unmanned aerial vehicle's (UAV) environment  ...  The authors utilise a disturbance observer based UAV control technique.  ... 
arXiv:2110.02429v2 fatcat:pi2di7z63zfhvolyeuxvdjfb3u

Artificial Intelligence for UAV-Enabled Wireless Networks: A Survey

Mohamed-Amine Lahmeri, Mustafa A. Kishk, Mohamed-Slim Alouini
2021 IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society  
In this article, we provide a comprehensive overview of some potential applications of AI in UAV-based networks.  ...  Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are considered as one of the promising technologies for the next-generation wireless communication networks.  ...  Imaging also can be improved for UAVs by applying the existing state of the art related to computer vision for UAVs imaging.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcoms.2021.3075201 fatcat:4q6cl2sz7nha5mijm6fmomv3fi
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