Recent Advances in Research on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Recent Advances in Research on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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A team of launched and coordinated Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), requires advanced technologies in sensing, communication, computing, and control to improve their intelligence and robustness towards autonomous operations. To enhance reliability, robustness, and mission capability of a team of UAVs, a system-oriented and holistic approach is desirable in which all components and subsystems are considered in terms of their roles and impact on the entire system. This volume aims to summarize the recent progress, identify challenges and opportunities, and develop new methodologies and systems on coordinated UAV control. A group of experts working in this area have contributed to this volume in several related aspects of autonomous control of networked UAVs. Their papers introduce new control methodologies, algorithms, and systems that address several important issues in developing intelligent, autonomous or semi-autonomous, networked systems for the next generation of UAVs. The papers share a common focus on improved coordination of the members of the networked system to accomplish a common mission, to achieve heightened capability in system reconfiguration to compensate for lost members or connections, and to enhance robustness against terrain complications and attacks.Dahm, W.: Report on technology horizons: A vision for Air Force science aamp; technology during 2010-2030. ... Computational Intelligence 23(1), 61a€“91 (2007) 13. Gerth ... International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer ( STTT) 1(1), 110a€“122 (1997) 16. ... Holzmann, G.J.: The SPIN Model Checker: Primer and Reference Manual. ... In: Proceedings of the FORTE 1994 Conference (1994) 20.

Title:Recent Advances in Research on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Author:Fariba Fahroo, Le Yi Wang, George Yin
Publisher:Springer - 2013-04-10


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