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Modeling Urban Environments for Communication-Aware UAV Swarm Path Planning
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-08)
The presented work introduces a graph based approach to model urban (or otherwise cluttered) environments for UAS utilization beyond line-of-sight as well as out of direct R/F range of the operator's control station. ...
Design and Implementation of a Self-configuring Ad-hoc Network for Unmanned Aerial Systems
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-10)
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) as such in general, need wireless networks in order to communicate. UAS are very flexible and hence allow for a wide range of missions by means of utilizing ...
Georgia Tech Aerial Robotics Team: 2009 International Aerial Robotics Competition Entry
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-07)
This paper examines the use of low-cost range and target identification sensors on a stable flying vehicle for suitability in solving the 5th Mission proposed for the 2009 International Aerial Robotics Competition. The ...
UAS Reference Scenarios for MANET Development
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08)
After autonomous flight for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has been accomplished, research was stipulated to look into application related challenges in connection with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). As one possible ...
Guidance, Navigation, Control, and Operator Interfaces for Small Rapid Response Unmanned Helicopters
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04)
This paper focuses on the development of small rapid response reconnaissance unmanned helicopters (1 to 3 kg, electric), for use by the military in urban areas and by civilian first responders, in terms of system ...