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INFOCOM
2012
IEEE
8 years 25 days ago
HAWK: An unmanned mini helicopter-based aerial wireless kit for localization
—This paper presents a fully functional and highly portable mini Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) system, HAWK, for conducting aerial localization. HAWK is a programmable mini helic...
Zhongli Liu, Yinjie Chen, Benyuan Liu, Chengyu Cao...
ECBS
2011
IEEE
274views Hardware» more  ECBS 2011»
8 years 10 months ago
Model-Driven In-the-Loop Validation: Simulation-Based Testing of UAV Software Using Virtual Environments
Abstract—With the availability of the off-the-shelf quadrocopter platforms, the implementation of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has substantially been simplified. Suc...
Florian Mutter, Stefanie Gareis, Bernhard Schä...
CDC
2010
IEEE
125views Control Systems» more  CDC 2010»
9 years 2 months ago
Persistent patrol with limited-range on-board sensors
— We propose and analyze the Persistent Patrol Problem (PPP). An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) moving with constant speed and unbounded acceleration patrols a bounded region of t...
Vu Anh Huynh, John Enright, Emilio Frazzoli
ICRA
2009
IEEE
170views Robotics» more  ICRA 2009»
9 years 8 months ago
Aerodynamics and control of autonomous quadrotor helicopters in aggressive maneuvering
Quadrotor helicopters have become increasingly important in recent years as platforms for both research and commercial unmanned aerial vehicle applications. This paper extends prev...
Haomiao Huang, Gabriel Hoffmann, Steven Lake Wasla...
ICIP
2010
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
People identification using shadow dynamics
People identification has numerous applications, ranging from surveillance/security to robotics. Face and body movement/gait biometrics are the most important tools for this task....
Yumi Iwashita, Adrian Stoica, Ryo Kurazume
TROB
2008
124views more  TROB 2008»
9 years 10 months ago
A Practical Visual Servo Control for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
An image-based visual servo control is presented for an Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of stationary or quasi-stationary flight with the camera mounted on board the vehicle....
Nicolas Guenard, Tarek Hamel, Robert E. Mahony
CAINE
2003
9 years 11 months ago
An Agent Based Framework for Modeling UAV's
An agent based system is used to model unmanned aerial vehicle missions utilizing various control models. The system uses a multi level approach to modeling a UAV in order to supp...
Nathan Huff, Ahmed Kamel, Kendall E. Nygard
AIPS
2006
9 years 11 months ago
Reconfigurable Path Planning for an Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
In this paper, we present a motion planning framework for a fully deployed autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle which integrates two sample-based motion planning techniques, Probabi...
Mariusz Wzorek, Patrick Doherty
MVA
2007
144views Computer Vision» more  MVA 2007»
9 years 11 months ago
Land Cover Boundary Extraction in Rural Aerial Videos
In this paper a new approach to finding and tracking various land cover boundaries such as rivers, agricultural fields, channels and roads for use in visual navigation system of a...
Babak Majidi, Alireza Bab-Hadiashar
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