Selected papers from the 2nd International Symposium on UAVs, Reno, U.S.A. June 8-10, 2009

Selected papers from the 2nd International Symposium on UAVs, Reno, U.S.A. June 8-10, 2009


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Selected papers from the 2nd International Symposium on UAVs, Reno, U.S.A. June 8-10, 2009 by Kimon P. Valavanis

This volume includes selected peer reviewed papers from the 2nd International Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, June 8-10, 2009, Reno Nevada, USA.

The book focuses on UAV advances and current state-of-the-art. The annual meeting discusses the most recent advances in the field worldwide, thus, the book serves the purpose on publishing the latest findings.

The book reflects the latest research findings in UAVs, focusing on modeling, navigation, target tracking, planning, vision, simulation platforms, training, landing systems, and several applications. It may serve as a reference for the most recent advances in UAV research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400791589
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/05/2014
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 529
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Provisional Table of Contents, August 2009:
A: UAS Modeling, Control and Identification: J. Kim, M. S. Kang, S. Park: Accurate Modeling and Robust Hovering Control for a Quad–rotor VTOL Aircraft; D. Schafroth, C. Bermes, S. Bouabdallah, R. Siegwart: Modeling and System Identification of the muFly Micro Helicopter; E. Rondon, S. Salazar, J. Escareno, R. Lozano, A. Malo-Tamayo: Vision-Based Position Control of a Two-Rotor VTOL mini UAV; B: UAS Navigation, Path Planning and Tracking: C. Goerzen, Z. Kong, B. Mettler: A Survey of Motion Planning Algorithms from the Perspective of Autonomous UAV Guidance; K. Yang, S. K. Gan, S. Sukkarieh: An Efficient Path Planning and Control Algorithm for an RUAV in an Unknown and Cluttered Environment; A. A. Neto, D. G. Macharet, M. F. M. Campos: On the Generation of Trajectories for Multiple UAVs in Environments with Obstacles; E. Koyuncu, N. K. Ure, G. Inalhan: Integration of Path/Maneuver Planning in Complex Environments for Agile Maneuvering UCAVs; M. Kontitsis, K. Valavanis: A Cost-Effective Tracking System for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems; C: UAS Vision and Vision-Based Systems; R. S. Holt, R. W. Beard: Vision-Based Road-Following Using Proportional Navigation; S. Huh, D. H. Shim: A Vision-based Automatic Landing Method for Fixed-wing UAVs; A. Cesetti, E. Frontoni, A. Mancini, P. Zingaretti, S. Longhi: A Vision-based Guidance System for UAVs Navigation and Safe Landing using Natural Landmarks; F. Andert, F. M. Adolf, L. Goormann, J. S. Dittrich: Autonomous Vision-Based Helicopter Flights through Obstacle Gates; D: Landing and Forced Landing; K. W. Sevcik, N. Kuntz, P. Y. Oh: Exploring the Effect of Obscurants on Safe Landing Zone Identification; K. E. Wenzel, P. Rosset, A. Zell: Low-Cost Visual Tracking of a Landing Place and Hovering Flight Control with a Microcontroller; A. L. Desbiens, M. Cutkosky: Landing and Perching on Vertical Surfaces with Microspines for Small Unmanned Air Vehicles; P. Eng, L.Mejias, X. Liu: Automating Human Thought Processes for a UAV Forced Landing; K. Dalamagkidis, K. Valavanis, L. Piegl: Autonomous Autorotation of Unmanned Rotorcraft using Nonlinear Model Predictive Control; E: Simulation Platforms and Testbeds: I. Maza, F. Caballero, R. Molina, N. Pena, A. Ollero: Multimodal Interface Technologies for UAV Ground Control Stations: A Comparative Analysis; R. Garcia, L. Barnes: Multi-UAV Simulator Utilizing X-Plane; J. Saunders, R. Beard: UAV Flight Simulation with Hardware-in-the-loop Testing and Vision Generation; F: UAS Applications: I. Maza, K. Kondak, M. Bernard, A. Ollero: Multi-UAV Cooperation and Control for Load Transportation and Deployment; S. Erhard, K. E. Wenzel, A. Zell: Flyphone: Visual Self-Localization Using a Mobile Phone as Onboard Image Processor on a Quadrocopter; A. H. Goktogan, S. Sukkarieh, M. Bryson, J. Randle, T. Lupton, C. Hung: Using Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Aquatic Weed Surveillance and Management; J. T. Hing, K. W. Sevcik, P. Y. Oh: Development and Evaluation of a Chase View for UAV Operations in Cluttered Environments; M. Aksugur, G. Inalhan: Design Methodology of a Hybrid Propulsion Driven Electric Powered Miniature Tailsitter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.

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