Title

Distributed Processing Applications for UAV/drones: A Survey

Translators

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Document Type

Book Section

Publication Date

2015

Publication Title

Progress in Systems Engineering

Publisher

Springer International Publishing

First page number:

449

Last page number:

454

Abstract

Distributed Processing Systems are the ones that include multiple devices (which could be of many types, such as PC computers, mobile devices etc.) that have computational and communication capabilities. Their computational power is jointly used for collaborative processing of variety of tasks – and this processing is realized in distributed manner. UAV - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (also called drones) gain significant attention over recent years. They have been employed to realize multiple tasks such as surveillance or environmental monitoring. First implementations were based on single UAV, later the potential of multiple UAVs collaborating in a team was noticed. Many applications were implemented in distributed manner, using multiple collaborative UAVs and the distributed processing systems principles. In this paper we survey the applications implemented over cooperative teams of UAVs that operate as distributed processing systems.

Keywords

Applications; Collaborative; Cooperative; Distributed processing; Drone aircraft; Drone aircraft--Control systems; Drones; Electronic data processing--Distributed processing; Swarms; UAV; Unmanned aerial vehicle

Disciplines

Computer and Systems Architecture | Computer Engineering | Digital Communications and Networking | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Engineering

Language

English

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Identifier

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-08422-0_66

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