Expected by: 01 May 2020

Imaging and Sensing for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Volume 2: Deployment and Applications  

Edited by Vania V. Estrela, Jude Hemanth, Osamu Saotome, George Nikolakopoulos, Roberto Sabatini

This 2 volume book set explores how sensors and computer vision technologies are used for the navigation, control, stability, reliability, guidance, fault detection, self-maintenance, strategic re-planning and reconfiguration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

Volume 1 concentrates on UAS control and performance methodologies including Computer Vision and Data Storage, Integrated Optical Flow for Detection and Avoidance Systems, Navigation and Intelligence, Modeling and Simulation, Multisensor Data Fusion, Vision in Micro-Aerial Vehicles (MAVs), Computer Vision in UAV using ROS, Security Aspects of UAV and Robot Operating System, Vision in Indoor and Outdoor Drones, Sensors and Computer Vision, and Small UAVP for Persistent Surveillance.

Volume 2 focuses on UAS deployment and applications including UAV-CPSs as a Testbed for New Technologies and a Primer to Industry 5.0, Human-Machine Interface Design, Open Source Software (OSS) and Hardware (OSH), Image Transmission in MIMO-OSTBC System, Image Database, Communications Requirements, Video Streaming, and Communications Links, Multispectral vs Hyperspectral Imaging, Aerial Imaging and Reconstruction of Infrastructures, Deep Learning as an Alternative to Super Resolution Imaging, and Quality of Experience (QoE) and Quality of Service (QoS).

About the Editors

Vania Estrela is a Faculty/researcher at Telecommunications Department, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), and a visiting scholar at UNICAMP. Interests: biomedical engineering, electronic instrumentation, modeling/simulation, sustainable design, multimedia, artificial intelligence, remote sensing, STEM education, environment, and digital inclusion. Reviewer for IEEE, Elsevier, ACM. IET, Springer Verlag, and MDPI. She has extensive experience as a project manager, post-graduate advisor (M. Sc. and D. Sc.), as well as an editor of books and special issues.

Jude Hemanth is an associate professor in the ECE Department of Karunya University (KU), India. He is a member of the IEEE task force on deep learning and serves as associate editor and editorial board member for several international refereed journals.

Osamu Saotome is a professor at the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA), Brazil. He has been involved in several International research and cooperation projects with the Brazilian Air Force, INPE, IEAv (France, Sweden, USA, and Japan).

George Nikolakopoulos is a professor in robotics and automation at the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering at Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Sweden. He is also a member of the ARTEMIS scientific Council of the European Commission. He has significant experience in Managing European and National R&D&I projects funded by the EU, ESA, Swedish and the Greek National Ministry of Research.

Roberto Sabatini is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Aviation at RMIT University (Australia) specialising in the design, test and certification of avionics/mission systems for air and space operations. He has over 25 years of experience in the aerospace, defence and transport sectors acquired in progressively more responsible industrial and academic positions in Europe, US and Australia. Currently, he is Head of the Cyber-Physical Systems Group and Director of the Autonomous & Intelligent Aerospace Systems Laboratory at RMIT University. His research focuses on: Trusted Autonomous Systems; Navigation, Guidance and Control; UAS and Satellite ISR Systems; Air Traffic Management and UAS Traffic Management; Space Transport and Smart Satellite Systems; and Cognitive Human-Machine Systems.

Publication Year: 2020

Pages: 500

ISBN-13: 978-1-78561-644-0

Format: HBK

Editors: Vania V. Estrela, Jude Hemanth, Osamu Saotome, George Nikolakopoulos, Roberto Sabatini

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