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Drone networks: Communications, coordination, and sensing
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We describe a high-level architecture for the design of a collaborative aerial system consisting of drones with on-board sensors and embedded processing, coordination, and networking capabilities. Expand
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Security and Privacy Protection in Visual Sensor Networks: A Survey
Visual sensor networks (VSNs) are receiving a lot of attention in research, and at the same time, commercial applications are starting to emerge. VSN devices come with image sensors, adequateExpand
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Distributed embedded smart cameras for surveillance applications
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We developed a scalable, embedded, high-performance, multiprocessor platform consisting of a network processor and a variable number of digital signal processors (DSPs). Expand
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An Autonomous Multi-UAV System for Search and Rescue
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This paper proposes and evaluates a modular architecture of an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system for search and rescue missions. Expand
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Resource-Aware Coverage and Task Assignment in Visual Sensor Networks
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A visual sensor network (VSN) consists of a large amount of camera nodes which are able to process the captured image data locally and to extract the relevant information. Expand
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Real-time video analysis on an embedded smart camera for traffic surveillance
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A smart camera combines video sensing, high-level video processing and communication within a single embedded device. Expand
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Cooperative Robots to Observe Moving Targets: Review
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The deployment of multiple robots for achieving a common goal helps to improve the performance, efficiency, and robustness in a variety of tasks. Expand
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A fast and mobile system for registration of low-altitude visual and thermal aerial images using multiple small-scale UAVs
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We exploit small-scale UAVs to perform real-time monitoring of target areas by fusing individual images captured from heterogeneous aerial sensors. Expand
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Networked UAVs as aerial sensor network for disaster management applications
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We present our aerial sensor network and its application in disaster situations. Expand
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Socio-economic vision graph generation and handover in distributed smart camera networks
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We present an approach to object tracking handover in a network of smart cameras, based on self-interested autonomous agents, which exchange responsibility for tracking objects in a market mechanism, in order to maximise their own utility. Expand
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