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Vision-based road-following using a small autonomous aircraft
This paper describes the vision-based control of a small autonomous aircraft following a road. The computer vision system detects natural features of the scene and tracks the roadway in order toExpand
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Ocular involvement associated with an epidemic outbreak of chikungunya virus infection.
PURPOSE To study the range of ocular symptoms in a cohort of patients with chikungunya infection. DESIGN Retrospective, observational case series. METHODS Patients attending a tertiary eye careExpand
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A Resource Allocation Algorithm for Multivehicle Systems With Nonholonomic Constraints
This paper is about the allocation of tours of m targets to n vehicles. The motion of the vehicles satisfies a nonholonomic constraint (i.e., the yaw rate of the vehicle is bounded). Each target isExpand
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Today's Traveling Salesman Problem
Heterogeneous unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being developed for several civil and military applications. These vehicles can differ either in their motion constraints or sensing/attackExpand
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This paper presents an optimization model for an aircraft taxi-scheduling problem that arises on the surface of airports. Though formulations are already available for this problem in the literature,Expand
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Vision Based Following of Locally Linear Structures using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Inspecting and monitoring oil-gas pipelines, roads, bridges, power generation grids is very important in ensuring the reliability and life expectancy of these civil systems. An autonomous UAV canExpand
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Algorithms for Routing an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in the Presence of Refueling Depots
  • K. Sundar, S. Rathinam
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and…
  • 1 April 2013
We consider a single Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) routing problem where there are multiple depots and the vehicle is allowed to refuel at any depot. The objective of the problem is to find a pathExpand
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Autonomous Searching and Tracking of a River using an UAV
Surveillance operations include inspecting and monitoring river boundaries, bridges and coastlines. An autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can decrease the operational costs, expedite theExpand
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A transformation for a Heterogeneous, Multiple Depot, Multiple Traveling Salesman Problem
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being increasingly used for surveillance missions in civil and military applications. These vehicles can be heterogeneous in the sense that they can differ eitherExpand
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A transformation for a Multiple Depot, Multiple Traveling Salesman Problem
In this paper, a Multiple Depot, Multiple Traveling Salesman Problem is transformed into a Single, Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problem if the cost of the edges satisfy the triangle inequality. ThisExpand
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