Cellular-Enabled UAV Communication: Trajectory Optimization under Connectivity Constraint

@article{Zhang2018CellularEnabledUC,
  title={Cellular-Enabled UAV Communication: Trajectory Optimization under Connectivity Constraint},
  author={Shuowen Zhang and Yong Zeng and Rui Zhang},
  journal={2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-6}
}
In this paper, we study a cellular-enabled unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) communication system consisting of one UAV and multiple ground base stations (GBSs). The UAV has a mission of flying from an initial location to a final location, during which it needs to maintain reliable wireless connection with the cellular network by associating with one of the GBSs at each time instant. We aim to minimize the UAV mission completion time by optimizing its trajectory, subject to a quality of… CONTINUE READING
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