Radio Map Based Path Planning for Cellular-Connected UAV

  title={Radio Map Based Path Planning for Cellular-Connected UAV},
  author={Shuowen Zhang and Rui Zhang},
  journal={2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)},
  • Shuowen ZhangRui Zhang
  • Published 13 May 2019
  • Computer Science
  • 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)
In this paper, we study the path planning for a cellular-connected unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to minimize its flying distance from given initial to final locations, while ensuring a target link quality in terms of the large-scale channel gain with each of its associated ground base stations (GBSs) during the flight. To this end, we propose the use of radio map that provides the information on the large-scale channel gains between each GBS and uniformly sampled locations on a three… 

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