Two Seconds to Touchdown - Vision-Based Controlled Forced Landing

@article{Alvarez2006TwoST,
  title={Two Seconds to Touchdown - Vision-Based Controlled Forced Landing},
  author={Luis Mej{\'i}as Alvarez and Pascual Campoy Cervera and Kane Usher and Jonathan M. Roberts and Peter I. Corke},
  journal={2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems},
  year={2006},
  pages={3527-3532}
}
The use of UAVs in civilian and domestic applications is highly demanding, requiring a high-level of capability from the vehicles. This work addresses the task in which a UAV is performing an inspection on a set of power lines and an emergency situation occurs requiring the UAV to avoid the lines and then find a safe landing area (a forced landing). This… CONTINUE READING