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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles In Smart Cities

Author : Fadi Al-Turjman
ISBN : 9783030387129
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book addresses the major challenges in realizing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in IoT-based Smart Cities. The challenges tackled vary from cost and energy efficiency to availability and service quality. The aim of this book is to focus on both the design and implementation aspects of the UAV-based approaches in IoT-enabled smart cities’ applications that are enabled and supported by wireless sensor networks, 5G, and beyond. The contributors mainly focus on data delivery approaches and their performability aspects. This book is meant for readers of varying disciplines who are interested in implementing the smart planet/environments vision via wireless/wired enabling technologies. Involves the most up to date unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) assessment and evaluation approaches Includes innovative operational ideas in agriculture, surveillance, rescue, etc. Pertains researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners in the field of smart cities, IoT, and communications Fadi Al-Turjman received his Ph.D. from Queen’s University, Canada. He is a full professor and a research center director at Near East University, Nicosia. He is a leading authority in the area of IoT and intelligent systems. His publication history spans over 250 publications in addition to his editorialship in top journals such as the IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials, and the Elsevier Sustaibable Cities and Society.

Drones In Smart Cities

Author : Fadi Al-Turjman
ISBN : 9780128204306
Genre : Social Science
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Drones in Smart-Cities: Security and Performance is the first book dedicated to drones in smart cities, helping address the many research challenges in bringing UAVs into practice. The book incorporates insights from the latest research in Internet of Things, big data, and cloud computing, 5G, and other communication technologies. It examines the design and implementation of UAV, focusing on data delivery, performability, and security. Intended for researchers, engineers, and practitioners, Drones in Smart-Cities: Security and Performance combines the technical aspects with academic theory to help implement the smart city vision around the globe. Addresses UAV and IoT for smart cities applications Examines topics as UAV safety, challenges, localization methods. QoS, simulation tools, and more Collect the relevant knowledge in one resource, saving research time and effort

Ai And Iot Based Intelligent Automation In Robotics

Author : Ashutosh Kumar Dubey
ISBN : 9781119711216
Genre : Computers
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The 24 chapters in this book provides a deep overview of robotics and the application of AI and IoT in robotics. It contains the exploration of AI and IoT based intelligent automation in robotics. The various algorithms and frameworks for robotics based on AI and IoT are presented, analyzed, and discussed. This book also provides insights on application of robotics in education, healthcare, defense and many other fields which utilize IoT and AI. It also introduces the idea of smart cities using robotics.

Role Of Edge Analytics In Sustainable Smart City Development

Author : G. R. Kanagachidambaresan
ISBN : 9781119681281
Genre : Computers
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Author : Carlos Tavares Calafate
ISBN : 9783039367085
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) plays an important role in supporting human activities. Man is concentrating more and more on intellectual work, and trying to automate practical activities as much as possible in order to increase their efficiency. In this regard, the use of drones is increasingly becoming a key aspect of this automation process, offering many advantages, including agility, efficiency and reduced risk, especially in dangerous missions. Hence, this Special Issue focuses on applications, platforms and services where UAVs can be used as facilitators for the task at hand, also keeping in mind that security should be addressed from its different perspectives, ranking from communications security to operational security, and furthermore considering privacy issues.

Spatial Big Data Bim And Advanced Gis For Smart Transformation

Author : Sara Shirowzhan
ISBN : 9783039360307
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book covers a range of topics including selective technologies and algorithms that can potentially contribute to developing an intelligent environment and smarter cities. While the connectivity and efficiency of smart cities is important, the analysis of the impact of construction development and large projects in the city is crucial to decision and policy makers, before the project is approved. This book also presents an agenda for future investigations to address the need for advanced tools such as mobile scanners, Geospatial Artificial Intelligence, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Geospatial Augmented Reality apps, Light Detection, and Ranging in smart cities. Some of selected specific tools presented in this book are as a simulator for improving the smart parking practices by modelling drivers with activity plans, a bike optimization algorithm to increase the efficiency of bike stations, an agent-based model simulation of human mobility with the use of mobile phone datasets. In addition, this book describes the use of numerical methods to match the network demand and supply of bicycles, investigate the distribution of railways using different indicators, presents a novel algorithm of direction-aware continuous moving K-nearest neighbor queries in road networks, and presents an efficient staged evacuation planning algorithm for multi-exit buildings.

Wireless Communications And Networking For Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Author : Walid Saad
ISBN : 9781108480741
Genre : Computers
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"The past few years witnessed a major revolution in the area of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, due to significant technological advances across various drone-related fields ranging from embedded systems to autonomy, control, security, and communications. These unprecedented recent advances in UAV technology have made it possible to widely deploy drones across a plethora of application domains ranging from delivery of goods to surveillance, environmental monitoring, track control, remote sensing, and search and rescue. In fact, recent reports from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) anticipate that sales of UAVs may exceed 7 million in 2020 and many industries are currently investing in innovative drone-centric applications and research. To enable all such applications, it is imperative to address a plethora of research challenges pertaining to drone systems, ranging from navigation to autonomy, control, sensing, navigation, and communications. In particular, the deployment of UAVs in tomorrow's smart cities, is largely contingent upon equipping them with effective means for communications and networking. To this end, in this book, we provide a comprehensive treatment of the wireless communications and networking research challenges and opportunities associated with UAV technology. This treatment begins in this chapter which provides an introduction to UAV technology and an in-depth discussion on the wireless communication and networking challenges associated with the introduction of UAVs"--

Internet Of Vehicles Technologies And Services Toward Smart Cities

Author : Ching-Hsien Hsu
ISBN : 9783030386511
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Internet of Vehicles, IOV 2019, which took place in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in November 2019. The 23 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 101 submissions. The papers focus on providing new efficient solutions with digital intervehicular data transfer and overall communications. Yet, IOV is different from Telematics, Vehicle Ad hoc Networks, and Intelligent Transportation, in which vehicles like phones can run within the whole network, and obtain various services by swarm intelligent computing with people, vehicles, and environments.

Advances In Ubiquitous Networking 2

Author : Rachid El-Azouzi
ISBN : 9789811016271
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This volume offers the proceedings of the 2nd UNet conference, held in Casablanca May 30 - June 1, 2016. It presents new trends and findings in hot topics related to ubiquitous computing/networking, covered in three tracks and three special sessions: Main Track 1: Context-Awareness and Autonomy Paradigms Track Main Track 2: Mobile Edge Networking and Virtualization Track Main Track 3: Enablers, Challenges and Applications Special Session 1: Smart Cities and Urban Informatics for Sustainable Development Special Session 2: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles From Theory to Applications Special Session 3: From Data to Knowledge: Big Data applications and solutions

Development And Future Of Internet Of Drones Iod Insights Trends And Road Ahead

Author : Rajalakshmi Krishnamurthi
ISBN : 9783030633394
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Applications In Agriculture And Environment

Author : Ram Avtar
ISBN : 9783030271572
Genre : Science
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This book showcases how new and emerging technologies like Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are trying to provide solutions to unresolved socio-economic and environmental problems. Unmanned vehicles can be classified into five different types according to their operation. These five types are unmanned ground vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles, unmanned surface vehicles (operating on the surface of the water), unmanned underwater vehicles, and unmanned spacecraft. Unmanned vehicles can be guided remotely or function as autonomous vehicles. The technology has a wide range of uses including agriculture, industry, transport, communication, surveillance and environment applications. UAVs are widely used in precision agriculture; from monitoring the crops to crop damage assessment. This book explains the different methods in which they are used, providing step-by-step image processing and sample data. It also discusses how smart UAVs will provide unique opportunities for manufacturers to utilise new technological trends to overcome the current challenges of UAV applications. The book will be of great interest to researchers engaged in forest carbon measurement, road patrolling, plantation monitoring, crop yield estimation, crop damage assessment, terrain modelling, fertilizer control, and pest control.

Computers In Our World

Author : Lisa Strite Jedlicka
ISBN : 0619237694
Genre : Computers
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This new offering is a fantastic addition to any introductory computer course, focusing on how computers are used in a variety of interesting disciplines such as Arts & Entertainment, Medicine, and Sports. This short title will engage your students and increase the relevancy of essential concepts.

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Genre : Air traffic control
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Methods And Applications Of Geospatial Technology In Sustainable Urbanism

Author : Tenedório, José António
ISBN : 9781799822516
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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While megacities are a reality, so too are the environmental disturbances that they cause, including air and water pollution. These disturbances can be modeled with technology and data obtained by modern methods, such as by drone, to monitor cities in near real-time as well as help to simulate risk situations and propose future solutions. These solutions can be inspired by the theoretical principles of sustainable urbanism. Methods and Applications of Geospatial Technology in Sustainable Urbanism is a collection of innovative research that combines theory and practice on analyzing urban environments and applying sustainability principles to them. Highlighting a wide range of topics including geographic information systems, internet mapping technologies, and green urbanism, this book is ideally designed for urban planners, public administration officials, landscape analysts, geographers, engineers, entrepreneurs, academicians, researchers, and students.

Trends In Geomatics

Author : Rifaat Abdalla
ISBN : 9781789854350
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The applications of geomatics technology in its broader context have resulted in significant progress in the field of earth science. This book provides brief coverage on some trends in geomatics technology as it relates to earth scientists. The development in geomatics, whether GIS, remote sensing, GPS or photogrammetry, can be seen from trends in the applications of Big Data, Smart City, Internet of Things (IoT), the use of augmented reality and utilization of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and in the impact of machine learning and AI on geomatics.

Overwhelming The Saa System Of Delivery Uavs By Drone Swarming

Author : Barry Lynn Pfaff
ISBN : OCLC:1141204250
Genre : Computer science
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As the Internet continues to replace the brick-and-mortar store as the main place for purchasing goods, web-based companies are looking for ways to reduce the cost of delivering those goods. The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, is one delivery method that is increasingly being used. These UAVs can be programmed with delivery routes and destinations and can complete the job while requiring limited intervention from human controllers. Sense and Avoidance (SAA) systems have recently been incorporated into these UAVs so that they can detect objects in their flight path, reroute the UAV accordingly and operate even more autonomously. This is vital for delivery UAVs that are used within urban areas where the threat of objects along the flight path is the greatest. As a result of the low-cost and low-labor nature, UAV delivery service is expected to become a critical part of emerging smart city infrastructure.However, the use of SAA-capable UAVs may create another potential attack surface for cyber threats which may significantly hinder the broader adoption of UAV delivery services if not properly and sufficiently addressed. This research intends to provide a systematic study of this potential cyber challenge by uncovering the limitations of both UAV's SAA systems and the operational procedure of UAV delivery services that could be exploited in an attempt to disrupt orderly delivery services.This research starts with examining how an SAA system works and investigating its limitations. We then propose a tessellation-based analysis approach, using a typical urban scenario, to define a safe-operation zone for UAVs which help determine the optimal number of UAVs that can operate safely in an urban area in order to efficiently complete the potentially contentious delivery tasks. We will also discuss the inherent weaknesses of web-based logistic management systems that are used to program the routes and destinations into the UAVs. Next, we look at how an SAA system can be overwhelmed such that the UAV can effectively be "hacked" using a physical form of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS). Finally, we will examine ways that this form of DDoS threat can be mitigated in order to support larger scale adoption of UAV delivery services.

Memoirs Of The Faculty Of Engineering Osaka City University

Author : Ōsaka Shiritsu Daigaku. Kōgakubu
ISBN : UOM:39015058892608
Genre : Engineering
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Towards Future Technologies For Business Ecosystem Innovation

Author : Ramjee Prasad
ISBN : 9788793609778
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Towards Future Technologies for Business Ecosystem Innovation describes CONASENSE within the broad platform of the CTIF Global Capsule (CGC) covering future technologies and its enablers, smart cities, telemedicine, crowd computing, satellite, unmanned air vehicles , cooperative wireless sensor network, remotely piloted aircraft system, network neutrality as well as virtual business model.

Smart Sensors For Industrial Internet Of Things

Author : Deepak Gupta
ISBN : 9783030526245
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Popular Science 21st Century Soldier

Author : Editors of Popular Science Magazine
ISBN : 1931933162
Genre : History
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Looks at the weaponry, equipment, and technology of the modern-day soldier, and offers an illustrated tour of such innovations as the JDAM smart bomb, the CRW Dragonfly helicopter, and the biosensor.

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