BIOLOGICAL-VISION INSPIRED DSA SYSTEM FOR UAVS

Jie Yang, Larry Paarmann, Hyuck M. Kwon, Wenhao Xiong

Abstract

Uses of unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have increased dramatically during the past several years, but currently still do not have convenient access to civil airspace because there is no onboard pilot, and it’s impossible for UAVs to “see and avoid” other aircraft. So a Detect, Sense and Avoid system is needed to provide the UAV with instructions to steer the UAV clear of any potential collision with other traffic. An optical based DSA system is discussed in this paper to provide the UAV with “see and avoid” capability of at least equivalent to a piloted aircraft. DSA minimum detection range assessment, optical resolution requirement and image array size requirement are also discussed in this paper. Also an efficient natural vision system is presented in this paper for DSA system.

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in Harvard Style

Yang J., Paarmann L., M. Kwon H. and Xiong W. (2009). BIOLOGICAL-VISION INSPIRED DSA SYSTEM FOR UAVS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-65-4, pages 502-505. DOI: 10.5220/0001548105020505


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biosignals09,
author={Jie Yang and Larry Paarmann and Hyuck M. Kwon and Wenhao Xiong},
title={BIOLOGICAL-VISION INSPIRED DSA SYSTEM FOR UAVS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={502-505},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001548105020505},
isbn={978-989-8111-65-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - BIOLOGICAL-VISION INSPIRED DSA SYSTEM FOR UAVS
SN - 978-989-8111-65-4
AU - Yang J.
AU - Paarmann L.
AU - M. Kwon H.
AU - Xiong W.
PY - 2009
SP - 502
EP - 505
DO - 10.5220/0001548105020505