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Autonomous Drones for Humanitarians Operations

Ludovic Apvrille 1, 2 Tullio Tanzi 1, 2 Jean-Luc Dugelay 3
1 LabSoC - System on Chip
LTCI - Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information
Abstract : nformation plays a key role to correctly handle consequences resulting from natural disasters. In particular, relieving rescue teams from gathering that information, and automatically guiding rescue teams to most urgent sub-situations is an open issue in which mini-drones can play a key role. Yet, the control of such vehicles is not straight forward to users and can be time consuming. Thus, our contribution is to bring autonomy to drones: to fly autonomously, e.g., scanning and covering a given area, and to realize some tasks (e.g., identifying groups of disabled persons). Last but not least, autonomous drones shall be able to perform both outdoor and indoor missions.
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Ludovic Apvrille, Tullio Tanzi, Jean-Luc Dugelay. Autonomous Drones for Humanitarians Operations. Journées scientifiques URSI France, Mar 2014, Paris, France. pp.15-21. ⟨hal-02286914⟩



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