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Behavior-based High Level Control of a VTOL UAV

Adolf, Florian-Michael and Moraes Carneiro, Maurício (2009) Behavior-based High Level Control of a VTOL UAV. AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, 2009-04-06 - 2009-04-09, Seattle, WA (USA).

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Light weight unmanned aerial vehicles are expected to have a high level of system autonomy during missions in urban terrain although their onboard computational and payload resources are quite limited. This work addresses the problem of providing such platforms with capabilities to plan and conduct missions under constrained onboard perception of the environment and with reduced on-board assistance. Two behaviors are proposed - Fly Home, and Search and Track Object - which can operate in the absence of an online path planner and without an on-board world model. The approach focuses on reorganizing and adapting tasks of a-priori mission plans. As a result, even under these constrained planning conditions, each high level behavior implements mission critical features and reduces the workload of an UAV operator.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/58677/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Behavior-based High Level Control of a VTOL UAV
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Moraes Carneiro, MaurícioInstituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, Sao José Dos Campos, BrasilUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:8 April 2009
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
EditorsEmailEditor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ITAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Series Name:AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference
Keywords:UAV, High Level Control, Behavior-based, Intelligent Systems Approaches to Autonomous Vehicle Control
Event Title:AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference
Event Location:Seattle, WA (USA)
Event Type:international Conference
Event Start Date:6 April 2009
Event End Date:9 April 2009
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:L VU - Air Traffic and Environment (old)
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L VU - Air Traffic and Environment
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Air Traffic and Weather (old)
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Flight Systems > Unmanned Aircraft
Deposited By: Adolf, Florian-Michael
Deposited On:15 Apr 2009
Last Modified:24 Apr 2024 19:23

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