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Memorias de investigación
Research Publications in journals:
Near-optimal coverage trajectories for image mosaicing using a mini quad-rotor over irregular-shaped fields
Year:2012
Research Areas
  • Aid to agriculture,
  • Automatic,
  • Service robots,
  • Aerial robots
Information
Abstract
Aerial images are useful tools for farmers who practise precision agriculture. The difficulty in taking geo-referenced high-resolution aerial images in a narrow time window considering weather restrictions and the high cost of commercial services are the main drawbacks of these techniques. In this paper, a useful tool to obtain aerial images by using low cost unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is presented. The proposed system allows farmers to easily define and execute an aerial image coverage mission by using geographic information system tools in order to obtain mosaics made of high-resolution images. The system computes a complete path for the UAV by taking into account the on-board camera features once the image requirements and area to be covered are defined. This work introduces a full four-step procedure: mission definition, automatic path planning, mission execution and mosaic generation.
International
Si
JCR
Si
Title
Precision Agriculture
ISBN
1385-2256
Impact factor JCR
1,683
Impact info
Datos JCR del año 2010
Volume
10.1007/s11119-012-9287-0
Journal number
From page
1
To page
12
Month
SIN MES
Ranking
Q1 (datos 2011)
Participants
  • Autor: Joao Ricardo Pereira Valente (UPM)
  • Autor: David Sanz Muñoz (UPM)
  • Autor: Jaime del Cerro Giner (UPM)
  • Autor: Antonio Barrientos Cruz (UPM)
  • Autor: Miguel Angel De Frutos Carro (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Robótica y Cibernética
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Automática y Robótica (CAR). Centro Mixto UPM-CSIC
  • Departamento: Automática, Ingeniería Electrónica e Informática Industrial
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