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Impact of Initial Target Position on Performance of UAV Surveillance Using Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks

Lilien, Leszek and Othmane, Lotfi Ben and Angin, Pelin and Bhargava, Bharat and Salih, Raed and DeCarlo, Andrew (2015):
Impact of Initial Target Position on Performance of UAV Surveillance Using Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks.
In: Proc. 33rd IEEE International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems Workshops (SRDSW), [Conference or Workshop Item]

Abstract

We propose application of Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks (Oppnets), a novel type of Mobile Ad Hoc NETworks (MANETs), for ad hoc networking of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in surveillance missions. Oppnets provide effective resource virtualization and adaption to highly dynamic and unstable nature of MANETs. They can be viewed as middleware to facilitate building flexible and adaptive distributed systems that provide all kinds of resources or services to the requesting application via the so called helper mechanism. The simulation study focuses on the impact of an initial target position on the performance of Oppnet-based UAV surveillance systems. We find that detection success ratios and time to detect a target are negligibly affected by the initial target position in the surveillance area when UAVs expand up their Oppnet quickly, but strongly affected by the initial target position when UAVs are slow in building up their Oppnet.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Erschienen: 2015
Creators: Lilien, Leszek and Othmane, Lotfi Ben and Angin, Pelin and Bhargava, Bharat and Salih, Raed and DeCarlo, Andrew
Title: Impact of Initial Target Position on Performance of UAV Surveillance Using Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks
Language: German
Abstract:

We propose application of Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks (Oppnets), a novel type of Mobile Ad Hoc NETworks (MANETs), for ad hoc networking of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in surveillance missions. Oppnets provide effective resource virtualization and adaption to highly dynamic and unstable nature of MANETs. They can be viewed as middleware to facilitate building flexible and adaptive distributed systems that provide all kinds of resources or services to the requesting application via the so called helper mechanism. The simulation study focuses on the impact of an initial target position on the performance of Oppnet-based UAV surveillance systems. We find that detection success ratios and time to detect a target are negligibly affected by the initial target position in the surveillance area when UAVs expand up their Oppnet quickly, but strongly affected by the initial target position when UAVs are slow in building up their Oppnet.

Title of Book: Proc. 33rd IEEE International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems Workshops (SRDSW)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Secure Software Engineering Group
Divisions: LOEWE > LOEWE-Zentren > CASED – Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt
20 Department of Computer Science > Databases and Distributed Systems
LOEWE > LOEWE-Zentren
20 Department of Computer Science
LOEWE
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2016 20:23
Identification Number: TUD-CS-2015-1187
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