posted by organizer: iptc || 3344 views || tracked by 3 users: [display]

SI-Drones 2020 : Sensors MDPI | SI on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Sensor Networks

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle

Link: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors/special_issues/UAV_SN
 
When N/A
Where N/A
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2020
Categories    drones   sensors   smart city   artificial intelligence
 

Call For Papers

In the last years, drone-embarked real-time sensing applications have bloomed, ranging from aerial surveillance to remote infrastructure state monitoring, terrain surveying, etc. Those applications demand robust and high bandwidth communication coverage, even at remote areas, also imposing high computation demands, quite often in a distributed environment involving cloud and edged computing. Also, drone command and control, especially for Beyond Line of Sight (BVLOS) applications, demands low-latency robust communication of telemetry, command orders and quite often video for the remote pilot. Also, drones are gaining autonomy, and capabilities to coordinate their operations, either to avoid conflicts or to perform missions cooperatively (i.e. drone swarms). Finally, new safety requirements are being imposed to drones operations, to be able to use them in higher-population areas. One of the most relevant is the need to integrate themselves with UAV Traffic Management (UTM) systems, formed of a collection of distributed pre-flight and along-flight traffic coordination services demanding a bidirectional datalink to the drones and/or the pilots.

Summarizing, drones can be seen as Aerial (mobile) IoT sensing platforms with different communication/coordination needs both for operating safely and for performing their very diverse intended missions.

The aim of this Special Issue is to solicit papers from academia and industry researchers with original and innovative works on all aspects of UAV sensor networks, ranging from communication architectures to sensing/information topologies and mission coordination, which review and report on start-of-the-art, highlight challenges, and point to future directions.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- 5G for UAV Sensor Networks
- Ad-hoc UAV Sensor Networks
- Real-time Information processing in UAV Sensor Networks
- Cooperative Sensing for UAV Sensor Networks
- UTM architectures, communication needs
- Interaction with UAV Sensor Networks
- Testbed, benchmark, and simulation studies in UAV Sensor Networks
- Security and privacy issues in UAV Sensor Networks

Submissions should be original papers and should not be under consideration in other publications. All manuscripts will be peer reviewed. Instructions for Authors are available at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors/special_issues/UAV_SN

* Important dates
Manuscript submission deadline: 1 June 2020

* Chief Guest Editor
Juan A. Besada Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Related Resources

SI on ATD&IS III 2024   Special Issue on Advanced Technologies in Data and Information Security III, Applied Sciences, MDPI
JCICE 2024   2024 International Joint Conference on Information and Communication Engineering(JCICE 2024)
MDPI-SI on DT & FIE in Ed--Scopus,JCI 2023   MDPI Education Sciences Journal - Special Issue on Digital Twins and Future Intelligent Educational Environments
ICDM 2024   24th Industrial Conference on Data Mining
Applied Sciences (MDPI) SI - IoT 2023   Special Issue: Internet of Things: Technologies and Innovations for Smart Cities
ACM-Ei/Scopus-CCISS 2024   2024 International Conference on Computing, Information Science and System (CCISS 2024)
CogComm_SI_CCOS 2024   Special Issue on Cognitive AI for Intelligent Computing and Communications, Connection Science, Taylor & Francis
CCVPR 2024   2024 International Joint Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CCVPR 2024)
SI_DependXAIdata 2024   SI on Dependable and Reliable Datasets for Explainable Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security Research
ICANN 2024   33rd International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks