Call for Paper - August 2022 Edition
IJCA solicits original research papers for the August 2022 Edition. Last date of manuscript submission is July 20, 2022. Read More

Aerial Assistance by Robotsusing Autonomous Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Electronics and Communication
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
NCEC 2015 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2015
B. H. Adithya
L. Arjun Shiv
S. Ezhil Nilavan

B.h.adithya, L.arjun Shiv and S.ezhil Nilavan. Article: Aerial Assistance by Robots using Autonomous Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Electronics and Communication NCEC 2015(1):1-4, December 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {B.h.adithya and L.arjun Shiv and S.ezhil Nilavan},
	title = {Article: Aerial Assistance by Robots using Autonomous Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Electronics and Communication},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {NCEC 2015},
	number = {1},
	pages = {1-4},
	month = {December},
	note = {Full text available}


With the development of newer and more developed technologies in assisting humans by robots the most advanced and efficient way is by air. Robots cannot assist humans in all times since there are times where robots that move in floors cannot help in complex and rough terrain, hence the only way to assist humans everywhere is through air, thus robot that can fly can.


  • S. Shen, N. Michael, and V. Kumar, "Autonomous multi-floor indoor navigation with a computationally constrained mav," in Robotics and Automation (ICRA), IEEE International Conference on, May 2011, pp. 20-25.
  • F. Wang, J. Q. Cui, S. K. Phang, B. M. Chen, and T. H. Lee, "A monocamera and scanning laser range finder based UAV indoor navigation system," in International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), May 2013, pp. 694-701.
  • Paull, S. Saeedi, M. Seto, and H. Li, "AUV Navigation and Localization: A Review," IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 131-149, Janunary 2014.
  • A. Georgiev and P. Allen, "Localization methods for a mobile robot in urban environments," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 851-864, October 2004.
  • J. Guivant, E. Nebot, and S. Baiker, "Localization and map building using laser range sensors in outdoor applications," Journal of Robotic Systems, vol. 17, no. 10, pp. 565-583, 2000.
  • J. Guivant, F. Masson, and E. Nebot, "Simultaneous localization and map building using natural features and absolute information," Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 40, no. 2-3, pp. 79-90, 2002.
  • Lucas D, Crane C, "Development of a multi-resolution parallel genetic algorithm for autonomous robotic path planning," Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), 2012 12th International Conference on. IEEE, 2012, pp. 1002-1006.
  • Chen, Xiong, et al. "A fast two-stage ACO algorithm for robotic path planning," Neural Computing and Applications, 2013, 22. 2, pp. 313-319.
  • Zhang L J, Xie X F, Cao J, et al, "Flight Path Planning Based on PSO and Minimum Threat Surface," Advanced Materials Research, 2012, No. 461, pp. 482-486.
  • L. Kavraki, P. Svestka, J. Latombe, M. Overmars, "Probabilistic roadmaps for path planning in high-dimensional configuration spaces," IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 1996, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 566-580.
  • S. M. Lavella and J. Kuffner Jr. "Rapidly-exploring random trees: Progress and prospects," 2000 Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, 2000.
  • Kim J, Kim M, Kim D, "Variants of the Quantized Visibility Graph for Efficient Path Planning," Advanced Robotics, 2011, No. 25(18), pp. 2341-2360.
  • Luca De Filippis, Giorgio Guglieri, Fulvia Quagliotti, "Path Planning Strategies for UAVS in 3D Environments", J. Intell. Robot. Syst. 2012, No. 65, pp. 247-264
  • RJ Fossati, "The Construct of Drape Surface with Constrained First Derivatives", ORiON, 2003, Vol. 17, No. 1/2, pp. 65-80
  • Wang Tao, Lei Rong, "The Improved Algorithm for the Extraction of Contour Lines from Grid DEM," Geometrics World, 2006. 02, No. 1, pp. 39-44
  • Jones. N. , Kennard. M. "Fast algorithm for generating sorted contour strings," Computers and Geometrics, 2000, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 831-837
  • Tang Lihua, Xu Ai-jun, etc. , "The algorithm of creating contour lines based on DEM," Geo-informatics 2008 and Joint Conference on GIS and Built Environment Proceedings of the SPIE, 2009, Vol. 7146, pp. 71462T-71462T-10.
  • David Douglas & Thomas Peucker, "Algorithms for the reduction of the number of points required to represent a digitized line or its caricature," The Canadian Cartographer, 1973, No. 10, pp. 112-122