Thinging-Oriented Modeling of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

05/30/2020
by   Sabah Al-Fedaghi, et al.
0

In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in both practical and research applications of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). According to the literature, there is a need in this area to develop a more refined model of UAV system architecture, in other words, a conceptual model that defines the system s structure and behavior. The existing models mostly are fractional and do not account for the entire important dynamic attributes. Progress in this area could reduce ambiguity and increase reliability in the design of such systems. This paper aims to advance the modeling of UAV system architecture by adopting a conceptual model called a thinging (abstract) machine in which all of the UAV s software and hardware components are viewed in terms of the flow of things and five generic operations. We apply this model to a real case study of a drone. The results, an integrated conceptual representation of the drone, support the viability of this approach.

READ FULL TEXT
POST COMMENT

Comments

There are no comments yet.

Authors

page 3

page 4

page 5

page 6

page 8

page 9

04/23/2018

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Forensic Investigation Process: Dji Phantom 3 Drone As A Case Study

Drones (also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, UAVs) is a potential sou...
04/22/2020

Modeling Network Architecture: A Cloud Case Study

The Internet s ability to support a wide range of services depends on th...
09/22/2020

OpenREALM: Real-time Mapping for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

This paper presents OpenREALM, a real-time mapping framework for Unmanne...
05/08/2021

An Exhaustive Study of Using Commercial LTE Network for UAV Communication in Rural Areas

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been increasingly used in a wide ar...
11/02/2021

A dataset for multi-sensor drone detection

The use of small and remotely controlled unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...
01/04/2018

A Decision-theoretic Approach to Detection-based Target Search with a UAV

Search and rescue missions and surveillance require finding targets in a...
05/01/2019

MAVSec: Securing the MAVLink Protocol for Ardupilot/PX4 Unmanned Aerial Systems

The MAVLink is a lightweight communication protocol between Unmanned Aer...
This week in AI

Get the week's most popular data science and artificial intelligence research sent straight to your inbox every Saturday.