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Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems

Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 25

UAV Mission Definition and Implementation for Visual Inspection


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2021F24

Citation: Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki, D. Ślęzak (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 25, pages 343346 ()

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Abstract. This paper describes the architecture of a UAV-based flight mission-definition system. The primary objective aims at improving mission planning efficiency for conducting inspection activities using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), concerning state-of-the-art waypoint-based techniques. During testing, the autonomous execution of the trajectory reduced the time required in all cases by almost a half while achieving the same output as a user-controlled manual flight. The proposed solution extends the possibilities of users in creating complex flight trajectories and significantly contributes to the higher time efficiency of recurrent flights.


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