A modular software architecture for UAVs

Kekeç, İbrahim Taygun and Üstündağ, Barış Can and Güney, Mehmet Ali and Yıldırım, Alper and Ünel, Mustafa (2013) A modular software architecture for UAVs. In: 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2013), Vienna, Austria

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2013.6699782


There have been several attempts to create scalable and hardware independent software architectures for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). In this work, we propose an onboard architecture for UAVs where hardware abstraction, data storage and communication between modules are efficiently maintained. All processing and software development is done on the UAV while state and mission status of the UAV is monitored from a ground station. The architecture also allows rapid development of mission-specific third party applications on the vehicle with the help of the core module.

Item Type:Papers in Conference Proceedings
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ163.12 Mechatronics
ID Code:22645
Deposited By:Mustafa Ünel
Deposited On:22 Jan 2014 14:37
Last Modified:22 Jan 2014 14:37

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