Mobile Network Access Points using Self Organising Drone Constellations
Keywords:Drone, Emergency communication, Mobile base station, Constellation, Deployment optimization
Nowadays with artificial intelligence and automation requires much remote sensing. Sensors can be fixed or mobile. Mobile sensor networks are easy to deploy in a new location however, one of the challenges is figuring out how to interconnect these mobile sensors and link them to a core network. This paper proposes a technique of setting a mobile network that miniature base stations or access points be carried by drones in an automatically structured constellation to enable network connectivity between sensors. The paper presents a swing and adjusting technique to determine the ideal deployment of mobile base stations carried by drones, one base station per drone to connect as many sensors as possible without having prior information on sensor distribution. Swing and adjusting, coverage control, collision avoidance, and self-organizing drone constellation are all part of the algorithm. The suggested approach shows promising results according to simulations.
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