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    • A macroscopic performance analysis of NASA’s northrop grumman RQ-4A 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-01-10)
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      This paper presents the process of identification, from a macroscopic point of view, of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4A Global Hawk Remote-Piloted Aircraft System from real, but limited flight information. Performance parameters ...
    • A Middleware architecture for Unmanned Aircraft Avionics 

      López, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (Uiversity of Irvine, 2007-11)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is a non-piloted airplane designed to operate in dangerous and repetitive situations. With the advent of UAV's civil applications, UAVs are emerging as a valid option in commercial scenarios. ...
    • A new technique based on mini-UAS for estimating water and bottom radiance contributions in optically shallow waters 

      Montes Hugo, J. M.; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The mapping of nearshore bathymetry based on spaceborne radiometers is commonly used for QC ocean colour products in littoral waters. However, the accuracy of these estimates is relatively poor with respect to those derived ...
    • A proposal for using UAS in radio navigation aids flight inspection 

      Ramírez Alcántara, Jorge; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric; García, J.C. (2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The main objective of this paper is to contribute to the inherent necessity of the aerialtransport system to guarantee the safety of its users in an efficient manner. This efficiency isrequired to accomplish the objective ...
    • A taxonomy of UAS separation maneuvers and their automated execution 

      Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper proposes to create a taxonomy of separation conflicts between Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and intruding aircrafts to facilitate its insertion in non-segregated airspace. The classification is created according ...
    • A telemetry modeling for intelligent UAV monitoring 

      Tristancho Martínez, Joshua; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pérez Mansilla, Sonia; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2009-10-19)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV for short, is able to fly autonomously during all phases of flight, but has to be monitored from an operator station. In this article a better avionic system is proposed to optimize this ...
    • Advances in UAS for forest fire fighting 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; López, Juan; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ramírez Alcántara, Jorge; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2007)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • An architecture for the development of complex UAS missions 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; López Rubio, Juan; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The generalized development of UAS complex applications are still limited by the absence of systems that support the implementation of the actual mission. UAS design faces the development of specific systems to control ...
    • An architecture for the seamless integration of UAS 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; López Rubio, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2009)
      Conference lecture
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    • An architecture for the seamless integration of UAS remote sensing missions 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; López Rubio, Juan; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are slowing becoming e cient platforms that can be applied in scienti c/commercial remote sensing applications. UAS may o er interesting bene ts in terms of cost, exibility, endurance, ...
    • An Architecture for the seamless integration of UAV-based wildfire monitoring missions 

      Barrado Muxí, Cristina (USDA, 2008-04)
      Lecture
      Open Access
      Current Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) technology offers feasible technical solutions for airframes, flight control, communications, and base stations. In addition, the evolution of technology is miniaturizing most sensors ...
    • An architecture to automate UAS operations in non-segregated airspace 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2011)
      Conference report
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      Technology evolution in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will affect the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance regarding to new military and civil applications. UAS, as new airspace users, will represent new ...
    • An event driven approach for increasing UAS mission automation 

      Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2009-03-23)
      Conference report
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      UAS have great potential to be used in a wide variety of civil applications such as environmental applications, emergency situations, surveillance tasks and more. The development of Flight Control Systems (FCS) coupled ...
    • An integrated mission management system for UAS civil applications 

      Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Royo Chic, Pablo; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2009)
      Conference report
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      This paper presents an Integrated Mission Management System for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The system consists in a number of mission and flight software modules that control the UAS path and the operation of its ...
    • An unmanned aircraft system to detect a radiological point source using RIMA software architecture 

      Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Macias López, Miquel; Cuadrado, Raul; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Vargas Drechsler, Arturo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-10-30)
      Article
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      Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs), together with the miniaturisation of computers, sensors, and electronics, offer new remote sensing applications. However, there is a lack of hardware and software support to effectively ...
    • APACHE - Functional requirements and specifications for the ATM performance assessment framework 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Camargo Forero, Leonardo; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Netjasov, Fedja; Mirkovic, Bojana; Pavlovic, Goran; Vidosavljevic, Andrija (2018-07-25)
      External research report
      Open Access
      The APACHE project proposes a new framework to assess European ATM (air traffic management) performance based on simulation, optimization and performance assessment tools that will be able to capture the complex interdependencies ...
    • APACHE - Report on the availability of the APACHE framework 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Xu, Yan; Netjasov, Fedja; Pavlovic, Goran; Vidosavljevic, Andrija (2018-07-25)
      External research report
      Open Access
      The APACHE project proposes a new framework to assess European ATM (air traffic management) performance based on simulation, optimization and performance assessment tools that will be able to capture the complex interdependencies ...
    • APACHE - Review of current KPIs and proposal for new ones 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Netjasov, Fedja; Mirkovic, Bojana; Pavlovic, Goran; Babic, Obrad; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Ansaldo, Georgina; Costa, Maria Inês; Vidosavljevic, Andrija (2017-10-23)
      External research report
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   EETAC: Escola d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicació i Aerospacial de Castelldefels
      The main objective of this report is to review the current KPIs and PIs used by the SESAR, Performance Review Body (PRB) and other relevant institutions and to propose new PIs which could be measured using the new framework ...
    • Applying marea middleware to UAS communications 

      López Rubio, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are increasing their communication subsystems complexity as they are using several data links both for redundancy and for tacking with different communication requirements: different ranges, ...
    • Architecture issues and challenges for the integration of RPAS in non-segregated airspace 

      Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Royo Chic, Pablo; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2013)
      Conference report
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      Despite the evolution of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), the technological development on airframes, autopilots, communications and payload, is still limited by the absence of software standardization. Engineers face ...