Improved Safety with a Distributed Routing Strategy for UAVs

  • William D. BonnellEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11650)


This paper presents a routing strategy for UAVs that can be applied in conjunction with lower level collision avoidance methods. The strategy allows individual UAVs to route themselves in 2D space in order to avoid areas of high-density traffic. The proposed approach is explored in simulation. The results demonstrate a safer system operation when the routing strategy is used, compared with just a simple collision avoidance method.


UAV Distributed Routing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BristolBristolUK

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