1st Edition

Internet of Drones Applications, Opportunities, and Challenges

Edited By Saravanan Krishnan, M. Murugappan Copyright 2023
    218 Pages 90 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    This book covers different aspects of Internet of Drones (IoD) including fundamentals in drone design, deployment challenges, and development of applications. It starts with a detailed description of concepts and processes in designing an efficient system, and architecture. It details different applications of IoD and its implementations in smart cities, agriculture, health care, defense, security, logistics, GIS mapping, and so forth. Recent developments in IoD design, application of AI techniques, case studies, and future directions are covered.


    • Focuses on important perspectives of the Internet of Drones (IoD)
    • Emphasizes drone deployment in smart cities, smart agriculture, smart health care, and 3D mapping
    • Covers challenges in drone design for applications with security and privacy issues
    • Reviews diversified drone applications with real-use cases from modern drone players ranging from start-up companies to big giants in the drone industry
    • Includes different aspects of drone design such as hardware and software architecture, potential applications, and opportunities

    This book is aimed at researchers and professionals in computer sciences, electronics and communication engineering, and aeronautical engineering.

    Chapter 1. Internet of Drones: Applications, Challenges, Opportunities
    J. Bruce Ralphine Rose, T. Arulmozhinathan, V.T. Gopinathan, and J.V. Bibal Benifa

    Chapter 2. Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis Hybrid Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with C-Wing
    S.Praveena, P.Karthikeyan, N.Srirangarajalu, and M.K.Karthik

    Chapter 3. Influence of Machine Learning Technique in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
    G. Prasad , K. Saravanan, R. Naveen, V. Nagaraj, R. Dinesh, and K. Anirudh

    Chapter 4. Review of Medical Drones in Healthcare Applications
    Kavitha Rajamohan

    Chapter 5. CoVacciDrone: An Algorithmic-Drone-Based COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Strategy
    Akash Ilangovan, Sakthi Jaya Sundar Rajasekar, and Varalakshmi Perumal

    Chapter 6. Ambulance Drone for Rescue - A Perspective on Conceptual Design, Life Detection Systems, and Prototype Development 
    S. Mano and V.M. Sreehari

    Chapter 7. A Comprehensive Review on Internet of Agro Drones for Precision Agriculture
    P. Pandiyan, Rajasekaran Thangaraj, M. Subramanian, S. Vivekanandan, S. Arivazhagan, and S.K. Geetha

    Chapter 8. A Smart WeeDrone for Sustainable Agriculture
    R. Maheswari, R. Ganesan,and Kanagaraj Venusamy

    Chapter 9.  Internet of Agro Drones for Precision Agriculture
    C. Muralidharan, Mohamed Sirajudeen Yoosuf, Y. Rajkumar, and D.D. Shivaprasad

    Chapter 10. IOD-Enabled Swarm of Drones for Air Space Control
    J. Bruce Ralphine Rose, T. Arulmozhinathan, V.T. Gopinathan, and. J.V. Bibal Benifa

    Chapter 11.  Drones for Disaster Response and Management
    Jose Anand, C. Aasish, S. Syam Narayanan, and R. Asad Ahmed


    Dr. Saravanan Krishnan is working as a senior assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Anna University, Regional Campus, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. He has received an M.E in software engineering and PhD in computer science engineering. His research interest include cloud computing, software engineering, Internet of Things, and smart cities. He has published papers in 14 international conferences and 27 international journals. He has also written 14 book chapters and edited eight books with international publishers. He has done many consultancies works for municipal corporations and smart city schemes. He is an active researcher and academician. He is a member of ISTE, IEI, ISCA, ACM, etc.

    He has also trained and interviewed the engineering college students for placement training and counseling. He has conducted many ISTE workshops in association with IIT Bombay and IIT Kharagpur. He is also coordinator for IIRS (Indian Institute of Remote Sensing) outreach programme. He has delivered more than 50 guest lecturers in many seminar/conference in reputed engineering colleges.

    Dr. M. Murugappan has been working at Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST), Kuwait as a full professor in electronics, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, since 2016. He also serves as a visiting professor at the School of Engineering at Vels Institute of Science, Technology, and Advanced Studies in India. He is also an international visiting fellow at the Center of Excellence in Unmanned Aerial Systems at UniversitiMalaysia Perlis inMalaysia. In 2006, he graduated from Anna University, India with an ME degree in applied electronics. He received his PhD from Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia in 2010 for his contribution to the field of mechatronic engineering. Between 2010 and 2016, he worked as a senior lecturer at the School of Mechatronics Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia. In this role, he taught a variety of courses related to biomedical and mechatronics engineering. For his excellent publications and research products, he has been a recipient of several research awards, medals, and certificates. In a study by Stanford University, he was recently ranked among the top 2 percent of scientists working in experimental psychology and artificial intelligence for three consecutive years (2020–2022). His research into affective computing has received more than 750K in grants from Malaysia, Kuwait, and the UK. His publications include more than 140 peer‐reviewed conference proceedings papers, journal articles, and book chapters. Several of his journal articles have been recognized as best papers, best papers of the fiscal year, etc. Professor Murugappan is a member of the editorial boards of PLOS ONE, Human Centric Information Sciences, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, and International Journal of Cognitive Informatics. In addition to being the Chair of the IEEE Kuwait Section’s Educational Activities Committee, he is an active reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, IEEE Transactions on Health Informatics, and IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Signal Processing. He is interested in affective computing, affective neuroscience, the Internet of Things (IoT), the Internet of vii Medical Things, cognitive neuroscience, brain–computer interface, neuromarketing, neuroeconomics, medical image processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Throughout his career, he had a strong collaborative relationship with leading researchers in the fields of biosignal/image processing, artificial intelligence, the IoT, and cognitive neuroscience. He is a member of several international professional societies including IEEE, IET, IACSIT, IAENG, and IEI.