Flying Ad Hoc Network for Emergency Applications Connected to a Fog System

  • Dan RaduEmail author
  • Adrian Cretu
  • Benoît Parrein
  • Jiazi Yi
  • Camelia Avram
  • Adina Aştilean
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 17)


The main objective of this paper is to improve the efficiency of vegetation fire emergency interventions by using MP-OLSR routing protocol for data transmission in Flying Ad Hoc NETwork (FANET) applications. The presented conceptual system design could potentially increase the rescuing chances of people caught up in natural disaster environments, the final goal being to provide public safety services to interested parties. The proposed system architecture model relies on emerging technologies (Internet of Things & Fog, Smart Cities, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks) and actual concepts available in the scientific literature. The two main components of the system consist in a FANET, capable of collecting fire detection data from GPS and video enabled drones, and a Fog/Edge node that allows data collection and analysis, but also provides public safety services for interested parties. The sensing nodes forward data packets through multiple mobile hops until they reach the central management system. A proof of concept based on MP-OLSR routing protocol for efficient data transmission in FANET scenarios and possible public safety rescuing services is given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Radu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Adrian Cretu
    • 1
  • Benoît Parrein
    • 2
  • Jiazi Yi
    • 3
  • Camelia Avram
    • 1
  • Adina Aştilean
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of Cluj-NapocaCluj-NapocaRomania
  2. 2.LS2N, Polytech’NantesNantesFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire d’Informatique, Ecole PolytechniquePalaiseauFrance

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