Futurology and Future Prospect of Drone CPS

  • Jung-Sup Um


Our ancestors could reasonably expect the future lives of their children by looking for the lives of their ancestors. Nowadays, artificial intelligence is rapidly replacing most of the jobs that humans have done with natural intelligence in the current generation. However, currently, it is hard to find out formal education about futurism to prepare for the era of artificial intelligence. Memorizing education useless in the era of artificial intelligence has been currently implemented throughout primary school to university education. The ‘CPS Revolution’ will radically change the hierarchy of human needs defined by Abraham Maslow, which leads to anywhere CPS economy that affects virtually every aspect of human life such as smart home, smart factory, smart city and smart grid etc. Due to the relatively short history, there is no realistic discussion on future prospect of drone CPS in comparison with previous industrial revolutions in terms of futurology. For instance, rather than producing cars by means of transportation, it is believed that much more weight will be devoted to the production of autonomous flying cars to enjoy leisure time. The purpose of this chapter is an attempt to outline future possibilities that are likely to occur in the drone CPS, such as exponential speed in cyber-physical bridging development and an AI instrument to speed up anywhere CPS economy. Subsequently this chapter presented future prospects of drones as a new necessity such as computer, car and smartphone.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jung-Sup Um
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyKyungpook National UniversityDaeguKorea (Republic of)

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