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BUAG: A Blockchain-Empowered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Unmanned Ground Vehicle Cooperative Search and Rescue Scheme

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) has recently attracted a lot of attention in the research field with its diverse functionality. UAV and UGV can enhance efficiency in search and rescue (SAR) missions by operating side by side. However, communication between UAV and UGV, UAV and ground control system (GCS), and UGV and GCS are surrounded by cyber threats and data also vulnerable to an integrity issue. Blockchain can bring security in the aforementioned threats. This paper introduces a blockchain-empowered UAVUGV cooperative SAR scheme in which UAV and UGV work side by side to bring efficiency in the mission. Moreover, a proof of concept is established to manifest the feasibility of the proposed scheme based on throughput and processing time.

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A. Islam, M. B. Uddin, M. F. Kader and S. Y. Shin, "Blockchain Based Secure Data Handover Scheme in NonOrthogonal Multiple Access," 2018 4th International Conference on Wireless and Telematics (ICWT), Nusa Dua, 2018, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1109/ICWT.2018.8527732