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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2014, Article ID 934250, 11 pages
Research Article

Mathematical Model of Movement of the Observation and Tracking Head of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Performing Ground Target Search and Tracking

Department of Applied Computer Science and Armament Engineering, Faculty of Mechatronics and Machine Design, Kielce University of Technology, 7 Tysiąclecia PP Street, 25-314 Kielce, Poland

Received 24 April 2014; Revised 31 July 2014; Accepted 2 August 2014; Published 8 September 2014

Academic Editor: Zheping Yan

Copyright © 2014 Izabela Krzysztofik and Zbigniew Koruba. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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