Rescue Drones Need to Learn How Lost Humans Think

New research seeks to improve the effectiveness of unmanned aerial vehicles in search and rescue operations

Michael Simmons (left) and Kyle Nordfors (right) of the Weber County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team prepare a drone for flight during a field training exercise in Ogden, UT. They will scan the area with aerial vehicles before sending in humans. Credit: Sheri Trbovich Weber County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue

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