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Decentralized collaborative transport of fabrics using micro-UAVs

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Cotsakis, Ryan, St-Onge, David et Beltrame, Giovanni. 2019. « Decentralized collaborative transport of fabrics using micro-UAVs ». In International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) (Montreal, QC, Canada, May 20-24, 2019) IEEE.
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Abstract

Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have generally little capacity to carry payloads. Through collaboration, the UAVs can increase their joint payload capacity and carry more significant loads. For maximum flexibility to dynamic and unstructured environments and task demands, we propose a fully decentralized control infrastructure based on a swarmspecific scripting language, Buzz. In this paper, we describe the control infrastructure and use it to compare two algorithms for collaborative transport: field potentials and spring-damper. We test the performance of our approach with a fleet of micro- UAVs, demonstrating the potential of decentralized control for collaborative transport.

Item Type: Conference proceeding
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St-Onge, David
Affiliation: Autres
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2019 20:52
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2019 14:39
URI: https://espace2.etsmtl.ca/id/eprint/19000

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