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R.T. Chien Distinguished Lecture: "Aerial Robot Swarms"

Speaker Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Date Apr 8, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  
Location CSL Auditorium (B02)
Sponsor Coordinated Science Laboratory
Event type Academic
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Originating Calendar CSL General Event Calendar
Autonomous micro aerial robots can operate in three-dimensional unstructured environments, and offer many opportunities for environmental monitoring, search and rescue, and first response. I will describe the challenges in developing small, agile robots and our recent work in addressing these challenges. I will also discuss the deployment of large numbers of aerial robots, focusing on the control and planning problems with applications to cooperative manipulation and transport, construction, and exploration and mapping.