A Primer on Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Design
AbstractThere is a large amount of research currently being done on autonomous micro-aerial vehicles (MAV), such as quadrotor helicopters or quadcopters. The ability to create a working autonomous MAV depends mainly on integrating a simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) solution with the rest of the system. This paper provides an introduction for creating an autonomous MAV for enclosed environments, aimed at students and professionals alike. The standard autonomous system and MAV automation are discussed, while we focus on the core concepts of SLAM systems and trajectory planning algorithms. The advantages and disadvantages of using remote processing are evaluated, and recommendations are made regarding the viability of on-board processing. Recommendations are made regarding best practices to serve as a guideline for aspirant MAV designers. View Full-Text
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Coppejans, H.H.G.; Myburgh, H.C. A Primer on Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Design. Sensors 2015, 15, 30033-30061.
Coppejans HHG, Myburgh HC. A Primer on Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Design. Sensors. 2015; 15(12):30033-30061.Chicago/Turabian Style
Coppejans, Hugo H.G.; Myburgh, Herman C. 2015. "A Primer on Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Design." Sensors 15, no. 12: 30033-30061.