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    • Modeling the Effects of Mass and Age Variation in Wolves to Explore the Effects of Heterogeneity in Robot Team Composition 

      Madden, John D.; Arkin, Ronald C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
      No two wolves are the same. Some of the variations between individuals such as variation in mass and age have major implications on their hunting abilities. The predatory success of a wolf pack has been found to depend ...
    • Modeling Urban Environments for Communication-Aware UAV Swarm Path Planning 

      Christmann, Hans Claus; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2010-08)
      The presented work introduces a graph based approach to model urban (or otherwise cluttered) environments for UAS utilization beyond line-of-sight as well as out of direct R/F range of the operator's control station. ...
    • Modeling, Control, and Flight Testing of a Small Ducted Fan Aircraft 

      Johnson, Eric N.; Turbe, Michael A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2006-07)
      Small ducted fan autonomous vehicles have potential for several applications, especially for missions in urban environments. This paper discusses the use of dynamic inversion with neural network adaptation to provide an ...
    • Modeling, Design and Simulation of a Reconfigurable Aquatic Habitat for Life Support Control Research 

      Drayer, Gregorio E.; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2011-07)
      This paper presents the design, modeling, and simulation of a reconfigurable aquatic habitat for experiments in regenerative life support automation; it supports the use of aquatic habitats as a small-scale approach to ...
    • Modeling, Design, and Control of Flexible Manipulator Arms: Status and Trends 

      Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationJet Propulsion Laboratory, 1989)
      The desire for higher performance manipulators has lead to dynamic behavior in which the flexibility is an essential aspect. This paper first examines the mathematical representations commonly used in modeling flexible ...
    • Modelling and Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation for a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 

      Jung, Dongwon; Tsiotras, Panagiotis (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2007-05)
      Modeling and experimental identification results for a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are presented. The numerical values of the aerodynamic derivatives are computed via the Digital DATCOM software using the geometric ...
    • Modelling for two-time scale force position control of flexible robots 

      Rocco, Paolo; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1996-06)
      Distributed flexibility of the links is a severe obstacle for the endpoint position control of lightweight manipulators. In order to accomplish with satisfactory performance certain tasks involving a controlled interaction ...
    • Modelling for Two-Time Scale Force/Position Control of Flexible Robots 

      Rocco, Paolo; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1996-04)
      Distributed flexibility of the links is a severe obstacle for the endpoint position control of lightweight manipulators. In order to accomplish with satisfactory performance certain tasks involving a controlled interaction ...
    • Models for Mining Public Health Information from Social Media 

      Dredze, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-13)
      Twitter and other social media sites contain a wealth of information about populations and has been used to track sentiment towards products, measure political attitudes, and study social linguistics. In this talk, we ...
    • Models of Manipulators and Manipulation 

      Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Florida, 1978-02)
      As a complex and expensive mechanical system, a manipulator, whether commanded by man or computer, is often better studied by and developed from a mathematical model of the system than by direct observation. Furthermore ...
    • Modern MAP Inference Methods for Accurate and Fast Occupancy Grid Mapping on Higher Order Factor Graphs 

      Dhiman, Vikas; Kundu, Abhijit; Dellaert, Frank; Corso, Jason J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014)
      Using the inverse sensor model has been popular in occupancy grid mapping. However, it is widely known that applying the inverse sensor model to mapping requires certain assumptions that are ...
    • A Modular, Hybrid System Architecture for Autonomous, Urban Driving 

      Wooden, David; Powers, Matthew; Egerstedt, Magnus B.; Christensen, Henrik I.; Balch, Tucker (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2007-09-26)
      Autonomous navigation in urban environments inevitably leads to having to switch between var- ious, sometimes con icting control tasks. Sting Racing, a collaboration between Georgia Tech and SAIC, has developed a modular ...
    • A Modular, Hybrid System Architecture for Autonomous, Urban Driving 

      Wooden, Dave; Powers, Matt; Egerstedt, Magnus B.; Christensen, Henrik I.; Balch, Tucker (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2007-12)
      Autonomous navigation in urban environments inevitably leads to having to switch between various, sometimes conflicting control tasks. Sting Racing, a collaboration between Georgia Tech and SAIC, has developed a modular ...
    • Monitoring Dressing Activity Failures Through RFID and Video 

      Matic, Aleksandar; Mehta, P.; Rehg, James M.; Osmani, Venet; Mayora, Oscar (Georgia Institute of TechnologySchattauer, 2012)
    • Monocular Image Space Tracking on a Computationally Limited MAV 

      Ok, Kyel; Gamage, Dinesh; Drummond, Tom; Dellaert, Frank; Roy, Nicholas (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2015-05)
      We propose a method of monocular camera-inertial based navigation for computationally limited micro air vehicles (MAVs). Our approach is derived from the recent development of parallel tracking and mapping algorithms, but ...
    • Monocular Parallel Tracking and Mapping with Odometry Fusion for MAV Navigation in Feature-Lacking Environments 

      Ta, Duy-Nguyen; Ok, Kyel; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2013-11)
      Despite recent progress, autonomous navigation on Micro Aerial Vehicles with a single frontal camera is still a challenging problem, especially in feature-lacking environ- ments. On a mobile robot with a frontal camera, ...
    • A Monocular Vision-aided Inertial Navigation System with Improved Numerical Stability 

      Magree, Daniel; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-01)
      This paper develops a monocular vision-aided inertial navigation system based on the factored extended Kalman filter (EKF) proposed by Bierman and Thornton. The simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) algorithm ...
    • Monocular Visual Mapping for Obstacle Avoidance on UAVs 

      Magree, Daniel; Mooney, John G.; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-01)
      An unmanned aerial vehicle requires adequate knowledge of its surroundings in order to operate in close proximity to obstacles. UAVs also have strict payload and power constraints which limit the number and variety of ...
    • Monocular Visual Mapping for Obstacle Avoidance on UAVs 

      Magree, Daniel; Mooney, John G.; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05)
      An unmanned aerial vehicle requires adequate knowledge of its surroundings in order to operate in close proximity to obstacles. UAVs also have strict payload and power constraints which limit the number and variety of ...
    • Monte Carlo Localization for Mobile Robots 

      Burgard, Wolfram; Dellaert, Frank; Fox, Dieter; Thrun, Sebastian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999)
      To navigate reliably in indoor environments, a mobile robot must know where it is. Thus, reliable position estimation is a key problem in mobile robotics. We believe that probabilistic approaches are among the most ...