MM-UAV: Mobile Manipulating Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

  title={MM-UAV: Mobile Manipulating Unmanned Aerial Vehicle},
  author={Christopher M. Korpela and Todd W. Danko and Paul Y. Oh},
  journal={Journal of Intelligent \& Robotic Systems},
Given significant mobility advantages, UAVs have access to many locations that would be impossible for an unmanned ground vehicle to reach, but UAV research has historically focused on avoiding interactions with the environment. Recent advances in UAV size to payload and manipulator weight to payload ratios suggest the possibility of integration in the near future, opening the door to UAVs that can interact with their environment by manipulating objects. Therefore, we seek to investigate and… 

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