UAV/UGV cooperation for surveying operations in humanitarian demining

@article{Cantelli2013UAVUGVCF,
  title={UAV/UGV cooperation for surveying operations in humanitarian demining},
  author={Luciano Cantelli and M. Mangiameli and C. Donato Melita and Giovanni Muscato},
  journal={2013 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR)},
  year={2013},
  pages={1-6}
}
Unmanned Ground Vehicles can be a useful tool to help operators in humanitarian demining. However in many difficult environments autonomous operations are impossible and moreover it can be really difficult to teleoperate the robot from an onboard camera. This work presents an architecture to allow cooperation between a ground robot and a quadrotor UAV. The UAV can autonomously follow the ground robot, by using an image processing algorithm. In this way aerial images are provided that can help… CONTINUE READING
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