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Robot Control course from Coursera featuring quadrotor control

I thought some of you might be interested in this:

Control of Mobile Robots

Magnus Egerstedt (Georgia Tech)

About the Course

This course investigates how to make…


Added by Roy Brewer on July 28, 2012 at 7:00am — 10 Comments

Parallel programming on the Arduino with Occam

Looks like these folks are implementing the parallel programming language Occam on the Arduino.

They specifically mention a UAV project on running on ArduPilot

- Roy

Added by Roy Brewer on June 17, 2010 at 9:11am — No Comments

Complementary filter demo

This is a demonstration of complementary filters on pitch and roll attitude using 3 gyroscopes and 3 accelerometers running on a custom Quadrotor controller board. Filters are coded in Python on the laptop with VPython rendering of spinning 3D cubes. Sensor processing code is running on the ATMega644p-based controller and is written in C. For Python code, see:… Continue

Added by Roy Brewer on February 16, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

New 9 DOF sensor for $99

Its means to be interfaced to a PC over USB, but it appears to provide 9 DOF (accelermeters, gyros, and magnetometers). The device apparently can output the raw sensor values and/or Kalman filtered quaternions

Too good to be true?

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Added by Roy Brewer on December 4, 2009 at 10:28am — 12 Comments

Accelerometer question for IMU Experts

I'm sure there's plenty of experienced IMU builders on this board who can resolve this question (see here: (starting at the 5th comment) and here:… Continue

Added by Roy Brewer on August 7, 2009 at 8:09am — 45 Comments

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