Portrait of Indoor Flight in Degraded Visual Environments
Head: Sebastian Scherer
Contact: Sebastian Scherer
Associated Labs: Air Lab and Field Robotics Center (FRC)
Last Project Publication Year: 2017

Our goal is to fly indoors in degraded visual environments to localize people and fire. We are developing accurate real-time localization and control to be able to fly in these challenging conditions.

Displaying 3 Publications
Robust Autonomous Flight in Constrained and Visually Degraded Shipboard Environments
Zheng Fang, Shichao Yang, Sezal Jain, Geetesh Dubey, Stephan Roth, Silvio Mano Maeta, Stephen T. Nuske, Yuzhang Wu and Sebastian Scherer

Journal Article, Journal of Field Robotics, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 25–52, January, 2017
Modeling and Control of Coaxial UAV with Swashplate Controlled Lower Propeller
Richard Lee, Koushil Sreenath and Sebastian Scherer

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-52, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Real-time Onboard 6DoF Localization of an Indoor MAV in Degraded Visual Environments Using a RGB-D Camera
Zheng Fang and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5253 – 5259, May, 2015

Current RI People

Past Project People

  • Zheng Fang
  • Sezal Jain