To design and prototype a team of robots that collaboratively explore and navigate in an office cubicle environment.
This project was sponsored by United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) to research methods for sensor fusion and collaborative exploration and navigation for land-based vehicles.
Spring Validation Experiment
Team E - Squad Collaborative Robotics
Team members: Sameer Ansari, Shawn Hanna, Aaron Nye, Alex Sher
Gazebo Simulation Trials
31 Trials were run showing an 11% improvement in the Closest Waypoint collaborative planner over the naive planner.
Physical Robot Prototype Version 2 - Cristoff
Current System Demonstration
This video shows a successful run through the Fall Validation Experiment using the P3-DX and Kinect sensor.
Fall '13 - Semester Demo