This week we have been trying to use Kinect to obtain the position of a Crazyflie. So far, we have found three well-documented methods to do so:

  1. Autopilot with Crazyflie Client This is by far the easiest methods and only requires a version of the client that supports Kinect. However, we had issu...

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Since we are discussing the distributive Kalman filter based covariance intersection, we have to take a look at how it develops.

The paper, named "Diffusion Kalman filter based on Covariance Intersection," is of great importance. The real contribution of this paper is not in the algorithm that the...

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The problem that was encountered last week was that the two wheeled paperbot was not able to support the weight of the phone. This week I worked on creating a four wheeled bot that could maybe have a better change at carrying a phone around. I modified the cutout to accomodate two more servos and th...

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Throughout this week, I have discussed with other members of Roco team about how to improve the current interface. Ultimately, we agree that we should eliminate the current “right column”, which is currently the main interface to input new parameters of components and subcomponents. Such an inte...

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Christian, Prathyush, and I came up with a rough plan on how to proceed with our new research and some goals/questions to address for this quarter. It can be found below:

  • Parameterized robot specification
    • What parameters are required to fully specify a robot?
    • Create a composable that can export...

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