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AI Robotics Transportation Hardware

Getting Small UAVs To Imitate Human Pilots Flying Through Dense Forests 56 56

New submitter diabolicalrobot writes "The Robotics Institute at CMU has been developing systems to learn from humans. Using a Machine Learning class of techniques called Imitation Learning our group has developed AI software for a small commercially available off-the-shelf ARdrone to autonomously fly through the dense trees for over 3.4 km in experimental runs. We are also developing methods to do longer range planning with such purely vision-guided UAVs. Such technology has a lot of potential impact for surveillance, search and rescue and allowing UAVs to safely share airspace with manned airspace."
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Getting Small UAVs To Imitate Human Pilots Flying Through Dense Forests

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