A Realistic Simulation for Swarm UAVs and Performance Metrics for Operator User Interfaces
AuthorAhmed Siddiqui, Kazi Tanvir
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Robots have been utilized to support disaster mitigation missions through exploration of areas that are either unreachable or hazardous for human rescuers . The great potential for robotics in disaster mitigation has been recognized by the research community and during the last decade, a lot of research has been focused on developing robotic systems for this purpose. In this thesis, we present a description of the usage and classification of UAVs and performance metrics that affect controlling of UAVs. We also present new contributions to the UAV simulator developed by ECSL and RRL: the integration of flight dynamics of Hummingbird quadcopter, and distance optimization using a Genetic algorithm.