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2020

A Survey on Swarming With Micro Air Vehicles: Fundamental Challenges and Constraints

Coppola, M., McGuire, K. N., De Wagter, C. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 25 Feb 2020, In : Frontiers In Robotics and AI. 7, 18.

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Autonomous drone race: A computationally efficient vision-based navigation and control strategy

Li, S., Ozo, M. M. O. I., De Wagter, C. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., Nov 2020, In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 133, 15 p., 103621.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Evolution of robust high speed optical-flow-based landing for autonomous MAVs

Scheper, K. Y. W. & de Croon, G., Feb 2020, In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 124, 12 p., 103380.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Evolved Neuromorphic Control for High Speed Divergence-Based Landings of MAVs

Hagenaars, J. J., Paredes-Vallés, F., Bohté, S. M. & De Croon, G. C. H. E., Oct 2020, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 5, 4, p. 6239-6246 8 p., 9149674.

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Flapping wing drones show off their skills

de Croon, G., 22 Jul 2020, In : Science Robotics. 5, 44, 3 p., eabd0233.

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Online trajectory planning and control of a MAV payload system in dynamic environments

Potdar, N. D., de Croon, G. C. H. E. & Alonso-Mora, J., 2020, In : Autonomous Robots. 44, 6, p. 1065-1089

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Visual model-predictive localization for computationally efficient autonomous racing of a 72-g drone

Li, S., van der Horst, E., Duernay, P., De Wagter, C. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 2020, In : Journal of Field Robotics. 37, 4, p. 667-692 26 p.

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2019

A Bio-inspired Free-flying Robot Reveals that Flies Use Torque Coupling in Rapid Banked Turns

Muijres, F. T., Karasek, M., de Wagter, C., Remes, B. & de Croon, G., 2019, p. E164-E164. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientific

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A comparative study of bug algorithms for robot navigation

McGuire, K. N., de Croon, G. C. H. E. & Tuyls, K., 1 Nov 2019, In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 121, 103261.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

A minimal longitudinal dynamic model of a tailless flapping wing robot for control design

Kajak, K. M., Karásek, M., Chu, Q. P. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 2019, In : Bioinspiration & biomimetics. 14, 4, 16 p., 046008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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A Tailless FlappingWing MAV Performing Monocular Visual Servoing Tasks

Olejnik, D., Karasek, M., Duisterhof, B., Scheper, K., van Dijk, T. & de Croon, G., 2019, International Micro Air Vehicle Competition and Conference. 7 p.

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Challenges and implemented technologies used in autonomous drone racing

Moon, H., Martinez-Carranza, J., Cieslewski, T., Faessler, M., Falanga, D., Li, S., Ozo, M., de Wagter, C., de Croon, G. & More Authors, 2019, In : Intelligent service robotics. 12, 2, p. 137-148 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Hear-and-avoid for UAVs using convolutional neural networks

Wijnker, D., van Dijk, T., de Croon, G. & de Wagter, C., 2019, International Micro Air Vehicle Competition and Conference. 13 p.

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How Do Neural Networks See Depth in Single Images?

van Dijk, T. & de Croon, G., Oct 2019, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). p. 2183-2191

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Modelling wing wake and tail aerodynamics of a flapping-wing micro aerial vehicle

Armanini, S. F., Caetano, J. V., de Visser, C. C., Pavel, M. D., de Croon, G. C. H. E. & Mulder, M., 5 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 11, 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Obstacle detection using horizon-based learning

de Croon, G., 2019, IPC No. G06K, Priority date 9 Nov 2017, Priority No. WO 2019/093882

Research output: Patent

On-board range-based relative localization for micro air vehicles in indoor leader–follower flight

van der Helm, S., Coppola, M., McGuire, K. N. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 2019, In : Autonomous Robots.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Provable self-organizing pattern formation by a swarm of robots with limited knowledge

Coppola, M., Guo, J., Gill, E. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 2019, In : Swarm Intelligence. 13, 1, p. 59–94 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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The PageRank algorithm as a method to optimize swarm behavior through local analysis

Coppola, M., Guo, J., Gill, E. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 2019, In : Swarm Intelligence. 13, 3-4, p. 277-319 43 p.

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Unsupervised Tuning of Filter Parameters Without Ground-Truth Applied to Aerial Robots

Li, S., De Wagter, C. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., Oct 2019, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 4, 4, p. 4102-4107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2018

Adaptive Gain Control Strategy for Constant Optical Flow Divergence Landing

Ho, H. W., de Croon, G. C. H. E., van Kampen, E., Chu, Q. P. & Mulder, M., 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 34, 2, p. 508 - 516 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

A tailless aerial robotic flapper reveals that flies use torque coupling in rapid banked turns

Karasek, M., Muijres, F. T., Wagter, C. D., Remes, B. D. W. & De Croon, G. C. H. E., 14 Sep 2018, In : Science. 361, 6407, p. 1089-1094 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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66 Citations (Scopus)
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Attitude control system for a lightweight flapping wing MAV

Tijmons, S., Karásek, M. & De Croon, G., 20 Jul 2018, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 13, 5, 17 p., 056004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
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Autonomous landing algorithm using a sun position predicting model for extended use of solar powered UAVs

Duisterhof, B. & de Croon, G., 2018, 10th International Micro-Air Vehicles Conference: 22nd-23rd November 2018. Melbourne, Australia. Watkins, S. & Mohamed, A. (eds.). p. 315-323 9 p.

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Cascaded incremental nonlinear dynamic inversion for MAV disturbance rejection

Smeur, E. J. J., de Croon, G. C. H. E. & Chu, Q., 1 Apr 2018, In : Control Engineering Practice. 73, p. 79-90 12 p.

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Challenges of Autonomous Flight in Indoor Environments

de Croon, G. & de Wagter, C., 2018, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Madrid, Spain, October 1-5, 2018. IEEE, p. 1003- 1009

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedings/Edited volumeConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial for special collection on the estimation and control of MAV navigation in GPS-denied cluttered environments

Marzat, J. (Guest ed.), Croon, G. D. (Guest ed.), Fraundorfer, F. (Guest ed.), Morin, P. (Guest ed.) & Tsourdos, A. (Guest ed.), 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 10, 2, p. 125-126 2 p.

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Estimation and control for MAV navigation in GPS-denied cluttered environments

Marzat, J. (Guest ed.), Croon, G. D. (Guest ed.), Fraundorfer, F. (Guest ed.), Morin, P. (Guest ed.) & Tsourdos, A. (Guest ed.), 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 10, 2, p. 125-239

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issueScientificpeer-review

First autonomous multi-room exploration with an insect-inspired flapping wing vehicle

Scheper, K., Karasek, M., de Wagter, C., Remes, B. & de Croon, G., 2018, International Conference on Robotics and Automation : 21-25 May 2018, Brisbane, Australia. IEEE, p. 5546 - 5552 7 p.

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On-board communication-based relative localization for collision avoidance in Micro Air Vehicle teams

Coppola, M., McGuire, K. N., Scheper, K. Y. W. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 2018, In : Autonomous Robots. 42, 8, p. 1787–1805 19 p.

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Optical-Flow based Self-Supervised Learning of Obstacle Appearance applied to MAV Landing

Ho, H. W., De Wagter, C., Remes, B. D. W. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 1 Feb 2018, In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 100, p. 78–94 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Optical-flow-based Stabilization of Micro Air Vehicles Without Scaling Sensors

Braber, T., de Wagter, C., de Croon, G. & Babuska, R., 2018, 10th International Micro-Air Vehicles Conference: 22nd-23rd November 2018. Melbourne, Australia. Watkins, P. S. & Mohamed, D. A. (eds.). p. 289-297 9 p.

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Optimization of swarm behavior assisted by an automatic local proof for a pattern formation task

Coppola, M. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 1 Jan 2018, Swarm Intelligence - 11th International Conference, ANTS 2018, Proceedings. Dorigo, M., Birattari, M., Blum, C., Christensen, A. L., Reina, A. & Trianni, V. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 11172 LNCS. p. 123-134 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11172 LNCS).

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Persistent self-supervised learning: From stereo to monocular vision for obstacle avoidance

van Hecke, K., de Croon, G., van der Maaten, L., Hennes, D. & Izzo, D., 2018, In : International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 10, 2, p. 186-206 21 p.

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Quad-thopter: Tailless Flapping Wing Robot with 4 Pairs of Wings

de Wagter, C., Karasek, M. & de Croon, G., 21 Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 10, 3, p. 244–253

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Visual Homing for Micro Aerial Vehicles Using Scene Familiarity

van Dalen, G. J. J., McGuire, K. & de Croon, G., 8 Jun 2018, In : Unmanned Systems. 06, 02, p. 119-130

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Wing Sweeping Mechanism for Active Control and Stabilisation of a Flapping Wing MAV

Olejnik, D., Sujit, A., Karasek, M., Remes, B. & de Croon, G., 2018, 10th International Micro-Air Vehicles Conference: 22nd-23rd November 2018. Melbourne, Australia. Watkins, S. & Mohamed, A. (eds.). p. 120-126 12 p.

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2017

Abstraction, Sensory-Motor Coordination, and the Reality Gap in Evolutionary Robotics

Scheper, K. & de Croon, G., 1 Jun 2017, In : Artificial Life. 23, 2, p. 124-141 18 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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Distance and velocity estimation using optical flow from a monocular camera

Ho, H. W., de Croon, G. C. H. E. & Chu, Q., 1 Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 9, 3, p. 198-208 11 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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Efficient Optical Flow and Stereo Vision for Velocity Estimation and Obstacle Avoidance on an Autonomous Pocket Drone

Mcguire, K., de Croon, G., de Wagter, C., Tuyls, K. & Kappen, H., Apr 2017, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2, 2, p. 1070 - 1076 7 p.

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Flight Testing and Preliminary Analysis for Global System Identification of Ornithopter Dynamics Using On-board and Off-board Data

Armanini, S., Karasek, M., de Visser, C., de Croon, G. & Mulder, M., 2017, AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, 2017: 5-9 June 2017, Denver, Colorado. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA), 20 p. AIAA 2017-1634

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Modelling wing wake and tail-wake interaction of a clap-and-peel flapping-wing MAV

Armanini, S., de Visser, C., de Croon, G. & Aguiar Vieira Caetano, J., 2017, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference: 5-9 June 2017, Denver, Colorado. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA), 20 p. AIAA 2017-0581

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Obstacle Avoidance Strategy using Onboard Stereo Vision on a Flapping Wing MAV

Tijmons, S., De Croon, G. C. H. E., Remes, B. D. W., De Wagter, C. & Mulder, M., 1 Aug 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 33, 4, p. 858-874 17 p., 7919189.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Quadrotor Thrust Vectoring Control with Time Optimal Trajectory Planning in Constant Wind Fields

Silva, J. P., De Wagter, C. & de Croon, G. C. H. E., 14 Nov 2017, In : Unmanned Systems. 6, 1, p. 1-23 23 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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