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Collaborative Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping for a Swarm of Flying Robots in an Indoor Environment

posted on 06.08.2017, 23:42 by ILANKAIKONE SENTHOORAN
This research explored a way of providing situational awareness inside potentially damaged buildings to disaster management teams using swarms of aerial robots. The aim was to equip robots with technology that enables mapping with limited resources and without any aid from a centralised station or reliance on external infrastructure. This work is an important step towards the realisation of robotic systems with higher levels of autonomy, scalability and robustness at lower costs, enabling their usability in real-life application scenarios like disaster situations to provide knowledge that would help in saving lives.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Jan Barca

Additional supervisor 1

Hoam Chung

Additional supervisor 2

Joarder Kamruzzaman

Additional supervisor 3

Manzur Murshed

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Clayton School of IT


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Information Technology