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Andreas Bircher


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Andreas Bircher is currently a research engineer at WingTra. He received his MSc by the Mechanical Engineering Department of ETH Zurich. He then worked as a researcher at the Autonomous Systems Lab, ETH Zurich where he conducted the work on autonomous exploration planning.



by and   -   May 23, 2016

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Autonomous exploration of unknown environments corresponds to a critical ability and a major challenge for aerial robots. In many cases, we would like to rely on the ability of an intelligent flying system to completely and efficiently explore the previously unknown world and derive a consistent map of it. On top of this basic skill, one can then work on several tasks such as infrastructure inspection, hazard detection, and more.