Le Bras, Florent; Hamel, Tarek; Mahony, Robert; Treil, Aurelie
This paper considers the question of stabilizing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) using a minimal and an inexpensive sensor suite. The sensor suite considered consists of rate gyros and a single embedded video camera system. The approach taken is based on the principles of dynamic image-based visual servo control and extends the authors' earlier work by removing dependence on additional sensors, such as accelerometers and magnetometers. The technique...[Show more]
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