Floreano, Dario

Flying Insects and Robots

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Table of contents

1. Experimental Approaches Toward a Functional Understanding of Insect Flight Control
Steven N. Fry

2. From Visual Guidance in Flying Insects to Autonomous Aerial Vehicles
Mandyam V. Srinivasan, Saul Thurrowgood, Dean Soccol

3. Optic Flow Based Autopilots: Speed Control and Obstacle Avoidance
Nicolas Franceschini, Franck Ruffier, Julien Serres

4. Active Vision in Blowflies: Strategies and Mechanisms of Spatial Orientation
Martin Egelhaaf, Roland Kern, Jens P. Lindemann, Elke Braun, Bart Geurten

5. Wide-Field Integration Methods for Visuomotor Control
J. Sean Humbert, Joseph K. Conroy, Craig W. Neely, Geoffrey Barrows

6. Optic Flow to Steer and Avoid Collisions in 3D
Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Antoine Beyeler, Dario Floreano

7. Visual Homing in Insects and Robots
Jochen Zeil, Norbert Boeddeker, Wolfgang Stürzl

8. Motion Detection Chips for Robotic Platforms
Rico Moeckel, Shih-Chii Liu

9. Insect-Inspired Odometry by Optic Flow Recorded with Optical Mouse Chips
Hansjürgen Dahmen, Alain Millers, Hanspeter A. Mallot

10. Microoptical Artificial Compound Eyes
Andreas Brückner, Jacques Duparré, Frank Wippermann, Peter Dannberg, Andreas Bräuer

11. Flexible Wings and Fluid–Structure Interactions for Micro-Air Vehicles
W. Shyy, Y. Lian, S.K. Chimakurthi, J. Tang, C.E.S. Cesnik, B. Stanford, P.G. Ifju

12. Flow Control Using Flapping Wings for an Efficient Low-Speed Micro-Air Vehicle
Kevin D. Jones, Max F. Platzer

13. A Passively Stable Hovering Flapping Micro-Air Vehicle
Floris Breugel, Zhi Ern Teoh, Hod Lipson

14. The Scalable Design of Flapping Micro-Air Vehicles Inspired by Insect Flight
David Lentink, Stefan R. Jongerius, Nancy L. Bradshaw

15. Springy Shells, Pliant Plates and Minimal Motors: Abstracting the Insect Thorax to Drive a Micro-Air Vehicle
Robin J. Wootton

16. Challenges for 100 Milligram Flapping Flight
Ronald S. Fearing, Robert J. Wood

17. The Limits of Turning Control in Flying Insects
Fritz-Olaf Lehmann

18. A Miniature Vehicle with Extended Aerial and Terrestrial Mobility
Richard J. Bachmann, Ravi Vaidyanathan, Frank J. Boria, James Pluta, Josh Kiihne, Brian K. Taylor, Robert H. Bledsoe, Peter G. Ifju, Roger D. Quinn

19. Towards a Self-Deploying and Gliding Robot
Mirko Kovač, Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Dario Floreano

20. Solar-Powered Micro-air Vehicles and Challenges in Downscaling
André Noth, Roland Siegwart

21. Technology and Fabrication of Ultralight Micro-Aerial Vehicles
Adam Klaptocz, Jean-Daniel Nicoud

Keywords: Engineering, Control, Robotics, Mechatronics, Entomology, Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics), Simulation and Modeling, Control Structures and Microprogramming, Aerospace Technology and Astronautics

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