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HYPER-FLEXIBLE 1-D SHAPE SENSOR. The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, Barcelona, Spain, 2013..
Indoor Navigation with a Swarm of Flying Robots. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2012..
Contactless deflection sensing of concave and convex shapes assisted by soft mirrors. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, 2012..
The EPFL jumpglider: A hybrid jumping and gliding robot with rigid or folding wings. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Phuket, Thailand, 2011..
The Accuracy of Automatic Photogrammetric Techniques on Ultra-light UAV Imagery. UAV-g 2011 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Geomatics, Zürich, CH, 2011..
Energy-Time Efficiency in Aerial Swarm Deployment. 10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems., EPFL, Lasuaance, Switzerland, 2010..
Beat-based synchronization and steering for groups of fixed-wing flying robots. International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010..
Effect of mechanical parameters on dielectric elastomer minimum energy structures. Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD), San Diego, USA, 2013..
Beat-Based Synchronization and Steering for Groups of Fixed-Wing Flying Robots. [u'10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems', u'10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems'], Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, 2013..
Energy-Time Efficiency in Aerial Swarm Deployment. [u'10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems', u'10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems'], Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, 2013..
A Perching Mechanism for Flying Robots Using a Fibre-Based Adhesive. ICRA 13, Karlsruhe, 2013..
Limitations of response thresholds models of division of labor. Artificial Life 13, the Thirteenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 2012..
Differences in the Concept of Fitness Between Artificial Evolution and Natural Selection. Artificial Life 13, the Thirteenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 2012..
Robust Acoustic Source Localization of Emergency Signals from Micro Air Vehicles. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, 2012..
Implementation of a Wireless Mesh Network of Ultra Light MAVs with Dynamic Routing. IEEE GLOBECOM 2012, 3rd International IEEE Workshop on Wireless Networking & Control for Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles 2012, Anaheim, California, USA, 2012..
The AirBurr: A Flying Robot That Can Exploit Collisions. International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME), 2012 ICME, Kobe, Japan, 2012..
Automatically calibrating the viewing direction of optic-flow sensors. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012 IEEE International Conference on, St-Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2012..
myCopter – Enabling Technologies for Personal Aerial Transportation Systems. 3rd International HELI World Conference, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 2011..
MYCOPTER: ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES FOR PERSONAL AIR TRANSPORT SYSTEMS – AN EARLY PROGRESS REPORT. 37th European Rotorcraft Forum, Vergiate/Gallarate, Italy, 2011..
Robot Companions for Citizens. FET'11, Budapest, Procedia Computer Science, 2011..
CURVACE - CURVed Artificial Compound Eyes. 2nd European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition 2011 (FET 11), Budapest, Hungary, Procedia Computer Science, 2011..
Reynolds flocking in reality with fixed-wing robots: communication range vs. maximum turning rate. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'2011), San Francisco, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2011..
Aerial Locomotion in Cluttered Environments. 15th International Symposium on Robotics Research, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA, 2011..
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