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George Nikolakopoulos

Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå

Design and Model Predictive Control of Mars Coaxial Quadrotor


Oct 01, 2021
Akash Patel, Avijit Banerjee, Bjorn Lindqvist, Christoforos Kanellakis, George Nikolakopoulos


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Collision avoidance for multiple MAVs using fast centralized NMPC


Sep 02, 2021
Björn Lindqvist, Sina Sharif Mansouri, Pantelis Sopasakis, George Nikolakopoulos

* International Federation of Automatic Control 2020 
* 8 pages, 10 figures 

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COMPRA: A COMPact Reactive Autonomy framework for subterranean MAV based search-and-rescue operations


Aug 30, 2021
Björn Lindqvist, Christoforos Kanellakis, Sina Sharif Mansouri, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, George Nikolakopoulos

* 19 pages, 10 figures 

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A Scalable Distributed Collision Avoidance Scheme for Multi-agent UAV systems


Apr 08, 2021
Björn Lindqvist, Pantelis Sopasakis, George Nikolakopoulos

* 7 pages, 6 figures 

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Exploration-RRT: A multi-objective Path Planning and Exploration Framework for Unknown and Unstructured Environments


Apr 08, 2021
Björn Lindqvist, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, George Nikolakopoulos

* 8 pages, 8 figures, 3 algorithms 

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NeBula: Quest for Robotic Autonomy in Challenging Environments; TEAM CoSTAR at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge


Mar 28, 2021
Ali Agha, Kyohei Otsu, Benjamin Morrell, David D. Fan, Rohan Thakker, Angel Santamaria-Navarro, Sung-Kyun Kim, Amanda Bouman, Xianmei Lei, Jeffrey Edlund, Muhammad Fadhil Ginting, Kamak Ebadi, Matthew Anderson, Torkom Pailevanian, Edward Terry, Michael Wolf, Andrea Tagliabue, Tiago Stegun Vaquero, Matteo Palieri, Scott Tepsuporn, Yun Chang, Arash Kalantari, Fernando Chavez, Brett Lopez, Nobuhiro Funabiki, Gregory Miles, Thomas Touma, Alessandro Buscicchio, Jesus Tordesillas, Nikhilesh Alatur, Jeremy Nash, William Walsh, Sunggoo Jung, Hanseob Lee, Christoforos Kanellakis, John Mayo, Scott Harper, Marcel Kaufmann, Anushri Dixit, Gustavo Correa, Carlyn Lee, Jay Gao, Gene Merewether, Jairo Maldonado-Contreras, Gautam Salhotra, Maira Saboia Da Silva, Benjamin Ramtoula, Yuki Kubo, Seyed Fakoorian, Alexander Hatteland, Taeyeon Kim, Tara Bartlett, Alex Stephens, Leon Kim, Chuck Bergh, Eric Heiden, Thomas Lew, Abhishek Cauligi, Tristan Heywood, Andrew Kramer, Henry A. Leopold, Chris Choi, Shreyansh Daftry, Olivier Toupet, Inhwan Wee, Abhishek Thakur, Micah Feras, Giovanni Beltrame, George Nikolakopoulos, David Shim, Luca Carlone, Joel Burdick

* For team website, see https://costar.jpl.nasa.gov/ 

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Slider: On the Design and Modeling of a 2D Floating Satellite Platform


Jan 16, 2021
Avijit Banerjee, Jakub Haluska, Sumeet G. Satpute, Dariusz Kominiak, George Nikolakopoulos


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Geometry Aware NMPC Scheme for Morphing Quadrotor Navigation in Restricted Entrances


Jan 08, 2021
Andreas Papadimitriou, Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, George Nikolakopoulos


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Switching Model Predictive Control for Online Structural Reformations of a Foldable Quadrotor


Aug 20, 2020
Andreas Papadimitriou, George Nikolakopoulos


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Nonlinear MPC for Collision Avoidance and Controlof UAVs With Dynamic Obstacles


Aug 03, 2020
Björn Lindqvist, Sina Sharif Mansouri, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, George Nikolakopoulos

* IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 6001-6008, Oct. 2020 
* 8 pages, 10 figures 

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A Unified NMPC Scheme for MAVs Navigation with 3D Collision Avoidance under Position Uncertainty


Jul 31, 2020
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, Bjorn Lindqvist, Farhad Pourkamali-Anaraki, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Joel Burdick, George Nikolakopoulos

* IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Volume 5, Issue 4, On Page(s) 5740-5747, October 2020 

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Subterranean MAV Navigation based on Nonlinear MPC with Collision Avoidance Constraints


Jun 07, 2020
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, Emil Fresk, Bjorn Lindqvist, Dariusz Kominiak, Anton Koval, Pantelis Sopasakis, George Nikolakopoulos


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Unsupervised Learning for Subterranean Junction Recognition Based on 2D Point Cloud


Jun 07, 2020
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Farhad Pourkamali-Anaraki, Miguel Castano Arranz, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Joel Burdick, George Nikolakopoulos


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MAV Navigation in Unknown Dark Underground Mines Using Deep Learning


Jun 07, 2020
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, Petros Karvelis, Dariusz Kominiak, George Nikolakopoulos


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MAV Development Towards Navigation in Unknown and Dark Mining Tunnels


May 29, 2020
Dariusz Kominiak, Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, George Nikolakopoulos

* This is article has been accepted in 28th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED'2020) 

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A Subterranean Virtual Cave World for Gazebo based on the DARPA SubT Challenge


Apr 21, 2020
Anton Koval, Christoforos Kanellakis, Emil Vidmark, Jakub Haluska, George Nikolakopoulos

* "Available on GitHub: https://github.com/LTU-CEG/gazebo_cave_world

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Visual Area Coverage with Attitude-Dependent Camera Footprints by Particle Harvesting


Sep 15, 2019
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Pantelis Sopasakis, George Georgoulas, Thomas Gustafsson, George Nikolakopoulos


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Autonomous visual inspection of large-scale infrastructures using aerial robots


Jan 16, 2019
Christoforos Kanellakis, Emil Fresk, Sina Sharif Mansouri, Dariusz Kominiak, George Nikolakopoulos


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Cooperative Aerial Coverage Path Planning for Visual Inspection of Complex Infrastructures


Dec 05, 2016
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, David Wuthier, Emil Fresk, George Nikolakopoulos

* submitted to IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2017 

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