[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] IROS 2017 Competition: Autonomous Drone Racing(ADR) in Mos Eisley Vancouver Arena

hyungpil hyungpil at me.skku.ac.kr
Thu Mar 2 06:27:30 PST 2017


IROS 2017 Competition: Autonomous Drone Racing(ADR) in Mos Eisley Vancouver
Arena

The IROS 2017 Autonomous Drone Racing in Mos Eisley Vancouver Arena (Racing)
is a technical challenge sponsored by IROS 2017 Organizing Committee aimed
to provide worldwide robotic researchers a technology showroom for
autonomous flight and to promote solutions for the agile autonomous flight
of drones in daring environments. Participants will bring their own flying
robots in Mos Eisley Vancouver Arena and be asked to fly them autonomously
through designated tracks in the circuit. The technical challenges combine
the time optimal path planning for drones, flight and tracking control,
obstacle detection, localization, and fault detection and recovery. Two
racing times will be recorded and scored by its best flight time through the
start and the finish line. More detail rules of Racing can be found in the
competition web pages.

We are now accepting applications worldwide, and warmly welcome teams to
participate in this competition!

Prospective participants must submit the registration form (Form A,
available online) via email to drone.racing.iros2017 at gmail.com with the
title of “Drone Racing Registration: Your team name” by 04/01/2017. Although
we have not finalized the size of the grant, registered teams may be
eligible for the travel grant if submitted the travel grant application form
(Form B, available online) by 06/01/2017 to drone.racing.iros2017 at gmail.com
with the title of “Drone Racing Travel Grant Application: Your team name”.
Successfully registered teams must submit promotion materials to the
organizers via email by 09/01/2017. The conference registration policy for
the competition-only participants will be announced later.

Please visit the IROS 2017 ADR competition website at
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ris.skku.edu_iros2017racing_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=drdku74aFdiseES6o0csCVMz2Fv0VaF04i5DGQ-WugU&s=NiYjpISTjUaKGFStCyd_rjpJ-7HnzmT5HxPffQikpUQ&e=  for more detailed information.

Hyungpil Moon, Sungkyunkwan University [hyungpil at me.skku.ac.kr]
Hyunchul Shim, KAIST [hcshim at kaist.ac.kr]
Si Jung Kim, University of Nevada, Las Vega [sjkim at unlv.edu]



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