Matthias Goldhoorn
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How to localise a underwater robot?
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If you cannot use a camera the task is nearly impossible with your money limitations. Professionals use a scanning sonar like the tritech micron and a particle based localization like [3] based on ...

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AUV Lipo Battery capacity
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You don't gave all information that are needed for such calculations. However, the technical details of the Thrusters give a peak consumption of 350 Watts each. So you have 6 of them, makes overall 2....

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Which middleware for IPC and multi-threading in a autonomous robot?
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Take a look to rock-robotics.org and github.com/auv-avalon we provide a lot of basic tools already but in the end there is no real best middelware.

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What middle-ware do you recommend for a swarm of AUVs?
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To your first question if there is something other: We are using for AUV control the middleware framework work named rock: http://www.rock-robotics.org The main problem in general is the weak ...

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How to overwrite default git source in autoproj?
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You missed the part that autobuild can separate between push and pull urls. See documentation at http://rock-robotics.org/next/api/autobuild/Autobuild/Git.html The Gitorious statement automatically ...

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Tracking Landspeed Underwater
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So this is really a hard task. Estimating the position of a AUV is still a large challenge even in research. There are sensors like as DVL (Doppler Velocity Log) available that can estimate the speed ...

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Choosing suitable simulator for a swarm of AUVs
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We are using for the AUV-Avalon a simulation called Mars http://rock-robotics.org/master/documentation/simulation/index.html Unfortunately there is no ROS integration, but a Rock integration. Rock ...

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Image retrieval through a multibeam imaging sonar
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We are using the P900 multibeam sonar. So far our interface hasn't any problem. But we requested a new version of the library from teledyne which works now in our case. sonar = new BVTSDK::Sonar(); ...

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rock/syskit: How to add multiple instances of same component into a network
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This is what syskit should do, in the end syskit decides about the amount of modules. If you simply add the Requirement a second time syskit recognizes that they can be merged together and removes ...

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Why linkage-based haptic devices are much more common than cable (tension)-based ones?
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There are primary a Technical reason for this. If you use tension based, the actual joint-angle has to be computed from all tension lengths, the inverse kinematic is as you mentioned known in general ...

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