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Giuseppe Loianno

Assistant Professor

20112019
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Research Output 2011 2019

2019

Autonomous landing on a moving vehicle with an unmanned aerial vehicle

Baca, T., Stepan, P., Spurny, V., Hert, D., Penicka, R., Saska, M., Thomas, J., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Field Robotics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Landing
Railroad cars
Bins
Robotics

Human gaze-driven spatial tasking of an autonomous MAV

Yuan, L., Reardon, C., Warnell, G. & Loianno, G., Apr 1 2019, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 4, 2, p. 1343-1350 8 p., 8626140.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Units of measurement
Robots
Glass
Navigation

Inertial Yaw-Independent Velocity and Attitude Estimation for High-Speed Quadrotor Flight

Svacha, J., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Apr 1 2019, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 4, 2, p. 1109-1116 8 p., 8620279.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High Speed
Units of measurement
Tilt
Unit
Drag

Millimeter Wave Remote UAV Control and Communications for Public Safety Scenarios

Xia, W., Polese, M., Mezzavilla, M., Loianno, G., Rangan, S. & Zorzi, M., Jun 2019, 2019 16th Annual IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking, SECON 2019. IEEE Computer Society, 8824919. (Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks workshops; vol. 2019-June).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Millimeter waves
Communication
Particle beam tracking
Throughput

Online estimation of geometric and inertia parameters for multirotor aerial vehicles

Wuest, V., Kumar, V. & Loianno, G., May 1 2019, 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1884-1890 7 p. 8794274. (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation; vol. 2019-May).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Antennas
Observability
Electric fuses
Robust control

Online Estimation of Geometric and inertia parameters for multirotor aerial vehicles

Wuest, V., Kumar, V. & Loianno, G., 2019, ICRA 2019. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Autonomous flight and cooperative control for reconstruction using aerial robots powered by smartphones

Loianno, G., Mulgaonkar, Y., Brunner, C., Ahuja, D., Ramanandan, A., Chari, M., Diaz, S. & Kumar, V., Sep 1 2018, In : International Journal of Robotics Research. 37, 11, p. 1341-1358 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cooperative Control
Flight Control
Smartphones
Robot
Robots

Autonomous navigation of micro aerial vehicles using high-rate and low-cost sensors

Santamaria-Navarro, A., Loianno, G., Solà, J., Kumar, V. & Andrade-Cetto, J., Aug 1 2018, In : Autonomous Robots. 42, 6, p. 1263-1280 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

State estimation
Navigation
Optical flows
Cameras
Antennas

Cooperative autonomous search, grasping, and delivering in a treasure hunt scenario by a team of unmanned aerial vehicles

Spurný, V., Báča, T., Saska, M., Pěnička, R., Krajník, T., Thomas, J., Thakur, D., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Field Robotics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Bins
Robotics
Motion control
State estimation

Fast, autonomous flight in GPS-denied and cluttered environments

Mohta, K., Watterson, M., Mulgaonkar, Y., Liu, S., Qu, C., Makineni, A., Saulnier, K., Sun, K., Zhu, A., Delmerico, J., Karydis, K., Atanasov, N., Loianno, G., Scaramuzza, D., Daniilidis, K., Taylor, C. J. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Field Robotics. 35, 1, p. 101-120 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global positioning system
Robots
Warehouses
Testing
Software architecture

Inertial Velocity and Attitude Estimation for Quadrotors

Svacha, J., Mohta, K., Watterson, M., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Dec 27 2018, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 7810-7816 7 p. 8593616. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Drag
Units of measurement
Propellers
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Robots

Inertial velocity estimation for quadrotors

Svacha, J., Mohta, K., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., 2018, RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Localization, Grasping, and Transportation of Magnetic Objects by a Team of MAVs in Challenging Desert-Like Environments

Loianno, G., Spurny, V., Thomas, J., Baca, T., Thakur, D., Hert, D., Penicka, R., Krajnik, T., Zhou, A., Cho, A., Saska, M. & Kumar, V., Jul 1 2018, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 3, p. 1576-1583 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grasping
Grippers
Antennas
Collision avoidance
Collision Avoidance

Model predictive trajectory tracking and collision avoidance for reliable outdoor deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles

Báča, T., Hert, D., Loianno, G., Kumar, V. & Saska, M., 2018, RSJ conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nuclear environments inspection with micro aerial vehicles: Algorithms and Experiments

Loianno, G., Thakur, D., Liu, W. & Kumar, V., 2018, International Symposium on Experimental Robotics.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semi-dense visual-inertial odometry and mapping for quadrotors with SWAP constraints

Liu, W., Loianno, G., Mohta, K., Daniilidis, K. & Kumar, V., 2018, ICRA International conference on Robotics and Automation. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spatio-Temporally Smooth Local Mapping and State Estimation Inside Generalized Cylinders with Micro Aerial Vehicles

Ozaslan, T., Loianno, G., Keller, J., Taylor, C. J. & Kumar, V., Oct 1 2018, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 4, p. 4209-4216 8 p., 8424017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

State Estimation
State estimation
Antennas
Penstocks
Incentre

Special Issue on High-Speed Vision-Based Autonomous Navigation of UAVs

Loianno, G., Scaramuzza, D. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Field Robotics. 35, 1, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Navigation

VIO-Swarm: A swarm of 250g quadrotors

Weinstein, A., Cho, A., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., 2018, In : IEEE RA-L Robotics and Automation Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual inertial odometry swarm: An autonomous swarm of vision-based quadrotors

Weinstein, A., Cho, A., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Jul 1 2018, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 3, p. 1801-1807 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swarm
Robots
Robot
Global positioning system
Multi-robot Systems
2017

Autonomous Flight for Detection, Localization, and Tracking of Moving Targets with a Small Quadrotor

Thomas, J., Welde, J., Loianno, G., Daniilidis, K. & Kumar, V., Jul 1 2017, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2, 3, p. 1762-1769 8 p., 7921549.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Moving Target
Moving Objects
Robot
Robots
Target

Autonomous navigation and mapping for inspection of penstocks and tunnels with MAVs

Özaslan, T., Loianno, G., Keller, J., Taylor, C. J., Kumar, V., Wozencraft, J. M. & Hood, T., Jul 1 2017, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2, 3, p. 1740-1747 8 p., 7914761.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Penstocks
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Autonomous Navigation
Tunnel
Inspection

Autonomous navigation and mapping for inspections of penstocks and tunnels with MAVs

Ozaslan, T., Loianno, G., Keller, J. B., Taylor, C. J. & Kumar, V., 2017, In : IEEE RA-L Robotics and Automation Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estimation, control, and planning for high speed flight with a quadrotor using on-board sensing

Mohta, K., Liu, S., Watterson, M., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., 2017, In : Journal of Field Robotics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

System for deployment of groups of unmanned micro aerial vehicles in GPS-denied environments using onboard visual relative localization

Saska, M., Baca, T., Thomas, J., Chudoba, J., Preucil, L., Krajnik, T., Faigl, J., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Apr 1 2017, In : Autonomous Robots. 41, 4, p. 919-944 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global positioning system
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Antennas
Stabilization
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
2016

A Distributed Optimization Framework for Localization and Formation Control: Applications to Vision-Based Measurements

Tron, R., Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Daniilidis, K. & Kumar, V., Jul 1 2016, In : IEEE Control Systems. 36, 4, p. 22-44 23 p., 7515271.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distributed Optimization
Formation Control
Communication Delay
Vertex of a graph
Multi agent systems

Aggressive flight with quadrotors for perching on inclined surfaces

Thomas, J., Pope, M., Loianno, G., Hawkes, E. W., Estrada, M. A., Jiang, H., Cutkosky, M. R. & Kumar, V., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 8, 5, 051007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grippers
Facings
Antennas
Disasters
Sampling

A swarm of flying smartphones

Loianno, G., Mulgaonkar, Y., Brunner, C., Ahuja, D., Ramanandan, A., Chari, M., Diaz, S. & Kumar, V., Nov 28 2016, IROS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-November. p. 1681-1688 8 p. 7759270

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smartphones
Global positioning system
Cameras
Robots
Galaxies

Bearing-only formation control with auxiliary distance measurements, leaders, and collision avoidance

Tron, R., Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Daniilidis, K. & Kumar, V., Dec 27 2016, 2016 IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1806-1813 8 p. 7798527

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bearings (structural)
Formation Control
Distance Measurement
Global Minimizer
Distance measurement

Embedded model predictive control of unmanned micro aerial vehicles

Baca, T., Loianno, G. & Saska, M., Sep 22 2016, 2016 21st International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics, MMAR 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 992-997 6 p. 7575273

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Model predictive control
Model Predictive Control
Antennas
Disturbance rejection
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

Swarm Distribution and Deployment for Cooperative Surveillance by Micro-Aerial Vehicles

Saska, M., Vonásek, V., Chudoba, J., Thomas, J., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications. 84, 1-4, p. 469-492 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antennas
Trajectories
Planning

System for stabilization of micro aerial vehicle swarms using onboard visual relative localization

Saska, M., Báča, T., Thomas, J., Chudoba, J., Preucil, L., Krajník, T., Faigl, J., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., 2016, In : Autonomous Robots.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The role of vision in perching and grasping for MAVs

Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Daniilidis, K. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2016, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications VIII. George, T., Dutta, A. K. & Islam, M. S. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 9836. 98361S

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Visual Servoing
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Visual servoing
Grasping
planning

Vision-based fast navigation of micro aerial vehicles

Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2016, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications VIII. George, T., Dutta, A. K. & Islam, M. S. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 9836. 98361T

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

navigation
Navigation
vehicles
Antennas
state estimation

Vision-based high-speed autonomous landing and cooperative objects grasping - towards the MBZIRC competition

Saska, M., Báča, T., Spurný, V., Loianno, G., Thomas, J., Krajník, T., Stepan, P. & Kumar, V., Oct 2016, RSJ conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: Workshop High-Speed Autonomous Navigation of UAVs. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Visual-inertial direct SLAM

Concha, A., Loianno, G., Kumar, V. & Civera, J., Jun 8 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-June. p. 1331-1338 8 p. 7487266

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cameras
Program processors
Trajectories
Processing

Visual inertial odometry for quadrotors on SE(3)

Loianno, G., Watterson, M. & Kumar, V., Jun 8 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-June. p. 1544-1551 8 p. 7487292

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lie groups
Kalman filters
Robotics
Antennas
Gyroscopes

Visual Servoing of Quadrotors for Perching by Hanging From Cylindrical Objects

Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Daniilidis, K. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2016, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 1, 1, p. 57-64 8 p., 7347389.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Servoing
Visual servoing
Image Space
Robot
Trajectories
2015

Cooperative localization and mapping of MAVs using RGB-D sensors

Loianno, G., Thomas, J. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2015, In : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 2015-June, June, p. 4021-4028 8 p., 7139761.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Sensors
Real time systems
Robotics
Fusion reactions

Flying Smartphones: Automated Flight Enabled by Consumer Electronics

Loianno, G., Cross, G., Qu, C., Mulgaonkar, Y., Hesch, J. A. & Kumar, V., Jun 1 2015, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine. 22, 2, p. 24-32 9 p., 7105372.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consumer electronics
Smartphones
Cameras
Robots
Units of measurement

Planning and control of aggressive maneuvers for perching on inclined and vertical surfaces

Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Pope, M., Hawkes, E. W., Estrada, M. A., Jiang, H., Cutkosky, M. R. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2015, 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5C-2015.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Inclined
Vertical
Planning
Smooth surface
Grippers

Smartphones power flying robots

Loianno, G., Mulgaonkar, Y., Brunner, C., Ahuja, D., Ramanandan, A., Chari, M., Diaz, S. & Kumar, V., Dec 11 2015, IROS Hamburg 2015 - Conference Digest: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-December. p. 1256-1263 8 p. 7353530

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smartphones
Robots
Application programs
Global positioning system
Cameras
2014

Aerial service vehicles for industrial inspection: task decomposition and plan execution

Cacace, J., Finzi, A., Lippiello, V., Loianno, G. & Sanzone, D., Jan 1 2014, In : Applied Intelligence. 42, 1, p. 49-62 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Level control
Inspection
Antennas
Decomposition
Monitoring

Autonomous deployment of swarms of micro-aerial vehicles in cooperative surveillance

Saska, M., Chudoba, J., Precil, L., Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Tresnak, A., Vonasek, V. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2014, 2014 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, ICUAS 2014 - Conference Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, p. 584-595 12 p. 6842301

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Antennas
Stabilization
Trajectories

Plume tracking by a self-stabilized group of micro aerial vehicles

Saska, M., Chudoba, J., Precil, L., Thomas, J., Loianno, G. & Kumar, V., 2014, Modeling and Simulation for Autonomous System Workshop. Rome

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Toward autonomous avian-inspired grasping for micro aerial vehicles

Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Polin, J., Sreenath, K. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2014, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 9, 2, 025010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Raptors
Birds
Antennas
Grippers
Water

Toward image based visual servoing for aerial grasping and perching

Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Sreenath, K. & Kumar, V., Jan 1 2014, In : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 2113-2118 6 p., 6907149.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Visual servoing
Antennas
Controllers
Birds
Motion control

Vision-based formation control of aerial vehicles

Tron, R., Thomas, J., Loianno, G., Polin, J., Kumar, V. & Daniilidis, K., Jul 2014, RSS Robotics Science and Systems: Distributed control and estimation for Robotic Vehicle Networks.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution