# Aaron T. Becker's Robot Swarm Lab

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http://www.youtube.com/aabecker5, https://sites.google.com/site/aabecker/ http://swarmcontrol.net, Aaron Becker's passion is robotics and control. Currently as an Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston, he is building a robotics lab. Previously as a Research Fellow with Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, he implemented robotics powered & controlled by the magnetic field of an MRI, in the Pediatric Cardiac Bioengineering Lab with Pierre Dupont. As a Postdoc at Rice University in the Multi-Robot Systems Lab with James McLurkin, Aaron investigated control of distributed systems and nanorobotics with experts in the fields. His online game swarmcontrol.net seeks to understand the best ways to control a swarm of robots by a human--through a community of game-developed experts. Aaron earned his PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, advised by Tim Bretl.

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Multi-covering point set with disks
Given a 2D point set X where each point must be covered k times, determines radii for discs centered at points Y that meet the r...

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Control Barrier Functions (CBF) & Potential Fields (APF)
Comparison of Control Barrier Functions (CBF) and Artificial Potential Fields (APF) for controlling a drone (MATLAB)

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Calibrate Camera with one Photo (Linear Method)
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calculate Fermat Point
Returns the first Fermat point of a triangle with vertices (A,B,C).

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shortest distance between two circles in 3D
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Bang-bang acceleration control of angular position
Compares a bang-bang 1 dimensional controller with a controller based on the SmootherStep function.

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Vector creation
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Doubling elements in a vector
Given the vector A, return B in which all numbers in A are doubling. So for: A = [ 1 5 8 ] then B = [ 1 1 5 ...

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Create a vector
Create a vector from 0 to n by intervals of 2.

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Flip the vector from right to left
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Whether the input is vector?
Given the input x, return 1 if x is vector or else 0.

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Find max
Find the maximum value of a given vector or matrix.

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Get the length of a given vector
Given a vector x, the output y should equal the length of x.

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Inner product of two vectors
Find the inner product of two vectors.

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Arrange Vector in descending order
If x=[0,3,4,2,1] then y=[4,3,2,1,0]

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Multilateration Algebraic GPS Equations (S. Bancroft method)
Calculates the position of a receiver given the time delay of arrival to at least 4 satellites in 3D (or at least 3 satellites i...

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Make roundn function
Make roundn function using round. x=0.55555 y=function(x,1) y=1 y=function(x,2) y=0.6 y=function(x,3) ...

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Rounding off numbers to n decimals
Inspired by a mistake in one of the problems I created, I created this problem where you have to round off a floating point numb...

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Matlab Basics - Rounding III
Write a script to round a large number to the nearest 10,000 e.g. x = 12,358,466,243 --> y = 12,358,470,000

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Matlab Basics - Rounding II
Write a script to round a variable x to 3 decimal places: e.g. x = 2.3456 --> y = 2.346

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Check that number is whole number
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MATLAB Basic: rounding IV

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MATLAB Basic: rounding III

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MATLAB Basic: rounding II

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MATLAB Basic: rounding
Do rounding near to zero Example: -8.8, answer -8 +8.1 answer 8

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2D Circle 3D Plot.
%A circle in 3D is parameterized by six numbers: two for the orientation of its unit normal vector, one for the radius, and thre...

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A path planner for n-link planar robot arm moving among polygonal obstacles (or point obstacles). Set parameter to see prebuilt...