Getting Started

  1. Read the Crazyswarm paper to understand the different components of the system. A preprint is available here.
  2. Learn more about the Crazyflie platform, e.g. by reading sections 1 and 2 of “Flying Multiple UAVs Using ROS”, Springer Book on Robot Operating System (ROS), 2017. A preprint is available here.
  3. Learn about the Robot Operating System (ROS), e.g. by reading part 1 of “Programming Robots with ROS. A Practical Introduction to the Robot Operating System” by Morgan Quigley, Brian Gerkey, William D. Smart, O’Reilly, 2015.
  4. Get to know your motion capture system (such as VICON or OptiTrack) by reading the respective user manuals.