Jarvis, Susan M.
Putnam, Craig B.
Major engagements throughout modern history have left unexploded and unmarked anti-personnel landmines, which result in thousands of casualties each year. Current demi- ning detection methods use sensors such as metal detectors or trained animals such as rats. This project mitigates the threat to human life by replacing human operators with an au- tonomous robotic system. Building upon prior work, a rover was developed which locates and marks anti-personnel landmines in a user-de ned location which a separate octocopter drone will later eliminate.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Major Qualifying Project
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