Bevly to Speak on GPS and UGVs

Published: Sep 20, 2006 1:30:06 PM
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David Bevly, assistant professor in mechanical engineering, will be speaking on his work with global positioning systems and unmanned ground vehicles in the Wireless Networking Seminar series conducted by the Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center on Friday, September 22 at 3 p.m. in Broun 235. The university community is invited to attend.

The lecture, "The global positioning system and its use for control of UGVs," will cover the origins, various measurements possible and new applications of GPS. One application featured in the discussion will be autonomous control of UGVs. Both military and commercial applications of UGVs will be discussed with examples from the DARPA Grand Challenge and John Deere's Autosteer tractors. This talk will also cover using GPS measurements in conjunction with low cost inertial sensors.