NN Control Example: Takeoff in Wind

Below is an example of learnt flying i.e. the algorithm for the flight was not programmed into the UAV, rather it learned from off-line experiments how to control its engines for vertical take off.

In order to make the matters more challenging, a strong gust was introduced with high rpm for the motors to make the quad-copter highly unstable.

The off-line training did not include any wind and the algoritm for take off had no explicit coding for the wind. However as you can see the quad-copter fought against the wind with any a priori programming:

http://lossofgenerality.devzing.com/blog/2012/03/28/nn-control-takeoff-in-wind/

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