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34. The Stanford Autonomous Helicopter

34. The Stanford Autonomous Helicopter

This video was recorded at AAAI 2009: AI Video Competition. Stanford's Autonomous Helicopter project pushes the limits of autonomous flight control by teaching a computer to fly a competition-class remote controlled (RC) helicopter through a range of aerobatic stunts. Our apprenticeship learning approach learns to fly the helicopter by observing human demonstrations and is capable of a wide variety of expert maneuvers. In many cases, it can even exceed the performance of the human expert from which it learned.


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