7 great video clips on Systems and Control

The  first IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest  2014  was organized recently. Everybody from within and from outside the controls community was invited to participate. Participants were asked to prepare a video clip on a subject related to control theory or automatic control. The video could focus on a particular topic or on the field in general, but was required to have the potential to promote the field. After the submission deadline the winners of the IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest 2014 were determined by the jury and officially announced during the CSS Video Clip Contest Awards ceremony that was held during the 2014 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2014) in Antibes, France, on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

All together 53 interesting video clips of high quality had been submitted from different groups in 19 countries.

The winner is Automation (1st place) by F. Fontanive, R. Vignali, A. Falsone. G. Manganini, D. Caporale, S. R. Cominesi, P. Panizza, L. Deori, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano

Here are the links to the other top 6 video clips:

  • Control-Theoretic Swarm Joysticks (2nd place), Y. Diaz-Mercado, M. Egerstedt, S. Chopra, J.-P. de la Croix, T. Ramachandran, R. O’Flaherty, A. Egerstedt, O. Egerstedt, S. G. Lee, P. Kingston, Z. Costello, E. Macdonald, Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • The Cubli: A Cube that can Jump up, Balance, and ‘Walk’ (3rd place), F. Berkenkamp, A. Braun, M. Corzillius, R. D’Andrea, C. Dubs, M. Egli, C. Flores, H. U. Honegger, G. Huber, M. Merz, G. Mohanarajah, M. Muehlebach, S. Segmueller, I. Thommen, C. Waibel, M. Waibel, T. Widmer, Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zurich
  • Dance of the Flying MachinesF. Augugliaro, A. Schoellig, R. D’Andrea, Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zurich, Institute for Aerospace Studies, University of Toronto, Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zurich
  • UAV Calligraphy ClipS.K. Phang, S. Lai, F. Wang, M Lan, B.M. Chen, Unmanned Systems Research Group, National University of Singapore
  • Magnetic Manipulator Magman and MatlabJ. Zemanek, P. Svoboda, F. Kirschner, I. Nikolaev, Z. Hurak, Advanced Algorithms for Control and Communications, Czech Technical University in Prague,
  • Automated Driving with Precision at the Physical LimitsM. Werling, P. Reinisch, Y. Pilat, Research and Technology Department, BMW Group

source: IEEE Control Systems Society

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