January 4, 2019 · v4.0.6

CrazyS is an extension of the ROS package RotorS, aimed to modeling, developing and integrating the Crazyflie 2.0 nano-quadcopter in the physics based simulation environment Gazebo. Such simulation platform allows to understand quickly the behavior of the flight control system by comparing and evaluating different indoor and outdoor scenarios, with a details level quite close to reality. The proposed extension, running on Kinetic Kame ROS version but fully compatible with the Indigo Igloo one, expands the RotorS capabilities by considering the Crazyflie 2.0 physical model, its flight control system and the Crazyflie’s on-board IMU, as wellThe contribution can be also considered as a reference guide for expanding the RotorS functionalities in the UAVs field, by facilitating the integration of new aircrafts.
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March 19, 2019 · v2019.03.19

EuopeCV is an unofficial LaTeX implementation of the standard model for curricula vitae (the Europass CV) as recommended by the European Commission. The Europass CV replaces the European CV, launched in 2002, and defines both the content and the layout of a curriculum vitae. Therefore, the europecv class created by Nicola Vitacolonna and now maintained by me, provides support for the latter, and for the former as far as personal information and spoken languages are concerned. This class tries to be as close as possible to the standard model without sacrificing flexibility. Although it is primarily intended for users of the European Union, the class can be used for any kind of curriculum vitae (possibly with the options \texttt{notitle} and \texttt{nologo}), or even for other kinds of documents: for example, the official documentation file has been typeset using the \textsf{europecv} class. The source files are included in the package so, please, feel free to contribute. Finally, the package is available on CTAN pages.
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August 21, 2018 · v2018.07.27

MAT-Fly provides an easy to use virtual reality environment based on the MathWorks Virtual Reality (VR) Toolbox aimed to simulate flying platforms together with detection and tracking algorithms. The main motivation of this work is to propose the simulation-in-the-loop (SITL) approach for educational purposes within the UAV field. Matlab VR environment is employed to simulate the behavior of a drone in a 3D environment when detection, tracking, and control algorithms are run. It has been chosen due to the familiarity that students have with. In this way, the attention can be moved to the classifier, the tracker, the references generator and the trajectory tracking control. Moreover, the overall architecture is quite modular so that each block can be easily replaced with others thus simplifying the development phase. A simple case study is described below in order to show the effectiveness of the proposed approach.
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April 7, 2019 · v0.2.1

BebopS contains the developed ROS code for the Industrial Challenge of the 26th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED’18)1. The code aimed to simulate the dynamics of the Parrot Bebop 2 together with the flight controller (both high and low level) when external disturbances (wind gusts) acting on it. The control algorithms were designed in Matlab/Simulink and validated in Gazebo by using the MathWorks Robotics System Toolbox (RST). Therefore, the repository contains both ROS nodes and launch files needed to simulate the drone behavior when a tracking algorithm is run. Also, on GitHub the glue code written during the challenge to make able the control algorithm to exchange data on the ROS network is available. Such code was needed for sending commands to and receiving data from the aircraft and the Motion Capture (MoCap) systems Vicon. Furthermore, the repository contains the developing ROS code to connect the controller to the Parrot Sphinx simulator by including the Parrot Bebop onboard firmware in the loop. In this way, details like synchronization, timing issues, fixed-point computation, overflow, divisions-by-zero, can be isolated and investigated in detail.
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Minor contributions on various packages have been done to several open-source projects such as bebop_autonomy, ros-travis-integration, RotorS (wiki and pull request), styles. In addition, I have published on Overleaf2 under LaTeX Project Public 1.3c license an open-source template to help in writing the thesis in LaTeX3.

1. The MED18 conference report is available on the IEEE Xplore portal.
2. Overleaf is an online LaTeX editor that allows real-time collaboration and online compiling of projects to PDF format.
3. It is for UniSannio students and has been written in Italian.

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