Research

Currently, I am studying generation of swarm behavior with undirected probabilistic graphical models. Please find the results in the video below.

Another video combining the dynamics of drones can be found here.


Publications

Online Flocking of UAVs with Mean-Field Approximation
Malintha Fernando
(Submitted to ICRA 2021) , RG Preprint.

Swarming of Aerial Robots with Markov Random Field Optimization
Fernando, Malintha, and Lantao Liu. “Swarming of Aerial Robots with Markov Random Field Optimization.” arXiv preprint arXiv:2010.06274 (2020).

Formation Control and Navigation of a Quadrotor Swarm
M. Fernando and L. Liu, “Formation Control and Navigation of a Quadrotor Swarm,” 2019 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Atlanta, GA, USA, 2019, pp. 284-291, doi: 10.1109/ICUAS.2019.8798352.

A Visual Feature based Obstacle Avoidance Method for Autonomous Navigation
Z. Chen, M. Fernando and L. Liu, “A Visual Feature based Obstacle Avoidance Method for Autonomous Navigation,” 2019 IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR), Washington, DC, USA, 2019, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/AIPR47015.2019.9174584.

Semi-supervised learning framework for knowledge extraction in Cricket domain
C C M T Fernando, W A V S Cooray, T G H Indeewara, D S K Jayasinghe, Subha Fernando, Faculty of Information Technology,University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka