Cybernetics

Cybernetics is a broad field that encompasses several topics: control and estimation, sensor handling and computer vision, embedded and real-time systems, hardware design, simulation theory, robotics and filtering techniques.

Recent Projects

  • Localization using phased array antennas
  • Hardware design: The SenTiBoard
  • Snake robots
  • Throw-and-go Micro Air Vehicles

Sigurd M. Albrektsen

As of 2017 I am currently employed by:
  • 2014 - 2018 (expected), PhD candidate: Integrated observer design with a North-seeking strapdown MEMS-based gyrocompass and machine vision. The PhD is a part of AMOS.
  • 2011 - (ongoing), Employed at SINTEF Digital, Mathematics and cybernetics. Working with robotics, robotic learning, ROS (Robot Operative System), smart grid, simulators and robotic vision systems.
  • 2010 - (ongoing), Founder and CEO of Albrektsen Engineering. Worked with SIRDAS and web development.
  • 2014 - 2015, 7 month Internship at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Working with throw-and-go Micro Air Vehicles (MAV).
  • A list of my finished courses can be found at lowcostnav.com/sigurd/.
I have a wiki which is mostly an infrequently updated "diary" of tricks.