• 3D modelling of underwater archaeological artefacts 

      Gawlik, Natalia (Master thesis, 2014)
      Underwater photogrammetry is a good alternative to traditional archaeological excavations, which are often less accurate and very destructive to underwater artefacts Furthermore the photogrammetric principles applied with ...
    • A new method for underwater archaeological surveying using sensors and unmanned platforms 

      Ødegård, Øyvind; Sørensen, Asgeir Johan; Hansen, Roy Edgar; Ludvigsen, Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      As most of the world’s oceans are inaccessible to diving archaeologists, we must rely on advanced underwater technology and marine robotics to explore, map and investigate ship wrecks in these areas. New sensors and unmanned ...
    • Adaptive Sampling for Marine Robotics 

      Fossum, Trygve Olav (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2019:196, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      Maintaining a healthy ocean is of the utmost importance. Having only a limited set of resources available to study this vast domain requires research and science to focus on more efficient data collection. Determining when ...
    • An ROV toolbox for optical and acoustical seabed investigations 

      Ludvigsen, Martin (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2010:74, Doctoral thesis, 2010)
      This thesis describes a set of optical and acoustical methods for documenting a research site using underwater vehicles. The need for observations in cold-water coral research has formed the design problem in this work. A ...
    • Autonomous Homing and Docking of AUV REMUS 100 - Homing and Docking Guidance Algorithm and Relative Localization 

      Ruud, Fredrik Jonsson (Master thesis, 2016)
      This master's thesis presents an algorithm for homing and docking of NTNU's AUV, REMUS 100. Such an algorithm would ease the retrieval of the AUV and facilitate for future underwater docking missions. The homing phase of ...
    • Autonomous Optical Survey Based on Unsupervised Segmentation of Acoustic Backscatter 

      Sture, Øystein; Fossum, Trygve Olav; Ludvigsen, Martin; Syre Wiig, Martin (Chapter, 2018)
      The application of acoustics to study the seabed have for decades provided industry and science with valuable information, and is still excels in terms of spatial coverage and detail. An acoustic response from the seabed ...
    • Autonomous Optical Survey Based on Unsupervised Segmentation of Acoustic Backscatter 

      Sture, Øystein; Fossum, Trygve Olav; Ludvigsen, Martin; Syre Wiig, Martin (Journal article, 2018)
      The application of acoustics to study the seabed have for decades provided industry and science with valuable information, and is still excels in terms of spatial coverage and detail. An acoustic response from the seabed ...
    • Autonomous Robotic Intervention using ROV 

      Rist-Christensen, Ida (Master thesis, 2016)
      This thesis proposes a semi-autonomous agent architecture for a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). The purpose of this architecture is to apply control strategies from Autonomously Operated Vehicles (AUVs) onto ROVs, in order ...
    • Autonomous underwater vehicles in Arctic marine operations: Arctic marine research and ice monitoring 

      Norgren, Petter (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:255, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      This thesis considers autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) in Arctic marine operations. It focuses on their use as a sensor platform in ice monitoring operations and the use of AUVs for Arctic marine research. Arctic AUV ...
    • Bio-optical diversity on cold water coral habitats 

      Andersson, Ingvild Henriette Kristin (Master thesis, 2017)
      This study aimed to elucidate the bio-optical diversity of cold water coral habitats and to further improve the accuracy and efficiency of seafloor mapping with the use of an Underwater Hyperspectral Imager (UHI). Comparison ...
    • Compact models for adaptive sampling in marine robotics 

      Fossum, Trygve Olav; Ryan, John; Mukerji, Tapan; Eidsvik, Jo; Maughan, Thom; Ludvigsen, Martin; Rajan, Kanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Finding high-value locations for in situ data collection is of substantial importance in ocean science, where diverse bio-physical processes interact to create dynamically evolving phenomena. These cover a variable spatial ...
    • Computer Vision Based Autonomous Panel Intervention for a Remotely Operation Vessel 

      Xue, Libo (Master thesis, 2018)
      The Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) has been operating for many years. The use of ROV is increasing with the increased activities in sub-sea missions which are moving towards deep sea. Therefore, the need to ...
    • Computer Vision Based Obstacle Avoidance for a Remotely Operated Vehicle 

      Brusletto, Lars Sletbakk (Master thesis, 2016)
      Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) has been operating for many years. The use of ROV is increasing with the increased activities in sub-sea operations. These operations are today dominated by oil and gas offshore ...
    • Control System for ROV Minerva 2 

      Holven, Erik Bjørklund (Master thesis, 2018)
      This thesis cover the development of the motion control system for a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). The Norwegian University of Science and Technology are receiving a new ROV, Minerva 2, which is the topic of this thesis. ...
    • Cooperative towing using USVs 

      Kolltveit, Eivind Liby (Master thesis, 2018)
      In the modern world autonomous systems are becoming ubiquitous - a development driven forth by symbiotic advances in multiple areas of technology as well as the omnipresent desire to cut cost and eliminate risk to humans ...
    • Design and Analyze of a Pressure Vessel for an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle Produced by Injection Molding 

      Scheide, Audun Werner (Master thesis, 2016)
      BluEye Robotics aims to create a mass produced remotely operated vehicle for the consumer marked, that can be used in all parts of the world. For the next generation prototype they want the possibility of mass producing ...
    • Detailed Design of a Thruster Solution for a Small Mass-Market Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle 

      Huynh, Johnny Quang Tuan (Master thesis, 2016)
      This thesis addresses the design of a thruster-solution for a mass-market Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle with respect to performance and cost while increasing reliability, efficiency and durability of the system. With ...
    • Developing an Autonomous Tracking System for the Atlantic Salmon 

      Ekanger, August (Master thesis, 2018)
      This thesis presents an autonomous fish tracking system for a tagged Atlantic Salmon using four unmanned surface vehicles equipped with acoustic receivers. The system can be used to monitor both hatchery farmed and wild ...
    • Development of a Dynamic Positioning System for Merlin WR200 ROV 

      Aakre, Øyvind Løberg (Master thesis, 2016)
      Control of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) with manipulator arms, require control of all Degrees of Freedom (DOF) of the vehicle. Merlin WR200 is a work-class ROV currently equipped with automatic depth and heading control, ...
    • Development of Fault Detection Methods for Guidance and Navigation of Underwater Vehicles 

      Fylling, Marte Cecilie Fladmark (Master thesis, 2019)
      Undervannsfartøy har et bredt spekter av bruksområder under vann hvor de spiller en stadig viktigere rolle. Slike bruksområder inkluderer inspeksjoner, overvåkning og vedlikehold av offshore- og subsea-installasjoner, samt ...