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University of Pittsburgh team designing drone to herd Roomba vacuums
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The challenge seems impossible. 

Use a drone to herd a flock of Roomba vacuums while avoiding other Roombas with large poles attached to them. 

And do this autonomously, flying and finding the Roombas without the help of a human pilot or GPS. 

"You just push a button and it takes off and does its thing," said Aaron Miller, a senior computer science and physics major at the University of Pittsburgh and one of the students trying to crack this challenge.

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Aaron Aupperlee, Tribune-Review, 9/26/2017

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