Session C6: Alternative Technologies for GNSS-Denied Environments


Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Time: 1:45 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
In-Person presenters in this session may provide pre-recorded presentations for viewing by registered attendees.

Session Chairs

Dr. Christian Gentner
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Dr. Allison Kealy
RMIT University, Australia

Track Chair

Dr. Jason Gross
West Virginia University

In-Person Presentations
These presentations will be given in-person at the conference. Presenters have the option of providing a pre-recorded presentation for on-demand viewing by virtual attendees.
1. Complementary PNT Technology Demonstration: A. Hansen, S. Mackey, H. Wassaf, USDOT Volpe Center; K. Van Dyke, USDOT OST-R
2. WiFi-RTT-SLAM: Simultaneously Estimating the Positions of Mobile Devices and WiFi-RTT Access Points: Christian Gentner and Diana Avram, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
3. Performance Analysis of GNSS/INS/VO/Odometry Sensor Fusion Algorithms for Tracked Agricultural Vehicles: Eva Reitbauer, Christoph Schmied, Graz University of Technology, Austria
4. Developing a Low-Cost, High Performance, SDR-Based Local Positioning System: Fernando Palafox, Lyndsay Ruane, Scott Palo, Dennis Akos, University of Colorado Boulder
5. Multispectral Visual-Inertial Navigation Using a Dual-Layer Estimator and Keypoint-Targeted Histogram Equalization: Matthew Boler, Scott Martin, Auburn University
6. LORAN-5G: Guttorm Opshaug and Dave Tuck, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
7. ZUPT aided GNSS Inertial Navigation Integration for Wheeled Delivery Robots: Cagri Kilic, Shounak Das, Eduardo Gutierrez, West Virginia University; Ryan Watson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Jason Gross, West Virginia University
8. Opportunistic Navigation with Globalstar LEO Satellites: M. Neinavaie, J. Khalife, Z.M. Kassas, University of California, Irvine
Alternate Presentations
Alternate presentations may be given in-person at the conference if other authors are unable to present. Alternate presenters have the option of providing a pre-recorded presentation for on-demand viewing by virtual attendees.
1. Stereo Visual Odometry: Analysis of Real-Time Covariance Estimation Accuracy for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Derek Ross, Matteo De Petrillo, Jason Gross, West Virginia University
2. Deterministic Visual Mapping: Pierre Bénet and Alexis Guinamard, SBG Systems, France
Virtual Presentations
Pre-recorded presentations will become available for viewing by registered attendees on Wednesday, September 22.
  A Coarse-to-Fine LiDAR-Based SLAM with Dynamic Object Removal in Dense Urban Areas : Feng Huang, Donghui Shen, Weisong Wen, Jiachen Zhang, Li-Ta Hsu, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
  Dynamic Deployment of Wireless Localization System in PNT Deficient Areas : Zizheng Dou, Tsinghua University, China; Zheng Yao, and Mingquan Lu, Tsinghua University & BNRist, China
  Extend RTK Survey to GNSS-denied Area Using Low-cost Inertial-aided Positioning Pole : Changxin Lai, Wuhan University, China Student Paper Award Winner
  Improving Medium Frequency R-Mode Ranging with GMSK Modulation : Lars Grundhöfer, Filippo Giacomo Rizzi, Stefan Gewies, German Aerospace Center, Germany; Michael Hoppe, German Federal Waterways & Shipping Administration, Germany; Giovanni Del Galdo, Technische Universität Ilmenau, & Fraunhofer Inst. for Integrated Circuits IIS, Germany
  Low-cost, Triple-frequency Multi-GNSS PPP and MEMS IMU Integration for Continuous Navigation in Urban Environments : Sudha Vana, York University, Canada Student Paper Award Winner