Session D5: Aerial Vehicle Navigation 1


Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Galleria I/II

Session Chairs:
Dr. Demoz Gebre-Egziabher
University of Minnesota
Dr. Clark Taylor
Air Force Institute of Technology

1. A UAV-based Algorithm to Assist Ground SAR Teams in Finding Lost Persons Living with Dementia: Dalia Hanna and Alexander Ferworn, Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Canada
2. Intercepting Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Swarms with Neural-Network-Aided Game-Theoretic Target Assignment: Nick Montalbano and Todd Humphreys, University of Texas - Austin
3. Maneuver Optimization for Synthetic Aperture based DOA estimation of GNSS Jammers: Gerald LaMountain and Pau Closas, Northeastern University
4. Model Predictive Control for Vision-Based Quadrotor Guidance: Karsten Mueller, Michael Fennel, Institute of Systems Optimization (ITE), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany; Gert F. Trommer, ITE, KIT, Germany and ITMO University, Russia
5. A Fault Detection and Isolation Design for a Dual Pitot Tube Air Data System: Kerry Sun and Demoz Gebre-Egziabher, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
6. Low SWaP-C Radar for Urban Air Mobility: William A. Lies, Lakshay Narula, Peter A. Iannucci, Todd E. Humphreys, Radionavigation Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin
7. Navigation Error Sensitivity of Autonomous Carrier Landing Systems in GPS-denied Environments: Terran Gerratt and Randall Christensen, Utah State University
8. Q-Learning Applied to Soft-Kill Countermeasures for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): Douglas L. da Silva, Felix Antreich, Olympio L. Coutinho, Renato Machado, Aeronautics Institute of Technology, ITA, Brazil
1. Adaptive Cooperative Navigation Strategies for Complex Environments: Flavia Causa and Giancarmine Fasano, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
2. Autonomous UAV-based Forest Mapping Below the Canopy: Joakim Rydell, Michael Tulldahl, Erika Bilock, Linnéa Axelsson, Pontus Köhler, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
3. Doppler Based Relative Positioning for Aircraft-to-aircraft and Drone-to-drone Communication Systems: Michael Walter, Martin Schmidhammer, and Dmitriy Shutin, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Awards Luncheon, 12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.