DroNet 2015 - Workshop on Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks, Systems, and Applications for Civilian Use


9:15am - 9:30am: Welcome Message from the Chairs

  • Karin Anna Hummel (ETH Zurich), Claudio E. Palazzi (University of Padua), and Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven)

9:30am - 10:30am: Keynote

  • Session Chair: Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven)

  • Aerial Platform based Wireless Communications - Will the Myth now become Reality?
  • David Grace (University of York)

10:30am - 11:00am: Coffee Break

11:00am - 1:00pm: Full Paper Session 1: Communication

  • Session Chair: Karin Anna Hummel (ETH Zurich)

  • Krypto: Assisting Search and Rescue Operations using Wi-Fi Signal with UAV
  • Yao-Hua Ho (National Taiwan Normal University), Yu-Ren Chen (National Taiwan Normal University), and Ling-Jyh Chen (Academia Sinica)

  • Next-Hop Decision-Making in Mobility-Controlled Message Ferrying Networks
  • Tobias Simon (Technische Universitaet Ilmenau) and Andreas Mitschele-Thiel (Technische Universitaet Ilmenau)

  • Analysis of Harmful Interference to and from Aerial IEEE802.11 Systems
  • Bertold Van Den Bergh (KU Leuven), Tom Vermeulen (KU Leuven), and Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven)

  • A Quadcopter Controller to Maintain Radio Link Quality
  • Ayyoob Hamza (University of Colombo), Chamath Keppitiyagama (University of Colombo), Kasun de Zoysa (University of Colombo), Venkatraman Iyer (Uppsala University), Kasun Hewage (Uppsala University), and Thiemo Voigt (Uppsala University)

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Lunch Break

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Full Paper Session 2 (Part 1): Systems and Applications

  • Session Chair: Claudio E. Palazzi (University of Padua)

  • Captain Buzz: An All-Smartphone Autonomous Delta-Wing Drone
  • Ramsey Faragher (University of Cambridge), Oliver Chick (University of Cambridge), Daniel Wagner (University of Cambridge), Timothy Goh (University of Cambridge), James Snee (University of Cambridge), and Brian Jones (University of Cambridge)

  • An Autonomous Multi-UAV System for Search and Rescue
  • Juergen Scherer (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Saeed Yahyanejad (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Samira Hayat (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Evsen Yanmaz (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Torsten Andre (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Asif Khan (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Vladimir Vukadinovic (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Christian Bettstetter (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), Hermann Hellwagner (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt), and Bernhard Rinner (Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt)

3:00pm - 3:10pm: One-minute Madness (Poster Announcements)

  • Session Chair: Domenico Giustiniano (IMDEA Networks Institute)

3:10pm - 4:00pm: Posters and Coffee: Grab your coffee (3:10-3:30pm) and join the poster session!

  • Session Chair: Domenico Giustiniano (IMDEA Networks Institute)

  • Experimental Validation of Efficient Static Trajectories for the Localization of Wireless Nodes in a Mixed Indoor-Outdoor Scenario Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
  • Oleksandr Artemenko (TU Ilmenau), Alina Rubina (TU Ilmenau), Tobias Simon (TU Ilmenau), and Andreas Mitschele-Thiel (TU Ilmenau)

  • Epidgeons: Combining Drones and DTNs Technologies to Provide Connectivity in Remote Areas
  • Pietro Manzoni (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia), Carlos Calafate (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia), Juan-Carlos Cano (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia), and Edjair Mota (Federal Universty of Amazonas)

  • Drone Indoor Self-Localization
  • Claudio Enrico Palazzi (University of Padua)

  • Study and Experimentation of Control Policies to Dynamically Maintain Micro-UAV Flight Stability
  • Federico Pedersini (University of Milan), Andrea Toscano (University of Milan), and Elena Pagani (University of Milan)

  • Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks in Practice (invited poster presentation on research project SWARMIX)
  • Mahdi Asadpour (ETH Zurich), Karin Anna Hummel (ETH Zurich), and Domenico Giustiniano (IMDEA Networks Institute)

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Full Paper Session 2 (Part 2): Systems and Applications

  • Session Chair: Claudio E. Palazzi (University of Padua)

  • Face Recognition on Drones: Issues and Limitations
  • Hwai-Jung Hsu (Academia Sinica) and Kuan-Ta Chen (Academia Sinica)

  • Virtual Tourism with Drones: Experiments and Lag Compensation
  • David Mirk (University of Vienna) and Helmut Hlavacs (University of Vienna)

5:00pm - 5:30pm: Closing Discussion

  • Karin Anna Hummel (ETH Zurich), Claudio E. Palazzi (University of Padua), and Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven)