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18.12.2013, 15.00h Talk by Javier López

Dear GKmM members,

in our last seminar of 2013, on Wednesday, December 18th, Javier López will be talking about the most recent work on UAV.

He will present a tilt-rotor aircraft with Vertical Takeoff and Landing capabilities developed by some students, and talk about the challenges that such a high agile aircraft supposes for the flight control, pointing out a roadmap for future research he wants to pursue.

Title: High Agile Aircrafts: Advantages of VTOL Tilt-Rotor MAV.

04.12.2013, 15.00h Talk by Iliya Gurov

In our next GKmM seminar on Wednesday, December 4th, Iliya Gurov will talk about the work he has recently done, namely: “On the Selection of Testbeds for the Evaluation of Sensor Network Protocols and Applications” and point out some future directions that he wants to pursue.

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20.11.2013, 15.00h Talk by Philipp Scholl

Speaker: Philipp Scholl

Title: Activity Recognition with Instrumented Artifacts: The Wavelet Approach.

06.11.2013, 15.00h Talk by Dingwen Yuan

Title: Let's Talk Together - Understanding Concurrent Transmission in Wireless Sensor Networks

Date: WED, 06.10.2013, 15:00h

Room A102, Building S202 

Speaker: Dingwen Yuan, SEEMOO, TU Darmstadt

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30.10.2013, 15.00h Talk by Dr. Utz Rödig, Lancaster University: Novel Security Mechanisms for Networked Embedded Systems

Title: Novel Security Mechanisms for Networked Embedded Systems

Date: WED, 30.10.2013, 15:00h

Room 111, S3/20 (seminar room of KOM)

Speaker: Dr. Utz Rödig, Senior Lecturer, Lancaster University

Abstract:

Summer School 2014

Based on the results of the doodle poll and the availability of Burg Ebernburg, the date for your Summer School has been set to Sunday afternoon, Sep 28th, 2014 to Thursday afternoon, Oct 2nd, 2014 at Burg Ebernburg.

 

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22.10.2013, 15.00h Talk by Prof. Paolo Frasca, University of Twente

The speaker will be presenting "Pairwise-Optimal Graph Partitioning by Gossiping Robots", which includes interesting aspects about communication and coordination of multi-robot or mobile sensor systems.

09.10.2013, 15.00h Talk by Lukas Klodt

In the GKmM seminar on Wednesday, Lukas Klodt will talk about a recently submitted paper, namely "Revisiting Coverage Control in Nonconvex Environments using Visibility Sets", which is a collaborative work with Dominik Haumann and Volker Willert.

As usual the talk will take place at 3 pm, building S2|02, room A102.

2nd Best Paper Award for myHealthAssistant

myHealthAssistantThe Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2013) is granted to Christian Seeger, Jens Sauer, Kristof Van Laerhoven, and Alejandro Buchmann for the paper titled A Publish/Subscribe Middleware

19.09.2013, 15.00h - Talk from Prof. Philip Koopman, Carnegie Mellon University - External Runtime Monitoring for Critical Embedded Systems

The talk will take place on Thursday, September 19, at 15:00h Room A102.

Topic: External Runtime Monitoring for Critical Embedded Systems

Prof. Philip Koopman, Carnegie Mellon University

http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman

The 2M US$ worth Atlas robot delivered and unboxed in a newly set up joint lab in Blacksburg

The 2M US$ worth Atlas robot we received thanks to the success of our team (strongly supported by the GRK and its Team Hector) has just been delivered and unboxed in a newly set up joint lab in Blacksburg. The video is online at http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCap5ZrwPm7BkFUrSW-FIo_A

Also online are:

https://www.facebook.com/teamvigir

11.09.2013, 15.00h - 16.00h Talk by Stephan Richter

Stephan will present his PhD research topic and thus talk about: "Shape from Shading for 3D Scene Understanding".

The talk will take place Wednesday, September 11, at 15:00h, building S2|02, room A102.

17.07.2013, 15.00h. - Talk from Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamim Asfour - From Humanoids to Wearable Humanoids: Science Fiction?

When: Wednesday, July 17th, 2013, 15h

Where: Lecture hall C120 of the Piloty building

Speaker: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tamim Asfour, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Title: From Humanoids to Wearable Humanoids: Science Fiction?

The DARPA Robotics Challenge

The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) was announced in 2012 as the currently most challenging and most competitive robotics competition for advancing humanoid robotics to assist human responce forces in recovering from disasters.

GRK's Team Hector won the Best-in-Class Autonomy Award for the most intelligent rescue robot at RoboCup 2013

On June 30, 2013, GRK's Team Hector won the Best-in-Class Autonomy Award for the most intelligent rescue robot at RoboCup 2013 in Eindhoven.

Team Hector defended this award which they first won at RoboCup 2012 in Mexico City.

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