Publications

Dronehub K
Dec 15, 2016 · 10 min read

2019

Omair Sarwar, Bernhard Rinner, Andrea Cavallaro. A Privacy-Preserving Filter for Oblique Face Images Based on Adaptive Hopping Gaussian Mixtures. IEEE Access, 2019.

Danylo Malyuta, Christian Brommer, Daniel Hentzen, Thomas Stastny,
Roland Siegwart, Roland Brockers. Long-Duration Fully Autonomous
Operation of Rotorcraft UAS for Remote-Sensing Data Acquisition
. Journal of Field Robotics (JFR) — Special Issue on Agricultural Robotics, 2019.

Sara Perez Carabaza, Jürgen Scherer, Bernhard Rinner, Jose A. Lopez Orozco and Eva Besada Portas. UAV Trajectory Optimization for Minimum Time Search with Communication Constraints and Collision Avoidance. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 2019.

Samira Hayat, Christian Bettstetter, Aymen Fakhreddine, Raheeb Muzaffar, and Driton Emini. An experimental evaluation of LTE-A throughput for drones. Accepted for ACM Workshop on Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks, Systems, and Applications (DroNet), 2019.

Aymen Fakhreddine, Christian Bettstetter, Samira Hayat, Raheeb Muzaffar, and Driton Emini. Handover challenges for cellular-connected drones. Accepted for ACM Workshop on Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks, Systems, and Applications (DroNet), 2019.

Agata Barciś and Christian Bettstetter. Beyond sync: Distributed temporal coordination and its implementation in a multi-robot system. Accepted for IEEE Intern. Conf. on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO), 2019.

Raheeb Muzaffar, Evsen Yanmaz, Christian Raffelsberger, Christian Bettstetter, and Andrea Cavallaro. Live multicast video streaming from drones: An experimental study. Autonomous Robots, Special Issue on Robot Communication Challenges: Real-World Problems, Systems, and Methods, 2019.

Ursula Challita, Walid Saad, and Christian Bettstetter. Interference management for cellular-connected UAVs: A deep reinforcement learning approach. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2019.

Michał Barciś and Hermann Hellwagner. An evaluation model for information distribution in multi-robot systems. In Proc. IEEE INFOCOM Workshops, 2019.

Petra Mazdin and Bernhard Rinner. Efficient and QoS-aware drone coordination for simultaneous environment coverage. In Proc. IEEE Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR), 2019.

Pasquale Grippa, Doris A. Behrens, Friederike Wall, and Christian Bettstetter. Drone delivery systems: Job assignment and dimensioning. Autonomous Robots, Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2019.

Babak Salamat and Andrea M. Tonello. A generalized multi-objective framework for UAV mission planning. In Proc. IEEE Aerospace, 2019.

Babak Salamat and Andrea M. Tonello. Adaptive nonlinear PID control for a quadrotor UAV using particle swarm optimization. In Proc. IEEE Aerospace, 2019.

2018

Boualem Rabta, Christian Wankmüller, and Gerald Reiner. A drone fleet model for last-mile distribution in disaster relief operations. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2018.

Christian Brommer, Danylo Malyuta, Daniel R. Hentzen, and Roland Brockers. Long-duration autonomy for small rotorcraft UAS including recharging. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018.

Omair Sarwar, Andrea Cavallaro, and Bernhard Rinner. Temporally smooth privacy protected airborne videos. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018.

James Preiss, Karol Hausman, Gaurav Sukhatme, and Stephan Weiss. Simultaneous self-calibration and navigation using trajectory optimization. International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2018.

Matthias Weyrer and Bernhard Rinner. UAV motion planning and control for multi-coverage of 3D environments. In Proc. International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2018.

Ursula Challita, Walid Saad, and Christian Bettstetter. Deep reinforcement learning for interference-aware path planning of cellular-connected UAVs. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2018.

Evşen Yanmaz, Saeed Yahyanejad, Bernhard Rinner, Hermann Hellwagner, and Christian Bettstetter. Drone networks: Communications, coordination, and sensing. Ad Hoc Networks, Special Issue on Advances in Wireless Communication and Networking for Cooperating Autonomous Systems, vol. 68, 2018.

Asif Khan, Bernhard Rinner, and Andrea Cavallaro. Cooperative robots to observe moving targets: A review. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 48(1):187–198, 2018.

Andrea M. Tonello, Venkata Pathuri. Exploiting Antenna Arrays for Position Tracking of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. In Proc. ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas, 2018.

Babak Salamat and Andrea M. Tonello. Novel trajectory generation and adaptive evolutionary feedback controller for quadrotors. In Proc. IEEE Aerospace, 2018.

2017

Ekaterina Peshkova and Martin Hitz. Exploring user-defined gestures to control a group of four UAVs. In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2017.

Ekaterina Peshkova, Martin Hitz, David Ahlström, Rainer W. Alexandrowicz, and Alexander Kopper. Exploring intuitiveness of metaphor-based gestures for UAV navigation. In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2017.

Ekaterina Peshkova and Martin Hitz. Coherence evaluation of input vocabularies to enhance usability and user experience. In Proc. ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS), 2017.

Jürgen Scherer and Bernhard Rinner. Short and full horizon motion planning for persistent multi-UAV surveillance with energy and communication constraints. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017.

Micha Rappaport and Christian Bettstetter. Coordinated recharging of mobile robots during exploration. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017.

Pasquale Grippa, Doris A. Behrens, Christian Bettstetter, and Friederike Wall. Job selection in a network of UAVs for delivery of goods. In Proc. Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2017.

James Preiss, Karol Hausman, Gaurav Sukhatme, and Stephan Weiss. Trajectory optimization for self-calibration and navigation. In Proc. Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2017.

Samira Hayat, Evşen Yanmaz, Timothy X Brown, and Christian Bettstetter. Multi-objective UAV path planning for search and rescue. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017.

Karol Hausman, James Preiss, Gaurav Sukhatme, and Stephan Weiss. Observability-aware trajectory optimization for self-calibration with application to UAVs. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2017.

Ekaterina Peshkova, Martin Hitz, and Bonifaz Kaufmann. Natural interaction techniques for an unmanned aerial vehicle system. IEEE Pervasive Computing, Special Issue on Drones, 2017.

Babak Salamat and Andrea M. Tonello. Stochastic trajectory generation using particle swarm optimization for quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Aerospace, 4(2), 27, 2017.

Babak Salamat and Andrea M. Tonello. Altitude and attitude tracking of a quadrotor helicopter UAV using a novel evolutionary feedback controller. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Smart Systems and Technologies, 2017.

Venkata P. Bhuvana and Andrea M. Tonello. Distributed object tracking based on information weighted UAV selection with priory objects. In Proc. EUSIPCO, 2017.

2016

Pasquale Grippa. Decision making in a UAV-based delivery system with impatient customers. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2016.

Samira Hayat, Evşen Yanmaz, and Raheeb Muzaffar. Survey on unmanned aerial vehicle networks for civil applications: A communications viewpoint. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Quarter 4, 2016.

Michael Hofbaur, Andreas Muller, Justus Piater, Bernhard Rinner, Gerald Steinbauer, Markus Vincze, and Christian Wogerer. Making better robots — Beiträge Österreichs zur Europäischen Robotics Research Roadmap. e&i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, 2016.

Raheeb Muzaffar, Vladimir Vukadinovic, and Andrea Cavallaro. Rate-adaptive multicast video streaming from teams of micro aerial vehicles. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2016.

Raheeb Muzaffar, Evşen Yanmaz, Christian Bettstetter, and Andrea Cavallaro. Application-layer rate-adaptive multicast video streaming over 802.11 for mobile devices. In Proc. ACM Multimedia Conference, 2016.

Ekaterina Peshkova, Martin Hitz, and David Ahlström. Exploring user-defined gestures and voice commands to control an unmanned aerial vehicle. In Proc. International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, 2016.

Jürgen Scherer and Bernhard Rinner. Persistent multi-UAV surveillance with energy and communication constraints. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2016.

Evşen Yanmaz, Markus Quaritsch, Saeed Yahyanejad, Bernhard Rinner, Hermann Hellwagner, and Christian Bettstetter. Communication and coordination for drone networks. In Proc. EAI International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks, 2016.

Andrea Papaiz and Andrea M. Tonello. Azimuth and elevation dynamic tracking of UAVs via 3-axial ULA and particle filtering. International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 2016.

2015

Samira Hayat, Evşen Yanmaz, and Christian Bettstetter. Experimental analysis of multipoint-to-point UAV communications with IEEE 802.11n and 802.11ac. In Proc. IEEE Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2015.

Severin Kacianka and Hermann Hellwagner. Adaptive video streaming for UAV networks. In Proc. ACM Workshop on Mobile Video, in conjunction with the ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, 2015.

Asif Khan, Bernhard Rinner, and Andrea Cavallaro. Multi-scale observation of multiple moving targets using micro aerial vehicles. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2015.

Asif Khan, Evşen Yanmaz, and Bernhard Rinner. Information exchange and decision making in micro aerial vehicle networks for cooperative search. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2015.

Vera Mersheeva and Gerhard Friedrich. Multi-UAV monitoring with priorities and limited energy resources. In Proc. AAAI Intern. Conf. Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), 2015.

Claudio Piciarelli, Lukas Esterle, Asif Khan, Bernhard Rinner, and Gian Luca Foresti. Dynamic reconfiguration in camera networks: A short survey. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2015.

Jürgen Scherer, Saeed Yahyanejad, Samira Hayat, Evşen Yanmaz, Torsten Andre, Asif Khan, Vladimir Vukadinovic, Christian Bettstetter, Hermann Hellwagner, and Bernhard Rinner. An autonomous multi-UAV system for search and rescue. In Proc. International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services, 2015.

Daniel Wischounig-Strucl and Bernhard Rinner. Resource aware and incremental mosaics of wide areas from small-scale UAVs. Machine Vision and Applications, 2015.

2014

Torsten Andre, Karina Hummel, Angela Schoellig, Evşen Yanmaz, Mahdi Asadpour, Christian Bettstetter, Pasquale Grippa, Hermann Hellwagner, Stephan Sand, and Siwei Zhang. Application-driven design of aerial communication networks. IEEE Communications Magazine, 2014.

Torsten Andre, Daniel Neuhold, and Christian Bettstetter. Coordinated multi-robot exploration: Out of the box packages for ROS. In Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM WiUAV Workshop, 2014.

Asif Khan, Evşen Yanmaz, and Bernhard Rinner. Information merging in multi-UAV cooperative search. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2014.

Raheeb Muzaffar and Evşen Yanmaz. Trajectory-aware ad hoc routing protocol for micro aerial vehicle networks. In Proc. International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition, 2014.

Tahir Nawaz, Andrea Cavallaro, and Bernhard Rinner. Trajectory clustering for motion pattern extraction in aerial videos. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2014.

Saeed Yahyanejad and Bernhard Rinner. A fast and mobile system for registration of low-altitude visual and thermal aerial images using multiple small-scale UAVs. International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2014.

Evşen Yanmaz, Samira Hayat, Jürgen Scherer, and Christian Bettstetter. Experimental performance analysis of two-hop aerial 802.11 network. In Proc. IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference, 2014.

2013

Torsten Andre and Christian Bettstetter. Assessing the value of coordination in mobile robot exploration using a discrete-time markov process. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013.

Vera Mersheeva and Gerhard Friedrich. Variable neighborhood search for continuous monitoring problem with inter-depot routes. KI 2013: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2013.

Vera Mersheeva and Gerhard Friedrich. Continuous monitoring problem for disaster management. Meeting EURO working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization, 2013.

Evşen Yanmaz, Robert Kuschnig, and Christian Bettstetter. Achieving air-ground communications in 802.11 networks with three-dimensional aerial mobility. In Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, 2013.

2012

Robert Kuschnig, Evşen Yanmaz, Ingo Kofler, Bernhard Rinner, and Hermann Hellwagner. Profiling IEEE 802.11 performance on Linux-based networked aerial robots. In Proc. Austrian Robotics Workshop, 2012.

Vera Mersheeva and Gerhard Friedrich. Routing for continuous monitoring by multiple micro UAVs in disaster scenarios. In Proc. European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2012.

Vera Mersheeva and Gerhard Friedrich. Routing of multiple micro UAVs for rescue missions. In Proc. Austrian Robotics Workshop, 2012.

Vera Mersheeva, Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, Markus Quaritsch, Saeed Yahyanejad, Robert Kuschnig, Bernhard Rinner, and Gerhard Friedrich. Lightscribing the sky with micro UAVs. In Proc. Microdrones International Research Workshop, 2012.

Bernhard Rinner, Markus Quaritsch, Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, and Saeed Yahyanejad. Apparatus and method for generating an overview image of a plurality of images using a reference plane. European patent, EP2423873 (A1), 2012.

Daniel Wischounig-Strucl and Bernhard Rinner. Incrementally generated wide area mosaics for rescue scenarios by networked UAVs. In Proc. Austrian Robotics Workshop, 2012.

Evşen Yanmaz. Connectivity versus area coverage in unmanned aerial vehicle networks. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2012.

2011

Markus Quaritsch, Robert Kuschnig, Hermann Hellwagner, and Bernhard Rinner. Fast aerial image acquisition and mosaicking for emergency response operations by collaborative UAVs. In Proc. 8th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 2011.

Markus Quaritsch, Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, Saeed Yahyanejad, Vera Mersheeva, Evşen Yanmaz, Gerhard Friedrich, Hermann Hellwagner, Christian Bettstetter, and Bernhard Rinner. FAMUOS: A multi-UAV system for aerial reconnaissance in rescue scenarios. In Proc. Austrian Robotics Workshop, Hall in Tyrol, 2011.

Markus Quaritsch, Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, Saeed Yahyanejad, Vera Mersheeva, Evşen Yanmaz, Gerhard Friedrich, Hermann Hellwagner, Christian Bettstetter, and Bernhard Rinner. Collaborative microdrones research questions & challenges. In Proc. International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems, 2011.

Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, Markus Quaritsch, and Bernhard Rinner. Prioritized data transmission in Airborne camera networks for wide area surveillance and image mosaicking. In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Workshop on Camera Networks and Wide Area Scene Analysis, 2011.

Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, Markus Quaritsch, and Bernhard Rinner. A structure based mosaicking approach for aerial images from low altitude of non-planar scenes. In Proc. Computer Vision Winter Workshop, 2011.

Saeed Yahyanejad, Jakub Misiorny, and Bernhard Rinner. Lens distortion correction for thermal cameras to improve aerial imaging with small-scale UAVs. IEEE International Symposium on Robotic and Sensors Environments, 2011.

Saeed Yahyanejad, Markus Quaritsch, and Bernhard Rinner. Incremental, orthorectified and loop-independent mosaicking of aerial images taken by micro UAVs. IEEE International Symposium on Robotic and Sensors Environments, 2011.

Evşen Yanmaz, Robert Kuschnig, and Christian Bettstetter. Channel measurements over 802.11a-based UAV-to-ground links. In Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM-WiUAV Workshop, 2011.

Evşen Yanmaz, Robert Kuschnig, Markus Quaritsch, Christian Bettstetter, and Bernhard Rinner. On path planning strategies for networked unmanned aerial vehicles. In Proc. IEEE INFOCOM M2MCN Workshop, 2011.

2010

Markus Quaritsch, Karin Kruggl, Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, Subhabrata Bhattacharya, Mubarak Shah, and Bernhard Rinner. Networked UAVs as aerial sensor network for disaster management applications. e&i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Networks, 2010.

Daniel Wischounig-Strucl and Bernhard Rinner. Resource-aware image mosaicking on networks of small-scale UAVs. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, 2010.

Saeed Yahyanejad, Daniel Wischounig-Strucl, Markus Quaritsch, and Bernhard Rinner. Incremental mosaicking of images from autonomous, small-scale UAVs. In Proc. IEEE Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance, 2010.

Evşen Yanmaz and Christian Bettstetter. Area coverage with unmanned vehicles: A belief-based approach. In Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, 2010.

Evşen Yanmaz, Carmelo Costanzo, Christian Bettstetter, and Wilfried Elmenreich. A discrete stochastic process for coverage analysis of autonomous UAV networks. In Proc. GLOBECOM Wi-UAV Workshop, 2010.

Evşen Yanmaz and Hasan Guclu. Stationary and mobile target detection using mobile wireless sensor networks. Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, 2010.

2009

Evşen Yanmaz. Event detection using unmanned aerial vehicles: Ordered versus self-organized search. In Proc. International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems, 2009.

Evşen Yanmaz. Mitigating effects of node failure via mobility in wireless networks. In Proc. International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing, 2009.

2008

Markus Quaritsch, Emil Stojanovski, Christian Bettstetter, Gerhard Friedrich, Hermann Hellwagner, Hermann Hofbaur, Mubarak Shah, and Bernhard Rinner. Collaborative microdrones: Applications and research challenges. In Proc. International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communication Systems, 2008.

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Dronehub K

A multidisciplinary team at University of Klagenfurt and Lakeside Labs performs research on networked autonomous aerial systems.

Dronehub K

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Dronehub K

A multidisciplinary team at University of Klagenfurt and Lakeside Labs performs research on networked autonomous aerial systems.

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