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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 266470

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Prof. Dr. Heinrich Bülthoff

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

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Project presentations on international conferences

Throughout the year 2012, results obtained within the myCopter project were presented on the following conferences:

AAAI Spring Symposium, March 26 - 28, 2012 in Stanford, California
“Integration of online learning into HTN planning for robotic tasks” (EPFL)

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 14 - 18, 2012 in St. Paul, Minnesota
“Versatile Distributed Pose Estimation and Sensor Self-Calibration for Autonomous MAVs” (ETHZ)

Workshop on “Integration of perception with control and navigation for resource-limited, highly dynamic autonomous systems”, part of Robotics: Science and Systems, July 10, 2012 in Sydney, Australia
“Vision-based MAV Navigation: Implementation Challenges towards a Usable System in Real-Life Scenarios” (ETHZ)

AIAA Modelling and Simulation Technologies Conference, August 13 - 16, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
“Multi-loop Pilot Behaviour Identification in Response to Simultaneous Visual and Haptic Stimuli” (MPI)

35th European Conference on Visual Perception, September 2 - 6, 2012 in Alghero, Italy
“Asymmetries in saccadic latencies during interrupted ocular pursuit” (MPI)
“Eye-movement planning during flight maneuvers” (MPI)

38th European Rotorcraft Forum, September 4 - 7, 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
“Development of Handling Qualities Requirements for a Personal Aerial Vehicle” (UoL)
“A practical biodynamic feed through model for helicopters” (MPI)

International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction in Aerospace, September 12 - 14, 2012 in Brussels, Belgium
“Investigating Gaze Behaviour of Novice Pilots during Basic Flight Maneuvres” (MPI)   

IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, October 7 - 12, 2012 in Vila Moura, Portugal
“Visual-Inertial SLAM for a Small Helicopter in Large Outdoor Environments” (ETHZ)

IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, October 14 - 17, 2012 in Seoul, Korea
“Identification of the Transition from Compensatory to Feedforward Behaviour in Manual Control” (MPI)
“How effective is an armrest in mitigating biodynamic feedthrough?” (MPI)

4th HELI World Conference, November 7, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

“MyCopter – Enabling Technologies for Personal Aerial Transportation Systems: A progress report” (MPI)

Neural Information Processing Systems Conference, December 3 - 6, 2012 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada

“Learning Image Descriptors with the Boosting-Trick” (EPFL-CV)
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