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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 2013, results obtained within the myCopter project were presented on the following conferences:
23rd Oculomotor Meeting, January 25 - 26, 2013 in Linz, Austria
“Asymmetric saccade initiation at smooth pursuit onset” (MPI)

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 6 - 10, 2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany
“Path Planning for Motion Dependent State Estimation on Micro Aerial Vehicles” (ETHZ)

AHS 69th Annual Forum and Technology Display, May 21 - 23, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona
“Towards Handling Qualities Requirements for Future Personal Aerial Vehicles” (UoL)
“Feedforward and Feedback Control Behaviour in Helicopter Pilots during a Lateral Reposition Task” (MPI)

3rd International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Command and Control Systems, May 28 -30, 2013 in Naples, Italy
“Bio-inspired collision free navigation for aerial vehicles” (EPFL)

26th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 23 - 28, 2013 in Portland, Oregon
“Boosting Binary Keypoint Descriptors” (EPFL)

4th International Conference on Digital Human Modelling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics, and Risk Management (DHM), part of HCI International, July 21 - 26, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada
“Attentional Biases during Steering Behaviour” (MPI)

10th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics: Applications and Services (EPCE), part of HCI International, July 21 - 26, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada
“A Fixed-Based Flight Simulator Study: The Interdependence of Flight Control Performance and Gaze Efficiency” (MPI)

39th European Rotorcraft Forum, September 3 - 6, 2013 in Moscow, Russia
"Pilot sensitivity to handling qualities-related design parameters for a personal aerial vehicle concept” (UoL)
“Data collection for developing a dynamic model of a light helicopter” (MPI)

Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress, September 10 - 12, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany
“Novel Steering Concepts for Personal Aerial Vehicles” (DLR)

IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, November 3 - 8, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan
“Inversion Based Direct Position Control and Trajectory Following of Micro Aerial Vehicles” (ETHZ)
"A Robust and Modular Multi-Sensor Fusion Approach Applied to MAV Navigation" (ETHZ)

5th HELI World Conference at the International Aerospace Supply Fair AIRTEC 2013, November 6 - 7, 2013 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
“myCopter – Enabling Technologies for Personal Aerial Transportation Systems: Project status after 2.5 years" (MPI)

Royal Aeronautical Society Light Aircraft Design: Methods and Tools 2013, November 11, 2013 in London, UK
“Personal Aerial Transport Systems: A Flight of Fancy or a Realistic Goal?” (UoL)

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