Workshop Program

Workshop Date: December 12, 2014
Workshop Location: Austin, TX

Time (PM)

01:30 - 02:10

Gregory H. Huff, Texas A&M University, USA
Multifunctional Antennas and Adaptive Arrays in Unmanned Autonomous Systems

02:10 - 02:50

Technical Session 1
Cooperation of Networked Heterogeneous UAVs

Multi-Step Sensor Selection with Position Uncertainty Constraints

Markus Fröhle, Ali Abbas Syed Zaidi, Erik G. Ström and Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

A Combinatorial Auction Framework for Decentralised Task Allocation

Pau Segui-Gasco (Cranfield University, United Kingdom); Hyo-Sang Shin (Cranfield University & KAIST, United Kingdom); Antonios Tsourdos (Cranfield University, United Kingdom); Vicente Jesus Segui (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)

02:50 - 03:45

Technical Session 2
Communication-Aware Multi-Robot Control and Behaviour Optimization

Comparison of Multiobjective Optimization Algorithms for Mobility Behaviors in Autonomous Robot Systems

Daniel Behnke, Niklas Goddemeier, Jens Moellmer and Christian Wietfeld (TU Dortmund University, Germany)

Coordinated Multi-Robot Exploration: Out of the Box Packages for ROS

Torsten Andre, Daniel Neuhold and Christian Bettstetter (University of Klagenfurt, Austria)

Using Non-Cooperative Games to Coordinate Communications UAVs

Philip B. Charlesworth (EADS & EADS Innovation Works, United Kingdom)

03:45 - 04:15

Coffee Break 

04:15 - 05:30

Technical Session 3
Enhancing Reliability of WiUAV Links

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle as Communication Relay for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle - Field Tests

Tor Arne Johansen, Artur Zolich, Torkel Hansen and Asgeir Sørensen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Effective Data Gathering Protocol in WSN-UAV employing Priority-based Contention Window Adjustment Scheme

Sotheara Say, Naoto Aomi, Taisuke Ando and Jiang Liu (Waseda University, Japan); Norio Shiratori (Tohoku University, Japan); Shigeru Shimamoto (Waseda University & Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication Studies, Japan)

Enhancing the DSRC Reliability to Allow the Coexistence of VANET's Applications

Khalid Abdel Hafeez, Alagan Anpalagan and Lian Zhao (Ryerson University, Canada)

Jammer Placement to Partition Wireless Network

Jixin Feng, Xin Li and John M. Shea (University of Florida, USA); Eduardo L Pasiliao, Jr. (US AFRL, USA)


Closing Remarks

1 Keynote 40 Minutes (incl. Discussion), each paper 13 Minutes presentation time plus approx. 5 Minutes Discussion

Organizing Chairs
Prof. Jonathan How (
Prof. Yasamin Mostofi (
Prof. Christian Wietfeld (