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Path planning for confined environments

Planning the collision-free, simultaneous movement of multiple agents is a fundamental problem in multi-robot systems and becomes particularly challenging in highly confined environments. Hikmet Beyoglu addresses this problem in his master thesis by first searching for collision-free paths in a discretized environment and then optimizing the agents’ dynamically feasible trajectories […]

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AIDA AI excellence lecture

Bernhard Rinner gave a lecture on “Self-awareness for autonomous systems” as part of the AI Excellence Lecture Series of the Artificial Intelligence Doctoral Academy. Abstract Self-awareness is a broad concept borrowed from cognitive science and psychology that describes the property of a system, which has knowledge of “itself,” based on […]

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New leadership of the faculty

On January 1, 2022, there was a leadership change at the Faculty of Technical Sciences. Clemens Heuberger, professor of discrete mathematics, was appointed the new dean for two years. Heuberger has been vice dean of the faculty since 2013 and therefore brings a lot of experience to his position. Bernhard […]

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Open PostDoc position

University of Klagenfurt and Silicon Austria Labs GmbH are jointly establishing the Ubiquitous Sensing (USE) Lab and are pleased to announce the following open position, employment to commence as soon as possible: Senior Scientist with Doctorate for research track “Networked Sensing, Sensor Fusion and Virtual Sensing” Level of employment: 100 […]

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PhD defense of Petra Mazdin

Today Petra Mazdin successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled Communication-Aware Multi-Robot Coordination for Simultaneous Coverage. The committee was composed by Prof. Christian Bettstetter (chair), Prof. Daniele Nardi (Sapienza University of Rome) and Prof. Hermann Hellwagner. Petra conducted her PhD within the Karl Popper Kolleg on Networked Aerial Autonomous Vehicles and […]