Flying Insects and Robots Symposium 2007, August 12-17 2007, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland
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Please allow for 5 min for Q&A in the end of your presentation. Poster spotlights will be 5 min with possibility to project 1 slide or 1 video. Poster format is free, but must fit the available space on a single panel: height 120cm x 180cm. Posters will be displayed only during the day when the related poster spotlight will take place.


Bart Baddeley (oral presentation)
CCNR, University of Sussex, GB
Title: A Probabilistic Framework for the Study of Active Acquisition of Visual Information in Bees
 
Emily Baird (poster, workshop organizer)
Australian National University, AU
Title: A Theory of Ground Height Control in the Honeybee
 
Jan Bartussek (poster, workshop organizer)
Institute of Neuroinformatics, CH
Title: A Non-linear Oscillator Model for Control of Flapping Flight
 
Christian Bermes (oral presentation)
ETH Zurich, CH
Title: Aerodynamic Optimization, Dynamic Modeling and Overall Prototype Design for the MuFly Autonomous Micro-helicopter
 
Sergi Bermudez i Badia (oral presentation)
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, ES
Title: The Origin and Role of Non-Linearities in the Collision Avoidance System of the Locust
 
Antoine Beyeler (poster, workshop organizer)
Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, EPFL, CH
Title: Optic-flow-based Altitude and Forward Speed Regulation Using Stereotypical Lateral Movements
 
Samir Bouabdallah (poster)
Autonomous Systems Lab, ETH Z¸rich, CH
Title: MuFly Project: The First Steps
 
Andreas Br¸ckner (poster)
Fraunhofer Instiute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, DE
Title: Compact Color Vision and Increased Sensitivity Using Artificial Compound Eyes
 
JÈrÙme Casas (oral presentation)
Institut de Recherches sur la biologie de l'Insecte, FR
Title: Insect Flow Sensors As Templates for MEMS Design
 
Rick Cory (poster)
MIT, US
Title: On the Controllability of Agile Fixed-Wing Flight
 
Hansj¸rgen Dahmen (oral presentation, demo)
Cogn. Neuroscience, Univ. T¸bingen, DE
Title: Insect Inspired Odometry by Flow Measurements Using Optical Mouse Chips
 
Michael Dickinson (keynote)
Bioengineering and Biology, Caltech, Pasadena, CA, US
Title: Sensory Control of Flight in Drosophila
 
William Dickson (oral presentation)
California Institute of Technology, US
Title: Inertial and Aerodynamic Mechanisms for Passive Wing Rotation
 
Jacques DuparrÈ (oral presentation, demo)
Fraunhofer IOF, DE
Title: Artificial Compound Eye Imaging Systems
 
Martin Egelhaaf (keynote)
Neurobiology, Bielefeld University, DE
Title: Active Vision: Strategies and Neuronal Mechanisms of Spatial Orientation Behaviour in Blowflies
 
Charlie Ellington (oral presentation)
University of Cambridge, UK
Title: The Aerodynamics of Flapping Flight: a Tutorial
 
Ronald Fearing (keynote)
UC Berkeley, US
Title: Challenges for 100 Milligram Flapping Flight
 
Dario Floreano (oral presentation, demo)
EPFL, CH
Title: Evolutionary Swarms of Flying Robots
 
Nicolas Franceschini (keynote, demo)
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, FR
Title: Insects As Pilots: Optic Flow Regulation for Vertical and Horizontal Guidance
 
Steven Fry (oral presentation, workshop organizer)
ETHZ, CH
Title: Free-flight Control in Fruit Flies ñ a Systems Analysis Approach
 
Sawyer Fuller (poster)
California Institute of Technology, US
Title: Geometric Analysis of Hassenstein-Reichardt Elemetary Motion Detectors and Application to Control in a Fruit Fly Simulator and a Robot
 
Allister Furey (poster)
University of Sussex, GB
Title: Robust Control of Tethered Airfoils Using Evolutionary Robotics
 
Chauncey Graetzel (poster, workshop organizer)
Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems / Institute of Neuroinformatics, CH
Title: Analysis of Low-level Motor Control in Tethered Flying Drosophila
 
William Green (oral presentation)
Drexel University, US
Title: A Hybrid MAV and Biomimetic Sensing for Ingress and Egress of Urban Environments
 
AndrÈ Guignard (workshop organizer)
EPFL, Lausanne
 
Sabine Hauert (poster)
Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, EPFL, CH
Title: Pheromone Based Swarming for Positionless MAVs
 
James Humbert (oral presentation)
University of Maryland, US
Title: Bio-Inspired Visuomotor Convergence
 
Laurent Jacquin (poster)
ONERA, FR
Title: Steady Versus Unsteady Aerodynamics of Flapping Wings in Forward Flight: a 2D Study
 
Thierry Jardin (poster)
Laboratoire d'Etudes AÈrodynamiques (LEA-ENSMA) de Poitiers, FR
Title: Two-dimensional DNS Study of Asymmetric Motions in Hovering Flapping Flight
 
Kevin Jones (oral presentation)
Naval Postgraduate School, US
Title: Bio-Inspired Design of Flapping-Wing Vehicles
 
Yoshiyuki Kawamura (demo)
Fukuoka Institute of Technology, JP
 
Lubin Kerhuel (poster)
Mouvement et Perception, FR
Title: Yaw Stabilization of an Aerial Robot: Visual Fixation and Ultrafast Vestibulo-ocular Reflex
 
Adam Klaptocz (workshop organizer)
LIS, CH
 
Mirko Kovac (poster, workshop organizer)
EPFL, CH
Title: Self-Deploying Microglider; Gliding Flight and Bioinspired Wing Folding Mechanism
 
Simon Laughlin (keynote)
Zoology, University Cambridge, GB
Title: Neuronal Efficiency: a Guiding Principle?
 
Fritz-Olaf Lehmann (oral presentation)
Neurobiology, DE
Title: The Limits of the Visuo-motor System in Flying Fruit Flies Drosophily
 
David Lentink (oral presentation)
Wageningen University, NL
Title: Novel Micro Aircraft Inspired by Insect Flight
 
Severin Leven (poster)
LIS - EPFL, CH
Title: A Simple and Robust Fixed-Wing Platform for Outdoor Flying Robot Experiments
 
Jens Peter Lindemann (oral presentation, workshop organizer)
Neurobiology, Bielefeld University, DE
Title: Cyberfly: Understanding Fly Flight Behaviour by Closed-loop Simulation
 
Shih-Chii Liu (oral presentation, workshop organizer)
Institute for Neuroinformatics, Univ of Zurich/ETH Zurich, CH
Title: AVLSI Motion Detection Circuits
 
Philippe May (poster)
LMCE-Paris7, FR
Title: Static and Dynamical Biological Observations
 
Vasco Medici (poster, workshop organizer)
Institute of neuroinformatics, CH
Title: Principles of Multisensory Flight Control in the Fruit Fly ñ a Reverse Engineering Approach
 
Rico Mˆckel (poster, workshop organizer)
Institute of Neuroinformatics, CH
Title: AVLSI Motion Detection Sensor for Estimation of Optical Flow
 
Jean-Daniel Nicoud (oral presentation)
Didel SA, CH
Title: Flying Paradise: Purgatory for Simulation, Hell for Engineers
 
AndrÈ Noth (oral presentation)
ASL, CH
Title: Design of Solar Powered MAVs: Scaling Considerations and Realization
 
Daniel Osmont (oral presentation)
ONERA, FR
Title: Bio-Inspired Structures for the Actuation System of a Flapping Wing Micro Aerial Vehicle
 
Andrew O. Philippides (poster)
CCNR, University of Sussex, GB
Title: Virtual Bee in a Virtual Tunnel: Modelling Angular Speed Detection
 
Geoffrey Portelli (oral presentation)
Movement & Perceptions(UMR6152), CNRS, FR
Title: A Bee in the Corridor: Regulating Lateral OF by Side Control
 
Roger Quinn (oral presentation, demo)
Case Western Reserve University, US
Title: A Small, Biologically-Inspired Vehicle with Hybrid Air-Land Mobility
 
Michael Reiser (oral presentation)
HHMI - Janelia Farm Research Campus, US
Title: An Algorithmic Basis for the Visually Mediated Control of Translatory Flight by Drosophila
 
Hala Rifai (poster)
GIPSA-lab, FR
Title: Attitude Stabilization of a Flapping-wing Micro Drone
 
James Roberts (demo)
EPFL-LIS, CH
 
Nicola Rohrseitz (oral presentation, workshop organizer)
Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH, CH
Title: Visual Groundspeed Control in Free Flying Fruit Flies
 
Umberto Scarfogliero (poster)
IMT Bio-robotics school, IT
Title: Bio-inspired Long-jumping and Gliding Robot for Locomotion in Unstructured Terrains
 
Luca Schenato (poster)
Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, IT
Title: Multimodal Sensor Fusion for Attitude Control of
 
Peter Sch¸tzner (oral presentation)
Institute for Neurobiology, University of Ulm, DE
Title: High-speed Analysis of Wing and Body Motions in Flying Drosophila Using Fluorescent Markers
 
Tobias Seidl (poster)
Advanced Concepts Team / European Space Agency, NL
Title: A Planetary Landing Device Inspired by Gliding Cockroaches
 
Kei Senda (poster)
Kanazawa University, JP
Title: Stability of Flapping-of-Wings Flight of Butterfly
 
Yoon Sik Shim (oral presentation)
University of Sussex, GB
Title: A Simple Evolutionary Framework for Generating Robust Flight Maneuver in a Physically Simulated Flapping Wing Robot
 
Caroline Soyer (poster)
IEMN, FR
Title: Silicon-based Biomimetic Flying Insect
 
Mandyam Srinivasan (oral presentation)
University of Queensland, AU
Title: Visual Guidance Of Flight In Flying Insects: An Introductory Review and Summary of Recent Progress
 
Finlay Stewart (poster)
University of Edinburgh, GB
Title: Modelling Visuomotor Control in Flying Drosophila
 
Timothy Stirling (demo)
LIS, CH
 
Andrew D Straw (oral presentation)
California Institute of Technology, US
Title: Control of Flight in a Simulated Drosophila Model: Successful Centering Depends on Actively Structuring Sensory Input
 
Wolfgang Stuerzl (poster)
Technical University of Munich, DE
Title: View-Reconstruction and Visual Homing in Ground-Nesting Wasps
 
Christel-Loic Tisse (oral presentation)
Centre for Autonomous Systems, AU
Title: Hemispherical Depth Perception for Slow-Flyers Using Coaxially Aligned Fisheye Cameras
 
Floris van Breugel (oral presentation)
Cornell University, US
Title: A Flapping Hovering Micro Air Vehicle
 
StÈphane Viollet (demo)
CNRS Biorobotics, FR
 
Daniel Watman (oral presentation)
The University of New South Wales, AU
Title: A System for Controlled Visualisation of Flapping Wings
 
Barbara Webb (oral presentation)
University of Edinburgh, GB
Title: An Insect Brain Architecture for Robotics
 
Robin Wootton (oral presentation)
University Of Exeter, GB
Title: Springy Shells, Pliant Plates and Minimal Motors: Abstracting the Insect Thorax to Drive an MAV
 
Jochen Zeil (oral presentation)
ARC Centre of Excellence in Vision Science, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, AU
Title: Stealthy Tracking in Satellite Flies
 
Jean-Christophe Zufferey (oral presentation, workshop organizer)
Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, EPFL, CH
Title: Insect-inspired Autonomous Microflyer
 
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