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Day 1: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

10:30
Registration
14:00–15:50
Welcome and Introduction

Opening session
THE GNSS CHALLENGE
Coffee
16:10–17:30
17:30
Visit of ISMB labs and Welcome Reception

Day 2: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

8:30
Registration
8:30–10:05
Coffee
10:30–12:15
Lunch
13:30–14:40
15:55–17:30
Session 6
POSTER SESSION
19:00
Conference social dinner , and best paper award at Ristorante Solferino

Day 3: Thursday, June 27, 2013

8:30–10:05
Coffee
10:30–12:15
Lunch


Day 1: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

14:00–15:50

Opening Session
THE GNSS CHALLENGE


Opening Remarks

(14:20)
Key Note
GPS, Galileo and the Future of GNSS

prof. Vidal Ashkenazi (Nottingham Scientific Limited , UK)

(15:00)
GNSS Space Clocks: Performance Analysis
Alice Cernigliaro (Aizoon, Italy); Stefano Valloreia, Lorenzo Galleani (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Patrizia Tavella (INRIM, Italy)

(15.25)
Design optimization for quantum communications in a GNSS intersatellite network
Francesca Gerlin Nicola Laurenti, Giuseppe Vallone, Paolo Villoresi, Giampiero Naletto (University of Padua, Italy); Luciana Bonino, Sergio Mottini (Thales Alenia Space, Italy); Zoran Sodnik (ESA, The Netherlands)
Coffee Break
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16:10–17:30

Session 1
PRESENT AND FUTURE OF GNSS



(16.10)
Testing the Test Satellites: the Galileo IOV Measurement Accuracy
Salvatore Gaglione, Antonio Angrisano, Ciro Gioia (University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy); Daniele Borio, Joaquim Fortuny Guasch (Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy)

(16:35)
A BeiDou Hardware Receiver based on the STA8088 Chipset
Fabio Pisoni (STMicroelectronics, Italy); Philip G. Mattos (STMicroelectronics (R&D) Ltd, United Kingdom)

(17:00)
Recent results in receiving and decoding signals from the Beidou system
Ta Hai Tung, Duc Truong, Trung Tran, Thuan Nguyen (Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam)

(17:30)
Shuttle leaves from NH Hotel for the visit to the ISMB labs

Welcome reception

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Day 2: Wednesday, June 26, 2013


8:30–10:10
Session 2
TERRESTRIAL AND INDOOR POSITIONING 1


(8:30)
Deconvolution-based indoor localization with WLAN signals and unknown access point locations

Shweta Shrestha, Jukka Talvitie, Elena Simona Lohan (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)

(8:55)
Analysis of Hybrid and Cooperative Positioning Algorithms in Urban Canyon Scenarios

Zhoubing Xiong (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Francesco Sottile, Maurizio A. Spirito (ISMB, Italy); Roberto Garello (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

(9:20)
DVB-T Positioning with a One Shot Receiver

Jie Huang, Letizia Lo Presti (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

(9:45)
Real-Time Indoor Localization Using RFID
Kirti Chawla, Chris McFarland, Gabriel Robins, Connor Shope (University of Virginia, USA)



Coffee Break


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10:30–12:15

Session 3
ALGORITHMS AND METHODS FOR GNSS RECEIVERS 1

(10:30)
Code Smoothing for BOC Ambiguity Mitigation
Moises Gallardo Navarro, Gonzalo Seco-Granados, (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain); Gustavo Lopez-Risueño, Massimo Crisci (European Space Agency, The Netherlands)

(10:55)
Modified parallel code-phase search for acquisition in presence of sign transition
Jérôme Leclére, Cyril Botteron, Pierre-Andre Farine (Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne, Switzerland)

(11:20)
Code and Frequency Estimation in Galileo Mass Market Receivers
Nicola Linty (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Paolo Crosta (European Space Agency, The Netherlands)

(11:45)
MULTI-GNSS Receivers/IMU system aimed at the design of a heading-constrained Tightly-Coupled algorithm
Gianluca Falco (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Italy);
María Campo Cossío, Alberto Puras, (Centro Tecnológico de Componentes, Spain)

(12:15)

Lunch

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13:30–14:45

Session 4
INTERFERENCE AND SPOOFING


(13:30)
Performance Assessment of Wavelet Based Technique in Mitigating Narrow-Band Interference
Luciano Musumeci, Fabio Dovis (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

(13:55)
Jammer Impact on Galileo and GPS Receivers
Daniele Borio, Cillian O'Driscoll, Joaquim Fortuny Guasch (Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy)

(14:20)
Frequency-domain code replica detection for GNSS receiver
Juan Parro, José A. López-Salcedo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain); Rigas Ioannides, Massimo Crisci (European Space Agency, The Netherlands)

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14:45–16:00

Session 5
ALGORITHMS AND METHODS FOR GNSS RECEIVERS 2

(14:45)
Statistical Test Applied to Detect Distortions of GNSS Signals
Micaela Troglia Gamba, Beatrice Motella, Marco Pini (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Italy)

(15:10)
Signal Quality Checks For Multipath Detection In GNSS
Diego Franco, Gonzalo Seco-Granados (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain); Fabio Dovis (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

(15:35)
Impact of the Group Delay on BOC(M,N) Tracking: Potential Filter Issues in Robust Side-Lobe Switching for High-Order BOC Modulations
Davide Margaria, Emanuela Falletti (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Italy); Alberto Bagnasco, Francesco Parizzi, Augusto Torchi (Selex ES, Italy)


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16:00–17:30

Session 6
POSTER SESSION


(16:00)
POSTER presentations


Localization of Unknown Indoor Wireless Transmitter
Mohd Amiruddin Abd Rahman, Marzieh Dashti, Jie Zhang (University of Sheffield, Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, United Kingdom)

Two-Step Hybrid Self-Localization Using Unsynchronized Low-Complexity Anchors
Yue Wang (Center for Space Science and Applied Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Michael Wiemeler , Feng Zheng (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany); Weiming Xiong (Center for Space Science and Applied Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Thomas Kaiser (Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Swarm Exploration and Navigation on Mars
Stephan Sand, Siwei Zhang (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany); Maximilian Mühlegg, Guillermo Falconi, Chen Zhu, Thomas Krüger, Stefan Nowak (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany)

Ranging Results Using a UWB Platform in an Indoor Environment
Alessio De Angelis, Satyam Dwivedi (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Peter Händel (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Antonio Moschitta, Paolo Carbone (University of Perugia, Italy)

Cooperative/Distributed Localization and Characterization of GNSS Jamming Interference
Marco Bartolucci, Roberta Casile, Giovanni Emanuele Corazza, Alessandro Durante, Giulio Gabelli, Alessandro Guidotti (University of Bologna, Italy)

Practical Implementation and Performance Assessment of an Extended Kalman Filter-based Signal Tracking Loop
XinHua Tang (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Gianluca Falco, Emanuela Falletti (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Italy); Letizia Lo Presti (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

(19:00)
Social dinner at Solferino Restaurant

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Day 3: Thursday, June 27, 2013

8:30–10:10

Session 7
TERRESTRIAL AND INDOOR POSITIONING 2


(8:30)
A VLC-based beacon location system for mobile applications
Guillermo del Campo-Jimenez, Jorge M. Perandones , Francisco J Lopez-Hernandez (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)

(8:55)
Enhanced RSTD for Scalable Bandwidth of OTDOA Positioning in 3GPP LTE
Jinnan Liu, Shulan Feng (Huawei Technologies, P.R. China)

(9:20)
Modeling Received Signal Strength Measurements for Cellular Network Based Positioning
Jukka Talvitie, Elena Simona Lohan (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)

(9:45)
P2P Cooperative GPS Positioning with Fine/Coarse Time Assistance
Simone Morosi, Enrico Del Re, Alessio Martinelli (University of Florence, Italy)
Coffee Break

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10:30–12:15

Session 8
SCIENTIFIC APPLICATIONS OF GNSS

(10:30)
Advantages of C-band and L-band Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Stefan Junker, Torben Schueler (Universitaet der Bundeswehr Muenchen, Germany)


(10:55)
Effect of Interference in the Calculation of the Amplitude Scintillation Index S4
Rodrigo Romero, Fabio Dovis (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

(11:20)
GNSS Reflectometry as a Tool to Retrieve Soil Moisture ans Vegetation Biomass: Experimental and Theoretical Activities
Nazzareno Pierdicca (Uni Roma1, Italy); Marco Caparrini, Alejandro Egido (Starlab, Spain); Nicolas Floury (ESA, The Netherlands); Leila Guerriero (Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy); Simonetta Paloscia, Emanuele Santi (CNR-IFAC, Italy)

(11:45)
Evaluation of the Impact of Ionospheric Asymmetry on GNSS Radio Occultation Inversion Products using NeQuick and IRI
Muhammad Shaikh, Riccardo Notarpietro (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

(12:10)
Closing Remarks

Lunch

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