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October 21.-22.2013

Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics, has the pleasure of inviting you to attend a two days graduate school course in October 2013 in Espoo, Finland.

The main theme of the course is indoor and outdoor simultaneous localization and mapping.

The course is aimed at graduate students in the field of Geomatics, but we welcome students and all interested parties of other fields as well. Lectures are given in English.

The lecturers

Prof. Dr. Andreas Nüchter, Universität Würzburg, Germany

Prof. Sergey Zheltov, State Research Institute of Aviation Systems (GosNIIAS), Russia

Dr. Yuri Blokhinov, State Research Institute of Aviation Systems (GosNIIAS), Russia


Monday Oct 21.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Nüchter
Lecture hall TU6 TUAS Building
8:30 - 9:30 Session I, Introduction and basic Data Structures
9:30 - 10:00 Coffee break
10:00 - 11:00 Session II, Registration and SLAM
11:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:30 Session III, Applications
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00 Hands-on-Experiences
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:30 Hands-on-Experiences
16:30 - 17:00 Break
17:00 - 18:00 Hands-on-Experiences

Tuesday Oct 22.
Prof. Sergey Zheltov and Dr. Yuri Blokhinov
Lecture hall TU6 TUAS Building
9:00 - 9:30 Session I, State research institution of aviation systems and projects in area of computer vision and photogrammetry - Prof. Zheltov
9:30 - 10:00 Session II, Obstacle detection system: algorithms, instrumentation, sensor integration, and applications - Prof. Zheltov
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 11:30 Session III, Modern avionics functions and photogrammetric support of situational awareness, enhanced and synthetic vision systems, augmented reality etc. - Prof. Zheltov
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch break
12:30 - 12:50 Session IV, The Photogrammetric Technology of High-realistic 3D Modeling for Terrain and Buildings for aviation applications - Dr.Blokhinov
12:50 - 13:20 Session IV, The Real-Time Model Based Tracking Problem in Automatic Docking of Space Cargo Ship to the International Space Station - Dr.Blokhinov
13:20 - 13:50 Coffee break
13:50 - 16:00 Demonstrations/Hands-on-Experiences


Students are given 1 credit of attending the two days of lectures.


The course is free of charge, but the attendants must pay for their meals, travel and accommodation expenses.


Please email your name and student number to Milka Nuikka ( and write "Graduate School Course in Geomatics 2013" to the subject line. The registration is open until Oct 20, 2013.


Questions concerning the course can be sent to Milka Nuikka (

How to get here?

Aalto University is situated in Otaniemi, Espoo, 10 km from the centre of Helsinki. The lectures are held in Otaniementie 17, TUAS-Building, lecture hall TU6.

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