Space Informatics Juan Fraire, Holger Hermanns

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26.09.2018

Guest Appearance by Kim Larsen tomorrow morning

Liebe Studierende,

we are expecting a guest appearance of Kim Guldstrand Larsen, the man behind UPPAAL, tomorrow (September 27) during the morning session in our hall 001 of E1 3. 

He will present the new functionalities of UPPAAL regarding statistical model... Read more

Liebe Studierende,

we are expecting a guest appearance of Kim Guldstrand Larsen, the man behind UPPAAL, tomorrow (September 27) during the morning session in our hall 001 of E1 3. 

He will present the new functionalities of UPPAAL regarding statistical model checking for space applications.

See you,
   Holger and Juan

21.09.2018

Guest Lecture by Lars Alminde, GomSpace

Liebe Studierende,

we are proud to present the guest lecture of Lars Alminde, CEO of GomSpace Luxembourg upcoming Tuesday (September 25) starting at 13:30 in our hall 001 of E1 3. 

Title: GomSpace, new space needs new software?

Abstract: The talk will... Read more

Liebe Studierende,

we are proud to present the guest lecture of Lars Alminde, CEO of GomSpace Luxembourg upcoming Tuesday (September 25) starting at 13:30 in our hall 001 of E1 3. 

Title: GomSpace, new space needs new software?

Abstract: The talk will present GomSpace as major player in the “New Space” revolution and focus on its recent new initiative in Luxembourg to start re-addressing how satellites, and especially future constellations, shall be operated in the future using state-of-the-art software technologies.

See you,
   Holger and Juan

 

Space Informatics

A block course offered by the Chair of Dependable Systems and Software from September 17 to October 2, 2018. It is worth 5 ECTS.
 
The course is supported by Analytical Graphics with temporary full licenses of their STK software.
 
We start at 11:01 on Monday, September 17 in HS 001 of E1 3.

Mission

This block course will explore the computer science perspective of space applications, covering a spectrum from satellite operations to interplanetary communication.

Contents

We plan to cover the following topics:Deployment of a Nano-Satellite from ISS (photo taken by Astronaut Scott Kelly)

  • System Design
    • Orbit Dynamics
    • Launchers, Spacecrafts, Satellites, Space Stations
    • System Architecture, System Components
  • Communication
    • Transmission and Encoding Basics
    • Delay Tolerant  Networking, Routing, Congestion, Contact Plans
    • Interplanetary Internet and beyond
  • Resource Managment
    • Power, Memory, Space,Time
  • Mission Planning and Operation
    • Telerobotics vs. Autonomy (vs. Human-Operated)
    • Classic Scheduling (Earliest-Deadline-First, Rate-Monotonic, etc)
    • Task Graphs, Timed and Priced Timed Automata
    • Linear Pogramming (LP, ILP, MILP, Multi-commodity flow problems)
    • Satisfiability and Optimization Modulo Theories
  • Applications
    • LEO vs. GEO Satellites, Space Missions
    • Exploration, Observation, Communication, Tourism
  • Challenges
    • Space Debris, Space Weather, Distances and Delays

Organisation

This course is offered by Holger Hermanns and Juan Fraire.

It takes place in summer 2018, running as a block course from September 17 to October 2.

In this period, weekdays are planned to adhere to the following structure:

  • 09:30 - 10:45 : Tutorial
  • 11:00 - 12:30 : Lecture
  • 12:30 - 13:30 : Lunch break
  • 13:30 - 15:00 : Lecture
  • 15:15 - 16:45 : Tutorial/Practical work

The final exam will take place on October 15 at 10:00. 

Lectures take place in hall 001 of E1 3.

 


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