Improving Aircraft Localization: Experiences and Lessons Learned from an Open Competition

  title={Improving Aircraft Localization: Experiences and Lessons Learned from an Open Competition},
  author={Martin Strohmeier and Mauro Leonardi and Sergei Markochev and Fabio Ricciato and Matthias Sch{\"a}fer and Vincent Lenders},
Knowledge about the exact positioning of aircraft is crucial in many settings, both in times of war and peace. Conse-quently, the opportunistic and independent localization of aircraft based on their communication has been a longstanding problem and subject of much research. Originating from military settings, the capability to conduct aircraft localization has moved first towards the institutional civil aviation domain and can now be undertaken by anyone who has access to multiple cheap… 

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