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15th Workshop on Field & Assistive Robotics (WFAR-15)
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Oct 13th, LUMS School of Science & Engineering, Lahore, Pakistan


Contents

Tutorial # 1 : Thursday Oct 11, 2018 - Venue: Dean's Smart Room, 4th floor, SSE building

TIME SPEAKER AFFILIATION TITLE SLIDES / VIDEO
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Dr. Hassan Mohy Ud Din Lahore University of Management Sciences Conversations on Deep Learning Tutorial details

WPAF : Friday Oct 12, 2018 - Venue: 10-201, 2nd Floor, SSE building

TIME SPEAKER TITLE SLIDES / VIDEO
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:05 Recitation from the Holy Quran
9:05-9:15 Welcome
9:15-10:45 Panel Discussion

Mr. Zameer Soomro, Regional Head, Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) Slides

Mr. Ghulam Zakir Hassan Sial, Director, Irrigation Research Institute (IRI), Dept. of Irrigation Slides


Session 1: Water Informatics for Irrigation Efficiency & Monitoring Quality

Moderator. Dr Abubakr Muhammad, Director, Water Informatics & Technology (WIT)

10:45-11:00 Tea break
11:00-11:30 Prof. Dr Karsten Berns, Technical University Kaiserslautern, Germany Slides Keynote Talk: Agricultural Research Vehicles: From Sensor Systems to Autonomous Driving

Chair. Dr Syed Atif Mehdi

Session 2: Remote Sensing in Crop Monitoring and Forestry

Chair. Dr Mian M. Awais

11:30-11:55 Dr Ather Ashraf, Flood Emergency Reconstruction and Resilience Project, Punjab P&D

DCH and Big Data application for Agriculture Sector Slides

11:55-12:20 Dr Waqas Qazi, Institute of Space and Technology (IST) Slides Forest cover and biomass assessment through satellite earth observation
12:20-12:45 Dr Muhammad Jehanzeb Masud Cheema, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Slides Spray Uniformity test of Hexa Copter Drone for Precision Agriculture
12:45-12:50 Group Photo
12:50-14:30 Jumma Prayer break / Lunch
14:30-16:00 Project Presentations

Dr Syed Atif Mehdi, University of Central Punjab (UCP)

Dr Muhammad Azeem, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Slides

Dr Maria Anjum, Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Slides

Mr Tahir Rasheed, CEO, South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC)‎ Slides

Dr Malik Jahan, Namal College Mianwali Slides

Dr Tayab Din Memon, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro‎ Slides

Mr Adeel Liaqat, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Slides

Nisar A Latif, CEO, SolarSigma Ltd. ‎ Slides

RICE Partners Ltd.

Session 3: Showcase of Precision Agriculture Projects

Chair. Dr Ahmad Kamal Nasir Co-Chair. Dr Maria Anjum


16:00-16:15 Tea / Prayer break
16:15-17:30 Panel Discussion

Mr Ali Iqbal, Ignite

Dr Umar Shahbaz, Director, National Center for Robotics & Automation (NCRA)

Dr Naveed Arshad, Director, National Center in Big Data & Cloud Computing (NCBC)

Mr Kashif Muhammad, ICT Advisor, Agriculture Department Punjab


Session 4: Way forward on Smart Agriculture in Pakistan

WFAR : Saturday Oct 13, 2018 - Venue: 10-201 Auditorium, 2nd floor, SSE building

TIME SPEAKER TITLE SLIDES / VIDEO
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:05 Recitation from the Holy Quran
9:05-9:15 Welcome
Session 1: Intelligent Transportation

Chair. Prof. Dr Karsten Bern

09:15-9:40 Dr Faisal Riaz, Mirpur University of Science & Technology Enhanced emotion enabled cognitive agent-based rear-end collision avoidance controller for autonomous vehicle
9:40-10:05 Mr Qazi Hamza Jan, Technical University Kaiserslautern Control of an Autonomous Bus on a Pedestrian Walk Slides
10:05-10:30 Dr Aamer Iqbal Bhatti, Capital University of Science & Technology Impact of Powertrain on Optimal Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control A PMP Approach Slides Video
10:30-10:45 Tea break
Session 2: Multi Agent Robotics

Chair. Dr Umar Shahbaz Khan

10:45-11:10 Dr Waseem Abbas, Information Technology University (ITU) Controllability and Robustness Trade-offs in Networks of Diffusively Coupled Agents
11:10-11:35 Dr Usman Khan, Tufts University Distributed Intelligence in Autonomous Robotics -- Theory and Applications Slides
11:35-12:00 Dr Hassan Jaleel, Lahore University of Management Sciences Multi-robot Path Planning: From Theory to Practice and Back Again Slides
Session 3: New Initiatives

Chair. Dr Abubakr Muhammad

12:00-12:15 Dr Umar Shahbaz Khan, EME, NUST New Initiatives: National Center for Robotics and Automation
12:15-12:30 Dr Yasir Ayaz, SMME, NUST New Initiatives: National Center for Artificial Intelligence
12:30-12:45 Dr. Naveed Arshad, LUMS New Initiatives: National Center in Big Data and Cloud Computing Slides


12:30-12:45 Group Photo
12:45-14:00 Lunch / Prayer break
Session 3: Localization & Mapping

Chair. Dr Yasir Ayaz

14:00-14:25 Dr Muhammad Tahir, Lahore University Management Sciences Ranging between Mobile Nodes in a Cooperative Positioning Framework Slides
14:25-14:50 Mr Hannan Ejaz, Technical University Kaiserslautern Automated Elevation Mapping of Unstructured Outdoor Areas Slides
Session 4: Industry 4.0

Chair. Dr Yasir Niaz Khan

14:50-15:15 Dr Zubair Khalid, Lahore University Management Sciences Gaussian Process Regression: Application to Surface Analysis and Crease Profile Estimation in Packaging Industry Slides
15:15-15:40 Dr Riaz Uddin, NED University of Engineering and Technology A Predictive Energy-Bounding Algorithm for Haptic Teleoperation: An Overview Slides
15:40-16:00 Tea / Prayer break
Session 5: Sustainable Systems

Chair. Dr Aamer Iqbal Bhatti

16:00-16:25 Dr Talha Manzoor, Namal College Mianwali Managing Natural Resources as Cyber-Physical-Social Systems Slides
16:25-16:50 Dr Hasan Arshad Nasir, School of Electrical Eng. & Computer Sc., NUST Efficient Management of Rivers with Uncertain In-flows Slides
16:50-17:00 Closing

Tutorial # 2 : Monday Oct 15, 2018 - Venue: Dean's Smart Room, 4th floor, SSE building

TIME SPEAKER AFFILIATION TITLE SLIDES / VIDEO
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Prof. Dr Karsten Berns Technical University Kaiserslautern

Kinematics and dynamics of mobile robots

- Fundamentals of kinematic modelling

- Drive kinematics

- Mobile robots and dynamics

Slides Dynamics Slides Kinematics

Sponsors / Organizers News / Announcements

http://www.daad.de/entwicklung/hochschulen/zusammenarbeit/17104.en.html Pakistan Chapter

  • 15th workshop on field and assistive robotics announced for Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 14th workshop on field and assistive robotics held in Dagstuhl, Germany. (2018)
  • 13th German-Pakistani workshop on field and assistive robotics held in Lahore, Pakistan. (2017)
  • 12th German-Pakistani workshop on field and assistive robotics held in Dagstuhl, Germany. (2017)
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