TUD COST Action TU1302
Satellite Positioning Performance Assessment for Road Transport

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Training School

A SaPPART training school will be organised once a year. This is an excellent opportunity for researchers and practitioners to learn more on GNSS positioning with a particular focus on road transport applications.

Scheduled training school

Title Date and Location Details
e-KnoT GNSS PhD Training
SaPPART GNSS Training School
July 4 – 7, 2017 / Munich, Germany Leaflet and Program

Past training school

Title Date and Location Details
Fundamentals of GNSS for ITS applications  9-11 May 2016 / Aveiro, Portugal  Program


List of Documents

Time Lecturer Title Lecturer – DOC#
   Sunday 8th  May 2016
18:00-19:00 Meeting of the instructors
Location: Melia Hotel, Aveiro
   Monday, 9th May 2016
9:00-9:30 Welcome and presentation of the program Margarida Coelho, Local Organiser, Uni Aveiro
P.-Y Gilliéron, EPFL
Doc: A0_TS_MCCoelho
Doc: A0_TS_Gillieron
Topic 1  Role of positioning in ITS
9:30-10:30 Overview of ITS applications and services – Focus on requirements François Fischer, ERTICO
Doc: A1_TS_Overview-ITS_Fischer
10:30 Break
10:45-11:15 Role of positioning in ITS applications P.-Yves Gilliéron, EPFL
Doc: A2_TS_Gillieron
Margarida Coelho, University of Aveiro
Doc: A3_TS_MCCoelho
11:15-12:15 Positioning metrics, performance measurement François Peyret, Ifsttar
Doc: A4_Peyret
12:15-13:30 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Lab 1: translating ITS requirements into positioning performance levels (practical exercise, use cases) François Fischer, ERTICO
P.-Yves Gilliéron, EPFL
F. Peyret, Ifsttar
Doc A5_Lab1_e-Call
15:15 Break
15:45-17:30 Lab 1: Discussion about the findings All
 Tuesday, 10th May 2016
Topic 2 Fundamentals of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)
9:00–09:45 Reference systems: coordinate and time (demo and use cases of coordinate transformations) Valérie Renaudin, Ifsttar
Doc: B1_TS_Valerie
09:45–10:45 Introduction to GNSS systems:
- Architecture and GNSS systems
- Multi GNSS signals
- Receiver Implementation (Rx Architecture)
Zahidul Bhuiyan, FGI
Doc: B2_TS_Zahidul
10:45 Break
11:15–12:15 Point positioning methods:
- GNSS observables (Code, carrier phase)
- Single Point (use cases: satellites geometry, signal obstructions)
David Bétaille, Ifsttar
Doc: B3_TS_David
12:15–13:30 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Lab 2a: GNSS data collection (field experiment) EPFL + Ifsttar + FGI (PYG, VR,ZB,MO)
Doc: B4 to be printed
15:15 Break
15:45–17:30 Lab 2b: Analysis and positioning quality assessment (computer lab) EPFL + Ifsttar + FGI
20:00 Training school dinner
Wednesday, 11th May 2016
Topic 3 Differential GNSS, services and architecture
9:00–10:00 Understanding GNSS error sources Laura Ruotsalainen, FGI
Doc: C1_TS_GNSSerror_Laura
Error Mitigation Techniques
- Differential Corrections broadcasted by terrestrial or space based means (WAAS, EGNOS)
- Fusion with automotive data (Odometry, Gyroscope) (Only Loose Coupling)
- Map-Matching techniques, Map Aiding Navigation (Only Loose Coupling)
Zahidul Bhuiyan, FGI
Doc: C2_TS_DGPS_Zahidul
David Bétaille, Ifsttar
Doc: C3_TS_Sensor-fusion_David
12:15–13:30 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Lab 3a: Position Estimation using the Different Processing Techniques (I/II) Ifsttar + FGI (DB,VR,ZB,MO)
Doc: to be printed
15:15 Break
15:45–17:00 Lab 3b: Position Estimation using the Different Processing Techniques (II/II) Ifsttar + FGI
17:00–17:15 Closing and evaluation P.-Yves Gilliéron, EPFL