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Education:   2016 - Ing. (=M.Sc.) Cybernetics, Automation and Measurement, FEKT, Brno University of Technology
     
     
     
Research Interest:   Multi-robot systems, Computer vision, Mutual relative localization
     
Research stays:   2017 - LAAS-CNRS Toulouse
   

 

Publications:  
  1. Jiri Horyna, Viktor Walter and Martin Saska. UVDAR-COM: UV-Based Relative Localization of UAVs with Integrated Optical Communication. In 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2022. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{horyna2022uvdarcom,
    	author = "{Horyna}, Jiri and {Walter}, Viktor and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{UVDAR-COM: UV-Based Relative Localization of UAVs with Integrated Optical Communication}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "June",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS22_UVDARCOM.pdf"
    }
    
  2. Daniel Hert, Tomas Baca, Pavel Petracek, Vit Kratky, Vojtech Spurny, Matej Petrlik, Vrba Matous, David Zaitlik, Pavel Stoudek, Viktor Walter, Petr Stepan, Jiri Horyna, Vaclav Pritzl, Giuseppe Silano, Daniel Bonilla Licea, Petr Stibinger, Robert Penicka, Tiago Nascimento and Martin Saska. MRS Modular UAV Hardware Platforms for Supporting Research in Real-World Outdoor and Indoor Environments. In 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2022. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{MRS2022ICUAS_HW,
    	author = "{Hert}, Daniel and {Baca}, Tomas and {Petracek}, Pavel and {Kratky}, Vit and {Spurny}, Vojtech and {Petrlik}, Matej and {Matous}, Vrba and {Zaitlik}, David and {Stoudek}, Pavel and {Walter}, Viktor and {Stepan}, Petr and {Horyna}, Jiri and {Pritzl}, Vaclav and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Bonilla Licea}, Daniel and {Stibinger}, Petr and {Penicka}, Robert and {Nascimento}, Tiago and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{MRS Modular UAV Hardware Platforms for Supporting Research in Real-World Outdoor and Indoor Environments}",
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "June",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS22_MRS_HW.pdf"
    }
    
  3. V Walter, V Spurny, M Petrlik, T Báca, D Zaitlík, L Demkiv and M Saska. Extinguishing real fires by fully autonomous multirotor UAVs in the MBZIRC 2020 competition. Field Robotics 2:406–436, April 2022. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{walter2022fr,
    	author = "Walter, V. and Spurny, V. and Petrlik, M. and Báca, T. and Zaitlík, D. and Demkiv, L. and and Saska, M.",
    	journal = "Field Robotics",
    	title = "{Extinguishing real fires by fully autonomous multirotor UAVs in the MBZIRC 2020 competition}",
    	year = 2022,
    	volume = 2,
    	pages = "406--436",
    	issn = "2771-3989",
    	month = "April",
    	pdf = "data/papers/walter2022fr.pdf",
    	doi = "10.55417/fr.2022015"
    }
    
  4. Filip Novák, Viktor Walter, Pavel Petráček, Tomáš Báča and Martin Saska. Fast collective evasion in self-localized swarms of unmanned aerial vehicles. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 16(6):066025, November 2021. URL, DOI BibTeX

    @article{novak2021predator,
    	author = "Filip Nov{\'{a}}k and Viktor Walter and Pavel Petr{\'{a}}{\v{c}}ek and Tom{\'{a}}{\v{s}} B{\'{a}}{\v{c}}a and Martin Saska",
    	title = "{Fast collective evasion in self-localized swarms of unmanned aerial vehicles}",
    	journal = "Bioinspiration {\&} Biomimetics",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "nov",
    	publisher = "{IOP} Publishing",
    	volume = 16,
    	number = 6,
    	pages = 066025,
    	doi = "10.1088/1748-3190/ac3060",
    	url = "https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/ac3060"
    }
    
  5. Viktor Walter, Vojtěch Spurný, Matěj Petrlík, Tomáš Báča, David Žaitlík and Martin Saska. Extinguishing of Ground Fires by Fully Autonomous UAVs Motivated by the MBZIRC 2020 Competition. In 2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS). June 2021, 787–793. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Viktor2021ICUAS,
    	author = "{Walter}, Viktor and {Spurný}, Vojtěch and {Petrlík}, Matěj and {Báča}, Tomáš and {Žaitlík}, David and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)",
    	title = "{Extinguishing of Ground Fires by Fully Autonomous UAVs Motivated by the MBZIRC 2020 Competition}",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "June",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ICUAS_2021_Viktor.pdf",
    	pages = "787--793",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS51884.2021.9476723",
    	organization = "IEEE"
    }
    
  6. A Ahmad, V Walter, P Petracek, M Petrlik, T Baca, D Zaitlik and M Saska. Autonomous Aerial Swarming in GNSS-denied Environments with High Obstacle Density. In 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). June 2021, 570–576. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{afzal2021Icra,
    	author = "A. {Ahmad} and V. {Walter} and P. {Petracek} and M. {Petrlik} and T. {Baca} and D. {Zaitlik} and M. {Saska}",
    	booktitle = "2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)",
    	title = "{Autonomous Aerial Swarming in GNSS-denied Environments with High Obstacle Density}",
    	month = "June",
    	year = 2021,
    	pages = "570--576",
    	organization = "IEEE",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICRA48506.2021.9561284",
    	pdf = "data/papers/afzal2021Icra.pdf"
    }
    
  7. V Spurny, V Pritzl, V Walter, M Petrlik, T Baca, P Stepan, D Zaitlik and M Saska. Autonomous Firefighting Inside Buildings by an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. IEEE Access 9:15872-15890, January 2021. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{spurny2021autonomous,
    	author = "V. Spurny and V. Pritzl and V. Walter and M. Petrlik and T. Baca and P. Stepan and D. Zaitlik and M. Saska",
    	journal = "IEEE Access",
    	title = "{Autonomous Firefighting Inside Buildings by an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle}",
    	year = 2021,
    	volume = 9,
    	month = "January",
    	pages = "15872-15890",
    	doi = "10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3052967",
    	pdf = "data/papers/spurny2021autonomous.pdf"
    }
    
  8. Pavel Petráček, Viktor Walter, Tomáš Báča and Martin Saska. Bio-Inspired Compact Swarms of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles without Communication and External Localization. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 16(2):026009, December 2020. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{petracek2020swarms,
    	author = "Pavel Petr{\'{a}}{\v{c}}ek and Viktor Walter and Tom{\'{a}}{\v{s}} B{\'{a}}{\v{c}}a and Martin Saska",
    	title = "{Bio-Inspired Compact Swarms of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles without Communication and External Localization}",
    	journal = "Bioinspiration {\&} Biomimetics",
    	year = 2020,
    	month = "dec",
    	publisher = "{IOP} Publishing",
    	volume = 16,
    	number = 2,
    	pages = 026009,
    	doi = "https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/abc6b3",
    	pdf = "data/papers/BB20swarm.pdf"
    }
    
  9. V Walter, M Vrba and M Saska. On training datasets for machine learning-based visual relative localization of micro-scale UAVs. In 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) (). August 2020, 10674-10680. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{walter_icra2020,
    	author = "V. {Walter} and M. {Vrba} and M. {Saska}",
    	booktitle = "2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)",
    	title = "On training datasets for machine learning-based visual relative localization of micro-scale {UAVs}",
    	year = 2020,
    	volume = "",
    	number = "",
    	month = "Aug",
    	pages = "10674-10680",
    	pdf = "data/papers/walter2020_icra.pdf"
    }
    
  10. V Walter, N Staub, A Franchi and M Saska. UVDAR System for Visual Relative Localization With Application to Leader–Follower Formations of Multirotor UAVs. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 4(3):2637-2644, July 2019. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{uvdar_dirfol,
    	author = "V. {Walter} and N. {Staub} and A. {Franchi} and M. {Saska}",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters",
    	title = "UVDAR System for Visual Relative Localization With Application to Leader–Follower Formations of Multirotor UAVs",
    	year = 2019,
    	volume = 4,
    	number = 3,
    	pages = "2637-2644",
    	doi = "10.1109/LRA.2019.2901683",
    	issn = "2377-3766",
    	month = "July",
    	pdf = "data/papers/walterRAL2019.pdf"
    }
    
  11. V Walter, N.Staub, M Saska and A Franchi. Mutual Localization of UAVs based on Blinking Ultraviolet Markers and 3D Time-Position Hough Transform. In 14th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2018). 2018. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{uvdd2,
    	author = "V. Walter and N.Staub and M. Saska and A. Franchi",
    	title = "Mutual Localization of UAVs based on Blinking Ultraviolet Markers and 3D Time-Position Hough Transform",
    	booktitle = "14th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2018)",
    	pdf = "data/papers/uvdd2.pdf",
    	year = 2018
    }
    
  12. V Walter, M Saska and A Franchi. Fast mutual relative localization of uavs using ultraviolet led markers. In 2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft System (ICUAS 2018). 2018. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{uvdd1,
    	author = "V. Walter and M. Saska and A. Franchi",
    	title = "Fast mutual relative localization of uavs using ultraviolet led markers",
    	booktitle = "2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft System (ICUAS 2018)",
    	pdf = "data/papers/uvdd1.pdf",
    	year = 2018
    }
    
  13. V Walter, T Novák and M Saska. Self-localization of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Based on Optical Flow in Onboard Camera Images. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10756.. 2018. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{walter2017mesas,
    	author = "Walter, V. and Nov{\'a}k, T. and Saska, M.",
    	title = "Self-localization of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Based on Optical Flow in Onboard Camera Images",
    	booktitle = "Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10756.",
    	year = 2018,
    	publisher = "Springer International Publishing",
    	address = "Cham",
    	pdf = "data/papers/walter2017mesas.pdf"
    }