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A Game of Clones

In October 2017 we took the first steps in the research project “Game of Clones – Students model the dispersal and fighting of the knotweed”, a project funded by the research program Sparkling Science of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy. The Game of Clones project should approach […]

Intelligent boarding to ski lifts

A novel boarding solution for cabin-based transport systems — e.g., ski lifts, cable cars, subways — is being discussed in industry and has already been implemented in the Austrian skiing resort Bad Gastein: In order to avoid long queues at succeeding boarding stations, a display in the boarding area tells […]

Power lines that transport data

Power Line Communication (PLC) uses electricity cables to transmit data. Andrea M. Tonello, professor at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems, was interviewed by Katharina Tischler-Banfield. He tells us whether PLC represents the future of the Internet and whether it will revolutionise the transmission of data. The greatest advantage […]

Smart grid technology project: From research to teaching

On September 12th, 2017 the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt hosted the meeting of the Erasmus+ project Smart Grid Technology – A Master Program. It is a three years project that aims at the development of a Master program in smart grid technology through the collaboration between a consortium consisting of 3 European […]

Retreat of the Pervasive Computing group

The Pervasive Computing group held a two day retreat in South Styria from June 19-20, 2017. We discussed various research and teaching topics including the deployment of new sensor and camera networks, the revision of our lab courses, and supervision of students. To strengthen our team spirit we enjoyed a […]

re:publica: Drones & Co

Samira Hayat and I attended re:publica 2017 in Berlin. It was an exciting event not least because Samira gave a very personal talk about drones and their application in disaster response.

Interference prediction in wireless networks

If two musicians were to play at the same concert venue simultaneously, it would not only sound terrible, but it would also be impossible to understand the song lyrics. The same is true whenever huge volumes of data is exchanged between sensors nodes. Mahin Atiq is working to predict the […]