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Post-doc researcher
Room:
KN:E-123
PhD topic:   Cooperative Sensing by a Group of UAVs in Environments with Obstacles
Education:   2019 - Ing. (=M.Sc.) Cybernetics and Robotics, FEE, Czech Technical University in Prague, supervisor V. Spurný
    2024 - Ph.D. Informatics, FEE, Czech Technical University in Prague, supervisors: P. Štěpán, M. Saska (Cooperative Sensing by a Group of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Environments with Obstacles)
     
Projects:   NAKI II - Dron & monument (2018-2023)
    DARPA SubT Challenge (2019-2022)
    AERIAL-CORE (2020-2023)
     
Research Interest:   Unmanned Aerial VehiclesMulti-robot systems
ORCID:   ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-1914-742X
GS profile:   Vít Krátký at Google Scholar
ResearchGate:   https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vit-Kratky-2
Research stays:   9/2023 - 11/2023 research stay in Autonomous Multi-robots Lab at TU Delft
Awards:  

M17+ 2022 evaluation: Excellent evaluation of functional sample "A System of Sensory-equipped Helicopter with a Mechanism for Safe Flight in Historical-documentation Applications in Building Interiors".

ETFA 2017: Best paper award for our paper "Documentation of dark areas of large historical buildings by a formation of unmanned aerial vehicles using model predictive control"

DARPA SubT Challenge Urban Circuit: 1st place among self-funded teams and 3rd place overall in systems track of the competition.

DARPA SubT Challenge Finals: 2nd place in virtual track of the competition.

Preprints:  
  1. Vit Kratky, Giuseppe Silano, Matous Vrba, Christos Papaioannidis, Ioannis Mademlis, Robert Penicka, Ioannis Pitas and Martin Saska. Gesture-Controlled Aerial Robot Formation for Human-Swarm Interaction in Safety Monitoring Applications. In ArXiv. March 2024, 1-8. pre-print, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Kratky2024IROS,
    	author = "{Kratky}, Vit and {Silano}, Giuseppe and {Vrba}, Matous and {Papaioannidis}, Christos and {Mademlis}, Ioannis and {Penicka}, Robert and {Pitas}, Ioannis and {Saska}, Martin",
    	title = "{Gesture-Controlled Aerial Robot Formation for Human-Swarm Interaction in Safety Monitoring Applications}",
    	year = 2024,
    	pages = "1-8",
    	month = 3,
    	booktitle = "ArXiv",
    	preprint = "data/papers/2403.15333.pdf",
    	link = "https://arxiv.org/abs/2403.15333",
    	doi = "10.48550/arXiv.2403.15333"
    }
    
  2. Vaclav Pritzl, Matous Vrba, Yurii Stasinchuk, Vit Kratky, Jiri Horyna, Petr Stepan and Martin Saska. Drones Guiding Drones: Cooperative Navigation of a Less-Equipped Micro Aerial Vehicle in Cluttered Environments. 2023. URL BibTeX

    @misc{pritzl2024DronesGuidingDrones,
    	title = "Drones Guiding Drones: {C}ooperative Navigation of a Less-Equipped Micro Aerial Vehicle in Cluttered Environments",
    	author = "Pritzl, Vaclav and Vrba, Matous and Stasinchuk, Yurii and Kratky, Vit and Horyna, Jiri and Stepan, Petr and Saska, Martin",
    	year = 2023,
    	eprint = "2312.09786",
    	archiveprefix = "arXiv",
    	primaryclass = "cs.RO} pdf= {https://arxiv.org/pdf/2312.09786",
    	url = "https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.09786"
    }
    
  3. Aníbal Ollero, Alejandro Suarez, Christos Papaioannidis, Ioannis Pitas, Juan M Marredo, Viet Duong, Emad Ebeid, Vit Kratky, Martin Saska, Chloe Hanoune, Amr Afifi, Antonio Franchi, Charalampos Vourtsis, Dario Floreano, Goran Vasiljevic, Stjepan Bogdan, Alvaro Caballero, Fabio Ruggiero, Vincenzo Lippiello, Carlos Matilla, Giovanni Cioffi, Davide Scaramuzza, Jose R Martinez-de-Dios, Begona C Arrue, Carlos Martin, Krzysztof Zurad, Carlos Gaitan, Jacob Rodriguez, Antonio Munoz and Antidio Viguria. AERIAL-CORE: AI-Powered Aerial Robots for Inspection and Maintenance of Electrical Power Infrastructures. 2024. URL PDF BibTeX

    @misc{ollero2024aerialcore,
    	title = "{AERIAL-CORE}: {AI}-Powered Aerial Robots for Inspection and Maintenance of Electrical Power Infrastructures",
    	author = "An\'{i}bal Ollero and Alejandro Suarez and Christos Papaioannidis and Ioannis Pitas and Juan M. Marredo and Viet Duong and Emad Ebeid and Vit Kratky and Martin Saska and Chloe Hanoune and Amr Afifi and Antonio Franchi and Charalampos Vourtsis and Dario Floreano and Goran Vasiljevic and Stjepan Bogdan and Alvaro Caballero and Fabio Ruggiero and Vincenzo Lippiello and Carlos Matilla and Giovanni Cioffi and Davide Scaramuzza and Jose R. {Martinez-de-Dios} and Begona C. Arrue and Carlos Martin and Krzysztof Zurad and Carlos Gaitan and Jacob Rodriguez and Antonio Munoz and Antidio Viguria",
    	year = 2024,
    	eprint = "2401.02343",
    	archiveprefix = "arXiv",
    	primaryclass = "cs.RO",
    	pdf = "https://arxiv.org/pdf/2401.02343",
    	url = "https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.02343"
    }
    
Journal publications:  
  1. Jiri Horyna, Vit Kratky, Vaclav Pritzl, Tomas Baca, Eliseo Ferrante and Martin Saska. Fast Swarming of UAVs in GNSS-denied Feature-Poor Environments without Explicit Communication. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 9(6):5284-5291, April 2024. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{horyna2024mrse,
    	author = "{Horyna}, Jiri and {Kratky}, Vit and {Pritzl}, Vaclav and {Baca}, Tomas and {Ferrante}, Eliseo and {Saska}, Martin",
    	title = "{Fast Swarming of UAVs in GNSS-denied Feature-Poor Environments without Explicit Communication}",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters",
    	year = 2024,
    	month = "April",
    	pages = "5284-5291",
    	volume = 9,
    	number = 6,
    	pdf = "data/papers/horyna2024mrse.pdf",
    	doi = "10.1109/LRA.2024.3390596"
    }
    
  2. Kamak Ebadi, Lukas Bernreiter, Harel Biggie, Gavin Catt, Yun Chang, Arghya Chatterjee, Christopher E Denniston, Simon-Pierre Deschênes, Kyle Harlow, Shehryar Khattak, Lucas Nogueira, Matteo Palieri, Pavel Petráček, Matěj Petrlík, Andrzej Reinke, Vít Krátký, Shibo Zhao, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Kostas Alexis, Christoffer Heckman, Kasra Khosoussi, Navinda Kottege, Benjamin Morrell, Marco Hutter, Fred Pauling, François Pomerleau, Martin Saska, Sebastian Scherer, Roland Siegwart, Jason L Williams and Luca Carlone. Present and Future of SLAM in Extreme Environments: The DARPA SubT Challenge. IEEE Transactions on Robotics 40():936-959, 2024. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{ebadi2024slam,
    	author = "Ebadi, Kamak and Bernreiter, Lukas and Biggie, Harel and Catt, Gavin and Chang, Yun and Chatterjee, Arghya and Denniston, Christopher E. and Deschênes, Simon-Pierre and Harlow, Kyle and Khattak, Shehryar and Nogueira, Lucas and Palieri, Matteo and Petráček, Pavel and Petrlík, Matěj and Reinke, Andrzej and Krátký, Vít and Zhao, Shibo and Agha-mohammadi, Ali-akbar and Alexis, Kostas and Heckman, Christoffer and Khosoussi, Kasra and Kottege, Navinda and Morrell, Benjamin and Hutter, Marco and Pauling, Fred and Pomerleau, François and Saska, Martin and Scherer, Sebastian and Siegwart, Roland and Williams, Jason L. and Carlone, Luca",
    	journal = "IEEE Transactions on Robotics",
    	title = "Present and Future of SLAM in Extreme Environments: The DARPA SubT Challenge",
    	year = 2024,
    	volume = 40,
    	number = "",
    	pages = "936-959",
    	doi = "10.1109/TRO.2023.3323938",
    	pdf = "https://arxiv.org/pdf/2208.01787"
    }
    
  3. Pavel Petracek, Vit Kratky, Tomas Baca, Petrlik Matej and Martin Saska. New Era in Cultural Heritage Preservation: Cooperative Aerial Autonomy for Fast Digitalization of Difficult-to-Access Interiors of Historical Monuments. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine ():2–19, February 2023. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{petracek2023ram,
    	author = "Petracek, Pavel and Kratky, Vit and Baca, Tomas and Petrlik, Matej, and Saska, Martin",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine",
    	title = "{New Era in Cultural Heritage Preservation: Cooperative Aerial Autonomy for Fast Digitalization of Difficult-to-Access Interiors of Historical Monuments}",
    	year = 2023,
    	volume = "",
    	number = "",
    	pages = "2--19",
    	month = "February",
    	doi = "10.1109/MRA.2023.3244423",
    	pdf = "data/papers/petracek2023ram.pdf"
    }
    
  4. D Hert, T Baca, P Petracek, V Kratky, R Penicka, V Spurny, M Petrlik, M Vrba, D Zaitlik, P Stoudek, V Walter, P Stepan, J Horyna, V Pritzl, M Sramek, A Ahmad, G Silano, D Bonilla Licea, P Stibinger, T Nascimento and M Saska. MRS Drone: A Modular Platform for Real-World Deployment of Aerial Multi-Robot Systems. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 108:1–34, July 2023. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{HertJINTHW_paper,
    	author = "{Hert}, D. and {Baca}, T. and {Petracek}, P. and {Kratky}, V. and {Penicka}, R. and {Spurny}, V. and {Petrlik}, M. and {Vrba}, M. and {Zaitlik}, D. and {Stoudek}, P. and {Walter}, V. and {Stepan}, P. and {Horyna}, J. and {Pritzl}, V. and {Sramek}, M. and {Ahmad}, A. and {Silano}, G. and {Bonilla Licea}, D. and {Stibinger}, P. and {Nascimento}, T. and {Saska}, M.",
    	month = "July",
    	title = "{MRS Drone: A Modular Platform for Real-World Deployment of Aerial Multi-Robot Systems}",
    	year = 2023,
    	journal = "Journal of Intelligent {\&} Robotic Systems",
    	publisher = "Springer",
    	pdf = "data/papers/JINT2023Hert.pdf",
    	volume = 108,
    	pages = "1--34",
    	doi = "10.1007/s10846-023-01879-2",
    	issue = 64,
    	url = "https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10846-023-01879-2"
    }
    
  5. Matej Petrlik, Pavel Petracek, Vit Kratky, Tomas Musil, Yurii Stasinchuk, Matous Vrba, Tomas Baca, Daniel Hert, Martin Pecka, Tomas Svoboda and Martin Saska. UAVs Beneath the Surface: Cooperative Autonomy for Subterranean Search and Rescue in DARPA SubT. Field Robotics 3:1–68, January 2023. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{petrlik2023uavs,
    	author = "Petrlik, Matej and Petracek, Pavel and Kratky, Vit and Musil, Tomas and Stasinchuk, Yurii and Vrba, Matous and Baca, Tomas and Hert, Daniel and Pecka, Martin and Svoboda, Tomas and Saska, Martin",
    	journal = "Field Robotics",
    	title = "{UAVs Beneath the Surface: Cooperative Autonomy for Subterranean Search and Rescue in DARPA SubT}",
    	year = 2023,
    	volume = 3,
    	pages = "1--68",
    	doi = "https://doi.org/10.55417/fr.2023001",
    	month = "January",
    	pdf = "https://fieldrobotics.net/Field_Robotics/Volume_3_files/Vol3_01.pdf"
    }
    
  6. Milan Škobrtal, Aneta Škobrtal Zlámalová, Vít Krátký and Petráček Pavel. Průzkum malby Zvěstování Panny Marie v poutním chrámu ve Staré Vodě u Libavé pomocí bezpilotní helikoptéry. Památky 1(4):16–33, 2022. BibTeX

    @article{skobrtal2022pamatky,
    	author = "Škobrtal, Milan and Škobrtal Zlámalová, Aneta and Krátký, Vít and Petráček Pavel",
    	journal = "Památky",
    	title = "Průzkum malby Zvěstování Panny Marie v poutním chrámu ve Staré Vodě u Libavé pomocí bezpilotní helikoptéry",
    	year = 2022,
    	volume = 1,
    	number = 4,
    	pages = "16--33"
    }
    
  7. Jindřiška Deckerová, Jan Faigl and Vít Krátký. Traveling Salesman Problem with neighborhoods on a sphere in reflectance transformation imaging scenarios. Expert Systems with Applications 198:116814, March 2022. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{deckerova2022tspns,
    	author = "Deckerová, Jindřiška and Faigl, Jan and Krátký, Vít",
    	title = "Traveling Salesman Problem with neighborhoods on a sphere in reflectance transformation imaging scenarios",
    	journal = "Expert Systems with Applications",
    	volume = 198,
    	pages = 116814,
    	year = 2022,
    	month = "March",
    	issn = "0957-4174",
    	doi = "10.1016/j.eswa.2022.116814",
    	url = "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0957417422002718?via=ihub",
    	pdf = "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0957417422002718?via=ihub"
    }
    
  8. T Roucek, M Pecka, P Cizek, T Petricek, J Bayer, V Salansky, T Azayev, D Hert, M Petrlik, T Baca, V Spurny, V Kratky, P Petracek, D Baril, M Vaidis, V Kubelka, F Pomerleau, J Faigl, K Zimmermann, M Saska, T Svoboda and T Krajnik. System for multi-robotic exploration of underground environments CTU-CRAS-NORLAB in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge. Field Robotics 2:1779–1818, 2022. PDF BibTeX

    @article{roucek2022darpa,
    	author = "Roucek, T. and Pecka, M. and Cizek, P. and Petricek, T. and Bayer, J. and Salansky, V. and Azayev, T. and Hert, D. and Petrlik, M. and Baca, T. and Spurny, V. and Kratky, V. and Petracek, P. and Baril, D. and Vaidis, M. and Kubelka, V. and Pomerleau, F. and Faigl, J. and Zimmermann, K. and Saska, M. and Svoboda, T. and Krajnik, T.",
    	title = "System for multi-robotic exploration of underground environments CTU-CRAS-NORLAB in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge",
    	journal = "Field Robotics",
    	pages = "1779--1818",
    	type = "article",
    	volume = 2,
    	year = 2022,
    	pdf = "http://fieldrobotics.net/Field_Robotics/Volume_2_files/Vol2_55.pdf"
    }
    
  9. Vít Krátký, Pavel Petráček, Tiago Nascimento, Michaela Čadilová, Milan Škobrtal, Pavel Stoudek and Martin Saska. Safe Documentation of Historical Monuments by an Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 10(11):738/1–16, October 2021. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{kratky2021documentation,
    	author = "Krátký, Vít and Petráček, Pavel and Nascimento, Tiago and Čadilová, Michaela and Škobrtal, Milan and Stoudek, Pavel and Saska, Martin",
    	title = "Safe Documentation of Historical Monuments by an Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle",
    	journal = "ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information",
    	volume = 10,
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "October",
    	number = 11,
    	pages = "738/1--16",
    	issn = "2220-9964",
    	pdf = "data/papers/kratky2021dronument.pdf",
    	doi = "10.3390/ijgi10110738"
    }
    
  10. Vít Krátký, Alfonso Alcántara, Jesús Capitán, Petr Štěpán, Martin Saska and Aníbal Ollero. Autonomous Aerial Filming with Distributed Lighting by a Team of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 6(4):7580-7587, October 2021. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{kratky2021aerialfilming,
    	author = "{Krátký}, Vít and {Alcántara}, Alfonso and {Capitán}, Jesús and {Štěpán}, Petr and {Saska}, Martin and {Ollero}, Aníbal",
    	title = "{Autonomous Aerial Filming with Distributed Lighting by a Team of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles}",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "October",
    	pdf = "data/papers/aerialCinematographyRal.pdf",
    	doi = "10.1109/LRA.2021.3098811",
    	pages = "7580-7587",
    	volume = 6,
    	number = 4
    }
    
  11. Pavel Petracek, Vit Kratky, Matej Petrlik, Tomas Baca, Radim Kratochvil and Martin Saska. Large-Scale Exploration of Cave Environments by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 6(4):7596-7603, October 2021. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{petracek2021caves,
    	author = "Petracek, Pavel and Kratky, Vit and Petrlik, Matej and Baca, Tomas and Kratochvil, Radim and Saska, Martin",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters",
    	title = "Large-Scale Exploration of Cave Environments by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles",
    	year = 2021,
    	volume = 6,
    	number = 4,
    	pages = "7596-7603",
    	month = "October",
    	doi = "10.1109/LRA.2021.3098304",
    	pdf = "data/papers/ral2021petracek/petracek2021caves.pdf"
    }
    
  12. Vít Krátký, Pavel Petráček, Tomáš Báča and Martin Saska. An autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle system for fast exploration of large complex indoor environments. Journal of Field Robotics 38(8):1036-1058, May 2021. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{kratky2021exploration,
    	author = "Krátký, Vít and Petráček, Pavel and Báča, Tomáš and Saska, Martin",
    	title = "An autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle system for fast exploration of large complex indoor environments",
    	journal = "Journal of Field Robotics",
    	year = 2021,
    	month = "May",
    	volume = 38,
    	number = 8,
    	pages = "1036-1058",
    	keywords = "aerial robotics, exploration, extreme environments, GPS-denied operation, planning",
    	doi = "https://doi.org/10.1002/rob.22021",
    	pdf = "data/papers/autonomous_uav_system_for_fast_exploration.pdf",
    	url = "https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/rob.22021"
    }
    
  13. V Krátký, P Petráček, V Spurný and M Saska. Autonomous Reflectance Transformation Imaging by a Team of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 5(2):2302-2309, April 2020. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{kratky2020ral,
    	author = "V. {Kr\'{a}tk\'{y}} and P. {Petr\'{a}\v{c}ek} and V. {Spurn\'{y}} and M. {Saska}",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters",
    	title = "Autonomous Reflectance Transformation Imaging by a Team of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles",
    	year = 2020,
    	volume = 5,
    	number = 2,
    	pages = "2302-2309",
    	doi = "10.1109/LRA.2020.2970646",
    	month = "April",
    	pdf = "data/papers/kratky2020ral.pdf"
    }
    
  14. P Petráček, V Krátký and M Saska. Dronument: System for Reliable Deployment of Micro Aerial Vehicles in Dark Areas of Large Historical Monuments. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 5(2):2078-2085, April 2020. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{petracek2020ral,
    	author = "P. {Petr\'{a}\v{c}ek} and V. {Kr\'{a}tk\'{y}} and M. {Saska}",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters",
    	title = "Dronument: System for Reliable Deployment of Micro Aerial Vehicles in Dark Areas of Large Historical Monuments",
    	year = 2020,
    	volume = 5,
    	number = 2,
    	pages = "2078-2085",
    	keywords = "Aerial systems: applications; Aerial systems: Perception and autonomy;Localization",
    	doi = "10.1109/LRA.2020.2969935",
    	issn = "2377-3774",
    	month = "April",
    	pdf = "data/papers/petracek2020ral.pdf"
    }
    
  15. M Saska, D Hert, T Baca, V Kratky and T Nascimento. Formation control of unmanned micro aerial vehicles for straitened environments. Autonomous Robots 44:991-1008, 2020. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{saska2020formation,
    	author = "Saska, M. and Hert, D. and Baca, T. and Kratky, V. and Nascimento, T.",
    	doi = "10.1007/s10514-020-09913-0",
    	journal = "Autonomous Robots",
    	volume = 44,
    	issue = 6,
    	pages = "991-1008",
    	publisher = "Springer",
    	title = "{Formation control of unmanned micro aerial vehicles for straitened environments}",
    	type = "article",
    	year = 2020,
    	pdf = "data/papers/saska2020formation.pdf"
    }
    
Conference publications:  
  1. Jiri Horyna, Vit Kratky, Eliseo Ferrante and Martin Saska. Decentralized multi-robot velocity estimation for UAVs enhancing onboard camera-based velocity measurements. In 2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2022. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{horyna2022estimation,
    	author = "{Horyna}, Jiri and {Kratky}, Vit and {Ferrante}, Eliseo and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = "{2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)}",
    	title = "{Decentralized multi-robot velocity estimation for UAVs enhancing onboard camera-based velocity measurements}",
    	year = 2022,
    	organization = "IEEE/RSJ",
    	pdf = "data/papers/iros2022estimation.pdf",
    	doi = "10.1109/IROS47612.2022.9981894"
    }
    
  2. Daniel Hert, Tomas Baca, Pavel Petracek, Vit Kratky, Vojtech Spurny, Matej Petrlik, Matous Vrba, 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, 1264–1273. PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{MRS2022ICUAS_HW,
    	author = "{Hert}, Daniel and {Baca}, Tomas and {Petracek}, Pavel and {Kratky}, Vit and {Spurny}, Vojtech and {Petrlik}, Matej and {Vrba}, Matous 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",
    	pages = "1264--1273",
    	doi = "10.1109/ICUAS54217.2022.9836083"
    }
    
  3. M Saska, V Krátký, V Spurný and T Báča. Documentation of dark areas of large historical buildings by a formation of unmanned aerial vehicles using model predictive control. In 2017 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA) (). 2017, 1-8. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @inproceedings{saska2017etfa,
    	author = "M. Saska and V. Kr\'{a}tk\'{y} and V. Spurn\'{y} and T. B\'{a}\v{c}a",
    	booktitle = "2017 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA)",
    	title = "Documentation of dark areas of large historical buildings by a formation of unmanned aerial vehicles using model predictive control",
    	year = 2017,
    	volume = "",
    	number = "",
    	pages = "1-8",
    	keywords = "autonomous aerial vehicles;inspection;mobile radio;mobile robots;multi-robot systems;predictive control;unmanned aerial vehicles;model predictive control;unique multirobot application;indoor areas;historians;restorers;historical buildings;churches;documentation;inspection techniques;autonomous UAVs;robots;historical objects;conservationists;restoration works;robotic lightening approach;Cameras;Three-dimensional displays;Buildings;Robots;Image restoration;Lighting;Optimization",
    	doi = "10.1109/ETFA.2017.8247654",
    	issn = "",
    	url = "http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8247654/",
    	pdf = "data/papers/saska17etfa.pdf",
    	month = "Sep."
    }
    
Other activities:  
  1. Giuseppe Silano, Vit Kratky, Matous Vrba, Christos Papaioannidis, Ioannis Mademlis, Robert Penicka, Ioannis Pitas and Martin Saska. Human-Swarm Interaction with a Gesture-Controlled Aerial Robot Formation for Safety Monitoring Applications. In 2023 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), , Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Human Multi-Robot Interaction", Detroit, Michigan, USA. October 2023, 1-5. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{Silano2023IROS_WS-I,
    	author = "{Silano}, Giuseppe and {Kratky}, Vit and {Vrba}, Matous and {Papaioannidis}, Christos and {Mademlis}, Ioannis and {Penicka}, Robert and {Pitas}, Ioannis and {Saska}, Martin",
    	booktitle = {2023 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), , Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Human Multi-Robot Interaction", Detroit, Michigan, USA},
    	title = "{Human-Swarm Interaction with a Gesture-Controlled Aerial Robot Formation for Safety Monitoring Applications}",
    	year = 2023,
    	month = "October",
    	pages = "1-5",
    	note = {Contribution accepted for discussion at the workshop session: "Human Multi-Robot Interaction", Detroit, Michigan, USA},
    	pdf = "data/papers/iros2023_hsi_ws.pdf"
    }
    
  2. P Petracek, V Kratky, M Petrlik and M Saska. Cooperative UAV Autonomy of Dronument: New Era in Cultural Heritage Preservation. In IEEE IROS (Workshop on Integrated Perception, Planning, and Control for Physically and Contextually-Aware Robot Autonomy). 2023. PDF BibTeX

    @inproceedings{iros2023petracek_workshop_dronument,
    	author = "P. Petracek and V. Kratky and M. Petrlik and M. Saska",
    	title = "{Cooperative UAV Autonomy of Dronument: New Era in Cultural Heritage Preservation}",
    	year = 2023,
    	booktitle = "{IEEE IROS (Workshop on Integrated Perception, Planning, and Control for Physically and Contextually-Aware Robot Autonomy)}",
    	pdf = "data/papers/2023_iros_workshop_dronument_petracek.pdf"
    }
    
  3. Taťána Příhodová, Giuseppe Silano, Afzal Ahmad, Vít Krátký, Tomáš Báča, Pavel Petráček, Věra Sasková, Jan Bednář and Martin Saska. 2022 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems in Prague [Education]. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 30(1):104–106, March 2023. URL PDF, DOI BibTeX

    @article{2023_RAM_SummerSchool,
    	author = "Příhodová, Ta\v{t}ána and Silano, Giuseppe and Ahmad, Afzal and Krátký, Vít and Báča, Tomáš and Petráček, Pavel and Sasková, Věra and Bednář, Jan and Saska, Martin",
    	journal = "IEEE Robotics {\&} Automation Magazine",
    	title = "2022 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems in Prague [Education]",
    	year = 2023,
    	volume = 30,
    	number = 1,
    	pages = "104--106",
    	month = "March",
    	doi = "10.1109/MRA.2023.3238213",
    	pdf = "data/papers/2023_RAM_SummerSchool.pdf",
    	url = "https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10084390"
    }