AG Technische Informatik

M.Sc. Simon Schmitt

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AG Technische Informatik

Institut für Informatik

Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Adresse Takustraße 9
Raum 157
14195 Berlin
Telefon +49 30 838 72965
E-Mail simon.schmitt@fu-berlin.de

Office Hour


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About


I joined the working group Computer Systems & Telematics (CST) at the Institute of Computer Science, Freie Universität Berlin in November 2013. I am currently working in the field of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), with a focus on indoor localization using WSNs.
 

Publications


  • Simon Schmitt, Larissa Zech, Thomas Willemsen, Harald Sternberg, and Marcel Kyas, Conditional Erosion to Estimate Routing Graph out of Floor Plans, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2016, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, Katinka Wolter, and Marcel Kyas, A Survey of Experimental Evaluation in Indoor Localization Research, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2015, Banff, Canada
  • Filip Lemic, Vlado Handziski, Adam Wolisz, Timotheos Constambeys, Christos Laoudias, Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, and Yuan Yang, Experimental Evaluation of RF-based Indoor Localization Algorithms Under RF Interference, In proceedings, International Conference on Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS) 2015, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Dimitrios Lymberopoulos, Jie Liu, Xue Yang, Romit Roy Choudhury, Vlado Handziski, Souvik Sen, Filip Lemic, Jasper Buesch, Zhiping Jiang, Han Zou, Hao Jiang, Chi Zhang, Ashwin Ashok, Chenren Xu, Patrick Lazik, Niranjini Rajagopal, Anthony Rowe, Avik Ghose, Nasim Ahmed, Zhuoling Xiao, Hongkai Wen, Traian E. Abrudan, Andrew Markham, Thomas Schmid, Daniel Lee, Martin Klepal, Christian Beder, Maciej Nikodem, Szymon Szymczak, Pawel Hoffmann, Leo Selavo, Domenico Giustiniano, Vincent Lenders, Maurizio Rea, Andreas Marcaletti, Christos Laoudias, Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti, Yu-Kuen Tsai, Arne Bestmann, Ronne Reimann, Liqun Li, Chunshui Zhao, Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, Vincenzo Dentamaro, Domenico Colucci, Pasquale Ambrosini, Andre Ferraz, Lucas Martins, Pedro Bello, Alan Alvino, Vladica Sark, Gerald Pirkl, and Peter Hevesi, A Realistic Evaluation and Comparison of Indoor Location Technologies: Experiences and Lessons Learned, In proceedings, 14th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN) 2015, Seattle, USA
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, and Marcel Kyas, Experimental Evaluation of the Spatial Error Distribution of Indoor Localization Algorithms, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference and Exhibition on Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services (UPINLBS) 2014, Corpus Christi, USA
  • Simon Schmitt, Stephan Adler, and Marcel Kyas, The Effects of Human Body Shadowing in RF-based Indoor Localization, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2014, Busan, Korea
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, Yuan Yang, Yubin Zhao, and Marcel Kyas, Experimental Evaluation of Indoor Localization Algorithms, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2014, Busan, Korea
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, and Marcel Kyas, Device-Free Indoor Localisation Using Radio Tomography Imaging in 800/900 MHz Band, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2014, Busan, Korea
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, and Marcel Kyas, Path Loss and Multipath Effects in a Real World Indoor Localization Scenario, Best Paper Award, In proceedings, IEEE Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication (WPNC) 2014, Dresden, Germany
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, Heiko Will, Thomas Hillebrandt, and Marcel Kyas, Virtual Testbed for Indoor Localization, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2013, Montbeliard, France
  • Simon Schmitt, Heiko Will, Thomas Hillebrandt, and Marcel Kyas, A Virtual Indoor Localization Testbed for Wireless Sensor Networks, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON) 2013, New Orleans, USA
  • Simon Schmitt, Heiko Will, Benjamin Aschenbrenner, Thomas Hillebrandt, and Marcel Kyas, A Reference System for Indoor Localization Testbeds, In proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2012, Sydney, Australia


Invited Talks


  • Möglichkeiten, Sicherheit und Zukunft der Inhaus-Digitalisierung, Technical Presentation at Technologie Tag Teltow (TTT), Berlin, Germany, May 2016
  • A Survey of Experimental Evaluation in Indoor Localization Research, Keynote at the 6th IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN), Banff, Canada, October 2015


Demos, Competitions & Awards


  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, Heiko Will, Thomas Hillebrandt, and Marcel Kyas, Geo-n Localization and 3CoM (3 Centers of Mass) Indoor Localization Algorithms, Evaluation of RF-based Indoor Localization Algorithms, 2nd Place, EVARILOS Open Challenge 2014, Berlin, Germany
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, Yuan Yang, Yubin Zhao, and Marcel Kyas, FUBLoc - Accurate Range-based Indoor Localization and Tracking, Microsoft Indoor Localization Competition Award, 3rd Place (Infrastructure-based Approaches), 13th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN) 2014, Berlin, Germany
  • Stephan Adler, Simon Schmitt, and Marcel Kyas, Path Loss and Multipath Effects in a Real World Indoor Localization Scenario, Best Paper Award, In proceedings, 2014 IEEE Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication (WPNC), Dresden, Germany
  • Simon Schmitt, Heiko Will, Thomas Hillebrandt, and Marcel Kyas, Demo: A Virtual Indoor Localization Testbed for Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON) 2013, New Orleans, USA
  • Simon Schmitt, Heiko Will, Benjamin Aschenbrenner, Thomas Hillebrandt, and Marcel Kyas, Demo: A Reference System for Indoor Localization Testbeds, IEEE International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) 2012, Sydney, Australia


Teaching


Sommersemester 2017:

    • Betriebs- und Kommunikationssysteme (Management)
    • Verteilte Systeme (Tutorial, Management)

Wintersemester 2016/17:

    • Rechnerarchitektur (Management)
    • Seminar Technische Informatik: Multi-Hop Indoor Lokalisierung (Management, Content)
        • Welche Herangehensweisen gibt es?
        • Welche Parameter haben Einfluss auf die Lokalisierung?
        • Welche technischen Lösungen werden wie angewandt?
        • Wie werden Simulationen durchgeführt?
        • Wie sehen Einsatzgebiete und deren speziellen Anforderungen aus?
        • Welche Arten von Multi-Hop Lokalisierungsalgorithmen gibt es?
        • Was sind bio-inspired Algorithmen?
        • Wie funktionieren confidence-based Algorithmen?

Sommersemester 2016:

    • Betriebs- und Kommunikationssysteme (Management)
    • Verteilte Systeme (Tutorial, Management)
    • ProInformatik IV: Rechnerarchitektur, Betriebs- und Kommunikationssysteme (Lecture, Management)

Wintersemester 2015/16:

    • Rechnerarchitektur (Management)
    • Softwareprojekt Technische Informatik (Content)
      • Collaborative Problem Solving (Sorting, Finding, Message Relay, ...) using Audio/Visual Communication between Mobile Robots
      • Robot Remote Control Interface using Skeleton Tracking and an Overlay Visualization

Sommersemester 2015:

    • Seminar Technische Informatik (Management, Content)
      • Several topics regarding localization
    • Proseminar Technische Informatik (Content)
      • Smart Home durch IoT - Möglichkeiten und Ausblick
    • Wissenschaftskommunikation (Content)
      • Dancing sorting algorithms with robots
    • ProInformatik IV: Rechnerarchitektur (Lecture, Management)

Wintersemester 2014/15:

Sommersemester 2014:

Wintersemester 2013/14:

Thesis Topics (assigned/done) - Please find open topics here.


In progress (working titles)

  • Autonomous Anchor Placement in Indoor Environments for Localization Services, Masterarbeit
  • Cooperative UWB Multihop Ranging and Position Estimation, Masterarbeit
  • Pedestrian Dead Reckoning on Android Smartphones, Masterarbeit

Done

  • Abdeckung von Grundrissen durch kooperierende Roboter, Mateusz Sabadach, Masterarbeit
  • Validierung und Erweiterung einer kollaborativen Frontier Exploration, Tim Freiheit, Bachelorarbeit
  • Improving Indoor Localization by Non-Line-of-Sight Detection, Masterarbeit
  • Design, Implementation, and Application of a Mobility Component for Wireless Sensor Testbeds, Jakob Pfender, Masterarbeit
  • Entwicklung eines Pfadplanungsalgorithmus zur vollständigen Abdeckung mit mobilen Robotern, Larissa Zech, Bachelorarbeit
  • Positionsbestimmung und Verfolgung von Personen durch mobile Roboter, Niels Groth, Bachelorarbeit
  • Verbesserung der Pfadplanung für ein Robotersystem des virtuellen Testbed Projektes, Carsten Dresske, Masterarbeit
  • Entwicklung und Evaluierung von Algorithmen zur pfadbasierten Messdatenausgabe, Oliver Kant, Diplomarbeit
  • Evaluierung und Integration einer Multi-Master Komponente in das Virtual Testbed, Frank Zechert, Bachelorarbeit
  • Entwurf und Implementierung einer Visualisierungs- und Datenbankschicht für das Virtual Testbed, Benjamin Makus, Bachelorarbeit


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