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    • 4D Continuous Descent Operations Supported by an Electronic Flight Bag 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Bendris, Bianca; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Montolio, Josep; Day, Brent; Lenz, Helge; Kohrs, Ralf (2016)
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      This paper describes a set of flight simulation experiments carried out with the DLR’s Generic Cockpit Simulator (GECO). A new concept named time and energy managed operations (TEMO), which aims to enable advanced four ...
    • A Fast and Flexible Aircraft Trajectory Predictor and Optimiser for ATM Research Applications 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Vilardaga García-Cascón, Santi; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
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      Trajectory prediction and optimisation algorithms will be the keystone for a successful trajectory based operations concept implementation, where accurate predictions and optimal trajectories will be needed for a wide ...
    • A framework for collaborative air traffic flow management minimizing costs for airspace users: Enabling trajectory options and flexible pre-tactical delay management 

      Xu, Yan; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2020-03-03)
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      This paper proposes a collaborative air traffic flow management (ATFM) framework, in the scope of trajectory based operations, aiming to improve the cost-efficiency for airspace users (AUs) when facing ATFM regulations. ...
    • A Framework for RNAV trajectory generation minimizing noise nuisances 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Mora Camino, F. (Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, 2006-06)
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      In this work it is presented a framework for a global optimization tool that will take into account air craft dynamics and performances, noise nuisances and RNAV radionavigation requirements in order to assess an optimum ...
    • A novel framework to assess the wake vortex hazards risk supported by aircraft in en-route operations 

      Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ruiz Navarro, Sergio; Tarragó, Joan; Busto, Javier; Steen, Meiko (2017)
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      This paper presents the simulation environment developed within the framework of R-WAKE project, funded by SESAR 2020 Exploratory Research. This project aims to investigate the risks and hazards of potential wake ...
    • A taxonomy of UAS separation maneuvers and their automated execution 

      Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2012)
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      This paper proposes to create a taxonomy of separation conflicts between Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and intruding aircrafts to facilitate its insertion in non-segregated airspace. The classification is created according ...
    • Actividades en control y supervisión inteligente del Grupo de Sistemas Avanzados de Control (SAC) de la Universidad Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 

      Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Escobet Canal, Teresa; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; García España, Claudia M. (2010)
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      En esta ponencia se presenta un resumen de las actividades de investigación que se están desarrollando en el grupo de “Sistemas Avanzados de Control” (SAC) de la Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya UPC en el Campus de ...
    • Advanced statistical signal processing for next generation trajectory prediction 

      Khaledian, Homeyra; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Jordi, Vilà-Valls (2020)
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      Trajectory Prediction (TP) is fundamental in Air Traffic Management (ATM). This research focuses on TP for the execution phase of the flight. In contrast to exploit black-box machine learning-based solutions, we tackle TP ...
    • Advances in UAS for forest fire fighting 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; López, Juan; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ramírez Alcántara, Jorge; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2007)
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    • Agent-based simulation framework for airport collaborative decision making 

      García Vasco, Ivan; Valero García, Miguel; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Delgado, Luis (2014)
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      Airport C ollaborative Decision Making (A - CDM) is based on information sharing. A better use of resources can be attained w hen the different stakeholders at airport operations share their more accurate and ...
    • Aircraft annoyance minimization around urban airports based on fuzzy logic 

      Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Puig, Vicenç (GERAD; École Polytechnique de Montréal; Cadi Ayyad University, 2007-05)
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      This paper presents a strategy based on fuzzy logic and lexicographic multi-objective optimization for designing noise abatement procedures aimed at reducing the noise exposure of the population living around the airports. ...
    • Alternative Trajectory Options for Delay Reduction in Demand and Capacity Balancing 

      Xu, Yan; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
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      Aiming to a more collaborative demand and capacity balancing (DCB), in the scope of trajectory based operations, this paper presents an approach that takes alternative trajectories into a DCB optimization algorithm. ...
    • An architecture for the seamless integration of UAS 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; López Rubio, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2009)
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    • An architecture for the seamless integration of UAS remote sensing missions 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; López Rubio, Juan; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2009)
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      Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are slowing becoming e cient platforms that can be applied in scienti c/commercial remote sensing applications. UAS may o er interesting bene ts in terms of cost, exibility, endurance, ...
    • An architecture to automate UAS operations in non-segregated airspace 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2011)
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      Technology evolution in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will affect the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance regarding to new military and civil applications. UAS, as new airspace users, will represent new ...
    • An Assessment for UAS depart and approach operations 

      Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ferraz, Carlos; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2009-09)
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    • An Assessment for UAS Traffic Awareness Operations 

      Pastor Llorens, Enric; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Delgado Muñoz, Luis (2010)
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      Technology evolution in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will affect the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance regarding to new military and civil applications. UAS, as new airspace users, will represent ...
    • An environmental assessment of air traffic speed constraints in the departure phase of flight: A case study at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, Sweden 

      Mitchell, Deborah; Ekstrand, Henrik; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Grönstedt, Tomas (2012-12)
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    • An optimisation framework for aircraft operators dealing with capacity-demand imbalances in SESAR 

      Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2010)
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      This paper presents a framework for the negotiation phase that is foreseen in the new operational concept proposed in the Single European Sky Research (SESAR) program. In particular, this paper describes a possible ...
    • Analysis of weather impact on flight efficiency for Stockholm Arlanda Airport arrivals 

      Lemetti, Anastasia; Polishchuk, Tatiana; Sáez García, Raúl; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2019)
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      Analysis of punctuality of airport arrivals, as well as identification of causes of the delays within transition airspace, is an important step in evaluating performance of the Terminal Maneuvering Area (TMA) Air Navigation ...