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Software

Matthias Bittner is one of the developers of Falcon.m, the FSD Optimal Control Tool for MATLAB.


Publications

[34] B. Grüter, J. Diepolder, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, J. Z. Ben-Asher, "Bi-level Cross Entropy Method and Optimal Control for Air Traffic Sequencing and Trajectory Optimization​", in AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum. [doi]
[33] F. Settele, M. Bittner, "Energy\hbox-optimal guidance of a battery\hbox-electrically driven airplane", CEAS Aeronautical Journal, vol. 48, no. 2, 2019. [doi]
[32] B. Grüter, D. Seiferth, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, "Emergency Flight Planning using Voronoi Diagrams", in AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. [doi]
[31] P. Piprek, F. Glas, X. Fang, V. Bessone, P. Johannes, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, "Multi-Body Ski Jumper Model with Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion Muscle Control for Trajectory Optimization", in 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association, Brisbane, Queensland, 2018. [doi]
[30] B. Grüter, J. Diepolder, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, F. Holzapfel, "Optimal Control-Based Altitude Profile Envelope for Emergency Landing", in CEAS EuroGNC, 2017.
[29] B. Grüter, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, J. Diepolder, F. Holzapfel, "Bi-level Homotopic Aircraft Sequencing Using Gradient-Based Arrival Time Assignment and Direct Optimal Control", in 57th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, IACAS 2017.
[28] J. Diepolder, C. D. Heise, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, J. Z. Ben-Asher, "Optimal control based tracking error estimation for model reference adaptive control", in 57th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, IACAS 2017.
[27] J. Diepolder, M. Bittner, P. Piprek, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, "Facilitating aircraft optimal control based on numerical nonlinear dynamic inversion", in 25th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), 2017, pp. 141-146. [doi]
[26] N. Botkin, V. Turova, J. Diepolder, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, "Aircraft Control During Cruise Flight in Windshear Conditions: Viability Approach", Dynamic Games and Applications, vol. 7, no. 4, 2017, pp. 594-608. [pdf] [doi]
[25] M. Bittner, B. Grüter, J. Diepolder, F. Holzapfel, J. Z. Ben-Asher, "High fidelity trajectory optimization using FALCON.m", in 57th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, IACAS 2017.
[24] M. Bittner, B. Grüter, J. Diepolder, F. Holzapfel, "A Direct Solution Approach for Multi Timescale Optimal Control Problems", in Coupled Problems 2017, pp. 1121-1132.
[23] B. Grüter, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, J. Diepolder, F. Holzapfel, "Optimal Sequencing in ATM Combining Genetic Algorithms and Gradient Based Methods to a Bilevel Approach", in ICAS 30th International Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 2016.
[22] C. Göttlicher, M. Gnoth, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, "Aircraft Parameter Estimation Using Optimal Control Methods", in AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, 2016. [doi]
[21] J. Diepolder, J. Z. Ben-Asher, A. C. Gabrys, S. P. Schatz, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, "Flight Control Law Clearance Using Worst-Case Inputs", in ICAS 30th International Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 2016.
[20] M. Bittner, M. Rieck, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, "Optimal Approach Trajectories for Multiple Aircraft Considering Disturbances and Configuration Changes", in ICAS 30th International Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 2016.
[19] M. Rieck, M. Bittner, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, "Generation of dynamic models with automatically generated derivatives for ATM optimal control in MATLAB", in ENRI Int. Workshop on ATM/CNS (EIWAC), 2015.
[18] B. Grüter, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, F. Holzapfel, A. Harada, "Allocation, Sequencing and Trajectory for Aircraft Using Superimposed Navigation and Optimal Control", in ENRI Int. Workshop on ATM/CNS (EIWAC), 2015.
[17] M. Bittner, M. Rieck, B. Grüter, F. Holzapfel, "Optimal Conflict Free Approach Trajectories for Multiple Aircraft", in ENRI Int. Workshop on ATM/CNS (EIWAC), 2015.
[16] M. Bittner, M. Buhl and B. Lohmann, "Zustandsschätzung nach Kalman auf einem bewegten Horizont variabler Länge", in Methoden und Anwendungen der Regelungstechnik, Lohmann, Boris, Roppenecker, Günter, Eds., Herzogenrath: Shaker, 2015.
[15] M. Rieck, M. Richter, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, "Optimal trajectories for RPAS with discrete controls and discrete constraints", in Aerospace Electronics and Remote Sensing Technology (ICARES), 2014 IEEE International, IEEE, pp. 34-38. [doi]
[14] M. Rieck, M. Richter, M. Bittner, F. Holzapfel, "Generation of Initial Guesses for Optimal Control Problems with Mixed Integer Dependent Constraints", in ICAS 29th International Conference, 2014.
[13] M. Richter, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, F. Holzapfel, "A Non-Cooperative Bi-Level Optimal Control Problem Formulation for Noise Minimal Departure Trajectories", in ICAS 29th International Conference, 2014.
[12] M. Richter, M. Hochstrasser, M. Bittner, L. Walter, F. Holzapfel, "Application of MINLP Techniques to Conflict Resolution of Multiple Aircraft", in AIAA GNC and Co- located Conferences, 2014.
[11] M. Richter, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, F. Holzapfel, "A Realistic Flight Path Parameterization for Calculation of Noise Minimal Trajectories using Bi-level Optimal Control", in AIAA GNC and Co- located Conferences, 2014.
[10] F. Fisch, M. Bittner and F. Holzapfel, "Optimal Scheduling of Fuel-Minimal Approach Trajectories", Journal of Aerospace Operations, 2014.
[9] M. Bittner, B. Fleischmann, M. Richter, F. Holzapfel, "Optimization of ATM Scenarios Considering Overall and Single Costs", in 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation, 2014.
[8] M. Richter, M. Bittner, M. Rieck, F. Holzapfel, "Berechnung lärmminimaler An- und Abflugrouten", in Matlab Expo 2013.
[7] M. Richter, M. Bittner and F. Holzapfel, "Noise Minimal Approaches on Parallel Runways", in 4th International Air Transport and Operations Symposium, 2013.
[6] M. Bittner, C. Hornfeck, F. Fisch, M. Schwarze, F. Holzapfel, "Optimization of Mid to Long Range Flights Considering Air-to-Air Refueling for Fuel Savings.", in EUCASS 2013.
[5] M. Bittner, C. Hornfeck and F. Holzapfel, "Optimierung von Mittel- und Langstreckenflügen unter Berücksichtigung von Luftbetankung im zivilen Einsatz.", in DGLR Workshop: Bestimmung optimaler Trajektorien im Air Traffic Management, 2013.
[4] M. Bittner, P. Bruhs, M. Richter, F. Holzapfel, "An Automatic Mesh Refinement Method for Aircraft Trajectory Optimization Problems", in AIAA GNC and Co-Located Conferences, 2013.
[3] F. Fisch, M. Bittner and F. Holzapfel, "Optimal Scheduling of Fuel-Minimal Approach Trajectories", in 3rd International Air Transport and Operations Symposium, 2012.
[2] M. Bittner, F. Fisch and F. Holzapfel, "Optimierung von Flugbahnen unter Berücksichtigung verschiedener Modellierungen", in DGLR Workshop Flugbahnen, Trajektorien, Flugplanung, 2012.
[1] M. Bittner, F. Fisch and F. Holzapfel, "A Multi-model Gauss Pseudospectral Optimization Method for Aircraft Trajectories", in AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, 2012.