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2014 American Control Conference Submission Decisions Announced


The American Controls Conference notified authors of submitted papers of their decision. Three papers submitted by MAGICC lab members were accepted:"Multiple Target Tracking with Recursive RANSAC" (Peter Niedfeldt, Randy Beard)"Tailsitter Attitude Control During Hover Flight" (Matt Argyle, Jason Beach, Randy Beard, Tim McLain)"Tailsitter Heading Estimation Using a Magnetometer" (Jason Beach, Matt Argyle, Randy Beard, Tim McLain)

The 2014 American Control Conference will be held Wednesday through Friday, June 4 - 6, at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower which is centrally located in downtown Portland, OR within blocks of many of Portland’s best entertainment and tourist venues. Also in close proximity to the conference venue is the Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Oregon Historical Society, Portland Art Museum, and the Washington Park Zoo. America's most bike friendly city, Portland is also well known for its friendly walkable short city blocks dotted with microbreweries.

The ACC is the annual conference of the American Automatic Control Council (AACC, the U.S. national member organization of the International Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC)). National and international society co-sponsors of ACC include American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), IEEE Control Systems Society (IEEE-CSS), International Society of Automation (ISA), Society for Modeling & Simulation International (SCS), and Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

The ACC is internationally recognized as a premier scientific and engineering conference dedicated to the advancement of control theory and practice. The ACC brings together an international community of researchers and practitioners to discuss the latest findings in control research and practice. The 2014 ACC will feature several kinds of presentations including contributed and invited papers, invited sessions, tutorial sessions, and special sessions along with workshops and exhibits.