Papers presented at conferences, symposia, etc.

Chester,E., Laufer, R., Lightsey, G., Herdrich, G., Srama,R., Earle, G., Wiedemann, C.,Hill,H., Henderson,T.,Sandau,R., Matthews,L.,Hyde,T,2011,  "ARMADILLO - A Demonstration for Low-Cost In-­Situ Investigations of the Upper Atmosphere of Planetary Bodies", 8th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Portsmouth VA, USA, 6-10 June 2011.

Chester,E., Graciano,J, Vilardaga,S.,2011, 8th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Portsmouth VA, USA, 6-10 June 2011.

Chester,E.,Sorgenfrei,M.,Joshi,S.,2011,''J-TREX: An International Education Project'',EDULEARN 2011, Barcelona, Spain

Graciano,J.,Chester,E.,2011, ''Autonomous Path Planning for Planetary Exploration Rovers'', 11th Symposium on Advanced Space Technologies in Robotics and Automation (ASTRA), European Space Agency, 12 – 14 April 2011, Noordwijk, Netherlands.

Graciano,J.,Chester,E., 2011, ''Autonomous Path Planning and Reconfiguration: Game Theory and Artificial Potentials applied to UAV Routing'', DGLR Workshop “UAV-Regelung und Flugführung: Vom Missionsauftrag zur geflogenen Trajektorie”, 4 March 2011, Braunschweig, Germany

"Entry Probe Missions to the Giant Planets", Planetary Science Decadal Survey White Paper, David H. Atkinson et al., 2010 (supporting author)

Langston,M.,Diaz-Silva,R., Sorgenfrei, M., Aguilar,F., Ibaseta Fidalgo,A., Chester,E.,2010, A Mission Architecture for Scientific Exploration of a Trojan Object using Solar Electric Propulsion, AIAA Space, 2010

Arnold,M., Chester,E., 2010, DRIFT/VISC: Distributed, Redundant, and Inherently Fault Tolerant Microprobe Concept,  7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

De Soria-Santacruz Pich, M., Aivar Garcia, L., Chester, E., 2010, VELOONUS: A Computational Tool for Balloon Trajectories at Venus, 7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

Aivar, L.,Chester.,E., 2010, Analysis and Design of a Microrover Delivery System (MARMOT), 7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

Chester, E, Sun, J, Quintana, M. 2010, Optimising Ground Stations Scheduling with a Genetic Algorithm (M1A-1), i-Sairas 2010, Sapporo, Japan, Sept. 2010.

Chester, E, Guttierez, E, Quintana, M. 2010, Performance Evaluation of a Mobile Ad-hoc Network for Collaborative Unmanned Systems Operations, 7th Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Lecce, Italy, Sept. 2010.

Chester, E, and al. 2010, On the Resolution of Position Ambiguity when Integrating GNSS and WLAN Observables, The European Navigation Conference on Global Navigation Satellite Systems 2010, Braunschweig, Germany, Oct. 2010.

Chester, E, Roig, B. 2010, Flight Performance Envelope of UAVs for in-situ Science in Titan’s Atmosphere, 7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010

Chester, E, and al. 2010, The Barcelona Moon Team, Global Lunar Conference (GLUC), Beijing, China, May 2010.

Chester, E, Arnold, M. 2010, DRIFT/VISC: Distributed, Redundant, and Inherently Fault Tolerant Microprobe Concept, 7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

Chester, e, de Soria-Santacruz Pich, M, Aivar Garcia, L. 2010, VELOONUS: A Computational Tool for Balloon Trajectories at Venus, 7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

Chester, E, Aivar, L. 2010, Analysis and Design of a Microrover Delivery System (MARMOT), 7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

Chester, E. 2010, Promocion del Empleo de las Videoconferencias como Elemento de Potenciacion de la Calidad en el Aprendizaje en la ETSEIAT, VI Congreso Internacional de Docencia Universitaria e Innovación, Barcelona, Spain, Jun. 2010.

Chester,E., Roig,B., 2010, ''Flight Performance Envelope of UAVs for in-situ Science in Titan’s Atmosphere'', 7th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

Chester,E.,Garcia-Almiñana,D., 2010,  Teaching Innovation at UPC: Linking Space design Education with Agency Roadmaps for Exploration , 14th ISU Annual Symposium, Strasbourg, France, 16-18 Feb. 2010.

Chester,E., 2009, Down to Earth Systems Engineering:The Forgotten Ground Segment, Acta Astronautica, vol. 65 no.1-2, July/Aug 2009, Elsevier

Guim,F., Rodero, I., Ozalap, E., Chester,E.,2009, A Novel Framework for an Unified International System of Volcano Early Warning and Hazard Tracking, Recent Advances in Space Technology (RAST), Istanbul, 2009

Chester,E., Henry,H., Webb, J.,Faied, D., Urbina,D., Schweiger, H., Peer,A., Sanchez,A., Ozalp,E., Guim,F., Sorgenfrei, M., 2009, Volcano Disaster Risk Reduction: A Detailed Gap Analysis and System Architecture for Data Archiving and Distribution (IAC-09.B1.4.5), 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, S. Korea, Oct. 2009

Chester,E., Linking Space Design Education with Agency Roadmaps for Exploration (IAC-09.E1.5.6), 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, S. Korea, Oct. 2009

Lladó, N, Chester,E., 2009, Advanced Materials for Balloon Missions to Other Planets (IAC-09.E2.1.5), 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, S. Korea, Oct. 2009

Prat,M., Chester,E., 2009, An Evolutionary Design Method for Optimizing Spacecraft (IAC-09.E2.2.2), 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, S. Korea, Oct. 2009

Aivar, L, Chester,E, 2009, Analysis and Design of Microrover Delivery System (IAC-09.E2.2.1), 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, S. Korea, Oct. 2009

Aivar, L, Chester,E, 2009, Surface Delivery of Microrovers: Design Challenges and Solutions (IAC-09.A3.2INT.14), 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, S. Korea, Oct. 2009

Aivar, L, Chester,E, 2009,Design Aspects For Microrover Viability in Exploration Scenarios (IAC-09.A3.3B.9), 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, S. Korea, Oct. 2009

Gallardo,B., Jofre,M., Chester,E, 2008, Integrating Positioning Technologies – A Seamless Indoor/Outdoor Platform Prototype, NAVITEC, ESTEC, Dec. 2008

Quintana, M., Chester, E., Casals,A., 2008 ''Analysis in Robotic Autonomy for Future Planetary Missions'', ASTRA 2008, ESTEC, Dec. 2008

Chester, E., Hodgson, K, 2008, Rocket Science for Haematologists (and Others) (IAC-08.E5.2.5), 59th International Astronautical Congress, Glasgow UK, 29 Sep-3 Oct 2008

Zaballa,M., Chester,E., Claramunt,X.,de Dalmau, J., Garcia,G, The Galactic Suite Experience (IAC-08.E5.3.9),  59th International Astronautical Congress, Glasgow UK, 29 Sep-3 Oct 2008

Zamora, C., Quintana,M., Angulo, C., Chester,E., Mission planning approach for the control of a collaborative UAV network,  EMAVS’08, Braunschweig, June 2008

Claramunt,X., Cuevas,J, De Mas,M., Ezquerro, M., Gifra,M., Ortiz,A., Zaballa,M., Abouyehia,J., Chester,E., Garcia-Cuadrado,G., González,J.P.,Orbaek,A., ''The Galactic Suite Experience'', IAA First Symposium on Private Human Access to Space, Arcachon, May 2008

Jofre, M., Chester,E., Coutinho,P., CTAE: Fostering Space Applications For The Citizen, Space Application Days Toulouse, April 2008

Chester,E.,de Dalmau, Fuentes,J., Dal Canton, A., García-Cuadrado,G., 2008, Attracting and retaining human talent in high-tech and innovation: Case study of the CTAE Aerospace Research and Technology Centre,  A. ,  March 2008

Chester,E.,Graciano, J., Exploring Space(s): The Space Mission Lifecycle, Evolutionary Algorithms, and a Novel Approach to Mission Planning Optimisation (IAC-06-C1.P.6.02), with J. Graciano, 57th International Astronautical Congress, Valencia, Spain, Oct.2006

Chester, E., 2006, Down To Earth Systems Engineering: The forgotten ground segment (IAC-06-D1.5.04), 57th International Astronautical Congress, Valencia, Spain, Oct. 2006

Chester,E., 2006, PHASE: A platform for educational experiments and space operations training(IAC-06-E1.P.4.03), 57th International Astronautical Congress, Valencia, Spain, Oct. 2006

Chester,E., Schmidt,M., 2006, Herschel/Planck Data Flow – Design Challenges and Operational Solutions, with M. Schmidt, SpaceOps 2006, Rome, Italy, June 2006

Chester,E., Graciano,J.,2005, Constrained Scheduling for Spacecraft Operations, PLANSIG 2005, UK Special Interest Group on Planning and Scheduling, City University, London, Dec. 2005

Peter,N., Afrin,N., Goh,G, Chester,E., 2005, Web-Based Knowledge-Sharing Portal on Space Applications for Development(IAC-05-E1.4.01), 56th International Astronautical Congress, Fukuoka, Japan, Oct. 2005

Chester,E.,Sims,M., 2005, ''Beagle-2 Aftermath: Lessons Learned and the Post-landing Phase'', 3rd Interplanetary Probe Workshop, Athens, Greece, June 2005

Chester,E., 2004, ''Beagle-2 Mission Report'', Ed. M.R. Sims,  University of Leicester; and The Beagle-2 Lessons Learned

Chester,E., Sims,M,Townend et al., 2004, ''Beagle-2 Operations: Architecture and Approach'', SpaceOps 2004, Montréal, Canada, June 2004

Chester,E., Francis, Gruene, Mood et. al, 2002, ''Mobile Satellite Communications for Disaster Emergency Relief'', Education and Sustainable Development (IAC-02-M.1.07), 53rd International Astronautical Congress 2002, Houston TX, USA, Oct. 2002

Chester,E., with ISU DP2 project team 2002, HISTAR: Health Improvement using Space Technology and Resources, International Space University, Strasbourg, France

Chester,E., Matrix Engine for Signal Processing Applications Using the Logarithmic Number System, IEEE Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP 2002), San Jose CA, July 2002

Chester,E., The LNS and its Application in a High-Performance Matrix Processor, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Newcastle, April 2002

Chester, E., Coleman, J.N., 2000, Arithmetic on The European Logarithmic Microprocessor, IEEE Transactions on Computing, vol. 49, July 2000

Chester,E., Online Function Evaluation and Unconventional Computation, Proceedings IEE-EPSRC PREP2000 Conference, April 2000

Chester, E.,Coleman, J.N., 1999, A 32b Logarithmic Number System Processor and its Performance Compared to Floating Point, 14th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic, Adelaide

Chester,E., 1999, Development of a 32b Real Arithmetic Core for DSP and Graphics, Proceedings IEEE/IoP PREP99 Conference