Dr. Laura Ruotsalainen: Visions of Navigation
Dr. Ruotsalainen is a Research Manager and Deputy Director of the Department of Navigation and Positioning at the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute, Finland, where she leads a research group on Sensors and indoor navigation. She received her doctoral degree in 2013 from the Department of Pervasive Computing, Tampere University of Technology, Finland. Her doctoral studies were partly conducted at the Department of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary, Canada. Her doctoral research was focused on vision-aided seamless indoor/outdoor pedestrian navigation. Her current research interests cover, in addition to vision-aided navigation, adaptive integration of sensors and radio positioning means for robust navigation, situational awareness and GNSS interference mitigation.