Contact

Address

Osnabrück University
Institute of Computer Science
Wachsbleiche 27
49090 Osnabrück

Room

50/606

Office Hours

Monday 10:00 to 13:00 or email for appointment

Phone

+49 541/969-2622

Fax

+49 541/969-2799

Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomous mobile robots
  • Action planning
  • Plan-based robot control
  • Sensor data interpretation
  • Semantic mapping
  • Robotics in agriculture

Education

  • Diplom in Computer Science, 1982

    University of Bonn

  • Doctorate (Dr.rer.nat) in Computer Science, 1986

    University of Bonn

  • Habilitation in Computer Science, 1995

    Hamburg University

Publications

All Publications

2018

2015

Integrating Physics-Based Prediction with Semantic Plan Execution Monitoring

Source Document

Hierarchical Hybrid Planning in a Mobile Service Robot

Source Document

2014

The RACE Project -- Robustness by Autonomous Competence Enhancement

Source Document

Large Scale Surface Reconstruction

PDF

2013

Infield Path Planning for Autonomous Unloading Vehicles

PDF

Interpreting Observed Actions (Dagstuhl Seminar 12491)

PDF

An Ontology-based Multi-level Robot Architecture for Learning from Experiences

PDF

2010

From Semantic Mapping to Anchored Knowledge Bases

Source Document

LiSA: Auf dem Weg zur sicheren Assistenzrobotik

Source Document

3D-Roboterkartenbau in Osnabrück

Source Document

2005

High-speed laser localization for mobile robots

PDF

2004

Saliency-based object recognition in 3D data

PDF

Indoor and outdoor localization for fast mobile robots

PDF

Supervised Theses

All Theses

Projects

All Projects

2016 to 2017
In quite a few projects world-wide, 3D Mapping technology has been used for documenting historical buildings -- typically involving a massive amount of time and person power for both the data capture …

2006 to 2009
The LiSA project was funded by BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). Project duration was 1.4.2006 - 31.7.2009. The goal was to develop an autonomous mobile robot as a system assisting …

2005 to 2007
MACS – Multi-sensory Autonomous Cognitive Systems. The MACS project is a Specifically Targeted Research Project (STReP) for Exploring and Exploiting the Concept of Affordances for Robot Control. The …

2011 to 2014
Robustness by Autonomous Competence Enhancement

2019 to 2021
Das interdisziplinäre Forschungsprojekt SOILAssist befasst sich mit dem landwirtschaftlichen Bodenschutz bei der Befahrung von Ackerflächen und verfolgt das Ziel, negative Veränderungen der …