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

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

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3D-Roboterkartenbau in Osnabrück

Source Document

2005

High-speed laser localization for mobile robots

PDF

2004

Saliency-based object recognition in 3D data

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Indoor and outdoor localization for fast mobile robots

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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