Projects

A-DRZ

Aufbau des Deutschen Rettungsrobotik-Zentrums (A-DRZ)

ROS-Mobile

An Android application designed for dynamic control and visualization of mobile robotic system operated by the ROS.

Our Common Future

A mobile robot project to inspire students to study robotics.

TRAIN

Active transfer learning with neural networks through human-robot interactions.

MIRANA

A Mobile Intelligent Robotic Assistant for Navigation and Assistance.

Talks

A talk about a low-cost mowing area detector

A talk about how hierarchical acquisition functions can improve the performance of Bayesian Optimization on complex problems.

A workshop talk about how meta-parameters, required for most mapping algorithms, can be learned.

Navigation, Path Planning and ROS for Mobile Robotos

Presentation of different methods for mobile robotics

Publications

Generalizing the operation of robots in dynamical environments regardless of the task complexity is one of the ultimate goals of …

Detecting cost-effectively and accurately the working area for autonomous lawn mowers is key for widespread automation of garden care. …

Detecting cost-effectively and accurately the working area for autonomous lawn mowers is key for widespread automation of garden care. …

Learning control policies in robotic tasks requires a large number of interactions due to small learning rates, bounds on the updates …

Tuning parameters is crucial for the performance of localization and mapping algorithms. In general, the tuning of the parameters …

Theses

Abstract Upon illumination of a sufficient amount of light, the chlorophyll molecules of a plant start to emit photons in the far red …

Abstract Bayesian Optimization is a powerful method to optimize black-box derivative-free functions, with high evaluation costs. For …

Abstract The focus of this work is on extending the functionality of the robot platform Loomo. Using cartography and navigation …

Abstract The demand among the population for household robots continues to rise. These include in particular mobile cleaning and lawn …

Abstract Based on the intention to build an autonomous lawn mower robot, this work examines the viability of a sensor and …

Tutorials

Probabilistic Machine Learning

An introduction to probabilistic machine learning methods.

ROS-Gazebo Tutorial

A tutorial to get started with ROS and Gazebo.

Raspberry Pi Configuration

This is a tutorial on how to set up your Raspberry Pi for controlling a mobile robot via ROS.

Accomplish­ments

Introduction to Electronics

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Linear Circuits 1: DC Analysis

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Linear Circuits 2: AC Analysis

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