Seminar Robot Navigation

Requirements & Information
  • Organizers: Prof. Dr. Maren Bennewitz (Juniorprof.), Prof Dr. Wolfram Burgard, Dipl. Inf. Armin Hornung, Dipl. Inf. Henrik Kretzschmar, and Dipl. Inf. Barbara Frank
  • You have to prepare a talk of 30 minutes and to write a summary. Both can be done in English or German.
  • The seminar is restricted to 9 students.
  • Please register via the LSF (click here). We apply the strategy: first come, first serve.
  • The seminar will be held as a "Blockseminar" on February 9/10 starting at 9.30 s.t..
  • The first meeting will be on October 29, 10.00 s.t. (for registered students only) in room 079 00 019.
  • A first version of the slides for the presentation must be sent to the supervisor on January 30 at the latest.
  • The final version of the summaries must be submitted by February 6. You should discuss the summary before with the supervisor and revise it once accoding to his/her comments.
  • The summaries should be 7 pages long at maximum (latex, a4wide, 11pt) not counting the bibliography. Significantly longer summaries will not be accepted.
  • Topics will be assigned in the first meeting.

Updated Information:
  • The seminar takes place on wednesday, February 9, starting 9.30 (s.t.) and thursday February 10, starting at 9.00 (s.t.) in Building 079, R 00-019. Please be there on time!

    DayFrom To Presenter
    Wed 9:30 10:10Christian Lutz
    Wed 10:10 10:50Daniel Frey
    Wed 10:50 11:00 10 Min Break
    Wed 11:00 11:40 Alejandro Molina Ramirez
    Wed 11:40 12:20 Philipp Ruchti
    Thu 9:00 9:40Felix Atmanspacher
    Thu 9:40 10:20Daniel Kuhner

  1. N. Vahrenkamp, M. Do, T. Asfour, and R. Dillmann
    Integrated Grasp and Motion Planning
    presented at ICRA 2010.
    [Manuel Braun, supervisor: Maren Bennewitz]
  2. R. Rusu, A. Sundaresan, B. Morisett, K. Hauser, M. Agrawai, J.-C. Latombe, and M. Beetz
    Leaving Flatland: Efficient Real-time Three-dimensional Perception and Motion Planning
    published in Journal of Field Robotics, 2010.
    [Sven Wehner, supervisor: Maren Bennewitz]
  3. B. D. Ziebart, A. Maas, J. A. Bagnell, and A. K. Dey
    Maximum Entropy Inverse Reinforcement Learning
    presented at AAAI 2008.
    [Christian Lutz, supervisor: Henrik Kretzschmar]
  4. E. B. Olson
    Real-Time Correlative Scan Matching
    presented at ICRA 2009.
    [Alejandro Molina Ramirez, supervisor: Henrik Kretzschmar]
  5. J. Levinson and S. Thrun
    Robust Vehicle Localization in Urban Environments Using Probabilistic Maps
    presented at ICRA 2010.
    [Philipp Ruchti, supervisor: Armin Hornung]
  6. P. Henry, C. Vollmer, B. Ferris, and D. Fox
    Learning to Navigate Through Crowded Environments
    presented at ICRA 2010.
    [Daniel Frey, supervisor: Barbara Frank]
  7. A. Sorokin, D. Berenson, S. S. Srinivasa, and M. Hebert
    People Helping Robots Helping People: Crowdsourcing for Grasping Novel Objects
    presented at IROS 2010.
    [Felix Atmanspacher, supervisor: Wolfram Burgard]
  8. M. Martinez, A. Collet, and S. Srinivasa
    MOPED: A Scalable and Low Latency Object Recognition and Pose Estimation System
    presented at ICRA 2010.
    [Daniel Kuhner, supervisor: Wolfram Burgard]