Publications

2008

Books
[1] Ubbo Visser, Fernando Ribeiro, Takeshi Ohashi, Frank Dellaert, "RoboCup 2007: Robot Soccer World Cup XI", Springer, no. 5001, Heidelberg, 2008. [bib] [doi]
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
[2] Freek Stulp, Michael Beetz, "Refining the execution of abstract actions with learned action models", In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), vol. 32, 2008. [bib]
[3] Freek Stulp, Michael Beetz, "Combining Declarative, Procedural and Predictive Knowledge to Generate and Execute Robot Plans Efficiently and Robustly", In Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal (Special Issue on Semantic Knowledge), 2008. [bib]
[4] Ulrich Klank, N. Padoy, H. Feussner, N. Navab, "Automatic feature generation in endoscopic images", In International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Springer, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 331-339, 2008. [bib]
[5] Arne Schuldt, Björn Gottfried, "Selbststeuerung in der Intralogistik: Kognitive räumliche Repräsentationen für autonome Fahrzeuge", In Industrie Management, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 41-44, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[6] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Zoltan Csaba Marton, Nico Blodow, Mihai Dolha, Michael Beetz, "Towards 3D Point Cloud Based Object Maps for Household Environments", In Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal (Special Issue on Semantic Knowledge in Robotics), vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 927-941, 2008. [bib]
[7] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Brian Gerkey, Michael Beetz, "Robots in the kitchen: Exploiting ubiquitous sensing and actuation", In Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal (Special Issue on Network Robot Systems), 2008. [bib]
[8] Michael Lutz, Jörn Sprado, Eva Klien, Chris Schubert, Ingrid Christ, "Overcoming Semantic Heterogeneity in Spatial Data Infrastructures", In Computers & Geosciences, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 739-752, 2008. [bib]
[9] Otthein Herzog, Michael Lawo, Michael Boronowsky, Holger Kenn, Tom Nicolai, Hendrik Witt, Ulrich Glotzbach, "Mobile City Bremen - Von der Forschung zu innovativen mobilen Lösungen", Chapter in Jürgen Síeck und Michael A. Herzog (Hrsg.): Wireless Communication and Information - New Technologies and Applications, Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, Boizenburg, pp. 9-22, 2008. [bib]
[10] Björn Gottfried, "Global Feature Schemes in Spatial and Temporal Reasoning", In Spatial Cognition \textbackslash& Computation, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 27-46, 2008. [bib]
[11] Björn Gottfried, "Representing Short-Term Observations of Moving Objects by a Simple Visual Language.", In Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 321-342, 2008. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[12] Frank Dylla, Alexander Ferrein, Gerhard Lakemeyer, Jan Murray, Oliver Obst, Thomas Röfer, Stefan Schiffer, Frieder Stolzenburg, Ubbo Visser, Thomas Wagner, "Approaching a Formal Soccer Theory from the Behavior Specification in Robotic Soccer", Chapter in Computers in Sport, WIT Press, London, pp. 161-186, 2008. [bib]
[13] Hartmut Messerschmidt, Friedrich Otto, "On determinism versus nondeterminism for restarting automata", In Inf. Comput., vol. 206, no. 9-10, pp. 1204-1218, 2008. [bib]
[14] Michael Boronowsky, Otthein Herzog, Michael Lawo, "Wearable Computing: Information and Communication Technology Supporting Mobile Workers", In Zeitschrift it- information technology, no. 1, pp. 30-39, 2008. [bib]
Conference Papers
[15] Freek Stulp, Michael Beetz, "Learning Predictive Knowledge to Optimize Robot Motor Control", In International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys 2008), 2008. [bib]
[16] Anna Schubö, Alexis Maldonado, Sonja Stork, Michael Beetz, "Subsequent Actions Influence Motor Control Parameters of a Current Grasping Action", In IEEE 17th International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Muenchen, Germany, 2008. [bib]
[17] Michael Beetz, Freek Stulp, Bernd Radig, Jan Bandouch, Nico Blodow, Mihai Dolha, Andreas Fedrizzi, Dominik Jain, Uli Klank, Ingo Kresse, Alexis Maldonado, Zoltan Marton, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Federico Ruiz, Radu Bogdan Rusu, Moritz Tenorth, "The Assistive Kitchen -- A Demonstration Scenario for Cognitive Technical Systems", In IEEE 17th International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Muenchen, Germany, pp. 1-8, 2008. Invited paper. [bib] [pdf]
[18] Jan Bandouch, Florian Engstler, Michael Beetz, "Evaluation of Hierarchical Sampling Strategies in 3D Human Pose Estimation", In Proceedings of the 19th British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2008. [bib]
[19] Jan Bandouch, Florian Engstler, Michael Beetz, "Accurate Human Motion Capture Using an Ergonomics-Based Anthropometric Human Model", In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects (AMDO), 2008. [bib]
[20] Hendrik Witt, Michael Lawo, Mikael Drugge, "Visual Feedback and Different Frames of Reference: The Impact on Gesture Interaction Techniques for Wearable Computing", In MobileHCI2008, Amsterdam, 2008. [bib]
[21] Tobias Warden, Andreas D. Lattner, Ubbo Visser, "Real-Time Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Dynamic Scenes in 3D Soccer Simulation", In RoboCupXII, Springer, no. 5399, Suzhou, China, pp. 366-378, 2008. [bib] [doi]
[22] Daniele Tondini, Michael Lawo, "Exploiting Research Results in Practice", In ICE 2008, Lissabon, Portugal, 2008. [bib]
[23] Martin Stommel, Klaus-Dieter Kuhnert, "A hierarchical model for the recognition of deformable objects", In ICCVG, Springer, Warsaw, Poland, 2008. [bib]
[24] Martin Stommel, Klaus-Dieter Kuhnert, "Part aggregation in a compositional model based on the evaluation of feature cooccurrence statistics", In Int?l Conf. on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, IEEE, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2008. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[25] Jörn Sprado, Björn Gottfried, "Spatiotemporal Cooperation at the Soccer Pitch Scale", In IK2008, pp. 33, 2008. [bib]
[26] Jörn Sprado, Björn Gottfried, "Grammar-Based Argument Construction", In 12th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, Springer, Zagreb, Croatia, pp. 330-340, 2008. [bib]
[27] Jörn Sprado, Björn Gottfried, "What Motions Patterns Tell Us about Soccer Teams", In RoboCupXII, Springer, Suzhou, China, pp. 614-625, 2008. [bib]
[28] Arne Schuldt, Björn Gottfried, "Spatiotemporal Cooperation at the Geographic Scale", In Interdisciplinary College, pp. 32, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[29] Arne Schuldt, Jan D. Gehrke, Sven Werner, "Designing a Simulation Middleware for FIPA Multiagent Systems", In 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Sydney, Australia, pp. 109-113, 2008. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[30] Martin Sachenbacher, Paul Maier, "Test Strategy Generation using Quantified CSPs", In Proc. International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP'08), 2008. Accepted for publication [bib]
[31] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Jan Bandouch, Zoltan Csaba Marton, Nico Blodow, Michael Beetz, "Action Recognition in Intelligent Environments using Point Cloud Features Extracted from Silhouette Sequences", In IEEE 17th International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Muenchen, Germany, 2008. [bib]
[32] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Zoltan Csaba Marton, Nico Blodow, Mihai Emanuel Dolha, Michael Beetz, "Functional Object Mapping of Kitchen Environments", In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, September 22-26, 2008. [bib]
[33] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Nico Blodow, Zoltan Csaba Marton, Michael Beetz, "Aligning Point Cloud Views using Persistent Feature Histograms", In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, September 22-26, 2008. [bib]
[34] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Aravind Sundaresan, Benoit Morisset, Motilal Agrawal, Michael Beetz, "Leaving Flatland: Realtime 3D Stereo Semantic Reconstruction", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA) 2008, October 15-17, Wuhan, China, 2008. [bib]
[35] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Zoltan Csaba Marton, Nico Blodow, Michael Beetz, "Learning Informative Point Classes for the Acquisition of Object Model Maps", In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), Hanoi, Vietnam, December 17-20, 2008. [bib]
[36] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Zoltan Csaba Marton, Nico Blodow, Michael Beetz, "Persistent Point Feature Histograms for 3D Point Clouds", In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-10), Baden-Baden, Germany, 2008. [bib]
[37] Thomas Rühr, Dejan Pangercic, Michael Beetz, "Structured Reactive Controllers and Transformational Planning for Manufacturing", In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), Hamburg, Germany, September 15-18, 2008. [bib]
[38] Dejan Pangercic, Radu Bogdan Rusu, Michael Beetz, "3D-Based Monocular SLAM for Mobile Agents Navigating in Indoor Environments", In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), Hamburg, Germany, September 15-18, 2008. [bib]
[39] Paul Maier, Martin Sachenbacher, "Constraint Optimization and Abstraction for Embedded Intelligent Systems", In Proc. Fifth International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CPAIOR'08), Paris, France, pp. 338-342, 2008. [bib]
[40] Paul Maier, "Adaptive Abstraction of Constraint-Based Models for Self-Diagnosis and Planning", In Proc. AAAI/SIGART Doctoral Consortium, The AAAI Press, Menlo Park, California, pp. 1859-1860, 2008. [bib]
[41] Michael Lawo, Hendrik Witt, Paul Lukowicz, Otthein Herzog, "Using Wearable Computing Solutions in Real-World Applications", In CHI 2008, Florenz, Italien, 2008. [bib]
[42] Michael Lawo, "Gesund, sicher, smart: Wohnen in Bemen", In 5. ehome Fachmesse und Kongress für vernetztes Wohnen, Berlin, 2008. Eingereicht [bib]
[43] Michael Lawo, "Maintenance Support by Wearable and Mobile Computing Solutions", In dewek2008, pp. 174, 2008. Eingereicht [bib]
[44] Michael Lawo, Michael Boronowsky, Otthein Herzog, "Wearable Computing, the European plan wearIT@work", In 20th World Computing Congress, Mailand, Italien, 2008. [bib]
[45] Michael Lawo, "Steuerung "Mitdenkender" Elektroprodukte durch Wearable Computing", In 1. Deutscher AAL Kongress, Berlin, pp. 15-19, 2008. [bib]
[46] Michael Lawo, Otthein Herzog, Hagen Langer, Jan D. Gehrke, "Intelligent Objects at Work and in Everyday Life", In 7. Internationales Heinz Nixdorf Symposium. Self-optimizing Mechatronic Systems: Design the Future, Universität Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany, pp. 487-499, 2008. [bib]
[47] Peter Knackfuß, Tobias Dyrks, F. Capman, Michael Lawo, "Supporting First Responders by Wearable Computing Solutions - The wearIT@work Show Case", In PTC08, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2008. [bib]
[48] Arne Jacobs, Andree Luedtke, Otthein Herzog, "Inter-video similarity for video parsing", In IIP2008, Springer, Peking, pp. 174-181, 2008. [bib] [doi]
[49] Jan D. Gehrke, Arne Schuldt, Sven Werner, "Quality Criteria for Multiagent-Based Simulations with Conservative Synchronisation", In 13th ASIM Dedicated Conference on Simulation in Production and Logistics, Berlin, Germany, pp. 545-554, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[50] Jan D. Gehrke, Janusz Wojtusiak, "Traffic Prediction for Agent Route Planning", In International Conference on Computational Science 2008, Springer, vol. 3, no. 5103, Krak\ó\w, Poland, pp. 692-701, 2008. [bib] [doi]
[51] Jan D. Gehrke, Hagen Langer, Otthein Herzog, "Distributed Control for Robust Autonomous Logistic Processes", In Robuste und sichere Logistiksysteme. 4. Wissenschaftssymposium Logistik, BVL, M\ü\nchen, pp. 25-37, 2008. [bib]
[52] Carsten Elfers, Otthein Herzog, Andrea Miene, Thomas Wagner, "Qualitative Abstraction and Inherent Uncertainty in Scene Recognition", In Logic and Probability for Scene Interpretation, Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, no. 08091, Wadern, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[53] Martin Kutrib, Hartmut Messerschmidt, Friedrich Otto, "On Stateless Two-Pushdown Automata and Restarting Automata", In AFL, pp. 257-268, 2008. [bib]
[54] Michael Boronowsky, Otthein Herzog, Peter Knackfuß, Michael Lawo, "Exploiting Wearable Computing Research Results", In IST AFRICA, Windhoek, Nambia, 2008. [bib]
[55] Hannes Baumann, Björn Gottfried, "Spatiotemporal Cooperation at the Microscopic Scale", In IK2008, pp. 2, 2008. [bib]
Workshop Papers
[56] Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz, "Towards Practical and Grounded Knowledge Representation Systems for Autonomous Household Robots", In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cognition for Technical Systems, München, Germany, 6-8 October, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[57] Lorenz Mösenlechner, Armin Müller, Michael Beetz, "High Performance Execution of Everyday Pick-and-Place Tasks by Integrating Transformation Planning and Reactive Execution", In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cognition for Technical Systems, München, Germany, 6-8 October, 2008. [bib]
[58] Dominik Jain, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Michael Beetz, "Equipping Robot Control Programs with First-Order Probabilistic Reasoning Capabilities", In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cognition for Technical Systems, München, Germany, 2008. [bib]
[59] Martin Sachenbacher, Stefan Schwoon, "Model-based Test Generation Using Quantified CSPs", In Proc. International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis (DX'08), 2008. Accepted for publication [bib]
[60] Martin Sachenbacher, Stefan Schwoon, "Model-based Testing Using Quantified CSPs: A Map", In Proc. Workshop on Model-based Systems (MBS-2008), Patras, Greece, pp. 37-41, 2008. [bib]
[61] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Zoltan Csaba Marton, Nico Blodow, Michael Beetz, "Interpretation of Urban Scenes based on Geometric Features", In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Workshop on 3D Mapping, Nice, France, September 26, 2008. Invited paper [bib]
[62] Radu Bogdan Rusu, Aravind Sundaresan, Benoit Morisset, Motilal Agrawal, Michael Beetz, Kurt Konolige, "Realtime Extended 3D Reconstruction from Stereo for Navigation", In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Workshop on 3D Mapping, Nice, France, September 26, 2008. Invited paper [bib]
[63] Zoltan Csaba Marton, Nico Blodow, Mihai Dolha, Moritz Tenorth, Radu Bogdan Rusu, Michael Beetz, "Autonomous Mapping of Kitchen Environments and Applications", In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cognition for Technical Systems, Munich, Germany, 6-8 October, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[64] Paul Maier, Martin Sachenbacher, "Adaptive Domain Abstraction in a Soft-Constraint Message-Passing Algorithm", In Proc. Ninth International Workshop on Preferences and Soft Constraints (Soft'08), 2008. Accepted for publication [bib]
[65] Andree Luedtke, Björn Gottfried, Otthein Herzog, George T. Ioannidis, Mikolai Leszczuk, Viliam Simko, "Content Enrichment in the GAMA Project", In VARIAZIONI Workshop, Florenz, 2008. [bib]
[66] Michael Lawo, "Sensorsysteme zur Kontexterkennung im Wearable Computing", In 5. GMM-Workshop: Mikrosensorik mit autarker Energieversorgung und drahtloser Signalübertragung, VDE Verlag, vol. 58, Düsseldorf, 2008. [bib]
[67] Stefan Heinz, Martin Sachenbacher, "Using Model Counting to Find Optimal Distinguishing Tests", In Proc. First International Workshop on Counting Problems in CSP and SAT, and other neighbouring problems (Counting'08), 2008. Accepted for publication [bib]
[68] Jan D. Gehrke, "Evaluating Situation Awareness of Autonomous Systems", In Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, NIST, no. 1090, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, pp. 206-213, 2008. [bib]
[69] M. F. Zäh, M. Beetz, K. Shea, G. Reinhart, O. Stursberg, M. Ostgathe, C. Lau, C. Ertelt, D. Pangercic, Thomas Rühr, H. Ding, T. Paschedag, "An Integrated Approach to Realize the Cognitive Machine Shop", In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cognition for Technical Systems, München, Germany, 6-8 October, 2008. [bib]
[70] Claas Ahlrichs, Daniel Kohlsdorf, Michael Lawo, "Google Earth im Handumdrehen", In Mensch & Computer Workshopband, pp. 235-238, 2008. [bib]
Other Publications
[71] Armin Müller, "Transformational Planning for Autonomous Household Robots using Libraries of Robust and Flexible Plans", PhD thesis, Technische Universität München, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[72] Alexandra Kirsch, "Integration of Programming and Learning in a Control Language for Autonomous Robots Performing Everyday Activities", PhD thesis, Technische Universität München, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[73] Stefan Heinz, Martin Sachenbacher, "Using Model Counting to Find Optimal Distinguishing Tests", Technical report, Zuse Institute Berlin, no. 08-32, 2008. [bib]
[74] Jan D. Gehrke, Arne Schuldt, Sven Werner, "Evaluating Logistic Strategies by Integrated Operation and Simulation", 2008. [bib]
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