Patrick Mania

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Research Staff & System administration

Tel: –49 -421 218 64004
Fax: –49 -421 218 64047
Room: TAB 2.84
Mail: pmania(at)cs[dot]uni-bremen[dot]de

Teaching

  • Co-lecturer and co-tutor for Game Engines in AI (WS 19/20, WS 18/19)
  • Co-supervisor for master project Suturo (WS20/21, SS21, WS22/23)
  • Co-supervisor for bachelor project Suturo (WS19/20, SS20, WS21/22)
  • Co-supervisor for master project Unreal Robots (SS18)
  • Co-lecturer and Co-tutor for Integrated Intelligent Systems (WS20/21, WS21/22)
  • Co-tutor for bachelor project Virtual Cooking (WS19/20, SS20)
  • Co-tutor for master project Virtual Cooking (WS20/21)
  • Supervisor of bachelor thesis 'Automatische Aufnahme von RGB- und RGBD-Bildern mithilfe eines Roboterarms zur Modellakquise' (WS20/21)
  • Supervisor of master thesis 'Vision-based Belief State Verification for Imagination-Enabled Robotic Agents' (WS20/21)
  • Supervisor of master thesis 'Game-engine-basierte fotorealistische Belief State Validierung in der Roboterwahrnehmung' (SoSe21)
  • Co-Supervisor of bachelor thesis 'Flüssigkeitsdetektion für Robotische Agenten im Kontext von Gießaufgaben' (SS22)

Publications

Books
[1]Beetz, Michael, Stelter, Simon, Beßler, Daniel, Dhanabalachandran, Kaviya, Neumann, Michael, Mania, Patrick and Haidu, Andrei, "Robots Collecting Data: Modelling Stores", Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 41–64, 2022. [bibtex] [url] [doi]
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
[2]Richter-Klug, Jesse, Mania, Patrick, Kazhoyan, Gayane, Beetz, Michael and Frese, Udo, "Improving Object Pose Estimation by Fusion With a Multimodal Prior – Utilizing Uncertainty-Based CNN Pipelines for Robotics", In IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 2282-2288, 2022. [bibtex] [doi]
Conference Papers
[3]Ferenc Balint-Benczedi, Patrick Mania and Michael Beetz, "Scaling Perception Towards Autonomous Object Manipulation — In Knowledge Lies the Power", In International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, 2016. [bibtex] [url]
[4]Patrick Mania and Michael Beetz, "A Framework for Self-Training Perceptual Agents in Simulated Photorealistic Environments", In International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal, Canada, 2019. [bibtex] [pdf]
[5]Patrick Mania, Franklin Kenghagho Kenfack, Michael Neumann and Michael Beetz, "Imagination-enabled Robot Perception", In International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2021. Best Paper Award on Cognitive Robotics [bibtex]
Workshop Papers
[6]Mona Abdel-Keream, Michael Beetz, Patrick Mania and Jose Rojas, "Towards a Photorealistic Learning Infrastructure for Human Activities", In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, 2018. [bibtex]
Other Publications
[7]Patrick Mania, Franklin Kenghagho Kenfack, Michael Neumann and Michael Beetz, "Imagination-enabled Robot Perception", 2020. [bibtex] [url]