Dr.-Ing. Oliver Birbach

was a member of the Real-Time Computer Vision Group until April 2013. The main focus of his research was on Computer Vision and Probabilistic Robotics.

Contact:

E-Mail: obirbach<ät>informatik.uni-bremen.de

Publications:

2014 

Oliver Birbach, Udo Frese, Berthold Bäuml (2014). Rapid calibration of a multi-sensorial humanoid's upper body: An automatic and self-contained approach. In International Journal of Robotics Research. DOI: 10.1177/0278364914548201.   detail
Tim Laue, Oliver Birbach, Tobias Hammer, Udo Frese (2014). An Entertainment Robot for Playing Interactive Ball Games. In Sven Behnke, Manuela Veloso, Arnoud Visser, Rong Xiong (Eds.), RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII, Vol. 8371, pp. 171–182, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer, Heidelberg.   detail   pdf
Stefan Zickler, Tim Laue, José Angelo Gurzoni Jr., Oliver Birbach, Joydeep Biswas, Manuela Veloso (2014). Five Years of SSL-Vision - Impact and Development. In Sven Behnke, Manuela Veloso, Arnoud Visser, Rong Xiong (Eds.), RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII, Vol. 8371, pp. 656–663, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer, Heidelberg.   detail

2013 

Oliver Birbach, Udo Frese (2013). A Precise Tracking Algorithm Based on Raw Detector Responses and a Physical Motion Model. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 4746–4751.   detail   pdf
Henry Carrillo, Oliver Birbach, Holger Täubig, Berthold Bäuml, Udo Frese, José A. Castellanos (2013). On the Criteria for Configurations Selection in Robot Calibration. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 3638–3644.   detail   pdf
Udo Frese, Tim Laue, Oliver Birbach, Thomas Röfer (2013). (A) Vision for 2050 - Context-Based Image Understanding for a Human-Robot Soccer Match. In Electronic Communications of the EASST, Vol. 62.   detail   pdf
Christian Mandel, Oliver Birbach (2013). Localization in Urban Environments by Matching Sensor Data to Map Information. In IEEE Explore - Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Mobile Robots.   detail

2012 

Oliver Birbach, Berthold Bäuml, Udo Frese (2012). Automatic and Self-Contained Calibration of a Multi-Sensorial Humanoid’s Upper Body. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Saint Paul, USA, pp. 3103–3108.   detail     www   pdf
O. Birbach (2012). Tracking and Calibration for a Ball Catching Humanoid Robot. Universität Bremen. doctoral thesis.   detail   pdf

2011 

Berthold Bäuml, Florian Schmidt, Thomas Wimboeck, Oliver Birbach, Alexander Dietrich, Matthias Fuchs, Werner Friedl, Udo Frese, Christoph Borst, Markus Grebenstein, Oliver Eiberger, Gerd Hirzinger (2011). Catching Flying Balls and Preparing Coffee: Humanoid Rollin' Justin Performs Dynamic and Sensitive Tasks . In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China.   detail
Oliver Birbach, Udo Frese, Berthold Bäuml (2011). Realtime Perception for Catching a Flying Ball with a Mobile Humanoid . In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China.   detail   pdf
Oliver Birbach, Udo Frese (2011). Estimation and Prediction of Multiple Flying Balls Using Probability Hypothesis Density Filtering. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Francisco, California , pp. 3426–3433.   detail   pdf
Berthold Bäuml, Oliver Birbach, Thomas Wimböck, Udo Frese, Alexander Dietrich, Gerd Hirzinger (2011). Catching Flying Balls with a Mobile Humanoid: System Overview and Design Considerations. In Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Bled, Slovenia, pp. 513–520.   detail   pdf
Christoph Hertzberg, René Wagner, Oliver Birbach, Tobias Hammer, Udo Frese (2011). Experiences in Building a Visual SLAM System from Open Source Components. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China.   detail     www   pdf
René Wagner, Oliver Birbach, Udo Frese (2011). Rapid Development of Manifold-Based Graph Optimization Systems for Multi-Sensor Calibration and SLAM. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Francisco, California.   detail   pdf

2010 

Stefan Zickler, Tim Laue, Oliver Birbach, Mahisorn Wongphati, Manuela Veloso (2010). SSL-Vision: The Shared Vision System for the RoboCup Small Size League. In Jacky Baltes, Michail G. Lagoudakis, Tadashi Naruse, Saeed Shiry (Eds.), RoboCup 2009: Robot Soccer World Cup XIII, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer.   detail   pdf

2009 

O. Birbach, J. Kurlbaum, T. Laue, U. Frese (2009). Tracking of Ball Trajectories with a Free Moving Camera-Inertial Sensor. In Luca Iocchi, Hitoshi Matsubara, Alfredo Weitzenfeld, Changjiu Zhou (Eds.), RoboCup 2008: Robot Soccer World Cup XII, Vol. 5399, pp. 49–60, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer.   detail     www   pdf
Oliver Birbach, Udo Frese (2009). A Multiple Hypothesis Approach for a Ball Tracking System. In J. Piater, B. Schiele, M. Fritz (Eds.), Computer Vision Systems, Vol. 5815, pp. 435–444, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer.   detail   pdf
U. Frese, T. Laue, O. Birbach, J. Kurlbaum, T. Röfer (2009). (A) Vision for 2050 Context-Based Image Understanding for a Human-Robot Soccer Match. In Festkolloquium for Bernd Krieg-Brückner's 60th birthday. (Extended Version of Frese & Laue, ICINCO 2008).   detail     www   pdf
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