Publications

Journal, Conference, and Workshop Publications

Andre Mühlenbrock and Tim Laue: Vision-based Orientation Detection of Humanoid Soccer Robots. In RoboCup 2017: Robot World Cup XXI, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer, to appear.
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Katie Genter, Tim Laue and Peter Stone: Three years of the RoboCup standard platform league drop-in player competition - Creating and maintaining a large scale ad hoc teamwork robotics competition. In Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 31(4), 790-820, 2017.
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Tim Laue: Sportrobotik als Benchmark multisensorischer Systeme. . In Kerstin Witte, Nicole Bandow and Jürgen Edelmann-Nusser: Sportinformatik XI - Jahrestagung der dvs-Sektion Sportinformatik 2016 in Magdeburg, pages 1-11. Shaker, 2016. Invited Keynote.
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Arne Böckmann and Tim Laue: Kick Motions for the NAO Robot using Dynamic Movement Primitives. In RoboCup 2016: Robot World Cup XX, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer, to appear. Best Paper Award Finalist.
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Thomas Röfer, Tim Laue and Jesse Richter-Klug: B-Human 2016 - Robust Approaches for Perception and State Estimation Under More Natural Conditions. In RoboCup 2016: Robot World Cup XX, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer, to appear.
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Katie Genter, Tim Laue and Peter Stone: Benchmarking Robot Cooperation without Pre-Coordination in the RoboCup Standard Platform League Drop-In Player Competition. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 3415-3420, Hamburg, Germany, 2015. Best RoboCup Paper Award Finalist.
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Katie Genter, Tim Laue and Peter Stone: The RoboCup 2014 SPL Drop-in Player Competition: Encouraging Teamwork without Pre-coordination (Extended Abstract). In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-15), Istanbul, Turkey, 2015.
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Tobias Kastner, Thomas Röfer and Tim Laue: Automatic Robot Calibration for the NAO. In Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi, H. Levent Akin, Subramanian Ramamoorthy and Komei Sugiura: RoboCup 2014: Robot World Cup XVIII, volume 8992 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 233 - 244. Springer, 2015.
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Thomas Röfer, Tim Laue, Arne Böckmann, Judith Müller and Alexis Tsogias: B-Human 2013: Ensuring Stable Game Performance. In Sven Behnke, Manuela Veloso, Arnoud Visser and Rong Xiong (editors): RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII, volume 8371 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 80-91. Springer, 2014.
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Tim Laue, Oliver Birbach, Tobias Hammer and Udo Frese: An Entertainment Robot for Playing Interactive Ball Games. In Sven Behnke, Manuela Veloso, Arnoud Visser and Rong Xiong (editors): RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII, volume 8371 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 171-182. Springer, 2014.
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Stefan Zickler, Tim Laue, José Angelo Gurzoni Jr., Oliver Birbach, Joydeep Biswas and Manuela Veloso: Five Years of SSL-Vision - Impact and Development. In Sven Behnke, Manuela Veloso, Arnoud Visser and Rong Xiong (editors): RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII, volume 8371 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 656-663. Springer, 2014.
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Thomas Röfer and Tim Laue: On B-Human's Code Releases in the Standard Platform League - Software Architecture and Impact. In Sven Behnke, Manuela Veloso, Arnoud Visser and Rong Xiong (editors): RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII, volume 8371 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 648-655. Springer, 2014.
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Udo Frese, Tim Laue, Oliver Birbach and Thomas Röfer: (A) Vision for 2050 - Context-Based Image Understanding for a Human-Robot Soccer Match. Electronic Communications of the EASST, 62, 2013.
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Thijs Jeffry de Haas, Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: A Scripting-based Approach to Robot Behavior Engineering Using Hierarchical Generators. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 4736-4741, St. Paul, MN, USA, 2012.
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Tim Laue, Thomas Röfer, Katharina Gillmann, Felix Wenk, Colin Graf and Tobias Kastner:B-Human 2011 - Eliminating Game Delays. In Thomas Röfer, N. Michael Mayer, Jesus Savage and Uluç Saranli (editors): RoboCup 2011: Robot Soccer World Cup XV, volume 7416 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 25-36. Springer, 2012.
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Alexander Fabisch, Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Robot Recognition and Modeling in the RoboCup Standard Platform League. In Enrico Pagello, Changjiu Zhou, Sven Behnke, Emanuele Menegatti, Thomas Röfer and Peter Stone (editors): Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots in conjunction with the 2010 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Nashville, TN, USA, 2010.
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Christian Mandel and Tim Laue: Particle Filter-based Position Estimation in Road Networks using Digital Elevation Models. In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 5744-5749, Taipei, Taiwan, 2010.
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Armin Burchardt, Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Optimizing Particle Filter Parameters for Self-Localization. In Javier Ruiz-del-Solar and Paul G. Ploeger and Eric Chown (editors): RoboCup 2010: Robot Soccer World Cup XIV, volume 6556 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 145-156. Springer, 2011.
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Andreas Seekircher, Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Entropy-based Active Vision for a Humanoid Soccer Robot. In Javier Ruiz-del-Solar and Paul G. Ploeger and Eric Chown (editors): RoboCup 2010: Robot Soccer World Cup XIV, volume 6556 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 1-12. Springer, 2011. Best Paper Award Winner.
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Judith Müller, Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Kicking a Ball – Modeling Complex Dynamic Motions for Humanoid Robots. In Javier Ruiz-del-Solar and Paul G. Ploeger and Eric Chown (editors): RoboCup 2010: Robot Soccer World Cup XIV, volume 6556 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 109-120. Springer, 2011.
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Tim Laue and Christoph Stahl: Modeling and Simulating Ambient Assisted Living Environments – A Case Study. In Juan Carlos Augusto, Juan M. Corchado, Paulo Novais and Cesar Analide (editors): Ambient Intelligence and Future Trends – International Symposium on Ambient Intelligence (ISAmI 2010), volume 72 of Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, pages 217–220. Springer, 2010.
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Ubbo Visser, Sahar Asadi, Tim Laue and N. Michael Mayer (editors): Proceedings of the AAMAS 2010 Workshop on Agents in Real-time and Dynamic Environments, Toronto, Canada, 2010.
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Stefan Zickler, Tim Laue, Oliver Birbach, Mahisorn Wongphati and Manuela Veloso: SSL-Vision: The Shared Vision System for the RoboCup Small Size League. In Jacky Baltes, Michail G. Lagoudakis, Tadashi Naruse and Saeed Shiry (editors): RoboCup 2009: Robot Soccer World Cup XIII, volume 5949 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 425–436. Springer, 2010.
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Tim Laue, Thijs Jeffry de Haas, Armin Burchardt, Colin Graf, Thomas Röfer, Alexander Härtl and Andrik Rieskamp: Efficient and Reliable Sensor Models for Humanoid Soccer Robot Self-Localization. In Changjiu Zhou, Enrico Pagello, Emanuele Menegatti, Sven Behnke and Thomas Röfer (editors): Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots in conjunction with the 2009 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pages 22 – 29, Paris, France, 2009.
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Colin Graf, Alexander Härtl, Thomas Röfer and Tim Laue: A Robust Closed-Loop Gait for the Standard Platform League Humanoid. In Changjiu Zhou, Enrico Pagello, Emanuele Menegatti, Sven Behnke and Thomas Röfer (editors): Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots in conjunction with the 2009 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pages 30 - 37, Paris, France, 2009.
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Christian Mandel, Thorsten Lüth, Tim Laue, Thomas Röfer, Axel Gräser and Bernd Krieg-Brückner: Navigating a Smart Wheelchair with a Brain-Computer Interface Interpreting Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials. In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 1118 – 1125, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2009.
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Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Pose Extraction from Sample Sets in Robot Self-Localization - A Comparison and a Novel Approach. In Ivan Petrović and Achim J. Lilienthal (editors): Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Mobile Robots - ECMR’09, pages 283–288, Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2009.
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Sami Haddadin, Tim Laue, Udo Frese, Sebastian Wolf, Alin Albu-Schäffer and Gerd Hirzinger: Kick it with Elasticity: Safety and Performance in Human-Robot Soccer. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Special Issue on Humanoid Soccer Robots, 57(8):761–775, 2009.
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Thomas Röfer, Christian Mandel and Tim Laue: Controlling an Automated Wheelchair via Joystick/Head-Joystick Supported by Smart Driving Assistance. In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE 11th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, pages 743–748, Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
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Oliver Birbach, Jörg Kurlbaum, Tim Laue and Udo Frese: Tracking of Ball Trajectories with a Free Moving Camera-Inertial Sensor. In Luca Iocchi, Hitoshi Matsubara, Alfredo Weitzenfeld and Changjiu Zhou (editors): RoboCup 2008: Robot Soccer World Cup XII, volume 5399 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 49–60. Springer, 2009.
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Tim Laue and Matthias Hebbel: Automatic Parameter Optimization for a Dynamic Robot Simulation. In Luca Iocchi, Hitoshi Matsubara, Alfredo Weitzenfeld and Changjiu Zhou (editors): RoboCup 2008: Robot Soccer World Cup XII, volume 5399 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 121-132. Springer, 2009.
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Dennis Pachur, Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Real-time Simulation of Motion- based Camera Disturbances. In Luca Iocchi, Hitoshi Matsubara, Alfredo Weitzenfeld and Changjiu Zhou (editors): RoboCup 2008: Robot Soccer World Cup XII, volume 5399 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 591–601. Springer, 2009.
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Thomas Röfer, Tim Laue and Bernd Gersdorf: iWalker - An Intelligent Walker providing Services for the Elderly. In Technically Assisted Rehabilitation 2009, Berlin, Germany, 2009.
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Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: SimRobot - Development and Applications. In Heni Ben Amor, Joschka Boedecker and Oliver Obst (editors): The Universe of RoboCup Simulators - Implementations, Challenges and Strategies for Collaboration. Workshop Proceedings of the International Conference on Simulation, Modeling and Programming for Autonomous Robots (SIMPAR 2008), Venice, Italy, 2008.
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Udo Frese and Tim Laue: (A) Vision for 2050 - The Road Towards Image Understanding for a Human-Robot Soccer Match. In Joaquim Filipe, Juan Andrade- Cetto and Jean-Louis Ferrier (editors): ICINCO 2008, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Robotics and Automation 1, pages 317–322, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 2008. INSTICC Press.
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Cord Niehaus, Thomas Röfer and Tim Laue: Gait Optimization on a Humanoid Robot using Particle Swarm Optimization. In Enrico Pagello, Changjiu Zhou, Emanuele Menegatti and Sven Behnke (editors): Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots in conjunction with the 2007 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2007.
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Sami Haddadin, Tim Laue, Udo Frese and Gerd Hirzinger: Foul 2050: Thoughts on Physical Interaction in Human-Robot Soccer. In Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 3243 – 3250, San Diego, CA, USA, 2007.
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Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Particle Filter-based State Estimation in a Competitive and Uncertain Environment. In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Embedded Systems, Vaasa, Finland, 2007.
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Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Integrating Simple Unreliable Perceptions for Accurate Robot Modeling in the Four-Legged League. In Gerhard Lakemeyer, Elizabeth Sklar, Domenico G. Sorrenti and Tomoichi Takahashi (editors): RoboCup 2006: Robot Soccer World Cup X, volume 4434 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 474–482. Springer, 2007.
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Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: Getting Upright: Migrating Concepts and Software from Four-Legged to Humanoid Soccer Robots. In Enrico Pagello, Changjiu Zhou and Emanuele Menegatti (editors): Proceedings of the Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots in conjunction with the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Genoa, Italy, 2006.
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Thomas Röfer, Tim Laue and Dirk Thomas: Particle-filter-based Self- Localization using Landmarks and Directed Lines. In Ansgar Bredenfeld, Adam Jacoff, Itsuki Noda and Yasutake Takahashi (editors): RoboCup 2005: Robot Soccer World Cup IX, volume 4020 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 608–615. Springer, 2006.
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Tim Laue, Kai Spiess and Thomas Röfer: SimRobot - A General Physical Robot Simulator and Its Application in RoboCup. In Ansgar Bredenfeld, Adam Jacoff, Itsuki Noda and Yasutake Takahashi (editors): RoboCup 2005: Robot Soccer World Cup IX, volume 4020 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 173–183. Springer, 2006.
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Tim Laue and Thomas Röfer: A Behavior Architecture for Autonomous Mobile Robots Based on Potential Fields. In Daniele Nardi, Martin Riedmiller, Claude Sammut and José Santos-Victor (editors): RoboCup 2004: Robot Soccer World Cup VIII, volume 3276 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 122–133. Springer, 2005.
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Theses

Mobile Robots in Dynamic Environments - State Estimation and Simulation. Doctoral thesis at the Universität Bremen, 2010.
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(Note: The PDF does not contain the cumulated publications.)
Eine Verhaltenssteuerung für autonome mobile Roboter auf der Basis von Potentialfeldern. Diploma thesis at the Universität Bremen, 2004.
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