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2017
Luczynski, T., M. Pfingsthorn, and A. Birk, "The Pinax-Model for Accurate and Efficient Refraction Correction of Underwater Cameras in Flat-Pane Housings", Ocean Engineering, vol. 133, pp. 9-22, 2017.
Vaskevicius, N., K. Pathak, and A. Birk, "Recognition and Localization of Sacks for Autonomous Container Unloading by Fitting Superquadrics in Noisy, Partial Views from a Low-cost RGBD Sensor", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol. 88, issue 1, pp. 57-71, 2017.
Vaskevicius, N., and A. Birk, "Revisiting Superquadric Fitting: A numerically stable formulation", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), online first, pp. 1-14, 2017.
Mueller, C. A., T. Fromm, H. Buelow, A. Birk, M. Garsch, and N. Gebbeken, "Robotic Bridge Inspection Within Strategic Flood Evacuation Planning", IEEE Oceans: IEEE press, 2017.
Benndorf, M., T. Haenselmann, M. Garsch, N. Gebbeken, C. A. Mueller, T. Fromm, T. Luczynski, and A. Birk, "Robotic bridge statics assessment within strategic flood evacuation planning using low-cost sensors", IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), 2017.
Koehntopp, D., B. Lehmann, D. Kraus, and A. Birk, "Seafloor Classification for Mine Counter Measure Operations using Synthetic Aperture Sonar Image", IEEE Oceans: IEEE press, 2017.
Chavez, A. Gomez, C. A. Mueller, A. Birk, A. Babic, and N. Miskovic, "Stereo-vision based diver pose estimation using LSTM recurrent neural networks for AUV navigation guidance", IEEE Oceans: IEEE press, 2017.
Luczynski, T., and A. Birk, "Underwater Image Haze Removal with an Underwater-ready Dark Channel Prior", IEEE Oceans: IEEE press, 2017.
2016
Vaskevicius, N., K. Pathak, and A. Birk, "Anticipation and Attention for Robust Object Recognition with RGBD-Data in an Industrial Application Scenario", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS): IEEE Press, 2016.
Gomez Chavez, A., J. Fontes, P. Afonso, M. Pfingsthorn, and A. Birk, "Automated Species Counting using a Hierarchical Classification Approach with Haar Cascades and Multi-Descriptor Random Forests", IEEE Oceans, 2016. PDF icon AutomatedUnderwaterSpeciesCounting-Oceans16.pdf (2.35 MB)
Miskovic, N., M. Bibuli, A. Birk, M. Caccia, M. Egi, K. Grammer, A. Marroni, J. Neasham, A. Pascoal, and A. Vasilijevi Vukic, "CADDY - Cognitive Autonomous Diving Buddy: Two Years of Underwater Human-Robot Interaction", Marine Technology Society (MTS) Journal, vol. 50, pp. 1-13, 2016.
Miskovic, N., A. Pascoal, M. Bibuli, M. Caccia, J. A. Neasham, A. Birk, M. Egi, K. Grammer, A. Marroni, A. Vasilijevic, et al., "CADDY Project, Year 2: The First Validation Trials", 10th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS): International Federation of Automatic Control, 2016.
Gancet, J., P. Weiss, G. Antonelli, M. Folkert Pfingsthorn, S. Calinon, A. Turetta, C. Walen, D. Urbina, S. Govindaraj, C. Atanas Müller, et al., "Dexterous Undersea Interventions with Far Distance Onshore Supervision: the DexROV Project", 10th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS): International Federation of Automatic Control, 2016.
Pfingsthorn, M., R. Rathnam, T. Luczynski, and A. Birk, "Full 3D Navigation Correction using Low Frequency Visual Tracking with a Stereo Camera", IEEE Oceans, 2016. PDF icon UNDERWATER_oceans16shanghai_visualodometry.pdf (1.44 MB)
Pfingsthorn, M., and A. Birk, "Generalized Graph SLAM: Solving Local and Global Ambiguities through Multimodal and Hyperedge Constraints", International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), vol. 35, issue 6, 2016.
Mueller, C. Atanas, and A. Birk, "Hierarchical Graph-Based Discovery of Non-Primitive-Shaped Objects in Unstructured Environments", International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA): IEEE Press, 2016.
Winkler, J., F. Balint-Benczedi, N. Vaskevicius, T. Wiedemeyer, C. A. Mueller, T. Fromm, M. Beetz, and A. Birk, "Knowledge-Enabled Robotic Agents for Shelf Replenishment in Cluttered Retail Environments", International Confenference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS): Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016.
Stoyanov, T., N. Vaskevicius, C. A. Mueller, T. Fromm, R. Krug, V. Tincani, R. Mojtahedzadeh, S. Kunaschk, R. Mortensen Ernits, D. Ricao Canelhas, et al., "No More Heavy Lifting: Robotic Solutions to the Container Unloading Problem", IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM), vol. 23, issue 4, 2016.
Fromm, T., and A. Birk, "Physics-Based Damage-Aware Manipulation Strategy Planning Using Scene Dynamics Anticipation", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS): IEEE Press, 2016.
Birk, A., and M. Pfingsthorn, "Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM)", Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering: Wiley, 2016. PDF icon SLAM-Introduction-EncyclopediaEEE15-Preprint.pdf (16.23 MB)
Gomez Chavez, A., M. Pfingsthorn, R. Rathnam, and A. Birk, "Visual Speed Adaptation for Improved Sensor Coverage in a Multi-Vehicle Survey Mission", IEEE Oceans, 2016. PDF icon TerrainComplexity-SpeedAdaptation-Oceans16.pdf (2.99 MB)
2015
Magnusson, M., N. Vaskevicius, T. Stoyanov, K. Pathak, and A. Birk, "Beyond Points: Evaluating Recent 3D Scan-Matching Algorithms", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015.
Miskovic, N., A. Pascoal, M. Bibuli, M. Caccia, J. A. Neasham, A. Birk, M. Egi, K. Grammer, A. Marroni, A. Vasilijevic, et al., "CADDY Project, Year 1: Overview of Technological Developments and Cooperative Behaviours", IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV), 2015.
Gancet, J., P. Weiss, G. Antonelli, A. Birk, S. Calinon, A. Turetta, C. Walen, M. Ilzkovitz, D. Urbina, P. Letier, et al., "DexROV: Dexterous Undersea Inspection and Maintenance in Presence of Communication Latencies", IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV), 2015.
Gancet, J., D. Urbina, P. Letier, M. Ilzkovitz, A. Birk, M. Pfingsthorn, P. Weiss, F. Gauch, B. Chemisky, S. Calinon, et al., "DexROV: Enabling Effective Dexterous ROV Operations in Presence of Communication Latency", IEEE Oceans, 2015.
Kalwa, J., A. M. Pascoal, P. Ridao, T. Glotzbach, L. Brignone, M. Bibuli, J. Alves, A. Birk, and M. Carreiro Silva, "EU Project MORPH: Current Status after 3 Years of Cooperation under and above Water", IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV), 2015.
Schwertfeger, S., and A. Birk, "Map evaluation using matched topology graphs", Autonomous Robots, pp. 1-27, 2015. PDF icon MapEvaluation-TopologyGraph-AuRo15.pdf (1.18 MB)
Rathnam, R., and A. Birk, "Multi-Robot Exploration with AUVs on Cliffs and other 3D Structures with a Predominant Orientation", IEEE Oceans, 2015.
Mihalyi, R-G., K. Pathak, N. Vaskevicius, T. Fromm, and A. Birk, "Robust 3D Object Modeling with a Low-Cost RGBD-Sensor and AR-Markers for Applications with Untrained End-Users", Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS), Elsevier, vol. 66, pp. 1-17, 2015.
Köhntopp, D., B. Lehmann, D. Kraus, and A. Birk, "Segmentation and Classification Using Active Contours Based Superellipse Fitting on Side Scan Sonar Images for Marine Demining", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015.

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