Dissertations

By now, the following dissertations resulted from the lab members' research. Please use the references given with the respective entry to cite them.

Jannik Steinbring

Nonlinear State Estimation Using Optimal Gaussian Sampling with Applications to Tracking
Defense on July 21, 2017
Second Advisor: doc. Ing. Ondřej Straka, Ph.D., University of West Bohemia

Maxim Dolgov

Approximate Stochastic Optimal Control of Smooth Nonlinear Systems and Piecewise Linear Systems
Defense on May 5, 2017
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr. Daniel Quevedo, University of Paderborn

Florian Faion

Tracking Extended Objects in Noisy Point Clouds with Application in Telepresence Systems
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 19
Cite according to KIT Scientific Publishing, PDF
Defense on December 18, 2015
Second Advisor: Priv.-Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE Bonn

Igor Gilitschenski

Deterministic Sampling for Nonlinear Dynamic State Estimation
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 18
Cite according to KIT Scientific Publishing, PDF
Defense on April 24, 2015
Second Advisor: Dr. Simon J. Julier, University College London (UCL), UK

Gerhard Kurz

Directional Estimation for Robotic Beating Heart Surgery
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 17
Cite according to KIT Scientific Publishing, PDF
Defense on February 13, 2015
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr. Anders Lindquist, Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden / Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Marc Reinhardt

Linear Estimation in Interconnected Sensor Systems with Information Constraints
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 16
Cite according to KIT Scientific Publishing, PDF
Defense on December 19, 2014
Second Advisor: Prof. Sanjeev R. Kulkarni, Princeton University, USA

Jörg Fischer

Optimal Sequence-Based Control of Networked Linear Systems
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 15
Cite according to KIT Scientific Publishing, PDF
Defense on July 15, 2014
Second Advisor: Associate Professor Daniel Quevedo, University of Newcastle, AU

Daniel Lyons

Optimization under Uncertainty with Applications to Multi-Agent Coordination
Cite according to Universitätsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF
Defense on January 31, 2013
Second Advisor: Prof. Giuseppe Calafiore, Politecnico di Torino, IT

Benjamin Noack

State Estimation for Distributed Systems with Stochastic and Set-membership Uncertainties
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 14
Cite according to KIT Scientific Publishing, PDF
Defense on January 21, 2013
Second Advisor: Dr. Simon J. Julier, University College London (UCL), UK

Marcus Baum

Simultaneous Tracking and Shape Estimation of Extended Objects
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 13
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF
Defense on January 18, 2013
Second Advisor: Prof. Peter Willett, University of Connecticut, USA

Antonia Pérez Arias

Haptic Guidance for Extended Range Telepresence
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 12
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF Defense on November 13, 2012
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Buss, TUM

Evgeniya Ballmann

Physics-Based Probabilistic Motion Compensation of Elastically Deformable Objects
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 10
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF Defense on February 10, 2012
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Ortmaier, University of Hanover

Peter Krauthausen

Learning Dynamic Systems for Intention Recognition in Human-Robot-Cooperation
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 11
Cite according to Universitätsverlag Karlsruhe Eintrag, PDF Defense on February 3, 2012
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Stiefelhagen, KIT

Marc Deisenroth

Efficient Reinforcement Learning using Gaussian Processes
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 9
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF Defense on December 4, 2009
Second Advisor: Dr. Carl Edward Rasmussen, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

Frederik Beutler

Probabilistic Model-Based Signal Processing for Instantaneous Pose Estimation (Translation)
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 8
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF Defense on May 8, 2009
Second Advisor: Dr. Dietrich Fraenken, EADS

Marco Huber

Probabilistic Framework for Sensor Management
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 7
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF Defense on April 30, 2009
Second Advisor: Dr. Wolfgang Koch, FGAN / FKIE

Felix Sawo

Nonlinear State and Parameter Estimation of Spatially Distributed Systems
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 5
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF Defense on January 30, 2009
Second Advisor: Prof. Thomas C. Henderson, University of Utah

Kathrin Roberts

Model-Based Estimation of the Heart Motion for robot-assisted Interventions (Translation)
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 4
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF Defense on January 30, 2009
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr. med. Gábor Szabó, Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg

Patrick Rößler

Telepresent Motion and Haptic Interaction in Distant Extended Range Environments (Translation)
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 3
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF
Defense on January 16, 2009
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz Woern, KIT

Gregor Schwarzenberg

Analysis of the Mapping Properties of 3D-Ultrasound-Computer-Tomograph for the Calculation
of the 3D-Transferfunction and Derivation of an Optimized Sensor Geometry (Translation)
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 6
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF
Defense on December 16, 2008
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Gemmeke, KIT

Florian Weißel

Stochastic Model-Predictive Control of Nonlinear Systems (Translation)
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 2
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF
Defense on November 14, 2008
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Stiller, KIT

Oliver Schrempf

Stochastic Treatment of Uncertainties in Cascaded Dynamic Systems (Translation)
Karlsruhe Series on Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems 1
Cite according to Universitaetsverlag Karlsruhe Entry, PDF
Defense on June 20, 2008
Second Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Juergen Beyerer, KIT

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