Achim J. Lilienthal


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Since July 2005 I am a post-doc/associate professor at Írebro University. Please visit my new web page for up to date information.

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Background

  • 1991 - 1997: Student of Physics at the University of Konstanz
  • Juli 1998: Diploma (M.Sc.) in Physics
  • since March 1999: Research Assistent at the Dept. of Computer Architecture at the University of Tübingen

Research interests

  • Gas sensing, mobile robots, ethological models, machine learning, biologically inspired control strategies, and human-robot communication

Journal Articles, Conference Papers, Theses, Awards, Press

Journal Articles

Building Gas Concentration Gridmaps with a Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal and Tom Duckett
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 48, Issue 1, 31 August 2004, pp. 3-16
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Experimental Analysis of Gas-Sensitive Braitenberg Vehicles
Achim Lilienthal and Tom Duckett
Advanced Robotics, Volume 18, Number 8, 1 December 2004, pp. 817-834
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]

Conference Papers

Model-based Shape Analysis of Gas Concentration Gridmaps for Improved Gas Source Localisation
Achim Lilienthal, Felix Streichert, and Andreas Zell
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2005), Barcelona, April 18 - 22, 2005, pp. 3575-3580
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Digest: [pdf]
Learning to Detect Proximity to a Gas Source with a Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal, Holger Ulmer, Holger Fröhlich, Felix Werner, and Andreas Zell
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2004), Sendai, Japan, September 28 - October 2, 2004, pp. 1444-1449
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Digest: [pdf]
Gas Source Declaration with a Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal, Holger Ulmer, Holger Fröhlich, Andreas Stützle, Felix Werner, and Andreas Zell
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2004), New Orleans, USA, April 26 - May 1, 2004, pp. 1430-1435
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Digest: [pdf]
Presentation: [pdf]
Gas Source Tracing With a Mobile Robot Using an Adapted Moth Strategy
Achim Lilienthal, Denis Reimann, Andreas Zell
Proceedings of AMS 2003, 18. Fachgespräch, Karlsruhe, 4./5. Dezember 2003, pp. 150-160
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]
Approaches to Gas Source Tracing and Declaration by Pure Chemo-Tropotaxis
Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett
Proceedings of AMS 2003, 18. Fachgespräch, Karlsruhe, 4./5. Dezember 2003, pp. 161-171
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]
Creating Gas Concentration Gridmaps with a Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett
Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2003), Las Vegas, USA, October 27 - 31, pp. 118-123
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Digest: [pdf], [ppt]
Presentation: [pdf]
Gas Source Localisation by Constructing Concentration Gridmaps with a Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett
Proceedings of the European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR 2003), Warsawa, Poland, September 4-6, pp. 159-164
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]
Experimental Analysis of Smelling Braitenberg Vehicles [Best Paper Award on ICAR 2003] [press]
Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2003), Coimbra, Portugal, June 30 - July 3, pp. 375-380
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]
Gas Distribution in Unventilated Indoor Environments Inspected by a Mobile Robot
Michael Wandel, Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett, Udo Weimar, Andreas Zell
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2003), Coimbra, Portugal, June 30 - July 3, pp. 507-512
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
A Stereo Electronic Nose for a Mobile Inspection Robot
Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett
Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Robotic Sensing (ROSE 2003), Örebro, Sweden, June 5-6
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Extended Abstract: [pdf]
Presentation: [pdf]
An Absolute Positioning System for 100 Euros
Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett
Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Robotic Sensing (ROSE 2003), Örebro, Sweden, June 5-6
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Extended Abstract: [pdf]
Presentation: [pdf]
Appearance-based Tracking of Persons with an Omnidirectional Vision Sensor
Grzegorz Cielniak, Mihajlo Miladinovic, Daniel Hammarin, Linus Göransson, Achim Lilienthal, Tom Duckett
Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Omnidirectional Vision (OMNIVIS 2003)
Paper: [pdf], [bibtex]
Detektion und Lokalisierung einer Geruchsquelle mit einem autonomen mobilen Roboter
Achim Lilienthal, Andreas Zell, Michael Wandel, Udo Weimar
Robotik 2002, 19./20. Juni 2002, VDI-Bericht Nr. 1679, pp. 689 - 694
Paper: [ps.gz], [pdf], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]
Mobile Robot Using Different Senses
Michael Wandel, Achim Lilienthal, Andreas Zell, Udo Weimar
ISOEN 2002, 29.9. - 2.10., pp. 128 - 129
Presentation: [pdf]
Experiences Using Gas Sensors on an Autonomous Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal, Andreas Zell, Michael Wandel, Udo Weimar
Proceedings of EUROBOT 2001, Lund, Schweden, 19.-21. September 2001, pp. 1-8
Paper: [ps.gz], [pdf], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]
Leakage Localisation with a Mobile Robot Carrying Chemical Sensors
Michael Wandel, Udo Weimar, Achim Lilienthal, Andreas Zell
Proceedings of ICECS 2001, "International IEEE Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems", Malta, 2. - 5. September 2001, pp. 1247-1250
Sensing Odour Sources in Indoor Environments Without a Constant Airflow by a Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal, Andreas Zell, Michael Wandel, Udo Weimar
Proceedings of ICRA 2001, "Frontiers of Robotics & Automation in the new Millennium", Seoul, Südkorea, 21.-26. Mai 2001, pp. 4005-4010
Paper: [ps.gz], [pdf], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]
Ein autonomer mobiler Roboter mit elektronischer Nase
Achim Lilienthal, Andreas Zell, Michael Wandel, Udo Weimar
Proceedings of AMS 2000, 16. Fachgespräch, Karlsruhe, 20./21. November 2000, pp. 201-210
Abstract: [pdf], [ps.gz]
Paper: [pdf], [ps.gz], [bibtex]
Presentation: [pdf]

Theses

Gas Distribution Mapping and Gas Source Localisation with a Mobile Robot
Achim Lilienthal
Ph.D. Thesis, University of Tübingen, 2004
Thesis: [bibtex]
[Coloured figures]
Strukturuntersuchungen an (C60)n+-Clustern mit der Methode der Gasphasen-Ionenchromatographie
Achim Lilienthal
Diplomarbeit (german only), Universität Konstanz, 1998
[Abstract], [Abstract, KOPS], [pdf]

Awards

Förderpreis der TL Stiftung (15.3.2004)
Presentation: [pdf]
Best Paper Award, ICAR 2003 (30.6.2003)

Press

"Die Dressur des Riech-Roboters", 17.9.2003 (german only), Schwäbisches Tagblatt
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"Abstinenter Roboter erschnüffelt Alkohol", 17.9.2003 (german only), g-o.de (geoscience online)
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Interview mit dem SWR, 16.9.2003 (german only)
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"Abstinenter Roboter findet die Alkoholquelle", 15.9.2003 (german only), Informationsdienst Wissenschaft
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"Abstinenter Roboter findet die Alkoholquelle", 15.9.2003 (german only), Pressedienst Forschung Aktuell, Uni Tübingen
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"Technische Möglichkeiten: 'Zuckungen einer neuen Lebensform'", Juni 2002 (german only), TV Spielfilm Spezial
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Address, phone and fax number, email

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut für Informatik
Lehrstuhl Rechnerarchitektur
Sand 1
D - 72076 Tübingen
 
Germany

Phone: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 78988
Fax: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 5091
Email (masked to avoid spamming): lilien {at} informatik {dot} uni-tuebingen {dot} de