Dr. Ran Liu

Background

  • From September 2003 - June 2007, Bachelor of Automation, Southwest University of Science and Technology, China
  • From September 2007 - June 2010, Master of Control Theory and Control Engineering, Southwest University of Science and Technology, China
  • From August 2010 - October 2010, Software developer at Hitoai, Chengdu, China
  • October 2010 - December 2014, PhD student at the Department of Cognitive Systems, Universität Tübingen

 

Research Interests

  • Localization, mapping, and pose estimation of mobile robots
  • RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) with mobile robots
  • Active perception: integrate laser data to actively percept for RFID tags
  • Field robots - especially robots in substation and nuclear environments

Teaching

Projects

Publications

[1] Ran Liu, Goran Huskić, and Andreas Zell. On Tracking Dynamic Objects with Long Range Passive UHF RFID Using a Mobile Robot. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), Article ID 781380, 2015. [ link ]
[2] Ran Liu, Goran Huskić, and Andreas Zell. Dynamic Objects Tracking with a Mobile Robot using Passive UHF RFID Tags. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2014. [ details ]
[3] Ran Liu and Andreas Zell. Towards Localizing Both Static and Non-static RFID Tags with a Mobile Robot. In International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-13), Padova, Italy, 2014. [ details ]
[4] Ran Liu, Artur Koch, and Andreas Zell. Mapping UHF RFID Tags with a Mobile Robot using 3D Sensor Model. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013), Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan, November 2013. [ details | pdf ]
[5] Ran Liu, Artur Koch, and Andreas Zell. Path following with passive UHF RFID received signal strength in unknown environments. In 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 2012. [ details | pdf ]
[6] Ran Liu, Philipp Vorst, Artur Koch, and Andreas Zell. Path following for indoor robots with RFID received signal strength. In The 19th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2011), Split, Hvar, and Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2011. (Best paper award at the Symposium on RFID Technologies and Internet of Things). [ details | pdf ]
[7] Heng Wang, Ran Liu, and Xingzhe Xie. Study on New Image Angle Matching Method and Applications. Computer Engineering and Applications, pages 208-211, 2011. [ details | link ]
[8] Xingzhe Xie, Heng Wang, Ran Liu, Wen qiang Xiang, and Ming Jiang. 3d terrain reconstruction for patrol robot using point grey research stereo vision cameras. In Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence (AICI '10), volume 1, pages 47-51, Sanya, China, October 2010. [ DOI | details ]
[9] Ran Liu, Hua Zhang, Manlu Liu, Xianfeng Xia, and Tianlian Hu. Stereo cameras self-calibration based on sift. In Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Measuring Technology and Mechatronics Automation (ICMTMA '09), volume 1, pages 352-355, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, April 2009. [ DOI | details ]
[10] Hua Zhang, Manlu Liu, Ran Liu, and Tianlian Hu. Path Planning of Robot in Three-dimensional Grid Environment based on Genetic Algorithms. In Proceedings of the World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA 2008), pages 1010-1014, 2008. [ details | link ]
[11] Hua Zhang, Bo Qiu, Yatao Wang, and Ran Liu. Design and Application of 2D Barcode in Inspection Robots. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2008. [ details | link ]

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Address, Phone, Fax, Email

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut für Informatik
Lehrstuhl Kognitive Systeme
Sand 1
D - 72076 Tübingen
Germany
Tel: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 78985
Fax: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 5091
Email:ran.liu.86 at gmail.com