Karl Engelbert Wenzel

Background

  • 1999 - 2004: Study of computer science at HS Albstadt Sigmaringen
  • 2004: Diploma Thesis on "Selflocalisation with low cost infrared sensors" (RC3000 Kaercher)
  • 2005 - 2007: Head of (J2ME) client development, participator at eWave Interactive
  • Since 2007: Research assistant at the Department of Computer Architecture, University of Tübingen

Research Interests

  • Robot self-localization and mapping
  • Low cost solutions for mobile robotics
  • Autonomous embedded robots

Current Projects

Publications

[1] Andreas Masselli, Shaowu Yang, Karl Engelbert Wenzel, and Andreas Zell. A cross-platform comparison of visual marker based approaches for autonomous flight of quadrocopters. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 73(1-4):349-359, 2014. [ DOI | details | pdf ]
[2] Andreas Masselli, Shaowu Yang, Karl Engelbert Wenzel, and Andreas Zell. A cross-platform comparison of visual marker based approaches for autonomous flight of quadrocopters. In Proceedings of International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, pages 1-9, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May 2013. [ details | pdf ]
[3] Karl Engelbert Wenzel, Andreas Masselli, and Andreas Zell. Visual tracking and following of a quadrocopter by another quadrocopter. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), pages 1-6, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 7-12 2012. IEEE. [ details | pdf ]
[4] Andreas Masselli, Karl Engelbert Wenzel, and Andreas Zell. Verfahren zur Bestimmung der relativen Lage eines Objektes im Raum sowie optisches Eingabesystem, 2012. Patent, PCT/EP2012/057446, Submitted 2012.04.24.
[5] Andreas Masselli, Karl Engelbert Wenzel, and Andreas Zell. Verfahren zur Bestimmung der relativen Lage eines Objektes im Raum sowie optisches Eingabesystem, 2011. Patent, DE 10 2011 075 253.6, Submitted 2011.05.04.
[6] Karl Engelbert Wenzel, Andreas Masselli, and Andreas Zell. Automatic Take Off, Tracking and Landing of a Miniature UAV on a Moving Carrier Vehicle. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 61:221-238, 2010. [ DOI | details | pdf ]
[7] Karl Engelbert Wenzel, Andreas Masselli, and Andreas Zell. Automatic Take Off, Tracking and Landing of a Miniature UAV on a Moving Carrier Vehicle. In Proceedings of UAV'10 3rd International Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, pages 1-18, Dubai, UAE, 2010. Kimon P. Valavanis. [ details | pdf ]
[8] Karl Engelbert Wenzel, Andreas Masselli, and Andreas Zell. A Quadrocopter Hovering above a Person Wearing a Modified Cap. In Proceedings of International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Flight Competition, pages 1-7, Braunschweig, Germany, 2010. DGON. [ details | pdf ]
[9] Karl Engelbert Wenzel and Andreas Zell. Automatic Take Off, Hovering and Landing Control for Miniature Helicopters with Low-Cost Onboard Hardware. In Autonome Mobile Systeme 2009, pages 73-80, Karlsruhe, Germany, December 3-4 2009. KIT. [ details | pdf ]
[10] Sara Erhard, Karl Engelbert Wenzel, and Andreas Zell. Flyphone: Visual Self-Localisation Using a Mobile Phone as Onboard Image Processor on a Quadrocopter. In Proceedings of UAV'09 2nd International Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, pages 451-465, Reno, Nevada, USA, 2009. [ pdf ]
[11] Sara Erhard, Karl Engelbert Wenzel, and Andreas Zell. Flyphone: Visual Self-Localisation Using a Mobile Phone as Onboard Image Processor on a Quadrocopter. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 57:451-465, 2009. [ details | pdf ]
[12] Karl Engelbert Wenzel, Paul Rosset, and Andreas Zell. Low-Cost Visual Tracking of a Landing Place and Hovering Flight Control with a Microcontroller. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 57:297-311, 2009. [ details | pdf ]
[13] Karl Engelbert Wenzel, Paul Rosset, and Andreas Zell. Low-Cost Visual Tracking of a Landing Place and Hovering Flight Control with a Microcontroller. In Proceedings of UAV'09 2nd International Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, pages 1-15, Reno, USA, 2009. Kimon P. Valavanis. [ pdf ]

 Address, Phone, Fax

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

Tel: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 70408
Fax: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 5091
Email: Karl.E.Wenzel at uni-tuebingen.de