Latest News

  • 27/09/2017
    Paper accepted in RAS
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    Our collaboration with JSI led to an accepted paper in Robotics and Autonomous journal of Elsevier. The paper's title is "Generalization of Orientation Trajectories and Force-Torque Profiles for Robotic Assembly" by Aljaz Kramberger, Andrej Gams, Bojan Nemec, Dimitrios Chrysostomou, Ole Madsen and Ales Ude.
  • 29/06/2017
    Paper accepted in ETFA 2017
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    Steffen's paper describing his work-in-progress in our Smart Production facility got accepted in the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2017) for oral presentation. The paper is entitled: "A Novel Framework for Virtual Recommissioning in Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems" by Steffen Tram Mortensen, Dimitrios Chrysostomou and Ole Madsen.
  • 15/05/2017
    Industrial Robot Journal publishes special issue
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    Our special issue about real world mobile robot systems is finally online by Industrial Robot: An International Journal. Check out the Guest Editorial and the whole Special Issue Vol.44-4.
  • 17/04/2017
    Workshop accepted in Ro-MAN 2017
  • 11/04/2017
    2 papers accepted in FAIM 2017
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    Thanks to the work of our great Bachelor students in Robotics we got two papers accepted in the 27th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM 2017). The papers are entitled "Integration of a Skill-based Collaborative Mobile Robot in a Smart Cyber-Physical Environment" and "A Skill-based Robot Co-Worker for Industrial Maintenance Tasks" and soon will be available online.
  • 23/03/2017
    Workshop in ERF 2017
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    Participated this year in ERF'17 where I was happy to meet several old and new colleagues. We also presented a workshop in the timely subject of IPR and patent training (link).
  • 06/03/2017
    Workshop in HRI 2017
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    Participated in HRI'17 where I had the chance to follow the latest results of the Human-Robot Interaction community. Numerous papers with interesting results and I co-organised a workshop that led to fruitful discussions about benchmarking and reproducible Human Robot Interaction experiments.
  • 12/10/2016
    Paper accepted in SIMPAR 2016
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    Thanks to the help from the great colleagues of SDU, Odense, Denmark and JSI from Ljubljana, Slovenia we got the paper "Optimizing Grippers for Compensating Pose Uncertainties by Dynamic Simulation" accepted in the IEEE International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots (SIMPAR 2016). You can find it in IEEEXplore.
  • 22/09/2016
    Paper accepted in Humanoids 2016
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    With great help from my colleagues from JSI, Ljubljana, Slovenia we got the paper "Transfer of contact skills to new environmental conditions" accepted in Humanoids 2016. You can find it in IEEEXplore.
  • 15/09/2016
    EFFRA Conference
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    The International Conference of the European Association for Research on Factories of the Future EFFRA was an interesting event tackling the very timely theme of Materialising Factories 4.0. Lots of interesting talks from people from industry and academia.
  • 12/09/2016
    CLAWAR 2016
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    The 19th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots ( CLAWAR2016) gathered researchers from all over the world in London, UK. I had the pleasure to assist the organisation of the conference as a Web Chair, meet interesting people and promote the work of CLAWAR Association. See you next year in Porto, Portugal.
  • 05/06/2016
    Paper accepted in MSM 2016
    Adam's paper entitled "Compensating Pose Uncertainties Through Appropriate Gripper Finger Cutouts" got accepted in the The 12th International Conference Mechatronic Systems and Materials 2016 (MSM 2016). I was happy to be a co-author there. You can find it online here.
  • 04/05/2016
    Paper accepted in RAAD 2016
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    The paper entitled "Fast Setup and Adaptation of Industrial Assembly Tasks with Force-Based Exception Strategies" got accepted in the 25th Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region (RAAD16). You can find it in SpringerLink.
  • 03/05/2016
    Final ACAT Review Meeting
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    It's done! The final review of the ACAT project concluded with enthusiastic remarks! Congrats to the whole consortium!
  • 24/04/2016
    ACAT booth at Hannover Messe 2016
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    Glad to participate in Hannover Messe 2016 with our ACAT booth. Numerous people from industry and academia expressed interest about our instruction-based robot programming framework and the live demos.
  • 01/02/2016
    Workshop accepted in ERF 2016
  • 15/12/2015
    Image databases are now available!
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    Phos and Phos2 are two innovative image databases containing scenes captured under different illumination conditions. You can find them as supplementary material under the publication "A biologically inspired scale-space for illumination invariant feature selection". Enjoy them!
  • 11/11/2015
    Presentation in the 4th Annual Aalborg U Robotics Workshop
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    Presented the latest activities on ACAT project with a talk entitled:" Translation of human instructions to robot programs for industrial assembly tasks".
  • 03/10/2015
    ACAT Exhibition and Workshop in IROS 2015
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    What a week! We came back from Hamburg and IROS'15 where we kept ourselves quite busy. I was leading the ACAT booth in the EU Project Exhibition and co-organised a workshop that led to fruitful discussions about Standardized Experiments in Human Robot Interaction.
  • 10/09/2015
    CLAWAR 2015
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    The 18th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots ( CLAWAR2015) gathered researchers from all over the world in Hangzhou, China. I had the pleasure to co-organize the conference, meet interesting people and promote the work of CLAWAR Association.
  • 10/07/2015
    ICVS 2015
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    The 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems ( ICVS2015) was such a successful conference. I was happy to help my very good friend and colleague Lazaros Nalpantidis in the organisation as Publication Chair.
  • 14/03/2015
    Workshop in ERF 2015
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    The European Robotics Forum in Vienna was a brilliant experience, where had the opportunity to see all the latest projects and activities within the area of robotics in Europe. I also co-organised a workshop about Hardware and software modularity and interoperability in service robotics: Towards standardisation and presented a poster about our Little Helper robots, "Robot Hardware and Software Modularity - The Little Helper Paradigm.
  • 01/03/2015
    Management Officer of CLAWAR Association Ltd.
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    I am happy to announce that I am now a Management Officer of CLAWAR Ltd. a charity association working towards the advancement of education and science for the public benefit in the field of robotics and associated technologies.
  • 19/09/2014
    Workshop in IROS 2014
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    Just came back from Chicago and IROS'14 . IROS was again a great experience and I had the opportunity to co-organise a successful workshop about "Human–robot collaboration in standardisation and R&D activities".
  • 20/07/2014
    IAS 2014 and IRAS 2014
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    Part of our AAU team was in Padova and Venice for a week. We participated in IAS'14 the 13th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems and me along with Simon Bøgh co-organised the 1st International Workshop on Intelligent Robot Assistants ( IRAS'14). We presented our progress in the EU projects ACAT and CARLoS and also presented the paper "SkiROS : A four tiered architecture for task-level programming of industrial mobile manipulators" in the workshop on ROS-Industrial in European Research Projects.
  • 26/05/2014
    RoboBusiness Europe 2014
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    I was honoured to be an Invited Speaker in this year's RoboBusiness in Billund, Denmark. I presented our latest research with our Mobile Manipulator "Little Helper"
  • 15/03/2014
    ERF 2014
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    The European Robotics Forum in Rovereto was again an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and friends from academia and industry.
  • 09/11/2013
    Paper in IROS 2013
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    Participated in IROS'13 in Tokyo, Japan where our paper "3D Maps Registration and Path Planning for Autonomous Robot Navigation" was presented in the ROSIN'13 workshop "International Workshop on Robots and Sensors integration in future rescue information system". If you want the paper it is available in arXiv.
  • 30/10/2013
    Paper in the 2nd AAU Workshop on Robotics
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    Presented my paper "A robotic assembly procedure using 3D object reconstruction" in the 2nd AAU Workshop on Robotics.
  • 24/10/2013
    PhD Seminar at SDU
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    I was honoured to receive an invitation from Prof. Norbert Krüger to give a talk to the PhD Seminar of the University of Southern Denmark. The theme was "Multi-camera systems for Robot Navigation and Surveillance Applications".