Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Optimization in Robotics and Biomechanics

Seminar of the ORB research group

Unless indicated otherwise, the seminar takes place on thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.
The current location is Mathematikon B, Seminar room, 3rd floor, Berliner Str. 45

The list of talks will be constantly updated. Please check here again soon for new talks. 


WINTER 2017/2018 

Date Speaker Talk title
Oct 19, 2017 (1) Dr. Matthew Millard, ORB Muscle modeling: Getting the stiffness right
(2) Benjamin Reh, ORB Segregation on the Elisa-3 swarm or How to squeeze 7 variables into 4 bytes
Oct 26, 2017 Dr. Matthew Millard,
Dr. Manish Sreenivasa &
Monika Harant
Modeling human-exoskeleton interaction in the SPEXOR project (joint talk)
Nov 2, 2017 (1) Christian Seitz t.b.a.
(2) Silvan Lindner t.b.a.
Nov 9, 2017   (1) Monika Harant Parameter estimation for passive spinal exoskeletons
(2) Anna Lena Kleesattel Optimal control of sprinting with and without prostheses
(3) Kevin Stein Closed loop control for walking motions for iCub
Nov 16, 2017   No seminar
Nov 23, 2017 (1) Kevin Stein  xSens Crash Course
(2) Shih Ming Law A literature review on Pantograph-based dynamic robots
Nov 30, 2017 Yue Hu All you ever wanted (or not wanted) to know about HeiCub
Dec 7, 2017 Jonas Große Sundrup Introduction to git
Dec 14, 2017 No seminar
Jan 25, 2018 (1) Wolfgang Andris Optimal Control of olympic style weightlifting
(2) Silvio Stammler Online human motion imitation with the humanoid robot HeiCub using Microsoft Kinect v2
Feb 1, 2018 Holger Fröning Post-Dennard Performance Scaling in its Teenage Decade: picoJoule replaces nanosecond
Feb  8, 2018 Stefan Radev t.b.a.
Feb  22, 2018 (1) Martin Huber New implementation of the pattern generator for HeiCub
(2) Domonkos Czifra Digital modeling of Neurons / the TrueNorth Chip
Feb  22, 2018
14:00 Uhr
Daniela Kilian YARP based modular program for joint control and sensors reading
March 1, 2018 (1) Steve W. Heim Stepping outside basins of attraction
(2) Valentin Chelaru t.b.a.
March 8, 2018 Philip Mayer t.b.a.
March 14, 2018
Ayaka Yamada t.b.a



Archive of previous talks 

K. Mombaur,
Last Update: 19.02.2018 - 13:38

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