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Here you find some talks I have given. We could have met there.The page is discontinued.





  • Invited talk about 6D SLAM at the workshop on "Dynamic Maps" in Wuhan, China.

  • Invited talk about "6D SLAM mit Global Konsistentem Scanmatching" at the DVW-Seminar in Fulda, Germany.


  • Invited talk about "Benchmarking 6D SLAM" at the University of Bonn.

  • Invited talk about "6D SLAM - Erstellung dreidimensionaler Karten mit Robotern" at the Geodätischen Kolloquium der Leibniz Universität Hannover.

  • Invited talk about my thesis "Semantic three dimensional maps for autonomous mobile robots" for the 7th Geroges Giralt PhD award at the EURON meeting in Prague.

  • Invited talk about "Efficient 3D Registration" at Jacobs University Bremen.


  • Talks about "Towards Semantic 3D Maps" on various occasion at

    • WSI/GRIS at Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

    • AASS at Örebro University

    • Jacobs University Bremen

    • The University of Edinburgh

    • Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg

    Download the slides of the Örebro talk here.

  • Talk about "Parallelization of Scan Matching for Robotic 3D Mapping" at ECMR 2007 in Freiburg. Download the slides here.

  • Talk about "High Speed Differential Drive Mobile Robot Path Following Control With Bounded Wheel Speed Commands" at IEEE ICRA in Rome. Download the slides here and the corresponding video1 and video2.

  • Presentation of the German overview paper "Algorithmen zur Erstellung virtueller 3D-Welten mit mobilen Robotern" at the Oldenburger 3D-Tage in Oldenburg, Germany. [download slides].


  • Dagstuhl Seminar Robot Navigation, October 2006. Download the presentation "6D SLAM with Cached kd-tree Search" here.

  • Invited talk about "Semantic 3D Maps for Autonomous Mobile Robots" at University of Koblenz, Germany.

  • Presentation of the paper "Device Level Simulation of Kurt3D Rescue Robots" at the Third International Workshop on Synthetic Simulation and Robotics to Mitigate Earthquake Disaster at RoboCup in Bremen, Germany.

  • Dagstuhl Seminar Towards Affordance-Based Robot Control, June 2006. Download the presentation "Perceiving Drivable Surfaces in Outdoor 6D SLAM" on the Dagstuhl site.


  • Talk about "Semantic 3D Maps for Autonomous Mobile Robots" at University of Bonn. View the presentation here.

  • Talk about 6D SLAM at the 28th Annual German Conference on AI, KI 2005, and presentation of the paper "Heuristic-Based Laser Scan Matching for Outdoor 6D SLAM" in Koblenz, Germany. View the presentation here. More information about this topic is available on the KBS download site.

  • Presentation of the paper "Accurate Object Localization in 3D Laser Range Scans" at ICAR 2005 in Seattle, U.S.A. View the presentation here.

  • Presentation of the paper "6D SLAM with Approximate Data Association" at ICAR 2005 in Seattle, U.S.A. View the presentation here.


  • Invited to talk about "Kurt3D @ RoboCup Rescue - High Speed Driving meets 6D SLAM" at University of Freiburg, Germany, in December 2004. More information.

  • Talk at the Rescue Robotics Camp 2004. Download the complete presentation including all videos here

  • Video show Searching with an autononmous robot at WAFR 2004, Utrecht/Zeist, The Netherlands.

  • Presentation of the paper "6D SLAM - Preliminary Report on closing the loop in Six Dimensions" at IAV 2004 in Lisbon, Portugal, Download the multimedia parts here.

  • Invited to talk about "Kurt3D - High Speed Driving, 6D SLAM and Semantic Mapping" at Stanford University, U.S.A. in May 2004.

  • Presentation of the paper "6D SLAM with Application in Autonomous Mine Mapping" at ICRA 2004 in New Orleans, U.S.A. Download the multimedia parts here.


  • Dagstuhl Seminar Robot Navigation, December 2003. Download the presentation on the Dagstuhl site.

  • Talk at the 8th International Workshop on Vision, Modeling and Visualizion (VMV '03). November 19 - 21, 2003, Munich. View a complete presentation here: VMV Presentation 2003

  • The paper "Automatic Model Refinement for 3D Reconstruction with Mobile Robots" (Andreas Nüchter, Hartmut Surmann, and Joachim Hertzberg) was presented at 3DIM 2003.

  • ICAR 2003, The 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics June 30 - July 3, 2003 University of Coimbra, Portugal. For the slides click here.


  • The talk about my master thesis at University of Bonn (in German), Bonn, Germany, July 2002. View the complete presentation.

  • CeBit 2002 (CeBIT - Center for Office and Information Technology), in Hannover, Germany, 13-20 March 2002,


  • The 3. Fachwissenschaftlicher Informatikkongress - Informatiktage 2001, Bad Schussenried, Germany, November 2001. View the complete presentation.

  • The 32nd International Symposium on Robotics (ISR '01), Seoul, Korea, April 2001. View the complete presentation.

  • VIRGO Meeting, March 1 and 2, 2001, Hosted by GMD.AiS in cooperation with University of Bonn.