Publications

The following list of publications describes parts of the KnowRob system or experimental systems that have been realized using KnowRob. If you would like to contribute a publication, please contact the KnowRob maintainers.

Refereed Articles
RoboEarth Semantic Mapping: A Cloud Enabled Knowledge-Based Approach (Luis Riazuelo, Moritz Tenorth, Daniel Di Marco, Marta Salas, Dorian Gálvez-López, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Lars Kunze, Michael Beetz, Juan D. Tardós, Luis Montano, J. M. M. Montiel), In IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), 2015. (Accepted for publication.)
KnowRob -- A Knowledge Processing Infrastructure for Cognition-enabled Robots (Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), volume 32, 2013.
Representation and Exchange of Knowledge about Actions, Objects, and Environments in the RoboEarth Framework (Moritz Tenorth, Alexander Clifford Perzylo, Reinhard Lafrenz, Michael Beetz), In IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), volume 10, 2013. (Best Paper Award Finalist) [doi]
Cognition-Enabled Autonomous Robot Control for the Realization of Home Chore Task Intelligence (Michael Beetz, Dominik Jain, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Lars Kunze, Moritz Tenorth, Nico Blodow, Dejan Pangercic), In Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Quality of Life Technology, 2012.
Cognition-Enabled Autonomous Robot Control for the Realization of Home Chore Task Intelligence (Michael Beetz, Dominik Jain, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Moritz Tenorth, Lars Kunze, Nico Blodow, Dejan Pangercic), In Proceedings of the IEEE, volume 100, 2012.
RoboEarth - A World Wide Web for Robots (Markus Waibel, Michael Beetz, Raffaello D'Andrea, Rob Janssen, Moritz Tenorth, Javier Civera, Jos Elfring, Dorian Gálvez-López, Kai Häussermann, J.M.M. Montiel, Alexander Perzylo, Björn Schießle, Oliver Zweigle, René van de Molengraft), In Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE, volume 18, 2011.
Web-enabled Robots -- Robots that Use the Web as an Information Resource (Moritz Tenorth, Ulrich Klank, Dejan Pangercic, Michael Beetz), In Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE, volume 18, 2011. [pdf]
Knowledge Representation for Cognitive Robots (Moritz Tenorth, Dominik Jain, Michael Beetz), In Künstliche Intelligenz, Springer, volume 24, 2010. [pdf]
Towards Performing Everyday Manipulation Activities (Michael Beetz, Dominik Jain, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Moritz Tenorth), In Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, volume 58, 2010. [pdf]
Towards Automated Models of Activities of Daily Life (Michael Beetz, Moritz Tenorth, Dominik Jain, Jan Bandouch), In Technology and Disability, IOS Press, volume 22, 2010. [pdf]
Refereed Conference Papers
Open-EASE -- A Knowledge Processing Service for Robots and Robotics/AI Researchers (Michael Beetz, Moritz Tenorth, Jan Winkler), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015. (Accepted for publication.)
Knowledge-based Specification of Robot Motions (Moritz Tenorth, Georg Bartels, Michael Beetz), In Proceedings of the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), 2014. [pdf]
CRAMm -- Memories for Robots Performing Everyday Manipulation Activities (Jan Winkler, Moritz Tenorth, Asil Kaan Bozcuoglu, Michael Beetz), In Second Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems, 2013.
Automated Alignment of Specifications of Everyday Manipulation Tasks (Moritz Tenorth, Johannes Ziegltrum, Michael Beetz), In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013. [pdf]
Building Knowledge-enabled Cloud Robotics Applications using the Ubiquitous Network Robot Platform (Moritz Tenorth, Koji Kamei, Satoru Satake, Takahiro Miyashita, Norihiro Hagita), In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013. [pdf]
Decomposing CAD Models of Objects of Daily Use and Reasoning about their Functional Parts (Moritz Tenorth, Stefan Profanter, Ferenc Balint-Benczedi, Michael Beetz), In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013. [pdf]
The RoboEarth Language: Representing and Exchanging Knowledge about Actions, Objects, and Environments (Extended Abstract) (Moritz Tenorth, Alexander Clifford Perzylo, Reinhard Lafrenz, Michael Beetz), In 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013). Special track on Best Papers in Sister Conferences, 2013. (Invited paper.)
Learning Probability Distributions over Partially-Ordered Human Everyday Activities (Moritz Tenorth, Fernando De la Torre, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013. [pdf]
Action sequencing and error production in stroke patients with apraxia -- Behavioral modeling using Bayesian Logic Networks (Charmayne Mary Lee Hughes, Moritz Tenorth, Marta Bienkiewicz, Joachim Hermsdörfer), In 6th International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF 2013), 2013.
Knowledge Processing for Autonomous Robot Control (Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In AAAI Spring Symposium on Designing Intelligent Robots: Reintegrating AI, 2012. [pdf]
Semantic Object Maps for Robotic Housework - Representation, Acquisition and Use (Dejan Pangercic, Moritz Tenorth, Benjamin Pitzer, Michael Beetz), In 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012. [pdf]
A Unified Representation for Reasoning about Robot Actions, Processes, and their Effects on Objects (Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012. [pdf]
The RoboEarth language: Representing and Exchanging Knowledge about Actions, Objects, and Environments (Moritz Tenorth, Alexander Clifford Perzylo, Reinhard Lafrenz, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012. (Best Cognitive Robotics Paper Award.) [pdf]
Learning Organizational Principles in Human Environments (Martin Schuster, Dominik Jain, Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012. [pdf]
RoboEarth Action Recipe Execution (Daniel di Marco, Moritz Tenorth, Kai Häussermann, Oliver Zweigle, Paul Levi), In 12th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2012. [pdf]
Exchange of Action-related Information among Autonomous Robots (Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In 12th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2012. [pdf]
How-Models of Human Reaching Movements in the Context of Everyday Manipulation Activities (Daniel Nyga, Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2011. [pdf]
Robotic Roommates Making Pancakes (Michael Beetz, Ulrich Klank, Ingo Kresse, Alexis Maldonado, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Dejan Pangercic, Thomas Rühr, Moritz Tenorth), In 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2011. [pdf]
Autonomous Semantic Mapping for Robots Performing Everyday Manipulation Tasks in Kitchen Environments (Nico Blodow, Lucian Cosmin Goron, Zoltan-Csaba Marton, Dejan Pangercic, Thomas Rühr, Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2011. [pdf]
CRAM -- A Cognitive Robot Abstract Machine for Everyday Manipulation in Human Environments (Michael Beetz, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Moritz Tenorth), In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2010. [pdf]
Putting People's Common Sense into Knowledge Bases of Household Robots (Lars Kunze, Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In 33rd Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI 2010), Springer, 2010. [pdf]
Combining Perception and Knowledge Processing for Everyday Manipulation (Dejan Pangercic, Moritz Tenorth, Dominik Jain, Michael Beetz), In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2010. [pdf]
KNOWROB-MAP -- Knowledge-Linked Semantic Object Maps (Moritz Tenorth, Lars Kunze, Dominik Jain, Michael Beetz), In 10th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2010. [pdf]
Priming Transformational Planning with Observations of Human Activities (Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2010. [pdf]
Understanding and Executing Instructions for Everyday Manipulation Tasks from the World Wide Web (Moritz Tenorth, Daniel Nyga, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2010. [pdf]
Visual Scene Detection and Interpretation using Encyclopedic Knowledge and Formal Description Logic (Dejan Pangercic, Rok Tavcar, Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR)., 2009. [pdf]
KnowRob -- Knowledge Processing for Autonomous Personal Robots (Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2009. [pdf]
Combining Analysis, Imitation, and Experience-based Learning to Acquire a Concept of Reachability (Freek Stulp, Andreas Fedrizzi, Franziska Zacharias, Moritz Tenorth, Jan Bandouch, Michael Beetz), In 9th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2009. [pdf]
Towards Automated Models of Activities of Daily Life (Michael Beetz, Jan Bandouch, Dominik Jain, Moritz Tenorth), In First International Symposium on Quality of Life Technology -- Intelligent Systems for Better Living, 2009. [pdf]
Refereed Workshop Papers
Towards a Networked Robot Architecture for Distributed Task Execution and Knowledge Exchange (Moritz Tenorth, Koji Kamei, Satoru Satake, Takahiro Miyashita, Norihiro Hagita), In Third International Workshop on Standards and Common Platforms for Robotics (SCPR 2012), in conjunction with SIMPAR 2012, 2012. [pdf]
Inferring Generalized Pick-and-Place Tasks from Pointing Gestures (Nico Blodow, Zoltan-Csaba Marton, Dejan Pangercic, Thomas Rühr, Moritz Tenorth, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Workshop on Semantic Perception, Mapping and Exploration, 2011.
The TUM Kitchen Data Set of Everyday Manipulation Activities for Motion Tracking and Action Recognition (Moritz Tenorth, Jan Bandouch, Michael Beetz), In IEEE International Workshop on Tracking Humans for the Evaluation of their Motion in Image Sequences (THEMIS), in conjunction with ICCV2009, 2009. [pdf]
Other Publications
Knowledge Processing for Autonomous Robots (Moritz Tenorth), PhD thesis, Technische Universität München, 2011.