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Dr.-Ing. Sven Hellbach

Research Interests

  • Neural Networks
  • Image Processing
  • Motion Analysis

Curriculum Vitae

since September 2015 Deputy Professor for Artificial Intelligence at HTW Dresden
since April 2015 Senior Scientist at HTW Dresden
2014-2015 Deputy Professor for Computer Graphics and Theoretical Computer Science at WHZ Zwickau
2011-2014 Head of the junior research group at the Department of Artificial Intelligence at University of Applied Sciences Dresden
2010-2011 Post-Doc at the Department for Biological Cybernetics at University of Bielefeld
February 2010 Graduation as Ph.D. in cognitive robotics
2005 - 2009 Ph.D. student at Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics Lab at Ilmenau University of Technology with reoccurring research visits at Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH
2005 Diploma thesis at DaimlerChrysler Research Ulm with Prof. Dr. Dariu M. Gavrila
2003/2004 Internship at DaimlerChrysler Research Ulm with Prof. Dr. Dariu M. Gavrila
2000 - 2005 Studies of computer science at Ilmenau University of Technology

Activities

Program Committee membership

Reviewer for

  • FLAIRS 2006, Robotics: Science and Systems 2007, IJCNN 2007, DAGM 2008, IJCNN 2009, ACC 2012, IROS 2012, ICIRA 2012, KI 2012, NC2 2012, NC2 2013, IJCNN 2013, Journal on Neurocomputing 2013, Neural Processing Letters 2014, MORSE 2014, IJCNN 2014, WSOM 2014, NC2 2014, ESANN 2014, ICONIP 2014

Awards

  • Best Paper Presentation Award at NC2 Workshop

Publications

2014

Frank Bahrmann, Sven Hellbach, Sabrina Keil & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Understanding Dynamic Environments with Fuzzy Perception. 21th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, 2014

Sven Hellbach, Frank Bahrmann, Sabrina Keil & and Hans-Joachim Böhme : Learning is hard work: Detecting dynamic obstacles in occupancy grid maps. Proceedings of the Workshop - New Challenges in Neural Computation 2014 (NC2 2014), pp. 53-60, Machine Learning Reports 2014

Hellbach, Sven, Himstedt, Marian, Bahrmann, Frank, Riedel, Martin, Villmann, Thomas & Böhme, Hans-Joachim Villmann, Thomas and Schleif, Frank-Michael and Kaden, Marika and Lange, Mandy (Editors): Some Room for GLVQ: Semantic Labeling of Occupancy Grid Maps. Advances in Self-Organizing Maps and Learning Vector Quantization, (Vol. 295), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, pp. 133-143, 2014 [WebLink]

Sven Hellbach, Marian Himstedt, Frank Bahrmann, Martin Riedel, Thomas Villmann & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Find rooms for improvement: Towards semi-automatic labeling of occupancy grid maps.. 21th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, 2014

Marian Himstedt, Jan Hartmann, Sven Hellbach, hans-Joachim Böhme & Erik Maehle : Large Scale Place Recognition in 2D LIDAR Scans using Geometrical Landmark Relations. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2014

Klingner, Mathias, Hellbach, Sven, Riedel, Martin, Kaden, Marika, Villmann, Thomas & Böhme, Hans-Joachim Villmann, Thomas and Schleif, Frank-Michael and Kaden, Marika and Lange, Mandy (Editors): RFSOM Extending Self-Organizing Feature Maps with Adaptive Metrics to Combine Spatial and Textural Features for Body Pose Estimation. Advances in Self-Organizing Maps and Learning Vector Quantization, (Vol. 295), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, pp. 157-166, 2014 [WebLink]

Richard Schmidt, Johannes Fonfara, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme : An Approach to Abstract Handling of Content for Human Machine Interaction Applications. Proceedings of the Workshop Model-Driven Robot Software Engineering (MORSE), 2014

2013

Marc Donner, Marian Himstedt, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Awakening history: Preparing a museum tour guide robot for augmenting exhibits. Proceedings of the European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR), 2013

David Flentge, Agnes Kohsik, Eugen Dyck, Wolf-Rüdiger Schäbitz, Sven Hellbach, Mario Botsch & Martina Piefke : Analysis of movement trajectories using a dynamic time warping algorithm: neuropsychological relevance of similarities of movement patterns.. Poster presented at the 4th Meeting of the ESN & 28th Meeting of the GNP, 2013

Fonfara, Johannes, Hellbach, Sven & Böhme, Hans-Joachim : Learning Dialog Management for a Tour Guide Robot using Museum Visitor Simulation. Proceedings of the Workshop - New Challenges in Neural Computation 2012 (NC2 2013), pp. 61-68, Machine Learning Reports 2013

Fonfara, Johannes, Hellbach, Sven & Böhme, Hans-Joachim : Attention Please: Modeling User Interest in a Conversation with a Tour Guide Robot. Proceedings of the Workshop - Techniques Towards Companion Technologies in conjuction with the 13th Intelligent Virtual Agents conference (IVA 2013), 2013

Sven Hellbach, Marian Himstedt & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Towards Non-negative Matrix Factorization based Localization. Proceedings of the European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR), 2013

Sven Hellbach, Frank Bahrmann, Marc Donner, Marian Himstedt, Mathias Klingner, Johannes Fonfara, Peter Poschmann, Richard Schmidt & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Learning as an essential ingredient for a Tour Guide Robot. Proceedings of the Workshop - New Challenges in Neural Computation 2012 (NC2 2013), pp. 53-60, Machine Learning Reports 2013

Marian Himstedt, Sabrina Keil, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme : A robust graph-based framework for building precise maps from laser range scans.. Proceedings of the Workshop on Robust and Multimodal Inference in Factor Graphs. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013

Mathias Klingner, Sven Hellbach, Martin Riedel, Marika Kästner, Thomas Villmann & Hans-Joachim Böhme : On the Relevance of SOM: Integrating Adaptive Metrics into a Framework for Body Pose Detection. Machine Learning Reports 2013

2012

Frank Bahrmann, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme Stefan Wölfl (Editors): Please tell me where I am: A fundament for a semantic labeling approach. Poster and Demo Track of the 35th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI), pp. 120-124, 2012

Hans-Joachim Böhme, Sven Hellbach, Frank Bahrmann, Marc Donner, Johannes Fonfara, Marian Himstedt, Mathias Klingner, Peter Poschmann, Mathias Rudolf & Richard Schmidt Stefan Wölfl (Editors): Assistance Robotics: A survival guide for real world scenarios. Poster and Demo Track of the 35th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI), pp. 8-11, 2012

Marc Donner, Peter Poschmann, Mathias Klingner, Frank Bahrmann, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Obstacle detection for robust local navigation through dynamic real-world environments. Workshop on Color-Depth Camera Fusion in Robotics at the IEEE/RJS International Conference on Intelligent Robot Systems (IROS), 2012

Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Robotics with the head in the clouds. Proceedings of the Workshop - New Challenges in Neural Computation 2012 (NC2 2012), pp. 34-36, Machine Learning Reports 2012 [Proceedings]

Marian Himstedt, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Feature extraction from Occupancy Grid Maps using Non-negative Matrix Factorization. Proceedings of the Workshop - New Challenges in Neural Computation 2012 (NC2 2012), pp. 97-100, Machine Learning Reports 2012 [http://www.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de/%7Efschleif/mlr/mlr_03_2012.pdf]

Mathias Klingner, Sven Hellbach, Marika Kästner, Thomas Villmann & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Modeling Human Movements with Self-Organizing Maps using Adaptive Metrics. Proceedings of the Workshop - New Challenges in Neural Computation 2012 (NC2 2012), pp. 14-19, Machine Learning Reports 2012 [http://www.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de/%7Efschleif/mlr/mlr_03_2012.pdf]

Samir Mujagić, Simon M. Würth, Sven Hellbach & Volker Dürr : Tactile conditioning and movement analysis of antennal sampling strategies in honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2012

Luca Patanè, Sven Hellbach, André Frank Krause, Paolo Arena & Volker Dürr : An insect-inspired bionic sensor for tactile localisation and material classification with state-dependent modulation. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, (Vol. 6), 8, 2012 [WebLink]

Peter Poschmann, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme Su, Chun-Yi and Rakheja, Subhash and Liu, Honghai (Editors): Multi-modal People Tracking for an Awareness Behavior of an Interactive Tour-Guide Robot. Intelligent Robotics and Applications, (Vol. 7507), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 666-675, 2012 [WebLink]

Peter Poschmann, Marc Donner, Frank Bahrmann, Mathias Rudolph, Johannes Fonfara, Sven Hellbach & Hans-Joachim Böhme : Wizard of Oz revisited: Researching on a tour guide robot while being faced with the public. 21th IEEE Int. Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), Paris, pp. 701 - 706, 2012

Christian Vollmer, Sven Hellbach, Julian Eggert & Horst-Michael Gross : Sparse Coding of Human Motion Trajectories with Non-negative Matrix Factorization. to appear: Neurocomputing, Elsevier, 2012

2011

Sven Hellbach, Christian Vollmer, Julian Eggert & Horst-Michael Gross : Learning Motion Primitives using Spatio-Temporal NMF. Proceedings of the Workshop - New Challenges in Neural Computation 2011 (NC2 2011), pp. 5-9, Machine Learning Reports 2011

Sven Hellbach, Marc Otto & Volker Dürr : Helping a bio-inspired tactile sensor system to focus on the essential. International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 2011), (Vol. LNCS 7102), pp. 24-33, Springer 2011

2010

Sven Hellbach : Entwicklung von Methoden zur Unterscheidung und Interpretation von Bewegungsmustern in dynamischen Szenen. Ph.D. thesis, TU Ilmenau, ISBN 978-3-939473-79-4, 2010

Sven Hellbach, André Frank Krause & Volker Dürr : Feel like an insect: a bio-inspired tactile sensor system. International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2010), LNCS 6444, pp. 676-683, Springer 2010

2009

Julian Eggert, Sven Hellbach, Alexander Kolarow, Edgar Körner & Horst-Michael Gross : Prediction and Classification of Motion Trajectories using Spatio-Temporal NMF. 32nd Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence Paderborn (GER), LNCS 5803, pp. 597-606, Springer 2009

Sven Hellbach, Julian Eggert, Edgar Körner & Horst-Michael Gross : Time Series Analysis for Long Term Prediction of Human Movement Trajectories. International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2008), Auckland (NZ), LNCS 5507, pp. 567-574, Springer 2009

Sven Hellbach, Julian Eggert, Edgar Körner & Horst-Michael Gross : Basis Decomposition of Motion Trajectories using Spatio-Temporal NMF. Int. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN) 2009, Limassol, (CY), LNCS 5803, pp. 597-606, Springer 2009

Sven Hellbach, Julian Eggert, Edgar Körner & Horst-Michael Gross : Experimental Evaluation of Approaches for Long Term Prediction of Human Movement Trajectories. Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems, (Vol. 10), 3, 2009

Manuel Muehlig, Michael Gienger, Sven Hellbach, Jochen J. Steil & Christian Goerick : Task-level imitation learning using variance-based movement optimization. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2009), Kobe (JP), pp. 1177-1184, IEEE Omnipress 2009

2008

Nils Einecke, Julian Eggert, Sven Hellbach & Edgar Körner : Walking Appearance Manifolds Without Falling Off. International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2007), Kitakyushu (JP), LNCS 4984, pp. 653-662, Springer 2008

Sven Hellbach, Sören Strauss, Julian Eggert, Edgar Körner & Horst-Michael Gross : Echo State Networks for Online Prediction of Movement Data - Comparing Investigations. Int. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN) 2008, Prague (CR), LNCS 5163, pp. 710-719, Springer 2008

Steffen Müller, Sven Hellbach, Erik Schaffernicht, Antje Ober, Andrea Scheidig & Horst-Michael Gross : Whom to talk to? Estimating user interest from movement trajectories. 17th IEEE Int. Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2008), München, pp. 532-538, IEEE Omnipress 2008

2007

Sven Hellbach, Boris Lau, Julian P. Eggert, Edgar Körner & Horst-Michael Gross : Optimization-Based Motion Segmentation using Additional Visual Cues. Proc. 52. International Scientific Colloqium, pp. 327-332, 2007

2005

Sven Hellbach : Pedestrian Detection by Fusion of Monocular Video and 24 GHz Radar Sensors. Diploma thesis, TU Ilmenau, 2005

2003

Karsten Henke, Heinz-Dietrich Wuttke & Sven Hellbach : Laboratory via Internet -- New ways in education and research. Int. Journal of Computers and Applications, ACTA Press, Anaheim, Calgary, Zürich, (Vol. 25), pp. 157-163, 3, 2003

2002

Karsten Henke, Heinz-Dietrich Wuttke & Sven Hellbach : Laboratory via Internet -- New Ways in Education and Research. ASTED International Conference Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2002), Cancun, Mexico, 2002, 2002

Karsten Henke, Heinz-Dietrich Wuttke & Sven Hellbach M. Herczeg, W. Prinz, H. Oberquelle (Editors): Praktika über Internet -- Neue Wege in Lehre und Forschung. Mensch & Computer 2002: Vom interaktiven Werkzeug zu kooperativen Arbeits- und Lernwelten., Stuttgart, pp. 165 - 174, B. G. Teubner 2002

Aktualisiert: 06.11.2017  |  Autor: Sven Hellbach