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 My two main areas of work are knowledge acquisition,​ representation and reasoning techniques for autonomous robots, and knowledge-based methods for interpreting observations of human everyday activities. My two main areas of work are knowledge acquisition,​ representation and reasoning techniques for autonomous robots, and knowledge-based methods for interpreting observations of human everyday activities.
  
-==== Knowledge processing for autonomous robots ​====+=== Knowledge processing for autonomous robots ===
  
-https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​knowledge+In my work on [[https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​knowledge|knowledge representation]] for robots, I investigate how robots can be equipped with formally represented knowledge about actions, objects, environments,​ events, processes, etc. Such knowledge is needed to competently perform complex manipulation tasks. A special focus is on modern knowledge processing techniques that make use of information from the Web that has originally been created for humans, and that also use the Internet for exchanging knowledge between robots.
  
 In this context, I am involved in the following projects: In this context, I am involved in the following projects:
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   * [[https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​pr2beta|PR2 Beta Program]]: In the PR2 Beta Program, the IAS group has been awarded a PR2 robot to further develop the [[https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​cram|CRAM]] software library. My part in this project is the development of the [[http://​ros.org/​wiki/​knowrob|KnowRob knowledge base]].   * [[https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​pr2beta|PR2 Beta Program]]: In the PR2 Beta Program, the IAS group has been awarded a PR2 robot to further develop the [[https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​cram|CRAM]] software library. My part in this project is the development of the [[http://​ros.org/​wiki/​knowrob|KnowRob knowledge base]].
  
-==== Models of Human Everyday Activities ​====+=== Models of Human Everyday Activities ===
  
 In this [[https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​ameva|line of research]], I investigate how models everyday tasks like table setting and meal preparation can be constructed by combining observational data (mainly motion capture data) with formally represented knowledge about these activities. The objectives are, on the one hand, to gain a deeper understanding of how humans perform these tasks in order to transfer this knowledge to robots, and on the other hand, to evaluate and assess the task execution, e.g. to model and recognize effects caused by illnesses and disabilities. In this [[https://​ias.in.tum.de/​research/​ameva|line of research]], I investigate how models everyday tasks like table setting and meal preparation can be constructed by combining observational data (mainly motion capture data) with formally represented knowledge about these activities. The objectives are, on the one hand, to gain a deeper understanding of how humans perform these tasks in order to transfer this knowledge to robots, and on the other hand, to evaluate and assess the task execution, e.g. to model and recognize effects caused by illnesses and disabilities.
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