Dr. rer. nat.
Markus Rickert

Robotics · Autonomous Driving · Research Group Leader
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Dr. Markus Rickert studied Informatics at the Technische Universität München, where he received his doctorate in 2011. At fortiss, he is leading the Robotics and Autonomous Driving group. His research interests include robotics, motion planning, human-robot interaction, cognitive systems, simulation/visualization, and software engineering.

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Publications

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2017

  • Chao Chen, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Motion Planning under Perception and Control Uncertainties with Space Exploration Guided Heuristic Search. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Redondo Beach, CA, USA, 2017. Details BibTeX
  • Nikhil Somani, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. An Exact Solver for Geometric Constraints with Inequalities. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2(2):1148–1155, 2017. Details DOI BibTeX

2016

  • Alexander Perzylo, Nikhil Somani, Stefan Profanter, Ingmar Kessler, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Intuitive Instruction of Industrial Robots: Semantic Process Descriptions for Small Lot Production. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 2293–2300, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 2016. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Nikhil Somani, Markus Rickert, Andre Gaschler, Caixia Cai, Alexander Perzylo and Alois Knoll. Task Level Robot Programming using Prioritized Non-Linear Inequality Constraints. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 430–437, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 2016. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Chao Chen, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Combining Task and Motion Planning for Intersection Assistance Systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pages 1242–1247, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2016. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Markus Rickert and Alexander Perzylo. Industrieroboter für KMU: Flexible und intuitive Prozessbeschreibung. Industrie Management, 32(2):46–49, 2016. Details BibTeX

2015

  • Nikhil Somani, Alexander Perzylo, Caixia Cai, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Object Detection Using Boundary Representations of Primitive Shapes. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pages 108–113, Zhuhai, China, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Caixia Cai, Nikhil Somani, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Prioritized Motion-Force Control of Multi-Constraints for Industrial Manipulators. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pages 952–957, Zhuhai, China, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Alina Roitberg, Nikhil Somani, Alexander Perzylo, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Multimodal Human Activity Recognition for Industrial Manufacturing Processes in Robotic Workcells. In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), pages 259–266, Seattle, WA, USA, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Alexander Perzylo, Nikhil Somani, Stefan Profanter, Andre Gaschler, Sascha Griffiths, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Ubiquitous Semantics: Representing and Exploiting Knowledge, Geometry, and Language for Cognitive Robot Systems. In Proceedings of the Workshop Towards Intelligent Social Robots - Current Advances in Cognitive Robotics, IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (HUMANOIDS), Seoul, South Korea, 2015. Details BibTeX
  • Alexander Perzylo, Nikhil Somani, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. An Ontology for CAD Data and Geometric Constraints as a Link Between Product Models and Semantic Robot Task Descriptions. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 4197–4203, Hamburg, Germany, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Stefan Profanter, Alexander Perzylo, Nikhil Somani, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Analysis and Semantic Modeling of Modality Preferences in Industrial Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 1812–1818, Hamburg, Germany, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Nikhil Somani, Andre Gaschler, Markus Rickert, Alexander Perzylo and Alois Knoll. Constraint-Based Task Programming with CAD Semantics: From Intuitive Specification to Real-Time Control. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 2854–2859, Hamburg, Germany, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • David Lenz, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Heuristic Search in Belief Space for Motion Planning under Map and Actuator Uncertainties. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 2659–2665, Hamburg, Germany, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Chao Chen, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Kinodynamic Motion Planning with Space-Time Exploration Guided Heuristic Search for Car-Like Robots in Dynamic Environments. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 2666–2671, Hamburg, Germany, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Alexander Perzylo, Nikhil Somani, Stefan Profanter, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Multimodal Binding of Parameters for Task-Based Robot Programming Based on Semantic Descriptions of Modalities and Parameter Types. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Multimodal Semantics for Robotic Systems, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, 2015. Details BibTeX
  • Chao Chen, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Path Planning with Orientation-Aware Space Exploration Guided Heuristic Search for Autonomous Parking and Maneuvering. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pages 1148–1153, Seoul, South Korea, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Chao Chen, Andre Gaschler, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Task Planning for Highly Automated Driving. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pages 940–945, Seoul, South Korea, 2015. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Alexander Perzylo, Nikhil Somani, Stefan Profanter, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Toward Efficient Robot Teach-In and Semantic Process Descriptions for Small Lot Sizes. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Combining AI Reasoning and Cognitive Science with Robotics, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), Rome, Italy, 2015. Details BibTeX

2014

  • Markus Rickert, Arne Sieverling and Oliver Brock. Balancing Exploration and Exploitation in Sampling-Based Motion Planning. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 30(6):1305–1317, 2014. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Alina Roitberg, Alexander Perzylo, Nikhil Somani, Manuel Giuliani, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Human Activity Recognition in the Context of Industrial Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the AsiaPacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC), pages 1–10, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2014. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Nikhil Somani, Caixia Cai, Alexander Perzylo, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Object Recognition Using Constraints from Primitive Shape Matching. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC'14), pages 783–792, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2014. Springer. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Chao Chen, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. A Traffic Knowledge Aided Vehicle Motion Planning Engine Based on Space Exploration Guided Heuristic Search. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pages 535–540, Dearborn, MI, USA, 2014. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Andre Gaschler, Maximilian Springer, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Intuitive Robot Tasks with Augmented Reality and Virtual Obstacles. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 6026–6031, Hong Kong, China, 2014. Details DOI BibTeX

2013

  • Andre Gaschler, Ronald P. A. Petrick, Manuel Giuliani, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. KVP: A Knowledge of Volumes Approach to Robot Task Planning. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 202–208, Tokyo, Japan, 2013. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Chao Chen, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Combining Space Exploration and Heuristic Search in Online Motion Planning for Nonholonomic Vehicles. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pages 1307–1312, Gold Coast, Australia, 2013. Details DOI BibTeX

2011

  • Aleksandra Kupferberg, Stefan Glasauer, Markus Huber, Markus Rickert, Alois Knoll and Thomas Brandt. Biological Movement Increases Acceptance of Humanoid Robots as Human Partners in Motor Interaction. AI & Society, 26(4):339–345, 2011. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Steffen Wittmeier, Michael Jäntsch, Konstantinos Dalamagkidis, Markus Rickert, Hugo Gravato Marques and Alois Knoll. Caliper: A Universal Robot Simulation Framework for Tendon-Driven Robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pages 1063–1068, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2011. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Claus Lenz, Thorsten Röder, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Distance-Weighted Kalman Fusion for Precise Docking Problems. In Abderrahim Elmoataz, Olivier Lezoray, Fathallah Nouboud and Driss Mammass, editor, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Robots and Competitions, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011. Details BibTeX
  • Markus Rickert. Efficient Motion Planning for Intuitive Task Execution in Modular Manipulation Systems. Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, 2011. Details BibTeX

2010

  • Manuel Giuliani, Claus Lenz, Thomas Müller, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Design Principles for Safety in Human-Robot Interaction. International Journal of Social Robotics, 2(3):253–274, 2010. Details DOI BibTeX

2009

  • Claus Lenz, Markus Rickert, Giorgio Panin and Alois Knoll. Constraint Task-based Control in Industrial Settings. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 3058–3063, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2009. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Markus Huber, Helmuth Radrich, Cornelia Wendt, Markus Rickert, Alois Knoll, Thomas Brandt and Stefan Glasauer. Evaluation of a Novel Biologically Inspired Trajectory Generator in Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pages 639–644, Toyama, Japan, 2009. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Markus Rickert, Michael Kaßecker and Alois Knoll. Aufgabenbeschreibung mit verhaltensbasierter Robotersteuerung und natürlicher Kommunikation. TUM-I0914, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, 2009. Details BibTeX
  • Markus Rickert, Michael Geisinger, Simon Barner and Alois Knoll. Software Development Workflow in Robotics. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Open Source Software in Robotics, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, 2009. Details BibTeX
  • Aleksandra Kupferberg, Stefan Glasauer, Markus Huber, Markus Rickert, Alois Knoll and Thomas Brandt. Video Observation of Humanoid Robot Movements Elicits Motor Interference. In Proceedings of the Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, Adaptive and Emergent Behaviour and Complex Systems Convention (AISB), pages 81–85, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2009. Details BibTeX
  • Chih-Hong Cheng, Markus Rickert, Christian Buckl, Edward A. Lee and Alois Knoll. Toward the Design of Robotic Software with Verifiable Safety. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference, COMPSAC 2009, Seattle, Washington, USA, July 20-24, 2009. Volume 1, pages 622–623, 2009. Details DOI BibTeX

2008

  • Markus Huber, Claus Lenz, Markus Rickert, Alois Knoll, Thomas Brandt and Stefan Glasauer. Human Preferences in Industrial Human-Robot Interactions. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Cognition for Technical Systems, Munich, Germany, 2008. Details BibTeX
  • Markus Huber, Markus Rickert, Alois Knoll, Thomas Brandt and Stefan Glasauer. Human-Robot Interaction in Handing-Over Tasks. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pages 107–112, Munich, Germany, 2008. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Claus Lenz, Suraj Nair, Markus Rickert, Alois Knoll, Wolfgang Rösel, Jürgen Gast and Frank Wallhoff. Joint-Action for Humans and Industrial Robots for Assembly Tasks. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pages 130–135, Munich, Germany, 2008. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Mary Ellen Foster, Manuel Giuliani, Thomas Müller, Markus Rickert, Alois Knoll, Wolfram Erlhagen, Estela Bicho, Nzoji Hipólito and Luis Louro. Combining Goal Inference and Natural-Language Dialogue for Human-Robot Joint Action. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Combinations of Intelligent Methods and Applications, European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), Patras, Greece, 2008. Details BibTeX
  • Markus Rickert, Oliver Brock and Alois Knoll. Balancing Exploration and Exploitation in Motion Planning. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 2812–2817, Pasadena, CA, USA, 2008. Details DOI BibTeX

2007

  • Markus Rickert, Mary Ellen Foster, Manuel Giuliani, Thomas By, Giorgio Panin and Alois Knoll. Integrating Language, Vision and Action for Human Robot Dialog Systems. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International, volume 4555 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 987–995, Beijing, China, 2007. Details DOI BibTeX

2006

  • Mary Ellen Foster, Thomas By, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Human-Robot Dialogue for Joint Construction Tasks. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI), pages 68–71, Banff, AB, Canada, 2006. Details DOI BibTeX
  • Mary Ellen Foster, Thomas By, Markus Rickert and Alois Knoll. Symmetrical Joint Action in Human-Robot Dialogue. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Intuitive Human-Robot Interaction for Getting the Job Done, Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS), Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2006. Details BibTeX
  • Mary Ellen Foster, Markus Rickert and Michael Braun. The JAST Collaborative Human-Robot Dialogue System. In Proceedings of CogSys II, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2006. Details BibTeX