Software Engineering and Computer Vision.Behavior-based RoboticsCognitive ArchitecturesRobot Architectures for HRI
Frederic Siepmann received the diploma in computer science from the University of Bielefeld, Germany, in January 2008. He is interested in robot architectures for HRI, cognitive architectures and computer vision. His diploma thesis under advisement of Gerhard Sagerer and Thorsten Spexard is about "Refactoring der Systemarchitektur eines mobilen Roboters für die multi-modale Mensch-Roboter Interaktion". After his thesis he was working on the robot BIRON for Marc Hanheide and joind the CITEC in August 2008 where he is working in the Central Lab Facilities for Dr.-Ing. Sven Wachsmuth and he is in charge for the research platform BIRON. Frederic Siepmann is a founding member of the RoboCup@HOME team ToBI (www.cit-ec.de/ToBI) and participated in the German Open and the World Cup from 2009 onwards as one of the team leaders of ToBI. To find out more about his work you can check the ToBI blog http://www.cit-ec.de/category/blog_tags/teamtobi or this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82UoUPcxP_Q .