Karsten Bohlmann


  • Study of Electrical engineering at University of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • Diploma thesis: "Self-Localization of a Mobile Robot using Geodata and GPS"
  • Research assistant at the Department of Computer Architecture,
    University of Tübingen

Research Interests

  • Cooperative Robotics
  • Mobile Robots in Unstructured Environments



[1] Sebastian Buck, Richard Hanten, Karsten Bohlmann, and Andreas Zell. Multi-sensor payload detection and acquisition for truck-trailer agvs. In Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017 IEEE International Conference on, Singapore, 2017. (accepted for publication). [ details ]
[2] Sebastian Buck, Richard Hanten, Karsten Bohlmann, and Andreas Zell. Generic 3d obstacle detection for agvs using time-of-flight cameras. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, pages 4119 - 4124, Daejeon, Korea, October 2016. [ DOI | details ]
[3] Karsten Bohlmann, Henrik Marks, and Andreas Zell. Automated odometry self-calibration for car-like robots with four-wheel-steering. In IEEE International Symposium on Robotic and Sensors Environments (ROSE), Magdeburg, Germany, November 2012. Accepted for publication.
[4] Karsten Bohlmann, Andreas Beck-Greinwald, Sebastian Buck, Henrik Marks, and Andreas Zell. Autonomous person following with 3d lidar in outdoor environments. In 1st International Workshop on Perception for Mobile Robots Autonomy (PEMRA 2012), Poznan, Poland, September 2012. [ details | pdf ]
[5] Stefan Laible, Yasir Niaz Khan, Karsten Bohlmann, and Andreas Zell. 3d lidar- and camera-based terrain classification under different lighting conditions. In Autonomous Mobile Systems 2012, Informatik aktuell, pages 21-29. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012. [ DOI | details | link | pdf ]
[6] Yasir Niaz Khan, Philippe Komma, Karsten Bohlmann, and Andreas Zell. Grid-based visual terrain classification for outdoor robots using local features. In IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems (CIVTS 2011), pages 16 - 22, Paris, France, apr 2011. [ DOI | pdf ]
[7] Ulrich Weiss, Peter Biber, Stefan Laible, Karsten Bohlmann, and Andreas Zell. Plant species classification using a 3d lidar sensor and machine learning. In Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 2010 Ninth International Conference on, pages 339-345, Washington, D.C., USA, dec. 2010. IEEE Computer Society, IEEE. [ DOI | details | pdf ]
[8] Karsten Bohlmann, Peter Biber, and Andreas Zell. Using geographical data and sonar to improve GPS localization for mobile robots. In 4th European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR 2009), pages 55-60, Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2009. [ details | pdf ]

Robot Competitions



Diploma Thesis

Self-Localization of a Mobile Robot using Geodata and GPS
Karsten Bohlmann
Institute of Systems Optimization, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, May 2007

Address, Phone, Fax

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut für Informatik
Lehrstuhl Rechnerarchitektur
Sand 1
D - 72076 Tübingen

Tel: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 77176
Fax: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 5091
Email: karsten.bohlmann at uni-tuebingen.de