Asst. Prof. Dr. Yasir Niaz Khan

Background

  • Since May 2009 research assistant at the Department of Cognitive Systems of the University of Tübingen
  • 2006-2009 Part-time researcher in IUPR group at DFKI GmbH Kaiserslautern.
  • 2006-2009 student and researcher at TU Kaiserslautern.
  • 2002-2004 Part-time Faculty position in department of Computer Science at FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 2001-2003 Masters in Computer Science from FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 1998-2001 Bachelors in Computer Science from FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.

Research Interests

  • Mobile Outdoor Robots
  • Computer Vision
  • Localization and Mapping

Current Projects

Publications

[1] Stefan Laible, Yasir Niaz Khan, and Andreas Zell. Terrain classification with conditional random fields on fused 3d lidar and camera data. In European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR 2013), pages 172-177, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, September 2013. IEEE. [ DOI | details | pdf ]
[2] Yasir Niaz Khan, Andreas Masselli, and Andreas Zell. Visual terrain classification by flying robots. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 498 -503, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, may 2012. [ DOI | details | pdf ]
[3] 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 ]
[4] 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 ]
[5] Yasir Niaz Khan, Philippe Komma, and Andreas Zell. High resolution visual terrain classification for outdoor robots. In Computer Vision Workshops (ICCV Workshops), 2011 IEEE International Conference on, pages 1014 -1021, Barcelona, Spain, nov 2011. [ DOI | pdf ]
[6] Yasir Niaz Khan and Syed Atif Mehdi. Sign language recognition using sensor gloves. In 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, volume 5, pages 2204 - 2206, 2002. [ DOI | link ]

Teaching

  • Exercise "Introduction to Neural Networks", Summer 2012
  • Exercise "Artificial Intelligence", Winter 2011/2012
  • Mobile Robots Lab, Summer 2010
  • Mobile Robots Lab, Winter 2009/2010
  • Theses

    1. Visual Terrain Classification for Outdoor Mobile Robots
      PhD Thesis - University of Tübingen

    2. Using Soft Computing Techniques for Gesture Recognition
      Yasir Niaz Khan
      Masters Thesis - FAST - National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, September 2004

    3. Talking Hands
      Adeeb Ashraf, Syed Atif Mehdi, Yasir Niaz Khan
      Bachelors Thesis - FAST - National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, December 2000

    Address, Phone, Fax, Email

    Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
    Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut für Informatik
    Lehrstuhl Kognitive Systeme
    Sand 1
    D - 72076 Tübingen
    Germany

     

    Tel: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 78983
    Fax: (+49/0) 7071 / 29 5091
    Email: yasir.niaz at gmail.com
    Homepage:http://www.yasirniaz.com/research