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Roland Brockers

Address:

4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-235
Pasadena, CA 91109

Phone:

818.354.8817

Fax:

818.393.5007

Member of:

347T - Robotic Aerial Mobility

Roland Brockers

Member of Technical Staff

Education

University of Paderborn, Germany

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2005
M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1999

Research Interests

Vision

  • image analysis
  • stereoscopic depth reconstruction
  • biologically inspired visual control
  • visualization
  • modeling

Robotics
  • Visually guided mobile robot systems
  • autonomous systems
  • distributed systems
  • learning systems
  • multi-sensory perception

Tele-sensory robots for immersive human control
  • human machine interaction
  • immersive interfaces

Publications

2012
  1. R. Brockers, S. Susca, D. Zhu, L. Matthies, "Fully Self-Contained Vision-Aided Navigation and Landing of a Micro Air Vehicle Independent from External Sensor Inputs," Proc. of SPIE 8387, 01 January 2012.
2011
  1. R. Brockers, P. Bouffard, J. Ma, L. Matthies, C. Tomlin, "Autonomous landing and ingress of micro-air-vehicles in urban environments based on monocular vision," Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8031, 01 January 2011.
  2. B. Williams, N. Hudson, B. Tweddle, R. Brockers, L. Matthies, "Feature and Pose Constrained Visual Aided Inertial Navigation for Computationally Constrained Aerial Vehicles," Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), 01 January 2011.
2009
  1. R. Brockers, "Cooperative stereo matching with color-based adaptive local support," CAIP'09, LNCS 5702, pp. 1019-1027, 01 January 2009.
2005
  1. R. Brockers, M. Hund, B. Mertsching, "Stereo Matching with Occlusion Detection using Cost Relaxation," ICIP'05, III- 389-92, 01 January 2005.
2004
  1. R. Stemmer, R. Brockers, S. Drue, J. Thiem, "Comprehensive data acquisition for a telepresence application," SMC'04, pp. 5344- 5349 vol.6, 01 January 2004.