Project Leaders

Dr. Paolo Pretto 
Phone: +49 7071 601-644 
Fax: +49 7071 601-616 
paolo.pretto[at]tuebingen.mpg.de

Dr. Ksander de Winkel
Phone: +49 7071 601-643
Fax: +49 7071 601-616 
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News

February 13, 2017
Two new papers published in PLoS ONE:
 
- Nesti A, de Winkel K, Bülthoff HH (2017) Accumulation of Inertial Sensory Information in the Perception of Whole Body Yaw Rotation.
(Opens external link in new windowPLoS ONE 12(1): e0170497)
 
- de Winkel KN, Katliar M, Bülthoff HH (2017) Causal Inference in Multisensory Heading Estimation.
(Opens external link in new windowPLoS ONE 12(1): e0169676)
 
January 30, 2017
Opens external link in new window27th Oculomotor Meeting - Program
The Program of the 27th Oculomotor meeting (3-4 Feb) is now available for download.
 
October 25, 2016
Opens internal link in current window27th Oculomotor Meeting
The website for the 27th Oculomotor meeting - held 3-4 February at our institute - is online! Follow the link above.
 
September 9, 2016
Opens external link in new windowDriving Simulation Conference 2016 VR
Joost Venrooij presented a paper and Paolo Pretto delivered a keynote presentation at the Driving Simulation Conference 2016 VR in Paris, France. The paper was titled: "Comparison between filter- and optimization-based motion cueing in the Daimler Driving Simulator". The keynote was titled: "Twenty years of DSC: a review of driver's motion perception research".

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Five most recent Publications

Nesti A, de Winkel K and Bülthoff HH (January-2017) Accumulation of Inertial Sensory Information in the Perception of Whole Body Yaw Rotation PLoS ONE 12(1) 1-14.
de Winkel KN, Katliar M and Bülthoff HH (January-2017) Causal Inference in Multisensory Heading Estimation PLoS ONE 12(1) 1-20.
Miermeister P, Lächele M, Boss R, Masone C, Schenk C, Tesch J, Kerger M, Teufel H, Pott A and Bülthoff HH (October-2016) The CableRobot Simulator: Large Scale Motion Platform Based on Cable Robot Technology, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 3024-3029.
Venrooij J, Cleij D, Katliar M, Pretto P, Bülthoff HH, Steffen D, Hoffmeyer FW and Schöner H-P (September-8-2016) Comparison between filter- and optimization-based motion cueing in the Daimler Driving Simulator, DSC 2016 Europe: Driving Simulation Conference & Exhibition, 31-38.
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Nooij SAE, Nesti A, Bülthoff HH and Pretto P (August-2016) Perception of rotation, path, and heading in circular trajectories Experimental Brain Research 234(8) 2323–2337.

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News Archive

May 31, 2016
Opens internal link in current windowQVis: Dynamic motion simulation
We have launched a webpage and a video demonstrating QVis, which provides various ways to visualize simulator motions. Follow the link above for details.
 
May 19, 2016
Johannes Lächele et al. presented a paper at the 72nd American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum (AHS 2016), titled: "Effects of vehicle- and task-related motion feedback on operator performance in teleoperation".
 
April 11, 2016
Opens external link in new windowNooij et al., Perception of rotation, path, and heading in circular trajectories
Suzanne Nooij et al. published a journal article in Experimental Brain Research, titled: "Perception of rotation, path, and heading in circular trajectories". Follow the link above for details.
 
March 24, 2016
Opens external link in new windowNesti et al., Roll rate perceptual thresholds in active and passive curve driving simulation
Alessandro Nesti et al. published a journal article in Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, titled: "Roll rate perceptual thresholds in active and passive curve driving simulation". Follow the link above for details.
 
February 8, 2016
We are happy to announce that Suzanne Nooij of the Motion Perception and Simulation group will organize the 27th edition of the OkuloMotorikTreffen in Tübingen, Germany, which is expected to take place in February 2017. More information will follow.
 
February 5-6, 2016
Opens external link in new windowOkuloMotorikTreffen 2016
The Motion Perception and Simulation group presented 2 posters at the OkuloMotorikTreffen in Ulm, describing the results of recent studies into the accumulation of sensory evidence in self-motion perception and visually induced motion sickness.
 
December 22, 2015
Opens external link in new windowNesti et al., Human discrimination of head-centred visual–inertial yaw rotations
Alessandro Nesti et al. published a journal article in Experimental Brain Research, titled: "Human discrimination of head-centred visual–inertial yaw rotations". Follow the link above for details.
 
October 30, 2015
Opens external link in new windowSpringer book publication Pretto et al.
Paolo Pretto et al. published a book chapter in the book "Recent Progress in Brain and Cognitive Engineering", titled: "Perception-Based Motion Cueing: A Cybernetics Approach to Motion Simulation". Follow the link above for details.
 
September 21, 2015
The Motion Perception and Simulation group published 5 conference articles at the Driving Simulation Conference 2015. 
 
September 18, 2015
Ext. LinkDSC 2015 Europe - Driving Simulation Conference and Exhibition
The 14th edition of the Driving Simulation Conference, organized by the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in collaboration with Art et Metiers ParisTech and Renault, was held in Tuebingen from 16th to 18th of September. We thank all participants for attending and their contributions. See you next year in Paris at the DSC 2016!
 
September 16, 2015
Ext. LinkCableRobot Simulator video
The CableRobot Simulator, a completely novel motion simulator concept developed and realized at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, was inaugurated on the first day of the Driving Simulation Conference 2016.
 
August 30, 2015
Ext. LinkEBR publication Nesti et al.
Alessandro Nesti et al. published a journal article in Experimental Brain Research, titled: "Human discrimination of head-centred visual–inertial yaw rotations". Follow the link above for details.
 
August 30, 2015
News regarding the Motion Perception and Simulation group will appear here. 
 
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