Looking for Participants

The MPI for Biological Cybernetics is looking for participants for some of their research experiments [more].

Most recent Publications

Guest JM, Seetharama MM, Wendel ES, Strick PL and Oberlaender M (January-2018) 3D reconstruction and standardization of the rat facial nucleus for precise mapping of vibrissal motor networks Neuroscience 368 171-186.
Zaretskaya N, Fischl B, Reuter M, Renvall V and Polimeni JR (January-2018) Advantages of cortical surface reconstruction using submillimeter 7 T MEMPRAGE NeuroImage 165 11-26.
Meilinger T, Garsoffky B and Schwan S (December-2017) A catch-up illusion arising from a distance-dependent perception bias in judging relative movement Scientific Reports 7(17037) 1-9.
Venrooij J, Mulder M, Mulder M, Abbink DA, van Paassen MM, van der Helm FCT and Bülthoff HH (December-2017) Admittance-Adaptive Model-Based Approach to Mitigate Biodynamic Feedthrough IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics 47(12) 4169-4181.
Li B, Virtanen JP, Oeltermann A, Schwarz C, Giese MA, Ziemann U and Benali A (December-2017) Lifting the veil on the dynamics of neuronal activities evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation eLife 6 1-22.


MultiAgent Lab & Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Multi Agent Lab

Bonita Vicon Tracking Space

A tracking hall of size 7.55m x 6.18m x 3.5m and equipped with tracking capabilities (6 VICON®  Bonita cameras, software Vicon® Tracker) is used as a main testing space for our multi-robot research. The room hosts also several PCs and the whole communication infrastructure to allow decentralized multi-robot algorithms to be implemented and tested, with the possibility of obtaining ground-truth data from the external VICON® system.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Multi-robot research is conducted by the group by exploiting UAVs (quadrotors) as experimental testbeds for implementing and evaluating advanced complex strategies for multi-robot estimation and control, with a particular focus on decentralized solutions. The quadrotors used by the group are based on a commercial product from the german company MikroKopter (Germany), and have been then modified both in their hardware and control software to suit our particular needs. Absolute position/orientation measurements are obtained form an external tracking system (VICON® ), although several quantities are also estimated onboard exploiting accelerometers, gyroscopes and onboard cameras.

Last updated: Friday, 14.10.2016