Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard Professor of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg (Germany). He is currently also Vice President for Automated Driving Technology at the Toyota Research Institute, Los Altos, USA.
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
79104 Freiburg i.B (Germany)
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Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard Professor of Computer Science where he heads the research lab for Autonomous Intelligent Systems. At the same time, he is Vice President for Automated Driving Technology at the Toyota Research Institute, Los Altos, USA.
His areas of interest lie in artificial intelligence and mobile robots. His research focuses on the development of robust and adaptive techniques for state estimation and control. Over the past years my group and I have developed a series of innovative probabilistic techniques for robot navigation and control. They cover different aspects such as localization, map-building, SLAM, path-planning, exploration, and several other aspects.
Wolfram Burgard has published over 350 papers and articles in robotic and artificial intelligence conferences and journals. He is co-author of two books, “Principles of Robot Motion – Theory, Algorithms, and Implementations” and “Probabilistic Robotics”.
He is Fellow of the European Association for Artificial Intelligence (EurAI), the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He furthermore is member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina as well as of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.