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Chair of Computer Vision & Artificial Intelligence

Boltzmannstrasse 3
85748 Garching info@vision.in.tum.de

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02.10.2020

We have five papers accepted to 3DV 2020!

30.09.2020

Our effcient deep network architectures form the AI engine of the project Slow Down COVID-19 at Harvard.

24.07.2020

Our practical course "Vision-based Navigation" (WS18, SS19) by Dr. Vladyslav Usenko and Nikolaus Demmel was honored as best practical course in the academic year 2018/2019 by the department for Informatics.

07.05.2020

We are organizing a workshop on Map-based Localization for Autonomous Driving at ECCV 2020, Glasgow, UK.

13.04.2020

Daniel Cremers received an ERC Advanced Grant (3.5 Mio Euro) for pioneering frontier research from the European Research Council. This constitutes his fifth ERC grant.

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-========== Brief Bio ========== 
-Jakob Engel received his Bachelor degree in Computer Science in 2009 and his Master degree in December 2011 at the Technical University of Munich (Germany). He received the **SIEMENS Award** for the best Master's Thesis 2012 for his work on Autonomous Camera-Based Navigation of a Quadrocopter. 
-Since September 2012 he is a full-time PhD Student in the Computer Vision Group at the TU Munich, headed by [[cremers|Prof. Daniel Cremers]]. His main research interests are visual SLAM (monocular, stereo and RGB-D), 3D reconstruction and vision-based navigation of (Nano-)Quadrotors. He received the **EMVA Young Professional Award 2014** for his work on Semi-Dense Visual Odometry (LSD-SLAM). 
-Since July 2016, he is a full-time researcher at Oculus Research. 
  
-========== Research Interests ==========+<html><center><a href="http://jakobengel.com"><b>please visit my new website here</b></a></center></html>
  
-  * **Direct Visual SLAM**.  
-This video shows **DSO**: a novel direct and sparse monocular VO formulation we developed, and published as pre-print on arXiv in July 2016 ([[research:vslam:dso|more details]], code coming soon) 
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-This video shows **LSD-SLAM**: a direct, large-scale monocular SLAM technique we developed, published at ECCV '14 ([[research:vslam:lsdslam|more details & code here]]): 
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-  * **Camera-based navigation of Quadrocopters**, e.g. the Parrot AR.Drone: Check out this video demonstrating the result of my Master's Thesis ([[research:quadcopter|more details here]]): 
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-We published the code as [[http://www.ros.org/wiki/tum_ardrone|ROS node]], so you can try it out yourself (provided you have an AR.Drone 1.0 or 2.0). 
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-========== Publications ========== 
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-<author>J. Engel</author> 
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Informatik IX
Chair of Computer Vision & Artificial Intelligence

Boltzmannstrasse 3
85748 Garching info@vision.in.tum.de

Follow us on:
CVG Group DVL Group

News

02.10.2020

We have five papers accepted to 3DV 2020!

30.09.2020

Our effcient deep network architectures form the AI engine of the project Slow Down COVID-19 at Harvard.

24.07.2020

Our practical course "Vision-based Navigation" (WS18, SS19) by Dr. Vladyslav Usenko and Nikolaus Demmel was honored as best practical course in the academic year 2018/2019 by the department for Informatics.

07.05.2020

We are organizing a workshop on Map-based Localization for Autonomous Driving at ECCV 2020, Glasgow, UK.

13.04.2020

Daniel Cremers received an ERC Advanced Grant (3.5 Mio Euro) for pioneering frontier research from the European Research Council. This constitutes his fifth ERC grant.

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