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TUM & AVS Lab at the IAA Mobility 2023 in Munich

The IAA MOBILITY has finally arrived in Munich and started the event with some nice highlights. We from the AVS Lab will be out and about with the team in the centre of Munich all week. The largest exhibition space for research in the field of autonomous driving will be the Citizen Lab on…

Workshop "MAD-Games" at IROS 2023

Have you ever wondered how we manage to maneuver cars in unstructured and adversarial environments like the Arc de Triomphe in Paris 🥐 🇫🇷 ? How can we give an autonomous system ability to make efficient and effective decision-making in cooperative-competitive multi-agent systems? We try to answer…

New open source software published

Our AVS Lab has released new open source software on Github. The repository contains a software tool that can be used for latency analysis of ROS2 based software architectures. Typically, ROS2 software systems consist of a high number of publisher and subscriber modules. Our software tool is able to…

Guest Lecture - Dr. Andreas Eisele from CARIAD

At the end of our 2023 summer semester, we had a guest from industry visit us in our lecture "Development and Design of Useful Autonomous Vehicles". Dr. Andreas Eisele is an employee of CARIAD, a Volkswagen subsidiary that specializes in the development of software for automotive applications.…

Generation E Podcast - Autonomous Driving

Our lab head Johannes Betz was a guest on the "Generation E Mobility Podcast" and talked there with the host about the topic of autonomous driving. The content was various discussions about the technology, the users & users as well as the increase of acceptance as well as the replacement of humans…

New employee at AVS Lab

We are very happy to welcome our new employee Felix Jahncke! Felix will be part of our AVS Lab with immediate effect and will intensively work on the exciting area of reinforcement learning for autonomous vehicles. Felix studied at TUM in the field of automotive engineering and graduated with B.…

IV 2023: 5 new paper + workshops

Last week, the AVS team attended the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium 2023, one of the leading conferences in the field of autonomous vehicles. We traveled to Alaska (USA) to meet with researchers from around the world and discuss the latest research in automotive technology, autonomous driving…

ICRA 2023: New Paper + Competition

This week, the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2023 took place in London, which the TUM AVS team attended. Our time at ICRA 2023 was a fantastic opportunity to network with robotics researchers from around the world, exchange ideas, and explore the latest innovations. From…

11th Automated Driving Symposium

Together with other TUM chairs and numerous industry representatives, our AVS Lab is organizing the 11th Automated Driving Symposium. Autonomous driving will permanently change the mobility of the future. With the amended legislation for autonomous vehicles, Germany created concrete framework…

New Open-Source Software: ORB SLAM3 RGB-L

We are pleased to open-source a new software package for autonomous driving functions to the community: ORB SLAM3 RGB-L. In this work, we add RGB-L (LiDAR) mode to the well-known ORB-SLAM3. This allows us to integrate LiDAR depth measurements directly into the visual SLAM. In this way, we obtain an…