Erik
Berger
Dr.-Ing.
Dienstverhältnis: 
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Zimmernummer: 
110
Gebäude: 
Humboldt-Bau
Straße Nr.: 
Bernhard-von-Cotta Str. 2
Ort: 
09596 Freiberg
Telefonnummer (direkt): 
+49 3731 39-3019
Telefonnummer (Sekretariat): 
+49 3731 39-3114
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Teaching

  • WS
    • Übung: Virtuelle Realität
    • Projektseminar: Virtuelle Realität
    • Übung: Einführung in die Informatik
  • SS
    • Übung: 3D-Computergrafik
    • Seminar: Ausgewählte Kapitel der Robotik
    • Mensch-Maschine-Kommunikation
    • Wissenschaftliche Visualisierung

Publications

Erik Berger. Behavior-Specific Proprioception Models for Robotic Force Estimation: A Machine Learning Approach, PhD thesis 2018 PDF. Furthermore, a video of my final phd presentation can be found here.


Erik Berger, Steve Grehl, David Vogt, Bernhard Jung, Heni Ben Amor. Experience-based Torque Estimation for an Industrial Robot, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2016 PDF.


Erik Berger, Steve Grehl, David Vogt, Bernhard Jung, Heni Ben Amor. Learning to Estimate Forces for Safe Tool Usage, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2015 PDF.


Erik Berger, Mark Sastuba, David Vogt, Bernhard Jung, Heni Ben Amor. Estimation of Perturbations in Robotic Behavior using Dynamic Mode Decomposition, Journal of Advanced Robotics vol. 29, issue 5, Special Issue on Humanoid Robotics (1), 2015.


Erik Berger, David Müller, David Vogt, Bernhard Jung, Heni Ben Amor. Transfer Entropy for Feature Extraction in Physical Human-Robot Interaction: Detecting Perturbations from Low-Cost Sensors, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2014 PDF.


Erik Berger, David Müller, David Vogt, Bernhard Jung, Heni Ben Amor. Online Behavior Adaptation utilizing a Data Driven Control Policy, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Policy Representations for Humanoid Robots Workshop, Humanoids 2014 PDF.


Erik Berger, Mark Sastuba, David Vogt, Bernhard Jung, Heni Ben Amor. Dynamic Mode Decomposition for Perturbation Estimation in Human Robot Interaction, IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN 2014 PDF.


Kevin Sebastian Luck, Gerhard Neumann, Erik Berger, Jan Peters, Heni Ben Amor. Latent Space Policy Search for Robotics, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2014 PDF.


David Vogt, Steve Grehl, Erik Berger, Heni Ben Amor, Bernhard Jung. A Data-Driven Method for Real-Time Character Animation in Human-Agent Interaction, Fourteenth International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2014 Journal.


David Vogt, Heni Ben Amor, Erik Berger, and Bernhard Jung, Learning Two-Person Interaction Models for Responsive Synthetic Humanoids. Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcastings, 11(2014), no. 1. Journal.


Heni Ben Amor, David Vogt, Marco Ewerton, Erik Berger, Bernhard Jung & Jan Peters. Learning Responsive Robot Behavior by Imitation, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2013.


Erik Berger, David Vogt, Nooshin Haji-Ghassemi, Bernhard Jung and Heni Ben Amor. Inferring Guidance Information in Cooperative Human-Robot Tasks, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2013 PDF.


Erik Berger, David Vogt, Peter Scheicher, Heni Ben Amor and Bernhard Jung. The Robot Narrator. Symposium on Emergent Trends in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics. 2013. BuddyPaddy Contest Winner.


E. Berger, D. Vogt, H. Ben Amor, B. Jung. Behavior Adaptation in Cooperative Human-Robot Transportation Tasks. IEEE International Conderence on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013, Workshop on Semantics, Identification, and Control of Robot-Human-Environment Interaction, 2013. PDF


E. Berger, D. Vogt, C. Pönisch, H. Ben Amor & B. Jung. Cooperative Human-Robot Manipulation Tasks. Beyond Robot Grasping - Modern Approaches for Learning Dynamic Manipulation, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2012, Workshops and Tutorials Proceedings, 2012. PDF


D. Vogt, E. Berger, H. Ben Amor & B. Jung. Learning Two-Person Interaction Models for Responsive Virtual Characters and Humanoid Robots. 9. Workshop Virtuelle und Erweiterte Realität 2012 der Fachgruppe Virtuelle Realität und Augmented Reality.


Erik Berger (2012, June), Imitation Learning for Humanoid Robots, Invited Talk at 1.NaoTechDay, Paris, France.


Erik Berger & David Vogt (2012, May), Imitationslernen und Roboterfernsteuerungen, Speech presented at Open4Inovation, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.


Erik Berger. A Technique for Motion Capture based Imitation Learning with Humanoid Robots . Master's Thesis. TU Bergakademie Freiberg, 2011. PDF


H. Ben Amor, E. Berger, D. Vogt & B. Jung. Towards Responsive Humanoids: Learning Interaction Models for Humanoid Robots. Workshop New Developments in Imitation Learning, ICML 2011 - The 28th International Conference on Machine Learning.


H. Ben Amor, E. Berger, D. Vogt & B. Jung. Kinesthetic Bootstrapping: Teaching Motor Skills to Humanoid Robots through Physical Interaction. KI 2009: 32nd Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence. 2009. 492-499.


H. Ben Amor, E. Berger, D. Vogt & B. Jung. Towards a Simulator for Imitation Learning with Kinesthetic Bootstrapping. In Proceedings CD "The Universe of RoboCup Simulators" - Workshop at the International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots SIMPAR 2008, Venice, Italy, November 3-6, 2008.