Pfaff

M.Sc. Felix Pfaff

M.Sc. Felix Pfaff

Fields of research

  • PGE - Product Generation Engineering

Teaching

Bachelor- / Mastertheses

Available bachelor- and master-theses can be found here.

Publications


2020
Estimating Correlated Angles Using the Hypertoroidal Grid Filter.
Pfaff, F.; Li, K.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2020), Karlsruhe, 14 - 16 September 2020
Estimating Uncertainties of Recurrent Neural Networks In Application to Multitarget Tracking.
Pollithy, D.; Reith-Braun, M.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2020), Karlsruhe, 14 - 16 September 2020
Nonlinear von Mises-Fisher Filtering Based on Isotropic Deterministic Sampling.
Li, K.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration (MFI 2020), 14 - 16 September 2020
Hyperspherical Unscented Particle Filter for Nonlinear Orientation Estimation.
Li, K.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 1st Virtual IFAC World Congress (IFAC-V 2020)
The Spherical Grid Filter for Nonlinear Estimation on the Unit Sphere.
Pfaff, F.; Li, K.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 1st Virtual IFAC World Congress (IFAC-V 2020)
A Hyperhemispherical Grid Filterfor Orientation Estimation.
Pfaff, F.; Li, K.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2020)
Dual Quaternion Sample Reduction for SE(2) Estimation.
Li, K.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2020)
Grid-Based Quaternion Filter for SO(3) Estimation.
Li, K.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Proceedings of the 2020 European Control Conference (ECC 2020)
Sensor-based sorting (Editorial).
Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2020. Automatisierungstechnik, 68 (4, SI), 229–230. doi:10.1515/auto-2020-0023
Experimental Evaluation of a Novel Sensor-Based Sorting Approach Featuring Predictive Real-Time Multiobject Tracking.
Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Pieper, C.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Längle, T.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Beyerer, J.
2020. IEEE transactions on industrial electronics. doi:10.1109/TIE.2020.2970643
Predictive tracking with improved motion models for optical belt sorting.
Pfaff, F.; Pieper, C.; Maier, G.; Noack, B.; Gruna, R.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2020. Automatisierungstechnik, 68 (4), 239–255. doi:10.1515/auto-2019-0134
Characterizing material flow in sensor-based sorting systems using an instrumented particle.
Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Bittner, A.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2020. Automatisierungstechnik, 68 (4, SI), 256–264. doi:10.1515/auto-2019-0128
2019
Feature-Aided Multitarget Tracking for Optical Belt Sorters.
Kronauer, T.; Pfaff, F.; Noack, B.; Tian, W.; Maier, G.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2019. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2019), Article no: 9011447, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ
Fourier Filters, Grid Filters, and the Fourier-Interpreted Grid Filter.
Pfaff, F.; Li, K.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2019. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2019), Article no: 9011318, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ
Hyperspherical Deterministic Sampling Based on Riemannian Geometry for Improved Nonlinear Bingham Filtering.
Li, K.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2019. FUSION 2019 : 22nd International Conference on Information Fusion : Ottawa, Canada, July 2-5, 2019, Art.Nr.: 9011390, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ
Real-time multitarget tracking for sensor-based sorting – A new implementation of the auction algorithm for graphics processing units.
Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Wagner, M.; Pieper, C.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Längle, T.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Beyerer, J.
2019. Journal of real-time image processing, 16 (6), 2261–2272. doi:10.1007/s11554-017-0735-y
Association likelihoods for directional estimation.
Pfaff, F.; Li, K.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2019. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019; Howards Plaza HotelTaipei; Taiwan; 6 May 2019 through 9 May 2019, 211–217, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/ICPHYS.2019.8780240
Geometry-driven stochastic modeling of SE(3) states based on dual quaternion representation.
Li, K.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2019. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019; Howards Plaza HotelTaipei; Taiwan; 6 May 2019 through 9 May 2019, 254–260, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/ICPHYS.2019.8780254
Directional statistics and filtering using libDirectional.
Kurz, G.; Gilitschenski, I.; Pfaff, F.; Drude, L.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Haeb-Umbach, R.; Siegwart, R. Y.
2019. Journal of statistical software, 89 (4). doi:10.18637/jss.v089.i04
Multitarget Tracking Using Orientation Estimation for Optical Belt Sorting. PhD dissertation.
Pfaff, F.
2019. KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe. doi:10.5445/KSP/1000094502
2018
Application of Area-Scan Sensors in Sensor-Based Sorting.
Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Pieper, C.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Längle, T.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Beyerer, J.
2018. 8th Sensor-Based Sorting & Control, SBSC 2018 : Aachen, 6-7 March 2018. Ed.: T. Pretz, 73–82, Shaker, Herzogenrath
Numerical modelling of an optical belt sorter using a DEM–CFD approach coupled with particle tracking and comparison with experiments.
Pieper, C.; Pfaff, F.; Maier, G.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Wirtz, S.; Noack, B.; Gruna, R.; Scherer, V.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2018. Powder technology, 340, 181–193. doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2018.09.003
Motion-based material characterization in sensor-based sorting.
Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Becker, F.; Pieper, C.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Längle, T.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Beyerer, J.
2018. Technisches Messen, 85 (3), 202–210. doi:10.1515/teme-2017-0063
Application of Discrete Recursive Bayesian Estimation on Intervals and the Unit Circle to Filtering on SE(2).
Kurz, G.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2018. IEEE transactions on industrial informatics, 14 (3), 1197–1206. doi:10.1109/TII.2017.2757011
2017
Directional Statistics and Filtering Using libDirectional.
Kurz, G.; Gilitschenski, I.; Pfaff, F.; Drude, L.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Haeb-Umbach, R.; Siegwart, R. Y.
2017
Improving material characterization in sensor-based sorting by utilizing motion information.
Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Becker, F.; Pieper, C.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Längle, T.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Beyerer, J.
2017. OCM 2017 - Optical Characterization of Materials - conference proceedings. Hrsg.: J. Beyerer; F. Puente León; T. Längle, 109–119, KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe. doi:10.5445/IR/1000082558
Improving multitarget tracking using orientation estimates for sorting bulk materials.
Pfaff, F.; Kurz, G.; Pieper, C.; Maier, G.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Gruna, R.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Langle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2017. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, MFI 2017, Daegu, South Korea, 16th - 18th November 2017, 553–558, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2017.8170379
Discretization of SO(3) using recursive tesseract subdivision.
Kurz, G.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2017. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, MFI 2017, Daegu, South Korea, 16th - 18th November 2017, 49–55, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2017.8170406
Filtering on the unit sphere using spherical harmonics.
Pfaff, F.; Kurz, G.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2017. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, MFI 2017, Daegu, South Korea, 16th - 18th November 2017, 124–130, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2017.8170417
Numerical modelling of the separation of complex shaped particles in an optical belt sorter using a dem-cfd approach and comparison with experiments.
Pieper, C.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Maier, G.; Gruna, R.; Langle, T.; Beyerer, J.; Pfaff, F.; Noack, B.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Kruggel-Emden, H.
2017. 5th International Conference on Particle-Based Methods - Fundamentals and Applications, PARTICLES 2017, Hannover, Germany, 26th - 28th September 2017, 373–384, International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering
Information form distributed Kalman filtering (IDKF) with explicit inputs.
Pfaff, F.; Noack, B.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Govaers, F.; Koch, W.
2017. 20th International Conference on Information Fusion, Fusion 2017; Xi’an; China; 10 July 2017 through 13 July 2017, Art. Nr.: 8009724, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.23919/ICIF.2017.8009724
Optimal distributed combined stochastic and set-membership state estimation.
Pfaff, F.; Noack, B.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2017. 20th International Conference on Information Fusion, Fusion 2017; Xi’an; China; 10 July 2017 through 13 July 2017, Art. Nr.: 8009723, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.23919/ICIF.2017.8009723
Nonlinear toroidal filtering based on bivariate wrapped normal distributions.
Kurz, G.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2017. 20th International Conference on Information Fusion, Fusion 2017; Xi’an; China; 10 July 2017 through 13 July 2017, Art. Nr.: 8009831, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.23919/ICIF.2017.8009831
Real-time motion prediction using the chromatic offset of line scan cameras.
Pfaff, F.; Maier, G.; Aristov, M.; Noack, B.; Gruna, R.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.; Pieper, C.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.
2017. Automatisierungstechnik, 65 (6), 369–380. doi:10.1515/auto-2017-0009
Numerical investigation of optical sorting using the discrete element method.
Pieper, C.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Pfaff, F.; Noack, B.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Maier, G.; Gruna, R.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2017. 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, DEM7 2016, Dalian, China, 2016, 1 - 4 August, 1105–1113, Springer, Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-1926-5_115
2016
Multivariate angular filtering using fourier series.
Pfaff, F.; Kurz, G.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2016. Journal of Advances in Information Fusion, 11 (2), 206–226
Fast multitarget tracking via strategy switching for sensor-based sorting.
Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Pieper, C.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Langle, T.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Beyerer, J.
2016. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI), Baden-Baden, Germany, 19–21 September 2016, 505–510, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2016.7849538
Real-time whole-body human motion tracking based on unlabeled markers.
Steinbring, J.; Mandery, C.; Pfaff, F.; Faion, F.; Asfour, T.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2016. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI), Baden-Baden, Germany, 19–21 September 2016, 583–590, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2016.7849550
Discrete recursive Bayesian filtering on intervals and the unit circle.
Kurz, G.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2016. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI), Baden-Baden, Germany, 19–21 September 2016, 442–448, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2016.7849528
Simulation-based evaluation of predictive tracking for sorting bulk materials.
Pfaff, F.; Pieper, C.; Maier, G.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Gruna, R.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Langle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2016. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI), Baden-Baden, Germany, 19–21 September 2016, 511–516, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2016.7849539
Improving optical sorting of bulk materials using sophisticated motion models.
Pfaff, F.; Pieper, C.; Maier, G.; Noack, B.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Gruna, R.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2016. Technisches Messen, 83 (2), 77–84. doi:10.1515/teme-2015-0108
State estimation considering negative information with switching Kalman and ellipsoidal filtering.
Noack, B.; Pfaff, F.; Baum, M.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2016. 19th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Heidelberg, Germany, 5-8 July 2016, 1945–1952, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ)
Nonlinear prediction for circular filtering using Fourier series.
Pfaff, F.; Kurz, G.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2016. 19th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Heidelberg, Germany, 5-8 July 2016, 1821–1828, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ)
Kullback–Leibler Divergence and Moment Matching for Hyperspherical Probability Distributions.
Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Kurz, G.
2016. 19th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Heidelberg, Germany, July 5-8, 2016, 1–8, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ)
Numerical modeling of an automated optical belt sorter using the Discrete Element Method.
Pieper, C.; Maier, G.; Pfaff, F.; Kruggel-Emden, H.; Wirtz, S.; Gruna, R.; Noack, B.; Scherer, V.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2016. Powder technology, 301, 805–814. doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2016.07.018
2015
TrackSort: Predictive Tracking for Sorting Uncooperative Bulk Materials.
Pfaff, F.; Baum, M.; Noack, B.; Hanebeck, U. D.; Gruna, R.; Längle, T.; Beyerer, J.
2015. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2015), 14-16 Sept. 2015, San Diego, CA, USA, 7–12, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/MFI.2015.7295737
Multimodal Circular Filtering Using Fourier Series.
Pfaff, F.; Kurz, G.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2015. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2015), 6-9 July 2015, Washington, DC, USA, 711–718, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ)
2013
Data Validation in the Presence of Stochastic and Set-membership Uncertainties.
Pfaff, F.; Noack, B.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2013. 16th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION’13), Istanbul, Turkey, July 9-12, 2013, 2125–2132, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ)
2012
Optimal Kalman Gains for Combined Stochastic and Set-Membership State Estimation.
Noack, B.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2012. Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December, 2012, 4035–4040, IEEE Computer Society, Washington. doi:10.1109/CDC.2012.6426132
Combined Stochastic and Set-membership Information Filtering in Multisensor Systems.
Noack, B.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2012. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2012), Singapore, 9-12 July 2012, 1218–1224, IEEE, Piscataway
2011
The Plenhaptic Guidance Function for Intuitive Navigation in Extended Range Telepresence Scenarios.
Perez Arias, A.; Eberhardt, H. P.; Pfaff, F.; Hanebeck, U. D.
2011. Proceedings of the IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC 2011), Istanbul, Turkey, 21-24 June 2011, 475–480, IEEE, Piscataway. doi:10.1109/WHC.2011.5945532