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RoboStack: Using the Robot Operating System alongside the Conda and Jupyter Data Science Ecosystems


Apr 26, 2021
Tobias Fischer, Wolf Vollprecht, Silvio Traversaro, Sean Yen, Carlos Herrero, Michael Milford

* Under review 

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Uncertainty for Identifying Open-Set Errors in Visual Object Detection


Apr 03, 2021
Dimity Miller, Niko Sünderhauf, Michael Milford, Feras Dayoub


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RoRD: Rotation-Robust Descriptors and Orthographic Views for Local Feature Matching


Mar 15, 2021
Udit Singh Parihar, Aniket Gujarathi, Kinal Mehta, Satyajit Tourani, Sourav Garg, Michael Milford, K. Madhava Krishna

* Under Review at IROS. Project Page: https://uditsinghparihar.github.io/RoRD/ 

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Where is your place, Visual Place Recognition?


Mar 11, 2021
Sourav Garg, Tobias Fischer, Michael Milford

* Under Review 

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Sequential Place Learning: Heuristic-Free High-Performance Long-Term Place Recognition


Mar 02, 2021
Marvin Chancán, Michael Milford

* Submitted to RSS 2021. 14 pages, 5 tables, 17 figures 

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Sequence-Based Filtering for Visual Route-Based Navigation: Analysing the Benefits, Trade-offs and Design Choices


Mar 02, 2021
Mihnea-Alexandru Tomită, Mubariz Zaffar, Michael Milford, Klaus McDonald-Maier, Shoaib Ehsan

* 7 pages, currently under-review 

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Patch-NetVLAD: Multi-Scale Fusion of Locally-Global Descriptors for Place Recognition


Mar 02, 2021
Stephen Hausler, Sourav Garg, Ming Xu, Michael Milford, Tobias Fischer

* Accepted to IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2021) 

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Scene Retrieval for Contextual Visual Mapping


Feb 25, 2021
William H. B. Smith, Michael Milford, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier, Shoaib Ehsan

* 8 page paper on visual place recogniton and scene classification 

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SeqNet: Learning Descriptors for Sequence-based Hierarchical Place Recognition


Feb 24, 2021
Sourav Garg, Michael Milford

* Accepted for publication in IEEE RA-L 2021; includes supplementary 

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Improving Visual Place Recognition Performance by Maximising Complementarity


Feb 16, 2021
Maria Waheed, Michael Milford, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier, Shoaib Ehsan


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Semantics for Robotic Mapping, Perception and Interaction: A Survey


Jan 02, 2021
Sourav Garg, Niko Sünderhauf, Feras Dayoub, Douglas Morrison, Akansel Cosgun, Gustavo Carneiro, Qi Wu, Tat-Jun Chin, Ian Reid, Stephen Gould, Peter Corke, Michael Milford

* Foundations and Trends in Robotics: Vol. 8: No. 1-2, pp 1-224 (2020) 
* 81 pages, 1 figure, published in Foundations and Trends in Robotics, 2020 

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DeepSeqSLAM: A Trainable CNN+RNN for Joint Global Description and Sequence-based Place Recognition


Nov 17, 2020
Marvin Chancán, Michael Milford

* NeurIPS 2020 Workshop on Machine Learning for Autonomous Driving (ML4AD) 
* 9 pages, 6 figures, 2 tables 

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Fast and Robust Bio-inspired Teach and Repeat Navigation


Oct 21, 2020
Dominic Dall'Osto, Tobias Fischer, Michael Milford

* 8 pages, 8 figures, paper is currently under review 

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Intelligent Reference Curation for Visual Place Recognition via Bayesian Selective Fusion


Oct 19, 2020
Timothy L. Molloy, Tobias Fischer, Michael Milford, Girish N. Nair

* 8 pages, 10 figures, paper is currently under review 

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Binary Neural Networks for Memory-Efficient and Effective Visual Place Recognition in Changing Environments


Oct 01, 2020
Bruno Ferrarini, Michael Milford, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier, Shoaib Ehsan


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ConvSequential-SLAM: A Sequence-based, Training-less Visual Place Recognition Technique for Changing Environments


Sep 28, 2020
Mihnea-Alexandru Tomită, Mubariz Zaffar, Michael Milford, Klaus McDonald-Maier, Shoaib Ehsan

* 10 pages, currently under-review 

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Robot Perception enables Complex Navigation Behavior via Self-Supervised Learning


Jun 16, 2020
Marvin Chancán, Michael Milford

* Submitted to RSS 2020 Workshop on Self-Supervised Robot Learning 

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Delta Descriptors: Change-Based Place Representation for Robust Visual Localization


Jun 10, 2020
Sourav Garg, Ben Harwood, Gaurangi Anand, Michael Milford

* 8 pages and 7 figures. To be published in 2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) 

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Event-based visual place recognition with ensembles of spatio-temporal windows


May 22, 2020
Tobias Fischer, Michael Milford

* 8 pages, 8 figures, paper is currently under review 

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VPR-Bench: An Open-Source Visual Place Recognition Evaluation Framework with Quantifiable Viewpoint and Appearance Change


May 17, 2020
Mubariz Zaffar, Shoaib Ehsan, Michael Milford, David Flynn, Klaus McDonald-Maier

* Currently under-review, 25 pages, 16 figures 

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Class Anchor Clustering: a Distance-based Loss for Training Open Set Classifiers


Apr 06, 2020
Dimity Miller, Niko Sünderhauf, Michael Milford, Feras Dayoub


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Multiplicative Controller Fusion: A Hybrid Navigation Strategy For Deployment in Unknown Environments


Mar 13, 2020
Krishan Rana, Vibhavari Dasagi, Ben Talbot, Michael Milford, Niko Sünderhauf

* Under review for IROS2020. Project site available at https://sites.google.com/view/mcf-nav/home 

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MVP: Unified Motion and Visual Self-Supervised Learning for Large-Scale Robotic Navigation


Mar 02, 2020
Marvin Chancán, Michael Milford

* Under review at IROS 2020 

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Hierarchical Multi-Process Fusion for Visual Place Recognition


Jan 28, 2020
Stephen Hausler, Michael Milford

* Pre-print version of article which will be presented at ICRA 2020 

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Fast, Compact and Highly Scalable Visual Place Recognition through Sequence-based Matching of Overloaded Representations


Jan 23, 2020
Sourav Garg, Michael Milford

* 7 pages, 3 figures, Accepted for oral presentation at the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 

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A Compact Neural Architecture for Visual Place Recognition


Oct 15, 2019
Marvin Chancán, Luis Hernandez-Nunez, Ajay Narendra, Andrew B. Barron, Michael Milford

* Submitted to RA-L with ICRA 2020 presentation option, 8 pages, 13 figures 

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From Visual Place Recognition to Navigation: Learning Sample-Efficient Control Policies across Diverse Real World Environments


Oct 10, 2019
Marvin Chancán, Michael Milford

* Under review at ICRA 2020 

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Residual Reactive Navigation: Combining Classical and Learned Navigation Strategies For Deployment in Unknown Environments


Sep 24, 2019
Krishan Rana, Ben Talbot, Michael Milford, Niko Sünderhauf

* under review at ICRA 2020 

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