Proseminar/Seminar: Autonomous Vision

This combined proseminar/seminar is on self-driving and perception for self-driving vehicles. It can be taken by both Bachelor students (as Proseminar) and Master students (as Seminar). Students write and review reports and present a topic in groups of 2 students.

Qualification Goals

Students gain a deep unterstanding of a scientific topic. They learn to efficiently search, navigate and read relevant literature and to summarize a topic clearly in their own words in a written report. Moreover, students present their topic to an audience of students and researchers, and provide feedback to others in the form of reviews and discussions. During the seminar, students learn to put scientific research into context, practice critical thinking and identify advantages and problems of a studied scientific method.

Overview

  • Course number: ML-4507
  • Credits: 3 ECTS (2h)
  • Total Workload: 90h
  • Until 27.5. the seminar will take place via Zoom
  • From 17.6. onwards the seminar will take place in the MvL6 lecture hall
  • Presence is mandatory during all scheduled sessions

Deliverables

  • Report (5-6 pages, double column, excluding references)
  • Presentation (25-30 minutes, max. 20 slides)
  • Review of another report (1 page, double column)
  • Discussion (during all presentations)

Prerequisites

  • Basic Computer Science skills: Variables, functions, loops, classes, algorithms
  • Basic Math skills: Linear algebra, analysis, probability theory
  • Basic knowledge of Deep Learning is beneficial, but not required
  • Basic knowledge of Self-Driving Cars is beneficial, but not required

Registration

  • To participate in this seminar, you must register in ILIAS
  • Registration via ILIAS will open on 30.03. at 12:00

Templates

Links to Latex/Overleaf templates for reports, reviews and slides. Reports and reviews must use the corresponding template. Presentation slides can be done with other tools, e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote.

Schedule

Date

Topic (Zoom | MvL6)

22.04.

Introduction and Assignment of Topics and Reviews | Slides

29.04.

Introduction to Scientific Reading, Writing and Presenting | Slides

06.05.

No Seminar

13.05.

TA Feedback Sessions (individually per group)

20.05.

No Seminar

27.05.

TA Feedback Sessions (individually per group)

03.06.

Deadline for Initial Reports and Slides

10.06.

Pfingstpause

17.06.

Deadline for all Reviews

24.06.

No Seminar

01.07.

Presentation Topic 1 and Topic 2

08.07.

Presentation Topic 3 and Topic 6

15.07.

Presentation Topic 7 and Topic 8

22.07.

Deadline for Final Reports and Slides