Teaching: Computer Systems Organization (7.5 credits), Electrical Circuits (7.5 credits), Sensor System (7.5 credits), Design of Embedded and Intelligent Systems (15 credits) Intelligent Vehicles (7.5 credits), Autonomous Mechatronical Systems (7.5 credits)
Subject areas: Computer Engineering, Mechatronics
Application areas: Intelligent Vehicles
Projects: AIMS, Malta, MECHWEED
Journal publications registered in DiVA
Henrik Skov Midtiby, Björn Åstrand, Ole Jørgensen, Rasmus Nyholm Jørgensen (2016). Upper limit for context-based crop classification in robotic weeding applications. Biosystems Engineering. 146, pp. 183-192
Yuantao Fan, Maytheewat Aramrattana, Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Hassan Mashad Nemati, Björn Åstrand (2016). Infrastructure Mapping in Well-Structured Environments Using MAV. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 9716, pp. 116-126
Maria Persson, Björn Åstrand (2008). Classification of crops and weeds extracted by active shape models. Biosystems Engineering. 100(4), pp. 484-497
Björn Åstrand, Albert-Jan Baerveldt (2005). A vision based row-following system for agricultural field machinery. Mechatronics (Oxford). 15(2), pp. 251-269
Albert-Jan Baerveldt, Tommy Salomonsson, Björn Åstrand (2003). Vision-guided mobile robots for design competitions. IEEE robotics & automation magazine. 10(2), pp. 38-44
Björn Åstrand, Albert-Jan Baerveldt (2002). An agricultural mobile robot with vision-based perception for mechanical weed control. Autonomous Robots. 13(1), pp. 21-35
Conference publications registered in DiVA
Hassan Mashad Nemati, Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Björn Åstrand (2016). Human Tracking in Occlusion based on Reappearance Event Estimation. 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Lisbon, Portugal, 29-31 July, 2016.
Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Björn Åstrand, Roland Philippsen (2015). Semi-Supervised Semantic Labeling of Adaptive Cell Decomposition Maps in Well-Structured Environments. 7th European Conference on Mobile Robots 2015, Lincoln, United Kingdom, 2-4 September, 2015.
Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Björn Åstrand, Roland Philippsen (2014). Sensor Based Adaptive Metric-Topological Cell Decomposition Method for Semantic Annotation of Structured Environments. 13th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2014, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, December 10-12, 2014.
Björn Åstrand, Saeed Gholami Shahbandi (2014). Modeling of a Large Structured Environment With a Repetitive Canonical Geometric-Semantic Model. TAROS 2014 Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems.
Hassan Mashad Nemati, Björn Åstrand (2014). Tracking of People in Paper Mill Warehouse Using Laser Range Sensor. 2014 UKSim-AMSS 8th European Modelling Symposium, EMS 2014, Pisa, Italy, 21-23 October, 2014.
Björn Åstrand, Saeed Gholami Shahbandi (2014). Modeling of a Large Structured Environment : With a Repetitive Canonical Geometric-Semantic Model. 15th Annual Conference, TAROS (Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems) 2014, Birmingham, United Kingdom, September 1-3, 2014.
Henrik Andreasson, Abdelbaki Bouguerra, Björn Åstrand, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson (2012). Gold-fish SLAM : An application of SLAM to localize AGVs. The 8th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, Matsushima, Miyagi, Japan, July 16-19, 2012.
Hassan Mashad Nemati, Björn Åstrand (2011). Tracking of People Using Laser Range Sensor in Occlusion Situations. International Conference on Information and Computer Technology (ICICT), Yantai, China, 27-28 August, 2011.
Klas Hedenberg, Björn Åstrand (2011). Safety standard for mobile robots : a proposal for 3D sensors. The 5th European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR 2011, Örebro, Sweden, September 7-9, 2011.
Stefan Ericson, Björn Åstrand (2010). Row-detection on an agricultural field using omnidirectional camera. The 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems October 18-22, 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.
Abdelbaki Bouguerra, Henrik Andreasson, Achim J Lilienthal, Björn Åstrand, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson (2009). MALTA : A System of Multiple Autonomous Trucks for Load Transportation. 4th European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR), 23-25 september, 2009, Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Stefan Ericson, Björn Åstrand (2009). A vision-guided mobile robot for precision agriculture. 7th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 6-8 July, 2009.
Abdelbaki Bouguerra, Henrik Andreasson, Achim J. Lilienthal, Björn Åstrand, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson (2009). An autonomous robotic system for load transportation. 2009 IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, ETFA 2009, Mallorca, Spain, 22 - 26 September, 2009.
Björn Åstrand, Abdelbaki Bouguerra, Henrik Andreasson, Achim J. Lilienthal, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson (2009). An autonomous robotic system for load transportation. The Fourth Swedish Workshop on Autonomous Robotics, SWAR'09, September 2009, Mälardalen University, Mälardalen, Sweden.
Klas Hedenberg, Björn Åstrand (2008). A Trinocular Stereo System for Detection of Thin Horizontal Structures. World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2008, WCECS '08.
Stefan Ericson, Björn Åstrand (2008). Stereo Visual Odometry for Mobile Robots on Uneven Terrain. World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2008.
Stefan Ericson, Björn Åstrand (2008). Visual Odometry System for Agricultural Field Robots. World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, October 22 - 24, 2008, San Francisco, USA.
Stefan Ericson, Björn Åstrand (2007). Algorithms for Visual Odometry in Outdoor Field Environment. 13th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications/IASTED International Conference on Telematics, Julius Maximilians Univ. Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, 29-31 August, 2007.
Daniel Petersson, Jonas Johansson, Ulf Holmberg, Björn Åstrand (2007). Torque Sensor Free Power Assisted Wheelchair. 10th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, June 12-15, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
Björn Åstrand, Maria Johansson (2006). Segmentation of partially occluded plant leaves. Proceedings IWSSIP 2006 ; Proceedings COST 292 Special Session: 13th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing : semantic Multimodal Analysis of Digital Media : 21-23 September 2006, Budapest, Hungary.
Albert-Jan Baerveldt, Björn Åstrand (1998). A low-cost colour vision-system for robot design competitions. 6th UK Mechatronics Forum International Conference, Skövde, Sweden, Sept. 09-11, 1998.