MIN Faculty
Department of Informatics
Knowledge Technology

Sven Magg

Postdoctoral Teaching Associate of the Knowledge Technology Group

Contact Info

Address: University of Hamburg
Department of Informatics
Vogt Koelln Str. 30
22527 Hamburg, Germany
Office: F-210
Phone: +49 40 428 83 2518
Fax: +49 40 428 83 2515
Email: sven.magg at uni-hamburg.de
Office hour: by arrangement (email)

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Research Interests

See also: Neuro-inspired Human-Robot Interaction

For Bachelor or Master theses:
Please contact me for possible projects in these areas and we can discuss your ideas.

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Teaching

Master Level:
Bachelor Level:

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Short Curriculum Vitae

since June 2011 Postdoctoral Teaching Associate, Knowledge Technology Research Group,
Department of Computer Science, University of Hamburg, Germany
Current roles: Programme coordinator of the MSc programme "Intelligent Adaptive Systems"
April 2012 PhD in Computer Science, Thesis: "Self-Organised Task Differentiation in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Groups of Autonomous Agents",
Adaptive System Research Group, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
July 2005 Postgraduate Certificate in "Learning and Teaching in Higher Education",
University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
September 2005 MSc "Intelligent Systems", University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom.
Thesis "CTRNNs and GasNets: A Comparison in Terms of Evolvability"
September 2003 BSc "Computational Engineering", University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany.
Thesis "FFPop: Forward Chaining and Partial-Order Planning Combined"

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Publications

2015
Parisi, G. I.,v. Stosch, F., Magg, S., Wermter, S. Learning Human Motion Feedback with Neural Self-Organization Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks(IJCNN), pp. 2973-2978, Killarney, Ireland, 2015.
Cruz, F., Twiefel, J., Magg, S., Weber, C. and Wermter, S. Interactive Reinforcement Learning through Speech Guidance in a Domestic Scenario. Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks(IJCNN), pp. 1341–1348, Killarney, Ireland, 2015.
Bauer, J., Magg, S., Wermter, S. Attention modeled as information in learning multisensory integration. Neural Networks, 65, pp. 44-52, February, 2015
2014
Cruz, F., Magg, S. , Weber, C. and Wermter, S. Improving Reinforcement Learning with Interactive Feedback and Affordances. Proceedings of the Fourth Joint IEEE ICDL-EpiRob 2014, pp. 125-130, Genoa, Italy, 2014.
Barros, P., Magg, S., Weber, C., Wermter, S. A Multichannel Convolutional Neural Network for Hand Posture Recognition. In Wermter, S., et al., editors, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2014), pp. 403-410, Springer Heidelberg. Hamburg, DE, September 2014.
Wermter, S., Weber, C., Duch, W., Honkela, T., Koprinkova-Hristova, P., Magg, S., Palm, G., Villa, A.E.P. (Eds.) , Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning -- ICANN 2014, 24th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Springer Heidelberg, 2014.
Heinrich, S., Magg, S., Wermter, S. Analysing the Multiple Timescale Recurrent Neural Network for Embodied Language Understanding. In Koprinkova-Hristova, P.D., et al., editors, Artificial Neural Networks - Methods and Applications, SSBN 4, pp. 149-174, Springer International Publishing, 2014.
2013
Dávila-Chacón, J., Magg, S., Liu, J., Wermter, S. Neural and Statistical Processing of Spatial Cues for Sound Source Localisation, Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2013), pp. 1274–1281, IEEE. Dallas, US, August 2013.
Meins, N., Magg, S., Wermter, S. Neural Hopfield-ensemble for multi-class head pose detection. Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2013), pp. 1327–1334, IEEE. Dallas, US, August 2013.
< 2012
Magg, S. Self-Organised Task Differentiation in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Groups of Autonomous Agents. PhD Thesis, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK, 2012
Magg, S. & te Boekhorst, R. Task Allocation by Dynamic Specialisation. Proceedings of the German Workshop on Artificial Life (GWAL 2008), Leipzig, 2008
Magg, S. & te Boekhorst, R. Pattern Formation in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Swarms: Differences Between Versatile and Specialized Agents.Proceedings of ALIFE '07. IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, pp. 311-316, 2007
Magg, S. & te Boekhorst, R. Interaction and emergent behaviour in heterogeneous groups of artificial agents. Explorations in the Complexity of Possible Life, Proceedings of GWAL 2006, IOSPress, 2006
Magg, S. & Philippides, A. GasNets and CTRNNs – A Comparison in Terms of Evolvability. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4095/2006, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2006