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Researcher Profile

Wolfgang Pointner MSc

 Wolfgang Pointner MSc




Vision, Automation & Control

Competence Unit

Autonomous Systems




+43 50550 4148


Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna


Field: 3D Vision and Modelling

Main Research: Autonomous Systems

Experience: motion planning and autonomous vehicle control, development of vision-based driver assistance systems, safety-aware analysis and design of hybrid systems

  • 2010-2012: Research Assistant
    Johannes Kepler University Linz / Austria
  • 2012-2013: Visiting Student Researcher
    Stanford University / California, USA
  • 2013-: Scientist
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology / Austria


  • Intelligent Environmental Perception for Navigation and Operation of Autonomous Mobile Machines
    Author(s): Robert Rößler, Thomas Kadiofsky, Wolfgang Pointner, Martin Humenberger, Christian Zinner
    Journal: ERCIM News, 109 (2017)
  • Using formal methods to verify safe deep stall landing of a MAV
    Author(s): Wolfgang Pointner, Gabriele Kotsis, Peter Langthaler, Michael Naderhirn
    Conference IEEE/AIAA 30th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC)
  • General aviation landing assistance using formal methods-based system design
    Author(s): Wolfgang Pointner, Gabriele Kotsis, Michael Naderhirn
    Conference IEEE/AIAA 31st Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC)
  • ODAS - An anti-collision assistance system for light rail vehicles and further developments
    Author(s): Landri Fel, Christian Zinner, Thomas Kadiofsky, Wolfgang Pointner, Johann Weichselbaum, Clemens Reisner
    Conference 7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, Vienna
  • Method for determining the position of a vehicle
    Inventor: Christian Zinner, Wolfgang Pointner, Thomas Kadiofsky, Johann Weichselbaum, Robert Rößler
    Submission Date: 08.10.2015
    Issue Date: 05.12.2018

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