Peter joined the MRG in 2011 as a DPhil student and is a member of New College. He completed his Masters of Computer science in 2011, also at New College, Oxford. His 4th year project involved working with several members of the Amsterdam Oxford Joint Rescue Forces team to explore 3D mapping and SLAM techniques in the domain of robotic search and rescue.Peter is currently interested in the data requirements of life-long learning for autonomous vehicles.


  • [PDF] P. Nelson, C. Linegar, and P. Newman, “Building, Curating, and Querying Large-scale Data Repositories for Field Robotics Applications,” in International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR), Toronto, ON, Canada, 2015.

    Address = {Toronto, ON, Canada},
    Author = {Nelson, Peter and Linegar, Chris and Newman, Paul},
    Booktitle = {{I}nternational {C}onference on {F}ield and {S}ervice {R}obotics ({FSR})},
    Month = {June},
    Pdf = {},
    Title = {{B}uilding, {C}urating, and {Q}uerying {L}arge-scale {D}ata {R}epositories for {F}ield {R}obotics {A}pplications},
    Year = {2015}}

  • [PDF] P. Nelson, W. Churchill, I. Posner, and P. Newman, “From Dusk till Dawn: Localisation at Night using Artificial Light Sources,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, WA, USA, 2015.

    Address = {Seattle, WA, USA},
    Author = {Nelson, Peter and Churchill, Winston and Posner, Ingmar and Newman, Paul},
    Booktitle = {{P}roceedings of the {IEEE} {I}nternational {C}onference on {R}obotics and {A}utomation ({ICRA})},
    Month = {May},
    Pdf = {},
    Title = {{F}rom {D}usk till {D}awn: {L}ocalisation at {N}ight using {A}rtificial {L}ight {S}ources},
    Year = {2015}}