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Journal articles

Bai, F, Vidal-Calleja, T & Huang, S 2018, 'Robust Incremental SLAM under Constrained Optimization Formulation', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 1207-1214.
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Best, G, Faigl, J & Fitch, R 2018, 'Online planning for multi-robot active perception with self-organising maps', Autonomous Robots, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 715-738.
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Cao, D, Hong, GUANG & Wang, JACK 2018, 'Chemical heat storage for saving the exhaust gas energy in a spark ignition engine', Journal of Clean Energy Technologies (JOCET), vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 41-46.
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Cliff, OM, Prokopenko, M & Fitch, R 2018, 'Minimising the Kullback–Leibler Divergence for Model Selection in Distributed Nonlinear Systems', Entropy, vol. 20, no. 2.
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Cliff, OM, Saunders, DL & Fitch, R 2018, 'Robotic ecology: Tracking small dynamic animals with an autonomous aerial vehicle', Science Robotics, vol. 3, no. 23.
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Dai, P & Katupitiya, J 2018, 'Force control for path following of a 4WS4WD vehicle by the integration of PSO and SMC', Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 1682-1716.
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Dai, P, Taghia, J, Lam, S & Katupitiya, J 2018, 'Integration of sliding mode based steering control and PSO based drive force control for a 4WS4WD vehicle', Autonomous Robots, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 553-568.
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D'urso, G, Smith, S, Mettu, R, Oksanen, T & Fitch, R 2018, 'Multi-vehicle refill scheduling with queueing', Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 144, pp. 44-57.
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Fitch, R, Isler, V, Tokekar, P & Scaramuzza, D 2018, 'Guest editorial: Special issue on active perception', Autonomous Robots, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 175-176.
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Ghaffari Jadidi, M, Valls Miro, J & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'Gaussian processes autonomous mapping and exploration for range-sensing mobile robots', Autonomous Robots, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 273-290.
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Gracia, L, Perez-Vidal, C & Valls-Miro, J 2018, 'Advanced Mathematical Methods for Collaborative Robotics', MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING.
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Gracia, L, Solanes, JE, Muñoz-Benavent, P, Esparza, A, Valls Miro, J & Tornero, J 2018, 'Cooperative transport tasks with robots using adaptive non-conventional sliding mode control', Control Engineering Practice, vol. 78, pp. 35-55.
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Gracia, L, Solanes, JE, Munoz-Benavent, P, Valls Miro, J, Perez-Vidal, C & Tornero, J 2018, 'Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for Robotic Surface Treatment Using Force Feedback', Mechatronics, vol. 52, pp. 102-118.
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hassan, M, liu, D & Paul, G 2018, 'Collaboration of Multiple Autonomous Industrial Robots through Optimal Base Placements', Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol. 90, no. 1-2, pp. 113-132.
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Liu, W, Yan, X, Huang, S, Yang, C & Wang, G 2018, 'Advanced Control for Singular Systems with Applications', Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2018.
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Ma, H, Xiong, R, Wang, Y, Kodagoda, S & Shi, L 2018, 'Towards open-set semantic labeling in 3D point clouds : Analysis on the unknown class', Neurocomputing, vol. 275, pp. 1282-1294.
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Miro, JV, Ulapane, N, Shi, L, Hunt, D & Behrens, M 2018, 'Robotic pipeline wall thickness evaluation for dense nondestructive testing inspection', JOURNAL OF FIELD ROBOTICS, vol. 35, no. 8, pp. 1293-1310.
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Patten, T, Martens, W & Fitch, R 2018, 'Monte Carlo planning for active object classification', Autonomous Robots, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 391-421.
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Rahman, S, Quin, P, Walsh, T, Vidal-Calleja, T, McPhee, MJ, Toohey, E & Alempijevic, A 2018, 'Preliminary estimation of fat depth in the lamb short loin using a hyperspectral camera', Animal Production Science, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 1488-1496.
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Shiozaki, T & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'Eliminating Scale Drift in Monocular SLAM using Depth from Defocus', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 581-587.
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Solanes, JE, Gracia, L, Muñoz-Benavent, P, Esparza, A, Valls Miro, J & Tornero, J 2018, 'Adaptive robust control and admittance control for contact-driven robotic surface conditioning', Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 54, pp. 115-132.
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Solanes, JE, Gracia, L, Muñoz-Benavent, P, Valls Miro, J, Carmichael, MG & Tornero, J 2018, 'Human–robot collaboration for safe object transportation using force feedback', Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 107, pp. 196-208.
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Solanes, JE, Gracia, L, Muñoz-Benavent, P, Valls Miro, J, Girbés, V & Tornero, J 2018, 'Human-robot cooperation for robust surface treatment using non-conventional sliding mode control.', ISA transactions, vol. 80, pp. 528-541.
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Song, J, Wang, J, Zhao, L, Huang, S & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'Dynamic Reconstruction of Deformable Soft-Tissue With Stereo Scope in Minimal Invasive Surgery', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 155-162.
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Song, J, Wang, J, Zhao, L, Huang, S & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'MIS-SLAM: Real-Time Large-Scale Dense Deformable SLAM System in Minimal Invasive Surgery Based on Heterogeneous Computing', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 4068-4075.
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Tan, Q, Dai, P, Zhang, Z & Katupitiya, J 2018, 'MPC and PSO based control methodology for path tracking of 4WS4WD vehicles', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), vol. 8, no. 6.
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Thiyagarajan, K, Kodagoda, S, Nguyen, LV & Ranasinghe, R 2018, 'Sensor Failure Detection and Faulty Data Accommodation Approach for Instrumented Wastewater Infrastructures', IEEE Access, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 56562-56562.
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Thiyagarajan, K, Kodagoda, S, Ranasinghe, R, Vitanage, D & Iori, G 2018, 'Robust sensing suite for measuring temporal dynamics of surface temperature in sewers', Nature - Scientific Reports, vol. 8.
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To, W, paul, G & liu, D 2018, 'A comprehensive approach to real-time fault diagnosis during automatic grit-blasting operation by autonomous industrial robots', Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 49, pp. 13-23.
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Ulapane, N, Alempijevic, A, Miro, JV & Vidal-Calleja, T 2018, 'Non-destructive evaluation of ferromagnetic material thickness using Pulsed Eddy Current sensor detector coil voltage decay rate', NDT & E INTERNATIONAL, vol. 100, pp. 108-114.
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Waldron, KJ 2018, 'Bernard Roth: The early days of the design division at Stanford, and the beginnings of research in robotics', Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 125, pp. 45-51.
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Wang, H, Huang, S, Yang, G & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'Comparison of two different objective functions in 2D point feature SLAM', Automatica, vol. 97, pp. 172-181.
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Wang, M, Liu, Y, Su, D, Liao, Y, Shi, L, Xu, J & Valls Miro, J 2018, 'Accurate and Real-Time 3-D Tracking for the Following Robots by Fusing Vision and Ultrasonar Information', IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 997-1006.
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Wang, S, Kodagoda, S, Shi, L & Dai, X 2018, 'Two-Stage Road Terrain Identification Approach for Land Vehicles Using Feature-Based and Markov Random Field Algorithm', IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 29-39.
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Conferences

Alvarez, JK & Kodagoda, S 2018, 'Application of deep learning image-to-image transformation networks to GPR radargrams for sub-surface imaging in infrastructure monitoring', 2018 13th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Wuhan, China, pp. 611-616.
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Arora, A, Furlong, PM, Fitch, R, Fong, T, Sukkarieh, S & Elphic, R 2018, 'Online Multi-modal Learning and Adaptive Informative Trajectory Planning for Autonomous Exploration', Springer International Publishing, pp. 239-254.
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Bai, F, Vidal Calleja, T, Huang, S & Xiong, R 2018, 'Predicting Objective Function Change in Pose-Graph Optimization', International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Madrid, pp. 1-8.
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Bai, F, Vidal-Calleja, T, Huang, S & Xiong, R 2018, 'Predicting Objective Function Change in Pose-Graph Optimization', IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 145-152.
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Best, G, Forrai, M, Mettu, RR & Fitch, R 2018, 'Planning-Aware Communication for Decentralised Multi-Robot Coordination', Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, pp. 1050-1057.
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Best, G, Huang, S & Fitch, R 2018, 'Decentralised Mission Monitoring with Spatiotemporal Optimal Stopping', 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Madrid, Spain.
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Bykerk, L & Liu, D 2018, 'Experimental verification of a completely soft gripper for grasping and classifying beam members in truss structures', IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 756-761.
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Caruana, A & Vidal Calleja, T 2018, 'Very Low Complexity Convolutional Neural Network for Generating Quadtree Structures', ACRA 2018 Website Proceedings, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, ARAA, Lincoln, New Zealand, pp. 1-8.
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Chen, Y, Huang, S, Fitch, R & Yu, J 2018, 'Efficient Active SLAM Based on Submap Joining, Graph Topology and Convex Optimization', International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
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Dai, B, Le Gentil, C & Vidal Calleja, T 2018, 'Connecting the Dots for Real-Time LiDAR-based Object Detection with YOLO', Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Lincoln, New Zealand.
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Furukawa, T, Dissanayake, G, Attia, T & Hodges, J 2018, 'A Bayesian Framework for Simultaneous Robot Localization and Target Detection and Engagement', 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference On Intelligent Robots And Systems (IROS, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Madrid, Spain, pp. 7151-7157.
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Gracia, L, Solanes, JE, Munoz-Benavent, P, Miro, JV, Perez-Vidal, C & Tornero, J 2018, 'A Sliding Mode Control Architecture for Human-Manipulator Cooperative Surface Treatment Tasks', 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE.
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Hassan, M & Liu, D 2018, 'A Deformable Spiral Based Algorithm to Smooth Coverage Path Planning for Marine Growth Removal', International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Madrid, Spain, pp. 1913-1918.
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Hassan, M & Liu, D 2018, 'Performance Evaluation of an Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization Based Area Partitioning and Allocation Approach', IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 527-532.
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Hunt, D, Hussein, M, Stewart, C, Dissanayake, G, Valls Miro, J, Olson, J & Rossi, R 2018, 'Rapid Response Non-Destructive Inspection Robot for Condition Assessment of Critical Water Mains', ACRA 2018 Website proceedings, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ARAA, Lincoln University, New Zealand, pp. 1-7.
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Jadidi, MG, Patel, M, Miro, JV, Dissanayake, G, Biehl, J & Girgensohn, A 2018, 'A Radio-Inertial Localization and Tracking System with BLE Beacons Prior Maps', IPIN 2018 - 9th International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation.
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Katuwandeniya, K, Ranasinghe, R, Dantanarayana, L, Dissanayake, G & Liu, D 2018, 'Calibration of a Rotating Laser Range Finder using Intensity Features', 2018 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018, International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, IEEE, Singapore, Singapore, pp. 228-234.
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Lai, Y, Poon, J, Paul, G, Han, H & Matsubara, T 2018, 'Probabilistic Pose Estimation of Deformable Linear Objects', 2018 IEEE 14th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), IEEE, Munich, Germany, pp. 471-476.
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Lai, Y, Sutjipto, S, Clout, M, Carmichael, M & Paul, G 2018, 'GAVRe2: Towards Data-driven Upper-Limb Rehabilitation with Adaptive-Feedback Gamification', 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 164-169.
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Le Gentil, C, Vidal-Calleja, T & Huang, S 2018, '3D Lidar-IMU Calibration based on Upsampled Preintegrated Measurements for Motion Distortion Correction', International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane.
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Lee, KMB, Lee, JJH, Yoo, C, Hollings, B & Fitch, R 2018, 'Active perception for plume source localisation with underwater gliders', Website Proceedings ACRA 2018, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ARAA Website, Lincoln, New Zealand, pp. 1-10.
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Liu, L, Zhang, T, Liu, Y, Leighton, B, Zhao, L, Huang, S & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'Parallax Bundle Adjustment on Manifold with Improved Global Initialization', Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics (SPAR), The 13th International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Springer, Mérida, México.
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Lu, W & Liu, D 2018, 'A Frequency-Limited Adaptive Controller for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems Under Large Wave Disturbances', 13th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA), World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, IEEE, Changsha, China.
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Nguyen, LV, Ulapane, N & Valls Miro, J 2018, 'Adaptive Sampling for Spatial Prediction in Environmental Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Networks: A Review', 2018 13th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Wuhan, China, pp. 346-351.
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Poon, J, Cui, Y, Miro, JV & Matsubara, T 2018, 'Learning Mobility Aid Assistance via Decoupled Observation Models', 2018 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, IEEE, Singapore, Singapore, pp. 1903-1910.
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Ramon Soria, P, Sukkar, F, Martens, W, Arrue, BC & Fitch, R 2017, 'Multi-view Probabilistic Segmentation of Pome Fruit with a Low-Cost RGB-D Camera', ROBOT 2017: Third Iberian Robotics Conference, Robot 2017: Third Iberian Robotics Conference, Springer International Publishing, Spain, pp. 320-331.
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Ranasinghe, R, Dissanayake, G & Liu, D 2018, 'Sensing for Autonomous Navigation Inside Steel Bridges', Proceedings of IEEE Sensors, IEEE SENSORS, IEEE, New Delhi, India, pp. 1-4.
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Shakor, P, Nejadi, S & Paul, G 2018, 'An investigation into the behaviour of cementitious mortar in the construction of 3D printed members by the means of extrusion printing', 1st International Conference on 3D Construction Printing, Melbourne, Australia.
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Shakor, P, Nejadi, S, Paul, G & Sanjayan, J 2018, 'A Novel Methodology of Powder-based Cementitious Materials in 3D Inkjet Printing for Construction Applications', Whittles Publishing, Sixth International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures, Whittles Publishing, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom, pp. 685-659.
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Sukkar, F, Soria, PR, Fitch, R, Martens, W & Arrue, BC 2017, 'Multi-View Probabilistic Segmentation of Pome Fruit with a Low-Cost RGB-D Camera', ROBOT 2017: Third Iberian Robotics Conference, Iberian Robotics Conference, Springer, Seville, Spain.
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Thiyagarajan, K, Kodagoda, S, Nguyen, LV & Wickramanayake, S 2018, 'Gaussian Markov Random Fields for Localizing Reinforcing Bars in Concrete Infrastructure', International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Germany, pp. 1052-1052.
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Tran, A, Liu, D, Ranasinghe, R & Carmichael, M 2018, 'Identifying Human Hand Orientation around a Cylindrical Handlebar for physical Human-Robot Interaction', International Symposium on Robotics, Munich, pp. 427-434.
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Tran, A, Liu, D, Ranasinghe, R & Carmichael, M 2018, 'Method for Quantifying a Robot's Confidence in its Human Co-worker in Human-Robot Cooperative Grit-Blasting', International Symposium on Robotics, Munich, pp. 474-481.
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Ulapane, N, Nguyen, LV, Valls Miro, J & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'A Solution to the Inverse Pulsed Eddy Current Problem Enabling 3D Profiling', 2018 13th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Wuhan, China, pp. 1267-1272.
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Unicomb, J, Ranasinghe, RS, Dantanarayana, L & Dissanayake, G 2018, 'A Monocular Indoor Localiser based on an Extended Kalman Filter and Edge Images from a Convolutional Neural Network', 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Madrid, Spain, pp. 1-9.
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Valls Miro, J, Hunt, D, Ulapane, N & Behrens, M 2017, 'Towards Automatic Robotic NDT Dense Mapping for Pipeline Integrity Inspection', Field and Service Robotics: Results of the 11th International Conference, Conference on Field and Service Robotics, Springer International Publishing AG, Zurich, pp. 319-334.
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Virgona, A, Alempijevic, A & Vidal-Calleja, T 2018, 'Socially constrained tracking in crowded environments using shoulder pose estimates', Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, pp. 4555-4562.
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Wang, T, Lu, W & Liu, D 2018, 'A Case Study: Modeling of A Passive Flexible Link on A Floating Platform for Intervention Tasks', World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Changsha, China.
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Wang, T, Lu, W & Liu, D 2018, 'Excessive Disturbance Rejection Control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicleusing Reinforcement Learning', Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Lincoln, New Zealand.
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Zhang, Y, Huang, S & Zhang, T 2018, 'Comparison of EKF based SLAM and Optimization based SLAM Algorithms', 2018 13th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, IEEE, Wuhan, China, pp. 1308-1313.
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Zhao, J, Huang, S & Zhao, L 2018, 'Constrained Gaussian Mixture Models Based Scan Matching Method', ACRA 2018 Website Proceedings, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ARAA, New Zealand, pp. 1-8.
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Reports

Kodagoda, S & Thiyagarajan, K 2018, Performance Monitoring of Liners: Parameter Identification, Sydney.