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Conference Papers

Kayastha S; Shi L; Katupitiya J; Pearce G, 2018, 'Post-impact Motion Control of a Space Robot with Flexible Manipulator', in 2018 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018, Singapore, pp. 710 - 715, presented at The 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018, Singapore, 18 November 2018 - 21 November 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICARCV.2018.8581178

Zhang Y; Huang J; Katupitiya J, 2018, 'Dynamics and oscillation control of helicopters carrying large-size loads', in IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, pp. 250 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2018.8452276

Kayastha S; Katupitiya J; Pearce G, 2018, 'Control of a Space Robot with Flexible Manipulator using Generalized Decoupling Technique', in 2018 2nd International Conference on Robotics and Automation Sciences, ICRAS 2018, Wuhan, China, pp. 123 - 128, presented at International Conference on Robotics and Automation Sciences, Wuhan, China, 23 June 2018 - 25 June 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRAS.2018.8443266

Kayastha S; Shi L; Katupitiya JAY; Pearce GARTH, 2017, 'Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of a Planar Three-link Space Manipulator', in 2017 Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2017, Gold Coast, pp. 635 - 640, presented at The 2017 Asian Control Conference, Gold Coast, 17 December 2017 - 20 December 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ASCC.2017.8287244

Hirayama M; Guivant J; Katupitiya J; Whitty M, 2017, 'Path planning for autonomous bulldozers', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA, Sydney, pp. 233 - 238, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2017, Sydney, 11 December 2017 - 13 December 2017

Taghia J; Wang X; Lam S; Katupitiya J, 2017, 'A sliding mode controller with a nonlinear disturbance observer for a farm vehicle operating in the presence of wheel slip', in Autonomous Robots, pp. 71 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-015-9530-4

Kayastha S; Katupitiya J; Pearce G, 2017, 'A length offset based controller for trajectory tracking of two-link planar robot arms', in 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2017

Katupitiya J; Wang X; Taghia J, 2016, 'Robust Model Predictive Control for Path Tracking of a Tracked Vehicle with a Steerable Trailer in the Presence of Slip', in IFAC-PapersOnLine, Seattle, WA, USA, pp. 469 - 474, presented at IFAC Agricontrol 2016, Seattle, WA, USA, 14 August 2016 - 17 August 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.085

Shi L; Katupitiya J; Kinkaid N, 2016, 'Robust Attitude Controller for a Spacecraft Equipped with a Robotic Manipulator', in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, USA, pp. 4966 - 4971, presented at 2016 American Control Conference, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, USA, 06 July 2016 - 08 July 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2016.7526140

Shi L; Jayakody H; Kinkaid N; Katupitiya J, 2016, 'Attitude Regulation of a Free-Flying Space Robot during Contact Operations', in Aerospace Conference, 2016 IEEE, Yellowstone Conference Center, Big Sky, Montana, presented at IEEE Aerospace Conference, Yellowstone Conference Center, Big Sky, Montana, 05 March 2016 - 12 March 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2016.7500819

Woods MR; Guivant J; Katupitiya J, 2015, 'Terrain Classification and Segmentation using Non-Semantic Range Data', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA, Canberra, Australia, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Canberra, Australia, 02 December 2015 - 04 December 2015

Dai P; Katupitiya J, 2015, 'Online Path Tracking and Motion Optimization of a 4WS4WD Vehicle', in IEEE IROS (ed.), IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, Hamburg, Grmany, pp. 4133 - 4139, presented at IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Grmany, 28 September 2015 - 02 October 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2015.7353961

Katupitiya J; Jayakody H, 2015, 'An Adaptive Variable Structure Control Methodology for Attitude and Position Control of a Vectored Thrust Aerial Vehicle', in IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea, pp. 1014 - 1019, presented at IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea, 07 July 2015 - 11 July 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2015.7222672

Dai P; Katupitiya J, 2015, 'Force Control of a 4WS4WD Vehicle for Path Tracking', in IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea, pp. 238 - 243, presented at IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea, 07 July 2015 - 11 July 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2015.7222538

Katupitiya J; Taghia J, 2015, 'Path Following Control of an Off-Road Track Vehicle Towing a Steerable Driven Implement', in IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, Korea, pp. 713 - 718, presented at IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Korea, 07 July 2015 - 11 July 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2015.7222621

Faul B; Katupitiya J, 2015, 'Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of a Vectored Thrust Quad-Rotor', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA

Jayakody HS; Katupitiya J, 2014, 'A Gain Adaptive Variable Structure Control Methodology for Second Order Nonlinear Dynamic Systems', in Astolfi A (ed.), 2014 IEEE 53rd Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), IEEE, J.W.Marriott Hotel, Los Angeles, USA, pp. 4391 - 4397, presented at 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), J.W.Marriott Hotel, Los Angeles, USA, 15 December 2014 - 17 December 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2014.7040074

Dai P; Katupitiya J, 2014, 'Path Planning and Force Control of a 4WD4WS Vehicle', in echatronics and Automation (ICMA), 2014 IEEE International Conference, Melbourne, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA). 2014, Melbourne, 02 December 2014 - 04 December 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICMA.2014.6885958

Dai P; Katupitiya J, 2014, 'Path Planning and Tracking of a 4WD4WS Vehicle to be Driven Under Force Control', in Fu Y (ed.), 2014 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, IEEE ICMA 2014, IEEE, Tianjin, China, pp. 1709 - 1715, presented at International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Tianjin, China, 03 August 2014 - 06 August 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICMA.2014.6885958

Katupitiya J, 2014, 'An Autonomous Seeder for Broad Acre Crops', in American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2014, ASABE 2014, Montreal, Canada, pp. 169 - 176, presented at 2014 ASABE and CSBE/SCGAB Annual International Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 13 July 2014 - 16 July 2014

Briquet-Kerestedjian N; Taghia J; Katupitiya J, 2014, 'Derivation of error models incorporating slippage for a tracked vehicle coupled to a steerable trailer', in IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, pp. 1054 - 1060, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2014.6878220

Teng K; Katupitiya J, 2014, 'Market-based task assignment strategies for multi-agent systems deployed for bushfire fighting', in IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation, ICCA, pp. 25 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCA.2014.6870890

Guivant J; Katupitiya ; Woods M, 2013, 'Terrain Classification using Depth Texture Features', in Eaton R (ed.), Terrain Classification using Depth Texture Features, Sydney, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Sydney, 02 December 2013 - 05 December 2013

Katupitiya J; Jayakody H, 2013, 'Sliding Mode Based Position and Attitude Controller for a Vectored Thrust Aerial Vehicle', in Guivant J (ed.), Proceedings of the 2013 Australasian Conference on Robotics & Automation, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, Sydney, Australia, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sydney, Australia, 02 December 2013 - 04 December 2013, http://www.araa.asn.au/acra/acra2013/papers/pap125s1-file1.pdf

Taghia J; Katupitiya J, 2013, 'Wheel Slip Identifcation and its Use in the Robust Control of Articulated Off -Road Vehicles', in Guivant J (ed.), Wheel Slip Identifcation and its Use in the Robust Control of Articulated Off -Road Vehicles, Sydney, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Sydney, 02 December 2013 - 04 December 2013, http://www.javadtaghia.com/

Woods MR; Katupitiya J, 2013, 'Modelling of a 4WS4WD vehicle and its control for path tracking', in Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Control and Automation, CICA 2013 - 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2013, pp. 155 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CICA.2013.6611677

Yuan W; Katupitiya J, 2013, 'Dynamic modelling and control of a vectored thrust aerial vehicle', in 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics: Mechatronics for Human Wellbeing, AIM 2013, pp. 1361 - 1366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2013.6584284

Yuan W; Katupitiya J, 2012, 'A two-stage method for the parametric identification of scale-model helicopter dynamics', in AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-4733

Yuan W; Katupitiya J, 2012, 'Centralized robust controllers using signal-based H∞ and μ-synthesis for an unmanned helicopter', in AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-4417

Yuan W; Katupitiya J, 2012, 'Design of a μ synthesis controller to stabilize an unmanned helicopter', in 28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences 2012, ICAS 2012, pp. 3317 - 3325

Huynh VT; Smith RN; Kwok NM; Katupitiya J, 2012, 'A nonlinear PI and backstepping-based controller for tractor-steerable trailers influenced by slip', in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, USA, pp. 245 - 252, presented at 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 14 May 2012 - 18 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2012.6224567

Ward JR; Katupitiya J, 2012, 'Free space mapping and motion planning in configuration space for mobile manipulators.', in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, USA, pp. 4981 - 4986, presented at 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 14 May 2012 - 18 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2007.364247

Zhao J; Katupitiya J; Ward JR, 2012, 'Global correlation based ground plane estimation using V-disparity image', in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, USA, pp. 529 - 534, presented at 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 14 May 2012 - 18 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2007.363041

Yuan W; Katupitiya J, 2011, 'A time-domain grey-box system identification procedure for scale model helicopters', in Proceedings of the 2011 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, Queensland, Australia, pp. 8 p., presented at 2011 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Melbourne, VIC., 07 December 2011 - 09 December 2011

Kumon M; Katupitiya J; Mizumoto I, 2011, 'Robust attitude control of Vectored Thrust Aerial Vehicles', in Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress 2011, International Federation of Automatic Control, Milan, Italy, pp. 2607 - 2613, presented at 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 28 August 2011 - 02 September 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.03445

Whitty MA; Cossell S; Dang KS; Guivant J; Katupitiya J, 2010, 'Autonomous Navigation using a Real-Time 3D Point Cloud', in Proceedings of the 2010 Australasian Conference on Robotics & Automation, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, http://www.araa.asn.au/acra/acra2010/index.html, pp. 1 - 10, presented at 2010 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA 2010, Brisbane, QLD, 01 December 2010 - 03 December 2010, http://www.araa.asn.au/acra/acra2010/papers/pap151s1-file1.pdf

Huynh VT; Katupitiya J; Kwok NM; Eaton RP, 2010, 'Derivation of an error model for tractor-trailer path tracking', in Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering, ISKE 2010, IEEE, USA, pp. 60 - 66, presented at 2010 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering, ISKE 2010, Hangzhou, China, 15 November 2010 - 16 November 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISKE.2010.5680795

Howarth B; Katupitiya J; Guivant J; Szwec A, 2010, 'Novel robotic 3D surface mapping using range and vision fusion', in 23rd IEEE/RSJ 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2010, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA, pp. 1539 - 1544, presented at 23rd IEEE/RSJ 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2010, Taipei, Taiwan, 18 October 2010 - 22 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2010.5648844

Kumon M; Cover H; Katupitiya J, 2010, 'Hovering control of vectored thrust aerial vehicles', in 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, pp. 1149 - 1154, presented at 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 03 May 2010 - 08 May 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509917

Eaton RP; Pota HR; Katupitiya J, 2009, 'Path tracking control of vehicles with compensation for steering dynamics', in Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, pp. 7357 - 7362, presented at Joint 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, 16 December 2009 - 18 December 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2009.5399528

Zhao J; Whitty MA; Katupitiya J, 2009, 'Detection of non-flat ground surfaces using V-Disparity images', in Kuehnle J (ed.), 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009, pp. 4584 - 4589, 11 October 2009 - 15 October 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2009.5354207

Eaton RP; Katupitiya J; Pota HR; Siew KW, 2009, 'Robust sliding mode control of an agricultural tractor under the influence of slip', in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, pp. 1873 - 1878, presented at IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Singapore, 14 July 2009 - 17 July 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2009.5229796

Pota HR; Siew KW; Katupitiya J; Eaton RP, 2009, 'Simulation of an articulated tractor-implement-trailer model under the influence of lateral disturbances.', in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, pp. 951 - 956, presented at IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Singapore, 14 July 2009 - 17 July 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2009.5229888

Dang KS; Katupitiya J; Eaton RP; Kwok NM, 2009, 'Modelling and control of the GreenWeeder for crop row tracking.', in ICAR2009 - 14th International conference on Advanced Robotics Conference Proceedings, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, presented at Able Robots, Munich, Germany, 22 June 2009 - 27 June 2009

Eaton RP; Katupitiya J; Siew KW, 2008, 'Autonomous Farming : Modeling and Control of Agricultural Machinery in a Unified Framework', in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, Auckland New Zealand, pp. 499 - 504, presented at 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision, Auckland New Zealand, 02 December 2008 - 04 December 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MMVIP.2008.4749583

Zhang Z; Kodagoda S; Ruiz D; Katupitiya J; Dissanayake G, 2008, 'Classification of bidens in wheat farms', in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, Auckland New Zealand, pp. 505 - 510, presented at 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision, Auckland New Zealand, 02 December 2008 - 04 December 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MMVIP.2008.4749584

Howarth B; Katupitiya J; Eaton RP; Kodagoda S, 2008, 'Localization of visually indistinguishable mature lettuce heads using spatial information', in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, Auckland New Zealand, pp. 17 - 22, presented at 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision, Auckland New Zealand, 02 December 2008 - 04 December 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MMVIP.2008.4749500

Eaton RP; Katupitiya J; Dang KS; Siew KW, 2008, 'Precision guidance of agricultural tractors for autonomous farming', in 2008 IEEE International Systems Conference Proceedings, SysCon 2008, pp. 314 - 321, presented at IEEE International Systems Conference Proceedings, SysCon 2008 2008, 07 April 2008 - 10 April 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SYSTEMS.2008.4519026

Katupitiya J; Eaton R, 2008, 'Precision autonomous guidance of agricultural vehicles for future autonomous farming', in American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2008, ASABE 2008, pp. 6059 - 6068

Katupitiya J; Eaton RP, 2008, 'Precision autonomous guidance of agricultural vehicles for future autonomous farming', in ASABE (ed.), The 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting, 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Rhode Island, USA, pp. 1 - 6, presented at 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Rhode Island, USA, 29 June 2008 - 02 July 2008


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