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Journal articles

Wang X; Katupitiya J, 2023, 'Robust control of a dual-arm space robot to capture a non-cooperative target in 3D space', Aerospace Science and Technology, 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2023.108538

Wang X; Katupitiya J, 2023, 'A Tangent Release Manipulation Controlled by a Dual-Arm Space Robot', Actuators, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/act12080325

Hu J; Liu T; Zeng H; Chua MX; Katupitiya J; Wu L, 2023, 'Static Modeling of a Class of Stiffness-Adjustable Snake-like Robots with Gravity Compensation', Robotics, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/robotics12010002

Kayastha S; Katupitiya J; Pearce G; Rao A, 2023, 'Comparative study of post-impact motion control of a flexible arm space robot', European Journal of Control, 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcon.2022.100738

Liu T; Zhang T; Katupitiya J; Wang J; Wu L, 2023, 'Haptics-Enabled Forceps With Multimodal Force Sensing: Toward Task-Autonomous Surgery', IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, PP, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tmech.2023.3329564

Wang X; Shi L; Katupitiya J, 2022, 'Robust control of a dual-arm space robot for in-orbit screw-driving operation', Acta Astronautica, 200, pp. 139 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2022.07.048

Feng L; Katupitiya J, 2022, 'UAV-based persistent full area coverage with dynamic priorities', Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2022.104244

Feng L; Katupitiya J, 2022, 'Vector Field based Control of Quadrotor UAVs for Wildfire Boundary Monitoring', Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications, 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-022-01731-z

Gnanasekera M; Katupitiya J, 2022, 'A Time-Efficient Method to Avoid Collisions for Collision Cones: An Implementation for UAVs Navigating in Dynamic Environments', Drones, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/DRONES6050106

Feng L; Katupitiya J, 2022, 'Accurate Detection of Occluded Wildfire Boundary', Fire Technology, 58, pp. 1789 - 1813, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10694-022-01227-0

Feng L; Katupitiya J, 2022, 'Radial basis function-based vector field algorithm for wildfire boundary tracking with UAVs', Computational and Applied Mathematics, 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40314-022-01831-4

De Silva AHTE; Katupitiya J; Savkin AV, 2022, 'UAV-UGV Collaborative Localisation with Ambiguity Aversion by UAV Re-positioning', IFAC-PapersOnLine, 55, pp. 101 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2022.11.122

Feng L; Katupitiya J, 2022, 'Vector Field based Tracking of a Dynamic Wildfire Boundary with an UAV', IFAC-PapersOnLine, 55, pp. 253 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2022.11.148

Gnanasekera M; Katupitiya J; Savkin AV; Eranga De Silva AHT, 2021, 'A range-based algorithm for autonomous navigation of an aerial drone to approach and follow a herd of cattle', Sensors, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s21217218

Wang X; Shi L; Katupitiya J, 2021, 'A strategy to decelerate and capture a spinning object by a dual-arm space robot', Aerospace Science and Technology, 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2021.106682

Karam LJ; Katupitiya J; Milanes V; Pitas I; Ye J, 2021, 'Autonomous Driving: Part 2-Learning and Cognition [From the Guest Editors]', IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 38, pp. 20 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2020.3033086

Ahmed AM; Katupitiya J, 2021, 'Modeling and control of a novel vectored-thrust quadcopter', Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 44, pp. 1399 - 1409, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.G005467

Wang X; Shi L; Katupitiya J, 2020, 'Coordinated control of a dual-arm space robot to approach and synchronise with the motion of a spinning target in 3D space', Acta Astronautica, 176, pp. 99 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2020.02.028

Karam LJ; Katupitiya J; Milanes V; Pitas I; Ye J, 2020, 'Autonomous Driving: Part 1-Sensing and Perception [From the Guest Editors]', IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 37, pp. 11 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2020.2990330

Hirayama M; Guivant J; Katupitiya J; Whitty M, 2019, 'Artificial intelligence in path planning for autonomous bulldozers: Comparison with manual operation', International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 15, pp. 825 - 844, http://dx.doi.org/10.24507/ijicic.15.03.825

Tan Q; Shi L; Katupitiya J, 2019, 'A novel control approach for path tracking of a force-controlled two-wheel-steer four-wheel-drive vehicle', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 233, pp. 1480 - 1494, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954407018760433

Hirayama M; Guivant J; Katupitiya J; Whitty M, 2019, 'Path planning for autonomous bulldozers', Mechatronics, 58, pp. 20 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2019.01.001

Shi L; Jayakody H; Katupitiya J; Jin X, 2018, 'Coordinated Control of a Dual-Arm Space Robot: Novel Models and Simulations for Robotic Control Methods', IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 25, pp. 86 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2018.2864717

Dai P; Katupitiya J, 2018, 'Force control for path following of a 4WS4WD vehicle by the integration of PSO and SMC', Vehicle System Dynamics, 56, pp. 1682 - 1716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00423114.2018.1435888

Tan Q; Dai P; Zhang Z; Katupitiya J, 2018, 'MPC and PSO based control methodology for path tracking of 4WS4WD vehicles', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app8061000

Shi L; Katupitiya J; Kinkaid NM, 2018, 'Hybrid Control of Space Robot in On-Orbit Screw-Driving Operation', IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 54, pp. 1253 - 1264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAES.2017.2780558

Hirayama M; Whitty M; Katupitiya J; Guivant J, 2018, 'An optimized approach for automatic material distribution operations of bulldozers', International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 15, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881418764716

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, 42, pp. 553 - 568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-017-9649-6

Tan Q; Wang X; Taghia J; Katupitiya J, 2017, 'Force control of two-wheel-steer four-wheel-drive vehicles using model predictive control and sequential quadratic programming for improved path tracking', International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 14, pp. 1729881417746295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881417746295

Duggan L; Dowzard J; Katupitiya J; Chan KC, 2017, 'A rapid deployment big data computing platform for cloud robotics', International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, 9, pp. 77 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.5121/ijcnc.2017.9606

Shi L; Kayastha S; Katupitiya J, 2017, 'Robust coordinated control of a dual-arm space robot', Acta Astronautica, 138, pp. 475 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2017.06.009

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', AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS, 41, pp. 71 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-015-9530-4

Zhu C; Katupitiya J; Wang J, 2017, 'Effect of links deformation on motion precision of parallel manipulator based on flexible dynamics', Industrial Robot, 44, pp. 776 - 787, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IR-12-2016-0368

Lam S; Taghia J; Katupitiya J, 2016, 'Evaluation of a transportation system employing autonomous vehicles', Journal of Advanced Transportation, 50, pp. 2266 - 2287, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/atr.1458

Shi L; Kinkaid N; Katupitiya J, 2016, 'Robust Control for Satellite Attitude Regulation During On-Orbit Assembly', IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 52, pp. 49 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAES.2016.140472

Jayakody HS; Shi L; Katupitiya J; Kinkaid N, 2016, 'Robust adaptive coordination controller for a spacecraft equipped with a robotic manipulator', Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 39, pp. 2699 - 2711, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.G002145

Lim K; Katupitiya J; Chan KC; Martin M, 2014, 'Design of an IT Capstone Subject - Cloud Robotics', INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN INDUSTRY, 2, pp. 104 - 110, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000414870800005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Matveev AS; Hoy M; Katupitiya J; Savkin AV, 2013, 'Nonlinear sliding mode control of an unmanned agricultural tractor in the presence of sliding and control saturation', Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61, pp. 973 - 987, http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84880332969&partnerID=40&md5=5b8e8e5ac8eaa08a31b956ebf5a388c1

Milton GE; Katupitiya J, 2012, 'Fabrication of arbitrary precision micro profiles by nano-grinding', International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, 8, pp. 231 - 246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJNM.2012.047030

Guivant J; Cossell S; Whitty MA; Katupitiya J, 2012, 'Internet-based operation of autonomous robots: The role of data replication, compression, bandwidth allocation and visualization', Journal of Field Robotics, 29, pp. 793 - 818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rob.21432

Balwinder-Singh ; Humphreys E; Eberbach PL; Katupitiya A; Yadvinder-Singh ; Kukal SS, 2011, 'Growth, yield and water productivity of zero till wheat as affected by rice straw mulch and irrigation schedule', Field Crops Research, 121, pp. 209 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2010.12.005

Howarth B; Katupitiya J; Eaton R; Kodagoda S, 2010, 'A machine learning approach to crop localisation using spatial information', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY, 39, pp. 101 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJCAT.2010.034737

Zhang Z; Kodagoda S; Ruiz D; Katupitiya J; Dissanayake G, 2010, 'Classification of Bidens in wheat farms', International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 39, pp. 123 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJCAT.2010.03474

Howarth B; Katupitiya J; Eaton RP; Kodagoda S, 2010, 'A machine learning approach to crop localisation using spatial information.', International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 39, pp. 101 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJCAT.2010.034737

Eaton RP; Katupitiya J; Siew KW; Howarth B, 2010, 'Autonomous farming: modelling and control of agricultural machinery in a unified framework.', International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications, 8, pp. 444 - 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJISTA.2010.030223

Kodagoda S; Ruiz D; Katupitiya J; Dissanayake G, 2010, 'Classification of bidens in wheat farms', International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 39, pp. 123 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJCAT.2010.034740

Mak LC; Kumon M; Whitty MA; Katupitiya J; Furukawa T, 2009, 'Design and Development of Micro Aerial Vehicles and their Cooperative Systems for Target Search and Tracking', International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, 1, pp. 139 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/175682909789498251

Ilic S; Ninic D; Tordon MJ; Katupitiya J, 2005, 'Effect of road conditions on the fatigue life of an automatic transmission output shaft.', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 219, pp. 337 - 344

Milton GE; Gharbia Y; Katupitiya J, 2005, 'Mechanical fabrication of precision microlenses on optical fiber endfaces', Optical Engineering, 44, pp. 1 - 8

Gharbia Y; Katupitiya J, 2004, 'Experimental determination of optimum parameters for nano-grinding of optical fibre end faces', International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 44, pp. 725 - 731


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