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Book Chapters

Katupitiya J; Guivant J; Eaton R; Whitty M, 2013, 'Forward', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA

Guivant J; Whitty MA; Robledo A, 2010, 'Robust Global Urban Localization Based on Road Maps', in Yussof H (ed.), Robot Localization and Map Building, edn. March 2010, InTech, Austria, pp. 267 - 284, http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/robust-global-urban-localization-based-on-road-maps

Journal articles

Petrie PR; Wang Y; Liu S; Lam S; Whitty MA; Skewes MA, 2019, 'The accuracy and utility of a low cost thermal camera and smartphone-based system to assess grapevine water status', Biosystems Engineering, vol. 179, pp. 126 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2019.01.002

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

Liu S; Li X; Wu H; Xin B; Tang J; Petrie P; Whitty M, 2018, 'A robust automated flower estimation system for grape vines', Biosystems Engineering, vol. 172, pp. 110 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2018.05.009

Tang J; Petrie P; Whitty M, 2018, 'Modelling relationships between visible winegrape berries and bunch maturity', Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, vol. 25, pp. 116 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajgw.12374

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, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881418764716

Jayakody H; Liu S; Whitty M; Petrie P, 2017, 'Microscope image based fully automated stomata detection and pore measurement method for grapevines', Plant Methods, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13007-017-0244-9

Craig I; Whitty M, 2017, 'Region formation for efficient offline location prediction', IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 16, pp. 66 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MPRV.2017.13

Russell WT; Kerrisk KL; Whitty MA, 2017, 'The effect of herd mentality on dairy heifers conditioned to traffic through audio cues', Animal Production Science, vol. 57, pp. 1569 - 1574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AN16460

Liu S; Cossell S; Tang J; Dunn G; Whitty M, 2017, 'A computer vision system for early stage grape yield estimation based on shoot detection', Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 137, pp. 88 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.03.013

Campbell D; Whitty M, 2015, 'Metric-based detection of robot kidnapping with an SVM classifier', Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 69, pp. 40 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.08.004

Liu S; Whitty M, 2015, 'Automatic grape bunch detection in vineyards with an SVM classifier', Journal of Applied Logic, vol. 13, pp. 643 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jal.2015.06.001

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

Mak LC; Kumon M; Whitty M; 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, vol. 1, pp. 139 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/175682909789498251

Mak LC; Whitty M; Furukawa T, 2008, 'A localisation system for an indoor rotary-wing MAV using blade mounted LEDs', Sensor Review, vol. 28, pp. 125 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02602280810856688

Conference Papers

Skewes M; Petrie PR; Liu S; Whitty M, 2018, 'Smartphone tools for measuring vine water status', in Acta Horticulturae, pp. 53 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1197.7

Skewes M; petrie PR; liu S; Whitty M, 2018, 'Smartphone tools for measuring vine water status', in ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1197: International Symposium on Sensing Plant Water Status - Methods and Applications in Horticultural Science, International Society for Horticultural Science, Potsdam, Germany, pp. 53 - 58, presented at International Symposium on Sensing Plant Water Status - Methods and Applications in Horticultural Science, Potsdam, Germany, 05 - 07 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1197.7

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

Azhari F; Whitty M, 2016, 'History-based indoor localisation system using a Smartphone', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA, pp. 278 - 284

Cossell S; Whitty M; Liu S; Tang J, 2016, 'Spatial Map Generation from Low Cost Ground Vehicle Mounted Monocular Camera', in IFAC PAPERSONLINE, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, Seattle, WA, pp. 231 - 236, presented at 5th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation Technologies for Agriculture (AGRICONTROL), Seattle, WA, 14 - 17 August 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.043

Liu S; Tang J; Petrie P; Whitty M, 2016, 'A fast method to measure stomatal aperture by MSER on smart mobile phone', in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AIO.2016.AIW2B.2

Tang J; Woods M; Cossell S; Liu S; Whitty M, 2016, 'Non-Productive Vine Canopy Estimation through Proximal and Remote Sensing', in IFAC-PapersOnLine, pp. 398 - 403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.073

Cossell S; Whitty M; Liu S; Tang J, 2016, 'Spatial Map Generation from Low Cost Ground Vehicle Mounted Monocular Camera', in IFAC-PapersOnLine, pp. 231 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.043

Russell W; Whitty MA; Kerrisk K, 2016, 'Use of Audio Stimuli to Induce Voluntary Traffic with Dairy Heifers', in The Effect of Herd Mentality on Dairy Heifers Conditioned to Traffic Through Audio Cues, Australasian Dairy Science Symposium, Sydney, presented at Australasian Dairy Science Symposium, Sydney, 16 - 18 November 2016

Whitty MA, 2016, 'Next generation yield prediction technologies', Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference, Adelaide, presented at Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference, Adelaide, 25 - 28 July 2016

Liu S; Whitty M; Jayakody H, 2016, 'Grape berry counting based on automated 3D bunch reconstruction from a single image', in 16th AWITC proceedings, 16th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, presented at 16th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, 24 - 28 July 2016

Liu S; Tang J; Cossell S; Whitty M, 2015, 'Detection of shoots in vineyards by unsupervised learning with over the row computer vision system', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA

Harding RJ; Whitty MA, 2015, 'Employing Android devices for autonomous control of a UGV', in 2015 European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR 2015 - Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECMR.2015.7324200

Tang J; Liu S; Cossell S; Whitty M, 2015, 'Addressing Big Issues in Agriculture: A Case Study on Rapid and High Fidelity Yield Mapping', 14th APRU Doctoral Students Conference, Hangzhou, China, presented at 14th APRU Doctoral Students Conference, Hangzhou, China, 23 - 27 November 2015

Liu S; Whitty M; Cossell S, 2015, 'Automatic grape bunch detection in vineyards for precise yield estimation', in Proceedings of the 14th IAPR International Conference on Machine Vision Applications, MVA 2015, pp. 238 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MVA.2015.7153175

Liu S; Whitty M; Cossell S, 2015, 'A Lightweight Method for Grape Berry Counting based on Automated 3D Bunch Reconstruction from a Single Image', ICRA, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (IEEE), Workshop on Robotics in Agriculture, Seattle, presented at ICRA, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (IEEE), Workshop on Robotics in Agriculture, Seattle, 30 - 30 May 2015

Marden S; Whitty MA, 2014, 'GPS-free Localisation and Navigation for an Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Yield Forecasting in a Vineyard', in Menegatti E; Michael N; Berns K; Yamaguchi H (eds.), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference IAS-13, Springer, Padova, Italy, presented at Workshop on Recent Advances in Agricultural Robotics, 13th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Padova, Italy, 18 - 18 July 2014, http://www.ias-13.org/

Goward J; Whitty MA, 2014, 'Estimating and Predicting Carbon Sequestration in a Vineyard using Precision Viticulture Techniques', in Janssen V (ed.), Proceedings of the 19th Association of Public Authority Surveyors Conference (APAS2014), 19th Association of Public Authority Surveyors Conference, Pokolbin, NSW, Australia, presented at 19th Association of Public Authority Surveyors Conference, Pokolbin, NSW, Australia, 31 March - 02 April 2014

Campbell D; Whitty M, 2013, 'Metric-based detection of robot kidnapping', in 2013 European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR 2013 - Conference Proceedings, pp. 192 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECMR.2013.6698841

Liu S; Marden S; Whitty M, 2013, 'Towards automated yield estimation in viticulture', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA

Boyton C; Whitty MA; Cossell S; Boyton A, 2013, 'Automatic Generation of Aircraft Loading Schedules', in Doig G (ed.), 2013 AIAA Region VII Australia-Asia Student Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at 2013 AIAA Region VII Australia-Asia Student Conference, Sydney, Australia, 27 - 29 November 2013

Whitty M; Guivant J, 2012, 'Path planning with maximum expected map deformation', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA

Campbell D; Whitty M; Lim S, 2012, 'Mobile 3D indoor mapping using the Continuous Normal Distributions Transform', in 2012 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation, IPIN 2012 - Conference Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPIN.2012.6418889

Cossell S; Whitty M; Guivant J, 2011, 'Streaming Kinect data for robot teleoperation', in Proceedings of the 2011 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation

Whitty M; Guivant J, 2011, 'Efficient global path planning during dense map deformation', in Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4943 - 4949, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2011.5980113

Norzahari F; Fairlie K; White A; Leach M; Whitty MA; Cossell S; Guivant J; Katupitiya J, 2011, 'Spatially Smart Wine–Testing Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Wine Production', in Proceedings of FIG Working Week 2011, FIG – International Federation of Surveyors, Marrakech. Morocco, pp. 1 - 19, presented at FIG Working Week 2011, Marrakech. Morocco, 18 - 22 May 2011, http://www.fig.net/pub/fig2011/papers/ts04j/ts04j_fairlie_whitty_et_al_5089.pdf

Whitty M; 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 and Automation, ACRA 2010

Whitty MA; Mak LC; Taprell D; Ma A; Lee S; Ng CY; Robinson N; Xiao H, 2009, 'Development of the MAVSTAR Micro Aerial Vehicle and Base Station for IMAV09', 4th US - European workshop and flight competition for micro air vehicles (IMAV09), Pensacola, USA, presented at 4th US - European workshop and flight competition for micro air vehicles (IMAV09), Pensacola, USA, 01 - 05 June 2009

Whitty MA; Guivant JE, 2009, 'Efficient path planning in deformable maps', in 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009, pp. 5401 - 5406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2009.5354063

Pratley A; Whitty MA, 2007, 'Engineering heritage into 21st Century Students', National Engineering Heritage Conference, presented at National Engineering Heritage Conference, 19 - 21 November 2007

Pratley A; Whitty MA, 2007, 'Engineering students for the 21st century - analysis of pathways of engagement.', in Design Education, ConnectED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, presented at ConnectED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 09 - 12 July 2007

Conference Proceedings (Editor of)

Katupitiya J; Guivant JE; Eaton R, (eds.), 2013, 'Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2013', Australian Robotics and Automation Association, Sydney, Australia, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sydney, Australia, 02 - 04 December 2013, http://www.araa.asn.au/acra/acra2013/foreword.html

Reports

Whitty M; Liu S; cossell S; Jayakody H; Woods M; Tang J; Singh S; van Kerk Oerle P; Wiseham D; Liu S; Davidson A; Stocco T; Jarrett J; Jarrett P; Wotton C; Shepherd J; Lim S; Petrie PR; Dunn G, 2017, Improved yield prediction for the Australian wine industry, Wine Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, DPI1401, https://www.wineaustralia.com/au/research/search/completed-projects/dpi-1401

Other

Smart D; Tomkins A (eds.), 2011, Spatially Smart Wine – Testing Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Wine Production, Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, http://www.surco.uk.com/publications/


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