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Book Chapters

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

Jones M; Basser Marks L, 1999, 'Forward', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague, Boston, London, pp. xv - xviii

Journal articles

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, vol. 15, pp. 825 - 844, http://dx.doi.org/10.24507/ijicic.15.03.825

Petrie P; wang Y; Liu S; Lam S; Whitty M; skewes M, 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

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

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

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, pp. 1 - 10, 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

Russell W; Kerrisk K; 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

Skewes M; Liu S; Petrie P; Whitty MA, 2016, 'Smart Phone Tools for Measuring Vine Water Status', Acta Horticulturae, vol. 1197, pp. 53 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1197.7

Craig I; Whitty MA, 2016, 'Region formation for efficient offline location prediction', IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 16, pp. 66 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MPRV.2017.13

Liu S; Whitty M, 2015, 'Automatic Grape Bunch Detection in Vineyards based on Support Vector Machine', Journal of Applied Logic, vol. 13, pp. 643 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jal.2015.06.001

Campbell DJ; Whitty MA, 2014, 'Metric-Based Detection of Robot Kidnapping with an SVM Classifier', Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.08.004

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, vol. 29, pp. 793 - 818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rob.21432

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, vol. 1, pp. 139 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/175682909789498251

Mak LC; Whitty MA; 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

Swift M; Jayakody H; Whitty M, 2019, 'Path Planning for Multi-Object Push Problems in Continuous Domain', International Federation of Automatic Control, Sydney, Australia, presented at 6th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation Technologies for Agriculture (AGRICONTROL), Sydney, Australia, 04 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

Hu M; Whitty M, 2019, 'An Evaluation of an Apple Canopy Density Mapping System for a Variable-Rate Sprayer', Sydney, Australia, presented at Agricontrol, Sydney, Australia, 04 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

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 October 2016 - 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, Sydney, pp. 233 - 238, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2017, Sydney, 11 December 2017 - 13 December 2017

azhari F; Whitty MA, 2016, 'History-based indoor localisation system using a Smartphone', in singh S; kurniawati H; pounds P (eds.), Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2016, Brisbane, pp. 278 - 284, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, 05 December 2016 - 07 December 2016

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 August 2016 - 17 August 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.043

Liu S; Tang JULIE; Whitty MARK, 2016, 'A Fast Method to Measure Stomatal Aperture by MSER on Smart Mobile Phone', in Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology 2016, Heidelberg Germany, presented at Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology, Heidelberg Germany, 25 July 2016 - 28 July 2016, 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, Seattle, USA, pp. 398 - 403, presented at Sensing, Control and Automation Technologies for Agriculture - 5th AGRICONTROL 2016, Seattle, USA, 14 August 2016 - 17 August 2016, 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, Seattle, Washington, pp. 231 - 236, presented at AgriControl 2016, Seattle, Washington, 14 August 2016 - 17 August 2016, 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 November 2016 - 18 November 2016

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

Liu S; Tang J; Cossell S; Whitty MA, 2015, 'Detection of Shoots in Vineyards by Unsupervised Learning with Over the Row Computer Vision System', in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA, Canberra, Australia, presented at Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Canberra, Australia, 02 December 2015 - 04 December 2015, https://ssl.linklings.net/conferences/acra/acra2015_proceedings/views/includes/files/pap162.pdf

Harding R; Whitty MA, 2015, 'Employing Android Devices for Autonomous Control of a UGV', in 2015 European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR 2015 - Proceedings, Lincoln, UK, presented at European Conference on Mobile Robots 2015, Lincoln, UK, 02 September 2015 - 04 September 2015, 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', in 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 November 2015 - 27 November 2015

Liu S; Whitty ; Cossell S, 2015, 'Automatic Grape Bunch Detection in Vineyards for Precise Yield Estimation', in UKITA N (ed.), Proceedings of the 14th IAPR International Conference on Machine Vision Applications, MVA 2015, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Tokyo, Japan, pp. 238 - 241, presented at AIPR, International Conference on Machine Vision Application (MVA 2015), Tokyo, Japan, 18 May 2015 - 22 May 2015, 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', in 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 May 2015 - 30 May 2015, http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~tokekar/ICRA2015Workshop/

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 July 2014 - 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 2014 - 02 April 2014

Campbell D; Whitty MA, 2013, 'Metric-Based Detection of Robot Kidnapping', in Andrade-Cetto J; Frese U (ed.), Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Mobile Robotics (ECMR)., Barcelona, Spain, pp. 192 - 197, presented at 6th European Conference on Mobile Robots, Barcelona, Spain, 25 September 2013 - 27 September 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECMR.2013.6698841

Liu S; Marden S; Whitty M, 2013, 'Towards Automated Yield Estimation in Viticulture', in Proceedings of Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2-4 Dec 2013, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia, Sydney, presented at Australian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sydney, 02 December 2013 - 04 December 2013

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

Whitty MA; Guivant J, 2012, 'Path Planning with Maximum Expected Map Deformation', in Proceedings of Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2012, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 1 - 9, presented at 2012 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Wellington, NZ, 03 December 2012 - 05 December 2012

Campbell D; Whitty MA; Lim S, 2012, 'Mobile 3D Indoor Mapping Using the Continuous Normal Distributions Transform', in Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, NJ, USA, pp. 1 - 9, presented at 2012 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation, UNSW, Sydney, 13 November 2012 - 15 November 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPIN.2012.6418889

Cossell S; Whitty MA; Guivant J, 2011, 'Streaming Kinect Data for Robot Teleoperation', in Proceedings of 2012 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, Wellington, NZ, pp. 1 - 8, presented at 2011 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Melbourne, VIC., 07 December 2011 - 09 December 2011

Whitty MA; Guivant J, 2011, 'Efficient global path planning during dense map deformation', in Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, Shanghai, China, pp. 4943 - 4949, presented at 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China, 09 May 2011 - 13 May 2011, 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 May 2011 - 22 May 2011, http://www.fig.net/pub/fig2011/papers/ts04j/ts04j_fairlie_whitty_et_al_5089.pdf

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

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', in 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 June 2009 - 05 June 2009

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

Pratley A; Whitty MA, 2007, 'Engineering heritage into 21st Century Students', in Engineering heritage into 21st Century Students, National Engineering Heritage Conference, presented at National Engineering Heritage Conference, 19 November 2007 - 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 July 2007 - 12 July 2007


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