Publications - Mapping, Surveying & Inspection

The following publications have been published by the Mapping, Surveying & Inspection team in the course of their ORCA Hub research to date.

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Allotta B, Costanzi R, Ridolfi A, Salvetti O, Reggiannini M, Kruusmaa M, ... Scaradozzi D. (2018). The ARROWS Project: robotic technologies for underwater archaeology. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/364/1/012088

Aracri S, Sayed ME, Roberts JO, McConnell AC and Stokes AA, Limpet: An Autonomous Bioinspired Robot For Environmental Monitoring, in 19th Biennial Seminar on Water Resources and Environmental Management, 2018

Carlucho I, De Paula M, Wang S, Petillot Y, Acosta G. (2018). Adaptive low-level control of autonomous underwater vehicles using deep reinforcement learning. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, doi: 10.1016/j.robot.2018.05.016

Cegla F. (2019). Evaluation of the effect of motion on ultrasonic signals acquired using coded excitation. 46th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

Fallon M. (2018). Accurate and robust localization for walking robots fusing kinematics, inertial, vision and LIDAR. Interface focus, 8(4), pp. 20180015. doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2018.001

Garriga-Casanovas A. (2019). Development of a New, Wireless Acquisition System for EMATs Compatible with the Robotics Operating System. 46th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2020.3002418

Hong Z, Petillot Y, Lane D, Miao Y, Wang S. (2019). TextPlace: Visual Place Recognition and Topological Localization Through Reading Scene Texts. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) doi: 10.1109/ICCV.2019.00295

Ivan V., Garriga-Casanovas A., Khalili P., Merkt W., Cegla F. B., Vijayakumar S. (2020). Autonomous Non-destructive Remote Robotic Inspection of Offshore Assets. Offshore Technology Conference 2020 doi: 10.4043/30754-MS

Khalili, P. (2019). Excitation of Pure SH1 Mode and Evaluation of Its Sensitivity to Very Shallow Crack-Like Defects. 46th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

Krikke, T., Broz, F., Lane, D. (2018) Who Said That? a Comparative Study of Non-negative Matrix Factorization Techniques. Proc. Interspeech 2018, 1234-1238 doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2018-1807

Li R, Wang S, Long Z, Gu D. (2018). UnDeepVO: Monocular Visual Odometry Through Unsupervised Deep Learning. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, QLD, 2018, pp. 7286-7291, doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8461251

Liu Y, Petillot Y, Lane D, Wang S. (2019). Global Localization with Object-Level Semantics and Topology. 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal, QC, Canada, 2019, pp. 4909-4915, doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2019.8794475

Lu C, Du B, Wen H, Wang S, Markham A, Martinovic I, ... Trigoni N. (2018). Snoopy Sniffing Your Smartwatch Passwords via Deep Sequence Learning. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, (4), doi: 10.1145/3161196

Mahon ST, Roberts JO, Sayed ME, Chun DH, Aracri S, McKenzie RM, ... Stokes AA. (2018). Capability by Stacking: The Current Design Heuristic for Soft Robots. Biomimetics (Basel, Switzerland), 3(3), doi: 10.3390/biomimetics3030016

Morozs N, Liu J, Mitchell P, Zakharov Y, Mourya R, Petillot Y, ... Stokes A. (2018). Robust TDA-MAC for practical underwater sensor network deployment. Proceedings of the Thirteenth ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems, December 2018 Article No.: 11 Pages 1–8, doi: 10.1145/3291940.3291970

Nemitz M, Marcotte R, Sayed M, Ferrer G, Hero A, Olson E, ... Stokes A. (2018). Multi-Functional Sensing for Swarm Robots Using Time Sequence Classification: HoverBot, an Example. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, doi: 10.3389/frobt.2018.00055

Palomer A, Ridao P, Youakim D, Ribas D, Forest J, Petillot Y. (2018). 3D Laser Scanner for Underwater Manipulation. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 18(4), doi: 10.3390/s18041086

Parra-Raad J, Khalili P, Cegla F. (2020). Shear waves with orthogonal polarisations for thickness measurement and crack detection using EMATs. NDT & E International, doi: 10.1016/j.ndteint.2019.102212

Petillot Y, Antonelli G, Casalino G, Ferreira F. (2019). Underwater Robots: From Remotely Operated Vehicles to Intervention-Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, (2), doi: 10.1109/MRA.2019.290806

Sayed, ME, Nemitz, MP, Aracri, S, McConnell, AC, McKenzie, RM, Stokes, AA. The Limpet: A ROS-Enabled Multi-Sensing Platform for the ORCA Hub. Sensors 2018, 18, 3487, doi: 10.3390/s18103487

Sayed ME, Roberts JO, McKenzie RM, Aracri S, Buchoux A, and Stokes AA. Limpet II: A Modular, Untethered Soft Robot. Soft Robotics, doi: 10.1089/soro.2019.0161

Scona R, R Petillot Y, Fallon M. (2018). Dense RGB-D SLAM in Dynamic Environments using Inertial Sensing and Motion Segmentation.

Scona R, Jaimez M, Petillot Y, Fallon M, Cremers D. (2018). StaticFusion: Background Reconstruction for Dense RGB-D SLAM in Dynamic Environments. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, QLD, 2018, pp. 3849-3856, doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460681

Semwal T, Aracri S, McConnell AC, Sayed ME and Stokes AA, A Systems Approach to Real-World Deployment of Industrial Internet of Things, 2020 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2020, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/CEC48606.2020.9185790

Teng L, Jeronimo K, Wei T, Nemitz M, Lyu G, Stokes A. (2018). Integrating soft sensor systems using conductive thread. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, (5), doi: 10.1088/1361-6439/aaaca8

Tinchev G, Nobili S, Fallon M. (2018). Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Reliable Localization in Urban and Natural Environments,
2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, 2018, pp. 8239-8246, doi: 10.1109/IROS.2018.8594042

Wang Z, Rosa S, Xie L, Yang B, Wang S, Trigoni N, ... Markham A. (2018). DEFO-NET: Learning Body Deformation Using Generative Adversarial Networks. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, QLD, 2018, pp. 2440-2447, doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8462832

Willners J, Toohey L, Petillot Y. (2019). Sampling-Based Path Planning for Cooperative Autonomous Maritime Vehicles to Reduce Uncertainty in Range-Only Localization. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, (4), doi: 10.1109/LRA.2019.2926947

Xie L, Wang S, Rosa S, Markham A, Trigoni N. (2018). Learning with Training Wheels: Speeding up Training with a Simple Controller for Deep Reinforcement Learning. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, QLD, 2018, pp. 6276-6283, doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8461203

Yang B, Wang S, Markham A, Trigoni N. (2019). Robust Attentional Aggregation of Deep Feature Sets for Multi-view 3D Reconstruction. International Journal of Computer Vision, (1), doi: 10.1007/s11263-019-01217-w

Wang C, Zhang Q, Tian Q, Li S, Wang X, Lane D, Petillot Y... Wang S. (2020). Learning Mobile Manipulation through Deep Reinforcement Learning.. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 20 (3), doi: 10.3390/s20030939

Li R, Wang S, Gu D. (2021). DeepSLAM: A Robust Monocular SLAM System With Unsupervised Deep Learning. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2020.2982096

Hong Z, Petillot Y, Lane D, Miao Y, Wang S. (2019). TextPlace: Visual Place Recognition and Topological Localization Through Reading Scene Texts. doi: 0.1109/ICCV.2019.00295

Wang Y, Ramezani M, Fallon M. (2020). Actively Mapping Industrial Structures with Information Gain-Based Planning on a Quadruped Robot. IEEE doi: 10.1109/ICRA40945.2020.9197153

Wang Y, Funk N, Ramezani M, Papatheodorou S, Popovic M, Camurri M, Leutenegger S... Fallon M. (2021). Elastic and Efficient LiDAR Reconstruction for Large-Scale Exploration Tasks. arXiv:2010.09232

Jiayi Wang, Iordanis Chatzinikolaidis, Carlos Mastalli, Wouter Wolfslag, Guiyang Xin, Steve Tonneau, Sethu Vijayakumar. (2020). Automatic Gait Pattern Selection for Legged Robots. IEEE, doi: 10.1109/IROS45743.2020.9340789

Bharti V, Lane D, Wang S, (2020). A Semi-Heuristic Approach for Tracking Buried Subsea Pipelines using Fluxgate Magnetometers. IEEE doi: 10.1109/CASE48305.2020.9216755

Wang Cong, Zhang Qifeng, Tian Qiyan, Li Shuo, Wang Xiaohui, Lane David..... Wang Sen, (2020). Multi-Task Reinforcement Learning based Mobile Manipulation Control for Dynamic Object Tracking and Grasping. arXiv e-prints, pp. arXiv:2006.04271

The Limpet Sensor

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