Articles

  1. K. Fathian, N. Gans, W. Krawcewicz and D. Rachinskii, “Regular Polygon Formations with Fixed Size and Cyclic Sensing Constraint,” in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (preprint).
  2. K. Fathian; T. H. Summers; N. R. Gans, “Robust Distributed Formation Control of Agents with Higher-Order Dynamics”, IEEE Control System Letters, , vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 495-500, July 2018
  3. K. Fathian, J. Jin, S.-G. Wee, D.-H. Lee, Y.-G. Kim, N. R. Gans, Camera relative pose estimation for visual servoing using  quaternionsRobotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 107, Pages 45-62, June, 2018
  4. K. Fathian, J. P. Ramirez-Paredes, E. A. Doucette, J. W. Curtis, N. R. Gans. “QuEst: A Quaternion-Based Approach for Camera Motion Estimation from Minimal Feature Points”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters,vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 857-864, April, 2018
  5. Jin, J.P. Ramires, Y. Kim and S. Wee, D. Lee and N. Gans, “A Switched-System Approach to Formation Control and Heading Consensus for Multi-Robot Systems,” Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 207-224, April, 2018
  6. Y. Li, N.R. Gans, “Predictive RANSAC: Effective Model Fitting and Tracking Approach Under Heavy Noise and Outliers,” Computer Vision and Image Understanding, May, 2017
  7. R. Bennett, N. Gans, and J.R Jafari, “Data-Driven Synchronization for Internet-of-Things Systems,” ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, vol. 16, no. 3, p. 69, 2017.
  8. J-P Ramirez-Paredes, E. A. Doucette, J. W. Curtis, N. R. Gans, “Distributed information-based guidance of multiple mobile sensors for urban target search,” Autonomous Robots, pp 1-15, 2017
  9. Shen, N. Gans, “Robot-to-human feedback and automatic object grasping using an RGB-D camera–projector system,” Robotica, pp.1-20, August, 2017.
  10. J Jin, N Gans, Collision-Free Formation and Heading Consensus of Nonholonomic Robots as a Pose Regulation ProblemRobotics and Autonomous Systems 95, 25-36
  11. J Jin, YG Kim, SG Wee, DH Lee, N Gans, A Stable Switched-System Approach to Collision-Free Wheeled Mobile Robot Navigation,
    Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 86,  no. (3-4), pp 599-616, 2017
  12. Y Li, NR Gans, Predictive RANSAC: Effective Model Fitting and Tracking Approach Under Heavy Noise and Outliers, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2017
  13. TR Bennett, N Gans, R Jafari, Data-Driven Synchronization for Internet-of-Things Systems, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS) 16 (3), 69, 2017
  14. J-P Ramirez-Paredes, EA Doucette, JW Curtis, NR Gans, Distributed information-based guidance of multiple mobile sensors for urban target search, Autonomous Robots, pp 1-15, 2017
  15. E Lee, M. Grohman, N. R. Gans, M. Tacca, & M. J. Brown, “The Roles of Implicit Understanding of Engineering Ethics in Student Teams’ Discussion,” Science and Engineering Ethics, pp. 1-20, Dec. 2016.
  16. Y. Zhang, O. Makarenkov, N. Gans, “Extremum Seeking Control of a Nonholonomic System with Sensor Constraints,” Automatica, vol. 70, pp. 86-93, Aug. 2016
  17. Y. Zhang, M. Rotea and N. Gans, “Simplex Guided Extremum Seeking Control with Convergence Detection to Improve Global Performance,” IEEE Transaction on Control System Technology, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 1266-1278, July 2016.
  18. J-P. Ramirez-Paredes, D. Lary and N. Gans, “Low-Altitude Terrestrial Spectroscopy from a Pushbroom Sensor,” Journal of Field Robotics, 33, no. 6, Sept. 2016 pp. 837–852.
  19. J-P. Ramirez-Paredes, E. A. Doucette, J. W. Curtis and N. R. Gans, “Optimal Placement for a Limited-Support Binary Sensor,” in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 439-446, Jan. 2016.
  20. J. Jin, and N. Gans, “Parameter Identification for Industrial Robots with a Fast and Robust Trajectory Design Approach,” Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, vol 31, pp. 21 – 29, 2015
  21. Y. Zhang, J. Shen, and N. Gans, “Real-Time Optimization for Eye-in-Hand Visual Search,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 325 – 339, April 2014
  22. D. Tick, A. C. Satici, J. Shen, and N. R. Gans, “Tracking Control of Mobile Robots Localized via Chained Fusion of Discrete and Continuous Epipolar Geometry, IMU and Odometry”, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part B, Volume 43, Number  4, 1237 – 1250, August 2013
  23. N. R. Gans, G. Hu, J. Shen, Y. Zhang, W. E. Dixon, “Adaptive Visual Servo Control to Simultaneously Stabilize Image and Pose Error,” Mechatronics, Volume 22, Number 4, pp. 410–422, June 2012
  24. N. R. Gans, G. Hu, K. Nagaragan, W. E. Dixon, “Keeping Multiple Moving Targets in the Field of View of a Mobile Camera,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 27, Number 4, pp. pp. 822 – 828, 2011

Invited Papers

  1. Y. Zhang, M. Rotea, N. R. Gans, “Sensors Looking for Interesting Things: Extremum Seeking Control on Entropy Maps,” Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 4985 – 4991, 2011
  2. D.Q. Tick, J. Shen, Y. Zhang, N. R. Gans, “Chained Fusion of Discrete and Continuous Epipolar Geometry with Odometry for Long-Term Localization of Mobile Robots,”Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, pp. 668 – 674, 2011

Proceedings of Technical Meetings

  1. K. Fathian, S. Safaoui , T.H. Summers, N. Gans, “Robust 3D Distributed Formation Control with Collision Avoidance and Application to Multirotor Aerial Vehicles, Proc.  International Conference on  Robotics and Automation, to appear
  2. S. Kumar, A. Mohammadi, R.D. Gregg, N. Gans, “Limit Cycle Minimization by Time-Invariant Extremum Seeking Control,” Proc. American Controls Conference, to appear
  3. K. Fathian, D. Rachinskii, M.W. Spong, T.H. Summers, N. Gans, “Distributed Formation Control via Mixed Barycentric Coordinate and Distance-Based Approach,” Proc. American Controls Conference, to appea
  4. K. Fathian, T. Summers, and N.R. Gans, “Robust Distributed Formation Control of Agents with Higher-Order Dynamics,” Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec. 2018
  5. A. Iqbal and N. R. Gans, “Localization of Classified Objects in SLAM using Nonparametric Statistics and Clustering,” Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on
    Intelligent Robots and Systems, Oct. 2018
  6. O. Ogunmolu, N. Gans, and T. Summers, “Minimax Iterative Dynamic Game: Application to Nonlinear Robot Control Tasks,” Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Oct. 2018
  7. B. H. Jafari, L. Namhyung, R. Thompson, J. Schellhorn, B. Antohe and N. Gans, “A Robot System for Automated Wound Filling with Jetted Materials,” Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October, 2018
  8. B. Jafari, N. Lee, B. Antohe and N. Gans, “Parameter Estimation and Line Width Control of Robot Guided Inkjet Deposition,” Proc. American Controls Conference,, June, 2018.
  9. Fathian, K., Summers, T. H., & Gans, N. R. “Distributed Formation Control and Navigation of Fixed-wing UAVs at Constant Altitude,” International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, August, 2018
  10. O. Ogunmolu, A. Kulkarni, Tadesse, X. Gu, S. Jiang, N.R. Gans, “Soft-NeuroAdapt: A 3-DOF Neuro-Adaptive Patient Pose Correction System For Frameless and Maskless Cancer Radiotherapy,” Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Sept. 2017
  11. S. Kumar, A. Mahammadi, N. Gans, B. Gregg, “Automatic Tuning of Virtual Constraint-Based Control Algorithms for Powered Knee-Ankle Prostheses,” Proc. IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, August 2017 Nominated for Best Student Paper
  12. Li, E. Doucette, J.W. Curtis and N. Gans, “Ground Target Tracking and Trajectory Prediction by UAV Using a Single Camera and 3D Road Geometry Recovery“,  Proc. American Controls conference, May 2017
  13. K. Fathian, D. I. Rachinskii, T. H. Summers, M. W. Spong, N. R. Gans, “Distributed Formation Control Under Arbitrarily Changing Topology,IEEE American Control Conference, May 2017.
  14. Kumar, and N. Gans, “Extremum Seeking Control for Multi-Objective Optimization Problems”, Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, December 2016
  15. Fathian, D. Rachinskii, T. Summers and N. Gans, “Distributed Control of Cyclic Formations with Local Relative Position Measurements”, Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, December 2016
  16. Ogunmolu, X. Gu, S. Jiang, and N. Gans, “Vision-Based Control of a Soft Robot for Maskless Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy,” Proc. IEEE International Conf. Automation Science and Engineering, August 2016
  17. P. Ramirez, E. Doucette, J. W. Curtis, N. Gans, “Optimal Placement for Limited-Support Binary Sensors,” Proc. IEEE International conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 113–116, May, 2016
  18. Li and N. Gans, “Predictive RANSAC: An Effective Model Fitting and Tracking Approach with Application to Curve Fitting in Video”, Proc. American Controls Conference, pp. 3620-3625, July, 2016.
  19. Fathian, D. I. Rachinskii, M. W. Spong, N. R. Gans, “Globally Asymptotically Stable Distributed Control for Distance and Bearing Based Multi-Agent Formations Proc. American Controls Conference, pp. 4642 – 464, July, 2016.
  20. J. Brown, E.-A. Lee, M. G. Grohman, N. Gans, and M. Tacca “It’s Up to the Managers”: The Deferral of Responsibility in Engineers’ Discussion of Ethics,” Proc. Consortium for Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science, May 2016
  21. -A. Lee, M. G. Grohman, N. Gans, M. Tacca, and M. J. Brown, “A Role of Implicit Understanding of Engineering Ethics in Student Teams’ Discussion ”, Proc. National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference, April 2016.
  22. Iqbal, C. Busso, C. and N.R. Gans, “Adjacent Vehicle Collision Warning System using Image Sensor and Inertial Measurement Unit”, Proc. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, pp. 291-298, nov., 2015.
  23. R. Bennett, N. Gans, and R. Jafari. “Multi-sensor data-driven: synchronization using wearable sensors,” In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, pp. 113–116, September 7-11 2015
  24. R. Bennett, N. Gans, and R. Jafari. “A data-driven synchronization technique for cyber-physical systems.” In Workshop on the Swarm at the Edge of the Cloud, April 13 2015.
  25. Ogunmolu, X. Gu, S. Jiang, and N. Gans, “A Real-Time, Soft Robotic Patient Positioning System for Maskless Head-and-Neck Cancer Radiotherapy: An Initial Investigation,” Proc. IEEE International Conf. Automation Science and Engineering, August 2015
  26. P. Ramirez, E. Doucette, J. W. Curtis, N. Gans, “Urban Target Search and Tracking Using a UAV and Unattended Ground Sensors,” Proc. American Control Conference, July 2015
  27. Jin, Y. Kim and S. Wee, and N. Gans, “Consensus based attractive vector approach for formation control of nonholonomic mobile robots,” Proc. IEEE International Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, July 2015
  28. -A. Lee, M. G. Grohman, N. Gans, M. Tacca, and M. J. Brown, “Situated and Expert-Guided Discussion of Engineering Ethics in Student Teams”, Proc. American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 2015
  29. Jin, Y. Kim and S. Wee, and N. Gans, “Decentralized Cooperative Mean Approach to Collision Avoidance for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots,” Proc. IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Automation, May 2015
  30. J. Jin, Y. Kim and S. Wee, and N. R. Gans, “A Stable Switched- System Approach to Shared Robust Control and Obstacle Avoidance for Mobile Robots,” Proc. of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conferences, 2014, to appear.
  31. J. Jin, and N. R. Gans, “A Stable Switched-System Approach to Obstacle Avoidance for Mobile Robots in SE(2),” Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, accepted, to appear
  32. T. R. Bennett, N. R. Gans, and R. Jafari, “Motion Based Acceleration Correction for Improved Sensor Orientation Estimates,” Proc. Body Sensors Networks Conference, 2014
  33. K. Fathian, J. Jin and N. R. Gans, “A New Approach for Solving the Five-Point Relative Pose Problem for Vision-Based estimation and Control,” Proc. American Control Conference, 2014
  34. P. Ramirez, E. Doucette, J.W. Curtis, and N. Gans, “Moving Target Acquisition Through State Uncertainty Minimization,” Proc. American Control Conference, 2014
  35. A. Satici, D. Tick, J. Shen, and N. Gans, “Path-Following Control For Mobile Robots Localized Via Sensor-Fused Visual Homography,” Proc. American Controls Conference. 2013
  36. T. Bennett, R. Jafari, and N. Gans, “An Extended Kalman Filter to Estimate Human Gait Parameters and Walking Distance,” Proc. American Controls Conference, 2013
  37. Y. Zhang and N. Gans, “Extremum Seeking Control of a Nonholonomic Mobile Robot with Limited Field of View,” Proc. American Controls Conference, 2013
  38. J. Shen, J. Jin and N. Gans “A Multi-View Camera-Projector System for Object Detection and Robot-Human Feedback,” Proc. of International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013
  39. J. Shen, J. Jin and N. Gans, “A Trifocal Tensor Based Camera-Projector System for Robot-Human Interaction,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, December 2012
  40. K. Fathian, F. Hassanipour, and N. R. Gans “Virtual Thermal Sensing And Control of Heat Distribution Using State Estimation,” Proc. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2012
  41. D. Tick, T. Rahman, C. Busso, N. Gans, “Robotic Terrain Classification Via Angular Velocity Based Hierarchical Classifier Selection,” International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3594 – 3600, 2012
  42. Y. Zhang, N. Gans, “Simplex Guided Extremum Seeking Control,” Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 3377 – 3382, 2012
  43. Nagarajan, K.,  N.R. Gans and R. Jafari, “Modeling human gait using a Kalman Filter to measure walking distance,” Proc. Wireless Health Conference, 2011
  44. Y. Zhang, J. Shen, M. Rotea, N.R. Gans, “Robots Looking for Interesting Things: Extremum Seeking Control on Saliency Maps,” Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 1180 – 1186, 2011
  45. P. Shankar, N. Raveendranathan, N.R. Gans, and R. Jafari. 2010. “Towards Power Optimized Kalman Filter for Gait Assessment Using Wearable Sensors,” Proc. Wireless Health Conference, 137-144, 2010
  46. J. Shen, D. Q. Tick, N.R. Gans, “Localization Through Fusion of Discrete and Continuous Epipolar Geometry with Wheel and IMU Odometry,” Proc. American Controls Conference, 2010
  47. K. Nagarajan, W. Yu, N.R. Gans, “Keeping Multiple Moving Objects in Field of View of a Mobile Robot,” Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments, pp.1-5, 2010
  48. D. Q. Tick, J. Shen, and N.R. Gans, “Fusion of Discrete and Continuous Epipolar Geometry for Visual Odometry and Localization,” Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments, pp. 1-6, 2010 (Awarded Best Student Paper)
  49. N. R. Gans, J. Shen and J. W. Curtis, “Selection Of A UAV Orbit To Keep Multiple Targets In The Camera Field Of View,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC), pp. 807-812, 2010
  50. N. R. Gans, J.W. Curtis, J. Shea, P. Barooah and W. E. Dixon, “Balancing Mission Requirement for Networked Autonomous Rotorcrafts Performing Video Reconnaissance,”  Proc. AIAA conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, 2009