Publications

A full list of my papers can be easily viewed and downloaded  at my ResearchGate page or my Google Scholar page.

Recent papers of interest include

  1. M. Jafarzadeh, N. Gans, Y. Tadesse, “Control of TCP Muscles Using Takagi–Sugeno–Kang Fuzzy Inference System”, Mechatronics, Volume 53, August 2018, Pages 124-13
  2. K. Fathian; T. H. Summers; N. R. Gans, “Robust Distributed Formation Control of Agents with Higher-Order Dynamics”, IEEE Control Systems 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. 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. J. 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. 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 OutliersComputer Vision and Image Understanding, 2017
  13. TR Bennett, N Gans, R Jafari, Data-Driven Synchronization for Internet-of-Things SystemsACM 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 searchAutonomous 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 GlobalPerformance,” 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

 

Proceedings of Technical Meetings

  1. B. Jafari, N. Lee, B. Antohe and N. Gans, “Parameter Estimation and Line Width Control of Robot Guided Inkjet Deposition,” Proc. 2018 American Controls Conference, accepted, to appear.
  2. Fathian, K., Summers, T. H., & Gans, N. R. “Distributed Formation Control and Navigation of Fixed-wing UAVs at Constant Altitude,” Proc. 2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, accepted, to appear.
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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.
  7. Kumar, and N. Gans, “Extremum Seeking Control for Multi-Objective Optimization Problems”, Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, December 2016
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Li and N. Gans, “Predictive RANSAC: An Effective Model Fitting and Tracking Approach with Application to Curve Fitting in Video”, Proc. American Controls Conference, pp3620-3625, July, 2016.
  12. 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, pp4642 – 464, July, 2016.
  13. 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
  14. -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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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
  17. 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.
  18. 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,” ProcIEEE International Conf. Automation Science and Engineering, August 2015
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. -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
  22. Jin, Y. Kim and S. Wee, and N. Gans, “Decentralized Cooperative Mean Approach to Collision Avoidance for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots,” ProcIEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Automation, May 2015
  23. 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.
  24. 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
  25. T. R. Bennett, N. R. Gans, and R. Jafari, “Motion Based Acceleration Correction for Improved Sensor Orientation Estimates,” Proc. Body Sensors Networks Conference, 2014
  26. 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
  27. P. Ramirez, E. Doucette, J.W. Curtis, and N. Gans, “Moving Target Acquisition Through State Uncertainty Minimization,” Proc. American Control Conference, 2014