Journal articles:
​Published online
  1. J. Yang, C. Liu*, M. Coombes, Y. Yan, W.-H. Chen, "Optimal Path Following for Small Fixed-Wing UAVs Under Wind Disturbances", IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2020. [doi | repository]

  2. J. Su, D. Yi, B. Su, Z. Mi, C. Liu*, X. Hu, X. Xu, L. Guo and W.-H. Chen, "Aerial visual perception in smart farming: field study of wheat yellow rust monitoring", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2020. [doi]

  3. D. Yi, J. Su, L. Hu, C. Liu, M.A. Quddus, M. Dianati, W.-H. Chen, "Implicit Personalization in Driving Assistance: State-of-the-Art and Open Issues", ​IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, 2019. [doi | repository]

  4. M. Hutchinson, C. Liu*, P. Thomas, and W.-H. Chen, "UAV Based HAZMAT Response: Information-theoretic Hazardous Source Search and Reconstruction", IEEE Robotics and Automation magazine, 2019. [doi | repository]

  5. J. Yang, T. Li, C. Liu, S. Li and W.-H. Chen, "Nonlinearity Estimator-Based Control of A Class of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2019. [doi]

2020
  1. Y. Yan, J. Yang, C. Liu*, M. Coombes, S. Li and W.-H. Chen, "On the Actuator Dynamics of Dynamic Control Allocation for a Small Fixed-Wing UAV With Direct Lift Control", IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 984-991, 2020. [doi | repository | video]

  2. M. Coombes, T. Fletcher, W.‐H. Chen, and C. Liu, "Decomposition‐based mission planning for fixed‐wing UAVs surveying in wind." Journal of Field Robotics, vol.  37, no. 3, pp. 440-465, 2020. [doi | repository]

  3. Y. Yan, C. Zhang, C. Liu, J. Yang, and S. Li. "Disturbance rejection for nonlinear uncertain systems with output measurement errors: Application to a helicopter model." IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 3133-3144, 2020. [doi | repository]

  4. J. Su, M. Coombes, C. Liu, Y. Zhu, X. Song, S. Fang, L. Guo, and W.-H. Chen, "Machine learning based crop drought mapping system by UAV remote sensing RGB imagery unmanned systems." Unmanned Systems, vol. 08, no. 1, pp. 71-83, 2020.​ [doi]

2019
  1. C. Liu*, B. Li, and W.-H. Chen, Particle Filtering with Soft State Constraints for target tracking, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 3492 - 3504, 2019. [doi | code | repository]

  2. T. Zhang, J. Su, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen, "Bayesian Calibration of AquaCrop Model for Winter Wheat by Assimilating UAV Multi-Spectral Images," Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 167, 105052, 2019. [doi | repository]

  3. M. Hutchinson, C. Liu*, and W.-H. Chen, “Information-based search for an atmospheric release using a mobile robot: Algorithm and experiments,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 2388-2402, 2019. [doi | videorepository]

  4. J. Su, C. Liu, X. Hu, X. Xu, L. Guo, W.-H. Chen, Spatio-temporal monitoring of wheat yellow rust using UAV multispectral imagery, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 167, 105035, 2019. [doi | repository] 

  5. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu and W.-H. Chen, "Trajectory Clustering Aided Personalized Driver Intention Prediction for Intelligent Vehicles," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 3693-3702, 2019. [doi | repository]

  6. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu, M. Quddus, and W.-H. Chen, "A machine learning based personalized system for driving state recognition," Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 105, pp.241-261, 2019. [doi | repository]

  7. M. Hutchinson, C. Liu, and W.-H. Chen, “Source term estimation of a hazardous airborne release using an unmanned aerial vehicle,” Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 797-817, 2019. [doi | repository]

  8. T. Zhang, J. Su, C. Liu, and W.-H. Chen, “Potential bands of sentinel-2a satellite for classification problems in precision agriculture,” International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 16–26, 2019. [doi | repository]

  9. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu, and W.-H. Chen, “New driver workload prediction using clustering-aided approaches,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 64-70, 2019. [doi | repository]

  10. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu, and W.-H. Chen, “Personalized driver workload inference by learning from vehicle related measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 159-168, 2019. [doi | repository]

2018
  1. M. Coombes, T. Fletcher, W.-H. Chen, and C. Liu, “Optimal polygon decomposition for UAV survey coverage path planning in wind,” Sensors, vol. 18, no. 7, p. 2132, 2018. [doi | repository]

  2. Z. Li, L. Zhang, H. Liu, Z. Zuo, and C. Liu, “Nonlinear robust control of tail-sitter aircrafts in flight mode transitions,” Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 81, pp. 348–361, 2018. [doi | repository]

  3. J. Su, C. Liu, M. Coombes, X. Hu, C. Wang, X. Xu, Q. Li, L. Guo, and W.-H. Chen, “Wheat yellow rust monitoring by learning from multispectral UAV aerial imagery,” Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 155, pp. 157–166, 2018. [doi | repository]

  4. Z. Zhao, J. Yang, C. Liu, and W.-H. Chen, “Nonlinear composite bilateral control framework for nDoF teleoperation systems with disturbances,” Science China Information Sciences, vol. 61, p. 70221, May 2018. [doi | repository]

  5. M. Li, Z. Zuo, H. Liu, C. Liu, and B. Zhu, “Adaptive fault tolerant control for trajectory tracking of a quadrotor helicopter,” Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, vol. 40, no. 12, pp. 3560–3569, 2018. [doi | repository]

2017
  1. J. Su, D. Yi, C. Liu, L. Guo, and W.-H. Chen, “Dimension reduction aided hyperspectral image classification with a small-sized training dataset: experimental comparisons,” Sensors, vol. 17, no. 12, p. 2726, 2017. [doi | repository]

  2. J. Smith, J. Su, C. Liu, and W.-H. Chen, “Disturbance observer based control with anti-windup applied to a small fixed wing UAV for disturbance rejection,” Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 88, no. 2-4, p. 329–346, 2017. [doi | repository]

  3. B. Li, C. Liu, and W. H. Chen, “An auxiliary particle filtering algorithm with inequality constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 62, pp. 4639–4646, 2017. [doi | code | repository]

  4. H. Lu, C. Liu*, L. Guo, and W.-H. Chen, “Constrained anti-disturbance control for a quadrotor based on differential flatness,” International Journal of Systems Science, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 1182–1193, 2017. [doi | repository]

2016
  1. C. Liu* and W.-H. Chen, “Disturbance rejection flight control for small fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 2810–2819, 2016. [doi | repository]

  2. H. Lu, C. Liu*, M. Coombes, L. Guo, and W.-H. Chen, “Online optimisation-based backstepping control design with application to quadrotor,” IET Control Theory & Applications, vol. 10, no. 14, pp. 1601–1611, 2016. [doi | repository]

  3. C. Liu*, M. Coombes, B. Li, and W.-H. Chen, “Enhanced situation awareness for unmanned aerial vehicle operating in terminal areas with circuit flight rules,” Proceedings of IMechE, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 230, no. 9, pp. 1683–1693, 2016. [doi | repository]

  4. M. Yu, C. Liu*, B. Li, and W.-H. Chen, “An enhanced particle filtering method for GMTI radar tracking,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 1408–1420, 2016. [doi | repository]

2010 - 2015
  1. H. Lu, C. Liu*, L. Guo, and W.-H. Chen, “Flight control design for small-scale helicopter using disturbance-observer-based backstepping,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 38, no. 11, pp. 2235–2240, 2015. [doi | repository]

  2. D. Zhao, C. Liu, R. Stobart, J. Deng, E. Winward, and G. Dong, “An explicit model predictive control framework for turbocharged diesel engines,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3540–3552, 2014. [doi | repository]

  3. C. Liu*, O. McAree, and W.-H. Chen, “Path-following control for small fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles under wind disturbances,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 23, no. 15, pp. 1682–1698, 2013. [doi]

  4. C. Liu*, W.-H. Chen, and J. Andrews, “Tracking control of small-scale helicopters using explicit nonlinear MPC augmented with disturbance observers,” Control Engineering Practice, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 258–268, 2012. [doi | video repository]

  5. C. Liu*, W.-H. Chen, and J. Andrews, “Piecewise constant model predictive control for autonomous helicopters,” Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 571–579, 2011. [doi | repository]

  6. C. Liu*, W.-H. Chen, and J. Andrews, “Explicit non-linear model predictive control for autonomous helicopters,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 226, no. 9, pp. 1171–1182, 2012. [doi]

  7. S. Srikanthakumar, C. Liu, and W. H. Chen, “Optimization-based safety analysis of obstacle avoidance systems for unmanned aerial vehicles,” Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 219–231, 2012. [doi]

  8. C. Liu*, J. Clarke, W.-H. Chen, and J. Andrews, “Rapid prototyping flight test environment for autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles,” International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 200–209, 2011. [doi | repository]

  9. C. Liu*, W.-H. Chen, and J. Andrews, “Experimental tests of autonomous ground vehicles with preview,” International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 342–348, 2010. [doi | repository

* Corresponding author

 
Selected conference papers:
2018-present
  • [ICRA2019a] M. Hutchinson, P. Ladosz, C. Liu and W.-H. Chen, "Experimental Assessment of Plume Mapping using Point Measurements from Unmanned Vehicles." In 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal Canada.

  • [ICRA2019b] M. Coombes, W.-H. Chen and C. Liu, "Flight Testing Boustrophedon Coverage Path Planning for Fixed Wing UAVs in Wind." In 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal Canada.

  • [ICRA2018] M. Hutchinson, C. Liu and W.-H. Chen, "Information based mobile sensor planning for source term estimation of a non-continuous atmospheric release." In 2018 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia.

  • [ECC2018] J. Yang, C. Liu, Z. Zuo, and W.-H. Chen, "A Simple Optimal Planer Path Following Algorithm for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles." In 2018 European Control Conference (ECC), Limassol Cyprus,

  • [ICIT2018] J. Smith, J. Yang, C. Liu and W.-H. Chen, "Actuator Dynamics Augmented DOBC for A Small Fixed Wing UAV." In IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Lyon, France.