Publications

Published online

  1. Y. Yan, X.-F. Wang, B. J. Marshall, C. Liu, J. Yang, W.-H. Chen. Surviving Disturbances: A Predictive Control Framework With Guaranteed Safety Automatica, 2023.
  2. H Cao, Y Li, C. Liu, S Zhao. ESO-Based Robust and High-Precision Tracking Control for Aerial Manipulation IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2023.
  3. C. Rhodes, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen. Structurally Aware 3D Gas Distribution Mapping Using Belief Propagation: A Real-Time Algorithm for Robotic Deployment IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2023.

2023

  1. Y. Hu, X. Deng, Y. Lan, X. Chen, Y. Long, C. Liu . Detection of Rice Pests Based on Self-Attention Mechanism and Multi-Scale Feature Fusion Insects, 14(3), 280, 2023.
  2. Y. Liu, M. Coombes, C. Liu . Mesh-Based Consensus Distributed Particle Filtering for Sensor Networks IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, 9, 346-356, 2023.
  3. Y. Liu, Z. Wang, C. Liu , M. Coombes, W.-H. Chen. A novel algorithm for quantized particle filtering with multiple degrading sensors: degradation estimation and target tracking IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 9(4), 5830-5838, 2023.
  4. Z. Zhang, J. Chen, X. Xu, C. Liu , Y. Han. Hawk‐eye‐inspired perception algorithm of stereo vision for obtaining orchard 3D point cloud navigation map CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology, 8(3), 987–1001, 2023.
  5. C. Rhodes, C. Liu, P. Westoby, W.-H. Chen. Autonomous search of an airborne release in urban environments using informed tree planning Autonomous Robots, 47(1), 1-18, 2023.
  6. RV Nanavati, Y Meng, M Coombes, C. Liu. Generalized data-driven optimal path planning framework for uniform coverage missions using crop spraying UAVs Precision Agriculture, 24, 1497–1525, 2023.
  7. T. J. Glover, C. Liu, W. -H. Chen Dual Control Inspired Active Sensing for Bearing-Only Target Tracking 2023 26th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION).
  8. B. J. Marshall, J. Knowles, Y. Yan, C. Liu A Novel Disturbance Device for Aerial Manipulation Experiments 2023 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics (ICM).

2022

  1. Y. Liu, Z. Wang, C. Liu , M. Coombes, W.-H. Chen. Auxiliary particle filtering over sensor networks under protocols of amplify-and-forward and decode-and-forward relays IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, 8, 883-893, 2022.
  2. Z. Li, W.-H. Chen, C. Liu . Review of UAV-based autonomous search algorithms for hazardous sources SCIENTIA SINICA Informationis, 52(9), 1579-1597, 2022.
  3. Y. Meng, W. Zhong, C. Liu , J. Su, J. Su, Y. Lan, Z. Wang, M. Wang. UAV spraying on citrus crop: impact of tank-mix adjuvant on the contact angle and droplet distribution PeerJ 10:e13064, 2022
  4. Y. Wang, J. Su, X. Zhai, F. Meng, C. Liu . Snow Coverage Mapping by Learning from Sentinel-2 Satellite Multispectral Images via Machine Learning Algorithms Remote Sensing 14 (3), 782, 2022.
  5. Z. Zuo, C. Liu , Q.-L. Han, J. Song. Unmanned aerial vehicles: control methods and future challenges IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, 9 (4), 601-614, 2022.
  6. C. Rhodes, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen. Autonomous Source Term Estimation in Unknown Environments: From a Dual Control Concept to UAV Deployment IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 7 (2), 2274-2281, 2022.
  7. Y. Liu, M. Coombes, C. Liu Consensus-Based distributed source term estimation with particle filter and GM ROBOT2022: Fifth Iberian Robotics Conference.
  8. C. Rhodes, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen Scalable probabilistic gas distribution mapping using Gaussian belief propagation 2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
  9. T. Chen, Y. Meng, J. Su, C. Liu Deep CNN based droplet deposition segmentation for spray distribution assessment 2022 27th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC)
  10. T. J. Glover, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen Visibility Informed Bernoulli Filter for Target Tracking in Cluttered Environments 2022 25th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION)
  11. P. Tyagi, C. Liu, P. B. Sujit Energy optimal 3D target tracking using fixed-wing UAV 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)

2021

  1. J. Su, D. Yi, M. Coombes, C. Liu , X. Zhai, K. McDonald-Maier, W.-H. Chen. Spectral analysis and mapping of blackgrass weed by leveraging machine learning and UAV multispectral imagery Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 192, 106621, 2021.
  2. Y. Yan, C. Liu , H. Oh, W.-H. Chen. Dual-layer optimization-based control allocation for a fixed-wing UAV Aerospace Science and Technology, 119, 107184, 2021.
  3. Z. Dong, J. Jiang, C. Liu , M. Coombes, W.-H. Chen. Economic model-predictive control for aircraft forced landing: Framework and two-level implementation IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 58(2), 1119-1132, 2021
  4. T. Zhang, Z. Xu, J. Su, Z. Yang, C. Liu , W-H. Chen, J. Li. Ir-UNet: Irregular segmentation U-shape network for wheat yellow rust detection by UAV multispectral imagery Remote Sensing, 13(19), 3892, 2021
  5. W.-H. Chen, C. Rhodes, C. Liu . Dual Control for Exploitation and Exploration (DCEE) in autonomous search Automatica, 133, 109851, 2021.
  6. 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, 29(3), 996-1008, 2020.

2020

  1. T. Zhang, J. Su, C. Liu , W.-H. Chen. State and parameter estimation of the AquaCrop model for winter wheat using sensitivity informed particle filter Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 180, 105909, 2020.
  2. M. Hutchinson, C. Liu, P. Thomas, W.-H. Chen. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Hazardous Materials Response: Information-Theoretic Hazardous Source Search and Reconstruction IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 27(3), 108-119, 2020.
  3. 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, 29(3), 996-1008, 2020.
  4. Y. Yan, J. Yang, C. Liu, M. Coombes, S. Li, W. 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, 28(3), 984-991, 2020.
  5. J. Su, D. Yi, B. Su, Z. Mi, C. Liu, X. Hu, X. Xu, L. Guo, W.-H. Chen. Aerial Visual Perception in Smart Farming: Field Study of Wheat Yellow Rust Monitoring IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 17(3), 2242-2249, 2020.
  6. J. Yang, T. Li, C. Liu , S. Li, W.-H. Chen. Nonlinearity Estimator-Based Control of A Class of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 65(5), 2230-2236, 2020.
  7. J. Ren, Q. Quan, C. Liu , K.-Y. Cai. Docking control for probe-drogue refueling: An additive-state-decomposition-based output feedback iterative learning control method Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, 33(3), 1016-1025, 2020.

2019

  1. D. Yi, J. Su, L. Hu, C. Liu, M. Quddus, M. Dianati, W.-H. Chen. Implicit personalization in driving assistance: State-of-the-art and open issues IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, 5(3), 397-413, 2019.
  2. M. Coombes, T. Fletcher, W.-H. Chen, C. Liu . Decomposition-based mission planning for fixed-wing UAVs surveying in wind Journal of Field Robotics, 37(3), 440-465, 2019.
  3. M. Hutchinson, C. Liu , W.-H. Chen. Information-Based Search for an Atmospheric Release Using a Mobile Robot: Algorithm and Experiments IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 27(6), 2388-2402, 2019.
  4. 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, 167, 105052, 2019.
  5. 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, 167, 105035, 2019.
  6. J. Su, M. Coombes, C. Liu , Y. Zhu, X. Song, S. Fang, L. Guo, W.-H. Chen. Machine learning-based crop drought mapping system by UAV remote sensing RGB imagery Unmanned Systems, 8(1), 71-83, 2019.
  7. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu, M. Quddus, W.-H. Chen. A machine learning based personalized system for driving state recognition Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies,105, 241-261, 2019.
  8. M. Hutchinson, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen. Source term estimation of a hazardous airborne release using an unmanned aerial vehicle Journal of Field Robotics, 36(4), 797-817, 2019.
  9. Y. Yan, C. Zhang, C. Liu, J. Yang, S. Li. Disturbance rejection for nonlinear uncertain systems with output measurement errors: Application to a helicopter model IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 16(5), 3133-3144, 2019.
  10. C. Liu, B. Li, W.-H. Chen. Particle filtering with soft state constraints for target tracking IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 55(6), 3492-3504, 2019.
  11. T. Zhang, J. Su, C. Liu , W.-H. Chen. Potential Bands of Sentinel-2A Satellite for Classification Problems in Precision Agriculture International Journal of Automation and Computing, 16(1), 16-26, 2019.
  12. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen. Personalized driver workload inference by learning from vehicle related measurements IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 49(1), 159-168, 2019.
  13. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu, W-H. Chen. New driver workload prediction using clustering-aided approaches IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 49(1), 64-70, 2019.

2018

  1. D. Yi, J. Su, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen. Trajectory clustering aided personalized driver intention prediction for intelligent vehicles IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 15(6), 3693-3702, 2018.
  2. J. Su, C. Liu, M. Coombes, X. Hu, C. Wang, X. Xu, Q. Li, L. Guo, W.-H. Chen. Wheat yellow rust monitoring by learning from multispectral UAV aerial imagery Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 155, 157-166, 2018.
  3. Z. Li, L. Zhang, H. Liu, Z. Zuo, C. Liu. Nonlinear robust control of tail-sitter aircrafts in flight mode transitions Aerospace Science and Technology, 81, 348-361, 2018.
  4. M. Coombes, T. Fletcher, W.-H. Chen, C. Liu . Optimal polygon decomposition for UAV survey coverage path planning in wind Sensors, 18(7), 2132, 2018.
  5. Z. Zhao, J. Yang, C. Liu , W.-H. Chen. Nonlinear composite bilateral control framework for n-DOF teleoperation systems with disturbances Science China Information Sciences, 61(7), 070221, 2018.

2017

  1. J. Smith, J. Su, C. Liu , W.-H. Chen. Disturbance Observer Based Control with Anti-Windup Applied to a Small Fixed Wing UAV for Disturbance Rejection Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications, 88(2-4), 329-346, 2017.
  2. J. Su, D. Yi, C. Liu, L. Guo, W.-H. Chen. Dimension reduction aided hyperspectral image classification with a small-sized training dataset: Experimental comparisons Sensors, 17(12), 2726, 2017.
  3. B. Li, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen. An Auxiliary Particle Filtering Algorithm with Inequality Constraints IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62(9), 4639-4646, 2017.

2016

  1. H. Lu, C. Liu, M. Coombes, L. Guo, W.-H. Chen. Online optimisation-based backstepping control design with application to quadrotor IET Control Theory & Applications, 10(14), 1601-1611, 2016.
  2. C. Liu and W.-H. Chen. Disturbance rejection flight control for small fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 39(12), 2810-2819, 2016.
  3. M. Yu, C. Liu, B. Li, W.-H. Chen. An Enhanced Particle Filtering Method for GMTI Radar Tracking IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 52(3), 1408-1420, 2016.
  4. C. Liu, M. Coombes, B. Li, W.-H. Chen. Enhanced situational awareness for unmanned aerial vehicle operating in terminal areas with circuit flight rules Proceedings of the IMechE, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 230(9), 1683-1693, 2016.
  5. H. Lu, C. Liu , L. Guo, W.-H. Chen. Constrained anti-disturbance control for a quadrotor based on differential flatness International Journal of Systems Science, 48(6), 1182-1193, 2016.

Pre-2015

  1. H. Lu, C. Liu , L. Guo, W.-H. Chen. Flight control design for small-scale helicopter using disturbance observer based backstepping Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (AIAA), 38(11), 2235-2240, 2015.
  2. D. Zhao, C. Liu , R. Stobart, J. Deng, E. Winward, G. Dong. An explicit model predictive control framework for turbocharged diesel engines IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 61(7), 3540-3552, 2014.
  3. C. Liu , O. McAree, W.-H. Chen. Path-following control for small fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles under wind disturbances International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 23(15), 1682-1698, 2013.
  4. C. Liu , W.-H. Chen, J. Andrews Explicit Non-Linear Model Predictive Control for Autonomous Helicopters Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 226(9), 1171-1182, 2012.
  5. C. Liu , W.-H. Chen, J. Andrews. Tracking control of small-scale helicopters using explicit nonlinear MPC augmented with disturbance observers Control Engineering Practice, 20(3), 258-268, 2012.
  6. S. Srikanthakumar, C. Liu, W.-H. Chen. Optimization-based safety analysis of obstacle avoidance systems for unmanned aerial vehicles Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications, 65(1-4), 219-231, 2012.
  7. C. Liu, W.-H. Chen, J. Andrews. Piecewise constant model predictive control for autonomous helicopters Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 59(7-8), 571-579, 2011.
  8. C. Liu, J. Clarke, W.-H. Chen, J. Andrews. Rapid prototyping flight test environment for autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, 12(3), 200-209, 2011.