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    Published over 150 refereed articles, including journal papers, book chapters, peer-reviewed conference papers, etc.

Journal Publications

    Selected journal articles from the last five years:

  • Matthew Klingensmith, Ivan Dryanovski, Siddhartha Srinivasa, and Jizhong Xiao, “Chisel: Real Time Large Scale 3D Reconstruction Onboard a Mobile Device using Spatially Hashed Signed Distance Fields”, Autonomous Robots, to appear in 2016.  
  • C. Jaramillo, R. G. Valenti, Ling Guo, and Jizhong Xiao, “Design and Analysis of a Single−Camera Omnistereo Sensor for Quadrotor Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs)”, Sensors, to appear in 2016.  
  • Roberto G. Valenti, Ivan Dryanovski, and Jizhong Xiao, “A Linear Kalman Filter for MARG Orientation Estimation Using the Algebraic Quaternion Algorithm”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume: 65, Issue: 2 , Pages: 467 – 481, 2016.  
  • Jizhong Xiao, Samleo L. Joseph, Xiaochen Zhang, Bing Li, Xiaohai Li, and Jianwei Zhang, “An Assistive Navigation Framework for the Visually Impaired”, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Issue: 99, Jan 14, 2015.  
  • S. L. Joseph, Jizhong Xiao, X. Zhang, B. Chawda, K. Narang, N. Rajput, S. Mehta, L. V. Subramaniam, “Being Aware of the World: Toward Using Social Media to Support the Blind With Navigation”, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Issue: 99, Jan 14, 2015.  
  • Flavio Cabrera-Mora and Jizhong Xiao, "A Flooding Algorithm for Multi-robot Exploration", IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics: Part-B: Cybernetics, Vol. 42, Issue 3, 850-863, 2012.  
  • Peter Brass, Flavio Cabrea-Mora, Andrea Gasparri, and Jizhong Xiao, “Multi-Robot Tree and Graph Exploration”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp707~717, Aug. 2011.  
  • Roberto G. Valenti, Ivan Dryanovski and Jizhong Xiao, “Keeping a Good Attitude: A Quaternion-Based Orientation Filter for IMUs and MARGs”, Sensors 2015, 15, 19302-19330; doi:10.3390/s150819302, Aug. 2015.  
  • Jin Xiao, Xiaoguang Hu, and Jizhong Xiao, “Multi-resolution model correction for improving the accuracy of flying laser ranging sensor," Journal of Sensors, Article ID 937948, p1-10, Feb. 17, 2015.  
  • Xiaochen Zhang, Yi Sun and Jizhong Xiao, “Adaptive Source Search in a Gradient Field”, ROBOTICA, Cambridge University Press, pp1~22, April 25, 2014.  
  • Fei Yan, Yisha Liu, and Jizhong Xiao, “Path Planning in Complex 3D Environments Using the Probabilistic Roadmap Method”, Int. J. of Automation and Computing, 10 (6), p525~533, Dec. 2013.  
  • Ivan Dryanovski, Roberto Valenti, and Jizhong Xiao, “An Open-Source Navigation System for Micro-Air Vehicles”, Autonomous Robots, 34:177~188, 2013.  
  • Xiaochen Zhang, Yi Sun, and Jizhong Xiao, “Radio Source Search Using Force Field Vector Weighted By Received Signal Strength Gradient”, International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp25~35, 2013.  
  • Junmin Shi, Yi Sun, Xiaochen Zhang, and Jizhong Xiao, Random Access Channel with Retransmission Gain, IEEK Transactions on Smart Processing & Computing, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp148-159, June 2013.  
  • Rex Wang, Jizhong Xiao, Samleo Joseph, Shouling He, “A Mixed Model Data Association for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Dynamic Environments”, International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013, pp1~15, 2013.  
  • Xinan Pan, Hongguang Wang, Yong Jiang, Cen Yu, and Jizhong Xiao, “Automatic Kinematic Modelling of a Modular Reconfigurable Robot”, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, Volume 35 Issue 7, pp. 922 – 932, October 2013.  
  • Yi Sun, and Jizhong Xiao, “Multicode Sparse-Sequence CDMA: Approach to Optimum Performance by Linearly Complex WSLAS Detectors”, Wireless Personal Communications, Sept. 30, 2012.  
  • Flavio Cabrera-Mora, and Jizhong Xiao, "A Flooding Algorithm for Multi-robot Exploration", IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics: Part-B: Cybernetics, Vol. 42, Issue 3, 850-863, 2012.  
  • Ravi Kaushik, and Jizhong Xiao, Samleo L. Joseph, William Morris, “Polygon-based 3D Scan Registration with Dual-robots in Structured Indoor Environments”, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp101~123, 2012.  
  • Jun-Guo Lu, and Jizhong Xiao, Weidong Chen, “Maximal unidirectional perturbation bounds for robust α-stability of matrix second –order systems with one-parameter perturbations”, AUTOMATICA, A Journal of IFAC -- The International Federation of Automatic Control, Elsevier, Vol. 48, Issue 5, pp995-998, May 2012.  
  • Ravi Kaushik, and Jizhong Xiao, “Accelerated Patch-based Planar Clustering of Noisy Range Images in Structured Indoor Environments”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 584~598, 2012.  
  • Wenjia Tang, and Jizhong Xiao, “Compact, Cylinder Conformal Multi-beam Antenna”, International Journal on Communications, Antenna and Propagation, Vol. 1, No. 6, pp534-538, Dec. 2011.  
  • Jun-Guo Lu, and Jizhong Xiao, Weidong Chen, “Quadratic Stability and Stabilization of Matrix Second-order Time-varying Systems”, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Wiley, online first in 29 September 2011, appeared in Int. J. Robust. Nonlinear Control 2012; 22:2100~2110.  
  • Igor Labutov, Carlos Jaramillo, and Jizhong Xiao, “Generating Near-Spherical Range Panoramas by Fusing Optical Flow and Stereo from a Single-Camera Folded Catadioptric Rig”, Machine Vision and Applications, Springer, pp. 1-12, 17 September 2011.  
  • Ronggang Yue, and Jizhong Xiao, Shaoping Wang, and Samleo Joseph, “3D Path Planning of a Climbing Robot Using Mixed Integer Linear Programming”, Advanced Robotics, Vol. 24, pp2087-2118, Dec. 2010.  
  • Rex Wong, and Jizhong Xiao, Samleo Joseph, “A Robust Data Association for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Dynamic Environments”, INFORMATION, pp1869- 1883, Vol.13, No. 6, Nov. 2010.  
  • Xiaohai Li, and Jizhong Xiao, "Swarming in Homogeneous Environments: A Social Interaction Based Theoretical Framework", Journal of Theoretical Biology, Elsevier, Vol. 264, Issue 3, pages 747-759, June 2010.  
  • Ronggang Yue, and Jizhong Xiao, Kai Li, Jun Du and Shaoping Wang, “Design and Performance Analysis of Retractable-claw Wheels for Field Robots”, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp250~258, 2010.  
  • Jun Xiao, Jizhong Xiao, Ning Xi, R. Lal Tummala, Ranjan Mukherjee,
    “Fuzzy Controller for Wall-climbing Micro-robots”, IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems,
    pp 466-480, Vol. 12, No. 4, Aug., 2004.
  • R.L. Tummala , R. Mukherjee, Ning Xi, D. Aslam, H. Dulimarta, Jizhong Xiao, M. Minor,
    G. Dangi, “Climbing the Walls”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol. 9,
    No. 4, pp10-19, Dec. 2002.
  • Qing Song, Jizhong Xiao, Yeng Chai Soh, “Robust Back propagation Training Algorithm
    for Multi-layered Neural Tracking Controller”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks,
    Vol. 10, No. 5, pp 1133-1141, 1999.
  • Qing Song, Jizhong Xiao, Yeng Chai Soh, “On the Convergence Performance of
    Multilayered Neural Network Tracking Controller”, Neural, Parallel & Scientific Computations,
    Vol. 5, No. 4, pp459-468, 1997.
  • Jizhong Xiao, Yalou Huang, Xiangqiu Zeng, Guizhang Lu, “A New Approach to the
    Adaptive Force Control of Industrial Robot”, Robot, A Journal of Chinese Association
    of Automation, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp193-200, 1996.
  • Papers under review:

  • Ivan Dryanovski, Roberto G. Valenti, George Wolberg, and Jizhong Xiao, “RGB-D Camera Calibration and Trajectory Estimation with Applications to Indoor Mapping”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, under review.  
  • Anqing Wang, Chi Li, Yan Zhuang, Yisha Liu, Chunguang Bu, and Jizhong Xiao, “Laser-Based Online Sliding-Window Approach for UAV Loop-Closure Detection in Urban Environments“. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems,  
  • Fei Yan, Ke Wang, and Jizhong Xiao, "A Bio-Inspired Scan Matching Algorithm for Mobile Robots in Outdoor Environments", Assembly Automation, accepted  
  • J Xiao, L. Miguel, X Hu, and Jizhong Xiao, F Yan, "A Continuous Wavelet Transform-based Modulus Maxima Approach for the Walk Error Compensation of Pulsed Time-of-flight Laser Rangefinders", Optik- International Journal for Light and Electron Optics.  

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Book Chapters

  • R.G. Valenti, I. Dryanovski, and Jizhong Xiao, “The Algebraic Quaternion Algorithm: Analysis and Application in Sensor Fusion Algorithms” Recent Advances on Multisensor Attitude Estimation: Fundamental Concepts and Applications, ed. CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2016.
  • Jizhong Xiao, Hongguang Wang, Contemporary Issues in Systems Science and Engineering, Chapter 22: Advances in Climbing Robots, Edited by M. C. Zhou, H-X Li and M. Weijnen, IEEE Press/Wiley, 2014.
  • Ronggang Yue and Jizhong Xiao, Kai Li, Jun Du and Shaoping Wang, A Field Robot with Rotated-claw-wheels, Chapter 2, Mobile Robots --- State of the Art in Land, Sea, Air, and Collaborative Missions, In-Tech Education and Publishing, ISBN 978-3-902613-39-4, Vienna, Austria, 2009.
  • Jizhong Xiao, and Ali Sadegh, City-Climber: a new generation of wall-climbing robots, Chapter 18, Climbing and Walking Robots--- Towards New Applications, pp383-402, In-Tech Education and Publishing, ISBN 978-3-902613-16-5, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 2007.

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Refereed Conference Publications

  • Xiaochen Zhang, Jizhong Xiao, “A SLAM based Semantic Indoor Navigation System for Visually Impaired Users", IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2015), Hong Kong, Oct. 9~12, 2015.
  • Liang Yang, Juntong Qi, Jianda Han, Jizhong Xiao*, “Generation of Dynamically Feasible and Collision Free Trajectory by Applying Six-order Bezier Curve and Local Optimal Reshaping”, 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2015), Hamburg, Germany, Sept. 28 – Oct. 02, 2015.
  • Bing Li, Jizhong Xiao, Kenshin Ushiroda, Qiang Song, “Rise-Rover: A Wall-Climbing Robot with high Reliability and Load-carrying Capacity”, 2015 Int. Conf. on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR 2015), Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, September 6-9, 2015. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Industrial Robot Innovation Award 2015 – For practical innovation in the field of robotics.)
  • Matthew Klingensmith, Ivan Dryanovski, Sidd Srinivasa, and Jizhong Xiao, “Chisel: Real-time Dense Reconstruction on a Mobile Device using Spatially Hashed Truncated Signed Distance Fields”, Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS2015), Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, July 13~17, 2015, (RSS2015 Best System Paper Award)
  • Flavio Cabrera-Mora, Jizhong Xiao, “Fleet Size of Multi-Robot Systems for Exploration of Structured Environments”, 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2014), Chicago, Illinois, USA, Sept. 14~18, 2014, pp370-375.
  • Liang Yang, Juntong Qi, Ziya Jiang, Dalei Song, Jianda Han, and Jizhong Xiao, “Guiding Attraction based Random Tree Path Planning under Uncertainty: Dedicate for UAV”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA2014), Tianjin, China, Aug.3~6, 2014. (ICMA2014 Best Student Paper Award).
  • Liang Yang, Juntong Qi, Jizhong Xiao, Xia Yong, “A literature Review of UAV 3D path Planning”, Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Shenyang, China, June 29~July 4, 2014, pp2376~2381.
  • Bing Li, Jing Cao, Jizhong Xiao, Xiaochen Zhang, Hongfan Wang, “Robotic Impact-echo Non-Destructive Evaluation based on FFT and SVM”, Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Shenyang, China, June 29~July 4, 2014, pp2854~2859.
  • Samleo L. Joseph, Jizhong Xiao, Bhupesh Chawda, Kanika Narang, “A Blind user-centered Navigation system with crowdsourced situation awareness”, Proceedings IEEE Int. Conf. on Cyber Technology in Automation Control and Intelligent Systems (IEEE-Cyber2014), Hong Kong, China, July 4~7, 2014.
  • Roberto G. Valenti, Ivan Dryanovski, Carlos Jaramillo, Daniel Perea Strom, Jizhong Xiao∗, “Autonomous Quadrotor Flight Using Onboard RGB-D Visual Odometry”, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2014), HongKong, May 31~June 7, pp5233~5238.
  • Carlos Jaramillo, Ivan Dryanovski, Roberto G. Valenti, and Jizhong Xiao*, “6-DoF Pose Localization in 3D Point-Cloud Dense Maps Using a Monocular Camera”, Proceeding of the 2013 IEEE
Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2013) Shenzhen, China, Dec., 2013, pp1747~1752.
  • Roberto G. Valenti, Ivan Dryanovski, Jizhong Xiao∗, “A Non-inertial Acceleration Suppressor for Low Cost Inertial Measurement Unit Attitude Estimation”, Proceeding of the 2013 IEEE
Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2013) Shenzhen, China, Dec., 2013, pp639~644.
  • Weiguang Dong, Hongguang Wang, Zhenhui Li, Yong Jiang, Jizhong Xiao, Development of a Wall-climbing Robot with Biped-Wheel Hybrid Locomotion Mechanism, IROS2013.
  • Samleo L. Joseph, Xiaochen Zhang, Ivan Dryanovski, Jizhong Xiao*, Chucai Yi, YingLi Tian, “Semantic indoor navigation with a blind-user oriented augmented reality”, 2013 IEEE International Conference on System, Man and Cybernetics, pp3585-3591.
  • Samleo L Joseph, Chucai Yi, Fei Yan, Jizhong Xiao⇤, YingLi Tian, Fei Yan, “Visual Semantic Parameterization – To Enhance Blind User Perception for Indoor Navigation”, IEEE Workshop on Multimodal and Alternative Perception for Visually Impaired People, in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, July 15~19, 2013, San Jose, USA.
  • Carlos Jaramillo, Ling Guo, Jizhong Xiao, “A Single-Camera Omni-Stereo Vision System for 3D Perception of Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs)”, The 8th International Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA2013), Melbourne, Australia, June 19~21, 2013.
  • Jizhong Xiao, Kevin Ramdath, Manor Iosilevish, Dharmdeo Sigh, Anastasis Tsakas, “A low Cost Outdoor Assistive Navigation System for Blind People”, The 8th International Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA2013), Melbourne, Australia, June 19~21, 2013.
  • Ivan Dryanovski, Roberto Valenti and Jizhong Xiao, “Fast Visual Odometry and Mapping from RGB-D Data”, 2013 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2013), p2297~2302, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 6~10, 2013.
  • Fei Yan, Yan Zhuang, Jizhong Xiao, “PRM-based Real-time 3D Path Planning for UAV in Complex Environment”, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2012), Dec. 11-14, 2012, in Guangzhou, China.
  • Ivan Dryanovski, William Morris, Ravi Kaushik, Jizhong Xiao, “Real-Time Pose Estimation with RGB-D Camera”, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration, September 13-15, 2012, University of Hamburg, Germany. (MFI2012 Best Paper Award Finalist).
  • Xiaohai Li, Flavio Cabrera-Mora, Jizhong Xiao, “Signal Strength Differentiation Based Navigation of Mobile Robot in a Wireless Sensor Network”, The 7th IEEE Conf. on Industrial Electronics and Applications, July 18~20, 2012, Singapore.
  • Ivan Dryanovski, Carlos Jaramillo, Jizhong Xiao, “Incremental Registration of RGB-D Images”, 2012 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2012), May 14~18, St Paul, Minnesota, USA, pp1685-1690.
  • Xuejun Yan, Chunxia Zhao, Jizhong Xiao, “A novel FastSLAM Algorithm based on Iterated Unscented Kalman Filter”, Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Robio2011), Phuket, Tailand, Dec. 2011, pp. 1906~1911.
  • Ali G. Ozkil, Zhun Fan, Jizhong Xiao, Jens K. Kristensen, Kim H. Christensen, Steen Dawids, Henrik Aanæs, “Mapping of Multi-Floor Buildings: A Barometric Approach”, Proceedings of 2011 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2011), pp847~852.
  • Ozkil,A.G.,FanZ.,Xiao,J.,Kristensen,J.K.,Dawids,S.,Christensen,K.H.,Aanæs,H., “Practical Indoor Mobile Robot Navigation Method Using Hybrid Maps”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, Istanbul-Turkey, pp475-480, 2011.
  • Rex Wong, Jizhong Xiao, Samleo Loseph, “An Adaptive Data Association for Robotic SLAM in Search and Rescue Operation”, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Int. Conf. on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA2011), p997~1003.
  • Xiaochen Zhang, Yi Sun, Jizhong Xiao, “Radio Source Search Using Force Field Vectors Weighted by Received Signal Strength Gradients”, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Int. Conf. on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA2011), p531~536.
  • John Finkbeiner, Jamal Ahmad, William Santosa, and Guo Y. Xu, Jizhong Xiao, “Biomimetic Fish Actuated by Shape Memory Alloy”, Proceedings of 6th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2011), p2133~2138.
  • Heping Chen, Jizhong Xiao, “Robust Compliant Assembly Automation Using an Industrial Robot”, Proceedings of 6th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2011), p1155~1160. (ICIEA2011 Best Paper Award Finalist)
  • Ivan Dryanovski, William Morris, Jizhong Xiao, “An Open-Source Pose Estimation System for Micro-Air Vehicles”, Proceedings of 2011 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), pp4449-4454.
  • William Morris, Ivan Dryanovski, Jizhong Xiao, “CityFlyer: Progress Toward Autonomous MAV Navigation and 3D Mapping”, Video, 2011 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), pp2972-2973.
  • Xiaochen Zhang ,Yi Sun, Jizhong Xiao and Flavio Cabrera-Mora, “Theseus gradient guide: An indoor transmitter searching approach using received signal strength”, Proceedings of 2011 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), pp2560-2565.
  • Igor Labutov, Carlos Jaramillo, Jizhong Xiao, “Fusing Optical Flow and Stereo in a Spherical Depth Panorama Using a Single-Camera Folded Catadioptric Rig”, Proceedings of 2011 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), pp3092-3097. (ICRA2011 Best Vision Paper Award Finalist)
  • Ravi Kaushik, Jizhong Xiao, Samleo L. Joseph, William Morris, “Polygon-based Laser Scan Registration by Heterogeneous Robots”, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Robio2010), pp1618~1623, Tianjin, Dec. 2010.
  • Rex Wong, Jizhong Xiao, Samleo L. Joseph, and Zeyong Shan, “Data Association for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Robotic Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp459~464, Montréal, Canada, July 6-9, 2010
  • Ling Guo, Igor Labutov, Jizhong Xiao, “Design and calibration of single-camera catadioptric omnistereo system for Miniature Aerial Vehicles (MAVs)”, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010), pp622~627, Taipei, Oct. 18~22, 2010.
  • Ivan Dryanovski, William Morris,Jizhong Xiao, “Multi-Volume Occupancy Grids: an Efficient Probabilistic 3D Mapping Model for Micro Aerial Vehicles”, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010), pp1553~1559, Taipei, Oct. 18~22, 2010.
  • Ali G. Ozkil, Zhun Fan, Jizhong Xiao, Jens K. Kristensen, Kim H. Christensen, Steen Dawids, Henrik Aanæs, “Empirical Evaluation of a Practical Indoor Mobile Robot Navigation Method Using Hybrid Maps”, 2010 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010) Video proceedings, pp2521~2522, Taipei, Oct. 18~22, 2010.
  • Rex Wong, Jizhong Xiao, Samleo L. Joseph, “Clutter-sensitive Data Association for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Robotic Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2010), p1976~1981, August 4-7, 2010, in Xi'an, China.
  • Ravi Kaushik, Jizhong Xiao, Samleo L. Joseph, William Morris, “Fast Planar Clustering and Polygon Extraction from Noisy Range Images Acquired in Indoor Environments”, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2010), pp483~488, August 4-7, 2010, in Xi'an, China.
  • William Morris, Ivan Dryanovski and Jizhong Xiao, “3D Indoor Mapping for Micro-UAVs Using Hybrid Range Finders and Multi-Volume Occupancy Grids”, the workshop on RGB-D: Advanced Reasoning with Depth Cameras, on June 27, 2010, in conjunction with 2010 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS’2010), held at the Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain June 27~30, 2010.
  • Igor Labutov, Carlos Jaramillo, Jizhong Xiao, “Generating near-spherical probabilistic range panoramas using a low-cost, single-camera catadioptric-stero rig”, the workshop on Omnidirectional Vision, Camera Networks and Non-classical Cameras (Omnivis’2010) on June 27, 2010, in conjunction with 2010 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS’2010), held at the Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain June 27~30, 2010. (Best Presentation Award).
  • Rex Wong, Jizhong Xiao, Samleo Joseph, “A Robust Data Association for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Dynamic Environments”, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA2010), pp470~475, June 20~23, 2010. (ICIA2010 Best Paper Award Finalist.)
  • Flavio Cabrea-Mora, Jizhong Xiao, Peter Brass, “Flooding Algorithm for the Exploration of Unknown Indoor Environments Modeled as Trees”, Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2010), pp5478-5483, Anchorage, Alaska, May 3-8, 2010.
  • Matthew Elliot, William Morris, Jizhong Xiao, “City-Climber, a new generation of wall-climbing robots”, in Video Proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 15-19, 2006, Orlando, USA, (ICRA2006 BEST VIEDO AWARD Finalist)

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On-line Papers

  • Jizhong Xiao, Hans Dulimarta, Zenyu Yu, Ning Xi, R. Lal Tummala, “Controller Design for an Autonomous Wall-climbing Micro-robot Based on TI 320LF2407 DSP Chip”, Digital Control Systems Applications Symposia, DSPSFEST’2000, Houston, Texas, August 2-4, 2000.
    (First Paper on TMS320LF2407 DSP applications, listed on TI website)

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Technical Report

  • Jizhong Xiao, Zhigang Zhu, Myung Lee, and George Wolberg, “Shaping the PRISM Center”, the 1st year report, 2006 NSF-CRI PI workshop, Snowbird, Utah, June 19~June 21, 2006.
  • Z. Zhu, Jizhong Xiao, “PRISM: Planning a Center for Perceptual Robotics, Intelligent Sensors and Machines at the City College of New York”, 2005 NSF CISE/CNS Infrastructure PI Meeting, Siebel Center for Computer Science, Urbana, Illinois, July 25, 2005.
  • Jizhong Xiao, Xiangqiu Zeng, Yalou Huang, Guizhang Lu, “A Self-adjusting Algorithm for Manipulator Force Control -- Analysis and Experiment”, Technical Report of National Laboratory of Intelligent Robot Control, Nankai University, China, Vol. 1, p100-104, 1994.

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Theses and Dissertation

  • “Development of Miniature Climbing Robots ---- Modeling, Control and Motion Planning”,
    Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, USA, August 2002.
  • “A Study of Neural Network and Its Application in Robot Manipulator Control”,
    Master Thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1999.
  • “Robot Force Control”, Master Thesis, East China Institute of Technology,
    P. R. China, 1993.

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