Relevant Papers (past 5 years)
    Scholarly Books
  • [1] Paul G.D., (2010), "Autonomous exploration and mapping of complex 3D environments by means of a 6DOF manipulator", University of Technology, Sydney (Ph.D.)

  • [2] Paul G., (2005), "Multi-Autonomous Vehicle Path And Motion Re-Planning" University of Technology, Sydney (Undergraduate thesis)

    Scholarly Book Chapters
  • [1] Paul G.D., Liu D., & Kirchner N.G., (2007), "An algorithm for surface growing from laser scan generated point clouts" in T.-J. Tarn, S.B. Chen and C. Zhou (eds), Robotic Welding, Intelligence and Automation, Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 481-491.

    Refereed Journal Papers
  • [1] Paul G.D., Kwok N.M., Liu D.K., (Accepted 2012) A novel surface segmentation approach for robotic manipulator-based maintenance operation planning, Journal of Automation in Construction, Elsevier, forthcoming (A Ranked)

  • [2] Paul G.D., Webb S., Liu D.K., Dissanayake G., (2011), "Autonomous robot manipulator-based exploration and mapping system for bridge maintenance", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 59, No. 7-8, pp. 543-554. (A Ranked)

  • [3] Paul G.D., Liu D.K., Kirchner N., Dissanayake G., (2009), "An effective exploration approach to simultaneous mapping and surface material–type identification of complex three-dimensional environments", Journal of Field Robotics Vol. 26 No. 11-12, pp. 915-933 (A Ranked)

  • [4] To W.K., Paul G.D., Kwok N.M., Liu D.K., (2009), "An efficient trajectory planning approach for autonomous robots in complex bridge environments" International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology, Vol.1, No.2, pp. 185-208

  • [5] Kirchner N., Paul G., Liu D.K., (2006), "Bridge Maintenance Robotic Arm: Mechanical Technique to Reduce the Nozzle Force of a Sandblasting Rig", Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Vol. 28, suppl. 164, October, 2006, Wuhan, China, pp. 12-18

  • [6] Liu D.K., Wu X., Paul G., Dissanayake G. (2006), "Case Studies on an Approach to Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Motion Coordination", Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Vol. 28, suppl. 164, October, 2006, Wuhan, China, pp. 26-31

    Refereed Conference Papers
  • [1] To W.K., Paul G.D., Rushton-Smith D., Liu D.K., (Accepted 2012) "Automated and Cost-effective Calibration of a Robot Manipulator-mounted IR Range Camera for Steel Bridge Maintenance", Field and Service Robotics, Matsushima, Japan, forthcoming (A Ranked)

  • [2] Manamperi P., Brooks P.A., Kaluarachchi W., Peters G., Ho A., Lie S., To A.W., Paul G.D., Rushton-Smith D., Webb S.S., Liu D. & Dissanayake G. (2011), "Robotic Grit-blasting: Engineering Challenges", Sustainable Bridges: The Thread of Society, Sydney, Australia, October 2011 in Sustainable Bridges: The Thread of Society, ed V. Ponnampalam, H. Madrio and E. Ancich, 2011 Austroads Bridge Conference (ABC 2011), Sydney, Australia, pp. 321-330.

  • [3] Richards D., Paul G.D., Webb S.S., Kirchner N.G. (2010), "Manipulator-based Grasping Pose Selection by means of Task-Objective Optimisation", Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, December 2010 in Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010 (ACRA 2010), ed Gordon Wyeth, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1-9. (B Ranked, Acceptance Rate: 51%, short-listed best student paper)

  • [4] To A.W., Paul G.D., Liu D.K. (2010), "Image Segmentation for Surface Material-type Classification using 3D Geometry Information", IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation, Harbin, China, June 2010 in Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA2010), ed X. Ye, et al, IEEE, China, pp. 1717-1722.

  • [5] Paul G.D., Webb S.S., Liu D.K. & Dissanayake G. (2010), "A Robotic System for Steel Bridge Maintenance: Field Testing', Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, December 2010 in Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010 (ACRA 2010), ed Gordon Wyeth, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1-8. (B Ranked, Acceptance Rate: 51%)

  • [6] Kirchner N.G., Alempijevic A., Caraian S., Fitch R., Hordern D.L., Hu G., Paul G.D., Richards D., Singh S.P., Webb S.S., (2010), "RobotAssist - a Platform for Human Robot Interaction Research", Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, December 2010 in Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010 (ACRA 2010), ed Gordon Wyeth and Ben Upcroft, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1-10. (B Ranked, Acceptance Rate: 51%)

  • [7] Liu D., Dissanayake G., Manamperi P., Fang G., Paul G.D., Kirchner N.G., Chotiprayanakul, P., (2008), "A robotic system for steel bridge maintenance: research challenges and system design", Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Australia National University, Canberra, Australia, December 2008 in Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ed Jonghyuk Kim and Robert Mahony, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1-7 (B Ranked)

  • [8] Clifton M., Paul G.D., Kwok N., Liu D.K., Wang D.L. (2008) "Evaluating performance of multiple RRTs", Mechtronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, October 12-15, 2008, Beijing, China, pp. 564-569

  • [9] To A.W., Paul G.D., Kwok N. & Liu D.K., (2009), "An integrated approach to planning for autonomous grit-blasting robot in complex bridge environments", International Conference on Innovative Production Machines and Systems, Cardiff University, Wales, UK, July 2008 in Proceedings of 2008 Fourth I
  • PROMS Virtual Conference International Conference on Innovative Production Machines and Systems, ed D. T. Pham, E.E. Eldukhri and A.J. Soroka, Whittles Publishing, Scotland, UK, pp. 313-318.

  • [10] Kirchner N.G., Taha T., Liu D.K., Paul G.D., (2007), "Simultaneous Material Type Classification And Mapping Data Acquisition Using A Laser Range Finder", International Conference on Intelligent Technologies, Sydney, Australia, December 2007 in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies (InTech), ed Q P Ha and N M Kwok, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, Australia, pp. 124-129.

  • [11] Kirchner N.G., Liu D., Taha T., Paul G.D., (2007), "Capacitive Object Ranging and Material Type Classifying Sensor", International Conference on Intelligent Technologies, Sydney, Australia, December 2007 in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies (InTech), ed Q.P. Ha and N.M. Kwok, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, Australia, pp. 130-135.

  • [12] Paul G.D., Liu D.K., Kirchner N., Webb S. (2007) "Safe and efficient autonomous exploration technique for 3D mapping of a complex bridge maintenance environment", 24th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 99-104 (A Ranked)

  • [13] Liu D.K., Wu X., Paul G.D., Dissanayake G. (2006), "Case studies on an approach to multiple autonomous vehicle motion coordination", Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Digital Manufacturing, October 15-17, 2006, Wuhan, China, pp. 26-31, (ISSN: 1671-4431) (Invited presentation)

  • [14] Kirchner N., Paul G.D., Liu D.K. (2006), "Bridge maintenance robotic arm: mechanical technique to reduce the nozzle force of a sandblasting rig", Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Digital Manufacturing, October 15-17, 2006, Wuhan, China, pp. 12-18 (ISSN: 1671-4431) (Invited presentation)

  • [15] Paul G.D., Liu D.K., (2006), "Replanning of Multiple Autonomous Vehicles in Material Handling", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation & Mechatronics (RAM), 7-9 June, 2006, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 231-236 (A Ranked, published as an Undergraduate)