Publications - Papers & books

Selected papers


Performance Improvement of a Vineyard Robot through its Mechanical Desig, 2017.                       ASABE Paper No. 1701120. St. Joseph, MI.: ASABE.


Sonar-based aid for the execution of headland turns by a vineyard robot, 2016.                        ASABE Paper No. 162456431. St. Joseph, MI.: ASABE.

iconoarl Preliminary Approach for Real-time Mapping of Vineyards from an Autonomous Ground Robot, 2016. ASABE Paper No. 162457331. St. Joseph, MI.: ASABE.
iconoarl Navigation Strategies for a Vineyard Robot, 2015.
ASABE Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, Louisina. AWARDED PAPER!
Robot-generated Crop Maps for Decision-making in Vineyards, 2015.
ASABE Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, Louisina.
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Volume 112, Pp. 172–183
DOI: 10.1016/j.compag.2014.12.017
Sensors 2013, 13(9), 12698-12743
DOI: 10.3390/s130912698


Robust estimation of Ackerman angles for front-axle steered vehicles, 2013

Artificial Intelligence Research 2 (2): 18-27

DOI: 10.5430/air.v2n2p18 

GPS data conditioning for enhancing reliability of automated off-road vehicles, 2013

Journal of Automobile Engineering 227 (4): 521 - 535.

DOI: 10.1177/0954407012454976


Dynamic segmentation to estimate vine vigor from ground images, 2012

Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 10 (3): 596 - 604

DOI: 10.5424/sjar/2012103-508-11


Global-referenced navigation grids for off-road vehicles and environments, 2012

Robotics and Autonomous Systems 60: 278-287

DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2011.11.007


Sensor architecture and task classification for agricultural vehicles and environments, 2010

Sensors 10 (12): 11226 - 11247

DOI: 10.3390/s101211226


Design parameters for adjusting the visual field of binocular stereo cameras, 2010

Biosystems Engineering 105: 59-70


Recent innovations in off-road intelligent vehicles: in-field automatic navigation, 2009
Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering 2: 169-178DOI: 10.1016/j.compag.2007.07.007


Bifocal stereoscopic vision for intelligent vehicles, 2009

International Journal of Vehicular Technology ID 123231

DOI: 10.1155/2009/123231


Fuzzy logic control of an electrohydraulic valve for auto-steering off-road vehicles, 2008

Journal of Automobile Engineering 222: 917-934


Stereo vision three-dimensional terrain maps for precision agriculture, 2008

Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 60: 133-143. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.compag.2007.07.007


Dynamic behavior of an electrohydraulic valve: Typology of characteristic curves, 2007

Mechatronics 17: 551-561.   

DOI: 10.1016/j.mechatronics.2007.07.003


Stereovision data processing with 3D density maps for agricultural vehicles, 2006

Transactions of the ASABE 49 (4): 1213 - 1222






 Book web

Published by Springer-Verlag, 2010

ISBN 978-1-84996-467-8

e-ISBN 978-1-84996-468-5

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84996-468-5

Library of Congress CN: 2010932811


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       Book2 web 


Published by Lambert Academic, 2011
ISBN 978-3-8443-3172-1
e-ISBN 978-1-84996-468-5

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Book chapters



 Chapter 1web  

Book Title: Stereo Vision

Chapter Title: Global 3D Terrain Maps for Agricultural Applications

Published by INTECH, 2011

ISBN 978-953-307-516-7

 Chapter 2web  

Book Title: Depth Map and 3D Imaging Applications

Chapter Title: Stereoscopic Vision for Off-road Intelligent Vehicles

Published by IGI Global, 2012

ISBN 978-1-61350-327-0

 Chapter 3web

Book Title: Agricultural Automation. Fundamentals and Practices.

Chapter Title: Surrounding Awareness for Automation

Published by CRC Press, 2013

ISBN 978-1439880579