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  • Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems
  • Design optimalization of industrial robots
  • Hydraulic-mechanical systems

Projects

  • SFI Offshore Mechatronics, arbeidspakke WP2, WP3 og WP4
  • Industrial PhD project, Witold Pawlus, together with MHWirth
  • NORCOWE, Offshore Wind, www.norcowe.no
  • EU FP7 Project Hephestos,
  • The research group coordinates the Motion-Lab, www.motion-lab.no

Previous projects

  • Industrial PhD project, Knut Berg Kaldestad, together with ABB

Planned projects

  • Participation in FME2 application for offshore wind

Research partners

  • Partner companies and universities in the SFI Offshore Mechatronics
  • Partner companies and universities in the EU Project Hephestos
  • Partner companies and universities in NORCOWE

Selected publications

Book Chapters:

B1: T. Brogårdh and G. Hovland, "The Tau PKM Structures", in Smart Devices and Machines for Advanced Manufacturing, Eds. L. Wang and F. Xi, Springer Verlag, B1: 2008, ISBN: 978-1-84800-146-6.

Patents:

P5: M. Antoine and G. Hovland, Method of Converting a Resource into a Product, Intl Pat No EP 1513085 A1, WO 2005/024535 A2, US 7835930 B2, Publ. dates 2005-2010, ABB Switzerland.

P4: E. Gallestey, G. Hovland, A. Stothert and T. von Hoff, Method for Automatic Tuning of a Kalman Filter, International Patent number EP 1471398 A1, Publication date 27.10.2004.

P3: G. Hovland, E. Gallestey and A. Stothert, Design of thick-walled components for power plants from crack-growth models, Pat No 02406085.7, 25 countries, Date of Filing: Dec 10, 2002.

P2: E. Gallestey, G. Hovland and T.von Hoff, Estimation of process variables, International Patent Numbers EP 1406136 A1 and US 2004/0064297 A1, Publication date 01.04.2004.

P1: S. Gunnarson, M. Norrlöf, G. Hovland, U. Carlsson, T. Brogårdh, T. Svensson, S. Moberg, Path Correction for an Industrial Robot, Intl Pat No: 019221 75.3-2302-SE0100784, Apr 09, 2001 and US Pat No 7,130,718 B2, Oct 31, 2006.

Journal Papers:

J19: Ø. Magnussen, M. Ottestad and G. Hovland, ''Multicopter Design Optimization and Validation'', MIC, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2015, pp. 67-79. 

J18: A. Klimchik, A. Pashkevich, D. Chablat, and G. Hovland, "Compliance error compensation technique for parallel robots composed of non-perfect serial chains'', Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 29, No. 2, April 2013, pp. 385-393.

J17: K. Kaldestad, G. Hovland and D. Anisi, ''3D Sensor-Based Obstacle Detection Comparing Octrees and Point clouds Using CUDA'', MIC, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2012, pp. 123-130.

J16: J. Cibulka, M.K. Ebbesen, G. Hovland, K.G. Robbersmyr, M.R. Hansen, "A Review on Approaches for Condition Based Maintenance in Applications with Induction Machines Located Offshore''. MIC, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2012, pp. 69-86.

J15: A. Alabakhshizadeh, Y. Iskandarani, G. Hovland, O.-M. Midtgård, "Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems using the Bond Graph Method'', MIC, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2011, pp. 34-45.

J14: I. Tyapin and G. Hovland, "The Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Machine - Kinematic and Elastodynamic Design Optimisation'', Meccanica, 2011, Vol 46, pp. 113-129.

J13: M. Murray and G. Hovland, "Optimised Assembly Mode Reconfiguration of the 5-DOF Gantry-Tau using Mixed-Integer Programming'', Meccanica, 2011, Vol. 46, pp. 101-111.

J12: M. Choux and G. Hovland, "Adaptive Backstepping Control of Nonlinear Hydraulic-Mechanical System Including Valve Dynamics'', MIC, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2010, pp. 35-44.

J11: M. Breivik, G. Hovland and P.J. From, ``Trends in Research and Publication: Science 2.0 and Open Access'', MIC, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2009, pp. 181-190.

J10: I. Tyapin and G. Hovland, "Kinematic and Elastostatic Design Optimisation of the 3-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Manipulator'', MIC, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2009, pp. 39-56.

J9: G. Hovland, "Evaluation of an Inverted Pendulum Control Experiment'', IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp.114-122, Feb. 2008.

J8: G.Y. Yang, G. Hovland, R. Majumder and Z.Y. Dong, "TCSCs Allocation Based on Line Flow Equations via Mixed-Integer Programming'', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 2262-2269, Nov. 2007.

J7: G.E. Hovland and M. Antoine, "Scheduling of Gas Turbine Compressor Washing'', Journal of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing (Autosoft), Vol. 12 (2006), No. 1, pp. 63-73.

J6: G.E. Hovland, T.P. von Hoff, E.A. Gallestey, M. Antoine, D. Farruggio, A.D.B. Paice, "Nonlinear estimation methods for parameter tracking in power plants'', Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 13 (2005), pp. 1341-1355.

J5: G.E. Hovland, E. Berglund and O.J. Sørdalen, "Identification of joint elasticity of industrial robots'', Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 250, pp. 455-464, 2000, ISSN 0170-8643.

J4: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher,  "Control of Sensory Perception in Discrete Event Systems Using Stochastic Dynamic Programming'', ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 121, No. 2, June 1999, pp. 200-205, ISSN: 0022-0434.

J3: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Control of Sensory Perception in a Mobile Navigation Problem'', The International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 18, No. 2, Feb. 1999, pp. 201-212, ISSN: 0278-3649.

J2: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Hidden Markov Models as a Process Monitor in Robotic Assembly'', The International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 17, No. 2, Feb. 1998, pp. 153-168, ISSN: 0278-3649.

J1: B.J. McCarragher, G. Hovland, P. Sikka, P. Aigner and D. Austin, "Hybrid Dynamic Modelling and Control of Constrained Manipulation Systems'', IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Special Issue on Discrete Event Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 1997, pp. 27-44.

Conference Papers:

C71: W. Pawlus, D. Frick, M. Morari, G. Hovland and M. Choux, "Drivetrain Design Optimization for Electrically Actuated Systems via Mixed Integer Programing'', 41st Annual Conf. of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2015), Yokohama, Japan, Nov. 9-12, 2015.

C70: I. Tyapin, K.B. Kaldestad and G. Hovland, "Off-line Path Correction of Robotic Face Milling Using Static Tool Force and Robot Stiffness'', Proc. 2015 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2015), Hamburg, Sept. 28-Oct. 02, 2015.

C69: K.B. Kaldestad, I. Tyapin and G. Hovland, "Robotic Face Milling Path Correction and Chattering Reduction'', Proc. IEEE/ASME Intl. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM2015), Busan, South Korea, 7-11 July, 2015.

C68: W. Pawlus, F. Liland, N. Nilsen, S. Øydna, G. Hovland, T. Wroldsen, "Optimization of a High Fidelity Virtual Model of a Hydraulic Hoisting System for Real-Time Simulations'', International Petroleum Technology Conference 2014 ISBN 978-1-61399-371-2, pp. 1-11, 10-12 December, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

C67: W. Pawlus, M. Choux, G. Hovland, M.R. Hansen, S. Øydna, "Modeling and Simulation of An Offshore Pipe Handling Machine'', Proc. 55th Conf. on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 55), Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 2014, ISBN 9789175193762. pp. 277-284

C66: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, "Method for Estimating Combined Controller, Joint and Link Stiffnesses of an Industrial Robot'', Proc. IEEE 2014 Intl. Symp. on Robotic and Sensors Environments (ROSE 2014), Romania.

C65: Ø. Magnussen, M. Ottestad, G. Hovland and S. Kirby, "Experimental Study on the Influence of Controller Firmware on Multirotor Actuator Dynamics'', Proc. IEEE 2014 Intl. Symp. on Robotic and Sensors Environments (ROSE 2014), Romania.

C64: Ø. Magnussen, G. Hovland and M. Ottestad, "Multicopter UAV Design Optimization'', Proc. IEEE/ASME Intl. Conf. on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA 2014).

C63: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland, P. Kosonen and T. Linna, "Identification of a Static Tool Force Model for Robotic Face Milling'', Proc. IEEE/ASME Intl. Conf. on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA 2014).

C62: W. Pawlus, M. Choux, G. Hovland and V.K. Huynh, "Parameters Identification of Induction Motor Dynamic Model for Offshore Applications'', Proc. IEEE/ASME Intl. Conf. on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA 2014).

C61: K.B. Kaldestad, S. Haddadin, R. Belder, G. Hovland and D.Anisi, "Collision Avoidance with Potential Fields Based on Parallel Processing of 3D-Point Cloud Data on the GPU'', Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong.

C60: N. Luxcey, S. Fouques, G. Hovland, J. Jin, W. Kauczynski, S. Reinholdtsen and T. Sauder, ``Influence Of Wave-Induced Skid Motions On The Launch Of Free-Fall Skid Lifeboats From Floating Hosts: Experimental And Numerical Investigations'', Proc. 33rd Intl. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2014), San Francisco, June 2014.

C59: Ø. Magnussen, M. Ottestad and G. Hovland, "Experimental validation of a quaternion-based attitude estimation with direct input to a quadcopter control system'', Proc. Intl. Conf. Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2013 pp. 480-485.

C58: I. Tyapin and G. Hovland, ``Kinematic Calibration Method for a 5-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Machine'', IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), pp. 4665 -4670, Karslruhe, Germany.

C57: M.B. Kjelland, M.R. Hansen, I. Tyapin, G. Hovland, "Tool-Point Control of a Planar Hydraulically Actuated Manipulator with Compensation of Non-Actuated Degree of Freedom'', Proc. 12th Intl. Conf. on Control, Automation and Systems, South Korea, Oct. 2012.

C56: A. Klimchik, A. Pashkevich, D. Chablat and G. Hovland, "Compensation of compliance errors in parallel manipulators composed of non-perfect kinematic chains'', Advances in Robot Kinematics, Austria, June 2012.

C55: K.B. Kaldestad, G. Hovland and D. Anisi, "Obstacle Detection in an Unstructured Industrial Robotic System: Comparison of Hidden Markov Model and Expert System'', Proc. 10th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO), Crotia, Sept. 2012.

C54: Ø. Magnussen, M. Ottestad and G. Hovland, "Calibration Procedure for an Inertial Measurement Unit Using a 6-Degree-of-Freedom Hexapod'', Proc. Intl. Conf. on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Philadelphia, USA, June 2012.

C53: J. Haaø, S. Vangen, I. Tyapin, M. Choux, G. Hovland, M.R. Hansen, "The Effect of Friction in Passive and Active Heave Compensation of Crown Block Mounted Compensators'', Proc. 1st IFAC Workshop on Automatic Control of Offshore Oil and Gas Production, Trondheim, May 2012.

C52: M. Choux, G. Hovland and M. Blanke, "Cascade Controller Including Backstepping for Hydraulic-Mechanical Systems'', Proc. 1st IFAC Workshop on Automatic Control of Offshore Oil and Gas Production, Trondheim, May 2012.

C51: M. B. Kjelland, I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and M.R. Hansen, ``Tool-Point Control for a Redundant Heave Compensated Hydraulic Manipulator'', Proc. 1st IFAC Workshop on Automatic Control of Offshore Oil and Gas Production, Trondheim, May 2012.

C50: K.B. Kaldestad, G. Hovland and D. Anisi, "CAD-Based Training of Expert System and Hidden Markov Model for Obstacle Detection in an Industrial Robot Environment'', Proc. 1st IFAC Workshop on Automatic Control of Offshore Oil and Gas Production, Trondheim, May 2012.

C49: M. Choux, I. Tyapin and G. Hovland, "Leakage-detection in blade pitch control systems for wind turbines'', Reliability and Maintainability Annual Symposium (RAMS), 2012.

C48: M. Choux, I. Tyapin and G. Hovland, ``Extended friction model of a hydraulic actuated system'', Reliability and Maintainability Annual Symposium (RAMS), 2012.

C47: A.A. Walid, P. Gu, M.R. Hansen, G. Hovland and Y. Iskandarani, "Modeling and Simulation of an Active Heave Compensated Drawworks'', Recent Advances in Manufacturing Engineering, Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. on Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and Production Systems, pp. 291-296, Barcelona, 2011.

C46: S. Muraspahic, L. Farji, M.R. Hansen, G. Hovland, Y. Iskandarani and H.R. Karimi, "Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation of an Active Heave Compensated Drawworks'', Recent Advances in Manufacturing Engineering, Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. on Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and Production Systems, pp. 285-290, Barcelona, 2011.

C45: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and J. Jorde, "Comparison of Markov Theory and Monte Carlo Simulations for Analysis of Marine Operations Related to Installation of an Offshore Wind Turbine'', Proc. 24th Intl. Conf. on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering Management (COMADEM2011), pp. 1071-1081.

C44: I. Tyapin and G. Hovland, "Multi-Objective Design of Optimisation of a Class of PKMs - The 3-DOF Gantry-Tau'', The 29th IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, pp. 255-262, 15-17 February 2010, Innsbruck, Austria.

C43: M. Choux, H. Karimi, G. Hovland, M.R. Hansen, M. Ottestad and M. Blanke, "Robust Adaptive Backstepping Control Design for a Nonlinear Hydraulic-Mechanical System", 48th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC), 16-18 Dec, 2009, Shanghai.

C42: A. Di Pietro, P. Compston, R. Gresham and G. Hovland, "Towards Rapid Robotic Fibre Placement with In-Situ Ultra-Violet Curing", Intl. Conf. on Sustainable Automotive Technologies ICSAT, Melbourne, 5-7 November, 2008.

C41: M. Murray, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, "Singularity-Free Reconfiguration of the 5-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Machine", Proc. of the 2nd Intl. Workshop on Fundamental Issues and Future Research Directions for Parallel Mechanisms and Manipulators, Montpellier, France, Sept. 21-22, 2008.

C40: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, "Kinematic and Elastodynamic Design Optimisation of the 3-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Manipulator", Proc. of the 2nd Intl. Workshop on Fundamental Issues and Future Research Directions for Parallel Mechanisms and Manipulators, Montpellier, France, Sept. 21-22, 2008.

C39: M. Choux and G. Hovland, "Design of A Hydraulic Servo System for Robotic Manipulation", Proc. of the 5th FPNI Ph.D Symposium, Krakow 2008, 1-5 July.

C38: G. Hovland, M. Choux, M. Murray, I. Tyapin and T. Brogårdh, 'The Gantry-Tau - Summary of Latest Development at ABB, University of Agder and University of Queensland'', Invited Paper, the 3rd Intl. Colloquium: Robotic Systems for Handling and Assembly, the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 562, Braunschweig, Germany, April 2008.

C37: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ''A Geometrical Method for Calculating the Unreachable Workspace of the 3-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Manipulator'', Proc. of the Australasian Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, December 2007.

C36: M. Ottestad, G. Hovland, S. Persson, K.G. Robbersmyr and J. Pohl, ''A Survey of Mechatronics Education in the Nordic and Baltic Countries'', Proc. of the 3rd Intl. Conf. on Mechatronics Systems and Materials (MSM 2007), Kaunas, 28-29 Sept. 2007.

C35: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ''Workspace Optimisation of a Reconfigurable Parallel Kinematic Manipulator'', Proc. of the 2007 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Zürich, 4-7 Sept. 2007.

C34: G. Hovland, M. Murray and T. Brogårdh, ''Experimental Verification of Friction and Dynamic Models of a Parallel Kinematic Machine'', Proc. of the 2007 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Zürich, 4-7 Sept. 2007.

C33: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ''A Fully Geometric Approach for the Workspace Area of the Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Manipulator'', Proc. of the IASTED Robotics and Applications Conference, Würzburg, Germany, Aug 29-31, 2007.

C32: C. Lyzell and G. Hovland, ''Verification of the Dynamics of the 5-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Machine'', Proc. of the IASTED Robotics and Applications Conference, Würzburg, Germany, Aug 29-31, 2007.

C31: G. Yang, G. Hovland, R. Majumder and Z. Dong, ''A Novel TCSC Planning Model Based on Line Flow Equations via MILP'', Proc. of the 2007 Power Engineering Society (PES) General Meeting, Tampa, June 2007.

C30: G. Hovland, M. Choux, M. Murray and T. Brogårdh, ''Benchmark of the 3-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Manipulator'', Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Rome, April 2007.

C29: I. Tyapin, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ''Kinematic Optimisation of the Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Manipulator with respect to its Workspace'', Proc. of the Australasian Robotics and Automation Conference, Auckland, December 2006.

C28: G. Yang, G. Hovland, R. Majumder and Z. Dong, ''Optimal TCSC Placement Based on Line Flow Equations via Mixed-Integer Linear Programming'', Proc. of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Melbourne, December 2006.

C27: M. Murray, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ''Collision-Free Workspace Design of the 5-Axis Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Machine'', Proc. of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2006), Beijing, October 2006.

C26: I. Williams, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ''Kinematic Error Calibration of the Gantry-Tau Parallel Manipulator'', Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Autom., Orlando, May 2006.

C25: J. Gunnar, E. Wernholt, G. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ''Nonlinear Grey-Box Identification of Linear Actuators Containing Hysteresis'', Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, May 2006.

C24: T. Brogårdh, S. Hanssen and G. Hovland, ''Application-Oriented Development of Parallel Kinematic Manipulators with Large Workspace'', the 2nd Intl Coll: Robotic Systems for Handling and Assembly, Braunschweig, May 2005.

C23: G. Hovland, ''Comparison of Different Kalman Filters for Tracking Nonlinear Transmission Torques'', Proc. of the 3rd IFAC Symp. on Mechatronic Systems, Sydney, Australia, 2004.

C22: M. Croft, G. Walker and G. Hovland, ''A New Efficiency Model for a Regenerative Dynamometer'', Proceedings of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 2004.

C21: G. Hovland and M. Antoine, ''Economic Optimisation of Gas Turbine Compressor Washing'', Proc of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conf., Brisbane, Australia, 2004.

C20: G. Hovland, S. Hanssen, E. Gallestey, S. Moberg, T. Brogårdh, S. Gunnarsson and M. Isaksson, "Nonlinear Identification of Backlash in Robot Transmissions'', Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Robotics (ISR2002), Stockholm, Sweden, Oct. 7-11, 2002.

C19: S. Moberg, M. Isaksson, J. Öhr, G. Hovland, S. Quick and S. Hanssen, "Automatisk trimning av industrirobot'', Proc of the Biannual Swedish Control Meeting, Linköing, May 29-30 2002.

C18: G. Ferrari-Trecate, E. Gallestey, A. Stothert, G. Hovland, P. Letizia, M. Spedicato, M. Morari, M. Antoine, "Modelling and Control of Co-Generation Power Plants Under Consideration of Lifetime Consumption: A Hybrid System Approach'', Proceedings of the 15th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Barcelona, Spain, July 21-26, 2002.

C17: A. Stothert, E. Gallestey and G.E. Hovland, ``Modelling of Combined Cycle Power Plant Ageing in Matlab and Industrial IT'', Proc. of the 4th Nordic Matlab Conf., pp. 23-28, Oslo, Norway, 17-18 October, 2001, ISBN: 82-995955-0-9.

C16: G.E. Hovland, E. Berglund and S. Hanssen, "Identification of Coupled Elastic Dynamics Using Inverse Eigenvalue Theory'', Proc. of the 32nd Intl. Symposium on Robotics (ISR 2001), Seoul, Korea, April 19-21 2001, pp. 1392-1397.

C15: E. Berglund and G.E. Hovland, "Automatic Elasticity Tuning of Industrial Robot Manipulators'', Proc. of the 2000 IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC 2000), pp. 5091-5096.

C14: S. Hanssen, G.E. Hovland and T. Brogårdh, ``Verification of Physical Parameters in a Rigid Manipulator Wrist Model'', Proc. of the 3rd Imacs Symposium on Mathematical Modelling (MathMod 2000), pp. 849-855, ISBN: 3-901608-15-X, Vienna, Austria, February 2-4 2000.

C13: G.E. Hovland, S. Hanssen, O.J. Sørdalen, T. Brogårdh, S. Moberg and M. Isaksson, "Automatic Model Identification of Industrial ABB Robots'', The Matlab DSP Conf., November 16-17 1999, Helsinki, Finland.

C12: G.E. Hovland, E. Berglund and O.J. Sørdalen, "Identification of Joint Elasticity of Industrial Robots'', Proc. of the 6th Intl. Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER 1999), Sydney, Australia, March 26-28 1999, pp. 201-210, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 1-85233-210-7.

C11: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "The Control of Sensory Perception for Discrete Event Systems'', Proc. of the 1998 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC'98), San Diego, USA, 11-14 October 1998, pp. 776-781.

C10: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Controlling Sensory Perception for Indoor Navigation'', Proc. of the 1998 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 1998), Leuven, Belgium, 17-21 May 1998, pp. 2211-2216.

C9: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Sensitivity Analysis of a Sensory Perception Controller'', Proc. of Control 97, Sydney, 20-22 October 1997.

C8: H. Bruyninckx, G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Robust Sensing for Force-Controlled Assembly'', Workshop Text for the IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 1997), Grenoble, 8-13 September 1997.

C7: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Combining Force and Position Measurements for the Monitoring of Robotic Assembly'', Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 1997), Grenoble, 8-13 September 1997.

C6: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Dynamic Sensor Selection for Robotic Systems'', Proc. of the 1997 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 1997), Albuquerque, 20-25 April 1997, pp. 272-277.

C5: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Control of Sensory Perception Using Stochastic Dynamic Programming'', Proc. of the 1st Australian Data Fusion Symposium, Adelaide, 21-23 November 1996, pp. 196-201.

C4: G.E. Hovland, P. Sikka and B.J. McCarragher, "Skill Acquisition from Human Demonstration Using a Hidden Markov Model'', Proc. of the 1996 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 1996), Minneapolis, 22-28 April 1996, pp. 2706-2711.

C3: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "Frequency-Domain Force Measurements for Discrete Event Contact Recognition'', Proc. of the 1996 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 1996), Minneapolis, 22-28 April 1996, pp. 1166-1171.

C2: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "State Transition Recognition in Robotic Assembly Using Hidden Markov Models'', Proc. of the 1995 National Conf. of the Australian Robot Association (ACRA 1995), Melbourne, 5-7 July 1995, pp.75-86.

C1: G.E. Hovland and B.J. McCarragher, "A Hidden Markov Approach to the Monitoring of Robotic Assembly'', Proc. of the 6th Irish DSP and Control Colloquium, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, 19-20 June 1995 (F. Gaston and G. Dodds eds), pp. 293-300.

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