PUBLICATIONS

2019

J Ferguson A Donaire, RH Middleton

Kinetic-Potential Energy Shaping for Mechanical Systems With Applications to Tracking Journal Article

IEEE Control Systems Letters, 3 (4), pp. 960-965, 2019, ISSN: 2475-1456.

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Closed-Form Expressions for Extended Target Tracking using Random Matrices

Bartlett, N; Renton, C; Wills, AG

Closed-Form Expressions for Extended Target Tracking using Random Matrices Unpublished

2019, (Submitted for review.).

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A Bayesian Approach to Triaxial Strain Tomography from High-energy X-ray Diffraction

Hendriks, JN; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG

A Bayesian Approach to Triaxial Strain Tomography from High-energy X-ray Diffraction Journal Article

arXiv preprint arXiv:1903.02158, 2019.

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Robust inference of two-dimensional strain fields from diffraction-based measurements

Hendriks, JN; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG; Luzin, V; Gregg, AWT

Robust inference of two-dimensional strain fields from diffraction-based measurements Journal Article

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 444 , pp. 80–90, 2019.

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A data fusion framework for GPS-compromised navigation

Renton, C; Farnworth, T; Wills, AG

A data fusion framework for GPS-compromised navigation Technical Report

University of Newcastle 2019.

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Serra, D; Ruggiero, F; Donaire, A; Buonocore, LR; Lippiello, V; Siciliano, B

Control of nonprehensile planar rolling manipulation: The passivity-based approach Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Robotics, In press , pp. 1-13, 2019.

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2018

Donaire, A; Kazantzidou, C; Perez, T

Modelling in Support of Surface Submarine Evaluations Technical Report

Queensland University of Technology and DST Group Brisbane, 2018.

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On the Experiments about the Nonprehensile Reconfiguration of a Rolling Sphere on a Plate

Serra, D; Ferguson, J; Ruggiero, F; Siniscalco, A; Petit, A; Lippiello, V; Siciliano, B

On the Experiments about the Nonprehensile Reconfiguration of a Rolling Sphere on a Plate Inproceedings

Proc. IFAC Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 2018.

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Discontinuous energy shaping control of the Chaplygin sleigh

Ferguson, J; Donaire, A; Middleton, RH

Discontinuous energy shaping control of the Chaplygin sleigh Inproceedings

Proc. IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control, 2018.

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Robust integral action of port-Hamiltonian systems

Ferguson, J; Donaire, A; Ortega, R; Middleton, RH

Robust integral action of port-Hamiltonian systems Inproceedings

Proc. IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control, 2018.

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Evaluating the squared-exponential covariance function in Gaussian processes with integral observations

Hendriks, JN; Jidling, C; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Evaluating the squared-exponential covariance function in Gaussian processes with integral observations Journal Article

arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.07319, 2018.

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Tomographic reconstruction of two-dimensional residual strain fields from bragg-edge neutron imaging

Gregg, AWT; Hendriks, JN; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG; Tremsin, AS; Luzin, V; Shinohara, T; Kirstein, O; Meylan, MH; Kisi, EH

Tomographic reconstruction of two-dimensional residual strain fields from bragg-edge neutron imaging Journal Article

Physical Review Applied, 10 (6), pp. 064034, 2018.

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Implementation of Traction Constraints in Bragg-edge Neutron Transmission Strain Tomography

Hendriks, JN; Gregg, AWT; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG

Implementation of Traction Constraints in Bragg-edge Neutron Transmission Strain Tomography Journal Article

arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.09760, 2018.

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Probabilistic modelling and reconstruction of strain

Jidling, C; Hendriks, JN; Wahlström, N; Gregg, AWT; Schön, TB; Wensrich, CM; Wills, AG

Probabilistic modelling and reconstruction of strain Journal Article

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 436 , pp. 141 - 155, 2018, ISSN: 0168-583X.

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Model Predictive Control and Parameter Estimation applied to Gene Expression in Yeast

Cochrane, JA; Alamir, M

Model Predictive Control and Parameter Estimation applied to Gene Expression in Yeast Journal Article

IFAC-PapersOnLine, 51 (25), pp. 484–489, 2018.

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Accurate Gaussian Mixture Model Smoothing using a Two-Filter Approach

Balenzuela, MP; Dahlin, J; Bartlett, N; Wills, AG; Renton, C; Ninness, B

Accurate Gaussian Mixture Model Smoothing using a Two-Filter Approach Inproceedings

2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 694–699, IEEE 2018.

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Ferguson, J; Donaire, A; Renton, C; Middleton, RH

A port-Hamiltonian approach to the control of nonholonomic systems Journal Article

arXiv:1801.06954, 2018.

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Donaire, A; Crespo, M; Ruggiero, F; Lippiello, V; Siciliano, B

Passivity-Based Control Design and Experiments for a Rolling-Balancing System Book Chapter

Madani, K; Peaucelle, D; Gusikhin, O (Ed.): 430 , pp. 230-255, Springer, Cham, 2018.

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Romero, JG; Donaire, A; Ortega, R; Borja, P

Global stabilisation of underactuated mechanical systems via PID passivity-based control Journal Article

Automatica, 96 (10), pp. 178-185, 2018.

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Ruggiero, F; Petit, A; Serra, D; Satici, AC; Cacace, J; Donaire, A; Ficuciello, F; Buonocore, LR; Fontanelli, GA; Lippiello, V; Villani, L; Siciliano, B

Nonprehensile manipulation of deformable objects: Achievements and perspectives from the RoDyMan project Journal Article

IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 25 (3), pp. 83-92, 2018.

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Avila, F; Yuz, J; Aguero, JC; Donaire, A

Constrained Maximum Likelihood estimation for state space sampled-data models Inproceedings

The 22nd International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing, Sinaia, Romania, 2018.

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2017

Decentralized control for l2 weak string stability of vehicle platoon

Ferguson, J; Donaire, A; Knorn, S; Middleton, RH

Decentralized control for l2 weak string stability of vehicle platoon Inproceedings

Proc. IFAC 2017 World Congress, pp. 15012–15017, Elsevier, Toulouse, France, 2017.

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Integral control of port-Hamiltonian systems: non-passive outputs without coordinate transformation

Ferguson, J; Donaire, A; Middleton, RH

Integral control of port-Hamiltonian systems: non-passive outputs without coordinate transformation Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62 (11), pp. 5947–5953, 2017.

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Matched disturbance rejection for energy-shaping controlled underactuated mechanical systems

Ferguson, J; Donaire, A; Ortega, R; Middleton, RH

Matched disturbance rejection for energy-shaping controlled underactuated mechanical systems Inproceedings

Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, 2017.

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Tomographic reconstruction of residual strain in axisymmetric systems from Bragg-edge neutron imaging

Gregg, AWT; Hendriks, JN; Wensrich, CM; Meylan, MH

Tomographic reconstruction of residual strain in axisymmetric systems from Bragg-edge neutron imaging Journal Article

Mechanics Research Communications, 85 , pp. 96–103, 2017.

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Bragg-edge elastic strain tomography for in situ systems from energy-resolved neutron transmission imaging

Hendriks, JN; Gregg, AWT; Wensrich, CM; Tremsin, AS; Shinohara, T; Meylan, MH; Kisi, EH; Luzin, V; Kirsten, O

Bragg-edge elastic strain tomography for in situ systems from energy-resolved neutron transmission imaging Journal Article

Physical Review Materials, 1 (5), pp. 053802, 2017.

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A Bayesian filtering algorithm for Gaussian mixture models

Wills, AG; Hendriks, JN; Renton, C; Ninness, B

A Bayesian filtering algorithm for Gaussian mixture models Journal Article

arXiv:1705.05495, 2017.

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Ortega, R; Donaire, A; Romero, JG

Passivity-Based Control of Mechanical Systems Book Chapter

Petit, N (Ed.): 473 , Chapter 7, pp. 167-199, Springer, Cham, 2017.

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Donaire, A; Romero, JG; Ortega, R; Siciliano, B; Crespo, M

Robust IDA-PBC for underactuated mechanical systems subject to matched disturbances Journal Article

International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 27 (6), pp. 1000-1016, 2017.

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Donaire, A; Romero, JG; Perez, T

Trajectory tracking passivity-based control for marine vehicles subject to disturbances Journal Article

The Journal of Franklin Institute, 354 (5), pp. 2167-21182, 2017.

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Donaire, A; Ruggiero, F; Buonocore, L; Lippiello, V; Siciliano, B

Passivity-based control for a nonprehensile rolling-balancing system Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, 25 (6), pp. 2135-2142, 2017.

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Satici, A; Donaire, A; Siciliano, B

Intrinsic dynamics and total energy shaping control of the Ballbot system Journal Article

International Journal of Control, 90 (12), pp. 2734-2747, 2017.

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Geng, LH; Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Smoothed State Estimation via Efficient Solution of Linear Equations Journal Article

IFAC-PapersOnLine, 50 (1), pp. 1613–1618, 2017.

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Fleming, AJ; Ghalehbeygi, OT; Routley, BS; Wills, AG

Experimental scanning laser lithography with exposure optimization Journal Article

IFAC-PapersOnLine, 50 (1), pp. 8662–8667, 2017.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB

On the construction of probabilistic Newton-type algorithms Inproceedings

2017 IEEE 56th Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 6499–6504, IEEE 2017.

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Jidling, C; Wahlström, N; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Linearly constrained Gaussian processes Inproceedings

Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, pp. 1215–1224, 2017.

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Ghalehbeygi, OT; Wills, AG; Routley, BS; Fleming, AJ

Gradient-based optimization for efficient exposure planning in maskless lithography Journal Article

Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS, 16 (3), pp. 033507, 2017.

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2016

Switched passivity-based control of the Chaplygin Sleigh

Ferguson, J; Donaire, A; Middleton, RH

Switched passivity-based control of the Chaplygin Sleigh Inproceedings

Proc. IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, pp. 1012–1017, Elsevier B.V., Monterey, California, 2016.

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Bragg-edge neutron transmission strain tomography for in situ loadings

Wensrich, CM; Hendriks, JN; Gregg, AWT; Meylan, MH; Luzin, V; Tremsin, AS

Bragg-edge neutron transmission strain tomography for in situ loadings Journal Article

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 383 , pp. 52–58, 2016.

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Bragg Edge Neutron Transmission Strain Tomography in Granular Systems

Wensrich, CM; Hendriks, JN; Meylan, MH

Bragg Edge Neutron Transmission Strain Tomography in Granular Systems Journal Article

Strain, 52 (1), pp. 80–87, 2016.

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Thoeni, K; Renton, C; Giacomini, A

A multirotor platform for mapping and inspecting sub-vertical rock faces Inproceedings

EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 2016.

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Donaire, A; Ortega, R; Romero, JG

Simultaneous interconnection and damping assignment passivity-based control of mechanical systems using dissipative forces Journal Article

Systems and Control Letters, 94 (8), pp. 118-126, 2016.

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Romero, JG; Ortega, R; Donaire, A

Energy shaping of mechanical systems via PID control and extension to constant speed tracking Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61 (11), pp. 2551-2556, 2016.

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Donaire, A; Mehra, R; Ortega, R; Satpute, S; Romero, JG; Kazi, F; Singh, NM

Shaping the energy of mechanical systems without solving partial differential equations Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61 (4), pp. 1051-1056, 2016.

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Knorn, S; Donaire, A; Aguero, JC; Middleton, RH

Scalability of bidirectional vehicle string with static and dynamic measurement errors Journal Article

Automatica, 62 (12), pp. 208-212, 2016.

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Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG; Ghalehbeygi, OT; Routley, BS; Ninness, B

A nonlinear programming approach to exposure optimization in scanning laser lithography Inproceedings

2016 American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 5811–5816, IEEE 2016.

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Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG; Routley, BS

Exposure optimization in scanning laser lithography Journal Article

IEEE Potentials, 35 (4), pp. 33–39, 2016.

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2015

Disturbance rejection via control by interconnection of port-Hamiltonian systems

Ferguson, J; Middleton, RH; Donaire, A

Disturbance rejection via control by interconnection of port-Hamiltonian systems Inproceedings

Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 507–512, Osaka, Japan, 2015, ISBN: 9781479978854.

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Line of bearing data fusion

Renton, C; Wills, AG; Hendriks, JN

Line of bearing data fusion Technical Report

University of Newcastle 2015.

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Renton, C; Robinson, T; Ormerod, R

Data fusion of optic flow and visual SLAM Technical Report

University of Newcastle 2015.

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Valentinis, F; Donaire, A; Perez, T

Energy-based guidance of an underactuated unmanned underwater vehicle on helical trajectory Journal Article

Control Engineering Practice, 44 (11), pp. 128-156, 2015.

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Valentinis, F; Donaire, A; Perez, T

Energy-based motion control of s slender hull unmanned underwater vehicle Journal Article

Ocean Engineering, 104 (8), pp. 604-616, 2015.

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Kok, M; Dahlin, J; Schön, TB; Wills, AG

Newton-based maximum likelihood estimation in nonlinear state space models Journal Article

IFAC-PapersOnLine, 48 (28), pp. 398–403, 2015.

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2014

Renton, C; Donaire, A; Jackson, M; Weightman, N; Hudson, T; Ormerod, R; Robinson, T; Walker, J; Houliston, T; Carter, N; O'Donnell, S; Bartlett, N; Wakeham, G; Wong, D; Buttenshaw, J; Polo, M

Maritime RobotX Challenge Technical Report

University of Newcastle 2014.

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Knorn, S; Donaire, A; Aguero, JC; Middleton, RH

Passivity-based control for multi-vehicle systems subject to string constraints Journal Article

Automatica, 50 (12), pp. 208-212, 2014.

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Donaire, A; Perez, T; Bartlett, N

Tracking control of a class of Hamiltonian mechanical systems with disturbances Inproceedings

Australian conference on robotics and automation association ACRA, 2014.

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2013

Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Wills, AG

Recovering the spectrum of a low level signal from two noisy measurements using the cross power spectral density Journal Article

Review of Scientific Instruments, 84 , pp. 085112, 6 pages, 2013.

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Renton, C; Perez, T

Energy-based positioning control of underactuated vehicles using manifold regulation Journal Article

IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 46 (10), pp. 9–16, 2013.

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Romero, JG; Donaire, A; Ortega, R

Robust energy shaping control of mechanical systems Journal Article

Systems and Control Letters, 62 (9), pp. 770-780, 2013.

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Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Wills, AG

Spectral Estimation using Dual Sensors with Uncorrelated Noise Inproceedings

Proc. IEEE Sensors, Baltimore, MA, 2013.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ljung, L; Ninness, B

Identification of hammerstein--wiener models Journal Article

Automatica, 49 (1), pp. 70–81, 2013.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Mills, A

UNIT: A freely available system identification toolbox Journal Article

Control Engineering Practice, 21 (5), pp. 631–644, 2013.

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2012

Renton, C; Teo, YR; Donaire, A; Perez, T

Active control of car suspension systems using IDA-PBC Inproceedings

2012 2nd Australian Control Conference, pp. 361–366, IEEE 2012.

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Renton, C; Teo, YR; Perez, T

Total energy shaping of a class of underactuated Port-Ħamiltonian Systems using a new set of closed-loop potential shape variables Inproceedings

2012 IEEE 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 4603–4609, IEEE 2012.

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Perez, T; Donaire, A; Renton, C

Port-Ħamiltonian control of fully actuated underwater vehicles Incollection

Further Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles, pp. 129–147, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2012.

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Renton, C; Perez, T

Manoeuvring control of underactuated surface vessels using manifold regulation for Port-Ħamiltonian systems Journal Article

IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 45 (27), pp. 422–428, 2012.

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Perez, T; Donaire, A; Renton, C

Port-Hamiltonian Control of Fully Actuated Underwater Vehicles Book Chapter

Roberts, G N; Sutton, R (Ed.): Chapter 7, pp. 129-147, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, 2012.

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Donaire, A; Perez, T

Dynamic positioning of marine craft using a port-Hamiltonian framework Journal Article

Automatica, 48 (5), pp. 851-856, 2012.

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Henriksen, SJ; Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ninness, B

Parallel implementation of particle MCMC methods on a GPU Journal Article

IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 45 (16), pp. 1143–1148, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Lindsten, F; Ninness, B

Estimation of linear systems using a Gibbs sampler Journal Article

IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 45 (16), pp. 203–208, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

System identification of linear parameter varying state-space models Incollection

Linear parameter-varying system identification: new developments and trends, pp. 295–315, World Scientific, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Knagge, G; Ninness, B

Fast linear model predictive control via custom integrated circuit architecture Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 20 (1), pp. 59–71, 2012.

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Mills, A; Wills, AG; Weller, SR; Ninness, B

Implementation of linear model predictive control using a field-programmable gate array Journal Article

IET control theory & applications, 6 (8), pp. 1042–1054, 2012.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Generalised Hammerstein--Wiener system estimation and a benchmark application Journal Article

Control Engineering Practice, 20 (11), pp. 1097–1108, 2012.

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2011

Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Lindsten, F; Ninness, B

Gibbs sampler for the estimation of linear state-space models Inproceedings

16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification 14th November, 2011, 2011.

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Henriksen, SJ; Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ninness, B

Parallel Implementation of Particle MCMC Methods on a GPU Inproceedings

16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification 14th November, 2011, 2011.

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Dahlin, J; Lindsten, F; Schön, TB; Wills, AG

`Robust ARX models with automatic order determination and Student's t innovations Inproceedings

16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification 14th November, 2011, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ljung, L; Ninness, B

Blind Identification of Wiener Models Inproceedings

To appear in the Proceedings of the 18'th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Henriksen, SJ; Schön, TB

Computational System Identification Inproceedings

Plenary Lecture, 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Mills, AJ; Ninness, B

FPGA Implementation of an Interior-Point Solution for Linear Model Predictive Inproceedings

Submitted to 18th IFAC World Congress 2011, Milan, Italy, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ljung, L; Ninness, B

Identification of Hammerstein-Wiener Models Journal Article

Submitted to Automatica on 12 September, 2011.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

QPC - Quadratic Programming in C Miscellaneous

Webpage, 2011, (texttthttp://sigpromu.org/quadprog/.).

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Schön, TB; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

System Identification of Nonlinear State-Space Models Journal Article

Automatica, 37 (1), pp. 39-49, 2011.

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Donaire, A; Perez, T; Renton, C

Manoeuvring control of fully-actuated marine vehicles. A Port-Ħamiltonian system approach to tracking Inproceedings

2011 Australian Control Conference, pp. 32–37, IEEE 2011.

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Junco, S; Donaire, A

Bond Graph Modeling and Simulation of Electrical Machines Book Chapter

Borutzky, W (Ed.): Chapter 8, pp. 269-321, Springer, New York, 2011.

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2010

Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Schön, TB

Estimation of General Non-linear State-Space Systems Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010.

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Wills, AG; Knagge, G; Ninness, B

Fast Model Predictive Control via Custom Integrated Circuit Architecture Journal Article

Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, 2010.

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Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Issues in sampling and estimating continuous-time models with stochastic disturbances Journal Article

Automatica, 46 (5), pp. 925 - 931, 2010.

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2009

Knagge, G; Wills, AG; Mills, AJ; Ninness, B

ASIC and FPGA Implementation Strategies for Model Predictive Control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC), Budapest, Hungary, 2009.

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Mills, AJ; Wills, AG; Knagge, G; Ninness, B

An FPGA System Architecture Design for Model Predictive Control Implementation Inproceedings

2009 European Control Conference Special Session on Fast Implementations of MPC, 2009.

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Wills, AG; Mills, AJ; Ninness, B

A MATLAB Software Environment for System Identification Inproceedings

Proc, 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Saint-Malo, France, 2009.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Estimation of Generalised Hammerstein-Wiener Systems Inproceedings

15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 1104–1109, Saint-Malo, France, 2009.

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Mills, AJ; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of an Inverted Pendulum Inproceedings

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2009.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of State Space Models from Frequency Domain Data Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 54 (1), pp. 19-33, 2009.

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Rojas, AJ; Goodwin, GC; Renton, C

Short or long memory estimators? Journal Article

IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 42 (10), pp. 1038–1043, 2009.

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Donaire, A; Junco, S

On the addition of integral action to port-controlled Hamiltonian systems Journal Article

Automatica, 45 (8), pp. 1910-1916, 2009.

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Donaire, A; Junco, S

Derivation of input-state-output port-Hamiltonian systems from bond graphs Journal Article

Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 17 (1), pp. 137-151, 2009.

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Donaire, A; Junco, S

Energy shaping, interconnection and damping assignment, and integral control in the bond graph domain Journal Article

Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 17 (1), pp. 152-174, 2009.

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Perez, T; Donaire, A

Constrained control design for dynamic positioning of marine vehicles with control allocation Journal Article

Modeling, Identification, and Control, 30 (2), pp. 57-70, 2009.

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Junco, S; Donaire, A; Achir, A; Sueur, C; Dauphin-Tanguy, G

Nonlinear control of DC-motor via flatness and decomposition in the bond graph domain Journal Article

Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, IMechE, Part I, 219 (I3), pp. 215-230, 2009.

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2008

Hagenblad, A; Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Maximum Likelihood Identification of Wiener Models Journal Article

Automatica, 44 (11), pp. 2697–2705, 2008.

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Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Issues in sampling and estimating continuous-time models with stochastic disturbances Inproceedings

To appear in proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

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Hagenblad, A; Ljung, L; Wills, AG

Maximum Likelihood Identification of Wiener Models Inproceedings

To appear in proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

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Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG

Optimal input signals for bandlimited scanning systems Inproceedings

To appear in proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, 2008.

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Wills, AG; Schön, TB; Ninness, B

Parameter Estimation for Discrete-Time Nonlinear Systems Using EM Inproceedings

Proceedings of the the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, 2008.

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Wills, AG; Bates, D; Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Moheimani, SOR

Model Predictive Control Applied to Constraint Handling in Active Noise and Vibration Control Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 16 (1), pp. 3–12, 2008.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B

On gradient-based search for multivariable system estimates Journal Article

IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 53 (1), pp. 298–306, 2008, ISSN: 0018-9286.

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Fleming, AJ; Wills, AG; Moheimani, SOR

Sensor Fusion for Improved Control of Piezoelectric Tube Scanners Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2008.

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2007

Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of State Space Models from Frequency Domain Data Inproceedings

Proceedings of the European Control Conference '07, pp. 1545-1552, Kos, Greece, 2007.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG

UNIT Toolbox, http://sigpromu.org/idtoolbox/index.html Miscellaneous

2007.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Robust Maximum Likelihood Estimation from Frequency Domain Data Inproceedings

Submitted to European Control Conference, ECC07, 2007.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Zames-Falb Multipliers for Quadratic Programming Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2007.

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2006

Heath, WP; Li, G; Wills, AG; Lennox, B

The robustness of input constrained model predictive control to infinity-norm bound model uncertainty Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 5th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design, Toulouse, France, 2006.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG

An Identification Toolbox for Profiling Novel Techniques Inproceedings

14th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 301-307, 2006.

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Schön, TB; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum Likelihood Nonlinear System Estimation Inproceedings

16th IFAC symposium on system identification, Newcastle, Australia, 2006.

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Schön, TB; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum Likelihood Nonlinear System Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 14th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID), pp. 1003-1008, Newcastle, Australia, 2006.

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Knagge, G; Bickerstaff, M; Ninness, B; Weller, SR; Woodward, G

A VLSI 8x8 MIMO Near-ML Decoder Engine Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems Design and Implementation (SiPS'06), pp. 387–392, 2006.

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2005

Wills, AG; Bates, D; Fleming, AJ; Ninness, B; Moheimani, SOR

Application of MPC to an active structure using sampling rates up to 25kHz Inproceedings

Proceedings of CDC/ECC05, 2005, (Accepted).

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Zames-Falb multipliers for quadratic programming Inproceedings

Proceedings of CDC/ECC05, pp. 963–968, Seville, Spain, 2005.

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Gibson, SH; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum-Likelihood Parameter Estimation of Bilinear Systems Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Special Issue on Nonlinear System Identification, 50 (10), pp. 1581–1596, 2005.

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Gibson, SH; Ninness, B

Robust Maximum-Likelihood Estimation of Multivariable Dynamic Systems Journal Article

Automatica, 41 (10), pp. 1667–1682, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Interior-point algorithms for non-linear model predictive control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Assessment and Future Directions of NMPC, Freudenstadt-Lauterbad, Germany, 2005.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG; Akkermans, JAG

A sufficient condition for the stability of optimizing controllers with saturating actuators Journal Article

International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 15 (12), pp. 515–529, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

On gradient-based search for multivariable system estimates Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Prague, Czech-Republic, 2005.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

The inherent robustness of constrained model predictive control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Prague, Czech-Republic, 2005.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Gibson, SH

The University of Newcastle Identification Ŧoolbox (UNIT) Inproceedings

Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, Prague, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Application of barrier function model predictive control to an edible oil refining process Journal Article

Journal of Process Control, 15 (2), pp. 183–200, 2005.

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Gibson, SH; Wills, AG; Ninness, B

Maximum-Likelihood Parameter Estimation of Bilinear Systems Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 50 (10), pp. 1581–1596, 2005.

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Wills, AG; Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

On the estimation of fully parametrized state space models via gradient-based search Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2005.

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Ninness, B; Wills, AG; Gibson, SH

The University of Newcastle System Identification Toolbox (UNIT) Inproceedings

16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, 2005.

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Knagge, G; Woodward, G; Weller, SR; Ninness, B

A VLSI Optimised Parallel Tree Search for MIMO Inproceedings

Proceedings 6th Australian Communications Theory Workshop, pp. 198–203, 2005.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Analysis of the variability of joint input--output estimation methods Journal Article

Automatica, 41 (7), pp. 1123–1132, 2005.

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2004

Wills, AG; Heath, WP; Akkermans, JAG

A sufficient robustness condition for constrained model predictive control Inproceedings

UKACC Control, University of Bath, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Implementation of model predictive control on an edible oil refining process Inproceedings

UKACC Control, University of Bath, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Interior-point methods for linear model predictive control Inproceedings

UKACC Control, University of Bath, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Nonlinear MPC and self-concordant barrier functions Inproceedings

6th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, NOLCOS, Stuttgart, Germany, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Barrier Function Based Model Predictive Control Journal Article

Automatica, 40 (8), pp. 1415–1422, 2004.

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Akkermans, JAG; Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Robust cross-directional control of paper making machines with saturating actuators Inproceedings

Control Systems 2004, Québec, 2004.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Design of cross-directional controllers with optimal steady-state performance Journal Article

European Journal of Control, 10 (1), pp. 15–27, 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

EE04002 -- Barrier Function Based Model Predictive Control Technical Report

School of Elec. Eng. and Comp. Sci., University of Newcastle, Australia 2004.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Technical report EE04025 - Notes on linear model predictive control Technical Report

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia 2004.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

The effect of regularization on variance error Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 49 (7), pp. 1142–1147, 2004.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Variance error quantifications that are exact for finite-model order Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 49 (8), pp. 1275–1291, 2004.

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2003

Wills, AG; Heath, WP

An exterior/interior-point approach to infeasibility in model predictive control Inproceedings

42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2003.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Design of cross-directional controllers with optimal steady-state performance Inproceedings

European Control Conference, Cambridge, 2003.

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Ninness, B; Henriksen, SJ

A Computational Bayesian Approach to System Identification Inproceedings

Proceedings 13th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Rotterdam, 2003.

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Ninness, B

The Asymptotic CRLB for the Spectrum of ARMA Processes Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 51 (6), pp. 1520–1531, 2003.

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Wills, AG

Barrier Function Based Model Predictive Control PhD Thesis

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia, 2003.

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Wills, AG; Weller, SR

Classical interior-point methods for computing the capacity of a discrete memoryless channel Inproceedings

Poster presentation at AustCTW, Melbourne, 2003.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Technical report EE03016 -- Interior-Point Methods for Linear Model Predictive Control. Technical Report

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia 2003.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Technical report EE04024 -- Algorithms for stopping on the central-path Technical Report

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Australia 2003.

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2002

Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Analysis of steady-state performance for cross-directional control Journal Article

IEE Proceedings-Control Theory and Applications, 149 (5), pp. 433–440, 2002.

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Heath, WP; Wills, AG

Recentred barriers for model predictive control with state constraints Inproceedings

Invited paper for Non-linear Predictive Control Workshop at the University of Oxford, 2002.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Using a modified predictor-corrector algorithm for model predictive control Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 15th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Barcelona, Spain, 2002.

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Gibson, SH; Ninness, B

Maximum Likelihood Identification of Bilinear Systems Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, Barcelona, pp. paper 1084, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Robust and Simple Algorithms for Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Multivariable Systems Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, Barcelona, pp. paper 715, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Quantifying the Accuracy of Hammerstein Model Estimation Journal Article

Automatica, 38 (12), pp. 2037–2051, 2002.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

Path-following algorithms for a class of receding horizon controllers Inproceedings

SIAM conference on optimization, Toronto, 2002.

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Wills, AG; Heath, WP

A Recentred Barrier for Constrained Receding Horizon Control Inproceedings

American Control Conference, pp. 4177–4182, Anchorage, Alaska, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Exact Quantification of Variance Error Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2002.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

The EM Algorithm for Multivariable Dynamic System Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, 2002.

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2001

Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

The EM Algorithm for Multivariable Dynamic System Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC International Workshop, on Adaption and Learning in Control and Signal Processing, Cernobbio--Como, Italy, pp. 437–442, 2001.

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Weller, SR; Moran, W; Ninness, B; Pollington, AD

Sampling zeros and the Euler--Frobenius polynomials Journal Article

IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 2001, (to appear).

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

Accurate Quantification of Estimation Error:I Technical Report

EE2001050Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle 2001.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H

The Analysis of Variance Error Part II: Fundamental Principles Journal Article

Available Electronically at tt www.ee.newcastle.edu.au/brett, 2001.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

The EM algorithm for multivariable system identification Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop on adaptive and learning in control and signal processing, 2001.

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2000

Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

On The relationship between State-Space-Subspace-Based and Maximum-Likelihood System Identification methods Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney Australia, pp. 2415, 2000.

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Ninness, B

Strong Laws of Large Numbers Under Weak Assumptions with Applications Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 45 (11), pp. 2117–2122, 2000.

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Ninness, B; Weller, SR

Performance Aspects of Linear Muliuser Receivers Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom Conference, 2000.

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Ninness, B; Gibson, SH

Quantifying the accuracy of Hammerstein model estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of IFAC Symposium on Systems Identification, 2000.

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Ninness, B

Strong laws of large numbers under weak assumptions with application. Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 45 (11), pp. 2117-2122, 2000.

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1999

Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H; Gustafsson, F

The Fundamental Role of General Orthonormal Bases in System Identification Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 44 (7), pp. 1384–1406, 1999.

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Bauer, D; Ninness, B

Asymptotic Properties of Least-Squares Estimates of Ħammerstein--Weiner Model Structures Technical Report

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle (EE9947), 1999.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H; Gustafsson, F

Asymptotic Variance Expressions for Output Error Model Structures Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 14th IFAC World Congress, Beijing, 1999.

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Ninness, B; Hjalmarsson, H; Gustafsson, F

Generalised Fourier and Ŧoeplitz Results for Rational Orthonormal Bases Journal Article

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 37 (2), pp. 429–460, 1999.

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Bokor, J; Heuberger, P; Ninness, B; e Silva, Oliveira T; den Hof, Van P; Wahlberg, B

Modelling and Identification with Orthogonal Basis Functions Book

Short Course Notes, 14th IFAC World Congress, 1999. Available on request to Prof. Paul Van den Hof, 1999.

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Akçay, H; Ninness, B

Orthonormal Basis Functions for Continuous--Time Systems and $L_p$--Convergence Journal Article

Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems (MCSS), 12 (3), pp. 295–305, 1999.

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1998

Ninness, B

A Stochastic Approach to Linear Estimation in $H_infty$ Journal Article

Automatica, 34 (1), pp. 405–414, 1998.

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Ninness, B

Estimation of $1/f$ noise Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 44 (1), pp. 32–46, 1998.

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Ninness, B; Gómez, JC

Frequency Domain Analysis of Tracking and Noise properties of Adaptive Algorithms Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 46 (5), pp. 1314–1332, 1998.

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Akçay, H; Islam, S; Ninness, B

Identification of power transformer models from frequency response data : A case study Journal Article

Signal Processing, 68 (3), 1998.

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1997

Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

A Unifying Construction of Orthonormal Bases for System Identification Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 42 (4), pp. 515-521, 1997.

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Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

A unifying construction of orthonormal bases for system identification Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on automatic control, 42 (4), pp. 515–521, 1997.

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1996

Ninness, B

Integral Constraints on the Accuracy of Least Squares Estimation Journal Article

Automatica, 32 (3), pp. 391–397, 1996.

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Ninness, B; Gómez, JC

Asymptotic Analysis of MIMO System Estimates by the use of Orthonormal Bases Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 11th IFAC World Congress, pp. Volume I, pp363–368, 1996.

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Ninness, B

Frequency Domain Estimation using Orthonormal Bases Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 13th IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, 1996.

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Nordsjö, AE; Ninness, B; Wigren, T

Quantifying Model Errors Caused by Nonlinear Undermodelling in Linear System Identification Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 13th IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, Volume I, pp. 145–150, 1996.

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1995

Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Estimation of Model Quality Journal Article

Automatica, 31 (12), pp. 32-74, 1995.

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Grainger, RW; Holst, J; Isaksson, AJ; Ninness, B

Fault Detection of an Industrial Actuator Benchmark Journal Article

IFAC Journal of Control Engineering Practice, 3 (12), pp. 1757-1762, 1995.

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Gustafsson, F; Ninness, B

Asymptotic Power and the Gain of Undermodelling in Change Detection Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 1995 European Control Conference Rome, Italy, pp. 1237-1243, 1995.

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Ninness, B

Integral Constraints on the Accuracy of Least Squares Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 1995 European Control Conference, Rome Italy, 1995.

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Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

System Identification via Orthonormal Bases Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 1995 European Control Conference, Rome Italy, 1995.

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1994

Ninness, B; Gustafsson, F

A Unifying Construction of Orthonormal Bases for System Identification Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3388-3393, 1994.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Estimation of Model Quality Inproceedings

Blanke, Modens; Söderström, Torsten (Ed.): Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 25-44, 1994.

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Ninness, B

Orthonormal Bases for Geometric Interpretations of the Frequency Response Estimation Problem Inproceedings

Blanke, Modens; Söderström, Torsten (Ed.): Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, pp. 591-596, 1994.

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Grainger, RW; Holst, J; Isaksson, AJ; Ninness, B

Fault Detection of an Industrial Actuator Benchmark Inproceedings

Proceedings the IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes, Finland, pp. 272-277, 1994.

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Ninness, B

Orthonormal Bases for Geometric Interpretations of the Frequency Response Estimation Problem Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, 1994.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

The Modelling of Uncertainty in Control Systems Incollection

Smith, Roy; Dahleh, M (Ed.): Springer Verlag, 1994.

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1993

Ninness, B

Stochastic and Deterministic Estimation in $H_infty$ Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Antonio, Texas., pp. 62-67, 1993.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Rapproachment between Bounded Error and Stochastic Estimation Theory Journal Article

International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, To Appear , 1993.

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Ninness, B

Stochastic and Deterministic Modelling PhD Thesis

University of Newcastle, 1993.

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1992

Goodwin, GC; Gevers, M; Ninness, B

Quantifying the Error in Estimated Transfer Functions with Application to Model Order Selection Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 37 (7), pp. 913-928, 1992.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Robust Frequency Response Estimation Accounting for Noise and Undermodelling Inproceedings

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 1992.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Improving the Power of Fault Testing Using Reduced Order Models Inproceedings

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Control and Instrumentation,Singapore, 1992.

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1991

Villaneuva, H; Merrington, G; Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Application of Robust Fault Detection Methods to F404 Gas Turbine Engines Journal Article

Proceedings of IFAC Safeprocess 1991 Symposium, Baden Baden Germany, 1991.

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Goodwin, GC; Ninness, B

Model Error Quantification for Robust Control Based on Quasi-Bayesian Estimation in Closed Loop Journal Article

Proceedings of CDC, 1991.

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Goodwin, GC; Ninness, B; Poor, HV

On the Relationship Between Continuous and Discrete Levinson-Type Algorithms for Estimation Inproceedings

Proceedings of the Symposium on Identification,Budapest, pp. 1179-1184, IFAC 1991.

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Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Robust Fault Detection Based on Low Order Models Journal Article

Proceedings of IFAC Safeprocess 1991 Symposium, Baden Baden Germany, 1991.

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1990

Salgado, ME; Ninness, B; Goodwin, GC

Generalised Expansion Algorithm for identification of systems having coloured noise Journal Article

Proceeding of Conference on Decision and Control,Hawaii, 1990.

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Ninness, B

Implementation Issues in Adaptive Control Masters Thesis

University of Newcastle, 1990.

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Goodwin, GC; Ninness, B; Salgado, M

Quantification of Uncertainty in Estimation Journal Article

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 2400-2405, 1990.

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