Publications

Discover all of the NUbots publications.
Updated 14 Aug 2021

2020

  • M. Amos, R. Middleton, A. Biddulph and A. Mendes, Implementation and analysis of dynamic stability for bipedal robotic motion, 2020 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Canberra, Australia, 2020, pp. 1950-1957. [DOI]

2019

  • Amos, M., Biddulph, A., Chalup, S., Ginn, D., Mendes, A., Paye, J., Sims, Y., Turner, P., Young, T. (2018). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2019.

  • Zahn, B., Fountain, J., Houliston, T., Biddulph, A., Stephan, C., Mendes, A. (2019). Optimization of robot movements using genetic algorithms and simulation.

2018

  • Amos, M., Biddulph, A., Chalup, S., Farrawell, L., Ginn, D., Houliston, T., Mendes, A., Paye, J., Turner, P., Young, T. (2018). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2018.

  • Ginn, Daniel & Mendes, Alexandre & Chalup, Stephan & Chen, Zhiyong. (2018). Sliding window bag-of-visual-words for low computational power robotics scene matching. 88-93. [DOI]

  • Houliston, Trent & Chalup, Stephan. (2018). Visual Mesh: Real-time Object Detection Using Constant Sample Density. [DOI]

  • Ginn D., Mendes A., Chalup S., Fountain J. (2018) Monocular ORB-SLAM on a Humanoid Robot for Localization Purposes. In: Mitrovic T., Xue B., Li X. (eds) AI 2018: Advances in Artificial Intelligence. AI 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11320. Springer, Charm. [DOI]

  • Biddulph A., Houliston T., Mendes A., Chalup S.K. (2018) Comparing Computing Platforms for Deep Learning on a Humanoid Robot. In: Cheng L., Leung A., Ozawa S. (eds) Neural Information Processing. ICONIP 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11307. Springer, Cham. [DOI]

2017

  • Amos, M., Biddulph, A., Chalup, S., Farrawell, L., Fountain, J., Ginn, D., Houliston, T., King, R., Mendes, A., Turner, P., Josiah, W. (2017). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2017.

2016

  • Houliston, T., Fountain, J., Sugo, A., Metcalfe, M., Mendes, A., Turner, P., Catt, E., Jackson, T., Mason-Roach, Z., Biddulph, A., Chalup, S. (2016). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2016.

  • Metcalfe, Mitchell & Annable, Brendan & Olejniczak, Monica & Chalup, Stephan. (2016). A study on detecting three-dimensional balls using boosted classifiers. [DOI]

  • Houliston, Trent & Fountain, Jade & Lin, Yuqing & Mendes, Alexandre & Metcalfe, Mitchell & Walker, Josiah & Chalup, Stephan. (2016). NUClear: A Loosely Coupled Software Architecture for Humanoid Robot Systems. Frontiers in Robotics and AI. 3. [DOI]

  • Fenn, S., Mendes, A. & Budden, D.M. Machine Vision and Applications (2016) 27: 77. [DOI]

2015

  • Walker, J., Houliston, T., Annable, B., Biddulph, A., Fountain, J., Metcalfe, M., Sugo, A., Olejniczak, M., Chalup, S.K., King, R.A., Mendes, A., & Turner, P. (2015). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2015.

  • Houliston T., Metcalfe M., Chalup S.K. (2015) A Fast Method for Adapting Lookup Tables Applied to Changes in Lighting Colour. In: Almeida L., Ji J., Steinbauer G., Luke S. (eds) RoboCup 2015: Robot World Cup XIX. RoboCup 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9513. Springer, Charm [DOI]

2014

  • Walker, Josiah & Houliston, Trent & Annable, Brendan & Biddulph, Alex & Dabson, Andrew & Fountain, Jade & Johnson, Taylor & Johnson, Jordan & Metcalfe, Mitchell & Sugo, Anita & Chalup, Stephan & King, Robert & Mendes, Alexandre & Turner, Peter. (2014). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2014.

2013

  • Annable, B., Budden, D., Calland, S., Chalup, S., Fenn, S., Flannery, M., Fountain, J., King, R., Mendes, A., Metcalfe, M., Nicklin, S., Turner, P., Walker, J. (2013). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2013.

  • Fountain J., Walker J., Budden D., Mendes A., Chalup S.K. (2013) Motivated Reinforcement Learning for Improved Head Actuation of Humanoid Robots. In: Behnke S., Veloso M., Visser A., Xiong R. (eds) RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII. RoboCup 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8371. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [DOI]

  • Annable B., Budden D., Mendes A. (2013) NUbugger: A Visual Real-Time Robot Debugging System. In: Behnke S., Veloso M., Visser A., Xiong R. (eds) RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII. RoboCup 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8371. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [DOI]

  • Budden, David & Walker, Josiah & Flannery, Madison & Mendes, Alexandre. (2013). Probabilistic gradient ascent with applications to bipedal robotic locomotion. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA.

  • Budden D., Mendes A. (2013) Unsupervised Recognition of Salient Colour for Real-Time Image Processing. In: Behnke S., Veloso M., Visser A., Xiong R. (eds) RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII. RoboCup 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8371. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [DOI]

  • Budden D., Prokopenko M. (2013) Improved Particle Filtering for Pseudo-Uniform Belief Distributions in Robot Localisation. In: Behnke S., Veloso M., Visser A., Xiong R. (eds) RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII. RoboCup 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8371. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [DOI]

  • Flannery, Madison & Fenn, Shannon & Budden, David. (2013). RANSAC: Identification of Higher-Order Geometric Features and Applications in Humanoid Robot Soccer. [arXiv]

2012

  • Budden, D., Chalup, S., Fenn, S., King, R., Mendes, A., Nicklin, S., Reitveld, J., Walker, J. (2012). The NUbots Team Description Paper 2012.

  • Budden D., Fenn S., Mendes A., Chalup S. (2012) Evaluation of Colour Models for Computer Vision Using Cluster Validation Techniques. In: Chen X., Stone P., Sucar L.E., van der Zant T. (eds) RoboCup 2012: Robot Soccer World Cup XVI. RoboCup 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7500. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg [DOI]

  • Budden D., Fenn S., Walker J., Mendes A. (2012) A Novel Approach to Ball Detection for Humanoid Robot Soccer. In: Thielscher M., Zhang D. (eds) AI 2012: Advances in Artificial Intelligence. AI 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7691. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [DOI]

2011

  • Nicklin, Steven & Bhatia, Shashank & Budden, David & King, Robert & Kulk, Jason & Walker, Josiah & Wong, Aaron & Chalup, Stephan. (2011). The NUbots' Team Description for 2011.

  • Wong, Aaron & Chalup, Stephan & Bhatia, Shashank & Jalalian, Arash & Kulk, Jason & Ostwald, Michael. (2011). Humanoid Robots for Modelling and Analysing Visual Gaze Dynamics of Pedestrians Moving in Urban Space.

2010

  • Nicklin, Steven & Bhatia, Shashank & Henderson, Naomi & King, Robert & Kulk, Jason & Wilson, Joshua & Wong, Aaron & Chalup, Stephan. (2010). The NUbots' Team Description for 2010.

2009

  • Chalup, S., Henderson, N., King, R., Kulk, J., Nicklin, S., Wong, A. (2009). The 2009 Nubots Team Report.

  • Wiklendt, Lukasz & Chalup, Stephan & Seron, M.M.. (2009). Simulated 3D Biped Walking with an Evolution-Strategy Tuned Spiking Neural Network. Neural Network World. 19. 235-246.

2008

  • Buckley, A., Chalup, S., Henderson, N., King, R., Kulk, J., Middleton, R., Nicklin, S., Tang, S., Wong, A. (2008). The NUManoids' Team Description for 2008.

  • Henderson, Naomi & Nicklin, Steven & Wong, Aaron & Kulk, Jason & Chalup, Stephan & King, Robert & Middleton, R.H. & Tang, Shekman & Buckley, Alexander. (2008). The 2008 NUManoids Team Report.

  • Henderson, Naomi & King, Robert & Chalup, Stephan. (2010). An Automated Colour Calibration System using Multivariate Gaussian Mixtures to Segment HSI Colour Space. Proceedings of the 2008 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA 2008.

  • Wong, Aaron & Chalup, Stephan. (2008). Sound-scapes for Robot Localisation through Dimensionality Reduction. Proceedings of the 2008 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, ACRA 2008.

  • Wiklendt, Lukasz & Chalup, Stephan & Seron, M.M.. (2008). Quadratic Leaky Integrate-and-Fire Neural Network Tuned with an Evolution-Strategy for a Simulated 3D Biped Walking Controller. Proceedings - 8th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, HIS 2008. 144 - 149. [DOI]

2007

  • Quinlan, M.J., Nicklin, S.P., Henderson, N., Fisher, R.L., Chalup, S.K., Middleton, R.H., & King, R.N. (2007). The NUbots' Team Description for 2007.

  • Chalup, Stephan & L. Murch, Craig & J. Quinlan, Michael. (2007). Machine Learning With AIBO Robots in the Four-Legged League of RoboCup. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, IEEE Transactions on. 37. 297 - 310. [DOI]

  • Lawrence, Chris & Dickinson, Michael R. & Chalup, Stephan. (2007). Designing Charm: Harnessing the Affective Power of Form in Robotic Development.

  • Henderson N., King R., Middleton R.H. (2007) An Application of Gaussian Mixtures: Colour Segmenting for the Four Legged League Using HSI Colour Space. In: Visser U., Ribeiro F., Ohashi T., Dellaert F. (eds) RoboCup 2007: Robot Soccer World Cup XI. RoboCup 2007. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5001. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg [DOI]

2006

  • Quinlan, M.J., Nicklin, S.P., Henderson, N., Fisher, R.L., Knorn, F., Chalup, S.K., Middleton, R.H., & King, R.N. (2006). The 2006 NUbots Team Report.

  • Chalup, S.K., Dickinson, M., Fisher, R.L., Middleton, R.H., Quinlan, M.J., & Turner, P. (2006). Proposal of a kit-style robot as the new standard platform for the four-legged league.

  • Chalup, S.K., Obst, O., Quinlan, M.J. (2006). Towards Autonomous Strategy Decisions in the RoboCup Four-Legged League.

  • J. Quinlan, Michael & Chalup, Stephan. (2006). Impact of tactical variations in the RoboCup four-legged league. [DOI]

2005

  • Quinlan, M., Nicklin, S., Hong, K., Henderson, N., Young, S., Moor, T., Fisher, R., Douangboupha, P., Chalup, S., Middleton, R., King, R.: The 2005 NUbots Team Report. Technical Report, University of Newcastle (2005)

2004

  • Chalup, S.K., Middleton, R.H., King, R.B., Andy, L., Li, Y.H., Moore, T.N., Murch, C.L., & Quinlan, M.J. (2004). The 2004 NUbots Team Report.

  • J. Quinlan, Michael & Chalup, Stephan & Middleton, R.H.. (2004). Application of SVMs for Colour Classification and Collision Detection with AIBO Robots. 16.

  • Murch, Craig L. & Chalup, Stephan. (2004). Combining Edge Detection and Colour Segmentation in the Four-Legged League.

  • Chalup, Stephan & L. Murch, Craig. (2004). Machine Learning in the Four-Legged League. IFAC Proceedings Volumes. 37. 723-728. [DOI]

  • Seysener C.J., Murch C.L., Middleton R.H. (2004) Extensions to Object Recognition in the Four-Legged League. In: Nardi D., Riedmiller M., Sammut C., Santos-Victor J. (eds) RoboCup 2004: Robot Soccer World Cup VIII. RoboCup 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3276. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [DOI]

  • Middleton, R.H. & Freeston, Michaela & McNeill, Leonie. (2004). An Application of the Extended Kalman Filter to Robot Soccer Localisation and World Modelling. IFAC Proceedings Volumes. 37. 10.1016/S1474-6670(17)31190-4. [DOI]

2003

  • Chalup, Stephan & Coleman, Oliver & N. Freeston, Michaela & Middleton, R.H. & L. Murch, Craig & J. Quinlan, Michael & J. Seysener, Christopher & D. Shanks, Graham. (2003). The NUbots' Team Description for 2003.

  • Bunting, Jared & Chalup, Stephan & Freeston, Michaela & McMahan, Will & Middleton, R.H. & Murch, Craig & Quinlan, Michael & Seysener, Christopher & Shanks, Graham. (2003). Return of the NUbots! The 2003 NUbots Team Report.

  • Quinlan M.J., Murch C.L., Middleton R.H., Chalup S.K. (2003) Traction Monitoring for Collision Detection with Legged Robots. In: Polani D., Browning B., Bonarini A., Yoshida K. (eds) RoboCup 2003: Robot Soccer World Cup VII. RoboCup 2003. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3020. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [DOI]

  • Quinlan, M.J., Chalup, S.K., & Middleton, R.H. (2003). Techniques for Improving Vision and Locomotion on the Sony AIBO Robot.

2002

  • Chalup, S.K., Creek, N., Freeston, L., Lovell, N.G., Marshall, J., Middleton, R., Murch, C.L., Quinlan, M., Shanks, G., Stanton, C., & Williams, M. (2002). When NUbots Attack! The 2002 NUbots Team Report.
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