Publications

Academic Journals

2017

  1. M. BŁgler, A. Bormann, G. Ogunmakin, P.A. Vela, J. Teizer. Fusion of Photogrammetry and Video Analysis for Productivity Assessment of Earthwork Processes. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 32(2):107-123, 2017. (more) doi

2016

  1. I. Kolesov, J. Lee, G. Sharp, P. Vela, A. Tannenbaum. A Stochastic Approach to Diffeomorphic Point Set Registration with Landmark Constraints. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 38(2):238-251, 2016. (more) download
  2. G. Zhang, M. Kontitsis, N. Filipe, P. Tsiotras, P.A. Vela. Cooperative Relative Navigation for Space Rendezvous and Proximity Operations Using Controlled Active Vision. Journal of Field Robotics, 33(2):205-228, 2016. (more) doi

2015

  1. H. Astley, C. Gong, M. Travers, M. Serrano, P. Vela, J.R. Mendelson III, H. Choset, D.L. Hu, D.I. Goldman. Modulation of Orthogonal Body Waves Enables High Maneuverability in Sidewinding Locomotion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(19):6200-5, 2015. (more) doi
  2. A. Chang, M.M. Serrano, P.A. Vela. Exploitation of Frictional Anistropy for Snake-like Robotic Locomotion. to be submitted to Biomimetic and Bioinspiration, 2015. (more)
  3. A. Rashidi, I. Brilakis, P. Vela. Generating Absolute-Scale Point Cloud Data of Built Infrastructure Scenes Using a Monocular Camera Setting. 29(6), 2015. (more) doi
  4. S.S. Sharpe, S.A. Koehler, R. Kuckuk, M. Serrano, P. Vela, D.I. Goldman. Locomotor Benefits of Being a Slender and Slick Sand-Swimmer. Journal of Experimantal Biology, 218:440-450, 2015. (more) doi
  5. J. Yang, MW Park, P.A. Vela, M. Golparvar-Fard. Construction Performance Monitoring via Still Images, Time-Lapse Photos, and Video Streams: Now, Tomorrow, and the Future. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 29(2):211-224, 2015. (more) doi
  6. G. Zhang, P.A. Vela, I. Brilakis, P. Karasev. A Sparsity-Inducing Optimization Based Algorithm for Planar Patches Extraction from Noisy Point-Cloud Data. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 30(2):85-102, 2015. (more) doi

2014

  1. O. Arif, S. Ray, P.A. Vela, J. Teizer. Potential of Time-of-Flight (TOF) Range Imaging for Object Identification and Manipulation in Construction. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 28(6), 2014. (more) doi
  2. G. Chowdhary, H.A Kingravi, J.P. How, P.A Vela. Bayesian Nonparametric Adaptive Control Using Gaussian Processes. IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 26(3):537-550, 2014. (more) doi

2013

  1. E. Celebi, H.A Kingravi, P.A Vela. A comparative study of efficient initialization methods for the k-means clustering algorithm. Expert Syst. Appl, 40(1):200-210, 2013. (more) doi
  2. F. Dai, A. Rashidi, I. Brilakis, P.A. Vela. Comparison of Image- and Time-of-Flight-Based Technologies for Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Infrastructure. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(1), 2013. (more) doi
  3. P. Karasev, I. Kolesov, K. Fritscher, P. Vela, P. Mitchell, A. Tannenbaum. Interactive Medical Image Segmentation using PDE Control of Active Contours. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 32(11):2127-2139, 2013. (more) doi
  4. Y. Lou, A. Irimia, P. Vela, M.C. Chambers, J. Van Horn, P.M. Vespa, A. Tannenbaum. Multimodal Deformable Registration of Traumatic Brain Injury MR Volumes via the Bhattacharyya Distance. IEEE Transactions on Bioengineering, 60(9):2511-2520, 2013. (more) doi pdf
  5. A. Rashidi, F. Dai, I. Brilakis, P.A. Vela. Optimized Selection of Key Frames for Monocular Videogrammetric Surveying of Civil Infrastructure. Advance Engineering Informatics, 27(2):270-282, 2013. (more) doi pdf
  6. C. Rebola, G. Ogunmakin, P.A. Vela. Design and Technologies for Understanding Older Adults Social Interactions in Retirement Communities. International Journal of Social Robotics, 5(4):575-591, 2013. (more) doi
  7. Y. Lou, X. Jia, T. Niu, P. Vela, L. Zhu, A. Tannenbaum. Joint CT/CBCT Deformable Registration and CBCT Enhancement for Cancer Radiotherapy. Medical Image Analysis, 17(3):387-400, April 2013. (more) doi pdf

2012

  1. T. Cheng, U. Mantripragada, J. Teizer, P.A. Vela. Automated Trajectory and Path Planning Analysis Based on Ultra Wideband Data. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 26(2):151-160, 2012. (more) doi pdf
  2. H.A. Kingravi, G. Chowdhary, P.A. Vela, E.N. Johnson. Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Space Approach for the Online Update of Radial Bases in Neuro-Adaptive Control. IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 23(7):1130-1141, 2012. (more) doi pdf
  3. J. Yang, P.A. Vela, J. Teizer, Z. Shi. Vision-Based Tower Crane Tracking for Understanding Construction Activity. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 28(1):103-112, 2012. (more) doi pdf

2011

  1. O. Arif, P.A. Vela. Kernel Map Compression for Speeding the Execution of Kernel-Based Methods. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 22(6):870-879, 2011. (more) doi pdf
  2. T. Cheng, M. Venugopal, J. Teizer, P.A. Vela. Performance Evaluation of Ultra Wideband Technology for Resource Location Tracking in Harsh Environments. Automation in Construction, 20(8):870-879, 2011. (more) doi pdf
  3. T. Cheng, U. Mantripragada, J. Teizer, P.A. Vela. Automated Trajectory and Path Planning Analysis Based on Ultra Wideband Data. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 26(2):151-160, 2011. (more) doi pdf
  4. S.M. Shahandashti, S.N. Razavi, L. Soibelman, M. Berges, C.M. Caldas, I. Brilakis, J. Teizer, P.A. Vela, C.T. Haas, J. Garrett, B. Akinci, Z. Zhiu. Data Fusion Approaches and Applications for Construction Engineering. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 137(10):863-869, 2011. (more) doi pdf
  5. J. Yang, T. Cheng, P.A. Vela, J. Teizer, Z. Shi. A Performance Evaluation of Vision and Radio Frequency Tracking Methods for Interacting Workforce. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 25(4):736-747, 2011. (more) doi pdf

2010

  1. I.J. Ndiour, J. and Teizer, P.A. Vela. A Probabilistic Observer for Visual Tracking. 3(4):835-855, 2010. (more) doi pdf
  2. J. Yang, O. Arif, P.A. Vela, J. Teizer, Z. Shi. Tracking Multiple Workers on Construction Situes Using Video Cameras. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 24(4):428-34, 2010. (more) doi pdf

2009

  1. J. Teizer, P.A. Vela, I. Ndiour. Personnel Tracking on Construction Sites Using Video Cameras. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 23(4):452-462, 2009. (more) doi pdf

2008

  1. M. Niethammer, P.A. Vela, A. Tannenbaum. Geometric Observers for Dynamically Evolving Curves. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 30(6):1093-1108, 2008. (more) pdf
  2. P.A. Vela, M. Niethammer, G.D. Pryor, A.R. Tannenbaum, R. Butts, D. Washburn. Knowledge-Based Segmentation for Tracking Through Deep Turbulence. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 16(3):469-474, 2008. (more) pdf

2005

  1. M. Niethammer, P.A. Vela, A.R. Tannenbaum. On the Evolution of Vector Distance Functions of Closed Curves. International Journal of Computer Vision, 65:5-27, 2005. (more) pdf

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