Publications 2015

Academic Journals

  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

International Conferences

  1. A. Chang, M.M. Serrano, G. Zhang, P.A. Vela. Incorporating frictional anisotropy in the design of a robotic snake through the exploitation of scales. In ICRA, Pages 3729-3734, 2015. (more) doi
  2. G. Hadjidemetriou, M.M. Serrano, P.A. Vela, S. Christodoulou. Patch Defects Detection in Images Using Support Vector Machines. In International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015. (more)
  3. P. Mavrovounioti, G. Hadjidemetriou, P.A. Vela, S. Christodoulou. Computer-Vision-Aided Automatic Generation of Building Information Models. In International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015. (more)
  4. G. Zhang, P. Vela. Optimal Observability and Minimal Cardinality Localization and Mapping. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2015. (more) doi
  5. G. Zhang, P. Vela. Good Features to Track for Visual SLAM. In Proceedings IEEE Conference on Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2015. (more) pdf

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