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D. Tick, A. C. Satici, J. Shen, and N. R. Gans, “Tracking Control of Mobile Robots Localized via Chained Fusion of Discrete and Continuous Epipolar Geometry, IMU and Odometry”, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part B, Volume 43, Number 4, 1237 - 1250
N. R. Gans, G. Hu, J. Shen, Y. Zhang, W. E. Dixon, “Adaptive Visual Servo Control to Simultaneously Stabilize Image and Pose Error,” Mechatronics, Volume 22, Number 4, pp. 410-422, June 2012
Y. Zhang, M. Rotea, N.R. Gans, “Sensors Looking for Interesting Things: Extremum Seeking Control on Entropy Maps,” Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2011
N. R. Gans, G. Hu, K. Nagaragan, W. E. Dixon, “Keeping Multiple Moving Targets in the Field of View of a Mobile Camera,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 27, Number 4, pp. Page(s): 822 – 828, 2011
N. R. Gans, J. Shen and J. W. Curtis, "Selection Of A UAV Orbit To Keep Multiple Targets In The Camera Field Of View," Proc. IIEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC), pp.807-812, 2010.
Presentations and Projects
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Simultaneous Stability of Image and Pose Error in Visual Servo Control Virginia Tech University (November, 2007)
Vision-Based Control of Mechanical Systems Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University (February, 2008)
Underdetermined, Vision-Based Control of Mechanical Systems Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Denver (April, 2008)
Underdetermined, Vision-Based Control of Mechanical Systems University of Florida Research Engineering Education Facility (REEF) (April, 2008).
Balancing Mission Requirement for Networked Autonomous Aircrafts Performing Video Reconnaissance Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, Duke University (January, 2009)
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National Research Council/US Air Force Office of Scientific Research Associateship
K. Kaiser, N. Gans and W. E. Dixon, American Control Conference, Best Paper of the Session FrC12 for the paper "Localization and Control of an Aerial Vehicle through Chained, Vision-Based Pose Reconstruction," 2007.
W. Dixon, N. Gans, M. Kaiser, Image-Based System and Methods for Vehicle Guidance and Navigation, Patent Cooperative Treaty No. PCT/US2007/76419, filed August 21, 2007
W. Dixon, N. Gans, S. Gupta, Passive Single Camera Imaging System for Determining Motor Vehicle Speed, Patent Cooperative Treaty No. PCT/US2007/83895, filed November 7, 2007
• IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
• IEEE Control Systems Society
International Program Committee Member
IEEE Int’l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS): 2006
IEEE Int’l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Associate Editor: 2007, 2008, 2009
IEEE/IFAC Int’l Conf. on Inform. in Control, Autom. & Robotics (ICINCO): 2008, 2009
Workshop/Invited Session Organizer/Lecturer
University of Johannesburg, Organizer and Lecturer at One Day Workshop, Vision-Based Estimation and Control, Johannesburg, South Africa, Nov. 2009
AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference (GNC), Organizer and Lecturer at Two Day Workshop, Vision-Based Control for Autonomous Vehicles, Chicago, IL, Aug. 2009
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Presenter at One Day Workshop, Visual Observation and Analysis of Animal and Insect Behavior, Tampa, FL, Dec. 2008
IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC), Invited Session Organizer and Lecturer: Current Topics Vision-Based Control, San Antonio, TX, Sep. 2008
AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference (GNC), Organizer and Lecturer at Two Day Workshop, Vision-Based Control for Autonomous Vehicles, Hilton Head, SC, Aug. 2007
National Science Foundation: Division of Information and Intelligent Systems
IEEE Transactions on Control (TAC)
IEEE Transactions on Robotics (TRO)
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (TSMC)
IEEE Transactions on Controls System Technology (TCST)
ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control
International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV)
International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR)
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems
European Journal of Control (EJC)Nicholas Gans Curriculum Vitae Page | 4
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)
American Controls Conference (ACC)
ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC)
IEEE Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARV)
IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (ROMAN)
International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS)
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