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Transactions and Journal Papers:2003 - 2008

 

  1. I. Raptis, K. P. Valavanis, W. Moreno, “System Identification and Discrete Nonlinear Control of Miniature Helicopters Using Backstepping”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems (In Print).

  2. I. Raptis, K. P. Valavanis, W. Moreno, “System Identification for a Miniature Helicopter at Hover Using Fuzzy Models”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems (Revised, under review).

  3. R. D. Garcia, K. P. Valavanis, A. Kandel, “Control of a Small Unmanned Helicopter Utilizing Fuzzy Logic”, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (Revised, under review).

  4. A. Tsalatsanis, A. Yalcin, and K. P. Valavanis, “Dynamic Task Allocation in Cooperative Robot Teams: A Limited Lookahead Control Policy”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Sciences and Engineering (Revised, under review).

  5. L. E. Barnes, M. A. Fields, K. P. Valavanis, “Swarm Formation Control Utilizing Elliptical Surfaces and Limiting Functions”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B (Revised, under review).

  6. K. Dalamagkidis, K. P. Valavanis, L. A. Piegl, “On Safety and Reliability Requirements for Integration of Civil Unmanned Aircraft in the National Airspace System”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A (Revised, under review).

  7. G. Atsalakis, K. P. Valavanis, “Forecasting Stock Market Short-Term Trends Using a Neuro-Fuzzy Based Methodology”, Journal of Expert Systems with Applications (Revised, under review).

  8. G. Atsalakis, K. Valavanis, “Surveying Stock Market Forecasting Techniques – Part I: Conventional Methods”, Journal of Computation Optimization in Economics and Finance (under review).

  9. G. Atsalakis, K. Valavanis, “Forecasting Stock Trends Using a Combined Technical Analysis and Neuro-Fuzzy Based Approach, Journal of Financial decision Making (under review).

  10. G. Atsalakis, K. Valavanis, C. Zopounidis, D. Nezis, “Time Series Housing Price Forecasting Using Genetically Evolved Neural Networks”, Journal of Applied Soft Computing (under review).

  11. G. Atsalakis, K. Valavanis, “Surveying Stock Market Forecasting Techniques – Part II: Soft Computing Methods”, Journal of Expert Systems with Applications (in Print).

  12. K. Dalamagkidis, K. P. Valavanis, L. A. Piegl, “On Unmanned Aircraft Systems Issues, Challenges and Operational Restrictions Preventing Integration into the National Airspace System”, Progress in Aerospace Sciences, Elsevier (in Print).

  13. R. D. Garcia, K. P. Valavanis, “An Autonomous Helicopter Testbed”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 54, N0. 1-3, January 2009.

  14. S. Ioannou, K. Dalamagkidis, K. P. Valavanis, E. K. Stefanakos, P. H. Wiley, “Improving Endurance and Range of a UGV with a Gimbaled Landing Platform for Small Unmanned VTOL Vehicles”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems (In Print).

  15. K. Dalamagkidis, K. P. Valavanis, L. A. Piegl, “Current Status and Future Perspectives for Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in the US”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp: 313-327, June 2008.

  16. M. Castillo-Effen, K. P. Valavanis, W. A. Moreno, M. A. Labrador, “Adapting Sequential Monte-Carlo Estimation to Cooperative Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, Vol. 5, No. 1-2, pp: 27-46, 2008.

  17. D. Ernst, K. Valavanis, J. Craighead, “Unmanned Vehicle Controller Design, Evaluation and Implementation: From MATLAB to Printed Circuit Board”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp: 85-108, May 2007.

  18. L. Barnes, W. Alvis, M. Fields, K. Valavanis, W. Moreno, “Heterogeneous Swarm Formation Control with Potential Fields Formed by Bivariate Normal Functions” International Journal on Systems Science and Applications, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp: 346-359, February 2007.

  19. A. Tsalatsanis, K. Valavanis, N. Tsourveloudis, “Mobile Robot Navigation Using Sonar and Range Measurements from Uncalibrated Cameras”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp: 253-284, February 2007.

  20. A. Tsalatsanis, K. Valavanis, A. Yalcin, Vision Based Target Tracking and Collision Avoidance for Mobile Robots, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp: 285-304, February 2007. 

  21. R. Garcia, K. P. Valavanis, “Improving and Miniaturizing an On-board Processing System for Small Unmanned Vehicles”, Unmanned Systems, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp: 36-39, September / October 2006 (Invited).

  22. C. L. Castillo, W. Alvis, M. Castillo-Effen, W. Moreno, K. Valavanis, “Small Unmanned Helicopter Simplified and Decentralized Optimization-based Controller Design for Non-aggressive Flights", International Journal on Systems Science and Applications International Journal on Systems Science and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 3 pp: 303-315, 2006.

  23. K. P. Valavanis, L. Doitsidis, M. Long, R. R. Murphy, “Validation of a Distributed Field Robot Architecture Integrated with a MATLAB Based Control Theoretic Environment: A Case Study of Fuzzy Logic Based Robot Navigation”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp: 93-107, September 2006.

  24. P. S. Spanoudakis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, K. P. Valavanis, “Design Considerations of a Prototype VTOL Robotic Vehicle through Market Survey Data Collection”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp: 339-364, August 2006. 
     
  25. P. S. Georgilakis, J. A. Katsigiannis, K. P. Valavanis, A. T. Souflaris,  “A Systematic Stochastic Petri Net Based Methodology for Transformer Fault Diagnosis”  Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp: 181-201, February 2006.

  26. G. J. Tsinarakis, K. P. Valavanis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, “Modeling, Analysis, Synthesis and Performance Evaluation of Multi-Operational Production Systems with Modular Hybrid Petri Nets” IEEE Transactions on Automation Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp: 29-46, January 2006.

  27. K. Valavanis, M. Kontitsis, R. Garcia, “A Vision System for Small Unmanned VTOL Vehicles with Strict Payload Limitations”, Unmanned Systems, Vol. 23, No. 6, November / December 2005 (Invited).

  28. M. Kontitsis, R. Garcia, K. Valavanis, “Design, Implementation and Testing of a Vision System for Small Unmanned Vertical Take off and Landing Vehicles with Strict Payload Limitations”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp: 139-159, October 2005.

  29. G. J. Tsinarakis, K. P. Valavanis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, “Modular Petri Net Based Modeling, Analysis, Synthesis and Performance Evaluation of Random topology Production Systems” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, 16, 67-92, 2005.

  30. V. Kanakakis, K. P. Valavanis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, “Fuzzy Logic Based Navigation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp: 45-88, May 2004.

  31. S. Ioannidis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, K. P. Valavanis, “Fuzzy Supervisory Control of Manufacturing Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 20, No. 3, 379-389, June 2004.

  32. I. K. Nikolos, K. P. Valavanis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, A. N. Kostaras, “3-D Evolutionary Algorithm Based Off-line / On-line Path Planner for UAV Navigation”, IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics,  Part B, Vol. 33, No. 6, pp: 898-912, December 2003.

  33. J. Aekaterinidis, K. Kostoulakis, L. Doitsidis, K. P. Valavanis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, “An Interface System for Real-Time Mobile Robot Environment Mapping using Sonar Sensors,” WSEAS Transactions on Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 927-933, October 2003.

  34. P. Spanoudakis, L. Doitsidis, N. C. Tsourveloudis, K. P. Valavanis, “Vertical Take-Off and Landing Vehicle Market Overview”, Unmanned Systems , Vol. 21, No. 5, pp: 14-18, September / October 2003. (Invited)