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1994

 

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Jin Y, Pipe A G, Winfield A. (1994) Neural Networks for Manipulator Control:  Methodology, Stability & Simulations, Procs. World Congress on Neural Networks, San Diego, USA.

 

Jin Y, Pipe A G, Winfield A. (1994) Robot Trajectory Control using Neural Networks - Theory & Puma Simulations, Procs. IEEE Int. Symp. on Intelligent Control, Columbus Ohio, USA.

 

Melhuish C and Fogarty T.C. (1994) “Applying a restricted mating policy to determine state space niches using immediate and delayed reinforcement”, AISB Workshop on Evolutionary Computing, Leeds. 

 

Pipe A G, Carse B. (1994) A Comparison between two Architectures for Searching & Learning in Maze Problems, Lec. Notes Comp. Science #865, Springer-Verlag, Ed. T C Fogarty, pp.238-249.

 

Pipe A G, Jin Y, Winfield A. (1994) An Adaptive Heuristic Critic Based Architecture for Exploring Mazes with Large Search Spaces, Procs. World Congress on Neural Networks, San Diego, USA.

 

Pipe A G, Fogarty T C, Winfield A. (1994) Balancing Exploration with Exploitation - Solving Mazes with Real Numbered Search Spaces, Procs. IEEE Int. Symp. on Evolutionary Computation (part of IEEE World Congress on Evolutionary Computation), Vol. 1 pp 485-489, Florida, USA.

 

Pipe A G, Fogarty T C, Winfield A. (1994) A Hybrid Architecture for Learning in Continuous Environmental Models in Maze Problems, From Animals to Animats 3, Ed. Cliff, Husbands, Meyer & Wilson, MIT Press, pp. 198-205.

 

Pipe A G, Jin Y, Winfield A. (1994) A Hybrid Adaptive Heuristic Critic Architecture for Learning in Large Static Search Spaces, Procs. 9th IEEE Int. Symp. on Intelligent Control, Columbus, USA.

 

Pipe A G, Fogarty T C, Winfield A. (1994) Hybrid Adaptive Heuristic Critic Architectures for Learning in Mazes with Continuous Search Spaces, Lecture Notes in Computer Science #866 Parallel Problem Solving from Nature III, Springer-Verlag, Eds. Davidor, Schwefel, manner, pp 482-491.

 


1995

 

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Refereed papers and articles

 

Bull L, Fogarty T C, Pipe A G. (1995) Artificial Endosymbiosis, Procs. 3rd European Conference on Artificial Life, Granada, Spain, pp.273-289.

 

Carse B, Pipe A G, Fogarty T C. (1995) Evolving Radial Basis Function Neural Networks using a Genetic Algorithm, Procs. IEEE Int. Conf. on Evolutionary Computation, Sydney, Australia.

 

Jones P, Pipe A G. (1995) A New Stochastic Pulse Neural network with four quadrant multiplication, Procs. Int. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks, Paris, France, pp.345-350.

 

Pipe A G, Carse B, Fogarty T, Winfield A. (1995) Learning Subjective "Fuzzy Cognitive Maps" in the Presence of Sensory-Motor Errors, Procs. 3rd European Conf. on Artificial Life, Granada, Spain.

 

Pipe A G, Jin Y, Fogarty T C, Winfield A. (1995) Abstracting Non-Situated Behaviours from Situated Experiences -An Experiment in Mobile Robotics, Procs. IEEE Int. Symp. on Intelligent Control, Monterey, California, USA.

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1996

 

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Refereed papers and articles

 

Holland O. & Melhuish C. (1996) “Getting the most from the least: lessons for the nanoscale from minimal mobile agents”, Artificial Life V, Nara, Japan (1996)

 

Holland O. & Melhuish C. (1996) “Some adaptive movements of animats with single symmetrical sensors”, 4th Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour, Cape Cod, 1996

 

Pipe A G, Sullivan J C W, Winfield A, Fogarty T C. (1996) Building Cognitive Maps in Mobile Robotics via a Synthesis of Evolutionary and Neural Network Methods, Procs. Int. Conf. on Evolutionary Computation and its Applications, Moscow, Russia.

 

Pipe A G, Winfield A. (1996) Automatic Generation of  Fuzzy Sensorimotor Rules for Mobile Robotics, Procs. 5th IEEE Int. Conf. on Fuzzy Systems, New Orleans, USA, pp.2053-2058.

 

Pipe A G, Winfield A. (1996) An Autonomous System for Extracting Fuzzy Behavioural Rules in Mobile Robotics, Procs. Int. Conf. on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, From Animals to Animats 4, Cape Cod, USA, MIT Press, ISBN 0-262-63178-4, pp.233-244.

 

Pipe A G, Fogarty T C, Winfield A. (1996) An Experiment in Knowledge Abstraction - From Cognitive Maps to Behaviours, Procs. 2nd Int. Conf. on Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design and Control, Plymouth, England, pp.65-70.

 

Randall M J, Winfield A, Pipe A G. (1996) Kinematic Gate and Foot Trajectory Generation for a Biologically-Inspired Autonomous Hexapod Robot, IEE Digest, 96/167.

 

Sullivan J C W, Pipe A G. (1996) An Evolution Strategy for On-line Optimization of Dynamic Objective Functions, Procs. Parallel Problem Solving from Nature IV. Lecture Notes in Computer Science #1141, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp.781-792.

 

Sullivan J C W, Pipe A G. (1996) Efficient Evolution Strategies for Exploration in Mobile Robotics, Procs. AISB workshop of Evolutionary Computation, Lecture Notes in Computing #1143, Springer Verlag, Brighton, England, pp.147-161.

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1997

 

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Book chapters

 

Jin Y, Pipe A G, Winfield A. (1997) Chapter 5: Stable Manipulator Trajectory Control Using Neural Networks, Neural Systems for Robotics, Eds. Omid Omidvar & Patrick van der Smagt, Academic Press, ISBN 0-12-526280-9.

 

Refereed papers and articles

 

Carse B, Pipe A G, Davies O. (1997) Parallel Evolutionary Learning of Fuzzy Rule Bases Using the Island Injection Genetic Algorithm, Procs. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, Florida, USA, pp.3692-3697.

 

Holland O. & Melhuish C. (1997) “An interactive method for controlling group size in multiple mobile robot systems.” International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Monterey, USA.

 

Holland O. & Melhuish C. (1997) “Chorusing and Controlled Clustering for Minimal Mobile Agents.” European Conference on Artificial Life, Brighton, UK.

 

Pipe A G, Carse B, Winfield A. (1997) A Topological Map Based Navigation System for Mobile Robotics, Procs. IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, Florida, USA, pp.4394-4399.

 

Randall M J, Pipe  A G. (1997) An Intelligent Control Architecture and Its Application to Walking Robots, Procs. International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and Intelligent machines, Salford, UK, ISSN 1363-2698.

Sullivan J C W, Pipe A G. (1997) An Evolutionary Approach to Motor Learning with First Results of an Application to Robot Manipulators, Procs. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, Florida, USA, Vol. 5, 97CH36088-5,  pp.4406-4411.

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1998

 

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Refereed papers and articles

 

Carse B, Pipe A G. (1998) An Approach to the design of fuzzy rule bases using the island injection genetic algorithm, Procs. of Int. Conf. on Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design and Manufacture,  Totnes, UK.

 

Melhuish C., Holland O. and Hoddell S. (1998a) “Using Chorusing for the Formation of Travelling Groups of Minimal Agents” 5th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Sapporo, Japan.

 

Melhuish C., Holland O. and Hoddell S. (1998b) “ Collective Sorting and Segregation in Robots with Minimal Sensing.” 5th Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour, Zurich.

Pipe A G. (1998) An Architecture for Building “Potential Field” Cognitive Maps in Mobile Robot Navigation, Procs. IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, San Diego, pp.2413-2417.

 

Randall M J, Pipe A G, Winfield  A F T. (1998) Blueprint for Autonomy in CLAWAR machines, Procs. Int. Conf. Climbing & Walking Robots '98, Brussels November 26-28th, pp. 131-136.

 

Randall M J, Pipe A G, Winfield A F T. (1998) An Intelligent Mechatronic Architecture for Hexapod Control, in Adolfsson J and Karlsén J (Eds), Mechatronics'98, Elsevier Science.

 

Randall M J, Pipe A G, Winfield A F T. (1998) Adaptive Neural Control of Hexapod Leg Trajectories, in Adolfsson J and Karlsén J (Eds), Mechatronics'98, Elsevier Science.

 

Randall M J, Pipe A G, Winfield A F T. (1998) Stable On-line Neural Control of Hexapod Joint Trajectories, IEEE Control Applications, Trieste.

 

Randall M J, Pipe A G, Winfield A F T, Muttalib, A Md. Gh. (1998) Intelligent Hexapod Bio-Robotics, Procs. Euromech 375: Biology & Technology of Walking, Munich, pp. 124-132.

 

Sullivan J C W, Pipe A G. (1998) Path Planning for Redundant Robot Manipulators: a Global Optimization Approach using Evolutionary Search, Procs. IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, San Diego, USA, pp.2396-2399.

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1999

 

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Book chapters

 

 

Refereed papers and articles

 

Adamatzky A., Melhuish C., Holland O. (1999) “Morphology of Patterns in Lattice Swarms: Interval Parameterization ” Mathematical and Computer Modelling. pp42. Accepted for publication.

 

Adamatzky A., Holland O., Melhuish C. (1999) “Laziness + Sensitivity + Mobility = Structure” Proceedings of 5th European Conference on Artificial Life. 

 

Adamatzky A., Holland O., Melhuish C. (1999) “Hierarchies of Structured Aggregation in Simple Swarms: When Idle and Approximate is better than busy and precise” Proceedings of the 11th. International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems. Brunel University. Pp 287-291.

 

Adamatzky A. &  Melhuish C. (1999) “Architecture-less Controllers for Nano-robots" in Nanotechnology Magazine Vol .5. No. 6. October. pp. 1-5.

 

Cherian R P, Smith L, Pipe A G, Midha S. (1999) Material and Process Parameter selection for Powder Metal parts using Bayesian Neural Networks published in the International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 38(10), pp.2201-2214.

 

Holland O. & Melhuish C. (1999) “Stigmergy, Self-organisation, and Sorting in Collective Robotics” Journal of Adaptive Behaviour Vol 5. No2.

 

Melhuish C., Holland O. and Hoddell S. (1999) “Convoying: Using Chorusing to form Travelling Groups of Minimal Agents” Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems Vol 28. pp 207-216

 

Melhuish C., Welsby J. and Edwards C. (1999) “Using Templates for Defensive Wall Building with Autonomous Mobile Ant-Like Robots” Proceedings of TIMR99 Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots. Technical Report Series, University of Manchester. Proc. TIMR 99 “Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots”, Bristol 1999. Technical Report Series, Department of Computer Science, Manchester University, ISSN 1361 – 6161. Report Number UMCS-99-3-1. http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/cstechrep/titles99.html

 

Melhuish C. (1999) “Exploiting Domain Physics: Using Stigmergy to Control Cluster Building with Real robots” Proceedings of 5th European Conference on Artificial Life.

 

Melhuish C. (1999) “Employing Secondary Swarming with Small Scale Robots: A biologically Inspired Collective Approach”. in Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots – CLAWAR. Portsmouth U.K. Professional Engineering Publishing Ltd.

 

Melhuish C. (1999) “Controlling and Coordinating Mobile Micro-Robots: Lessons from Nature” in Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. IMECE’99. Nashville Tennessee.

 

Pipe A G, Jin Y. (1999) Stable On-Line Learning Neuro-Control Of An Industrial Manipulator, Procs. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Industrial Electronics, Bled, Slovenia.

 

Pipe A G, Randall M J, Jin Y. (1999) Experiments In On-Line Learning Neuro-Control, Procs. 12th Int. Conf. of Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society FLAIRS’99, AAAI Press, ISBN 0577350804, pp.309-314.

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2000

 

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Book chapters

 

Melhuish C. (2000) “Autostruosis: Construction without Explicit Planning in MicroRobots - A Social Insect Approach" Ed. Gomi T. Evolutionary Robotics vol III. AAI Books (Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium of Evolutionary Robotics. Tokyo.)

 

Melhuish C. (2000) "Autostruosis: A Social Insect Approach" in Hyperorganismen, Pub. Internationalismus Verlag.

 

Refereed papers and articles

 

Adamatzky A. &  Melhuish C. (2000) "Construction in Swarms: From Simple Rules to Complex Structures"  Kybernetes.

 

Adamatzky A. &  Melhuish C. (2000) "Parallel Controllers for Decentralized Robots: toward nano-design" in Kybernetes.

 

Adamatzky A. &  Melhuish C. (2000) " Unconventional mass-parallel controllers for mobile robots: reaction-diffusion and excitable prototypes" 1st International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics (M&R) 2000. Vol 1. Pp. 5-10. St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

Cherian R P, Midha S, Smith L, Pipe A G. (2000) Knowledge Based and Adaptive Computational Techniques for Concurrent Design of Powder Metallurgy Parts, International Journal of Advances in Software Engineering.

 

Cherian R P, Pipe A G, Midha P S. (2000) Application of Bayesian Neural Networks to non-linear function modelling for powder metals, to appear in Procs. of 4th Int. Conf. on Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design and Manufacture, Plymouth, UK.

 

Kelly I., Holland O. & Melhuish C. (2000) "Slugbot: A Robotic Predator in the Natural World" in Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics. AROB.

 

Kelly I., Melhuish C. & Holland O. (2000) "The Development and Energetics of SlugBot, a Robot Predator" EUREL: European Advanced Robotics Systems Masterclass and Conference, The University of Salford, Manchester Vol 2.

 

Pipe A G, Carse B. (2000) Autonomous Acquisition of Fuzzy Rules for Mobile Robot Control: First Results from two Evolutionary Computation Approaches, Procs. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation GECCO 2000, pp.849-856.

 

Randall M J, Pipe A G. (2000) A novel soft computing architecture for the control of autonomous walking robots, Journal of Soft Computing Volume 4, Issue 3, pp. 165-185.

 

Randall M J, Winfield A F T, Pipe A G. (2000) Stable on-line neural control of systems with closed kinematic chains, IEE Proceedings on Control Theory and Applications 147(6), pp.619-632.

 

Sullivan J C W, Pipe A G, Carse B. (2000) A fuzzy clustering evolution strategy and its application to optimisation of robot manipulator movement, Procs. of 4th Int. Conf. on Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design and Manufacture, Plymouth, UK.

 

Sun X, Zhu Q, Pipe A, Guo L. (2000) Electrical properties of the tissues in TENS and EA therapies, Proceedings of the 6th Chinese Automation & Computer Science Conference (CACSC) in the UK, Loughborough, UK, pp.173–178.

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2001

 

Books

 

Melhuish C. (2001) “Strategies for Collective Minimalist Mobile Robots” Engineering Research Series. Professional Engineering Publishing. ISBN 1 86058 318 0.

 

Book chapters

 

Kennedy B., Melhuish C. and Adamatzky A. (2001) Biologically Inspired Robots in In: Y. Bar-Cohen, Editor, Electroactive polymer (EAP) actuators -- Reality, Potential and challenges. SPIE Press. 0-8194-4054-X

 

Refereed papers and articles

 

Adamatzky A. &  Melhuish C. (2001) "Towards the Design of Excitable Lattice Controllers for (Nano) robots. Journal of Smart Engineering System Design. 3:265-277.

Carse B, Pipe A G. (2001) X-FCS: a fuzzy classifier systems using accuracy based fitness – first results, Procs. Int. Conf. In Fuzzy Logic and Technology, EUSFLAT, pp.195-198.

Carse B, Pipe A G. (2001) A Framework For Evolving Fuzzy Classifier Systems Using Genetic Programming, 14th Int. Conf. of Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society FLAIRS-2001, AAAI Press, pp.465-469.

Dolenko S A, Orlov Yu V, Persiantsev I G, Pipe A G, Shugai Ju S. (2001) Time Series Analysis Using Unsupervised Construction of Hierarchical Classifiers, 14th Int. Conf. of Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society FLAIRS-2001, AAAI Press, pp.475-479.

 

Kelly I. and Melhuish C. (2001) “A Slug Detection System for the Slugbot” Proceedings of Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots (TIMR). Manchester. April. Technical Report Series, Manchester University, Department of Computer Science.

 

Kelly I. and Melhuish C. (2001) “Slugbot: A Robot Predator” Proc. European Conference on Artificial Life. Prague.

 

Melhuish C.,  Adamatzky A.  and Kennedy B. (2001) “Biologically Inspired Robot” SPIE’s 8th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials. Newport Beach, California.

 

Mudie I,  Melhuish C. and Winfield A. (2001) “Ongoing Experiments in Autonomous 2D Shape Formation, With A View to Developing Autonomous 3D Formations With Unmanned Dirigibles”   Proceedings of Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots (TIMR). Manchester. April. Technical Report Series, Manchester University, Department of Computer Science.

 

Melhuish C., Wilson M. and Sendova-Franks A. (2001) “Multi-object Clustering: Patch Sorting with Simulated Minimalist Robots”   Proceedings of Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots (TIMR). Manchester. April. Technical Report Series, Manchester University, Department of Computer Science.

Pipe A G, Randall M J, Cherian R P, Jin Y. (2001) Experiments In On-Line Learning Neuro-Control, International Journal of Computer Research, 10(2), pp.269-295, Nova Science.

Pipe A G. (2001) An architecture for learning “potential field” cognitive maps with an application to mobile robot navigation, Journal of Adaptive Behaviour 8(2), pp.173-204.

Pipe A G, Carse B. (2001) Enhancing Motivation for Student Learning of Theory Oriented Subjects – an Example, Procs. PROGRESS1 – Conference on Student Progression and Retention in Engineering, University of Hull, pp.66-69.

Pipe A G, Carse B. (2001) Michigan and Pittsburgh Fuzzy Classifier Systems for Learning Mobile Robot Control Rules: an Experimental Comparison, 14th Int. Conf. of Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society FLAIRS-2001, AAAI Press, pp.493-498.

 

Stinchcombe F., Horsfield I., O’Keefe E., Melhuish C. and Irgens C. (2001) “Toniwha-bot: Towards Energetically Autonomous Marine Sensing” Proceedings of Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots (TIMR). Manchester. April. Technical Report Series, Manchester University, Department of Computer Science.

 

Sun X, Zhu Q, Pipe A. (2001) An integrated electroacupuncture instrument system, Procs. the PREP 2001 conference, Keele, UK, pp.59–60.

 

Sun X W, Zhu Q M, Pipe A G. (2001) Application of Fuzzy Decision Making in Overcoming the Accommodation of EA, Procs. 7th Chinese Automation & Computer Science Conference in the UK, pp. 73-78

 

Welsby J and Melhuish C. (2001)  “Autonomous Minimalist Following in Three Dimensions: A Study with Small Scale Dirigibles”  Proceedings of Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots (TIMR). Manchester. April. Technical Report Series, Manchester University, Department of Computer Science.

 

Wessnitzer J., Adamatzky  A. and Melhuish C. (2001) “Towards Self-Organized Robot Formations: A Decentralised Approach” Proceedings of Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots (TIMR). Manchester. April. Technical Report Series, Manchester University, Department of Computer Science.

 

Wessnitzer J., Adamatzky A. and Melhuish C. (2001) “Towards self-organising robot formations: a decentralised approach” Proc. European Conference on Artificial Life. Prague.

 

Wilson M., Melhuish C. and Sendova-Franks A. (2001) “Patch Sorting: Multi-object Clustering using Minimalist Robots” Proc. European Conference on Artificial Life. Prague.

 

Zhu Q, Sun X, Pipe A. (2001) A fuzzy controller to overcome EA accommodation, Procs. IFAC conference on new technologies for computer control, Hong Kong, China, pp.493-498.

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2002

 

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Refereed papers and articles

 

Adamatzky A. &  Melhuish C. (2002) "Phototaxis of Mobile Excitable Lattices. Journal of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. Vol 13, 171-184. Pergamon.

 

Adamatzky A., De Lacy Costello B., Melhuish C., Rambidi N., Ratcliffe N. and Wessnitzer J. (2002) “Excitable Chemical Controllers for Robots” International Workshop on Biologically-Inspired Robotics: The Legacy of Grey Walter.

 

Guo L.Z., C. Melhuish, and Q. M. Zhu (2002) “Towards neural adaptive hovering control of helicopters” To be published in IEEE CCA/CACSD Conference on Control Applications (CCA)/Computer Aided Control System Design (CACSD), Glasgow, September, 2002.

 

Guo L.Z., C. Melhuish, and Q.M. Zhu (2002) Towards neural adaptive hovering control of helicopters (invited), IEEE CSCAD, Glasgow, UK, 2002.

 

Hurst J., Bull L., and Melhuish C. (2002) TCS Learning Classifier System Controller on a Real Robot, Granada, Spain. PPSN VII and publication in the LNCS series volume (Springer Verlag).

 

Melhuish C., Welsby J., Greenway P. and Wright A.  (2002) “Multi-Robot Minimalist Collective Gradient Ascent:  Implementing Secondary Swarming” IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Conference SMC 02.

 

Nembrini J., Winfield A. and Melhuish C.  (2002) “Minimalist Coherent Swarming of Wireless Networked Autonomous Robots” To be published in Proc. 7th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour SAB.

 

Pipe A G, Carse B. (2002) First Results from Experiments in Fuzzy Classifier System Architectures for Mobile Robotics, Procs. Parallel Problem Solving from Nature VII. Lecture Notes in Computer Science #2439, Springer Verlag, Granada, Spain, pp.578-587.

 

Wessnitzer J. and Melhuish C. (2002) “Building Adaptive Structure Formations with Decentralised Control and Coordination” Proc. 7th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour SAB.

 

Wessnitzer J. and Melhuish C. (2002) “Building Adaptive Structure Formations with Decentralised Control and Coordination” in IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Conference SMC 02.

 

Wilson M., Melhuish C. and Sendova-Franks A. (2002) “Multi-object Segregation: Ant-like Brood  Sorting Using Minimalism Robots” To be published in Proc. 7th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour SAB.

 

Wilson M., Melhuish C. and Sendova-Franks A. (2002) “Multi-object Segregation: Ant-like Brood Sorting Using Minimalist Robots. To be published in IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Conference SMC 02.

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2003

 

Books

 

 

Book chapters

 

 

Refereed papers and articles

 

Andrew Adamatzky, Benjamin de Lacy Costello, Chris Melhuish, Norman Ratcliffe (2003) “Liquid Brains for Robots”. AISB Quarterly 112 (2003) 5.

 

Andrew Adamatzky, Benjamin de Lacy Costello, Chris Melhuish, Norman Ratcliffe (2003) "Experimental Reaction-Diffusion Chemical Processors for Robot Path Planning" in "Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems". , Vol. 37 (2003) 3, 233 - 249.

 

F. Qiao, Q. Zhu, A. Winfield and C. Melhuish (2003) “A novel Neuro-fuzzy state estimator for nonlinear systems” Proceedings of the Postgraduate Research Conference in Electronics, Photonics, Communications and Software (PREP),  Exeter, England, pp. 224-225, April 14-16, 2003

 

F. Qiao, Q.M. Zhu, A. Winfield, and C. Melhuish (2003) Fuzzy Tracking Control for Discrete Time Nonlinear Systems (Honoured paper), Proceedings of the 9th Chinese Automation and Computer Science Conference in the UK, Luton, England, pp. (undecided), September, 2003.

 

Greenman J., Kelly I., Kendall K., McFarland D & Melhuish C (2003). "Towards Robot Autonomy in the Natural World: A Robot in Predator's Clothing"  in the Journal of Mechatronics.  Volume 13, Issue 3, Pages 195-228

 

H. Yokoi, A. Adamatzky, B. De Lacy Costello and C. Melhuish (2003) Excitable chemical medium controller for a robotic hand: closed-loop experiments"   accepted for publication in the International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos.


Ieropoulos, I., Greenman, J., Melhuish, C. (2003) 'Imitating Metabolism: Energy Autonomy in Biologically Inspired Robotics', in Proceedings of the AISB '03, Second International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, Aberystwyth, Wales, pp 191-4, 2003.

Ioannis Ieropoulos, Chris Melhuish and John Greenman (2003b): 'Artificial Metabolism: Towards True Energetic Autonomy in Artificial Life', Proceedings of the 7th European Conference in Artificial Life (ECAL 2003), Dortmund, Germany, pp 792-9.

Lenz A, Pipe A G. (2003) A Dynamically Sized Radial Basis Function Neural Network for Joint Control of a PUMA 500 Manipulator, Procs. IEEE Int. Symposium on Intelligent Control, pp.170-175.

Waldock, A., Carse, B. and Melhuish, C. (2003) "A Hierarchical Fuzzy Rule-based Learning System based on an Information Theoretic Approach"    European Society For Fuzzy Logic and Technology International Conference in Fuzzy Logic and Technology pp534-539, September 10 - 12, 2003  Zittau, Germany.

 

Xuegong Zhang, Gabriel Dragffy, A. G. Pipe, N. Gunton, Q.M. Zhu. (2003) “A Reconfigurable Self−healing Embryonic Cell Architecture”, procs. International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms.

Xuegong Zhang, Gabriel Dragffy, A.G. Pipe, Q.M Zhu. (2003) “Ontogenetic Cellular Hardware for Fault Tolerant Systems”, procs. International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications.

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2004

 

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Refereed papers and articles

 

Adamatzky A., De Lacy Costello B., Melhuish C., Ratcliffe N. (2004) Experimental implementation of mobile robot taxis with onboard Belousov-Zhabotinsky chemical medium, Materials Science and Engineering C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems.

 

Chris Melhuish and Masao Kubo (2004) Collective Energy Distribution: Maintaining the Energy balance in Distributed Autonomous Robots, the proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, June 23-25, 2004 Toulouse, France,p261-70,2004.

Ioannis Ieropoulos, Chris Melhuish and John Greenman (2004): 'Energetically Autonomous Robots', Proceedings of the 8th Intelligent Autonomous Systems Conference (IAS-8), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp 128-35.

Kubo M. and Melhuish C. (2004) "Robot Trophallaxis: Managing Energy Autonomy in Multiple Robots" In Proceedings of Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 2004 (TAROS 04), university of Essex, England, September 6th - 8th (in press)

Mitchinson, B., Tony Prescott, Kevin Gurney, Peter Redgrave, Chris Melhuish, Tony Pipe, Martin Pearson and Ian Gilhespy (2004) “Empirically Inspired Electro-Mechanical Model of the Rat Mystacial  Follicle-Sinus complex”  Royal Society Proceedings ….

 

Scholes, S., Sendova-Franks, A.B., Swift, T., Melhuish, C. (2004); No evidence for a gaseous template as a necessary condition for brood sorting in the ant Leptothorax albipennis. Behavioural Ecology and Socio-biology.

 

Scholes, S., Wilson, M., Ana B. Sendova-Franks and Chris Melhuish (2004) “Comparisons in Evolution and Engineering: The collective Intelligence of Sorting”. To be published in Special Issue of Adaptive Behaviour (Dec 2004).

 

Sendova-Franks, A.B, Scholes, S.R., Franks, N.R. and Melhuish, C. (2004) Brood sorting by ants: two phases and differential diffusion. Animal Behaviour, in press.  Academic Press (Elsevier)

 

Qiao, F., Q. M. Zhu , A. Winfield and C. Melhuish (2004)  "Adaptive sliding mode control for MIMO nonlinear systems based on fuzzy logic scheme".  International Journal of Automation and Computing Vol. 1. pp 51-62

 

Wilson, M., Chris Melhuish, Ana B. Sendova-Franks, Samuel Scholes (2004) Algorithms for Building Annular Structures with Minimalist Robots Inspired by Brood Sorting in Ant Colonies. Journal of Autonomous Robots, Special Issue on Swarm Robotics. Accepted for publication.

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2005

 

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Refereed papers and articles

 

Andrew Adamatzky, Sergey Skachek, Ben De Lacy Costello, Chris Melhuish (2005) Manipulating objects with chemical waves: Open loop case of experimental Belousov-Zhabotinsky medium. Physics Letters A 350 pp. 201-209.

 

Ioannis Ieropoulos, John Greenman, Chris Melhuish and John Hart. (2005) Comparative Study of Three Types of Microbial Fuel Cell. Journal of Enzyme and Microbial Technology. Vol 37/2 pp 238-245.

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Ioannis Ieropoulos, Chris Melhuish,  John Greenman and  Ian Horsfield (2005) EcoBot-II: An artificial agent with a natural metabolism. Journal Advanced Robotic Systems Vol 2, no 4, pp. 295-300.

 

Ieropoulos, I., Greenman, J., Melhuish, C. and Hart, J. (2005) Energy accumulation and improved performance in microbial fuel cells. J. Power Sources, 145(2):253-256

 

Ieropoulos, I., Melhuish, C., Greenman, J. and Horsfield, I. (2005). Artificial symbiosis: Towards a robot-microbe partnership. Proceedings of TAROS 2005 pp 89-93.

 

Martin Pearson, Ian Gilhespy, Kevin Gurney, Chris Melhuish, Benjamin Mitchinson, Mokhtar Nibouche, Anthony Pipe (2005) �Design and FPGA Implementation of an Embedded Real-Time Biologically Plausible Spiking Neural Network Processor� 15th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications.

 

Martin Pearson, Ian Gilhespy, Kevin Gurney, Chris Melhuish, Benjamin Mitchinson, Mokhtar Nibouche and Anthony Pipe (2005) A Real-Time, FPGA based, Biologically Plausible Neural Network Processor. International Conference on Neural Networks ICANN

 

Martin J. Pearson, Ian Gilhespy, Chris Melhuish, Ben Mitchinson, Mokhtar Nibouche, Anthony G. Pipe, Tony J. Prescott. (2005)  A Biologically inspired haptic sensor array for use in mobile robotic vehicles. TAROS 2005, London pp. 189-195, Imperial College,.

 

Martin J. Pearson, Ian Gilhespy, Chris Melhuish, Ben Mitchinson, Mokhtar Nibouche, Anthony G. Pipe, Tony J. Prescott (2005) A Biomimetic Haptic Sensor.  The Special Issue of the International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems Vol 2 No 4, pp. 335-343 .

 

Masao Kubo, Chris Melhuish (2005) Energy Autonomy of Mobile Robots. ROBOMEC2005 Kobe, Japan 2A1-S-069, pp1-4(2005)

 

Samuel R. Scholes, Ana B. Sendova-Franks, S. Tim Swift and Chris Melhuish (2005) Ants can sort their brood without a gaseous template Journal of Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology  59: 531-540

 

Sergey Skachek, Andrew Adamatzky and Chris Melhuish (2005) Manipulating objects by discrete excitable media coupled with contact-less actuator array: open-loop case. Journal of Chaos Solitons and Fractals , Volume 26, Issue 5, December 2005, pp 1377-1389

 

Antony Waldock, Brian Carse, Chris Melhuish (2005) Hierarchical fuzzy rule based systems using an information theoretic approach, Soft Computing - A Fusion of Foundations, Methodologies and Applications. Vol 10. Issue 10, pp. 867-869

 

Antony Waldock, Brian Carse, Chris Melhuish (2005) Learning Hierarchical Fuzz Rule-Based Systems for a Mobile Robot Controller. Proceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Machine Intelligence (ACDCA-ICMI 2005), Tozeur, Tunisia, Vol 1, Issue 1, pp. 582-588.

 

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2006

 

Books

 

 

Book chapters

 

 

Refereed papers and articles

 

Sergey Skachek, Andrew Adamatzky and Chris Melhuish (2006) Manipulating planar shapes by light-sensitive excitable medium: computational studies of closed loop systems.  

International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos Vol 16, No 8 (2006), 2333-2349

Chris Melhuish, Ana B. Sendova-Franks, Samuel R. Scholes, Ian Horsfield and Fred Weslby (2006) Ant inspired sorting by robots: the importance of initial clustering. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 3, 2006, 235-242

Chris Melhuish, Ioannis Ieropoulos, John Greenman and Ian Horsfield. (2006) Energetically autonomous robots: food for thought. Autonomous Robots. Published on-line DOI: 10.1007/s10514-006-6574-5 pp. 187-198

 

Martin Pearson, Mokhtar Nibouche, Ian Gilhespy, Kevin Gurney, Chris Melhuish, Ben Mitchinson, Anthony Pipe (2006) �A Hardware Based Implementation of a Tactile Sensory System for Neuromorphic Signal Processing Applications� "Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 14-19, Toulouse, France".

 

Greenman J., Ieropoulos, I., McKenzie, C. and Melhuish, C. (2006) "Microbial Computing using Geobacter biofilm electrodes: output stability and consistency". International Journal of Unconventional Computing. Vol 2. pp. 249-265.

 

John Porrill, Paul Dean, Sean Anderson, Mayank Dutia, John Menzies, Chris Melhuish, Tony Pipe, Alexander Lenz, Thanushan Balakrishnan (2006) �Functions of Distributed Plasticity in a Biologically-Inspired Control System� p81, S55  Accepted for presentation at CNS 2006.

 

Martin Pearson, Chris Melhuish, Ben Mitchinson, Tony Prescott (2006) �A Hardware based Brain Stem Sub-Nucleus Model for Brain-Based Robotic Experimentation�  Fifteenth Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS�06), Edinburgh, UK

 

Greenman, J., Ieropoulos, I. and Melhuish, C. Perfusion anodophile biofilm electrodes (PABE) and their potential for computing. in Utopian to Genuine Unconventional Computers, Luniver Press, August 2006, ISBN 0-9551170-9-7 (pre-proceedings of the 2006 Unconventional Computing Conference). pp 67-78

 

Martin J. Pearson, Ian Gilhespy, Chris Melhuish, Ben Mitchinson, Mokhtar Nibouche, Anthony G. Pipe, Tony J. Prescott. (2006)  �Further work on a Biomimetic Haptic Sensor Array for Mobile Robotics� TAROS'06 proceedings pp 160-167.

 

Melhuish, C., Ieropoulos, I. and Greenman, J. (2006) Artificial gills for robots: oxygen for sustenance. TAROS'06 proceedings pp 118-125. Best paper award from Institute of Physics.

 

Edwards, J., Froud, D., Lawry, J. and Melhuish, C. (2006) 'Vague' Concept Learning with Robotic Systems. TAROS'06 proceedings pp 46,47.

 

Ben Mitchinson, Martin J. Pearson, Chris Melhuish, and Tony J. Prescott. (2006)  A model of Sensorimotor Coordinationin the Rat Whisker System. 9th Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour, LNAI 4095, pp. 77-88.

 

Martin J. Pearson, Chris Melhuish, Anthony G. Pipe, Ben Mitchinson, Ian Gilhesphy, Mokhtar Nibouche and Tony J. Prescott (2006) �Whiskerbot: A Haptic Sensory Array for Mobile Robotics� in Proceedings of Adaptation in Artificial and Biological Systems �Volume 2 (AISB�06) Bristol, UK

 

M.Pearson, M.Nibouche, A.G.Pipe, C.Melhuish, I.Gilhespy, B.Mitchinson, K.Gurney, T.Prescott, P.Redgrave (2006) "A Biologically Inspired FPGA based Implementation of a Tactile Sensory System for Object Recognition and Texture Discrimination" in Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications.  (FLP'06), Madrid, Spain

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2007

 

Books

 

 

Book chapters

 

 

Refereed papers and articles

 

M.J.Pearson, A.G.Pipe, B.Mitchinson, K.Gurney, C.Melhuish, I.Gilhespy, M.Nibouche (2007) "Implementing Spiking Neural Networks for Real-Time Signal-Processing and Control Applications: A Model-Validated FPGA Approach" by, has now received final approval for publication as a regular paper in the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks. It is tentatively scheduled to appear in the July 2007 issue.

 

Martin J. Pearson, Anthony G. Pipe, Chris Melhuish, Ben Mitchinson and Tony J. Prescott (2007) "Whiskerbot: A robotic active touch system modeled on the rat whisker sensory system." Journal of Adaptive Behavior. 15(3) pp:223-240.

DOI:  10.1177/1059712307082089

 

Jan Dyre Bjerknes, Alan FT Winfield and Chris Melhuish (2007) "An Analysis of Emergent Taxis in a Wireless Connected Swarm of Mobile Robots. IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium (IEEE-SIS)

 

Ioannis Ieropoulos, Chris Melhuish,  John Greenman (2007) �Artificial Gills for Robots: MFC Behaviour in Water� Journal of Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. Institute of Physics. Vol. 2 (2007) S83-S93. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/2/3/S02

 

Greenman, J., Ieropoulos and Melhuish, C. (2007) �Biological Computing using Perfusion Anodophile Biofilm Electrodes (PABE)�. Int. J. Unconventional Computing (Sp. Is.), (in press expected).

 

F. Qiao, Q. M. Zhu, A. Winfield, C. Melhuish and L. Zhang (2007) �Indirect Fuzzy Adaptive Control of Robotic Manipulator Based on Sliding Mode Scheme� accepted for publication in IEEE ICMA 2007

 

P.Jaeckel, N.Campbell, C.Melhuish, (2007) "Mapping Facial Behaviour from Video Footage to a Robot Head", accepted for conference proceedings of Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS).

 

Alexander Lenz, Thanushan Balakrishnan, Anthony G. Pipe and Chris Melhuish (2007)

"Eye-Robot: A Biologically Inspired Adaptive Controller", accepted for conference proceedings (full length) of Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS).

 

P.Jaeckel, N.Campbell and C.Melhuish (2007) "Towards Realistic Facial Behaviour - Mapping from Video Footage to a Robot Head." In: 10th edition of the International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), IEEE

 

M.J.Pearson, I.Gilhespy, K.Gurney, C.Melhuish, B.Mitchinson, M.Nibouche, A.G.Pipe (2006) �Implementing Spiking Neural Networks for Hard-Real-Time Applications: A Model Validated FPGA Approach�.  ."  IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 18(5), 2007,** pp:1472-1487.    DOI: 10.1109/TNN.2007.891203

 

       Feng Qiao. Quanmin Zhu, Alan Winfield, Chris Melhuish and Lifeng Zhang (2007) �Indirect Fuzzy Adaptive Control of Robotic Manipulator Based on Sliding Mode Scheme¡±, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, August 5 - 8, 2007, Harbin, China, pp.3310-3315.

 

Feng Qiao. Quanmin Zhu, Alan Winfield and Chris Melhuish (2007) �T-S Fuzzy Sliding Mode Controllers for Nonlinear Systems�  Dynamics of continuous, discrete  and impulsive systems, Series B: Applications and Algorithms, Volume 14(S4) Supplementary, Proceedings of the International Conference on Life System Modeling and Simulation September 14-17, 2007, Shanghai, China, pp.300-304

 

Masao Kubo, Hiroshi Sato, Takashi Matubara and Chris Melhuish (2007) �Collective Energy Autonomy by Keeping a Workable Population Policy� online IES2007 11th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems National Defence Academy, Yokosuka, Japan

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