Publications

2022

    • F. Magistri, E. Marks, S, Nagulavancha, I. Vizzo, T. Läbe, J. Behley, M. Halstead, C. McCool and C. Stachniss, “Constrastive 3D Shape Completion and Reconstruction for Agricultural Robots using RGB-D Frames”,  IROS 2022, link
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    • A. Ahmadi, M. Halstead, C. McCool, “Towards Autonomous Visual Navigation in Arable Fields “, IROS 2022, link
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    • A. Ahmadi and M. Halstead, and C. McCool, “BonnBot-I: a precise weed management and crop monitoring platform”, IROS 2022, link
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    •  Claus Smitt, Michael Halstead, Alireza Ahmadi, and Chris McCool, “Explicitly incorporating spatial information to recurrent networks for agriculture”, Robotics and Automation Letters 2022, link

2021

    • Michael Halstead, Alireza Ahmadi, Claus Smitt, Oliver Schmittmann and Chris McCool, “Crop Agnostic Monitoring Driven by Deep Learning”, Frontiers in Plant Science, 2021, link
     
    • A. Ahmadi, M. Halstead, C. McCool, “Virtual Temporal Samples for Recurrenty Neural Networks: applied to semantic segmentation in agriculture“, DAGM, 2021, pdf
    • T. Zaenker, C. Lehnert, C. McCool, and M. Bennewitz, “Combining Local and Global Viewpoint Planning for Fruit Coverage“, ECMR, 2021 link

    • T. Zaenker, C. Smitt, C. McCool, and M. Bennewitz, “Viewpoint Planning for Fruit Size and Position Estimation“, to appear in IEER/RJS IROS, 2021 link

    • C. Smitt, M. Halstead, T. Zaenker, M. Bennewitz, C. McCool, “PATHoBot: A Robot for Glasshouse Crop Phenotyping and Intervention“, to appear in IEEE ICRA, 2021 link

    • A. Christ, O. Schmittmann, P. Schulze Lammers, “Agricultural information technologies, precision farming, software engineering and data handling“, to appear in the International Conference on Agricultural Engineering

2020

    • C. Lehnert, C. McCool, I. Sa, and T. Perez, “Performance improvements of a sweet pepper harvesting robot in protected cropping environments“, Journal of Field Robotics, 2020 link

    • M. Halstead, S. Denman, C. Fookes, and C. McCool, “Fruit Detection in the Wild: The Impact of Varying Conditions and Cultivar“, to appear in Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), 2020 pdf

    • A. Milioto, J. Behley, C. McCool, and C. Stachniss, “LiDAR Panoptic Segmentation for Autonomous Driving“, in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2020 pdf

2019

    • C. Lehnert, D. Tsai, A. Eriksson and C. McCool, “3D Move to See: Multi-perspective visual servoing towards the next best view within unstructured and occluded environments”, IROS, 2019 link

    • B. Arain, C. McCool, P. Rigby, D. Cagara and M. Dunbabin “Improving Underwater Obstacle Detection using Semantic Image Segmentation”, ICRA, 2019 link

    • Q. Cheng, Q. Xu, X. Yan, D. Grantz, X. Xue, Y. Sun, P. Schulze Lammers, Z. Wang, and Q. Cheng, “Improving estimation of evapotranspiration during soil freeze-thaw cycles by incorporating a freezing stress index and a coupled heat and water transfer model into the FAO Penman-Monteith model“, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology,  2019

    • A. Sun, H. Zhou, G. Shan, D. Grantz, P. Schulze Lammers, X. Xuee, L. Damerow, and J. Burkhardt, “Diurnal and seasonal transitions of water and ice content in apple stems: Field tracking the radial location of the freezing- and thawing-fronts using a noninvasive smart sensor“, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2019

    • G. Shan, Y. Sun, H. Zhou, P. Schulze Lammers, D. Grantz, X. Xue, and Z. Wan, “A horizontal mobile dielectric sensor to assess dynamic soil water content and flows: Direct measurements under drip irrigation compared with HYDRUS-2D model simulation“, Biosystems Engineering, 2019

    • C. Chen, X. Yan, Y. Ma, S. Yua, Q. Xu, D. Grantz, P. Schulze Lammers, Z. Wang, Y. Sun, and Q. Cheng, “Monitoring near-surface soil water content using an innovative perforated cylinder coaxial dielectric sensor“, Journal of Hydrology, 2019

    • I. Jakobs, O. Schmittmann, M. Athmann, T. Kautz, and P. Schulze Lammers, “Cereal Response to Deep Tillage and Incorporated Organic Fertilizer”, Agronomy, 2019