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


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


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