Associate Professor David Rye

Associate Professor
Australian Centre for Field Robotics

J04 - Rose Street Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 2286
Fax +61 2 9351 7474

Website Australian Centre for Field Robotics

Teaching and supervision

MTRX1701 - Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering

MTRX1702 - Mechatronics 1

MTRX3700 - Mechatronics 3

Selected grants

2003

  • Fish-Bird: Autonomous interaction in a contemporary arts setting LP0349069; Rye D, Velonaki M; Australia Council for the Arts/Project Support.
  • Fish-bird: autonomous interaction in a contemporary arts setting; Rye D, Scheding S, Velonaki M, Williams S, Lemckert C; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

Selected publications & creative works

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Book Chapters

  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D. (2013). Art and Robotics - A Brief Account of Eleven Years of Cross-disciplinary Invention. In Andy Dong, John Conomos, Brad Buckley (Eds.), Ecologies of Invention, (pp. 55-68). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.

Journals

  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2012). Interpretation of the modality of touch on an artificial arm covered with an EIT-based sensitive skin. International Journal of Robotics Research, 31(13), 1627-1641. [More Information]
  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2011). Improved Image Reconstruction for an EIT-Based Sensitive Skin With Multiple Internal Electrodes. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 27(3), 425-435. [More Information]
  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S., Williams, S. (2008). Fish-Bird: Cross-disciplinary collaboration. IEEE MultiMedia Magazine, 15(1), 10-12.
  • Velonaki, M., Scheding, S., Rye, D., Durrant-Whyte, H. (2008). Shared Spaces: Media Art, Computing, and Robotics. Computers in Entertainment, 6(4), 51:1-51:12.
  • Ha, Q., Rye, D. (2004). A Control Architecture For Robotic Excavation In Construction. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 19(1), 28-41.
  • Nguyen, H., Rye, D., Durrant-Whyte, H., Ha,, Q. (2001). Fuzzy sliding-mode controllers with applications. IEEE Transactions On Industrial Electronics, 48(1), 38-46.
  • Rye, D., Bonchis,, A., Corke,, P., Ha,, Q. (2001). Variable structure methods in hydraulic servo systems control. Automatica, 37, 589-595.

Conferences

  • Silvera Tawil, D., Velonaki, M., Rye, D. (2012). EIT-based skin and touch interpretation for human-robot interaction. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Workshops and Tutorials. IEEE.
  • Maeda, G., Rye, D., Singh, S. (2012). Iterative Autonomous Excavation. The 8th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, not published in 2012: Springer.
  • Maeda, G., Rye, D. (2012). Learning disturbances in autonomous excavation. 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Ball, A., Rye, D., Ramos, F., Velonaki, M. (2012). Unsupervised clustering of people from `Skeleton' data. 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
  • Ball, A., Rye, D., Ramos, F., Velonaki, M. (2011). A Comparison of Unsupervised Learning Algorithms for Gesture Clustering. 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2011).
  • Maeda, G., Singh, S., Rye, D. (2011). Improving Operational Space Control of Heavy Manipulators via Open-Loop Compensation. 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2011). Touch Modality Interpretation for an EIT-Based Sensitive Skin. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2011, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2009). Improved EIT drive patterns for a robotics sensitive skin. 2009 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sydney: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).
  • Velonaki, M., Scheding, S., Brown, I., Rye, D. (2008). Physicality and Synthetic Reality. ISEA2008 - 14th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Singapore: ISEA2008 Pte Ltd.
  • Green, A., Rye, D. (2007). Sensible Planning for Vehicles Operating Over Difficult Unstructured Terrains. 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Rye, D., Velonaki, M., Williams, S., Scheding, S. (2005). Fish-Bird: Human-Robot Interaction in a Contemporary Arts Setting. 2005 Australiasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Sydney, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).
  • Gong, Z., Guzman, J., Scheding, S., Rye, D., Dissanayake, G., Durrant-Whyte, H. (2004). A Heuristic Rule-Based Switching And Adaptive Pid Controller For A Large Autonomous Tracked Vehicle: From Development To Implementation. IEEE Conference on Control Applications International Symposium on Intelligent COntrol Computer Aided Control Systems Design. (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Louda, M., Stevens, M., Dissanayake, G., Rye, D. (2001). Position estimation and control of load sway in quay-cranes. MIC 2001, : Ads & Adea.
  • Rye, D., Furukawa, T. (2001). Proceedings 2001 Australian Conference on Robotics and Automation. ACRA 2001: Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation. Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

Original Creative Work

  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S. (2009). Circle E: Fragile Balances. In: Double Take: Anne Landa Award for Video and New Media Arts. Art Gallery of NSW. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne and Hong Kong, Australia.
  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S. (2008). Circle D: Fragile Balances. In: Mirror States. Moving Image Centre Toi Rerehiko, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S., Williams, S. (2004). Fish-Bird Circle B-Movement C. In: Unnatural Selection. Ars Electronica 2004: Timeshift - The World in 25 Years, Linz, Austria.
  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S. (2003). Embracement. In: Primavera 2003. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

Patents

  • Durrant-Whyte, H., Rye, D., Dissanayake, G. (2007). Crane with improved reeving arrangement. Patent No. 3938597.

2013

  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D. (2013). Art and Robotics - A Brief Account of Eleven Years of Cross-disciplinary Invention. In Andy Dong, John Conomos, Brad Buckley (Eds.), Ecologies of Invention, (pp. 55-68). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.

2012

  • Silvera Tawil, D., Velonaki, M., Rye, D. (2012). EIT-based skin and touch interpretation for human-robot interaction. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Workshops and Tutorials. IEEE.
  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2012). Interpretation of the modality of touch on an artificial arm covered with an EIT-based sensitive skin. International Journal of Robotics Research, 31(13), 1627-1641. [More Information]
  • Maeda, G., Rye, D., Singh, S. (2012). Iterative Autonomous Excavation. The 8th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, not published in 2012: Springer.
  • Maeda, G., Rye, D. (2012). Learning disturbances in autonomous excavation. 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Ball, A., Rye, D., Ramos, F., Velonaki, M. (2012). Unsupervised clustering of people from `Skeleton' data. 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

2011

  • Ball, A., Rye, D., Ramos, F., Velonaki, M. (2011). A Comparison of Unsupervised Learning Algorithms for Gesture Clustering. 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2011).
  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2011). Improved Image Reconstruction for an EIT-Based Sensitive Skin With Multiple Internal Electrodes. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 27(3), 425-435. [More Information]
  • Maeda, G., Singh, S., Rye, D. (2011). Improving Operational Space Control of Heavy Manipulators via Open-Loop Compensation. 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2011). Touch Modality Interpretation for an EIT-Based Sensitive Skin. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2011, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2009

  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S. (2009). Circle E: Fragile Balances. In: Double Take: Anne Landa Award for Video and New Media Arts. Art Gallery of NSW. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne and Hong Kong, Australia.
  • Silvera Tawil, D., Rye, D., Velonaki, M. (2009). Improved EIT drive patterns for a robotics sensitive skin. 2009 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sydney: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

2008

  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S. (2008). Circle D: Fragile Balances. In: Mirror States. Moving Image Centre Toi Rerehiko, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S., Williams, S. (2008). Fish-Bird: Cross-disciplinary collaboration. IEEE MultiMedia Magazine, 15(1), 10-12.
  • Velonaki, M., Scheding, S., Brown, I., Rye, D. (2008). Physicality and Synthetic Reality. ISEA2008 - 14th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Singapore: ISEA2008 Pte Ltd.
  • Velonaki, M., Scheding, S., Rye, D., Durrant-Whyte, H. (2008). Shared Spaces: Media Art, Computing, and Robotics. Computers in Entertainment, 6(4), 51:1-51:12.

2007

  • Durrant-Whyte, H., Rye, D., Dissanayake, G. (2007). Crane with improved reeving arrangement. Patent No. 3938597.
  • Green, A., Rye, D. (2007). Sensible Planning for Vehicles Operating Over Difficult Unstructured Terrains. 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2005

  • Rye, D., Velonaki, M., Williams, S., Scheding, S. (2005). Fish-Bird: Human-Robot Interaction in a Contemporary Arts Setting. 2005 Australiasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Sydney, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

2004

  • Ha, Q., Rye, D. (2004). A Control Architecture For Robotic Excavation In Construction. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 19(1), 28-41.
  • Gong, Z., Guzman, J., Scheding, S., Rye, D., Dissanayake, G., Durrant-Whyte, H. (2004). A Heuristic Rule-Based Switching And Adaptive Pid Controller For A Large Autonomous Tracked Vehicle: From Development To Implementation. IEEE Conference on Control Applications International Symposium on Intelligent COntrol Computer Aided Control Systems Design. (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S., Williams, S. (2004). Fish-Bird Circle B-Movement C. In: Unnatural Selection. Ars Electronica 2004: Timeshift - The World in 25 Years, Linz, Austria.

2003

  • Velonaki, M., Rye, D., Scheding, S. (2003). Embracement. In: Primavera 2003. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

2001

  • Nguyen, H., Rye, D., Durrant-Whyte, H., Ha,, Q. (2001). Fuzzy sliding-mode controllers with applications. IEEE Transactions On Industrial Electronics, 48(1), 38-46.
  • Louda, M., Stevens, M., Dissanayake, G., Rye, D. (2001). Position estimation and control of load sway in quay-cranes. MIC 2001, : Ads & Adea.
  • Rye, D., Furukawa, T. (2001). Proceedings 2001 Australian Conference on Robotics and Automation. ACRA 2001: Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation. Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).
  • Rye, D., Bonchis,, A., Corke,, P., Ha,, Q. (2001). Variable structure methods in hydraulic servo systems control. Automatica, 37, 589-595.

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