Dr James Ward

Ph.D. in Mechatronic Engineering 2009 UNSW
Lecturer
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

J04 - Rose Street Building
The University of Sydney


Website Intelligent Vehicles and Safety Systems Group

School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Biographical details

Dr James Ward is a researcher in the Australian Centre for Field Robotics at The University of Sydney. He works in the area of intelligent transportation systems to improve the safety and efficiency of our transport systems, with a view towards large scale deployment of technologies such as intelligent infrastructure and self-driving cars.

James is also the head mentor for the "The Drop Bears", the University of Sydney's FIRST Robotics Competition team - an international competition for school students in Years 9-12.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Bender, A., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Moreyra, M., Konrad, S., Masson, F., Nebot, E. (2016). A Flexible System Architecture for Acquisition and Storage of Naturalistic Driving Data. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17(6), 1748-1761. [More Information]
  • Bender, A., Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2015). An Unsupervised Approach for Inferring Driver Behavior From Naturalistic Driving Data. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 16(6), 3325-3336. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Bender, A., Nebot, E. (2015). Extending Time to Collision for probabilistic reasoning in general traffic scenarios. Transportation Research Part C, 51, 66-82. [More Information]
  • Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2014). Fault Detection for Vehicular Ad Hoc Wireless Networks. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 6(2), 34-44. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Nebot, E. (2014). The Warrigal dataset: Multi-vehicle trajectories and V2V communications. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 6(3), 109-117. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Worrall, S., Ward, J., Bender, A., Nebot, E. (2015). GPS/GNSS consistency in a multi-path environment and during signal outages. 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Bender, A., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2015). Predicting driver intent from models of naturalistic driving. 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2014). Automated extraction of driver Behaviour primitives using Bayesian agglomerative sequence segmentation. The 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway: IEEE.
  • Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2014). Bayesian Model-based Sequence Segmentation for Inferring Primitives in Driving-behavioral Data. 17th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2014), Piscataway: IEEE.
  • Worrall, S., Ward, J., Agamennoni, G., Orchansky, D., Nebot, E. (2014). Estimating Time To Interaction For Vehicles in ITS Applications. The 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2014). Vehicle collision probability calculation for general traffic scenarios under uncertainty. 25th IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2013). Anomaly Detection in Driving Behaviour by Road Profiling. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium Workshop, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Nebot, E. (2013). Comprehensive data collection and context based metric evaluation for safety monitoring. 16th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2013), The Hague: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2013). Fault detection for vehicular ad-hoc wireless networks. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV 2013), Gold Coast, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2013). Robust non-linear smoothing for vehicle state estimation. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV 2013), Gold Coast, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Nebot, E. (2013). Vehicle Operation Safety Monitoring Using Context Based Metrics: A Case Study. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium Workshop, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia: IEEE. [More Information]

2016

  • Bender, A., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Moreyra, M., Konrad, S., Masson, F., Nebot, E. (2016). A Flexible System Architecture for Acquisition and Storage of Naturalistic Driving Data. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17(6), 1748-1761. [More Information]

2015

  • Bender, A., Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2015). An Unsupervised Approach for Inferring Driver Behavior From Naturalistic Driving Data. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 16(6), 3325-3336. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Bender, A., Nebot, E. (2015). Extending Time to Collision for probabilistic reasoning in general traffic scenarios. Transportation Research Part C, 51, 66-82. [More Information]
  • Worrall, S., Ward, J., Bender, A., Nebot, E. (2015). GPS/GNSS consistency in a multi-path environment and during signal outages. 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Bender, A., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2015). Predicting driver intent from models of naturalistic driving. 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. [More Information]

2014

  • Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2014). Automated extraction of driver Behaviour primitives using Bayesian agglomerative sequence segmentation. The 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway: IEEE.
  • Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2014). Bayesian Model-based Sequence Segmentation for Inferring Primitives in Driving-behavioral Data. 17th International Conference on Information Fusion (Fusion 2014), Piscataway: IEEE.
  • Worrall, S., Ward, J., Agamennoni, G., Orchansky, D., Nebot, E. (2014). Estimating Time To Interaction For Vehicles in ITS Applications. The 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Piscataway: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2014). Fault Detection for Vehicular Ad Hoc Wireless Networks. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 6(2), 34-44. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Nebot, E. (2014). The Warrigal dataset: Multi-vehicle trajectories and V2V communications. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 6(3), 109-117. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2014). Vehicle collision probability calculation for general traffic scenarios under uncertainty. 25th IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. [More Information]

2013

  • Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Worrall, S., Nebot, E. (2013). Anomaly Detection in Driving Behaviour by Road Profiling. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium Workshop, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Nebot, E. (2013). Comprehensive data collection and context based metric evaluation for safety monitoring. 16th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2013), The Hague: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2013). Fault detection for vehicular ad-hoc wireless networks. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV 2013), Gold Coast, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Agamennoni, G., Worrall, S., Ward, J., Nebot, E. (2013). Robust non-linear smoothing for vehicle state estimation. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV 2013), Gold Coast, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Ward, J., Worrall, S., Agamennoni, G., Nebot, E. (2013). Vehicle Operation Safety Monitoring Using Context Based Metrics: A Case Study. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium Workshop, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia: IEEE. [More Information]

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