Dr Mitchell Bryson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

J04 - Rose Street Building
The University of Sydney

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Selected grants

2012

  • MUAC-IREN - Multi-UAV Cooperation International Research Exchange Network; Ollero A, Viguria A, Maza I, Merino L, Santos S, Hirzinger G, Kondak K, Schwarzbach M, Sukkarieh S, Bryson M, Goktogan A; European Commission (Belgium)/Marie Curie Action: International Research Staff Exchange (IRSES).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Hung, C., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2014). Cost-Effective Mapping Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Ecology Monitoring Applications. In Oussama Khatib, Vijay Kumar, Gaurav Sukhatme (Eds.), Experimental Robotics, (pp. 509-523). Heidelberg: Springer.

Journals

  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Murphy, R., Bongiorno, D. (2013). Kite aerial photography for low-cost, ultra-high spatial resolution multi-spectral mapping of intertidal landscapes. PloS One, 8(9), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Roman, C., Inglis, G., Vaughn, J., Smart, C., Dansereau, D., Bongiorno, D., Johnson-Roberson, M., Bryson, M. (2013). New tools and methods for precision seafloor mapping. Oceanography, 26(1, supplement), 10-15.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2012). Multi-class predictive template for tree crown detection. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 68(March), 170-183. [More Information]
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Airborne Vision-Based Mapping and Classification of Large Farmland Environments. Journal of Field Robotics, 27(5), 632-655.
  • Goktogan, A., Sukkarieh, S., Bryson, M., Randle, J., Lupton, T., Hung, C. (2009). A rotary-wing unmanned air vehicle for aquatic weed surveillance and management. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: theory and applications, Online(DOI 10.1007/s10846-009-9371-5), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2009). Architectures for Cooperative Airborne Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: theory and applications, 55(3-4), 267-297. [More Information]
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2008). Observability Analysis and Active Control for Airborne SLAM. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 44(1), 261-280.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2007). Building a Robust Implementation of Bearing-only Inertial SLAM for a UAV. Journal of Field Robotics, 24(1/2), 113-143. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Johnson-Roberson, M., Bryson, M., Douillard, B., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2014). Crowdsourced Saliency for Mining Robotically Gathered 3D Maps Using Multitouch Interaction on Smartphones and Tablets. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Piscataway: IEEE.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2013). Automated registration for multi-year robotic surveys of marine benthic habitats. 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Tokyo, Japan: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Bongiorno, D., Fairley, A., Bryson, M., Williams, S. (2013). Automatic spectrometer/RGB camera spatial calibration. 2013 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium. IEEE.
  • Pizarro, O., Williams, S., Jakuba, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Mahon, I., Bryson, M., Steinberg, D., Friedman, A., Dansereau, D., Nourani-Vatani, N., Bongiorno, D., Bewley, M., Bender, A., Ashan, N., Douillard, B. (2013). Benthic monitoring with robotic platforms - the experience of Australia. 2013 IEEE International Underwater Technology Symposium (UT 2013), Tokyo: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Bongiorno, D., Bryson, M., Williams, S. (2013). Dynamic spectral-based underwater colour correction. OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Conference. IEEE.
  • Johnson-Roberson, M., Bryson, M., Douillard, B., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2013). Out-of-core efficient blending for underwater georeferenced textured 3D maps. 2013 Fourth International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research and Application (COM.Geo 2013), San Jose, United States: IEEE Xplore. [More Information]
  • Bongiorno, D., Bryson, M., Dansereau, D., Williams, S. (2013). Spectral characterization of COTS RGB cameras using a linear variable edge filter. SPIE Digital Photography IX, USA: SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2012). "ShadowCut" - An Unsupervised Object Segmentation Algorithm for Aerial Robotic Surveillance Applications. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2012). Colour-Consistent Structure-from-Motion Models using Underwater Imagery. Robotics: Science and Systems VIII, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Robotics Science and Systems.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Murphy, R. (2012). Low-cost, ultra-high spatial and temporal resolution mapping of intertidal rock platforms. The XXII Congress of the International Society for Photogammetry and Remote Sensing. Copernicus Publications.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2012). Repeatable robotic surveying of marine benthic habitats for monitoring long-term change. Robotics: Science and Systems VIII, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Robotics Science and Systems.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). A Comparison of Feature and Pose-Based Mapping using Vision, Inertial and GPS on a UAV. 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Bailey, T., Bryson, M., Mu, H., Vial, J., McCalman, L., Durrant-Whyte, H. (2011). Decentralised Cooperative Localisation for Heterogeneous Teams of Mobile Robots. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2011, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Shadow aided unsupervised object segmentation algorithm for aerial robotic surveillance applications. Graduate School of Engineering & Information Technologies Student Conference, n/a: Not Published.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). ShadowCut - An Unsupervised Object Segmentation Algorithm for Aerial Robotic Surveillance Applications. Research Conversazione 2011, Sydney: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, University of Sydney.
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Hung, C., Abuhashim, T., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Using unmanned aerial vehicles for mapping, classification and monitoring of invasive weeds. 34th International Symposium for Remote Sensing of the Environment.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Vision-based Shadow-aided Tree Crown Detection and Classification Algorithm using Imagery from an Unmanned Airborne Vehicle. 34th International Symposium for Remote Sensing of the Environment.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). A novel vision-based tree crown and shadow detection algorithm using imageryfrom an unmanned airborne vehicle. Australasian Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Conference.
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). An unmanned airborne system for vision-based mapping and classification in ecological monitoring applications. Australasian Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Conference.
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Hung, C., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Cost-Effective Mapping using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Ecology Monitoring Applications. 12th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics 2010.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Object detection in remote sensing applications. Research Conversazione 2010, Sydney: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, University of Sydney.
  • Abuhashim, T., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Vision-based terrain modelling with application to change detection. Australasian Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Conference.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2009). Airborne Smoothing and Mapping using Vision and Inertial Sensors. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2007). Co-operative Localisation and Mapping for Multiple UAVs in Unknown Environments. 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2007). Decentralised trajectory control for multi-uav slam. Fourth International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA07), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: American University of Sharjah.
  • Vidal-Calleja, T., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S., Sanfeliu, A., Andrade-Cetto, J. (2007). On the Observability of Bearing-only SLAM. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2007, United States: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2006). Active Airborne Localisation and Exploration in Unknown Environments using Inertial SLAM. 2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2005). An Information-Theoretic Approach to Autonomous Navigation and Guidance of an Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle in Unknown Environments. 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Canada: OmniPress.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2005). Bearing-Only SLAM for an Airborne Vehicle. 2005 Australiasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Sydney, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2004). Vehicle Model Aided Inertial Navigation For A Uav Using Low-Cost Sensors. 2004 Australiasian Conference on Robotics & Automation, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

2014

  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Hung, C., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2014). Cost-Effective Mapping Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Ecology Monitoring Applications. In Oussama Khatib, Vijay Kumar, Gaurav Sukhatme (Eds.), Experimental Robotics, (pp. 509-523). Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Johnson-Roberson, M., Bryson, M., Douillard, B., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2014). Crowdsourced Saliency for Mining Robotically Gathered 3D Maps Using Multitouch Interaction on Smartphones and Tablets. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Piscataway: IEEE.

2013

  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2013). Automated registration for multi-year robotic surveys of marine benthic habitats. 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Tokyo, Japan: IEEE. [More Information]
  • Bongiorno, D., Fairley, A., Bryson, M., Williams, S. (2013). Automatic spectrometer/RGB camera spatial calibration. 2013 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium. IEEE.
  • Pizarro, O., Williams, S., Jakuba, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Mahon, I., Bryson, M., Steinberg, D., Friedman, A., Dansereau, D., Nourani-Vatani, N., Bongiorno, D., Bewley, M., Bender, A., Ashan, N., Douillard, B. (2013). Benthic monitoring with robotic platforms - the experience of Australia. 2013 IEEE International Underwater Technology Symposium (UT 2013), Tokyo: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Bongiorno, D., Bryson, M., Williams, S. (2013). Dynamic spectral-based underwater colour correction. OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Conference. IEEE.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Murphy, R., Bongiorno, D. (2013). Kite aerial photography for low-cost, ultra-high spatial resolution multi-spectral mapping of intertidal landscapes. PloS One, 8(9), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Roman, C., Inglis, G., Vaughn, J., Smart, C., Dansereau, D., Bongiorno, D., Johnson-Roberson, M., Bryson, M. (2013). New tools and methods for precision seafloor mapping. Oceanography, 26(1, supplement), 10-15.
  • Johnson-Roberson, M., Bryson, M., Douillard, B., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2013). Out-of-core efficient blending for underwater georeferenced textured 3D maps. 2013 Fourth International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research and Application (COM.Geo 2013), San Jose, United States: IEEE Xplore. [More Information]
  • Bongiorno, D., Bryson, M., Dansereau, D., Williams, S. (2013). Spectral characterization of COTS RGB cameras using a linear variable edge filter. SPIE Digital Photography IX, USA: SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering.

2012

  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2012). "ShadowCut" - An Unsupervised Object Segmentation Algorithm for Aerial Robotic Surveillance Applications. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2012). Colour-Consistent Structure-from-Motion Models using Underwater Imagery. Robotics: Science and Systems VIII, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Robotics Science and Systems.
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Murphy, R. (2012). Low-cost, ultra-high spatial and temporal resolution mapping of intertidal rock platforms. The XXII Congress of the International Society for Photogammetry and Remote Sensing. Copernicus Publications.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2012). Multi-class predictive template for tree crown detection. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 68(March), 170-183. [More Information]
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Pizarro, O., Williams, S. (2012). Repeatable robotic surveying of marine benthic habitats for monitoring long-term change. Robotics: Science and Systems VIII, Sydney, NSW, Australia: Robotics Science and Systems.

2011

  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). A Comparison of Feature and Pose-Based Mapping using Vision, Inertial and GPS on a UAV. 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Bailey, T., Bryson, M., Mu, H., Vial, J., McCalman, L., Durrant-Whyte, H. (2011). Decentralised Cooperative Localisation for Heterogeneous Teams of Mobile Robots. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2011, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Shadow aided unsupervised object segmentation algorithm for aerial robotic surveillance applications. Graduate School of Engineering & Information Technologies Student Conference, n/a: Not Published.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). ShadowCut - An Unsupervised Object Segmentation Algorithm for Aerial Robotic Surveillance Applications. Research Conversazione 2011, Sydney: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, University of Sydney.
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Hung, C., Abuhashim, T., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Using unmanned aerial vehicles for mapping, classification and monitoring of invasive weeds. 34th International Symposium for Remote Sensing of the Environment.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Vision-based Shadow-aided Tree Crown Detection and Classification Algorithm using Imagery from an Unmanned Airborne Vehicle. 34th International Symposium for Remote Sensing of the Environment.

2010

  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). A novel vision-based tree crown and shadow detection algorithm using imageryfrom an unmanned airborne vehicle. Australasian Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Conference.
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Airborne Vision-Based Mapping and Classification of Large Farmland Environments. Journal of Field Robotics, 27(5), 632-655.
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). An unmanned airborne system for vision-based mapping and classification in ecological monitoring applications. Australasian Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Conference.
  • Bryson, M., Reid, A., Hung, C., Ramos, F., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Cost-Effective Mapping using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Ecology Monitoring Applications. 12th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics 2010.
  • Hung, C., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Object detection in remote sensing applications. Research Conversazione 2010, Sydney: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, University of Sydney.
  • Abuhashim, T., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2010). Vision-based terrain modelling with application to change detection. Australasian Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Conference.

2009

  • Goktogan, A., Sukkarieh, S., Bryson, M., Randle, J., Lupton, T., Hung, C. (2009). A rotary-wing unmanned air vehicle for aquatic weed surveillance and management. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: theory and applications, Online(DOI 10.1007/s10846-009-9371-5), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Bryson, M., Johnson-Roberson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2009). Airborne Smoothing and Mapping using Vision and Inertial Sensors. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2009). Architectures for Cooperative Airborne Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: theory and applications, 55(3-4), 267-297. [More Information]

2008

  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2008). Observability Analysis and Active Control for Airborne SLAM. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 44(1), 261-280.

2007

  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2007). Building a Robust Implementation of Bearing-only Inertial SLAM for a UAV. Journal of Field Robotics, 24(1/2), 113-143. [More Information]
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2007). Co-operative Localisation and Mapping for Multiple UAVs in Unknown Environments. 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2007). Decentralised trajectory control for multi-uav slam. Fourth International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA07), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: American University of Sharjah.
  • Vidal-Calleja, T., Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S., Sanfeliu, A., Andrade-Cetto, J. (2007). On the Observability of Bearing-only SLAM. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2007, United States: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2006

  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2006). Active Airborne Localisation and Exploration in Unknown Environments using Inertial SLAM. 2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2005

  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2005). An Information-Theoretic Approach to Autonomous Navigation and Guidance of an Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle in Unknown Environments. 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Canada: OmniPress.
  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2005). Bearing-Only SLAM for an Airborne Vehicle. 2005 Australiasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Sydney, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

2004

  • Bryson, M., Sukkarieh, S. (2004). Vehicle Model Aided Inertial Navigation For A Uav Using Low-Cost Sensors. 2004 Australiasian Conference on Robotics & Automation, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

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