Dr Zhe Xu

BE PhD 2013 (Sydney)
Research Fellow
Australian Centre for Field Robotics

J04 - Rose Street Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 7178
Fax +61 2 9351 7474
Website Australian Centre for Field Robotics

Biographical details

Zhe Xu received a BE (Aeronautical/Space) in 2009 and a PhD in Engineering in 2013, both from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Current research students

Project title Research student
Autonomous Pest Detection and Control Using Coordinated Autonomous Ground Vehicles and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Steven POTIRIS
Power-Aware Planning and Optimisation of Energy Constrained Platforms Nathan WALLACE

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Clements, D., Dugdale, T., Hunt, T., Fitch, R., Hung, C., Sukkarieh, S., Xu, Z. (2014). Detection of alligator weed using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Plant Protection Quarterly, 29(3), 84-89. [More Information]
  • Hung, C., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2014). Feature learning based approach for weed classification using high resolution aerial images from a digital camera mounted on a UAV. Remote Sensing, 6(12), 12037-12054. [More Information]
  • Xu, Z., Fitch, R., Underwood, J., Sukkarieh, S. (2013). Decentralised Coordinated Tracking with Mixed Discrete-Continuous Decisions. Journal of Field Robotics, 30(5), 717-740. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Madugalle, R., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2015). A new cluster-based hybrid sampling strategy for probabilistic roadmaps in spatially varying wind fields. 2015 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2015), Canberra, ACT: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).
  • Xu, Z., Fitch, R., Sukkarieh, S. (2013). Decentralised Coordination of Mobile Robots for Target Tracking with Learnt Utility Models. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Delle Fave, F., Rogers, A., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S., Jennings, N. (2012). Deploying the Max-Sum Algorithm for Decentralised Coordination and Task Allocation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Live Aerial Imagery Collection. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Xu, Z., Fitch, R., Sukkarieh, S. (2012). Learning Utility Models for Decentralised Coordinated Target Tracking. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Brooker, G., Randle, J., Attia, M., Xu, Z., Abuhashim, T., Kassir, A., Chung, J., Sukkarieh, S., Tahir (nee Mariam), N. (2012). Strobe based sensor for tracking multiple locusts from a UAV. Progress in Radar Research, not published.
  • Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Decentralised Control of Robot Teams with Discrete and Continuous Decision Variables. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2011, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Brooker, G., Randle, J., Attia, M., Xu, Z., Abuhashim, T., Kassir, A., Chung, J., Sukkarieh, S., Tahir (nee Mariam), N., Dickens, J. (2011). First Airborne Trial of a UAV Based Optical Locust Tracker. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2011), Melbourne, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

Reference Works

  • Gan, J., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2016). Distributed Situational Awareness and Control. Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

2016

  • Gan, J., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2016). Distributed Situational Awareness and Control. Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

2015

  • Madugalle, R., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2015). A new cluster-based hybrid sampling strategy for probabilistic roadmaps in spatially varying wind fields. 2015 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2015), Canberra, ACT: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

2014

  • Clements, D., Dugdale, T., Hunt, T., Fitch, R., Hung, C., Sukkarieh, S., Xu, Z. (2014). Detection of alligator weed using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Plant Protection Quarterly, 29(3), 84-89. [More Information]
  • Hung, C., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2014). Feature learning based approach for weed classification using high resolution aerial images from a digital camera mounted on a UAV. Remote Sensing, 6(12), 12037-12054. [More Information]

2013

  • Xu, Z., Fitch, R., Underwood, J., Sukkarieh, S. (2013). Decentralised Coordinated Tracking with Mixed Discrete-Continuous Decisions. Journal of Field Robotics, 30(5), 717-740. [More Information]
  • Xu, Z., Fitch, R., Sukkarieh, S. (2013). Decentralised Coordination of Mobile Robots for Target Tracking with Learnt Utility Models. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2012

  • Delle Fave, F., Rogers, A., Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S., Jennings, N. (2012). Deploying the Max-Sum Algorithm for Decentralised Coordination and Task Allocation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Live Aerial Imagery Collection. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Xu, Z., Fitch, R., Sukkarieh, S. (2012). Learning Utility Models for Decentralised Coordinated Target Tracking. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), Piscataway, NJ, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Brooker, G., Randle, J., Attia, M., Xu, Z., Abuhashim, T., Kassir, A., Chung, J., Sukkarieh, S., Tahir (nee Mariam), N. (2012). Strobe based sensor for tracking multiple locusts from a UAV. Progress in Radar Research, not published.

2011

  • Xu, Z., Sukkarieh, S. (2011). Decentralised Control of Robot Teams with Discrete and Continuous Decision Variables. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2011, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Brooker, G., Randle, J., Attia, M., Xu, Z., Abuhashim, T., Kassir, A., Chung, J., Sukkarieh, S., Tahir (nee Mariam), N., Dickens, J. (2011). First Airborne Trial of a UAV Based Optical Locust Tracker. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2011), Melbourne, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

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