Conference publications

2017

(2017)  T. Szyrowski, P. Bogdan, A. Khan, R. Pemberton, S. Sharma, Y. Singh & R. Polvara, “Range extension for electromagnetic detection of power and telecommunication cables”, Marelec 2017 23-27 June.

(2017) A. A. Khan, R. Pemberton and P. Schoenborn, "Exploring innovative methods of teaching and learning in engineering education", 15th VCs Conference, 28-30th June 2017. A. Khan, R. Pemberton, D. Bristow, A. Memon, T. Syrowski and S. Sharma, “Underwater wireless sensor monitoring”, 4th PRIMaRE Conference 6-7 July 2017, Southampton, UK.

(2017) A.Khan, C. Goh, C.Lim & S. Sharma, “QoS Assessment in Connected Vehicles”, The 6th Int. Conf. on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications, Vehicular 2017, 23-27 July, Nice, France, 2017.

(2017)  A.Khan, C. Goh, C.Lim & S. Sharma, “A Review of Network Models for Internet of Vehicles”, The 6th Int. Conf. on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications, Vehicular 2017, 23-27 July, Nice, France, 2017. 

(2017) Y. Singh, S. Sharma, D. Hatton, and R. S. ‘Optimal Path Planning of an Autonomous Unmanned Vehicle in a Real Time Marine Environment using Dijkstra Algorithm’, in International Conference on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation (TransNav 2017), 21-23rd June. Gdynia, Poland.

2016

(2016) Abed, W., Polvara, R., Singh, Y., Sharma, S., Sutton, R., Hatton, D., Manning, A. and Wan, J. ‘Advanced feature extraction and dimensionality reduction for unmanned underwater vehicle fault diagnosis’, in 2016 UKACC 11th International Conference on Control (CONTROL), 31st August - 2nd September. Belfast, UK, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1109/CONTROL.2016.7737596.

(2016) R. Polvara, S. Sharma, R. Sutton, J. Wan, A. M. ‘Toward a Multi-agent system for Marine Observation’, in Advances in Cooperative Robotics: Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on (CLAWAR). London, UK, pp. 225–232. doi: 10.1142/9789813149137_0028.

(2016) Y. Singh, R. Polvara, S. Sharma, D. Hatton, R. Sutton, and J. W. ‘Design of a Variable Buoyancy Engine for Small Scale Underwater Vehicle’, in Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Subsea Engineering, Structures and Systems (ASESS-2016), 6-7th June. Glasgow, UK.

(2016) C. Lim, C. Goh, A. Khan, A. Syed and Y. Li, Predicting Types of Failures in Wireless Sensor Networks Using an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System. 9thIEEE International Workshop on STWiMob, New York, USA 17-19 Oct. 2016.

(2016) A. Laghari, H. Hui, A. Khan and S. Shafiq. Assessing Effect of Cloud Distance on End User’s Quality of Experience ICCC, Chengdu, China, 14-17 Oct. 2016

(2016) Khan & P. Schoenborn. Measuring student engagement and participation: how canan engineering lecturer’s use of technology in teaching and learning contribute towards institutional research? HEIR Conference, Liverpool John Moores University, 7-8 Sept. 2016.

(2016) A. Khan & A. Mcquatters-Gollop. Enhancing Student Learning and Participation Interactively through the use of Clickers in science and Engineering.  14th VCs Teaching and Learning Conference, 29th June 2016.

2015

(2015) Zhaoyong Mao, Weichao Huang, Chenguang Yang, Rongxin Cui and Sanjay Sharma, “Maximum power tracking control for current power system based on Fuzzy-PID controller”, The 8th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA2015), Portsmouth, UK, Aug 24-27, 2015 (Accepted).

(2015) Zhao Yin, Wei He, Weiliang Ge, Chenguang Yang and Sanjay Sharma, “Approximation-based Control of a Marine Surface Vessel with Full-State Constraints”, The 8th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA2015), Portsmouth, UK, Aug 24-27, 2015 (Accepted).

(2015) Sharma, S., Abed, W., Sutton, R. and Subudhi, B. ‘Corrosion Fault Diagnosis of Rolling Element Bearing under Constant and Variable Load and Speed Conditions’, in 9th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems CPES , 9—11 December, IFAC-PapersOnLine. New Delhi, India, pp. 49–54. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.12.352.

2014

(2014) C. Yang, R. Cui, Z. Li, S. Sharma, X. Zhao, “Adaptive Control of Unmanned Surface Vessels Matching an Optimized Reference Model”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pp.2232-2237, Bali, Indonesia, December 5-10, 2014.

(2014) Abed W, Sharma S and Sutton R, “Diagnosis of bearing fault of brushless DC motor under stationary operating condition”, 2014 UKACC 10th International Conference on Control (Control 2014), Loughborough University, UK, 9-11 July 2014, pp 378-383, doi: 10.1109/CONTROL.2014.6915170 (IEEE Xplore).

(2014) Szyrowski T, Sharma SK, Sutton R and Kennedy GA, “Point localisation of a subsea cable using particle filters”, 2014 UKACC 10th International Conference on Control (Control 2014), Loughborough University, UK, 9-11 July 2014, pp 290-295, doi: 10.1109/CONTROL.2014.6915155 (IEEE Xplore).

(2014) Rongxin C, Chenguang Y, Yang Li and Sharma S, “Neural Network based Reinforcement Learning Control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles with Control Input Saturation”, 2014 UKACC 10th International Conference on Control (Control 2014), Loughborough University, UK, 9 - 11 July 2014, pp 50-55, doi: 10.1109/CONTROL.2014.6915114 (IEEE Xplore).

(2014) Annamalai Andy SK, Sutton R, Yang C, Culverhouse P and Sharma S, “Innovative Adaptive Autopilot Design for Uninhabited Surface Vehicles”, IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014, 26th-27th June, 2014 @University of Limerick, Ireland, Paper no. OS-2B.4 (Best Paper award – 3rd place).

(2014) Szyrowski, T., Motwani, A., Sharma, S. K., & Sutton, R. “Localisation of subsea ferromagnetic objects from an autonomous surface vehicle”, In Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) Conference, ACC Liverpool, UK, pp 1-9 (CDROM).

(2014) Abed WR, Sharma SK, Sutton R, “Intelligent Fault Diagnosis of an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Electric Thruster Motor”, In Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) Conference, ACC Liverpool, UK, (CDROM).

(2014) Motwani A, Sharma S, Sutton R and Culverhouse P, “Computation of stable interval Kalman filter bounds for their use in robust state estimation for an uninhabited surface vehicle with bounded indeterminate system dynamics”, 2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV'14), June 8-11, 2014, in Dearborn, Michigan, USA, pp 356-361.

2013

(2013) Sharma, S and Sutton, R, An optimised nonlinear model predictive control based autopilot for an uninhabited surface vehicle. The 8th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV2013), Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 73-78, 26-28 June.

(2013) Sutton, R and Sharma, SK, Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of an Uninhabited Surface Vehicle. Proc of 9th Asian Control Conference, Istanbul, Turkey 23-26 June.

(2013) Annamalai, A, Yang, C, Sutton, R, Closed loop identification of an uninhabited surface vehicle. Proc of the 1st IET Control and Automation Conference, Conference Aston Lakeside Centre, Birmingham, UK, 4 - 5 June.

(2013) Annamalai, A, Motwani, A, Sutton, R, Yang, C, Sharma, SK, Culverhouse P, Integrated navigation and control system for an uninhabited surface vehicle based on interval Kalman filtering and model predictive control. Proc of the 1st IET Control and Automation Conference, Conference Aston Lakeside Centre, Birmingham, UK, 4 - 5 June.

(2013) Abed, W. R., Sharma, S. K. and Sutton, R. ‘Fault diagnosis of brushless DC motor for an aircraft actuator using a neural wavelet network’, IET Conference on Control and Automation 2013: Uniting Problems and Solutions, 4 - 5 June. Conference Aston Lakeside Centre, Birmingham, UK, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1049/cp.2013.0020.

(2013) Owa, K. O., Sharma, S. K. and Sutton, R. ‘Optimised multivariable nonlinear predictive control for coupled tank applications’, in IET Conference on Control and Automation 2013: Uniting Problems and Solutions, 4 - 5 June. Conference Aston Lakeside Centre, Birmingham, UK, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1049/cp.2013.0004.

2012

(2012) Sharma, SK, Sutton, R and Roberts,GN, A Local Control Network Autopilot for an Unmanned Surface Vehicle. Proc of 9th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Genova, Italy, 19-21 September , pp1-6

(2012) Sutton, R and Sharma, SK, Control Algorithms for an Unmanned Surface Vehicle. UKACC International Conference on Control, 5th September, Cardiff, UK.

(2012) Motwani, A, Springer, an Unmanned Surface Vehicle. (Poster). The Postgraduate Society Annual Conference, 26th June, Plymouth University, UK, pp. 27.

(2012) Motwani, A, Sutton R, Sharma S, Culverhouse P, Interval Kalman Filtering Based Navigation for an Uninhabited Surface Vehicle. 3rd UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference, 7th-8th June, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, Abstract booklet pp. 32-33.

(2012) Terzakis G, Culverhouse P, Bugmann G, Sharma S, & Sutton R, Unconstrained Visual Planar Odometry in Natural or Texturally Unstructured Scenes. Third Postgraduate Conference for Computing, Applications and Theory (PCCAT), 6th June, Plymouth University, UK, pp. 17-23.

(2012) Roper, D., Sharma, S., Sutton, R. and Culverhouse, P. ‘Strategies for Control of Energy on a Simplified Model of a Robotic Fish’, in I3rd IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles, April 10-12, IFAC Proceedings Volumes. The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal, pp. 13–18. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3182/20120410-3-PT-4028.00004.

2011

(2011) A. Khan, L. Sun, J-O. Fajardo, I. Tabaoda, F. Liberal and E. Ifeachor. Impact of End Devices on Subjective Video Quality Assessment for QCIF Videos, Third International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience, 7-9 Sept., 2011, Mechelen, Belgium.

(2011) A. Khan, I-H. Mkwawa, L. Sun and E. Ifeachor. QoE-driven Sender Bitrate Adaptation Scheme for Video Applications over IP Multimedia Subsystem , IEEE ICC, 2011, Kyoto Japan, 5-9 June 2011

(2011a) Roper D, Sharma S, S. R. and C. P. ‘A Harmonic Energy Based Gait Production Strategy for an Underactuated Robotic Fish’, in 2011 UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference (UK MTPC 2011), 9-10 June. University of Southampton, UK.
(2011b) Roper D, Sharma S, S. R. and C. P. ‘Energy Based Gait Control of an Under Actuated Robotic Fish’, in The 14th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR2011), Sep 6-8. UPMC University, Paris, France, pp. 135–141.

2010

(2010) A. Khan, L. Sun, J-O. Fajardo, F. Liberal and E. Ifeachor. Impact of RLC losses on Quality Prediction for H.264 Video over UMTS Networks,IEEE ICME, 2010, Singapore, 19-23 July 2010.

(2010) A. Khan, L. Sun, J-O. Fajardo, F. Liberal and E. Ifeachor. An ANFIS-based Hybrid Quality Prediction Model for H.264 Video over UMTS Networks. IEEE CQR, 2010, Vancouver, Canada, 8-10 June 2010.

(2010) A. Khan, L. Sun, J-O. Fajardo, F. Liberal and E. Ifeachor. Video Quality Prediction Model for H.264 Video over UMTS Networks and their Application in Mobile Video Streaming. IEEE ICC, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa, 23-27 May 2010.

2009

(2009) A. Khan, L. Sun, E. Jammeh and E. Ifeachor. Content classification-based and QoE-driven Video Send Bitrate Adaptation Scheme, Mobimedia, London, UK, 7-9 Sept 2009.

(2009) A. Khan, L. Sun and E. Ifeachor.  Content Classification Based on Objective Video Quality Evaluation for MPEG4 Video Streaming over Wireless Networks
World Congress on Engineering, track on International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN), 1-3 July 2009, London, UK.

(2009) A. Khan, L. Sun and E. Ifeachor. Content Clustering-based Video Quality Prediction Model for MPEG4 Video Streaming over Wireless Networks, IEEE International Conference on communications (ICC), 14-18 June, 2009, Dresden, Germany.

(2009) A. Khan, L. Sun and E. Ifeachor. Impact of Video Content on Video Quality for Video over Wireless Networks, Fifth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (ICAS) , April 20-25, 2009, Valencia, Spain. Awarded with BEST PAPER AWARD.

(2009) I-H. Mkwawa, E. Jammeh, L. Sun, A. Khan and E. Ifeachor. Open IMS Core with VoIP Quality Adaptation, Fifth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (ICAS), April 20-25, 2009, Valencia, Spain.  

2008

(2008) Khan SG, Naeem W, S. R. and S. S. ‘Application of Soft Computing Techniques to a LQG Controller Design’, in 2008 International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacture (ICADM 2008), 14 – 16th January. Sanya, China, p. CDROM.

(2008) Sharma SK, S. R. and K. M. ‘Biomimicry Methodologies for the Design of a Guidance System for Un-manned Surface Vehicles’, in 2008 International Conference on Intelligent Computing Engineering (ICE08), 2nd – 4th July. Plymouth, UK, pp. 138–146.

2008

(2008) A. Khan, L. Sun and E. Ifeachor. An ANFIS-based Hybrid Video Quality Prediction Model for Video Streaming over Wireless Networks, Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Press, NGMAST 2008, September 16-19, 2008, Cardiff, Wales, UK.  

2007

(2007) W Naeem, R Sutton, SK Sharma and GN Roberts. Experimental results on the development of a pollutant tracking unmanned surface vessel. Submitted to the Control Applications in Marine Systems, September 2007, Croatia.

(2007) R Sutton. Design of the multi-role Springer unmanned surface vehicle. Proceedings of the NATO AVT-146 Symposium on Platform Innovations and Systems Integration for Unmanned Air, Land and Sea Vehicles, Florence, Italy, pp 1-12, May (Invited paper)

(2007) Sharma, S. K., Irwin, G. W. and Sutton, R. ‘Fuzzy logic for priority based genetic search in evolving a neural network architecture’, in 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 25-28 Sept. Singapore, pp. 1648–1653. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2007.4424671.

(2007) A. Khan, Z. Li, L. Sun and E. Ifeachor. Audiovisual Quality Assessment for 3G Networks in Support of E-Healthcare , Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Medicine and Healthcare(CIMED 2007), July 25-27, Plymouth, UK, 2007.

2006

(2006) T Xu, J Chudley and R Sutton. A fault tolerant multi-sensor navigation system for an unmanned surface vehicle, Safe Process, August 2006, Beijing, China.

(2006) W Naeem, T Xu, R Sutton and J Chudley (2006). Design of an unmanned catamaran with pollutant tracking and surveying capabilities, IMechE Mini Symposia, UKACC International Control Conference, August, Glasgow, Scotland.

(2006)  GN Roberts and R Sutton (Eds). Advances in unmanned marine vehicles. IEE Control Series, IEE Press, ISBN 0-86341-450-8

(2006)  W. Naeem, T. Xu, J. Chudley and R. Sutton. Design of an unmanned surface vehicle for environmental monitoring, World Maritime Technology Conference, March, London, UK

(2006)  W. Naeem, R. Sutton and J. Chudley. Modelling and control of an unmanned surface vehicle for environmental monitoring, UKACC International Control Conference, August, Glasgow, Scotland.

(2006) W. Naeem, R. Sutton and J. Chudley. Soft computing design of a linear quadratic Gaussian controller for an unmanned surface vehicle, 14th Mediterranean Conference on Control Automation, June, Ancona, Italy.

(2006) W. Naeem, C. S. Tan, R. Sutton and J. Chudley. Manoeuvre-automaton based motion planning and trajectory tracking of an autonomous marine vehicle, 7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, September, Lisbon, Portugal. 

(2006) T Xu, J Chudley and R Sutton. A fuzzy logic based multi-sensor navigation system for an unmanned surface vehicle, UKACC International Control Conference, August 206, Glasgow, Scotland.

2004

(2004) Kruger U., Sharma. S. K. and Irwin. G. W. ‘Improved Nonlinear Canonical Correlation Analysis Using Genetic Strategies’, in UKACC Control 2004, 6-9 September. University of Bath, UK, p. ID-011.

(2004) Sharma S.K., Kruger U., I. G. W. and K. S. ‘A Covariance-Based Nonlinear Partial Least Squares Algorithm’, in UKACC Control 2004, 6-9 September. University of Bath, UK, p. ID-241.

(2004) Sharma S.K., M. S. and I. G. W. ‘Genetic Algorithms For Simultaneous Identification Of Local Operating Regimes And Local Controller Network Design’, in UKACC Control 2004, 6-9 September. University of Bath, UK, p. ID-075.

2003

(2003) Sharma S K, Uwe Kruger, G. W. I. ‘Genetic Learning Methods For Enhanced Non-Linear Partial Least Squares Modelling’, in Preprints of the IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control Systems and Signal Processing, April 8-12. Faro, Portugal, pp. 37–42.

2002

(2002) Sharma, S. K., McLoone, S. and Irwin, G. W. ‘Genetic algorithms for local model and local controller network design’, in Proceedings of the 2002 American Control Conference (IEEE Cat. No.CH37301), May 8-10. Alaska, USA, pp. 1693–1698 vol.2. doi: 10.1109/ACC.2002.1023267.

2001

(2001) Sharma, S. K., Irwin, G. W. and McLoone, S. F. ‘Genetic learning for construction and parameter identification of local model networks’, in 2001 European Control Conference (ECC), 4-7 Sept. Porto, Portugal, pp. 3671–3674.
(2001) Sharma S.K., I. G. W. and M. S. F. ‘Optimal construction of local model networks using genetic algorithms’, in Proc. IFAC Conference on Emerging Computing Technologies, Nov. Hong Kong, pp. 590–595.

2000

(2000) Sharma, S. K. and Tokhi, M. O. ‘Dynamic modelling of a flexible manipulator’, in Proceedings of 2000JUSFA: ASME 2000 Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, 23-26 July. Michigan, USA, p. CDROM.

(2000a) Sharma, S. K. and Tokhi, M. O. ‘Neural network optimisation using genetic algorithm: A hierarchical fuzzy method’, in Proceedings of AARTC00: 6th IFAC Workshop on Algorithms and Architectures for Real-Time Control, 15-17 May. Palma de Mallorca, Spain, pp. 71–76.

(2000b) Sharma, S. K. and Tokhi, M. O. ‘Optimal neural network trajectory control of a flexible robotic arm’, in Proceedings of EIS2000: Second International ICSC Symposium on Engineering of Intelligent Systems, 27-30 June. Paisley, UK.

(2000a) Sharma, S. K. and Tokhi, M. O. ‘Genetic evolution: a dynamic fuzzy approach’, in Ninth IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems. FUZZ- IEEE 2000 (Cat. No.00CH37063), 7-10 May. Texas, USA, pp. 748–752 vol.2. doi: 10.1109/FUZZY.2000.839125.

(2000b) Sharma, S. K. and Tokhi, M. O. ‘Genetic learning for direct inverse neural network control’, in IEE Seminar Learning Systems for Control (Ref. No. 2000/069), 26-26 May. Birmingham, UK, p. 6/1-6/4. doi: 10.1049/ic:20000347.

(2000) Tokhi, M. O. and Sharma, S. K. ‘Soft computing active control’, in Proceedings of ICSV7: Seventh International Congress on Sound and Vibration, 4-7 July. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, pp. 483–490.

1999

(1999) Sharma, S. K. and Tokhi, M. O. ‘Intelligent neuro-fuzzy systems’, in Proceedings of the 6th UK Workshop on Fuzzy Systems, September 8-9. Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK, pp. 173–192.