Publications

2016

Manuel Ribeiro, António Sérgio Ferreira, Pedro Gonçalves, João Galante, João Borges de Sousa. 2016 , "Quadcopter platforms for water sampling and sensor deployment", OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey, Monterey, CA, 2016, pp. 1-5

Gerard Dooly, Edin Omerdic, Joseph Coleman, Liam Miller, Admir Kaknjo, James Hayes, José Braga, Filipe Ferreira, Hugh Conlon, Hugh Barry, Jesús Marcos-Olaya, Thomas Tuohy, João Borges de Sousa, Dan Toal. 2016 , " Main navigation About Research Systems People News Publications Contact Unmanned vehicles for maritime spill response case study: Exercise Cathach", Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 110, Issue 1, Pages 528-538

Lara Sousa, Francisco López-Castejón, Javier Gilabert, Paulo Relvas, Ana Couto, Nuno Queiroz, Renato Caldas, Paulo Dias, Hugo Dias, Margarida Faria, Filipe Ferreira, António Sérgio Ferreira, João Fortuna, Ricardo Gomes, Bruno Loureiro, Ricardo Martins, Luis Madureira, Jorge Neiva, Marina Oliveira, João Pereira, José Pinto, Frédéric Py, Hugo Queirós, Daniel Silva, P.B. Sujit, Artur Zolich, Tor Arne Johansen, João Borges de Sousa, Kanna Rajan. 2016 , "Integrated Monitoring of Mola mola Behaviour in Space and Time", Integrated Monitoring of Mola mola Behaviour in Space and Time. PLOS ONE 11(8): e0160404.

Nishant Sharma, José Pinto, P.B. Sujit. 2016 , "BugFlood: A bug inspired algorithm for efficient path planning in an obstacle rich environment", AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace, AIAA SciTech Forum,  American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

2015

Lukáš Chrpa, José Pinto, Manuel Ribeiro, Frédéric Py, João Borges de Sousa, Kanna Rajan. 2015 , "On mixed-initiative planning and control for Autonomous underwater vehicles", 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, pp. 1685-1690

Mário Marques, Pedro Dias, Nuno Santos, Vitor Lobo, Ricardo Batista, D. Salgueiro, António Pedro Aguiar, Maria Costa, Jorge Estrela da Silva, António Sérgio Ferreira, João Borges de Sousa, Maria Bento, Elói Pereira, José Morgado, Ricardo Ribeiro, Jorge Marques, Alexandre Bernardino, Miguel Griné, Matteo Taiana. 2015 , "Unmanned aircraft systems in maritime operations: Challenges addressed in the scope of the SEAGULL project", OCEANS 2015 - Genova, Genoa, pp. 1-6

João Borges de Sousa, João Pereira, João Alves, João Madaleno Galocha, Baptista Pereira, Paulo Claro Lourenço, Marinha Portuguesa. 2015 , "Experiments in multi-vehicle operations: The Rapid Environmental Picture Atlantic exercise 2014", OCEANS 2015 - Genova, Genoa, 2015, pp. 1-7,

Eduardo Marques, Manuel Ribeiro, José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa, Francisco Martins. 2015 , "NVL: a coordination language for unmanned vehicle networks", SAC '15: Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, April 2015, Pages 331–334

Eduardo Marques, Manuel Ribeiro, José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa, Francisco Martins. 2015 , "Towards programmable coordination of unmanned vehicle networks", IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 48, Issue 2, Pages 256-261

A.Ch. Kapoutsis, G.V. Salavasidis, S. Chatzichristofis, José Braga, José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa, Elias Kosmatopoulos. 2015 , "The NOPTILUS project overview: A fully-autonomous navigation system of teams of AUVs for static/dynamic underwater map construction", IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 48, Issue 2, Pages 231-237

José Pinto, Paulo Dias, João Pereira, Renato Caldas, Tiago Rodrigues, João Borges de Sousa, Frédéric Py, Kanna Rajan. 2015 , "Mixed-Initiative Interaction for Tracking of Ocean Sunfish", IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 48, Issue 2,Pages 94-99

2014

João Borges de Sousa, José Pinto, Ricardo Martins, Maria Costa, Filipe Ferreira, Ricardo Gomes. 2014 , "Building oceanographic and atmospheric observation networks by composition: unmanned vehicles, communication networks, and planning and execution control frameworks", American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2014, abstract id. OS41A-1181

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Jorge Estrela da Silva, João Borges de Sousa, Fernando Lobo Pereira. 2014 , "Dynamic Optimization Techniques for the Motion Coordination of Autonomous Vehicles", In: van Schuppen J., Villa T. (eds) Coordination Control of Distributed Systems. Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, vol 456. Springer, Cham.

João Borges de Sousa, Fernando Lobo Pereira. 2014 , "Coordination Challenges in Networked Vehicle Systems: Are We Missing Something?", In: van Schuppen J., Villa T. (eds) Coordination Control of Distributed Systems. Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, vol 456. Springer, Cham.

Fernando Lobo Pereira, João Borges de Sousa, Ricardo Gomes, Pedro Calado. 2014 , "A Model Predictive Control Approach to AUVs Motion Coordination", In: van Schuppen J., Villa T. (eds) Coordination Control of Distributed Systems. Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, vol 456. Springer, Cham.

Ricardo Martins, João Borges de Sousa, Renato Caldas, Chiara Petrioli, John Potter. 2014 , "SUNRISE project: Porto university testbed", Underwater Communications and Networking (UComms), Sestri Levante, 2014, pp. 1-5

João Borges de Sousa, Philip McGuillivary, João Vicente, Maria Bento, José Morgado, Maria Matos, Ricardo Bencatel, Paulo de Oliveira. 2014 , "Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Maritime Operations", In: Valavanis K., Vachtsevanos G. (eds) Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Springer, Dordrecht.

Maria Matos, João Caetano, José Morgado, João Borges de Sousa. 2014 , "From Research to Operations: The PITVANT UAS Training Experience", In: Valavanis K., Vachtsevanos G. (eds) Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Springer, Dordrecht.

P.B. Sujit, J.G. Manathara, Debasish Ghose, João Borges de Sousa. 2014 , "Decentralized Multi-UAV Coalition Formation with Limited Communication Ranges", In: Valavanis K., Vachtsevanos G. (eds) Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Springer, Dordrecht.

Margarida Faria, José Pinto, Frédéric Py, João Fortuna, Hugo Dias, Ricardo Martins, Frederik Leira, Tor Arne Johansen, João Borges de Sousa, Kanna Rajan. 2014 , "Coordinating UAVs and AUVs for oceanographic field experiments: Challenges and lessons learned", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, 2014, pp. 6606-6611

António Sérgio Ferreira, Guilherme Carvalho, Filipe Ferreira, João Borges de Sousa. 2014 , "Assessing the capacity of man-portable UAVs for network access point localization, using RSSI link data", International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), Orlando, FL, 2014, pp. 355-364

João Borges de Sousa, Fernando Lobo Pereira. 2014 , "On the future of ocean observation", O MAR NO FUTURO DE PORTUGAL, Lisboa: Centro de estudos estratégicos do Atlântico, p 57-65

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2013

José Pinto, Margarida Faria, João Fortuna, Ricardo Martins, João Borges de Sousa, Nuno Queiroz, Frédéric Py, Kanna Rajan. 2013 , "Chasing Fish: Tracking and control in a autonomous multi-vehicle real-world experiment", OCEANS - San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2013, pp. 1-6

José Pinto, Paulo Dias, Ricardo Martins, João Fortuna, Eduardo Marques, João Borges de Sousa. 2013 , "The LSTS toolchain for networked vehicle systems", 2013 MTS/IEEE OCEANS - Bergen, Bergen, 2013, pp. 1-9

Luis Madureira, Alexandre Sousa, José Braga, Pedro Calado, Paulo Dias, Ricardo Martins, José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa. 2013 , "The light autonomous underwater vehicle: Evolutions and networking", MTS/IEEE OCEANS - Bergen, Bergen, 2013, pp. 1-6

Elói Pereira, Christoph Kirsch, Raja Sengupta, João Borges de Sousa. 2013 , "Bigactors - A model for structure-aware computation", ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Philadelphia, PA, pp. 199-208.

P.B. Sujit, D.E. Lucani, João Borges de Sousa. 2013 , "Joint route planning for UAV and sensor network for data retrieval", IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon), Orlando, FL, 2013, pp. 688-692

Christian Fuchs, António Sérgio Ferreira, Gil Gonçalves, João Borges de Sousa. 2013 , "Adaptive Consoles for Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles", In: Kurosu M. (eds) Human-Computer Interaction. Interaction Modalities and Techniques. HCI 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8007. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

João Fortuna, Filipe Ferreira, Ricardo Gomes, António Sérgio Ferreira, João Borges de Sousa. 2013 , "Using Low Cost Open Source UAVs for Marine Wild Life Monitoring - Field Report", IFAC Proceedings Volumes, Volume 46, Issue 30, 2013, Pages 291-295

2012

Hugo Dias, Pedro Calado, Ricardo Bencatel, Ricardo Gomes, António Sérgio Ferreira, João Borges de Sousa. 2012 , "Operations with multiple unmanned systems", 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vilamoura, pp. 3043-3044

João Borges de Sousa, Pedro Calado, Ricardo Martins. 2012 , "Coordinated control of ocean going vehicles", IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Southampton, 2012, pp. 1-5

Philip McGuillivary, João Borges de Sousa, Ricardo Martins, Kanna Rajan, F. Leroy. 2012 , "Integrating autonomous underwater vessels, surface vessels and aircraft as persistent surveillance components of ocean observing studies", 2012 IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Southampton, pp. 1-5

Julián González, Ivan Masmitjà, Spartacus Gomáriza, Erik Molino, Joaquin del Río, Antoni Mànuel, J. Busquets, A. Guerrero, Francisco López-Castejón, M. Carreras, D. Ribas, A. Carrera, C. Candela, P. Ridao, João Borges de Sousa, Pedro Calado, José Pinto, Alexandre Sousa, Ricardo Martins, D. Borrajo, A. Olaya, B. Garau, I. González, S. Torres, Kanna Rajan, M. McCann, Javier Gilabert. 2012 , "AUV Based Multi-vehicle Collaboration: Salinity Studies in Mar Menor Coastal Lagoon", IFAC Proceedings Volumes, Volume 45, Issue 5, 2012, Pages 287-292,

Philip McGuillivary, João Borges de Sousa, Ricardo Martins. 2012 , "Connecting the dots. Networking Maritime Fleets of Autonomous Systems for Science and Surveillance", Marine Technology Reporter, 32-38

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João Borges de Sousa, Ricardo Martins. 2012 , "Control architecture and software tool set for networked operations of ocean vehicles", IFAC Proceedings Volumes, Volume 45, Issue 27, 2012, Pages 348-351  

José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa, Frédéric Py, Kanna Rajan. 2012 , "Experiments with Deliberative Planning on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles", IROS 2012 Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring, Vilamoura, Portugal.

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José Pinto, Pedro Calado, José Braga, Paulo Dias, Ricardo Martins, Eduardo Marques, João Borges de Sousa. 2012 , "Implementation of a control architecture for networked vehicle systems", IFAC Proceedings Volumes, Volume 45, Issue 5, Pages 100-105

Alexandre Sousa, Luis Madureira, Jorge Coelho, José Pinto, João Pereira, João Borges de Sousa, Paulo Dias. 2012 , "LAUV: The Man-Portable Autonomous Underwater Vehicle",

S. Chatzichristofis, A.Ch. Kapoutsis, Elias Kosmatopoulos, L. Doitsidis, João Borges de Sousa. 2012 , "The NOPTILUS project: Autonomous Multi-AUV Navigation for Exploration of Unknown Environments", IFAC Proceedings Volumes, Volume 45, Issue 5, Pages 373-380

Gil Gonçalves, Rui Gonçalves, António Sérgio Ferreira, João Borges de Sousa, José Pinto. 2012 , "Supervisory Control: Optimal Distribution of Workload Among Operators for Mixed Initiative Control of Multiple UAVs", Supervisory Control of Multiple Uninhabited Systems–Methodologies and Enabling Human-Robot Interface Technologies (2012): 153-163.

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2011

Ricardo Martins, João Borges de Sousa, Carvalho Afonso, Michael Incze. 2011 , "REP10 AUV: Shallow water operations with heterogeneous autonomous vehicles", OCEANS 2011 IEEE - Spain, Santander, pp. 1-6

Michael Goodrich, Brian Pendleton, P.B. Sujit, José Pinto, Jacob Crandall. 2011 , "Toward human interaction with bio-inspired teams", Toward human interaction with bio-inspired teams. In The 10th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems - Volume 3 (AAMAS '11). International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Richland, SC, 1265–1266.

Diego Merani, Alessandro Berni, John Potter, Ricardo Martins. 2011 , "An Underwater Convergence Layer for Disruption Tolerant Networking", 2011 Baltic Congress on Future Internet and Communications, Riga, pp. 103-108

Rui Gonçalves, António Sérgio Ferreira, José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa, Gil Gonçalves. 2011 , "Authority Sharing in Mixed Initiative Control of Multiple Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles", In: Harris D. (eds) Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics. EPCE 2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 6781. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

2010

Paulo Dias, José Pinto, Rui Gonçalves, João Borges de Sousa. 2010 , "Enabling a dialog – A C2I infrastructure for unmanned vehicles and sensors", 2010 International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, AIS 2010, Povoa de Varzim, 2010, pp. 1-6

Yanrui Geng, Ricardo Martins, João Borges de Sousa. 2010 , "Accuracy analysis of DVL/IMU/magnetometer integrated navigation system using different IMUs in AUV", IEEE ICCA 2010, Xiamen, 2010, pp. 516-521

Ricardo Martins. 2010 , "Disruption/delay tolerant networking with low-bandwidth underwater acoustic modems", 2010 IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Monterey, CA, 2010, pp. 1-5

João Borges de Sousa, Jorge Estrela da Silva. 2010 , "Cooperative path planning in the presence of adversarial behavior", From physics to control through an emergent view, L. Fortuna, Fradkov, A., and Frasca, M., Eds. 2010

J George, José Pinto, P.B. Sujit, João Borges de Sousa. 2010 , "Multiple UAV coalition formation strategies", AAMAS '10: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems: volume 1 - Volume 1, Pages 1503–1504

José Pinto, Ricardo Martins, João Borges de Sousa. 2010 , "Towards a REST-style architecture for networked vehicles and sensors", 2010 8th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops), Mannheim, 2010, pp. 745-750

2009

A. Tinka, S. Diemer, Luis Madureira, Eduardo Marques, João Borges de Sousa, Ricardo Martins, José Pinto, Jorge Estrela da Silva, Alexandre Sousa, P. Saint-Pierre, A. Bayen. 2009 , "Viability-based computation of spatially constrained minimum time trajectories for an autonomous underwater vehicle: Implementation and experiments", 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, 2009, pp. 3603-3610

José Pinto, Paulo Dias, João Borges de Sousa, Fernando Lobo Pereira. 2009 , "Large scale data collection using networks of heterogeneous vehicles and sensors", OCEANS 2009-EUROPE, Bremen, 2009, pp. 1-6

Ricardo Martins, Paulo Dias, Eduardo Marques, José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa, Fernando Lobo Pereira. 2009 , "IMC: A communication protocol for networked vehicles and sensors", OCEANS 2009-EUROPE, Bremen, 2009, pp. 1-6

2008

Jorge Estrela da Silva, João Borges de Sousa. 2008 , "Models for Simulation and Control of Underwater Vehicles", Models for Simulation and Control of Underwater Vehicles, New Approaches in Automation and Robotics, Harald Aschemann, IntechOpen

2007

Hugo Ferreira, Ricardo Martins, Eduardo Marques, José Pinto, A Martins, J Almeida, João Borges de Sousa, E Silva. 2007 , "SWORDFISH: an Autonomous Surface Vehicle for Network Centric Operations", OCEANS 2007 - Europe, Aberdeen, 2007, pp. 1-6

Eduardo Marques, José Pinto, Sean Kragelund, Paulo Dias, Luis Madureira, Alexandre Sousa, Marcio Correia, Hugo Ferreira, Rui Gonçalves, Ricardo Martins, Douglas Horner, Anthony Healey, Gil Gonçalves, João Borges de Sousa. 2007 , "AUV Control and Communication using Underwater Acoustic Networks", OCEANS 2007 - Europe, Aberdeen, 2007, pp. 1-6

Jorge Estrela da Silva, Bruno Terra, Ricardo Martins, João Borges de Sousa. 2007 , "Modeling and simulation of the lauv autonomous underwater vehicle", 13th IEEE IFAC International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics

Hugo Ferreira, Ricardo Martins, Eduardo Marques, José Pinto, A Martins, J Almeida, João Borges de Sousa, E Silva. 2007 , "Marine Operations with the SWORDFISH Autonomous Surface Vehicle", IEEE Robótica 2007 - 7th Conference on Mobile Robots and Competitions, Paderne, Portugal 2007

2006

Pedro Almeida, Gil Gonçalves, João Borges de Sousa. 2006 , "Multi-UAV platform for integration in mixed-initiative coordinated missions", MULTI-UAV PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATION IN MIXED-INITIATIVE COORDINATED MISSIONS, IFAC Proceedings Volumes, Volume 39, Issue 20, Pages 70-75

Paulo Dias, Gil Gonçalves, Ricardo Gomes, João Borges de Sousa, José Pinto, João Pereira, Fernando Lobo Pereira. 2006 , "Mission planning and specification in the Neptus framework", Proceedings 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2006. ICRA 2006., Orlando, FL, 2006, pp. 3220-3225

2005

Paulo Dias, S.L Fraga, Ricardo Gomes, Gil Gonçalves, Fernando Lobo Pereira, José Pinto, João Borges de Sousa. 2005 , "Neptus - a framework to support multiple vehicle operation", Europe Oceans 2005, Brest, France, 2005, pp. 963-968 Vol. 2

2004

João Borges de Sousa, T. Simsek, P. Varaiya. 2004 , "Task planning and execution for UAV teams", 2004 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) (IEEE Cat. No.04CH37601), Nassau, pp. 3804-3810 Vol.4

2001

Fernando Lobo Pereira, João Borges de Sousa. 2001 , "A differential game with graph constrained dynamic switching strategies", Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (Cat. No.01CH37228), Orlando, FL, USA, 2001, pp. 4394-4399 vol.5