Publications

Journal Articles

  • Andres Mora Vargas, Colin Ho and Srikanth Saripalli, “Analysis of Adaptive Sampling Techniques for Underwater Vehicles”, accepted for publication in Autonomous Robots
  • Sujit Baliyarasimhuni and Srikanth Saripalli, “UAV Path Following: A survey and analysis of algorithms for fixed wing UAVs”, accepted for publication in IEEE Control Systems Magazine
  • P B Sujit and Srikanth Saripalli, “An Empirical Evaluation of Co-ordination Strategies for an AUV and UAV”, in Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 70 (1-4), 373-384, 2012
  • P B Sujit, Srikanth Saripalli and Brance Hudzietz, “Route Planning for Angle Constrained Terrain Mapping Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”,  in  Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 69 (1-4), 273-283, 2012
  • Edwin Nissen, Aravindhan K. Krishnan, J. Ramon Arrowsmith and Srikanth Saripalli, “Three-dimensional surface displacements and rotations from differencing pre- and post-earthquake LiDAR point clouds”, In Geophysical Research Letters, 39(16):L16301, 2012.
  • Yucong Lin and Srikanth Saripalli, “Road Detection and Tracking from Aerial Desert Imagery”, in Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 65 (1-4), 345-359, 2011
  • Luis O. Mejias, Srikanth Saripalli, Pascual Cervera and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Visual Servoing of an Autonomous Helicopter in Urban Areas Using Feature Tracking”, In Journal of Field Robotics, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 185-199, 2006    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli, James F. Montgomery and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Visual-Guided Landing of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”, In IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation. Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 371-381, Jun 2003    [pdf]

 Book Chapters

  • Srikanth Saripalli, David J. Naffin and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Autonomous Flying Vehicle Research at the University of Southern California”, in Multi-Robot Systems: From Swarms to Intelligent Automata: Proceedings of First International Workshop on Multi-Robot Systems, eds. A. Schultz and L. E. Parker, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 73–82    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli and Ranjan Kumar Mishra,“Design of a Mechatronic Joint for Modular Robots”, in Mechatronics and Machine Vision, ed by John Billingsly, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 331-336    [pdf]

Conference Papers

  • P.B. Sujit, Srikanth Saripalli and J.B. Sousa, “An Evaluation of UAV Path Following Algorithms”, accepted to European Control Conference, 2013
  • Yucong Lin and Srikanth Saripalli, “Moving Obstacle Avoidance for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, accepted in the 69th American Helicopter Society Forum, 2013
  • Jose Luis Sanchez-Lopez, Srikanth Saripalli and Pascual Campoy, “Autonomous Ship Board Landing of a VTOL UAV,” accepted in the 69th American Helicopter Society Forum, 2013
  • Aravindhan Krishnan, Edwin Nissen, Srikanth Saripalli, Ramon Arrowsmith, “3D change detection using low cost aerial imagery”, in Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, 2012
  • Aravindhan Krishnan, Edwin Nissen, Srikanth Saripalli, Ramon Arrowsmith, “Change detection using airborne Lidar: Applications to earthquakes”, in International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2012
  • Young-Ho Kim, Dylan Shell, Colin Ho, Srikanth Saripalli, “Spatial Interpolation for Robotic Sampling: Uncertainty with two Models of Variance”, in International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2012
  • Arun Singh, Madhava Krishna and Srikanth Saripalli, “ Planning Trajectories on Uneven Terrain Using Optimization and Non-Linear Time Scaling Techniques”, in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2012
  • Sujit P B and  Srikanth Saripalli, “An Empirical Evaluation of Co-ordination Strategies for an AUV and UAV”, in 2012 International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems, 2012
  • Sujit P B, Srikanth Saripalli and Brance Hudzietz, “Route Planning for Angle Constrained Terrain Mapping Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”,  in 2012 International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems, 2012
  • Yucong Lin, Melissa Bunte, Srikanth Saripalli and Ronald Greeley, ” Autonomous Detection of Volcanic Plumes on Outer Planetary Bodies”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012
  • Yucong Lin and Srikanth Saripalli, “Road Detection in Aerial Imagery”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012
  • Colin Ho, Andres Mora and Srikanth Saripalli, ”An Evaluation of Sampling Path Strategies for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012
  • Colin Ho and Srikanth Saripalli, ”Where do you sample? – An Autonomous Un- derwater Vehicle Story”, in IEEE International Symposium on Robotic and Sensors Environments, Montreal, Canada, September 17-18, 2011
  • Brance Hudzietz and Srikanth Saripalli, ”An Experimental Evaluation of 3D Terrain Mapping With an Autonomous Helicopter”, in UAV-g 2011 – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Geomatics, ETH Zurich, September 14-16, 2011
  • Yucong Lin and Srikanth Saripalli, ”Road Detection and Tracking from Aerial Desert Imagery”, in International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems, Denver, Colorado, 2011
  • David L. Akin, Srikanth Saripalli, Massimiliano Di Capua, Kevin Davis, Kip Hodges, and Kelsey Young, ”Field Analogue Simulations Investigating EVA/Robotic Collab- oration in Lunar Exploration” AIAA-2011-5115, in 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21, 2011
  • Anchit Dhar and Srikanth Saripalli, “Evaluation of Stereo Based Visual Odometry for navigation in GPS denied environments”, in Institute of Navigation GNSS, 2010
  • Gurusubrahmaniyan S. Radhakrishnan and Srikanth Saripalli, “Target tracking with communication constraints: An Aerial perspective”, in IEEE International WorkShop on Robotic and Sensors Environments, 2010
  • David Akin, Mary L. Bowden, Srikanth Saripalli and Kip Hodges, “Developing Technologies and Techniques for Robot-Augmented Human Surface Science”, in AIAA Space 2010 Conference.
  • Srikanth Saripalli, “Low Cost Position Estimation for Emergency Responders in GPS-denied Environments” in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli, “Vision-based Autonomous Landing of an Helicopter on a Moving Target”, in AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, 2009    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripall, “State Estimation for UAVs in GPS-denied Environments”, in 2nd International Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, 2009    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli, “State Estimation for UAVs in GPS-denied Environments”, in International Conference on Aerospace Engineering and Exhibition, 2009    [pdf]
  • Jonathan Kelly, Srikanth Saripalli and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Combined Visual and Inertial Navigation for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”, In International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, June 2007    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Landing a Helicopter on a Moving Target”, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2007    [pdf]
  • Sebastian Scherer, Sanjiv Singh, Lyle Chamberlain and Srikanth Saripalli, “Flying Fast and Low Among Obstacles”, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2007    [pdf]
  • Luis O. Mejias, Srikanth Saripalli, Pascual Cervera, and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Visual Servoing for Tracking Features in Urban Areas Using an Autonomous Helicopter”, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2503-2508, 2006    [pdf]
  • Luis O. Mejias, Srikanth Saripalli, Gaurav S. Sukhatme, and Pascual Cervera, “Detection and Tracking of External Features in an Urban Environment Using an Autonomous Helicopter”, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3983-3988, Apr 2005    [pdf]
  • Peter I. Corke, Stefan E. Hrabar, Ron Peterson, Daniela Rus, Srikanth Saripalli and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, ”Autonomous Deployment and Repair of a Sensor Network using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle“, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3602-3609, Apr 2004    [pdf]
  • Peter I. Corke, Stefan E. Hrabar, Ron Peterson, Daniela Rus, Srikanth Saripalli and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, ”Deployment and Connectivity Repair of a Sensor Net,” In Ninth International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2004    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli, Jonathan M. Roberts, Peter I. Corke, Gregg Buskey and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “A Tale of Two Helicopters”, In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Oct 2003, Las Vegas, USA.pp 805-810    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Landing on a Moving Target using an Autonomous Helicopter”, In International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, Jul 2003    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli, Gaurav S. Sukhatme and James F. Montgomery, “A Testbed for Mars Precision Landing Experiments by Emulating Spacecraft Dynamics on a Model Helicopter”, In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2002. pp. 2097-2102    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli, Gaurav S. Sukhatme and James F. Montgomery, “An Experimental Study of the Autonomous Helicopter Landing Problem”, In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Sant’Angelo d’Ischia, Italy, 2002    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli, James F. Montgomery and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, “Vision-based Autonomous Landing of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 11–15, Washington DC, 2002, pp.2799–2804    [pdf]
  • Srikanth Saripalli and Ranjan K. Mishra, “GENIE-An Haptic Interface for Simulation of laparoscopic Surgery”, In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Oct 30-Nov 5, Hawaii, 2000
  • Ranjan K. Mishra and Srikanth Saripalli, “A Novel Control Architecture for the design of Reconfigurable Modular Robots”, In IEEE Conference on Control Communication and Signal Processing, Bangalore, India, 2000

Unrefereed Workshop Papers

  • Anderson, C.A., Vivoni, E.R.,  Pierini, N.A., Templeton, R.C., Rango, A., Laliberte, A.S., and Saripalli, S. 2012. Characterization of shrubland-atmosphere interactions through use of the eddy covariance method and distributed footprint sampling. 17th Wildland Shrub Symposium. Las Cruces, NM.
  • MK Bunte, Y Lin, S Saripalli, R Greeley, “Autonomous Detection of Transient Phenomena on Planetary Bodies”, Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts 43, 2180.
  • Yucong Lin, Melissa K. Bunte, Srikanth Saripalli, Ronald Greeley, “Algorithms for Autonomous Plume Detection on Outer Planet Satellites”, AGU 2011
  • Colin Ho and Srikanth Saripalli, “An Experimental Evaluation of various Sampling Strategies for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles”, Workshop on Marine Robotics, RSS 2011
  • Ryan C. Templeton, Enrique R. Vivoni, Luis A. Mendez-Barroso, Albert Rango, Andrea S. Laliberte and Srikanth Saripalli, “Emerging Technologies for Ecohydrological Studies during the North American Monsoon in a Chihuahuan Desert Watershed”, AGU 2011