Kimon Valavanis

Full Professor and Chair
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Denver
E-mail: Kimon.valavanis@du.edu
Page: http://www.engr.du.edu/kvalavanis

 

Recent Publications

K. Dalamagkidis, K. P. Valavanis, L. A. Piegl:
On Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems in to the National Airspace System: Issues, Challenges, Operational Restrictions, Certification, and
Recommendations, Second Edition, 2011.

A. Raptis, K. P. Valavanis:
Linear and Nonlinear Control of Small-Scale Unmanned Helicopters,
International Series on Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering, Volume 45, Springer 2011.

Goncalo Martins, Allistair Moses, Matt Rutherford, Kimon Valavanis:
Enabling Intelligent UnmannedVehicles through XMOS Technology,
Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology, Vol. 9 No 1, pp: 71-82, January 2012. 

Ioannis A. Raptis, K. P. Valavanis, G. J. Vachtsevanos:
 Linear Tracking Control for Small-Scale Unmanned Helicopters,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/TCST.2011.2158213.

K. Dalamagkidis, K. P. Valavanis, L. A. Piegl:
Nonlinear Model Predictive Control with Neural Network Optimization for Autonomous Autorotation of Small Unmanned Helicopters”,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp: 818-831, July 2011.

Ioannis A. Raptis, K. P. Valavanis, W. Moreno:
A Novel Nonlinear Backstepping Controller Design for Helicopters Using the Rotation Matrix”,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp: 465-473, March 2011.

Athanassios Tsalatsanis, A. Yalcin, and K. P. Valavanis:
 “Dynamic Task Allocation in Cooperative Robot Teams: A Limited Lookahead Control Policy”,
Robotica, doi: 10.1017/S0263574711000920, published on line August 17, 2011.

M. H. Mahoor, R. Godzdanker, K. Dalamagkidis, K. P. Valavanis:
Vision-Based Landing of Light Weight Unmanned Helicopters on a Smart Landing Platform”, 
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Special Issue on UAVs, Vol. 61, No. 1-4, pp: 251-265, March 2011.

L. E. Barnes, M. A. Fields, K. P. Valavanis:
Swarm Formation Control Utilizing Elliptical Surfaces and Limiting Functions”,
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp:1434-1445, December 2009.  

Andrea Monteriù, P. Asthana, K. P. Valavanisand S. Longhi:
Real-Time Model-Based Fault Detection and Isolation for UGVs”,
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp: 425-439, November 2009.