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Publications
[J4] Adaptive Estimation-Based Safety-Critical Cruise Control of Vehicular Platoons
V. Bohara and S. Farzan
(under review), 2024
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Keywords: autonomous vehicles, adaptive control, control barrier functions
[C12] Perception-Driven Robotic Manipulation for Packaging Stack of Envelopes: Gripper Design and Manipulation Strategies
R. Venkataramanan, Z. Ma, J. Xiao, and S. Farzan
(under review), 2024
[pdf] [video] [bibtex]
Keywords: robotic manipulation, grasping of deformable objects, gripper design
[C11] Unified Safety-Critical Motion Planning for Connected Non-Holonomic Agents using an Adaptive A* and Hybrid A* Integration
H. Vashi and S. Farzan
(under review), 2024
[pdf] [video] [bibtex]
Keywords: motion planning, multi-agent systems, connected vehicles
[C10] Semantic Segmentation for Robotic Apple Harvesting: A Deep Learning Approach Leveraging U-Net, Synthetic Data, and Domain Adaptation
G. Selvaraj and S. Farzan
(under review), 2024
[pdf] [video] [bibtex]
Keywords: semantic segmentation, U-Net deep learning, robotic apple harvesting
[C9] Learning-Based Design of Off-Policy Gaussian Controllers: Integrating Model Predictive Control and Gaussian Process Regression
S. Tekumatla, V. Gampa, and S. Farzan
American Control Conference (ACC), Jul. 2024
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Keywords: learning-based control, model predective control, gaussian processes
[C8] Project-Based Learning for Robot Control Theory: A Robot Operating System (ROS) Based Approach
S. Farzan
ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, American Society for Engineering Education, Jun. 2023
[pdf] [video] [bibtex]
Keywords: engineering education, project-based learning, robotics, control theory
[J3] Active Space Control of Underactuated Robots: From Adaptation to Robustness to Optimality
V. Azimi, S. Farzan, A. D. Ames, P. A. Vela, and S. Hutchinson
Wiley International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Jul. 2022
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Keywords: underactuated system, robust control Lyapunov function, adaptive concurrent learning, quadratic program
[J2] A Robust Time-Varying Riccati-Based Control for Uncertain Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
V. Azimi, S. Farzan, and S. Hutchinson
ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Jun. 2022
[pdf] [video] [bibtex]
Keywords: Riccati equation, optimal least squares (OLS) algorithm, robust control
[J1] Adaptive Control of Wire-Borne Underactuated Brachiating Robots Using Control Lyapunov and Barrier Functions
S. Farzan, V. Azimi, A. P. Hu, and J. Rogers
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology (TCST), Mar. 2022
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Keywords: robust control Lyapunov function, adaptive function approximation, robust control barrier function, quadratic programs, underactuated robotics
[C7] Cable Estimation-Based Control for Wire-Borne Underactuated Brachiating Robots: A Combined Direct-Indirect Adaptive Robust Approach
S. Farzan, V. Azimi, A. P. Hu, and J. Rogers
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec. 2020
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Keywords: sliding mode control, indirect adaptive estimation, direct adaptive control, underactuated robotics
[C6] Robust Control Synthesis and Verification for Wire-Borne Underactuated Brachiating Robots Using Sum-of-Squares Optimization
S. Farzan, A. P. Hu, M. Bick, and J. Rogers
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Oct. 2020
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Keywords: sum-of-squares (SOS) optimization, semidefinite programming (SDP), robust control, underactuated robotics
[P1] Path Planning in Dynamic Environments Using Time-Warped Grids and a Parallel Implementation
S. Farzan and G. N. DeSouza
arXiv, Mar. 2019
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Keywords: path planning, parallel programming, harmonic potential fields, rubber band model, GPU
[C5] Feedback Motion Planning and Control of Brachiating Robots Traversing Flexible Cables
S. Farzan, A. P. Hu, E. Davies, and J. Rogers
American Control Conference (ACC), Jul. 2019
[pdf] [video] [bibtex]
Keywords: time-varying LQR, brachiation, underactuated robotics
[C4] Tarzan: Design, Prototyping, and Testing of a Wire-borne Brachiating Robot
E. Davies, A. Garlow, S. Farzan, A. P. Hu, and J. Rogers
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Oct. 2018
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Keywords: mechanical design, brachiation
[C3] Modeling and Control of Brachiating Robots Traversing Flexible Cables
S. Farzan, A. P. Hu, E. Davies, and J. Rogers
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2018
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Keywords: trajectory optimization, high-fidelity dynamic modeling, brachiation, underactuated robotics
[C2] A Parallel Evolutionary Solution for the Inverse Kinematics of Generic Robotic Manipulators
S. Farzan and G. N. DeSouza
IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Jul. 2014
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Keywords: inverse kinematics, evolutionary algorithms, serial manipulators, parallel computing, Denavit-Hartenberg
[C1] From D-H to Inverse Kinematics: A Fast Numerical Solution for General Robotic Manipulators Using Parallel Processing
S. Farzan and G. N. DeSouza
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nov. 2013
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Keywords: inverse kinematics, parallel computing, serial manipulators, Denavit-Hartenberg, POSIX threads