A Graduate Student Perspective on Overcoming Barriers to Interacting with Open-Source Software
An informal discussion on this topic was presented at The ACM Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing in November 2018, Halifax, Canada. A second session was presented at the Teaching and Learning Conference in May 2019, St. John's, Canada.
Submitted to the open-access Facets Journal on May 2nd, 2019
Current paper status: Under a second review since September 24th, 2019
Keywords - Open-source software, graduate students, computational research, academic culture.read abstract » (available soon)
Giant Big Stik R/C UAV computer model development in JSBSim for sense and avoid applications
Published in the MDPI Drones Journal on June 18th, 2019
Keywords - JSBSim flight dynamics model, UAV computer model design, UAV simulation packages, UAV modelling tutorial.read paper »
Collision Avoidance Methodology for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and the Giant Big Stik as a Case Study
This paper will be presented at the NECEC conference in November 2019.
Keywords - Collision Avoidance Methods, Giant Big Stik Aircraft, Vertical Avoidance Manoeuvre, Sense and Avoid for UAVs.read paper » (Available soon)
A Survey of Collision Avoidance Methods for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Paper presented at the NECEC conference in November 2018.
Keywords - Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Collision Avoidance, Sense and Avoid techniques.read paper »
Vertical avoidance and recovery analysis of a general aircraft in near mid-air collision scenarios using design and analysis of computer experiments
Paper presented at the CCECE2018 in May 2018.
Keywords - Aircraft vertical avoidance, DACE, aircraft recovery performance analysis, uniform design, sense and avoid techniques.read paper »
JSBSim open source Flight Dynamics Model for fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle applications
Paper presented at the NECEC conference in November 2017.
Keywords - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, JSBSim FDM, UAV modelling and simulation.read paper »
Validation discussion of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) using JSBSim Flight Dynamics Model compared to MATLAB/Simulink AeroSim Blockset
Paper presented at the SMC conference in October 2016.
Keywords - aircraft model validation, computer model design, JSBSim Flight Dynamics Model, UAV flight simulation.read paper »
A Simulated Environment for Testing 4D Detect See and Avoid Scenarios for UAVs
Paper presented at the NECEC conference in November 2014.
Keywords - UAV, 4D Synchronization, Detect See and Avoid, Simulation, FlightGear Multiplayer.read paper »
May 2019. Coefficients Calculation for the EPP FPV R/C Aircraft. Read report »
May 2019. A Simplified Manual of the JSBSim Open-Source Software FDM for Fixed-Wing UAV Applications. Read report »
Reviewer (Technical Program Committee Member) for:
• PeerJ Computer Science
• IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering. Edmonton, Canada. 5-8 May 2019.
• IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Conference 2018. Miyazaki, Japan. 7-10 October 2018.