Professor Arthur G Richards

M.Eng.(Cantab.), S.M.(M.I.T.), Ph.D. (M.I.T.)

  • BS16 1QY

20012020

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Research Output

2020

A Connected Autonomous Vehicle Testbed: Capabilities, Experimental Processes and Lessons Learned

Kent, T., Richards, A. G., Pipe, T., Hutchinson, J. & Schuster, W., 23 Jun 2020, In : Automation. p. 17-32 16 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Modelling Agent Policies with Interpretable Imitation Learning

Bewley, T., Lawry, J. & Richards, A. G., 4 Sep 2020, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Simulation of a Machine Learning Based Controller for a Fixed-Wing UAV with Distributed Sensors

Guerra-Langan, A., Araujo-Estrada, S., Richards, A. G. & Windsor, S. P., 5 Jan 2020, AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition 2020. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA), 18 p. AIAA 2020-1239

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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58 Downloads (Pure)

The Potential of Formation Flight for Commercial Aviation: Three Case Studies

Kent, T. & Richards, A. G., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Aircraft. 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2019

Decentralised Multi-Demic Evolutionary Approach to the Dynamic Multi-Agent Travelling Salesman Problem

Kent, T. & Richards, A., 21 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) GECCO'19: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Vol. 2019. p. 147-148 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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72 Downloads (Pure)

Mission Automation for Drone Inspection in Congested Environments

Goudarzi, H., Hine, D. & Richards, A. G., Nov 2019, Research, Education and Development of Unmanned Aerial Systems (RED-UAS). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 305-314

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

On-Board Real-Time Trajectory Planning for Fixed Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Extreme Environments

Schellenberg, B., Richardson, T., Richards, A., Clarke, R. & Watson, M., 21 Sep 2019, In : Sensors. 19, 19, 21 p., 4085.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

Reinforcement learning and model predictive control for robust embedded quadrotor guidance and control

Greatwood, C. & Richards, A. G., 15 Oct 2019, In : Autonomous Robots. 43, 7, p. 1681-1693 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
357 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Flight Optimization for an Agricultural Unmanned Air Vehicle

Richards, A. G., 1 Jun 2018, Proceedings of European Control Conference. Limassol, Cyprus

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Human Control of Air Traffic Trajectory Optimizer

Turnbull, O. D. N. & Richards, A. G., 1 Apr 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 19, 4, p. 1091-1099 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
300 Downloads (Pure)

Merging Vehicles at Junctions using Mixed-Integer Model Predictive Control

Bali, C. & Richards, A., 1 Jun 2018, 2018 European Control Conference (ECC). p. 1740-1745 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Robot navigation using convex model predictive control and approximate operating region optimization

Bali, C. & Richards, A., Feb 2018, 2017 IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017): Proceedings of a meeting held 24-28 September 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 2171-2176 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Scalable distributed model predictive control for constrained systems

Asadi, E. F. & Richards, A., 1 Jul 2018, In : Automatica. 93, p. 407-414 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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6 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)
2017

A fuzzy approach to qualification in design exploration for autonomous robots and systems

Morse, J., Araiza-Illan, D., Eder, K., Lawry, J. & Richards, A., Aug 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p. 8015456. ( IEEE International Fuzzy Systems Conference (FUZZ-IEEE)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
261 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A cloned linguistic decision tree controller for real-time path planning in hostile environments

Turnbull, O. D. N., Lawry, J., Lowenberg, M. H. & Richards, A. G., 15 Jun 2016, In : Fuzzy Sets and Systems. 293, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
339 Downloads (Pure)

Fast depth edge detection and edge based RGB-D SLAM

Bose, L. & Richards, A., Aug 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 16-21 May 2016, Stockholm, Sweden. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1323-1330 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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14 Citations (Scopus)
577 Downloads (Pure)

Verification of Control Systems Implemented in Simulink with Assertion Checks and Theorem Proving: A Case Study

Araiza Illan, D., Eder, K. & Richards, A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) European Control Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2015

Ad Hoc Distributed Model Predictive Control of Air Traffic Management

Asadi, F. & Richards, A. G., Dec 2015, 16th IFAC Workshop on Control Applications of Optimization CAO’2015: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 6–9 October 2015. Amsterdam:Elsevier, p. 68-73 6 p. (IFAC Papers Online; vol. 48, no. 25).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
241 Downloads (Pure)

Analytic Approach to Optimal Routing for Commercial Formation Flight

Kent, T. E. & Richards, A. G., Oct 2015, In : Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. 38, 10, p. 1872-1884 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)

Endurance Optimisation of Battery-Powered Rotorcraft

Abdilla, A., Richards, A. & Burrow, S., 9 Sep 2015, Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems: 16th Annual Conference, TAROS 2015, Liverpool, UK, September 8-10, 2015, Proceedings. Springer, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

11 Citations (Scopus)

Fast Model Predictive Control with soft constraints

Richards, A., 1 Sep 2015, In : European Journal of Control. 25, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)

Inter-sample avoidance in trajectory optimizers using mixed-integer linear programming

Richards, A. & Turnbull, O., 10 Mar 2015, In : International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control. 25, 4, p. 521-526 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

Power and Endurance Modelling of Battery-Powered Rotorcraft

Abdilla, A., Richards, A. & Burrow, S., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

37 Citations (Scopus)

Self-Organized Model Predictive Control for Air Traffic Management

Asadi, F. & Richards, A. G., 30 Sep 2015, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Command and Control Systems (ATACCS '15): Toulouse, France - September 30-October 02, 2015. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 151-159 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
318 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Accounting for the Effect of Ground Delay on Commercial Formation Flight

Kent, T. E. & Richards, A. G., 9 Jul 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Ant Colony Optimization for Routing and Tasking Problems for Teams of UAVs

Zaza, T. E. & Richards, A. G., 9 Jul 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

14 Citations (Scopus)

Cooperative Conflict Resolution by Velocity Obstacle Method

Asadi, F. & Richards, A. G., 9 Jul 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Cooperative Tube-based Distributed MPC for Linear Uncertain Systems Coupled Via Constraints

Trodden, P. A. & Richards, A. G., 2014, Distributed Model Predictive Control Made Easy. Maestre, J. M. & Negenborn, R. R. (eds.). Springer Netherlands, Vol. 69. p. 57-72 16 p. (Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Formal Verification of Control System Properties with Theorem Proving

Araiza Illan, D., Eder, K. I. & Richards, A. G., 9 Jul 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Poster

Formal verification of control systems' properties with theorem proving

Araiza Illan, D., Eder, K. I. & Richards, A. G., 2014, p. 244-249. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

73 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-cost robotic motion planning under uncertainty

Simpson, R., Revell, J., Johansson, A. & Richards, A., 1 Sep 2014, Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on. p. 240-245 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

1 Citation (Scopus)
2013

Collocation Methods for Multi-Vehicle Trajectory Optimization

Turnbull, O. D. N. & Richards, A. G., Jul 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

5 Citations (Scopus)

Cooperative distributed MPC of linear systems with coupled constraints

Trodden, P. A. & Richards, A. G., 2013, In : Automatica. 49, 2, p. 479-487

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

51 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Disturbance Feedback for Handling Uncertainty in Air Traffic Flow Management

Clare, G. L. & Richards, A. G., Jul 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of Fast MPC with a Quadrotor for Obstacle Avoidance

Greatwood, C. & Richards, A., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Inter-Sample Avoidance in Trajectory Optimizers using Mixed-Integer Linear Programming

Richards, A. & Turnbull, O., 2013, p. 15-17. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

MAV Belief Space Planning In 3D Environments With Visual Bearing Observations

Bose, L. N. & Richards, A. G., 17 Sep 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

On Optimal Routing for Commercial Formation Flight

Kent, T. E. & Richards, A. G., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Supervision of Trajectory Optimizers: (SUPEROPT D4 Final Report)

Turnbull, O. D. N. & Richards, A. G., 7 May 2013, SESAR.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

32 Downloads (Pure)
2012

A Geometric Approach to Optimal Routing for Commercial Formation Flight

Kent, T. E. & Richards, A. G., 2012, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Air traffic flow management under uncertainty: application of chance constraints

Clare, G. L. & Richards, A. G., 2012, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Command and Control Systems.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Model Predictive Control System Design and Implementation for Spacecraft Rendezvous

Hartley, EN., Trodden, PA., Richards, AG. & Maciejowski, JM., Jul 2012, In : Control Engineering Practice. 20, 7, p. 695 - 713 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

62 Citations (Scopus)

Multiplexed Model Predictive Control

Ling, K-V., Maciejowski, J., Richards, AG. & Wu, B. F., Feb 2012, In : Automatica. 48, 2, p. 396 - 401

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

31 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizer Algorithms for Supervisory Control : Enabling Supervisor Input: (SUPEROPT D2)

Turnbull, O. D. N. & Richards, A. G., 20 Dec 2012, SESAR.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Optimizer Algorithms for Supervisory Control : Informing the Supervisor: (SUPEROPT D3)

Turnbull, O. D. N. & Richards, A. G., 20 Dec 2012, SESAR.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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11 Downloads (Pure)

SUPEROPT: Problem Definition and Literature Review: D1

Turnbull, O. D. N. & Richards, A. G., 16 Mar 2012, SESAR.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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88 Downloads (Pure)
2011

Constraining the Sense of Conflict Resolution: Supervision of Route Optimization

Richards, A. G., 2011, SESAR Innovation Days.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Model Predictive Control application to spacecraft rendezvous in Mars Sample Return scenario

Saponara, M., Barrena, V., Bemporad, A., Hartley, E., Maciejowski, J., Richards, AG., Tramutola, A. & Trodden, PA., Jul 2011, Proceedings of the European Conference for Aero-Space Sciences (EUCASS), St Petersburg, Russa.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Network management under uncertainty

Alvarez, L., Cegarra, J. & Richards, A. G., 2011, SESAR Innovation Days.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2 Citations (Scopus)