Carlos Jorge Ferreira SILVESTRE 
Professor

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Academic Qualifications
Award and Honor
Research

Research Interests

Recent Research Projects (Since 1997 - Present)

Current projects

Acronym

Name

Funding

Dates

STEALTH State EstimAtion in Large Networks with Heterogenous Agents UM Jan. 2017 - Dec. 2019

STORK

Synergistic Transport of Objects by Rotorcraft

UM

Aug. 2015 - Jul. 2018

NAVTECH

Navigation Techniques for Multiple Transponder Ultra Short Base-Line Acoustic Positioning Systems

UM

Jul. 2015 - Jun. 2018

SAVEMOB

Sensor-based control of Aerial Vehicles for Health Monitoring of Buildings and Industrial Facilities

FDTC

Dec. 2018 - Jan. 2015

Closed projects

Acronym

Name

Funding

Dates

ANCONSYS Advanced Nonlinear Control and Navigation Systems for Autonomous Surface Crafts FDTC Jan. 2015 - Apr. 2016

Wind deFAULT

Detection of Faults and Fault Tolerant Control Systems for Wind Turbines

UM

Jun. 2012 - May. 2015

ASIANS

Advances on Sensor Inertial Aided Navigation Systems

UM

Jun. 2012 - May. 2015

TRIDENT

Marine Robots and Dexterous Manipulation for Enabling Autonomous Underwater Multipurpose Intervention Missions

EU-FP7

Mar. 2010 - Feb. 2013

HELICIM

Autonomous Helicopter for Critical Infrastructure Monitoring

PT-FCT

Oct. 2007 - Sep. 2010

OBSERVFLY

Uninhabited Aircraft for Marine Science Applications

PT-FCT

Nov. 2008 - Oct. 2011

UCAV

Assessment of Technology Needs for Unmanned Combat Air Vehicles

RTP

2005-2007

MEDIRES

Methodologies for Surveying and Diagnosis of Semi-submerged Structures

PT-AdI

2003-2007

ALTICOPTER

Unmanned Helicopter for Laser Altimetry

PT-FCT

2002-2005

GREX

Coordination and Control of Cooperating Heterogeneous Unmanned Systems in Uncertain Environments

EU-FP6

Jun. 2006 - Jun. 2009

VENUS

Virtual ExploratioN of Underwater Sites

EU-FP6

Jul. 2006 - Jun. 2009

SADOGEOROB

Coastline variations, neotectonics and evolution of the Sado submarine delta during the Quaternary: an integrated geological and marine robotics approach

PT-FCT

2005-2008

Absolut Sensor Aided Inertial Navigation Systems

Internal

2004-2006

CARAVELA

Development of a Long Range Autonomous Oceanographic Vessel

1998-2003

ASIMOV

Advanced System Integration for Managing the Coordinated Operation of Robotic Ocean Vehicles

EU-FP4

1998-2001

MONAZ

Monterey-Azores: Cooperative Approaches to Underwater Filed Objective Detection and Mapping

1998-2001

INFANTE

Development of Vehicles and Advanced Systems for the Execution of Underwater Inspection Tasks

PT-FCT

1997-2001


Publications

Articles in Journals (100)

[100] Daniel Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, João P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Set-based Fault Detection and Isolation for Detectable Linear Parameter-Varying Systems, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Accepted, 2017.

[99] João Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Synchronization of Multi-Agent Systems Using Event-Triggered and Self-Triggered Broadcasts, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Published online DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2017.2671029, 2017.

[98] Pedro Casau, Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Carlos Silvestre, Hybrid Stabilization of Linear Systems with Reverse Polytopic Input Constraints, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Published online DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2017.2665123, 2017.

[97] J. Almeida, C. Silvestre, A. M. Pascoal, Event-triggered output synchronization of heterogeneous multi-agent systems, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Published online DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3629, 2017.

[96] Daniel Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, João P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Stochastic and Deterministic Fault Detection for Randomized Gossip Algorithms, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 78, Issue 4, Pages 46–60, April 2017.

[95] Pedro Pereira, Rita Cunha, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Leader Following Trajectory Planning: A Trailer-Like Approach, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 75, Issue 1, Pages 77–87, January 2017.

[94] Pedro Lourenço, Bruno J. Guerreiro, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Uncertainty Characterization of the Orthogonal Procrustes Problem with Arbitrary Covariance Matrices, Elsevier Pattern Recognition, Volume 61, Number 1, Pages 210-220, January 2017.

[93] Pedro Serra, Rita Cunha, Tarek Hamel, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Landing of a Quadrotor on a Moving Target using Dynamic Image-Based Visual Servo Control, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 32, Issue 6, Pages 1524- 1535, December 2016.

[92] Sérgio Brás, Maziar Izadi, Carlos Silvestre, Amit Sanyal, and Paulo Oliveira, Nonlinear Observer for 3D Rigid Body Motion Estimation using Doppler Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 61, Issue 11, Pages 3580- 3585, November 2016.

[91] Joel Reis, Marco Morgado, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Design and Experimental Validation of a USBL Underwater Acoustic Positioning System, MDPI Sensors, Volume 16, Issue 1491, Pages 1-23, September 2016.

[90] Pedro Lourenço, Bruno J. Guerreiro, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Aerial Vehicles: a 3-D sensor-based GAS filter, Autonomous Robots, Volume 40, Number 5, Pages 881-902, June 2016.

[89] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Tightly Coupled Long Baseline / Ultra-short Baseline Integrated Navigation System, International Journal of Systems Science, Volume 47, Issue 8, pages 1837-1855, June 2016.

[88] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Decentralized state observers for range-based position and velocity estimation in acyclic formations with fixed topologies, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 26, Issue 5, pages 963–994, March 2016.

[87] David Cabecinhas, Roberto Naldi, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Lorenzo Marconi, Robust landing and sliding maneuver hybrid controller for a quadrotor vehicle, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 24, Issue 2, Pages 400–412, March 2016.

[86] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, On the stability of the continuous-time Kalman Filter subject to exponentially decaying perturbations, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 89, Issue 3, Pages 41-46, March 2016.

[85] Paulo Rosa, Tiago Simão, Carlos Silvestre, and João M. Lemos, Fault-tolerant control of an air heating fan using set-valued observers: An experimental evaluation, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Volume 30, Issue 2, pages 336–358, February 2016.

[84] João Barbosa, Carlos Cardeira, Paulo Oliveira, Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Design and Validation of an RGB-D Based Localization System - Integration in a Docking System, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Volume 80, Issue 3, Pages 423-440, December 2015.

[83] Pedro Casau, Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, A Globally Asymptotically Stabilizing Trajectory Tracking Controller for Fully Actuated Rigid Bodies using Landmark-based Information, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 25, Issue 18, Pages 3617–3640, December 2015.

[82] Tiago Gaspar, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Model-based filters for 3D positioning of marine mammals using AHRS- and GPS-equipped UAVs, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Volume 51, Number 4, Pages 3307- 3320, October 2015.

[81] P. Batista, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, Navigation Systems based on Multiple Bearing Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Volume 51, Number 4, Pages 2887- 2899, October 2015.

[80] Pedro Casau, Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Rita Cunha, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Robust Global Trajectory Tracking for a Class of Underactuated Vehicles, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 58, Issue 8, Pages 90-98, August 2015.

[79] Sérgio Brás, Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Fault Detection and Isolation in Inertial Measurement Units Based on Bounding Sets, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 60, Issue 7, Pages 1933-1938, July 2015.

[78] P. Batista, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, A Two-step Control Approach for Docking of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 25, Issue 10, Pages 1528–1547, July 2015.
 
[77] Pedro Lourenço, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, C.L. Philip Chen, Sensor-based globally exponentially stable range-only simultaneous localization and mapping, Elsevier Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 68, Issue 4, Pages 72-85, June 2015.

[76] J. Almeida, C. Silvestre, A. M. Pascoal, Self-triggered state-feedback control of linear plants under bounded disturbances, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 28, Issue 6, Pages 1230–1246, May 2015.

[75] P. Osório, P. Rosa, C. Silvestre, P. Figueiredo, Stochastic Dynamic Causal Modelling of fMRI Data with Multiple-Model Kalman Filters, Methods of Information in Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 3, Pages 232-239, May 2015.

[74] P. Rosa, P. Figueiredo, and C. Silvestre, On the Distinguishability of HRF Models in fMRI, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, Volume 9, Issue 54, Pages 1-13, May 2015.

[73] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, C.L. Philip Chen, Distributed state estimation for linear multi-agent systems with time-varying measurement topology, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 54, Issue 4, Pages 72-79, April 2015.

[72] Pedro Serra, Rita Cunha, Tarek Hamel, Carlos Silvestre, Florent Le Bras, Nonlinear Image-Based Visual Servo Controller for the Flare Manoeuvre of Fixed-Wing Aircraft using Optical Flow, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 570-583, March 2015.

[71] David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, A Globally Stabilizing Path Following Controller for Rotorcraft With Wind Disturbance Rejection, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 708-714, March 2015.
 
[70] Pedro Casau, Paulo Rosa, S. M. Tabatabaeipour, Carlos Silvestre and Jakob Stoustrup, A Set-Valued Approach to FDI and FTC of Wind Turbines, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 245-263, January 2015. 

[69] J. Almeida, C. Silvestre, A. M. Pascoal, Self-triggered output feedback control of linear plants in the presence of unknown disturbances, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 59, Issue 11, Pages 3040-3045, November 2014.

[68] Bruno J. Guerreiro, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, and António Pascoal, Trajectory Tracking Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Autonomous Surface Craft, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 22, Number 6, Pages 2160-2175, November 2014.

[67] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model falsification using set-valued observers for a class of discrete-time dynamic systems: a coprime factorization approach, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 24, Issue 17, Pages 2928–2942, November 2014.

[66] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Multiple-Model Adaptive Control using Set-Valued Observers, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 24, Issue 16, Pages 2490–2511, November 2014.

[65] Duarte Antunes, João Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Stochastic Networked Control Systems with Dynamic Protocols, Asian Journal of Control, Volume 16, Number 6, Pages 1-12, November 2014.

[64] V. Roldão, R. Cunha, D. Cabecinhas, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, A leader-following trajectory generator with application to quadrotor formation flight, Elsevier Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 62, Issue 10, Pages 1597-1609, October 2014.

[63] Paulo Rosa, Gary J. Balas, Carlos Silvestre, and Michael Athans, A Synthesis Method of LTI MIMO Robust Controllers for Uncertain LPV Plants, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 58, Issue 8, Pages 2234-2240, August 2014.

[62] Bruno J. Guerreiro, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Automatic 2-D LiDAR Geometric Calibration of Installation Bias, Elsevier Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 62, Issue 8, Pages 1116-1129, August 2014.

[61] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Position and Velocity Filters for ASC/I-AUV Tandems based on Single Range Measurements, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, June 2014, Volume 74, Issue 3-4, Pages 745-768, June 2014.

[60] David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, A nonlinear quadrotor trajectory tracking controller with disturbance rejection, Elsevier Control Engineering Practice, Volume 21, Issue 3, Pages 242-252, May 2014.

[59] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Sensor-based Long Baseline Navigation: observability analysis and filter design, Asian Journal of Control, Volume 16, Number 3, Pages 1-21, May 2014.

[58] Duarte Antunes, João Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Output Regulation for Non-square Linear Multi-rate Systems, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 24, Issue 5, Pages 968-990, March 2014.

[57] M. Morgado, P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, J. F. Vasconcelos, Embedded Vehicle Dynamics Aiding for USBL/INS Underwater Navigation System, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 22, Number 1, Pages 322-330, January 2014.

[56] Bruno Guerreiro, Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Globally Asymptotically Stable Sensor-based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 29, Number 6, Pages 1380-1395, December 2013.

[55] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Globally Exponentially Stable Filters for Source Localization and Navigation aided by Direction Measurements, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 62, Issue 11, Pages 1065-1072, November 2013.

[54] Pedro Casau, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Hybrid Control Strategy for the Autonomous Transition Flight of a Fixed-Wing Aircraft, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 21, Number 6, Pages 2194-2211, November 2013.

[53] Sérgio Brás, Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Global Attitude and Gyro Bias Estimation Based on Set-Valued Observers, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 62, Issue 10, Pages 937-942, October 2013.

[52] Sérgio Brás, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Nonlinear Attitude Observer Based on Range and Inertial Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 21, Number 5, Pages 1889-1897, September 2013.

[51] Duarte Antunes, João Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Stochastic Hybrid Systems with Renewal Transitions: Moment Analysis with Application to Networked Control Systems with Delays, SIAM-Journal on Control and Optimization, Volume 51, Issue 2, Pages 1481-1499, March-April 2013.

[50] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Fault Detection and Isolation of LPV Systems using Set-Valued Observers: An Application to a Fixed-Wing Aircraft, Elsevier Control Engineering Practice, Volume 21, Issue 3, Pages 242-252, March 2013.

[49] Duarte Antunes, João Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Stability of Networked Control Systems with Asynchronous Renewal Links: An Impulsive Systems Approach, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 49, Issue 2, Pages 402-413, February 2013.

[48] M. Morgado, P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, Tightly-coupled Ultra-Short Baseline and Inertial Navigation System for Underwater Vehicles: an Experimental Validation, The Journal of Field Robotics, Volume 30, Issue 1, Pages 142-170, January / February 2013.

[47] B. Guerreiro, C. Silvestre, R. Cunha, Terrain Avoidance Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Autonomous Rotorcraft, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Volume 68, Issue 1, Pages 69-85, September 2012.

[46] J. Almeida, C. Silvestre, A. M. Pascoal, Continuous-time consensus with discrete-time communications, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 61, Issue 7, Pages 788 -796, July 2012.

[45] D. Cabecinhas, R. Naldi, L. Marconi, C. Silvestre, R. Cunha, Robust Take-off for a Quadrotor Vehicle, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 28, Issue 3, Pages 734-742, June 2012.

[44] Batista P., Silvestre C., Oliveira P., Sensor-based Globally Asymptotically Stable Filters for Attitude Estimation: Analysis, Design, and Performance Evaluation, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 57, Issue 8, Pages 2095-2100, 2012.

[43] Morgado M., Batista P., Oliveira P. e Silvestre C., Attitude estimation for Intervention-AUVs working in Tandem with Autonomous Surface Craft, European Journal of Control, Volume 18, Number 5, Pages 485-495, 2012.

[42] Antunes D., Hespanha J. P., Silvestre C., Volterra Integral Approach to Impulsive Renewal Systems: Application to Networked Control, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 57, Number 3, Pages 607-619, March 2012. 

[41] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Decentralized H2 observers for position and velocity estimation in vehicle formations with fixed topologies, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 61, Issue 3, March 2012, Pages 443-453, 2012.

[40] J. Almeida, C. Silvestre, A. M. Pascoal, Cooperative control of multiple surface vessels with discrete-time periodic communications, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 22, Pages 398-419, Pages 398-419, March 2012.

[39] Batista P., Silvestre C., Oliveira P., GES attitude observer with single vector observations, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 48, Issue 2, Pages 388-395, February 2012.

[38] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Globally exponentially stable cascade observers for attitude estimation, Elsevier Control Engineering Practice, Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 148-155, February 2012.

[37] Morgado M., Batista P., Oliveira P. e Silvestre C., Position USBL/DVL Sensor-based Navigation Filter in the presence of Unknown Ocean Currents, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 47, Issue 12, Pages 2604-2614, December 2011.

[36] José Vasconcelos, A. Rantzer, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Combination of Lyapunov and Density Functions for Stability of Rotational Motion, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 56, Number 11, Pages 2599-2607, November 2011.

[35] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Accelerometer Calibration and Dynamic Bias and Gravity Estimation: Analysis, Design, and Experimental Evaluation, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 19, Issue 5, Pages 1128-1137, September 2011.

[34] Batista P., Silvestre C., Oliveira P., Single Range Aided Navigation and Source Localization: observability and filter design, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 60, Issue 8, Pages 665-673, August 2011.

[33] Brás S., Cunha R., Vasconcelos J. F., Silvestre C. e Oliveira P., A Nonlinear Attitude Observer Based on Active Vision and Inertial Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 27, Number 4, Pages 664-677, August 2011.

[32] Batista P., Silvestre C. e Oliveira P., Partial Attitude and Rate Gyro Bias Estimation: Observability Analysis, Filter Design, and Performance Evaluation, International Journal of Control, Volume 84, Number 5, Pages 895-903, May 2011.

[31] Paulo Rosa, Jeff Shamma, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Stability Overlay for Adaptive Control Laws, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 47, Issue 5, Pages 1007-1014, May 2011.

[30] Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, João Hespanha, A. Pedro Aguiar, Vision-based control for rigid body stabilization, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 47, Issue 5, Pages 1020-1027, May 2011.

[29] Vasconcelos J. F., Silvestre C., Oliveira P., INS/GPS Aided by Frequency Contents of Vector Observations with Application to Autonomous Surface Crafts, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Volume 36, Number 2, Pages 347-363, April 2011.

[28] J. F. Vasconcelos, G. Elkaim, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, B. Cardeira, Geometric Approach to Strapdown Magnetometer Calibration in Sensor Frame, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Volume 47, Number 2, Pages 1293-1306, April 2011.

[27] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Vector-based Attitude Filter for Space Navigation, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Volume 64, Issue 2, Pages 221-243, March 2011.

[26] P. Batista, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, On the Observability of Linear Motion Quantities in Navigation Systems, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 60, Issue 2, Pages 101-110, February 2011.

[25] José F. Vasconcelos, Bruno Cardeira, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Pedro Batista, Discrete-Time Complementary Filters for Attitude and Position Estimation: Design, Analysis and Experimental Validation, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 19, Number 1, Pages 181-198, January 2011.

[24] Duarte Antunes, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, On the Design of Multi-Rate Tracking Controllers: Application to Rotorcraft Guidance and Control, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 20, Issue 16, Pages 1879-1902, November 2010.

[23] J. Almeida, C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, Cooperative control of multiple surface vessels in the presence of ocean currents and parametric model uncertainty, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 20, Issue 14, Pages 1549-1565 September 2010.

[22] P. Batista, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, A time differences of arrival based homing strategy for autonomous underwater vehicles, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 20, Issue 15, Pages 1758-1773, October 2010.

[21] P. Batista, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, Optimal Position and Velocity Navigation Filters for Autonomous Vehicles, Elsevier Automatica, Volume 46, Issue 4, Pages 767-774, April 2010.

[20] J. F. Vasconcelos, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, B. Guerreiro, Embedded UAV model and LASER aiding techniques for inertial navigation systems, Elsevier Control Engineering Practice, Volume 18, Issue 3, Pages 262-278, March 2010.

[19] J. F. Vasconcelos, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, A nonlinear position and attitude observer on SE(3) using landmark measurements, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 59, Issue 3, Pages 155-166, 2010.

[18] David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Almost global stabilization of fully-actuated rigid bodies, Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 58, Issue 9, Pages 639-645, 2009.

[17] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, A Sensor-Based Controller for Homing of Underactuated AUVs, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 25, Issue 3, Pages 701-716, June 2009.

[16] R. Ghabcheloo, A. P. Aguiar, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, I. Kaminer, and J. Hespanha, Coordinated path-following in the presence of communication losses and time delays, SIAM-Journal on Control and Optimization, Volume 48, Issue 1, Pages 234-265, January-February 2009.

[15] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Position and Velocity Navigation Systems for Unmanned Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 17, Issue 3, Pages 707-715, May 2009.

[14] Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Nuno Paulino, and António Pascoal, A Bottom-Following Preview Controller for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume  17, Issue 2, Pag. 257-266, March 2009.

[13] J. F. Vasconcelos, M. Athans, S. Fekri, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, Stability-and performance-robustness tradeoffs: MIMO mixed-µ vs complex-µ design, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 19, Issue 3, Pages 259-294, February 2009.

[12] Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, João Hespanha, Output-feedback control for stabilization on SE(3), Elsevier Systems and Control Letters, Volume 57, Issue 12, Pages 1013-1022, December 2008.

[11] C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, Depth control of the INFANTE AUV using gain-scheduled reduced order output feedback, Elsevier Control Engineering Practice, Volume 15, Pages 883-895, 2007.

[10] R. Ghabcheloo, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, I. Kaminer, Non-linear Co-ordinated Path Following Control of Multiple Wheeled Robots with Bidirectional Communication Constraints, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Volume 21, Pages 133-157, 2007.

[9] Nuno Paulino, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Affine Parameter-Dependent Preview Control for Rotorcraft Terrain Following Flight, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Volume 29, Number 6, Pages 1350-1359, November-December 2006.

[8] R. Ghabcheloo, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, I. Kaminer, Coordinated Path Following Control of Multiple Wheeled Robots using Linearization Techniques, International Journal of Systems Science, Taylor & Francis, Volume 37, Number 6, Pages 399-414, May 2006.

[7] C. Silvestre and A. Pascoal, Control of the INFANTE AUV using gain scheduled static output feedback, Elsevier Control Engineering Practice, Volume 12, Pages 1501-1509, 2004.

[6] Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Isaac Kaminer, On the Design of Gain-Scheduled Trajectory Tracking Controllers, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 12, Pages 797-839, 2002.

[5] P. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, V. Silva, C. Silvestre, Mission control of the MARIUS Autonomous underwater vehicle: system design, implementation, and sea trials, International Journal of Systems Science, Volume 29, Number 10, Pages 1065-1080, October 1998.

[4] Isaac Kaminer, António Pascoal, Eric Hallberg, Carlos Silvestre, Trajectory Tracking for Autonomous Vehicles: An Integrated Approach to Guidance and Control, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Volume 21, Number 1, Pages 29-38, January-February 1998.

[3] C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, Control of an AUV in the Vertical and Horizontal Planes: System Design and Tests at Sea, IEE Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, Volume 19, Number 3, Pages 126-138, 1997.

[2] António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Anders Bjerrum, Anders Ishoy, Jean Paul-Pignon, Gerad Ayela, Christian Petzelt, MARIUS: An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Coastal Oceanography, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Pages 46-59, December, 1997.

[1] D. Fryxell, P. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, I. Kaminer, Navigation, Guidance and Control of AUVs: An Application to the MARIUS Vehicle, Elsevier Control Engineering Practice, Volume 4, Number 3, Pages 401-409, 1996.

Chapters in Books (5)

[5] LiDAR-based Control of Autonomous Rotorcraft for Inspection of Pole-Shaped Structures, Bruno J. Guerreiro, Carlos Silvestre, and Rita Cunha, in Robot 2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer International Publishing, Luís Reis, António Moreira, Pedro U. Lima, Luis Montano, Victor Muñoz-Martinez, (Eds.), vol. 417, pages 609-621, 2016.

[4] Underwater Source Localization Based on USBL Measurements, Joel Reis, Nuno Carvalho, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira e Carlos Silvestre, in CONTROLO' 2014 - Proceedings of the 11th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer International Publishing, António Moreira, Aníbal Matos e Germano Veiga, (Eds.), vol. 321, pages 577-585, 2015.

[3] Nonlinear Coordinated Path Following Control of Multiple Vehicles Subject to Bidirectional Communication Constraints, Reza Ghabcheloo, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, I. Kaminer, in Group Coordination and Cooperative Control, Springer Series on Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, K. Pettersen, J. Gravdahl, and H. Nijmeier (Eds.), Pages 93-111, 2006.

[2] Vehicle and Mission Control of Single and Multiple Autonomous Marine Robots, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, In Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles, IEE Control Engineering Series, G. Roberts and R. Sutton (Eds), Pages 353-386, 2006.

[1] Long-Range Adaptive Control Algorithms for Robotic Applications, J. M. Lemos, F. Coito, F. Garcia, Carlos Silvestre, P. Shirley, P. Conceição, João Sentieiro, in Progress in Robotics and Intelligent Systems, edited by C. Y. Ho e George W. Zobrist ABLEX Publishing Co, USA, 1990.

Papers in Conferences (247)

[247] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Relative Attitude Observers for Three-Platform Formations with Inertial Spread Observations, Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, California, USA, December 12-14, 2016.

[246] Maziar Izadi, Sasi P. Viswanathan, Amit Sanyal, Carlos Silvestre, and Paulo Oliveira, The Variational Attitude Estimator in the Presence of Bias in Angular Velocity Measurements, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2016), Boston, MA, USA, July 6–8, 2016

[245] Pedro Casau, Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Carlos Silvestre, Exponential stabilization of a vectored-thrust vehicle using synergistic potential functions, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2016), Boston, MA, USA, July 6–8, 2016

[244] Pedro Lourenço, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, and Carlos Silvestre, Towards Uncertainty Optimization in Active SLAM, Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, December 15-18, 2015.

[243] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, and Paulo Oliveira, Pseudo-Range Navigation with Clock Offset and Propagation Speed Estimation, Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, December 15-18, 2015.

[242] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, and Paulo Oliveira, Globally Convergent Relative Attitude Observers for Three-Platform Formations, Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, December 15-18, 2015.

[241] J. Almeida, P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, and A. Pascoal, State estimation of nonlinear systems using the Unscented Kalman Filter, TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Macau, China, November 2-4, 2015.

[240] Zhiqi Tang, Linqian Li, Pedro Serra, David Cabecinhas, Tarek Hamel, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Homing on a Moving Dock for a Quadrotor Vehicle, TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Macau, China, November 2-4, 2015.

[239] Gan Yu, Jianan Li, David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, A Nonlinear Trajectory Tracking Controller for Helicopters: Design and Experimental Evaluation, TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Macau, China, November 2-4, 2015.

[238] Xie Heng, David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, and Xu Qingsong, A Trajectory Tracking LQR Controller for a Quadrotor: Design and Experimental Evaluation, TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Macau, China, November 2-4, 2015.

[237] Pedro Casau, Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, FITBOX – A Fault Isolation Toolbox, Proc. of the 9th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, Paris, France, September 2-4, 2015.
 
[236] Daniel Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, João P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Distributed Fault Detection Using Relative Information in Linear Multi-Agent Networks, Proc. of the 9th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, Paris, France, September 2-4, 2015.
 
[235] Daniel Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, João P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Self-Triggered Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the European Control Conference (ECC 2015), Linz, Austria, July 15-17, 2015.

[234] Pedro Lourenço, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Sensor Networks: a GES sensor-based filter with moving object tracking, Proc. of the European Control Conference (ECC 2015), Linz, Austria, July 15-17, 2015.

[233] Pedro Lourenço, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, A Globally Exponentially Stable filter for Bearing-Only Simultaneous, Proc. of the European Control Conference (ECC 2015), Linz, Austria, July 15-17, 2015.

[232] Daniel Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, João P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Finite-time Convergence Policies in State-dependent Social Networks, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2015), Chicago, IL, USA, July 1-3, 2015.

[231] Pedro Casau, Christopher G. Mayhew, Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Carlos Silvestre, Global Exponential Stabilization on the n-Dimensional Sphere, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2015), Chicago, IL, USA, July 1-3, 2015.

[230] João Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, and António Pascoal, Output synchronization of heterogeneous LTI plants with event-triggered communication, Proc. of the 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), Los Angeles, California, USA, December 15-17, 2014. 

[229] Pedro Casau, Ricardo Sanfelice and Carlos Silvestre, A Hybrid Controller for Global Uniform Exponential Stabilization of Linear Systems with Singular Input Constraints, Proc. of the 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), Los Angeles, California, USA, December 15-17, 2014.

[228] Pedro Pereira, Rita Cunha, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Trailer-Like Leader Following Trajectory Planning, Proc. of the 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), Los Angeles, California, USA, December 15-17, 2014.

[227] Pedro Serra, Rita Cunha, Tarek Hamel, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Landing on a Moving Target using Image-Based Visual Servo Control, Proc. of the 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), Los Angeles, California, USA, December 15-17, 2014.

[226] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Nonlinear observability and observer design through state augmentation, Proc. of the 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), Los Angeles, California, USA, December 15-17, 2014.

[225] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Attitude and Earth Velocity Estimation - Part II: Observer on the Special Orthogonal Group, Proc. of the 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), Los Angeles, California, December 15-17, 2014.

[224] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Attitude and Earth Velocity Estimation - Part I: Globally Exponentially Stable Observer, Proc. of the 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2014), Los Angeles, California, USA, December 15-17, 2014.

[223] David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, A Nonlinear Quadrotor Trajectory Tracking Controller with Disturbance Rejection, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2014), Portland, OR, USA, June 3-6, 2014.

[222] Daniel Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, Joao P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Finite-Time Average Consensus in a Byzantine Environment Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2014), Portland, OR, USA, June 3-6, 2014.

[221] Pedro Casau, Ricardo Sanfelice, Rita Cunha, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, A Hybrid Feedback Controller for Robust Global Trajectory Tracking of Quadrotor-like Vehicles with Minimized Attitude Error, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong, China, June 2-4, 2014.

[220] Pedro Pereira, David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Three Dimensional Trajectory Planner for Real Time Leader Following, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong, China, June 2-4, 2014.

[219] Joel Oliveira Reis, Paulo Oliveira, Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Filter Design for Localization Aided by Direction and Doppler Measurements, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong, China, June 2-4, 2014.

[218] David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, A Robust Landing and Sliding Maneuver Controller for a Quadrotor Vehicle on a Sloped Incline, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong, China, June 2-4, 2014.

[217] João Barbosa, Carlos Cardeira, Paulo Oliveira, Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Design and Validation of a Linear Parameter Varying Localization System, Proc. of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC), Espinho, Portugal, May 14-15, 2014.

[216] Sérgio Brás, Maziar Izadi, Carlos Silvestre, Amit Sanyal, Paulo Oliveira, Nonlinear Observer for 3D Rigid Body Motion, Proc. of the 52th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2013), Firenze, Italy, December 10-13, 2013.

[215] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, GES Source Localization and Navigation based on Discrete-Time Bearing Measurements, Proc. of the 52th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2013), Firenze, Italy, December 10-13, 2013.

[214] Pedro Lourenço, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, C. L. Philip Chen, Sensor-based Globally Asymptotically Stable Range-Only Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, Proc. of the 52th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2013), Firenze, Italy, December 10-13, 2013.

[213] Daniel Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, Rita Cunha, João Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Gossip Average Consensus in a Byzantine Environment Using Stochastic Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the 52th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2013), Firenze, Italy, December 10-13, 2013.

[212] Pedro J. Sanz, Pere Ridao, Gabriel Oliver, Giuseppe Casalino, Yvan Petillot, Carlos Silvestre, Claudio Melchiorri, Alessio Turetta, TRIDENT: An European Project Targeted to Increase the Autonomy Levels for Underwater Intervention Missions, Proc. of IEEE OCEANS 2013 Conference, San Diego, California, September 2013.

[211] Cabecinhas, David, Cunha, Rita, Silvestre, Carlos, Experimental validation of a nonlinear quadrotor controller with wind disturbance rejection, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, July 17-19, 2013.

[210] Roldão, Valter, Cunha, Rita, Cabecinhas, David, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, A novel leader-following strategy applied to formations of quadrotors, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, July 17-19, 2013.

[209] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, GAS Tightly Coupled LBL/USBL Position and Velocity Filter for Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, July 17-19, 2013.

[208] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, GES Tightly Coupled Attitude Estimation Based on a LBL/USBL Positioning System, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, July 17-19, 2013.

[207] Guerreiro, Bruno, Silvestre, Carlos, Cunha, Rita, Pascoal Antonio, Trajectory Tracking Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Autonomous Surface Craft, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, July 17-19, 2013.

[206] Lourenço, Pedro, Guerreiro, Bruno, Batista, Pedro, Oliveira, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, 3-D Inertial Trajectory and Map Online Estimation: Building on a GAS Sensor-based SLAM filter, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, July 17-19, 2013.

[205] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, Preliminary Results on the Estimation Performance of Single Range Source Localization, Proc. 21th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2013), Crete, Greece, June 25-28, 2013.

[204] Lourenço, Pedro, Batista, Pedro, Oliveira, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, Chen, C. L. Philip, A Received Signal Strength Indication-Based Localization System, Proc. 21th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2013), Crete, Greece, June 25-28, 2013.

[203]    Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, GES Source Localization based on Discrete-Time Position and Single Range Measurements, Proc. 21th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2013), Crete, Greece, June 25-28, 2013.

[202] Viegas, Daniel, Batista, Pedro, Oliveira, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, GAS Decentralized Navigation Filters in a Continuous-Discrete Fixed Topology Framework, Proc. 21th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2013), Crete, Greece, June 25-28, 2013.

[201] Casau, Pedro, Sanfelice, Ricardo G., Cunha, Rita, Cabecinhas, David, Silvestre, Carlos, Global Trajectory Tracking for a Class of Underactuated Vehicles, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2013), Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.

[200] Viegas, Daniel, Batista, Pedro, Oliveira, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, Decentralized Linear State Observers for Vehicle Formations with Time-Varying Topologies, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2013), Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.

[199] Cabecinhas, David, Cunha, Rita, Silvestre, Carlos, Experimental Validation of a Globally Stabilizing Feedback Controller for a Quadrotor Aircraft with Wind Disturbance Rejection, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2013), Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.

[198] Batista, Pedro, Petit, Nicolas, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, Further Results on the Observability in Magneto-Inertial Navigation, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2013), Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.

[197] Lourenço, Pedro, Guerreiro, Bruno, Batista, Pedro, Oliveira, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, Preliminary Results on Globally Asymptotically Stable Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in 3-D, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2013), Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.

[196] Pedro Casau, Ricardo G. Sanfelice, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, A Landmark-Based Controller for Global Asymptotic Stabilization on SE(3), Proc. of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 10-13, 2012.

[195] Sérgio Brás, Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Fault Detection and Isolation for Inertial Measurement Units, Proc. of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 10-13, 2012.

[194] Pedro Serra, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Tarek Hamel, Visual Servo Aircraft Control for Tracking Parallel Curves, Proc. of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), December 10-13, 2012, Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 10-13, 2012.

[193] David Cabecinhas, Sérgio Brás, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Rita Cunha, Integrated Solution to Quadrotor Stabilization and Attitude Estimation Using a Pan and Tilt Camera, Proc. of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 10-13, 2012.

[192] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Globally Asymptotically Stable Filters for Navigation aided by Direction and Depth Measurements, Proc. of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 10-13, 2012.

[191] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, GES Integrated LBL/USBL Attitude Determination System for Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 10-13, 2012.

[190] João Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, Antonio Pascoal,  Observer based self-triggered control of an acyclic interconnection of linear plants, Proc. of the 51th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 10-13, 2012.

[189] P. Casau, P. Rosa, S. Tabatabaeipour, C. Silvestre, Fault Detection and Isolation and Fault Tolerant Control of Wind Turbines Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the 8th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, Mexico City, Mexico, August 29-31, 2012.

[188] P. Rosa, P. Casau, C. Silvestre, S. Tabatabaeipour, J. Stoustrup, A Set-Valued Approach to FDI and FTC: Theory and Implementation Issues, Proc. of the 8th IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, Mexico City, Mexico, August 29-31, 2012.

[187] Rosa, Paulo, Tiago Simão, Lemos, Joao, Silvestre, Carlos, Multiple-Model Adaptive Control of an Air Heating Fan using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. 20th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Barcelona, Spain, July 3-6, 2012.

[186] Brás, Sérgio, Rosa, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos Oliveira, Paulo, Set-Valued Observers for Attitude and Rate Gyros Bias Estimation, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[185] Antunes, Duarte, Heemels, W.P.M.H., Hespanha, Joao P., Silvestre, Carlos, Scheduling Measurements and Controls Over Networks - Part I: Rollout Strategies for Protocol Design, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29 2012.

[184] Antunes, Duarte, Heemels, W.P.M.H., Hespanha, Joao P., Silvestre, Carlos, Scheduling Measurements and Controls Over Networks - Part II: Rollout Strategies for Simultaneous Protocol and Controller Design, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[183] Casau, Pedro, Cabecinhas, David, Silvestre, Carlos, Almost Global Stabilization of a Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircraft in Hovered Flight, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[182] Rosa, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, Figueiredo, P., Haemodynamic Response Function (HRF) Model Selection in Fmri Using Kalman Filtering, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[181] Casau, Pedro, Rosa, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, Wind Turbines Fault Detection and Identification Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[180] Cabecinhas, David, Cunha, Rita, Silvestre, Carlos, Saturated Output Feedback Control of a Quadrotor Aircraft, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[179] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, A Two-Step Control Strategy for Docking of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[178] Rosa, Paulo, Lemos, Joao, Mendonça, Teresa, Silvestre, Carlos, A Set-Valued Observer Approach to Multiple-Model Adaptive Control of Neuromuscular Blockade, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[177] Almeida, João, Silvestre, Carlos, Pascoal, Antonio, Observer Based Self-Triggered Control of Linear Plants with Unknown Disturbances, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[176] Guerreiro, Bruno, Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, Sensor-Based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping - Part I: GAS Robocentric Filter, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[175] Guerreiro, Bruno, Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, Sensor-Based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping - Part II: Online Inertial Map and Trajectory Estimation, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[174] Viegas, Daniel, Batista, Pedro, Oliveira, Paulo, Silvestre, Carlos, Decentralized Range-Based Linear Motion Estimation in Acyclic Vehicle Formations with Fixed Topologies, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2012), Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012.

[173] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, GAS ocean current estimation with limited velocity readings, Proc. of the IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV’2012), Porto, Portugal, April 2012.

[172] Sanz, Pedro J., Ridao, Pere, Oliver, Gabriel, Casalino, Giuseppe, Insaurralde, Carlos C., Silvestre, Carlos, TRIDENT: Recent Improvements about Autonomous Underwater Intervention Missions, Proc. of the IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV’2012), Porto, Portugal, April 2012.

[171] Morgado, Marco M., Batista, Pedro T., Oliveira, Paulo J., Silvestre, Carlos J., Attitude Filter for Intervention-AUVs working in Tandem with Autonomous Surface Craft, Proc. of the IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV’2012), Porto, Portugal, April 2012.

[170] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, and Carlos Silvestre, Position and Velocity Filters for Intervention AUVs based on Single Range and Depth Measurements, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, May 2012.

[169] Duarte Antunes, Daniel Silvestre, Carlos Silvestre, Average Consensus and Gossip Algorithms in Networks with Stochastic Asymmetric Communications, Proc. of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2011) and European Control Conference (ECC 2011), Orlando, FL, USA, December 12-15, 2011.

[168] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model Falsification Using SVOs for a Class of Discrete-Time Dynamic Systems: A Coprime Factorization Approach, Proc. of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2011) and European Control Conference (ECC 2011), Orlando, FL, USA, December 12-15, 2011.

[167] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, On the Distinguishability of Discrete Linear Time-Invariant Dynamic Systems, Proc. of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2011) and European Control Conference (ECC 2011), Orlando, FL, USA, December 12-15, 2011.

[166] Pedro Casau, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Autonomous Transition Flight for a Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircraft, Proc. of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2011) and European Control Conference  (ECC 2011), Orlando, FL, USA, December 12-15, 2011.

[165] Sérgio Brás, Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Optimal Attitude Estimation Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2011) and European Control Conference (ECC 2011), Orlando, FL, USA, December 12-15, 2011.

[164] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Globally Asymptotically Stable Filters for Source Localization and Navigation Aided by Direction Measurements, Proc. of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2011) and European Control Conference (ECC 2011), Orlando, FL, USA, December 12-15, 2011.

[163] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Model Falsification of LPV Systems Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[162] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, GES Attitude Observers - Part I: Multiple General Vector Observations, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[161] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, GES Attitude Observers - Part II: Single Vector Observations, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[160] Pedro Casau, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Transition Control for a Fixed-Wing Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircraft, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[159] João Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Self-Triggered Observer Based Control of Linear Plants, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[158] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Decentralized Linear Motion Estimators for AUV Formations with Fixed Topologies, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[157] Marco Morgado, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Position and Velocity USBL/IMU Sensor-Based Navigation Filter, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[156] Sérgio Brás, Carlos Silvestre Paulo Oliveira, José Vasconcelos, Rita Cunha, An Experimentally Validated Attitude Observer Based on Range and Inertial Measurements, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, August-September 2011.

[155] Tiago Gaspar, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, UAV-based Marine Mammals Positioning and Tracking System, Proc. of ICMA 2011 - IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Beijing, China, August 2011.

[154] Marco Martins Morgado, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, A Closed-loop Design Methodology for Underwater Transducers Pulse-shaping, Proc. of ICMA 2011 - IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Beijing, China, August 2011.

[153] Daniel Viegas, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Linear motion observers for ASC/AUV tandems based on single range readings, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2011), San Francisco, California, USA, June 29 - July 1, 2011.

[152] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Computationally efficient GES cascade observer for attitude estimation, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2011), San Francisco, California, USA, June 29 - July 1, 2011.

[151] Joao Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Self-triggered output feedback control of linear plants, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2011), San Francisco, California, USA, June 29 - July 1, 2011.

[150] Duarte Antunes, Joao Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Stochastic networked control systems with dynamic protocols, Proc. of the American Control Conference (ACC 2011), San Francisco, California, USA, June 29 - July 1, 2011.

[149] Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Marco Martins Morgado, Karim Erzini, André Afonso, Fábio Hazin, Barbara Block, Preliminary Results of Project MAST/AM: Advanced Tracking and Telemetry Methodologies to Study Marine Animals, Proc. of IEEE OCEANS 2011 Conference, Santander, Spain, June 2011.

[148] Bruno Guerreiro, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Automatic LADAR calibration methods using geometric optimization, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011), Shanghai, China, May 2011.

[147] João Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Self-Triggered State Feedback Control of Linear Plants under Bounded Disturbances, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control  (CDC 2010), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2010.

[146] Marco Morgado, Pedro Batista, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Position USBL/DVL Sensor-Based Navigation Filter in the Presence of Unknown Ocean Currents, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control  (CDC 2010), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2010.

[145] Duarte Antunes, Joao P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Impulsive Systems Triggered by Superposed Renewal Processes, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control  (CDC 2010), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2010.

[144] Pedro Serra, Florent Le Brás, Tarek Hamel, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Nonlinear IBVS Controller for the Flare Maneuver of Fixed-Wing Aircraft Using Optical Flow, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2010), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2010.

[143] David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Vision-Based Quadrotor Stabilization Using a Pan and Tilt Camera, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2010), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2010.

[142] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Jeff S. Shamma, Michael Athans, Fault Detection and Isolation of LTV Systems Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control  (CDC 2010), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2010.

[141] M. Morgado, P. Oliveira, and C. Silvestre, Experimental evaluation of a USBL underwater positioning system, Proc. of the 52nd International Symposium ELMAR-2010, Zadar, Croatia, September 2010.

[140] Narcis Palomeras, Pere Ridao, Marc Carreras, Carlos Silvestre, Towards a Deliberative Mission Control System for an AUV, Proc. of the 7th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, IAV 2010, Lecce Italy, September 2010.

[139] Pedro J. Sanz, Pere Ridao, Gabriel Oliver, Claudio Melchiorri, Giuseppe Casalino, Carlos Silvestre, Yvan Petillot, Alessio Turetta, TRIDENT: A Framework for Autonomous Underwater Intervention Missions with Dexterous Manipulation Capabilities, Proc. of the 7th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, IAV 2010, Lecce Italy, September 2010.

[138] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Jeff S. Shamma, Michael Athans, Fault Detection and Isolation of an Aircraft Using Set-Valued Observers, Proc. of the 18th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace ACA2010, Nara, Japan, September 2010.

[137] B. Guerreiro, C. Silvestre, R. Cunha, Laser-Based Trajectory Tracking H2 Control of Autonomous Rotorcraft, Proc. of the 18th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace ACA2010, Nara, Japan, September 2010.

[136] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, A Sensor-based Long Baseline Position and Velocity Navigation Filter for Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the 8th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems (NOLCOS 2010), Bologna, Italy, September 2010.

[135] C. Silvestre, P. Figueiredo, and P. Rosa,  Multiple-Model Set-Valued Observers: a new tool for HRF model selection in fMRI, Proc. of EMBC 2010 - 32th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2010.

[134] C. Silvestre, P. Figueiredo, and P. Rosa, On the Distinguishability of HRF Models in fMRI, Proc. of EMBC 2010 - 32th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2010.

[133] P. Figueiredo, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, Nonlinear HRF model identification using multiple model set valued observers, Proc. of HBM 2009 - 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

[132] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, Single Beacon Navigation: Observability Analysis and Filter Design, Proc. American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 2010.

[131] Brás, Sérgio, Cunha, Rita, Vasconcelos, J. F., Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo, Experimental Evaluation of a Nonlinear Attitude Observer Based on Image and Inertial Measurements, Proc. American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 2010.

[130] Antunes, Duarte, Hespanha, Joao P., Silvestre, Carlos, Stochastic Hybrid Systems with Renewal Transitions, Proc. American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 2010.

[129] Palomeras, N., Ridao, P., Silvestre, C., El-fakdi, A., Multiple vehicles mission coordination using Petri nets, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), Anchorage AL, USA, May 2010.

[128] Cabecinhas, D.; Naldi, R.; Marconi, L.; Silvestre, C.; Cunha, R., Robust take-off and landing for a quadrotor vehicle, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), Anchorage AL, USA, May 2010.

[127] Morgado, M.; Oliveira, P.; Silvestre, C., Design and experimental evaluation of an integrated USBL/INS system for AUVs, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), Anchorage AL, USA, May 2010.

[126] Batista, P.; Silvestre, C.; Oliveira, P.; Cardeira, B., Low-cost Attitude and Heading Reference System: Filter design and experimental evaluation, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), Anchorage AL, USA, May 2010.

[125] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Sensor-Based Complementary Globally Asymptotically Stable Filters for Attitude Estimation, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, December 2009.

[124] Sérgio Brás, Rita Cunha, José Vasconcelos, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Nonlinear Attitude Estimation Using Active Vision and Inertial Measurements, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2009), Shanghai, China, December 2009.

[123] Duarte Antunes, Joao P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Control of Impulsive Renewal Systems: Application to Direct Design in Networked Control, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, December 2009.

[122] José Vasconcelos, Anders Rantzer, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Combination of Lyapunov Functions and Density Functions for Stability of Rotational Motion, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, December 2009.

[121] David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Rotorcraft Path Following Control for Extended Flight Envelope Coverage, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, December 2009.

[120] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, Jeff S. Shamma, Michael Athans, Multiple-Model Adaptive Control with Set-Valued Observers, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, December 2009.

[119] Paulo Rosa, Jeff S. Shamma, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Stability Overlay for Linear and Nonlinear Time-Varying Plants, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, December 2009.

[118] Palomeras, N., Ridao, P., Carreras, M., and Silvestre, C., Using petri nets to specify and execute missions for autonomous underwater vehicles. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2009 (IROS 2009), St. Louis, USA, October 2009.

[117] Marco Martins Morgado, Paulo Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Posterior Cramér-Rao bounds analysis for INS/USBL navigation systems, Proc. of MCMC 2009 - 8th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá, Brazil, September 2009. Best Student Paper Award

[116] António Aguiar, João Almeida, Mohammadreza Bayat, Bruno Cardeira, Rita Cunha, Andreas Häusler, Pramod Maurya, André Oliveira, António Pascoal, A. Pereira, Manuel Rufino, Luís Sebastião, Carlos Silvestre, Francesco Vanni, Cooperative Control of Multiple Marine Vehicles: Theoretical Challenges and Practical Issues, Proc. of MCMC 2009 - 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá (SP), Brazil, September 2009.

[115] Palomeras N., Ridao P., Carreras M., Silvestre C., Mission Control System for an Autonomous Vehicle: Application Study of a Dam Inspection using an AUV, Proc. of MCMC 2009 - 8th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá, Brazil (best student paper award), September 2009.

[114] Sérgio Brás, José Vasconcelos, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Pose Observers for Unmanned Air Vehicles, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.

[113] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Single Range Navigation in the Presence of Constant Unknown Drifts, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.

[112] José Vasconcelos, Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Stability of a Nonlinear Attitude Observer on SO(3) with Nonideal Angular Velocity Measurements, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.

[111] Rita Cunha, David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Nonlinear Trajectory Tracking Control of a Quadrotor Vehicle, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.

[110] Bruno Guerreiro, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, António Pascoal, Trajectory Tracking Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Autonomous Surface Craft, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.

[109] Paulo Rosa, Gary Balas, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, On the Synthesis of Robust Multiple-Model Adaptive Controllers (RMMAC) Using BMI/LPV Controllers, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.

[108] Joao Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Panos Antsaklis, Continuous-Time Consensus with Discrete-Time Communication, Proc. of the European Control Conference ECC 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.

[107] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Position and Velocity Optimal Sensor-based Navigation Filters for UAVs, Proc. American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, June 2009.

[106] Duarte Antunes, Joao P. Hespanha, Carlos Silvestre, Stability of Impulsive Systems Driven by Renewal Processes, Proc. American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, June 2009.

 

[105] José Vasconcelos, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Pedro Batista, Bruno Cardeira, Discrete Time-Varying Attitude Complementary Filter, Proc. American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, June 2009.

[104] Bruno Guerreiro, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Chengyu Cao, Naira Hovakimyan, L1 Adaptive Control for Autonomous Rotorcraft, Proc. American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, June 2009.

[103] Paulo Rosa, Jeff Shamma, Carlos Silvestre, Michael Athans, Stability Overlay for Adaptive Control Laws Applied to Linear Time-Invariant Systems, Proc. American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, June 2009.

[102] Pedro Batista, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Necessary and sufficient conditions for the observability of linear motion quantities in strapdown navigation systems, Proc. American Control Conference, Saint Louis, USA, June 2009.

[101] António Aguiar, João Almeida, Mohammadreza Bayat, Bruno Cardeira, Rita Cunha, Andreas Häusler, Pramod Maurya, André Oliveira, António Pascoal, A. Pereira, Manuel Rufino, Luís Sebastião, Carlos Silvestre, Francesco Vanni, A Cooperative Autonomous Marine Vehicle Motion Control in the scope of the EU GREX Project: Theory and Practice, Proc. of IEEE OCEANS 2009 Bremen, Germany, May 2009.

[100] Antunes, Duarte, Hespanha, Joao P., Silvestre, Carlos, Kataria, Nitin, Brewer, Forrest, Computationally Efficient Methods for Digital Control, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2008), Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.

[99] Vasconcelos, J. F., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., A Nonlinear GPS/IMU Based Observer for Rigid Body Attitude and Position Estimation, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2008), Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.

[98] Batista, P., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., Optimal Position and Velocity Navigation Filters with Discrete-Time Delayed Measurements, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2008), Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.

[97] Alcocer, Alex, Oliveira, Paulo, Pascoal, Antonio, Cunha, Rita, Silvestre, Carlos, A Dynamic Estimator on SE(3) Using Range-Only Measurements, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2008), Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.

[96] Cabecinhas, David, Cunha, Rita, Silvestre, Carlos, Output-Feedback Control for Almost Global Stabilization of Fully-Actuated Rigid Bodies, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2008), Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.

[95] Guerreiro, B., Silvestre, C., Cunha, R., Terrain Avoidance Model Predictive Control for Autonomous Rotorcraft, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[94] Vasconcelos, J., Cunha, R., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., A Landmark Based Nonlinear Observer for Attitude and Position Estimation with Bias Compensation, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[93] Antunes, D., Silvestre, C., Cunha, R., Multi-Rate Path-Following Control for Unmanned Air Vehicles, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[92] Vasconcelos, J., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., A Nonlinear Observer for Rigid Body Attitude Estimation Using Vector Observations, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[91] Antunes, D., Silvestre, C., Cunha, R., Linear Parameter Varying Control for Sampled-Data Multi-Rate Systems, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[90] Batista, P., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., Kalman and H∞ Optimal Filtering for a Class of Kinematic Systems, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[89] Batista, P., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., Position and Velocity Navigation Filters for Marine Vehicles, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[88] Palomeras, N., Ridao, P., Carreras, M., Silvestre, C., Towards a Mission Control Language for AUVs, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[87] Morgado, M., Oliveira, P., Silvestre, C., Vasconcelos, J., Improving Aiding Techniques for USBL Tightly-Coupled Inertial Navigation System, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[86] Almeida, J., Silvestre, C., Pascoal, A., Compliant coordination and control of multiple vehicles with discrete-time periodic communications, Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2008.

[85] Serra, P., Cunha, R., Silvestre, C., On the Design of Rotorcraft Landing Controllers, Proc. of the 16th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, June 25-27, 2008.

[84] Guerreiro, B., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., Vasconcelos, J. F., Nonlinear and Geometric Optimization Methods for LADAR Calibration, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2008), Pasadena, CA, USA, May 2008.

[83] Vasconcelos, J.F., Elkaim, Gabriel H., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., Cardeira, B., A Geometric Approach to Strapdown Magnetometer Calibration in Sensor Frame, Proc. of the IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance & Control of Underwater Vehicles 2008, Killaloe, Ireland, April 2008.

[82] Vasconcelos, José Fernandes, Cunha, Rita, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo Jorge, Landmark based nonlinear observer for rigid body attitude and position estimation, Proc. of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control  (CDC 2007), New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2007.

[81] Batista, Pedro T. M., Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo Jorge, Observer Design for a Class of Kinematic Systems, Proc. of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2007), New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2007.

[80] Ghabcheloo, Reza, Aguiar, A. Pedro, Pascoal, Antonio, M., Silvestre, Carlos, Synchronization in Multi-Agent Systems with Switching Topologies and Non-Homogeneous Communication Delays, Proc. of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control  (CDC 2007), New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2007.

[79] Cunha, Rita, Silvestre, Carlos, Hespanha, Joao P., Aguiar, A. Pedro, Vision-Based Control for Rigid Body Stabilization, Proc. of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2007), New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2007.

[78] Almeida, Joao, Silvestre, Carlos, Pascoal, Antonio M., Coordinated Control of Multiple Vehicles with Discrete-Time Periodic Communications, Proc. of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2007), New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2007.

[77] João Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Path-Following Control of Fully-Actuated Surface Vessels in the Presence of Ocean Currents, Proc. of the IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS´2007), Bol, Croatia, September 2007.

[76] M. Morgado, P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, J.F. Vasconcelos, Vehicle Dynamics Aiding Technique for USBL/INS Underwater Navigation System, Proc. of the IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS´2007), Bol, Croatia, September 2007.

[75] João Almeida, Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, Cooperative Path-Following of Multiples Surface Vessels with Parametric Model Uncertainty and in the Presence of Ocean Currents, Proc. of the 6th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, IAV 2007, Toulouse, France, September 2007.

[74] David Cabecinhas, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Rosa, Rita Cunha, Path-Following Control for Coordinated Turn Aircraft Maneuvers, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA, August 2007.

[73] Paulo Rosa, Carlos Silvestre, David Cabecinhas, Rita Cunha, AutoLanding Controller for a Fixed Wing Unmanned Air Vehicle, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA, August 2007.

[72] Duarte Antunes, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, On the Design of Multi-rate Tracking Controllers: An Application to Rotorcraft Guidance and Control, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA, August 2007.

[71] Pedro Gomes, Carlos Silvestre, Antonio Pascoal, Rita Cunha, A Coast Line Following Preview Controller for the DELFIMx Vehicle, Proc. of the 17th (2007) International Offshore (Ocean) and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE2007, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2007.

[70] A. Aguiar, R. Ghabcheloo, António M. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, Coordinated path-following control of multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), Proc. of the 17th (2007) International Offshore (Ocean) and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE2007, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2007.

[69] B. Guerreiro, C. Silvestre, R. Cunha, D. Antunes, Trajectory Tracking H2 Controller for Autonomous Helicopters: An Application to Industrial Chimney Inspection, Proc. of the 17th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace ACA2007, Toulouse France, July 2007. Best Student Paper Award.

[68] P. Rosa, M. Athans, S. Fekri, C. Silvestre, Further Evaluation of the RMMAC Method with Time-Varying Parameters, Proc. of the 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, June 2007.

[67] P. Rosa, M. Athans, S. Fekri, C. Silvestre, Evaluation of the RMMAC/XI Method with Time-Varying Parameters and Disturbance Statistics, Proc. of the 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, June 2007.

[66] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo Jorge, A Quaternion Sensor Based Controller for Homing of Underactuated AUVs, Proc. of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006), San Diego, December 2006.

[65] Paulino, Nuno, Silvestre, Carlos, Cunha, Rita, Pascoal, Antonio M., A Bottom-Following Preview Controller for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006), San Diego, December 2006.

[64] Ghabcheloo, Reza, Aguiar, A. Pedro, Pascoal, Antonio M., Silvestre, Carlos, Kaminer, Isaac, Hespanha, Joao P., Coordinated path-following control of multiple underactuated autonomous vehicles in the presence of communication failures, Proc. of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006), San Diego, December 2006.

[63] Vasconcelos, José Fernandes, Athans, Michael, Fekriasl, Sajjad, Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, Paulo Jorge, Uncertainty vs Performance Tradeoffs in Robust Feedback Control: A MIMO Case Study, Proc. of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006), San Diego, December 2006.

[62] Cunha, Rita, Carlos, Silvestre, Hespanha, Joao P., Output-Feedback Control for Point Stabilization on SE(3), Proc. of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2006), San Diego, December 2006.

[61] Cunha, Rita, Antunes, Duarte, Gomes, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, A Path-Following Preview Controller for Autonomous Air Vehicles, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Keystone, CO, USA, August 2006.

[60] Vasconcelos, J. F., Silvestre, Carlos, Oliveira, P., Embedded Vehicle Dynamics and LASER Aiding Techniques for Inertial Navigation Systems, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Keystone, CO, USA, August 2006.

[59] Ghabcheloo, Reza, Aguiar, A. Pedro, Pascoal, António, Silvestre, Carlos, Coordinated Path-following Control of Multiple AUVs in the Presence of Communication Failures and Time Delays, Proc. of the MCMC´2006 - The 7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Vehicles, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2006.

[58] Nuno Paulino, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Antonio Pascoal, A Path-Following Preview Controller for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the MCMC´2006 - The 7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Vehicles, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2006.

[57] Pedro Gomes, Carlos Silvestre, Antonio Pascoal, Rita Cunha, A Path-Following Controller for the DELFIMx Autonomous Surface Craft, Proc. of the MCMC´2006 - The 7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Vehicles, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2006.

[56] Marco Morgado, Oliveira, Paulo Jorge, Silvestre, Carlos Jorge, Vasconcelos, José Fernandes, USBL/INS Integration Technique For Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the MCMC´2006 - The 7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Vehicles, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2006.

[55] Batista, Pedro, Silvestre, Carlos, Paulo Oliveira, A 2D Homing Strategy for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. MCMC´2006 - Proc. of the 7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Vehicles, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2006.

[54] Morgado M., Oliveira, P., Silvestre, C. e Vasconcelos, J. F., USBL/INS Tightly-Coupled Integration Technique for Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the 9th International Conference on Information Fusion - FUSION 2006, Firenze, Italy, July 2006.

[53] Alves, J., Oliveira, P., Oliveira, R., Pascoal, A., Rufino, M., Sebastião, L., Silvestre, Vehicle and Mission Control of the DELFIM Autonomous Surface Craft, Proc. of the 11th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Ancona, Italy, June 2006.

[52] Batista, P., Silvestre, C., Oliveira, P., A Sensor Based Homing Strategy for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the 11th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Ancona, Italy, June 2006.

[51] Ricardo Ferreira, João P. Costeira, Carlos Silvestre, Isaac Sousa, João A. Santos, Using Stereo Image Reconstruction to Survey Scale Models of Rubble-Mound Structures, Proc. of the CoastLab06 - First International Conference on the Application of Physical Modelling to Port and Coastal Protection, Porto, Portugal, May 2006.

[50] A. P. Aguiar, R. Ghabcheloo, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, J. Hespanha, I. Kaminer, Coordinated path-following of multiple underactuated autonomous vehicles with bidirectional communication constraints, Proc. of the 2nd International Symposium On Communication, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP), Morocco, March 2006.

[49] Reza Ghabcheloo, Antonio Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Isaac Kaminer, Coordinated Path Following Control of Multiple Wheeled Robots with Directed Communication Links, Proc. of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2005) and European Control Conference (ECC 2005), Seville, Spain, December 2005.

[48] Reza Ghabcheloo, Antonio Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Danilo Carvalho, Coordinated Motion Control of Multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the International Workshop on Underwater Robotics for Sustainable Management of Marine Ecosystems and Environmental Monitoring, Genova, Italy, November 2005.

[47] J. F. Vasconcelos, P. Oliveira, Carlos Silvestre, Inertial Navigation System Aided by GPS and Selective Frequency Contents of Vector Measurements, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, August 2005.

[46] Nuno Paulino, Carlos Silvestre, Rita Cunha, Terrain Following Controller for Affine Parameter-Dependent Systems: An Application to Model-Scale Helicopters, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, São Francisco, California, USA, August 2005.

[45] Reza Ghabcheloo, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Nonlinear Coordinated Path Following Control of Multiple Wheeled Robots with Communication Constraints, Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, ICAR 2005, Seattle, Washington, USA, July 18 – 20, 2005.

[44] C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, Depth Control of the Infante AUV Using Gain-Scheduled Reduced-Order Output Feedback, Proc. of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, July 4 – 8, 2005.

[43] R. Cunha, C. Silvestre, A 3D Path-Following Velocity-Tracking Controller for Autonomous Vehicles, Proc. of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, July 4 – 8, 2005.

[42] Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Antonio Pascoal, Luís Gabriel Silva, João Alfredo Santos, Maria da Graça Neves, Inspection and Diagnosis of the Sines West Breakwater, Proc. of the ICCE2004 29th, International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2004.

[41] J. F. Vasconcelos, J. Calvário, P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, GPS Aided IMU for Unmanned Air Vehicles, Proc. of the 5th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal, June 5 - 7, 2004.

[40] R. Ghabcheloo, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, and I. Kaminer, Coordinated Path Following Control of Multiple Wheeled Robots using Linearization Techniques, Proc. of the 5th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal, June 5 - 7, 2004.

[39] R. Cunha, C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, A Path Following Controller for Model-Scale Helicopters, Proc. of the European Control Conference, ECC03, Cambridge, UK, September 2003.

[38] R. Cunha, C. Silvestre, Dynamic Modelling and Stability Analysis of Model-Scale Helicopters with Bell-Hiller Stabilizing Bar, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Texas, USA, August 2003.

[37] G. Libório, N. Paulino, R. Cunha, C. Silvestre, M. I. Ribeiro, Terrain following preview controller for model-scale helicopters, Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, ICAR 2003, Coimbra, Portugal, June-July 2003.

[36] R. Cunha, C. Silvestre, SimModHeli: A dynamic simulator for model-scale helicopters, Proc. of the 11th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Rhodes, Greece, June 2003.

[35] C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, Control of the INFANTE AUV using Gain Scheduled Static Output Feedback, Proc. of the 1st IFAC Workshop on Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles GCUV ´03, Newport, UK, April 2003.

[34] L. Silva, J. Santos, M. Neves, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, Tools for the diagnosis and automated inspection of semi-submerged structures, Proc. of the 13th International Harbour Congress, Antwerpen, Belgium, March-April 2003.

[33] R. Cunha, C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, I. Kaminer, Path Following Control for an Autonomous Helicopter, Proc. of the 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2002.

[32] R. A. Cunha M. T. Figueiredo, C. J. Silvestre, Simultaneous Compression and Denoising of Side Scan Sonar Images Using the Discrete Wavelet Transform, Proc. of the Oceans´2000 MTS/IEEE Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, September 2000.

[31] Pascoal, A.; Oliveira, P. ; Silvestre, C. ; Sebastiao, L. ; Rufino, M. ; Barroso, V. ; Gomes, J. ; Ayela, G. ; Coince, P. ; Cardew, M. ; Ryan, A. ; Braithwaite, H. ; Cardew, N. ; Trepte, J. ; Seube, N. ; Champeau, J. ; Dhaussy, P. ; Sauce, V. ; Moitie, R. ; Santos, R. ; Cardigos, F. ; Brussieux, M. ; Dando, P.,  Robotic Ocean Vehicles for Marine Science Applications: the European ASIMOV Project, Proc. of the Oceans´2000 MTS/IEEE Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, September 2000.

[30] Ga. Bruzzone, R. Bono, M. Caccia, G. Veruggio, C. Ferreira, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, Internet mission control of the ROMEO Unmanned Underwater Vehicle using the CORAL Mission Controller, Proc. of the Oceans´99 MTS/IEEE Conference, Seattle, Washington, September 13-16, 1999.

[29] M. Alves, A. Pascoal, A.M. Pereira, J. Rodeia, A. Simões, M. Juliano, R. Duarte, C. Silvestre, P. Oliveira, L. Sebastião, A. Jorge and R. Araújo, The use CARAVELA 2000 vehicles in operational oceanography, Proc. of the EuroGOOS Conference, Roma, Italia, March 1999.

[28] P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, P. Aguiar, e A. Pascoal, Guidance and Control of the SIRENE Underwater Shuttle: from System Design to Tests at Sea, Proc. of the OCEANS´98 Conference, Nice, Toulon, France, September 1998.

[27] A. Pascoal e A. Aguiar, P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, Vehicle and Mission Control of the SIRENE Underwater Shuttle, Proc. of the IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS´98), Fukuoka, Japan, October 1998.

[26] C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal. I. Kaminer e A. Healey, Combined Plant / Controller Optimization with Applications to Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS´98), Fukuoka, Japan, October 1998.

[25] C. Silvestre, A. Aguiar, P. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, Control of the SIRENE Underwater Shuttle: System Design and Tests at Sea, Proc. of the 17th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering (OMAE´98- Conference), Lisboa, July 1998.

[24] V. Rigaud, D. Semac, M. Drogou, J. Obderdecke, C. Marfia, A. Pascoal, P. Oliveira, e C. Silvestre, DESIBEL: the SIRENE Free Swimming Vehicle for the Management of Benthic Stations, Proc. of the First IARP International Workshop on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles for Shallow Waters and Coastal Environments, University of Southern Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, February 1998.

[23] C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, I. Kaminer, A. Healey, Plant / Controller Optimization with Applications to Integrated Surface Sizing and Feedback Controller Design for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Philadelphia, USA, June 1998.

[22] Isaac Kaminer, Eric Hallberg, Carlos Silvestre e António Pascoal, Trajectory Tracking for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: An Integrated Approach to Guidance and Control, Proc. of the IASTED Control'97 Conference, Cancun, Mexico, May 1997.

[21] A. Kaminer, E. Hallberg, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Trajectory Tracking for Autonomous Vehicles - An Integrated Approach to Guidance and Control, Proc. of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, August 1997.

[20] Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, A. Healey, AUV Control Under Wave Disturbances, Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, New Hampshire, USA, September 1997.

[19] C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal, Control of an AUV in the Vertical and Horizontal Planes: System Design and Tests at Sea, Proc. of the Third International Symposium on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics - MMAR 96, Medzyzdroje, Poland, September 1996.

[18] Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, V. Silva, Design, Development and Testing of a Mission Control System for the MARIUS AUV, Proc. of the IARP Workshop on Subsea Robotics, Toulon, March 1996.

[17] Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, V. Silva, On the Design and Development of Mission Control Systems for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: An Application to the MARIUS AUV, Proc. of the 2nd World Automation Congress, Montpellier, France, May 1996.

[16] A. Healey, D. Marco, Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, V. Silva, Strategic Level Mission Control - An Evaluation of CORAL and PROLOG Implementations for Mission Control Specifications, Proc. of the IARP Workshop on Subsea Robotics, Toulon, March 1996.

[15] Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, V. Silva, Carlos Silvestre, Design, Development and Testing at Sea of the Mission Control System for the MARIUS AUV, Proc. of the Oceans 96 Conference, Pages 401-406, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, September 1996.

[14] Carlos Silvestre, António Pascoal, I. Kaminer, E. Hallberg, Trajectory Tracking Controllers for AUVs: An Integrated Approach to Guidance and Control System Design, Proc. of the 13th IFAC World Congress, San Francisco, USA, June 30 – July 5, 1996.

[13] A. Kaminer, E. Hallberg, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, On the design and implementation of a trajectory tracking controller for a fixed wing unmanned air vehicle, Proc. of the American Control Conference ACC95, Pages 2970-2975, Seattle, USA, June 1995.

[12] Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, D. Fryxell, I. Kaminer, Design and Implementation of a Trajectory Tracking Controller for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), Proc. of the American Control Conference ACC95, Pages 2975-2979, Seattle, USA, June 1995.

[11] D. Fryxell, Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, I. Kaminer, Navigation, Guidance and Control of AUVs: An Application to the MARIUS Vehicle, Proc. of the IFAC CAMS'95 Control Applications in Marine Systems, Trondheim, Norway, May 1995.

[10] António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, V. Silva, Undersea Robotics Research at IST: The AUV MARIUS Programme, Proc. of the Undersea Robotics and Intelligent Control Workshop, Lisboa, Portugal, March 1995.

[9] D. Fryxell, Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Integrated Design of Navigation, Guidance and Control Systems for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles, Proc. of the OCEANS 94 MTS/IEEE, Pages III/105 -III/110 vol.3, Brest, France, September 1994.

[8] P. Egeskov, A. Bjerrum, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, C. Aage, L. Smitt, Design, Construction and Hydrodynamic Testing of the AUV MARIUS, Proc. of the Symposium on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, July 1994.

[7] C. Bizingre, Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, F. Pereira, J-P. Pignon, E. Silva, Carlos Silvestre, J. Sousa, Design of a Mission Management System for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle MARIUS, Proc. of the Symposium on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology, Pages 112-121, Cambridge, USA, July 1994.

[6] D. Fryxell, Paulo Oliveira, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, An Integrated Approach to the Design and Analysis of Navigation, Guidance and Control Systems for AUV's, Proc. of the Symposium on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology, Pages 208-217, Cambridge, USA, July 1994.

[5] I. Kaminer, A. Pascoal, P. Khargonekar, C. Silvestre, A Velocity Algorithm for the Implementation of Gain-Scheduled Controllers with Applications to Rigid Body Motion Control, Proc. of the 32th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 1993), San António, Texas, USA,

[4] António Pascoal, João Rendas, Vítor Barroso, Carlos Silvestre, Paulo Oliveira, Isabel Lourtie, Simulation Study of an Integrated Guidance System for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Proc. of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Acoustic Signal Processing for Ocean Exploration, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, July-August 1992.

[3] Isaac Kaminer, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre e Pramod Khargonekar, Control of an underwater vehicle using H-infinity synthesis, Proc. of the 30th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 1991), Brighton, United Kingdom, December 1991.

[2] Carlos Silvestre e António M. Pascoal, A Robust Position and Attitude Control System for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Proc. of the Symposium on Robust Control System Design using H-infinity and Related Methods, Cambridge, United Kingdom, March 1991.

[1] Carlos Silvestre, J. M. Lemos, M. Sequeira, João Sentieiro, Modeling and Adaptive Control of a Deepwater FSV, Proc. of the 11th IFAC World Congress, Tallin, USSR, August 1990.

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