Selected Publications

2015

  1. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi and Yasar Ayaz, “Potential Functions based Sampling Heuristic For Optimal Path Planning”, Autonomous Robots, Springer, 2015, (Minor Revision).
  2. Muhammad Sarmad Khan, Asad Ali Awan, Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Fahad Islam, Yasar Ayaz and Osman Hassan?, "Motion Planning of Hexapod using RRT-Connect" , IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA), Yunnan, China, 2015, (Accepted).
  3. Muhammad Sami ,Yasar Ayaz , Mohsin Jamil , Syed Omer Gilani, Muhammad Naveed?, "Text Detection and Recognition for Semantic Mapping in Indoor Navigation" , 5th IEEE International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS), Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, 2015, (Accepted).
  4. Shehryar Ali Khan, Yasar Ayaz, Muhamamd Naveed, Mohsin Jamil, Syed Omer Gilani, "Collaborative Optimal Reciprocal Collision Avoidance for Mobile Robots", International conference on Green Computing and Engineering Technology, Dubai, UAE, 2015, (Accepted).
  5. Muhammad Faisal, Mohsin Jamil, Usman Rashid, Syed Omer Gillani, Yasar Ayaz, and Muhammad Nasir Khan, "A Novel Dual-loop Control Scheme for Payload Anti-Swing and Trolley Position of Industrial Robotic 3DOF Crane", International Confernece on Robotics, Mechanics and Mechatronics, Singapore, 2015, (Accepted).
  6. Muhammad Yaqoob, Sardar Rushan Sher Qaisrani, Muhammad Waqas Tariq, Yasar Ayaz, Sohail Iqbal, Sajid Nisar, “Design and Control of a Haptic Enabled Robotic Manipulator”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (IJARS), 2015, (Accepted).
  7. Mohsin Jamil, Usman Rashid, Rizwan Arshad, Muhammad Nasir Khan, Syed Omer Gilani and Yasar Ayaz, "Robust Repetitive Current Control of Two-Level Utility-Connected Converter using LCL Filter", The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (AJSE), Springer, pp. 1-18, 2015.
  8. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, and Yasar Ayaz, “Intelligent bidirectional rapidly-exploring random trees for optimal motion planning in complex cluttered environments”, International Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, Vol. 68, pp. 1-11, 2015.
  9. Badar Ali, Yasar Ayaz, Naveed Muhammad, Syed Omer Gilani, Mohsin Jamil, “Improved Method for Stereo Vision based Human Detection & Target Person Following by Mobile Robot”, South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 102-119, 2015.
  10. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, and Yasar Ayaz, “Intelligent bidirectional rapidly-exploring random trees for optimal motion planning in complex cluttered environments”, International Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, Vol. 68, pp. 1-11, 2015.
  11. Mailk Anas Ahmed, Yasar Ayaz, Mohsin Jamil, Syed Omer Gillani, Muhammad Babar Rasheed, Muhammad Imran, Nadeem Ahmed Khan, Waqas Majeed and Nadeem Javaid, “Comparative analysis of classifiers for developing an adaptive computer assisted EEG analysis system for diagnosing epilepsy”, BioMed Research International, Article ID 638036, Hindawi, 2015.
  12. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Saba Mumtaz, Yasar Ayaz, Osman Hasan, Mannan Saeed Muhammad and Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, “Triangular Geometrised Sampling Heuristics For Fast Optimal Motion Planning”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (IJARS), 12:10, 2015 (Top Most Popular Paper of IJARS for 3 consecutive weeks in February - March 2015).
  13. Muhammad Faisal, Mohsin Jamil, Usman Rashid, Syed Omer Gilani, Yasar Ayaz, and Muhammad Nasir Khan, “A Novel Dual-loop Control Scheme for Payload Anti-Swing and Trolley Position of Industrial Robotic 3DOF Crane”, In Proceedings of International Conference on Robotics, Mechanics and Mechatronics (ICRMM), Singapore, 2015.

2014

  1. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Saba Mumtaz, Abdul Ahad Ashfaque Sheikh, Khawaja Fahad Iqbal, Yasar Ayaz, and Osman Hasan, “Augmenting RRT* with Local Trees for Real Time Motion Planning in Complex Cluttered Environments”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics (MMAR), pp. 657-662, Miedzydroje, Poland, 2014.
  2. Mohsin Jamil, Rizwan Arshad, Usman Rashid, Yasar Ayaz and Muhammad Khan, “Design and Analysis of Repetitive Controllers for Grid Connected Inverter Considering Plant Bandwidth for Interfacing Renewable Energy Sources”, International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), pp. 468-473, Milwaukee, USA, 2014.
  3. Mannan Saeed Muhammad, Husna Mutahira, Kun-Woo Choi, Whoi-Yul Kim, and Yasar Ayaz, “Calculating Accurate Window Size For Shape-From-Focus”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA, Seoul, South Korea, 2014.
  4. Muhammad Affan Zia, Umer Ansari, Mohsin Jamil, Omer Gillani, and Yasar Ayaz, “Face and Eye Detection in Images using Skin Color Segmentation and Circular Hough Transform”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 211-213, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  5. Faheem Ijaz, Nouman Mehmood, Mohsin Jamil, and Yasar Ayaz, “Developments in Adaptive Control Techniques for Machine Tools”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 186-190, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  6. Osama Jamil, Mohsin Jamil, Yasar Ayaz, Khubab Ahmad, “Modeling, Control of a Two-Wheeled Self-Balancing Robot”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 191-199, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  7. Shahwar Yaseen, Yasar Ayaz, Khawaja Fahad Iqbal, Naveed Muhammad, Syed Omer Gilani, Mohsin Jamil, and Syed Iritza Ali, “Centre of Mass Avoidance Planner using Radius of Gyration for Reciprocal Velocity Obstacles”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 118-124, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  8. Umair Iqbal, Syed Irtiza Ali Shah, Fazl-e-Umer, Mohsin Jamil and Yasar Ayaz, “Development of Low Cost Radio Range Testing System for Unmanned Disaster Relief Helicopter”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 255-258, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  9. Usman Ayub Sheikh, Mohsin Jamil, and Yasar Ayaz, “A Comparison of Various Robotic Control Architectures for Autonomous Navigation of Mobile Robots”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 239-243, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  10. Muhammad Yaqoob, Sardar Rushan Qaisrani, Muhammad Waqas, Yasar Ayaz, Sohail Iqbal, and Sajid Nisar, “Control of Robotic Arm Manipulator with Haptic Feedback Using Programmable System on Chip”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 300-305, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  11. Zain Murtaza, Noaman Mehmood, Mohsin Jamil, and Yasar Ayaz, “Design and Implementation of Low Cost Remote-Operated Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV)”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering (iCreate), pp. 37-41, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014.
  12. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Saba Mumtaz, Khawaja Fahad Iqbal, Yasar Ayaz, Mannan Saeed Muhammad and Osman Hasan , “Triangular Geometry based Optimal Motion Planning using RRT*”, In Proceedings of International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC), pp. 380-385, Yokohama, Japan , March 2014.
  13. Muhammad Zeeshan Baig, Ehtesham Javed, Yasar Ayaz, Waseem Afzal, Syed Omer Gilani, Muhammad Naveed and Mohsin Jamil, “Classification of Left/Right Hand Movement from EEG Signal by Intelligent Algorithms”, In Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Computer Applications & Industrial Electronics (ISCAIE), pp. 178-183, Penang, Malaysia, April 2014.
  14. Muhammad Asim Waris, Mohsin Jamil, Yasar Ayaz, and Syed Omer Gilani “Classification of Functional Motions of Hand for Upper Limb Prosthesis with Surface Electromyography”, International Journal of Biology And Biomedical Engineering, North Atlantic University Union, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 15-20, January 2014.

2013

  1. Jauwairia Nasir, Fahad Islam, and Yasar Ayaz, “Adaptive RRT*-Smart: Algorithm characteristics and behavior analysis in complex environments”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Information Technology and Multimedia, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 39 - 51, December 2013.
  2. Mohsin Jamil, Asad Asghar Janjua, Iqra Rafique, Shahid Ikramullah Butt, Yasar Ayaz, and Syed Omer Gilani, "Optimal Control based Intelligent Controller for Active Suspension System", Life Science Journal, Vol. 10 No. 12s, pp. 653-659, December 2013.
  3. Badar Ali, Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Khawaja Fahad Iqbal, Yasar Ayaz, Syed Omer Gilani, Mohsin Jamil, Naveed Muhammad, Faizan Ahmed, Mannan Saeed Muhammad, Whoi-Yul Kim, and Moonsoo Ra , “Human Tracking by a Mobile Robot using 3D Features”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (RoBio), December, 2013.
  4. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Khawaja Fahad Iqbal , Saba Mumtaz , Syeda Madiha Qamar , Fahad Islam , Yasar Ayaz, Naveed Muhammad , Mannan Saeed Muhammad, Osman Hasan, Whoi Yul Kim and Moonsoo Ra, “Adaptive Potential Guided Directional-RRT*”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (RoBio), December, 2013.
  5. Muhammad Asim Waris, Mohsin Jamil, Syed Omer Gilani, and Yasar Ayaz, “Control of Upper Limb Active Prosthesis Using Surface Electromyography”, Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Biology, Medical Physics, Medical Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biomedical Engineering (BioMed), pp. 47-51, September 2013.
  6. Jauwairia Nasir, Fahad Islam, and Yasar Ayaz, “Adaptive RRT*-Smart: Algorithm characteristics and behavior analysis in complex environments”, Proceedings of International Multi-Conference on Artificial Intelligence Technology (M-CAIT), Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, Paper ID: 22, August 2013.
  7. Badar Ali, Khawaja Khawaja Fahad Iqbal, Yasar Ayaz, Muhammad Naveed, “Human detection and following by a mobile robot using 3D features”, Proceedings of International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), pp. 1714-1719, Takamatsu, Japan, 2013.
  8. Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Khawaja Fahad Iqbal, Syeda Madiha Qamar, Fahad Islam, Yasar Ayaz, and Muhammad Naveed, “Potential guided directional-RRT* for fast optimal motion planning”, Proceedings of International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), pp. 519-524, Takamatsu, Japan, 2013.
  9. Syeda Madiha Qamar, Khawaja Fahad Iqbal, Ahmed Hussain Qureshi, Naveed Muhammad, Yasar Ayaz, and Abdul Ghafoor Abbasi, “A solution to perceptual aliasing through probabilistic fuzzy logic and SIFT”, Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Wollongong, Australia, pp. 1393-1398, 2013.
  10. Akhtar Khurshid, Abdul Ghafoor, Muhammad Afzal Malik, and Yasar Ayaz, “Modeling and analysis of robotic grasping using soft fingers”, Proceedings of International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR): Nature Inspired Mobile Robots, Sydney, Australia, pp. 643-650, 2013. (Third Best Technical Paper Award)
  11. Jauwairia Nasir, Fahad Islam, Usman Malik, Yasar Ayaz, Osman Hasan, Mushtaq Khan, and Mannan Saeed Muhammad, “RRT*-Smart: A rapid convergence implementation of RRT*”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (IJARS), 2013, Vol. 10, 299:2013.
  12. Aamir Iftikhar, Mushtaq Khan, Khurshid Alam , Syed Hussain Imran, Liaqat Ali, Yasar Ayaz, and Ashfaq Khan, “Turbine blade manufacturing through Rapid Tooling (RT) process and its quality inspection”, International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 534-538, 2013.

2012

  1. Muhammad Yaqoob, Sardar Rushan Qaisrani, Muhammad Waqas, Yasar Ayaz, Sohail Iqbal and Sajid Nisar, “Low Cost Tactile, Force and Size Feedback System for Surgical Robotics”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Innovative Systems Engineering (ICIES), Egypt-Japan University of Sciences and Technology (EJUST), Alexandria, Egypt, December 2012.
  2. Shabih Ul Hassan, Bilal Ahmed, Bilal Shaukat, Habib ur Rehman Paracha, Usman Malik, Saad Qaiser, Nabeel Anwar and Yasar Ayaz, “Modified SOM Based Intelligent Semi-Autonomous Navigation System”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Neural Network Applications in Electrical Engineering (NEUREL),Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, September 2012.
  3. Fahad Islam, Jauwairia Nasir, Usman Malik, Yasar Ayaz and Osman Hasan, “RRT*-Smart: Rapid convergence implementation of RRT* towards optimal solution”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), pp. 1651-1656, Chengdu, China, August 2012.
  4. Aamir Iftikhar, Mushtaq Khan, Asim Nisar , Syed Hussain Imran, and Yasar Ayaz, “Turbine blade manufacturing through Rapid Tooling (RT) process and its quality inspection”, Proceedings of the 37th International MATADOR Conference, Paper No: 3230, Manchester, England, UK, July 2012.
  5. Teppei Tsujita, Atsushi Konno, Shunsuke Komuzunai, Yuki Nomura, Tomoya Myojin, Yasar Ayaz and Masaru Uchiyama, “Humanoid Robot Motion Generation Scheme for Tasks Utilizing Impulsive Force,” International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR), World Scientific Publishing Company, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 1250008-1 to 1250008-23, 2012.
  6. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, "On the Improvement of Legged Locomotion in Difficult Terrains using a Balance StabilizationMethod", International Journal of Robotics and Automation, vo. 27, no. 1, 2012.
  7. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, "Motion Planning of a Walking Robot using Attitude Guidance", International Journal of Robotics and Automation, vol. 27, no. 1, 2012. DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2012.1.206-3589

2011

  1. Yasar Ayaz, Atsushi Konno, Khalid Munawar, Teppei Tsujita, Shunsuke Komizunai and Masaru Uchiyama, "A Human-Like Approach Towards Humanoid Robot Footstep Planning", International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (IJARS), Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 98-109, 2011.
  2. Muhammad Naveed and Simon Lacroix, "Loop closure detection using smallsized signatures from 3D lidar data", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, pp. 333-338, Kyoto, Japan, November 2011.
  3. Syed Usman Ahmed, Usman Ali Malik, Khwaja Fahad Iqbal, Yasar Ayaz and Kunwar Faraz, "Sparsed Potential-PCNN for Real Time Path Planning and Indoor Navigation Scheme for Mobile Robots", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), pp. 1729-1734, Beijing, August 2011.
  4. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, “A Comparative Study of Biologically Inspired Walking Gaits through Waypoint Navigation”, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, vol. 2011, Article ID 737403, 9 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/737403.
  5. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, “Rapid Prototyping of a Gait Generation Method using Real Time Hardware in Loop Simulation”, International Journal of Modeling, Simulation and Scientific Computing (IJMSSC), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 1-19, DOI: 10.1142/S1793962311000529.
  6. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, Modelling, Simulation and Motion Cues Visualization of a 6-DOF Motion Platform for MEMS Fabrication, "International Journal of Intelligent Mechatronics and Robotics (IJIMR)", vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 1-17, 2011.
  7. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, "An Approach to Stable Walking over Uneven Terrain using a Reflex Based Adaptive Gait", Journal of Control Science and Engineering, vol. 2011, Article ID 783741, 12 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/783741
  8. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, "A Fault Tolerant Pattern Generation Method for Multi-Legged Locomotion Using ZMP-based Impedance Control", Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2011.
  9. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, "A Robotic System with a Hybrid Motion Cueing Controller for Inertia Tensor Approximation in Micro-Manipulations", International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2011.
  10. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, "Motion Planning using an Impact-based Hybrid Control for Trajectory Generation in Adaptive Walking", International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2011.
  11. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, "Kinematic Analysis of Periodic Continuous Gaits for a Bio-Mimetic Walking Robot", The 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, November 1-5, 2011, Kyoto, Japan.

2010

  1. Sajid Hussain, Rana M. Ather, Javed Iqbal, Akhtar Nawaz, Hammad Nazeer, Umar Karim, and Yasar Ayaz, "Design and Development of a Low Cost Automated Trans-Radial Prosthetic Limb", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Information Technology (ICIIT), Vol 1, pp. 161-165, Lahore, October 2010.
  2. Muhammad Naveed and Simon Lacroix, "Calibration of a rotating multi-beam lidar", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 5648-5653, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2010.
  3. Teppei Tsujita, Atsushi Konno, Yuki Nomura, Shunsuke Komizunai, Yasar Ayaz and Masaru Uchiyama, "An Impact Motion Generation Support Software", Chapter 11, Cutting Edge Robotics 2010, Advanced Robotic Systems Journal and In-Tech Publishing Company, pp. 175-186, 2010.
  4. Yasar Ayaz, Atsushi Konno, Khalid Munawar, Teppei Tsujita and Masaru Uchiyama, "Navigation Planning with a Human-like Approach", Chapter 11, Mobile Robots Navigation, Advanced Robotic Systems Journal and In-Tech Publishing Company, pp. 223-240, 2010.
  5. Sajid, M., Bennacer, R., “Numerical study of single bubble dynamics using a conservative level set method”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Multiphase Flow 2010, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  6. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, Modeling, Control and Simulation of a 6DOF motion platform for a Flight Simulator, "International Journal of Modeling and Simulation", Vol. 31, No. 4, August, 2010. DOI: 10.2316/Journal.203.2011.4.205-5587
  7. Umar Asif and Javaid Iqbal, Design and Simulation of a Biologically Inspired Hexapod Robot using SimMechanics, "Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference, Robotics (Robo 2010)", pp. 128-135, Phuket, Thailand, November 24 - 26, 2010.

2009

  1. Yasar Ayaz, Takuya Owa, Teppei Tsujita, Atsushi Konno, Khalid Munawar and Masaru Uchiyama, "Footstep Planning for Humanoid Robots Among Obstacles of Various Types,", Proceedings of IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), pp. 361-366, Paris, December 2009.
  2. Yasar Ayaz, Atsushi Konno, Khalid Munawar, Teppei Tsujita and Masaru Uchiyama, "Planning Footsteps in Obstacle Cluttered Environments," Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), pp. 156-161, Singapore, July 2009.
  3. Naveed Muhammad, David Fofi, Samia Ainouz, "Current state if the art of vision-based SLAM", IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging – Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications II, San José, USA, January 2009.
  4. Sajid, M., Bennacer, R., Numerical study of decoupled bubble dynamics in nucleate boiling - Defect and Diffusion Forum, Trans Tech publications Switzerland, Vols. 283-286 (2009) pp 329-334.
  5. Sajid, M., Bennacer, R., Simulation of single bubble dynamics in nucleate pool boiling using the level set method - Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Summer Heat Conference, San Francisco, California, USA.
  6. Emad-ud-din, M., Shell, D.A. “Estimation of Pedestrian Distribution in Indoor Environments using Multiple Pedestrian Tracking”, in Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Kobe, Japan, May 2009.