Berenice F Mettler May

19962018
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Research Output 1996 2018

2018

Modeling the human visuo-motor system to support remote-control operation

Andersh, J. & Mettler May, B. F., Sep 6 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 9, 2979.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

efferent nervous systems
remote control
Remote control
operators
vehicles
2 Citations (Scopus)

Near-optimal probabilistic search using spatial Fourier sparse set

Tseng, K. S. & Mettler, B., Feb 1 2018, In : Autonomous Robots. 42, 2, p. 329-351 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Robots
Compressed sensing
Reinforcement learning
Learning algorithms
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Computational investigation of environment learning in guidance and navigation

Verma, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. 40, 2, p. 371-389 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning Environment
navigation
learning
Guidance
Navigation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Emergent patterns in agent-environment interactions and their roles in supporting agile spatial skills

Mettler May, B. F., Verma, A. & Feit, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Annual Reviews in Control. 44, p. 252-273 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Flight simulators
Navigation
Planning
9 Citations (Scopus)

Flight dynamics of a mars helicopter

Grip, H. F., Johnson, W., Malpica, C., Scharf, D. P., Mandić, M., Young, L., Allan, B., Mettler May, B. F. & Martin, M. S., Jan 1 2017, 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, ERF 2017. Associazione Italiana di Aeronautica e Astronautica (AIDAA), p. 836-849 14 p. (43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, ERF 2017; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Flight dynamics
helicopters
Helicopters
mars
flight
2 Citations (Scopus)

Near-optimal probabilistic search via submodularity and sparse regression

Tseng, K. S. & Mettler, B., Jan 1 2017, In : Autonomous Robots. 41, 1, p. 205-229 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Target tracking
Computational complexity
Trajectories
Planning
Sensors
2016

Analysis of human guidance and perceptual behavior in navigation of unknown environments

Verma, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2016, 72nd American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2016: Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Future Capabilities. American Helicopter Society, p. 2682-2692 11 p. (Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Navigation
Brain
Experiments
Trajectories
Planning

An Experimental Investigation on Human Spatial Control Skill Development

Li, B. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2016, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 49, 32, p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Man machine systems
Remote control
Dynamical systems
Modulation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Classification of Human Gaze in Spatial Guidance and Control

Li, B., Mettler May, B. F. & Andersh, J., Jan 12 2016, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1073-1080 8 p. 7379325. (Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hidden Markov models
Eye movements
Remote control
Surgery
Trajectories
6 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Framework for Investigating First Person Guidance and Perception

Feit, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 12 2016, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 974-980 7 p. 7379309

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Invariance
Motion planning
Guidance
Trajectory
2 Citations (Scopus)

Extraction and Deployment of Human Guidance Policies

Feit, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2016, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 49, 32, p. 95-100 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trajectories
Cost functions
Planning
Costs
2 Citations (Scopus)

Human Planning and Coordination in Spatial Search Problems

Tseng, K. S. & Mettler, B., Jan 1 2016, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 49, 32, p. 222-227 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remote control
Robot applications
Planning
Mobile robots
Robotics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Information-based analysis of visual cues in human guidance

Feit, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2016, 72nd American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2016: Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Future Capabilities. American Helicopter Society, p. 3422-3434 13 p. (Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Landing
Railroad cars
Trajectories
4 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating Human Learning and Decision-Making in Navigation of Unknown Environments

Verma, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2016, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 49, 32, p. 113-118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Navigation
Decision making
Data storage equipment
Motion planning
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation of Hierarchical Architecture of Human Guidance Behavior for Skill Analysis

Li, B. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 12 2016, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1081-1088 8 p. 7379326. (Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Motion planning
Planning
Guidance
Simulation model
Optimization problem
5 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of Human First-Person Guidance Strategy from Gaze Tracking Data

Verma, A., Feit, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 12 2016, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1066-1072 7 p. 7379324. (Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Guidance
Evaluation
Interaction
Optimal control
5 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling effects in guidance performance in confined environments

Verma, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. 39, 7, p. 1527-1538 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guidance
Scaling
scaling
scale (ratio)
vehicles
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

A human-inspired subgoal-based approach to constrained optimal control

Feit, A., Verma, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Feb 8 2015, 54rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,CDC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1289-1296 8 p. 7402389. (Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control; vol. 54rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,CDC 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Constrained Control
Guidance
Optimal Control
Trajectories
Optimal Control Problem
4 Citations (Scopus)

A vision based ensemble approach to velocity estimation for miniature rotorcraft

Andersh, J., Cherian, A., Mettler May, B. F. & Papanikolopoulos, N. P., Aug 23 2015, In : Autonomous Robots. 39, 2, p. 123-138 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global positioning system
Flight dynamics
Motion estimation
State estimation
Remote control
9 Citations (Scopus)

Systems view on spatial planning and perception based on invariants in agent-environment dynamics

Mettler May, B. F., Kong, Z., Li, B. & Andersh, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 9, JAN, 439.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spatial Behavior
Aptitude
Theoretical Models
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

Guidance performance benchmarking for autonomous rotorcraft

Mettler May, B. F., Kong, Z., Goerzen, C. & Whalley, M., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Helicopter Society. 59, 4, 042009.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Benchmarking
Trajectories
Flight dynamics
Nonlinear programming
Navigation systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Learning optimal guidance behavior in unknown environments within receding horizon planning

Verma, A. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2014, 70th American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2014. American Helicopter Society, Vol. 3. p. 2158-2168 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Planning
Aerospace engineering
Mechanics
Information systems
6 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling visuo-motor control and guidance functions in remote-control operation

Andersh, J., Li, B. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2014, IROS 2014 Conference Digest - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4368-4374 7 p. 6943180

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Remote control
Trajectories
Man machine systems
Manual control
Eye movements
1 Citation (Scopus)

Scaling effects in guidance systems and their benchmarking: The agility scale ratio

Mettler May, B. F. & Verma, A., Jan 1 2014, 70th American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2014. American Helicopter Society, p. 2674-2679 6 p. (Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Benchmarking
Maneuverability
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Reynolds number
Aircraft
5 Citations (Scopus)
Flight dynamics
Helicopters
Identification (control systems)
Rotors
Derivatives
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Application of trajectory segmentation techniques for operator skill evaluation

Li, B. & Mettler May, B. F., Sep 11 2013, 2013 American Control Conference, ACC 2013. p. 2680-2686 7 p. 6580239

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Remote control
Test facilities
Helicopters
Kinematics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Control system design and evaluation for robust autonomous rotorcraft guidance

Dadkhah, N. & Mettler May, B. F., Nov 1 2013, In : Control Engineering Practice. 21, 11, p. 1488-1506 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Velocity control
Control System Design
Guidance
Systems analysis
Control systems

Fundamental control characteristics of curvilinear motion in human and automatic path tracking tasks

Mettler, B. & Andersh., J., Sep 11 2013, 2013 American Control Conference, ACC 2013. p. 6460-6467 8 p. 6580852

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Antenna grounds
Helicopters
Robots
Antennas
Specifications
13 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping and analysis of human guidance performance from trajectory ensembles

Mettler May, B. F. & Kong, Z., Jan 1 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems. 43, 1, p. 32-45 14 p., 6301768.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trajectories
performance
Helicopters
Statistics
statistics
25 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling human guidance behavior based on patterns in agent-environment interactions

Kong, Z. & Mettler May, B. F., Jul 1 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems. 43, 4, p. 371-384 14 p., 6548027.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interaction pattern
interaction
Invariance
Helicopters
Dynamical systems
10 Citations (Scopus)

Research infrastructure for interactive human- and autonomous guidance

Mettler May, B. F., Dadkhah, N., Kong, Z. & Andersh, J., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications. 70, 1-4, p. 437-459 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Man machine systems
Hardware
Remote control
Robotics
Sensors
58 Citations (Scopus)

System identification for small, low-cost, fixed-wing unmanned aircraft

Dorobantu, A., Murch, A., Mettler May, B. F. & Balas, G., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Aircraft. 50, 4, p. 1117-1130 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fixed wings
Identification (control systems)
Aircraft
Costs
Nonlinear equations
2012
65 Citations (Scopus)
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Motion planning
Artificial intelligence
Dynamical systems
Robotics
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation of spatial behavior in agile guidance tasks

Kong, Z. & Mettler May, B. F., Dec 23 2011, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2011 - Conference Digest. p. 2473-2480 8 p. 6084049. (Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments
6 Citations (Scopus)
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Airframes
Costs
Fixed wings
Helicopters
4 Citations (Scopus)

Foundations of formal language for humans and artificial systems based on intrinsic structure in spatial behavior

Kong, Z. & Mettler May, B. F., Dec 29 2011, IROS'11 - 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: Celebrating 50 Years of Robotics. p. 3093-3100 8 p. 6048571. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Formal languages
Dynamical systems
Formal methods
System theory
Robotics
29 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency domain system identification for a small, low-cost, fixed-wing UAV

Dorobantu, A., Murch, A. M., Mettler May, B. F. & Balas, G. J., Dec 1 2011, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference 2011. (AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fixed wings
Flight dynamics
Identification (control systems)
Antennas
Model structures
7 Citations (Scopus)

Sensory predictive guidance in partially known environment

Dadkhah, N. & Mettler May, B. F., Dec 1 2011, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference 2011.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Level control
Motion planning
Helicopters
Costs
Dynamical systems
8 Citations (Scopus)

System integration of a miniature rotorcraft for aerial tele-operation research

Andersh, J. & Mettler May, B. F., Aug 1 2011, In : Mechatronics. 21, 5, p. 776-788 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operations research
Electronic equipment
Antennas
Hardware
Durability
2010
27 Citations (Scopus)

Agile autonomous guidance using spatial value functions

Mettler May, B. F., Dadkhah, N. & Kong, Z., Jul 1 2010, In : Control Engineering Practice. 18, 7, p. 773-788 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Value Function
Guidance
Horizon
Planning
Trajectory Planning
348 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of motion planning algorithms from the perspective of autonomous UAV guidance

Goerzen, C., Kong, Z. & Mettler May, B. F., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications. 57, 1-4, p. 65-100 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Motion planning
Trajectories
Robotics
Robots
25 Citations (Scopus)

Benchmarking of obstacle field navigation algorithms for autonomous helicopters

Mettler, B., Kong, Z., Goerzen, C. & Whalley, M., Nov 15 2010, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. 3, p. 1936-1953 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benchmarking
Helicopters
Navigation
Trajectories
Nonlinear programming
17 Citations (Scopus)
aerodynamic coefficients
free flight
Free flight
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
aerodynamic forces
7 Citations (Scopus)

Motion estimation of a miniature helicopter using a single onboard camera

Cherian, A., Andersh, J., Morellas, V., Mettler May, B. F. & Papanikolopoulos, N. P., Oct 15 2010, Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, ACC 2010. p. 4456-4461 6 p. 5530981

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Motion estimation
Helicopters
Cameras
Geometry
Sensors
2009
10 Citations (Scopus)

A First Investigation into the Teleoperation of a Miniature Rotorcraft

Mettler May, B. F., Andersh, J. & Papanikolopoulos, N. P., Dec 1 2009, Experimental Robotics - The Eleventh International Symposium. p. 191-199 9 p. (Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics; vol. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Remote control
Antennas
35 Citations (Scopus)

Autonomous altitude estimation of a UAV using a single onboard camera

Cherian, A., Andersh, J., Morellas, V., Papanikolopoulos, N. P. & Mettler May, B. F., Dec 11 2009, 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009. p. 3900-3905 6 p. 5354307. (2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Textures
Cameras
Turnaround time
Landing
9 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental demonstration of an online trajectory optimization scheme using approximate spatial value functions

Dadkhah, N., Korukanti, V. R., Kong, Z. & Mettler May, B. F., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control held jointly with 2009 28th Chinese Control Conference, CDC/CCC 2009. p. 2978-2983 6 p. 5400429. (Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Online Optimization
Trajectory Optimization
Value Function
Guidance
Demonstrations
7 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of teleoperation performance for miniature rotorcraft

Andersh, J., Mettler May, B. F. & Papanikolopoulos, N. P., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control held jointly with 2009 28th Chinese Control Conference, CDC/CCC 2009. p. 6005-6010 6 p. 5400721. (Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Teleoperation
Remote control
Experimental Investigation
Performance Metrics
Reference Point
13 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping 3D guidance performance using approximate optimal cost-to-go function

Kong, Z., Korukanti, V. R. & Mettler, B., Dec 1 2009, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit. 2009-6017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Helicopter rotors
Flight dynamics
Theaters
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Dynamic programming
17 Citations (Scopus)

On the general characteristics of 2D optimal obstacle-field guidance solution

Kong, Z. & Mettler May, B. F., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control held jointly with 2009 28th Chinese Control Conference, CDC/CCC 2009. p. 3448-3453 6 p. 5400828. (Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Guidance
Global Optimality
Vehicle Dynamics
Autonomous Vehicles
Control Policy