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Dr. R. S. Ferguson PhD
Lecturer
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Journal Paper

  1. Peng, J., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, R., A fast algorithm for sparse support vector machines for mobile computing applications (2016), Neurocomputing , Vol. 230, 2016, (pp160-172)

  2. Peng, J., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, S., Building Support Vector Machines in the Context of Regularised Least Squares (2016), Neurocomputing , 2016, (pp1)

  3. Ihemadu, O., Naeem, W. & Ferguson, S., Optimizing the efficiency of the sub-map technique for large-scale simultaneous localization and mapping (2014), Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control , Vol. 37, 2014, (pp329-344)

  4. Byrne, S., Naeem, W. & Ferguson, S., Improved APF strategies for dual-arm local motion planning (2014), Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control , Vol. 37, 2014, (pp73-90)

  5. Peng, J. X., Ferguson, S., Rafferty, K. & Stewart, V., A sequential algorithm for sparse support vector classifiers (2013), Pattern Recognition , Vol. 46, 2013, (pp1195-1208)

  6. Rafferty, K., Choudrey, S. & Ferguson, S., Multiple Luminaire Identification in Airborne Images of Airport’s Approach Lighting Using Mathematical Morphology With Variable Length Structuring Element (2012), IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing , Vol. 6, 2012, (pp876 - 885)

  7. Mack, I., Ferguson, S., Rafferty, K., Potts, S. & Dick, A., Interactive force-sensing feedback system for remote robotic laparoscopic surgery (2012), Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control , Vol. 34, 2012, (pp376-387)

  8. Peng, J. X., Ferguson, S., Rafferty, K. & Kelly, P., An efficient feature selection method for mobile devices with application to activity recognition (2011), Neurocomputing , Vol. 74, 2011, (pp3543–3552)

  9. McKenna, K., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, S., A heuristic model for the simulation of the deformation of elastic and spongy material for virtual reality applications (2011), Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control , Vol. 33, 2011, (pp494-521)

  10. Young, W., Ferguson, S., Brault, C. & Craig, C., Assessing and training standing balance in older adults: A novel approach using the 'Nintendo Wii' Balance Board (2011), Gait and Posture , Vol. 33, 2011, (pp303-305)

  11. Mack, I., Ferguson, S., Rafferty, K., Potts, S. & Dick, A., Force sensing for remote robotic laparoscopic surgery (2010), Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control , Vol. -, 2010

  12. McMenemy, K. & Ferguson, S., Enhancing the teaching of professional practice and key skills in engineering through the use of computer animation (2009), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EDUCATION , Vol. 46, 2009, (pp164-174)

  13. Hu, M., McMenemy, K., Ferguson, S., Dodds, G. & Yuan, B., Epipolar geometry estimation based on evolutionary agents (2008), Pattern Recognition , Vol. 41 , 2008, (pp575-591)

  14. Darabi, A., Tindall, C. & Ferguson, S., Finite-Element Time-Step Coupled Generator, Load, AVR and Brushless Exciter Modelling (2004), IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion , Vol. 19 (2), 2004, (pp258-264)


Book

  1. McMenemy, K. & Ferguson, S., A Hitchhiker's Guide to Virtual Reality (2007), A.K Peters Natick MA , 2007, 588p

  2. Ferguson, S., Practical Algorithms for 3D Computer Graphics (2001), A K Peters Natick MA , 2001, 540p


Conference Paper

  1. Devine, S., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, R., A Point Contact Encounter Haptic Solution with the HTC VIVE and Baxter Robot (2017), 25th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision , May 2017

  2. Devine, S., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, S., "HapticVive" - A point contact encounter haptic solution with the HTC VIVE and Baxter Robot (2017), 25th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision, WSCG 2017 , Jan 2017, (pp17-24)

  3. Appleby, R. & Ferguson, S., Sub-millimetre wave imaging and security – imaging performance and prediction (2016), SPIE Digital Library , Oct 2016

  4. Ferguson, R., Appleby, R. & Petersson, H., CONSORTIS – Combing active and passive sub-millimetre wave systems for security (2016), Concealed Explosives Detection Workshop , Sep 2016

  5. Devine, S., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, R., Real time robotic arm control using hand gestures with multiple end e?ectors (2016), 2016 UKACC 11th International Conference on Control , Sep 2016

  6. Awad, M., Ferguson, S. & Craig, C., Designing games for older adults: an affordance based approach (2014), IEEE 3ed International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health , May 2014, (pp1-7)

  7. Byrne, S., Naeem, W. & Ferguson, S., An intelligent configuration-sampling based local motion planner for robotic manipulators (2013), IEEE 9th International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control. , Jul 2013, (pp147-153)

  8. Ihemadu, O., Naeem, W., Ferguson, S. & Deng, J., Invariant Information Local Sub-map Filter (IILSF) for Efficient Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping of Large Environments (2013), IEEE 9th International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control. , Jul 2013, (pp282-287)

  9. Byrne, S., Naeem, W. & Ferguson, S., Efficient local sampling for motion planning of robotic manipulator (2012), FIRA-TAROS 2012 , Aug 2012, (pp164-175)

  10. Ihemadu, O., Naeem, W. & Ferguson, S., A Statistical Approach to Place Recognition in SLAM (2012), Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2012 , Jun 2012, (pp1-6)

  11. Appleby, R. & Ferguson, S., Phenomenology and system engineering of micro- and nano-antenna FPA sensors for detection of concealed weapons and improvised explosive devices (2012), Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications IV , May 2012, (ppnull)

  12. Stewart, V., Ferguson, S., Peng, J. & Rafferty, K., Practical automated activity recognition using standard smartphones (2012), , Jan 2012, (pp229-234)

  13. Ferguson, S., Kelly, P., Kovanen, J., Sarjakoski, T. & Sarjakoski, T., Assessment of Geospatial Data Access and Operations of the Multi-Platform Open-Source HaptiMap Toolkit (2011), GI Norden Conference 2011 , Jun 2011, (pp1-10)

  14. Kelly, P., Ferguson, S., Peng, J. X. & Rafferty, K., Use of Geographical Information for Non-Visual Perceptualisation (2011), GIS Research UK Annual Conference , Apr 2011, (pp141-146)

  15. Rafferty, K., Chowdhury, S. & Ferguson, S., Modelling 3D camera movement for vibration characterisation and multiple object identification with application to lighting assessment (2011), , Jan 2011, (pp178-183)

  16. Chowdhury, S., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, S., Simulation and performance assessment of airport landing lighting (2010), 13th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems , Sep 2010, (pp1600-1607)

  17. Chowdhury, S., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, S., Confidence factor determination for performance evaluation of airport lighting (2010), International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems , Sep 2010, (pp1380-1387)

  18. Chowdhury, S., Rafferty, K. & Ferguson, S., Confidence factor determination for performance evaluation of lighting pattern (2010), , Jan 2010, (pp1380-1387)

  19. Mack, I., Rafferty, K., Ferguson, S., Potts, S. & Potts, A., Interactive force sensing feedback system for remote robotic laparoscopic surgery (2009), IEEE International Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games , Nov 2009, (pp58-63)

  20. McArdle, A., McMenemy, K. & Ferguson, S., The Study of NF-kappaB Transcription Dynamics via Fluorescent Image Analysis (2008), 8th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering , Oct 2008, (pp1-6)

  21. Grimes, H., McMenemy, K. & Ferguson, S., Camera Calibration of a Nintendo Wii Remote using PA-10 Robotic Arms (2008), Proc. of the 14th Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments , May 2008, (pp441-447)

  22. Mack, I., McMenemy, K., Ferguson, S., Potts, S. & Dick, A., Measuring the Forces Applied to a Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Surgical Simulator with Quantum Tunneling Composite Sensors (2008), BIODEVICES - International Conference on Biomedical Devices and Electronics , Jan 2008, (pp29-34)

  23. McKenna, K., McMenemy, K., Ferguson, S., Dick, A. & Potts, S., Enhancing the Immersive Reality of Virtual Simulators for Easily Accessible Laparoscopic Surgical Training (2008), Proc. of the International Society for Optical Engineering , Jan 2008, (pp680402-680402-8)

  24. Niblock, J., McMenemy, K. & Ferguson, S., A transportable and easily configurable multiprojector display system for distributed virtual reality applications (2008), Proc. of the International Society for Optical Engineering , Jan 2008, (pp68040G-68040G-9)

  25. Niblock, J., McMenemy, K., Peng, J. X. & Ferguson, S., Autonomous Tracking System for Airport Lighting Quality Control (2007), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications , Mar 2007, (pp317-324)

  26. Hu, M., McMenemy, K., Ferguson, S., Dodds, G. & Yuan, B., Robust projective reconstruction with missing information (2006), 18th International Conference on Pattern recognition (ICPR 2006) , Aug 2006, (pp547-550)

  27. Mack, I., Potts, S., McMenemy, K. & Ferguson, S., Adding tactile realism to a virtual reality laparoscopic surgical simulator with a cost-effective human interface device - art. no. 60551T (2006), Conference on Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems XIII , Jan 2006, (ppT551-T551)

  28. Hu, M., McMenemy, K., Ferguson, S. & Dodds, G., Multiple view geometry estimations based on finite multiple evolutionary agents for medical images (2005), Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics , Sep 2005, (pp202-209)

  29. Ferguson, S., McMenemy, K., Potts, S., McKenna, K. & Mack, I., Adapting Computer Technology to Build a Surgical Simulator (2005), International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics Visualization and Computer Vision (Journal of the WSCG) , Feb 2005, (pp0-0)