Publications

2021

Yang, Dongfang, Haolin Zhang, Ekim Yurtsever, Keith Redmill, and Ümit Özgüner. "Predicting Pedestrian Crossing Intention with Feature Fusion and Spatio-Temporal Attention." submitted to the 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).

Yurtsever, Ekim, Dongfang Yang, Mert Koc, Keith Redmill. "Photorealism in Driving simulator: Blending Generative Adversarial Image Synthesis with Rendering for Computer Graphics." submitted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Link

Yang, Dongfang, Fatema Johora, Keith Redmill, Ümit Özgüner, and Jörg Müller. "Sub-Goal Social Force Model for Collective Pedestrian Motion Under Vehicle Influence." submitted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Link

Johora, Fatema, Dongfang Yang, Jörg Müller, and Ümit Özgüner. "On the Generalizability of Motion Models for Road Users in Heterogeneous Shared Traffic Spaces." submitted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Link

Zhang, Haolin, Dongfang Yang, Ekim Yurtsever, Keith Redmill, and Ümit Özgüner. "Faraway-Frustum: Dealing with Lidar Sparsity for 3D Object Detection using Fusion." Link

Yang, Dongfang, Fatema Johora, Keith Redmill, Ümit Özgüner, and Jörg Müller. "Sub-Goal Social Force Model for Collective Pedestrian Motion Under Vehicle Influence." submitted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Link

Han, Teawon, Subramanya Nageshrao, Dimitri Filev, Keith Redmill, and Ümit Özgüner. “An Online Evolving Method for a Safe and Fast Automated Vehicle Control System”. Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems.

Salamah, Yasser, and Ümit Özgüner. "Distributed Extremum-Seeking for Wind Farm Power Maximization Using Sliding Mode Control." Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 14(4), pages 1-14, February 2021.

Capito, Linda and Ümit Özgüner, "A Model-based Validation Framework for Safety Evaluation of Autonomous Systems." Presented in 2021 TRB Annual Meeting (2021).

Capito, Linda, Bowen Weng, Ümit Özgüner, and Keith Redmill. “A Modeled Approach for Online Adversarial Test of Operational Vehicle Safety.” Accepted to 2021 American Control Conference (ACC). Link

2020

Maroli, John, and Ümit Özgüner. "9 Evolving Neural Network Controllers for Tractor-Trailer Vehicle Backward Path Tracking." Vehicles, Drivers, and Safety, 2, 135 (2020).

Han, Teawon, Subramanya Nageshrao, Dimitar Filev, and Ümit Özgüner. "An online evolving framework for advancing reinforcement-learning based automated vehicle control." Accepted to 2020 IFAC World congress. Link

Capito, Linda, Keith Redmill, and Ümit Özgüner. "Optical Flow based Visual Potential Field for Autonomous Driving." In 2020 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 885-891. IEEE, 2020. Link

Yang, Dongfang, Keith Redmill, and Ümit Özgüner. "A Multi-State Social Force Based Framework for Vehicle-Pedestrian Interaction in Uncontrolled Pedestrian Crossing Scenarios." In 2020 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 1807-1812. IEEE, 2020. Link

Yurtsever, Ekim, Linda Capito, Keith Redmill and Ümit Özgüner. "Integrating Deep Reinforcement Learning with Model-based Path Planners for Automated Driving." In 2020 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 1311-1316. IEEE, 2020. Link

Yang, Dongfang, Keith Redmill, and Ümit Özgüner. "Understanding and Guiding Pedestrian and Crowd Motion." (2020). Link

Fredette, Danielle, and Ümit Özgüner. "Fuel-Optimal Centralized Control of a Cooperating Car Swarm." SAE International Journal of Connected and Automated Vehicles 3, no. 12-03-01-0004 (2020). Link

Yang, Dongfang, Ümit Özgüner, and Keith Redmill. "A Social Force Based Pedestrian Motion Model Considering Multi-Pedestrian Interaction with a Vehicle." ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS) 6, no. 2 (2020): 1-27. Link

Hejase, Mohammad, Junbo Jing, John Maroli, Yasser Bin Salamah, Lisa Fiorentini, and Ümit Özgüner. "Systems and methods for preventing a jackknife condition in a tractor-trailer system." U.S. Patent Application 16/460,646, filed January 2, 2020. Link

2019

Bao, Naren, Dongfang Yang, Alexander Carballo, Ümit Özgüner, and Kazuya Takeda. "Personalized Safety-focused Control by Minimizing Subjective Risk." In 2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), pp. 3853-3858. IEEE, 2019.

Han, Teawon, Dimitar Filev, and Ümit Özgüner. "An Online Evolving Framework for Modeling the Safe Autonomous Vehicle Control System via Online Recognition of Latent Risks." arXiv preprint arXiv:1908.10823 (2019).

Yang, Dongfang, and Ümit Özgüner. "Combining Social Force Model with Model Predictive Control for Vehicle's Longitudinal Speed Regulation in Pedestrian-Dense Scenarios." arXiv preprint arXiv:1907.05178 (2019).

Jing, Junbo, John M. Maroli, Yasser Bin Salamah, Mohammad Hejase, Lisa Fiorentini, and Ümit Özgüner. "Control Method Designs and Comparisons for Tractor-Trailer Vehicle Backward Path Tracking." In 2019 American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 5531-5537. IEEE, 2019.

Kurt, Arda, Keith Redmill, Ümit Özgüner, and Gordon Thomas. "Method for controlling autonomous valet system pathing for a motor vehicle." U.S. Patent 10,338,586, issued July 2, 2019.

Maroli, John M., Ümit Özgüner, and Keith Redmill. "A Framework for Automated Collaborative Fault Detection in Large-Scale Vehicle Networks." In 2019 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 1923-1927. IEEE, 2019.

Han, Teawon, Junbo Jing, and Ümit Özgüner. "Driving Intention Recognition and Lane Change Prediction on the Highway." In 2019 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 957-962. IEEE, 2019.

Yang, Dongfang, Linhui Li, Keith Redmill, and Ümit Özgüner. "Top-view trajectories: A pedestrian dataset of vehicle-crowd interaction from controlled experiments and crowded campus." In 2019 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 899-904. IEEE, 2019.

Kurt, Arda, Ümit Özgüner, Gordon Thomas, and Keith Redmill. "Method for autonomously parking and un-parking a motor vehicle." U.S. Patent 10,207,704, issued February 19, 2019.

Maroli, John M., Ümit Özgüner, and Keith Redmill. "Nonlinear System Identification Using Temporal Convolutional Networks: A Silverbox Study." IFAC-PapersOnLine 52, no. 29 (2019): 186-191.

2018

Liu, Peng, Arda Kurt, and Ümit Özgüner. "Synthesis of a behavior-guided controller for lead vehicles in automated vehicle convoys." Mechatronics 50 (2018): 366-376.

Liu, Peng, Arda Kurt, and Ümit Özgüner. "Distributed model predictive control for cooperative and flexible vehicle platooning." IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 99 (2018): 1-14.

Zhang, Yeqing, Meiling Wang, Xing Fang, and Ümit Özgüner. "Unifying analytical methods with numerical methods for traffic system modeling and control." IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems (2018).

Salamah, Yasser Bin, Lisa Fiorentini, and Ümit Özgüner. "Cooperative Extremum Seeking Control via Sliding Mode for Distributed Optimization." In 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 1281-1286. IEEE, 2018.

Hejase, Mohammad, Junbo Jing, John M. Maroli, Yasser Bin Salamah, Lisa Fiorentini, and Ümit Özgüner. "Constrained backward path tracking control using a plug-in jackknife prevention system for autonomous tractor-trailers." In 2018 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), pp. 2012-2017. IEEE, 2018.

Liu, Peng, Brian Paden, and Ümit Özgüner. "Model predictive trajectory optimization and tracking for on-road autonomous vehicles." In 2018 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), pp. 3692-3697. IEEE, 2018.

Özgüner, Ümit, Yaobin Chen, Fusun Özgüner, and Keith Redmill. "Technology and Enhancements to Improve Pre-Crash Safety." (2018).

Özgüner, Ümit, Donald Fisher, Abdollah Homaifar, John Lee, and David Woods. "Driver Models for Both Human and Autonomous Vehicles with Different Sensing Technologies and Near-Crash Activity." (2018).

Kurt, Arda, Ümit Özgüner, Peng Liu, Saina Ramyar, Seifemichael B. Amsalu, Zihao Wang, Keyvan Majd, and Abdollah Homaifar. "Driver Models for Both Human and Autonomous Vehicles." (2018).

Kurt, Arda, Keith Redmill, Gordon Thomas, and Ümit Özgüner. "Method for autonomously parking a motor vehicle for head-in, tail-in, and parallel parking spots." U.S. Patent 10,012,986, issued July 3, 2018.

Salamah, Yasser Bin, and Ümit Özgüner. "Sliding mode multivariable extremum seeking control with application to wind farm power optimization." In 2018 Annual American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 5321-5326. IEEE, 2018.

Li, Linhui, Weina Zheng, Lingchao Kong, Ümit Özgüner, Wenbin Hou, and Jing Lian. "Real-time traffic scene segmentation based on multi-feature map and deep learning." In 2018 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 7-12. IEEE, 2018.

Yang, Dongfang, Ümit Özgüner, and Keith Redmill. "Social force based microscopic modeling of vehicle-crowd interaction." In 2018 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), pp. 1537-1542. IEEE, 2018.

Liu, Kai, Jianwei Gong, Arda Kurt, Huiyan Chen, and Ümit Özgüner. "Dynamic modeling and control of high-speed automated vehicles for lane change maneuver." IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles 3, no. 3 (2018): 329-339.

Yang, Dongfang, John M. Maroli, Linhui Li, Menna El-Shaer, Bander A. Jabr, Keith Redmill, Füsun Özguner, and Ümit Özgüner. "Crowd motion detection and prediction for transportation efficiency in shared spaces." In 2018 IEEE International Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering in Partnership with Global City Teams Challenge (SCOPE-GCTC), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2018.

Santin, Ondrej, Jaroslav Beran, Ondřej Mikuláš, Jaroslav Pekar, John Michelini, Steven Szwabowski, Shankar Mohan, Dimitar Filev, Junbo Jing, and Ümit Özgüner. On the Robustness of Adaptive Nonlinear Model Predictive Cruise Control. No. 2018-01-1360. SAE Technical Paper, 2018.

Kurt, Arda, Keith Redmill, Ümit Özgüner, and Gordon Thomas. "Optimized path planner for an autonomous valet parking system for a motor vehicle." U.S. Patent 9,896,091, issued February 20, 2018.

Hejase, Mohammad, Arda Kurt, Tunc Aldemir, Ümit Özgüner, Sergio Guarro, Michael Yau, and Matt Knudson. "Quantitative and risk-based framework for unmanned aircraft control system assurance." Journal of Aerospace Information Systems (2018): 57-71.

Hejase, Mohammad, Arda Kurt, Tunc Aldemir, Ümit Özgüner, Sergio Guarro, Michael K. Yau, and Matt Knudson. "Dynamic Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Unmanned Aircraft Adaptive Flight Control Systems." In 2018 AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech@ Aerospace, p. 1982. 2018.

2017 and Earlier

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