Publications of the NAVS Group

The following lists our recent publications. Many are available as PostScript(tm) files. A list with abstracts is also available.

Theses

T. RayChaudhuri, Seeking the Valuable Domain - Query Learning in a Cost-Optimal Perspective. PhD thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1997. (Abstract, Full Paper)

J. C.-H. Yeh, "Colour bake inspection using artificial neural networks," MSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1997.

J. Gibb, "Generalisation and performance of a back propagation network applied to a small robot," MSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1996.

C. G. Perrott, "Perceptual grouping for recognition of deformable objects," MSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1995.

Journal Contributions

L. G. C. Hamey, "XOR has no local minima: A case study in neural network error surface analysis," Neural Networks, vol. 11, pp. 669-681, 1998. (Abstract, Reprint available)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "Active learning-approaches and issues," Journal of Intelligent Systems, vol. 7, pp. 205-243, 1997. (Abstract, Reprint available)

T. RayChaudhuri, L. G. C. Hamey, and R. D. Bell, "From conventional control to autonomous intelligent methods," IEEE Control Systems, vol. 16, pp. 78-84, Oct. 1996. (Abstract)

L. G. C. Hamey, "Comments on `can backpropagation error surface not have local minima'," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 5, p. 844, Sept. 1994.

Refereed Conference Papers

L. G. C. Hamey, J. C.-H. Yeh, T. Westcott, and S. K. Y. Sung, "Pre-processing colour images with a self-organising map: Baking curve identification and bake image segmentation," in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, (Brisbane, Australia), pp. 1771-1775, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, ISBN 0 8186 8512 3, 1998. (Abstract, Full Paper)

J. C.-H. Yeh, L. G. C. Hamey, and T. Westcott, "Developing FFNN applications using cross-validated validation training," in Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Processing Systems, (Gold Coast, Australia), pp. 565-569, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, ISBN 0 646 33229 5, 1998. (Abstract, Full Paper)

J. Gibb and L. Hamey, "MINNI: micromouse incorporating neural network intelligence," in Proceedings of the Twentieth Australasian Computer Science Conference, (Sydney, Australia), pp. 194-201, Australian Computer Science Communications volume 19, number 1, ISSN 0157-3055, 1997. (Abstract, Full Paper)

A. M. Pleasants and L. G. C. Hamey, "Photometric stereo using extended rectangular lights," in Proceedings of the First Joint Australia & New Zealand Biennial Conference on: Digital Image & Vision Computing - Techniques and Applications, (Auckland, New Zealand), pp. 533-538, Palmerston North, New Zealand: Dept. Production Technology, Massey University, ISBN 0 473 04947 3, 1997. (Abstract)

L. G. C. Hamey, "Analysis of the error surface of the XOR network with two hidden nodes," in Proceedings of the Seventh Australian Conference on Neural Networks (P. Bartlett, A. Burkitt, and R. C. Williamson, eds.), (Canberra, Australia), pp. 179-183, The Australian National University, ISBN 0 7315 2429 2, Apr. 1996. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, "Results on weight configurations that are not local minima in feed-forward neural networks," in Proceedings of the Seventh Australian Conference on Neural Networks (P. Bartlett, A. Burkitt, and R. C. Williamson, eds.), (Canberra, Australia), pp. 173-178, The Australian National University, ISBN 0 7315 2429 2, Apr. 1996. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "Active learning for nonlinear system identification and control," in Proceedings of IFAC World Congress 1996 (J. J. Gertler, J. B. Cruz, Jr, and M. Peshkin, eds.), vol. F, (San Fransisco), pp. 193-197, Pergamon, ISBN 0 08 042605 0, 1996. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "Accurate modelling with minimised data collection-an active learning algorithm," in Proceedings of the Seventh Australian Conference on Neural Networks (P. Bartlett, A. Burkitt, and R. C. Williamson, eds.), (Canberra, Australia), pp. 11-15, The Australian National University, ISBN 0 7315 2429 2, Apr. 1996. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, "The structure of neural network error surfaces," in Proceedings of the Sixth Australian Conference on Neural Networks (M. Charles and C. Latimer, eds.), (Sydney, Australia), pp. 197-200, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney, ISBN 0 909391 03 3, Feb. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri, J. C.-H. Yeh, L. G. C. Hamey, and C. T. Westcott, "Baked product classification with the use of a self-organising map," in Proceedings of the Sixth Australian Conference on Neural Networks (M. Charles and C. Latimer, eds.), (Sydney, Australia), pp. 152-155, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney, ISBN 0 909391 03 3, Feb. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "Minimisation of data collection by active learning," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, vol. 3, (Perth, Australia), pp. 1338-1341, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, ISBN 0 7803 2768 3, Nov. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri, L. G. C. Hamey, and R. D. Bell, "Neural network control using active learning," in Control 95, vol. 2, pp. 369-373, Barton, ACT, Australia: Inst. of Engineers, ISBN 0 85825 631 2, Oct. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri, J. C.-H. Yeh, L. G. C. Hamey, S. K. Y. Sung, and T. Westcott, "A connectionist approach to quality assessment of food products," in Proceedings of the Eighth Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (X. Yao, ed.), (Canberra, Australia), pp. 435-441, Singapore: World Scientific, ISBN 981 02 2484 2, Nov. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

J. C.-H. Yeh, L. G. C. Hamey, C. T. Westcott, and S. K. Y. Sung, "Colour bake inspection system using hybrid artificial neural networks," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, vol. 1, (Perth, Australia), pp. 37-42, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, ISBN 0 7803 2768 3, Nov. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

J. C.-H. Yeh and L. G. C. Hamey, "Biscuit bake assessment by an artificial neural network," in Proceedings of the Fifth Australian Conference on Neural Networks (A. C. Tsoi and T. Downs, eds.), (Brisbane, Australia), pp. 266-269, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Queensland, Feb. 1994. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, A. J. Watson, and C. T. Westcott, "Machine inspection of biscuit bake," in Proceedings of Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (K. K. Fung and A. Ginige, eds.), (Sydney, Australia), pp. 124-129, Australian Pattern Recognition Society, ISBN 0 646 16522 4, Dec. 1993. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, "Benchmarking feed-forward neural networks: Models and measures," in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 4 (J. E. Moody, S. J. Hanson, and R. P. Lippmann, eds.), pp. 1167-1174, San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 1992. (Abstract, Full Paper)

Unrefereed Conference Papers

L. G. C. Hamey, J. C.-H. Yeh, and C. Ng, "Objective bake assessment using image analysis and artificial intelligence," in Cereals '97: Proceedings of the 47th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, (Perth, Australia), pp. 180-184, North Melbourne, Australia: Royal Australian Chemical Institute, ISBN 0909589941, 1997. (Abstract)

L. Hamey, J. Yeh, and C. Ng, "Machine inspection system for bake colour quality," in Process Control and Optimisation Seminar, (Sydney, Australia), Cooperative Research Centre for International Food Manufacture and Packaging Science, Nov. 1997. (unpublished).

L. G. C. Hamey and J. C.-H. Yeh, "Segmentation of bake images by a self-organising map," in Image Segmentation Workshop, (Sydney, Australia), pp. 65-68, Australian Pattern Recognition Society, Dec. 1996. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, "XOR has no local minima," in NIPS*96 Workshop: Modeling Error Surfaces, (Denver, Co.), 1996. (invited presentation, unpublished). (Slide Show)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "An algorithm for active data collection applied to neural network training," in AAAI Fall Symposium on Active Learning, (MIT, Boston, USA), Nov. 1995. (unpublished).

Honours Theses

A. Ruckholdt, "Plant system emulation with on-line learning," BSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1995.

S. K. Y. Sung, "A study of baking curve," BSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1993.

J. C.-H. Yeh, "Baking inspection using artificial neural networks," BSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1993.

P. A. Bayliss, "Artificial neural networks for edge detection in computer vision," BSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1992.

W. Edwards, "An object-oriented approach to neural network simulators," BSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1992.

M. L. Allsop, "Applications of functional methods to image processing," BSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1991.

J. Gibb, "Benchtesting of backpropagation learning for neural networks," BSc(hons) thesis, Macquarie University, Computing Department, 1991.

Technical Reports

J. Gibb, "Back propagation family album," Tech. Rep. C/TR96-05, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, Aug. 1996. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "Cost effective querying leading to dual control," Tech. Rep. C/TR96-07, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, May 1996. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, "Analysis of the error surface of the XOR network with two hidden nodes," Tech. Rep. 95-167C, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, Feb. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

J. Gibb and L. Hamey, "A comparison of back propagation implementations," Tech. Rep. C/TR95-06, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, Sept. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "From conventional control to intelligent neurocontrol methods-a survey of the literature," Tech. Rep. 95-170C, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, Mar. 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

T. RayChaudhuri and L. G. C. Hamey, "An algorithm for active data collection for learning-feasibility study with neural networks," Tech. Rep. 95-173C, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, May 1995. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, "On human perception of regular repetitive textures," Tech. Rep. 92-94C, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, 1992. (Abstract, Full Paper)

L. G. C. Hamey, "Efficient image processing on RISC workstations," Tech. Rep. 92-113C, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, 1992. (Abstract, Full Paper)

C. G. Perrott and L. G. C. Hamey, "Object recognition-a survey of the literature," Tech. Rep. 91-65C, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia, Jan. 1991. (Abstract, Full Paper)


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