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Uncertainty in avionics analytics ontology for decision-making support (2018)
Journal Article
Insaurralde, C. C., & Blasch, E. (2018). Uncertainty in avionics analytics ontology for decision-making support. Journal of Advances in Information Fusion, 13(2), 255-274

With the growing congestion in the airspace, Air Traffic Management(ATM) requires advances in massive data processing, sophisticated avionics techniques, coordination with weather updates, and assessment of multiple types of uncertainty. The complex... Read More about Uncertainty in avionics analytics ontology for decision-making support.

Distributed control architecture for aircraft fluid management (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C., & Giron-Sierra, J. M. (2018). Distributed control architecture for aircraft fluid management. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2018.8396601

© 2018 IEEE. Smartfuel is a research project from a European Commission Framework Programme. The project aims to move away from a centralized control architecture for aircraft fuel management. The controlling functionality (originally located in a ce... Read More about Distributed control architecture for aircraft fluid management.

Cognitive design framework for multidisciplinary development of high-integrity avionics systems (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C. (2018). Cognitive design framework for multidisciplinary development of high-integrity avionics systems. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2018.8396777

© 2018 IEEE. The development of dependable High-Integrity Avionics Systems (HIASs) is a time-consuming process (costly and risky) that entails a multidisciplinary team. Agility and dependability at early development stages can significantly reduce co... Read More about Cognitive design framework for multidisciplinary development of high-integrity avionics systems.

Performance measurement outcomes from planetary surface exploration robots (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C., & Kaupisch, T. (2018). Performance measurement outcomes from planetary surface exploration robots. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2018.8396600

© 2018 IEEE. Current space exploration faces the challenge of extreme planetary surface conditions. This can foster terrestrial technologies such as Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) for use in extra-terrestrial missions. However, the readiness of the... Read More about Performance measurement outcomes from planetary surface exploration robots.

Ontologies in Aeronautics (2018)
Book Chapter
Insaurralde, C. C., & Blasch, E. (2018). Ontologies in Aeronautics. In U. Durak, J. Becker, S. Hartmann, & N. Voros (Eds.), Advances in Aeronautical Informatics, (67-85). Switzerland: Springer (part of Springer Nature). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75058-3_6

Avionics systems are getting increasingly sophisticated, airspaces are densely occupied, and aircraft are desired to fly in more adverse weather conditions. These conditions increase the complexity of Air Traffic Management (ATM) as aviators and airs... Read More about Ontologies in Aeronautics.

Fully-deterministic execution of IEC-61499 models for Distributed Avionics Applications (2018)
Journal Article
Insaurralde, C. C. (2018). Fully-deterministic execution of IEC-61499 models for Distributed Avionics Applications. Aerospace, 5(1), 15. https://doi.org/10.3390/aerospace5010015

© 2018 by the authors. The development of time-critical Distributed Avionics Applications (DAAs) pushes beyond the limit of existing modeling methodologies to design dependable systems. Aerospace and industrial automation entail high-integrity applic... Read More about Fully-deterministic execution of IEC-61499 models for Distributed Avionics Applications.

Follow-up methods for autonomic repairing process (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C., Rahman, P. K., Ramegowda, M., & Vemury, C. M. (2017). Follow-up methods for autonomic repairing process. https://doi.org/10.1109/SMC.2016.7844997

© 2016 IEEE. The technical maintenance of civil concrete structures is not really cheap. A way to reduce maintenance-related costs is to have a concrete capable of repairing itself when damaged. This paper presents a cybernetic engineering approach f... Read More about Follow-up methods for autonomic repairing process.

The techno-economic feasibility of providing solar photovoltaic backup power (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Pillai, G., Hodgson, J., Insaurralde, C. C., Pinitjitsamut, M., & Deepa, S. (2016). The techno-economic feasibility of providing solar photovoltaic backup power. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISTAS.2016.7764051

© 2016 IEEE. The availability of energy is a key factor affecting sustainable development. Consumers losing electricity supply due to constraints on electrical power utilities is very common in developing countries. In this paper, the technical and e... Read More about The techno-economic feasibility of providing solar photovoltaic backup power.

Benchmarking assessment for technology readiness in SpaceBot (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C., & Kaupisch, T. (2016). Benchmarking assessment for technology readiness in SpaceBot. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2016.7500683

© 2016 IEEE. The German SpaceBot Cup is a robotics competition that has its first edition in 2013. A second edition is expected by the end of 2015. The SpaceBot application scenario involves typical exploration tasks carried out on a planetary surfac... Read More about Benchmarking assessment for technology readiness in SpaceBot.

Dependability in autonomous maritime vehicles: Building resilence into service-oriented agent robots (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C., & Petillot, Y. R. (2016). Dependability in autonomous maritime vehicles: Building resilence into service-oriented agent robots. https://doi.org/10.1109/SYSCON.2016.7490650

© 2016 IEEE. Technologies for oceans engineering are being based in autonomous solutions (mainly adaptation capabilities) able to tackle more complex maritime missions. This paper presents how an Intelligent Vehicle Control Architecture (IVCA) for ma... Read More about Dependability in autonomous maritime vehicles: Building resilence into service-oriented agent robots.

Fault-tolerant generator telecontrol over a microgrid IP network (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C., Short, M., & Dawood, M. (2015). Fault-tolerant generator telecontrol over a microgrid IP network. https://doi.org/10.1109/ETFA.2015.7301470

© 2015 IEEE. The liberalization of the energy markets, combined with the drive towards a low-carbon economy, has led to the development of the concept of the smart grid. The smart grid is an energy distribution network that enables real-time informat... Read More about Fault-tolerant generator telecontrol over a microgrid IP network.

Physiologically-inspired self-regulation for Factory Automation: Towards Artificial Homeostasis for Shopfloors (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C. (2015). Physiologically-inspired self-regulation for Factory Automation: Towards Artificial Homeostasis for Shopfloors. https://doi.org/10.1109/ETFA.2015.7301566

© 2015 IEEE. Many Factory Automation Systems (FASs) are been increasingly required to provide 24/7 in-service operation. This demands increasingly-higher levels of autonomy, and makes FAS control architectures include extra regulating capabilities in... Read More about Physiologically-inspired self-regulation for Factory Automation: Towards Artificial Homeostasis for Shopfloors.

Reconfigurable computer architectures for dynamically adaptable avionics systems (2015)
Journal Article
Insaurralde, C. (2015). Reconfigurable computer architectures for dynamically adaptable avionics systems. IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, 30(9), 46-53. https://doi.org/10.1109/MAES.2015.140077

© 1986-2012 IEEE. Computing and processing capabilities from reconfgurable computer architectures (RCAs) can provide high-integrity avionics systems with outstanding effciency and effectiveness, as they do in other domains. However, they are still un... Read More about Reconfigurable computer architectures for dynamically adaptable avionics systems.

Intelligent Autonomy for Unmanned Marine Vehicles (2015)
Book
Insaurralde, C. (2015). Intelligent Autonomy for Unmanned Marine Vehicles. (1). Switzerland: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18778-5

This book presents an Intelligent Control Architecture (ICA) to enable multiple collaborating marine vehicles to autonomously carry out underwater intervention missions. The presented ICA is generic in nature but aimed at a case study where a marine... Read More about Intelligent Autonomy for Unmanned Marine Vehicles.

Physiological inspiration for self-management in smart grid systems opportunities and challenges (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C., & Strasser, T. (2014). Physiological inspiration for self-management in smart grid systems opportunities and challenges. https://doi.org/10.1109/smc.2014.6974498

© 2014 IEEE. Technologies, concepts and architectures for renewable energy are currently in the thick of engineering researches. Technological application examples are sustainable electric supplies and emission-free buildings where infrastructures of... Read More about Physiological inspiration for self-management in smart grid systems opportunities and challenges.

Capability-oriented robot architecture for maritime autonomy (2014)
Journal Article
Insaurralde, C. C., & Petillot, Y. R. (2015). Capability-oriented robot architecture for maritime autonomy. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 67, 87-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.10.003

© 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Advanced ocean systems are increasing their capabilities and the degree of autonomy more and more in order to perform more sophisticated maritime missions. Remotely operated vehicles are no longer cost-effect... Read More about Capability-oriented robot architecture for maritime autonomy.

Artificial homeostasis for vehicle control architecture of unmanned spacecraft (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Insaurralde, C. C., & Vassev, E. (2014). Artificial homeostasis for vehicle control architecture of unmanned spacecraft. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2014.6836431

Current space missions are increasingly demanding more autonomy in control architectures for Unmanned Space Vehicles (USVs), so unmanned long-term missions can be afforded. Continuous assurance of effective adaptation to unpredictable internal and ex... Read More about Artificial homeostasis for vehicle control architecture of unmanned spacecraft.

Model-driven analysis and design for software development of autonomous underwater vehicles (2014)
Journal Article
Ortiz, F. J., Insaurralde, C. C., Alonso, D., Sánchez, F., & Petillot, Y. R. (2015). Model-driven analysis and design for software development of autonomous underwater vehicles. Robotica, 33(8), 1731-1750. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0263574714001027

Software engineering plays a key role in state-of-the-art robotics where more effective and efficient software development solutions are needed for implementation and integration of advanced robotics capabilities. Component-based software engineering... Read More about Model-driven analysis and design for software development of autonomous underwater vehicles.


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