Publications of A. Pedro Aguiar

Chapters in Books
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, Alessandro Rucco, Andrea Alessandretti,
      A Sampled-Data Model Predictive Framework for Cooperative Path Following of Multiple Robotic Vehicles.
      In "Sensing and Control for Autonomous Vehicles: Applications to Land, Water and Air Vehicles",  (Eds.: Thor I. Fossen, Kristin Y. Pettersen and Henk Nijmeijer), Springer, 2017. (To appear)
    • A. Rucco, A. Pedro Aguiar, F.A.C.C. Fontes, F. Lobo Pereira, and J. Borges de Sousa,
      A Model Predictive Control-Based Architecture for Cooperative Path-Following of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
      In "Developments in Model-Based Optimization and Control",  (Eds.: S. Olaru, A. Grancharova, F. L. Pereira), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer, 2016.
    • F. Lobo Pereira, F.A.C.C. Fontes, A. Pedro Aguiar, and J. Borges de Sousa,
      An Optimization-Based Framework for Impulsive Control Systems.
      In "Developments in Model-Based Optimization and Control",  (Eds.: S. Olaru, A. Grancharova, F. L. Pereira), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer, 2016.
    • Isaac Kaminer, Enric Xargay, Venanzio Cichella, Naira Hovakimyan, Antonio M. Pascoal, A. Pedro Aguiar, Vladimir Dobrokhodov, and Reza Ghabcheloo,
      Time-Critical Cooperative Path Following of Multiple UAVs: Case Studies.
      In "Advances in Estimation, Navigation, and Spacecraft Control – Itzhack Y. Bar-Itzhack Memorial Symposium" (Eds.: D. Choukroun, Y. Oshman, J. Thienel, and M. Idan), Springer-Verlag, pp. 209-233, 2014
      .
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Cooperative Control of Multiple Autonomous Marine Vehicles: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Issues.
      In "Recent Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles
      ", IET, Editors: Geoff Roberts and Robert Sutton, 2012.
    • Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      On Optimal Infinite-Time Regulation on SO(3).
      In "Textos de Matematica,
      in honour of Fátima Leite", Joao Cardoso, Knut Hueper, and Paulo Saraiva (eds.),  Department of Mathematics, University Coimbra, 2011.
    • S. Rodrigues, N. Crasta, A. P. Aguiar, and F. Leite,
      An exponential observer for systems on SE(3) with implicit outputs.
      In
      “Dynamics, Games and Science II: Dyna 2008, in honour of Mauricio Peixoto and David Rand”, Springer, 2010.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, João P. Hespanha, and Petar V. Kokotović,
      Zero Dynamics and Tracking Performance Limits in Nonlinear Feedback Systems.
      In
      “Analysis and Design of Nonlinear Control Systems”, Astolfi, Alessandro; Marconi, Lorenzo (Eds.), Springer Verlag Berlin, 2008.

Journal Publications
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      An Input-to-State-Stability approach to Economic Optimization in Model Predictive Control.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2017 (In press)
    • Andrea Cristofaro, Tor Arne Johansen, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Icing Detection and Identi cation for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles using Nested Multiple Models.
      International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 2017 (In press).
    • Sérgio Pequito, Guilherme Ramos, Soummya Kar, A Pedro Aguiar, and Jaime Ramos,
      The Robust Minimal Controllability Problem.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 82, pp. 261 - 268, 2017. [PDF-File]
    • Stephen Kruzick, Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, José M. F. Moura, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Structurally Observable Distributed Networks of Agents under Cost and Robustness Constraints.
      IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, 2017 (In press). [PDF-File]
    • J. Frederico Carvalho, Sérgio Pequito, A Pedro Aguiar, Soummya Kar, and Karl H Johansson,
      Composability and controllability of structural linear time-invariant systems: Distributed verification.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 78, pp. 123 - 134, Apr. 2017. [PDF-File]
    • Tiago Oliveira, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Pedro Encarnação
      Moving Path Following for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles With Applications to Single and Multiple Target Tracking Problems.
      IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 1062-1078, Oct. 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, Jochen Trumpf, Robert Mahony, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Second-Order-Optimal Minimum-Energy Filters on Lie Groups.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 61, No. 10, pp. 2906-2919, Oct. 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Venanzio Cichella, Ronald Choe, Syed Bilal Mehdi, Enric Xargay, Naira Hovakimyan, Vladimir Dobrokhodov, Isaac Kaminer, Antonio M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Safe Coordinated Maneuvering of Teams of Multirotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: A Cooperative Control Framework for Multivehicle, Time-Critical Missions.
      IEEE Control Systems, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 59 - 82, Aug. 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin Jones,
      On convergence and performance certification of a continuous-time economic model predictive control scheme with time-varying performance index.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 68, pp. 305 - 313, Jun. 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Minimum Cost Input/Output Design for Large Scale Linear Structural Systems.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 68, pp. 384 - 391, Jun. 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Andreas J. Häusler, Alessandro Saccon, A. Pedro Aguiar, John Hauser, and António M. Pascoal,
      Energy-Optimal Motion Planning for Multiple Vehicles with Collision Avoidance.
      IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 867 - 883, May 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A Framework for Structural Input/Output and Control Configuration Selection in Large-Scale Systems.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 61, pp. 303 - 318,  Feb. 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Mohammadreza Bayat, Naveena Crasta, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António M. Pascoal,
      Range-Based Underwater Vehicle Localization in the Presence of Unknown Ocean Currents: Theory and Experiments.
      IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 122-139, Jan. 2016. [PDF-File]
    • Naveena Crasta, Mohammadreza Bayat, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António M. Pascoal,
      Observability analysis of 3D AUV trimming trajectories in the presence of ocean currents using range and depth measurements.
      IFAC Annual Reviews in Control, Vol. 40, pp. 142-156, 2015.
      [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      On the complexity of the constrained input selection problem for structural linear systems.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 62, No. 12, pp. 193-199, Dec. 2015
      . [PDF-File]
    • V. Cichella, I. Kaminer, V. Dobrokhodov, E. Xargay, R. Choe, N. Hovakimyan, A. P. Aguiar, and A. Pascoal,
      Cooperative Path Following of Multiple Multirotors over Time-Varying Networks.
      IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 945-957, Jul. 2015. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Marino, Gianluca Antonelli, A. Pedro Aguiar, António Pascoal, and Stefano Chiaverini,
      A decentralized strategy for multi-robot sampling/patrolling: theory and experiments.
      IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 313-322, Jan. 2015. [PDF-File]
    • A. Adhami-Mirhosseini, M. J. Yazdanpanah, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Automatic Bottom-Following for Underwater Robotic Vehicles.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp. 2155-2162, Aug. 2014. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Rodrigues and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      On the Linearization up to Multi-Output Injection for a Class of Systems with Implicitly Defined Outputs.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 59, No. 5, pp. 1310-1315, May 2014. [PDF-File]
    • Mohammadreza Bayat and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Underwater Localization and Mapping: Observability Analysis and Experimental Results.
      Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Vol. 41 Iss: 2, pp.213-224, 2014. [PDF-File]
    • Filippo Arrichiello, Gianluca Antonelli, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Antonio Pascoal,
      An Observability Metric for Underwater Vehicle Localization Using
      Range Measurements.

      Sensors 2013, 13(12), pp. 16191-16215, Nov. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Optimal Control on Lie Groups: A Projection Operator Approach.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 2230-2245, Sep. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • E. Xargay, I. Kaminer, A. Pascoal, N. Hovakimyan, V. Dobrokhodov, V. Cichella, A. P. Aguiar, and R. Ghabcheloo,
      Time-Critical Cooperative Path Following of Multiple UAVs over Time-Varying Networks.
      AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 499-516, Mar. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Omid Namaki-Shoushtari, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Ali Khaki Sedigh,
      Target Tracking of Autonomous Robotic Vehicles using Range-only Measurements: A Switched Logic-Based Control Strategy.
      International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 22, Issue 17, pp. 1983-1998, 2012. [PDF-File]
    • Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, João Hespanha, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Vision-based control for rigid body stabilization.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 1020-1027, May 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Francisco C. Teixeira, A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Nonlinear adaptive control of an underwater towed vehicle.
      Ocean Engineering, Vol. 37, No. 13, pp. 1193-1220, Sep. 2010.
      [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Robust Filtering for Deterministic Systems with Implicit Outputs.
      Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 263-270, Apr. 2009.
      [PDF-File]
    • R. Ghabcheloo, A. P. Aguiar, A. Pascoal, C. Silvestre, I. Kaminer, J. Hespanha,
      Coordinated path-following in the presence of communication losses and time delays.
      SIAM - Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 234-265, 2009.
      [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, João P. Hespanha, and Petar Kokotović,
      Performance Limitations in Reference-Tracking and Path-Following for Nonlinear Systems.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 598-610,
      Mar. 2008. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, João P. Hespanha, and António M. Pascoal,
      Switched seesaw control for the stabilization of underactuated vehicles.
      IFAC Automatica, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 1997-2008,
      Dec. 2007. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Trajectory-Tracking and Path-Following of Underactuated Autonomous Vehicles with Parametric Modeling Uncertainty.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 52, No. 8, pp. 1362-1379,
      Aug. 2007.  [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Dynamic Positioning and Way-Point Tracking of Underactuated AUVs in the Presence of Ocean Currents.
      International Journal of Control, Vol. 80, No 7, pp. 1092-1108,
      July 2007. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Minimum-Energy State Estimation for Systems with Perspective Outputs.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control,
      Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 226-241, Feb. 2006. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, João P. Hespanha, and Petar Kokotović,
      Path-Following for Nonminimum Phase Systems Removes Performance Limitations.
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control,
      Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 234-239, Feb. 2005. [PDF-File], [PS-File]

Conference Publications
    • Francisco Rego, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio M. Pascoal, and Colin, N Jones,
      A Design Method for Distributed Luenberger Observers,
      in Proc. of CDC’17 - 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2017. (To appear).
    • J. Braga, F. Balampanis, A. Pedro Aguiar, J. Sousa, I. Maza, and A. Ollero,
      Coordinated Efficient Buoys Data Collection in Large Complex Coastal Environments using UAVs,
      in Proc. of OCEANS’17 – MTS/IEEE, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Sep. 2017.
      (To appear).
    • Andrea Alessandretti and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A distributed Model Predictive Control scheme for coordinated output regulation,
      in Proc. 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, Jul. 2017.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Single and Multiple Motion Control of Autonomous Robotic Vehicles,
      in Proc. of
      RoMoCo’17 - 11th IEEE Conference on Robot Motion and Control, Wasowo, Poland, Jul. 2017.
    • Andrea Alessandretti and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A Planar Path-Following Model Predictive Controller for Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,
      in Proc. of RoMoCo’17 - 11th IEEE Conference on Robot Motion and Control, Wasowo, Poland, Jul. 2017.
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      VirtualArena: An Object-Oriented MATLAB Toolkit for Control System Design and Simulation,
      in Proc. of ICUAS’17 - 2017 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Miami, FL, USA, Jun. 2017.

    • R. Praveen Jain, A. Pedro Aguiar, and João Sousa,
      Self-Triggered Cooperative Path Following Control of Fixed Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,
      in Proc. of ICUAS’17 - 2017 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Miami, FL, USA, Jun. 2017.

    • Juan Braga, A. Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and João Sousa,
      A Feedback Motion Strategy Applied to a UAV to Work as an Autonomous Relay Node for Maritime Operations,
      in Proc. of ICUAS’17 - 2017 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Miami, FL, USA, Jun. 2017.

    • Pedro Sequeira and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A fault detection and isolation scheme for formation control of fixed-wing UAVs,
      in Proc. of ICUAS’17 - 2017 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Miami, FL, USA, Jun. 2017.

    • Tiago Oliveira, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Pedro Encarnação,
      Three Dimensional Moving Path Following for Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles,
      in Proc. of ICRA'17 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Singapore, May 2017
      .
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      On the Design of Discrete-Time Economic Model Predictive Controllers,
      in Proc. of CDC’16 -
      55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Dec. 2016.
    • Jorge M. Soares, Ali Marjovi, Jonathan Giezendanner, Anil Kodiyan, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio Pascoal, Alcherio Martinoli,
      Towards 3-D Distributed Odor Source Localization: An Extended Graph-Based Formation Control Algorithm for Plume Tracking,
      in Proc. of IROS'16 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, Oct. 2016.
    • António Lopes, Rui Esteves Araújo, A. Pedro Aguiar, and M. Rosário de Pinho,
      Sliding Mode Fault-Tolerant Controller for Overactuated Electric Vehicles with Active Steering,
      in Proc. of IECON2016 - 42nd IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Florence, Italy, Oct. 2016.
    • Jorge M. Soares, A. Pedro Aguiar, António M. Pascoal, and Alcherio Martinoli,
      An Algorithm for Formation-Based Chemical Plume Tracing Using Robotic Marine Vehicles,
      in Proc. of OCEANS’16 – MTS/IEEE Monterey, USA, Sep. 2016.
    • Francisco Rego, Ye Pu, Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, António M. Pascoal, and Colin N. Jones,
      Design of a Distributed Quantized Luenberger Filter for Bounded Noise,
      in Proc. of
      ACC’16 - American Control Conference, Boston, MA, USA, Jul. 2016.
    • Alessandro Rucco, A. Pedro Aguiar, Fernando Lobo Pereira and João Borges de Sousa,
      A Moving Path Following Approach for Trajectory Optimization of UAVs: An application for target tracking of marine vehicles,
      in Proc. of
      ECC'16 - European Control Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, Jun. 2016.
    • Tiago Oliveira, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Pedro Encarnação,
      A Convoy Protection Strategy Using the Moving Path Following Method,
      in Proc. of ICUAS’16 - 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Arlington, VA, USA, Jun. 2016.
    • Alessandro Rucco, P. Sujit, A. Pedro Aguiar, and João Sousa,
      Optimal UAV Rendezvous on a UGV,
      in Proc. of GNC’16 - AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, San Diego, CA, USA,
      Jan. 2016.
    • Alessandro Rucco, A. Pedro Aguiar, and John Hauser,
      A Virtual Target Approach for Trajectory Optimization of a General Class of Constrained Vehicles,
      in Proc. of CDC’15 -
      54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, Dec. 2015.
    • M. Zamani and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Distributed Localization of Heterogeneous Agents With Uncertain Relative Measurements and Communications,
      in Proc. of CDC’15 -
      54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, Dec. 2015.
    • Mauro Salazar, Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      An Energy Efficient Trajectory Tracking Controller for Car-like Vehicles using Model Predictive Control,
      in Proc. of CDC’15 -
      54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, Dec. 2015.
    • J. Frederico Carvalho, Sérgio Pequito, A. Pedro Aguiar, Soummya Kar, and George J. Pappas,
      Static Output Feedback: On Essential Feasible Information Patterns,
      in Proc. of CDC’15 -
      54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, Dec. 2015.
    • Alessandro Rucco, A. Pedro Aguiar, Fernando Lobo Pereira, and João Borges de Sousa,
      A predictive path-following approach for fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles in presence of wind disturbances,
      in Proc. of Robot 2015 - Second Iberian Robotics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 2015
      .
    • Abdolrahman Khoshrou, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Fernando Lobo Pereira,
      Adaptive sampling using an unsupervised learning of GMMs applied to a fleet of AUVs with CTD measurements,
      in Proc. of Robot 2015 - Second Iberian Robotics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 2015
      .
    • Kristian Klausen, Thor I. Fossen, Tor Arne Johansen, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Cooperative Path-Following for Multirotor UAVs with a Suspended Payload,
      in Proc. of
      MSC'15 - IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Sydney, Australia, Sep. 2015.
    • Francisco F. C. Rego, Ye Pu, Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      A consensus algorithm for networks with process noise and quantization error,
      in Proc. of the 53rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, Sep. 2015
      .
    • Andrea Cristofaro, Tor Arne Johansen, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Icing Detection and Identification for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation,
      in Proc. of
      ECC'15 - European Control Conference, Linz, Austria, Jul. 2015. [PDF-File]
    • Guilherme Ramos, Sergio Pequito, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Soummya Kar,
      Analysis and Design of Power Electric Grids with P-Robustness Guarantees Using a Structural Hybrid System Approach,
      in Proc. of
      ECC'15 - European Control Conference, Linz, Austria, Jul. 2015. [PDF-File]
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      A Model Predictive Control scheme with Ultimate Bound for Economic Optimization,
      in Proc. of
      ACC’15 - American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, Jul. 2015. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Rucco, A. Pedro Aguiar, and John Hauser,
      Trajectory Optimization for Constrained UAVs: a Virtual Target Vehicle Approach,
      in Proc. of ICUAS’15 -
      2015 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Denver, CO, USA, Jun. 2015.
      [PDF-File]
    • Rómulo Rodrigues and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Cooperative Motion Control of a Formation of UAVs,
      in Proc. of ICUAS’15 -
      2015 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Denver, CO, USA, Jun. 2015.
      [PDF-File]
    • Andreas J. Häusler, Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, António M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A Novel Four-Quadrant Propeller Model,
      in Proc. of SMP’15 -
      Fourth International Symposium on Marine Propulsors, Austin, TX, USA, Jun. 2015.
      [PDF-File]
    • Jorge M. Soares, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio Pascoal, and Alcherio Martinoli,
      A Distributed Formation-Based Odor Source Localization Algorithm - Design, Implementation, and Wind Tunnel Evaluation,
      in Proc. of
      ICRA'15 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, WA, USA, May 2015. [PDF-File]
    • M. Marques et al.,
      Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Maritime Operations: Challenges addressed in the scope of the SEAGULL project,
      in Proc. of OCEANS'15 MTS/IEEE Conference, Genova, Italy, May 2015.
    • Yann Roth, Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      A virtual vehicle approach to distributed control for formation keeping of underactuated vehicles,
      in Proc. of ICC’15 -
      1st IEEE Indian Control Conference, Chennai, India, Jan. 2015.
      [PDF-File]
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      An Economic Model Predictive Control scheme with terminal penalty for continuous-time systems,
      in Proc. of CDC’14 -
      53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Dec. 2014.
      [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, Shreyas Sundaram, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Design of Communication Networks for Distributed Computation with Privacy Guarantees,
      in Proc. of CDC’14 -
      53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Dec. 2014.
      [PDF-File]
    • Lara B. Arranz, Antonio M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Adaptive Leader-Follower Formation Control of Autonomous Marine Vehicles,
      in Proc. of CDC’14 -
      53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Dec. 2014.
      [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Minimum number of information gatherers to ensure full observability of a dynamic social network: a structural systems approach,
      in Proc. of GlobalSIP’14 -
      IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Dec. 2014.
      [PDF-File]
    • Jorge M. Soares. A. Pedro Aguiar, António M. Pascoal, and Alcherio Martinoli,
      A Graph-Based Formation Algorithm for Odor Plume Tracing,
      in Proc. of DARS'14 - International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, Daejeon, South Korea, Nov. 2014.
      [PDF-File]
    • Pedro Rocha, S. Pequito, S. Kar, A. Pedro Aguiar, Paula Rocha,
      Sensor placement for real-time dynamic state estimation in power systems: Structural systems approach,
      in Proc. of the 48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, Nov. 2014.
    • Rômulo Rodrigues, Rafael C. B. Sampaioy, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Marcelo Becker,
      FVMS Software-in-the-Loop Flight Simulation Experiments: Guidance, Navigation and Control,
      in Proc. of ROBOCONTROL’2014 - 6th Workshop on Applied Robotics and Automation, São Carlos, SP, Brazil, Oct. 2014.
    • Francisco Rego, Jorge M. Soares, Antonio M. Pascoal, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin, N Jones,
      Flexible Triangular Formation Keeping of Marine Robotic Vehicles Using Range Measurements,
      in Proc. of the 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, Aug. 2014. [PDF-File]
    • Naveena Crasta, Mohammadreza Bayat, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Antonio M. Pascoal,
      Observability Analysis of 3D AUV Trimming Trajectories in the Presence of Ocean Currents Using Single Beacon Navigation,
      in Proc. of the 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, Aug. 2014. [PDF-File]
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      Optimization based control for target estimation and tracking via highly observable trajectories: An application to motion control of autonomous robotic vehicles,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’14 - 11th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Oporto, Portugal, Jul. 2014.
    • Abdolrahman Khoshrou and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Unsupervised Learning of Gaussian Mixture Models in the Presence of Dynamic Environments: A multiple-model adaptive algorithm,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’14 - 11th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Oporto, Portugal, Jul. 2014.
    • Sergio Pequito, Francisco Rego, Soummya Kar, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio Manuel Pascoal, and Colin N Jones,
      Optimal Design of Observable Multi-Agent Networks: A Structural System Approach,
      in Proc. of the ECC'14 - European Control Conference, Strasbourg, France, Jun. 2014. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Nipun Popli, Soummya Kar, Marija D. Ilic, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A Framework for Actuator Placement in Large Scale Power Systems: Minimal Strong Structural Controllability,
      in Proc. of CAMSAP’13 -
      5th IEEE workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing,  Saint Martin, Dec. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Minimum Cost Input-Output and Control Configuration Selection: A Structural Systems Approach,
      in Proc. of CDC’13 -
      52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, Dec. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, Jochen Trumpf, Robert Mahony, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Second-Order-Optimal Filters on Lie groups,
      in Proc. of CDC’13 -
      52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, Dec. 2013.
      [PDF-File]
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N. Jones,
      A Model Predictive Control Scheme with Additional Performance Index for Transient Behavior,
      in Proc. of CDC’13 -
      52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, Dec. 2013.
      [PDF-File]
    • Jorge M. Soares, A.Pedro Aguiar, António M. Pascoal, and Alcherio Martinoli,
      Design and Implementation of a Range-Based Formation Controller for Marine Robots,
      in Proc. of ROBOT2013: First Iberian Robotics Conference,
      Madrid, Spain, Nov. 2013.
    • Guilherme Ramos, Sergio Pequito, A. Pedro Aguiar, Jaime Ramos, and Soummya Kar,
      A Model Checking Framework for Linear Time Invariant Switching Systems using Structural Systems Analysis,
      in Proc. of the 51st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
      ,
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, Oct. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Clarence Agbi, Nipun Popli, Soummya Kar, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Marija Ilic,
      Designing Decentralized Control Systems without Structural Fixed Modes: A Multilayer Approach,
      in Proc. of NecSys’13 -
      4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Koblenz, Germany, Sep. 2013.
      [PDF-File]
    • Xiaofei Liu, Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, Yilin Mo, Bruno Sinopoli, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Minimum Robust Sensor Placement for Large Scale Linear Time-Invariant Systems: A Structured Systems Approach,
      in Proc. of NecSys’13 -
      4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Koblenz, Germany, Sep. 2013.
      [PDF-File]
    • Andreas Haeusler, Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, Antonio Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Four-Quadrant Propeller Modeling: A Low-Order Harmonic Approximation,
      in Proc. of CAMS 2013 - 9th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Osaka, Japan, Sep. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Francisco C. Rego, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António M. Pascoal,
      A Packet Loss Compliant Logic-Based Communication Algorithm for Cooperative Path-Following Control,
      in Proc. of CAMS 2013 - 9th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Osaka, Japan, Sep. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Naveena Crasta, Mohammadreza Bayat, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Antonio M. Pascoal,
      Observability analysis of 2D single beacon navigation in the presence of constant currents for two classes of maneuvers,
      in Proc. of CAMS 2013 - 9th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Osaka, Japan, Sep. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Stephen Kruzick, Soummya Kar, José M. F. Moura, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Optimal Design of Distributed Sensor Networks for Field Reconstruction,
      in Proc. of EUSIPCO 2013 - 21st European Signal Processing Conference
      , Marrakech, Maroc, Sep. 2013.
      [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Covariant Differentiation of a Map in the Context of Geometric Optimal Control,
      in Proc. of NOLCOS 2013 - 9th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems
      , Toulouse, France, Sep. 2013.
      [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Optimal Cost Actuator/Sensor Placement for Large Scale Linear Time-Invariant Systems: A Structured Systems Approach,
      in Proc. of ECC’13 - European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, Jul. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Filipe R. Casal, A. Pedro Aguiar, João M. Lemos,
      Multiple-Model Adaptive State Estimation of the HIV-1 Infection using a Moving Horizon Approach,
      in Proc. of ECC’13 - European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, Jul. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Colin N Jones,
      Trajectory-tracking and Path-following Controllers for Constrained Underactuated Vehicles using Model Predictive Control,
      in Proc. of ECC’13 - European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, Jul. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Tiago Oliveira, Pedro Encarnação, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Moving Path Following for Autonomous Robotic Vehicles,
      in Proc. of ECC’13 - European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, Jul. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Mohammadreza Bayat and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      AUV Range-only Localization and Mapping: Observer Design and Experimental Results,
      in Proc. of ECC’13 - European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, Jul. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Sergio Rodrigues and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A new algorithm for linearization up to multi-output injection for a class of systems with implicitly defined outputs,
      in Proc. of ECC’13 - European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, Jul. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Vahid Hassani, Antonio M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation for Open Loop Unstable Plants,
      in Proc. of ECC’13 - European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, Jul. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, Soummya Kar, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A Structured Systems Approach for Optimal Actuator-Sensor Placement in Linear Time-Invariant Systems,
      in Proc. of ACC’13 - American Control Conference, Washington, DC, Jun. 2013. [PDF-File]
    • Andreas Haeusler, Alessandro Saccon, A. Pedro Aguiar, John Hauser, Antonio Pascoal,
      Cooperative AUV Motion Planning using Terrain Information,
      in Proc. of OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Conference, Bergen, Norway, June 2013.
      [PDF-File]
    • Jorge M. Soares, A. Pedro Aguiar, A. Pascoal and A. Martinoli,
      Joint ASV/AUV Range-Based Formation Control: Theory and Experimental Results,
      in Proc. of ICRA'13 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013. [PDF-File]
    • V. Cichella, I. Kaminer, E. Xargay, V. Dobrokhodov, N. Hovakimyan, A. Pedro Aguiar, and A. Pascoal,
      A Lyapunov-based approach for Time-Coordinated 3D Path-Following of Multiple Quadrotors,
      in Proc. of CDC’12 - 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA, Dec. 2012. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, A. Pedro Aguiar, Andreas J. Häusler, John Hauser, and António Pascoal
      Constrained Motion Planning for Multiple Vehicles on SE(3),
      in Proc. of CDC’12 - 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, USA, Dec. 2012. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Marino, Gianluca Antonelli, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Antonio Pascoal,
      A new approach to multi-robot harbour patrolling: theory and experiments,
      in Proc. of IROS'12 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, VilaMoura, Algarve, Portugal, Oct. 2012. [PDF-File]
    • I. Kaminer, E. Xargay, V. Cichella, N. Hovakimyan, A. Pascoal, A. Pedro Aguiar, V. Dobrokhodov, and R. Ghabcheloo,
      Time-Critical Cooperative Path Following of Multiple UAVs: Case Studies,
      Itzhack Y. Bar-Itzhack Memorial Symposium on Estimation, Navigation, and Spacecraft Control, Haifa, Israel, Oct. 2012.
    • Mohammadreza Bayat and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Observability Analysis for AUV Range-only Localization and Mapping: Measures of Unobservability and Experimental Results,
      in Proc. of MCMC’12 - 9th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Arenzano, Italy, Sep. 2012. [PDF-File]
    • Andreas J. Häusler, Alessandro Saccon, A. Pedro Aguiar, John Hauser, and António Pascoal
      Cooperative Motion Planning for Multiple Autonomous Marine Vehicles,
      in Proc. of MCMC’12 - 9th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Arenzano, Italy, Sep. 2012. [PDF-File]
    • Thomas Glotzbach, Mohammadreza Bayat, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António Pascoal
      An underwater acoustic localisation system for Assisted Human Diving Operations,
      in Proc. of MCMC’12 - 9th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Arenzano, Italy, Sep. 2012.
    • Mohammadreza Bayat and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Observability Analysis of the Simultaneous Underwater Vehicle Localization and Mapping Based on Ranging Measurements,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’12 - 10th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Madeira, Portugal, Jul. 2012.
    • Vahid Hassani, Asgeir J. Sorensen, António M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      A Linear Design Model for Wave Filtering and Dynamic Positioning,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’12 - 10th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Madeira, Portugal, Jul. 2012.
    • Vahid Hassani, Asgeir J. Sorensen, António M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Multiple Model Adaptive Wave Filtering for Dynamic Positioning of Marine Vessels,
      in Proc. of ACC’12 - American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, Jun. 2012. [PDF-File]
    • Jorge M. Soares, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio M. Pascoal, and Marco Gallieri,
      Triangular formation control using range measurements: An application to marine robotic vehicles,
      in Proc. of NGCUV'12 -
      IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles, Oporto, Portugal, Apr. 2012. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, A. Pedro Aguiar, and John Hauser,
      Lie Group Projection Operator Approach: Optimal Control on TSO(3),
      in Proc. of CDC’11 - 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Andrea Alessandretti, A. Pedro Aguiar, João P. Hespanha, and Paolo Valigi,
      A Minimum Energy Solution to Monocular Simultaneous Localization and Mapping,
      in Proc. of CDC’11 - 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • A. Adhami-Mirhosseini, A. Pedro Aguiar, and M. J. Yazdanpanah,
      Seabed Tracking of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle with Nonlinear Output Regulation,
      in Proc. of CDC’11 - 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, A. Pedro Aguiar, Bruno Sinopoli, and Diogo A. Gomes
      Nonlinear Estimation using Mean Field Games,
      in Proc. of NetGCooP 2011 - International Conference on Network Games, Control and Optimization, Paris, France, Oct. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Pequito, A. Pedro Aguiar, Bruno Sinopoli, and Diogo A. Gomes
      Unsupervised Learning of Finite Mixture Models using Mean Field Games,
      in Proc. of the 49th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, Sep. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Filippo Arrichiello, Gianluca Antonelli, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio Pascoal,
      Observability metric for the relative localization of AUVs based on range and depth measurements: theory and experiments,
      in Proc. of IROS'11 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Francisco, CA, USA, Sep. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Optimal Control on Lie Groups: Implementations Details of the Projection Operator Approach,
      in Proc. of the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milano, Italy, Aug. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Omid Namaki-Shoushtari, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Ali Khaki Sedigh,
      A Switched Based Control Strategy for Target Tracking of Autonomous Robotic Vehicles using Range-only Measurements,
      in Proc. of the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milano, Italy, Aug. 2011. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Optimal Control on Non-Compact Lie Groups: A Projection Operator Approach,
      in Proc. of CDC’10 - 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia USA, Dec. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • Vahid Hassani, António M. Pascoal, A.Pedro Aguiar, and Michael Athans,
      A Multiple Model Adaptive Wave Filter for Dynamic Ship Positioning,
      in Proc. of CAMS 2010 - 8th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Rostock, Germany, Sep. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio Carvalhosa, A. Pedro Aguiar, and A. Pascoal,
      Cooperative Motion Control of Multiple Autonomous Marine Vehicles:Collision Avoidance in Dynamic Environments,
      in Proc. of IAV 2010 - 7th Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Lecce, Italy, Sep. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • M. Bayat and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      SLAM for an AUV using vision and an acoustic beacon,
      in Proc. of IAV 2010 - 7th Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Lecce, Italy, Sep. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • Andreas J. Häusler, Reza Ghabcheloo, António M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Multiple Marine Vehicle Deconflicted Path Planning with Currents and Communication Constraints,
      in Proc. of IAV 2010 - 7th Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Lecce, Italy, Sep. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      On the closed-form solution of an optimal control problem on the Lie Group SO(3),
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’10 - 9th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Coimbra, Portugal, Sep. 2010.
    • Rui F. Barreiro, A. Pedro Aguiar, and João M. Lemos
      State Estimation of the HIV-1 Infection using a Moving Horizon Based Estimator,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’10 - 9th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Coimbra, Portugal, Sep. 2010.
    • Vahid Hassani, Omid Namaki-Shoushtari, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António M. Pascoal,
      Robust Interval Observers for Uncertain Continuous-time Systems,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’10 - 9th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Coimbra, Portugal, Sep. 2010.
    • Alessandro Saccon, John Hauser, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Exploration of Kinematic Optimal Control on the Lie Group SO(3),
      in Proc. of NOLCOS’10 - 8th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Bologna, Italy, Sep. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • Sérgio S. Rodrigues, Naveena Crasta, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Fátima S. Leite,
      State estimation for systems on SE(3) with implicit outputs: An application to visual servoing,
      in Proc. of NOLCOS’10 - 8th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Bologna, Italy, Sep. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • Rui F. Barreiro, A. Pedro Aguiar, and João M. Lemos,
      Moving Horizon Estimation with Decimated Observations,
      in Proc. of NOLCOS’10 - 8th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Bologna, Italy, Sep. 2010. [PDF-File]
    • V. Dobrokhodov, I. Kaminer, K. Jones, E. Xargay, Z. Li, N. Hovakimyan, A. Pedro Aguiar, A. M. Pascoal,
      On Coordinated Road Search using Time-Coordinated Path Following of Multiple UAVs,
      in Proc.
      of GN&C'10 - AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Toronto, Canada, Aug. 2010.
    • Sérgio Pequito, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Diogo A. Gomes,
      The Entropy Penalized Minimum Energy Estimator,
      in Proc. of CDC’09 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, Dec. 2009. (Best student paper award finalist). [PDF-File].
    • Vahid Hassani, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio M. Pascoal, and Michael Athans,
      Further Results on Plant Parameter Identification using Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimators,
      in Proc. of CDC’09 - 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China, Dec. 2009. [PDF-File].
    • João Saúde and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Single Beacon Acoustic Navigation for an AUV in the presence of unknown ocean currents,
      in Proc. of MCMC’09 - 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá (SP), Brazil, Sep. 2009. [PDF-File]
    • M. Bayat, F. Vanni, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Online Mission Planning for Cooperative Target Tracking of Marine Vehicles,
      in Proc. of MCMC’09 - 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá (SP), Brazil, Sep. 2009. [PDF-File]
    • Francisco C. Teixeira, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António M. Pascoal,
      Nonlinear adaptive depth tracking and attitude control of an underwater towed vehicle,
      in Proc. of MCMC’09 - 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá (SP), Brazil, Sep. 2009. [PDF-File]
    • P. Maurya, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António M. Pascoal,
      Marine Vehicle Path Following Using Inner-Outer Loop Control,
      in Proc. of MCMC’09 - 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá (SP), Brazil, Sep. 2009. [PDF-File]
    • Andreas J. Häusler, Reza Ghabcheloo, António M. Pascoal, A. Pedro Aguiar, Isaac I. Kaminer, and Vladimir N. Dobrokhodov,
      Temporally and Spatially Deconflicted Path Planning for Multiple Autonomous Marine Vehicles,
      in Proc. of MCMC’09 - 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá (SP), Brazil, Sep. 2009. [PDF-File]
    • A. Aguiar, J. Almeida, M. Bayat, B. Cardeira, R. Cunha, A. Häusler, P. Maurya, A. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, A. Pereira, M. Rufino, L. Sebastião, C. Silvestre, and F. Vanni,
      Cooperative Control of Multiple Marine Vehicles: Theoretical Challenges and Practical Issues,
      in Proc. of MCMC’09 - 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guarujá (SP), Brazil, Sep. 2009. [PDF-File]
    • Vahid Hassani, A. Pedro Aguiar, António M. Pascoal, and Michael Athans,
      A Performance Based Model-Set Design Strategy for Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation,
      in Proc. of ECC'09 – European Control Conference, Budapest, Hungary, Aug. 2009. [PDF-File].
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, A. M. Pascoal, I. Kaminer, V. Dobrokhodov, E. Xargay, and N. Hovakimyan,
      Time-Coordinated Path Following for Multiple UAVs over Time-Varying Networks using L1 Adaptation,
      in Proc.
      NATO RTO SCI-202 Symposium on Intelligent Uninhabited Vehicle Guidance Systems, Neubiberg, Germany, Jul. 2009.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, J. Almeida, M. Bayat, B. Cardeira, R. Cunha, A. Hausler, P. Maurya, P. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, A. Pereira, M. Rufino, L. Sebastião, C. Silvestre, F. Vanni,
      Networked control of multiple marine vehicles: Theoretical and practical challenges in the scope of the EU GREX project ,
      in Proc.
      1st International Workshop on Networked Embedded and Control System Technologies: European and Russian R and D Cooperation - NESTER 2009, Milan, Italy, Jul. 2009.
    • Vahid Hassani, A. Pedro Aguiar, Michael Athans, and António M. Pascoal,
      Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation and Model Identification using a Minimum Energy Criterion,
      in Proc. of ACC'09 – American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, Jun. 2009. [PDF-File].
    • R. Ghabcheloo, I. Kaminer, A. Pedro Aguiar, A. M. Pascoal,
      A General Framework for Multiple Vehicle Time-Coordinated Path Following Control,
      in Proc. of ACC'09 – American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, Jun. 2009. [PDF-File].
    • Andreas J. Häusler, Reza Ghabcheloo, Isaac Kaminer, António M. Pascoal, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Path Planning for Multiple Marine Vehicles,
      in Proc. of OCEANS’09 – IEEE, Bremen, Germany, May 2009.
    • A. Aguiar, J. Almeida, M. Bayat, B. Cardeira, R. Cunha, A. Häusler, P. Maurya, A. Oliveira, A. Pascoal, A. Pereira, M. Rufino, L. Sebastião, C. Silvestre, and F. Vanni,
      A Cooperative Autonomous Marine Vehicle Motion Control in the scope of the EU GREX Project: Theory and Practice,
      in Proc. of OCEANS’09 – IEEE, Bremen, Germany, May 2009.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, I. Kaminer, R. Ghabcheloo, A. M. Pascoal, E. Xargay, N. Hovakimyan, C. Cao, V. Dobrokhodov,
      Time-Coordinated Path Following for Multiple UAVs using Dynamic Networking and L1 Adaptation,
      in Proc.
      of GN&C'08 - AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Honolulu, HI, Aug. 2008. [PDF-File].
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, I. Kaminer, R. Ghabcheloo, A. M. Pascoal, E. Xargay, N. Hovakimyan, C. Cao, V. Dobrokhodov,
      Coordinated Path Following of Multiple UAVs for Time-Critical Missions in the Presence of Time-Varying Communication Topologies,
      in Proc. of
      the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, Jul. 2008.  [PDF-File].
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, Vahid Hassani, António M. Pascoal, and Michael Athans,
      Identification and Convergence Analysis of a Class of Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimators,
      in Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, Jul. 2008.  [PDF-File].
    • Mohammadreza Bayat, Vahid Hassani, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Nonlinear Kalman Based Filtering for Pose Estimation of a Robotic Vehicle from Discrete Asynchronous Range Measurements,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO'08 -
      8th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Jul. 2008.
    • Francesco Vanni, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Antonio M. Pascoal,
      Cooperative Path-Following of Underactuated Autonomous Marine Vehicles with Logic-based Communication,
      in Proc. of NGCUV'08 -
      IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles, Killaloe, Ireland, Apr. 2008. [PDF-File].
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Coordinated Path-Following Control for Nonlinear Systems with Logic-Based Communication,
      in Proc. of CDC’07 - 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, USA, Dec. 2007. [PDF-File].
    • Rita Cunha, Carlos Silvestre, João Hespanha, and A. Pedro Aguiar,
      Vision-based control for rigid body stabilization,
      in Proc. of CDC’07 - 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, USA, Dec. 2007. [PDF-File].
    • Reza Ghabcheloo, A. Pedro Aguiar, Antonio M. Pascoal, and Carlos Silvestre,
      Synchronization in multi-agent systems with switching topologies and non-homogeneous communication delays,
      in Proc. of CDC’07 - 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, USA, Dec. 2007. [PDF-File].
    • Francesco Vanni, A. Pedro Aguiar, and Antonio M. Pascoal,
      Nonlinear Motion Control of Multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles,
      in Proc. of CAMS’07 - The IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Bol, Croatia, Sep. 2007. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, R. Ghabcheloo, Antonio Pascoal, C. Silvestre, Francesco Vanni
      Coordinated Path Following of Multiple Marine Vehicles: Theoretical Issues and Practical Constraints,
      in Proc. of IWK - 52nd Internationales Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium, Ilmenau, Germany, Sep. 2007.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, Reza Ghabcheloo, Antonio M. Pascoal, and Carlos Silvestre,
      Coordinated Path-Following Control of Multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles,
      in Proc. of ISOPE’07 - International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Lisbon, Portugal, Sep. 2007. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar
      Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimators: Open Problems and Future Directions,
      in Proc. of ECC’07 - European Control Conference, Kos, Greece, Jul. 2007. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, Michael Athans, and António M. Pascoal
      Convergence Properties of a Continuous-Time Multiple-Model Adaptive Estimator,
      in Proc. of ECC’07 - European Control Conference, Kos, Greece, Jul. 2007. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João Hespanha,
      State Estimation of Continuous-Time Systems with Implicit Outputs from Discrete Noisy Time-Delayed Measurements,
      in Proc. of CDC’06 - 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, USA, Dec. 2006. [PDF-File]
    • Reza Ghabcheloo, A. Pedro Aguiar, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, Isaac Kaminer, and João Hespanha,
      Coordinated path-following control of multiple underactuated autonomous vehicles in the presence of communication failures,
      in Proc. of CDC’06 - 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, USA, Dec. 2006. [PDF-File]
    • Francisco C. Teixeira, A. Pedro Aguiar, and António M. Pascoal
      Nonlinear Control of an Underwater Transducer Towed Vehicle,
      in Proc. of MCMC’2006 - 7th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Lisbon, Portugal, Sep. 2006. [PDF-File]
    • Reza Ghabcheloo, A. Pedro Aguiar, António Pascoal, and Carlos Silvestre
      Coordinated path-following control of multiple AUVs in the presence of communication failures and time delays,
      in Proc. of MCMC’2006 - 7th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Lisbon, Portugal, Sep. 2006. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João Hespanha,
      H-infinity Estimation of Systems with Implicit Outputs: An application to Pose Estimation of Autonomous Vehicles,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’2006 – 7th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Lisbon, Portugal, Sep. 2006. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, Reza Ghabcheloo, António Pascoal, Carlos Silvestre, João Hespanha, and Isaac Kaminer,
      Coordinated path-following of multiple underactuated autonomous vehicles with bidirectional communication constraints,
      in Proc. of ISCCSP’06 – 2006 Second International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing, Marrakech, Morocco, Mar. 2006. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      State Estimation for Systems with Implicit Outputs for the Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensors,
      in Proc. of CDC’05 – 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, Dec. 2005. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, João P. Hespanha, and António M. Pascoal
      Stability of switched seesaw systems with application to the stabilization of underactuated vehicles,
      in Proc. of CDC’05 – 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, Dec. 2005. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, João P. Hespanha, and Petar Kokotović,
      Limits of performance in reference-tracking and path-following for nonlinear systems.
      in Proc. of 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, July, 2005. [PDF-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      State Estimation for Continuous-Time Systems with Perspective Outputs from Discrete Noisy Time-Delayed Measurements,
      in Proc. of CDC’04 – 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Bahamas, Dec. 2004. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, Dragan B. Dačić, João P. Hespanha, and Petar Kokotović,
      Path-Following or Reference-Tracking? An answer relaxing the limits to performance,
      in Proc. of IAV2004 - 5th IFAC/EURON Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 2004. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Pose Estimation of Autonomous Vehicles using Visual Information: A Minimum-Energy Estimator Approach,
      in Proc. of IAV2004 - 5th IFAC/EURON Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 2004. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Logic-Based Switching Control for Trajectory-Tracking and Path-Following of Underactuated Autonomous Vehicles with Parametric Modeling Uncertainty,
      in Proc. of ACC’04 – American Control Conference, Boston, MA, Jun. 2004. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Supervisory Control of Uncertain Underactuated Vehicles,
      in Proc. of ISCCSP’04 – First International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing, Hammamet, Tunisia, Mar. 2004.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Minimum-energy State Estimation for Systems with Perspective Outputs and State Constraints,
      in Proc. of CDC’03 – 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 2003. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, L. Cremean, and João P. Hespanha,
      Position Tracking for a Nonlinear Underactuated Hovercraft: Controller Design and Experimental Results,
      in Proc. of CDC’03 – 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 2003. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and João P. Hespanha,
      Position Tracking of Underactuated Vehicles,
      in Proc. of ACC’03 – American Control Conference, Denver, CO, Jun. 2003. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Dynamic positioning and way-point tracking of underactuated AUVs in the presence of ocean currents,
      in Proc. of CDC’02 – 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 2002. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Global stabilization of an underactuated autonomous underwater vehicle via logic-based switching,
      in Proc. of CDC’02 – 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 2002. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      From Local to Global Stabilization: A Hybrid System Approach,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’02 – 5th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Aveiro, Portugal, Sep. 2002. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Dynamic Positioning of an Underactuated AUV in the Presence of a Constant Unknown Ocean Current Disturbance,
      in Proc. of IFAC – 15th World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, Jul. 2002. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Practical Stabilization of the Extended Nonholonomic Double Integrator,
      in Proc. of MED’02 – 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 2002. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Way-point tracking of underactuated AUVs in the presence of ocean currents,
      in Proc. of MED’02 – 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 2002.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Stabilization of an Underactuated Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Via Logic-Based Hybrid Control,
      in Proc. of MED’02 – 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 2002.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Regulation of a Nonholonomic Autonomous Underwater Vehicle with Parametric Modeling Uncertainty using Lyapunov Functions,
      in Proc. of CDC’01 – 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida, Dec. 2001. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • M. Aicardi, G. Casalino, G. Indiveri, A. P. Aguiar, P. Encarnação, and A. Pascoal,
      A planar path following controller for underactuated marine vehicles,
      in Proc. of MED’01 – 9th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Jun. 2001. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, A. Atassi, and António M. Pascoal,
      Regulation of a Nonholonomic Dynamic Wheeled Mobile Robot with Parametric Modeling Uncertainty using Lyapunov functions,
      in Proc. of CDC’2000 – 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, Australia, Dec. 2000. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Stabilization of the Extended Nonholonomic Double Integrator Via Logic-Based Hybrid Control: An application to Point Stabilization of Mobile Robots,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’00 – 4th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Guimarães, Portugal, Oct. 2000.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar, A. Atassi, and António M. Pascoal,
      Stabilization of a Nonholonomic Dynamic Wheeled Mobile Robot with Parametric Modeling Uncertainty using Lyapunov functions,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’00 – 4th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Guimarães, Portugal, Oct. 2000.
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Stabilization of the Extended Nonholonomic Double Integrator Via Logic-Based Hybrid Control,
      in Proc. of SYROCO’00 – 6th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control, Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2000. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M. Pascoal,
      Stabilization of Autonomous Vehicles with Nonholonomic Constraints: Open Problems and Future Directions.
      Position paper at the workshop Future Directions in Systems and Control Theory, Cascais, Portugal, Jun. 1999.
    • P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, A. Pascoal and A. P. Aguiar,
      Vehicle and Mission Control of the SIRENE Underwater Shuttle,
      in Proc. of IFAC Conference CAMS’98 – Control Applications in Marine Systems, Fukuoka, Japan, Oct. 1998. [PS-File]
    • C. Silvestre, A. P. Aguiar, P. Oliveira, and A. Pascoal,
      Control of the SIRENE Underwater Shuttle: System Design and Tests at Sea,
      in Proc. of CONTROLO’98 – 3rd Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, vol. 2, pp. 775-781, Coimbra, Portugal, Sep. 1998.
    • P. Oliveira, C. Silvestre, A. P. Aguiar and A. Pascoal,
      Guidance and Control of the SIRENE Underwater Vehicle: from System Design to Tests at Sea,
      in Proc. of OCEANS’98, Nice, France, Sep. 1998. [PDF-File], [PS-File]
    • C. Silvestre, A. P. Aguiar, P. Oliveira, and A. Pascoal,
      Control of the SIRENE Underwater Shuttle: System Design and Tests at Sea,
      in Proc. of OMAE’98 - The 17th Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 1998. [PS-File]
    • A. Pedro Aguiar and António M.Pascoal,
      Modeling and Control of an Autonomous Underwater Shuttle for the Transport of Benthic Laboratories,
      in Proc. of OCEANS’97, Halifax, Canada, Oct. 1997. [PS-File]

Other Publications
    • António Pedro Aguiar,
      Nonlinear Motion Control of Nonholonomic and Underactuated Systems,
      Ph.D. Thesis. Dept. Electrical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, April, 2002.
    • António Pedro Aguiar,
      Modeling, Control, and Guidance of an Autonomous Underwater Shuttle for the Transport of Benthic Laboratories,
      MSc Thesis. Dept. Electrical Engineering, IST, Lisbon, Portugal, 1996 (in portuguese).