Publications

Book Chapters

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "UAV Localisation using Inertial Sensors and Satellite Positioning Systems", in K.P. Valavanis and G.J. Vachtsevanos (Eds.), Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Springer, 2015.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Inertial Sensor-based Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping for UAVs", in K.P. Valavanis and G.J. Vachtsevanos (Eds.), Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Springer, 2015.

  • M. Bryson, A. Reid, C. Hung, F. Ramos and S. Sukkarieh, "Cost-Effective Mapping Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Ecology Monitoring Applications", in O. Khatib, V. Kumar, G. Sukhatme (Eds.), Experimental Robotics: The 12th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, pp. 509-523, Heidelberg: Springer, 2014.

Journal Articles

2017
  • M. Bryson, R. Ferrari, W. Figueira, O. Pizarro, J. Madin, S. Williams and M. Byrne, "Characterisation of measurement errors using structure-from-motion and photogrammetry to measure marine habitat structural complexity", Ecology and Evolution (early view), DOI 10.1002/ece3.3127, 2017. [online]

  • D. Bongiorno, M. Bryson, T. Bridge, D.G. Dansereau and S. Williams, "Co-registered Hyperspectral and Stereo Image Seafloor Mapping from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle", To appear in Journal of Field Robotics, DOI 10.1002/rob.21713, 2017 [online]

  • O. Pizarro, A. Friedman, M. Bryson, S. Williams, J. Madin, "A simple, fast and repeatable survey method for underwater visual 3D benthic mapping and monitoring", Ecology and Evolution, vol. 17, pp. 1770-1782, doi:10.1002/ece3.2701, 2017. [online]

  • A. Martinez, E. Queiroz, M. Bryson, M. Byrne and R. Coleman, "Incorporating in situ habitat patchiness in site selection models reveals that site fidelity is not always a consequence of animal choice", Journal of Animal Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12668, 2017.[online]

2016
  • S.B. Williams, O. Pizarro, D. Steinberg, A. Friedman, M. Bryson, "Reflections on a decade of autonomous underwater vehicles operations for marine survey at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics", Annual Reviews in Control, Vol. 42, pp. 158-165, 2016.

  • M. Bryson, S. Duce, D. Harris, J.M. Webster, A. Thompson, A. Vila-Concejo and S.B. Williams, "Geomorphic changes of a coral shingle cay measured using Kite Aerial Photography", Geomorphology, vol. 270, pp. 1-8, DOI:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.06.018, 2016. [online]

  • M. Johnson-Roberson, M. Bryson, A. Friedman, O. Pizarro, G. Troni, P. Ozog and J.C. Henderson, "High-Resolution Underwater Robotic Vision-Based Mapping and Three-Dimensional Reconstruction for Archaeology", To appear in Journal of Field Robotics, DOI 10.1002/rob.21658, 2016. [online]

  • R. Ferrari, M. Bryson, T. Bridge, J. Hustache, S.B. Williams, M. Byrne and W. Figueira, "Quantifying the response of structural complexity and community composition to environmental change in marine communities", Global Change Biology, vol. 22, pp. 1965-1975, 2016. [online]

  • M. Bryson, M. Johnson-Roberson, O. Pizarro and S. Williams, "True Color Correction of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Imagery", Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 853-874, 2016. [online]


2015
  • M. Johnson-Roberson, M. Bryson, B. Douillard, O. Pizarro, S. Williams and B. Barlow, "Discovering Salient Regions on 3D Photo-textured Maps: Crowdsourcing Interaction Data from Multi-touch Smartphones and Tablets", Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 131, pp. 28-41, 2015.


2014
  • T. Bridge, R. Ferrari, M. Bryson, R. Hovey, W. Figueira, S. Williams, A. Harborne and M. Byrne, "Variable Responses of Benthic Communities to Anomalously Warm Sea Temperatures on a High-Latitude Coral Reef", PLoS ONE 9(11): e113079. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113079, 2014.


2013
  • M. Bryson, M. Johnson-Roberson, R. J. Murphy and D. Bongiorno, "Kite Aerial Photography for Low-Cost, Ultra-high Spatial Resolution Multi-Spectral Mapping of Intertidal Landscapes", PLoS ONE 8(9): e73550. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073550, 2013. [online] [data]


2007 to 2012
  • C. Hung, M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Multi-class predictive template for tree crown detection", ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, vol. 68, pp. 170-183, 2012.

  • M. Bryson, A. Reid, F. Ramos and S. Sukkarieh, "Airborne Vision-based Mapping and Classification of Large Farmland Environments", Journal of Field Robotics, Special Issue on Visual Mapping and Navigation Outdoors, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 632-655, 2010. [pdf]

  • A.H. Goktogan, S. Sukkarieh, M. Bryson, J. Randle, T. Lupton and C. Hung, "A Rotary-wing Unmanned Air Vehicle for Aquatic Weed Surveillance and Management", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol. 57, pp. 467-484, 2010.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Architectures for Cooperative Airborne Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Special Issue on Airborne SLAM, vol. 55, no. 4-5, pp. 267-297, 2009.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Observability Analysis and Active Control for Airborne SLAM", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 261-280, 2008. [pdf]

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Building a Robust Implementation of Bearing-Only Inertial SLAM for a UAV", Journal of Field Robotics, Special issue on SLAM in the field, vol. 24, no. 1-2, pp. 113-143, 2007. [pdf]

Conference Papers

  • J. Perez, M. Bryson, P.J. Sanz and S.B. Williams, "A benchmarking study on single image dehazing techniques for underwater autonomous vehicles", OCEANS Conference, Aberdeen, June 2017.

  • M. Johnson-Roberson, M. Bryson, B. Douillard, O. Pizarro and S. Williams, "Crowdsourced Saliency for Mining Robotically Gathered 3D Maps Using Multitouch Interaction on Smartphones and Tablets", IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China, May 2014.

  • M. Bryson, M. Johnson-Roberson, O. Pizarro and S. Williams, "Automated Registration for Multi-year Robotic Surveys of Marine Benthic Habitats", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Tokyo, Japan, November 2013.

  • D. Bongiorno, A. Fairley, M. Bryson and S. Williams, "Automatic spectrometer/RGB camera spatial calibration", IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, July 2013.

  • M. Johnson-Roberson, M. Bryson, B. Douillard, O. Pizarro and S. Williams, "Out-of-core Efficient Blending for Underwater Georeferenced Textured 3D Maps", COM.Geo Conference, San Jose, USA, July 2013.

  • D. Bongiorno, M. Bryson and S. Williams, "Dynamic Spectral-Based Underwater Colour Correction", IEEE/MTS Oceans Conference, Burgen, Norway, June 2013.

  • O. Pizarro, S. Williams, M. Jakuba, M. Johnson-Roberson, I. Mahon, M. Bryson, D. Steinberg, A. Friedman, D. Dansereau, N. Nourani-Vatani, D. Bongiorno, M. Bewley, A. Bender, N. Ashan, B. Douillard, "Benthic monitoring with robotic platforms - the experience of Australia", IEEE International Underwater Technology Symposium (UT 2013), Tokyo, March 2013.

  • D. Bongiorno, M. Bryson, D. Dansereau and S. Williams, "Spectral characterization of COTS RGB cameras using a linear variable edge filter", IS and T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Conference, Digital Photography IX, January 2013.

  • M. Bryson, M. Johnson-Roberson and R. Murphy, "Low-cost, Ultra-high Spatial and Temporal Resolution Mapping of Intertidal Rock Platforms", Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), Melbourne, Australia, August 2012. [pdf]

  • M. Bryson, M. Johnson-Roberson, O. Pizarro and S. Williams, "Colour-Consistent Structure-from-Motion Models using Underwater Imagery", Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), Sydney, Australia, July 2012. [pdf]

  • C. Hung, M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "`ShadowCut' - An Unsupervised Object Segmentation Algorithm for Aerial Robotic Surveillance Applications", IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA), St. Paul, USA, 2012.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "A Comparison of Feature and Pose-Based Mapping using Vision, Inertial and GPS on a UAV", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Francisco, USA, 2011.

  • T. Bailey, M. Bryson, H. Mu, J. Vial, L. McCalman and H. Durrant-Whyte, "Decentralised Cooperative Localisation for Heterogeneous Teams of Mobile Robots", IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China, 2011.

  • M. Bryson, A. Reid, C. Hung, F. Ramos and S. Sukkarieh, "Cost-Effective Mapping using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Ecology Monitoring Applications", 12th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Delhi, India, 2010.

  • M. Bryson, M. Johnson-Roberson and S. Sukkarieh, "Airborne Smoothing and Mapping using Vision and Inertial Sensors", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA), Kobe, Japan, 2009.

  • T. Vidal-Calleja, M. Bryson, S. Sukkarieh, A. Sanfeliu and J. Andrade-Cetto, "On the Observability of Bearing-Only SLAM", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Rome, Italy, 2007.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Decentralised Trajectory Control for Multi-UAV SLAM", In 4th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA), Shajah, UAE, 2007.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Co-operative Localisation and Mapping for Multiple UAVs in Unknown Environments", In 2007 IEEE/AIAA Aerospace Conference (IEEEAC), Big Sky, USA, 2007.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Active Airborne Localisation and Exploration in Unknown Environments using Inertial SLAM", In 2006 IEEE/AIAA Aerospace Conference (IEEEAC), Big Sky, USA, 2006.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Bearing-Only SLAM for an Airborne Vehicle", In Australian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Sydney, Australia, 2005. [pdf]

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "An Information-Theoretic Approach to Autonomous Navigation and Guidance of an Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle in Unknown Environments", In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Edmonton, Canada, 2005.

  • M. Bryson and S. Sukkarieh, "Vehicle Model Aided Inertial Navigation for a UAV using Low-cost Sensors", Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Canberra, Australia, 2004. [pdf]

  • R. Giroux, S. Sukkarieh, M. Bryson, "Implementation of a skewed-redundant low-cost INS in a fast-prototyping environment", Institute of Navigation (ION) National Technical Meeting, pp. 954-961, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2004.

Other Publications

  • C. Roman, G. Inglis, J. Vaughn, C. Smart, D. Dansereau, D. Bongiorno, M. Johnson-Roberson and M. Bryson, "New tools and methods for precision seafloor mapping", Oceanography, vol. 26, pp. 10-15, 2013. [pdf]

Conference and Workshop Presentations

  • M. Bryson and J. Gordon, "New Techniques for 3D Reconstruction and Extraction of Individual Tree Metrics using Aerially Acquired Dense Pointcloud Data", ForestTECH Conference, Rotorua, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia, November 2017.

  • M. Bryson, L. Stamm, A. Kathuria and C. Stone, "A new flexible software tool for rapidly counting individual trees using point cloud data from LiDAR or photogrammetry", Institute of Foresters Australia (IFA) Conference, Cairns, August, 2017.

  • M. Bryson, S. Duce, D. Harris, J. Webster, A. Thompson, A. Vila-Concejo and S. Williams, "Kite aerial photography as a tool for studying coastal environments", International Coastal Symposium, Sydney, Australia, March 2016.

  • M. Bryson, C. Stone, M. McLean, S. Sukkarieh, C. Hung, V. Vlaskine, J. Randle, "Improving Processing Solutions for Analysing LiDAR and Remotely Sensed Data from the Field", ForestTECH, Melbourne, Australia, November 2015.

  • M. Bryson, R. Murphy and M. Johnson-Roberson, "New Techniques for Fine-scale Mapping of Intertidal Environments using Kite Aerial Photography", GeoHab, Lorne, Australia, May 2014.

  • M. Bryson, M. Johnson-Roberson, O. Pizarro and S. Williams, "Repeatable Robotic Surveying of Marine Benthic Habitats for Monitoring Long-term Change", Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring at Robotics: Science and Systems, Sydney, Australia, July 2012.

  • M. Bryson, Salah Sukkarieh, Ali Goktogan, Jeremy Randle, Muhammad Esa Attia, Steve Keep, Alistair Reid, Calvin Hung, Tariq Abuhashim, Zhe Xu, Nick Lawrance, Todd Lupton, Abdallah Kassir, Jen Jen Chung, Graham Brooker and Nazifa Tahir, "Robotic Aircraft for Remote Sensing of the Environment", Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Francisco, USA, 2011.

  • M. Bryson, A. Reid, C.Hung, T. Abuhashim and S. Sukkarieh, "Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Mapping, Classification and Monitoring of Invasive Weeds", International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE), Sydney, Australia, 2011.

  • M. Bryson, A. Reid, F. Ramos, S. Sukkarieh, "An Unmanned Airborne System for Vision-Based Mapping and Classification in Ecological Monitoring Application", Australian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetric Conference (ARSPC), Alice Springs, Australia, 2010.