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Dr Cheryl McCarthy

Dr Cheryl McCarthy
Name Cheryl McCarthy
Position Senior Research Fellow
Section Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Operations)
Office P9-132
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2297
Extension 2297
Email
Qualifications BEng USQ , PhD USQ
Homepage https://eportfolio.usq.edu.au/user/view.php?id=14096
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090699 )

Research interests
Application of mechatronic engineering and machine vision to agriculture, imaging spectrometry and aerial photography.

USQ Research affiliations

  • National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)

Research most recent
Rees, S., MCCARTHY, C., Artizzu, X., Baillie, C. and Dunn, M. (2011) Development and evaluation of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis to target Guinea Grass in sugarcane, Australian Journal of Multi-disciplinary Engineering, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 97-106.

MCCARTHY, C. L., Hancock, N. H. and Raine, S. R. (2010) Apparatus and infield evaluations of a prototype machine vision system for cotton plant internode length measurement, Journal of Cotton Science, vol. 14, pp. 221-232.

MCCARTHY, C. L., Hancock, N. H. and Raine, S. R. (2010) Applied machine vision of plants - a review with implications for field deployment in automated farming operations, Intelligent Service Robotics, vol. 3 (4), pp. 209-217.


Research most notable
MCCARTHY, C. L., Hancock, N. H. and Raine, S. R. (2009) Automated internode length measurement of cotton plants under field conditions, Transactions of the ASABE, vol. 52 (6), pp. 2093-2103.


Publications in ePrints

Koirala, Anand and Walsh, Kerry B. and Wang, Zhenglin and McCarthy, Cheryl (2019) Deep learning - method overview and review of use for fruit detection and yield estimation. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 162. pp. 219-234. ISSN 0168-1669

Long, Derek and McCarthy, Cheryl and Jensen, Troy (2016) Row and water front detection from UAV thermal-infrared imagery for furrow irrigation monitoring. In: 2016 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2016), 12-15 July 2016, Banff, AB, Canada.

Shalal, Nagham and Low, Tobias and McCarthy, Cheryl and Hancock, Nigel (2015) Orchard mapping and mobile robot localisation using on-board camera and laser scanner data fusion – Part A: tree detection. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 119. pp. 254-266. ISSN 0168-1699

Shalal, Nagham and Low, Tobias and McCarthy, Cheryl and Hancock, Nigel (2015) Orchard mapping and mobile robot localisation using on-board camera and laser scanner data fusion – Part B: mapping and localisation. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 119. pp. 267-278. ISSN 0168-1699

Shalal, Nagham and Low, Tobias and McCarthy, Cheryl and Hancock, Nigel (2013) A preliminary evaluation of vision and laser sensing for tree trunk detection and orchard mapping. In: Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2013), 2-4 Dec 2013, Sydney, Australia.

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