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Professor John Billingsley

Professor John Billingsley
Name John Billingsley
Position Professor (Mechatronic Engineering)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office Z445
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2513
Extension 2513
Qualifications BA Cambridge , MA Cambridge , PhD Cambridge
Languages French (non accredited translator)
German (non accredited translator)
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090699 )

Research interests
Machine Vision
Control Theory
Robotics in Agriculture

Professional memberships
Fellow IET (UK)
Senior Member IEEE (USA)
(1992-2010) Fellow Engineers Australia

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Agricultural Engineering (CAE)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENG4406 Robotics and Machine Vision
ENG8001 Engineering Research Methodology
MEC3403 Dynamics II

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
51 Years

Research most recent
Textbook: John Billingsley, 2018, Essentials of Dynamics and Vibrations, published Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-56516-3
Edited Textbook: John Billingsley 2019, Robotics and automation for improving agriculture, published by Burleigh Dodds, UK, ISBN-13: 978-1786762726.
Edited Textbook: Billingsley, John, Brett, Peter (Eds.), 2018, Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice 3, published Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-76947-9.

Research most notable
J Billingsley, R Kinns, 1976, The Acoustic Telescope, Journal of Sound and Vibration Volume 48, Issue 4, 22 October 1976, Pages 485-510, cited by 228.
The successful development of a vision guidance system for agriculture
J Billingsley, M Schoenfisch, Computers and electronics in agriculture 16 (2), 147-163, cited by 138
Robug II: An intelligent wall climbing robot, BL Luk, AA Collie, J Billingsley
Proceedings. 1991 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, cited by 131.

Publications in ePrints

Billingsley, Richard and Billingsley, John and Gardenfors, Peter and Peppas, Pavlos and Prade, Henri and Skillicorn, David and Williams, Mary-Anne (2017) The altruistic robot: do what I want, not just what I say. In: 11th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management (SUM 2017) , 4-6 Oct 2017, Granada, Spain .

Gao, Pan and Xiang, Wei and Peng, Qiang and Billingsley, John (2016) A rate–distortion optimized error-resilient algorithm for multi-view video coding. Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, 35 (1). pp. 301-323. ISSN 0278-081X

Hashempour, Javad and Sharifian, Ahmad and Billingsley, John (2016) Experimental measurement of direct thermal radiation through single-layer square-cell plain woven screens. Journal of Heat Transfer: Transactions of the ASME, 138 (1). 012701-1-012701-6. ISSN 0022-1481

Billingsley, John (2016) Ockham, Olbers and dark matter. ResearchGate, Berlin, Germany.

Bergerman, Marcel and Billingsley, John and Reid, John and van Henten, Eldert (2016) Robotics in agriculture and forestry. In: Springer handbook of robotics, 2nd ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 1463-1492. ISBN 978-3-319-32550-7

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