Dr Cheryl McCarthy
|Position||Senior Research Fellow|
|Section||Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Operations)|
|Phone||+61 7 4631 2297|
|Qualifications||BEng USQ , PhD USQ|
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Fields of Research (FoR)
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified
Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified
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 0168-1699
Koirala, A and Walsh, K.B and Wang, Z and McCarthy, C (2019) Deep learning for real‑time fruit detection and orchard fruit load estimation: benchmarking of ‘MangoYOLO’. Precision Agriculture, 20 (6). pp. 1107-1135. ISSN 1385-2256
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