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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 Z420
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, John ORCID: , ed. (2019) Robotics and automation for improving agriculture. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781786762726

Billingsley, John ORCID: (2018) Essentials of Dynamics and Vibrations. Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 9783319565163

Billingsley, John ORCID: and Brett, Peter, eds. (2018) Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice 3. Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 9783319769462

Billingsley, Richard and Billingsley, JohnORCID: 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, JohnORCID: (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

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