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Bérénice Mettler
Assistant Professor

Journal Articles

  • B. Mettler, Z.Kong, B. Li, and J.Andersh, 2015, SystemsView onSpatialPalnning and Perception Basd on Invariants inAgent-Environment Dynamics, Frontiers inNeuroscience, Vol. 8(439), (Journal Article) More Details
  • K. Tseng, and B. Mettler, 2015, Near-Optimal Probabilistic Search via Submodularity and Sparse Regression, AURO, p. 1-25, (Journal Article) More Details
  • A.Dorobantu, A.M.Murch, B.Mettler, G.J.Balas, 2013, Frequency Domain System Identification for a Small Low-Cost, Fixed-Wing UAV, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol 50, p.4, (Journal Article) More Details
  • Z.Kong, B.Mettler, 2013, Modeling Human Guidance Behavior Based on Patterns in Agent-Environment Interactions, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Vol. 43(4), 371-384, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • B.Mettler, N.Dadkhah, Z.Kong, J.Andersh, 2013, Research Infrastructure for Interactive Human and Autonomous Guidance, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 70 (1-4), 437-459, (Journal Article) More Details
  • N.Dadkhah, B.Mettler, 2013, Rotorcraft Control System Design for Agile Guidance, Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 21 (11), 1488-1506, (Journal Article) More Details
  • B.Mettler, Z.Kong, 2013, Mapping and Analysis of Human Guidance Performancefrom Trajectory Ensembles, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Vol.43 (1), (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • N. Dadkhah and B. Mettler, 2012, Survey of Motion Planning Literature in the Presence of Uncertainty: Considerations for UAV Guidance, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 65, 233-246, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • Z. Kong and B. Mettler, 2011, Evaluation of Guidance Performance in Urban Terrains for Different UAV Types and Performance Criteria Using Spatial CTG Maps, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 61(1), 135-156, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • B. Mettler, 2011, Structure and Organizational Principles of Agile Behavior: Challenges and Opportunities in Cognitive Engineering, Cognitive Critique, 3, 1-22, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • J. Andersh and B. Mettler, 2011, System Integration of a Miniature Rotorcraft for Aerial Tele-Operation Research, Mechatronics, 21, 776-788, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • B. Mettler, N. Dadkhah, Z. Kong, 2010, Agile Autonomous Guidance using Spatial Value Functions, Control Engineering Practice, 18(7), 773-788, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • B. Mettler, 2010, Extracting micro air vehicles aerodynamic forces and coefficients in free flight using visual motion tracking techniques, Experiments in Fluids, 49(3), 557-569, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • C. Goerzen, Z. Kong, and B. Mettler, 2010, A Survey of Motion Planning Algorithms from the Perspective of Autonomous UAV Guidance, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 57, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • C. Dever, B. Mettler, E. Feron, J. Popovic, and M. McConley, 2006, Trajectory Interpolation for Parameterized Maneuvering and Flexible Motion Planning of Autonomous Vehicles, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 29(2), (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • C.Dever, B.Mettler, E.Feron, J.Popovic, M.McConley, 2006, Nonlinear Trajectory Generation for Autonomous Vehicles via Parameterized Maneuver Classes, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 29 (2), 289-302, (Journal Article) More Details
  • T. Schouwenaars, B. Mettler, E. Feron and J. How, 2004, Hybrid Model for Trajectory Planning of Agile Autonomous Aerial Vehicles, Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, Special Issue on Intelligent Systems, Vol. 1, December, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • B. Mettler, C. Dever and Eric Feron, 2004, Scaling and Dynamic Characteristics of Miniature Rotorcraft, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 27(3), (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • V. Gavrilets, B. Mettler and E. Feron, 2004, Human-Inspired Control Logic for Automated Maneuvering of Miniature Helicopter, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 27(5), (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • B.Mettler, C.Dever, E.Feron, 2004, Scaling Effects and Dynamic Characteristics of Miniature Rotorcraft, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 27(3), (Journal Article) More Details
  • B. Mettler, M. B. Tischler and T. Kanade, 2002, System Identification Modeling of a Small-Scale Unmanned Helicopter, Journal of the American Helicopter Society, 47(1), Jan., (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • V. Gavrilets, E. Frazzoli, B. Mettler and E. Feron, 2001, Aggressive Maneuvering of Small Autonomous Helicopters: A Human-Centered Approach, International Journal of Robotics Research, 20(10), Oct., (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • M. V. Kothare, B. Mettler, M. Morari, P. Bendotti, and C.-M. Falinower, 2000, Level Control in the Steam Generator of a Nuclear Power Plant, IEEE Transaction on Control System Technology, 8(1), Jan., (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF

Technical Reports

  • Z. Kong and B. Mettler, 2012, Interaction Patterns in Agent-Environment Dynamics and Formal Modeling of Human Guidance BehaviorAEM Report 2012-1 More Details, Request PDF

Conference Proceedings

  • B. Li, J. Andersh, and B. Mettler, 2015, Classification of Human Gaze in Spatial Guidance and Control, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Hong Kong, October, pp. 1073-1080, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Li, and B. Mettler, 2015, Investigation of Hierarchical Architecture of Human Guidance Behavior for Skill Analysis , IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Hong Kong, October, pp. 1081-1088, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • A. Verma, A. Feit, and B. Mettler, 2015, Investigation of Human First-Person Guidance Strategy from Gaze Tracking Data, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Hong Kong, October, pp. 1066-1072, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • A. Feit, and B. Mettler, 2015, Experimental Framework for Investigating First Person Guidance and Perception, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Hong Kong, October, pp. 974-980, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Li, B. Mettler, and T. M. Kowalewski, 2014, Towards Data-Driven Hierarchical Surgical Skill Analysis, 5th Annual Workshop on Modeling and Monitoring fo Computer Assisted Interventions, Boston, MA, Sept., (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • J. Andersh, B. Li, and B. Mettler, 2014, Experimental Investigation of Visuo-Motor Functions in Remote-Control Operation, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, pp. 4368-4374, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, and J. Andersh, 2013, Fundamental Control Characteristics of Curvilinear Motion in Human and Automatic Path Tracking Tasks, American Control Conference (ACC), Washington, D. C., pp. 6460-6467, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Li, and B. Mettler, 2013, Application of Trajectory Segmentation Techniques for Operator Skill Evaluation, American Control Conference (ACC), Washington, D. C., pp. 2680-2686, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, and Z. Kong, 2012, Hierarchical Model of Human Guidance Performance Based on Interation Patterns in Behavior, ATACCS 2nd International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Comand and Control Sytems, London, UK, arXiv:1311.3672vl, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • N. Dadkhah and B. Mettler, 2011, Survey of Motion Planning Literature in the Presence of Uncertainty: Considerations for UAV Guidance, International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft System ICUAS, Denver, CO, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • A. Dorobantu, A.M. Murch, B. Mettler, and G.J. Balas, 2011, Frequency Domain System Identification for a Small, Low-Cost, Fixed-Wing UAV, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Portland, OR, AIAA 2011-6719, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • N. Dadkhah and B. Mettler, 2011, Sensory Predictive Guidance in Partially Known Environment, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Portland, OR, AIAA 2011-6293, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • Z. Kong and B. Mettler, 2011, An Investigation of Spatial Behavior in Agile Guidance Tasks, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Anchorage, AK, 2473-2480, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • Z. Kong and B. Mettler, 2011, Foundations of Formal Language for Humans and Artificial Systems Based on Intrinsic Structure in Spatial Behavior, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Francisco, CA, 3093-3100, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • Z. Kong and B. Mettler, 2010, Evaluation of Guidance Performance in Urban Terrains for Different UAV Classes and Performance Criteria, Proceedings of UAVí10, Denver, CO, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • A. Cherian, J. Andersh, V. Morellas, N. Papanikolopoulos, and B. Mettler, 2010, Motion Estimation of a Miniature Helicopter Using a Single Onboard Camera, American Control Conference (ACC), Baltimore, MD, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • B. Mettler, Z. Kong, C. Goerzen and M. Whalley, 2010, Benchmarking of Obstacle Field Navigation Algorithms for Autonomous Helicopters, Proceedings of the American Helicopter Society (AHS), Phoenix, AZ, (Award for Best Session Paper), (Conf. Proceeding) More Details, Request PDF
  • A. Cherian, J. Andersh, V. Morellas, N. Papanikolopoulos, and B. Mettler, 2009, Autonomous Altitude Estimation Of A UAV Using A Single Onboard Camera, Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), St. Louis, MI, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • J. Andersh, B. Mettler, and N. Papanikolopoulos, 2009, Miniature Embedded Rotorcraft Platform for Aerial Teleoperation Experiments, roceedings, of the IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation (MED), Greece, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • J. Andersh, B. Mettler, and N. Papanikolopoulos, 2009, Experimental Investigation of Teleoperation Performance for Miniature Rotorcraft, Proceedings of the Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Shanghai, China, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • N. Dadkhah, Z. Kong, V. Korukanti, Z. Kong, and B. Mettler, 2009, Experimental Demonstration of an Online Trajectory Optimization Scheme using Approximate Spatial Value Functions, Proceedings of the Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), WeCln4.5, Shanghai, China, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • Z. Kong and B. Mettler, 2009, On the General Characteristics of 2D Optimal Obstacle-Field Guidance Solution, Proceeding of the Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), ThA09.4, Shanghai, China, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • Z. Kong, V. Korukanti, and B. Mettler, 2009, Mapping 3D Guidance Performance Using Approximate Optimal Cost-to-go Functions, Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, AIAA 2009-6017, Chicago IL, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • Z. Kong, V. Korukanti, and B. Mettler, 2009, Mapping 3D Guidance Performance Using Approximate Optimal Cost-to-go Functions, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Chicago, IL, AIAA 2009-6017, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • J. Andersh, B. Mettler, and N. Papanikolopoulos, 2008, Aerial Tele-Operation of Miniature Rotorcraft, IEEE 11th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Greece, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • N. Dadkhah, B. Mettler and D. Gebre-Egziabher, 2008, A Model-Aided AHRS for Micro Aerial Vehicle Applications, Proceedings of the 21st International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation, pp 545 - 553, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • M. Rhinehart and B. Mettler, 2008, Extracting Aerodynamic Coefficients for a Micro Air Vehicle from Aircraft Trajectories, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Hawaii, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • P. Tsenkov, J.K. Howlett, M. Whalley, G. Schulein, M. Takahashi, M. Rhinehart, and B. Mettler, 2008, A System for 3D Rotorcraft Navigation in Urban Environments, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Hawaii, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • S. Shajiee and B. Mettler, 2008, Identification Modeling and Analysis of the Coupled Drive-Train/Inflow in Miniature Rotorcraft Axial Flight Dynamics, American Helicopter Society (AHS) Annual Forum, Montreal, Canada, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler and Z. Kong, 2008, Receding Horizon Trajectory Optimization with a Finite-State Value Function Approximation, American Control Conference (ACC), Seattle, WA, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • N. Kundak, M. Rhinehart, and B. Mettler, 2008, Modeling and Control System Design for a Miniature Co-Axial Rotorcraft, American Helicopter Society (AHS) Annual Forum, Montreal, Canada, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler and Z. Kong, 2008, An Extremal Fields Approach for the Analysis of Human Planning and Control Performance, International Conference of Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pasadena, CA, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • N. Kundak and B. Mettler, 2007, An Experimental and Methodological Framework for Evaluating Autonomous Control Algorithms for Agile Aerial Vehicles, European Control Conference (ECC), Greece, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • O. Toupet and B. Mettler, 2006, Design and Flight Test Evaluation of Guidance System for Autonomous Rotorcraft, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Keystone, CO, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler and O. Toupet, 2005, Receding Horizon Trajectory Planning with an Environment Based Cost-to-go Function, Proceedings of the joint ECC-CDC Converence, Seville, Spain, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler and E. Bachelder, 2005, Combining On- and Offline Optimization for Trajectory Planning of Autonomous Vehicles in Complex Missions and Environments, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, San Francisco, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • C. Dever, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2004, Trajectory Interpolation for Parameterized Maneuvering and Flexible Motion Planning of Autonomous Vehicles, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Chicago, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • T. Schouwenaars, B. Mettler, E. Feron, and J. How, 2004, Hybrid Architecture for Receding Horizon Guidance of Agile Autonomous Rotorcraft, 16th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, St. Petersburg, Russia, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, M. Valenti, T. Schouwenarrs, A. Richards, J. How, J. Paunicka, and E. Feron, 2003, UAV Autonomy Build-Up: Flight-Test and Demonstration Plan, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Austin, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • T. Schouwenaars, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2003, Hybrid Control Architecture for Full-Envelope Autonomous Rotorcraft Guidance, 59th Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Phoenix, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • T. Schouwenaars, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2003, Robust Motion Planning with a Maneuver Automaton with Build-in Uncertainties, American Control Conference, Denver, CO, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • V. Gavrilets, I. Martinos, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2002, Flight Test and Simulation Results for an Autonomous Aerobatic Helicopter, AIAA/IEEE Digital Avionics Conference (DASC), Irvine, CA, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • V. Gavrilets, I. Martinos, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2002, Control Logic for Automated Aerobatic Flight of Miniature Helicopter, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Monterey, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • M. Valenti, B. Mettler, T. Shouwenaars, and E. Feron, 2002, Trajectory Reconfiguration for an Unmanned Aircraft, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Monterey, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, M. Valenti, T. Schouwenaars, E. Frazzoli, and E. Feron, 2002, Rotorcraft Motion Planning for Agile Maneuvering using a Maneuver Automaton, 58th Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Montreal, Canada, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • V. Gavrilets, I. Martinos, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2002, Aggressive Maneuvering Flight Tests of a Miniature Robotic Helicopter, 8th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Sant'Angelo d'Ischia, Italy, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, C. Dever, and E. Feron, 2002, Identification Modeling, Flying Qualities and Dynamic Scaling of Miniature Rotorcraft, NATO System Concepts and Integration (SCI) Symposium, Berlin, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, V. Gavrilets, and E. Feron, 2002, Flight-Test Evaluation of a Dynamic Compensation for High-Bandwidth Control of a Small-Scale Helicopter, American Helicopter Society (AHS), Test and Evaluation Technical Specialists Meeting, San Francisco, CA, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • V. Gavrilets, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2001, Nonlinear Model for a Small-Size Acrobatic Helicopter, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • K. Sprague, V. Gavrilets, D. Dugail, B. Mettler, and E. Feron, 2001, Design and Applications of an Avionics System for a Miniature Acrobatic Helicopter, AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), Daytona Beach, FL, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, M.B. Tischler, and T. Kanade, 2000, Attitude Control Optimization for a Small-Scale Unmanned Helicopter, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Denver, CO, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • H. Mansur, M. Frye, B. Mettler, and M. Montegut, 2000, Rapid Prototyping and Evaluation of Control System Designs for Manned and Unmanned Applications, 56th Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Virginia Beach, VA, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • B. Mettler, M.B. Tischler, and T. Kanade, 1999, System Indentification of Small-Size Unmanned Helicopter Dynamics, 55th Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Montreal, Canada, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • R. Miller, B. Mettler, and O. Amidi, 1997, Carnegie Mellon University's 1997 International Aerial Robotics Competition Entry, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Orlando, FL, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • P. Bendotti, C.-M. Falinower, M.V. Kothare, B. Mettler, and M. Morari, 1997, u-Analysis and H_infinity Controller Synthesis for the Steam Generator Water Level, 2nd IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design, Budapest, Hungary, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • M.V. Kothare, B. Mettler, M. Morari, P. Bendotti, and C.-M. Falinower, 1997, Linear Parameter Varying Model Predictive Control for Steam Generator Level Control, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering-7, Trodheim, Norway, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details
  • M.V. Kothare, B. Mettler, M. Morari, P. Bendotti, and C.-M. Falinower, 1997, Level Control in the Steam Generator of a Nuclear Power Plant, 35th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Kobe, Japan, (Conf. Proceeding) More Details

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