Dr. Dorian Jack Spero
PhD Monash, BSc(Hons), BE(Hons) LaTrobe

Ph.D. Thesis

My thesis proposes a novel, contrarian approach to SLAM. Please read the copyright notice at the bottom of this webpage before downloading.

Research Interests

Computer systems engineering; real-world mobile robotics and automation

Other Interests

Forex trading

Publications:

  • D. J. Spero and R. A. Jarvis, "A review of robotic SLAM," Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Technical Report MECSE-4-2007, 25 Jan. 2007.
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  • D. J. Spero and R. A. Jarvis, "Simultaneous localisation and map building: The kidnapped way," Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Technical Report MECSE-3-2007, 20 Jan. 2007.
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  • D. J. Spero, "Simultaneous localisation and map building: The kidnapped way," Ph.D. dissertation, Intelligent Robotics Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2005.
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  • D. J. Spero and R. A. Jarvis, "A new solution to the simultaneous localisation and map building (SLAM) problem," Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Technical Report MECSE-27-2005, 15 Jul. 2005.
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  • D. J. Spero and R. A. Jarvis, "On localising an unknown mobile robot," in Second International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 13-15 Dec. 2004, pp. 70-75.
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  • D. J. Spero and R. A. Jarvis, "Towards exteroceptive based localisation," in IEEE Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics, Singapore, 1-3 Dec. 2004, pp. 822-827.
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  • D. J. Spero, "A review of outdoor robotics research," Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Technical Report MECSE-17-2004, 24 Nov. 2004.
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  • D. J. Spero and R. A. Jarvis, "3D vision for large-scale outdoor environments," in Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Auckland, New Zealand, 27-28 Nov. 2002, pp. 228-233.
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  • D. J. Spero and R. A. Jarvis, "Path planning for a mobile robot in a rough terrain environment," in Third International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control, Bukowy Dworek, Poland, 9-11 Nov. 2002, pp. 417-422.
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