Professor James Taylor BSc (Hons), PhD, FIET

Professor of Control Engineering


Interdisciplinary statistical modelling and control of uncertain systems in the natural sciences and engineering, with applied research spanning robotics, transport, energy, health and the environment. Developer of the Matlab CAPTAIN toolbox for system identification, time series analysis, forecasting and control. Presently Deputy Head of the Engineering Department and Chair of the IET Control and Automation Network. My personal web page has more information about current and past projects.

Selected Publications Show all 140 publications

Non-minimal state space polynomial form of the Kalman filter for a general noise model
Wilson, E.D., Clairon, Q., Taylor, C.J. 27/02/2018 In: Electronics Letters. 54, 4, 3 p.

The Microphenotron: a robotic miniaturized plant phenotyping platform with diverse applications in chemical biology
Burrell, T.I., Fozard, S., Holroyd, G.H., French, A.P., Pound, M.P., Bigley, C., Taylor, C.J., Forde, B.G. 1/03/2017 In: Plant Methods. 13, 20 p.
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Modeling and analysis of secondary sources coupling for active sound field reduction in confined spaces
Montazeri, A., Taylor, C.J. 10/2017 In: Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 95, p. 286-309. 24 p.
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Dynamic modeling and parameter estimation of a hydraulic robot manipulator using a multi-objective genetic algorithm
Montazeri, A., West, C., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. 2017 In: International Journal of Control. 90, 4, p. 661-683. 23 p.
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Development of a grow-cell test facility for research into sustainable controlled-environment agriculture
Tsitsimpelis, I., Wolfenden, I., Taylor, C.J. 10/2016 In: Biosystems Engineering. 150, p. 40-53. 14 p.
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