Professor Derek Seward

Professor

Control of a dual-arm robotic manipulator
Taylor, C.J., Seward, D. 08/2010 In: Nuclear Engineering International. 55, 673, p. 24-26. 3 p.
Journal article

The Development of a Prototype of a Multi-Arm Robotic System for Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Applications within the Nuclear Industry.
Bakari, M.J., Seward, D.W., Taylor, C.J. 2009
Conference paper

Development of an automated verticality alignment system for a vibro-lance
Shaban, E.M., Ako, S., Taylor, C.J., Seward, D.W. 07/2008 In: Automation in Construction. 17, 5, p. 645-655. 11 p.
Journal article

Modelling of an hydraulic excavator using simplified refined instrumental variable (SRIV) algorithm
Gu, J., Taylor, J., Seward, D. 11/2007 In: Journal of Control Theory and Applications. 5, 4, p. 391-396. 6 p.
Journal article

Safe and effective navigation of autonomous robots in hazardous environments.
Seward, D., Agate, R., Pace, C. 04/2007 In: Autonomous Robots. 22, 3, p. 223-242. 20 p.
Journal article

Control architecture characteristics for intelligence in autonomous mobile construction robots.
Seward, D., Agate, R.Y., Bakari, M., Pace, C.M. 2006 In: Proceedings of the 24th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction.. p. 846-851. 6 p.
Chapter

Emotions modelling for safe behaviour generation in robotic systems.
Seward, D., Agate, R.Y., Pace, C.M. 2006 In: Proceeding of the European safety and reliability conference (ESREL 2006).. p. 93-99. 7 p.
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Human arm-like mechanical manipulator, the design and development of a multi-arm mobile robot for nuclear decommissioning.
Bakari, M., Seward, D.W. 2006 In: Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on informatics in control, automation and robotics (ICINCO 2006)..
Chapter

Implementation issues for safe behaviour in robotic systems.
Seward, D.W., Pace, C.M., Agate, R.Y. 2006 In: Proceeding of the European safety and reliability conference (ESREL 2006)..
Chapter

Multi-arm mobile robot for hazardous nuclear decommissioning tasks.
Bakari, M., Seward, D.W., Shaban, E.M., Agate, R. 2006 In: Proceedings of the 23rd international symposium on automation and robotics in construction..
Chapter

Nonlinear control system design for construction robots: estimation, partial linearization by feedback and state-dependent-parameter control.
Shaban, E.M., Zied, K., Taylor, C.J., Seward, D.W. 2005 In: Proceedings of the 22nd international symposium on automation and robotics in construction (ISARC-05).
Conference contribution

SME expectations and experiences
Seward, D., Quayle, S., Rennie, A., Taylor, S. 2005
Speech

The use of robotics and automation in nuclear decommissioning.
Seward, D.W., Bakari, M.J. 2005 In: Proceedings of the 22nd international symposium on automation and robotics in construction.
Chapter

Graphical programming and the development of construction robots.
Seward, D.W., Zeid, K. 01/2004 In: Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 19, 1, p. 64-80. 17 p.
Journal article

Proportional-Integral-Plus Control Strategy of an Intelligent Excavator
Gu, J., Taylor, C.J., Seward, D.W. 01/2004 In: Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 19, 1, p. 16-27. 12 p.
Journal article

Formula student – the problem of learning and assessment.
Seward, D.W., Quayle, S.D. 2004 In: Proceedings of the international conference on innovation, good practice and research in engineering education. p. 99-104. 6 p.
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PIP-gain scheduling control of an intelligent excavator.
Gu, J., Taylor, C.J., Seward, D.W. 2004 In: Proceedings of the 21st international symposium on automation and robotics in construction. p. 280-285. 6 p.
Conference contribution

The monitoring of pile construction to assess integrity and load carrying capacity of CFA piles.
Rust, M., Clayton, C., Mure, N., Scott, J., Seward, D., Quayle, S. 2004
Conference paper

Criteria for the selection of a software development environment for construction robotic systems.
Seward, D.W., Zied, K. 2003 In: Proceedings of the 20th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction. p. 407-412. 6 p.
Chapter

Towards a comprehensive feasibility analysis for the use of robots in the construction industry.
Seward, D.W., Zied, K. 2003 In: Proceedings of the 20th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction. p. 399-405. 7 p.
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Towards the realisation of a multi-perspective virtual design environment: the integration of design tools, methods and virtual reality.
Winsby, A.J., Quayle, S.D., Seward, D.W. 2003 In: Proceedings of the 4th national conference on rapid and virtual prototyping and applications.
Chapter

Automating the construction workplace: positioning and navigational factors.
Seward, D.W. 1/01/2002 In: Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management. 2, 3, p. 167-189. 23 p.
Journal article

Data interpretation from Leuze RotoScan sensor for robot localisation and environment mapping.
Seward, D.W., Quayle, S.D., Kied, K., Pace, C. 2002 In: Proceedings of the 19th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction.
Chapter

Just-in-time continuous flight auger piles using an instrumented auger.
Mure, N., Scott, J.N., Seward, D.W., Quayle, S.D., Clayton, C.R.I., Rust, M. 2002 In: Proceedings of the 19th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction.
Chapter

Nuclear technology – the engineering perspective.
Joyce, M.J., Seward, D.W. 2001 In: Proceedings of the nuclear education and training forum.
Chapter

Teaching safety – issues of course design and delivery.
Seward, D.W., Joyce, M.J. 2001 In: Proceedings of a safety critical systems symposia.
Chapter

The use of simulation in the economic analysis of robotised construction tasks.
Seward, D.W., Zied, K., Riehl, J. 2001 In: Proceedings of the 18th international symposium on robotics in construction. p. 265-270. 6 p.
Chapter

Safety analysis of autonomous excavator functionality.
Seward, D.W., Pace, C., Morrey, R., Sommerville, I. 10/2000 In: Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 70, 1, p. 29-39. 11 p.
Journal article

From Design to Execution of a Mechatronic System
Chandler, A., Seward, D., Chaplin, R. 01/2000
Other

Testing Petri Nets for Mobile Robots Using Groebner Bases
Chandler, A., Blair, L., Heyworth, A., Seward, D. 01/2000
Other

Conceptual design and development of a navigation system for a mobile robot
Chandler, A., Yavuz, H., Bradshaw, A., Seward, D. 05/1999 Lancaster University.
Doctoral Thesis

Conceptual design and development of a navigation system for a mobile robot.
Yavuz, H., Chandler, A., Bradshaw, A., Seward, D.W. 1999 In: Proceedings of the 1999 Lancaster international workshop on engineering design: computer-aided conceptual design ’99 (CACD ’99). Windermere p. 65-85. 21 p.
Chapter

Global integration of construction automation and robotics.
Seward, D.W., Quayle, S., Mure, N., Scott, J. 1999 In: Proceedings of the 16th IAARC/IFAC/IEEE international symposium on automation and robotics in construction. Madrid p. 11-16. 6 p.
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Some experimental force analysis for automation of excavation by a backhoe excavator.
Hemami, A., Seward, D.W., Quayle, S. 1999 In: Proceedings of the 16th IAARC/IFAC/IEEE international symposium on automation and robotics in construction. Madrid p. 503-508. 6 p.
Chapter

The development, control and operation of an autonomous robotic excavator.
Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W. 01/1998 In: Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems. 21, 1, p. 73-97. 25 p.
Journal article

Development of a safety manager for an autonomous mobile robot.
Pace, C., Seward, D. 1998 In: Proceedings of the 29th international symposium on robotics 1998: advanced robotics beyond 2000. Birmingham p. 277-282. 6 p.
Chapter

Developments in the piling process through advances in technology
Findlay, J.D., Seward, D.W., Mure, J.N., Scott, J. 1998 In: The value of geotechnics in construction. London : Institution of Civil Engineers 359 p. ISBN: 1860812511..
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Integrating the business process with automation through object technology in a foundation company.
Mure, N., Scott, J.N., Seward, D.W., Quayle, S.D. 1998 In: Proceedings of ECPPM'98 - the Second European Conference on Product and Process Modelling in the Building Industry. BRE 581 p. ISBN: 186081249X.
Chapter

Developing the safety case for large mobile robots.
Seward, D.W., Quayle, S., Sommerville, I., Morey, R. 1997 In: Advances in safety and reliability : proceedings of the ESREL '97 International Conference on Safety and Reliability, 17 - 20 June 1997, Lisbon, Portugal. Oxford : Pergamon p. 2293-2300. 8 p. ISBN: 0080428355..
Chapter

LUCIE - Lancaster University computerised intelligent excavator.
Seward, D.W., Quayle, S. 1997 In: Circuit Cellar. 79, p. 67-73. 7 p.
Journal article

Safe systems architectures for autonomous robots.
Sommerville, I., Seward, D.W., Morey, R., Quayle, S. 1997 In: Proceedings of the safety critical systems conference. Brighton
Chapter

The automation of piling rig positioning using satellite GPS.
Seward, D.W., Scott, J., Findlay, J., Kinniburgh, H. 1997 In: Automation in Construction. 6, 3, p. 229-240. 12 p.
Journal article

The development of an interactive simulation of site information technology systems in relation to construction automation.
Scott, J., Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W., Adelson, R.M., Pengelly, M. 1997 In: Proceedings of the 14th international symposium on robotics in construction. Pittsburgh : Carnegie Mellon University p. 154-165. 12 p.
Chapter

The simulation and modelling of safety systems for construction robots.
Zhang, L., Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W. 1997 In: Proceedings of the 14th international symposium on robotics in construction. Pittsburgh : Carnegie Mellon University p. 224-229. 6 p.
Chapter

LUCIE the robot excavator - design for system safety.
Seward, D.W., Margrave, F.W., Sommerville, I., Morrey, R. 04/1996 In: Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE international conference on robotics and automation. Minneapolis : IEEE p. 936-968. 33 p. ISBN: 0-7803-2988-0.
Chapter

The software development process for intelligent robots.
Seward, D.W., Garman, A. 04/1996 In: Computing and Control Engineering. 7, 2, p. 86-92. 7 p.
Journal article

Precise on-site positioning of a piling rig.
Seward, D.W., Ward, J., Findlay, J., Kinniburgh, H. 1996 In: Proceedings of the Trimble 1996 surveying and mapping conference. California p. 183-189. 7 p.
Chapter

System architectures and safety for mobile construction robots.
Seward, D.W., Quayle, S. 1996 In: Proceedings of the 13th international symposium on robotics in construction. Tokyo, Japan : Japan Robot Association (JARA) p. 727-732. 6 p.
Chapter

The anatomy of a humanoid robot.
Seward, D.W., Margrave, F.W., Bradshaw, A. 1996 In: Robotica. 14, 4, p. 437-443. 7 p.
Journal article

The automation of piling rig positioning using satellite GPS.
Seward, D.W., Ward, J., Findlay, J., Kinniburgh, H. 1996 In: Proceedings of the 13th international symposium on robotics in construction. Tokyo, Japan : Japan Robot Association (JARA) p. 223-230. 8 p.
Chapter

Developing real-time autonomous excavation - the LUCIE story.
Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W. 1995 In: Developing real-time autonomous excavation - the LUCIE story. New Orleans p. 3028-3033. 6 p.
Chapter

Issues in the development of data flow simulation of construction sites: the pursuit of quality.
Scott, J., Bradley, D.A., Adelson, R., Pengelly, M., Seward, D.W. 1995 In: International Journal of Project Management. 13, 5, p. 335-339. 5 p.
Journal article

Safe systems for mobile robots: the safe-SAM project.
Seward, D.W., Margrave, F.W., Sommerville, I., Kotonyam, G. 1995 In: Proceedings of the 3rd safety-critical systems symposium published as directions in safety-critical systems. Brighton : Springer-Verlag p. 153-170. 18 p.
Chapter

Behaviours, models and the LUCIE robot excavator.
Seward, D.W. 1994 In: Proceedings of an ALSB'94 workshop. Leeds
Chapter

Control architectures and operational strategies for intelligent, high-powered manipulators.
Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W., Heikkila, T., Vaha, P. 1994 In: Proceedings of the 11th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction XI (ISARC). Amsterdam : Elsevier p. 367-372. 6 p.
Chapter

Establishing the safety argument for the use of programmable electronics in transport.
Margrave, F.W., Seward, D.W. 1994 In: Proceedings of the 27th ISATA conference: dedicated conferences on mechatronics and supercomputing applications in the transportation industries. Croydon : Automotive Automation p. 519-526. 8 p.
Chapter

Hazard analysis techniques for mobile construction robots.
Seward, D.W., Bradley, D.A., Margrave, F.W. 1994 In: Proceedings of the 11th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction XI (ISARC). Amsterdam : Elsevier p. 35-42. 8 p. ISBN: 0444820442.
Chapter

IT in support of construction site automation and robotics.
Scott, J.N., Bradley, D.A., Adelson, R.M., Pengelly, M., Seward, D.W. 1994 In: Proceedings of the 11th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction XI (ISARC). Amsterdam : Elsevier p. 531-538. 8 p. ISBN: 0444820442.
Chapter

Mechatronics and intelligent systems.
Bradley, D.A., Bradshaw, A., Seward, D.W., Margrave, F.W. 1994 In: Proceedings of the second IEE international conference on intelligent systems engineering. London : IEE p. 395-400. 6 p.
Chapter

Robo Sapiens: a personal assistant robot.
Bradshaw, A., Seward, D.W., Nagy, F.N. 1994 In: Mechatronics - the basis for a new industrial development. Southampton : Computational Mechanics Publications p. 159-164. 6 p.
Chapter

Artificial intelligence in the control and operation of construction plant - the autonomous robot excavator.
Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W., Mann, J.E., Goodwin, M.R. 1993 In: Automation in Construction. 2, 3, p. 217-228. 12 p.
Journal article

Safety critical systems for robot excavation.
Zhang, L.B., Seward, D.W. 1993 In: Automation and robotics in construction X : proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC) Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 24-26 May, 1993. Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier p. 109-116. 8 p. ISBN: 0444815236..
Chapter

Artificial intelligence and robot construction plant - the smart artisan.
Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W. 1992 In: IEE colloquium on artificial intelligence in civil engineering. London p. 8/1-8/3.
Chapter

Artificial intelligence in the operation of construction plant.
Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W. 1992 In: 9th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction. Tokyo
Chapter

Controlling an intelligent excavator for autonomous digging in difficult ground.
Seward, D.W., Bradley, D.A., Mann, J.E., Goodwin, M.R. 1992 In: 9th international symposium on automation and robotics in construction. Tokyo
Chapter

Designing a robot excavator - the decision making process.
Seward, D.W. 1992 In: Mechatronics case studies. Mechatronics case studies
Chapter

LUCIE - the autonomous excavator
Seward, D. 1992 In: Industrial Robot: An International Journal. 19, 1, p. 14-18. 5 p.
Journal article

Robot excavator.
Seward, D.W. 1992 In: IEE computing and control colloquium on telerobotically controlled mobil vehicles. London p. 5/1-5/3.
Chapter

Robots in construction.
Seward, D.W. 1992 In: Industrial Robot: An International Journal. 19, 3, p. 25-29. 5 p.
Journal article

The Lancaster University computerised excavator programme.
Bradley, D.A., Seward, D.W. 1992 In: Mechatronics - the integration of engineering design. Dundee : IMechE p. 163-168. 6 p.
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