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Publications that are not directly accessible by the publisher can be found on arxiv as preprint

International Journals:

C. Shi, G. Lai, Y. Yu, M. Bellone and V. Lippiello - "Real-Time Multi-Modal Active Vision for Object Detection on UAVs Equipped With Limited Field of View LiDAR and Camera" in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2023, doi: 10.1109/LRA.2023.3309575 (presented at ICRA2024) [web] [pdf]

M. Malyjerdi, Q. A. Goss, M. İ. Akbas, R. Sell, M. Bellone - "A Two-Layered Approach for the Validation of an Operational Autonomous Shuttle" IEEE Access 2023, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3306602; [web][pdf]

J. Gu, A. Lind, T.R. Chhetri, M. Bellone, and R. Sell - "End-to-End Multimodal Sensor Dataset Collection Framework for Autonomous Vehicles" Sensors 2023, 23(15), 6783;; [web][pdf]

R. Razdan, M. İ. Akbaş, R. Sell, M. Bellone, M. Menase, and M. Malayjerdi - "PolyVerif: An Open-Source Environment for Autonomous Vehicle Validation and Verification Research Acceleration" IEEE access 2023, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3258681; [web][pdf]

K. Kalda, S.L. Pizzagalli, R-M. Soe, R. Sell, and M. Bellone - "Language of driving for autonomous vehicles" Human Factors in Transportation Systems 2022, doi: 10.3390/app12115406; [web][pdf]

J. Gu, M. Bellone, R. Sell, and A. Lind- "Object segmentation for autonomous driving using iseAuto data" MDPI Electronics 2022, 11(7), 1119; [web][pdf]

E. Malayjerdi, R. Sell, M. Malayjerdi, A. Udal, and M. Bellone - "Practical path planning techniques in overtaking for autonomous shuttles" Journal of Field Robotics 2022, 1– 16. [web] [pdf]

L. Caltagirone, M. Bellone, L. Svensson, M. Wahde, and R. Sell - "Lidar–Camera Semi-Supervised Learning for Semantic Segmentation" Sensors, 2021  Vol. 21, issue no. 14:4813 [web] [pdf]

M. Bellone, A. Ismailogullari, T. Kantala, S. Mäkinen, R.M. Soe and M. Åman Kyyrö - "A cross-country comparison of user experience of public autonomous transport" Eur. Transp. Res. Rev. 13, 19 (2021). [web] [pdf]

M. Bellone, A. Ismailogullari, J. Müür, O. Nissin, R. Sell, and R. M. Soe  - "Autonomous driving in the real-world: The weather challenge in the Sohjoa Baltic project" Book Chapter - Towards Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Highway: Technical, Security and Ethical Challenges - in  EAI/Springer Innovations in Communications and Computing Book series, 2020 [web] [pdf] 

S. Torabi, M. Bellone, M. Wahde  - "Energy Minimization for an Electric Bus Using a Genetic Algorithm" European Transport Research Review 2020  [ web ] [ pdf ]  

M. Wahde, M. Bellone, S. Torabi - "A Method for Real-Time Dynamic Multivehicle Trajectory Planning for Autonomous Mining" Autonomous Multi-Agent systems (2019), ISSN: 1573-7454 DOI:  [ web ] [pdf]  

L. Caltagirone, M. Bellone, L. Svensson, and M. Wahde - "LIDAR-Camera Fusion for Road Detection Using Fully Convolutional Neural Networks"  Robotics and Autonomous Systems, ISSN: 0921-8890 [ web ] [pdf] -- TOP performing approach on Kitti road benchmarck, see here 

M. Bellone, M. Lundh, M. Wahde, and S. MacKinnon - "Electrification and Automation in Maritime Applications: A Survey"  IEEE Electrification magazine 2019, ISSN: 2325-5897 DOI:10.1109/MELE.2019.2943953 [ web ] [pdf]

J. Ainsalu, V. Arffman, M. Bellone, M. Ellner, T. Haapamäki, N. Haavisto, E. Josefson, A. Ismailogullari, B. Lee, E. Pilli-Sihvola, O. Madland , R. Madzulis, J. Muur, S. Mäkinen, V. Nousiainen, E. Rutanen, S. Sahala, B. Schønfeldt, P. Marek Smolnicki, R.M. Soe, J. Sääski, M. Szymańska, I. Vaskinn, M. Åman - "State of the Art of Automated Buses" Sustainability 2018, 10(9) DOI: 10.3390/su10093118  [ web ] [ pdf ]

M. Bellone, A, Martini, F. Argese, P. Cirillo, I. Spada, and A. Cerasa - "Development of a Serious Game to Enhance Assistive Rehabilitation"  International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics - 2018 - ISSN online: 1755-0661 - DOI: 10.1504/IJMEI.2019.10012730  [web] [pdf]

M. Bellone, G. Reina, L. Caltagirone, and M. Wahde - "Learning Traversability from Point Clouds in Challenging Scenarios"  IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Volume: PP, Issue: 99 - DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2017.2769218 [web][pdf

G. Groth, D. Saluäär, K. Wolff, M. Bellone, B. Åstrand, R. Valencia, J. Qutteineh, R. Philippsen, J. David, K. Iagnemma, D. Lundqvist and S. Bokesand - "AntWay: Automated Next generation Transport vehicle for Work Yard application" Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) 2017  [web][pdf] 

M. Bellone  "Watch Your Step! Terrain Traversability for Robot Control" Book Chapter - Robot Control, 2016 - ISBN 978-953-51-4783-1 [web] [pdf] [pdf-latex]

M. Bellone and G. Reina - "Pavement Distress Detection and Avoidance for Intelligent Vehicles"  International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems 2016, Vol.13, No.2, pp.152 - 167 DOI:10.1504/IJVAS.2016.078810 - [DRAFT] [web_1 web_2

C. Gadaleta Caldarola and M. Bellone - "I distretti energetici e l’industria dell’efficienza energetica in Puglia  - in “Rapporto Annuale Efficienza Energetica 2015” A cura di: Unità Tecnica Efficienza Energetica, Editore: ENEA pp. 279, 2015 ISBN: 978-88-8286-317-3 [pdf] [web] (in Italian)

J.L.Blanco, M. Bellone and A. Gimenez - “TP-Space RRT: Kinematic path planning of non-holonomic any-shape vehicles” - International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 2015, 12:55. doi: 10.5772/60463 [pdf] [web

M. Bellone, L. Pascali and G. Reina - “A Kinect-Based Parking Assistance System" Advances in Robotics Research, An International Journal – Vol. 1, No. 2 (2014) 127-140 - DOI: 10.12989/arr.2014.1.2.127 [pdf] [web]

M. Bellone, G. Reina, N.I. Giannoccaro, L. Spedicato, "3D Traversability Awareness for Rough Terrain Mobile Robots" Sensor Review, Vol. 34 Iss: 2, pp.220 - 232, 2014. DOI: 10.1108/SR-03-2013-644 [pdf] [web]    

M. Bellone, G. Reina, N.I. Giannoccaro, L. Spedicato - "Unevenness Point Descriptor for Terrain Analysis in Mobile Robot Applications " - International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems, Vol. 10, pp. 284, 2013. DOI: 10.5772/56240 [pdf] [web]

L.Spedicato, N.I. Giannoccaro, G. Reina and M. Bellone - "Three Different Approaches for Localization in a Corridor Environment by Means of an Ultrasonic Wide Beam" International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 10, pp 163, 2013 DOI: 10.5772/56112 [pdf] [web]

L.Spedicato, N.I. Giannoccaro, G. Reina and M. Bellone - "Clustering and PCA for Reconstructing Two Perpendicular Planes Using Ultrasonic Sensors" International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 10, pp 210, 2013. DOI: 10.5772/56606 [pdf] [web]

Selected Refereed International Conference Proceedings:

H. Pikner, M. Malayjerdi, M. Bellone, B. C. Baykar, and R. Sell  - "Open-source Level 4 Autonomous Shuttle for Last-mile Mobility", Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation; ETFA2024 - To appear [web] [pdf]

H. Pikner, M. Malayjerdi, M. Bellone, B. C. Baykar, and R. Sell  - "Autonomous Driving Validation and Verification Using Digital Twins", International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS), Angers, France, May 2024 [web], [pdf]

A. Roberts, M. R. Heidari Iman, M. Bellone, T. Ghasempouri, O. Maennel, J. Raik, M. Hamad and S. Steinhorst - "ADAssure: Debugging Methodology for Autonomous Driving Control Algorithms" Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference, Valencia, Spain, March 2024 [web], [pdf]

A. Colucci; G. Peluso, F.A. Lombardi, M. Bellone, F. Conversano, R. Franchini and P. Pisani - "A convolutional neural network to identify osteoporosis from femoral echographic scans: a preliminary study" VIII Congress of the National Group of Bioengineering, GNB 2023, Padua, Italy [web] [pdf]

J. Gu; M. Bellone, and A. Lind - "LiDAR-Camera Fusion based Object Segmentation in Adverse Weather Conditions for Autonomous Driving" Modern Materials and Manufacturing conference 2023, May 2023, Tallinn, Estonia [web] [pdf]

A. Roberts, M. Malayjerdi, M. Bellone, O. Maennel, and E. Malayjerdi - "Analysing Adversarial Threats to Rule-Based Local-Planning Algorithms for Autonomous Driving" Symposium on Vehicles Security and Privacy (VehicleSec) 2023, 27 February 2023, San Diego, CA, USA, ISBN 1-891562-88-6 [web] [pdf]

M. Virgolin, M. Bellone, K. Wolff, and M. Wahde - "A Mobile Interactive Robot for Social Distancing in Hospitals" 2021 Fifth IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC) DOI: 10.1109/IRC52146.2021.00020 [web] [pdf] 

M. Bellone, E. Faghani, and Y. Karayiannidis - "Comparison of CNN and LSTM for modeling virtual sensors in an engine" - WCX SAE World Congress Experience 2020 - AI and Machine Learning, ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627  [web] [pdf]

L. Caltagirone, M. Bellone, L. Svensson, and M. Wahde - "LIDAR-based Driving Path Generation Using Fully Convolutional Neural Networks" - IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, pp. 573 - 578, October 2017, Japan. ISBN 978-1-5386-1526-3/17/ [arXiv]

M. Bellone, and  J. Qutteineh - "Extension of Trajectory Planning in Parameterized Spaces to Articulated Vehicles" - Proceedings of the 2017 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation; ETFA2017, September 12-15, 2017, Limassol, Cyprus. DiVA: diva2:1137735 [web] [ draft ]

E. Rohmer, M. Bellone, P. Pinheiro, E. Cardozo and G. Reina - "Laser based Driving Assistance for Smart Robotic Wheelchairs" -  20th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation September 8-11, 2015, Luxembourg, ISBN  978-1-4673-7928-1 [draft_pdf] [web];

F. Chionna, P. Cirillo, V. Palmieri, and M. Bellone - "A Proposed Hardware-Software Architecture for Virtual Reality in Industrial Applications" - 2nd International Conference on Augmented and Virtual Reality (SALENTO AVR 2015)  08/2015, LNCS 9254, pp. 287–300, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22888-4 21  [draft_pdf] [web];

A. Martini, L. Colizzi, F. Chionna, F. Argese, M. Bellone, P. Cirillo and V. Palmieri - "A Novel 3D User Interface for the Immersive Design Review" - IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2015 23 - 24 March 2015, Arles, France ISBN: 978-1-4673-6886-5/15 [pdf], [poster], [web];

J.L. Torres, J.L. Blanco, M. Bellone, F. Rodrìguez, A. Gimènez, and G. Reina - "A proposed software framework aimed at energy-efficient autonomous driving of electric vehicles" - International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots, Bergamo, Italy October 2014, pp. 219-230, ISBN 978-3-319-11899-4; [pdf], [web]

M. Bellone and G. Reina – "Road Surface Analysis for Driving Assistance", Workshop Proceedings of IAS-13 13th Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems Padova (Italy) July 15-19, 2014 ISBN 978-88-95872-06-3 pp. 226-234 [pdf].

M. Bellone, A. Messina, and G. Reina – "A New Approach for Terrain Analysis in Mobile Robot Applications", IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, Vicenza, Italy, February 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4673-1386-5 [pdf], [web].

A. Lay-Ekuakille, G. Vendramin, M. Bellone, A. Carracchia, D. Corso, M. De Giorgi A. Deodati, D. Laforgia, V. Pelillo, E. Petrachi, A. Sarcinella, A. Trotta, “Led-based Public Lighting System Reliability for a Reduced Impact on Environment and Energy Consumption”, Fourth International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals & Devices - SCI, Hammamet, Tunisia, 2007 [pdf].

PhD Dissertation

M. Bellone - "Toward Autonomous Driving - From Perception to Safe Navigation " - Università del Salento [pdf]