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List of recent highlights

April 2019: 

  • Appointed main supervisor for Aleksander Skrede, PhD candidate 2019-23, biomechanics and robotics
  • Presented the paper On the Development of Laboratory Projects in Modern Engineering Education at EDUCON '19, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. [prezi]
  • Completed PhD evaluation and defence of Claudio Giovanni Mottera, SDU, Odense, Denmark
  • Finalized all orders of lab equipment for the Cyber-Physical Systems Lab worth 2.3 MNOK

March 2019:

  • Attended Autoferry meeting in Trondheim and start of SFI application for Autonomous Ships

February 2019:

January 2019:

  • Appointed co-supervisor for Ahmad Amine Loutfi, PhD candidate in financial technology, TEFT-Lab, NTNU

December 2018:

November 2018:

  • Paper accepted for publication: Peter D. Neilson, Megan D. Neilson, and Robin T. Bye. A Riemannian Geometry Theory of Three-Dimensional Binocular Visual Perception. Vision (MDPI), December 2019 (open access). Special issue: The Perspective of Visual Space. 
  • Awarded two ERCIM postdocs in the CPS Lab as a scientific coordinator
  • Strategic PhD scholarship awarded the CPS Lab for MedTech/Biomedical Engineering

October 2018:

September 2018:

  • new website for CPS Lab released to the public
  • new integrated PhD candidate Elias Hasle began working for the CPS Lab on Autonomous Ships
  • new ERCIM postdoc Varatharajan Nainamalai (Rajan) began working for the CPS Lab on MedTech/Biomedical Engineering

August 2018:

  • kick-off VRI project on multi-camera 3D tracking of flying objects

July 2018:

  • new postdoc Varatharajan Nainamalai funded by ERCIM appointed to the CPS Lab
  • evaluation committee finished evaluation of integrated PhD application

June 2018:

  • CPS Lab awarded strategic PhD position on Autonomous Ships
  • call for integrated PhD on Autonomous Ships released
  • new ERCIM postdoc Rachid Oucheikh began work for the CPS Lab on Autonomous Ships

May 2018: 

  • sent application to IE faculty for strategic PhD position on Autonomous Ships in the CPS Lab
  • attended and presented Digital Twins for Computer Haptic-Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CHAOS) at the Ålesund Hospital Orthopaedic Conference at Atlanterhavsparken
  • strengthened cooperation with Ålesund Hospital regarding Biomechanics Lab and orthopaedic surgery training simulator project (CHAOS)

April 2018:

  • new PhD candidate Anete Vagale began working for the CPS Lab on Autonomous Ships

March 2018:

  • SoftICE Lab changed name to Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory (CPS Lab)
  • began work on new website for CPS Lab

February 2018:

  • Appointed head, Software and Intelligent Control Engineering Laboratory (SoftICE Lab), NTNU
  • Appointed board member, local Ålesund committee (uLMU), Learning Environment Committee (LMU), NTNU
  • Appointed head, CHAOS, internal research project application to Digital Transformation, (budget: 5 PhD positions), NTNU. Application submitted 15 February.
  • Appointed WP member, Autoferry, internal research project application to Digital Transformation, (budget: 6 PhD positions), NTNU. Application submitted 15 February. 
  • Completed first round of abstract reviews, SIMS 2018.

January 2018:

  • As project head, submitted application for 1-2 strategic PhD positions on Autonomous Ships, internal call, NTNU
  • Presented a talk on Nature-inspired AI at the annual January seminar at Ålesund high school. This years theme: Digitalization
  • Public call for candidates to a PhD position on Autonomous Ships released, for which I will be a supervisor.

December 2017:

  • Completed first report draft of the deep evaluation of the master programme in simulation and visualization, NTNU

November 2017:

  • Awarded 1 postdoc from the ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme, 1-year position on Autonomous Ships, filled by Dr. Rachid Oucheikh, starting May 2018.
  • Reviewed a professorship candidate application for the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU

September 2017:

  • Appointed technical programme committee co-chair, 59th International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society, SIMS 2018, Oslo, Norway

August 2017:

  • submitted both papers selected for special publication in the Springer series Communications and Computer Information Science (CCIS)

June 2017:

  • elected by scientific staff as a member of the extended leader group of my department for a 4-year period
  • appointed deputy board member of the Committee for Research and Research Education for a 4-year period
  • PhD student under my supervision, Brice Assimizele, defended his thesis on models and algorithms for optimal dynamic allocation of patrol tugs to oil tankers along the northern Norwegian coast, as a continuation of the DRAMA project that I headed
  • appointed member of workgroup for deep evaluation of the master programme in simulation and visualization
  • completed the website AI for product design documenting two research projects on computer-automated design of maritime equipiment such as cranes and winches
  • bachelor students under my supervision submitted thesis (awarded grade A) on typing on virtual keyboards using EEG and EMG suitable for paralyzed patients
  • master student under my supervision submitted thesis on autonomous drone swarms (grade to be decided)

April 2017:

  • ran as candidate in election to the faculty board (not elected)

May 2017:

March 2017:

February 2017:

  • promoted to IEEE Senior Member
  • three of our bachelor students of automation engineering won a prestigious award for best thesis, which informed a paper on dynamic positioning and aqua farm inspection using USVs that I coauthored and presented at Techno-Ocean 2016 last autumn
  • strategic PhD position, in which I will likely be involved with supervision on automation and autonomous ships, awarded our department 

Robin T. Bye -- Presentations and invited seminars

[1] Robin T. Bye and Peter D. Neilson. Adaptive model theory: A simulation study of speed-accuracy tradeoff in aimed movements. Poster presentation at the Brain Sciences UNSW "what's hot" Symposium, Sydney, Australia, April 2006, April 2006. [ bib ]
[2] Robin T. Bye and Peter D. Neilson. Variable horizon predictive control in the central nervous system predicts the speed-accuracy tradeoffs and velocity profiles observed in rapid aimed movements. Poster presentation at the 8th Motor Control and Human Skills Conference, Fremantle, Australia, February 2007, February 2007. [ bib ]
[3] Robin T. Bye. The BUMP model: Speed-accuracy tradeoffs and velocity profiles of aimed movement. Invited seminar at the Human Movement Science Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, September 2007, September 2007. [ bib ]
[4] Robin T. Bye. A receding horizon genetic algorithm for dynamic multi-target assignment and tracking: A case study on the optimal positioning of tug vessels along the northern Norwegian coast. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (part of the International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence), Valencia, Spain, October 2010. [ bib ]
[5] Robin T. Bye. Dynamic multi-target assignment and tracking: A case study on the optimal positioning of tug vessels along the northern Norwegian coast. Invited seminar at the Optimisation Workshop, Molde University College, Norway, December 2010, December 2010. [ bib | .pdf ]
[6] Robin T. Bye. Språk åpner dører --- wtf betyr det, lizm?! Invited seminar at "Språk åpner dører" for VG1 students of Fagerlia vgs at Aalesund University College, Ålesund, December 2014, December 2014. [ bib | .pdf ]
[7] Robin T. Bye. Faglige utfordringer ved studentutveksling. Internasjonalisering av MNT-utdanningene. Invited seminar at Nasjonalt studieadministrativt realfagsseminar 2015, Hotel Bristol, Oslo, April 2015, April 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[8] Robin T. Bye. Kunst og kunstig intelligens: Seminar om Den nye sosiale subjektiviteten. Invited seminar at Workshop for Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Art, Gunnabuda, Longva, June 2015, June 2015. [ bib ]
[9] Robin T. Bye. How to create your own website. Invited seminar for fellow colleagues at Aalesund University College, Ålesund, December 2011, 2011. [ bib ]
[10] Robin T. Bye and Peter D. Neilson. The BUMP model of response planning: Intermittent optimal control accounts for 10 Hz physiological tremor. Poster presentation at the 9th Motor Control and Human Skills Conference, Hobart, Australia, January 2009, 2009. [ bib ]
[11] Robin T. Bye. The BUMP model of response planning: A neuroengineering account of speed-accuracy tradeoffs, velocity profiles, and physiological tremor in movement. Poster presentation at the International Workshop on Computational Principles of Sensorimotor Learning, Kloster Irsee, Germany, September 2009, September 2009. [ bib | .pdf ]
[12] Robin T. Bye, Siebe B. van Albada, and Harald Yndestad. A receding horizon genetic algorithm for dynamic multi-target assignment and tracking: A case study on the optimal positioning of tug vessels along the northern Norwegian coast. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (ICEC'10) (part of the International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI)), Valencia, Spain, October 2010, 2010. [ bib ]
[13] Robin T. Bye and Hans Georg Schaathun. An improved receding horizon genetic algorithm for the tug fleet optimisation problem. Oral presentation at the 28th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Brescia, Italy, May 2014, May 2014. [ bib | .pdf ]
[14] Robin T. Bye, Adrian Rutle, Anne Stene, and Harald Yndestad. Nautilus21 --- A generic, integrated, and scalable 3D ocean simulator for scientific exploration and management of Norways coastal waters and fjords. Oral presentation at the 2nd Fjord Conference (Fjordkonferansen 2014), Loen, Norway, June 2014, June 2014. [ bib | .pdf ]
[15] Robin T. Bye and Hans Georg Schaathun. Evaluation heuristics for tug fleet optimisation algorithms: A computational simulation study of a receding horizon genetic algorithm. Oral presentation at the 4th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES'15), Lisbon, Portugal, January 2015, January 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[16] Robin T. Bye, Ottar L. Osen, and Birger Skogeng Pedersen. A computer-automated design tool for intelligent virtual prototyping of offshore cranes. Oral presentation at the 29th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'15), Albena, Bulgaria, May 2015, May 2015. [ bib ]
[17] Anniken Karlsen and Robin T. Bye. Digital art application development: A project to increase motivation in systems development courses for bachelor students in computer engineering. Demo and poster presentation at the 14th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC'15), Trondheim, Norway, October 2015, October 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[18] Robin T. Bye, Hans Georg Schaathun, Birger Skogeng Pedersen, Ibrahim A. Hameed, and Ottar L. Osen. Intelligent virtual prototyping of offshore cranes. Oral presentation at MODPROD 2016, Linköping University, Sweden, February 2016, February 2016. [ bib ]
[19] Robin T. Bye, Ottar L. Osen, Birger Skogeng Pedersen, Ibrahim A. Hameed, and Hans Georg Schaathun. A software framework for intelligent computer-automated product design. Oral presentation at the 30th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'16), Regensburg, Germany, June 2016, June 2016. [ bib ]
[20] Rolf-Magnus Hjørungdal, Filippo Sanfilippo, Ottar L. Osen, Adrian Rutle, and Robin T. Bye. A game-based learning framework for controlling brain-actuated wheelchairs. Oral presentation at the 30th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'16), Regensburg, Germany, June 2016, June 2016. [ bib | .pdf ]
[21] Tom Verplaetse, Filippo Sanfilippo, Adrian Rutle, Ottar L. Osen, and Robin T. Bye. On usage of EEG brain control for rehabilitation of stroke patients. Oral presentation at the 30th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'16), Regensburg, Germany, June 2016, June 2016. [ bib | .pdf ]

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Robin T. Bye - Publications

[1] Ibrahim A. Hameed, Robin T. Bye, and Ottar L. Osen. Grey wolf optimizer (GWO) for automated offshore crane design. In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2016), December 2016. Under review. [ bib ]
[2] Ibrahim A. Hameed, Robin T. Bye, and Ottar L. Osen. A Comparison between Optimization Algorithms Applied to Offshore Crane Design using an Online Crane Prototyping Tool. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems and Informatics (AISI16), October 2016. Accepted for publication. [ bib ]
[3] Ottar L. Osen, Albert Havnegjerde, Vegard Kamsvåg, Sveinung Liavaag, and Robin T. Bye. A Low Cost USV for Aqua Farm Inspection. In Proceedings of IEEE Techno-Ocean'16, October 2016. Accepted for publication. [ bib ]
[4] Robin T. Bye, Ottar L. Osen, Birger Skogeng Pedersen, Ibrahim A. Hameed, and Hans Georg Schaathun. A software framework for intelligent computer-automated product design. In Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'16), pages 534--543, June 2016. [ bib | .pdf ]
[5] Tom Verplaetse, Filippo Sanfilippo, Adrian Rutle, Ottar L. Osen, and Robin T. Bye. On Usage of EEG Brain Control for Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients. In Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'16), pages 544--553, June 2016. Best Student Paper Award. [ bib | .pdf ]
[6] Ibrahim A. Hameed, Robin T. Bye, Ottar L. Osen, Birger Skogeng Pedersen, and Hans Georg Schaathun. Intelligent computer-automated crane design using an online crane prototyping tool. In Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'16), pages 564--573, June 2016. [ bib | .pdf ]
[7] Rolf-Magnus Hjørungdal, Filippo Sanfilippo, Ottar L. Osen, Adrian Rutle, and Robin T. Bye. A Game-based Learning Framework for Controlling Brain-Actuated Wheelchairs. In Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'16), pages 554--563, June 2016. [ bib | .pdf ]
[8] Brice Assimizele, Johannes O. Royset, Robin T. Bye, and Johan Oppen. Preventing Environmental Disasters from Grounding Accidents: A Case Study of Tugboat Positioning along the Norwegian Coast. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2016. Manuscript under review. [ bib ]
[9] Robin T. Bye, Peter D. Neilson, and Megan D. Neilson. The human operator favours decoupled control in aimed movement. Human Movement Science, 2016. Manuscript soon to be submitted. [ bib ]
[10] Brice Assimizele, Johannes O. Royset, Johan Oppen, and Robin T. Bye. A risk-averse decision-making tool for dynamic positioning of patrol tugs along the northern Norwegian coastline. 2016. Manuscript soon to be submitted. [ bib ]
[11] Hans Georg Schaathun. Evaluation of Splittable Pseudo-Random Generators. Journal of Functional Programming, 25:e6, May 2015. The research was partially funded by Regionalt Forskingsfond Midt-Norge through the project Dynamic Resource Allocation with Maritime Application (DRAMA), headed by Robin T. Bye. [ bib | DOI | http | .pdf ]
[12] Robin T. Bye and Hans Georg Schaathun. Evaluation heuristics for tug fleet optimisation algorithms: A computational simulation study of a receding horizon genetic algorithm. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES'15), pages 270--282, 2015. Selected for extended publication in Springer book series Communications in Computer and Information Science. [ bib | .pdf ]
[13] Robin T. Bye, Adrian Rutle, Anne Stene, and Harald Yndestad. Nautilus21: A generic, integrated, and scalable 3D ocean simulator for scientific exploration and management of Norway's coastal waters and fjords. In Fjordantologien 2015, pages 365--391. Fjordkonferansen, 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[14] Robin T. Bye, Ottar L. Osen, and Birger Skogeng Pedersen. A computer-automated design tool for intelligent virtual prototyping of offshore cranes. In Proceedings of the 29th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'15), pages 147--156, 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[15] Adrian Rutle, Hao Wang, Robin T. Bye, and Ottar L. Osen. Scalable and user-friendly simulation. In Proceedings of the 29th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS'15), pages 164--170, 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[16] Robin T. Bye and Hans Georg Schaathun. A simulation study of evaluation heuristics for tug fleet optimisation problems. In Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, Communications in Computer and Information Science, pages 165--190. Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg, 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[17] Peter D. Neilson, Megan D. Neilson, and Robin T. Bye. A Riemannian Geometry Model of Human Movement: The Geodesic Synergy Hypothesis. Human Movement Science, 44:42--72, 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[18] Anniken Karlsen and Robin T. Bye. Konkurranse som driver for læring: Erfaringer fra et emne i dataingeniørstudiet. In Proceedings of the 23rd Norsk konferanse for organisasjoners bruk av informasjonsteknologi (NOKOBIT'15), volume 23, 2015. UDIT track. [ bib | .pdf ]
[19] Anniken Karlsen and Robin T. Bye. Digital art application development: A project to increase motivation in systems development courses for bachelor students in computer engineering. In Entertainment Computing --- ICEC 2015, volume 9353 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 533--538. Springer International Publishing, 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[20] Welie Annett Schaathun, Hans Georg Schaathun, and Robin T. Bye. Aktiv læring i mikrokontrollarar. Uniped, 8(04):381--389, 2015. [ bib | .pdf ]
[21] Robin T. Bye and Hans Georg Schaathun. An improved receding horizon genetic algorithm for the tug fleet optimisation problem. In Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, pages 682--690, 2014. [ bib | .pdf ]
[22] Guoyuan Li, Houxiang Zhang, Jianwei Zhang, and Robin T. Bye. Development of Adaptive Locomotion of a Caterpillar-like Robot Based on a Sensory Feedback CPG Model. Advanced Robotics, 28(6):389--401, 2014. [ bib | .pdf ]
[23] Hans Georg Schaathun. Parallell Slump. In Proceedings of Norsk Informatikkonferanse (NIK'14), 2014. The research was partially funded by Regionalt Forskingsfond Midt-Norge through the project Dynamic Resource Allocation with Maritime Application (DRAMA), headed by Robin T. Bye. [ bib | .pdf ]
[24] Brice Assimizele, Johan Oppen, and Robin T. Bye. A sustainable model for optimal dynamic allocation of patrol tugs to oil tankers. In Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, pages 801--807, 2013. [ bib | .pdf ]
[25] Webjørn Rekdalsbakken, Robin T. Bye, and Houxiang Zhang, editors. Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS '13), Digitaldruck Pirrot GmbH 66125 Sbr.-Dudweiler, Germany, 2013. European Council for Modelling and Simulation. [ bib | .pdf ]
[26] Robin T. Bye. A receding horizon genetic algorithm for dynamic resource allocation: A case study on optimal positioning of tugs. In Computational Intelligence, volume 399, pages 131--147. Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg, 2012. [ bib | .pdf ]
[27] Harald Yndestad, Robin T. Bye, and Siebe B. van Albada. Multi-agents in a virtual regional landscape. In Proceedings of the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS'12), pages 1269--1274, 2012. [ bib | .pdf ]
[28] Robin T. Bye, Siebe B. van Albada, and Harald Yndestad. A receding horizon genetic algorithm for dynamic multi-target assignment and tracking: A case study on the optimal positioning of tug vessels along the northern Norwegian coast. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (ICEC'10) --- part of the International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2010), pages 114--125, 2010. Selected for extended publication in Springer book series Computational Intelligence. [ bib | .pdf ]
[29] Robin T. Bye and Peter D. Neilson. The BUMP model of response planning: Intermittent predictive control accounts for 10 Hz physiological tremor. Human Movement Science, 29(5):713--736, 2010. [ bib | .pdf ]
[30] Robin T. Bye. The BUMP model of response planning: A neuroengineering account of speed-accuracy tradeoffs, velocity profiles, and physiological tremor in movement. PhD thesis, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, The University of New South Wales, Australia, September 2009. [ bib | .pdf ]
[31] Robin T. Bye and Peter D. Neilson. The BUMP model of response planning: Variable horizon predictive control accounts for the speed-accuracy tradeoffs and velocity profiles of aimed movement. Human Movement Science, 27(5):771--798, 2008. [ bib | .pdf ]
[32] Robin T. Bye. Decoupled, noninteractive control of the neuromusculoskeletal system, December 2003. Bachelor of Electrical Engineering thesis, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales. [ bib | .pdf ]

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I was the Programme Chair and Conference Co-Chair of the 27th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation that was held on 27-30 May 2013 at Aalesund University College. Our highly reputed keynote speakers included Nobel Prize laureate May-Britt Moser, Stephen Grossberg, Sigal Berman, and Peter & Megan Neilson.  

I was also the editor of the ECMS 2013 conference proceedings, and a member of the European Council of Modelling and Simulation from 2012 to 2014. To find about more about the conference, please visit the ECMS 2013 website.

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