Projects and Publications - Patrick McDowell

 Past Projects


LSU Robo-Tiger; Louisiana State University


Onboard Learning Applied to Robot Formation Maneuvering; LSU/Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis MS

 Current Projects


Cooperative Robotics




Asoodeh, Pandian, McDowell, "Environmental Education using Underwater”, LAS 2007 March, 2007

McDowell, Bourgeois, Sofge, Iyengar, “Memory-Based In Situ Learning for Unmanned Vehicles”, IEEE Computer December 2006

McDowell, Bourgeois, McDowell, Iyengar, Chen, “Relative Positioning for Team Robot Navigation”, Autonomous Robots 2006

Marvin Roe, Donald Brandon, Patrick McDowell, Brian Bourgeois, “A Flexible Client/Server Application for Robotic Control”, Proceedings of ACM Southeast 2005 Conference, Kennesaw, Georgia, 18-19MAR04

McDowell, Bourgeois, Iyengar, “Formation Maneuvering Using Passive Acoustic Communications,” 2004 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, LA, April, 2004

M. Roe, B. Bourgeois and P. McDowell, “Multi-Robot Position Tracking”, Proceedings of ACM Southeast 2004 Conference

McDowell and Bourgeois, “Control Algorithms for UUV Teams Using Acoustic Communications”, NRL Review 2004 (short article)

Marvin Roe, Brian Bourgeois, Patrick McDowell, “Simulator Development for Multiple Unmanned Underwater Vehicles,” Proceedings of ACM Southeast 2003 Conference, Savannah, GA, March 2003

P. McDowell, J. Chen, B. Bourgeois, “UUV Teams, Control From A Biological Perspective”, Proceedings of the Oceans 2002 MTS/IEEE Conference, Biloxi MS, pp 331-337

Brian Bourgeois, Patrick McDowell, “UUV Teams for Deep Water Operations,” Underwater Intervention 2001, New Orleans, La., February 2002

P. McDowell, S. Iyengar, M. Gendron, B. Bourgeois, J. Sample, “Control/Learning Architectures For Use in Robots Operating in Unstructured Environments”, Southern Conference for Computing, October, 2001

P. McDowell, B. Bourgeois, J. Cheramie, J. Gravley, "Objective based Dynamic Navigation Planning", Proceedings of the 12th Intl. Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, August 2001, Durham, NH

McDowell, “Robot Ant Simulation”, Lima, Peru, December 1999