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 Email:  akshay_at_robots.ox.ac.uk

Akshay joined the Mobile Robotics Group in August 2014 .

Biography

Prior to joining the group, he completed a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of California-Riverside (UCR), where his thesis focused on autonomous  control of PTZ camera networks for scene understanding. In addition, Akshay has also completed a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (UCR), a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics Engineering (University of Mumbai, India), and a Diploma in Industrial Electronics (Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, India).

Research

His broad research interests include Mobile Robotics, Cooperative Control, Bayesian Optimisation, Game Theory and Computer Vision.


Projects with MRG, University of Oxford
No posts found.
Past Projects

Intelligent Camera Networks – (University of California Riverside, USA)

The focus of the research herein was the development of distributed algorithms leveraging Bayesian optimisation to control a network of PTZ surveillance cameras for scene understanding.

MRG Publications

2016

  • [PDF] T. Scott, A. A. Morye, P. Piniés, L. M. Paz, I. Posner, and P. Newman, “Choosing a Time and Place for Calibration of Lidar-Camera Systems,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.
    [Bibtex]

    @inproceedings{ScottICRA2016,
    Address = {Stockholm, Sweden},
    Author = {Scott, Terry and Morye, Akshay A. and Pini{\'e}s, Pedro and Paz, Lina M. and Posner, Ingmar and Newman, Paul},
    Booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
    Month = {May},
    Pdf = {http://www.robots.ox.ac.uk/~mobile/Papers/ICRA2016_scott.pdf},
    Title = {Choosing a Time and Place for Calibration of Lidar-Camera Systems},
    Year = {2016}}

2015

  • [PDF] T. Scott, A. A. Morye, P. Piniés, L. M. Paz, I. Posner, and P. Newman, “Exploiting Known Unknowns: Scene Induced Cross-Calibration of Lidar-Stereo Systems,” in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, 2015.
    [Bibtex]

    @inproceedings{ScottIROS2015,
    Address = {Hamburg, Germany},
    Author = {Scott, Terry and Morye, Akshay A. and Pini{\'e}s, Pedro and Paz, Lina M. and Posner, Ingmar and Newman, Paul},
    Booktitle = {{IEEE/RSJ} International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)},
    Pdf = {http://www.robots.ox.ac.uk/~mobile/Papers/2015IROS_scott.pdf},
    Title = {{E}xploiting {K}nown {U}nknowns: {S}cene {I}nduced {C}ross-{C}alibration of {L}idar-{S}tereo {S}ystems},
    Year = {2015}}

Past Publications

2014

  • A. A. Morye, E. Franco, A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, and J. A. Farrell, “Distributed camera control via moving horizon Bayesian optimization,” in American Control Conference (ACC), Portland, USA, 2014, pp. 2083-2089.
    [Bibtex]

    @conference{Morye2014ACC,
    Address = {Portland, USA},
    Author = {Morye, A.A. and Franco, E. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K. and Farrell, J.A.},
    Booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
    Month = {4-6 June},
    Pages = {2083--2089},
    Title = {Distributed camera control via moving horizon Bayesian optimization},
    Year = {2014},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6858897}}

  • [DOI] A. A. Morye, C. Ding, A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, and J. A. Farrell, “Distributed Constrained Optimization for Bayesian Opportunistic Visual Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2014.
    [Bibtex]

    @article{Morye2014TCST,
    Annote = {journal},
    Author = {Morye, A.A. and Ding, C. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K. and Farrell, J.A.},
    Doi = {10.1109/TCST.2014.2300416},
    Journal = {IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology},
    Title = {Distributed Constrained Optimization for Bayesian Opportunistic Visual Sensing},
    Year = {2014},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {hhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6744634}}

  • A. T. Kamal, C. Ding, A. A. Morye, J. A. Farrell, and A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, “An Overview of Distributed Tracking and Control in Camera Networks,” , vol. 6, pp. 207-234, 2014.
    [Bibtex]

    @article{Morye2014BOOKCHAPTER,
    Annote = {book chapter},
    Author = {Kamal, A.T. and Ding, C. and Morye, A.A. and Farrell, J.A. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K.},
    Booktitle = {Wide Area Surveillance - Augmented Vision and Reality},
    Pages = {207--234},
    Publisher = {Springer Publications},
    Title = {An Overview of Distributed Tracking and Control in Camera Networks},
    Volume = {6},
    Year = {2014},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F8612_2012_10}}

2013

  • A. A. Morye, C. Ding, A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, and J. A. Farrell, “Constrained optimization for opportunistic distributed visual sensing,” in American Control Conference (ACC), Washington DC, USA, 2013, pp. 6294-6301.
    [Bibtex]

    @conference{Morye2013ACC,
    Address = {Washington DC, USA},
    Author = {Morye, A.A. and Ding, C. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K. and Farrell, J.A.},
    Booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
    Month = {17-19 June},
    Pages = {6294--6301},
    Title = {Constrained optimization for opportunistic distributed visual sensing},
    Year = {2013},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6580825}}

  • A. A. Morye, “Distributed Constrained Bayesian Optimization: Autonomous Camera Control,” PhD Thesis, 2013.
    [Bibtex]

    @phdthesis{Morye2013THESIS,
    Author = {Morye, A.A.},
    School = {University of California Riverside},
    Title = {Distributed Constrained Bayesian Optimization: Autonomous Camera Control},
    Year = {2013},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8k17g5h3}}

2012

  • C. Ding, A. A. Morye, J. A. Farrell, and A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, “Coordinated sensing and tracking for mobile camera platforms,” in American Control Conference (ACC), Montreal, Canada, 2012, pp. 5114-5119.
    [Bibtex]

    @conference{Morye2012ACC,
    Address = {Montreal, Canada},
    Author = {Ding, C. and Morye, A.A. and Farrell, J.A. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K.},
    Booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
    Month = {27-29 June},
    Pages = {5114--5119},
    Title = {Coordinated sensing and tracking for mobile camera platforms},
    Year = {2012},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6315663}}

  • C. Ding, A. A. Morye, J. A. Farrell, and A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, “Opportunistic sensing in a distributed PTZ camera network,” in International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), Hong Kong, 2012, pp. 166-171.
    [Bibtex]

    @conference{Morye2012ICDSC,
    Address = {Hong Kong},
    Author = {Ding, C. and Morye, A.A. and Farrell, J.A. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K.},
    Booktitle = {International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)},
    Month = {Oct 30 - Nov 2},
    Pages = {166--171},
    Title = {Opportunistic sensing in a distributed PTZ camera network},
    Year = {2012},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6470156}}

  • [DOI] C. Ding, B. Song, A. A. Morye, J. A. Farrell, and A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, “Collaborative sensing in a distributed PTZ camera network,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 21, pp. 3282-3295, 2012.
    [Bibtex]

    @article{Morye2012TIP,
    Annote = {journal},
    Author = {Ding, C. and Song, B. and Morye, A.A. and Farrell, J.A. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K.},
    Doi = {10.1109/TIP.2012.2188806},
    Journal = {IEEE Transactions on Image Processing},
    Month = {July},
    Pages = {3282--3295},
    Title = {Collaborative sensing in a distributed PTZ camera network},
    Volume = {21},
    Year = {2012},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {hhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6744634}}

2011

  • A. A. Morye, C. Ding, B. Song, A. K. Roy-Chowdhury, and J. A. Farrell, “Optimized imaging and target tracking within a distributed camera network,” in American Control Conference (ACC), San Francisco, USA, 2011, pp. 474-480.
    [Bibtex]

    @conference{Morye2011ACC,
    Address = {San Francisco, USA},
    Author = {Morye, A.A. and Ding, C. and Song, B. and Roy-Chowdhury, A.K. and Farrell, J.A.},
    Booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
    Month = {June 29 - July 1},
    Pages = {474--480},
    Title = {Optimized imaging and target tracking within a distributed camera network},
    Year = {2011},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5991271}}