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Journal Articles

Zimmer, M, Al-Yacoub, A, Ferreira, P, Hubbard, E-M, Lohse, N (2022) Experimental study to investigate mental workload of local vs remote operator in human-machine interaction, Production & Manufacturing Research, 10(1), pp.410-427, DOI: 10.1080/21693277.2022.2090458.

Buerkle, A, Matharu, H, Al-Yacoub, A, Lohse, N, Bamber, T, Ferreira, P (2021) An adaptive human sensor framework for human-robot collaboration, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 119(1-2), pp.1233-1248, ISSN: 0268-3768. DOI: 10.1007/s00170-021-08299-2.

Lupi, F, Mabkhot, MM, Finžgar, M, Minetola, P, Stadnicka, D, Maffei, A, Litwin, P, Boffa, E, Ferreira, P, Podržaj, P, Chelli, R, Lohse, N, Lanzetta, M (2021) Toward a sustainable educational engineer archetype through Industry 4.0, Computers in Industry, 134, 103543, ISSN: 0166-3615. DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2021.103543.

Al-Yacoub, A, Flanagan, M, Buerkle, A, Bamber, T, Ferreira, P, Hubbard, E-M, Lohse, N (2021) Data-driven modelling of human-human co-manipulation using force and muscle surface electromyogram activities, Electronics, 10(13), 1509, DOI: 10.3390/electronics10131509.

Buerkle, A, Bamber, T, Lohse, N, Ferreira, P (2021) Feasibility of detecting potential emergencies in symbiotic human-robot collaboration with a mobile EEG, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 72, 102179, ISSN: 0736-5845. DOI: 10.1016/j.rcim.2021.102179.

Mabkhot, MM, Ferreira, P, Maffei, A, Podržaj, P, Mądziel, M, Antonelli, D, Lanzetta, M, Barata, J, Boffa, E, Finžgar, M, Paśko, Ł, Minetola, P, Chelli, R, Nikghadam-Hojjati, S, Wang, XV, Priarone, PC, Litwin, P, Stadnicka, D, Lohse, N (2021) Mapping industry 4.0 enabling technologies into United Nations sustainability development goals, Sustainability, 13(5), 2560, ISSN: 2071-1050. DOI: 10.3390/su13052560.

Buerkle, A, Eaton, W, Lohse, N, Bamber, T, Ferreira, P (2021) EEG based arm movement intention recognition towards enhanced safety in symbiotic Human-Robot Collaboration, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 70, 102137, ISSN: 0736-5845. DOI: 10.1016/j.rcim.2021.102137.

Doltsinis, S, Ferreira, P, Mabkhot, M, Lohse, N (2020) A decision support system for rapid ramp-up of industry 4.0 enabled production systems, Computers in Industry, 116, 103190, ISSN: 0166-3615. DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2020.103190.

Al-Yacoub, A, Zhao, Y, Lohse, N, Goh, Y, Kinnell, P, Ferreira, P, Hubbard, E-M (2019) Symbolic-based recognition of contact states for learning assembly skills, Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 6, 99, DOI: 10.3389/frobt.2019.00099.

Ferreira, P, Danny, P, Pereira, I, Hiwarkar, V, Sayed, MS, Lohse, N, Aguiar, S, Goncalves, G, Goncalves, J, Bottinger, F (2019) Integrated design environment for reusable modular assembly systems, Assembly Automation, 39(4), pp.664-672, ISSN: 0144-5154. DOI: 10.1108/AA-11-2017-154.

Ljasenko, S, Ferreira, P, Justham, L, Lohse, N (2018) Decentralised vs partially centralised self-organisation model for mobile robots in large structure assembly, Computers in Industry, ISSN: 0166-3615. DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2018.09.002.

Doltsinis, S, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2017) A symbiotic human–machine learning approach for production ramp-up, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 48(3), pp.229-240, ISSN: 2168-2291. DOI: 10.1109/THMS.2017.2717885.

Doltsinis, S, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2014) An MDP model-based reinforcement learning approach for production station ramp-up optimization: Q-learning analysis, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 44(9), pp.1125-1138, ISSN: 2168-2216. DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2013.2294155.

Mani, MR, Surace, R, Ferreira, P, Segal, P, Fassi, I, Ratchev, S (2013) Process parameter effects on dimensional accuracy of micro injection moulded part, ASME’s Journal of Micro and Nano-manufacturing.



Conferences

Zimmer, M, Al-Yacoub, A, Ferreira, P, Hubbard, E-M, Lohse, N (2021) Mental workload of local vs remote operator in human-machine interaction case study. In 18th International Conference in Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2021), Derby, UK (Virtual), pp.33-38, ISBN: 9781643681986. DOI: 10.3233/ATDE210008.

Buerkle, A, Al-Yacoub, A, Ferreira, P (2020) An incremental learning approach for physical human-robot collaboration. In Mohammad, A, Dong, X, Russo, M (ed) Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2020); Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems: 21st Annual Conference, TAROS 2020, Nottingham, UK, September 16, 2020, Proceedings, Nottingham, United Kingdom (Virtual), pp.308-313, ISBN: 9783030634858. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-63486-5_33.

Al-Yacoub, A, Buerkle, A, Flanagan, M, Ferreira, P, Hubbard, E-M, Lohse, N (2020) Effective human-robot collaboration through wearable sensors. In IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, ETFA 2020; 2020 25th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), Vienna, Austria, pp.651-658, ISBN: 9781728189567. DOI: 10.1109/ETFA46521.2020.9212100.

Buerkle, A, Al-Yacoub, A, Ferreira, P (2020) An incremental learning approach for physical human-robot collaboration. In Fox, C, Duckett, T, Richards, A (ed) UKRAS20: the 3rd UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Conference; UKRAS20 Conference: “Robots into the real world” Proceedings, Lincoln, UK (virtual), pp.9-11, DOI: 10.31256/Mk6Tq7P.

Zimmer, M, Al-Yacoub, A, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2020) Understanding human decision-making during production ramp-up using natural language processing. In 2019 IEEE 17th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Helsinki, Finland, pp.337-342, ISBN: 9781728129273. DOI: 10.1109/INDIN41052.2019.8972033.

Zimmer, M, Al-Yacoub, A, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2020) Towards human-chatbot interaction: a virtual assistant for the ramp-up process. In UKRAS20 Conference; UKRAS20 Conference: “Robots into the real world” Proceedings, University of Lincoln (virtual), pp.108-110, DOI: 10.31256/Qx5Dt5V.

Foley, B, Ferreira, P, Zimmer, M (2020) Towards gamification of the ramp-up process for Industry 4.0. In UK-Robotics and Autonomous Systems 2020 (UK-RAS20); UKRAS20 Conference: “Robots into the real world” Proceedings, University of Lincoln (virtual), pp.125-127, DOI: 10.31256/Jp9Yd3M.

Dorofeev, K, Profanter, S, Cabral, J, Ferreira, P, Zoitl, A (2019) Agile Operational Behavior for the Control-Level Devices in Plug&Produce Production Environments. In , IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, ETFA, pp.49-56, ISBN: 9781728103037. DOI: 10.1109/ETFA.2019.8869208.

Zimmer, M, Ferreira, P, Danny, P, Al-Yacoub, A, Lohse, N, Gentile, V (2019) Towards a decision-support framework for reducing ramp-up effort in plug-and-produce systems. In 2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS2019), Taipei, Taiwan, pp.478-483, ISBN: 9781538685006. DOI: 10.1109/ICPHYS.2019.8780369.

Buerkle, A, Lohse, N, Ferreira, P (2019) Towards symbiotic human-robot collaboration: human movement intention recognition with an EEG. In 2nd UK-RAS Robotics and Autonomous Conference, Loughborough, 2019; UK-RAS19 Conference: “Embedded Intelligence: Enabling & Supporting RAS Technologies” Proceedings, Loughborough, UK, pp.52-55, DOI: 10.31256/ukras19.14.

Zimmer, M, Al-Yacoub, A, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2019) Trajectory creation towards fast skill deployment in plug-and-produce assembly systems: A Gaussian-Mixture Model approach. In , Loughborough, pp.87-90.

Danny, P, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N, Dorofeev, K (2018) An event-based automationML model for the process execution of ‘plug-and-produce’ assembly systems. In IEEE 16th International Conference of Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2018), Porto, Portugal,ISBN: 9781538648292. DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2018.8471955.

Miranda, F, Martins, R, Dorofeev, K, Gentile, V, Ferreira, P, Guedes, M (2018) Towards a common manufacturing service bus to enable flexible plug-and-produce automation. In , 50th International Symposium on Robotics, ISR 2018, pp.205-212, ISBN: 9781510870314.

Dorofeev, K, Cheng, C-H, Ferreira, P, Guedes, M, Profanter, S, Zoitl, A (2017) Device adapter concept towards enabling plug-and-produce production environments. In 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies And Factory Automation, Limassol, Cyprus,ISBN: 9781509065059.

Danny, P, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N, Guedes, M (2017) An AutomationML model for plug-and-produce assembly systems. In 2017 IEEE 15th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Emden, Germany, pp.849-854, DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2017.8104883.

Danny, P, Hiwarkar, V, Sayed, M, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2016) Linear constraint programming for cost-optimized configuration of modular assembly systems. In 49th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems (CIRP-CMS 2016), Stuttgart, Germany. DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2016.11.073.

Maffei, A and Ferreira, P (2016) A FRAMEWORK FOR PHENOMENOGRAPIC ANALYSIS AND CLASSIFICATION OF TROUBLESOME KNOWLEDGE IN THE ENGINEERING DOMAIN. In , EDULEARN16: 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND NEW LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES, pp.5882-5888.

Ferreira, P, Doltsinis, S, Lohse, N (2014) Symbiotic assembly systems – A new paradigm. In the 47th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, pp.26-31, DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2014.01.066.

Ferreira, P, Doltsinis, S, Anagnostopoulos, A, Pascoa, F, Lohse, N (2013) A Performance evaluation of Industrial Agents - A Benchmark against Programmable Logic Controllers. In IECON 2013 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Vienna, Austria, pp.7404-7409, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2013.6700365.

Ferreira, P, Sayed, SS, Osei, S, Lohse, N (2013) Towards Knowledge Framework for Life-Cycle-Long Gathering of Maintenance Information for Decision Support in Machine Tool Design. In The 3rd International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Technologies, Stockholm, Sweden, pp.1-10.

Cavin, S, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2013) Dynamic Skill Allocation Methodology for Evolvable Assembly Systems. In IEEE 11th International Conference on Industrial Informatics, Bochum, Germany, pp.218-223, DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2013.6622885.

Doltsinis, S, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2012) Reinforcement Learning for Production Ramp-Up: A Q-Batch Learning Approach. In 11th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), Boca Raton, Florida, USA, pp.610-615, DOI: 10.1109/ICMLA.2012.113.

Ferreira, P, Lohse, N, Razgon, M, Larizza, P, Triggiani, G (2012) Skill Based Configuration Methodology for Evolvable Mechatronic Systems. In IECON 2012, 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Montreal, Canada, pp.4366-4371, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2012.6389186.

Ferreira, P and Lohse, N (2012) Configuration Model for Evolvable Assembly Systems. In 4th CIRP Conference on Assembly Technology and Systems - CATS 2012, Ann Arbor, USA, pp.75-80.

Ferreira, P, Lohse, N, Ratchev, S (2009) Repeatability synthesis methodology for modular ultra-precision assembly systems. In ISAM 2009: IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing, 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing, ISAM 2009, Seoul, Korea (South), pp.280-285, ISBN: 9781424446278. DOI: 10.1109/ISAM.2009.5376957.

Ferreira, P, Lohse, N, Ratchev, S (2009) Accuracy Synthesis for Modular Ultra-Precision Assembly Systems. In International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing (IEEE), Suwon, South Korea.

Ferreira, P, Lohse, N, Ratchev, S (2009) Multi-Agent Architecture for Self-Configuring Modular Assembly Systems. In 9th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control, Gifu, Japan.



Chapters

Pascoa, F, Pereira, I, Ferreira, P, Lohse, N (2017) Redundant and decentralised directory facilitator for resilient plug and produce cyber physical production systems. In SOHOMA 2016: 6th Workshop on Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing, © Springer, Lisbon, Portugal, ISBN: 9783319510996. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-51100-9_7.

Ferreira, P, Lohse, N, Ratchev, S (2010) Multi-agent architecture for reconfiguration of precision modular assembly systems. In Ratchev, S (ed) Precision Assembly Technologies and Systems, Proceedings of 5th IFIP WG 5.5 International Precision Assembly Seminar, IPAS 2010, Chamonix, France, February 14-17, 2010, Springer, Chamonix, France, pp.247-254, ISBN: 9783642115974. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11598-1_29.



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