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Journal Articles

  1. R. V. Cowlagi, “Hierarchical Trajectory Optimization in Hybrid Dynamical Systems” Automatica, vol. 77, pp. 112-119, March 2017.

  2. R. V. Cowlagi and Z. Zhang, “Route Guidance for Satisfying Temporal Logic Specifications on Aircraft Motion,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics: Special Issue on Computational Guidance & Control, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 390-401, February 2017.

  3. R. V. Cowlagi and Saleh, J. H, “Coordinabilty and Consistency: Application of Systems Theory in Accident Prevention and System Safety,Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, vol. 33, pp. 200-212, January 2015.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @article{Cowlagi-JLP2015,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V. and Saleh, J. H,},
    
      title = {Coordinabilty and Consistency: Application of Systems Theory in Accident Prevention and System Safety},
    
      journal = {Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries},
    
      year = {2015},
    
      volume = {33},
    
      pages = {200--212}
    
    }
    
    
  4. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “ Curvature-Bounded Traversability Analysis for Motion Planning of Mobile Robots,IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1011-1019, 2014.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @article{Cowlagi-TRo2014,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras},
    
      title = {Curvature-Bounded Traversability Analysis for Motion Planning of Mobile Robots},
    
      journal = {IEEE Transactions on Robotics},
    
      year = {2014},
    
      volume = {30},
    
      number = {4},
    
      pages = {1011-1019}
    
    }
    
    
  5. R. V. Cowlagi and J. H. Saleh, “ Coordinability and Consistency in Accident Causation and Prevention: Formal System-Theoretic Concepts for Safety in Multilevel Systems,Risk Analysis, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 420-433, 2013.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @article{Cowlagi-RA2013,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and J. H. Saleh},
    
      title = {Coordinability and Consistency in Accident Causation and Prevention: Formal System-Theoretic Concepts for Safety in Multilevel Systems},
    
      journal = {Risk Analysis},
    
      year = {2013},
    
      volume = {33},
    
      number = {3},
    
      pages = {420--433}
    
    }
    
    
  6. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Hierarchical Motion Planning with Dynamical Feasibility Guarantees for Mobile Robotic Vehicles,IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 379 - 395, 2012.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @article{Cowlagi-TRo2012,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras},
    
      title = {Hierarchical Motion Planning with Dynamical Feasibility Guarantees for Mobile Robotic Vehicles},
    
      journal = {IEEE Transactions on Robotics},
    
      year = {2012},
    
      volume = {28},
    
      number = {2},
    
      pages = {379 -- 395}
    
    }
    
    
  7. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Multi-resolution Motion Planning for Autonomous Agents via Wavelet-based Cell Decompositions,IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Part B - Cybernetics, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 1455-1469, 2012.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @article{Cowlagi-TSMCB2012,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras},
    
      title = {Multi-resolution Motion Planning for Autonomous Agents via Wavelet-based Cell Decompositions},
    
      journal = {IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Part B - Cybernetics},
    
      year = {2012},
    
      volume = {42},
    
      number = {5},
    
      pages = {1455--1469}
    
    }
    
    
  8. J. H. Saleh, K. Marais, E. Bakolas and R. V. Cowlagi, “Highlights from the literature on accident causation and system safety: Review of major ideas, recent contributions, and challenges,” Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol. 95, no. 11, pp. 1105-1116, 2011.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @article{Cowlagi-RESS2011,
    
      author = {J. H. Saleh and K. Marais and E. Bakolas and R. V. Cowlagi},
    
      title = {Highlights from the literature on accident causation and system safety: Review of major ideas, recent contributions, and challenges},
    
      journal = {Reliability Engineering and System Safety},
    
      year = {2011},
    
      volume = {95},
    
      number = {11},
    
      pages = {1105--1116}
    
    }
    
    

Book Chapters

  1. D. Allaire, J. Chambers, R. V. Cowlagi, D. Kordonowy, M. Lecerf, L. Mainini, F. Ulker and K. Willcox, “An Offline/Online DDDAS Capability for Self-Aware Aerospace Vehicles ,” pp. 1959 - 1968, 2013. 2013 International Conference on Computational Science .
    [BibTeX] [URL]

    
    @inbook{Cowlagi-PCS2013,
    
      author = {D. Allaire and J. Chambers and R. V. Cowlagi and D. Kordonowy and M. Lecerf and L. Mainini and F. Ulker and K. Willcox},
    
      title = {An Offline/Online DDDAS Capability for Self-Aware Aerospace Vehicles },
    
      journal = {Procedia Computer Science },
    
      publisher = {Elsevier},
    
      year = {2013},
    
      volume = {18},
    
      number = {0},
    
      pages = {1959 - 1968},
    
      note = {2013 International Conference on Computational Science },
    
      url = {http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050913005085},
    
      doi = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2013.05.365}
    
    }
    
    
  2. R. V. Cowlagi and J. H. Saleh, “Coordinability and Consistency in Accident Causation and System Safety: Towards a Formal Foundation of Safety in Sociotechnical and Multilevel Systems,” pp. 1836-1844, 2010.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inbook{Cowlagi-ESREL2010,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and J. H. Saleh},
    
      title = {Coordinability and Consistency in Accident Causation and System Safety: Towards a Formal Foundation of Safety in Sociotechnical and Multilevel Systems},
    
      publisher = {Taylor & Francis},
    
      year = {2010},
    
      pages = {1836--1844}
    
    }
    
    

Conference Papers

  1. R. V. Cowlagi, “Multiresolution Aircraft Guidance in a Spatiotemporally-varying Threat Field,” in AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, no. AIAA 2015-1078, January 5 -- 9 2015.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-GNC2015,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V.},
    
      title = {Multiresolution Aircraft Guidance in a Spatiotemporally-varying Threat Field},
    
      booktitle = {AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference},
    
      year = {2015},
    
      number = {AIAA 2015-1078}
    
    }
    
    
  2. R. V. Cowlagi, “Multiresolution Path-planning with Traversal Costs based on Time-varying Spatial Fields,” in 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision & Control, pp. 3745-3750, December 15--17 2014.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-CDC2014,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V.},
    
      title = {Multiresolution Path-planning with Traversal Costs based on Time-varying Spatial Fields},
    
      booktitle = {53rd IEEE Conference on Decision & Control},
    
      year = {2014},
    
      pages = {3745--3750}
    
    }
    
    
  3. R. V. Cowlagi and D. N. Kordonowy, “Geometric Abstractions of Vehicle Dynamical Models for Intelligent Autonomous Motion,” in Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, pp. 4840-4845, Jun 4 -- 6 2014.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ACC2014,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V. and Kordonowy, D. N.},
    
      title = {Geometric Abstractions of Vehicle Dynamical Models for Intelligent Autonomous Motion},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference},
    
      year = {2014},
    
      pages = {4840--4845}
    
    }
    
    
  4. J. H. Jeon, R. V. Cowlagi, S. C. Peters, S. Karaman, E. Frazzoli, P. Tsiotras and K. Iagnemma, “Optimal Motion Planning with the Half-Car Dynamical Model for Autonomous High-Speed Driving,” in Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference, 17 -- 19 Jun 2013.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ACC2013,
    
      author = {J. H. Jeon and R. V. Cowlagi and S. C. Peters and S. Karaman and E. Frazzoli and P. Tsiotras and K. Iagnemma},
    
      title = {Optimal Motion Planning with the Half-Car Dynamical Model for Autonomous High-Speed Driving},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference},
    
      year = {2013}
    
    }
    
    
  5. D. N. Kordonowy, J. T. Chambers and R. V. Cowlagi, “Contingency Management for Condition-Aware Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace 2013 Conference, 19 -- 22 Aug 2013.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-Infotech2013,
    
      author = {D. N. Kordonowy and J. T. Chambers and R. V. Cowlagi},
    
      title = {Contingency Management for Condition-Aware Unmanned Aerial Vehicles},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace 2013 Conference},
    
      year = {2013}
    
    }
    
    
  6. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Hierarchical Motion Planning with Kinodynamic Feasibility Guarantees: Local Trajectory Planning via Model Predictive Control,” in Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4003-4008, 14--18 May 2012.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ICRA2012,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V. and Tsiotras, P.},
    
      title = {Hierarchical Motion Planning with Kinodynamic Feasibility Guarantees: Local Trajectory Planning via Model Predictive Control},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation},
    
      year = {2012},
    
      pages = {4003--4008}
    
    }
    
    
  7. F. Alibay, V. Desaraju, R. V. Cowlagi, J. E. Duda, A. W. Johnson and J. A. Hoffman, “Multi-Vehicle Lunar Operations Simulation using SEXTANT,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Space 2012 Conference & Exposition, Sep 2012.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-Space2012,
    
      author = {F. Alibay and V. Desaraju and R. V. Cowlagi and J. E. Duda and A. W. Johnson and J. A. Hoffman},
    
      title = {Multi-Vehicle Lunar Operations Simulation using SEXTANT},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the AIAA Space 2012 Conference & Exposition},
    
      year = {2012}
    
    }
    
    
  8. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Multi-resolution H-cost Motion Planning: A New Framework for Hierarchical Motion Planning for Autonomous Mobile Vehicles,” in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots & Systems IROS 2011, pp. 3501-3506, 25--30 Sep 2011.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-IROS2011,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras},
    
      title = {Multi-resolution H-cost Motion Planning: A New Framework for Hierarchical Motion Planning for Autonomous Mobile Vehicles},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots & Systems IROS 2011},
    
      year = {2011},
    
      pages = {3501--3506}
    
    }
    
    
  9. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “On the Existence and Synthesis of Curvature-Bounded Paths Inside Nonuniform Rectangular Channels,” in Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, pp. 5382 - 5387, 30 Jun -- 2 Jul 2010.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ACC2010a,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V. and Tsiotras, P.},
    
      title = {On the Existence and Synthesis of Curvature-Bounded Paths Inside Nonuniform Rectangular Channels},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference},
    
      year = {2010},
    
      pages = {5382 -- 5387}
    
    }
    
    
  10. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Kinematic Feasibility Guarantees in Geometric Path Planning using History-based Transition Costs over Cell Decompositions,” in Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, pp. 5388 - 5393, 30 Jun -- 2 Jul 2010.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ACC2010b,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V. and Tsiotras, P.},
    
      title = {Kinematic Feasibility Guarantees in Geometric Path Planning using History-based Transition Costs over Cell Decompositions},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference},
    
      year = {2010},
    
      pages = {5388 - 5393}
    
    }
    
    
  11. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Multi-resolution Path Planning: Theoretical Analysis, Efficient Implementation, and Extensions for Dynamic Environments,” in Proceedings of the 49$^th$ IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 15 -- 17 Dec 2010.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-CDC2010,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V. and Tsiotras, P.},
    
      title = {Multi-resolution Path Planning: Theoretical Analysis, Efficient Implementation, and Extensions for Dynamic Environments},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 49$^th$ IEEE Conference on Decision and Control},
    
      year = {2010}
    
    }
    
    
  12. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Shortest Distance Problems in Graphs Using History-Dependent Transition Costs with Application to Kinodynamic Path Planning,” in Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference, pp. 414 - 419, 9 -- 12 Jun 2009.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ACC2009,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras},
    
      title = {Shortest Distance Problems in Graphs Using History-Dependent Transition Costs with Application to Kinodynamic Path Planning},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference},
    
      year = {2009},
    
      pages = {414 -- 419}
    
    }
    
    
  13. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Multiresolution Path Planning with Wavelets: A Local Replanning Approach,” in Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference, pp. 1220-1225, 11--13 Jun 2008.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ACC2008,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V. and Tsiotras, P.},
    
      title = {Multiresolution Path Planning with Wavelets: A Local Replanning Approach},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference},
    
      year = {2008},
    
      pages = {1220--1225}
    
    }
    
    
  14. P. Tsiotras and R. V. Cowlagi, “Achieving Increased Mobility and Autonomy for Ground Vehicles over Rough Terrain,” in Proceedings of the 26th Army Science Conference, 6--8 Dec 2008.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-ASC2008,
    
      author = {P. Tsiotras and R. V. Cowlagi},
    
      title = {Achieving Increased Mobility and Autonomy for Ground Vehicles over Rough Terrain},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 26th Army Science Conference},
    
      year = {2008}
    
    }
    
    
  15. R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras, “Beyond quadtrees: Cell decompositions for Path Planning using the Wavelet Transform,” in Proceedings of the 46$^th$ IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 1392-1397, 12--14 Dec 2007.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-CDC2007,
    
      author = {R. V. Cowlagi and P. Tsiotras},
    
      title = {Beyond quadtrees: Cell decompositions for Path Planning using the Wavelet Transform},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 46$^th$ IEEE Conference on Decision and Control},
    
      year = {2007},
    
      pages = {1392--1397}
    
    }
    
    
  16. S. P. Bhat and R. V. Cowlagi, “Semi-global Practical Stability of Periodic Time-Varying Systems via Averaging: A Lyapunov Approach,” in Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 361-365, 13 -- 15 Dec 2006.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlagi-CDC2006,
    
      author = {S. P. Bhat and R. V. Cowlagi},
    
      title = {Semi-global Practical Stability of Periodic Time-Varying Systems via Averaging: A Lyapunov Approach},
    
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control},
    
      year = {2006},
    
      pages = {361--365}
    
    }
    
    

Theses and Dissertations

  1. R. V. Cowlagi, Hierarchical Motion Planning for Autonomous Aerial and Terrestrial Vehicles. PhD thesis , Georgia Institute of Technology , 2011.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @phdthesis{Cowlagi-PhD,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V.},
    
      title = {Hierarchical Motion Planning for Autonomous Aerial and Terrestrial Vehicles},
    
      school = {Georgia Institute of Technology},
    
      year = {2011}
    
    }
    
    
  2. R. V. Cowlagi, “Autonomous Mission Management System for a Group of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” 2005.
    [BibTeX]

    
    @mastersthesis{Cowlagi-MTech,
    
      author = {Cowlagi, R. V.},
    
      title = {Autonomous Mission Management System for a Group of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles},
    
      school = {Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India},
    
      year = {2005}
    
    }
    
    

Papers in Review

  1. B. S. Cooper and R. V. Cowlagi, “Path-planning with Waiting in Spatiotemporally-varying Threat Fields,” in review for the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 12 -- 15 2017.
    Manuscript in review

    
    @inproceedings{Cowlag-CDC2017a,
    
      author = {Cooper, B. S. and Cowlagi, R. V.},
    
      title = {Path-planning with Waiting in Spatiotemporally-varying Threat Fields},
    
      booktitle = {56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control},
    
      year = {2017},
    
      note = {in review}
    
    }
    
    

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