• Analysis of a microwave patch antenna array for reflection measurements

      Nottath, Febin Paul (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Microstrip antennas and arrays are widely used antenna technology in the frequency range of 1 GHz to 100 GHz. Microstrip antennas are simple and compact, and with current printed circuit technologies they are easy to ...
    • A comparison of three robotic controllers for navigation

      Matulich, Mark Justin (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This research provides a comparison of three types of robotic controllers and their suitability in evolutionary robotics. Two novel systems comprised of lookup tables (LUTs) and evolvable hardware (EHW) based controllers ...
    • An Evaluation of Fault-tolerant Robotic Controller Using Evolutionary Computation

      Wong, Philip (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      The aim of the research reported in this thesis was to design and construct several Fault-Tolerant Controllers for a simulated multi-joint planar robotic arm system. Analysis and comparisons of the convergence rates of ...
    • An FPGA Implementation of the Mean-shift Algorithm for Object Tracking

      Wong, Stefan (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Object tracking remains an important field of study within the broader discipline of Computer Vision. Over time, it has found application in a wide variety of areas, including industrial automation, user interfaces, ...
    • Spike: a novel cube-based robotic platform

      Coyte, Christopher Keith (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This thesis documents the successful development of a novel form of robotic motion, inspired partially from bio-mimicry and partially from a search for unknown forms of legged robotic motion. The novel motion developed ...