Publications:


  1. Master Thesis: Designing a Robust Controller for the SCARA Robot.
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, May 1995.
  2. PhD Dissertation: Virtual Vehicle System Simulation.
    Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, Oakland University, April 1999. (also in postscript zip-fomat)

  1. Ka C. Cheok, G. R. Hudas, J. L. Overholt, M. Skalny, G. E. Smid. Using Ultra-Wideband Methods For UGV Positioning: Experimental And Simulation Results. Submitted to the Army Science Conference 2006.

  2. Ka. C. Cheok, E. Smid, G. Hudas, J. L. Overholt, An Ultra-Wideband RF Method for Localizing an Autonomous Mobile Robot. Proceedings of Army Science Conference 2004, Orlando, Fl., December 2004
  3. G. Edzko Smid, Ka C. Cheok, Robert E. Karlson, G. Hudas. Unified Intelligent Motion Planning for Omni-Directional Vehicles. Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IVS) 2004, Parma, Italy.
  4. Ka C Cheok, G. Edzko Smid, Gerald Lane & William Agnew. Gauging Intelligence of Unmanned Vehicle Systems - An IGVC perspective. Journal of Robotic Systems, 2004 Vol 21, No.8  (August 2004) Pages 405 - 417  ISSN:0741-2223. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
  5. G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok. Vehicle Dynamics Modeling for Multi-CPU Driving Simulation. MATHMOD Conference Proceedings February 2-6, 2003. Vienna, Austria.
  6. G. E. Smid, V. Bhise, J. D. Dowd. Design and Implementation of a Driving Simulation Facility for the Optimization of Human-Machine Interfaces. Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies in Washington, D.C.Annual Meeting January 12-16, 2003. Washington DC, USA. Also published in the Compendium of Papers CD-ROM of the meeting.
  7. V. Bhise, J. D. Dowd, G. E. Smid. Driver Behavior While Operating In-vehicle Devices. Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies in Washington, D.C.Annual Meeting January 13-16, 2003. Washington DC, USA. Also published in the Compendium of Papers CD-ROM of the meeting.
  8. Vivek Bhise, G. Edzko Smid and James Dowd. ACE Driving Simulator and Its Applications to Evaluate Driver Interfaces. Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems, September 2004.
  9. Vivek Bhise, G. Edzko Smid and James Dowd. ACE Driving Simulator and Its Applications to Evaluate Driver Interfaces. Paper no. 2003-01-0124. "Human Factors in Driving, Seating, & Vision", SP-1772, SAE International, March 2003.
  10. Vivek Bhise, James Dowd and G. Edzko Smid. A Comprehensive HMI Evaluation Process for Automotive Cockpit Design. Paper no. 2003-01-0118. "Human Factors in Driving, Seating, & Vision", SP-1772, SAE International, March 2003.
  11. G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok, G. Gerhart, G. Hudas. High Level Architecture for Collaborative Robotics Simulation Environment. CD-Proceedings of ICIS-ET (Emerging Technologies). July 2002, Boston, USA.
  12. Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid. Invited Session. Education and Research using SH-7055 at Oakland University. 2nd SH2 Forum, Hitachi, Japan.
  13. J. L. Overholt, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid. Threshold Fuzzy Systems. US-Army Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center.
  14. J. L. Overholt, Ka C. Cheok, G. Edzko Smid. Behaviorist-based control of an autonomous skid-steer robot using threshold fuzzy systems. Proc. SPIE Vol. 4364, p. 39-50, Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology III, Grant R. Gerhart; Chuck M. Shoemaker; Eds. (SPIE Homepage). SPIE Sept 2001.
  15. J. L. Overholt, G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok. A Reactive Navigation Scheme for an Autonomous Skid-Steer Robot using Threshold Fuzzy Systems. IEEE Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT) 2001, Rochester MI, June 2001.
  16. G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok. Virtual Proving Ground for Designing a Roll-over Detection and Warning System. Automotive Transportation Technology Conference & Exposition (ATT), Barcelona, Spain, October 2001. Paper 01-ATT-361.
  17. G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok. Invited paper. Standardizing Collaborative Simulation in Engineering Environments with HLA. International Conference on Advances in Infrastructure for Electronic Business, Science and Education on the Internet (SSGRR) 2001, 'l Aquila Italy August 2001.
  18. N. Zorka & M. K. Rao, Ford Motor Company, Ka C. Cheok and G. E. Smid, Oakland University. Fuzzy Clustering Techniques for Ground Vehicle Traffic Monitoring Radar. IEEE Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT) 2001, Rochester MI, June 2001.
  19. R. de Schipper, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, J. B. Klaassens. Rapid Prototyping of a Stand-Alone Embedded Controller for a Stabilized Motion Platform. IEEE Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT) 2001, Rochester MI, June 2001
  20. G. E. Smid, J. B. Klaassens, H. R. van Nauta Lemke, A. El Azzouzi, R. van der Wekken. Automatic Skew Control on Container Transhipment Cranes. Terminal Operator Congress (TOC-2000), Rotterdam, 2000.
  21. K. Kobayashi, K. Watanabe, Ka C. Cheok, G. Edzko Smid. MATLAB for Control Engineering. Journal of SICE, Japan Vol.34 No.11 (1998 11).
  22. Ka C. Cheok, N. A. Kheir, G. E. Smid. Rapid Prototyping of Embedded Microcontrollers for Mechatronic Systems.  Mechatronics-2000, 1st IFAC Conference on Mechatronics Systems, Darmstadt, Sept. 2000.
  23. G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok, J. L. Overholt. Distributed Network Environment for Virtual Vehicle Systems Simulation.  Mechatronics-2000, 1st IFAC Conference on Mechatronics Systems, Darmstadt, Sept. 2000.
  24. J. B. Klaassens, G. E. Smid, H. R. van Nauta Lemke, G. Honderd. Modeling and Control of Container Cranes. Second Annual Conference on Developments in Container Handling Automation & Technologies. London Feb. 2000.
  25. G. E. Smid, J. B. Klaassens, H. R. van Nauta Lemke, A. El Azzouzi and R. van der Wekken. Automatic Skew Control on Container Transhipment Cranes. Mechatronics-2000, 1st IFAC Conference on Mechatronics Systems, Darmstadt, Sept. 2000.
  26. J. B. Klaassens, G. Honderd, A. El Azzouzi, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid. 3D Modeling and Visualization for Studying Controls of the Jumbo Container Crane. Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Diego June 1999, pp. 1754-1758.
  27. J. L. Overholt, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid. Threshold Fuzzy Systems: A Priority based Hierarchical Control Scheme. Proceeding of the American Control Conference (ACC) 1999, San Diego.
  28. M. S. Qatu, M. L. Dougherty, Sr., G. E. Smid. Measurement of Fluid Bulk Modulus using Impedance of Hydraulic Circuits. SAE Congress Detroit, 1999. Paper 99PC-380.
  29. Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, J. L. Overholt, Z. Pen, C. A. Warner. Multi-Sensor based Collision Warning System. ISATA 1999, Vienna, Austria.
  30. G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok. Interactive Multi-Domain System Analysis and Design. American Control Conference (ACC) 1998, Phyladelphia.
  31. J. L. Overholt, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid. Control of Multi-Objective Plants Using Threshold Fuzzy Systems: Basic Concepts. World Automation Congress (WAC), Alaska 1998.
  32. G. E. Smid, M.S. Qatu, M. L. Dougherthy Sr. Optimizing the Power Steering Components to Attenuate Noise and Vibrations. In proceedings (IMechE C521/006/98) of the Conference for Computational Fluid Dynamics, England, 1998. pp 103-112.
  33. G. E. Smid and Ka C. Cheok. Multi-Computer Real-Time Simulation of Vehicle Control Systems. Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Systems (ICIS '98), Paris July 12-15 1998.
  34. G. E. Smid and Ka C. Cheok. Human Integration in Simulation. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC '98), Portugal. pp 554-558.
  35. G. E. Smid and C. Melchiorri. Real-Time Control for VIDET using Simulink. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC '98), Portugal. pp 559-564.
  36. M. S. Qatu, M. L. Dougherty, Sr., G. E. Smid. Effects Of Tuner Parameters On Hydraulic Noise And Vibration. SAE Congress, Detroit, 1998.
  37. K. Kobayashi, K. Watanabe, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid. A Simple Vehicle Dynamics Modeling by the Object Oriented Approach. SICA (Japan), 1997.
  38. M. S. Qatu, M. L. Dougherty, Sr., G. E. Smid. A novel process for attenuating noise in hydraulic circuits. Chrysler Symposium on Quality and Safety Technology. Chrysler Technology Center, October 1997.
  39. Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, K. Kobayashi, F. Miesterfeld, R. Hormel. Internal Impedance Characterization for Black Box Signal Source. European Control Conference (ECC) Brussels, Belgium, July 1-4 1997.
  40. N. A. Kheir, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, S. Cole and A. Cooprider. A First course in Automotive Mechatronics Systems. The IFAC 4th Symposium on Advances in Control Education, Istanbul, Turkey July 14-16 1997.
  41. S. Nishizawa, Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, L. W. ten Berge, P. Lescoe. Heads-Up-Display Collision Warning and Traffic Monitoring System. The International Automotive Forum ISATA. pp. 351-358, Florence, Italy, June 16-19, 1997, pp. 522-526.
  42. K. C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, K. Kobayashi, J. L. Overholt, P. Lescoe. A Fuzzy Logic Intelligent Control System Architecture for an Autonomous Leader-Following Vehicle. The American Control Conference (ACC), Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. June 6-10, 1997.
  43. Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, K. Kobayashi Oakland University & J. L. Overholt and P. Lescoe TACOM - US-Army. In-Line-Of-Sight Leader-Follower HMMWVs with Fuzzy Logic Preview Control. Symposium of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Orlando, FL, July 15-19, 1996, pp. 579-606.
  44. G. E. Smid, Ka C. Cheok, K. Kobayashi. Simulation of Vehicle Dynamics using Matrix-Vector Oriented Calculation in Matlab. Proceedings of CAINE '96, pp 115-120. ISCA, Orlando FL, December 1996.
  45. Ka C. Cheok, K. Kobayashi, G. E. Smid, P. Lescoe and J. L. Overholt. A Fuzzy Logic Hierarchical Intelligent Control System Paradigm for an In-Line-of-Sight Leader-Following Robotic HMMWV. Journal of Robotic Systems, special issue on Neuro-Fuzzy Intelligent Robotics Systems. Volume 14 No. 6 June 1997. pp 407-420.
  46. Ka C. Cheok, G. E. Smid, P. Lescoe, G. Lane. Multidisciplinary Systems Engineering Education through International Ground Robotics Competition. IEEE Transactions on Education.

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