Below is a list of my publications, including book chapters, journals and conference papers. I also reported my posters, workshops, and PhD thesis. Drop me an e-mail if you are looking for the preprint of some specific paper not available here.

Please see my Google Scholar profile for a full list of citations and co-authors.


Book Chapters

  • G. Silano and L. Iannelli, “CrazyS: a software-in-the-loop simulation platform for the Crazyflie 2.0 nano-quadcopter,” in “Robot Operating System (ROS): The Complete Reference (Volume 4),” A. Koubaa, Ed. , Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 81–115, 2020.


Journals

  • A. Basiri, V. Mariani, G. Silano, M. Aatif, L. Iannelli, and L. Glielmo, “A survey on the application of path-planning algorithms for multi-rotor UAVs in precision agriculture,” The Journal of Navigation, vol. 75, no. 2, pp. 364–383, January, 2022. Impact factor: 1.995.
  • G. Silano and L. Iannelli, “MAT-Fly: An Educational Platform for Simulating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aimed to Detect and Track Moving Objects,” IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 39333–39343, March, 2021. Impact factor: 3.745.
  • G. Silano, T. Baca, R. Penicka, D. Liuzza, and M. Saska, “Power Line Inspection Tasks with Multi-Aerial Robot Systems via Signal Temporal Logic Specifications,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 4169–4176, April, 2021. Impact factor: 3.608. Accepted also to ICRA’21.


Conferences

  • V. Cataffo, G. Silano, L. Iannelli, V. Puig, and L. Glielmo, “A Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Strategy for Autonomous Racing of Scale Vehicles,” in 2022 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), June, 2022, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • D. Hert et al., “MRS Modular UAV Hardware Platforms for Supporting Research in Real-World Outdoor and Indoor Environments,” in 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), pp. 1264–1273, June, 2022, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • A. Calvo, G. Silano, and J. Capitan, “Mission Planning and Execution in Heterogeneous Teams of Aerial Robots supporting Power Line Inspection Operations,” in 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), pp. 1644–1649, June, 2022, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • A. Dmytruk, G. Silano, D. Bicego, D. Bonilla Licea, and M. Saska, “A Perception-Aware NMPC for Vision-Based Target Tracking and Collision Avoidance with a Multi-Rotor UAV,” in 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), pp. 1668–1673, June, 2022, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • L. Demkiv, M. Ruffo, G. Silano, J. Bednar, and M. Saska, “An Application of Stereo Thermal Vision for Preliminary Inspection of Electrical Power Lines by MAVs,” in 2021 Aerial Robotic Systems Physically Interacting with the Environment (AIRPHARO), pp. 1–8, October, 2021, Biograd na Moru, Croatia.
  • D. Bonilla Licea, G. Silano, G. Mounir, and M. Saska, “Optimum Trajectory Planning for Multi-Rotor UAV Relays with Tilt and Antenna Orientation Variations,” in 29th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 1586–1590, September, 2021, Dublin, Ireland.
  • M. Terlizzi, G. Silano, L. Russo, M. Aatif, A. Basiri, V. Mariani, L. Iannelli, and L. Glielmo, “A Vision-Based Algorithm for a Path Following Problem,” in 2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), pp. 1630–1635, June, 2021, Athens, Greece.
  • G. Silano, J. Bednar, T. Nascimento, J. Capitan, M. Saska, and A. Ollero, “A Multi-Layer Software Architecture for Aerial Cognitive Multi-Robot Systems in Power Line Inspection Tasks,” in 2021 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), pp. 1624–1629, June, 2021, Athens, Greece.
  • A. Afifi, G. Silano, M. Tognon, G. Oriolo, and A. Franchi, “A General Control Architecture for Visual Servoing and Physical Interaction Tasks for Aerial Vehicles,” in MBZIRC Symposium 2020, the First International Robotic Challenges Symposium, February, 2020, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • G. Silano, P. Oppido, and L. Iannelli, “Software-in-the-loop simulation for improving flight control system design: a quadrotor case study,” in 2019 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 466–471, October, 2019, Bari, Italy.
  • P. Daponte, L. De Vito, L. Glielmo, L. Iannelli, D. Liuzza, F. Picariello, and G. Silano, “A review on the use of drones for precision agriculture,” in 2018 1st Workshop - Metrology for Agriculture and Foresty (MetroAgriFor), pp. 1–11, October, 2018, Ancona, Italy.
  • G. Silano, E. Aucone, and L. Iannelli, “CrazyS: A Software-In-The-Loop Platform for the Crazyflie 2.0 Nano-Quadcopter,” in 2018 26th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), pp. 352–357, June, 2018, Zadar, Croatia.
  • G. Silano and L. Iannelli, “An educational simulation platform for GPS-denied unmanned Aerial Vehicles aimed to the detection and tracking of moving objects,” in 2016 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA), pp. 1018–1023, September, 2016, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Posters

  • G. Silano, P. Oppido, and L. Iannelli, “Software-in-the-loop simulation for improving flight control system design: a quadrotor case study,” in SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting, September, 2019, Ancona, Italy.
  • G. Silano and L. Iannelli, “An educational simulation platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles aimed to detect and track moving objects,” in SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting, September, 2017, Milan, Italy.


Workshops

  • G. Silano et al., “Coordination of a Heterogeneous Team of Aerial Robots to Support Power Lin Inspection Operations,” in 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), June, 2022, Drubovnik, Croatia.
  • G. Silano, D. Liuzza, L. Iannelli, and M. Saska, “A framework for power line inspection tasks with multi-robot systems from signal temporal logic specifications,” in SIDRA (Italian Society of Automatic Control), National Meeting, September, 2020, Cagliari, Italy.


PhD Thesis

  • G. Silano, “Software-in-the-loop Methodologies for the Analysis and Control Design of Small UAV Systems,” PhD thesis, University of Sannio in Benevento, July, 2020.

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