Publications

(2024). Advancing Sweetpotato Quality Assessment with Hyperspectral Imaging and Explainable Artificial Intelligence. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 220, 108855.

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(2024). Recognition of catfish fillets using computer vision towards automated singulation. Journal of Food Process Engineering (under review).

(2024). Prototyping and Evaluation of a Novel Machine Vision System for Real-time, Automated Quality Grading of Sweetpotatoes. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 219, 108826.

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(2024). Automated handling and feeding techniques for skewering operations. Journal of the ASABE (under review).

(2024). OpenWeedGUI: An Open-Source Graphical Tool for Weed Imaging and YOLO-based Weed Detection. Electronics (under review).

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(2024). Non-Destructive Assessment of Microbial Spoilage of Broiler Breast Meat Using Structured Illumination Reflectance Imaging with Machine Learning. Food Analytical Methods.

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(2024). Beef marbling assessment by structured illumination reflectance imaging with deep learning. Journal of Food Engineering 369, 111936.

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(2023). Deep Data Augmentation for Weed Recognition Enhancement: A Diffusion Probabilistic Model and Transfer Learning Based Approach. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 216, 108517.

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(2023). Field Test and Evaluation of an Innovative Vision-Guided Robotic Cotton Harvester. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (in press).

(2023). Fusing Spectral and Spatial Features of Hyperspectral Reflectance Imagery to Differentiate between Normal and Defective Blueberries. Smart Agricultural Technology (under review).

(2023). Non-destructive Assessment of White Striping in Broiler Breast Meat Using Structured Illumination Reflectance Imaging with Deep Learning. Journal of the ASABE 66(6): 1437-1447.

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(2023). Online Volume Measurement of Sweetpotatoes by A LiDAR-based Machine Vision System. Journal of Food Engineering 361, 111725.

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(2023). Development of a singulation system for handling catfish fillets. Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 5(2), 941-949.

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(2023). Optimal sampling-based path planning for mobile cable-driven parallel robots in highly constrained environment. Complex & Intelligent Systems.

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(2023). Integration and Preliminary Evaluation of A Robotic Cotton Harvester Prototype. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (211), 107943.

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(2023). Survey and cost-benefit analysis of sorting technology for the sweetpotato packing lines. AgriEngineering 5(2), 941-949.

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(2023). Efects of fine grinding on mid‑infrared spectroscopic analysis of plant leaf nutrient content. Scientific Report 13, 6314.

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(2023). Structured-Light Imaging. In Q. Zhang (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Smart Agriculture Technologies. Springer, Cham.

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(2023). YOLOWeeds: A Novel Benchmark of YOLO Object Detectors for Weed Detection in Cotton Production Systems. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 205, 107655.

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(2022). Feasibility of Imaging under Structured Illumination for Evaluation of White Striping in Broiler Breast Fillets. Journal of Food Engineering 342, 111359.

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(2022). Cutting techniques in the fish industry: a critical review. Foods 11(20), 3206.

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(2022). Deep Object Detectors for Detecting Weeds for Precision Weed Control. Smart Agricultural Technology 100126.

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(2022). Hyperspectral Imaging with Chemometrics for Non-destructive Determination of Cannabinoids in Floral and Leaf Materials of Industrial Hemp. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 202, 107387.

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(2022). Performance Evaluation of Deep Transfer Learning on Multiclass Identification of Common Weed Species in Cotton Production Systems. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 198, 107091.

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(2022). An End-Effector for Robotic Cotton Harvesting. Smart Agricultural Technology 2, 100043.

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(2022). Development and Preliminary Evaluation of A New Apple Harvest-Assist and In-field Sorting Machine. Appled Engineering in Agriculture 38(1), 23-35.

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(2022). Robust Plant Segmentation of Color Images Based on Image Contrast Optimization. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 193, 106711.

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(2022). Using Hyperspectral Imaging for Differentiating Cultivars, Growth Stages, Flowers and Leaves of Industrial Hemp. Frontiers in Plant Science 12, 810113.

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(2021). Hyperspectral Imaging with cost-sensitive learning for high-throughput screening of loblolly pine (Pinus Taeda L.) seedling for freeze tolerance. Transactions of the ASABE 64(6): 2045-2059.

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(2021). Hyperspectral Imaging Combined with Machine Learning for the Detection of Fusiform Rust Disease Incidence in Loblolly Pine Seedlings. Remote Sensing 13(18), 3595.

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(2021). Detection of subsurface bruising in fresh pickling cucumbers using structured-illumination reflectance imaging. Postharvest Biology and Technology 180, 111624.

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(2021). Opportunities for Robotic Systems and Automation in Cotton Production. AgriEngineering 2021, 3(2), 339-362.

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(2021). Prediction of Freeze Damage and Minimum Winter Temperature of the Seed Source of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Using Hyperspectral Imaging. Forest Science 67(3), 321–334.

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(2021). Development and evaluation of an apple infield grading and sorting system. Postharvet Biology and Technology 180, 111588.

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(2020). Technology progress in mechanical harvest of fresh market apples. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 175, 105606.

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(2020). A Survey of Public Datasets for Computer Vision Tasks in Precision Agriculture. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 178, 105760.

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(2020). Hyperspectral imaging technology for quality and safety evaluation of horticultural products: A review and celebration of the past 20-year progress. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 170, 111318.

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(2020). High Throughput Phenotyping for Fusiform Rust Disease Resistance in Loblolly Pine Using Hyperspectral Imaging. 2020 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, 2000872.

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(2020). Hyperspectral Imaging-Enabled High-Throughput Screening of Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda) Seedlings for Freeze Tolerance. 2020 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, 2001072.

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