Lei Tian

Director, Illinois Laboratory for Agricultural Remote Sensing

19972018

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2016

Development of methods to improve soybean yield estimation and predict plant maturity with an unmanned aerial vehicle based platform

Yu, N., Li, L., Schmitz, N., Tian, L. F., Greenberg, J. A. & Diers, B. W., Dec 15 2016, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 187, p. 91-101 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Additional yaw moment control of a 4WIS and 4WID agricultural data acquisition vehicle

Jiang, D., Li, D., Wang, S., Tian, L. & Yang, L., Jun 24 2015, In : International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Design and development of a variable ground clearance, variable wheel track self-leveling hillside vehicle power chassis (V2-HVPC)

Gao, Q., Gao, F., Tian, L., Li, L., Ding, N., Xu, G. & Jiang, D., Dec 2014, In : Journal of Terramechanics. 56, p. 77-90 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Development of a 3D ego-motion estimation system for an autonomous agricultural vehicle

Jiang, D., Yang, L., Li, D., Gao, F., Tian, L. & Li, L., May 2014, In : Biosystems Engineering. 121, p. 150-159 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estimation of soil fertility using collocated cokriging by combining aerial hyperspectral imagery and soil sample data

Yao, H., Tian, L., Wang, G. & Colonna, I., 2014, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30, 1, p. 113-121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Development of the reconfigurable data acquisition vehicle for bio-energy crop sensing and management

Xiong, Y., Tian, L., Ahamed, T. & Zhao, B., Jan 12 2012, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions Of the ASME. 134, 1, 015001.

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Normalized coupling method for speed synchronization of multi-axis driving vehicles

Bin, Z., Feng, G. & Tian, L., Aug 10 2012, In : International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. 9, 55.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tower remote-sensing system for monitoring energy crops; image acquisition and geometric corrections

Ahamed, T., Tian, L., Jiang, Y., Zhao, B., Liu, H. & Ting, K. C., Jun 1 2012, In : Biosystems Engineering. 112, 2, p. 93-107 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

An automated stand-alone in-field remote sensing system (SIRSS) for in-season crop monitoring

Xiang, H. & Tian, L., Aug 1 2011, In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 78, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Development of a low-cost agricultural remote sensing system based on an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

Xiang, H. & Tian, L., Feb 1 2011, In : Biosystems Engineering. 108, 2, p. 174-190 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Method for automatic georeferencing aerial remote sensing (RS) images from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platform

Xiang, H. & Tian, L., Feb 1 2011, In : Biosystems Engineering. 108, 2, p. 104-113 10 p.

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Robust crop and weed segmentation under uncontrolled outdoor illumination

Jeon, H. Y., Tian, L. F. & Zhu, H., Jun 1 2011, In : Sensors. 11, 6, p. 6270-6283 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean seeds selection based on computer vision

Wang, R., Zhang, C., Fang, J., Wang, S., Yang, F. & Tian, L., Aug 1 2011, In : Nongye Gongcheng Xuebao/Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering. 27, 8, p. 355-359 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stereovision-based lateral offset measurement for vehicle navigation in cultivated stubble fields

Wang, Q., Zhang, Q., Rovira-Más, F. & Tian, L., Aug 1 2011, In : Biosystems Engineering. 109, 4, p. 258-265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Measuring particle size distribution using LED-illumination

Jiang, Y., Jeon, H. Y., Tian, L. & Bode, L. E., Mar 1 2010, In : International Journal of Multiphase Flow. 36, 3, p. 193-201 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real-time NDVI measurement using a low-cost panchromatic sensor for a mobile robot platform

Zhao, B., Tian, L. & Ahamed, T., 2010, In : Environmental Control in Biology. 48, 2, p. 73-79 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Development of auto-hitching navigation system for farm implements using laser range finder

Ahamed, T., Tian, L., Takigawa, T. & Zhang, Y., Sep 1 2009, In : Transactions of the ASABE. 52, 5, p. 1793-1803 11 p.

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Direct application end effector for a precise weed control robot

Jeon, H. Y. & Tian, L. F., Dec 1 2009, In : Biosystems Engineering. 104, 4, p. 458-464 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research on precise feeding system of dairy cattle

Fan, Y., Zhang, C., Dong, S. & Tian, L., Sep 1 2009, In : Nongye Jixie Xuebao/Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Machinery. 40, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Plant identification in mosaicked crop row images for automatic emerged corn plant spacing measurement

Tang, L. & Tian, L. F., Jan 1 2008, In : Transactions of the ASABE. 51, 6, p. 2181-2191 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real-time crop row image reconstruction for automatic emerged corn plant spacing measurement

Tang, L. & Tian, L. F., May 1 2008, In : Transactions of the ASABE. 51, 3, p. 1079-1087 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Artificial intelligence controller for automatic multispectral camera parameter adjustment

Xiang, H. & Tian, L., Sep 2007, In : Transactions of the ASABE. 50, 5, p. 1873-1881 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Field-scale surface soil moisture patterns and their relationship to topographic indices

Kaleita, A. L., Hirschi, M. C. & Tian, L. F., Mar 1 2007, In : Transactions of the ASABE. 50, 2, p. 557-564 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

Development of weeding robot based on direct herbicide application method

Chen, Y., Tian, L. & Zheng, J., Oct 1 2005, In : Nongye Jixie Xuebao/Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Machinery. 36, 10, p. 91-93+129

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relationship between soil moisture content and soil surface reflectance

Kaleita, A. L., Tian, L. & Hirschi, M. C., Sep 2005, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 48, 5, p. 1979-1986 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Site-specific study of corn protein, oil, and extractable starch variability using nit spectroscopy

Singh, M., Paulsen, M. R., Tian, L. & Yao, H., Mar 1 2005, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 21, 2, p. 239-251 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil fertility characterization in agricultural fields using hyperspectral remote sensing

Bajwa, S. G. & Tian, L. F., Nov 1 2005, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 48, 6, p. 2399-2406 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004

A review on remote sensing of weeds in agriculture

Thorp, K. R. & Tian, L. F., Oct 1 2004, In : Precision Agriculture. 5, 5, p. 477-508 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperspectral image data mining for band selection in agricultural applications

Bajwa, S. G., Bajcsy, P., Groves, P. & Tian, L., May 2004, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 47, 3, p. 895-907 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Narrow-band and derivative-based vegetation indices for hyperspectral data

Thorp, K. R., Tian, L., Yao, H. & Tang, L., Jan 1 2004, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 47, 1, p. 291-299 9 p.

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Performance study of variable-rate herbicide applications based on remote sensing imagery

Thorp, K. R. & Tian, L. F., May 2004, In : Biosystems Engineering. 88, 1, p. 35-47 13 p.

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Practical methods for geometric distortion correction of aerial hyperspectral imagery

Yao, H. & Tian, L., May 1 2004, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 20, 3, p. 367-375 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reduced-dimension clustering for vegetation segmentation

Steward, B. L., Tian, L. F., Nettleton, D. & Tang, L., Mar 1 2004, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 47, 2, p. 609-616 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003

Classification of Broadleaf and Grass Weeds Using Gabor Wavelets and an Artificial Neural Network

Tang, L., Tian, L. & Steward, B. L., Jul 1 2003, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 46, 4, p. 1247-1254 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Development of a sensor-based precision herbicide application system

Tian, L., Nov 1 2002, In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 36, 2-3, p. 133-149 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distance-based control system for machine vision-based selective spraying

Steward, B. L., Tian, L. & Tang, L., Sep 1 2002, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 45, 5, p. 1255-1262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multispectral CIR image calibration for cloud shadow and soil background influence using intensity normalization

Bajwa, S. G. & Tian, L., Sep 1 2002, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 18, 5, p. 627-635 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001

Aerial CIR remote sensing for weed density mapping in a soybean field

Bajwa, S. G. & Tian, L., 2001, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 44, 6, p. 1965-1974 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A neural network for setting target corn yields

Liu, J., Goering, C. E. & Tian, L., Jan 1 2001, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 44, 3, p. 705-713 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Time shift evaluation to improve yield map quality

Beal, J. P. & Tian, L., May 2001, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 17, 3, p. 385-390 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000

Color image segmentation with genetic algorithm for in-field weed sensing

Tang, L., Tian, L. & Steward, B. L., Jul 1 2000, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 43, 4, p. 1019-1027 9 p.

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Dynamic deposition pattern simulation of modulated spraying

Tian, L. & Zheng, J., Jan 1 2000, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 43, 1, p. 5-11 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sprayer project: Sensor-based selective herbicide application system

Tian, L., Steward, B. & Tang, L., Jan 1 2000, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4203, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

Development of a precision sprayer for site-specific weed management

Tian, L., Reid, J. F. & Hummel, J. W., Jul 1 1999, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 42, 4, p. 893-900 8 p.

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Evaluation of a flow control system for site-specific herbicide applications

Gopalapillai, S., Tian, L. & Zheng, J., Jul 1 1999, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 42, 4, p. 863-870 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

In-field variability detection and spatial yield modeling for corn using digital aerial imaging

Gopalapillai, S. & Tian, L., Nov 1999, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 42, 6, p. 1911-1920 10 p.

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Machine-vision weed density estimation for real-time, outdoor lighting conditions

Steward, B. L. & Tian, L. F., Nov 1 1999, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 42, 6, p. 1897-1909 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real-time weed detection in outdoor field conditions

Steward, B. L. & Tian, L., 1999, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 3543, p. 266-278 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1998

Environmentally adaptive segmentation algorithm for outdoor image segmentation

Tian, L. & Slaughter, D. C., Dec 1998, In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 21, 3, p. 153-168 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle