Cooper, M. and McCue, L., “Design of a Controller for Autonomous Vessel Recovery Utilizing the Prediction of Host Vessel Motions,” Naval Engineers Journal, Volume 129, Number 1, 1 March 2017, pp. 117-131(15).
Cooper, M., Wu, W., and McCue, L., “Non-intrusive Polynomial Chaos for Efficient Uncertainty Analysis in Parametric Roll Simulations,” Journal of Marine Science and Technology, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp. 282-296, June 2016.
Michele Cooper’s PhD presented a holistic look at numerous challenges related to ship dynamics, from control design, to neural network prediction, to verification and validation. Download her outstanding thesis here.
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Cooper, M.and McCue, L., “Effectiveness of chaotic system measures for the validation of ship dynamics simulations”, 11th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, Athens, Greece, September 2012.
Cooper, M. and McCue, L., “Experimental study on deformation of flexible wedge upon water entry,” 9th Symposium on High Speed Marine Vehicles, Naples, Italy, May 2011.