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.
Xing, Z. and McCue, L.S., “Modeling ship equations of roll motion using neural networks,” Naval Engineers Journal, 2010, Volume 122, Issue 3, pp. 49-60.
McCue, L.S., Wu, W., Story, W.R., and Xing, Z., “Modeling, verification, and validation of chaotic systems with application to ship motions and the Lorenz oscillator,” 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, HI, June, 2009.
Xing, Z. and McCue, L.S., “Parameter identification for two nonlinear models of ship rolling using neural networks,” 10th International Conference on Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2009.