James C. Kinsey

Full Length Conference Publications

A.D. Bowen, D. R. Yoerger, C.R. German, J.C. Kinsey, M.V. Jakuba, D. Gomez-Ibanez, C.L.Taylor, C. Machado, J.C. Howland, C.L. Kaiser, M. Heintz, C. Pontbriand, S. Suman, L. O’Hara, L.L. Whitcomb, C.J. McFarland, L. Mayer. Design and Preliminary Engineering Trials of Nereid-UI: A Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle for Oceanographic Access Under Ice. 2014 IEEE Oceans Conference. September 2014, St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. To appear.

C.L. Kaiser, A.D. Bowen, J.C. Kinsey, M.V. Jakuba, R. Camilli and D.R. Yoerger. Not Your Father’s AUV: New Technologies That Will Transform Deep Sea Operations. 41st International Conference of the Underwater Mining Institute. October 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Invited.

J.C. Kinsey, M.V. Jakuba and C.R. German. A long term vision for long-range ship-free deep ocean operations: persistent presence through coordination of Autonomous Surface Vehicles and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Workshop on Marine Robotics and Applications. Looking into the Crystal Ball: 20 years hence in Marine Robotics. February 2013, Canary Islands, Spain. Invited.

A.D. Bowen, M.V. Jakuba, D.R. Yoerger, L.L. Whitcomb, J.C. Kinsey, L. Mayer, and C. R. German. Nereid UI: A Light-Tethered Remotely Operated Vehicle for Under-Ice Telepresence. Arctic Technology Conference. December 2012, Houston, TX.

C.R. German, M.V. Jakuba, J.C. Kinsey, J. Partan, S. Suman, A. Belani† , and D.R. Yoerger. A long term vision for long-range ship-free deep ocean operations: persistent presence through coordination of Autonomous Surface Vehicles and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. 2012 IEEE-AUV Conference. September 2012, Southampton, England.

C. Kaiser, W. Pinner, J. C. Kinsey, D.R Yoerger, C.R. German, and C. Van Dover. Satellite Based Remote Management and Operation of a 6000m AUV. 2012 IEEE Oceans Conference. October2012, Hampton Roads, VA.

A.D. Bowen, M.V. Jakuba, D.R. Yoerger, C.R. German, J.C. Kinsey, L.L. Whitcomb, L. Mayer. Lightly Tethered Unmanned Underwater Vehicle for Under-Ice Exploration. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference. March 2012, Big Sky, Montana.

M.V. Jakuba, J.C. Kinsey, D.R. Yoerger, R. Camilli, C.A. Murphy, D. Steinberg, and A. Bender. Exploration of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill with the Sentry Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. IROS2011 Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring. September 2011, San Francisco, CA.

D. de Beer, A. Boetius, R. Camilli, T. Feseker, J. Foucher, C. German, J. Kinsey, J. Mienert,M. Schleter, C. Waldmann, F.Wenzh ̈ fer, D. Yoerger. One Year Direct Observations on Volcanic Activity of a Cold Seep, The Hakon Mosby Mud Volcano (HMMV)” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH 2011), Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, July17-21, 2011.

J. Izraelevitz and J.C. Kinsey. Optimal Trajectory Generation for Draped AUV Gravity Surveys. 2011 IEEE Oceans Conference. June 2011, Santander, Spain.

M. VanMiddlesworth, J.C. Kinsey, and D.R. Yoerger. A Heterogeneous Rapid-Turnaround Visualization Package for AUV Data. 2011 IEEE Oceans Conference. June 2011, Santander, Spain.

A.D. Bowen, D.R. Yoerger, C. Taylor, R. McCabe, J. Howland, D. Gomez-Ibanez, J.C. Kinsey,M. Heintz, G. McDonald, D.B. Peters, J. Bailey, E. Bors, T. Shank, L.L. Whitcomb, S.C. Martin,S.E. Webster, M.V. Jakuba, B. Fletcher, C.Young, J. Buescher, P. Fryer, S. Hulme. Field Trials of the Nereus Hybrid Underwater Robotic Vehicle in the Challenger Deep of the Mariana Trench. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/MTS Oceans Conference. October 2009, Biloxi, MS.

J.C. Kinsey, M.A. Tivey and D.R. Yoerger. Toward High-Spatial Resolution Gravity Surveying of the Mid-Ocean Ridges with Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/MTSOceans Conference, September 2008, Quebec City, Canada.

A.D. Bowen, D.R. Yoerger, C. Taylor, R. McCabe, J. Howland, D. Gomez-Ibanez, J.C. Kinsey, M.Heintz, G. McDonald, D.B. Peters, B. Fletcher, C. Young, J. Buescher, L.L. Whitcomb, S.C. Martin, S.E. Webster, and M.V. Jakuba. The Nereus Hybrid Underwater Robotic Vehicle for Global Ocean Science Operations to 11,000m Depth. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/MTS Oceans Conference, September 2008, Quebec City, Canada.

L.L. Whitcomb, M.V. Jakuba, J.C. Kinsey, S.C. Martin, S.E. Webster, J.C. Howland, C. Taylor,D. Gomez-Ibanez, and D.R. Yoerger. Navigation and Control of the Nereus Hybrid Underwater Vehicle for Global Ocean Science to 11,000m Depth. The Fourteenth Yale Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Systems. June 2008, New Haven, CT.

J.C. Kinsey, R.M. Eustice, and L.L. Whitcomb. A survey of underwater vehicle navigation: Recentadvances and new challenges. In Proceedings of the IFAC Conference of Manoeuvring and Controlof Marine Craft, September 2006, Lisbon, Portugal. Invited paper.

J.C. Kinsey, D.A. Smallwood and L.L. Whitcomb. A New Hydrodynamics Test Facility for UUV Dynamics and Control Research. Proceedings of 2003 IEEE/MTS Oceans Conference, pages 356-361, September 2003, San Diego, CA.

J.C. Kinsey and L.L. Whitcomb. Preliminary Experiments with a Calibration Technique for Gyro and Doppler Navigation Sensors for Precision Underwater Navigation. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, August 2003, Durham, NH.

J.C. Kinsey and L.L. Whitcomb. Preliminary Field Experience with the DVLNAV Integrated Navigation System for Manned and Unmanned Submersibles. Proceedings of the 1st IFAC Workshop on Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles, April 2003. Paper received the IMarEST prize for Best Paper by a Young Author.

J.C. Kinsey. Drag Characterization in the Autonomous Benthic Explorer. Proceedings of 1998 IEEE/MTS Oceans Conference, pages 1696-1700, September 1998, Nice, France.