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Publications are listed in reverse chronological order. For divisions between conference and journal papers, please see my CV. Preprints are eventually replaced with their published versions. Free versions of articles are given for publications, when available, and when not, you can request and I will gladly send you a copy. If the arXiv and ResearchGate versions are identical, the arXiv version is given.

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[37] Abubakar Siddique, Amy Tabb,, Henry Medeiros, “Self-supervised Learning for Panoptic Segmentation of Multiple Fruit Flower Species," Sep. 2022. arXiv:2209.04618 [cs.CV]. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2209.04618.
Bibtex arXiv
[36] A. Tabb, Germán A. Holguín, and Rachel Naegele, “Using Cameras for Precise Measurement of Two-Dimensional Plant Features: CASS,” in High-Throughput Plant Phenotyping: Methods and Protocols, A. Lorence and K. Medina Jimenez, Eds. New York, NY: Springer US, 2022, pp. 87–94. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-2537-8_10.
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Code and data
[35] Mitchell J. Feldmann and Amy Tabb, "Cost-effective, high-throughput phenotyping system for 3D reconstruction of fruit form," 2022. The Plant Phenome Journal, 5, e20029. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppj2.20029.
Bibtex Paper (Open Access)


[34] Dmytro Mishkin, Amy Tabb, Jiri Matas, "ArXiving Before Submission Helps Everyone," October 2020. arXiv:2010.05365[cs.DL]
Bibtex arXiv
[33] Danielle M Kirkpatrick, Kevin B Rice, Aya Ibrahim, Shelby J Fleischer, John F Tooker, A. Tabb, Henry Medeiros, William R Morrison, III, Tracy C Leskey, "The Influence of Marking Methods on Mobility, Survivorship, and Field Recovery of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Adults and Nymphs," Environmental Entomology, nvaa095, https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa095 .
Bibtex Paper (Open Access)
[32] J. Zhu, S. Teolis, N. Biassou, A. Tabb, P. Jabin, and O. Lavi, "Tracking the adaptation and compensation processes of patients brain arterial network to an evolving glioblastoma," 2020, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2020.3008379
Paper (Open Access)
[31] M. J. Feldmann, M. A. Hardigan, R. A. Famula, C. M. López, A. Tabb, G. S. Cole, S. J. Knapp, “Multi-Dimensional Machine Learning Approaches for Fruit Shape Phenotyping in Strawberry,” 2020, GigaScience. https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giaa030
Bibtex Paper (Open Access)
[30] A. Tabb, “Data and Code from: Using cameras for precise measurement of two-dimensional plant features: CASS.” Zenodo, 2020. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3677473
Bibtex Zenodo Paper


[29] A. Tabb and M. J. Feldmann, "Data and Code from: Calibration of Asynchronous Camera Networks: CALICO," (Version v.1) [Data set]. Zenodo, 2019. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3520866
Bibtex Dataset Code (also available through Dataset link) Companion paper
[28] Q. Zhang, M. Karkee, and A. Tabb, “The use of agricultural robots in orchard management,” in Robotics and automation for improving agriculture, J. Billingsley, Ed. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2019, pp. 187–214. https://doi.org/10.19103/AS.2019.0056.14
Bibtex Publisher arXiv
[27] A. Tabb, K. E. Duncan, C. N. Topp, "Code and Data from: Segmenting Root Systems in X-Ray Computed Tomography Images Using Level Sets," (Version v.1) [Data set]. Zenodo, 2019. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3333709
Bibtex Dataset Code (also available through Dataset link) Companion paper
[26] M. Feldmann, A. Tabb, and S. Knapp, "Cost-effective, high-throughput 3D reconstruction method for fruit phenotyping", in CVPPP 2019: workshop on Computer Vision Problems in Plant Phenotyping, 2019.
Bibtex paper poster
[25] A. Tabb, H. Medeiros, M.J. Feldmann, and T.T. Santos, "Calibration of Asynchronous Camera Networks: CALICO,” Nov. 2019. arXiv:1903.06811 [cs.CV]
Bibtex arXiv Dataset Code (also available through Dataset link)
[24] L.J. Nixon, A. Tabb, W. M. Morrison, K. Rice, E. G. Brockerhoff, T.C. Leskey, S. Goldson, M. Rostás "Volatile release, mobility, and mortality of diapausing Halyomorpha halys during simulated shipping movements and temperature changes," J Pest Sci (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-019-01084-x
Bibtex Publisher RG (request copy)
[23] B. Stumph, M. Hernandez Virto, H. Medeiros, A. Tabb, S. Wolford, K. Rice, T. Leskey, ``Detecting Invasive Insects with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles," in 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2019. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2019.8794116
Bibtex Publisher arXiv
[22] P. A. Dias, Z. Shen, A. Tabb and H. Medeiros, "FreeLabel: A Publicly Available Annotation Tool Based on Freehand Traces," 2019 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Waikoloa Village, HI, USA, 2019, pp. 21-30. doi: 10.1109/WACV.2019.00010
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Code at COVISS


[21] P.A. Dias, A. Tabb, H. Medeiros, ``Multispecies fruit flower detection using a refined semantic segmentation network," Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 3003-3010, Oct. 2018. doi: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2849498.
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Dataset
[20](dataset) P.A. Dias, A. Tabb, H. Medeiros (2018). Data from: Multi-species fruit flower detection using a refined semantic segmentation network. Ag Data Commons. http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1423466
Bibtex Dataset Companion paper
[19] C. A. Hollender, J. M. Waite, A. Tabb, D. Raines, S. Chinnithambi, and C. Dardick, “Alteration of TAC1 expression in Prunus species leads to pleiotropic shoot phenotypes,” Horticulture Research, vol. 5, no. 1, p. 26, May 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41438-018-0034-1
Bibtex Publisher [Open Access]
[18] C. A. Hollender, P. Thierry, A. Tabb, T. Hadiarto, C. Srinivasan, W. Wang, Z. Liu, R. Scorza, and C. Dardick, “Loss of a highly conserved sterile alpha motif domain gene (WEEP) results in pendulous branch growth in peach trees,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 115, no. 20, pp. E4690–E4699, 2018. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1704515115
Bibtex Publisher (now free to view!)
[17] P. A. Dias, A. Tabb, and H. Medeiros, “Apple flower detection using deep convolutional networks,” Computers in Industry, vol. 99, pp. 17–28, Aug. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.compind.2018.03.010
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Supplementary material at ADC
[16] A. Tabb and H. Medeiros, “Automatic segmentation of trees in dynamic outdoor environments,” Computers in Industry, vol. 98, pp. 90–99, Jun. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.compind.2018.03.002
Bibtex Publisher arXiv
[15] A. Tabb and H. Medeiros, “Fast and Robust Curve Skeletonization for Real-World Elongated Objects,” in 2018 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2018, pp. 1935–1943. doi: 10.1109/WACV.2018.00214
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Poster Dataset and Code

Note: the typesetting in the publisher’s version is not good. The arXiv version is identical in content and also includes our extensive supplementary materials.

[14] A. Tabb, K. E. Duncan, and C. N. Topp, “Segmenting Root Systems in X-Ray Computed Tomography Images Using Level Sets,” in 2018 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2018, pp. 586–595. doi: 10.1109/WACV.2018.00070
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Poster Dataset and code


[13] (dataset) A. Tabb (2017). Code from: Fast and robust curve skeletonization for real-world elongated objects. Ag Data Commons. http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1399689
Bibtex Dataset Code (also available through Dataset link) Docker release Companion paper
[12] A. Tabb and H. Medeiros, "A robotic vision system to measure tree traits," 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, BC, 2017, pp. 6005-6012. doi: 10.1109/IROS.2017.8206497
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Video Results
[11] A. Tabb and K. M. Ahmad Yousef, “Solving the robot-world hand-eye(s) calibration problem with iterative methods,” Machine Vision and Applications, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 569–590, Aug. 2017. doi: 10.1007/s00138-017-0841-7
Bibtex Publisher arXiv Dataset and Code
[10] (dataset) A. Tabb (2017). Data from: Solving the Robot-World Hand-Eye(s) Calibration Problem with Iterative Methods. Ag Data Commons. http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1340592
Bibtex Dataset Code (also available through Dataset link) Companion paper

June 1, 2018: A bug has been fixed and code updated!


[9] A. Tabb and K. M. Ahmad Yousef, "Parameterizations for reducing camera reprojection error for robot-world hand-eye calibration," 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, 2015, pp. 3030-3037. doi: 10.1109/IROS.2015.7353795
Bibtex Publisher RG Extended journal paper Comparable dataset and code

Note: Khalil’s last name is a double one: Ahmad Yousef.

[8] A. Tabb and J. Park, “Camera calibration correction in Shape from Inconsistent Silhouette,” in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015, pp. 4827–4834. doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139870
Bibtex Publisher RG


[7] A. Tabb, “Shape from inconsistent silhouette: Reconstruction of objects in the presence of segmentation and camera calibration error,” PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, 2014.
Bibtex Publisher (Open Access)


[6] A. Tabb, "Shape from Silhouette Probability Maps: Reconstruction of Thin Objects in the Presence of Silhouette Extraction and Calibration Error," 2013 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Portland, OR, 2013, pp. 161-168. doi: 10.1109/CVPR.2013.28
Bibtex Publisher CVF Poster

Equation (5) in the paper has a typo: the first minus sign should be addition:

\[SIE(p_i, \mathbf{x}) = p_i + (1 - 2p_i) \prod_{x_a \in S_{p_i} } x_a\]


[5] D. L. Peterson, A. Tabb, T.A. Baugher, K. Lewis, D.M. Glenn, “Dry Bin Filler for Apples,” Applied Engineering in Agriculture, vol. 26, no. 4, p. 541, 2010. doi: 10.13031/2013.32057.
Bibtex Publisher USDA NAL


[4] B.S. Bennedsen, D.L. Peterson, and A. Tabb , “Identifying Apple Surface Defects Using Principal Components Analysis and Artificial Neural Networks,” Transactions of the ASABE, vol. 50, no. 6, p. 2257, 2007. doi: 10.13031/2013.24078.
Bibtex Publisher USDA NAL


[3] J. Park, A. Tabb, and A. C. Kak, ``Hierarchical Data Structure for Real-Time Background Subtraction,” in 2006 International Conference on Image Processing, 2006, pp. 1849–1852. doi: 10.1109/ICIP.2006.312840
Bibtex Publisher pdf
[2] A. Tabb, D. Peterson, and J. Park, ``Segmentation of Apple Fruit from Video via Background Modeling," ASABE Annual International Meeting, 2006. doi: 10.13031/2013.20873.
Bibtex Publisher pdf


[1] B.S. Bennedsen, D.L. Peterson, A. Tabb, “Identifying defects in images of rotating apples,” Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 92–102, Aug. 2005. doi:10.1016/j.compag.2005.01.003
Bibtex Publisher USDA NAL

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