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Dr Frazer Noble

Lecturer

School of Engineering and Advanced Technology

Research Outputs

Journal

Jing, C., Potgieter, J., & Noble, FK. (2015). A colour detection and connected-objects separation methodology for VEX robotics. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. 345, 391-399
[Journal article]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Diegel, O., Withell, A., de Beer, D., Potgieter, J., & Noble, F. (2012). Low-cost 3D printing of controlled porosity ceramic parts. International Journal of Automation Technology. 6(5), 618-626
[Journal article]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Potgieter, J., Diegel, O., Noble, F., & Pike, M. (2012). Additive manufacturing in the context of hybrid flexible manufacturing systems. International Journal of Automation Technology. 6(5), 627-632
[Journal article]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Noble, FK., Alam, F., Potgieter, J., & Xu, WL. (2010). Energy harvesting and current state of the technology with application to traffic monitoring. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology. 39(1-3), 166-175
[Journal article]Authored by: Alam, F., Noble, F., Potgieter, J.

Book

Jing, CJ., Potgieter, J., & Noble, FK. (2015). A colour detection and connected-objects separation methodology for VEX robotics. In J. Kim, W. Yang, J. Jo, P. Sincat, & H. Myung (Eds.) Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications 3 Results from the 3rd International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications. (pp. 391 - 400). Switzerland: Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.

Thesis

Noble, FK. (2013). A novel, neuroscience-based control paradigm for wearable assistive devices. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Noble, F.Edited by: Potgieter, J.
Noble, FK. (2009). Wireless vehicle presence detection using self-harvested energy : a thesis in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Engineering in Mechatronics, Massey University, Albany, New Zealand.. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Noble, F.Edited by: Potgieter, J.

IP

Harrison, JA., Saraswat, M., Grand, R., Noble, FK., Gehlen, L., Woods, MA., . . . Bartho, S.(2017). . US 9612196 B2: United States of America: In-situ optical density sensor
[Patent]Authored by: Harrison, J., Noble, F.

Conference

Noble, FK.A mobile robot platform for supervised machine learning applications. 2017 24th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP 2017. (pp. 1 - 6).
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F.
Gardner, AD., Potgieter, J., & Noble, FK.A review of commercially available exoskeletons' capabilities. 2017 24th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP 2017. (pp. 1 - 5).
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Noble, FK., & IEEE, .A Mobile Robot Platform for Supervised Machine Learning Applications. 2017 24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHATRONICS AND MACHINE VISION IN PRACTICE (M2VIP). (pp. 361 - 366).
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F.
Jing, C., Potgieter, J., Noble, F., Wang, R., & IEEE, .A comparison and analysis of RGB-D cameras' depth performance for robotics application. 2017 24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHATRONICS AND MACHINE VISION IN PRACTICE (M2VIP). (pp. 149 - 154).
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J., Wang, R.
Gardner, AD., Potgieter, J., Noble, FK., & IEEE, .A Review of Commercially Available Exoskeletons' Capabilities. 2017 24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHATRONICS AND MACHINE VISION IN PRACTICE (M2VIP). (pp. 253 - 257).
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Konings, D., Faulkner, N., Alam, F., Noble, F., & Lai, EMK. (2017). The effects of interference on the RSSI values of a ZigBee based indoor localization system. 2017 24th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP 2017. Vol. 2017-December (pp. 1 - 5).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Alam, F., Noble, F.
Konings, D., Faulkner, N., Alam, F., Noble, F., & Lai, E. (2017). Do RSSI values reliably map to RSS in a localization system?. Proceedings of the 2017 2nd Workshop on Recent Trends in Telecommunications Research, RTTR 2017.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Alam, F., Noble, F.
Kumar, A., Pillearachichige, K., Sharifi, H., Shaw, B., & Noble, FK.Design of End-Effectors for a Chemistry Automation Plant. PROCEEDINGS OF 2016 23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHATRONICS AND MACHINE VISION IN PRACTICE (M2VIP). (pp. 241 - 245).
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F.
Noble, FK.Comparison of OpenCV's Feature Detectors and Feature Matchers. PROCEEDINGS OF 2016 23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHATRONICS AND MACHINE VISION IN PRACTICE (M2VIP). (pp. 179 - 184).
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F.
Konings, D., Budel, A., Alam, F., & Noble, F.Entity Tracking Within A Zigbee Based Smart Home. PROCEEDINGS OF 2016 23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHATRONICS AND MACHINE VISION IN PRACTICE (M2VIP). (pp. 190 - 195).
[Conference]Authored by: Alam, F., Noble, F.
Konings, D., Budel, A., Alam, F., & Noble, F. (2017). Entity tracking within a Zigbee based smart home. Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice.. (pp. 1 - 6). : 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (M2VIP), 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Alam, F., Noble, F.
Konings, D., Budel, A., Alam, F., & Noble, F.Entity tracking within a Zigbee based smart home. M2VIP 2016 - Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice.
[Conference]Authored by: Alam, F., Noble, F.
Noble, FK.Comparison of OpenCV's feature detectors and feature matchers. M2VIP 2016 - Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice.
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F.
Kumar, A., Pillearachichige, K., Sharifi, H., Shaw, B., & Noble, FK.Design of end-effectors for a chemistry automation plant. M2VIP 2016 - Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice.
[Conference]Authored by: Noble, F.
Noble, FK., Potgieter, J., Diegel, O., & Xu, WL. (2012). Control architecture of an antagonistically actuated wearable assistive device. 2012 19th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP 2012. (pp. 425 - 430).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Noble, FK., Potgieter, J., Xu, WL., & Chang, JY. (2011). Modeling and simulation of a bio-mimetic, antagonistically actuated, limb joint. ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011. Vol. 7 (pp. 1153 - 1158).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Noble, FK., Potgieter, J., & Xu, WL. (2011). Modelling and simulations of a central pattern generator controlled, antagonistically actuated limb joint. Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. (pp. 2898 - 2903).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Noble, F., Potgieter, J.
Noble, FK., Alam, F., Potgieter, J., & Xu, WL. (2008). Energy harvesting and current state of the technology with application to traffic monitoring. 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP'08. (pp. 461 - 470).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Alam, F., Noble, F., Potgieter, J.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 0
Co-supervisor 4 1

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Amy Gardner - Doctor of Philosophy
    Research into the Stability of Exoskeletons, and Risk Mitigation, for Paraplegic Users.

Co-supervisor of:

  • Anja Fricke - Doctor of Philosophy
    Mechanical and physiological implications of mini-trampoline jumping in the elderly community
  • Ayesha Shaukat - Doctor of Philosophy
    CMOS-based Array Biosensor for Infectious Diseases
  • Meera Kumari - Doctor of Philosophy
    Investigation, Design and Fabrication of Minaturised Noval CMOS Active RFID Tags
  • Daniel Konings - Doctor of Philosophy
    The use of Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI) for an Indoor Positioning System (IPS)

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2017 - Changjuan Jing - Doctor of Philosophy
    Real Time Visual SLAM for Mobile Robot Navigation and Object Detection

Media and Links

Media

  • 26 Apr 2013 - Online
    Kiwis World Robotics Champions five years in a row
    Article on Massey University's website regarding my contribution to mentoring VEX in New Zealand
  • 26 Apr 2013 - Television
    Kiwi kids win World Robotics Championships again
    Breakfast interview for VEX
  • 25 Apr 2014 - Newspaper, Magazine, Online
    VEX Robotics World Championships Open in Anaheim
    Massey University's VEX U team and I were interviewed by the founder of the MAKE: movement and featured online and in print media.
  • 14 Aug 2013 - Video
    Massey University Marketing Video
    Video promoting engineering at Massey University
  • 13 Jun 2014 - Television, Online
    The 4.30 Show
    Massey University's VEX U team and I were interviewed by the 4:30 television show.
  • 09 Apr 2014 - Online
    Massey PhD grad hopes to help the disable
    Article on Massey University's website regarding my PhD's work
  • 06 Mar 2017 - Television
    The new frontier for AI lawyers
    In March 2017, I was invited by the producers of The AM Show to be interviewed by its hosts: Mr Duncan Garner, Ms Amanda Gillies, and Mr Mark Richardson, about a recent press statement, which announce
  • 05 Nov 2013 - Newspaper, Online
    Wearable robots keep elderly moving
    Article on Massey University's website regarding wearable assistive devices
  • 05 May 2017 - Television
    Could you be flying a car in 2020?
    In May 2017, I was invited by the producers of The AM Show to be interviewed by its hosts: Mr Duncan Garner, Ms Amanda Gillies, and Mr Mark Richardson about recent publications, which discussed the po
  • 05 Jul 2017 - Television
    2020 will be the year of robotic police cars
    In July 2017, I was invited by the producers of The AM Show to be interviewed by the its hosts: Mr Duncan Garner, Ms Amanda Gillies, and Mr Mark Richardson, about recent publications, which discussed
  • 04 May 2015 - Online, Television
    From Drawing to Roaring!
    I collaborated with Television New Zealand (TVNZ) to use additive manufacturing, e.g. 3D printing, to create 3D models of dinosaurs designed by New Zealand primary schools (as part of a TVNZ competiti
  • 01 Jun 2014 - Magazine
    Anzac Battle
    I was interviewed by the The Shed magazine on Massey University's and my work supporting the VEX programme in New Zealand

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