Journal Articles (Published)


  1. H. Gui, A.H.J de Ruiter, “Quaternion Invariant Extended Kalman Filtering for Spacecraft Attitude Estimation”, accepted for publication in Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics
  2. R. Hewitt, A. Ellery, A. de Ruiter, “Training a Terrain Traversability Classifier for a Planetary Rover Through Simulation,” accepted for publication in International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems
  3. A. Zou, K.D. Kumar, A.H.J. de Ruiter, “Spacecraft Attitude Control Using Two Control Torques”, Information Sciences, Vol. 408,  2017, pp. 23-40
  4. H. Gui, A.H.J de Ruiter, “Control of Asteroid-Hovering Spacecraft with Disturbance Rejection Using Position-Only Measurements”, Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 10 (2017), pp. 2401-2416
  5. A. Zou, A.H.J. de Ruiter, K.D. Kumar, “Finite-Time Attitude Tracking Control for Rigid Spacecraft with Control Input Constraints”, IET Control Theory and Applications, Vol. 11, No. 7, 2017, pp. 931-940
  6. A.H.J. de Ruiter and J.R. Forbes, “Continuous-Time O(n)-Constrained Kalman Filtering,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, in press
  7. A. Zou, A.H.J. de Ruiter, K.D. Kumar, “Finite-Time Output Feedback Attitude Control for Rigid Spacecraft Under Control Input Saturation”, The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 353, No. 17, 2016, pp. 4442-4470 (pdf)
  8. A.H.J. de Ruiter and J.R. Forbes, “Discrete-Time SO(n)-Constrained Kalman Filtering,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017), pp. 28-37(pdf)
  9. A.C. Vigneron, A.H.J. de Ruiter, B.V. Burlton, W.K.H. Soh, “Nonlinear Filtering for Autonomous Navigation of Spacecraft in Highly Elliptical Orbit,” Acta Astronautica,Vol. 126, 2016, pp. 138-149. (pdf)
  10. A.H.J. de Ruiter, L. Tran, B.S. Kumar, A. Muntyanov, “Sun Vector Based Attitude Determination of Passively Magnetically Stabilized Spacecraft,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 39, No. 7, 2016, pp. 1551-1562. (pdf)
  11. A. Zou, A.H.J. de Ruiter, K.D. Kumar, “Distributed attitude synchronization control for a group of flexible spacecraft using only attitude measurements”, Information Sciences, Vol. 343-344, 2016, pp. 66-78. (pdf)
  12. A.H.J. de Ruiter, “Quadratically Constrained Least Squares with Aerospace Applications”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2016, pp. 487-497 (pdf)
  13. A. Zou, A.H.J. de Ruiter, K.D. Kumar, “Distributed Finite-Time Velocity Free Attitude Coordination Control for Spacecraft Formations”, Automatica, 67, 2016, pp. 46-53. (pdf)
  14. E.L. de Angelis, F. Giulietti, A.H.J. de Ruiter, G. Avanzini, “Spacecraft Attitude Control Using Magnetic and Mechanical Actuation”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2016, pp. 564-573 (pdf)
  15. A.H.J. de Ruiter, “Observer-Based Adaptive Spacecraft Attitude Control with Guaranteed Performance Bounds”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61 (10), 2016, pp. 3146-3151. (pdf)
  16. A. Zou, K.D. Kumar, A.H.J. de Ruiter, “Robust Attitude Tracking Control of Spacecraft Under Control Input Magnitude and Rate Saturations”, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2016, pp. 799-815. (pdf)
  17. A.H.J. de Ruiter, J.R. Forbes, “Generalized Euler Sequences Revisited”, Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-20. (pdf)
  18. S. Owlia, A. de Ruiter, “Autonomous Obstacle Avoidance for Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, The Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 119, No. 1221, November 2015, pp. 1415-1436. (pdf)
  19. A. de Ruiter, “Computationally Simple Sub-Optimal Filtering for Spacecraft Motion Estimation”, Automatica, 57, 2015, pp. 105-112. (pdf)
  20. J. Forbes, A. de Ruiter, “Linear-Matrix-Inequality-Based Solution to Wahba’s Problem”, Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 38 (1), 2015, pp. 147-151. (pdf)
  21. A. de Ruiter, J. Forbes, “On the Solution of Wahba’s Problem on SO(n)”, Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 60 (1), 2015, pp. 1-31. (pdf)
  22. J. Forbes, A. de Ruiter, D. Zlotnik, “Continuous-Time Norm-Constrained Kalman Filtering”, Automatica, 50 (10), 2014, pp. 2546-2554. (pdf)
  23. A. de Ruiter, J. Forbes, “General Identities for Parameterizations of SO(3) with Applications”, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81 (7), 2014. (pdf)
  24. A. de Ruiter “Some Applications of Passivity-Based Control and Invariance Principles”, IET Control Theory and Applications, 7 (7), 2013, pp. 1039-1048. (pdf)
  25. E.J. Findlay, A. de Ruiter, J.R. Forbes, H.H.T. Liu, C.J. Damaren, J. Lee, “Magnetic Attitude Control of a Flexible Satellite”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 36 (5), 2013, pp. 1522-1526. (pdf)
  26. A. de Ruiter, “Spacecraft Attitude Tracking with Guaranteed Performance Bounds”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 36 (4), 2013, pp. 1214-1221. (pdf)
  27. A. de Ruiter, “Improving Transient Performance in Computationally Simple Gyro-Corrected Satellite Attitude Determination”, Proc. IMechE, Part G: J. Aerospace Engineering, 226 (11), November 2012, pp. 1432-1444. (pdf)
  28. A. de Ruiter, “Magnetic Control of Dual-Spin and Bias Momentum Spacecraft”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 35 (4), July 2012, pp. 1158-1168. (pdf)
  29. A. de Ruiter, “A Fault-Tolerant Magnetic Spin Stabilizing Controller for the JC2Sat-FF Mission”, Acta Astronautica, 68 (1-2), January 2011, pp. 160-171. (pdf)
  30. B.S. Kumar, A. Ng, K. Yoshihara, A. de Ruiter, “Differential Drag as a Means of Spacecraft Formation Control”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 47 (2), 2011, pp. 1125-1135. (pdf)
  31. A. de Ruiter, “Adaptive Spacecraft Attitude Tracking Control with Actuator Saturation”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 33 (5), 2010, pp. 1692-1696. (pdf)
  32. A. de Ruiter, “Adaptive spacecraft formation flying with actuator saturation”, Proc. IMechE, Part I: J. Systems and Control Engineering, 224 (4), 2010, pp. 373-385. (pdf)
  33. A. de Ruiter, “A Simple Suboptimal Kalman Filter Implementation for a Gyro-Corrected Satellite Attitude Determination System”, Proc. IMechE, Part G: J. Aerospace Engineering, 224 (7), 2010, pp. 787-802. (pdf)
  34. A.H.J. de Ruiter and H.H.T. Liu, “A Parameter Optimization Approach to Multiple-Objective Controller Design,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, No. 2, Vol. 12, 2008, pp. 330–339. (pdf)
  35. Y. Kim, A.H.J. de Ruiter, J. Lee and A. Ng, “Robust Implementation of Kalman Filter for INS Correction,” Actual Problems of Aviation and Aerospace Systems: Processes, Models, Experiment, No. 3(25), Vol. 12, Kazan-Daytona Beach, 2007, pp. 55–74. (pdf)
  36. A.H.J. de Ruiter and C. Damaren, “Extended Kalman Filtering and Nonlinear Predictive Filtering for Spacecraft Attitude Determination,” Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal, Vol. 48, 2002, pp. 13–24. (pdf)