Frédéric Labrosse PhD (Montreal)

Senior Lecturer

Contact Details

Room Number..........:  1.03
Building....................:  Physical Sciences
Phone.......................:   +44 (0)1970 622388
E-Mail........................:   ffl
Home Page...............:   Personal

Research Groups

Teaching Areas

Modules Taught

  • CS26020: Robotics and Embedded Systems
  • CS36510: Space Robotics
  • EAM3720: Spatial Information Technologies
  • EAM4020: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS
  • PGM1610: Public Engagement and Impact


A Dynamic Colour Perception System for Autonomous Robot Navigation on Unmarked RoadsNarayan, A., Tuci, E., Labrosse, F. & Alkilabi, M. H. M. 2018 In : Neurocomputing.275, p. 2251-2263
Comparison of Image Intensity, Local and Multi-Atlas Priors in Brain Tissue ClassificationWang, L., Labrosse, F. & Zwiggelaar, R. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Medical Physics.44, 11, p. 5782-579413 p.
Immersive Analytics and Deep Maps – the Next Big Thing for Cultural Heritage & ArchaeologyRoberts, J., Mearman, J., Ritsos, P., Miles, H., Wilson, A., Perkins, D., Jackson, J., Tiddeman, B., Labrosse, F., Edwards, B. & Karl, R. 2016
Historical records, archives, and photogrammetryWilson, A., Miles, H., Labrosse, F., Tiddeman, B. & Roberts, J. 2016 In : The Historic Environment: Policy & Practice.7, 1, p. 25-4217 p.
Alternative Representations of 3D Reconstructed Heritage DataMiles, H., Wilson, A., Labrosse, F., Tiddeman, B., Ritsos, P., Mearman, J., Griffiths, S., Edwards, B., Möller, K., Karl, R. & Roberts, J. 2016 In : ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH).9, 1, 4
A Community-Built Virtual Heritage CollectionMiles, H., Wilson, A., Labrosse, F., Tiddeman, B. & Roberts, J. 2016 Transactions on Computational Science XXVI: Special Issue on Cyberworlds and Cybersecurity. Gavriolova, M. L. & Tan, C. J. K. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 91-11019 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 9550)
Small works, big stories. Methodological approaches to photogrammetry through crowd sourcing experiencesGriffiths, S., Edwards, B., Wilson, A., Karl, R., Labrosse, F., La Trobe-Bateman, E., Miles, H., Möller, K., Roberts, J. & Tiddeman, B. 2015 In : Internet Archaeology.40
Crowd-sourcing archaeological research: HeritageTogether digital public archaeology in practiceGriffiths, S., Edwards, B., Wilson, A., Labrosse, F., Miles, H., Roberts, J. & Tiddeman, B. 2015 In : Internet Archaeology.40
Automatic driving on ill-defined roads: an adaptive, shape-constrained, color-based methodOsosinski, M. & Labrosse, F. 2015 In : Journal of Field Robotics.32, 4, p. 504-53330 p.
Image completion by structure reconstruction and texture synthesisAlotaibi, N. & Labrosse, F. 2015 In : Pattern Analysis and Applications.18, 2, p. 333-35018 p., n/a
Crowd-Sourced Digitisation of Cultural Heritage AssetsMiles, H., Wilson, A., Labrosse, F., Tiddeman, B., Griffiths, S., Edwards, B., Möller, K., Karl, R. & Roberts, J. 2014 Cyberworlds (CW), 2014 International Conference on.IEEE Press, p. 361-368 8 p.
Welsh Megaliths in 3DGriffiths, S., Edwards, B., Miles, H., Tiddeman, B. & Labrosse, F. 2014 British Archaeology Magazine, 138, p. 40-434 p.
Picture This! Community-Led Production of Alternative Views of the Heritage of GwyneddKarl, R., Roberts, J., Wilson, A., Möller, K., Miles, H. C., Edwards, B., Tiddeman, B., Labrosse, F. & La Trobe-Bateman, E. 2014 In : Journal of Community Archaeology and Heritage.1, 1, p. 23-36
Multi-Viewpoint Visibility Coverage Estimation for 3D Environment Perception: Volumetric Representation as a Gateway to High Resolution DataOsosinski, M. & Labrosse, F. 2014 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications. Battiato, S. (ed.). Science and Technology Publications, Vol. 2, p. 462-4698 p.
A Web Community for Digitising Cultural Heritage AssetsMiles, H., Wilson, A., Labrosse, F., Roberts, J. & Tiddeman, B. 2014 Computer Graphics & Visual Computing (CGVC). Borgo, R. & Tang, W. (eds.). Eurographics, p. 95-962 p.
Community-driven generation of 3D and augmented web content for archaeologyRitsos, P., Wilson, A., Miles, H., Williams, L., Tiddeman, B., Labrosse, F., Griffiths, S., Edwards, B., Möller, K., Karl, R. & Roberts, J. 2014 Eurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage.Eurographics, p. 25-284 p.
Re-creating Lost Heritage: Automated photogrammetry on archived imagesWilson, A., Miles, H., Griffiths, S., Edwards, B., Tiddeman, B., Labrosse, F., Karl, R. & Roberts, J. 2014
Co-Production of alternative views of lost heritage: Crowd-sourced Photogrammetry in Heritage recordingWilson, A., Miles, H., Griffiths, S., Edwards, B., Tiddeman, B., Labrosse, F., Möller, K., Karl, R. & Roberts, J. 2014
Development and Deployment of an Intelligent Kite Aerial Photography Platform (iKAPP) for Site Surveying and Image AcquisitionMurray, J. C., Neal, M. J. & Labrosse, F. 2013 In : Journal of Field Robotics.30, 2, p. 288-307
An evolutionary approach to road following: a simulated case studyClarke, S. J., Labrosse, F., Trianni, V. & Tuci, E. 2013 Proceedings of the Twelfth European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems.MIT Press, p. 1017-10248 p.
An Evaluation of Image-Based Robot Orientation EstimationCao, J., Labrosse, F. & Dee, H. M. 2013 Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems.Springer Nature, p. 135-14723 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence)
A Novel Image Similarity Measure for Place Recognition in Visual Robotic NavigationCao, J., Labrosse, F. & Dee, H. M. 2012 Advances in Autonomous Robotics: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Herrmann, G., Studley, M., Pearson, M., Conn, A., Melhuish, C., Witkowski, M., Kim, J-H. & Vadakkepat, P. (eds.). Springer Nature, Vol. 7429, p. 414-4152 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 7429)
PRoViScout: a planetary scouting rover demonstratorPaar, G., Woods, M., Gimkiewicz, C., Labrosse, F., Medina, A., Tyler, L., Barnes, D. P., Fritz, G. & Kapellos, K. 2012 Proceedings of SPIE 8301, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XXIX: Algorithms and Techniques.SPIE, Vol. 8301, 83010A
Real-Time Autonomous Colour-Based Following of Ill-Defined RoadsOsosinski, M. & Labrosse, F. 2012 Advances in Autonomous Robotics: Joint Proceedings of the 13th Annual TAROS Conference and the 15th Annual FIRA RoboWorld Congress, Bristol, UK, August 20-23, 2012.Springer Nature, Vol. 7429, p. 366-376
Chapter Twenty – Monitoring Braided River Change Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning and Optical Bathymetric MappingWilliams, R., Brasington, J., Vericat Querol, D., Hicks, D. M., Labrosse, F. & Neal, M. 2011 Geomorphological Mapping: Methods and Applications. Smith, M. J., Parson, P. & Griffiths, J. S. (eds.). Elsevier, Vol. 15, p. 507-53226 p. (Developments in Earth Surface Processes)
Automatic Pointing and Image Capture : A Field StudyPugh, S., Tyler, L., Barnes, D. P., Labrosse, F. & Neal, M. 2011
Digital Elevation Modelling from Aerobot Camera ImagesHavlena, M., Jancošek, M., Huber, B., Labrosse, F., Tyler, L. G., Pajdla, T., Paar, G. & Barnes, D. 2011 p. EPSC-DPS2011-977
A multi-resolution area-based technique for automatic multi-modal image registrationBunting, P. J., Labrosse, F. & Lucas, R. M. 2010 In : Image and Vision Computing.28, 8, p. 1203-121917 p.
On the reduction of raw image data in the context of the appearance-based approach to robot navigationLabrosse, F., Hülse, M. & Lee, M. 2010 p. 76 - 827 p.
Efficient image-based tracking of apparently changing moving targetsMcIntyre, J., Church, A. & Labrosse, F. 2009
Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems - Mobile Robotics in the UKWilson, M., Labrosse, F., Nehmzow, U., Melhuish, C. & Witkowski, M. 2008 In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems.56, 12, p. 1015
Error Surface Generation Techniques for Appearance-based Stabilisation of an Intelligent Kite Aerial Photography Platform (iKAPP)Hosseini, H., Neal, M. J. & Labrosse, F. 2008 TAROS 2008: Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 2008. Ramamoorthy, S. & Hayes, G. M. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press, p. 163-170
An area based technique for image-to-image registration of multi-modal remote sensing dataBunting, P. J., Labrosse, F. & Lucas, R. M. 2008 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts.
Towards Image Rendering using models of Image ManifoldsWoodland, A. & Labrosse, F. 2008
Short and long-range visual navigation using warped panoramic imagesLabrosse, F. 2007 In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems.55, 9, p. 675-68410 p.
Towards an appearance-based approach to the leader-follower formation problemLabrosse, F. & Oliver, J. 2007
The PDE surface method in higher dimensionsWoodland, A., Ugail, H. & Labrosse, F. 2007 British Machine Vision Association
Intelligent Kite Aerial Platform for Site PhotographyMurray, J. C., Neal, M. & Labrosse, F. 2007 p. 553-558
The visual compass: performance and limitations of an appearance-based methodLabrosse, F. 2006 In : Journal of Field Robotics.23, 10, p. 913-94129 p.
Visual local navigation using warped panoramic imagesBinding, D. & Labrosse, F. 2006 Proceedings of Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 2006: Incorporating the Autumn Biro-Net Symposium. Witkowski, M., Nehmzow, U., Melhuish, C., Moxey, E. & Ellery, A. (eds.). p. 19-26
Appearance-based heading estimation: the visual compassLabrosse, F. 2006 Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University. 33 p.
On the separation of luminance from colour in imagesWoodland, A. & Labrosse, F. 2005 Proceedings of the International Conference on Vision, Video and Graphics. University of Edinburgh, UK: Eurographics, p. 29-36
Rotation-invariant appearance based maps for robot navigation using an artificial immune network algorithmNeal, M. & Labrosse, F. 2004 p. 863-870