2014

2014

Journal papers

  1.  J. Konstantinova, M. Li, M. Gautam, P. Dasgupta, K. Althoefer and T. Nanayakkara. “Behavioral Characteristics of Manual Palpation to Localize Hard Nodules in Soft Tissues”,  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, pp. 16511659, vol. 16, no. 6, DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2013.22968772014. PDF
  2. Song, Xiaojing, Hongbin Liu, Kaspar Althoefer, Thrishantha Nanayakkara, and Lakmal D. Seneviratne. “Efficient Break-Away Friction Ratio and Slip Prediction Based on Haptic Surface Exploration.” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 30, no. 1, 203219, DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2013.22796302014. PDF
  3. Calinon, Sylvain, Danilo Bruno, Milad S. Malekzadeh, Thrishantha Nanayakkara, and Darwin G. Caldwell. “Human–robot skills transfer interfaces for a flexible surgical robot.” Computer methods and programs in biomedicine, pp. 81 – 96, vol. 116, no. 22014. PDF
  4. J. Konstantinova, A. Jiang, K. Althoefer P. Dasgupta, and T. Nanayakkara. “Implementation of Tactile Sensing for Palpation in Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery”, IEEE Sensors Journal, pp.24902501, vol. 14, no. 8, DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2014.23257942014. PDF
  5. Li, Min, Shan Luo, Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Lakmal D. Seneviratne, Prokar Dasgupta, and Kaspar Althoefer. “Multi-Fingered Haptic Palpation using Pneumatic Feedback Actuators.” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, pp. 132 – 141, vol. 218, no. 1, 2014. PDF
  6. Jiang, Allen, Tommaso Ranzani, Giada Gerboni, Laura Lekstutyte, Kaspar Althoefer, Prokar Dasgupta, and Thrishantha Nanayakkara. “Robotic Granular Jamming: Does the Membrane Matter?.” Soft Robotics, 1(3): pp. 192-201. doi:10.1089/soro.2014.0002, 2014. PDF
  7. M.G.Fierro, C.Balaguer, T.Nanayakkara. “Full-Body Postural Control of a Humanoid Robot with Both Imitation Learning and Skill Innovation”. International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, vol. 11, no. 22014. PDF
  8. M. Cianchetti and T. Ranzani, G. Gerboni, T. Nanayakkara, K. Althoefer, P. Dasgupta, A. Menciassi, “Soft robotics technologies to address shortcomings in today’s minimally invasive surgery: the STIFF-FLOP approach”, Soft Robotics (SoRo), pp.122-131, vol. 1, no. 2, doi:10.1089/soro.2014.0001, 2014. PDF
  9. D. Ognibene and G. Baldassarre. Ecological Active Vision: Four Bio-Inspired Principles to Integrate Bottom-Up and Adaptive Top-Down Attention Tested With a Simple Camera-Arm Robot. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 2014 PDF

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Nantachai Sornkarn, Matthew Howard,Thrishantha Nanayakkara, “Internal Impedance Control Helps Information Gain in Embodied Perception”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.66856690, DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2014.6907846, 2014. PDF
  2. Giuseppe Cotugno, Vishwanathan Mohan, Kaspar Althoefer, Thrishantha Nanayakkara, “Simplifying Grasping Complexity through Generalization of Kinaesthetically Learned Synergies”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.53455351, DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2014.69076452014. PDF
  3. Sina Sareh, Allen Jiang, Angela Faragasso, Yohan Noh, Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Prokar Dasgupta, Lakmal Seneviratne, Helge Arne Wurdemann, Kaspar Althoefer , “Bio-Inspired Tactile Sensor Sleeve for Surgical Soft Manipulators”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.14541459, DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2014.69070432014. PDF
  4. Angela Faragasso, Joao Bimbo, Yohan Noh, Allen Jiang, Sina Sareh, Hongbin Liu, Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Helge Arne Wurdemann, Kaspar Althoefer, “Novel Uniaxial Force Sensor Based on Visual Information for Minimally Invasive Surgery”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.14051410, DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2014.69070362014. PDF
  5. E. Nivel, K. R Thórisson, B. R Steunebrink, H. Dindo, G. Pezzulo, M. Rodriguez, C. Hernandez, D. Ognibene, J. Schmidhuber, R. Sanz, H. P Helgason, A. Chella, G. K Jonsson. AUTONOMOUS ACQUISITION OF NATURAL LANGUAGE, in IADIS International Conference on Intelligent Systems & Agents, 2014. BEST PAPER AWARD. PDF
  6. E. Nivel, K. R Thórisson, B. R Steunebrink, H. Dindo, G. Pezzulo, M. Rodriguez, C. Hernandez, D. Ognibene, J. Schmidhuber, R. Sanz, H. P Helgason, A. Chella. Bounded Seed-AGI, in AGI, 2014. PDF

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