2001 Publications

Wilkes, D.M., A. Alford, T. Pack, T. Rogers, E.E. Brown Jr., R.A. Peters II, and K. Kawamura, Service Robots for Rehabilitation Assistance, In: Teodorescu, H-N.,L. and Jain, L.C., (ed.), Intelligent Systems and Technologies in Rehabilitation Engineering, pp 381-411, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2001.

Northrup, S., E.E. Brown Jr., O. Parlaktuna, and K. Kawamura, Biologically-Inspired Control Architecture for an Upper Limb, Intelligent Robotic Orthosis, International Journal of Human-friendly Welfare Robotic Systems, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 4-8, November 2001.

Peters II, R.A., K. Kawamura, D.M. Wilkes, K.A. Hambuchen, T.E. Rogers, and A. Alford, ISAC Humanoid: An Architecture for Learning and Emotion, Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 459-459, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 22-24 November 2001.

Peters II, R.A., K. E. Hambuchen, K. Kawamura, and Wilkes, D. M., The Sensory EgoSphere as a Short-Term Memory Humanoids, Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp 451-459, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 22-24 November 2001.

Northrup, S., N. Sarkar, and K. Kawamura, Biologically-Inspired Control Architecture for a Humanoid Robot, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (IROS), October 29- November 3, 2001, Maui, Hawaii, 2001.

Gaines, D. M., Wilkes, D. M.,  K. Kusumalnukool, S. Thongchai, K. Kawamura and J. White, SAN-RL: Combing Spreading Activation Networks with Reinforcement Learning to learn configurable behaviors, Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering Conference (SPIE), October 28-20, 2001.

Kawamura, K., R.A. Peters II, D.M. Wilkes, A.B. Koku and A. Sekman, Towards Perception-Based Navigation using EgoSphere, Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering Conference (SPIE), October 28-20, 2001.

Cambron, M. E. and Peters II, R.A., Determination of Sensory Motor Coordination Parameters for a Robot Via TeleOperation, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Tuscon, AZ, October 7-9, 2001.

Peters II, R.A., K. Kawamura, C. Johnson, P. Nilas, and S. Thongchai, Supervisory Control of Mobile Robots using Sensory Egosphere, IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA) , July 29-August 1, 2001, Banff, Alberta, Canada. pp.531-537, 2001.

Kawamura, K., Wilkes, D. M., S. Suksakulchai, A. Bijayendrayodhin, and K. Kusumalnukool, Agent-Based Control and Communication of a Robot Convoy, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, Singapore, June 2001.

Thongchai, S., M. Goldfarb, N. Sarkar, and K. Kawamura, A Frequency Modeling Method of Rubbertuators for Control Application in an IMA Framework, American Control Conference, Arlington, Virginia, pp. 1710-1714, June 25-27, 2001.

Brown Jr., E., M. Wilkes, K. Kawamura, and K. Sagawa, Development of an Upper Limb, Intelligent Orthosis using Pneumatically Actuated McKibben Artificial Muscles, 7th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Evry, France, pp. 24-30, April 25-27, 2001.

Ph.D. Dissertations

Siripun Thongchai, Intelligent Control and Learning Techniques for Mobile Robots, Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University, December 2001.

Mark Cambron, Sensory Motor Control for Grasp Pose Estimation in a Humanoid Robot, Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University, August 2001.

Steve Northrup, A PC-based Controller for the Soft Arm Robot, Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University, August 2001.

Masters Theses

Sudong Shu, Adaptive Manufacturing Scheduling System Development, Masters Thesis, Vanderbilt University, May 2001.

Sangita Venkatachalam, Modeling of Agent Behavior in Human Humanoid Interaction using Model Integrated Computing, Masters Thesis, Vanderbilt University, May 2001.

Bin Zhang, Arm Gesture Recognition for a Humanoid Robot, Masters Thesis, Vanderbilt University, May 2001.