Publications

Note: ROAM lab members at the time when the work was performed are underlined in author lists. 

Preprints

  • T. Chen, L. Wang, M. Haas Heger and M. Ciocarlie. "Tendon-driven Underactuated Hand Design via Optimization of Mechanically Realizable Manifolds in Posture and Torque Spaces", under review [arXiv]
  • M. Haas Heger and M. Ciocarlie. " Accurate Energetic Constraints for Passive Grasp Stability Analysis", under review [arXiv]

2019

  • C. Meeker and M. Ciocarlie. "EMG-Controlled Hand Teleoperation Using a Continuous Teleoperation Subspace", IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2019 [arXivvideo]
  • S. ParkC. Meeker, L. Weber, L. Bishop, J. Stein and M. Ciocarlie"Multimodal Sensing and Interaction for a Robotic Hand Orthosis", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 4(2), 2019 [arXiv]
  • P. PiacenzaC. BaumgartE. HanniganY. Xiao, S. Park, W. DangJ. EspinalI. Hussein, I. Kymissis and M. Ciocarlie. “Touch Sensors with Overlapping Signals: Concept Investigation on Planar Sensors with Resistive or Optical Transduction”, [arXiv]
  • L. Wang, T. Chen and M. Ciocarlie. “A Platform for Remotely Assisted Versatile Manipulation In Orbit”,  Workshop on High Accuracy Mobile Manipulation in Challenging Environments, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Montreal, May 2019 [poster]
  • C. Meeker, M. Haas-Heger and M. Ciocarlie. “An Object-Based, Hand-Independent Algorithm for Creating Teleoperation Mappings”, Workshop on Human Movement Science for Physical Human-Robot Collaboration, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Montreal, May 2019 [pdf][poster]
  • G. Khandate, E. Hannigan, M. Haas-Heger, B. Song, J. Yin and M. Ciocarlie. “Algorithmic Gait Synthesis for a Snake Robot”, Toward Online Optimal Control of Dynamic Robots Workshop: From Algorithmic Advances to Field Applications, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Montreal, May 2019 [pdf][poster]
  • E. Hannigan, B. Song, G. Khandate, J. Yin, M. Haas Heger and M. Ciocarlie. “SBP-Guided MPC to Overcome Local Minima in Trajectory Planning”, Toward Online Optimal Control of Dynamic Robots Workshop: From Algorithmic Advances to Field Applications, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Montreal, May 2019 [pdf][poster]

2018

  • T. Chen and M. Ciocarlie. “Grasping Unknown Objects with Proprioception Using a Series-Elastic-Actuated Gripper”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2018 (in press) [arXiv, video]
  • M. Haas Heger, C. Papadimitriou, M. Yannakakis, G. Iyengar and M. Ciocarlie. “Passive Static Equilibrium with Frictional Contacts and Application to Grasp Stability Analysis”, Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, 2018 [arXiv, video of 5-minute RSS presentation]
  • P. Piacenza, S. Sherman and M. Ciocarlie. “Data-driven super resolution on a tactile dome”, IEEE Robotics & Automation Letters, 3(3), 2018 [arXiv, video]
  • M. Haas Heger, G. Iyengar and M. Ciocarlie. “Passive Reaction Analysis for Grasp Stability”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 15(3), 2018 [arXiv]
  • S. Park, L. Bishop, L. Weber, J. Stein and M. Ciocarlie. “Design and Development of Effective Transmission Mechanisms on a Tendon Driven Orthosis for Stroke Patients”, IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018 [arXiv, video]
  • C. Meeker, T. Rasmussen and M. Ciocarlie. “Intuitive Hand Teleoperation by Novice Operators Using a Continuous Teleoperation Subspace”, IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018 [arXiv, video]
  • T. Chen , M. Haas Heger and M. Ciocarlie. “Underactuated Hand Design Using Mechanically Realizable Manifolds”, IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018 [arXiv, video]

2017

  • C. Meeker, S. Park, L. Bishop, J. Stein and M. Ciocarlie. “EMG Pattern Classification to Control a Hand Orthosis for Functional Grasp Assistance after Stroke”, IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 2017 [pdf]
  • I. Park, T. Smith, H. Sanchez, S. W. Wong, P. Piacenza and M. Ciocarlie. “Developing a 3-DOF Compliant Perching Arm for a Free-Flying Robot on the International Space Station”, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2017 [IEEE Xplore]
  • P. Piacenza, W. Dang, E. Hannigan, J. Espinal, I. Hussain, I. Kymissis and M. Ciocarlie. "Accurate Contact Localization and Indentation Depth Prediction With an Optics-based Tactile Sensor", IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Singapore, May 2017 [pdf, see also journal preprint]
2016
  • M. Haas-Heger, G. Iyengar and M. Ciocarlie. “On the Distinction between Active and Passive Reaction in Grasp Stability Analysis”, 12th Intl. Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, San Francisco, December 2016 [pdf, see also journal version]
  • P. Piacenza, Y. Xiao, S. Park, I. Kymissis and M. Ciocarlie. “Contact Localization through Spatially Overlapping Piezoresistive Signals”, IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejon, October 2016 [arXiv, see also journal preprint]
  • S. Park, L. Bishop, T. Post, Y. Xiao, J. Stein, M. Ciocarlie. "On the Feasibility of Wearable Exotendon Networks for Whole-Hand Movement Patterns in Stroke Patients",  IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Stockholm, May 2016 [arXiv]
  • P. PiacenzaW. DangE. HanniganJ. EspinalI. Hussein, I. Kymissis and M. Ciocarlie. “An Optics-based Tactile Sensor: Design and Operation”, Workshop on Tactile Sensing for Manipulation: New Progress and Challenges, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Humanoid Robots, Cancun, November 2016 [pdf, see also conference version and journal preprint]
  • M. Haas-Heger, G. Iyengar and M. Ciocarlie. “Active and Passive Reaction in Grasp Stability Analysis of Underactuated Hands”, Workshop on Evaluation and Benchmarking of Underactuated and Soft Robotic Hands, IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejon, October 2016 [pdf, see also journal version]
  • P. PiacenzaW. DangE. HanniganJ. EspinalI. Hussein, I. Kymissis and M. Ciocarlie. “Tactile Sensing with Overlapping Optical Signals”, Workshop on Closed-loop Grasping and Manipulation: Challenges and Progress, IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejon, October 2016 [pdf, see also conference version and journal preprint]
  • P. PiacenzaY. Xiao, S. Park, I. Kymissis and M. Ciocarlie. “An Investigation of Contact Localization through Overlapping Signals”, Workshop on Exploiting Contact and Dynamics in Manipulation,  IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Stockholm, May 2016 [see also conference version and journal preprint]
2015
  • J. Mahler, S. Patil, B. Kehoe, J. van den Berg, M. Ciocarlie, P. Abbeel, K. Goldberg. “GP-GPIS-OPT: Grasp Planning Under Shape Uncertainty Using Gaussian Process Implicit Surfaces and Sequential Convex Programming”,  IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, May 2015 [link]
  • I. Park, T. Smith, H. Sanchez, S. WongP. Piacenza and M. Ciocarlie. “Developing a 3-DOF Compliant Perching Arm for a Free-Flying Robot on the International Space Station”, Late-breaking Result Abstract, IEEE Intl. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, May 2015 [video, see also conference version]

2014 and before: for Matei Ciocarlie's publications before starting the ROAM Lab (including work done at Willow Garage Inc. and doctoral work) please see this page.

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