Index:   2017   2016   2015     2014     2013     2012     2011     2010     2009     2008     2007     2006     2005     2004     2003     2002      2001     Before 2001

2017
Journal Paper
Conference Paper
Conference Poster
2016
Journal Paper
Conference Paper
Conference Poster
  • N. Sarkar, T. Withrow, and J. Wade, “IntelliCane Instrumented Therapy System,” in Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA), Nashville, TN, 2016.
2015
Conference Papers
Journal Papers

Posters

  • Zhi Zheng, Qiang Fu, Huan Zhao, Amy Swanson, Amy Weitlauf, Zachary Warren, Nilanjan Sarkar. “A 3-D learning environment for infants and toddlers at-risk for ASD: Can technology improve early social communication vulnerabilities?”  International meeting for autism research, 2015.
  • Joshua Wade, Dayi Bian, Jing Fan, Lian Zhang, Amy Swanson, Medha Sarkar, Zachary Warren, and Nilanjan Sarkar. “The Effect of Gaze-Contingent Feedback on the Performance of Adolescents with ASD in a Virtual Reality Driving Environment.” Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT, 2015.
  • N. Sarkar, T. Withrow, and J. Wade, “IntelliCane,” in Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA), Atlanta, GA, 2015.
2014
Conference Papers
Journal Papers

Book Chapters

  • Bekele, E., & Sarkar, N. (2014). Psychophysiological Feedback for Adaptive Human–Robot Interaction (HRI). In Advances in Physiological Computing (pp. 141-167). Springer London.
  • Bekele, E., Lahiri, U., Welch K., Warren Z., & Sarkar, N. (2014). Adaptive Virtual Reality and Its Application in Autism Therapy. In Virtual Reality: Technologies, Medical Applications and Challenges (pp. 141-167). Nova Publishers New York.

Posters

  • Bekele, E., Wade, J., Bian, D., Zhang, L., Sarkar, M., Valdastri, P., Warren, Z., & Sarkar, N. (2014). The Development of an Intelligent Virtual Reality Intervention Application. In International Meeting for Autism Research.
  • Joshua Wade, Dayi Bian, Lian Zhang, Amy Swanson, Medha Sarkar, Zachary Warren, and Nilanjan Sarkar. “Design and Preliminary Assessment of a Virtual Reality Driving Environment for Adolescents with ASD.” Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, GA, 2014.
2013
Journal Papers
Conference Papers

2012

Journal Papers
Conference Papers
Book Chapters

2011

Journal Papers
Conference Papers
Abstract-based Conference Papers
  • Barman, J., Uswatte, G., Ghaffari, T., Sarkar, N., Sokal, B., Byrom, E., Trinh, E., Varghese, C., Brewer, M., and Shih, A. “Sensor-enabled radio frequency identification tags for remotely monitoring everyday arm activity: sensitivity and specificity” [Abstract]. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92, 1696, 2011.
  • Uswatte, G. Barman, J., Sarkar, N., Ghaffari, T., Sokal, B., Byrom, E., Trinh, E., Varghese, C., and  Shih, A. (2011, June). “Feasibility of remotely monitoring everyday upper-extremity activity by labeling objects with sensor-enabled radio frequency identification tags”. Paper presented at the 2nd Biennial Conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, Ann Arbor, MI.  Back To Top
Poster Presentations
  • Lahiri, U., Warren, Z., Sarkar, N. “Virtual Reality Based Gaze Sensitive System for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Implications on Behavioral Viewing Patterns”. San Diego, CA: International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR, 2011), 2011.
  • Bekele, E., Lahiri, U., Davidson, J., Warren, Z., Sarkar, N. “Robot-Mediated Joint Attention Tasks for Children at Risk with ASD: A Step towards Robot-Assisted Intervention”. San Diego, CA: International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), 2011.
  • Barman, J., Uswatte, G., Ghaffari, T., Sarkar, N., Sokal, B., Byrom, E., Trinh, E., Varghese, C., Brewer, M., and Shih, A. (2011, October). “Sensor-enabled radio frequency identification tags for remotely monitoring everyday arm activity: sensitivity and specificity”. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Atlanta, GA. Back To Top
2010

Book Chapters
  •  Welch, K., Lahiri, U., Sarkar, N. Warren, Z., Stone, W., and Liu, C.  “Affect-sensitive Computing and Autism,” in  Affective Computing and Interaction: Psychological, Cognitive and Neuroscientific Perspectives,  (to be published by IGI Global in 2010).
  •  Welch, K., Sarkar, M., Sarkar, N., and Liu, C. “Affective Modeling for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Application of Active Learning.” In L. Berhardt (Ed.), Advances in Medicine and Biology Volume 8. Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2010.
  • Lahiri, U., Labadie, R.F., Liu, C., Majdani, O., and Sarkar, N. “A Step Towards Characterization of Surgical Actions Involved in Mastoidectomy,” In Tiwari, R., Shukla, A. (Eds.), Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering: Tools and Applications, Publisher: IGI Global, ISBN 978-1-61520-977-4, Ch. 5, pp. 110-121, 2010. Back To Top
Journal Papers
Conference Papers

2009

Book Chapters
Journal Papers
  • Liu, C., Rani, P., Sarkar, N, and Chen S. “Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment in Computer Games Through Real-Time Anxiety-Based Affective Feedback.” In International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 25, Issue 6, pp. 506 – 529, 2009.
  • Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., and Podder, T. “Robot Assisted Real-time Tumor Manipulation for Breast Biopsy,” in IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 316-324, 2009.
  • Barkana, D.E. and Sarkar, N. “Towards a Smooth Human-Robot Interaction for Rehabilitation Robotic Systems,” in Advanced Robotics, Vol. 23, pp. 1641-1662, 2009.
  • Haldar, B. and Sarkar, N. “Analysis of order of redundancy relation for robust actuator fault detection,” in Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 17, pp. 966-973, 2009. Back To Top
Conference Papers

2008

Book Chapters
Journal Papers
  • Liu, C., Conn, K., Sarkar, N., and Stone, W. “Online Affect Detection and Robot Behavior Adaptation for Intervention of Children with Autism,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 883-896, 2008.
  • Liu, C., Conn, K., Sarkar, N., and Stone, W. “Physiology-Based Affect Recognition for Computer-assisted Intervention of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder,” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 66, Issue 9, pp. 662-677, September 2008.
  • Liu, C., Rani, P., Sarkar, N, “Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment in Computer Games through Real-Time Affective Feedback”, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Accepted. 2008.
  • Rani, P., Liu, C., Sarkar, N., “Interaction between Human and Robot – an Affect-inspired Approach”, Interaction Studies, vol. 9, no. 2, p230-257, 2008.
  • Sidek N., Sarkar N., “Improving Maneuverability of Wheeled Mobile Robots by Exploiting Lateral Slip”, Submitted to Journal of Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory , Elsevier.
  • Duygun Erol and Nilanjan Sarkar, “Coordinated Control of Assistive Robotic Devices for Activities of Daily Living Tasks”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol.16, no.3, pp. 278-285, June 2008.
  • Duygun Erol and Nilanjan Sarkar, “Intelligent Control for Robotic Rehabilitation after Stroke”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol. 50, no.4, pp. 341-360, December 2007.
  • Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., Podder, T., “Robot Assisted Real-time Tumor Manipulation for Breast Biopsy,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics (conditionally accepted). Back To Top
Conference Papers
  • Conn, K., Liu, C., Sarkar, N., Stone, W., & Warren, Z., Affect-sensitive Assistive Intervention Technologies for Children with Autism: an Individual-specific Approach, in Proc. 17th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2008), Munich, Germany, August 2008.
  • Liu, C., Conn, K., Sarkar, N., & Stone, W., Online Affect Detection and Adaptation in Robot Assisted Rehabilitation for Children with Autism, in Proc. 16th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2007), Jeju Island, Korea, August 2007.
  • Sidek N. , Sarkar N., Dynamic Modeling and Control of Nonholonomic Mobile Robot with Lateral Slip”, The 3rd Int. Conf. on Systems (ICONS 08), pp 35-40, 13-18 April 2008.
  • Sidek N., Sarkar N., Inclusion of Wheel Slips in Mobile Robot Modeling to Enhance Robot Simulator Performance”, The 3rd Int. Conf. on Mechatronics (ICOM 08), 18-20 Dec. 2008.
  • Duygun Erol and Nilanjan Sarkar, “Synchronization of arm and hand assistive robotics devices to impart activities of daily living tasks ”, 5th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation & Robotics (ICINCO 2008), 11-15 May 2008.
  • Duygun Erol Barkana, Furui Wang, Jadav Das, Nilanjan Sarkar, Thomas Groomes, “A Step Toward Increasing Automation in Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation”, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2008), Scottsdale, Arizona (accepted).
  • Furui Wang, Nilanjan Sarkar, “Supervisory Controller Design for a Robot-Assisted Reach-to-Grasp Rehabilitation task”, 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2008), August 20-24, 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., Podder, T., “Autonomous Coordination of Imaging and Tumor Manipulation for Robot Assisted Breast Biopsy,” in Proc. IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, pp. 676- 681, Oct 2008.
  • Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., Podder, T., “Robotic System for Tumor Manipulation and Ultrasound Image Guidance During Breast Biopsy,” in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 5589 – 5592, Aug 2008.
  • Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., Podder, T., “Robot Assisted Real-time Tumor Manipulation for Breast Biopsy,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2515 – 2520, May 2008.
  • Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., Podder, T., “A Robotic System for Real-time Tumor Manipulation During Image Guided Breast Biopsy,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, pp. 204 – 210, Oct 2007. Back To Top
2007

  • Mallapragada, V., Control Strategies for Target Manipulation in Deformable Objects,” RASL Research Note, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, August 2007.
  • Ji, M. and Sarkar, N.“Supervisory Fault Adaptive Control of a Mobile Robot and Its Application in Sensor-Fault Accommodation”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 23,  Issue 1,  Feb. 2007, pp. 174 – 178.
  • Erol, D. and Sarkar, N. “Smooth Human-Robot Interaction in Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation”,IEEE 10th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics: Frontiers of the Human-Machine Interface (ICORR 2007), June 13-15, 2007, Noordwijk, Netherlands (accepted).
  • Erol, D.  and Sarkar, N. “Design and Implementation of a Control Architecture for Rehabilitation Robotic Systems”, Rehabilitation Robotics, editor: Aleksandar Lazinica.
  • Halder. B, Sarkar. N, “Robust Fault Detection of Robotic Manipulator,” International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 26, no.3, pp. 273-285, 2007.
  • Halder. B and Sarkar. N, “Robust Nonlinear Analytic Redundancy for Fault Detection and Isolation in Mobile Robot,” International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 4, no.2, pp. 183-188, 2007.
  • Erol, D. and Sarkar, N. “Design and Implementation of  Control Architecture for Rehabilitation Robotic Systems”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (accepted to be published in vol. 4 no.3, September 2007).
  • Mallapragada, V., Erol, D., Sarkar, N., A New Method of Force Control for Unknown Environments, Advanced Robotic, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (accepted to be published in vol.4 no.3, September 2007) .
  • Erol, D., Sarkar, N., “Intelligent Control Framework for Robotic Rehabilitation after Stroke”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2007). April 2007, Italy, pp. 1238-1243.
  • Liu, C., Conn, K., Sarkar, N., & Stone, W., Affect Recognition in Robot Assisted Rehabilitation of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder,” In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2007). April 2007, Roma, Italy, pp. 1755-1760.
  • Sidek, N., Sarkar, N., “Integrating Actuator Fault and Wheel Slippage Detections within FDI Framework”, WSEAS Transaction On Systems, Issue 2, Vol. 6, Feb.2007 (Note: The same paper also appears in the Proceeding: International Conf. of CSECS, Dallas, Texas, USA, Nov. 1-3, 2006). Back To Top
2006

  • Rani, P., Liu, C., Sarkar, N., “An Empirical Study of Machine Learning Techniques for Affect Recognition in Human-Robot Interaction,” Pattern Analysis and Applications Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 58-69, 2006
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N. Liu, C., “Maintaining Optimal Challenge in Computer Games Through Real-Time Physiological Feedback”, Chapter 4, Task Specific Information Processing in Operational and Virtual Environments, Foundations of Augmented Cognition, edited by Dylan D.Schmorrow, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers,2006, pp. 184-192.
  • Rani, P., and Sarkar, N., “A New Approach to Implicit Human-Robot Interaction Using Affective Cues”, Mobile Robots, Moving Intelligence, editor: Aleksandar Lazinica.
  • Mallapragada, V., Erol, D., Sarkar, N. “A New Method for Force Control for Unknown Environments”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (IROS 2006), October 9-15, Beijing, China, 2006. pp:4509-4514.
  • Liu, C., Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Affective State Recognition and Adaptation in Human-Robot Interaction: A Design Approach”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, October 2006, China, pp:3099-3106..
  • Erol, D., Sarkar, N., Halder, B., “A High-Level Controller for Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation”,IEEE/EMBS International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, (EMBS 2006), August 30-September 3, New York, USA, 2006.
  • Halder, B. and Sarkar, N,. “Robust fault detection and isolation in mobile robot,” Proceedings of IFAC, Beijing, China, August 30- September 01, 2006.
  • Liu, C., Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Human-Robot Interaction Using Affective Cues”, The 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication – ROMAN 2006, September 2006, United Kingdom.
  • Halder, B. and Sarkar, N., “Impact of the Order of Redundancy Relation in Robust Fault Detection of Robotic Systems,” Proceedings of CDC’, San Diego, California, June 13-15, 2006.
  • Halder, B. and Sarkar, N., “Robust fault detection of robotic systems: New results and experiments,” Proceedings of ICRA, Orlando, Florida, May 15-19, 2006.
  • Rani, P., Liu, C., Sarkar, N., “Affective Feedback in Closed Loop Human-Robot Interaction”, Human-Robot Interaction, March 2006, Salt Lake City, USA .
  • Erol, D., Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., Uswatte, G., Taub, E., Autonomously Adapting Robotic Assistance for Rehabilitation Therapy“, The first IEEE / RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2006), February 20-22, 2006, Pisa, Italy. Back To Top
2005

  • Halder, B. and Sarkar, N., “Robust Fault Detection Based on Nonlinear Analytic Redundancy Techniques With Application to Robotics,” Proceedings of IMECE, Orlando, Florida, November 5-11, 2005.
  • Erol, D., Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., “Adaptable Force Control in Robotic Rehabilitation”,14th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2005), August 13 – 15, 2005 Nashville, TN.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Making Robots Emotion-Sensitive – Preliminary Experiments and Results”, RO-MAN 2005, 14th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, August 2005, Nashville, USA
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, M., “EMG-Based High Level Human-Robot Interaction System for People with Disability”, RO-MAN 2005, 14th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, August 2005, Nashville, USA .
  • Liu, C., Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Comparison of Machine Learning Techniques for Affect Detection in Human Robot Interaction,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, August 2005, Canada.
  • Erol, D., Mallapragada, V., Sarkar, N., Uswatte, G., Taub, E., ,”A New Control Approach for Robot Assisted Rehabilitation, IEEE 9th International Conference on RehabilitationRobotics:Frontiers of the Human-Machine Interface (ICORR 2005) June 28 – July 1, 2005 Chicago,  Illinois.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Maintaining Optimal Challenge in Computer Games Through Real-Time Physiological Feedback “, HCI International, July 2005, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Operator Engagement Detection and Robot Behavior Adaptation in Human-Robot Interaction”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April 2005, Barcelona, Spain.        Back To Top
2004

  • Podder, T. and Sarkar, N. “A Unified Dynamics-Based Motion Planning Algorithm for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems (UVMS),” in Robotica, Vol. 22, No.01, pp.117-128, 2004.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N., Smith, C., and L. Kirby, “Anxiety Detecting Robotic Systems: Towards Implicit Human-Robot Collaboration,” in Robotica, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 85-95, 2004.
  • Kawamura, K., Peters, A., Bodenheimer, B., Sarkar, N., Park, J. and Spratley, A, “A Parallel Distributed Cognitive Control System for a Humanoid Robot,” (), in the International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 65-94, March 2004.
  • Chai, P., Rani, P., Sarkar, N. “An innovative high-level human-robot interactions for disabled persons,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, USA, April 2004.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Emotion-Sensitive Robots- A New Paradigm for Human-Robot Interaction”, IEEE-RAS/RSJ International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2004), November 2004, Los Angeles, USA
  • Halder, B., Zhang, Z. and Sarkar, N., “Fault Adaptive Formation Control of Mobile Robots,” Proceedings of IMECE, Anaheim, California, November 13-19, 2004.
  • Erol, D., Rani P., Brackin, R.L., Sarkar, M.S.,  and Sarkar, N., “Robotic Aid to People with Disability By Means of an Innovative Communication Paradigm”, 9th Mechatronics Forum International Conference (Mechatronics 2004) , September 2004, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Adams, J., Rani, P., Sarkar, N., “Mixed Initiative Interaction and Robotic Systems”, Workshop on           Supervisory Control of Learning and Adaptive Systems, Nineteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-04), San Jose, CA, July, 2004.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, M., Brackin, R., Sarkar, N., “Semi-Autonomous Human-Robot Interaction Using EMG-Based Modified Morse Code”, Workshop on Multi-point interaction in Robotics and Virtual Reality, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, USA, April 2004.
  • Park, J., Ferguson, S., Sarkar, N., Kawamura, K., Bluethmann, B., Ambrose, R., and Alader, K., “Toward Intelligent System Health Monitoring for NASA Robonaut,” 4th IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Volume 2,  10-12 Nov. 2004, pp. 855 – 868.
  • Podder, T. and Sarkar, N. “Frequency-based Partial and Total Decomposition Approaches for Trajectory Planning of Robotic Systems with Variable Dynamic Responses,” in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Robot Dynamics and Control (ARDC 04), Paper no. IMECE2004-60137, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2004. Back To Top
2003

  • Ji, M.,Zhang,  Z., Biswas, G. and Sarkar, N. “Hybrid Fault Adaptive Control of a Wheeled Mobile Robot,” in the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 226-233, 2003.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N., Smith, C.”Anxiety Detection for Implicit Human-Robot Collaboration”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, Washington D.C., pp: 4896-4903, October 2003.
  • Rani, P., Sarkar, N., Smith, C., “Affect-Sensitive Human-Robot Cooperation “Theory and Experiments”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp: 2382-2387, Taiwan, September 2003.
  • Zhang, Z., Ji, M. and N. Sarkar, N., “Dextrous Trajectory Control of a Mobile Robot,” in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Robot Dynamics and Control (ARDC 03), Paper no. IMECE2003-43493, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2003.
  • Podder, T. and Sarkar, N., “Motion Planning and Control of UVMS: A Unified Dynamics-Based Approach,” in the Proceedings of IEEE/MTS International Conference – OCEANS, pp. 2446-2453, San Diego, USA, September 22-26, 2003. Back To Top
2002

  • Antonelli, G., Sarkar, N. and Chiaverini, S. “Explicit Force Control for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems,” in Robotica, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 251-260, 2002.
  • Sarkar, N., Podder, T. and Antonelli, G. “Fault-Accommodating Thruster Force Allocation of an AUV Considering Thruster Redundancy and Saturation,” in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 223-233, 2002.
  • Antonelli, G., Chiaverini, S. and N. Sarkar, N., “External Force Control for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems,”  in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 931-938, 2002.
  • Sarkar, N., Sims, J., Vashishtha, D., Rani, P., Brackin, “Stress Detection for Implicit Human-Robot Cooperation”, World Automation Congress, Orlando, USA, June 2002.
  • Ji, M., Zhang, Z., Biswas, G., and Sarkar, N.“Hybrid Fault Adaptive Control of a Mobile Robot,”  inthe Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Robot Dynamics and Control (ARDC 02), Paper no. IMECE2002-32696, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2002.
  • Sarkar, N. “Psychophysiological Control Architecture for Human-Robot Coordination – Concepts and Initial Experiments,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3719-3725, 2002.
  • Rani, P,, Sims, J,, Brackin, R,, Sarkar, N. “Online Stress Detection using Psychophysiological Signal for Implicit Human-Robot Cooperation,” in Robotica, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 673-686, 2002. Back To Top
2001

  • Antonelli, G., Chiaverini, S., Sarkar, N. and West, M. “Adaptive Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle: Experimental Results on ODIN,” in the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 756-765, 2001.
  • Sarkar, N. and Podder, T., “Coordinated Motion Planning and Control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems Subject to Drag Optimization,” in the IEEE Journal on Oceanic Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 228-239, 2001
  • Podder, T, and Sarkar, N. “Fault Tolerant Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Under Thruster Redundancy,” in the Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 34, pp. 39-52, 2001.
  • Cui, Y. and Sarkar, N.,“A Unified Force Control Approach to Autonomous Underwater Manipulation,” (in Robotica, Vol. 19, pp. 255-266, 2001.
  • Podder, T., Antonelli, G. and N. Sarkar, N.  “An Experimental Investigation into the Fault-Tolerant Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle,” in the Journal of Advanced Robotics, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 501-520, 2001.
  • Thongchai, S., Goldfarb, M.,Sarkar, N., and Kawamura, K. , “A Frequency Modeling Method ofRubbertuators for Control Application in an IMA Framework,” in the Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 1710-1714, Arlington, Virginia, June 25-27, 2001.
  • Podder, T., Antonelli, G. and Sarkar, N., “Fault Tolerant Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Under Thruster Redundancy: Simulations and Experiments,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1251-1256, San Francisco, 2000. This paper received the Anton Phillips Best Student Paper Award.
  • Podder, T. and Sarkar, N. “A Fault Accommodating Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Under Thruster Redundancy and Saturation,” in the Proceedings of the 2001 ASME International Symposium on Advances in Robot Dynamics and Control, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New York, 2001.
  • Northrup, S., Sarkar, N., and Kawamura, K., “Biologically-Inspired Control Architecture for a Humanoid Robot,”  in the Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1100-1105, Maui, 2001.  Back To Top
Before 2001

  • Podder, T. and Sarkar, N.“ Dynamic Trajectory Planning of an Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator System,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3461-3466, San Francisco, 2000.
  • Cui, Y. and Sarkar, N. “A Unified Force Control Approach to Autonomous Underwater Manipulation,”  in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1263-1268, San Francisco, 2000.
  • Thongchai, S., Suksakulchai, S., Wilkes, D. and N. Sarkar, N., “Sonar Behavior-Based Fuzzy Control for a Mobile Robot,” (in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol: 5, pp. 3532-3537, October 8-11, Nashville, 2000.
  • Sarkar, N. and M. Sarkar, M., “An Introduction to Graph-Rewriting Framework for High-Level Robotic Task Planning,” in the International Journal of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 129-138, 1999.
  • Sarkar, N., Yuh, J. and Podder, T., “Adaptive Control of Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems Subject to Joint Limits,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 142-147, Korea, 1999.
  • Antonelli, G., Chiaverini, S. and Sarkar, N.,“An Explicit Force Control Scheme for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems,”  in the Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 136-141, Korea, 1999.
  • Cui, Y., Podder, T. and Sarkar, N., “Impedance Control of Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Korea, 148-153, 1999.
  • Antonelli, G., Sarkar, N. and Chiaverini, S. “An External Force Control Scheme for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2975-2980, 1999.
  • Antonelli, G., Chiaverini, S., Sarkar, N., and West, M. “Adaptive Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle: Experimental Results on ODIN,”  in the Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, pp. 64-69, California, 1999.
  • Sarkar, N. and Podder, T.“Motion Coordination of Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems Subject to Drag Optimization,” in the Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 387-392, Detroit, MI, May 1999.
  • Podder, T. and Sarkar, N.,“Fault Tolerant Decomposition of Thruster Forces of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle,”  in the Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 84-89, Detroit, MI, May 1999.
  • Antonelli, G., Chiaverini, S., and Sarkar, N., “Explicit Force Control for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems with Adaptive Motion Control,”  in the Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Hong Kong Symposium on Robotics and Control, pp. 361-366, Hong Kong, 1999.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Ellis, R. “Live-Constraint-Based Control for Contact Transitions,” in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 743-754, October 1998.
  • Sarkar, N. and M. Sarkar, M., “A Graph-Rewriting Approach to High-Level Task Planning – An Introduction,”  in the Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 661-666, Victoria, Canada 1998.
  • Yuh, J., Choi, S., Ikehara, C., Kim, J., McMurtry, G., Nejhad, M., Sarkar, N., and Sugihara, K. “Design of a Semi-Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Intervention Mission,”  in the Proceedings of the 1998 International Symposium on Underwater Technology, pp. 63-68, Tokyo, Japan, 1998.
  • Sarkar, N. and Yun, X. “Traction Control of Wheeled Vehicles Using Dynamic Feedback Approach,” in the Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 413-418, Victoria, Canada.
  • Yun, X. and Sarkar, N., “Unified Formulation of Robotic Systems with Holonomic andNonholonomic Constraints,”  in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 640-650, August 1998.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Dynamic Control of 3-D Rolling Contacts in Two-Arm Manipulation,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 364-376, 1997.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Control of Contact Interactions with AcatastaticNonholonomic Constraints, “InternationalJournal of Robotics Research, Vol 16, No.3, June l997: 357-374.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Ellis, R., “Live-Constraint-Based Control for Contact Transitions,”  in the Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, pp. 353-360, Monterey, CA, July 1997.
  • Sarkar, N., Ellis, R., and Moore, T. “Backlash Detection in Geared Mechanisms: Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation,” in the Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (Academic Press), Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 391-408, June 1997.
  • Ellis, R., Sarkar, N. and Jenkins, M. “Numerical Methods for the Force Reflection of Contact,”  in the Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 119, No. 4, pp. 768-774, December 1997.
  • Sarkar, N. and Kumar, V., “Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of Contact between Three-Dimensional Rigid Bodies,” ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 63, Dec. 1996: 974-1984.
  • Ricker, L., Sarkar, N. and Rudie, K., “A Discrete-Event Systems Approach to Modeling DextrousManipulation,”  in the Robotica (Cambridge University Press), Vol. 14, Part 5, pp. 515-525, December 1996.
  • Sarkar, N. and Yun, X., “Design of a Continuous Controller for Contact Transition Task Based on Impulsive Constraint Analysis,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2000-2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1996.
  • Ellis, R., Sarkar, N. and Jenkins, M. “Numerical Methods for the Haptic Presentation of Contact: Theory, Simulations, and Experiments,”  in the Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, The Fifth Annual Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment andTeleoperator Systems, The Winter Annual Meeting of the ASME, Atlanta 1996, DSC-Vol 58, pp. 413-420.
  • Yun, X. and Sarkar, N., “Dynamic Feedback Control of Vehicles with Two Steerable Wheels,”  in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3105-3110, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1996.
  • Ricker, L., Sarkar, N. and Rudie, K., “A Discrete Event Systems Approach to Modeling DextrousManipulation,”  in the Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, pp. 156-165, Illinois, October 1995.
  • Ellis, R., Sarkar, N. and Moore, T., Detection of Incipient Backlash in Robotic Mechanisms,” in the Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Vol 2, pp. 527-534, Kingston, Ontario, June 1995.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Control of Mechanical Systems with Rolling Constraints: Application to Dynamic Control of Mobile Robots,”  in the International Journal of Robotics Research (MIT Press), Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 55-69, February 1994.
  • Sarkar, N. and Kumar, V., “Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of Contact between Three-Dimensional Rigid Bodies,” 23nd Biennial ASME Mechanisms Conference, Minneapolis, Sept 12-14, ASME Publication Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis, DE-Vol. 70, 1994, pp. 433-440.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Control of a Single Robot in a Decentralized Multi-Robot System,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 896-901, San Diego, California, 1994.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Control of Rolling Contacts in Two-Arm Manipulation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Atlanta, May 2-7, 1993.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Dynamic Control of a Robot in a Multiagent Framework,” IEEE International Conference on Robots and Intelligent Systems, Tokyo, June, 1993.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Control of a Single Robot in a Cooperative Multi-Robot Framework,” in the Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1645-1652, Yokohama, Japan, 1993.
  • Sarkar, N., Yun, X. and Kumar, V., “Dynamic Path Following: A New Control Algorithm for Mobile Robots,” 32nd IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control, San Antonio, Texas, December 15-17, 1993.
  • Wang, C-C., Sarkar, N. and Kumar, V. , “Rate Kinematics of Mobile Manipulators,” Robotics, Spatial Mechanisms, and Mechanical Systems, ASME Pub. no. DE-Vol. 46, Eds. Kinzel et al. Proceedings of the 22nd Biennial ASME Mechanisms Conference, Phoenix, Sep., 1992, pp. 225-232.
  • Yun, X., Kumar, V., Sarkar, N., and Paljug, E. , “Control of Multiple Arm Systems with Rolling Constraints,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Nice, France, May 10-15, 1992, pp. 2193-2198.
  • Kumar, V., Yun, X., Paljug, E., and Sarkar, N., “Control of Contact Conditions for Manipulation with Multiple Robotic Systems,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April 7-11, 1991, pp. 170-175. Back To Top