Publications

2009

  • K. Celik, S.-J. Chung, M. Clausman, and A. K. Somani. (2009) Monocular Vision SLAM for Indoor Aerial Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, under review.
  • Keehong Seo, Soon-Jo Chung, and Jean-Jacques E. Slotine. (2009) CPG-based Control of a Turtle-like Underwater Vehicle. Autonomous Robots, special issue in “Control of Locomotion: From Animals to Robots”, accepted. (PDF)
  • I. Chang and S.-J. Chung. (2009) Exponential Stability Region Estimates for the State- Dependent Riccati Equation Controllers. Proc. of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control Conference, Shanghai, December 2009. (PDF)
  • K. Celik, S.-J. Chung, M. Clausman, and A. K. Somani. (2009) Monocular Vision SLAM for Indoor Aerial Vehicles. Proc. 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), St. Louis, MO, Oct. 2009. (PDF)
  • I. Chang and S.-J. Chung. (2009) Bio-Inspired Adaptive Cooperative Control of Heterogeneous Robotic Networks. Proc. of the 2009 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Conference and Exhibit, Chicago, IL, August 2009. (PDF)
  • Gilbert, S., Blessing, S. B., Kodavali, S. (2009) The Extensible Problem-Specific Tutor (xPST): Evaluation of an API for Tutoring on Existing Interfaces. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education.
  • Ramanahally, P., Gilbert, S., Niedzielski, T., Velázquez, D., Anagnost, C. Sparsh UI: A Multi-Touch Framework for Collaboration and Modular Gesture Recognition. Proceedings of the World Conference on Innovative VR 2009. 2009. (PDF)
  • Miller, M., Wong, P., and Stoytchev, A., “Unsupervised Segmentation of Audio Speech Using the Voting Experts Algorithm,”, In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), Arlington, Virginia, March 6-9, 2009. (PDF)
  • Blessing, S., Gilbert, S., Blankenship, L., & Sanghvi, B. From SDK to xPST: A New Way to Overlay a Tutor on Existing Software. Proceedings of the Twenty-Second International FLAIRS Conference. 2009.
  • Gilbert, S. B., Blessing, S. B., Blankenship, E. The Accidental Tutor: Overlaying an Intelligent Tutor on an Existing User Interface. In CHI ’09 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2009. (PDF)
  • Glover, C., Russell, B., White, A., Miller, M., and Stoytchev, A., “An Effective and Intuitive Control Interface for Remote Robot Teleoperation with Complete Haptic Feedback”, In Proceedings of the 2009 Emerging Technologies Conference (ETC), Ames, IA, April 2-3, 2009. (PDF)
  • Michael Oren and Stephen Gilbert (Forthcoming). “ConvoCons: Encouraging Affinity on Multitouch Interfaces”. In the proceedings of Human-Computer Interaction International, San Diego, CA, 2009.
  • I. Chang and S.-J. Chung, “Exponential Stability Region Estimates for the State- Dependent Riccati Equation Controllers,” submitted.
  • I. Chang and S.-J. Chung, “Hybrid Adaptive Cooperative Control of Robotic Networks,” to appear in the 2009 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Conference and Exhibit, Chicago, IL, August 2009.
  • Soon-Jo Chung, Umair Ahsun, and Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, “Application of Synchronization to Formation Flying Spacecraft: Lagrangian Approach,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 32, No. 2, Mar.-Apr. 2009, pp. 512-526. (PDF)
  • Soon-Jo Chung, and Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, “Cooperative Robot Control and Concurrent Synchronization of Lagrangian Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2009. (PDF)
  • Keehong Seo, and Soon-Jo Chung, “Edge Cutting Tree: Sensor-Based Collision-Free Path Planning for Agile Aerospace Vehicles,” to be submitted to AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics.
  • Keehong Seo, Soon-Jo Chung, and Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, “CPG-based Control of a Turtle-like Underwater Vehicle,” submitted to Autonomous Robots, special issue in “Control of Locomotion: From Animals to Robots”, under review, 2009. (PDF)
  • S.-J. Chung, M. Dorothy, and J. R. Stoner, “Neurobiologically Inspired Control of Engineered Flapping Flight,” submitted to AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, Dyanmics, under review, 2009. (PDF)
  • K. Celik, S.-J. Chung, M. Clausman, and A. K. Somani, “Monocular Vision SLAM for Indoor Aerial Vehicles,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2009.
  • K. Celik, S.-J. Chung, M. Clausman, and A. K. Somani, “Monocular Vision SLAM for Indoor Aerial Vehicles,” to appear in the 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), St. Louis, MO, Oct. 2009.
  • K. Celik, S.-J. Chung, and A. Somani, “Biologically Inspired Monocular Vision Based Navigation and Mapping in GPS-Denied Environments,” Invited Paper, AIAA Infotech at Aerospace and Unmanned Unlimited Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, WA, 6-9 April 2009, AIAA-2009-1962.
  • S.-J. Chung, J. Stoner, and M. Dorothy,”Neurobiologically Inspired Control of Engineered Flapping Flight,” Invited Paper, AIAA Infotech at Aerospace and Unmanned Unlimited Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, WA, 6-9 April 2009, AIAA-2009-1929.

2008

  • Miller, M. and Stoytchev, A., “Unsupervised Audio Speech Segmentation Using the Voting Experts Algorithm,”, In NIPS 2008 workshop on Speech and Language: Learning-based Methods and Systems. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, 2008. (PDF)
  • Miller, M. and Stoytchev, A., “Hierarchical Voting Experts: An Unsupervised Algorithm for Hierarchical Sequence Segmentation,”, In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL), Monterey, CA, Aug. 9-12, 2008. (Best Paper Award, ICDL 2008) (PDF)
  • Miller, M. and Stoytchev, A., “Hierarchical Voting Experts: An Unsupervised Algorithm for Segmenting Hierarchically Structured Sequences,” In Proceedings of the 23rd National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Chicago, IL, July 13-17, 2008. (PDF)
  • Kito Berg-Taylor, Keehong Seo, and Soon-Jo Chung, “Sensor Based Path Planning in Highly Constrained Environments for Agile Autonomous Vehicles,” Proc. of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, Honolulu, HI, August 2008, AIAA-2008-7168.
  • Kito Berg-Taylor, Keehong Seo, and Soon-Jo Chung, “Development of a Car-like Online Navigation Testbed,” IEEE Conference on Electro/Information Technology, May 2008.
  • Kito Berg-Taylor, “Localization and Obstacle Avoidance for Small Agile Vehicles,” AIAA Region V student conference, April 2008.
  • Soon-Jo Chung, and David W. Miller, “Propellant-Free Control of Tethered Formation Flight, Part 1: Linear Control and Experimentation,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 31, No. 3, May-June 2008, pp. 571-584. (PDF)
  • Soon-Jo Chung, Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, and David W. Miller, “Propellant-Free Control of Tethered Formation Flight, Part 2: Nonlinear Underactuated Control,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 31, No. 5, September-October 2008, pp. 1437-1446. (PDF)
  • K. Dohse, T. Dohse, J. Still, and D. Parkhurst, “Enhancing Multi-user Interaction with Multi-touch Tabletop Displays using Hand Tracking.” Proceedings IEEE Advances in Computer-Human Interaction, 2008.
  • M.S. Kadavasal, A. Seth, J.H. Oliver, “Virtual Reality Based Multi-Modal Teleoperation Using Mixed Autonomy“, Proceedings of ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference & CIE, 2008 (Submitted)
  • V. Kalivarapu, J.L. Foo, E. Winer, “Improving Solution Characteristics of Particle Swarm Optimization Using Digital Pheromones.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization Journal, Springer Publications, 2008. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
  • V. Kalivarapu, E. Winer, “Implementation of Digital Pheromones in Particle Swarm Optimization for Constrained Optimization Problems“, Proceedings of the 49th AIAA/ASME/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA 2008-1974, Schaumburg, IL, April 2008
  • V. Kalivarapu, E. Winer, “Parallel Implementation of Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) Through Digital Pheromone Sharing”, Proceedings of the ASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2008).
  • Keehong Seo, Soon-Jo Chung, and Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, “CPG-based Control of a Turtle-like Underwater Vehicle,” Proceedings of the 2008 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS), (Acceptance Rate: 25.8%), Switzerland, June 25-28, 2008. http://www.roboticsconference.org/
  • L. Swartzentruber, J.L. Foo, E. Winer. “Three-Dimensional Multi-Objective UAVPath Planner Using Meta-Paths for Decision Making and Visualization.” Submitted to 4th Annual AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference. Sep 2008.

2007

2006

2003–2005

  • B.E. Walter, A.V. Sannier, D.P. Reiners, and J.H. Oliver, “UAV Swarm Control: Calculating Digital Pheromone Fields with the GPU“, Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2005, Washington, D.C. Paper No. 2078, Winner – Best Paper Award.
  • B.E. Walter, J.S. Knutzon, A.V. Sannier, and J.H. Oliver, “Virtual UAV Ground Control Station“, AIAA 3rd Unmanned Unlimited Technical Conference, Workshop and Exhibit, September 20-23, 2004, Chicago, Illinois, AIAA-2004-6320.
  • T. Streeter, “Design and Implementation of General Purpose Reinforcement Learning Agents.” Master’s Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2005.
  • B.E. Walter, J.S. Knutzon, A.V. Sannier, and J.H. Oliver, “VR Aided Control of UAVs/UGVs”, 24th Army Science Conference, November 2004, Orlando, Florida.
  • B.E. Walter, J.S. Knutzon, A.V. Sannier, and J.H. Oliver, “A Virtual UAV Ground Control Station”, AIAA Unmanned Unlimited Conference, Sept 2004.
  • J.S. Knutzon, A.V. Sannier, and J.H. Oliver, “An Immersive Approach to Command and Control”, Journal of Battlefield Technology, Vol 7, March 2004.
  • B.E. Walter, J.S. Knutzon, A.V. Sannier, and J.H. Oliver, “Command and Control in Distributed Mission Training – An Immersive Approach”, NATO Symposium on Critical Design Issues for the Human-Machine Interface, May 2003, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • B.E. Walter, “Virtual environment UAV swarm management using GPU calculated digital pheromones.”Ph.D. Dissertation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2005.