2016

  1. Bilal Wehbe, Salah Bazzi, and Elie Shammas, "Novel Three-Dimensional Optimal Path Planning Method for Vehicles with Constrained Pitch and Yaw", Robotica, 2016.
  2. Mohamad Alsalman, Elie Shammas, Daniel Asmar, and Naseem Daher, "Modeling of a Variable Diameter Wheeled Robot for Traversing Rough Terrain," in Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 12–15, 2016, pp. 745-750.
  3. Abed AlRahman Al Makdah, Elie Shammas, Naseem Daher, and Imad ElHajj, "Modeling and Optimal Three-dimensional Trajectory Tracking for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle," Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 12–15, 201, pp. 172-177.
  4. Bilal Hammoud and Elie Shammas, "Planar Time Optimal Paths for Non-Symmetric Vehicles in Constant Flows", Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2016.
  5. Ali Harakeh, Daniel Asmar, and Elie Shammas, "Identifying good training data for self-supervised free space estimation", IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016. (29.9% acceptance rate)
  6. Noel Maalouf, Imad Elhajj, Daniel C. Asmar, Elie Shammas, “Energy Minimization in Humanoid Gait,” Proceedings of the 18th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON), 2016.

2015

  1. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2015). “Yaw Stability Control of Articulated Frame Off-Highway Vehicles via Displacement Controlled Steer-by-Wire.” Control Engineering Practice. Vol. 45, pp. 46-53.
  2. Elie Shammas, and Daniel C. Asmar. Motion planning for an underactuated planer robot in a viscous environment. Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. Volume 10, Issue 5, 1-10, Sep. 01, 2015
  3. Hiam Khoury, Dima Chdid, Raja Oueiss, Imad ElHajj, and Daniel C. Asmar. Infrastructure-less Approach for Ubiquitous User Location Tracking in Construction Environments, Automation in Construction, Volume 56, pp. 47-66, 2015
  4. Noel Maalouf, Imad Elhajj, Daniel C. Asmar , Elie Shammas. Model-Free Human-Like Humanoid Push Recovery. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Zhuhai, China, December 6-9, 2015
  5. Baayoun, M., Daher, N. and Liermann, M. (2015). “Adaptive Controller Design of Pneumatic Teleoperation System.” ASME/Bath Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, Chicago, IL, USA. Paper No. FPMC2015-9567
  6. Hamzeh, F., Hajj, H., Daher, N., Aramouny, C., Shehadeh, M., and Najjar K. (2015). "A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Developing an Introductory Course in Engineering and Architecture." 10th World Congress On Engineering Education, Beirut, Lebanon, October 29-30, 2015.
  7. Ali Harakeh, Daniel Asmar and Elie Shammas. Ground Segmentation and Occupancy Grid Generation using Probability Fields. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, September 28 - October 2, 2015
  8. Salah Bazzi, Elie Shammas and Daniel Asmar. Relaxing Nonholonomic Constraints: Towards Continuous-Curvature Dubins Paths. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Busan, Korea, July 7-11, 2015. (Best Student Paper Award Finalist)
  9. Mohamad Alsalmam, Elie Shammas and Hadi Salman. Modeling, Analysis, and Controllability of a Single-Actuator Variable-Diameter Differentially-Driven Robot. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Busan, Korea, July 7-11, 2015.
  10. Ali Kanso, Imad Elhajj, Elie Shammas and Daniel Asmar. Enhanced Teleoperation of UAVs with Haptic Feedback. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Busan, Korea, July 7-11, 2015.
  11. Bilal Wehbe, Elie Shammas and Daniel Asmar. A Novel Method to Generate Three-dimensional Paths for Vehicles with Bounded Pitch and Yaw. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Busan, Korea, July 7-11, 2015.

2014

  1. Adel Fakih, Daniel Asmar, John Zelek, Augmenting analytic SFM filters with frame-to-frame features, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Volume 129, December 2014, Pages 1-14
  2. S. Bazzi, E. Shammas, and D. Asmar, “A novel method for modeling skidding for systems with nonholonomic constraints,” Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 76, no. 2, pp. 1517–1528, 2014.
  3. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2014). “An Indirect Adaptive Velocity Controller for a Novel Steer-by-Wire System.” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control. Vol. 136, Issue 5, pp. 051012.
  4. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2014). “A Virtual Yaw Rate Sensor for Articulated Vehicles Featuring Novel Electro-Hydraulic Steer-by-Wire Technology.” Control Engineering Practice. Vol. 30, pp. 45-54.
  5. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2014). “Energy Analysis of an Original Steering Technology that Saves Fuel and Boosts Efficiency.” Energy Conversion and Management. Vol. 86, pp. 1059-1068.
  6. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2014). “Yaw Stability Control of Articulated Frame Off-Highway Vehicles via Displacement Controlled Steer-by-Wire.” Control Engineering Practice. Manuscript No. CONENGPRAC-D-14-00439 (under review)
  7. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2014). “A Steer-by-wire System that Enables Remote and Autonomous Operation.” SAE 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, Rosemont, IL, USA. SAE Technical Paper No. 2014-01-2404.
  8. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2014). “New Steering Concept for Wheel Loaders.” Proceedings of the 9th International Fluid Power Conference (9IFK), Aachen, Germany, Vol. 1. pp.224-235
  9. Abdullah Hojaij, John S. Zelek, and Daniel C. Asmar. A Two Phase RGB-D Visual Servoing Controller. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, USA, September 14- 18, 2014
  10. Ali Thabet, Jean Lahoud, Daniel C. Asmar, Bernard Ghanem. 3D Aware Correction and Completion of Depth Maps in Piecewise-Planar Scenes. Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Singapore, November 1-5, 2014
  11. Bilal Wehbe, Elie Shammas, Daniel Asmar, and Joseph Zeaiter. Dynamic Modeling and Path Planning of a Hybrid Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. IEEE International Conference of Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, 2014
  12. Ali Muhieddine, Daniel C. Asmar, and Elie Shammas. Robot Localization using a Complementary Laser/Camera Filter. IEEE International Conference of Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, 2014
  13. Salem, W.; Shammas, E.; Asmar, D.; Bazzi, S., "Dynamic analysis of an angular swivel steering mechanism with applications to step climbing," IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), pp.984,989, 8-11 July 2014
  14. Sfeir, J.; Shammas, E.; Asmar, D., "Design and modeling of a novel single-actuator differentially driven robot," IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), pp.1079,1084, 8-11 July 2014

2013

  1. Farraj, F.A.; Asmar, D.; Shammas, E.; Elhajj, I., "Non-iterative planar visual odometry using a monocular camera," 16th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), Montevideo, Uruguay, 25-29 Nov. 2013
  2. Bazzi, S.; Shammas, E.; Asmar, D., "Novel modeling of skidding effects on the nonholonomic motion of a vertical rolling disk," 16th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), Montevideo, Uruguay, 25-29 Nov. 2013
  3. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2013). “System Synthesis and Controller Design of a Novel Pump Controlled Steer-By-Wire System Employing Modern Control Techniques.” ASME/Bath Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, Sarasota, FL, USA. Paper No. FPMC2013-4410.
  4. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2013). “Pump Controlled Steer-by-Wire System.” SAE 2013 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, Rosemont, IL, USA. SAE Technical Paper No. 2013-01-2349. Excellence in Oral Presentation Award.
  5. Daher, N., Wang, N., and Ivantysynova, M. (2013). “Novel Energy-Saving Steer-by-Wire System for Articulated Steering Vehicles: A Compact Wheel Loader Case Study.” Proceedings of the 13th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, Linkoping, Sweden.

2012

  1. E. Shammas, M. de Oliviera, Motion Planning for the Snakeboard. International Journal of Robotics Research, 2012, 31 (7)
  2. Daniel C. Asmar, Karim Hassanieh, Raja Oueis, Hiam Khoury, and Imad ElHajj. Infrastructureless, Automated As-Built Map Generation for Verification in Construction. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (TMECH), 2012 (accepted)
  3. Raja Oueis, Dima Chdid, Hiam Khoury, Daniel C. Asmar, and Imad Elhajj. Infrastructureless inspection process automation in construction,Volume 11, Number 2, Gerontechnology, 2012
  4. Daniel C. Asmar, Samir Shaker. Real-time occupancy-grid SLAM of structured indoor environments using a single camera. International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation (IJMA), Submitted 2011, printed April 2012
  5. Daniel C. Asmar, Bassam Jalgha, Adel Fakih. Humanoid Fall Avoidance using a Mixture of Strategies. In International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR),Volume 9, Number 1, March, submitted 2010, printed 2012
  6. Sevag Babikian, Elie Shammas, and Daniel C. Asmar Motion planning for a two-link planar robot in a viscous environment. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October, 2012 (45% acceptance rate)
  7. Chadi Mansour, Elie Shammas, Imad El Hajj, and Daniel C. Asmar. Dynamic Bandwidth Management for Teleoperation of Collaborative Robots . In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Guangzhou, China, December 11-14, 2012
  8. Bassam Jalgha, Daniel C. Asmar, Elie Shammas, and Imad Elhajj. Hierarchical fall avoidance strategy for small-scale humanoid robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Guangzhou, China, December 11-14, 2012
  9. Elie Shammas and Daniel C. Asmar. Kinematic analysis of an active swivel steering mechanism for robotic mobile bases. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Guangzhou, China, December 11-14, 2012
  10. Raja Oueis, Dima Chdid, Karim Hassanieh, Hiam Khoury, Daniel C. Asmar, and Imad Elhajj. Infrastructureless Inspection Process Automation in Construction. In Proceedings of the International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) June 26-29, 2012
  11. Daher, N. and Ivantysynova, M. (2012). “Electro-hydraulic energy-saving power steering systems of the future.” Proceedings of the 7th FPNI PhD Symposium, Reggio Emilia, Italy, pp. 929 – 952.

2011

  1. E. Shammas, M. de Oliviera, Exact Motion Planning Solution for Principally Kinematic Systems, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), September 2011,
  2. Bassam Jalgha, Daniel C. Asmar, and I. Elhajj. A Preemptive Falling Scheme for Humanoid Robots. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China. , May, 2011. (40% acceptance rate)
  3. E. Shammas, M. de Oliviera, An Analytic Motion Planning Solution for the Snakeboard, Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems, Los Angeles, U.S.A., June 2011
  4. Chadi Mansour, Imad El Hajj, Elie Shammas and Daniel C. Asmar. Event-Based Dynamic Bandwidth Management for Teleoperation. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Phuket, Thailand, December, 2011
  5. Dima Chdid, Raja Oueis, Hiam Khoury, Daniel C. Asmar, and Imad ElHajj. Inertial- Vision Sensor Fusion for Pedestrian Localization. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Phuket, Thailand, December, 2011
  6. Sabine El Kahi, Daniel C. Asmar, Adel Fakih, Juan Nieto, Eduardo Nebot. 3D reconstruction of a pipe using a monocular camera. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Phuket, Thailand, December, 2011
  7. Samir Shaker, Daniel C. Asmar, and Imad Elhajj. 3D Reconstruction of Indoor Scenes by Casting Visual Rays in an Occupancy Grid In Proceedings of the International Conference on RObotics and BIOmimetics (ROBIO), Dec 14-18 Tianjin, China. 2010.

2010

  1. John S. Zelek, Ehsan Fazl Ersi, Daniel C. Asmar, and Adel H. Fakih. Computer vision geolocation, awareness & detail. International Conference and Exhibition on Computing for Geospatial Research & Application, COM.Geo 2010, Washington, DC, USA, June 21-23, 2010.

2009

  1. D. C. Asmar, S. M. Abdallah, and J.S. Zelek, Vision SLAM maps: towards richer content, Design and Control of Intelligent Robotic Systems, Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Volume 177, Chapter 21 Springer Berlin / HeidelBerg, January, 2009.
  2. Bassam Jalgha and Daniel C. Asmar. A Simple Momentum Controller for Humanoid Push Recovery In FIRA RoboWorld Congress, volume 5744 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), page 95-102. Springer , 2009.

2008

  1. Samir Shaker, J.J. Saade, and Daniel C. Asmar. Inference-based Person-Following Robot. In International Journal of Systems Applications, Engineering and Developments, Vol 2, Issue 1, pp. 29-34, 2008
  2. L. E. Dent, D. C. Asmar, B. Jenkins, J. S. Zelek. Finding Order in Sense of Place with Wearable Computing. Design Principles and practices: an International Journal. Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.173-180. May, 2008
  3. E. Shammas, H. Choset, A. Rizzi, Motion planning for variable inertia mechanical systems, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics: Algorithmic Foundation of Robotics VII, 2008, 47 STAR, pp. 375-390
  4. J. C. McKenna, D.J. Anhalt, F.M. Bronson, H.B. Brown, M. Schwerin, E. Shammas, H. Choset, Toroidal skin drive for snake robot locomotion, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2008, pp. 1150-1155
  5. H. B. Brown, M. Schwerin, E. Shammas, H. Choset, Design and Control of a Second-Generation Hyper-Redundant Mechanism, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2008, art. no. 4399504, pp. 2603-2608
  6. Samir Shaker, J.J. Saade, and Daniel C. Asmar. Person-following robot using fuzzy inference. In International Conference on Applied Computer & applied Computational Science, Hangzhou, China, April 6-8, 2008.

2007

  1. Abdallah S., Asmar D., and Zelek J. , A Benchmark for Outdoor Vision SLAM Systems, Journal of Field Robotics, Volume 24 (Issues 1-2). Pages 145-165. February 2007.
  2. E. Shammas, H. Choset, A. Rizzi, Geometric motion planning analysis for two classes of underactuated mechanical systems. International Journal of Robotics Research, 2007, 26 (10), pp. 1043- 1073
  3. E. Shammas, H. Choset, A. Rizzi, Towards a unified approach to motion planning for dynamic underactuated mechanical systems with non-holonomic constraints. International Journal of Robotics Research, 2007, 26 (10), pp. 1075- 1124

2006

  1. E. Shammas, A. Wolf, H. Choset, Three degrees-of-freedom joint for spatial hyper- redundant robots. Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2006, 41(2), 170-190
  2. Daniel C. Asmar, John S. Zelek, and Samer M. Abdallah. Detection of Tree Trunks as Landmarks for Outdoor Vision SLAM. In IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Perceptual Organization Workshop). New York, NY, USA, June 17-22, 2006.
  3. Samer M. Abdallah, Daniel C. Asmar, and John S. Zelek. Towards Benchmarks for Vision SLAM algorithms. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Florida, USA, May 15-19, 2006.
  4. E. Shammas, H. Choset, A. Rizzi, Towards automated gait generation for dynamic systems with non-holonomic constraints, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2006, art. no. 1641940, pp. 1630-1636

2005

  1. Daniel C. Asmar,John S. Zelek, and Samer M. Abdallah. Seeing the Trees before the Forest. In 2nd Canadian Conference On Computer and Robot Vision. Victoria, BC, Canada. May 8-11, 2005.
  2. Daniel C. Asmar, Ahmad Shameli, and Shawki Areibi. A Comparative Assessment of ACO Algorithms Within a TSP Environment. In DCDIS 4th International Conference on Engineering Applications and Computational Algorithms, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, July 27-29, 2005.
  3. Holbein Marc, Asmar Daniel, and Zelek John. IR depth from Stereo & Context Detection for Autonomous Navigation. In SPIE Infrared Imaging Systems:Design, Analysis, Modeling & Testing XVI, part of SPIE Symposium on Defense & Security, March 28-April 1, 2005.
  4. E. Shammas, K. Schmidt, H. Choset, Natural Gait Generation Techniques for Purely Mechanical Systems, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2005, art. no. 1570678, pp. 3664-3669
  5. E. Shammas, H. Choset, A. Rizzi, Natural Gait Generation Techniques for Principally Kinematic Systems, Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems, Cambridge,U.S.A., June 2005

2004

  1. M. Darwish. D. Asmar, and F. Moukalled, A Comparative Assessment within a Multi-Grid Environment of Segregated Pressure-Based Algorithms for Fluid Flow at all Speeds, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B. Volume 45(1). Pages 49-74 January 2004.
  2. Daniel C. Asmar, John S. Zelek, and Samer M. Abdallah. SmartSLAM: Localization and mapping across multi-environments. In IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics, (Robotics and Intelligent Sensing VI), the Hague, the Netherlands, October 10-13, 2004.

2003

  1. Zelek J., and Bromley S., and Asmar D., and Thompson D., A Haptic Glove as a Tactile-Vision Sensory Substitution forWayfinding, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, Volume 97(10). Pages 621-633. October 2003.
  2. John S. Zelek and Daniel Asmar. A Robot’s Spatial Perception Communicated via Human Touch. In IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, (Human Robotic Teams. Special Session, Track: Human & Robot Interaction) Washington, D.C., USA, October 5-8, 2003 .
  3. Asmar Daniel, Moussa Medhat, and Zelek John. On the role of machine learning algorithms in developing MEMS components. In IEEE Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems, pages 108-113, July 20-23, 2003.
  4. Zelek J.S., Bromley Sam, and Asmar, Daniel. Substituting Touch for Vision. In AAAI Spring Symposium on Human Interaction with Autonomous Systems in Complex Environments. Stanford University, CA, USA, pages 213-218, March 24-26, 2003.
  5. E. Shammas, A. Wolf, H.B. Brown, and H. Choset, New Joint Design for Three-dimensional Hyper Redundant Robots, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2003, 4, pp. 3594-3599
  6. A. Wolf, H.B. Brown, R. Casciola, A. Costa, M. Schwerin, E. Shammas, H. Choset, A mobile hyper redundant mechanism for search and rescue tasks, Proceedings - IEEE International Robots and Systems, 2003, 3, pp. 2889- 2895

2000

  1. H. Choset, D. Hull, J. Luntz, E. Shammas, T. Rached, D. Hull, C.C. Dent, Search and rescue with serpentine robots, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2000, 4024, pp. 283- 291
  2. H. Choset, J. Luntz, E. Shammas, T. Rached, C.C. Dent, Search and rescue with serpentine robots, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2000, 43990, pp. 148- 155

Patents

  1. P. Ferrari, T. Duportal, E. Shammas, J. Gerent, D. Hong, and D. Roux, Articulated Arm, US8112896 (Issue date Feb 14, 2012)
  2. E. Shammas, H. Choset, Orientation Preserving Angular Swivel Joint, US6871563 (Issue date Mar 29, 2005)