Portfolio – Academia

Writer & Editor

Here’s a selection of works I’ve edited.

Publishers include the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), World Haptics Conference, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, and IEEE Sensors.

Theses and Dissertations

Bekhti, Rachid. 2015. “Geometrical, Mechanical and Transduction Techniques for Designing Multi-axis Force-Torque Sensors for Robotic Applications.” PhD thesis, École de technologie supérieure. http://espace.etsmtl.ca/1628/1/BEKHTI_Rachid.pdf.

Motamedi, M. Reza. 2015. “The Use of Multi-Modal Haptic Feedback to Convey Various Aspects of Touch Sensitivity.” PhD thesis, École de technologie supérieure. http://espace.etsmtl.ca/1582/2/MOTAMEDI_Mohammadreza-web.pdf.

Nourbakhsh, Salman. 2016. “Validation of a Virtual Prototyping Method Using Computed Torque and ILC as Controllers on a Parallel Robot.” Master’s thesis, École de technologie supérieure. http://espace.etsmtl.ca/1651/1/NOURBAKHSH_Sayed_Salman.pdf.

Rahimizadeh, Amirmohammad. 2017. “Porous graded biomaterial for a tibial-knee implant with minimum bone resorption and bone-implant interface micromotion.” Master’s thesis, McGill University. Publication forthcoming.

Rana, Axaykumar. 2015. “Development of Highly Sensitive Multimodal Tactile Sensor.” PhD thesis, École de technologie supérieure. http://espace.etsmtl.ca/1551/2/RANA_Axaykumar-web.pdf.

Conference Papers

Cockburn, Deen, Jean-Philippe Roberge, and Vincent Duchaine. 2017. “Grasp Stability Assessment through Unsupervised Feature Learning of Tactile Images.” Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017 IEEE International Conference on. http://espace2.etsmtl.ca/14834/.

Gaudreault, Martin, Ahmed Joubair and Ilian Bonev. 2016. “Local and Closed-Loop Calibration of an Industrial Serial Robot Using a New Low-Cost 3D Measuring Device.” Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016 IEEE International Conference on 4312–4319. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487629. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7487629/.

Kamali, Kaveh, Ahmed Joubair, Pascal Bigras, and Ilian Bonev. 2016. “Elasto-Geometrical Calibration of an Industrial Robot under Multidirectional External Loads Using a Laser Tracker.” Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016 IEEE International Conference on 4320-4327. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487630. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7487630/.

Le, Thuy-Hong-Loan, Alexis Maslyczyk, Jean-Philippe Roberge, and Vincent Duchaine. 2017. “A Highly Sensitive Multimodal Capacitive Tactile Sensor.” Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017 IEEE International Conference on. http://espace2.etsmtl.ca/14836/.

Motamedi, M. Reza, Jean-Baptiste Chossat, Jean-Philippe Roberge, and Vincent Duchaine. 2016. “Haptic Feedback for Improved Robotic Arm Control during Simple Grasp, Slippage, and Contact Detection Tasks.” Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016 IEEE International Conference on 4894–4900. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487694. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7487694/.

Motamedi, M. Reza, Jean-Philippe Roberge, and Vincent Duchaine. 2015. “Tactile Sensation Transmission from a Robotic Arm to the Human Body via a Haptic Interface.” World Haptics Conference (WHC), IEEE 139–145. DOI: 10.1109/WHC.2015.7177704. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7177704/.

Roberge, Etienne, and Vincent Duchaine. 2017. “Detecting Insertion Tasks Using Convolutional Neural Networks During Robot Teaching-By-Demonstration.” Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017 IEEE International Conference on. Publication forthcoming. https://ras.papercept.net/conferences/conferences/IROS17/program/IROS17_ContentListWeb_3.html#tubt1_06.

Roberge, Jean-Philippe, Samuel Rispal, Tony Wong, and Vincent Duchaine. 2016. “Unsupervised Feature Learning for Classifying Dynamic Tactile Events Using Sparse Coding.” Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016 IEEE International Conference on 2675–2681. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487428. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7487428/.

Journal Articles

Bekhti, Rachid, Vincent Duchaine, and Philippe Cardou. 2016. “A Novel Force Sensing Method Based on Stress Imaging Analysis.” IEEE Sensors Journal 16 (7): 1926–1936. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2015.2510287. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7360101/.

Bekhti, Rachid, Philippe Cardou, and Vincent Duchaine. 2016. “Designing Multi-Axis Force–Torque Sensors by Minimizing the Amplitudes of Their Nonlinear Displacements.” Journal of Mechanical Design 138 (3): 1926–1936. DOI: 10.1115/1.4032401. http://mechanicaldesign.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=2491329.

*Fanelli, Daniele. 2017. “A mathematical theory of knowledge, science, bias and pseudoscience.” PeerJ Preprints 5: e1968v3. https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.1968v3.
*Fanelli is with the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford University (METRICS).

Joubair, Ahmed, Long Fei Zhao, Pascal Bigras, and Ilian Bonev. 2016. “Use of a Force-Torque Sensor for Self-Calibration of a 6-DOF Medical Robot.” Sensors 16 (6): 798. DOI: 10.3390/s16060798. http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/16/6/798/html.

Mohseni, Seyed Alireza, Tony Wong, and Vincent Duchaine. 2016. “MCOA: Mutated and Self-Adaptive Cuckoo Optimization Algorithm.” Evolutionary Intelligence 9 (1): 21–36. DOI: 10.1007/s12065-016-0135-4. https://en.etsmtl.ca/Unites-de-recherche/LIVIA/Recherche-et-innovation/Publications/Publications-2016/MCOA.pdf.

*Motamedi, M. Reza, David Florant, and Vincent Duchaine. 2015. “A Wearable Haptic Device Based on Twisting Wire Actuators for Feedback of Tactile Pressure Information.” Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 27 (4): 419–429. DOI: 10.20965/jrm.2015.p0419. https://www.fujipress.jp/jrm/rb/robot002700040419/.
*Winner: Best Paper Award, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics.

Motamedi, M. Reza, Jean-Philippe Roberge, and Vincent Duchaine. 2016. “The Use of Vibrotactile Feedback to Restore Texture Recognition Capabilities, and the Effect of Subject Training.” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering PP (99). DOI: 10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2621068. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7676361/.

Motamedi, M. Reza, David Florant, and Vincent Duchaine. 2017. “Comparing the Exteroceptive Feedback of Normal Stress, Skin Stretch and Vibrotactile Stimulations for Restitution of Static Events.” Frontiers in Robotics and AI 4 (6). DOI: 10.3389/frobt.2017.00006. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/frobt.2017.00006/full.

Rana, Axaykumar, Jean-Philippe Roberge, and Vincent Duchaine. 2016. “An Improved Soft Dielectric for a Highly Sensitive Capacitive Tactile Sensor.” IEEE Sensors Journal 16 (22): 7853–7863. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2016.2605134. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7558186/.

Wong, Tony, Philippe Bigras, Vincent Duchaine, and Jean-Philippe Roberge. 2016. “Empirical Comparison of Differential Evolution Variants for Industrial Controller Design.” International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems 9 (5): 957–970. DOI: 10.1080/18756891.2016.1237193. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/18756891.2016.1237193.

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