Publications

Please email robotics@mie.utoronto.ca for copies of our papers if you do not have access to them.

2017

D. McColl, G. Jiang, and G. Nejat, “Classifying a Person’s Degree of Accessibility from Natural Body Language During Social Human–Robot Interactions,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 47, Iss. 2, pp. 524 - 538, 2017. (DOI)

T. T. Tran, T. Vaquero, G. Nejat, and J. C. Beck, "Robots in Retirement Homes: Applying Off-the-Shelf Planning and Scheduling to a Team of Assistive Robots," Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Vol. 58, pp. 523-590, 2017. (pdf)

Z. Kashino, J. Y. Kim, G. Nejat, B. Benhabib, “Spatiotemporal Adaptive Optimization of a Static-Sensor Network via a Non-Parametric Estimation of Target Location Likelihood,” IEEE Transactions on Sensors, Vol.17, Iss. 5, pp. 1479-1492, 2017. (DOI)

W.G. Louie, S. Mohamed and G. Nejat, “Human-Robot Interaction for Rehabilitation Robots,” Rehabilitation Robotics: Principles and Practice, CRC Press, pp. 25-70. 2017. (DOI

A. Hong, Y. Tsuboi, G. Nejat, B.Benhabib, “Multimodal Affect Recognition for Assistive Human-Robot Interactions,” Journal of  Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, In print.

L. Woiceshyn, Y. Wang, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “A Socially Assistive Robot to Help with Getting Dressed,” Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, In print.

2016

K. Booth, T. Tran, G. Nejat, J. C. Beck, “Mixed-Integer and Constraint Programming Techniques for Mobile Robot Task Planning," IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), vol. 1, iss. 1, pp. 500-507, 2016. (pdf)

D. McColl, G. Jiang, and G. Nejat, “Classifying a Person’s Degree of Accessibility from Natural Body Language During Social Human–Robot Interactions,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2016.2520367.

A. Hong, Y. Tsuboi, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “Affective Voice Recognition of Older Adults,” Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, vol. 10, no. 2, 020931, 2016. (DOI)

Y. Feng and G. Nejat, “Development of a Force Sensor Prototype for Medical Devices,” Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME,  vol. 10, no. 2, 020921, 2016. (DOI)

D. McColl, A. Hong, N. Hatakeyama, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, “A Survey of Autonomous Human Affect Detection Methods for Social Robots Engaged in Natural HRI,” Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol. 82, pp. 101-133, 2016. (DOI)

V. Marin and G. Nejat, “Determining optimal pattern sequences for three-dimensional structured light sensory systems,” Applied Optics Vol. 55, No. 12, pp. 3203-3213, 2016. (DOI)

A. Macwan, J. Vilela, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “Multi-robot Deployment for Wilderness Search and Rescue,” International Journal of Robotics and Automation, vol. 31, iss 1, pp. 1-7, 2016. (DOI

Y. Liu and G. Nejat, “Multirobot Cooperative Learning for Semi-autonomous Control in Urban Search and Rescue Applications,” Journal of Field Robotics, Special Issue on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), Vol. 33, Iss. 4, pp. 512–536, 2016. (DOI)

M. Ficocelli, J. Terao, and G. Nejat, “Promoting Interactions Between Humans and Robots using Robotic Emotional Behavior,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 46, Iss. 12, pp. 2911-2923, 2016. (DOI)

J. Vilela, Z. Kashino, R. Ly, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib “A Dynamic Approach to Sensor Network Deployment for Target Detection in Unstructured, Expanding Search Areas,” IEEE Transactions on Sensors, vol. 16,  Iss. 11, pp. 4405-4417, 2016. (DOI)

S. Mohamed and G. Nejat, “Autonomous Search by a Socially Assistive Robot in a Residential Care Environment for Multiple Elderly Users Using Group Activity Preferences” International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Planning and Robotics, 2016. (DOI)

F. Niroui, Y. Liu, M. Ficocelli, G. Nejat, “A Graphical User Interface for Multi-Robot Control in Urban Search and Rescue Applications,” International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors, Dec. 2016. (pdf)

J. Li, W.G. Louie, S. Mohamed, F. Despond, and G. Nejat “A User-Study with Tangy the Bingo Facilitating Robot and Long-Term Care Residents,” International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors, Dec. 2016. (pdf)

J. Y. Kim, T. Colaco, Z. Kashino, G. Nejat, B. Benhabib, “mROBerTO: A Modular Millirobot for Swarm-Behavior Studies,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2109-2114, 2016. (DOI) Selected as Highlight Session Paper by IROS Program Committee.

W.G. Louie and G. Nejat “A Learning from Demonstration System Architecture for Social Group Recreational Activities,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 808-814, 2016. (pdf)

Z. Kashino, J. Vilela, J. Y. Kim, G. Nejat, B. Benhabib, “An Adaptive Static-Sensor Network Deployment Strategy for Detecting Mobile Targets,” IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, pp.1-8, 2016. (DOI)

A. Hong, N. Lunscher, T. Hu, Y. Tsuboi, G. Nejat, B. Benhabib, “A Multimodal Human-Robot Interaction Architecture to Promote Natural Emotional Bi-directional Communication,” IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp. 938-939, 2016.

K.E.C. Booth, G. Nejat, J.C. Beck, "A Constraint Programming Approach to Multi-Robot Task Allocation and Scheduling in Retirement Homes", International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, 2016. (pdfWinner of the Distinguished Student Paper Award.

2015

M. Ficocelli, J. Terao, and G. Nejat, “Promoting Interactions Between Humans and Robots using Robotic Emotional Behavior,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, DOI 10.1109/TCYB.2015.2492999.

Y. Liu and G. Nejat, “Multi-Robot Cooperative Learning for Semi-autonomous Control in Urban Search and Rescue Applications,” Journal of Field Robotics, Special Issue on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR),  DOI 10.1002/rob.21597.

D. McColl, A. Hong, N. Hatakeyama, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, “A Survey of Autonomous Human Affect Detection Methods for Social Robots Engaged in Natural HRI,” Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems,  DOI 10.1007/s10846-015-0259-2.

A. Macwan, J. Vilela, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “Use of Iso-Probability Curves in Multi-Robot Deployment for Wilderness Search and Rescue,” International Journal of Robotics and Automation, In Print. 

W.G. Louie, J. Li, C. Mohamed, F. Despond, V. Lee, G. Nejat, “Tangy the Robot Bingo Facilitator: A Performance Review,” Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, 020936, vol. 9, 2015. (DOI)

A. Macwan, J. Vilela, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “A Multi-Robot Path-Planning Strategy for Autonomous Wilderness Search and Rescue,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 1784-1797, 2015. (DOI)

E. Zhou, M. Zhu, J. Chan, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, “Line-of-Sight Based 3D Localization of Parallel Kinematic Mechanisms,” International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, 2015. (DOI)

W.G. Louie, F. Despond and G. Nejat, “Social Robot Learning from Demonstration to Facilitate a Group Activity for Older Adults,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Workshop on Bridging User Needs to Deployed Applications of Service Robots. (pdf)

Y. Liu, M. Ficocelli and G. Nejat, “A Supervisory Control Method for Multi-Robot Task Allocation in Urban Search and Rescue,” IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, pp. 106, 2015. (DOI)

V. Marin and G. Nejat “Designing Projection Patterns for 3D Structured Light Sensors,” ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2015-47760, 2015. (DOI)

T. Vaquero, S. Mohamed, G. Nejat, J. C. Beck, “The Implementation of a Planning and Scheduling Architecture for Multiple Robots Assisting Multiple Users in a Retirement Home Setting,” AAAI'15 Workshop on Artificial Intelligence Applied to Assistive Technologies and Smart Environments, pp. 1-6, 2015. (DOI)

W.G. Louie, J. Li, T. Vaquero and G. Nejat, "Design Considerations and Impressions of Socially Assistive Robots for Seniors Living in Long-term Care Facilities," Human-Robot Interactions: Principles, Technologies, and Challenges, Nova Publishers, 2015.

2014

D. McColl and G. Nejat, “Human-Robot Interaction for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living: A Case Study of the Socially and Cognitively Engaging Brian 2.1 in the Long-Term Care Setting,” Speech and Automata in Healthcare: Voice Controlled Medical and Surgical Robots, De Gruyter Publishing, pp. 183-204, 2014.

V. Marin, W. Chang and G. Nejat, “Generic Design Methodology for the Development of 3D Structured-light Sensory Systems for Measuring Complex Objects,” Optical Engineering, vol. 53, no. 11, 112210, 2014. (DOI)

B. Doroodgar, Y. Liu  and G. Nejat, “A  Learning-Based Semi-Autonomous Controller for Robotic Exploration of Unknown Disaster Scenes While Searching for Victims,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics Part B, Vol. 44, No. 12, 2014. (DOI)

D. McColl and G. Nejat, “Recognizing Emotional Body Language Displayed by a Human-like Social Robot,” International Journal of Social Robotics, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 261-280, 2014. (DOI)

W. G. Louie, D. McColl and G. Nejat, “Acceptance and Attitudes Towards a Human-Like Socially Assistive Robot by Older Adults,” Assistive Technology, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 140-150, 2014. (DOI)

P. Bovbel and G. Nejat, “Casper: An Assistive Kitchen Robot to Promote Aging in Place,” Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 8, no. 8, 030945, 2014. (DOI)

D. McColl and G. Nejat, “A Socially Assistive Robot that can Monitor Affect of the Elderly during Meal-Time Assistance,”  Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, vol. 8, no. 3, 030941, 2014. (DOI)

W.G. Louie, T. Vaquero, G. Nejat and J. C. Beck, "An Autonomous Assistive Robot for Planning, Scheduling and Facilitating Multi-User Activities," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 5292-5298, 2014. (DOI)

M. Schwenk, T. Vaquero, G. Nejat and K.O. Arras, “Schedule-based Robotic Search for Multiple Residents in a Retirement Home Environment,” AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 2571-2577, April 2014. (DOI)

W.G. Louie, J. Li, T. Vaquero, G. Nejat, “A Focus Group Study on the Design Considerations and Impressions of a Socially Assistive Robot for Long-Term Care,” IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp. 237-242, 2014. (DOI)

D. McColl and G. Nejat, “Determining the Affective Body Language of Older Adults during Socially Assistive HRI,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2633-2638, 2014. (DOI)

M. Schwenk, T. Vaquero, G. Nejat and K.O. Arras, “Planning a Robot’s Search for Multiple Residents in a Retirement Home Environment,” International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling ICAPS Workshop on Planning and Robotics, pp.136-144, 2014. 

T. Vaquero, G. Nejat and J.C. Beck, “Planning and Scheduling Single and Multi-Person Activities in  Retirement Home Settings for a Group of Robots,” International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) Workshop on Planning and Robotics, pp. 59-68, 2014.

Y. Liu and G. Nejat, “Learning-Based Multi-Robot Cooperation in Urban Search and Rescue Environments,” CSME International Congress, 2014.

J. Chen, K.L. Chaudhary, R. Benegal, M. Chakraborty, W.G. Louie, G. Nejat, “The Design of an Automated Bingo Mixer for Robot-Facilitated Bingo Games,” CSME International Congress, 2014.

E. Zhou, M. Zhu, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, “Autonomous Positioning of Spatial Parallel Kinematic Mechanisms – A meso-Milling Machine Example,” CIRP sponsored International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, May 2014.

F. Shao and Goldie Nejat, “Vibration Analysis of a Novel 3-Component Piezoelectric Force Sensor,” CIRP sponsored International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, May 2014.

Y. Feng, F. Shao and Goldie Nejat, “Prototype Development of a Three-Component Force Sensor for Meso Milling Applications,” CIRP sponsored International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, May 2014.

V. Marin, W. Chang and G. Nejat, “A Multi-Objective Design Methodology for 3D Structured-Light Sensors,” CIRP sponsored International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, May 2014.

2013

P.K. Sheridan, P. Kosicki, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, “Autonomous Multi-Target Interception in Dynamic Settings,” International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, 6(4), pp. 1783-1807, 2013. (DOI)

W.G. Louie, R. Han and G. Nejat, “Did Anyone Say Bingo: A Socially Assistive Robot to Promote Stimulating Recreational Activities at Long-term Care Facilities,” Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, vol. 7, 030944-1, 2013. (DOI)

D. McColl and G. Nejat, “Meal-time with a socially assistive robot and older adults at a long-term care facility,” Special Issue on HRI System Studies in the Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, Vol. 2, No. 1,  pp. 152-171, 2013. (DOI)

D. McColl, W. G. Louie, G. Nejat, “Brian 2.1: A Socially Assistive Robot for the Elderly and Cognitively Impaired,”  Special Issue on Assistive Robotics, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 1, March 2013. (DOI)

Y. Liu and G. Nejat, “Robotic Urban Search and Rescue: A Survey from the Control Perspective,” Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 72, Iss. 2, pp. 147-165, 2013. (DOI)

W.G. Louie and G. Nejat, “A Victim Identification Methodology for Rescue Robots Operating in Cluttered USAR Environments,” Special Issue on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, Advanced Robotics Journal, Vol. 27, Iss. 5, pp. 373-384, 2013. (DOI)

D. McColl and G. Nejat, “A Human Affect Recognition System for Socially Interactive Robots,” In the Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society, IGI Global Publishing, pp. 554-573, 2013. (DOI)

D. Schacter, C. Wang, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “A Two-Dimensional Facial-Affect Estimation System for Human-Robot Interaction using Facial Expression Parameters,” Advanced Robotics Journal, Vol. 27, Iss. 4, pp. 259-273, 2013. (DOI)

V. Marin, W. Chang and G. Nejat, “A Methodology for Designing 3D Structured-Light Sensory Systems,” CIRP sponsored International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, May 2013.

J. Chan, S. Bonaccorso, G. Santamaria, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “Model-Based Guidance for Cutting-Tool Locating in meso-Milling,” CIRP sponsored International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, May 2013.

F. Shao and G. Nejat, “An Analytical Measurement Model for a Novel 3-Component Piezoelectric Force Sensor,”  CIRP sponsored International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, May 2013.

R.H Wang, P. Viswanathan, S. Czarnuch, J. Boger, G. Nejat and A. Mihailidis, “Developing Advance Assistive Technologies for Older Adults with Dementia: Lessons learned,” Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Conference, June 2013.

J. Vilela, Y. Liu, and G. Nejat, “Semi-Autonomous Exploration with Robot Teams in Urban Search and Rescue,” IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, October 2013. (DOI)

Y. Liu and G. Nejat, “Learning to Cooperate Together: A Semi-Autonomous Control Architecture for Multi-Robot Teams in Urban Search and Rescue,” IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, October 2013. (DOI)
 

 

2012

D. McColl and G. Nejat, “A Socially Assistive Robot that can Interpret Affective Body Language During One-on-One Human-Robot Interactions,” International Journal of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 39-49, 2012. 

B. Mobedi and G. Nejat, “3-D Active Sensing in Time-Critical Urban Search and Rescue Missions,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on  Mechatronics, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 1111-1118, 2012. (DOI)

Y. Liu, G. Nejat, and B. Doroodgar, “Learning Based Semi-Autonomous Control for Robots in Urban Search and Rescue,” IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, College Station, Texas, Nov. 2012. (DOI)

W.G. Louie, D. McColl and G. Nejat "Playing a Memory Game with a Socially Assistive Robot: A Case Study at a Long-term Care Facility," IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp. 345-350, Paris, France, Sept. 2012. (DOI)

D. McColl and G. Nejat, "Affect Detection from Body Language during Social HRI," IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp. 1013-1018, Paris, France, Sept. 2012. (DOI)

D. McColl, J. Chan and G. Nejat, "A Socially Assistive Robot for Meal-Time Cognitive Interventions," Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 6, No. 1, 017559, 2012. (DOI)

M. Ficocelli and G. Nejat, "Cognitive and Physical Assistance for the Elderly in Kitchen Environments," Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 6, No. 1, 017561, 2012. 

J. Chan and G. Nejat, "Social Intelligence for a Robot Engaging People in Cognitve Training Activities," International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems: Human-Robot Interaction, Vol. 9, 113:2012. (DOI)

M.A. Ficocelli and G. Nejat, “The Design of an Interactive Assistive Kitchen System,” Assistive Technology, Vol. 24, Iss. 4, pp. 246-258, 2012.

V. Marin, W. Chang, E. Nuger and G. Nejat, “Design of a 3D sensing system for surface profiling of 3D parts in manufacturing applications,”  CIRP sponsored Virtual Machining Process Technology, Montreal, May 2012.

F. Shao and G. Nejat, "Design of a 3-component Force Sensor for Meso/micro Milling Applications," CIRP sponsored Virtual Machining Process Technology, Montreal, May 2012.

 

2011

A. Macwan, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "Optimal Deployment of Robotic Teams for Autonomous Wilderness Search and Rescue," IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Fransisco, CA, pp. 4544-4549, 2011. (pdf)

J. Chan and G. Nejat, "Minimizing Task-Induced Stress in Cognitively Stimulating Activities using an Intelligent Socially Assistive Robot," IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Atlanta, GA, pp. 296-301, 2011. (DOI)

D. McColl, Z. Zhang, and G. Nejat, "Human Body Pose Interpretation and Classification for Human-Robot Interaction," International Journal of Social Robotics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 313-332, 2011. (DOI)

A. Macwan, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "Target-Motion Prediction for Robotic Search and Rescue in Wilderness Environments," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part B, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 1287- 1298, 2011. (DOI)

J. Chan, G. Nejat and J. Chen, "Designing Intelligent Socially Assistive Robots as Effective Tools for Cognitive Interventions," International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol. 8, Iss. 1, pp 103-126, March 2011. (DOI)

Z. Zhang, G. Nejat, H. Guo, and P. Huang, “A Novel 3D Sensory System for Robot-Assisted Mapping of Cluttered Urban Search and Rescue Environments,” Intelligent Service Robotics, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 119-134, 2011. (DOI)

J. Chan and G. Nejat, "A Learning-based Control Architecture for an Assistive Robot Providing Social Engagement during Cognitively Stimulating Activities," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China, pp 3928-3933, 2011. (DOI)

R. Wang, F. Shao and G. Nejat, "Sensing Requirements for a Meso-Scale Milling Machine," Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, BC, pp. 1036-1039, June 2011. (DOI)

D. Schacter, C. Wang, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "The Development of A Facial-Affect Recognition System for Human-Robot Interaction Scenarios," 2011 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences&Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, DETC2011-48195, 2011. (DOI)

D. McColl and G. Nejat, "A Socially Assistive Robot That Can Interpret Human Body Language," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, DETC2011-48031, 2011. (DOI)

 

2010

G. Nejat, M. Nies and T. R. Sexton, “An Interdisciplinary Team For The Design and Integration of Assistive Robots in Health Care Applications,” Home Health Care Management and Practice, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 104-110, 2010. (DOI)

B. Doroodgar and G. Nejat, "A Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning Based Control Architecture for Semi-Autonomous Rescue Robots in Cluttered Environments," Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 948-953, 2010. (DOI)

B. Mobedi and G. Nejat, "An Active Light Sensory System for 3D Mapping of Unknown Cluttered Environments," Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 955-959, 2010. (DOI)

A. Macwan, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, "On-line Target-Motion Prediction for Autonomous Multirobot Search in Realistic Terrains with Time-Expanding Boundaries: A Novel Probabilistic Approach," Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 662-667, 2010. (DOI)

B. Doroodgar, M. Ficocelli, B. Mobedi, and G. Nejat, "The Search for Survivors: Cooperative Human-Robot Interaction in Search and Rescue Environments using Semi-Autonomous Robots," IEEE Int. Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, Alaska, pp. 2858-2863. (DOI)

G. Nejat and M. Ficocelli, "Social Intelligence for a task-driven Assistive Robot," ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences&Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2010-28674, 2010. (DOI)

J. Chan and G. Nejat, "The Design of an Intelligent Socially Assistive Robot for Person-Centered Cognitive Interventions," ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences&Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2010-28681, 2010. (DOI)

J. Chan and G. Nejat,"Promoting Engagement in Cognitively Stimulating Activities using an Intelligent Socially Assistive Robot," IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 533-538, 2010. (DOI)

P.K. Sheridan, P. Kosicki, C. Liu, G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "On-Line Task Allocation for the Robotic Interception of Multiple Targets in Dynamic Settings," IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 291-296, 2010. (DOI)

A. Macwan, G. Nejat, and B. Benhabib, “Behaviour Prediction of Unobservable Targets Moving in Wilderness Terrains for Robotic Search and Rescue,” The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering Forum, Victoria, 2010.

2009

B. Allison, G. Nejat, and E. Kao, “THE DESIGN OF AN EXPRESSIVE HUMAN-LIKE  SOCIALLY ASSISTIVE ROBOT,” ASME Journal on Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 1, Iss. 1,  2009. (DOI)

G. Nejat, Y. Sun, and M. Nies, “ASSISTIVE ROBOTS IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS,” Home Health Care Management and Practice, Vol. 21, pp 177-187, 2009. (DOI)
 
M. Ficocelli, G. Nejat, and G. Jhin, "An HRI Control Architecture for an Intelligent Assistive Robot," ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences&Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, DET2009-87639, Aug. 2009. (DOI)

Zhang and G. Nejat, "Human Affective State Recognition and Classification During Human-Robot Interaction Scenarios," ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, San Diego, DETC2009-87647, Aug. 2009. (DOI)

Z. Zhang and G. Nejat, “Intelligent Sensing Systems for Rescue Robots: Landmark Identification and Three-Dimensional Mapping of Unknown Cluttered Urban Search and Rescue Environments,” Disaster Robots Special Issue, Advanced Robotics Journal, Vol. 23, pp 1179-1198, 2009. (DOI)

 

2008

A. Singh, V. Koomson, J. Yu and G. Nejat, “A Self-Powered Wireless Health and Environment Monitoring System,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA, IMECE2008-67051, Nov. 2008. (DOI)

J. Terao, L. Trejos, Z. Zhang, and G. Nejat, “An Intelligent Socially Assistive Robot for Healthcare Care,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA, IMECE2008-67678, Nov. 2008. (DOI)

A. Singh, J. Yu, W. Chun, G. Nejat and W. Tang, “Self-Powered Wireless Health Monitoring System,” Proceedings of the Centre of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology Conference, Oct. 2008. 

Z. Zhang and G. Nejat, “Robot-Assisted 3D Mapping of Search and Rescue Environments,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2008), Nice, France, pp. 2115-2120, Sept. 2008. (DOI)

B. Allison and G. Nejat, “An Expressive Socially Assistive Robot for Health Care Applications” ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences&Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, New York City, NY, DECT2008-50082, August 2008. (DOI)

Z. Zhang and G. Nejat, “Robot-Assisted 3D Mapping of Search and Rescue Environments,” ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences&Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, New York, NY, DECT2008-50012, August 2008. (DOI)

G. Nejat and M. Ficocelli, “Can I be of Assistance? The Intelligence behind an Assistive Robot,” IEEE, Int. Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pasadena, CA, pp. 3564-3569, May 2008. (DOI)

2007

G. Nejat, B. Allison, N. Gomez, and A. Rosenfeld, “The Design of an Interactive Socially Assistive Robot for Patient Care,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, WA, IMECE2007-41811, Nov. 2007. (DOI)

J.W. Yu, W. Chun, G. Nejat, E. Noel and W. Tang, “Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Balls for  Homeland Security,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, WA, IMECE2007-42334, Nov. 2007. (DOI)

M. Nies, G. Nejat, Y. Sun, T. Sexton, “A Multidisciplinary Team Program of Research with Interactive Nurse Robots to Enhance Elderly Health,” Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, Vienna, Austria, July 2007. (DOI)

Z. Zhang, H. Guo, G. Nejat, and P. Huang, “Finding Disaster Victims: A Sensory System for Robot-Assisted 3D Mapping of Urban Search and Rescue Environments,” IEEE, Int. Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Rome, Italy, pp. 3889-3894, April 2007. (DOI)

Z. Song, G. Nejat, W. Chun, and W. Tang, “Wireless Sensor Balls for Homeland Security,” Proceedings of the Centre of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology Conference (CEWIT’07), New York, January 2007.

G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "Model-less Active Guidance for the Docking of Autonomous Vehicles," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 23, Iss. 4, pp. 753-762, 2007. (DOI)

J. Wong, G. Nejat, R. Fenton, and B. Benhabib, “A Neural-Network Approach for High-Precision Docking of Autonomous Vehicles,” Robotica, Vol. 25, Iss. 4, pp. 479-492, 2007. (DOI)
 

2006

G. Nejat and Z. Zhang, “Finding Disaster Victims: Robot-Assisted 3D Mapping of Urban Search and Rescue Environments via Landmark Identification,” IEEE, Int. Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Singapore, pp. 1381-1386, December 2006.

J. Wong, G. Nejat, R.G. Fenton and B. Benhabib, “Localization of Autonomous Robotic Vehicles Using a Neural-Network Approach,” IEEE, Int. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Beijing, China, pp. 448-453, October 2006.

J. Wong, G. Nejat, R.G. Fenton and B. Benhabib, “Neural-Network-Based Docking of Autonomous Vehicles,” IEEE, Int. Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1574-1579, September 2006.

G. Nejat and Z. Zhang, “The Hunt for Survivors: Identifying Landmarks for 3D Mapping of Urban Search and Rescue Environments,” The World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI 2006), Orlando, FL, Vol. II, pp. 252-256, July 2006.

G. Nejat and E. Nejat, “How to Get Them to Really Listen: The Presentation of Scientific Research to a Non-Scientific Audience,” International Symposium on Knowledge Communication and Conferences (KCC 2006), Orlando, FL, Vol. VII, pp. 145-148, July 2006.

G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "A Line-of-Sight Task-Space Sensing Methodology for the Localization of Robotic End-Effectors," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 225-232 (2006).

2005

G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "Continuous Guidance for the Docking of Autonomous Vehicles using Active Task-Space Sensing," IEEE, Int. Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Niagara Falls, Canada, pp. 119-124, July 2005.

G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "Docking of Autonomous Vehicles: A Comparison of Model-Independent Guidance Methods," Virtual Int. Conference on Intelligent Production Machines and Systems, pp. 1-6, July 2005.

G.  Nejat, A. Membre and B. Benhabib, "Active Task-Space Sensing and Localization of Autonomous Vehicles," IEEE, Int. Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 3781-3786, April 2005.

G. Nejat and B. Benhabib, "A Guidance-Based Motion-Planning Methodology for the Docking of Autonomous Vehicles," Journal of Robotic Systems, Vol. 22, Iss. 12, pp. 779-793 (2005).