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 Publications

Journal
  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, O. Zahra, C. Trejo, E. Olguin-Diaz and V. Parra-Vega. Computing Pressure-Deformation Maps for Braided Continuum Robots,  Frontiers in Robotics and AI, vol. 6, pp. 1–4, 2019. [pdf]

  • H.M. Yip, Z. Wang, D. Navarro-Alarcon, P. Li, T.H. Cheung, C. Greiffenhagen and Y.-H. Liu. A Collaborative Robotic Uterine Positioning System for Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Design, Modeling and Experiments. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, pp. 1–37, 2019. [pdf]

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon and Y.-H. Liu. Fourier-Based Shape Servoing: A New Feedback Method to Actively Deform Soft Objects into Desired 2-D Image Contours IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), vol. 34, no. 1, 272–1279, 2018. [pdf]

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, S. Saini, T. Zhang, H. Chung, K. W. Ng, M. K. Chow, Y.-H. Liu Developing a Compact Robotic Needle Driver for MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy in Tight Environments. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), vol. 2, no. 3, 1648–1655, 2017. [pdf]

  • Z. Wang, S.C. Lee, F. Zhong, D. Navarro-Alarcon, et al. Image-Based Trajectory Tracking of 4 DoF Laparoscopic Instruments Using a Rotation Distinguishing Marker. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 1586–1592, 2017. [pdf]

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, H.M. Yip, Z. Wang, Y.-H. Liu, F. Zhong, T. Zhang and P. Li. Automatic 3D Manipulation of Soft Objects by Robotic Arms with Adaptive Deformation Model. IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), vol. 32, no. 2, 429–441, 2016. [pdf]

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon and Y.-H. Liu. Let Me Give You A Hand: A Dexterous Robot That Helps ENT Surgeons with Manipulation Tasks. CUEngineering, May, Issue 1, 2016. [pdf]

  • Z. Wang, H.M. Yip, D. Navarro-Alarcon, P. Li, Y.-H. Liu, D. Sun, H. Wang, T.K. Cheung. Design of a Novel Compliant Safe Joint with Multiple Working States. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (T-MECH), vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 1193–1198, 2016. [pdf]

  • J.Y.K. Chan, I. Leung, D. Navarro-Alarcon, W. Lin, P. Li, D.L.Y. Lee, Y.-H. Liu, and M.C.F. Tong. Foot-Controlled Robotic-Enabled Endoscope Holder for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: A Cadaveric Feasibility Study. The Laryngoscope, issn 1531–4995, 2015. [pdf]

  • H.M. Yip, P. Li, D. Navarro-Alarcon, and Y.-H. Liu. Towards Developing a Robot Assistant for Uterus Positioning During Hysterectomy: System Design and Experiments. Journal of Robotics and Biomimetics, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–11, 2015. [pdf]

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, Y.-H. Liu, J.G. Romero, and P. Li. Energy Shaping Methods for Asymptotic Force Regulation of Compliant Mechanical Systems. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology (T-CST), vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 2376–2383, 2014. [pdf]

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, Y.-H. Liu, J.G. Romero, and P. Li. On the Visual Deformation Servoing of Compliant Objects: Uncalibrated Control Methods and Experiments. International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 1462–1480, 2014. [pdf]

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, Y.-H. Liu, J.G. Romero, and P. Li. Model-free Visually Servoed Deformation Control of Elastic Objects by Robot Manipulators. IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 1457–1468, 2013. [pdf]

Conference
  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, A. Cherubini, X. Li. On Model Adaptation for Sensorimotor Control of Robots. 38th Chinese Control Conference (CCC), pp. 1–6, 2019. [pdf]

  • O. Zahra and D. Navarro-Alarcon. A Self-Organizing Network with Varying Density Structure for Characterizing Sensorimotor Transformations in Robotic Systems. 20th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference (TAROS), pp. 1–12, 2019. [pdf]

  • M. Victorova, D. Navarro-Alarcon and Y.-P. Zheng. 3D Ultrasound Imaging of Scoliosis with Force Sensitive Robotic Scanning. Int. Conf. Robotic Computing (IRC), pp. 262–265, 2019. [pdf]

  • M. Muddassir, D. Navarro-Alarcon, O. Zahra, M. Victorova, W. Ma. Sensor-Guided Skin Photo-Rejuvenation Robotic System. 8th East Asia Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Workshop, 2018.

  • Z. Wang, X. Li, D. Navarro-Alarcon, and Y.-H. Liu. A Unified Controller for Region-reaching and Deforming of Soft Objects. RSJ/IEEE Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon and O. Zahra. A Depth-Based Algorithm for Manipulating Deformable Objects Using Smooth Parametric Surfaces and Energy Minimisation. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 2704, 2018

  • D Navarro-Alarcon. Visual Shape Servoing of Deformable Objects: The Fundamentals”. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 2287, 2017.

  • H.M. Yip, D. Navarro-Alarcon, Y.-H. Liu. An Image-Based Uterus Positioning Interface Using ADALINE Networks for Robot-Assisted Hysterectomy. IEEE Int. Conf. Real-time Computing and Robotics (RCAR), pp. 182–187, 2017.

  • P Li, E Xu, C Tang, Y Zhou, X Jiang, C Lyu, D Navarro-Alarcon, et al. “Design Of A Sanding Robot For Wooden Painted Decoration Box”. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Real-Time Control (RCAR), 2017

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, S. Saini, T. Zhang, H. Chung, K. W. Ng, M. K. Chow, Y.-H. Liu. Developing a Compact Robotic Needle Driver for MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy in Tight Environments. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017.

  • HM Yip, D Navarro-Alarcon, and Y.-H. Liu. Development of an Eye-Gaze Controlled Interface for Surgical Manipulators Using Eye-Tracking Glasses. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pp. 1900–1905, 2016.

  • T.X. Zhang, D. Navarro-Alarcon, K. Ng, M. Chow, Y.-H. Liu, and H. Chung. A Novel Palm-Shape Breast Deformation Robot for MRI-Guided Biopsy. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 527–532, 2016.

  • F. Zhong, D. Navarro-Alarcon, Z. Wang, Y.-H. Liu, T. Zhang, and H.M. Yip. Adaptive 3D Pose Computation of Suturing Needle Using Constraints From Static Monocular Image Feedback. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 5521–5526, 2016.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, Z. Wang, H.M. Yip, Y.-H. Liu, F. Zhong, T. Zhang, J. Shi, and H. Wang. Robust Image-based Computation of the 3D Position of RCM Instruments and its Application to Image-guided Manipulation. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 4115–4121, 2016.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, H.M. Yip, Z. Wang, Y.-H. Liu, W. Lin, and P. Li. Adaptive Image-based Positioning of RCM Mechanisms Using Angle and Distance Features. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 5403–5409, 2015.

  • W. Lin, D. Navarro-Alarcon, P. Li, Z. Wang, H.M. Yip, Y.-H. Liu, and M.C.F. Tong. Modeling, Design and Control of an Endoscope Manipulator for FESS. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 811–816, 2015.

  • H.M. Yip, Z. Wang, D. Navarro-Alarcon, P. Li, Y.-H. Liu, and T.H. Cheung. A New Robotic Uterine Positioner for Laparoscopic Hysterectomy with Passive Safety Mechanisms: Design and Experiments. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 3188–3194, 2015.

  • Z. Wang, P. Li, D. Navarro-Alarcon, H.M. Yip, Y.-H. Liu, and W. Lin. Design and Control of a Novel Multi-state Compliant Safe Joint for Robotic Surgery. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 1023–1028, 2015.

  • J. Romero, A. Donaire, D. Navarro-Alarcon, et al. Passivity-Based Tracking Controllers for Mechanical Systems with Active Disturbance Rejection”. IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control (LHMNC), pp. 129–134, 2015.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, Z. Wang, H.M. Yip, Y.-H. Liu, P. Li, and W. Lin. A Method to Regulate the Torque of Flexible-joint Manipulators with Velocity Control Inputs. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pp. 2437–2442, 2014.

  • H.M. Yip, P. Li, D. Navarro-Alarcon, Z. Wang, Y.-H. Liu. A New Circular-Guided Remote Center of Motion Mechanism for Assistive Surgical Robots. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pp. 217–222, 2014.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon and Y.-H. Liu. Lyapunov-stable Eye-in-hand Kinematic Visual Servoing with Unstructured Static Feature Points. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 755–760, 2014.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon and Y.-H. Liu. A Dynamic and Uncalibrated Method to Visually Servo-control Elastic Deformations by Fully-constrained Robotic Grippers. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 4457–4462, 2014.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon and Y.-H. Liu. Uncalibrated Vision-based Deformation Control of Compliant Objects with Online Estimation of the Jacobian Matrix. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4977–4982, 2013.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, Y.-H. Liu, J.G. Romero, and P. Li. Visually Servoed Deformation Control by Robot Manipulators. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 5239–5244, 2013.

  • P. Li, H.M. Yip, D. Navarro-Alarcon, Y.-H. Liu, C.F.M. Tong, and I. Leung. Development of a robotic endoscope holder for nasal surgery. IEEE Int. Conf. Information and Automation (ICIA), pp. 1194–1199, 2013.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, P. Li, and H.M. Yip. Energy Shaping Control of Robot Manipulators in Explicit Force Regulation Tasks with Elastic Environments. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4222–4228, 2011.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, P. Li, and H.M. Yip. Energy Shaping Control for Robot Manipulators in Explicit Force Regulation Tasks with Elastic Environments. Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4222–4228, 2011.

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, P. Li, Y.-H. Liu. Stable Force/Position Control of a Robotic Endoscope Holder for Constrained Tasks in Nasal Surgery. Proc. IEEE World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA), pp. 1195–1200, 2011. 

  • D. Navarro-Alarcon, V. Parra-Vega, S. Vite. Dexterous Cooperative Manipulation with Redundant Robot Arms. Proc. Ibero-American Congress on Pattern Recognition (CIARP), pp. 910–917, 2009.

  • D Navarro-Alarcon, V. Parra-Vega, E. Olguin-Diaz. Minimum Set of Feedback Sensors for High Performance Decentralized Cooperative Force Control of Redundant Manipulators. Proc. Int. Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments (RoSE), pp. 114–119, 2008.