2009 Publications-Quality of Life Technology Center - Carnegie Mellon University

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2009

Allin, S., Eckel, E., Markham, H., Brewer, B.R.  Recent Trends in the Development and Evaluation of Assistive Robotic Manipulation Devices. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. 21(1):59-77, 2009.


Amstutz, R., Amft, O., French, B., Smailagic, A., Siewiorek, D., Troster, G. Performance Analysis of an HMM-Based Gesture Recognition Using a Wristwatch Device. Proc. of 12th IEEE Int'l Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, IEEE Computer Society Press, August 29-31, 2009, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 303-309. [pdf]


Boots, B., Siddiqi, S.M, Gordon, G.J.  Closing the Learning-Planning Loop with PSRs. Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Workshop on Probabilistic Approaches for Robotics and Control. 2009. [pdf]


Beach, S., Schulz, R., Downs. J., Matthews, J., Barron, B., Seelman, K.  Disability, Age, and Informational Privacy Attitudes in Quality of Life Technology Applications:  Results from a National Web Survey.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), Special Issue on Aging and Information Technologies. 2(1), Article 5, 2009.. ISSN:1936-7228. [pdf]


Berenson, D., Chestnutt, J., Srinivasa, S., Kuffner, J., Kagami, Satoshi. Pose-Constrained Whole-Body Planning using Task Space Region Chains, IEEE-RAS Int'l Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids09), December 2009. [pdf]


Berenson, D., Srinivasa, S., Ferguson, D., Collet Romea, A., Kuffner, J.  Manipulation Planning with Workspace Goal Regions. IEEE Int'l Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '09), May, 2009. [pdf]


Berenson, D., Srinivasa, S., Ferguson, D., Kuffner, J.  Manipulation Planning on Constraint Manifolds. IEEE Int'l Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '09), May, 2009. [pdf]


Berenson, D., Srinivasa, S., Kuffner, J.  Addressing Pose Uncertainty in Manipulation Planning Using Task Space Regions. IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '09), October, 2009. [pdf]


Beyene, N., Cooper, R., Steinfeld, A. Driving status and the inner drive for community mobility and participation: A survey of people with disabilities and senior citizens from support groups in New Delhi, India. Proc. of the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Conference, 2009.  [pdf]


Bharucha, A.J., Anand, V., Forlizzi, J., Dew, M.A., Reynolds III, C.F., Stevens, S., Wactlar, H.  Intelligent Assistive Technology Applications to Dementia Care: Current Capabilities, Limitations and Future Challenges. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 17(2):88-104, 2009. Published, DOI: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e318187dde5


Boerner, K. and Schulz, R. Caregiving, bereavement and complicated grief. Bereavement Care. 28(3), pp. 10-13, 2009. [pdf]


Brewer, B.R., Klatzky, R., Markham, H. Matsuoka, Y. Investigation of Goal Change to Optimize Upper-extremity Motor Performance in a Robotic Environment. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.  Special Issue: Adults with Cerebral Palsy.  21(1):59-77, 2009.


Brewer, B.R., Pradhan, S., Carvell, G., Delitto, A. Application of machine learning to the development of a quantitative clinical assessment for the progression of Parkinson’s disease. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 17(6):568-575, 2009.


Brewer, B.R., Pradhan, S., Carvell, G., Delitto, A. Feature selection for classification based on fine motor signs of Parkinson’s disease. Int'l Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.


Collet, A., Berenson, D., Srinivasa, S., Ferguson, D. Object recognition and full pose registration from a single image for robotic manipulation. IEEE Int'l Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 48-55, 2009. [pdf]


Collinger, J.L., Wang, W., Degenhart, A.D., Vinjamuri, R., Sudre, G.P., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Weber D.J., Wang, W. Towards a direct brain interface for controlling assistive devices. Proc. of Int'l Symposium on Quality of Life Technologies. Pittsburgh, PA, 2009.


Cooper R.A. Wheeled Mobility: Current and Future Developments. 4th Int'l State-of-the-art Congress Rehabilitation: Mobility, Exercise & Sports, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 7-9, 2009.


Cooper, R.A. Using Information Technology to assist people with disabilities. Proc. of 11th Int'l ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibilities, 2009.


Cooper, R.A. Wheeled Mobility and Manipulation Technologies. The Bridge, 39(1):13-20, 2009.


Cooper, R.A., Robotic Systems Help People with Disabilities. Live Science, 2009.


Cooper, R.A., Using Robots to Assist Those With Disabilities. Current, National Science Foundation, December 2009.


DeVito Dabbs, A.J., Dew, M.A., Myers, B., Begey, A., Hawkins, R., Ren, D., Dunbar-Jacob, J., Oconnell, E., McCurry, K.R. Evaluation of a hand-held, computer-based intervention to promote early self-care behaviors after lung transplant. Clinical Transplantation, 23:537-545, 2009.


DeVito Dabbs, A.J., Myers, B., McCurry, K., Dunbar-Jacob, J., Hawkins, R., Begey, A. & Dew, M.A. User-centered design and interactive health technologies for patients. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 27 (3):175-183, 2009.


Dorsten, A.M., Siffordk, K.S., Bharucha, A.H., Mecca, L.P., Wactlar, H.  Ethical Perspectives on Emerging Assistive Technologies: Insights from Focus Groups with Stakeholders in Long-Term Care Facilities. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE), 4(1):25-36, 2009. Published, DOI: 10.1525/jer.2009.4.1.25.


Gallagher, G., Srinivasa, S., Bagnell, J.A.  GATMO: a Generalized Approach to Tracking Movable. IEEE Int'l Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2009.


Ghenggang, L., Atekson, C.G.  Standing balance control using a trajectory library. IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2009, pp. 3031-3036.

Grindle, G.G. Personal Mobility and Manipulation Appliance. Proc. of Int'l Seating Symposium, pp. 123-124, Orlando, FL, March 12-19, 2009.


Grindle, G., Sporner, M., et al. Quantification of Activity during Wheelchair Rugby at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Proc. of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, June 23-27, 2009. 


Harvey, B., Gibbs, J., Keitzer, R., O'Toole, D., Design of a Novel Rugby Wheelchair Using Large Diameter Thin Wall Tubing Proc. of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.


Hebert, R.S., Zdaniuk, B., Schulz, R. and Scheier, M.F. Positive and negative religious coping and well-being in women with breast cancer. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 12(6), pp. 537-545, 2009. [pdf]


Jefferds, A., Ross, N., An On-the-Fly Adjustable Crutch. Proc. of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.

Kang, H., Efros, A., Hebert, M., Kanade, T.  Image Composition for Object Pop-out. 2nd Int'l IEEE Workshop on 3D Representation for Recognition (3dRR-09), in association with  Int'l Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2009. September, 2009.  [pdf]


Kang, H., Efros, A., Hebert, M., Kanade, T.  Image Matching in Large Scale Indoor Environment. IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop on Egocentric Vision, June, 2009. 


Karmarkar A, Collins DM, Cooper RA, Classifying Power-Wheelchair Mobility Patterns in Older Adults. Proc. of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.


Kim, S. and Dey, A.K. Cognitive Mapping Aid for Senior Driver's Navigation: A Windshield-based 2.5D Display. Proc. of CHI 2009, Boston, MA, pp. 133-142, April 4-9, 2009. [pdf(author version)


Kim., S., Dey, A.K.  Simulated augmented reality windshield display as a cognitive mapping aid for elder driver navigation: A Windshield-based 2.5D Display. Proc. of CHI 2009, pp. 133-142.


Kuznetsov, S., Dey, A.K., Hudson, S.E.  The Effectiveness of Haptic Cues as an Assistive Technology for Human Memory. Proc. of Pervasive 2009, pp. 168-175.


Lee, D.C., Hebert, M., Kanade, T.  Geometric Reasoning for Single Image Structure Recovery. Proc. of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June, 2009. [pdf]


Li, I. Designing Personal Informatics Applications and Tools that Facilitate the Monitoring of Behavior, 2009.


Li, I., Dey, A.K. and Forlizzi, J. Using Contextual Information to Improve Awareness of Physical Activity. Proc. of Engaging Data Forum: The First Int'l Forum on the Application and Management of Personal Electronic Information, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, October 12-13, 2009.[pdf]


Li, I., Dey, A.K., Forlizzi, J. Graffiter: Leveraging social media for self reflection. Crossroads 16(2):12-13, 2009.


Liu, H.-Y. Comparison of Durability and Cost-Effectiveness between Aluminum and Titanium Ultralight Rigid Frame Manual Wheelchairs (poster). Proc. of the Annual RESNA Conference. New Orleans, LA. June 23-27, 2009.


Mahajan, H. Isometric Joystick Performance and Error Correction during Computer Access Tasks. Proc. of Annual RESNA Conference. New Orleans, LA, June 23-27, 2009.


Markam, H., Brewer, B.  Development of a skin for intuitive interaction with an assistive robot. Int'l Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.


McClure, L. Prevalence and Impact of Wheelchair Breakdowns on Fulltime Wheelchair Users. Proc. of the Annual RESNA Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 23-27, 2009.


Monin, J.K., Martire, L.M., Schulz, R. and Clark., M.S. Willingness to express emotions to caregiving spouses. Emotion. 9(1), pp. 101-106, 2009. [pdf]


Monin, J.K. and Schulz, R. Interpersonal effects of suffering in older adult caregiving relationships. Psychology and Aging. 24(3), pp. 681-695, 2009. [pdf]


Musa, D., Schulz, R., Harris, R., Silverman, M. and Thomas, S.B. Trust in the health care system and use of preventive health services by black and white older adults. American Journal of Public Health. 99(7), pp. 1293-1299, 2009. [pdf]


Pavel, D., Callaghan, V., Key, A.K., Gardner, M.  Supporting Introspective Behaviours through Technology. Proc. of Intelligent Environments 2009.


Ratliff, N., Ziebarat, B.D., Peterson, K., Bagnell, J.A., Hebert, M., Dey, A., Srinivasa, S.  Inverse Optimal Heuristic Control for Imitation Learning. Twelfth Int'l Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), 2009. [pdf]


Ross, S., Bagnell, J.A.  Efficient Imitation Learning Reductions. Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Workshop on Probabilistic Learning in Robotics, 2009.


Salatin, B., Wang, H,., Grindle, G.G., Ding, D., Cooper, R.A.  Electric Powered Wheelchair Driving Strategies Over Difficult Outdoor Terrain: A Focus Group Study. Proc. of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.


Sanan, S., Moidel, J.B., Atkeson, C.G.  Robots with inflatable links. Proc. of 2009 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intell. Robots Syst. (IROS), 2009.


Schulz, R., Beach, S.R., et al. Spousal suffering and partner's depression and cardiovascular disease: The Cardiovascular Health Study. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 17(3), pp. 246-254, 2009. [pdf]


Schulz, R., Czaja, S.J., et al. Improving the quality of life of caregivers of persons with spinal cord injury: A randomized controlled Trial. Rehabilitation Psychology. 54(1), pp. 1-15, 2009. [pdf]


Simpson R, Using the Speed-Accuracy Operating Characteristic to Visualize Performance with Pointing Devices. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, 6(2):58-63, 2009. [pdf]


Smith, J.M., Simpson, R.C. Analyzing Performance with Computer Access Technology Using Unconstrained Text Entry Protocol. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 46(8):1059-1068, 2009. [pdf]


Spaeth, D.M., Mahajan, H. Software to Enhance Computer Access. Proc. of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009.


Spriggs, E.H., De la Torre, F., Hebert, M.  Temporal Segmentation and Activity Classification from First-person Sensing. IEEE Workshop on Egocentric Vision, IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June, 2009.  [pdf]


Steinfeld, A., Jenkins, O. D., Scassellati, B. The Oz of Wizard: Simulating the Human for Interaction Research. 4th ACM/IEEE Int'l Conference on Human Robot Interaction, 2009. [pdf]


Steinfeld, A., Maisel, J. L., Steinfeld, E. The value of citizen science to promote transit accessibility. First Int'l Symposium on Quality of Life Technology, 2009.


Stephens, B., Atkeson, C. Modeling and Control of Periodic Humanoid Balance using the Linear Biped Model. Proc. of IEEE Int'l Conference on Humanoid Robotics, 2009.


Sun, X., Chen, M.-Y., and Hauptmann, A. Action Recognition via Local Descriptors and Holistic Features. IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) for Human Communicative Behavior Analysis, Miami Beach, Florida, June 25, 2009.


Universal Design & Accessible Transit Systems: Facts to Consider When Updating or Expanding Your Transit System: A fact sheet provides useful information on accessibility and the benefits of universal design. Jointly developed with Easter Seals Project ACTION.


Vinjamuri, R., Degenhart, A.D., Collinger, J.L., Sudre, G.P., Adelson, P.D., Holder, D.L., Boninger, M.L., Schwartz, A.B., Crammond, D.J., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Wang, W. A fuzzy logic model for hand posture control using human cortical activity recorded by micro-ECoG. In: IEEE EMBC. Minneapolis, MN, 2009.


Wang, W., Degenhart, A.D., Collinger, J.L., Vinjamuri, R., Sudre, G.P., Adelson, P.D., Holder, D.L., Leuthardt, E., Moran, D.W., Boninger, M.L., Schwartz, A.B., Crammond DJ, Tyler-Kabara EC, Weber DJ.  Human motor cortical activity recorded with micro-ECoG electrodes during individual finger movements. In: IEEE EMBC. Minneapolis, MN, 2009.


Wang, H., Salatin, B., Grindle, G., Ding, D. and Cooper, R.A. Real-time Model based Electric Powered Wheelchair Control. Medical Engineering and Physics,  31(10):1244-1254, December, 2009.


Wang, H., Salatin, B., Grindle, G.G., Ding, D., Cooper, R.A. Real-time Slip Detection and Traction Control of Electrical Powered Wheelchairs, Proc. of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, CD-Rom, June 23-27, 2009. Student Scientific Paper Winner Award.


Whitman, E., Atkeson, C.G.  Control of a Walking Biped Using a Combination of Simple Policies. Proc. of IEEE Int'l Conf. on Humanoid Robotics, 2009.


Wrosch, C., Miller, G.E. and Schulz, R. Cortisol secretion and functional disabilities in old age: The importance of using adaptive control strategies. Psychosomatic Medicine. 71(9), pp. 996-1003, 2009. [pdf]


Zhou, F., De la Torre, F., Hodgins, J.  Canonical Time Warping for Alignment of Human Behavior. Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems Conference, Canada, December 2009.


Ziebart, B., Ratliff, N., Gallagher, G., Mertz, C., Peterson, K., Bagnell, A., Hebert, M., Dey, A., Srinivasa, S.  Planning-based Prediction for Pedestrians.  Proc. of IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS'09), October, 2009.  [pdf]


Ziebart, D.D., Maas, A., Bagnell, A., Dey, A.  Human Behavior Modeling with Maximum Entropy Inverse Optimal Control. AAAI Spring Symposium on Human Behavior Modeling, 2009.

 

Ziebart, B., Bagnell, J.A., Dey, A.  Purposeful Adaptive Behavior Modeling for Robotics. Proc. of Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Workshop on Learning from Multiple Sources with Applications to Robotics, 2009.



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