Interdisciplinary Robotics, Intelligent Sensing, and Control

Journal Papers

  1. T. M. Sobh, J. C. Owen, K. P. Valavanis, and D. Gracanin, "A Subject-Indexed Bibliography of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", in the IEEE Magazine on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 1994.
  2. T. M. Sobh, J. C. Owen, and M. Dekhil, "A Dynamic Recursive Approach for Autonomous Inspection and Reverse Engineering", in Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 13: 153-171, October 1994.
  3. T. M. Sobh and K. P. Valavanis, "Discrete Event systems in Robotics and Automation" in Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 13: 151-152, October 1994.
  4. T. M. Sobh and T. Alameldin, "Compressed Transmission Mode: An Optimizing Decision Tool," in Informatica, The International Journal of Computing and Informatics, Volume 18, Number 3, November 1994.
  5. T. M. Sobh, "Recovering 3-D Motion and Structure," in Informatica, The International Journal of Computing and Informatics, Volume 18, Number 4, December 1994.
  6. T. M. Sobh, J. C. Owen, M. Dekhil, and T. C. Henderson, "Industrial Inspection and Reverse Engineering," in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing (CVGIP), Image Understanding Journal, Special Issue on Model-Based Vision, May 1995.
  7. T. M. Sobh and J. C. Owen, "A Sensing Strategy for the Reverse Engineering of Machined Parts", in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 14: 323-340, 1995.
  8. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "A Discrete Event Framework for Autonomous Observation Under Uncertainty," in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 16: 315-385, 1996.
  9. M. Dekhil, T. M. Sobh, T. C. Henderson, and R. Mecklenburg, "UPE: Utah Prototyping Environment for Robot Manipulators", in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 17: 31-60, 1996.
  10. T. M. Sobh and B. Benhabib, "Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems in Robotics and Automation", in the IEEE Magazine on Robotics and Automation, June 1997. [also see PostScript converted version]
  11. A. Mahmood, Y. Chu, and T. M. Sobh, "Parallel SOLVE for Direct Circuit Simulation on a Transputer Array," in the IEEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Vol. 144, No. 6, December 1997.
  12. T. M. Sobh, T. Henderson, and Frederic Zana, "Analyzing Manufacturing Tolerances for Sensing and Inspection." In the International Journal of Science and Technology, Special Issue on Automation and Robotics, Spring 1998.
  13. T. M. Sobh, T. C. Henderson, and F. Zana, "Tolerance Representation and Analysis in Industrial Inspection", in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 24: 87-401, 1999.
  14. T. M. Sobh and M. Dekhil, "Sensing Under Uncertainty for Mobile Robot", in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 25: 1-25, 1999.
  15. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, T. C. Henderson, and A. Sabbavarapu, "Prototyping a Three-link Robot Manipulator", in the International Journal of Robotics Automation, Volume 14, Issue 2, 61-67, 1999. [also see PostScript converted version]
  16. M. Dekhil, T. M. Sobh, and A. A. Efros, "Commanding Sensors and Controlling Indoor Autonomous Mobile Robots," In the International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, Volume 3, Issue 1, 105-116, March 1999. [also see PostScript converted version]
  17. R. Mihali and T. M. Sobh, "The Formula One Tire Changing Robot (F1-T.C.R.)," In the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 27: 171-193, 2000.
  18. R. Mihali M. Grigorian and T. M. Sobh, "Robotic Optimization for the Formula One Tire Changing Robot (F1-T.C.R.)," In the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 29: 277-294, 2000.
  19. R. Mihali, M. Grigorian and T. M. Sobh, "An Application of Robotic Optimization: Design for a Tire-Changing Robot," In the International Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 12, 1: 28-36, 2000.
  20. T. M. Sobh, X. Zhu, B. Bruderlin and R. Mihali, "Analysis of Tolerance for Manufacturing Geometric Objects from Sensed Data." In the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 30: 143-153, 2001. [also see PostScript converted version]
  21. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, A. A. Efros and R. Mihali, "Logical Control for Mobile Robots." In the International Journal of Robotics Automation, Volume 16, Number 2, 74-82, 2001. [also see PostScript converted version]
  22. K. Lee and T. Sobh, "Advances in Prototyping," In the IEEE Magazine on Robotics and Automation, Volume 8, Number 3, 6-8, September 2001.
  23. K. Lee and T. Sobh, "Visionary Prototyping: New Trends in Prototyping Design and Automation," In the IEEE Magazine on Robotics and Automation, Volume 8, Number 3, 15-24, September 2001. [also see PostScript converted version]
  24. Tarek M. Sobh and Abdelshakour A. Abuzneid, "A PC-Based Simulator/Controller/Monitor Software for Manipulators and Electromechanical Systems.'' In the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 31: 355-377, 2001.
  25. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, T. C. Henderson, A. Sabbavarapu and R. Mihali, "Concurrent Design of a Three-link Manipulator Prototype," In Computers Electrical Engineering, volume 27 (2001), issue #6, 445-458, November 2001.
  26. T. M. Sobh and A. Mahmood, "Recovering Structure Uncertainties from Noisy Sense Data," In Computers Electrical Engineering, volume 28 (2002), issue #2, 127--141, January 2002.
  27. T. Sobh and K. Elleithy, "Internet-Based Robotics and Automation," In the International Journal of Robotics Automation, special issue on Web-based Automation, Volume 17, Number 3, 103-105, 2002.
  28. T. Sobh, R. Mihali, P. Batra, G. Gosine, K. Vovk, and B. Ghimire, "Laboratory-Based Distance Learning, Case Studies in Web-Controlled Devices and Remote Manipulation," In the International Journal of Robotics Automation, special issue on Web-based Automation, Volume 17, Number 3, 120-127, 2002.
  29. H. Hagras and T. Sobh, "Intelligent Learning and Control of Autonomous Robotic Agents Operating in Unstructured Environments," In the Information Science Journal, Volume 145, issue #1--2, pp 1--12, Elsevier Science Inc., August 2002.
  30. T. Sobh, R. Mihali, B. Ghimire, K. Vovk, G. Gosine, P. Batra, A. Singh, S. Pathak, and A. Rosca, "Case Studies in Web-Controlled Devices and Remote Manipulation," In the Computing Journal, Volume 1, issue 1, pp 56-63, August 2002.
  31. R. Mihali, T. Sobh, V. Koval, T. Korkishko, A. Sachenko, and V. Kochan, "Web based Virtual Robot Prototyping and Manufacturing," In the Computing Journal, Volume 1, issue 2, pp 95-100, December 2002.
  32. W. Zhang and T. M. Sobh, "Obstacle Avoidance for Manipulators," In the Journal of Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation, Volume 43, issue 1, pp 67-74, January 2003.
  33. M. Grigorian and T. M. Sobh, "Design-Simulation-Optimization Package for a generic 6-DOF Manipulator with a Spherical Wrist," In the Journal of Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation, Volume 43, issue #6, pp 759-769, June 2003.
  34. Tarek M. Sobh, Bei Wang and Sarosh Patel, "A Mobile Wireless and Web-based Analysis Tool for Robot Design and Dynamic Control Simulation from Task Points Description," In the Journal of Internet Technology, Volume 4, issue # 1, pp 153-161, July 2003.
  35. Tarek M. Sobh, Rajeev Sanyal and Bei Wang, "Web-Based Remote Mobile Robot Surveillance," In the Journal of Internet Technology, Volume 4, issue # 1, pp 179-184, July 2003.
  36. M. Elchanani and T. Sobh, "Remote Learning: A World-Wide-Web Operated Robot Arm," in the Computing Journal, Volume 2, issue 1, pp 13-16, October 2003.
  37. T. Alameldin, N. Badler and T. Sobh, "A Computational Approach for Constructing the Reachable Workspaces for Redundant Manipulators," in the Computing Journal, Volume 2, issue 1, pp 48-52, October 2003.
  38. Tarek M. Sobh, K. Coble and B. Wang, "Experimental Robot Musicians," in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic System, Volume 38, issue 2, pp 197-212, November 2003.
  39. T. Sobh, R. Mihali, P. Batra, A. Singh, S. Pathak, T. Vitulskis, A. Rosca, "E-Learning: Case Studies in Web-Controlled Devices and Remote Manipulation.'' In the Computing Journal, Volume 2, issue 3, pp 123--131, December 2003.
  40. T. Chen, T. Sobh and A. Tibrewal, "A Tool for Data Structure Visualization and User-Defined Algorithm Animation.'' In the Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, Volume 4, issues 3&4, pp 33--41, December 2003.
  41. R. Mihali, T. Sobh and D. Vamoser, "SKED: A Course Scheduling and Advising Software.'' In the Journal of Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Volume 12, issue 1, pp 1--19, May 2004.
  42. Sobh, Tarek M. and Toundykov, Daniel Y., "Kinematic Synthesis of Robotic Manipulators From Task Descriptions.'' In the IEEE Magazine on Robotics and Automation (IEEE RAM), Volume 11, No. 2, pp 78-85, June 2004.
  43. V. Vacic and T. Sobh, "The Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows.'' In the Computing Journal, Volume 3, issue 2, pp 72-80, November 2004.
  44. B. Wang, D. Hoang, I. Daiz, C. Okpala and T. M. Sobh, "An Experimental Collective Intelligence Research Tool.'' In the Computing Journal, Volume 3, issue 3, pp 40-50, April 2005.
  45. R. Mihali and T. Sobh, "Effective Simulation and Control techniques for Alleviating the Access to High Cost Manipulators.'' In the Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, Volume 6, issues 3&4, pp 21--28, December 2005.
  46. Tarek Sobh, Rajeev Sanyal and Sarosh Patel, "RISCBOT: A Web-Enabled Mobile Platform.'' In Servo Magazine, pp 37-41, March 2006.
  47. Sarosh Patel, Rajeev Sanyal and Tarek Sobh, "RISCBOT: A WWW-Enabled Mobile Surveillance and Identification Robot.'' In the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Volume 45, Number 1, pp 15-30, May 2006.
  48. S. Patel and T. Sobh, "Online Automation and Control: An Experiment in Distance Engineering Education", in the Journal of Online Engineering, Volume 2, Number 3, August 2006.
  49. S. Patel and T. Sobh, "Laboratory Corner Paper: Online Automation and Control; An Experiment in Distance Engineering Education.'' In the IEEE Magazine on Robotics and Automation, Volume 13, Number 4, pp 91-95, December 2006.
  50. R. Petrova, A. Tibrewal, and Tarek M. Sobh, "An Electronic Web-Based Assesment System.'' In the Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, Volume 7, Issues 3 & 4, pp 44-57, December 2006.
  51. T. Sobh and A. Tibrewal, "Parametric Optimization of Some Critical Operating System Functions - An Alternate Approach to the Study of Operating Systems Design.'' In the Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, Volume 7, Issues 3 & 4, pp 58-79, December 2006.
  52. T. Sobh, K. Elleithy and S. Patel, "Reverse Engineering of VLSI Chips: A Roadmap,'' In the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 2, number 2, pp 290-298, 2007.
  53. T. Sobh, X. Zhu and S. Patel, "Visualization of Tolerance for Manufacturing,'' In the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 2, number 2, pp 299-304, 2007.
  54. T. Sobh, R. Cousens and S. Patel, "Course Scheduler: An Automated Schedule Generator,'' In the Journal of Advances in Computer Science and Engineering, Volume 1, issue 1, pp 25-46, March 2007.
  55. T. Sobh, "A Randomized Parallel Algorithm for Computing a Complete Histogram of an Image in Log(n) Steps with Optimal Memory Requirements Using Hypercubes,'' In Advances in Computer Science and Engineering, Volume 1, issue 1, pp 47-59, March 2007.
  56. E. Kongar, A. Abu Zaghleh and T. Sobh, "Online Customization and Enrollment Application Network (OCEAN),'' In the International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, Volume 2, Number 3, September 2007.
  57. T. Sobh and K. Elleithy, "Advances in Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering", In the Journal of New Mathematics and Natural Computation, Volume 3, issue 3, pp 366-369, November 2007.
  58. Memushaj and T. Sobh, "Using Grapheme n-grams in Spelling Correction and Augmentative Typing Systems,'' In the Journal of New Mathematics and Natural Computation, Volume 4, issue 1, pp 87-106, March 2008.
  59. T. Sobh and S. Patel,"On-line Virtual Real Time E-Collaboration: An Innovative Case Study on Research Teleconferencing Management,'' In the International Journal of Online Engineering, Volume 4, Number 4, pp 57-59, November 2008.
  60. M . Mohammed, V. Babriya and T. Sobh, "Modeling a Deburring process Using Delmia,'' In the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 3, number 11, pp 835-847, 2008.
  61. E. Kongar, T. Sobh and M. Baral,"A Two-Step Data Envelopment Analysis Approach for Efficient Engineering Enrollment Management,'' In the International Journal of Engineering Education, Volume 25, number 2, pp. 391-402, 2009.
  62. G. Selig and T. Sobh, "Transforming a Technology Management Master's Degree into an Innovative High Growth Inter-Disciplinary Program,'' In the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 3, number 12, pp 937-942, 2008.
  63. E. Kongar, P. Kontogiorgis, N. Russo and T. Sobh, "Women in Science, Engineering and Technology: Changing Roles and Perceptions within the Technical Services Industries,'' in the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 4, number 1, pp 46-50, 2009.
  64. T. Sobh, J. Pallis and N. Gupta, "Recent Directions in Remote engineering and Virtual Instrumentation,'' In the International Journal of Online Engineering, Volume 5, REV 2009 Special Issue, pp 4-7, August 2009.
  65. Ayssam ElKady, Mohammed Mohammed, Tarek Sobh, "A New Algorithm for Measuring and Optimizing the Manipulability Index", in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Springer, December 2009.
  66. Toporovsky, J., Hempowicz, C., and Sobh, T., "Interdisciplinary Automation and Control in a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Laboratory", in the International Journal of Engineering (IJE), Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 79-85, March 2010.
  67. E. Kongar, J. Pallis and T. Sobh, "Non-Parametric Approach for Evaluating the Performance of Engineering Schools", in the International Journal of Engineering Education (IJEE), Volume 26, Number 5, pp 1210-1219, September 2010.
  68. Ayssam Elkady, Vipul Babariya, Jovin Joy and Tarek M. Sobh, "Modular Design and Implementation for a Sensory-Driven Mobile Manipulation Framework", in the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Springer, September 2010.
  69. Khaled Elleithy, Jeongkyu Lee, Tarek Sobh, Ali El-Rashedy, Jovin Joy, and Leon Manole, "Design and Implementation of Wireless Camera, Communication and Control Modules for a Transformable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle", the Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Springer, April 2011 (to appear).
  70. Ayssam Elkady and Tarek Sobh, "Robotics Middleware: A Comprehensive Survey", Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier (Submitted).