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Journal Articles: 

  1. Xiaoqian Mu, Yuechuan Xue, and Yan-Bin Jia. Robotics cutting: mechanics and knife control. Submitted to International Journal of Robotics Research, 2021. 

  2. Matthew Gardner and Yan-Bin Jia. Motion estimation of free-flying objects: aerodynamics, constrained filtering, and graph-based feature tracking [supplement], Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2021. 

  3. Yan-Bin Jia, Matthew Gardner, and Xiaoqian Mu. Batting an in-flight object to the targetInternational Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 451-485, 2019.

  4. Haokun Kang, Caishan Liu, and Yan-Bin Jia. Inverse dynamics and energy optimal trajectories for a wheeled mobile robotInternational Journal of Mechanical Sciences, vol. 134, pp. 576-588, 2017.

  5. Yan-Bin Jia and Feifei Wang. Analysis and computation of two body impact in three dimensionsASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 04012-1, 2017.

  6. Yan-Bin Jia. Planning the initial motion of a free sliding/rolling ball [supplement]IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 566-582, 2016.

  7. Huan Lin, Feng Guo, Feifei Wang, and Yan-Bin Jia. Picking up a soft 3D object by ``feeling" the gripInternational Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 34, no. 11, pp. 1361-1384, 2015.

  8. Yan-Bin Jia, Feng Guo, and Huan Lin. Grasping deformable planar objects: squeeze, stick/slip analysis, and energy-based optimalitiesInternational Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 866-897, 2014.

  9. Jiao Wang, Caishan Liu, Yan-Bin Jia, and Daolin Ma. Rachet rotation of a 3D dimer on a vibrating plateThe European Physics Journal E, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 142-154, 2014.

  10. Yan-Bin Jia. Three-dimensional impact: energy-based modeling of tangential complianceInternational Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 56-83, 2013.

  11. Yan-Bin Jia, Matthew T. Mason, and Michael A. Erdmann. Multiple impacts: a state transition diagram approach [supplement1, supplement 2]. International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 84-114, 2013.

  12. Rinat Ibrayev and Yan-Bin Jia. Recognition of curved surfaces from "one-dimensional" tactile dataIEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 613-621, 2012.

  13. Jiang Tian and Yan-Bin Jia. Modeling deformations of general parametric shells grasped by a robot handIEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 837-852, 2010. (Finalist for the 2010 IEEE Transactions on Robotics King-Sun Fu Memorial Best Paper Award).

  14. Yan-Bin Jia and Jiang Tian. Surface patch reconstruction from "one-dimensional" tactile dataIEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 400-407, 2010.

  15. Rinat Ibrayev and Yan-Bin Jia. Semi-differential invariants for tactile recognition of algebraic curvesInternational Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 24, no. 11, pp. 951-969, 2005.

  16. Yan-Bin Jia. Localization of curved parts through continual touchIEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 726-733, 2005.

  17. Yan-Bin Jia. Computation on parametric curves with an application in graspingInternational Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 23, no. 7-8, pp. 825-855, 2004.

  18. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. Pose and motion from contactInternational Journal of Robotics Research , vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 466-490, 1999.

  19. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. Geometric sensing of known planar shapesInternational Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 365-392, 1996.

 

Book Chapters:

  1. Yan-Bin Jia. Energy-based modeling of tangential compliance in 3-dimensional impact [Slides]. In Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics IX, D. Hsu et al. (eds.), pp. 267-284, Springer, 2010. Also presented at the Ninth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Singapore, December 2010. 

  2. Yan-Bin Jia, Matthew Mason, and Michael Erdmann. A state transition diagram for simultaneous collisions with application in billiard shooting [Slides]. In Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics VIII, G. Chirikjian et al. (eds.), pp. 135-150, Springer, 2010. Also presented at the Eighth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Guanajuato, Mexico, December 2008.

  3. Yan-Bin Jia and Rinat Ibrayev. Semi-differential invariants for recognition of algebraic curves [Slides]. In Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics VI, M. Erdmann et al. (eds.), pp. 267-282, Springer, 2005. Also presented at the Sixth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Zeist, the Netherlands, July 2004.

  4. Yan-Bin Jia. Computation on parametric curves with applications in localization and grasping [Slides]. In Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics V, J.-D. Boissonnat et al. (eds.), pp. 329-345, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2004. Also presented at the Fifth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Nice, France, December 2002.

  5. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. Local observability of rolling [Slides]. In Robotics: The Algorithmic Perspective, P. K. Agarwal et al. (eds.), pp. 251-263, A. K. Peters, Boston, 1998. Also presented at the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Houston, TX, March 1998.

  6. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. The complexity of sensing by point sampling. In Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, K. Goldberg et al. (eds.), pp. 283-300, A. K. Peters, Boston, 1995. Also presented at the First International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, San Francisco, CA, February 1994.

 

Reference Conference and Workshop Papers:

  1. Xiaoqian Mu and Yan-Bin Jia.   Physical property estimation and knife trajectory optimization during robotic cutting.  Submitted to the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Philadelphia, May 23-27, 2022.

  2. Prajjwal Jamdagni and Yan-Bin Jia. Robotic slicing of fruits and vegetables: Modeling the effects of fracture toughness and knife geometry. Accepted to the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Xi'an, China, May 30-Jun 5, 2021.

  3. Yuechuan Xue and Yan-Bin Jia. Gripping a kitchen knife from the cutting board. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 9226-9231, Las Vegas, Oct 25-29, 2020. 

  4. Prajjwal Jamdagni and Yan-Bin Jia. Robotic cutting of solids based on fracture mechanics and FEM. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 8246-8251, Macau, China, November 3-8, 2019. 

  5. Xiaoqian Mu, Yuechuan Xue, and Yan-Bin Jia. Robotic cutting: mechanics and control of knife motion. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3066-3072, Montreal, Canada, May 20-24, 2019.

  6. Yan-Bin Jia and Yuechuan Xue. Dexterous manipulation by two fingers with coupled joints . In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3172-3179, Brisbane, Australia, May 21-25, 2018.

  7. Matthew Gardner, Yan-Bin Jia, and Huan Lin. Batting flying objects to the target in 2D. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3225-3232, Daejeon, Korea, Oct 9-14, 2016.

  8. Feifei Wang, Huan Lin, and Yan-Bin Jia. Computational modeling of n-body collisions . In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 5376-5381, Hamburg, Germany, Sep 28 - Oct 3, 2015.

  9. Yan-Bin Jia. Planning the motion of a sliding and rolling sphere. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2396-2402, Seattle, WA, 2015.

  10. Feng Guo and Yan-Bin Jia. Planning finger movements to lift up deformable 2D objects. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3696-3701, Seattle, WA, 2015.

  11. Huan Lin, Feng Guo, Feifei Wang, and Yan-Bin Jia. Picking up soft 3D objects with two fingers. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3656-3661, Hong Kong, China, May 31 - Jun 5, 2014.

  12. Yan-Bin Jia, Huan Lin, and Feng Guo. Optimal two-finger squeezing of deformable objects. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3514-3519, Tokyo, Japan, Nov 3-8, 2013.

  13. Feng Guo, Huan Lin, and Yan-Bin Jia. Squeeze grasping of deformable planar objects with segment contact and stick/slip transitions. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3721-3726, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 5-9, 2013.

  14. Yan-Bin Jia, Feng Guo, and Jiang Tian. On two-finger grasping of deformable planar objects . In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5261-5266, Shanghai, China, May 9-13, 2011.

  15. Yan-Bin Jia. Energy-based modeling of tangential compliance in 3-dimensional impact . Presented at the Ninth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Singapore, December 13-15, 2010.

  16. Jiang Tian and Yan-Bin Jia. Modeling deformable shell-like objects grasped by a robot hand . In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1297-1302, Kobe, Japan, May 12-17, 2009.

  17. Yan-Bin Jia, Matthew T. Mason, and Michael A. Erdmann. A state transition diagram for simultaneous collisions with application in billiard shooting . Presented at the Eighth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Guanajuato, Mexico, December 7-9, 2008.

  18. Yan-Bin Jia and Jiang Tian. Deformations of general parametric shells: computation and robot experiment . In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, pp. 1796-1803, Nice, France, Sep 22-26, 2008.

  19. Rinat Ibrayev and Yan-Bin Jia. Surface recognition by registering data curves from touch. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 55-60, Beijing, PRC, Oct 9-15, 2006.

  20. Yan-Bin Jia, Liangchuan Mi, and Jiang Tian. Surface patch reconstruction via curve sampling. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1371-1377, Orlando, FL, May 16-18, 2006.

  21. Liangchuan Mi and Yan-Bin Jia. High precision contour tracking with a joystick sensor. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 804-809, Sendai, Japan, Sep 28 - Oct 2, 2004.

  22. Yan-Bin Jia and Rinat Ibrayev. Semi-differential invariants for recognition of algebraic curves. Presented at the Sixth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Utrecht/Zeist, The Netherlands, Jul 11-13, 2004.

  23. Rinat Ibrayev and Yan-Bin Jia. Tactile recognition of algebraic shapes using differential invariants. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1548-1553, New Orleans, LA, Apr 26-May 1, 2004.

  24. Yan-Bin Jia. Contact sensing for parts localization: sensor design and experiments [Slides]. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 516-522, Las Vegas, NV, Oct 27-31, 2003.

  25. Yan-Bin Jia. Computation on parametric curves with applications in localization and grasping. Presented at the Fifth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Nice, France, Dec 15-17, 2002.

  26. Yan-Bin Jia. Curvature-based computation of antipodal grasps [Slides]. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1571-1577, Washington, D.C., May 11-15, 2002.

  27. Yan-Bin Jia. Localization on curved objects using tactile information [Slides]. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conferences on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 701-706, Maui, HI, Oct 29 - Nov 3, 2001.

  28. Yan-Bin Jia. Grasping curved objects through rolling [Slides]. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 377-382, San Francisco, CA, April 2000.

  29. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. Observing pose and motion through contact [Slides]. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation , pp. 723-729, Leuven, Belgium, May 1998 (selected as a finalist for the Anton Philips Best Student Paper Award).

  30. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. Local observability of rolling [Slides]. Presented at the Third International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Houston, TX, March 1998. Also in Robotics: The Algorithmic Perspective, P. K. Agarwal et al. (eds.), pp. 251-263, A. K. Peters, Boston, 1998.

  31. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. Pose from pushing. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 165-171, Minneapolis, MN, April 1996 (selected as a semi-finalist -- top 8 out of 548 papers -- for the Best Conference Paper Award).

  32. Yan-Bin Jia. On computing optimal planar grasps. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3:427-434, Pittsburgh, PA, August 1995.

  33. Yan-Bin Jia and Michael Erdmann. Sensing polygon poses by inscription. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1642-1649, San Diego, CA, May 1994.