Publications

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Submitted Papers

  1. J. Zhao, T. Zhao, N. Xi, Matt W. Mutka, and L. Xiao, MSU Tailbot: Controlling Aerial Maneuver of a Miniature Jumping Robot Using its Tail, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2014.
  2. J. Zhao, N. Xi, B. Song, L. Sun, and Y.Jia, Compressive Feedback based Non-vector Space Control, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

2014

  1. J. Zhao, W. Yan, N. Xi, Matt W. Mutka, and L. Xiao, A Miniature 25 Grams Running and Jumping Robot, ICRA 2014, Accepted, To Appear.
  2. J. Zhao, B. Song, N. Xi, L. Sun, H. Chen, and Y.Jia, Non-vector Space Approach for Nanoscale Motion Control, Automatica, Accepted, To Appear.
  3. B. Song, - J. Zhao, N. Xi, L. Sun, H. Chen, and Y.Jia, Compressive Feedback-Based Motion Control for Nanomanipulation—Theory and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 103-114, 2014.
  4. B. Gao, H. Song, J. Zhao, S. Guo, L. Sun, and Y. Tang, Inverse Kinematics and Workspace Analysis of a Cable-Driven Parallel Robot with a Spring Spine, Mechanism and Machine Theory, Accepted, To Appear.

2013

  • J. Zhao, T. Zhao, N. Xi, F. Cintron, M. Mutka, and L. Xiao, Controlling Aerial Maneuvering of a Miniature Jumping Robot Using Its Tail, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), November 3-7, 2013, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan, To Appear.
  • J. Zhao,J. Xu, B. Gao, N. Xi, F. Cintron, M. Mutka, and L. Xiao, MSU Jumper: A Single-Motor-Actuated Miniature Steerable Jumping Robot, IEEE trans. on Robotics. vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 602-614, 2013. Preprint
  • H. Chen, N. Xi, B. Song, L. Chen, J. Zhao, K. Lai, and R. Yang. “Infrared Camera Using a Single Nano-photodetector.” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 949-958, 2013. Early View
  • B. Gao, J. Xu, J. Zhao, and X. Huang, Stabilizing control of an underactuated 2-dimensional TORA with only rotor angle measurement, Asian Journal of Control, Accepted. Early View
  • J. Xu, J. Douet, J. Zhao, L. Song, and K. Chen. “A simple calibration method for structured light-based 3D profile measurement.” Optics & Laser Technology vol. 48 (2013): 187-193.

2012

  • B. Gao, J. Xu, J. Zhao, and N. Xi, Combined Inverse Kinematic and Static Analysis and Optimal Design of a Cable-Driven Mechanism with a Spring Spine, Advanced Robotics, vol. 26, no. 8-9, pp. 923-946, 2012. PDF
  • B. Gao, J. Xu, J. Zhao, N. Xi, Y. Shen, and R. Yang, A Humanoid Neck System Featuring Low Motion-Noise, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 101-116, 2012 PDF
  • F. Cintron, K. Pongaliur, M. W. Mutka, L. Xiao, J. Zhao, and N. Xi, Leveraging Height in a Jumping Sensor Network to Extend Network Coverage, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 1840-1849, 2012. PDF
  • J. Xu, B. Gao, J. Han, J. Zhao, S. Liu, Q. Yi, Z. Zhao, H. Yin, and K. Chen. “Realtime 3D profile measurement by using the composite pattern based on the binary stripe pattern.” Optics & Laser Technology, vol. 44, no. 3 (2012): 587-593.
  • J. Zhao, N. Xi, L. Sun, and B. Song, Stability Analysis of Non-vector Space Control via Compressive Feedbacks, 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), December 10-13, 2012, Maui, Hawaii, pp. 5685-5690.
  • J. Zhao, N. Xi, F. Cintron, M. Mutka, and L. Xiao, A Single Motor Actuated Miniature Steerable Jumping Robot, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October 7-12, 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, pp. 4274-4275. (video submission)
  • J. Xu, J. Zhao, and Ruikun Luo. A 3D imaging sensor for mobile manipulation. In 2012 IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), pp. 315-320.
  • J. Zhao, Y. Jia, N. Xi, W. Li, B. Song, and L. Sun, Visual Servoing Using Non-vector Space Control Theory, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), July 11-14, 2012, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, pp. pp. 87-92. Preprint.
  • J. Zhao,B. Song, N. Xi, K. Lai, H. Chen, and C. Qu, Compressive Feedback Based Non-vector Space Control, American Control Conference (ACC), Montreal, Canada, 2012, pp. 4090-4095. Preprint, Google Scholar
  • B. Song, J. Zhao, N. Xi, K. Lai, R. Yang, and C. Qu, Non-vector Space Control for Nanomanipulations based on Compressive Feedbacks, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 14-18, 2012, St. Paul, MN, USA, pp. 2767-2772. PDF, Google Scholar

2011

  • B. Gao, N. Xi, J. Zhao, and Jing Xu, Development of a Low-Noise Bio-Inspired Humanoid Robot Neck, in Biologically Inspired Robotics, Edited by Yunhui Liu and Dong Sun, CRC Press, 2011. Link
  • J. Xu, N. Xi, C. Zhang, J. Zhao, B. Gao, and Q. Shi. “Rapid 3D surface profile measurement of industrial parts using two-level structured light patterns.” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, vol. 49, no. 7 (2011): 907-914.
  • J. Zhao, B. Song, N. Xi, and K. Lai, Mutation Analysis Models for Visual Servoing in Nanomanipulations, 2011 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), December 12-15, 2011, Orlando, FL, pp. 5683-5688. PDF, Google Scholar
  • B. Gao, J. Zhao, N. Xi, and J. Xu, Combined Kinematic and Static Analysis of a Cable-driven Manipulator with a Spring Spine, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 9-13, 2011, Shanghai, China, pp. 2725-2730. PDF, Google Scholar
  • J. Zhao, N. Xi, B. Gao, M. Mutka, and L. Xiao, Development of a Controllable and Continuous Jumping Robot, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 9-13, 2011, Shanghai, China, pp. 4614-4619. PDF, Google Scholar

2010

  • J. Zhao, N. Xi, B. Gao, M. Mutka, and L. Xiao, Design and Testing of a Controllable Miniature Jumping Robot, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October 18-22, 2010, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 3346-3351. PDF, Google Scholar
  • B. Gao, N. Xi, Y. Shen, J. Zhao, and R. Yang, Development of a Low Motion-Noise Humanoid Neck: Statics Analysis and Experimental Validation, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 3-8, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, pp. 1203-1208. PDF, Google Scholar

2009

  • J. Zhao, B. Li , X. Yang, and H. Yu, Geometrical Method to Determine the Reciprocal Screws and Applications to Parallel Manipulators, Robotica, vol.27 , no. 6, pp. 929-940, 2009. PDF
  • B. Li, X. Yang, J. Zhao, and P. Yan, Minimum Time Trajectory Generation for a Novel Robotic Manipulator, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, vol.5 , no. 2, pp. 369-378, 2009. Abstract
  • B. Li , J. Zhao, X. Yang, and Y. Hu, Kinematic Analysis of a Novel Three Degree-of-freedom Planar Parallel Manipulator, International Journal of Robotics & Automation, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 158-165, 2009. PDF
  • J. Zhao, R. Yang, N. Xi, B. Gao, X. Fan, M. Mutka, and L. Xiao, Development of a miniature self-stabilization jumping robot, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October 11-15, 2009, St. Louis, USA, pp. 2217-2222. PDF, Google Scholar
  • Y. Pei, Fernando J. Cintrón, Matt W. Mutka, J. Zhao, and Ning Xi. Hopping sensor relocation in rugged terrains. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (IROS) 2009, pp. 3856-3861.
  • B. Gao, Xiaohua Zhang, Hongjun Chen, and J. Zhao. Energy-based control design of an underactuated 2-dimensional TORA system In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (IROS) 2009, pp. 1296-1301.
  • Y. Liu, Ning Xi, J. Zhao, Erick Nieves-Rivera, Yunyi Jia, Bingtuan Gao, and Jun Lu. Development and sensitivity analysis of a portable calibration system for joint offset of industrial robot In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (IROS) 2009, pp. 3838-3843.

Before 2009

  • B Li, X. Yang, Y. Hu, Y. Wang, and J. Zhao. “Dynamic Modeling and Design for the Parallel Mechanism of a Hybrid Type Parallel Kinematic Machine.” Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manufacturing, vol. 1, no. 4 (2007): 481-492.