Journal Publications

Marsette Vona, Shekar NH. Teaching Robotics Software with the Open Hardware Mobile Manipulator, IEEE Transactions on Education 56 (1), pp. 42-47, February 2013.

Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona, Kevin Quigley. Eye-In-Hand Visual Servoing Curriculum for Young Students, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 17 (1), pp. 116-117, March 2010.

Carrick Detweiler, Marsette Vona, Yeoreum Yoon, Seung-kook Yun, Daniela Rus. Self-assembling Mobile Linkages with Passive and Active Modules, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 14 (4), pp. 45-55, December 2007.

Daniela Rus, Zack Butler, Keith Kotay, Marsette Vona. Self-reconfiguring Robots, Communications of the ACM 45 (3), pp. 39-45, March 2002.

Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona. Crystalline Robots: Self-reconfiguration with Compressible Unit Modules, Autonomous Robots 10 (1), pp. 107-124, January 2001.

Book Chapters

Marsette Vona. Operating High-DoF Articulated Robots Using Virtual Links and Joints, Gulrez, Tauseef; Hassanien, Aboul Ella (Eds.). Advances in Robotics and Virtual Reality, Springer Intelligent Systems Reference Library, Vol. 26, Part III, pp. 275-305, 2012.

Conference Publications

Dimitrios Kanoulas, Marsette Vona. Bio-Inspired Rough Terrain Contact Patch Perception, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2014.

Dimitrios Kanoulas, Marsette Vona. Sparse Surface Modeling with Curved Patches, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2013.

Henry Roth, Marsette Vona. Moving Volume KinectFusion, British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), poster presentation, September 2012.

Marsette Vona, Dimitrios Kanoulas. Curved Surface Contact Patches with Quantified Uncertainty, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1439-1446, September 2011.

Marsette Vona. Hierarchical Decomposition and Kinematic Abstraction with Virtual Articulations, Advances in Robot Kinematics, pp. 33-43, June 2010.

Marsette Vona. A Graphical Operations Interface for Modular Surface Systems, IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2010.

Marsette Vona, David S. Mittman, Jeffrey S. Norris, Daniela Rus. Using Virtual Articulations to Operate High-DoF Manipulation and Inspection Motions, International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, pp. 355-364, July 2009.

David S. Mittman, Jeffrey S. Norris, Mark W. Powell, Recaredo J. Torres, Christopher McQuin, Marsette A. Vona. Lessons Learned from All-Terrain Hex-Limbed Extra-Terrestrial Explorer Robot Field Test Operations at Moses Lake Sand Dunes, Washington, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space Conference, September 2008.

Marsette Vona, Carrick Detweiler, Daniela Rus. Shady: Robust Truss Climbing With Mechanical Compliances, International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, pp. 431-440, July 2006.

Carrick Detweiler, Marsette Vona, Keith Kotay, Daniela Rus. Hierarchical Control for Self-assembling Mobile Trusses with Passive and Active Links, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1483-1490, May 2006.

Jeffrey S. Norris, Mark W. Powell, Marsette A. Vona, Paul G. Backes, Justin V. Wick. Mars Exploration Rover Operations with the Science Activity Planner, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4618-4623, April 2005.

Mark W. Powell, Jeffrey S. Norris, Marsette A. Vona, Paul G. Backes, Justin V. Wick. Scientific Visualization for the Mars Exploration Rovers, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4290-4296, April 2005.

Marsette A. Vona, Daniela Rus. Voronoi toolpaths for PCB mechanical etch: Simple and intuitive algorithms with the 3D GPU, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2759-2766, April 2005.

Justin V. Wick, John L. Callas, Jeffrey S. Norris, Mark W. Powell, Marsette A. Vona, III. Distributed Operations for the Mars Exploration Rover Mission with the Science Activity Planner, IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp. 4162-4173, March 2005.

Paul G. Backes, Jeffrey S. Norris, Mark W. Powell, Marsette A. Vona. Multi-mission Activity Planning for Mars Lander and Rover Missions, IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp. 877-886, March 2004.

Marsette A. Vona, III, Paul G. Backes, Jeffrey S. Norris, Mark W. Powell. Challenges in 3D Visualization for Mars Exploration Rover Mission Science Planning, IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp. 8_3541-8_3551, March 2003.

Paul G. Backes, Jeffrey S. Norris, Mark W. Powell, Marsette A. Vona, Robert Steinke, Justin Wick. The Science Activity Planner for the Mars Exploration Rover Mission: FIDO Field Test Results, IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp. 8_3525-8_3539, March 2003.

Mark W. Powell, Paul G. Backes, Marsette A. Vona, Jeffrey S. Norris. Visualization of Coregistered Imagery for Remote Surface Operations, IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp. 2_671-2_676, March 2003.

Michael K. Liebman, Marsette A. Vona, David L. Trumper. A Rotary-Linear Hybrid Machine Tool Axis, National Science Foundation Design, Manufacture, and Industrial Innovation Grantee Conference, 2001.

Keith Kotay, Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona. Using Modular Self-reconfiguring Robots for Locomotion, International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, pp. 259-269, December 2000.

Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona. A Basis for Self-reconfiguring Robots using Crystal Modules, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2194-2202, October 2000.

Robert Fitch, Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona. A Basis for Self-Repair Robots Using Self-Reconfiguring Crystal Modules, International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, July 2000.

Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona. A Physical Implementation of the Self-reconfigurable Crystalline Robot, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1726-1733, April 2000.

Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona. Self-reconfiguration Planning with Compressible Unit Modules, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2513-2520, May 1999.

Keith Kotay, Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona, Craig McGray. The Self-reconfiguring Robotic Molecule, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 424-431, May 1998.

Keith Kotay, Daniela Rus, Marsette Vona, Criag McGray. The Self-reconfiguring Robotic Molecule: Design and Control Algorithms, Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, pp. 375-386, March 1998.

Theses

Marsette Arthur Vona, III. Virtual Articulation and Kinematic Abstraction in Robotics. Ph.D Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, September 2009.

Marsette Arthur Vona, III. Metrology Techniques for Compound Rotary-Linear Motion. S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, June 2001.

Marsette Arthur Vona, III. A Two Dimensional Crystalline Atomic Unit Modular Self-reconfigurable Robot. A.B. Thesis, Dartmouth College, Department of Computer Science, June 1999.