Publications from 2008

Journal articles

  • S Misra, K T Ramesh, and A M Okamura, “Modeling of tool-tissue interactions for computer-based surgical simulation: a literature review”, Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 17(5): 463-491, October 2008.

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Conference publications

  • S Misra, K B Reed, A S Douglas, K T Ramesh, and A M Okamura, “Needle-tissue interaction forces for bevel-tip steerable needles”, in Proceedings of the IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), Scottsdale, USA, pages 224-231, October 2008.

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  • Z Pezzementi, D Ursu, S Misra, and A M Okamura, “Modeling realistic tool-tissue Interactions with haptic feedback: a learning-based method”, in Proceedings of the 16th Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems (IEEE Virtual Reality), Reno, USA, pages 209-215, March 2008.

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  • S Misra, K T Ramesh, and A M Okamura, “Physically valid surgical simulators: linear versus nonlinear tissue models”, in Proceedings of the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 16 Conference, Long Beach, USA, pages 293-295, January 2008.

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Workshop presentations

  • S Misra, K T Ramesh, and A M Okamura, “Factors affecting needle and tissue interaction models (i) organ geometry and boundary constraints and (ii) needle tip shape”, Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Workshop on Needle Steering: Recent Results and Future Opportunities, New York, USA, September 2008.

  • S Misra, K T Ramesh, and A M Okamura, “Tissue modeling for surgical simulation and planning”, Innovations in the Surgical Environment, Baltimore, USA, June 2008.

  • S Misra and A M Okamura, “Reality-based modeling for simulation and robot-assisted surgery”, Workshop on Scientific Computing Applications in Surgical Simulation of Soft Tissues, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, January 2008.