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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science D-index 61 Citations 12,462 256 World Ranking 1411 National Ranking 799
Electronics and Electrical Engineering D-index 54 Citations 10,372 174 World Ranking 857 National Ranking 408

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Awards & Achievements

2011 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to the design and control of haptic systems and medical robotics

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Surgery
  • Mechanical engineering

Her main research concerns Haptic technology, Simulation, Artificial intelligence, Robot and Bevel. Allison M. Okamura has researched Haptic technology in several fields, including Invasive surgery, Surgery, Knot tying, Teleoperation and Robotic systems. Her research integrates issues of Telerobotics, Surgical robot, Virtual reality and Control theory in her study of Simulation.

Her Artificial intelligence research includes elements of Human–computer interaction and Computer vision. Her Robot study deals with Control engineering intersecting with Motion control. Her Bevel research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Biomedical engineering, Needle insertion, Imaging phantom, Deflection and Needle steering.

Her most cited work include:

  • An active cannula for bio-sensing and surgical intervention (623 citations)
  • Force modeling for needle insertion into soft tissue (609 citations)
  • Nonholonomic Modeling of Needle Steering (526 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Allison M. Okamura mainly investigates Haptic technology, Simulation, Robot, Artificial intelligence and Teleoperation. She focuses mostly in the field of Haptic technology, narrowing it down to topics relating to Control theory and, in certain cases, Nonholonomic system. The concepts of her Simulation study are interwoven with issues in Telerobotics, Control theory, Virtual reality and Virtual fixture.

Her Robot study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Control engineering and Mechanical engineering. Allison M. Okamura works mostly in the field of Artificial intelligence, limiting it down to topics relating to Computer vision and, in certain cases, Perception, as a part of the same area of interest. The Teleoperation study combines topics in areas such as Workspace and Sensory substitution.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Haptic technology (50.94%)
  • Simulation (36.08%)
  • Robot (28.54%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Haptic technology (50.94%)
  • Robot (28.54%)
  • Human–computer interaction (13.92%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Allison M. Okamura mainly focuses on Haptic technology, Robot, Human–computer interaction, Teleoperation and Wearable computer. Allison M. Okamura is doing genetic studies as part of her Simulation and Artificial intelligence and Haptic technology investigations. Her work carried out in the field of Simulation brings together such families of science as Modality, Tension and Set.

Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mechanical engineering and Actuator, Control theory. The study incorporates disciplines such as Robot manipulator, Object, Immersion, Robotic surgery and Gesture in addition to Human–computer interaction. Allison M. Okamura combines subjects such as Workspace, Software deployment, Exoskeleton and Tactile sensor with her study of Teleoperation.

Between 2018 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • A Soft, Steerable Continuum Robot That Grows via Tip Extension. (46 citations)
  • Vine Robots: Design, Teleoperation, and Deployment for Navigation and Exploration (27 citations)
  • Evaluation of Skin Deformation Tactile Feedback for Teleoperated Surgical Tasks (13 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Surgery

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Robot, Haptic technology, Teleoperation, Soft robotics and Actuator. Her Robot study combines topics in areas such as Mechanical engineering, Edge and Control theory. Simulation and Artificial intelligence are the main areas of her Haptic technology studies.

While the research belongs to areas of Simulation, Allison M. Okamura spends her time largely on the problem of Tactile sensor, intersecting her research to questions surrounding Exoskeleton. Her Soft robotics research incorporates themes from Control reconfiguration and Chirality. Her studies deal with areas such as Beam, Stiffness, Buckling and Computer vision as well as Actuator.

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Best Publications

Force modeling for needle insertion into soft tissue

A.M. Okamura;C. Simone;M.D. O'Leary.
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (2004)

854 Citations

Nonholonomic Modeling of Needle Steering

Robert J. Webster;Jin Seob Kim;Noah J. Cowan;Gregory S. Chirikjian.
The International Journal of Robotics Research (2006)

732 Citations

An active cannula for bio-sensing and surgical intervention

ロバート, ジェームズ ウェブスター,;Robert James Webster;アリソン, エム. オカムラ,;Allison M Okamura.
(2006)

623 Citations

Haptic Feedback in Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery

Allison M Okamura.
Current Opinion in Urology (2009)

567 Citations

Methods for haptic feedback in teleoperated robot-assisted surgery.

Allison M. Okamura.
Industrial Robot-an International Journal (2004)

520 Citations

An overview of dexterous manipulation

A.M. Okamura;N. Smaby;M.R. Cutkosky.
international conference on robotics and automation (2000)

515 Citations

A velocity-dependent model for needle insertion in soft tissue

Jessica R. Crouch;Chad M. Schneider;Josh Wainer;Allison M. Okamura.
medical image computing and computer assisted intervention (2005)

470 Citations

Vision-assisted control for manipulation using virtual fixtures

A. Bettini;P. Marayong;S. Lang;A.M. Okamura.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2004)

395 Citations

Haptic Virtual Fixtures for Robot-Assisted Manipulation

Jake J. Abbott;Jake J. Abbott;Panadda Marayong;Allison M. Okamura.
ISRR (2007)

357 Citations

Effect of sensory substitution on suture-manipulation forces for robotic surgical systems.

Masaya Kitagawa;Daniell Dokko;Allison M. Okamura;David D. Yuh.
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (2005)

328 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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