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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
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 41 Citations 9,127 128 World Ranking 541 National Ranking 245

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Surgery
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mechanical engineering

His main research concerns Kinematics, Simulation, Robot, Artificial intelligence and Biomedical engineering. The Kinematics study combines topics in areas such as Robot kinematics, Medical robot, Piecewise and Control theory. He has included themes like Virtual reality, Needle steering, Metric and Motion compensation in his Simulation study.

He merges Robot with Concentric in his research. Many of his research projects under Artificial intelligence are closely connected to Calibration with Calibration, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. Robert J. Webster has researched Biomedical engineering in several fields, including Cannula, Imaging phantom and Curvature.

His most cited work include:

  • Design and Kinematic Modeling of Constant Curvature Continuum Robots: A Review (860 citations)
  • An active cannula for bio-sensing and surgical intervention (623 citations)
  • Nonholonomic Modeling of Needle Steering (526 citations)

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

Robot, Artificial intelligence, Simulation, Biomedical engineering and Computer vision are his primary areas of study. His Robot study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Kinematics and Continuum. His work deals with themes such as Mechanical engineering, Torsion, Cannula, Mechanics and Piecewise, which intersect with Kinematics.

His work carried out in the field of Artificial intelligence brings together such families of science as Endoscope and Soft tissue. His Simulation research includes themes of Actuator, Motion planning and Teleoperation. Robert J. Webster usually deals with Biomedical engineering and limits it to topics linked to Imaging phantom and Surgery.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Robot (42.80%)
  • Artificial intelligence (30.40%)
  • Simulation (26.00%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Robot (42.80%)
  • Artificial intelligence (30.40%)
  • Computer vision (19.20%)

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

Robert J. Webster mainly investigates Robot, Artificial intelligence, Computer vision, Endoscope and Biomedical engineering. His study in Robot is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Control engineering, Kinematics, Control theory and Continuum. His research in Kinematics intersects with topics in Manipulator, Robot kinematics and Motion planning.

His Robotics and 3d model study in the realm of Artificial intelligence interacts with subjects such as Modular design, Calibration and Image guidance. His Biomedical engineering study combines topics in areas such as Forceps, Image-guided surgery, Electrode array and Cochlea. His Endoscopy research integrates issues from Tilt and Simulation.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Safe Motion Planning for Steerable Needles Using Cost Maps Automatically Extracted from Pulmonary Images (8 citations)
  • Toward image-guided partial nephrectomy with the da Vinci robot: exploring surface acquisition methods for intraoperative re-registration (8 citations)
  • Magnetically Steered Robotic Insertion of Cochlear-Implant Electrode Arrays: System Integration and First-In-Cadaver Results (7 citations)

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

  • Surgery
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mechanical engineering

His scientific interests lie mostly in Robot, Artificial intelligence, Cadaver, Endoscope and Computer vision. His research integrates issues of Manipulator, Kinematics and Simulation in his study of Robot. Many of his studies involve connections with topics such as Medical robot and Kinematics.

His study of Robotics is a part of Artificial intelligence. His Robotics research focuses on Airway obstruction and how it relates to Radiology. Robert J. Webster interconnects Safe surgery and Da Vinci Surgical System in the investigation of issues within Computer vision.

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Best Publications

Design and Kinematic Modeling of Constant Curvature Continuum Robots: A Review

Robert J. Webster;Bryan A. Jones.
The International Journal of Robotics Research (2010)

1201 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

Mechanics of Precurved-Tube Continuum Robots

R.J. Webster;J.M. Romano;N.J. Cowan.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2009)

437 Citations

A Geometrically Exact Model for Externally Loaded Concentric-Tube Continuum Robots

D Caleb Rucker;Bryan A Jones;Robert J Webster.
international conference on robotics and automation (2010)

343 Citations

Statics and Dynamics of Continuum Robots With General Tendon Routing and External Loading

D. C. Rucker;R. J. Webster.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2011)

303 Citations

Toward Active Cannulas: Miniature Snake-Like Surgical Robots

Robert Webster;Allison Okamura;Nah Cowan.
intelligent robots and systems (2006)

281 Citations

Design Considerations for Robotic Needle Steering

R.J. Webster;J. Memisevic;A.M. Okamura.
international conference on robotics and automation (2005)

263 Citations

A New Mechanism for Mesoscale Legged Locomotion in Compliant Tubular Environments

P. Valdastri;R.J. Webster;C. Quaglia;M. Quirini.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2009)

248 Citations

A Telerobotic System for Transnasal Surgery

Jessica Burgner;D. Caleb Rucker;Hunter B. Gilbert;Philip J. Swaney.
IEEE-ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (2014)

233 Citations

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