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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
Engineering and Technology D-index 37 Citations 5,281 109 World Ranking 3102 National Ranking 1216

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Algorithm
  • Robotics

Ron Alterovitz mostly deals with Motion planning, Simulation, Needle insertion, Needle steering and Biomedical engineering. His Motion planning research includes elements of Mobile robot, Markov decision process, Mathematical optimization, Discretization and Trajectory. His Simulation study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Bevel, Computation, Control theory and Nonholonomic system.

The concepts of his Needle insertion study are interwoven with issues in Prostate brachytherapy and Brachytherapy. His Needle steering research incorporates elements of Control engineering, Rapidly exploring random tree and Computer vision. His research in Biomedical engineering focuses on subjects like Soft tissue, which are connected to Triangular element, Seed Implantation, Radioactive seed and Magnetic resonance imaging.

His most cited work include:

  • Motion planning under uncertainty using iterative local optimization in belief space (213 citations)
  • The stochastic motion roadmap: A sampling framework for planning with Markov motion uncertainty (201 citations)
  • Planning for Steerable Bevel-tip Needle Insertion Through 2D Soft Tissue with Obstacles (198 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Motion planning, Robot, Artificial intelligence, Computer vision and Simulation. Ron Alterovitz combines subjects such as Motion, Control theory, Sampling, Mathematical optimization and Configuration space with his study of Motion planning. His work investigates the relationship between Mathematical optimization and topics such as Markov decision process that intersect with problems in Discretization.

His Robot study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Control engineering and Asymptotically optimal algorithm. His Artificial intelligence study combines topics in areas such as Computation and Plan. In his study, Ultrasound, Imaging phantom, Needle insertion and Biomedical engineering is strongly linked to Needle steering, which falls under the umbrella field of Computer vision.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Motion planning (52.27%)
  • Robot (38.64%)
  • Artificial intelligence (35.61%)

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

  • Robot (38.64%)
  • Artificial intelligence (35.61%)
  • Motion planning (52.27%)

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

Ron Alterovitz focuses on Robot, Artificial intelligence, Motion planning, Computer vision and Asymptotically optimal algorithm. As a part of the same scientific family, Ron Alterovitz mostly works in the field of Robot, focusing on Plan and, on occasion, Field of view. His Artificial intelligence research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Tree and Search tree.

He interconnects Point cloud, Leverage, Sampling and Algorithm, Computation in the investigation of issues within Motion planning. His research integrates issues of Needle steering and Extended Kalman filter in his study of Computer vision. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Point of interest, Stochastic optimization, Medical robot and Configuration space.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Holding Robots Responsible: The Elements of Machine Morality. (28 citations)
  • Fast Anytime Motion Planning in Point Clouds by Interleaving Sampling and Interior Point Optimization. (12 citations)
  • Cloud-based Motion Plan Computation for Power-Constrained Robots (11 citations)

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

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Algorithm
  • Robotics

His primary scientific interests are in Robot, Motion planning, Artificial intelligence, Computer vision and Asymptotically optimal algorithm. His work on Mobile robot as part of his general Robot study is frequently connected to Latency, Time frame, Power consumption and Social psychology, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. The Motion planning study combines topics in areas such as Obstacle avoidance, Sampling and Interior point method.

His study on Motion control, Surgical robot, Point of interest and Medical robotics is often connected to Graph as part of broader study in Artificial intelligence. His Asymptotically optimal algorithm research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Control theory, Stochastic optimization, Medical robot, Configuration space and Serial manipulator.

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Best Publications

Planning for Steerable Bevel-tip Needle Insertion Through 2D Soft Tissue with Obstacles

R. Alterovitz;K. Goldberg;A. Okamura.
international conference on robotics and automation (2005)

274 Citations

The stochastic motion roadmap: A sampling framework for planning with Markov motion uncertainty

Ron Alterovitz;Thierry Siméon;Kenneth Y. Goldberg.
robotics science and systems (2007)

270 Citations

Motion planning under uncertainty using iterative local optimization in belief space

Jur Van Den Berg;Sachin Patil;Ron Alterovitz.
The International Journal of Robotics Research (2012)

267 Citations

Motion Planning Under Uncertainty for Image-guided Medical Needle Steering:

Ron Alterovitz;Michael S. Branicky;Kenneth Y. Goldberg.
The International Journal of Robotics Research (2008)

209 Citations

Interactive simulation of surgical needle insertion and steering

Nuttapong Chentanez;Ron Alterovitz;Daniel Ritchie;Lita Cho.
international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques (2009)

185 Citations

Robot-Assisted Needle Steering

K. B. Reed;A. Majewicz;V. Kallem;R. Alterovitz.
international conference on robotics and automation (2011)

183 Citations

Distal bevel-tip needle control device and algorithm

Robert J. Webster;Allison M. Okamura;Noah J. Cowan;Gregory Chirikjian.
(2006)

181 Citations

Needle insertion and radioactive seed implantation in human tissues: simulation and sensitivity analysis

R. Alterovitz;K. Goldberg;J. Pouliot;R. Taschereau.
international conference on robotics and automation (2003)

158 Citations

Steering flexible needles under Markov motion uncertainty

R. Alterovitz;A. Lim;K. Goldberg;G.S. Chirikjian.
intelligent robots and systems (2005)

150 Citations

Screw-based motion planning for bevel-tip flexible needles in 3D environments with obstacles

V. Duindam;R. Alterovitz;S. Sastry;K. Goldberg.
international conference on robotics and automation (2008)

139 Citations

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