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  • S. Grazioso, G. Di Gironimo, B. Siciliano, "A geometrically exact model for soft continuum robots: The finite element deformation space formulation", Soft Robotics, 6.6, 790-811, 2019, DOI: 10.1089/soro.2018.0047.
  • M. Selvaggio, G.A. Fontanelli, V.R. Marrazzo, U. Bracale, A. Irace, G. Breglio, L. Villani, B. Siciliano, F. Ficuciello, "The MUSHA underactuated hand for robot-aided minimally invasive surgery", International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 15, 2019, DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1981
  • F. Ficuciello, G. Tamburrini, A. Arezzo, L. Villani, B. Siciliano, "Autonomy in surgical robots and its meaningful human control", Paladyn Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 10, 30–43, 2019, DOI: 10.1515/pjbr-2019-0002.
  • F. Raimondi, F. Migliaro, L. Verdoliva, D. Gragnaniello, G. Poggi, R. Kosova, C. Sansone, G. Vallone, L. Capasso, “Visual assessment versus computer-assisted gray scale analysis in the ultrasound evaluation of neonatal respiratory status”, Plos One, vol. 13, no. 10, pp.1-14, Oct. 2018. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202397.
  • M. Selvaggio, G.A. Fontanelli, F. Ficuciello, L. Villani, B. Siciliano, "Passive virtual fixtures adaptation in minimally invasive robotic surgery", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 3, 3129–3136, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2849876.
  • G.A. Fontanelli, M. Selvaggio, L.R. Buonocore, F. Ficuciello, L. Villani, B. Siciliano, "A new laparoscopic tool with in-hand rolling capabilities for needle reorientation", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 3, 2354–2361, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2809443, and 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, AUS, May 2018.
  • M. Coccoli, P. Maresca, "Adopting cognitive computing solutions in healthcare", Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society, vol. 14 (1), pp. 57-69, Jan. 2018, DOI: 10.20368/1971-8829/1451.
  • R. Russo, D. D'Auria, M. Ciccarelli, G. Della Rotonda, G. D'Elia, B. Siciliano, "Triangular block bridge method for surgical treatment of complex proximal humeral fractures: Theoretical concept, surgical technique and clinical results'', International Journal of the Care of the Injured, 48(3), S12–S19, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/S0020-1383(17)30651-4.
  • F. Cordella, F. Di Corato, B. Siciliano, L. Zollo, "A stochastic algorithm for automatic hand pose and motion estimation", Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 55(12), 2197–2208, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s11517-017-1654-6.
  • D. Gragnaniello, C. Sansone, L. Verdoliva, "Cell image classification by a scale and rotation invariant dense local descriptor", Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 82, pp. 72-78, Oct. 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2016.01.007.
  • A.S. Cacciapuoti, A. Piras, M. Caleffi, "Modeling the dynamic processing of the presynaptic terminals for intra-body nanonetworks", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64 (4), Apr. 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2016.2520476.
  • A.S. Cacciapuoti, M. Caleffi, "Receiver design for a bionic nervous system: Modeling the dendritic processing power", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 3(1), pp. 27-37, Feb. 2016, DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2015.2438098.
  • F. Barile, A. Rossi, M. Staffa, C. Di Napoli, S. Rossi, "QoS-aware task distribution to a team of robots: an healthcare case study", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence - Special Issue on  Agents and Multi-Agent Systems: From Objects to Agents, 9(2), 179–192, 2015, DOI: 10.3233/IA-150087.
  • M. Genovese , P. Bifulco, D. De Caro, E. Napoli, N. Petra, M. Romano, M. Cesarelli, A.G.M. Strollo, “Hardware implementation of a spatio-temporal average filter for real-time denoising of fluoroscopic images”, Integration, the VLSI journal, Vol. 49, pp.114–124, Mar. 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.vlsi.2014.10.004.
  • G. Acampora, D. J. Cook, P. Rashidi, A. V. Vasilakos, "A survey on ambient intelligence in healthcare”, Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 101 (12), pp. 2470-2494, Dec. 2013, DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2013.2262913.
  • M. Barra, D. Viggiano, P. Ambrosino, F. Bloisi, F.V. Di Girolamo, M.V. Soldovieri, M. Taglialatela, A. Cassinese, "Addressing the use of PDIF-CN2 molecules in the development of n-type organic field-effect transistors for biosensing applications", Biochimica and Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, vol. 1830 (9), pp. 4395-4363, Sep. 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2012.11.025.
  • M. Barra, D. Viggiano, R. Di Capua, F. Di Girolamo, F. Santoro, M. Taglialatela, A. Cassinese, "Cell viability studies and operation in cellular culture medium of n-type organic field-effect transistors", Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 111, Feb. 2012, DOI: 10.1063/1.3682109.
  • R. Di Capua, M. Barra, F. Santoro, D. Viggiano, P. Ambrosino, M.V. Soldovieri, M. Taglialatela, A. Cassinese, "Towards the realization of label-free biosensors through impedance spectroscopy integrated with IDES technology", European Biophysics Journal, vol. 41(2), pp. 249-256, Jan 2012: DOI: 10.1007/s00249-011-0782-4.
  • M.-H. Wang, C.-S. Lee, K.-L. Hsieh, C.-Y. Hsu, G. Acampora, C.-C. Chang, "Ontology-based multi-agents for intelligent healthcare applications”, Springer Journal Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, vol. 1 (2), pp. 111-131, Mar. 2010, DOI: 10.1007/s12652-010-0011-5.
  • G. Scarpa, R. Gaetano, M. Haindl, J. Zerubia, "Hierarchical multiple Markov chain model for unsupervised texture segmentation", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 18(8), pp. 1830-1843, May 2009, DOI: 10.1109/TIP.2009.2020534.




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