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  • J. Zhu, A. Cherubini, C. Dune, D. Navarro-Alarcon, F. Alambeigi, D. Berenson, F. Ficuciello, K. Harada, J. Kober, X. Li, J. Pan, W. Yuan, M. Gienger, "Challenges and outlook in robotic manipulation of deformable objects", IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 29, 2022.
  • F. Ficuciello, A. Villani, T. Lisini Baldi, D. Prattichizzo, "A human gesture mapping method to control a multi-functional hand for robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery: The MUSHA case", Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, 2021, DOI: 10.3389/frobt.2021.741807.
  • G. Averta, C. Della Santina, F. Ficuciello, M. Roa, M. Bianchi, "Editorial: On the planning, control, and perception of soft robotic end-effectors", Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, 2021, DOI:  
  • C. Yang, Y. Wu, F. Ficuciello, X. Wang, A. Cangelosi, "Guest editorial: Special issue on human-friendly cognitive robotics", IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 13, 2‒5, 2021, DOI: 10.1109/TCDS.2020.3044691.
  • Y. Mintz, A. Arezzo, L. Boni, M. Chand, R. Brodie, A. Fingerhut, and the Technology Committee of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, "A low-cost, safe, and effective method for smoke evacuation in laparoscopic surgery for suspected coronavirus patients", Annals of Surgery, 272(1), e7‒e8, 2020, DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003965.
  • Staffa, S. Rossi, A. Tapus, M. Khamassi, “Editorial of the special issue on behavior adaptation, interaction, and artificial perception for assistive robotics”, International Journal of Social Robotics, 12(3), 613–616, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s12369-020-00655-8.
  • S. Rossi, D. Conti, F. Garramone, G. Santangelo, M. Staffa, S. Varrasi, A. Di Nuovo, “The role of personality factors and empathy in the acceptance and performance of a social robot for psychometric evaluations”, Robotics, 9 (2), 39, 2020, DOI: 10.3390/ROBOTICS9020039.
  • M. Staffa, M. Giordano, F. Ficuciello, A. Wisard “Network approach for a BCI-Based robotic prosthetic control International”, Journal of Social Robotics, 12 (3), pp. 749–764, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s12369-019-00576-1.
  • Mazzeo, M. Staffa, “TROS: Protecting humanoids ROS from privileged attackers”, International Journal of Social Robotics, 12 (3), pp. 827-841, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s12369-019-00581-4.
  • Finzi, T. Lukasiewicz, "Partially observable game-theoretic agent programming in Golog", International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 119, 220–241, 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijar.2019.12.017.
  • G. Maggi, E. Dell'Aquila, I. Cucciniello, S. Rossi, "Don't get distracted!: The role of social robots' interaction style on users' cognitive performance, acceptance, and non-compliant behavior", International Journal of Social Robotics, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s12369-020-00702-4.
  • Rescigno, M. Spezialetti, S. Rossi, "Personalized models for facial emotion recognition through transfer learning", Multimedia Tools and Application, 79, 35811–35828, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s11042-020-09405-4.
  • S. Rossi, M. Larafa, M. Ruocco, "Emotional and behavioural distraction by a social robot for children anxiety reduction during vaccination", International Journal of Social Robotics, 12, 765–777, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s12369-019-00616-w.
  • Arpaia, L. Duraccio, N. Moccaldi, S. Rossi, "Wearable Brain-Computer Interface instrumentation for robot-based rehabilitation by Augmented Reality", IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 69(9), 6362–6371, DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2020.2970846
  • Rossi, D. Conti, F. Garramone, G. Santangelo, M. Staffa, S. Varrasi, A. Di Nuovo, "The role of personality factors and empathy in the acceptance and performance of a social robot for psychometric evaluations", Robotics, 9(2), 39, 2020, DOI: 10.3390/robotics9020039.
  • R. Caccavale, M. Saveriano, A. Finzi, D. Lee, "Kinesthetic teaching and attentional supervision of structured tasks in human-robot interaction", Autonomous Robots, 43(6), 1291–1307, 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s10514-018-9706-9.
  • Caccavale, A. Finzi, "Learning attentional regulations for structured tasks execution in robotic cognitive control", Autonomous Robots, 43(8), 2229–2243, 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s10514-019-09876-x.
  • 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.
  • Staffa, L. Sgaglione, G. Mazzeo, L. Coppolino, S. D’Antonio, L. Romano, E. Gelenbe, O. Stan, S. Carpov, E. Grivas, P. Campegiani, L. Castaldo, K. Votis, V. Koutkias, I. Komnios, “An openNCP-based solution for secure ehealth data exchange”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 116, pp. 65­­–85, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnca.2018.05.012.
  • S. Rossi, M. Staffa, A. Tamburro, “Socially assistive robot for providing recommendations: Comparing a humanoid robot with a mobile application”, International Journal of Social Robotics, 10(2), pp. 265–278, 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s12369-018-0469-4.
  • 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. Caccavale, A. Finzi, "Flexible Task Execution and Attentional Regulations in Human-Robot Interaction", IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 9(1), 68–79, 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TCDS.2016.2614690.
  • 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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