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Research Output 1997 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Superlinear Convergence Using Controls Based on Second-Order Needle Variations

Mamakoukas, G., Maciver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Jan 18 2019, 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4301-4308 8 p. 8619405. (Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control; vol. 2018-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Superlinear Convergence
Needles
First-order
Controller
Nonlinear Alternative
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Feedback synthesis for underactuated systems using sequential second-order needle variations

Mamakoukas, G., MacIver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Dec 1 2018, In : International Journal of Robotics Research. 37, 13-14, p. 1826-1853 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Underactuated System
Needles
Lie Brackets
Underwater Vehicle
Synthesis
2017

Feedback synthesis for controllable underactuated systems using sequential second order actions

Mamakoukas, G., MacIver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Jan 1 2017, Robotics: Science and Systems XIII, RSS 2017. MIT Press Journals, Vol. 13.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feedback
Needles
Nonlinear feedback
Controllability
Feedback control
2 Citations (Scopus)

Human-in-the-loop active electrosense

Fang, S., Peshkin, M. & Maciver, M. A., Feb 2017, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 12, 1, 014001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virtual reality
Fish
Display devices
Head
User-Computer Interface
6 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic optimality of balistiform and gymnotiform locomotion

Sprinkle, B., Bale, R., Bhalla, A. P. S., MacIver, M. A. & Patankar, N. A., Mar 4 2017, In : European Journal of Computational Mechanics. 26, 1-2, p. 31-43 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Locomotion
Fish
Hydrodynamics
Optimality
Rigid Body
24 Citations (Scopus)

Massive increase in visual range preceded the origin of terrestrial vertebrates

MacIver, M. A., Schmitz, L., Mugan, U., Murphey, T. D. & Mobley, C. D., Mar 21 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 12, p. E2375-E2384

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vertebrates
Air
Water
Alligators and Crocodiles
Aptitude
237 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroscience Needs Behavior: Correcting a Reductionist Bias

Krakauer, J. W., Ghazanfar, A. A., Gomez-Marin, A., MacIver, M. A. & Poeppel, D., Feb 8 2017, In : Neuron. 93, 3, p. 480-490 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Neurosciences
Connectome
Optogenetics
Brain
Causality

Our Short-Sighted Inner Fish (Film)

Pichaske, K., MacIver, M. A., Gratz, J., Ryan, K., Nagorka, K. & Pardo, N., 2017

Research output: Non-textual formDocumentary/Film/TV

fish
cognition
animal
water
music
14 Citations (Scopus)

Visual Threat Assessment and Reticulospinal Encoding of Calibrated Responses in Larval Zebrafish

Bhattacharyya, K., McLean, D. & MacIver, M. A., Sep 25 2017, In : Current Biology. 27, 18, p. 2751-2762.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zebrafish
Danio rerio
Fish
Neurons
Fishes
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced detection performance in electrosense through capacitive sensing

Bai, Y., Neveln, I. D., Peshkin, M. & MacIver, M. A., Aug 8 2016, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 11, 5, 055001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Fish
Fish
Neural Pathways
Sensory Receptor Cells
Fishes
22 Citations (Scopus)

Ergodic Exploration of Distributed Information

Miller, L. M., Silverman, Y., MacIver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Feb 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 32, 1, p. 36-52 17 p., 7350162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trajectories
Mobile robots
Robotics
Demonstrations
Controllers
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sequential Action Control for models of underactuated underwater vehicles in a planar ideal fluid

Mamakoukas, G., Maciver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Jul 28 2016, 2016 American Control Conference, ACC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4500-4506 7 p. 7526061. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2016-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluids
Fish
Nonlinear systems
Kinematics
Railroad cars
2015
26 Citations (Scopus)

Convergent Evolution of Mechanically Optimal Locomotion in Aquatic Invertebrates and Vertebrates

Bale, R., Neveln, I. D., Bhalla, A. P. S., MacIver, M. A. & Patankar, N. A., Apr 28 2015, In : PLoS biology. 13, 4, e1002123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aquatic invertebrates
convergent evolution
Invertebrates
Locomotion
fins
26 Citations (Scopus)

Finding and identifying simple objects underwater with active electrosense

Bai, Y., Snyder, J. B., Peshkin, M. & MacIver, M. A., Sep 27 2015, In : International Journal of Robotics Research. 34, 10, p. 1255-1277 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensing
Robotics
Robots
Robot
Acoustic fields
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

Erratum: Kinematics of the ribbon fin in hovering and swimming of the electric ghost knifefish (Journal of Experimental Biology 216, (823-834))

Ruiz-Torres, R., Curet, O. M., Lauder, G. V. & Maciver, M. A., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 20, p. 3765-3766 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

kinematics
Biomechanical Phenomena
fins
Biological Sciences
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improving object tracking through distributed exploration of an information map

Neveln, I. D., Miller, L. M., Maciver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Oct 31 2014, IROS 2014 Conference Digest - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 3441-3447 7 p. 6943042. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Target tracking
Mobile robots
17 Citations (Scopus)

Separability of drag and thrust in undulatory animals and machines

Bale, R., Shirgaonkar, A. A., Neveln, I. D., Bhalla, A. P. S., Maciver, M. A. & Patankar, N. A., 2014, In : Scientific reports. 4, 7329.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lampreys
Neurobiology
Robotics
Locomotion
Mechanics
28 Citations (Scopus)

Undulating fins produce off-axis thrust and flow structures

Neveln, I. D., Bale, R., Bhalla, A. P. S., Curet, O. M., Patankar, N. A. & MacIver, M. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 2, p. 201-213 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flow structure
fins
vortex
thrust
Fishes
2013
45 Citations (Scopus)

Biomimetic and bio-inspired robotics in electric fish research

Neveln, I. D., Bai, Y., Snyder, J. B., Solberg, J. R., Curet, O. M., Lynch, K. M. & MacIver, M. A., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 216, 13, p. 2501-2514 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Electric Fish
biomimetics
Biomimetics
Robotics
robotics

Engineering Health and Sustainability through Consciousness- Enhancing Technologies

MacIver, M. A., 2013, In : McCormick Magazine. p. 18-19 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Kinematics of the ribbon fin in hovering and swimming of the electric ghost knifefish

Ruiz-Torres, R., Curet, O. M., Lauder, G. V. & MacIver, M. A., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 216, 5, p. 823-834 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kinematics
Biomechanical Phenomena
fins
Central Pattern Generators
biomechanics
46 Citations (Scopus)

Mutually opposing forces during locomotion can eliminate the tradeoff between maneuverability and stability

Sefati, S., Neveln, I. D., Roth, E., Mitchell, T. R. T., Snyder, J. B., MacIver, M. A., Fortune, E. S. & Cowan, N. J., Nov 19 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 47, p. 18798-18803 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Locomotion
Gymnotiformes
Biomimetics
Biomechanical Phenomena
Glass
10 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal planning for information acquisition

Silverman, Y., Miller, L. M., Maciver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Dec 1 2013, IROS 2013: New Horizon, Conference Digest - 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 5974-5980 7 p. 6697223. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Robots
Planning
Parameter estimation
Data acquisition
38 Citations (Scopus)

Visually guided gradation of prey capture movements in larval zebrafish

Patterson, B. W., Abraham, A. O., MacIver, M. A. & McLean, D. L., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 216, 16, p. 3071-3083 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prey capture
Zebrafish
Danio rerio
Paramecium
Larva
2012
18 Citations (Scopus)

Counter-propagating waves enhance maneuverability and stability: A bio-inspired strategy for robotic ribbon-fin propulsion

Sefati, S., Neveln, I., MacIver, M. A., Fortune, E. S. & Cowan, N. J., Oct 18 2012, 2012 4th IEEE RAS and EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2012. p. 1620-1625 6 p. 6290909

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Maneuverability
Propulsion
Robotics
Fish
Drag

How Knifefish Swim: Spanning the Gap Between Eel-like and Trout-like Swimming

Neveln, I., Bale, R., Curet, O. M., Patankar, N. A. & MacIver, M. A., 2012, How Knifefish Swim: Spanning the Gap Between Eel-like and Trout-like Swimming.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Kinematic analysis of a goal-directed behavior in the larval zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Lawrence, B. M., Abraham, A. O., McLean, D. L. & MacIver, M. A., 2012, Kinematic analysis of a goal-directed behavior in the larval zebrafish (Danio rerio).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Citations (Scopus)

Location and Orientation Estimation with an Electrosense Robot

Silverman, Y., Snyder, J., Bai, Y. & MacIver, M. A., 2012, Location and Orientation Estimation with an Electrosense Robot.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Object position tracking using electrical impedance tomography

Snyder, J. B., Silverman, Y., Bai, Y. & MacIver, M. A., 2012, Object position tracking using electrical impedance tomography.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Citations (Scopus)

Sensing Capacitance of Underwater Objects in Bio-inspired Electrosense

Bai, Y., Snyder, J., Silverman, Y., Peshkin, M. & MacIver, M. A., 2012, Sensing Capacitance of Underwater Objects in Bio-inspired Electrosense.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Citations (Scopus)

Underwater object tracking using electrical impedance tomography

Snyder, J., Silverman, Y., Bai, Y. & MacIver, M. A., Dec 1 2012, 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2012. p. 520-525 6 p. 6386251

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustic impedance
Tomography
Electric fields
Online systems
Correlation methods
2011
65 Citations (Scopus)

Aquatic manoeuvering with counter-propagating waves: A novel locomotive strategy

Curet, O. M., Patankar, N. A., Lauder, G. V. & MacIver, M. A., Jul 6 2011, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 8, 60, p. 1041-1050 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Locomotives
Agaricales
Fishes
Head
Hydrodynamics

Fitting Science and Screen: Review of Lab Coats in Hollywood. Science, Scientists, and Cinema by David A. Kirby

MacIver, M. A., May 6 2011, In : Science. 332, 6030, p. 665 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Hydrodynamic optimality of Ribbon fin morphology

Bale, R., Bhalla, A. P. S., MacIver, M. A. & Patankar, N. A., 2011, Hydrodynamic optimality of Ribbon fin morphology.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

94 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical properties of a bio-inspired robotic knifefish with an undulatory propulsor

Curet, O. M., Patankar, N. A., Lauder, G. V. & MacIver, M. A., Jun 1 2011, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 6, 2, 026004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Biomechanical Phenomena
Mechanical properties
Kinematics
Robots
Documentation

Turns and Maneuvers during swimming

Bhalla, A. P. S., Moseberg, N., Bale, R., Patankar, N. A. & MacIver, M. A., 2011, Turns and Maneuvers during swimming.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2010
24 Citations (Scopus)

A versatile implicit iterative approach for fully resolved simulation of self-propulsion

Curet, O. M., AlAli, I. K., MacIver, M. A. & Patankar, N. A., Aug 1 2010, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 199, 37-40, p. 2417-2424 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

propulsion
Propulsion
organisms
Reynolds number
simulation
33 Citations (Scopus)

Energy-information trade-offs between movement and sensing

MacIver, M. A., Patankar, N. A. & Shirgaonkar, A. A., May 1 2010, In : PLoS computational biology. 6, 5, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fish
Animals
Sensing
Trade-offs
sensory system

scale (Installation): STRP Festival of Art and Technology in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Nov 18-28, 2010

MacIver, M. A., Novak, M. & Yim, J. A., Nov 18 2010

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

scale (Installation)

MacIver, M. A., Novak, M. & Yim, J. A., 2010

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

fish
electric field
sonar
dolphin
nervous system
2009
82 Citations (Scopus)

A new mathematical formulation and fast algorithm for fully resolved simulation of self-propulsion

Shirgaonkar, A. A., MacIver, M. A. & Patankar, N. A., Apr 20 2009, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 228, 7, p. 2366-2390 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

propulsion
Propulsion
formulations
Membranes
Fluids

Neuroethology: From Morphological Computation to Planning

MacIver, M. A., 2009, The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition. Cambridge University Press, p. 480-504

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal movement in the prey strikes of weakly electric fish: A case study of the interplay of body plan and movement capability

Postlethwaite, C. M., Psemeneki, T. M., Selimkhanov, J., Silber, M. & MacIver, M. A., May 6 2009, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 6, 34, p. 417-433 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Fish
Fish
Fishes
Trajectories
Costs and Cost Analysis
2008
66 Citations (Scopus)

Active electrolocation for underwater target localization

Solberg, J. R., Lynch, K. M. & MacIver, M. A., May 1 2008, In : International Journal of Robotics Research. 27, 5, p. 529-548 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensor
Target
Salinity
Sensors
Water
72 Citations (Scopus)

The hydrodynamics of ribbon-fin propulsion during impulsive motion

Shirgaonkar, A. A., Curet, O. M., Patankar, N. A. & MacIver, M. A., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, p. 3490-3503

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Fish
Hydrodynamics
hydrodynamics
fins
Gymnotiformes
2007
60 Citations (Scopus)

Omnidirectional sensory and motor volumes in electric fish

Snyder, J. B., Nelson, M. E., Burdick, J. W. & MacIver, M. A., Nov 1 2007, In : PLoS biology. 5, 11, p. 2671-2683 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Fish
Fish
Animals
fish
Dolphins
24 Citations (Scopus)

Robotic electrolocation: Active underwater target localization with electric fields

Solberg, J. R., Lynch, K. M. & MacIver, M. A., Nov 27 2007, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA'07. p. 4879-4886 8 p. 4209849

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Electric fields
Robots
Water
Fish
2006
73 Citations (Scopus)

Generating thrust with a biologically-inspired robotic ribbon fin

Epstein, M., Colgate, J. E. & Maciver, M. A., Dec 1 2006, 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2006. p. 2412-2417 6 p. 4058749. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Fish
Latexes
Mechanics
Metals
129 Citations (Scopus)

Sensory acquisition in active sensing systems

Nelson, M. E. & MacIver, M. A., Jun 1 2006, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 192, 6, p. 573-586 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

probes (equipment)
probe
energy
Echolocation
Electric Fish