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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
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
7 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
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Bhattacharyya, K., McLean, D. L. & 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
2015
27 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
18 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
29 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

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

33 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
47 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
39 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
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
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
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
2009
83 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
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
2004
127 Citations (Scopus)

Designing future underwater vehicles: Principles and mechanisms of the weakly electric fish

MacIver, M. A., Fontaine, E. & Burdick, J. W., Jul 1 2004, In : IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. 29, 3, p. 651-659 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fish
Maneuverability
Trajectories
Propulsion
Electric fields
2002
50 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling electrosensory and mechanosensory images during the predatory behavior of weakly electric fish

Nelson, M. E., MacIver, M. A. & Coombs, S., Aug 31 2002, In : Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 59, 4, p. 199-210 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Predatory Behavior
Electric Fish
Cues
Lateral Line System
Daphnia
2001
123 Citations (Scopus)

Prey-capture behavior in gymnotid electric fish: Motion analysis and effects of water conductivity

MacIver, M. A., Sharabash, N. M. & Nelson, M. E., Mar 10 2001, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 204, 3, p. 543-557 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gymnotiformes
Electric Fish
prey capture
conductivity
Water
28 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a biorobotic electrosensory system

Maciver, M. A. & Nelson, M. E., Nov 1 2001, In : Autonomous Robots. 11, 3, p. 263-266 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fish
Sensor arrays
Robotics
Electric fields
Signal detection
2000
25 Citations (Scopus)

Body modeling and model-based tracking for neuroethology

MacIver, M. A. & Nelson, M. E., Feb 15 2000, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 95, 2, p. 133-143 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Fish
Biomimetics
Animal Behavior
Neurobiology
Urethane
1999
191 Citations (Scopus)
Electric Fish
prey capture
Fishes
Sensory Gating
dynamic response