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Conference Papers

  1. Tamer Abukhalil, Tarek Sobh and Madhav Patil, "Survey on Decentralized Modular Swarm Robots and Control Interfaces". In the proceedings of the International Conference on Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering (SCSS), December 2012.
  2. Madhav Patil, Tamer Abukhalil, Tarek Sobh, "Hardware Architecture review of Swarm Robotic Systems Self Reconfigurability, Self Reassembly and Self Replication". In the proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology & Automation (IETA), December 2012.
  3. Ayssam Elkady, Jovin Joy and Tarek Sobh, "A Plug and Play Middleware for Sensory Modules, Actuation Platforms and Task Descriptions in Robotic Manipulation Platforms", Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2011 August 28-31, 2011, Washington, DC, USA.
  4. Ahmed ElSayed, Elif Kongar, Surendra Gupta, and Tarek Sobh, "An Online Genetic Algorithm for Automated Disassembly Sequence Generation", in proceedings of the 7th ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics & Embedded Systems & Applications (MESA 2011), August 28-31, 2011, Washington, DC, USA.
  5. Toporovsky, J., Hempowicz, C., and Sobh, T., "Interdisciplinary Automation and Control in a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Laboratory", in proceedings of the International Conferences on Engineering Education, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and E-learning (EIAE 2009), December 2009.
  6. Ayssam Elkady, Vipul Babariya, Jovin Joy and Tarek Sobh, "Modular Design and Structure for a Mobile Sensory Platform", In proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (IETA), December 2009.
  7. Kongar, E., Sobh, T., "A Hybrid Approach to Evaluate the Performance of Engineering Schools", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) 116th Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX, June 2009
  8. Mohammad Mohammad, Vipul Babriya, Tarek Sobh,"Modeling a Deburring Process, Using DELMIA V5", International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology & Automation (IETA), December 2008.
  9. Ayssam ElKady, Tarek Sobh, "Design and Implementation of a Multi-Sensor Mobile Platform", International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology & Automation (IETA), 2008.
  10. Elif Kongar, Mahesh Baral, and Tarek Sobh, "Are We Accepting the Right Students to Graduate Engineering Programs: Measuring The Success Of Accepted Students Via Data Envelopment Analysis", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference, Pittsburgh PA, June 2008.
  11. Kongar, E., P. Kontogiorgis, N.L. Russo, and T. Sobh, " Increasing the Participation of Women in the Engineering and Technical Services Industries", ASEE Zone 1 Conference, West Point, NY, March 2008.
  12. Kongar, E., Sobh, T., "A Preemptive Goal Programming Model for the Sustainability of Growth in Engineering Colleges", Proceedings of the ASEE Zone 1 Conference, West Point, NY, March 2008.
  13. Tarek Sobh and Sarosh Patel, "On-line Virtual Real-Time E-Collaboration: An Innovative Case Study on Engineering Research Teleconferencing Management". In the proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and E-learning (EIAE 07) Conference, December, 2007.
  14. Mohammed Magdy, Ayssam ElKady and Tarek Sobh, "New Concept in Optimizing Manipulability Index of Serial Manipulators, Using SVD Method", International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology & Automation (IETA) 2007.
  15. Tarek Sobh and Cristian Craciun, "Prototyping, Modeling, Simulation and Analysis in Robotics", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Regional Conference, Rhode Island, 2007.
  16. Kongar, E. and T. Sobh," Evaluating the Efficiency of Candidates for Graduate Study via Data Envelopment Analysis", 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2007.
  17. E. Kongar, A. Abu Zaghleh and T. Sobh,"Online Customization and Enrollment Application Network (OCEAN)", International Conference on Interactive Computer aided Blended Learning, Florianopolis, Brazil, May 2007.
  18. Sarosh Patel and Tarek Sobh, "Online Automation and Control: An Experiment in Distance Engineering Education", in the proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), New England Section Conference, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, March 2006.
  19. Caitlin Roman and Tarek Sobh, "Computer Aided Archive System for People With Mobility, Visibillity, Audiblity and Speech Impairments", presented at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) New England Section Conference, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, March 2006.
  20. Sarosh Patel and Tarek Sobh, "Online Automation and Control: An Experiment in Distance Engineering Education", in the proceedings of the International Remote Engineering, Virtual Instrumentation Symposium (REV 06), Maribor, Slovenia, June, 2006
  21. Sarosh Patel, Rajeev Sanyal and Tarek Sobh, "RISCBOT: An Experimental Telerobotic System", in the proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Robotics and Automation (RA), The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), Boston, MA, October 2005.
  22. SAROSH PATEL, RAJEEV SANYAL and TAREK SOBH, "RISCBOT: A Mobile Surveillance and Identification Robot", in the proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics Society (ISIE 05), Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 2005.
  23. Raina Petrova, Abhilasha Tibrewal, Tarek M. Sobh, "An Electronic Web-Based Assessment System", The Annual New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Fall Forum, Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, November, 2004.
  24. T. Sobh, R. Sanyal and B. Wang, ``Remote Surveillance via Wireless-Controlled Mobile Robots", in the proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications (ISORA '04), Seville, Spain, June 2004.
  25. R. Petrova, A. Tibrewal, and Tarek M. Sobh, ``An Electronic Web-Based Assessment System'' in the proceedings of the 2004 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2004.
  26. B. Wang, D. Hoang, I. Daiz, C. Okpala and T. M. Sobh, ``An Experimental Collective Intelligence Research Tool", in the proceedings of the Fourth International ICSC Symposium on Engineering in Intelligent Systems (EIS 2004), Madeira, Portugal, February 2004.
  27. Tarek M. Sobh, Bei Wang, and Sarosh H. Patel, "Web Enabled Robot Design and Dynamic Control Simulation Software Solutions from Task Points Description", in the proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 03), Virginia, November 2003.
  28. Sobh, Tarek M. and Toundykov, Daniel Y., "Kinematic Synthesis of Robotic Manipulators From Task Descriptions" in the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (IEEE CCA 2003), June 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.
  29. Tarek M. Sobh and Yan Chun Liu, "Simulation of Memory Management Using Paging Mechanisms in Operating System", in the proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) New England Section Spring Conference, Orono, Maine, May 2003.
  30. Elleithy, K. and Sobh, Tarek M., "A Framework for Reverse Engineering VLSI Chips", in the proceedings of the IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Signal Processing (ICONS 2003), Faro, Portugal, April 2003.
  31. T. Sobh, R. Mihali, P. Batra, A. Singh, S. Pathak, T. Vitulskis, and A. Rosca, "Case Studies in Web-Controlled Devices and Remote Manipulation: Laboratory-Based Distance Learning", in the proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Manufacturing with Applications (ISOMA '02), Florida, May 2002.
  32. R. Mihali and T. M. Sobh, "Effective Simulation and Control Techniques for Alleviating the Access to High-Cost Manipulators", in the proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Manufacturing with Applications (ISOMA '02), Orlando, Florida, May 2002.
  33. T. M. Sobh, R. Mihali and A. Sachenko, "Fully Autonomous Web Based Virtual Robot Prototyping and Manufacturing", in the proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Manufacturing with Applications (ISOMA '02), Orlando, Florida, May 2002.
  34. T. Sobh, R. Mihali and A. Sachenko, "Web Based Virtual Robot Prototyping and Manufacturing", in the proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (IETA 2001), Cairo, Egypt, December 2001.
  35. T. Sobh, R. Mihali, P. Batra, A. Singh, S. Pathak, T. Vitulskis, and A. Rosca, "E-Learning: Case Studies in Web-Controlled Devices and Remote Manipulation", in the proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (IETA 2001), Cairo, Egypt, December 2001.
  36. R. Mihali and T. Sobh, "Ergonomic and Efficient Software Alternatives for High Cost Manipulators - Direct Wireless and Networked Control Techniques", in the proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (IETA 2001), Cairo, Egypt, December 2001.
  37. R. Cousens and T. Sobh, "CourseScheduler", in the proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2001), Reno, Nevada, October 2001.
  38. T. Chen and T. Sobh, "A Tool for Data Structure Visualization and User-Defined Algorithm Animation", in the proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2001), Reno, Nevada, October 2001.
  39. R. Mihali, T. Sobh and D. Vamoser, "SKED: A Course Scheduling and Advising Software." In Proceedings of the 2001 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 2001.
  40. Tarek M. Sobh, Abhilasha Tibrewal, "Parametric Optimization Of Some Critical Operating System Functions – An Alternative Approach To The Study Of Operating Systems Design," In Proceedings of the 2002 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2001.
  41. T. Sobh, R. Mihali, B. Ghimire, K. Vovk, G. Gosine, P. Batra, A. Singh, S. Pathak, T. Tomas and A. Rosca, "Case Studies in Web-Controlled Devices and Remote Manipulation," In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS 2001), Foros, Crimea , Ukraine, July 2001.
  42. T. Sobh, A. Abuzneid, B. Ghimire, K. Vovk, G. Gosine, P. Batra, A. Singh, S. Pathak, T. Tomas, A. Rosca and R. Mihali, "Case Studies in Web-based Robotics, Automation and Prototyping," In proceedings of the AMSE Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 2000.
  43. M. Grigorian and T. M. Sobh, "Design-Simulation-Optimization Package For A Generic 6-DOF Manipulator With A Spherical Wrist," In proceedings of the World Automation Congress (WAC 2000), Hawaii, May 2000.
  44. R. Mihali M. Grigorian and T. M. Sobh, "An Application of Robotic Optimization: Design for a Tire Changing Robot" In proceedings of the World Automation Congress (WAC 2000), Hawaii, May 2000.
  45. T. M. Sobh and Kok-Meng Lee, "New Trends in Prototyping Design and Automation," In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, California, April 2000.
  46. R. Mihali, M. Grigorian and T. M. Sobh, "A Case Study in Manipulator Optimization: The F-1-T.C.R.," In proceedings of the AMSE Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Washington, D.C., October 1999.
  47. Tarek M. Sobh and Xiao Hong Zhu, "Visualization of Tolerance for Manufacturing," Accepted for presentation in the 14th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Beijing, P. R. China, July 1999.
  48. Tarek M. Sobh, Xiao Hong Zhu, and Beat Bruderlin, "Analysis of Tolerance for Manufacturing Geometric Objects from Sensed Data," Accepted for presentation in the 14th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Beijing, P. R. China, July 1999.
  49. R. Mihali and T. M. Sobh, "A Robotic System for Wheel Changing." In proceedings of the IEEE 1999 American Control Conference (ACC 99), San Diego, California, June 1999.
  50. W. Zhang and T. M. Sobh, "Obstacle Avoidance for Manipulators." Accepted for presentation in the Third International Conference on Industrial Automation, Montreal, Canada, June 1999.
  51. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, T. C. Henderson, and A. Sabbavarapu, "Designing and Prototyping a Three-DOF Robot," Accepted for presentation in the Third International Conference on Industrial Automation, Montreal, Canada, June 1999.
  52. Matanya Elchanani, Tarek M. Sobh and Raul Mihali,"Remote Learning: A World-Wide-Web Operated Robot Arm." In proceedings of the IEEE 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechatronics, Istanbul, Turkey, May 1999.
  53. Abdelshakour A. Abuzneid and Tarek M. Sobh, "A Generic Simulator/Controller for Robot Manipulators." In proceedings of the IEEE 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechatronics, Istanbul, Turkey, May 1999.
  54. R. Mihali and T. M. Sobh, "The Formula One Tire Changing Robot (F1-T.C.R.)." In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (IEEE ICRA 99), Detroit, Michigan, May 1999.
  55. M. Elchanani and T. Sobh, "World-Wide-Web Operated Robot Arm." In proceedings of the International Conference on Web-Based Modeling and Simulation, San Diego, January 1998.
  56. Tarek M. Sobh, Abdelshakour A Abuzneid and Raul Mihali,"A PC-Based Simulator/Controller/Monitor Software for Manipulators and Electromechanical Systems."" In proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Robotics with Applications (ISORA '98), Alaska, May 1998.
  57. T. M. Sobh, T. C. Henderson, and F. Zana, "Automated Tolerance Specification Across Sensing, Design and Manufacturing." In proceedings of the Sixth International symposium on Manufacturing with Applications (ISOMA '98), Alaska, May 1998.
  58. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, and A. A. Efros, "Robust Sensing for Mobile Robot Control." In proceedings of the IFAC Fifth Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO '97), Nantes, France, September 1997.
  59. Tarek M Sobh and Beno Benhabib, "Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems in Robotics and Automation," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1997.
  60. T. M. Sobh and A. Mahmood, "Recovering Structure Uncertainties from Noisy Sense Data," In proceedings of the 1997 Measurement Science Conference, Pasadena, California, January 1997.
  61. M. Dekhil and T. M. Sobh, "Embedded Tolerance Analysis for Sonar Sensors." In proceedings of the 1997 Measurement Science Conference, Pasadena, California, January 1997.
  62. M. Dekhil, T. M. Sobh, and A. A. Efros, "Commanding Sensors and Controlling Indoor Autonomous Mobile Robots," in proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Dearborn, Michigan, September 1996.
  63. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, and A. A. Efros, "Sensing Under Uncertainty for Mobile Robots," Presented in the Second World Automation Congress, First International Symposium on Intelligent Automation and Control (ISIAC 96), Montpelier, France, May 1996.
  64. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, T. C. Henderson, and A. Sabbavarapu, "Prototyping a Three-link Robot Manipulator," Presented in the Second World Automation Congress, Sixth International Symposium on Robotics and Manufacturing (ISRAM 96), Montpelier, France, May 1996.
  65. T. M. Sobh, "Modeling and Recovering Uncertainties in Sense Date," In proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Measurement and Control in Robotics (ISMCR 96), Brussels, Belgium, May 1996.
  66. M. Dekhil, T. M. Sobh, and A. A. Efros, "Sensor-based Distributed Control Scheme for Mobile Robots," Invited paper, 10th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC 95), Monterey, California, August 1995.
  67. T. M. Sobh, T. C. Henderson, and F. Zana, "A Unifying Framework for Tolerance Analysis in Sensing, Design, and Manufacturing." In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Nagoya, Japan, May 1995.
  68. M. Dekhil, T. M. Sobh, T. C. Henderson, and R. Mecklenburg, "UPE: Utah Prototyping Environment for Robot Manipulators." In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Nagoya, Japan, May 1995.
  69. T. C. Henderson, T. M. Sobh, F. Zana, B. Bruderlin, and C. Hsu, "Sensing Strategies Based on Manufacturing Knowledge," In Proceedings of the ARPA Image Understanding Workshop, September 1994.
  70. M. Dekhil, T. M. Sobh, and T. Henderson, "URK: Utah Robot Kit - A 3-link Robot Manipulator Prototype." In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Diego, May 1994.
  71. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, and J. C. Owen, "Discrete Event Control for Inspection and Reverse Engineering." In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Diego, May 1994.
  72. T. Sobh, "Prototyping Activities in Robotics, Control, and Manufacturing," Department of Defense Software Technology Support Center (DoD STSC) Annual Symposium, Salt Lake City, April 1994.
  73. T. M. Sobh, J. C. Owen, M. Dekhil, C. Jaynes, and T. Henderson, "Industrial Inspection and Reverse Engineering." In Proceedings of 1994 IEEE 2nd CAD-Based Vision Workshop, Pittsburgh, February 1994.
  74. T. M. Sobh, M. Dekhil, C. Jaynes, and T. Henderson, "A Perception Framework for Inspection and Reverse Engineering." In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR '93), New York City, June 1993.
  75. T. M. Sobh, C. Jaynes, and T. Henderson, "A Discrete Event Framework for Intelligent Inspection." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Atlanta, May 1993.
  76. T. M. Sobh, R. Bajcsy, and J. R. James, "Visual Observation for Hybrid Intelligent Control Implementation." In Proceedings of the 31st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tucson, Arizona, Invited Session on Hybrid Systems, December 1992.
  77. Tarek M. Sobh, Chris Jaynes, Mohamed Dekhil, and Tom Henderson, "Automated Inspection and Reverse Engineering." NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Intelligent Systems, Izmir, Turkey, August 1992.
  78. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "Visual Observation Under Uncertainty as a Discrete Event Process." In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, The Hague, The Netherlands, August 1992.
  79. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "Autonomous Observation Under Uncertainty." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Nice, France, May 1992.
  80. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "Observing Agents Under Uncertainty." In Proceedings of the Vision Interface '92 Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 1992.
  81. T. Alameldin and T. M. Sobh, "A Parallel Algorithm for Computing 3-D Reachable Workspaces." In Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Applications of Artificial Intelligence X: Machine Vision and Intelligent Robotics, April 1992.
  82. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "A Model for Visual Observation Under Uncertainty." In Proceedings of the 1992 IEEE Symposium on Computer Aided Control System Design (CACSD '92), March 1992.
  83. R. Bajcsy et al., "An Active Observer," The GRASP Lab. Overview Technical Paper and Video, In Proceedings of the DARPA Image Understanding Workshop, January 1992.
  84. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "A Model for Observing a Moving Agent." In Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '91), Osaka, Japan, November 1991.
  85. T. M. Sobh, "A Model for Shape and Motion Perception," In Proceedings of the 1991 SPIE Conference on Mobile Robots, November 1991.
  86. T. M. Sobh and T. Alameldin, "3-D Perception and Recognition Under Uncertainty," In Proceedings of the 1991 SPIE Conference on High-Speed Architectures and Systems in Machine Vision, November 1991.
  87. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "Visual Observation as a Discrete Event Dynamic System." Presented at the 12th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Workshop on Dynamic Scene Understanding, Sydney, Australia, August 1991.
  88. T. M. Sobh and R. Bajcsy, "Visual Observation of A Moving Agent." In Proceedings of the European Robotics and Intelligent Systems Conference (EURISCON '91), Corfu, Greece, June 1991.
  89. T. Alameldin, N. Badler and T. M. Sobh, "A Hybrid System for Computing Reachable Workspaces for Redundant Manipulators." In Proceedings of the 1990 SPIE Conference on Machine Vision Systems Integration, November 1990.
  90. T. M. Sobh and T. Alameldin, "Operator/System Communications: An Optimizing Decision Tool." In Proceedings of the 1990 SPIE Conference on Mobile Robots, November 1990.
  91. T. M. Sobh and T. Alameldin, "Structure and Motion of Entire Polyhedra." In Proceedings of the 1990 SPIE Conference on Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, November 1990.
  92. T. M. Sobh and T. Alameldin, "An Efficient System for 3-D Object Recognition." In Proceedings of the 1990 SPIE Conference on Three Dimensional Perception and Recognition, November 1990.
  93. T. M. Sobh and T. Alameldin, Structure and Motion in the "Moving Blocks World". In Proceedings of the 1990 IASTED International Conference on Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, October 1990.
  94. T. Alameldin, N. Badler and T. M. Sobh, "An Adaptive and Efficient System for Computing the 3-D Reachable Workspace." In Proceedings of the 1990 IEEE International Conference on Systems Engineering, August 1990.
  95. T. Alameldin and T. M. Sobh, "On the Evaluation of Reachable Workspace for Redundant Manipulators." In Proceedings of the ACM 3rd International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, July 1990.
  96. T. M. Sobh and K. Wohn, "Recovery of 3-D Motion and Structure by Temporal Fusion." In Proceedings of the 1989 SPIE conference on Sensor Fusion, November 1989.