Dr. Mark Nagurka

Papers in Refereed Journals  (reverse chronological order)
 

Theriault, A., Nagurka, M., and Johnson, M.J., "Design and Development of an Affordable Haptic Robot with Force-Feedback and Compliant Actuation to Improve Therapy for Patients with Severe Hemiparesis," IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2014, pp.161-174. PDF

Hang, L.W., Hong, C.Y., Yen, C.W., Chang, D.J, and Nagurka, M.L., "Gait Verification using Knee Acceleration Signals," Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 38, 2011, pp.14550-14554. PDF

Jenkins, H. and Nagurka, M.L., "Development of a Cascaded Controller for Temperature and Core Growth Rate in Vapor-Phase Axial Deposition," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol. 223, No. 6, 2009, pp.863-875. PDF

Wang, J-F., Yeh, C-Y., Yen, C-W., and Nagurka, M.L., "A Two-Stage Committee Machine of Neural Networks," Journal of Chinese Institute of Engineers, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2009, pp. 169-178. PDF

Wang, J-F., Lin, C-L., Chang, Y-H., Nagurka, M.L., Yen, C-W., and Yeh, C-Y., "Gender Determination using Fingerprint Features," Internet Journal of Medical Update, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2008, pp. 22-28. PDF

Wang, J-F., Lin, C-L., Yen, C-W., Chang, Y-H., Chen, T-Y., Su, K-P., and Nagurka, M.L., "Determining the Association between Dermatoglyphics and Schizophrenia by using Fingerprint Asymmetry Measures," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2008, pp. 601-616. PDF

Yeh, C., Wang, J-F. Wu, F-T., Yen, C-W., Nagurka, M.L. and Lin, C-L., "A Comparative Study for 2D and 3D Computer-Aided Diagnosis Methods for Solitary Pulmonary Nodules," Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Vol. 32, 2008, pp. 270-276. PDF

Young, C-N. Yen, C-W., Bau, Y-H., and Nagurka, M.L., "One-Class-At-A-Time Removal Sequence Planning Method for Multiclass Classification Problems," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Vol. 17, Issue 6, November 2006, pp. 1544-1549. PDF

Bufton, M.J., Marklin, R.M., Nagurka, M.L. and Simoneau, G.G., "Effect of Keyswitch Design of Desktop and Notebook Keyboards Related to Key Stiffness and Typing Force," Ergonomics, Vol. 49, No. 10, August 2006, pp. 996-1012. PDF

Biess, A., Nagurka, M., and Flash, T., “Simulating Discrete and Rhythmic Multi-Joint Human Arm Movements by Optimization of Nonlinear Performance Indices,” Biological Cybernetics, Vol. 95, No. 1, July 2006, pp. 31-53. PDF

Nagurka, M. and Huang, S., "A Mass-Spring-Damper Model of a Bouncing Ball," International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2006, pp. 393-401. PDF

Yaniv, O. and Nagurka, M., "Automatic Loop Shaping of Low-Order QFT Controllers," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 127, September 2005, pp. 472-477. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Marklin, R.M., "Measurement of Stiffness and Damping Characteristics of Computer Key­board Keys," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 127, June 2005, pp. 283-288. PDF

Yen, C-W., Young, C.N. and Nagurka, M.L., "A Training Sample Sequence Planning Method for Pattern Recognition Problems," Automatica, Vol. 41, Issue 4, April 2005, pp. 563-738. PDF

 Yaniv, O. and Nagurka, M., "Robust Performance Limitations of Controlled Delayed Systems," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 126 No. 4, December 2004, pp. 899-904. PDF

Yen, C-W., Young, C-N., and Nagurka, M.L., "A Vector Quantization Method for Nearest Neighbor Classifier Design in Pattern Recognition," Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 6, 2004, pp. 725-731. PDF

Yen, C-W., Young, C-N., and Nagurka, M.L., "A False Acceptance Error Controlling Method for Hyperspherical Classifiers," Neurocomputing, Vol. 57C, 2004, pp. 295-312. PDF

Yaniv, O. and Nagurka, M., "Design of PID Controllers Satisfying Gain Margin and Sensitivity Constraints on a Set of Plants," Automatica, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2004, pp. 111-116. PDF

Yaniv, O. and Nagurka, M., "Robust PI Controller Design Satisfying Sensitivity and Uncertainty Specifications" IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 48, No. 11, November 2003, pp. 2069-2072. PDF

Nagurka, M.L., "Aerodynamic Effects in a Dropped Ping-Pong Ball Experiment," International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol.19, No. 4, 2003, pp. 623-630. PDF

Ressler, K., Brucker, K., and Nagurka, M., "A Thermal Time-Constant Experiment," International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol.19, No. 4, 2003, pp. 603-609. PDF

Nagurka, M.L., "A Simple Dynamics Experiment Based on Acoustic Emission," Mechatronics, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2002, pp. 229-239. PDF

Haque, I. and Nagurka, M., "Modeling and Linear Analysis of High Speed Articulated Trainsets," International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 26, No. 2/3, 2001, pp. 249-263. PDF

Wang, S.K. and Nagurka, M.L., "A Superconducting Maglev Vehicle/Guideway System With Preview Control. Part II: Controller Design and System Behavior," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 119, No. 4, December 1997, pp. 644-649. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Wang, S.K., "A Superconducting Maglev Vehicle/Guideway System With Preview Con­trol. Part I: Vehicle, Guideway, and Magnet Modeling," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 119, No. 4, December 1997, pp. 638-643. PDF

Kurfess, T.R. and Nagurka, M.L., "A Geometric Representation of Root Sensitivity," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 116, No. 2, June 1994, pp. 305-309. PDF

Kurfess, T.R. and Nagurka, M.L., "Geometric Links Among Classical Controls Tools," IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. 37, No. 1, February 1994, pp. 77-83. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Kurfess, T.R., "An Alternate Geometric Perspective on MIMO Systems" ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 115, No. 3, September 1993, pp. 538-543. PDF

Dolan, J.M., Friedman, M.B., and Nagurka, M.L., "Dynamic and Loaded Impedance Components in the Maintenance of Human Arm Posture," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 23, No. 3, May/June 1993, pp. 698-709. PDF

Kurfess, T.R. and Nagurka, M.L., "Foundations of Classical Control Theory with Reference to Eigenvalue Geometry," Journal of The Franklin Institute, Vol. 330, No. 2, March 1993, pp. 213-227. PDF

Nagurka, M. and Wang, S., "A Chebyshev-based State Representation for Linear Quadratic Optimal Control," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 115, No. 1, March 1993, pp. 1-6. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Yen, V., "Development of Linear Quadratic Control Laws Via Control Parametrization," International Journal of Systems Science, Vol. 23, No. 12, 1992, pp. 2125-2139. PDF

Napolitano, R., Kulluk, H., Nagurka, M., Martukanitz, R., Dickerson, P., "Development of Knowledge-Based Systems for Aluminum Welding," AWS Welding Journal, Vol. 71, No. 12, December 1992, pp. 43-47. PDF

Tasch, U. and Nagurka, M., "Linear Quadratic Regulator with Varying Finite Time Durations," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 114, No. 3, September 1992, pp. 517-519. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Kurfess, T.R., "Gain and Phase Margins of SISO Systems from Modified Root Locus Plots," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 3, June 1992, pp. 123-127. PDF

Yen, V. and Nagurka, M., "Optimal Control of Linearly Constrained Linear Systems via State Parameterization," Optimal Control Applications & Methods, Vol. 13, No. 2, April-June 1992, pp. 155-167. PDF

Godlewski, P., Nagurka, M., and Wholey, M., "Engineering Investigation of the Kensey Dynamic Angioplasty Catheter," Journal of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 13, September 1991, pp. 391-398. PDF

Kurfess, T.R. and Nagurka, M.L., "Understanding the Root Locus Using Gain Plots," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 5, August 1991, pp. 37-40. PDF

Yen, V. and Nagurka, M.L., "Linear Quadratic Optimal Control via Fourier-Based State Parameterization," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 113, No. 2, June 1991, pp. 206-215. PDF

Benaroya, H. and Nagurka, M.L., "Space Structures: Issues in Dynamics and Control," Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 4, October 1990, pp. 251-270. PDF

Yen, V. and Nagurka, M.L., "A Fourier-Based Optimal Control Approach for Structural Systems," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 13, No. 2, March-April 1990, pp. 265-276. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Yen, V., "Fourier-Based Optimal Control of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 112, No. 1, March 1990, pp. 17-26. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Englert, P., "Toward an Intelligent Machine Tool for Flexible Manufacturing."  Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 6, No. 3, 1989, pp. 229-236. PDF

Wholey, M.H., Smith, J.A.M., Godlewski, P., and Nagurka, M.L., "Recanalization of Total Arterial Occlusions with the Kensey Dynamic Angioplasty Catheter," Radiology, Vol. 172, No. 1, July 1989, pp. 95-98. PDF

Dzielski, J.E. and Nagurka, M.L., "H-infinity Optimal Control for a Class of Reaction-Diffusion Equations," International Journal of Control, Vol. 47, No. 6, 1988, pp. 1947-1960. PDF

Yen, V. and Nagurka, M.L., "A Suboptimal Trajectory Planning Algorithm for Robotic Manipulators," ISA Transactions, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1988, pp. 51-59. PDF

Diehl, K.S., Krogh, B.H., and Nagurka, M.L., "An Interactive Control Systems Simulator," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 2, April 1986, pp. 20-26. PDF

Hayes, W.C., Gran, J.D., Nagurka, M.L., Feldman, J.M., and Oatis, C., "Leg Motion Analysis During Gait by Multiaxial Accelerometry:  Theoretical Foundations and Preliminary Validations," ASME Journal of Biome­chanical Engineering, Vol. 105, August 1983, pp. 283-289. PDF

Nagurka, M.L., Hedrick, J.K., and Wormley, D.N., "Curving Performance of Rail Transit Trucks," Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 12, No. 1-3, July 1983, pp. 18-23. PDF

Nagurka, M.L. and Hayes, W.C., "An Interactive Graphics Package for Calculating Cross-Sectional Proper­ties of Complex Shapes," Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 13, 1980, pp. 59-64. PDF

 

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