Dissertation

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker. Characterizing and controlling the high-frequency dynamics of haptic interfaces, Ph.D. disseration, Stanford University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2006. PDF

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Allison M. Okamura, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, and Mohsen Mahvash. Haptic Rendering: Algorithms and Applications, chapter 22: Measurement-Based Modeling for Haptic Display. Eds. M. Lin and M. Otaduy. A. K. Peters, to be published in May 2008.

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Günter Niemeyer. Induced master motion in force-reflecting teleoperation. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 128(4):800-810, December 2006. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Jonathan P. Fiene, and Günter Niemeyer. Improving contact realism through event-based haptic feedback. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12(2):219-230, March/April 2006. PDF

William R. Provancher, Mark R. Cutkosky, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, and Günter Niemeyer. Contact location display for haptic perception of curvature and object motion. International Journal of Robotics Research, 24(9):691-702, September 2005. PDF

Conference Publications

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, David Ferguson, Michael Kutzer, Matthew Moses, and Allison M. Okamura. The Touch Thimble: Providing fingertip contact feedback during point-force haptic interaction. To appear in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, March 2008. PDF

Amy Blank, Allison M. Okamura, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker. Effects of proprioceptive motion feedback on sighted and unsighted control of a virtual hand prosthesis. To appear in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, March 2008.

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker. Haptography: Capturing the feel of real objects to enable authentic haptic rendering (invited paper). To appear in Proc. Haptic in Ambient Systems (HAS) Workshop, in conjunction with the First International Conference on Ambient Media and Systems, February 2008. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Netta Gurari, and Allison M. Okamura. Effects of visual and proprioceptive position feedback on human control of targeted movement. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, pages 513-524, June 2007. PDF

Carol B. Muller, Elisa H. Barney Smith, Jennifer Chou-Green, T. Daniels-Race, A. Drummond, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker. The power of external mentors for women pursuing academic careers in engineering and science: Stories of mentornet ace and its proteges and mentors. In Proc. Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN) National Conference, June 2007.

Jonathan P. Fiene and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker. Shaping event-based haptic transients via an improved understanding of real contact dynamics. In Proc. IEEE World Haptics Conference, pages 170-175, March 2007. Best Haptic Technology Paper Award. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Netta Gurari, and Allison M. Okamura. Quantifying the value of visual and haptic position feedback in force-based motion control. In Proc. IEEE World Haptics Conference, pages 561-562, March 2007. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Günter Niemeyer. Improving telerobotic touch via high-frequency acceleration matching. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 3893-3898, May 2006. PDF

Jonathan P. Fiene, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, and Günter Niemeyer. Event-based haptic tapping with grip force compensation. In Proc. IEEE Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, pages 117-123, March 2006. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Günter Niemeyer. Modeling induced master motion in force-reflecting teleoperation. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 348-353, April 2005. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Jonathan P. Fiene, and Günter Niemeyer. Event-based haptics and acceleration matching: Portraying and assessing the realism of contact. In Proc. IEEE World Haptics Conference, pages 381-387, March 2005. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Günter Niemeyer. Canceling induced master motion in force-reflecting teleoperation. In Proc. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Symposium on Advances in Robot Dynamics and Control, volume 2, paper number 60049, November 2004. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, William R. Provancher, Günter Niemeyer, and Mark R. Cutkosky. Haptic display of contact location. In Proc. IEEE Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, pages 40-47, March 2004. PDF

Günter Niemeyer, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Raymond Bonneau, Probal Mitra, Andrew Reid, Jonathan Fiene, and Grant Weldon. THUMP: An immersive haptic console for surgical simulation and training. In Proc. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, pages 272-274, January 2004. Best Poster Award. PDF

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, June Gyu Park, and Günter Niemeyer. Characterizing the human wrist for improved haptic interaction. In Proc. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Symposium on Advances in Robot Dynamics and Control, volume 2, paper number 42017, November 2003. PDF

William R. Provancher, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Günter Niemeyer, and Mark R. Cutkosky. Perception of curvature and object motion via contact location feedback. In Proc. International Symposium on Robotics Research, October 2003. PDF