Ron Alterovitz
Ron Alterovitz
Professor of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Verified email at cs.unc.edu - Homepage
TitleCited byYear
Planning for steerable bevel-tip needle insertion through 2D soft tissue with obstacles
R Alterovitz, K Goldberg, A Okamura
Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE international conference on robotics and …, 2005
2382005
The stochastic motion roadmap: A sampling framework for planning with Markov motion uncertainty
R Alterovitz, T Siméon, K Goldberg
2322007
Motion planning under uncertainty using iterative local optimization in belief space
J Van Den Berg, S Patil, R Alterovitz
The International Journal of Robotics Research 31 (11), 1263-1278, 2012
1992012
Motion planning under uncertainty for image-guided medical needle steering
R Alterovitz, M Branicky, K Goldberg
The International Journal of Robotics Research 27 (11-12), 1361-1374, 2008
1722008
Interactive simulation of surgical needle insertion and steering
N Chentanez, R Alterovitz, D Ritchie, L Cho, KK Hauser, K Goldberg, ...
ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) 28 (3), 88, 2009
1692009
Distal bevel-tip needle control device and algorithm
RJ Webster III, AM Okamura, NJ Cowan, G Chirikjian, KY Goldberg, ...
US Patent 7,822,458, 2010
1422010
Steering flexible needles under Markov motion uncertainty
R Alterovitz, A Lim, K Goldberg, GS Chirikjian, AM Okamura
2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems …, 2005
1372005
Needle insertion and radioactive seed implantation in human tissues: Simulation and sensitivity analysis
R Alterovitz, K Goldberg, J Pouliot, R Taschereau, IC Hsu
2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Cat. No …, 2003
1372003
Robot-assisted needle steering
KB Reed, A Majewicz, V Kallem, R Alterovitz, K Goldberg, NJ Cowan, ...
IEEE robotics & automation magazine 18 (4), 35-46, 2011
1342011
Simulating needle insertion and radioactive seed implantation for prostate brachytherapy
J Westwood
Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 11: NextMed: Health Horizon 94, 19, 2003
1232003
Screw-based motion planning for bevel-tip flexible needles in 3D environments with obstacles
V Duindam, R Alterovitz, S Sastry, K Goldberg
2008 IEEE international conference on robotics and automation, 2483-2488, 2008
1152008
Registration of MR prostate images with biomechanical modeling and nonlinear parameter estimation
R Alterovitz, K Goldberg, J Pouliot, ICJ Hsu, Y Kim, SM Noworolski, ...
Medical physics 33 (2), 446-454, 2006
1072006
Needle path planning and steering in a three-dimensional non-static environment using two-dimensional ultrasound images
GJ Vrooijink, M Abayazid, S Patil, R Alterovitz, S Misra
The International journal of robotics research 33 (10), 1361-1374, 2014
942014
Needle steering in 3-D via rapid replanning
S Patil, J Burgner, RJ Webster, R Alterovitz
IEEE Transactions on Robotics 30 (4), 853-864, 2014
942014
Three-dimensional motion planning algorithms for steerable needles using inverse kinematics
V Duindam, J Xu, R Alterovitz, S Sastry, K Goldberg
The International Journal of Robotics Research 29 (7), 789-800, 2010
942010
Motion planning for steerable needles in 3D environments with obstacles using rapidly-exploring random trees and backchaining
J Xu, V Duindam, R Alterovitz, K Goldberg
2008 IEEE international conference on automation science and engineering, 41-46, 2008
922008
Robotic needle steering: Design, modeling, planning, and image guidance
NJ Cowan, K Goldberg, GS Chirikjian, G Fichtinger, R Alterovitz, KB Reed, ...
Surgical robotics, 557-582, 2011
912011
Integrated planning and image-guided control for planar needle steering
KB Reed, V Kallem, R Alterovitz, K Goldberg, AM Okamura, NJ Cowan
2008 2nd IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and …, 2008
912008
Interactive motion planning for steerable needles in 3D environments with obstacles
S Patil, R Alterovitz
2010 3rd IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and …, 2010
872010
Sensorless planning for medical needle insertion procedures
R Alterovitz, K Goldberg, J Pouliot, R Taschereau, IC Hsu
Proceedings 2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and …, 2003
862003
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