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Intelligent Sensor, Measurement, and Control Lab
Head: Mel Siegel
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Location:
NSH A421 & A417
(412) 268 8742
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Center for Integrated Manfacturing Decision Systems (CIMDS)
This page last updated - March 2009.
Publications
  • Development and characterization of a high-spatial-temporal-resolution foot-sole-pressure measurement system

    Abhinav Kalamdani
    master's thesis, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-06-38, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2006
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Tactile sensing by the sole of the foot: Part 2: Calibration and real time processing

    Abhinav Kalamdani, Christopher Hugh Messom, and Mel Siegel
    3rd International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents 2006, December, 2006.
    Details | pdf (934KB) | Copyrighted

  • Tactile sensing by the sole of the foot: part i: apparatus and initial experiments toward obtaining dynamic pressure maps useful for stabilizing standing, walking, and running of humanoid robots

    Abhinav Kalamdani, Christopher Hugh Messom, and Mel Siegel
    IEEE International Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and their Applications, 2006, November, 2006, pp. 147-151.
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • In Vivo Measurement and Visualization of Pelvic Position and Orientation and Changes in Soft Tissue Shape and Thickness with Respect to Changes in Seating Surface Shape

    Thomas Ault
    doctoral dissertation, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-05-56, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, November, 2005
    Details | pdf (6MB) | Copyrighted

  • Sensor Fusion for Context-Aware Computing Using Dempster-Shafer Theory

    Huadong Wu
    doctoral dissertation, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-03-52, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, December, 2003
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Correlation of accelerometer and microphone data in the "coin tap test"

    Huadong Wu and Mel Siegel
    IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 49, No. 3, June, 2000, pp. 493 - 497.
    Details | pdf (108KB) | Copyrighted

  • Odor-based incontinence sensor

    Huadong Wu and Mel Siegel
    Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, May, 2000, pp. 63 - 68.
    Details | pdf (545KB) | Copyrighted

  • Just enough reality: comfortable 3-D viewing via microstereopsis

    Mel Siegel and S. Nagata
    IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 10, No. 3, April, 2000, pp. 387 - 396.
    Details | pdf (464KB) | Copyrighted

  • Kinder Gentler Stereo

    Mel Siegel, Y. Tobinaga, and T. Akiya
    Proc. SPIE Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems VI, January, 1999, pp. 18 - 27.
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Vehicle sound signature recognition by frequency vector principal component analysis

    Huadong Wu, Mel Siegel, and Pradeep Khosla
    IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 48, No. 5, October, 1999, pp. 1005 - 1009.
    Details | pdf (103KB) | Copyrighted

  • On-line Algorithms for Combining Language Models

    Adam Kalai, Stan Chen, Avrim Blum, and Roni Rosenfeld
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Accoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP '99), 1999.
    Details | pdf (106KB) | Copyrighted

  • In situ calibration for quantitative ultrasonic imaging

    Mel Siegel and Thomas Ault
    IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, September, 1998, pp. 9 - 10, 12-13, 16, 18.
    Details | pdf (3MB) | Copyrighted

  • Vehicle Sound Signature Recognition by Frequency Vector Principle Component Analysis

    Huadong Wu, Mel Siegel, and Pradeep Khosla
    Proceedings of the 15th Annual IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, May, 1998.
    Details | pdf (213KB) | Copyrighted

  • Remote Enhanced Visual Inspection of Aircraft by a Mobile Robot

    Priyan Gunatilake and Mel Siegel
    Proceedings of the 1998 IMTC Conference, May, 1998, pp. 49 - 58.
    Details | pdf (997KB) | Copyrighted

  • Robotic Assistants for Aircraft Inspectors

    Mel Siegel, Priyan Gunatilake, and Gregg Podnar
    Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, March, 1998, pp. 16 - 30.
    Details | pdf (0 Byte) | Copyrighted

  • Synthesis of a High Resolution 3D-Stereoscopic Image from a High Resolution Monoscopic Image and a Low Resolution Depth Map

    Shin Hwan Kim, Mel Siegel, and J-Y Son
    Proceedings of the 1998 SPIE/IS&T Conference, January, 1998, pp. 76 - 86.
    Details | pdf (704KB) | Copyrighted

  • Improved Rendering of Parallax Panoramagrams for a Time-Multiplexed Autostereoscopic Display

    Adam Kalai and Mel Siegel
    Proceedings of the 1998 SPIE/IS&T Conference, January, 1998, pp. 211 - 217.
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • A Note on Learning from Multiple-Instance Examples

    Adam Kalai and Avrim Blum
    Machine Learning, Vol. 30, No. 1, January, 1998, pp. 23 - 30.
    Details | pdf (151KB) | Copyrighted

  • Enhanced Remote Visual Inspection of Aircraft Skin

    Mel Siegel and Priyan Gunatilake
    Proceedings of the Intelligent NDE Sciences for Aging and Futuristic Aircraft Workshop, September, 1997, pp. 101 - 112.
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Remote Inspection Technologies for Aircraft Skin Inspection.

    Mel Siegel and Priyan Gunatilake
    Proc. ET & VS - IM, May, 1997, pp. 69 - 78.
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • Measurement Issues in Quantitative Ultrasonic Imaging

    Mel Siegel and Thomas Ault
    Proc. of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, May, 1997, pp. 16-19.
    Details | pdf (25KB) | Copyrighted

  • Image Understanding Algorithms for Remote Visual Inspection of Aircraft Surfaces

    Priyan Gunatilake, Mel Siegel, Angel Jordan, and Gregg Podnar
    Machine Vision Applications in Industrial Inspection V, February, 1997, pp. 2 - 13.
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Compression and Interpolation of 3D-Stereoscopic and Multi-View Video

    Mel Siegel, S. Sethuraman, J. S. McVeigh, and Angel Jordan
    Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems IV, February, 1997, pp. 227 - 238.
    Details | pdf (522KB) | Copyrighted

  • Universal Portfolios With and Without Transaction Costs

    Avrim Blum and Adam Kalai
    Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference onComputational Learning Theory (COLT '97), 1997.
    Details | pdf (184KB) | Copyrighted

  • A Modular Neural Network Approach to Autonomous Navigation

    Ian Davis
    doctoral dissertation, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-96-35, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 1996
    Details | pdf (5MB) | Copyrighted

  • Segmentation Based Coding of Stereoscopic Image Sequences

    S. Sethuraman, Mel Siegel, and Angel Jordan
    Digital Video Compression: Algorithms and Technologies 1996, February, 1996, pp. 420 - 429.
    Details | pdf (92KB) | Copyrighted

  • Geometry of Binocular Imaging III: Wide-Angle and Fish-Eye Lenses

    V. S. Grinberg and Mel Siegel
    Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems III, February, 1996, pp. 146 - 153.
    Details | pdf (115KB) | Copyrighted

  • Algorithm for automated eye strain reduction in real stereoscopic images and sequences

    J. S. McVeigh, Mel Siegel, and Angel Jordan
    Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February, 1996, pp. 307 - 316.
    Details | pdf (343KB) | Copyrighted

  • Adaptive Reference Frame Selection for Generalized Video Signal Coding

    J. S. McVeigh, Mel Siegel, and Angel Jordan
    Digital Video Compression: Algorithms and Technologies 1996, February, 1996, pp. 441 - 449.
    Details | pdf (113KB) | Copyrighted

  • Image Enhancement and Understanding for Remote Visual Inspection of Aircraft Surface

    Priyan Gunatilake, Mel Siegel, Angel Jordan, and Gregg Podnar
    Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Aircraft, Airports, and Aerospace Hardware, December, 1996, pp. 416 - 427.
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • The Video Z-buffer: A Concept for Facilitating Monoscopic Image Compression by Exploiting the 3-D Stereoscopic Depth Map

    S. Sethuraman and Mel Siegel
    October, 1996.
    Details | pdf (33KB) | Copyrighted

  • Intermediate view synthesis considering occluded and ambiguously referenced image regions

    J. S. McVeigh, Mel Siegel, and Angel Jordan
    Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 9, 1996, pp. 21 - 28.
    Details | pdf (222KB) | Copyrighted

  • Software for 3D-TV and 3D-Stereoscopic Computer Workstations

    Mel Siegel, V. S. Grinberg, Angel Jordan, J. S. McVeigh, Gregg Podnar, S. Safier, and S. Sethuraman
    Proc. of the 1995 International Workshop on Stereoscopic and Three Dimensional Imaging, September, 1995, pp. 251 - 260.
    Details | pdf (112KB) | Copyrighted

  • Geometry of Binocular Imaging II: The Augmented Eye

    V. S. Grinberg, Gregg Podnar, and Mel Siegel
    Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems II, February, 1995, pp. 142 - 149.
    Details | pdf (31KB) | Copyrighted

  • Double Buffering Technique for Binocular Imaging in a Window

    J. S. McVeigh, V. S. Grinberg, and Mel Siegel
    Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems II, February, 1995, pp. 168 - 175.
    Details | pdf (56KB) | Copyrighted

  • 3D-Stereoscopic X Windows

    S. Safier and Mel Siegel
    Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems II, February, 1995, pp. 160 - 167.
    Details | pdf (294KB) | Copyrighted

  • Vector Restoration for Video Coding

    J. S. McVeigh, S.-W. Wu, Mel Siegel, and Angel Jordan
    Proc. ICIP-95, October, 1995, pp. 93 - 96.
    Details | pdf (90KB) | Copyrighted

  • Multiresolution based hierarchical disparity estimation for stereo image pair compression

    S. Sethuraman, Angel Jordan, and Mel Siegel
    March, 1994.
    Details | pdf (33KB) | Copyrighted

  • Geometry of Binocular Imaging

    V. S. Grinberg, Gregg Podnar, and Mel Siegel
    Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems, February, 1994, pp. 56 - 65.
    Details | pdf (30KB) | Copyrighted

  • Compression of stereo image pairs and streams

    Mel Siegel, Priyan Gunatilake, S. Sethuraman, and Angel Jordan
    Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems, February, 1994, pp. 258 - 268.
    Details | pdf (105KB) | Copyrighted

  • A Multiresolution Framework for Stereoscopic Image Sequence Compression

    S. Sethuraman, Mel Siegel, and Angel Jordan
    Proc. ICIP-94, November, 1994, pp. 361 - 365.
    Details | pdf (27KB) | Copyrighted

  • Frameless Patient Registration Using Ultrasonic Imaging

    Thomas Ault
    Proc. First International Symposium on Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 1994, pp. 74-82.
    Details | pdf (140KB) | Copyrighted

  • Intelligent Sensors for Atomization Processing of Molten Metals and Alloys

    G. Jiang, H. Henein, and Mel Siegel
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-88-06, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 1988
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • Automatic Robot Initialization Using a Planar Target Scanned by an Optical Reflection Sensor

    R. Q. Yang and Mel Siegel
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-87-09, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 1987
    Details | pdf (699KB) | Copyrighted

  • Efficient representation of reflecting structures for a sonar navigation model

    R. Kuc and Mel Siegel
    Proceedings of the 1987 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, March, 1987, pp. 1916 - 1923.
    Details | pdf (578KB) | Copyrighted

  • Physically-based Simulation Model for Acoustic Sensor Robot Navigation

    Roman Kuc and Mel Siegel
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-86-11, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 1986
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted