Amato, Nancy individual record
Professor - Term Appointment
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selected publications
Academic Articles45
  • Motes, J., Sandstrom, R., Adams, W., Ogunyale, T., Thomas, S., & Amato, N. M. (2019). Interaction Templates for Multi-Robot Systems. IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS. 4(3), 2926-2933.
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  • Amato, N. M., Ekenna, C., Thomas, S., & Roy, N. (2018). Editorial. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH. 37(10), 1115-1116.
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  • Agha-Mohammadi, A. A., Agarwal, S., Kim, S. K., Chakravorty, S., & Amato, N. M. (2018). SLAP: Simultaneous Localization and Planning under Uncertainty via Dynamic Replanning in Belief Space. IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 34(5), 1195-1214.
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  • McMahon, T., Thomas, S., & Amato, N. M. (2018). Sampling-based motion planning with reachable volumes for high-degree-of-freedom manipulators. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH. 37(7), 779-817.
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  • Amato, N. M., Brock, O., Morales, M., & Thomas, S. (2018). Special issue on “Robotics: Science and Systems”, 2016. Autonomous Robots. 42(7), 1-2.
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  • Burge, J. D., & Amato, N. M. (2016). CREU & DREU: Expanding the impact of the traditional REU. ACM Inroads. 7(4), 81-83.
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  • Akin, H. L., Amato, N. M., Isler, V., & van der Stappen, A. F. (2016). Special Issue on the Eleventh Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, 2014. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH. 35(5), 437-437.
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  • van der Stappen, A. F., Akin, H. L., Amato, N. M., & Isler, V. (2016). Special Section on the 11th Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR 2014). IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. 13(2), 414-414.
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  • Ekenna, C. W., Thomas, S., & Amato, N. M. (2015). Adaptive Local Learning in Sampling Based Motion Planning for Protein Folding. PROCEEDINGS 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOINFORMATICS AND BIOMEDICINE. 10(S2), 61-68.
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  • van der Stappen, A. F., Akin, H. L., Amato, N. M., & Isler, V. (2015). Special Section on the 2014 Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. 12(4), 1297-1297.
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  • Agha-mohammadi, A., Chakravorty, S., & Amato, N. M. (2014). FIRM: Sampling-based feedback motion-planning under motion uncertainty and imperfect measurements. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH. 33(2), 268-304.
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  • Tomkins, D., Smith, T., Amato, N. M., Rauchwerger, L., & Machinery, A. C. (2014). SCCMulti An Improved Parallel Strongly Connected Components Algorithm. Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming, PPOPP. 49(8), 393-394.
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  • Ghosh, M., Amato, N. M., Lu, Y., & Lien, J. (2013). Fast approximate convex decomposition using relative concavity. CAD Computer Aided Design. 45(2), 494-504.
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  • Lu, Y., Lien, J., Ghosh, M., & Amato, N. M. (2012). alpha-Decomposition of polygons. Computers & Graphics. 36(5), 466-476.
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  • Drake, R. P., Doss, F. W., McClarren, R. G., Adams, M. L., Amato, N., Bingham, D., ... Visco, A. J. (2011). Radiative effects in radiative shocks in shock tubes. HIGH ENERGY DENSITY PHYSICS. 7(3), 130-140.
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  • Tanase, G., Buss, A., Fidel, A., Harshvardhan, .., Papadopoulos, I., Pearce, O., ... Rauchwerger, L. (2011). The STAPL Parallel Container Framework. Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming, PPOPP. 46(8), 235-245.
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  • Tang, X., Thomas, S., Coleman, P., & Amato, N. M. (2010). Reachable Distance Space: Efficient Sampling-Based Planning for Spatially Constrained Systems. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH. 29(7), 916-934.
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  • Tang, X., Thomas, S., Tapia, L., Giedroc, D. P., & Amato, N. M. (2009). Simulating RNA Folding Kinetics on Approximated Energy Landscapes (vol 381, pg 1055, 2008). JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 387(2), 522-522.
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  • Tang, X., Thomas, S., Tapia, L., Giedroc, D. P., & Amato, N. M. (2008). Simulating RNA Folding Kinetics on Approximated Energy Landscapes. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 381(4), 1055-1067.
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  • Akella, S., Amato, N. M., Huang, W., & Mishra, B. (2008). Special Issue on the Seventh International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH. 27(11-12), 1173-1174.
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  • Amato, N. M., Lee, D., & Pietracaprina, A. (2008). Untitled. Theoretical Computer Science. 408(2-3), 97-98.
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  • Pollack, M. E., Hambrusch, S. E., Ellis, C. S., Grosz, B. J., Hodgins, J., Bajcsy, R., ... Soff, M. L. (2006). Computing: Report leaps geographical barriers but stumbles over gender [1]. NATURE. 441(1), 25-25.
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  • Aluru, S., Amato, N. M., & Bader, D. A. (2006). Editorial: Special section on high-performance computational biology. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS. 17(8), 737-739.
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  • Amato, N. M., Bonarini, A., Groen, F., & Yoshida, E. (2006). Intelligent autonomous systems (IAS-8). ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS. 54(2), 95-96.
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  • Rauchwerger, L., & Amato, N. M. (2006). SmartApps: Middle-ware for adaptive applications on reconfigurable platforms. OPERATING SYSTEMS REVIEW. 40(2), 73-82.
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  • Walter, J. E., Tsai, E. M., & Amato, N. M. (2005). Algorithms for fast concurrent reconfiguration of hexagonal metamorphic robots. IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 21(4), 621-631.
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  • Iyer, R., Perdue, J., Rauchwerger, L., Amato, N. M., & Bhuyan, L. (2005). An experimental evaluation of the HP V-Class and SGI Origin 2000 multiprocessors using microbenchmarks and scientific applications. International Journal of Parallel Programming. 33(4), 307-350.
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  • Lee, D. T., Amato, N. M., Chang, S. F., Chen, H. H., Chen, T., Hsu, T. S., ... Yen, J. (2005). Journal of Information Science and Engineering: Editorial notice. Journal of Information Science and Engineering. 21(5),
  • Chirikjian, G., Amato, N. M., & Kavraki, L. E. (2005). Special issue on robotics techniques applied to computational biology. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH. 24(2-3), 107-107.
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  • Son, W., Kim, K., Amato, N. M., & Trinkle, J. C. (2004). A generalized framework for interactive dynamic simulation for MultiRigid bodies. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS MAN AND CYBERNETICS PART B-CYBERNETICS. 34(2), 912-924.
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  • Walter, J. E., Welch, J. L., & Amato, N. M. (2004). Distributed reconfiguration of metamorphic robot chains. DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING. 17(2), 171-189.
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  • Song, G., Thomas, S., Dill, K. A., Scholtz, J. M., & Amato, N. M. (2003). A path planning-based study of protein folding with a case study of hairpin formation in protein G and L.. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. 240-251.
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  • Lien, J. M., Morales, M., & Amato, N. M. (2003). Neuron PRM: a framework for constructing cortical networks. NEUROCOMPUTING. 52-4, 191-197.
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  • Walter, J. E., Tsai, E. M., & Amato, N. M. (2002). Choosing good paths for fast distributed reconfiguration of hexagonal metamorphic robots. 2014 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (ICRA). 1, 102-109.
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  • Vallejo, D., Remmler, I., & Amato, N. M. (2001). An adaptive framework for ‘single shot’ motion planning: A self-tuning system for rigid and articulated robots. 2014 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (ICRA). 1, 21-26.
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  • Bayazit, O. B., Song, G., & Amato, N. M. (2001). Enhancing randomized motion planners: Exploring with haptic hints. Autonomous Robots. 10(2), 163-174.
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  • Amato, N. M., Bayazit, O. B., Dale, L. K., Jones, C., & Vallejo, D. (2000). Choosing good distance metrics and local planners for probabilistic roadmap methods. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION. 16(4), 442-447.
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  • Amato, N. M., Perdue, J., Pietracaprina, A., Pucci, G., & Mathis, M. (2000). Predicting performance on SMPs. A case study: The SGI Power Challenge. Proceedings of the International Parallel Processing Symposium, IPPS. 729-737.
  • Wilmarth, S. A., Amato, N. M., & Stiller, P. F. (1999). Motion planning for a rigid body using random networks on the medial axis of the free space. 173-180.
  • Tamassia, R., Agarwal, P. K., Amato, N., Chen, D. Z., Dobkin, D., Drysdale, S., ... Whitesides, S. (1996). Strategic directions in computational geometry. ACM COMPUTING SURVEYS. 28(4), 591-606.
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  • AMATO, N. M., & PREPARATA, F. P. (1995). A TIME-OPTIMAL PARALLEL ALGORITHM FOR 3-DIMENSIONAL CONVEX HULLS. Algorithmica. 14(2), 169-182.
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  • Rauchwerger, L., Amato, N. M., & Padua, D. A. (1995). A scalable method for run-time loop parallelization. International Journal of Parallel Programming. 23(6), 537-576.
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  • AMATO, N. M. (1995). FINDING A CLOSEST VISIBLE VERTEX PAIR BETWEEN 2 POLYGONS. Algorithmica. 14(2), 183-201.
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  • Amato, N. (1993). Improved processor bounds for parallel algorithms for weighted directed graphs. Information Processing Letters. 45(3), 147-152.
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  • Amato, N., Blum, M., Irani, S., & Rubinfeld, R. (1989). Reversing trains: A turn of the century sorting problem. JOURNAL OF ALGORITHMS. 10(3), 413-428.
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Books2
  • Levent Akin, H., Amato, N. M., Isler, V., & Van der Stappen, A. F. (2015). Preface.
  • Akella, S., Amato, N. M., Huang, W. H., & Mishra, B. (2008). Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics: Preface.
Conference Papers182
  • Pattanshetti, S., Sandstrom, R., Kottala, A., Amato, N. M., & Ryu, S. C. (2019). Feasibility study of robotic needles with a rotational tip-joint and notch patterns. 2014 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (ICRA). 2019-May, 1534-1540.
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  • Denny, J., Sandstrom, R., & Amato, N. M. (2018). A General Region-Based Framework for Collaborative Planning. ROBOTICS RESEARCH, VOL 2. 3, 563-579.
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  • Ebinger, T., Kaden, S., Thomas, S., Andre, R., Amato, N. M., Thomas, U., & IEEE, .. (2018). A General and Flexible Search Framework for Disassembly Planning. 2014 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (ICRA). 3548-3555.
  • Mcmahon, T., Jenkins, O. C., & Amato, N. (2018). Affordance Wayfields for Task and Motion Planning. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. 2955-2962.
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  • Sandstrom, R., Bregger, A., Smith, B., Thomas, S., Amato, N. M., & IEEE, .. (2018). Topological Nearest-Neighbor Filtering for Sampling-Based Planners. 2014 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (ICRA). 3053-3060.
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
amato@tamu.edu
First Name
Nancy
Last Name
Amato
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Engineering Academic Coordination; 3126 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3112
USA