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Christopher Assad
Research Technologist

  1. A Stoica, M Kuhlman, C Assad, D Keymeulen, "Developing humanoid robots for real-world environments," 8th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2008, 567-572.
  2. Y Chen, L Del Castillo, N Aranki, C Assad, M Mazzola, M Mojarradi, E Kolawa, "Reliability assessment of high temperature electronics and packaging technologies for Venus mission," IEEE CFP08RPS-CDR 46th Annual International Reliability Physics Symposium, Phoenix, 2008, 641-642.
  3. C. Assad, D. Newman, W. Burleson, J. Essenburg, U.K. Banaru, S. Cary, K. Hodges, "Mission Contingencies for Team (Astronaut-Robot-Mission Control) Interactions," JPL SURP DRDF Annual Report, 2008, Task # 1209 and 1222.
  4. A Csaszar, JC Hanan, P Moreels, CL Hughlett, C Assad, T-H Chao, P Perona, "A Low Cost Test-Bed for Real-Time Landmark Tracking," SPIE Sensors and Systems for Space Applications, April 9-11, Orlando, 2007.
  5. Y. Chen, L. Del Castillo, N. Aranki, C. Assad, "High-temperature electronics and packaging reliability methodology and cabling issues," JPL R&TD Annual Report, 2007, R.06.037.044.
  6. C. Assad, "Intelligent Control for Agile Biomorphic Robotics," In: Howard AM, Tunstel EW (eds.), Intelligence for Space Robotics, TSI Press, 2006, 383-402.
  7. C. Assad, TH. Chao, J. Hanan, A. Csaszar, P. Moreels, P. Perona, "Real-time landmark tracking," JPL DRDF Annual Report, 2006.
  8. C. Assad, M. Jabon, N. Aranki, "Multi-electrode EMG sleeve human-machine interface," JPL R&TD Annual Report, 2006.
  9. C. Assad, "Cerebellar Model for Dynamic Balance," Dynamic Walking Workshop, May 6-8, Ann Arbor MI, 2006.
  10. C. Assad, S. Trujillo, S. Dastoor and L. Xu, "Cerebellar dynamic state estimation for a biomorphic robot arm," IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 2005, 877-882.
  11. Hanan JC, Chao TH, Assad C, Hughlett C, Zhou H, Lu T, "Closed-Loop Automatic Target Recognition and Monitoring System," SPIE, Optical Pattern Recognition XVI, 2005.
  12. Hanan JC, Assad C, Chao TH, Moreels P, Perona P, "Real-Time Landmark Tracking," JPL DRDF Annual Report, 2004.
  13. Paulin MG, Hoffman LF, Assad C, "Dynamics and the Single Spike," Special Issue on Temporal Coding for Neural Information Processing, IEEE Transactions Neural Networks, 15(5), 2004, 987-994.
  14. Paulin MG, Hoffman LF, Assad C, "Distributed coding by single spikes in the bullfrog vestibular nerve: a basis for dynamical computation in neural systems," Neurocomputing 58-60, 2004, 73-77.
  15. Hartmann MJ, Johnson NJ, Towal RB, Assad C, "Mechanical characteristics of rat vibrissae: Resonant frequencies and damping in isolated whiskers and in the awake behaving animal," J Neuroscience 23(16), 2003, 6510-6519.
  16. Assad C, Hartmann MJ, Paulin MG, "Control of a simulated arm using a novel combination of cerebellar learning mechanisms," Neurocomputing 44-46, 2002, 273-281.
  17. Hartmann MJ, Assad C, "Head and whisker movements during exploratory behavior in rats," Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Prog. No. 257.1, 2002.
  18. C. Assad, "An hypothesis for a novel learning mechanism in cerebellar cortex," Autonomous Robots 11, 2001, 285-290.
  19. Paulin MG, Hoffman LR, Assad C, "A model of cerebellar computations for dynamical state estimation," Autonomous Robots 11, 2001, 279-284.
  20. Assad C, Kewley D, "Novel aVLSI weight storage and Hebbian synapse for spiking neuron circuits," Novel Technology Report / NASA Tech Brief NPO-20965, 2001.
  21. Assad C, Hartmann M, Paulin MG, "Reanimating Marr's bones: A new look at 'A Theory of Cerebellar Cortex'," Computational Neuroscience Meeting CNS*2001, Pacific Grove, 2001.
  22. Assad C, Rasnow B, Stoddard PK, "Electric organ discharges and electric images during electrolocation," J Experimental Biology 202(10):1185-1193, 1999.
  23. Stoddard PK, Rasnow B, Assad C, "The electric organ discharges of the gymnotiform fishes: III. Brachyhypopomus," Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 184(6):609-630, 1999.
  24. Assad C, Rasnow B, Stoddard PK, Bower JM, "The electric organ discharges of the gymnotiform fishes: II. Eigenmannia," J Comparative Physiology A 183(4):419-432, 1998.
  25. Assad C, "The next level of motor control: Inspiration from the Cerebellum," First NASA/JPL workshop on Biomorphic Explorers for Future Missions. Aug 19-20, JPL, 1998.
  26. Rasnow B, Assad C, Hartmann M, Bower JM, "Applications of multimedia computers and video mixing to neuroethology," Journal of Neuroscience Methods 76:83-91, 1997.

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