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Paul G. Backes, Ph.D.
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  1. P. Backes, A. Diaz-Calderon, M. Robinson, M. Bajracharya, D. Helmick, "Automated Rover Positioning and Instrument Placement," IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2005, March 5-12, 2005.
  2. P. Backes, J. Norris, M. Powell, M. Vona, R. Steinke, J. Wick., "The Science Activity Planner for the Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Fido Field Test Results," Proceedings IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana., March 6-13, 2004.
  3. P. Backes, J. Norris, M. Powell, K. Tso, G. Tharp, P.C. Leger, "Sequence Planning for the FIDO Mars Rover Prototype.," Proceedings IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana., March 8-13, 2003.
  4. P. Backes, K. Tso, J. Norris, G. Tharp, "Beyond Webcams, An Introduction to Online Robots; Chapter: Internet-based Ground Operations for Mars Lander and Rover Missions," MIT Press, 2002, 227-240.
  5. P. Backes, K. Tso, J. Norris, G. Tharp, J. Slostad, R. Bonitz, K. Ali, "Internet-Based Operations for the Mars Polar Lander Mission," Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April 2000, 20252032.
  6. Y. Bar-Cohen and P. Backes, "Scanning Large Aerospace Structures Using Open-Architecture Crawlers," National Space & Missile Materials Symposium (NSMMS), San Diego, California, February 2000.
  7. Y. Bar-Cohen, P. Backes, "Scanning Aircraft Structures Using Open-Architecture Robotic Crawlers as Platforms with NDT Boards and Sensors," Materials Evaluation, 57(3), March 1999, 361366.
  8. P. Backes, S. Peters, L. Phan, K. Tso, "Task Lines and Motion Guides," Presence,7(5), October 1998, 494502.
  9. P. Backes, "Dual-arm Supervisory and Shared Control Task Description and Execution," Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 12, 1994, 29-54.
  10. P. Backes, "Teleoperation and Robotics in Space; Chapter 6: Supervised Autonomy For Space Telerobotics," AIAA, 1994.
  11. P. Backes, G. Leininger, C. Chung, "Joint Self-Tuning with Cartesian Setpoints," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 108, June 1986, 146150.
  12. P. Backes, K. Tso, G. Tharp, "The Web Interface for Telescience," Presence, 8(5), 529-537.

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