Noah Cowan - Publications

Affiliations: 
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 
Area:
Locomotion
Website:
http://limbs.me.jhu.edu/

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Uyanik I, Sefati S, Stamper SA, Cho KA, Ankarali MM, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. Variability in locomotor dynamics reveals the critical role of feedback in task control. Elife. 9. PMID 31971509 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.51219  0.44
2019 Uyanik I, Stamper SA, Cowan NJ, Fortune ES. Sensory Cues Modulate Smooth Pursuit and Active Sensing Movements. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 13: 59. PMID 31024269 DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2019.00059  0.44
2019 Nickl RW, Ankarali MM, Cowan NJ. Complementary spatial and timing control in rhythmic arm movements. Journal of Neurophysiology. PMID 30811263 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00194.2018  0.32
2018 Biswas D, Arend LA, Stamper SA, Vágvölgyi BP, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. Closed-Loop Control of Active Sensing Movements Regulates Sensory Slip. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 30503617 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.11.002  0.44
2018 Tytell ED, Carr JA, Danos N, Wagenbach C, Sullivan CM, Kiemel T, Cowan NJ, Ankarali MM. Body stiffness and damping depend sensitively on the timing of muscle activation in lampreys. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 29873726 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icy042  0.32
2018 Madhav MS, Jayakumar RP, Demir A, Stamper SA, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. High-resolution behavioral mapping of electric fishes in Amazonian habitats. Scientific Reports. 8: 5830. PMID 29643472 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-24035-5  0.72
2016 Sutton EE, Demir A, Stamper SA, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. Dynamic modulation of visual and electrosensory gains for locomotor control. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 13. PMID 27170650 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0057  1
2015 Ankaralı MM, Sefati S, Madhav MS, Long A, Bastian AJ, Cowan NJ. Walking dynamics are symmetric (enough). Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 12: 0150209. PMID 26236826  0.32
2015 Stamper SA, Sefati S, Cowan NJ. Snake robot uncovers secrets to sidewinders' maneuverability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 5870-1. PMID 25934919 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1504307112  0.44
2015 Sefati S, Cowan NJ, Vidal R. Linear systems with sparse inputs: Observability and input recovery Proceedings of the American Control Conference. 2015: 5251-5257. DOI: 10.1109/ACC.2015.7172159  1
2015 Ankarali MM, Sefati S, Madhav MS, Long A, Bastian AJ, Cowan NJ. Walking dynamics are symmetric (enough) Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 12. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0209  1
2015 Stamper SA, Sefati S, Cowan NJ. Snake robot uncovers secrets to sidewinders' maneuverability Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 5870-5871. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1504307112  1
2015 Uyamk I, Ankarali MM, Cowan NJ, Saranli U, Morgül Ö, Özbay H. Independent estimation of input and measurement delays for a hybrid vertical spring-mass-damper via harmonic transfer functions Ifac Proceedings Volumes (Ifac-Papersonline). 48: 298-303. DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.09.394  1
2014 Mongeau JM, Demir A, Dallmann CJ, Jayaram K, Cowan NJ, Full RJ. Mechanical processing via passive dynamic properties of the cockroach antenna can facilitate control during rapid running. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 3333-45. PMID 25013115 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.101501  1
2014 Cowan NJ, Ankarali MM, Dyhr JP, Madhav MS, Roth E, Sefati S, Sponberg S, Stamper SA, Fortune ES, Daniel TL. Feedback control as a framework for understanding tradeoffs in biology. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54: 223-37. PMID 24893678 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icu050  1
2014 Swensen JP, Lin M, Okamura AM, Cowan NJ. Torsional dynamics of steerable needles: modeling and fluoroscopic guidance. Ieee Transactions On Bio-Medical Engineering. 61: 2707-17. PMID 24860026 DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2014.2326161  1
2014 Roth E, Sponberg S, Cowan NJ. A comparative approach to closed-loop computation. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 25: 54-62. PMID 24709601 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2013.11.005  1
2014 Ankarali MM, Tutkun Sen H, De A, Okamura AM, Cowan NJ. Haptic feedback enhances rhythmic motor control by reducing variability, not improving convergence rate. Journal of Neurophysiology. 111: 1286-99. PMID 24371296 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00140.2013  1
2014 Ankarali MM, Cowan NJ. System identification of rhythmic hybrid dynamical systems via discrete time harmonic transfer functions Proceedings of the Ieee Conference On Decision and Control. 2015: 1017-1022. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2014.7039515  1
2013 Mongeau JM, Demir A, Lee J, Cowan NJ, Full RJ. Locomotion- and mechanics-mediated tactile sensing: antenna reconfiguration simplifies control during high-speed navigation in cockroaches. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 4530-41. PMID 24307709 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.083477  1
2013 Rosenberg A, Cowan NJ, Angelaki DE. The visual representation of 3D object orientation in parietal cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 33: 19352-61. PMID 24305830 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3174-13.2013  1
2013 Sefati S, Neveln ID, Roth E, Mitchell TR, Snyder JB, Maciver MA, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. Mutually opposing forces during locomotion can eliminate the tradeoff between maneuverability and stability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 18798-803. PMID 24191034 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1309300110  1
2013 Madhav MS, Stamper SA, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. Closed-loop stabilization of the Jamming Avoidance Response reveals its locally unstable and globally nonlinear dynamics. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 4272-84. PMID 23997196 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.088922  1
2013 Dyhr JP, Morgansen KA, Daniel TL, Cowan NJ. Flexible strategies for flight control: an active role for the abdomen. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 1523-36. PMID 23596279 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.077644  1
2013 Kutzer MDM, Tunstel EW, Brown CY, Vahdat D, Clark JE, Cowan NJ, Armand M. Morphable limbs for multi-legged climbing on convex structures Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest (Applied Physics Laboratory). 32: 613-618.  1
2013 Lamperski A, Cowan NJ. Time-changed linear quadratic regulators 2013 European Control Conference, Ecc 2013. 198-203.  1
2013 Carver SG, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. State-estimation and cooperative control with uncertain time Proceedings of the American Control Conference. 2990-2995.  1
2012 Stamper SA, Madhav MS, Cowan NJ, Fortune ES. Beyond the Jamming Avoidance Response: weakly electric fish respond to the envelope of social electrosensory signals. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 4196-207. PMID 23136154 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.076513  1
2012 Cowan NJ, Chastain EJ, Vilhena DA, Freudenberg JS, Bergstrom CT. Nodal dynamics, not degree distributions, determine the structural controllability of complex networks. Plos One. 7: e38398. PMID 22761682 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038398  1
2012 Stamper SA, Roth E, Cowan NJ, Fortune ES. Active sensing via movement shapes spatiotemporal patterns of sensory feedback. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 1567-74. PMID 22496294 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.068007  1
2012 Swensen JP, Cowan NJ. Torsional dynamics compensation enhances robotic control of tip-steerable needles Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 1601-1606. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2012.6225262  1
2012 Dyhr JP, Cowan NJ, Colmenares DJ, Morgansen KA, Daniel TL. Autostabilizing airframe articulation: Animal inspired air vehicle control Proceedings of the Ieee Conference On Decision and Control. 3715-3720. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2012.6426256  1
2012 Roth E, Reiser MB, Dickinson MH, Cowan NJ. A task-level model for optomotor yaw regulation in drosophila melanogaster: A frequency-domain system identification approach Proceedings of the Ieee Conference On Decision and Control. 3721-3726. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2012.6426231  1
2012 Sefati S, Neveln I, MacIver MA, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. Counter-propagating waves enhance maneuverability and stability: A bio-inspired strategy for robotic ribbon-fin propulsion Proceedings of the Ieee Ras and Embs International Conference On Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. 1620-1625. DOI: 10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290909  1
2012 Swensen JP, Cowan NJ. An almost global estimator on SO(3) with measurement on S2 Proceedings of the American Control Conference. 1780-1786.  1
2012 Demir A, Ankarali MM, Dyhr JP, Morgansen KA, Daniel TL, Cowan NJ. Inertial redirection of thrust forces for flight stabilization Adaptive Mobile Robotics - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference On Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies For Mobile Machines, Clawar 2012. 239-246.  1
2011 Reed KB, Majewicz A, Kallem V, Alterovitz R, Goldberg K, Cowan NJ, Okamura AM. Robot-Assisted Needle Steering. Ieee Robotics & Automation Magazine / Ieee Robotics & Automation Society. 18: 35-46. PMID 23028210 DOI: 10.1109/MRA.2011.942997  1
2011 Roth E, Zhuang K, Stamper SA, Fortune ES, Cowan NJ. Stimulus predictability mediates a switch in locomotor smooth pursuit performance for Eigenmannia virescens. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 1170-80. PMID 21389203 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.048124  1
2011 Kallem V, Chang DE, Cowan NJ. Observer design for needle steering using task-induced symmetry and reduction Ifac Proceedings Volumes (Ifac-Papersonline). 18: 8028-8033. DOI: 10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.03825  1
2011 Cowan NJ, Goldberg K, Chirikjian GS, Fichtinger G, Alterovitz R, Reed KB, Kallem V, Park W, Misra S, Okamura AM. Robotic needle steering: Design, modeling, planning, and image guidance Surgical Robotics: Systems Applications and Visions. 557-582. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1126-1_23  1
2010 Rucker DC, Webster RJ, Chirikjian GS, Cowan NJ. Equilibrium Conformations of Concentric-tube Continuum Robots. The International Journal of Robotics Research. 29: 1263-1280. PMID 25125773 DOI: 10.1177/0278364910367543  1
2010 Kallem V, Chang DE, Cowan NJ. Task-Induced Symmetry and Reduction with Application to Needle Steering. Ieee Transactions On Automatic Control. 55: 664-673. PMID 20485454 DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2009.2039241  1
2010 Demir A, Samson EW, Cowan NJ. A tunable physical model of arthropod antennae Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 3793-3798. DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509323  1
2010 De A, Lee J, Keller N, Cowan NJ. Toward SLAM on graphs Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. 57: 631-645. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-00312-7_39  1
2010 Swensen JP, Kallem V, Cowan NJ. Empirical characterization of convergence properties for kernel-based visual servoing Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences. 401: 23-38. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84996-089-2_2  1
2010 Kalumuck KM, Brandt A, Armand M, Kutzer MD, Brown CY, Cowan NJ, Prosperetti A, Blizzard C, Burns R, Takagi M, Fortune ES. Biomimetic undulating fin propulsion for maneuvering underwater vehicles Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest (Applied Physics Laboratory). 28: 278-279.  1
2009 Reed KB, Okamura AM, Cowan NJ. Controlling a Robotically Steered Needle in the Presence of Torsional Friction. Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation : Icra : [Proceedings] Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 3476-3481. PMID 21461175 DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2009.5152749  1
2009 Kallem V, Cowan NJ. Image Guidance of Flexible Tip-Steerable Needles. Ieee Transactions On Robotics : a Publication of the Ieee Robotics and Automation Society. 25: 191-196. PMID 20431694 DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2008.2010357  1
2009 Reed KB, Okamura AM, Cowan NJ. Modeling and control of needles with torsional friction. Ieee Transactions On Bio-Medical Engineering. 56: 2905-16. PMID 19695979 DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2009.2029240  1
2009 Carver SG, Cowan NJ, Guckenheimer JM. Lateral stability of the spring-mass hopper suggests a two-step control strategy for running. Chaos (Woodbury, N.Y.). 19: 026106. PMID 19566266 DOI: 10.1063/1.3127577  1
2009 Carver SG, Kiemel T, Cowan NJ, Jeka JJ. Optimal motor control may mask sensory dynamics. Biological Cybernetics. 101: 35-42. PMID 19408009 DOI: 10.1007/s00422-009-0313-x  1
2009 Webster RJ, Romano JM, Cowan NJ. Mechanics of precurved-tube continuum robots Ieee Transactions On Robotics. 25: 67-78. DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2008.2006868  1
2009 Webster RJ, Swensen JP, Romano JM, Cowan NJ. Closed-Form Differential Kinematics for Concentric-Tube Continuum Robots with Application to Visual Servoing Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. 54: 485-494. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-00196-3_56  1
2008 Reed KB, Kallem V, Alterovitz R, Goldberg K, Okamura AM, Cowan NJ. Integrated Planning and Image-Guided Control for Planar Needle Steering. Proceedings of the ... Ieee/Ras-Embs International Conference On Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. Ieee/Ras-Embs International Conference On Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. 2008: 819-824. PMID 20640197 DOI: 10.1109/BIOROB.2008.4762833  1
2008 Carver S, Roth E, Cowan NJ, Fortune ES. Synaptic plasticity can produce and enhance direction selectivity. Plos Computational Biology. 4: e32. PMID 18282087 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0040032  1
2008 Lee J, Sponberg SN, Loh OY, Lamperski AG, Full RJ, Cowan NJ. Templates and anchors for antenna-based wall following in cockroaches and robots Ieee Transactions On Robotics. 24: 130-143. DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2007.913981  1
2008 Webster RJ, Romano JM, Cowan NJ. Kinematics and calibration of active cannulas Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 3888-3895. DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2008.4543808  1
2007 Kallem V, Cowan NJ. Image-guided Control of Flexible Bevel-Tip Needles. Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation : Icra : [Proceedings] Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 2007: 3015-3020. PMID 21359170 DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2007.363930  1
2007 Kallem V, Chang DE, Cowan NJ. Task-Induced Symmetry and Reduction in Kinematic Systems with Application to Needle Steering. Proceedings of the ... Ieee/Rsj International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. Ieee/Rsj International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 2007: 3302-3308. PMID 20664750 DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2007.4399466  1
2007 Cowan NJ, Fortune ES. The critical role of locomotion mechanics in decoding sensory systems. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 27: 1123-8. PMID 17267567 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4198-06.2007  1
2007 Cowan NJ. Navigation functions on cross product spaces Ieee Transactions On Automatic Control. 52: 1297-1302. DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2007.900834  1
2007 Lee J, Loh OY, Cowan NJ. A hierarchy of neuromechanical and robotic models of antenna-based wall following in cockroaches Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 3547-3553. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2007.4399624  1
2007 Kallem V, Dewan M, Swensen JP, Hager GD, Cowan NJ. Kernel-based visual servoing Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 1975-1980. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2007.4399546  1
2006 Cowan NJ, Lee J, Full RJ. Task-level control of rapid wall following in the American cockroach. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 1617-29. PMID 16621943 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02166  1
2006 Webster RJ, Okamura AM, Cowan NJ. Toward active cannulas: Miniature snake-like surgical robots Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 2857-2863. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2006.282073  1
2006 Lee J, Lamperski A, Schmitt J, Cowan N. Task-level control of the lateral leg spring model of cockroach locomotion Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences. 340: 167-188. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-36119-0_8  1
2006 Webster RJ, Cowan NJ, Chirikjian G, Okamura AM. Nonholonomic modeling of needle steering Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. 21: 35-44. DOI: 10.1007/11552246_4  1
2005 Cowan NJ, Chang DE. Geometric visual servoing Ieee Transactions On Robotics. 21: 1128-1138. DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2005.853491  1
2005 Park W, Kim JS, Zhou Y, Cowan NJ, Okamura AM, Chirikjian GS. Diffusion-based motion planning for a nonholonomic flexible needle model Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 2005: 4600-4605. DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2005.1570829  1
2005 Lamperski AG, Loh OY, Kutscher BL, Cowan NJ. Dynamical wall following for a wheeled robot using a passive tactile sensor Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 2005: 3838-3843. DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2005.1570706  1
2005 Cowan NJ. Composing navigation functions on Cartesian products of manifolds with boundary Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. 17: 91-106.  1
2005 Cowan NJ, Ma EJ, Cutkosky M, Full RJ. A biologically inspired passive Antenna for steering control of a running robot Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. 15: 541-550.  1
2004 Christie AE, Cain SD, Edwards JM, Clason TA, Cherny E, Lin M, Manhas AS, Sellereit KL, Cowan NG, Nold KA, Strassburg HP, Graubard K. The anterior cardiac plexus: an intrinsic neurosecretory site within the stomatogastric nervous system of the crab Cancer productus. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 1163-82. PMID 14978058 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.00856  0.32
2004 Piazzi J, Cowan NJ. Multi-view visual servoing using epipoles 2004 Ieee/Rsj International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems (Iros). 1: 674-679.  1
2004 Piazzi J, Prattichizzo D, Cowan NJ. Auto-epipolar visual servoing 2004 Ieee/Rsj International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems (Iros). 1: 363-368.  1
2003 Cowan N, Shakernia O, Vidail R, Sastry S. Vision-based Follow-the-Leader Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 2: 1796-1801.  1
2002 Cowan NJ, Weingarten JD, Koditschek DE. Visual servoing via navigation functions Ieee Transactions On Robotics and Automation. 18: 521-533. DOI: 10.1109/TRA.2002.802202  1
2001 Cowan NJ, Weingarten JD, Koditschek DE. Empirical validation of a new visual servoing strategy Ieee Conference On Control Applications - Proceedings. 1117-1123.  1
2000 Cowan NJ, Lopes GAD, Koditschek DE. Rigid body visual servoing using navigation functions Proceedings of the Ieee Conference On Decision and Control. 4: 3920-3926.  1
1999 Cowan NJ, Koditschek DE. Planar image based visual servoing as a navigation problem Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 1: 611-617.  1
1998 Cowan NJ, Koditschek DE. Toward global visual servos and estimators for rigid bodies Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 3: 2658-2663.  1
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