ISL Publications


T. Elhourani, and Michael M. Marefat, "A Distributed Constraint Optimization Solution to the Peer-to-Peer Video Streaming Problem", In Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI-07, pp. 1347-1352, Vancouver, Canada, Jul. 2007.

Chandan Pitta, and Michael M. Marefat, Similarity-Based Retrieval of CAD Solid Models for Automated Reuse of Machining Process Plans, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 312-317, Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 2007.

Fan Yang, and Michael M. Marefat, Automatic Feasibility Verification of Object Configurations: A New Approach Based on Feature Interaction Matrices, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 686-691, Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 2007.

Alexandar Mitev, Michael Marefat, Dongsheng Ma, Janet Wang, "Parameter Reduction for Variability Analysis by Slice Inverse Regression (SIR) Method", In the proceedings of The 12th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp. 468-473, Japan, 2007.

T. Elhourani, Nathan Denny, and Michael M. Marefat, "A Distributed Constraint Optimization Solution to the Peer-to-Peer Video Streaming Problem", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet Computing, Worldcomp 07, Las Vegas, NV, Jun. 2007.

Sumit Chachra, and Michael M. Marefat, Distributed Algorithms for Sleep Scheduling in Wireless Sensor Networks, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3101-3107, Orlando, FL, Apr. 2006.

Marcus Sandberg, and Michael M. Marefat, Combining Knowledge Based Engineering and Case Based Reasoning, for Design and Manufacturing Iteration, In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, pp.283-289, Liverpool, UK, Sep. 2006.

N. Denny, and Michael M. Marefat, Exploiting Similarity Metrics and Case-Bases for Knowledge Sharing Between Case-Based Reasoners, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 452-457, Las Vegas, NV, Aug. 2005.

Sumit Chachra, and Michael M. Marefat, Distributed Frozen and Dynamic Multi-Agent Games, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, pp. 341-347, Vienna, Austria, Nov. 2005.

Chandan Pitta, and Michael M. Marefat, Intelligent Retrieval and Reuse of CAD Solid Models, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1413-1418, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2005.

Alexis Rivera-Rios, Fai-Lung Shih, and Michael M. Marefat, Stereo Camera Pose Determination with Error Reduction and Tolerance Satisfaction for Dimensional Measurements, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 423-428, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2005.

Fan Yang, and Michael M. Marefat, Achieving Desired Contact State Transitions of Polyhedral Parts with Compliant Motions, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4206-4211, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2005.

R. Curry, Michael M. Marefat, and Fan Yang, Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Similarity, In Proceedings of the Knowledge-Based Image Analysis and Synthesis (KIMAS), pp. 629-634, Washington, D.C., 2005.

Sumit Chachra, Theodore Elhourani, Michael M. Marefat, and John Reagan, Resource Allocation in Sensor Networks Using Distributed Constraint Optimization, In Proceedings of the International Telemetering Conference, San Diego, CA, Oct. 2004.

Micah Lesmeister, Theodore Elhourani, Michael M. Marefat, and John Reagan, An Open Architecture and Middleware for Collective Robot Teams, In Proceedings of the International Telemetering Conference, San Diego, CA, Oct. 2004.

R. Raman, and Michael M. Marefat, Integrated Process Planning Using Tool/Process Capabilities and Heuristic Search, In Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 141-174, 2004.

John Britanik, and Michael M. Marefat, CBPOP: A Domain-Independent Multi-case Reuse Planner Part I: Retrieval for Multi-Plan Reuse, In Computational Intelligence Journal, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 405-443, 2004.

Qiang Ji and Michael M. Marefat, A Dempster-Shafer Approach for Recognizing Machine Features from CAD Models, In Pattern Recognition Journal, Vol. 36, no. 6, 2003.

M. M. Marefat, and Mark Ascher, Advances in Automatic Feature Recognition and Spatial Inferencing from Solid Models In Recent Research Developments in Pattern Recognition, C.H. Chen, B. Chandrasekaran, and M. Levine editors, 2002 (refereed work presenting original research).

M. M. Marefat, and M. Soto Santibanez, Learning Agents with Faster Convergence and Higher Flexibility, In Proceedings of the Iranian International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran, May 2002.

Chris Yang, F. Ciarallo, and Michael M. Marefat, Handling Uncertainties of Robot Manipulators and Active Vision by Constraint Propagation, In Journal of Robotic Systems, Vol. 19, No. 9, pp. 427-441, 2002.

J. Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, CBPOP: A Domain-Independent Multi-case Reuse Planner Part I: Retrieval for Multi-Plan Reuse, submitted for publication to Computational Intelligence, (35 pages)., May 2001.

J. Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, CBPOP: A Domain-Independent Multi-case Reuse Planner Part II: Dependency-Directed Refitting and the Utility of Multi-plan Reuse, submitted for publication to Computational Intelligence, (40 pages), May 2001.

B. Goeree, E. Fasse, and M. M. Marefat, Verifying Contact Hypotheses of Planar Polyhedral Objects Using Penetration Growth Distances, In Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 233-246, April 2001.

R. Raman, and M. M. Marefat, Qualitative Spatial Inferencing in Interpreting Designs for CAPP, Part I: Qualitative Shape Descriptions and Tool/Process Capability Models, Submitted for Publication to Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacture (AIEDAM) Journal, November 2001.

R. Raman, and M. M. Marefat, Qualitative Spatial Inferencing in Interpreting Designs for CAPP, Part II: Inferencing with Qualitative Shape Descriptions, Submitted for Publication to Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacture (AIEDAM) Journal, November 2001.

R. Raman, and M. M. Marefat, Integrated Process Planning Using Tool/Process Capabilities and Heuristic Search, Submitted for Publication to Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, November 2001.

J. Britanik, M. M. Marefat, and L. Cumiford, Knowledge Translation and Interchange for Planning Agents, submitted for publication to the Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, (40 pages), May 2001.

M. Ascher, M. M. Marefat and E. Fasse, A Methodology for Automatic Retrieval of Similarly Shaped Machinable Components, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Tucson, AZ, October 2001.

M. Soto Santibanez, and M. M. Marefat, Increasing the Flexibility and Speed of Convergence of a Learning Agent, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Tucson, AZ, October 2001.

Michael M. Marefat, Chris Yang, and F. Ciarallo, A Class of constraint Networks with Real, Interval, and Integer Values for Mechanical Design and Robotics, Accepted for Publication and Scheduled to Appear in Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing Journal, 2001.

B. Goeree, E. Fasse, and M. M. Marefat, Verifying Contact Hypotheses of Planar Polyhedral Objects Using Penetration Growth Distances, In Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 233-246, April 2001.

H. Sarjoughian, F. Cellier, M. M. Marefat, and J. Rozenblit, editors, 2000 AI, Simulation, and Planning in High Autonomy Systems. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on AI, Simulation, and Planning, ISBN: 1-56555-194-X, Society for Computer Simulation, 2000.

S. Ramchandran, and Michael M. Marefat, A Methodology for the Translation of Knowledge between Heterogeneous Planners, In Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation: A Tapestry of Systems and AI-based Theories and Methodologies, H.S. Sarjoughian and F.E. Cellier editors, pp. 341-366, Springer Verlag, 2000 (refereed work presenting original research).

Chris Yang, and M. M. Marefat, Interval Constraint Networks for Tolerance Analysis and Synthesis, In Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacture (AIEDAM), Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 255-271, Sept. 2000.

M. M. Marefat, Chris Yang, and Frank Ciarallo, A Class of constraint Networks with Real, Interval, and Integer Values for Robotics and Mechanical Design, Accepted for Publication and Scheduled to Appear in Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, August 2000.

B. Goeree, E. Fasse, and M. M. Marefat, Determining Feasible Contact States of Pairs of Spatial Polyhedra, Submitted for Publication In IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (T.SMC), September 2000.

B. Goeree, E. Fasse, and M. M. Marefat, Determining Feasible Contact States of Pairs of Polyhedra, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, CA, May 2000. (only 597 out of 1100 papers accepted).

M. M. Marefat, and C.C. Yang, A New Approach for Worst Case Tolerance Analysis and Synthesis Based on Interval Constraint Networks, In Proceedings of the 8th Iranian International Conference on ISME, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, May 2000. (only 90 out of 200 International submissions accepted).

M. M. Marefat and M. Soto, Flexible and Fast Convergent Learning Agent Model, InProceedings of the 7th International Conference on AI, Simulation, and Planning, Tucson, AZ, March 2000.

Chris Yang, and M. M. Marefat, Interval Constraint Networks for Tolerance Analysis and Synthesis, In Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacture (AIEDAM), Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 255-271, Sept. 2000.

M. M. Marefat and John T. Olson, "Computer-Aided Production Planning" , In Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 668-686, John G. Webster editor, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.

John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Hierarchically Merging Plans in Decomposable Domains, In IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (T.SMC), Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 27-40, 1999.

Chris Yang, M. M. Marefat, and Frank Ciarallo, Modeling Errors for Dimensional Inspection Using Active Vision, In Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1999.

Chris Yang, M. M. Marefat, and Frank Ciarallo, Constraint Propagation and Constraint Satisfaction for Tolerance Analysis and Synthesis using Interval Constraint Networks, Submitted for Publication to IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (T.SMC), September 1999.

John T. Olson, John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Combined Discrete-Continuous Simulation of Process Plans I: Simulation Methodology, In Transactions of the Society for Computer Simulation (T. SCS), Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 133-148, December 1999.

John T. Olson, John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Combined Discrete-Continuous Simulation of Process Plans II: Automatic Model Generation, In Transactions of the Society for Computer Simulation (T. SCS), Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 149-158, December 1999.

X. Gu, M. M. Marefat, and F. Ciarallo, Robust Sensor Placement for Automated Vision Dimensional Inspection, Submitted for Publication to IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, May 1999.

B. Goeree, M. M. Marefat, and E. Fasse, Generating Qualitative Contact Models for three dimensional Spatial Polyhedra, Submitted for Publication to IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, June 1999.

X. Gu, M. M. Marefat, and Frank Ciarallo, A Robust Approach for Sensor Placement in Active Vision Dimensional Inspection, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Detroit, Michigan, May 1999.

B. Goeree, E. Fasse, and M. M. Marefat, An optimization based approach for determining whether a set of elementary contacts is geometrically feasible, In Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Dynamic Systems and Controls Division, Nashville, TN, November 1999.

Chris Yang, M. M. Marefat, and Frank Ciarallo, Error Analysis and Planning Accuracy for Dimensional Measurements in Active Vision Inspection, In IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 14, No. 3, June, 1998.

J. Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Hierarchical Plan Merging with Application to Process Planning, In Computational Intelligence, Vol. 14, No. 3, August 1998.
Abstract in HTML: ijcai95-abs.html.

C. C. Yang, M. M. Marefat, and Erik Johnson, Entity-Based Aspect Graphs: Making Viewer-Centered Representations More Efficient, In Pattern Recognition Letters , Vol. 19, No. 3-4, pp. 265-277, June 1998.

M. M. Marefat, and Kevin Crosby, An Error Reduction Approach to Sensor Placement for Using Active Machine Vision in Dimensional Inspection, In Proceedings of the 6th Iranian International Conference on Electrical Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 1998.

S. Gudantti, M. M. Marefat, E. Fasse, A Knowledge-Based Framework For The Content Based Retrieval Of CAD Solid Models, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Diego, CA, October 1998.

Erik Johnson, and M. M. Marefat, Drawing Analogies by Systematic Spatial Inferencing for Manufactured Components, In Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence and Manufacturing Workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 1998.

Susan Epstein, M. M. Marefat and Jack Gelfand, The National Science Foundation Research Planning Workshop Report/Proceedings on Cognition and Spatial Reasoning: The Human-Machine Connection, Maryland, May 1997.

M. M. Marefat and John Britanik, "Case-Based Process Planning for Three-Dimensional Machined Components" , In Integrated Product and Process Development: Methods, Tools, and Technologies, pp. 185-226, H. Parsaei editor, John Wiley, 1997.

M. M. Marefat and John Britanik,Plan Reuse and Plan Merging in Manufacturing Process Planning, In Journal of Engineering Design and Automation, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1997.
Abstract in HTML: eda96-abs.html.

M. M. Marefat and Qiang Ji, Hierarchical Bayesian Methods for Recognition and Extraction of Shape Features from CAD solid Models, In IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (T.SMC), Vol. 27A, No. 6, 1997.

Qiang Ji, and M. M. Marefat, Machine Interpretation of CAD Data for Manufacturing Applications, In ACM Computing Surveys, Volume 29, No. 3, 1997.

Paul J. Lever, M. M. Marefat, and Tanti Ruwani, A Machine Learning Approach to Tool Wear Behavior Operational Zones, In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, Vol. 33, No. 1, 1997.

M. M. Marefat, Andrew Varecka, and Jeff Yost, An Intelligent Visualization Agent for Simulation-Based Decision Support, In IEEE Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1997.

M. M. Marefat, and John Britanik,Case-Based Process Planning Using an Object Oriented Model Representation, In Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing , Vol. 13, No. 3, 1997.

Jeff Yost, M. M. Marefat, and Andrew Varecka, Content-Based Visualization for Intelligent Problem Solving Environments, In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 46, No. 4, 1997.

M. M. Marefat, Liwei Wu, and Christopher Yang, Gaze Stabilization in Active Vision I: Vergence Error Extraction , In Pattern Recognition, Vol. 13, No. 11, 1997.

M. M. Marefat, Liwei Wu, and Christopher Yang, Gaze Stabilization in Active Vision II: Multi-Rate Vergence Control, In Pattern Recognition, Vol. 13, No. 11, 1997.

Ramanujam Raman, and M. M. Marefat, Review of Parametric and Feature Based CAD/CAM, In Journal of Engineering Design and Automation, Vol. 3, No. 4, 1997.

M. M. Marefat, Erik Johnson, and Ramanujam Raman, Qualitative Reasoning about Features and Feature Interactions with Applications to Integrated Design and Manufacturing Planning, In Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference,Seattle, Washington, January 1997.

Christopher Yang, M. M. Marefat, and Frank Ciarallo, Tolerance Analysis and Synthesis by Interval Constraint Networks, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1997 (only 60 % of papers accepted).

Kevin Crosby, M. M. Marefat, and Frank Ciarallo, Camera Settings for Dimensional Inspection Using Displacement and Quantization Errors, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1997 (only 60 % of papers accepted).
Abstract in HTML: icra97-abs.html.

Erik Johnson, and M. M. Marefat, A Model and Inferencing Mechanism for Spatial Reasoning with Manufactured Components, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1997 (only 60 % of papers accepted).
Abstract in HTML: icra97-abs.html.

M. M. Marefat, and Liwei Wu, Purposeful Gazing and Vergence Control for Active Vision, Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1996.

M. M. Marefat, Chris Yang, and Frank Ciarallo, Active Vision Based Dimensional Inspection Planning, submitted for publication to IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (T.SMC), February 1996.

M. M. Marefat, and John Britanik, A Formal Planning Model for Case-Based Process Planning, In Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, Albuquerque, NM, January 1996
HTML version of paper: nsf96.html.
Abstract in HTML: nsf96-abs.html.

M. M. Marefat, and Christopher C. Yang Active Vision Dimensional Inspection and Accuracy Analysis ,In Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, Albuquerque, NM, January 1996.

F. Ciarallo, Chris Yang, and M. M. Marefat, Displacement Errors in Active Visual Inspection , In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Minneapolis, MN, April 1996 (only 580 out of 915 papers accepted).

Ming-Hsuan Yang, and M. M. Marefat, Constraint-Based Feature Recognition: Handling Non-Uniqueness in Feature Interactions, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Minneapolis, MN, April 1996 (only 580 out of 915 papers accepted).

Andrew F. Varecka, and M. M. Marefat, A Cognitive Decision Approach for Intelligent Scientific Visualization, In Proceedings of 6th International Conference on AI, Simulation, and Planning, San Diego, CA, March 1996.

John Olson, John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Combined Discrete-Continuous Simulation of Manufacturing Process Plans, In Proceedings of 6th International Conference on AI, Simulation, and Planning, San Diego, CA, March 1996.

John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Automated Reuse of Solutions in Manufacturing Process Planning through a Case-based Approach, In Proceedings of the ASME International Computers in Engineering Conference, Irvine, CA, August 1996. (Recipient AI/Feature Based Design and Manufacturing Best Paper award from the Conference).

Erik Johnson, and M. M. Marefat, Qualitative Spatial Reasoning for Manufacturing Features, In Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence and Manufacturing Workshop, Albuquerque, NM, June 1996.

G. L. Ball, B. P. Zeigler, R. Schlichting, M. M. Marefat, and, P. D. Guertin, Problems of Multi-resolution Integration in Dynamic Simulation, In Proceedings of Third International Conference on GIS and Environmental Modeling, Santa Fe, NM, January 1996.

G. L. Ball, B. P. Zeigler, R. Schlichting, and M. M. Marefat, An Environment for Massively Parallel Simulation of High Resolution Ecosystem Models, In Proceedings of 6th International Conference on AI, Simulation, and Planning, San Diego, CA, March 1996.

Qiang Ji, and M. M. Marefat, A Bayesian Approach for Extracting and Identifying Features, In The Computer-Aided Design Journal , Vol. 27, No. 5, June 1995.

M. M. Marefat, and John Britanik, Case-Based Process Planning with Hierarchical Process Plan Merging , In Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, San Diego, CA, January 1995

M. M. Marefat, and Christopher C. Yang Computer, Integrated Dimensional Inspection: Planning and Error Analysis ,In Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, San Diego, CA, January 1995

Jeff Yost, M. M. Marefat, and Jinwoo Kim, Dynamic Simulation-Integrated Intelligent Visualization: Methodology and Application to Ecosystem Simulation , In Proceedings of the IFAC/IFIP Symposium on Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Man-Machine Systems, Massachusetts Intitute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 1995.

John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Hierarchical Plan Merging with Application to Process Planning , In Proceedings of 1995 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Montreal, Canada, August 1995.

Vincent Wong, John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Knowledge Sharing for Planning: The Knowledge Interchange Interface, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conf. on Assembly and Task Planning, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August. 1995 (Recipient Best Paper in process planning track, and the finalist award for the best conference paper).
Abstract in HTML:isatp95-ks-abs.html.

John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat Case-Based Manufacturing Process Planning with Integrated Support for Knowledge Sharing, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conf. on Assembly and Task Planning, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August. 1995.
Abstract in HTML: ijcai95-abs.html.

M. Marefat, "Machine Vision for Computer Integrated Manufacturing", In Control and Dynamic Systems, Advances in Theory and Applications Vol 61 (Computer Aided Manufacturing/ Computer Integrated Manufacturing), C. T. Leondes editor, pp. 1-56, Academic Press, 1994.

Chris Yang, and M. M. Marefat, Object Oriented Concepts and Mechanisms for Feature-Based Computer Integrated Inspection, In Journal of Advances in Engineering Software , Vol 20, No. 2-3, pp. 157-179, March 1994.

Feiyue Wang, M. M. Marefat, Paul Lever, and Larry Schooley, An Intelligent Robotic Vehicle for Lunar/Martian Applications, In 4th ASCE International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 1994.

M. M. Marefat, and John Britanik, "Case-Based Process Planning" , In Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, January 1994.
Abstract in HTML: nsf94-abs.html.

Chris Yang, and M. M. Marefat, "Flexible Active Computer Integrated Visual Inspection" , In Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, January 1994 .

Liwei Wu, and M. M. Marefat, "Design and Control of Active Vision Based Mechanisms for Intelligent Robots" , In Proceedings of the AIAA/NASA Conference on Intelligent Robots in Field, Factory, Service, and Space, Houston, TX, March, 1994.

Chris Yang, M. M. Marefat, and R.L. Kashyap, Active Visual Inspection Based on CAD Models" , In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation , San Diego, CA, May, 1994.

M. M. Marefat, and Qiang Ji, "Extracting and Identifying Form Features: A Bayesian Approach" , In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation , San Diego, CA, May, 1994.

Elmer A. Grubbs, M. M. Marefat, and Larry Schooley, "Information Theoretic Natural Language Interface for Intelligent Robots", In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Robotics and Manufacturing (ISRAM) , Maui, Hawaii, August 1994.

M. M. Marefat, and John Britanik, Case-Based Process Planning with Hierarchical Plan Merging" , In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, Texas, October 1994.
Abstract in HTML: nsf95-abs.html.

Liwei Wu, and M. M. Marefat, Purposeful Gazing in Active Vision Through Phase-Based Disparity and Dynamic Vergence Control , In Proceedings of SPIE Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XIII: Algorithms, Techniques, Active Vision, and Materials Handling, Cambridge, MA, Nov. 1994.

Tanti Ruwani, Paul J. Lever, and M. M. Marefat, A Machine Learning Approach to Tool Wear Behavior Operational Zones , In Proceedings of 29th Annual IEEE Industrial Applications Society Conference , Denver, Colorado, 1994.

Chris Yang, M. M. Marefat, Spatial Quantization Errors in Active Vision Inspection , In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, Texas, October 1994.

John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, A Case-Based Approach for Process Planning , In Proceedings of ASME Winter Annual Meeting: Production Engineering , Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 1994.

Chris Yang, M. M. Marefat, and F. Ciarallo, Analysis of Errors in Dimensional Inspection Based on Active Vision , In Proceedings of SPIE Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XIII: Algorithms, Techniques, Active Vision, and Materials Handling, Cambridge, MA, Nov. 1994.

M. M. Marefat, Qiang Ji, and Paul J. Lever, Extracting Form Features by Bayesian Evidence Accumulation , In Proceedings of ASME Winter Annual Meeting: Production Engineering , Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 1994.

Jeffrey Ehrman, M. M. Marefat, Jeff Yost, and Randy Gimblett, Intelligent Visualization Agents and Management of Large Scale Eco-system Simulations , In Proceedings of the Annual International Conf. on Geographic Information Systems - Decision Support 2001, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 1994.

M. Marefat and P. Banerjee, "A Common Skeletal Framework for Knowledge-Based Solutions to a Representative Set of Manufacturing Problems", In Handbook of Expert Systems Applications in Manufacturing: Structures and Rules , A. Mittal and S. Anand editors, pp 45-80, Chapman and Hall, 1993.

M. M. Marefat, S. Malhotra, and R.L. Kashyap, Object Oriented Intelligent Computer Integrated Design, Process Planning, and Inspection, In IEEE Computer, Vol. 26, No. 3, March 1993.

M. M. Marefat, P. Banerjee, R.L. Kashyap, and C. Moodie, Capturing Intelligence as a Reusable Framework for Manufacturing Decision Processes, In International Journal of Production Research (IJPR), Vol. 31, No. 8, August 1993.

M. M. Marefat , Feature Based Computer Integrated Inspection, In Proceedings of 1993 ASME Computers in Engineering Conference, San Diego, California, August 1993.

John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, "Machine Vision Guided Telerobotics: Intelligent Material Handling, Service, and Control for Local Resource Utilization", In Proceedings of NASA/SERC Symposium on Utilization of Local Lunar and Planetary Resources, Tucson, Arizona, March 1993.

John Britanik, and M. M. Marefat, Distributed Case-Based Planning: Multi-Agent Cooperation for High Autonomy" , In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, and Planning in High Autonomy Systems, Tucson, AZ, September, 1993.
Abstract in HTML:ais93-abs.html.

Elmer A. Grubbs, and M. M. Marefat, "Understanding Natural Language for Virtual Reality: An Information Theoretic Approach", In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, and Planning in High Autonomy Systems, Tucson, AZ September 1993.

M. M. Marefat and R.L. Kashyap, Automatic Construction of Process Plans from Solid Model Representations, In IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (T.SMC), Vol. 22, No. 5, September 1992.

M. M. Marefat and R.L. Kashyap, Planning for Inspection based on CAD Models, In Proc. of 11th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, The Netherlands, September 1992.

M. M. Marefat and R.L. Kashyap, Image Interpretation and Object Recognition in Manufacturing, In IEEE Control Systems (special issue on systems, man, and cybernetics)., Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 8-17, October 1991

M. M. Marefat and R.L. Kashyap, Geometric Reasoning for Recognition of Three Dimensional Object Features, In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (T.PAMI), Vol. 12, No. 10, pp. 949-965, October 1990.

M. M. Marefat, S.J. Feghhi and R.L. Kashyap, IDP: Automating the CAD/CAM Link by Reasoning about Shape, In Proc. of 6th IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications (CAIA), Santa Barbara, CA, March 1990 (44 out of 190 papers were accepted).

M. M. Marefat, M. Timke, and R.L. Kashyap, A Framework for Image Interpretation in Manufacturing Applications, In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Los Angeles, CA, November 1990.

S.J. Feghhi, M. M. Marefat, and R.L. Kashyap, An Object Oriented Kernel for an integrated Design and Process Planning System, In Proc. of 27th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), Orlando, FL, June 1990 (30 % of submitted papers were accpeted).

M. M. Marefat and R.L. Kashyap, Building Semantic Descritptions from Boundary Data, In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSE), Pittsburgh, PA, August 1990.

M. M. Marefat and R.L. Kashyap, Geometric Reasoning for Recognition of Three Dimensional Object Features, In Proc. of the Eighth Army Research Conference on Applied Math. and Computing, Cornell, June 1990.

M. Marefat, Geometric Reasoning: Principles and Applications in Computer Integrated Engineering and Computer Vision, Book under preparation.