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An overview of thermal necrosis: present and future

Mediouni, M., Kucklick, T., Poncet, S., Madiouni, R., Abouaomar, A., Madry, H., Cucchiarini, M., Chopko, B., Vaughan, N., Arora, M., Gökkuş, K., Lozoya Lara, M., Paiva Cedeño, L., Volosnikov, A., Hesmati, M. & Ho, K., 10 May 2019, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. 35, 9, p. 1555-1562 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Necrosis
Hot Temperature
Bone and Bones
Bone Screws
Orthopedic Procedures

Evolution of Biological Eye in Computer Simulation

Vaughan, N., 8 Aug 2019, 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2019 - Proceedings. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

computer simulation
eyes
cameras
eye lens
predators

Translational medicine: Challenges and new orthopaedic vision (Mediouni-Model)

Mediouni, M., Madiouni, R., Gardner, M. & Vaughan, N., 31 Dec 2019, In : Current Orthopaedic Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Translational Medical Research
Orthopedics
Hospital Medical Staffs
Artificial Intelligence
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
2018

Associating colours with emotions detected in social media tweets

Harvey, R., Muncey, A. & Vaughan, N., 6 Apr 2018, Proceedings of AISB Annual Convention 2018. The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (AISB), p. 5-8 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Color
Labels
Semantics
Processing

Evolutionary robot swarm cooperative retrieval

Vaughan, N., 7 Jul 2018, Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Springer, 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Communication
Controllers

Evolution of neural networks for physically simulated evolved virtual quadruped creatures

Vaughan, N., 7 Jul 2018, Evolution of neural networks for physically simulated evolved virtual quadruped creatures.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Topology
Neural networks
Controllers
Physics
Light sources

How effective is ant colony optimisation at robot path planning

Wolfenden, A. & Vaughan, N., 6 Apr 2018, Proceedings of AISB Annual Convention 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Ant colony optimization
Motion planning
Robots
Graphical user interfaces

Morphogenetic engineering for evolving ant colony pheromone communication

Vaughan, N., 4 Apr 2018, Proceedings of AISB Annual Convention 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Topology
Communication
Neural networks

Multi-agent reinforcement learning for swarm retrieval with evolving neural network

Vaughan, N., 7 Jul 2018, Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning for Swarm Retrieval with Evolving Neural Network. p. 522-526 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Swarm communication by evolutionary algorithms

Vaughan, N., 27 May 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Evolving and Adaptive Intelligent Systems, EAIS 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
swarms
Formicidae
controllers
pheromones
nests
2017

A smart device to substitute the neurothesiometer

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V., Hickish, T. & Cole, J., 3 Nov 2017, Conference Proceedings ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference . American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Smartphones
Application programs
Testing

Interpreting ultrasound images for accurate epidural needle insertion

Vaughan, N. & Dubey, V., 31 Oct 2017, Conference Proceedings Frontiers in Biomedical Design. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
needles
insertion
spine
nerves
visibility

Optimal parameters to avoid thermal necrosis during bone drilling: A finite element analysis

Mediouni, M., Schlatterer, D., Khoury, A., Von Bergen, T., Shetty, S., Arora, M., Dhond, A., Vaughan, N. & Volosnikov, A., 9 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 35, 11, p. 2386-2391 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
Needles
Body Mass Index
Pressure
Pressure Transducers
Research Ethics Committees

Virtual hip replacement simulator for 3D printed implants

Vaughan, N. & Dubey, V., 31 Oct 2017, Conference Proceedings Frontiers in Biomedical Devices. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
2016

An overview of self-adaptive technologies within virtual reality training

Vaughan, N., Gabrys, B. & Dubey, V. N., 30 Nov 2016, In : Computer Science Review. 22, p. 65-87 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

A review of virtual reality based training simulators for orthopaedic surgery

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wainwright, T. W. & Middleton, R. G., 29 Feb 2016, In : Medical Engineering and Physics. 38, 2, p. 59-71 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Orthopedics
Surgery
Virtual reality
Hip
Simulators
35 Downloads (Pure)

Comparing and Combining Time Series Trajectories Using Dynamic Time Warping

Vaughan, N. & Gabrys, B., 4 Sep 2016, Procedia Computer Science. Elsevier, Vol. 96. p. 465-474

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Time series
Trajectories
Simulators
Virtual reality
Force measurement

Hip replacement simulator for predicting dislocation risk

Vaughan, N. & Dubey, V., 5 Dec 2016, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulators
Orthopedics
Surgery
Reamers
Feedback

Mechanism for adaptive virtual reality feedback

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V., Wee, M. & Isaacs, R., 30 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME. 10, 3, 2 p., 030951 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virtual reality
Simulators
Computer Graphics
Manikins
Feedback
2015

Can virtual-reality simulators assess experience and skill level of orthopaedic surgeons?

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wainwright, T. W. & Middleton, R. G., 2 Sep 2015, Proceedings of the 2015 Science and Information Conference, SAI 2015. IEEE, p. 105-108 4 p. 7237133

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Orthopedics
Internship and Residency
Research
Orthopedic Surgeons

Does virtual-reality training on orthopaedic simulators improve performance in the operating room?

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wainwright, T. W. & Middleton, R. G., 2015, Proceedings of the 2015 Science and Information Conference, SAI 2015. IEEE, p. 51-54 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Operating Rooms
Orthopedics
Orthopedic Procedures
Validation Studies
Research
Orthopedics
Magnetic resonance
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Tissue
Geometry

Swapping algorithm and meta-heuristic solutions for combinatorial optimization n-queens problem

Vaughan, N., 2015, Proceedings of the 2015 Science and Information Conference, SAI 2015. IEEE, p. 102-104 3 p. 7237132

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Combinatorial optimization
Neural networks
Genetic programming
Evolutionary algorithms
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
2014

Body shape and size modelling using regression analysis and neural network prediction

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2014, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Regression analysis
Neural networks
Simulators
Tissue
Costs

Development Of Epidural Simulators: Towards Hybrid Virtual Reality Training

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 1 Apr 2014, Virtual Reality: Technologies, Medical Applications and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 83-124 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Needles
Manikins
Hand
Patient Simulation
Anatomic Models

Devices for accurate placement of epidural Tuohy needle for Anaesthesia administration

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2 Jan 2014, In : Mechanical Sciences. 5, 1, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needles
Pressure measurement
Magnetic resonance imaging
Ultrasonics
Syringes

Epidural pressure measurements from various BMI obstetric patients

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2014, In : Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME. 8, 3, 030938.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstetrics
Pressure measurement
Body Mass Index
Pressure
Ligaments
2 Downloads (Pure)

Haptic feedback from human tissues of various stiffness and homogeneity

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 30 Jul 2014, In : Advances in Robotics Research. 1, 3, p. 215-237 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Needles
Stiffness
Tissue
Feedback
Ligaments

In-vivo obstetric pressure measurements for patient-specific epidural simulator

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2014, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Obstetrics
Pressure
Body Mass Index
Ligaments
Needles

Parametric model of human body shape and ligaments for patient-specific epidural simulation

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 1 Oct 2014, In : Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 62, 2, p. 129-140 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ligaments
Human Body
Skinfold Thickness
Body Size
Neural networks

Spine flexion and extension model for epidural simulator

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2014, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), Vol. 3.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spine
Computer Graphics
Epidural Anesthesia
Posture
Computer Simulation

Synthetic methods for ultrasound- guided epidural insertion simulation

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2014, In : Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME. 8, 2, 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonics
Needles
Ligamentum Flavum
Epidural Space
Sacrum

Virtual reality simulation based assessment objectives for epidural training

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 28 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME. 8, 2, 020948.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needles
Virtual reality
Simulators
Epidural Space
Lumber
2013

A review of epidural simulators: Where are we today?

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., Sep 2013, In : Medical Engineering and Physics. 35, 9, p. 1235-1250 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Spinal Puncture
Simulators
Manikins
Software
Research

Artificial neural network to predict patient body circumferences and ligament thicknesses

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 4 Aug 2013, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ligaments
Thigh
Arm
Ligamentum Flavum
Neurons

Epidural Simulation for Patients of Various BMI and Body Shapes

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 3 Jul 2013, In : Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME. 7, 3, 030924.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Simulation
Needles
Palpation
Laparoscopy
Dentistry

Heterogeneous tissue layer deformation with haptic feedback

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2013, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), V02AT02A014

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tissue
Feedback
Needles
Stiffness
Ligaments

Real-time length measurement of epidural Tuohy needle during insertion

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2013, In : IET Science, Measurement and Technology . 7, 4, p. 215-222 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

needles
Needles
insertion
image processing
Image processing

Towards a realistic in vitro experience of epidural Tuohy needle insertion

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 1 Jul 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 227, 7, p. 767-777 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needles
Syringes
Simulators
Feedback

Video tracking of Tuohy needle for an enhanced epidural simulator user interface

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2013, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), Vol. 2 B. V02BT02A039

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Needles
User interfaces
Simulators
Image processing
Color
2012

Advanced epidural simulator with 3d flexible spine and haptic interface

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2012, In : Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidural needle length measurement by video processing

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2012, IET Conference Publications.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Needles
Processing
Image processing
Cameras
Theaters

Haptic interface on measured data for epidural simulation

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2012, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), Vol. 2. p. 13-17 5 p. DETC2012-70891

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Haptic interfaces
Needles
Simulators
Tissue
Computer graphics

Virtual reality based enhanced visualization of epidural insertion

Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y. K. & Isaacs, R., 2012, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), Vol. 2. p. 1413-1418 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ligaments
Needles
Virtual reality
Visualization
Tissue