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Vladimir Kulyukin's Publications & Presentations

Vladimir Kulyukin: Papers, Articles, Reports, and Notes
Papers, Articles, Reports, & Presentations

Vladimir Kulyukin

  • 2017
    • V. Kulyukin & V. R. Sudini. Real Time Vision-Based Lane Detection on Raspberry Pi with 1D Haar Wavelet Spikes. Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science: Proceedings of The International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2017, 15-17 March, 2017, Hong Kong, pp. 75-80. ISBN: 978-988-14047-3-2 (pdf).
    • V. Kulyukin. In Situ Omnidirectional Vision-Based Bee Counting Using 1D Haar WaveletSpikes. Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science: Proceedings of The International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2017, 15-17 March, 2017, Hong Kong, pp. 182-187. ISBN: 978-988-14047-3-2 (pdf).
  • 2016
    • V. Kulyukin & S. Reka. Toward Sustainable Electronic Beehive Monitoring: Algorithms for Omnidirectional Bee Counting from Images & Harmonic Analysis of Buzzing Signals. Engineering Letters, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 317-327, Aug. 2016 (pdf).
    • V. Kulyukin & S. Reka. A Computer Vision Algorithm for Omnidirectional Bee Counting at Langstroth Beehive Entrance. Proceedings of International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV'16), pp. 229-235, ISBN: 1-60132-442-1, CSREA Press. Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 2016.
    • T. Zaman, V. Kulyukin, & A. Cutler. Text Skew Detection in Printed Text Images Relying on 2D Haar Wavelets. Journal of Graphics, Vision and Image Processing (GVIP), vol. 16(1), pp. 41-50, May 2016. Journal impact factor: 1.647 (pdf)
    • V. Kulyukin, M. Putnam, and S. K. Reka. Digitizing Buzzing Signals into A440 Piano Note Sequences and Estimating Forage Traffic Levels from Images in Solar-Powered, Electronic Beehive Monitoring. In Edtrs. S. I. Ao, Oscar Castillo, Craig Douglas, David Dagan Feng, and A. M. Korsunsky, Proceedings of International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS 2016): International Conference on Computer Science, Vol. I, pp. 82-87, March 16-18, Kowloon, Hong Kong, IA ENG, ISBN: 978-988-19253-8-1;ISSN: 2078-0958. Best Paper Award of The 2016 IAENG International Conference on ComputerScience (pdf)

  •  2015
    • T. Zaman, V. Kulyukin. Text Skew Angle Detetion in Vision-Based Scanning of Nutrition Labels. In Ed. H. R. Arabnia, L. Deligiannidis, F. G. Tinetti. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2015), pp. 139-144, July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, NV, USA, CSREA Press, ISBN: 1-60132-404-9 (pdf).
    •  V. Kulyukin, S. Andhavarapu. Image Blur Detection with 2D Haar Wavelet Transform and Its Effect on Skewed Barcode Scanning. In Ed. H. R. Arabnia, L. Deligiannidis, F. G. Tinetti.  Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2015), pp. 125-131, July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, NV, USA, CSREA Press, ISBN: 1-60132-404-9. (pdf)
    • V. Kulyukin, V. Reddy Sudini, H. Wengreen, J. Day. A Cloud-Based Infrastructure for Caloric Intake Estimation from Pre-Meal Videos and Post-Meal Waste Pictures. In Ed. H. R. Arabnia, L. Deligiannidis. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (HIMS 2015), pp. 161-166,  July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, NV, USA, CSREA Press, ISBN: 1-60132-416-2. (pdf)
    • V. Kulyukin, S. Andhavarapu, M. Oliver, C. Heaps, S. Rasmussen, W. Rawlins. Exploring Finite State Automata with Junun Robots: A Case Study in Computability Theory. In Ed. H.R. Arabnia, A. Bahrami, L. Deligiannidis, G. Jandieri. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS 2015), pp. 3-9,  July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, NV, USA, CSREA Press, ISBN: 1-60132-409-X. (pdf)
    • V. Kulyukin, C. Blay.An Algorithm for Mobile Vision-Based Localization of Skewed Nutrition Labels that Maximizes Specificity. In Ed. Leonidas Deligiannidis, Hamid Arabnia, Emerging Trends in Image Processing, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Emerging Trends in Computer Science and Applied Computing), Chapter 18: pages 277-293; Elsevier, Inc.., ISBN: 978-0-12-802045-6.
  • 2014
      • V. Kulyukin. Speech-Based Interaction with Service Robots: A Survey of Methods and Approaches. In Ed. Neustein, A. Speech and Automata in Health Care, pp. 31-60, DE GRUYTER, 2014; ISBN: 9781614515159; DOI (Chapter): 10.1515/9781614515159.31; DOI (Book): 10.1515/9781614515159; (abstract)
      • V. Kulyukin & T. Zaman. Vision-Based Localization and Scanning of 1D UPC and EAN Barcodes with Relaxed Pitch, Roll, and Yaw Camera A lignment Constraints. International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP), V olume (8) : Issue (5) : 2014, pp. 355-383. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Tammineni, T. Digital Labeling and Narrative Mapping in Mobile Remote Audio Signage. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, May 2014,  ISBN-13: 978-3-659-52863-7, ISBN-10: 3659528633, EAN: 9783659528637.
      • Kulyukin, V., Zaman, T., and Andhavarapu, S. Effective Use of Nutrition Labels on Smarphones. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Internet Computing and Big Data (ICOMP 2014), pp. 93 - 99, July 21-24, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, USA, CSREA Press, ISBN: 1-60132-227-1. Acceptance Rate =28%. . (pdf) (slides)
      • Kulyukin, V.  and Blay, C. An Algoritm for Mobile Vision-Based Localization of Skewed Nutrition Labels that Maximizes Specificity. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2014), pp. 3-9, July 21-24, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, USA, CSREA Press, ISBN: 1-60132-280-1. Acceptance Rate = 27%. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Zaman, T.An Algorithm for In-Place Vision-Based Skewed 1D Barcode Scanning in the Cloud. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2014), pp. 36-42, July 21-24, Las Vegas, NV, USA, CSREA Press, ISBN: 1-60132-280-1. Acceptance Rate = 27%. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Reddy, T. Narrative Map Augmentation with Automated Landmark Extraction and Path Inference. In K. Miesenberger et al. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2014), Part II, LNCS 8548, pp. 50-53, 2014. Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014. (pdf)
    • 2013
      • Kulyukin, V., Vanka, A., Wang, W. Skip Trie Matching: A Greedy Algorithm for Real-Time OCR Error Correction on Smartphones. International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communication (IJDIWC): 3(3): 56-65, 2013. ISSN: 2225-658X. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2013). Vision-Based Nutrtion Information Extraction from Product Packages on Smartphones. Presentation at the Workshop on Environmental Sensing Technologies for Visual Impairment (ESTVI 2013). San Francisco, CA. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Vanka, A. (2013). Skip Trie Matching for Real Time OCR Error Correction on Android Smartphones. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Digital Information & Communication Technology & Its Applications (DICTAP 2013), Ostrava, Czech Repulic. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Zaman T. (2013). Vision-Based Localization of Skewed UPC Barcodes on Smartphones. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2013), pp. 344-350, pp. 314-320, ISBN  1-60132-252-6, CSREA Press, Las Vegas, NV, USA. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V., , Kutiyanawala, A., Zaman, T, & Clyde, S. (2013). Vision-Based Localization & Text Chunking of Nutrition Fact Tables on Android Smartphones. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2013), pp. 314-320, ISBN  1-60132-252-6, CSREA Press, Las Vegas, NV, USA. (pdf)
    • 2012
      • Kulyukin, V. and Nicholson, J. (2012). Toward Blind Travel Support through Verbal Route Directions: A Path Inference Algorithm for Inferring New Route Descriptions from Existing Route Directions. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 22-40, 2012, DOI: 10.2174/1874943701205010022 (pdf); ISSN: 1874-9437. 
      • Kulyukin, V., Zaman, T., Andhavarapu, A., and Kutiyanawala, A. (2012). Eyesight Sharing in Blind Grocery Shopping: Remote P2P Caregiving through Cloud Computing In Proceedings of the 13-th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2012), K. Miesenberger et al. (Eds.), ICCHP 2012, Part II, Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) 7383, pp. 75-82, July 11-13, 2012, Linz, Austria; DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-31522-0; ISBN 978-3-642-31521-3; ISSN 0302-9743. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V., Kutiyanawala, A., and Zaman, T. (2012). Eyes-Free Barcode Detection on Smartphones with Niblack's Binarization and Support Vector Machines In  Proceedings of the 16-th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition ( IPCV 2012), Vol. I, pp. 284-290, CSREA Press, July 16-19, 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, (pdf); ISBN: 1-60132-223-2, 1-60132-224-0.
      • Kulyukin, V. Eyes-Free Barcode Scanning and Nutrition Information Extraction on Smartphones. Invited Presentation, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, January 2012 (pdf).
      • Kulyukin, V. Eyes-Free Barcode Scanning and Nutrition Information Extraction on Smartphones. Invited Presentation, Faculty of Informatics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, January 2012 (pdf).
    • 2011
      • Kulyukin, V., Crandall, W., and Coster, D. (2011). Efficiency or Quality of Experience: A Laboratory Study of Three Eyes-Free Touchscreen Menu Browsing User Interfaces for Mobile Phones. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, Vol. 4, pp. 13-22, 2011, DOI: 10.2174/1874943701104010013. (pdf)
      • Kutiyanawala, A., Kulyukin, V., and Nicholson, J. (2011). Teleassistance in Accessible Shopping for the Blind . In Proceedings of the the 2011 International Conference on Internet Computing ( ICOMP 2011), pp. 190-194, July 18-21, 2011, Las Vegas, USA; ISBN: 1-60132-186-4 (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4)     
      • Kutiyanawala, A., Kulyukin, V., and Nicholson, J. (2011). Toward Real Time Eyes-Free Barcode Scanning on Smartphones in Video Mode . In Proceedings of the 2011 Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference (RESNA 2011), Toronto, Canada. (paper) (poster) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2011). Toward Comprehensive Smartphones: Shopping Solutions. Rehabilitation and Community Care Magazine, pp. 26-27, Spring 2011 issue, Toronto, Canada.
    • 2010
      • Kulyukin, V. and Kutiyanawala, A. (2010). Accessible Shopping Systems for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals: Design Requirements and the State of the Art . The Open Rehabilitation Journal, ISSN: 1874-9437, Volume 2, 2010, pp. 158-168, DOI: 10.2174/1874943701003010158. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5)
      • Kutiyanawala, A. and Kulyukin, V. (2010). An Eyes-Free Vision-Based UPC and MSI Barcode Localization and Decoding Algorithm for Mobile Phones. In Proceedings of Envision 2010, San Antonio, Texas. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Kulyukin, V., and Kutiyanawala, A. (2010). Eyes-Free Barcode Localization and Decoding for Visually Impaired Mobile Phone Users. In Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2010), Vol. 1, pp. 130-135. July 12-15, 2010, Las Vegas, NV. CSREA Press. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Kutiyanawala, A. (2010). From ShopTalk to ShopMobile: Vision-Based Barcode Scanning with Mobile Phones for Independent Blind Grocery Shopping. In  Proceedings of the 2010 Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference (RESNA 2010), Las Vegas, NV. (paper pdf) (poster pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 5)
      • Kulyukin, V., Marston, J., Mielie, J, and Kutiyanawala, A. (2010). Automated SVG Map Labeling for Customizable Large Print Maps for Low Vision Individuals. In  Proceedings of the 2010 Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference (RESNA 2010), Las Vegas, NV. (paper pdf)
      • Kutiyanawala, A., Kulyukin, V., and Bryce, D. (2010). On Self-Sufficiency of Verbal Route Directions for Blind Navigation with Prior Exposure. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN 2010), San Diego, CA. (pdf)
      • Nicholson, J., Kulyukin, V., and Kutiyanawala, A. (2010). On Automated Landmark Identification in Written Route Descriptions by Visually Impaired Individuals. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN 2010), San Diego, CA. (pdf)
    • 2009
      • Kulyukin, V., and Gharpure, C. (2009). User Intent Communication in Robot-Assisted Shopping for the Blind. In Advances in Human-Robot Interaction, Vladimir Kulyukin (Edtr), ISBN 978-953-307-020-9, INTECH, December 2009. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Nicholson, J., Kulyukin, V., and Marston, J. (2009). Building Route-Based Maps for the Visually Impaired from Natural Language Route Descriptions. In Proceedings of the 24th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2009), Santiago, Chile, November 2009. (pdf)
      • Nicholson, J., Kulyukin, V. (2009). CRISS: A Collaborative Route Information Sharing System for Visually Impaired Travelers. In M. M. Cruz-Cunha; E. F. Oliveira; A. J. Tavares; L. G. Ferreira (Edtrs.), Handbook of Research on Social Dimensions of Semantic Technologies and Web Services (Volume II), pp. 720-741, ISBN: 978-1-60566-650-1, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA.
      • Nicholson, J., Kulyukin, V., and Coster, D. (2009). ShopTalk: Independent Blind Shopping Through Verbal Route Directions and Barcode Scans . The Open Rehabilitation Journal, ISSN: 1874-9437 Volume 2, 2009, DOI 10.2174/1874943700902010011. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5)
      • Kulyukin, V., Kutiyanawala, A., and Venugopalan, R. (2009). A software Tool for Rapid Aquisition of Streetwise Geo-Referenced Maps . In Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN 2009), Los Angeles, CA. (pdf)
      • Nicholson, J., Kulyukin, V., and Coster, D. (2009). On Sufficiency of Verbal Instructions for Independent Blind Shopping . In Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN 2009), Los Angeles, CA. (pdf) (YouTube 5)
      • Nicholson, J. and Kulyukin, V. (2009). Several Qualitative Observations on Independent Blind Shopping. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN 2009), Los Angeles, CA. (pdf)
    • 2008
      • Kulyukin, V., Nicholson, J., and Coster, D. (2008). ShopTalk: Toward Independent Shopping by People with Visual Impairments . In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Computers and Accessiblity (ASSETS 2008), Halifax, Canada. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5)
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., and Coster, D. (2008). Robot-Assisted Shopping for the Visually Impaired: Proof-of-Concept Design and Feasibility Evaluation. Assistive Technology, Volume 20.2/Summer 2008, pp. 86-98. RESNA Press. (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5) (YouTube 6) (YouTube 7)
      • Kulyukin, V., Nicholson, J., and Coster, D. (2008). ShopTalk: Toward Independent Shopping by People with Visual Impairments . Technical Report USU-CSATL-1-04-08, Computer Science Assistive Technology Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. April 15, 2008. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5)
      • Kutiyanawala, A. and Kulyukin, V. (2008). A Cartesian Robot for RFID Signal Distribution Model Verification. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2008), Oslo, Norway, July 2007. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. Kutiyanawala, A., LoPresti, E., Matthews, J., and Simpson, R. (2008). Iwalker: Toward a Rollator-Mounted Wayfinding System for the Elderly. In  Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on RFID (IEEE RFID). April 16-17, Las Vegas, NV, 2008. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Kutiyanawala, A. and Kulyukin, V. (2008). A Cartesian Robot for RFID Signal Distribution Model Verification. Technical Report USU-CSATL-1-01-08, Computer Science Assistive Technology Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. January 23, 2008. (pdf)
      • Gharpure, C. and Kulyukin, V. (2008). Robot-Assisted Shopping for the Blind: Issues in Spatial Cognition and Product Selection. International Journal of Service Robotics, March 2008, DOI 10.1007/s11370-008-0020-9. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5) (YouTube 6) (YouTube 7)
      • Kulyukin, V., Nicholson, J., Ross, D. Marston, J., Gaunet, F. (2008). The Blind Leading The Blind: Toward Collaborative Online Route Information Management by Individuals with Visual Impairments. In Proceedings of the AAAI Social Information Processing Symposium, pp. 54-59, Palo Alto, CA, March, 2008. AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57735-362-1. (pdf)
    • 2007
      • Minghui, J. and Kulyukin, V. (2007). Connect-the-Dots in a Graph and Buffon's Needle on a Chessboard: Two Problems in Assisted Navigation. In Proceedings of the 10th Joint Conference on Information Sciences and the 10th International Conference on Computer Science and Informatics (JCIS/CSI-07). Salt Lake City, UT, July 18-24, 2007, pp. 713-719. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. LoPresti, E., Kutiyanawala, A., Simpson, R., and Matthews, J. (2007). A Rollator-Mounted Wayfinding System for the Elderly: Proof-of-Concept Design and Preliminary Technical Evaluation. In Proceedings of the 30-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2007), June 2007, Phoenix, Arizona. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Nicholson, J. and Kulyukin, V. (2007). ShopTalk: Independent Blind Shopping = Verbal Route Directions + Barcode Scans. In Proceedings of the 30-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2007), June 2007, Phoenix, Arizona. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4)
      • Kulyukin, V., Kutiyanawala, A., and Jiang, M. (2007). Surface-Embedded Passive RF Exteroception: Kepler, Greed, and Buffon's Needle. In  Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2007), Hong Kong, China, July 2007. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2007). Command, Goal Disambiguation, Introspection, and Instruction in Gesture-Free Spoken Dialogue with a Robotic Office Assistant. In Aleksandar Lazinica (Edtr.), Mobile Robots: Towards New Applications, pp. 171-192, Pro Literatur Verlag, Germany, 2007. ISBN 3-86611-314-5.
      • Kulyukin, V. (2007). Robot-Assisted Shopping for the Blind: Haptic and Locomotor Spaces in Supermarkets (Extended Paper Abstract). In  Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Multidisciplinary Collaboration for Socially Assistive Robotics Stanford University, pp. 36-38. Palo Alto, California, March 26-28, 2007. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2007). Talk the Walk: Robotic NLP vs. Human Sublanguage Acquisition (Extended Poster Abstract). In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Multidisciplinary Collaboration for Socially Assistive Robotics Stanford University, pp. 33-35. Palo Alto, California, March 26-28, 2007. ( pdf)
      • Matthews, J., LoPresti, E., Simpson, R., Kulyukin, V. Wang, J., and Nalitz, N. (2007). Preferences for Interface Design for a Navigation Assistant on a Wheeled Walker. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Technology and Aging (ICTA 2007), June 2007, Toronto, Canada. (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., Pentico, C. (2007). Robots as Interfaces to Haptic and Locomotor Spaces. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2007), pp. 325-331. Washington, D.C. (pdf) (pdf) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5) (YouTube 6) (YouTube 7)
    • 2006
      • Kutiyanawala, A., Kulyukin, V., LoPresti, E., Matthews, J., Simpson, R. (2006). A Rollator-Mounted Wayfinding System for the Elderly: A Smart World Perspective. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Computers and Accessiblity (ASSETS 2006), pp. 245-246. Portland, Oregon. (zip) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2)
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., Nicholson, J., Osborne, G. (2006). Robot-Assisted Wayfinding for the Visually Impaired in Structured Indoor Environments. Autonomous Robots, 21(1), pp. 29-41. (zip) (doi) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3)
      • Gharpure, G., Kulyukin, V., Jiang, M., Kutiyanawala, A. (2006). Passive Radio Frequency Exteroception in Robot-Assisted Shopping for the Blind. In  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2006), pp. 51-60. Wuhan and Three Gorges, China. (zip)
      • Jiang, M. and Kulyukin, V. (2006). Connecting the Dots in a Graph and Buffon's Needle on a Chessboard: Two Problems in Assisted Navigation. Technical Report USU-CS-THEORY-2006-0309, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. March 9, 2006. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V., and Gharpure, G. (2006). A Robotic Shopping Assistant for the Blind. In Proceedings of the 29-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2006), June 2006, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip)
      • Nicholson, J. and Kulyukin, V. (2006). On the Impact of Data Collection on the Quality of Signal Strength Signatures in Wi-Fi Indoor Localization. Proceedings of the 29-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2006), June 2006, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip)
      • Gharpure, C., Kulyukin, V., and Nicholson, J. (2006). A Three-Sensor Model for Indoor Navigation. Proceedings of the 29-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2006), June 2006, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip)
      • Nicholson, J. and Kulyukin, V. (2006). A Wearable Two-Sensonsor O&M Device for Blind College Students. Proceedings of the 29-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2006), June 2006, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip)
      • Gharpure, C., Kulyukin, V., and Kutiyanawala, A. (2006). A Robotic Shopping Assistant for the Blind: A Pilot Study in a Supermarket. Technical Report USU-CSATL-1-01-06, Computer Science Assistive Technology Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. January 24, 2006. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V., Kutiyanawala, A, Jiang, M., and Gharpure, C. (2006). Surface-Embedded Passive Radio Frequency Exteroception in Robot Navigation. Technical Report USU-CSATL-2-01-06, Computer Science Assistive Technology Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. January 24, 2006. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Gharpure, C. (2006). Ergonomics-for-One in a Robotic Shopping Cart for the Blind. Proceedings of the 2006 ACM Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2006), pp. 142-149. Salt Lake City, Utah. (zip) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5) (YouTube 6) (YouTube 7)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2006). On Natural Language Dialogue with Assistive Robots. Proceedings of the 2006 ACM Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2006), pp. 164-171. Salt Lake City, Utah. (zip)
    • 2005
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., and Nicholson, J. (2005). RoboCart: Toward Robot-Assisted Navigation of Grocery Stores by the Visually Impaired. Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2005), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (zip) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3) (YouTube 4) (YouTube 5) (YouTube 6) (YouTube 7)
      • Kulyukin, V., Banavalikar, A., and Nicholson, J. (2005). Wireless Indoor Localization with Dempster-Shafer Simple Support Functions. Technical Report USU-CSATL-1-05-05, Computer Science Assistive Technology Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Gharpure, C. (2005). Topological Landmark Recognition Indoors: Extracting Symbolic Features from Laser Range Signatures. Technical Report USU-CSATL-2-05-05, Computer Science Assistive Technology Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Nicholson, J. (2005). Wireless Localization Indoors with Wi-Fi Access Points. Proceedings of the 28-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2005), June 2005, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2005). On Overcoming Longitudinal and Latitudinal Drift in GPS-Based Localization Outdoors. Proceedings of the 28-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2005), June 2005, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip). If you are interested in more details, you can check out our technical report here.
      • Kulyukin, V. (2005). Should Rehabilitation Robots be Dialogical? Presented at the 2005 AAAI Spring Symposium on Dialogical Robots, Palo Alto, CA. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Nicholson, J. (2005). Structural Text Mining, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Mehdi Kosrow-Pour, ed., Volume I-V, pp. 2658-2661, Idea Publishing Group, Hershey, Pennsylvania. This chapter cannot be made available on-line because of the distribution agreement with Idea Publishing Group.
    • 2004
      • Kulyukin, V. and Nicholson, J. (2004). On Overcoming Longitudinal and Latitudinal Signal Drift in GPS-Based Localization Outdoors. Technical Report USU-CS-ATL-1-12-04, Computer Science Assistive Technology Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., Nicholson, J., Pavithran, S. (2004). RFID in Robot-Assisted Indoor Navigation for the Visually Impaired. Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2004), Sendai, Japan. (zip) (YouTube)
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., Sute, P., De Graw., N., Nicholson, J. (2004). A Robotic Wayfinding System for the Visually Impaired. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference (IAAI-04), San Jose, CA. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., De Graw, N., Nicholson, J., Pavithran, S. (2004). A Robotic Guide for the Visually Impaired in Indoor Environments. Proceedings of the 27-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2004), June 2004, Orlando, Florida. (zip) (YouTube 1) (YouTube 2) (YouTube 3)
      • Kulyukin, V., Sute, P., Gharpure, C., and Pavithran, S. (2004). Perception of Audio Cues in Robot-Assisted Navigation. Proceedings of the 27-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2004), June 2004, Orlando, Florida. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V., Gharpure, C., and De Graw, N. (2004). Human-Robot Interaction in a Robotic Guide for the Visually Impaired. Proceedings of the AAAI 2004 Spring Symposium on Interaction between Humans and Autonomous Systems over Extended Operation, Palo Alto, CA, March 2004. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2004). Human-Robot Interaction through Gesture-Free Spoken Dialogue. Autonomous Robots, vol. 16(3), 2004. (zip)
    • 2003
      • Kulyukin, V. and DeGraw, N. (2003). Integrating Language and Vision for Voice Communication with Three-Tiered Autonomous Robots. Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IC-AI 2003), Las Vegas, Nevada. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2003). System and Method for Embedded Information Retrieval in a Distributed Free-Text Application Environment. U.S. Patent No. 6,523,029 B1, Awarded Feb. 18, 2003. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Blair, M. (2003). Distributed Tracking and Guidance in Indoor Environments. Proceedings of the 26-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2003), June 2003, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Blair, M. (2003). Intelligent Voice Control of Electronic Devices. Proceedings of the 26-th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2003), June 2003, Atlanta, Georgia. (zip)
      • Bookstein, A., Kulyukin, V., Raita, T., and Nicholson, J. (2003). Adapting Measures of Clumping Strength to Assess Term-Term Similarity. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 54(7):611-620, 2003. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. (2003). Towards Hands-Free Human-Robot Interaction through Spoken Dialog. In Proceedings of the 2003 AAAI Spring Symposium on Human Interaction with Autonomous Systems in Complex Environments, Palo Alto, CA. (zip)
    • 2002
      • Kulyukin, V., and Steele, A., (2002). Instruction and Action in the Three-Tiered Robot Architecture . In Proceedings of the 2002 International Symposium on Robotics and Automation (ISRA-2002). Toluco, Mexico. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V., and Steele, A., (2002). Input Recognition in Voice Control Interfaces to Three-Tiered Autonomous Agents. In Proceedings of the 2002 International Lisp Conference (ILC-2002), San Francisco. (zip)
      • Bookstein, A., Kulyukin, V., and Raita, T.(2002). Generalized Hamming Distance . Information Retrieval, 5:353-375, 2002. (pdf)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Morley, N. (2002). Integrated Object Recognition in the Three-Tiered Robot Architecture. Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IC-AI 2002), Las Vegas, NV. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Burke, R. (2002). Mining Free Text For Structure. Ch. 12 in Data Mining: Opportunities and Challenges, John Wang, ed., Idea Group Publishing, Pensylvannia. (zip)
    • Prior to 2002
      • Kulyukin, V. (2001). Automated Generation of Queries for Embedded Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of the IJCAI-2001 Intelligent Web Applications Workshop. Seattle, Wa. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Settle, A. (2001). Ranked Retrieval with Semantic Networks and Vector Spaces. Journal for the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 52(14): pp. 1224-1233. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Bookstein, A. (2001). Integrated Object Recognition with Extended Hamming Distance. Technical Report. School of Computer Science. DePaul University. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V., Bookstein, A., and Raita, T. (2001). Discovering Term Occurrence Structure in Text: Variance of M_N. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 52(6): pp. 485-486.
      • Kulyukin, V. and Zoko, T. (2000). Hamming Distance for Object Recognition by Mobile Robots. In Proceedings of CTIRS 2000 - the Research Symposium sponsoured by the DePaul University School of Computer Science, Telecommunications, and Information Systems (CTIRS 2000). (zip)
      • Ewert, C., Hinson, C., and Kulyukin, V. (2000). Categorizing WWW Pages. In Proceedings of CTIRS 2000 - the Research Symposium sponsored by the DePaul University School of Computer Science, Telecommuncations, and Information Systems. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. (1999). Embedded Metasearch with CORBA. In Proceedings of the 41st Conference of Lisp Users. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. and Settle, A. (1999). On the Equivalence of Vector Spaces and Semantic Networks under Ranked Retrieval, Technical Report, School of Computer Science, Telecommunications, and Information Systems, DePaul University. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. (1999). Application-Embedded Retrieval from Distributed Free-Text Collections, Proceedings of AAAI-99. (zip)
      • Kulyukin, V. (1999). Application-Embedded Retrieval from Distributed Free-Text Collections (Extended Technical Report). School of Computer Science, DePaul University.
      • Kulyukin, V. (1998). FAQ Finder: A Gateway to Usenet Newsgroup's Expertise. In Proceedings of the 40th Conference of Lisp Users: Lisp in the Mainstream.
      • Kulyukin, V. (1998). Question-Driven Information Retrieval Systems, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, The University of Chicago.
      • Kulyukin, V., Hammond, K., and Burke, R. (1998) Answering Questions for an Organization Online. In Proceedings of AAAI-98.
      • Kulyukin, V. (1998). An Interactive and Collaborative Approach to Answering Questions for an Organization. In Proceedings of the ASIS-98 Midyear Conference.
      • Burke, R., Hammond, K., Kulyukin, V., Lytinen, S., Tomuro, T., and Schoenberg, S. (1997). Question Answering from Frequently-Asked Question Files: Experiences with the FAQ Finder System (Extended Technical Report). Technical Report TR-97-05, Department of Computer Science, The University of Chicago.
      • Burke, R., Hammond, K., Kulyukin, V., Lytinen, S., Tomuro, T., and Schoenberg, S. (1997) Question Answering from Frequently-Asked Question Files: Experiences with the FAQ Finder System, AI Magazine, vol. 18, no. 2.
      • Kulyukin, V., Hammond, K., and Burke, R. (1996). Automated Analysis of Structured Online Documents. In Proceedings of the AAAI-96 Workshop on Internet-based Information Systems.