Papers

 

 

International Book Chapters:

  1. Rao R. Bhavani, Srividya Sheshadri and Laura Aswati Maciuika. “Addressing the First Teachers: Education and Sustainable Development for Children, Families and Communities through Vocational Education, Technology and Life Skills Training for Women”.Children and Sustainable Development. Springer International publishing, 2017. 319-334. Link

International Journals:

  1. Sooraj Krishna, Rahul E S, Rao R Bhavani. “RFID based-human localization in robot-cells for a better shared workspace interaction”.CSI Transactions on ICT. 2016, 1-7. Link
  2. Alekh V, Rahul E S, Rao R Bhavani, “Comparative Study of Potential Field and Sampling Algorithms for Manipulator Obstacle Avoidance/Path Planning For Obstacle Avoidance In Robot Work Space”.International Journal of Control Theory and Applications. 9(33), 2016, 71-78. Link
  3. Saisudha V., Seeja G., Radhamani V. Pillay, Gayathri Manikutty, Rao R. Bhavani. “Analysis of speed control of DC motor using LQR method”.International Journal of Control Theory and Applications. 9(15), 2016, 7377-7385. Link
  4. Seeja G., Saisudha V., Gayathri Manikutty, Rao R. Bhavani, Radhamani Pillay V. “Speed Analysis of DC Motor under Load and no Load Condition using CHR Based PID and LQR Optimal Controller”.International Journal of Control Theory and Applications.9(15), 2016, 7387-7394. Link
  5. RajendranSooraj, Nagarajan Akshay, T.G. Jeevan, Rao R. Bhavani. “Design and Analysis of a Parallel Haptic Orthosis for Upper Limb Rehabilitation”. International Journal of Engineering and Technology.5, 2013, ISSN: 2319-8613. Link
  6. Jamie Otelsberg, Nagarajan Akshay, Rao R. Bhavani, “Issues in the User Interface Design of a Content Rich Vocational Training Application for Digitally Illiterate Users”.International Journal of Social, Human Science and Engineering.01/2013; 7:269 – 275. Link

International Conference Proceedings: 
Pending publication

  1. Arjun S Kumar, Gayathri Manikutty, Rao R Bhavani, Michael S Couceiro. “Search and Rescue operations using Robotic Darwanian Particle Swarm Optimization”. International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics(ICACCI 2017).
  2. Thejas Narayanan,Rajendran S Vishnu, Rao R Bhavani, Vineet Vashista.“A Cable Driven Parallel Robot for Coconut Farm”. International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics(ICACCI 2017).
  3. Vasudev S Mallan, Syam Gopi, Alexander Muir, Rao R Bhavani. “Comparative empirical usability assessment of two HRI input devices for a mobile robot”. 4th International Conference on Signal Processing, Computing and Control (ISPCC 2017)
  4. B V Pradeep, Rahul E S, Rao R Bhavani. “Follow-Me robot using bluetooth based position estimation”. International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications andInformatics (ICACCI 2017).
  5. Rajendran S Vishnu, Rahul K, Aymeric Maurin, Harish Mohan T, Renjith Mohan, Rao R Bhavani. “Design and Validation of a low cost wearable assistive device for carrying bulk load”.  International conference on Advances in Materials & Manufacture Applications (IConAMMA).
  6. Sasi Deepu, Rajendran S Vishnu, Harish Mohan T, Rao R Bhavani. “An Experimental Study of Force involved in Manual Rebar Bending Process”.  International conference on Advances in Materials & Manufacture Applications (IConAMMA).
  7. Dhivin Davis, James Jose, Rao R Bhavani. “Bilateral Tel-haptic Interface for controlling a Robotic manipulator”. International Conference On Intelligent Computing,Instrumentation And Control Technologies, ICICICT 2017.
  8. Balu M Menon, Aswathy P, Deepu Sasi, Rao R Bhavani. “Identification and evaluation of performance parameters for re-bar bending training simulator”. The Eight International Conference On Computing, Communication And Networking Technologies (ICCCNT).
  9. Raj Mohan, Vipin Raj C, Aswathy P, Rao R Bhavani. “UAV Based Security System for Prevention of Harassment against Woman”. International Conference On Intelligent Computing,Instrumentation And Control Technologies, ICICICT 2017.
  10. Abel Varghese David, Harish T Mohan , Rao R Bhavani. “Design of a Cart Driven Cart-Rail Robot for Farm Automation”. International Conference On Intelligent Computing,Instrumentation And Control Technologies, ICICICT 2017.
  11. Anand G, Rahul E S, Rao R Bhavani. “A Sensor Framework for Human-Robot Collaboration in Industrial Robot Work-Cell”. International Conference On Intelligent Computing,Instrumentation And Control Technologies, ICICICT 2017.
  12. Milan Michael, Rahul E S, Rao R Bhavani. “Design and Validation a 3-Wire Demonstration Device for Programming Industrial Manipulator”. International Conference On Intelligent Computing,Instrumentation And Control Technologies, ICICICT 2017
  13. Nitin Ajithkumar, Aswathy P, Rao R Bhavani. “Identification of an Effective Learning Approach to Landmine Detection”. 1st International Conference on Electronics, Materials Engineering and Nano-Technology(IEMENTECH 2017).
  14. Syam Gopi, Alexander Muir, Rao R Bhavani. “Naturalistic Gestures Based Human Robot Interaction On a UGV for Outdoor Use”. 1st International Conference on Electronics, Materials Engineering and Nano-Technology(IEMENTECH 2017).
  15. Nithya Sree B, Vipin Raj C, Raj Madhavan. “Obstacle Avoidance For UAVs used in Road Accident Monitoring”. 1st International Conference on Electronics, Materials Engineering and Nano-Technology(IEMENTECH 2017).
  16. Laura Michelle Goris, Harish Mohan T, Rao R Bhavani. “A System Design for Solid Waste Mangement: Case study on successful implementation in a community”. IEEE – 2017 IEEE Region 10 Symposium(TENSYMP 2017)
  17. Vipin Raj C, NithyaSree, Raj Madhavan. “Vision Based Accident Vehicle Identification And Scene Investigation”. IEEE – 2017 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP 2017).
  18. Balu M Menon, Deepu D S, Harish Mohan T, Unnikrishnan R, Gayathri Manikutty, Marco Sangriorio, Shanker, Vishnu Prathap, Nishok S, Mahima Menon, Rao R Bhavani. “Virtual Re-bar Bending Training Environment with Haptic Feedback”. Advances in Robotics (AIR 2017)
  19. Rahul Ravindran, James Jose, Harish Mohan, Rao R Bhavani. “Design on a novel Three-finger haptic grasping system : Extending a single point to a Tripod grasp”. Advances in Robotics (AIR 2017).
  20. Rahul Krishnan, Rajendran S Vishnu, Harish Mohan T, Rao R Bhavani. “Design and Fabrication of a Low-Cost Rice Transplanting Machine”. Technological innovations in ICT for agriculture and Rural Development (TIAR 2017).
  21. Rahul K, Rajendran S Vishnu, Rao R Bhavani. “ Low cost Mechanical Assistive Aid for Workers Carrying Head Loads”. Technological innovations in ICT for agriculture and Rural Development(TIAR 2017)

International Conference Proceedings:
Published

  1. Sachith K.P., Gopal A., Muir A., Bhavani R.R. (2017) Contextualizing ICT Based Vocational Education for Rural Communities: Addressing Ethnographic Issues and Assessing Design Principles. In: Bernhaupt R., Dalvi G., Joshi A., K. Balkrishan D., O’Neill J., Winckler M. (eds) Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2017. INTERACT 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10514. Springer, Cham
  2. Menon, B. M., Unnikrishnan, R., Muir, A., & Bhavani, R. R. (2017, April). Serious game on recognizing categories of waste, to support a zero waste recycling program. In Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH), 2017 IEEE 5th International Conference on(pp. 1-8). IEEE. Link
  3. Soumya, S. J., Vishnu, R. S., Arjun, R. N., & Bhavani, R. R. (2016, December). Design and testing of a semi automatic rubber tree tapping machine (SART). In Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC), 2016 IEEE Region 10(pp. 1-4). IEEE. Link
  4. Jose, J., Unnikrishnan, R., Marshall, D., & Bhavani, R. R. (2016, December). Haptics enhanced multi-tool virtual interfaces for training carpentry skills. In Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications (RAHA), 2016 International Conference on(pp. 1-6). IEEE. Link
  5. Arjun, R. N., Soumya, S. J., Vishnu, R. S., & Bhavani, R. R. (2016, December). Semi automatic rubber tree tapping machine. In Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications (RAHA), 2016 International Conference on(pp. 1-5). IEEE. Link
  6. Jose, J., & Bhavani, R. R. (2016, November). Bimanual Haptic Simulator for Training Hand Palpation and Lumbar Puncture. In International AsiaHaptics conference(pp. 345-351). Springer, Singapore. Link
  7. Ananthakrishnan, U. S., Akshay, N., Manikutty, G., & Bhavani, R. R. (2017). Control of Quadrotors Using Neural Networks for Precise Landing Maneuvers. In Artificial Intelligence and Evolutionary Computations in Engineering Systems(pp. 103-113). Springer, Singapore. Link
  8. K Gokulnath, James Jose, Rao R Bhavani, “Human-In-The-Loop Industrial Robot Control by 3DOF Haptic Device”. International Conference on Advancements in Automation Robotics and Sensing (ICAARS), June 2016, India.
  9. Maya Menon, GaneshaUdupa, GJ Nair, Rao R. Bhavani. “Localization and Mapping Using Statistical Image Processing Methods”. International Conference on Advancements in Automation Robotics and Sensing (ICAARS), June 2016, India.
  10. Unnikrishnan R, Amritha N, Alexander Muir, Bhavani Rao.“Elephants and Nested Loops: How to Introduce Computing to Youth in Rural India”.Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children. ACM, 2016. Link
  11. Amritha, N., Menon M. Mahima, K. Namitha, R. Unnikrishnan, Mohan T. Harish, MD Sankaran Ravi, and Rao R. Bhavani. “Design and development of balance training platform and games for people with balance impairments”.Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2016 International Conference on,960-966. IEEE, 2016. Link
  12. Aswathi, Natarajan Amritha, K. Namitha, Nagarajan Akshay, Menon M. Balu and Rao R. Bhavani. “Bridging the Skill Gap using Vocational Training Simulators: Validating Skill Assessment Metrics”.Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2016 International Conference on,645-651. IEEE, 2016. Link
  13. George, Amal K., M. L. McLain, Kamal Bijlani, R. Jayakrishnan, and Rao R. Bhavani. “A Novel Approach for Training Crane Operators: Serious Game on Crane Simulator”.Technology for Education (T4E), 2016 IEEE Eighth International Conference on,116-119. IEEE, 2016. Link
  14. Babu, Sooraj K., Marcia L. McLain, Kamal Bijlani, R. Jayakrishnan, and Rao R. Bhavani. “Collaborative Game Based Learning of Post-Disaster Management: Serious Game on Incident Management Frameworks for Post Disaster Management”.Technology for Education (T4E), 2016 IEEE Eighth International Conference on,80-87. IEEE, 2016.Link
  15. Parvathy K.R., McLain M.L., Bijlani K., Jayakrishnan R., Bhavani R.R. “Augmented Reality Simulation to Visualize Global Warming and Its Consequences”. Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications. Springer India, 2016. 69-78. Link
  16. Archana U.V., Rajeshwaran A., McLain M.L., Bijlani K., Rao B., Jayakrishnan R. “Game Based Learning to Reduce Carbon Foot Print”. Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications. Springer India, 2016. 69-78. Link
  17. Meera P., McLain M., Bijlani K., Jayakrishnan R., Rao B.R. “Serious Game on Flood Risk Management”. Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications. Springer India, 2016. 69-78. Link
  18. Sreelakshmi, R., M. L. McLain, Abhishek Rajeshwaran, Bhavani Rao, R. Jayakrishnan, and Kamal Bijlani. “Gamification to Enhance Learning Using Gagne’s Learning Model”. Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), 2015 6th International Conference on, pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2015.Link
  19. Christopher Coley, SrividyaSheshadri, SriramDevanathan, Rao R. Bhavani. “Ensuring training-transfer and personal performance after TVET: A strategy within the rural, Indian context for post-training engagement of TVET students for long-term success”. International Conference on Emerging Trends in TVET : Vision 2025, February18-20, 2015.
  20. SrividyaSheshadri, Christopher Coley, SheejaJagadeesh, SreeramKongeseri, SriramDevanathan, Rao. R. Bhavani. “Community Centric Vocational Education: A Strategy for Implementation of Computerized TVET Delivery in Rural India”. International Conference on Emerging Trends inTVET : Vision 2025, February18-20, 2015.
  21. SrividyaSheshadri, Christopher Coley, Rao R. Bhavani. “Training India’s first female toilet builders: An argument for improving sanitation through women empowerment and social inclusion”.International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) 2015, September 23–24, 2015, Columbia University, New York City.Link
  22. Jose, James, Nagarajan Akshay, and Rao R. Bhavani. “Learning Elementary Physics though Haptic Simulations”. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Applied Computing. ACM, 2014. Link
  23. Ranjith, Nagarajan Akshay, R. Unnikrishnan, Rao R. Bhavani. “Do It Yourself Educational Kits for Vocational Education and Training.” Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Applied Computing, p. 40. ACM, 2014. Link
  24. James Jose, R Unnikrishnan, Delmar Marshall, Rao R. Bhavani. “Haptic Simulations for Training Plumbing Skills”.Haptic Audio and Visual Environments and Games (HAVE), 2014 IEEE International Symposium on, pp. 65-70, 2014.Link
  25. Akshay, Nagarajan, SasiDeepu, E. S. Rahul, R. Ranjith, James Jose, R. Unnikrishnan, and Rao R. Bhavani. “Design and Evaluation of a Haptic Simulator for Vocational Skill Training and Assessment”.Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013-39th Annual Conference of the IEEE,6108-6113. IEEE, 2013. Link
  26. James Jose, Sanker Ramesh, Nagarajan Akshay, Rao R. Bhavani, “TryStrokes: Learning on a Digital Canvas to Paint in the Real world”, Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: South Asia Satellite (GHTC-SAS) 2013 IEEE, pp. 68-73, 2013. Link
  27. Unnikrishnan, Karen Moawad, Rao R. Bhavani, “A Physiotherapy toolkit using video games and motion tracking technologies”. Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: South Asia Satellite (GHTC-SAS), 2013 IEEE. IEEE, 2013. Link
  28. Margaret Minsky, Nagarajan Akshay, Natarajan Amritha, Suresh Anila, Anjali C. Nair, AjanaGopalan, Rao R. Bhavani, “Soft Circuits for Livelihood and Education in India”, FabLearn 2013, USA, 2013. Link
  29. Akshay, Nagarajan, SasiDeepu, and Rao R. Bhavani. “Augmented Vocational tools using real time audiovisual feedback for psychomotor skill training”. Technology Enhanced Education (ICTEE), 2012 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 1-4.IEEE, 2012. Link
  30. Akshay, Nagarajan, KongeseriSreeram, Aneesh Anand, RangaVenkataraman, and Rao R. Bhavani. “MoVE: Mobile Vocational Education for rural India”. Technology Enhanced Education (ICTEE), 2012 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 1-5.IEEE, 2012. Link
  31. Joshua Freeman, Akshay Nagarajan, MithulaParangan, Dhanush Kumar, ShyamDiwakar, KrishnashreeAchuthan, “Remote triggered photovoltaic solar cell lab: Effective implementation strategies for Virtual Labs”.Technology Enhanced Education (ICTEE), 2012 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 1-7.IEEE, 2012. Link
  32. Bhavani, B., SrividyaSheshadri, and R. Unnikrishnan. “Vocational education technology: rural India”.Proceedings of the 1st Amrita ACM-W Celebration on Women in Computing in India. ACM, 2010. Link
  33. Bhavani, B., Kumar Rajamani, Kamal Bijlani, KrishnashreeAchuthan, N. Sreedha, V. Nithyanandan, J. Rahul, and SrividyaSheshadri. “Virtual media enhanced vocational education curriculum”. Computer Research and Development, 2010 Second International Conference on, pp. 280-284. IEEE, 2010.Link
  34. Venkittarayan, C., V. Madan Gopal, Rao Kartikkumar, B. S. Nitin, Nitin Madan, Kumar Rajamani, KrishnashreeAchyutan, and BhavaniBijlani. “Virtual soldering environment using touch and gesture for engineering labs education”. Students’ Technology Symposium (TechSym), 2010 IEEE, pp. 206-210. IEEE, 2010.Link
  35. Gupta, Nishant, K. Yogeshwara, RN Vinay Kumar, Rakesh Singh Bisht, YaswanthGinnela, Kumar Rajamani, Kamal Bijlani, KrishnashreeAchuthan, and BhavaniBijlani. “Virtual fabric paint environment using touch and gesture for vocational training”. Haptic Audio visual Environments and Games, 2009HAVE 2009. IEEE International Workshop on, pp. 87-92. IEEE, 2009.Link
  36. Bijlani Kamal, ChitraPai, and BhavaniBijlani. “E-Learning in Social Applications”. G. Siemens & C. Fulford (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009, 145-150. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Link