Departmental Papers (MEAM)

 

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Papers from 2007

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Special Issue on the Grand Challenges of Robotics, James Ostrowski, Adriana Tapus, and Mark Yim

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Integrating Human Inputs with Autonomous Behaviors on an Intelligent Wheelchair Platform, Saranghi P. Parikh, Valdir Grassi Jr., R. Vijay Kumar, and Jun Okamoto Jr.

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Suppression of Rayleigh-Benard Convection with Proportional-Derivative Controller, Marcel C. Remillieux, Hui Zhao, and Haim H. Bau

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Induction and measurement of minute flow rates through nanopipes, Shashank Sinha, Maria Pia Rossi, D. Mattia, Yury Gogotsi, and Haim H. Bau

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A High-Order Solver for the Heat Equation in 1D Domains with Moving Boundaries, Shravan K. Veerapaneni and George Biros

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A High-Order Solver for the Heat Equation in 1d Domains with Moving Boundaries, Shravan K. Veerapaneni and George Biros

A novel high-performance low-NOx fuel-rich/fuel-lean two-stage combustion gas and steam turbine system for power and heat generation, T. Yamamoto, Noam Lior, Tomohiko Furuhata, and N. Arai

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Towards Robotic Self-reassembly After Explosion, Mark Yim, Babak Shirmohammadi, Jimmy Sastra, Michael Park, Michael Dugan, and Camillo J. Taylor

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Microfluidic chaotic stirrer utilizing induced-charge electro-osmosis, Hui Zhao and Haim H. Bau

Papers from 2006

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Inversion of Airborne Contaminants in a Regional Model, Volkan Akcelik, George Biros, Andrei Draganescu, Omar Ghattas, Judith Hill, and Bart van Bloemen Waanders

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Elastic Instabilities of Polymer Solutions in Cross-Channel Flow, Paulo E. Arratia, C. C. Thomas, J. Diorio, and J. P. Gollub

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Vibrations of the "beetle" scanning probe microscope: Identification of a new mode, generalized analysis, and characterization methodology, Matthew J. Brukman and Robert W. Carpick

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Lateral force calibration in atomic force microscopy: A new lateral force calibration method and general guidelines for optimization, Rachel J. Cannara, Michael Eglin, and Robert W. Carpick

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Microparticle manipulation using inertial forces, Michael Eglin , Mark A. Eriksson, and Robert W. Carpick

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Cooperative Air and Ground Surveillance, Ben Grocholsky, James Keller, R. Vijay Kumar, and George J. Pappas

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Cooperative Air and Ground Survaillance, Ben Grocholsky, James Keller, Vijay Kumar, and George J. Pappas

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Finite state abstraction of a stochastic model of the lactose regulation system of Escherichia coli, Agung Julius, Ádám Halász, R. Vijay Kumar, and George J. Pappas

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Sampling-Based Algorithm for Testing and Validating Robot Controllers, Jongwoo Kim, Joel M. Esposito, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Improving Telerobotic Touch Via High-Frequency Acceleration Matching, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Günter Niemeyer

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Modeling Induced Master Motion in Force-Reflecting Teleoperation, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Günter Niemeyer

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Weak Input-to-State Stability Properties for Navigation Function Based Controllers, Savvas G. Loizou and R. Vijay Kumar

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Predictions and Observations of Multiple Slip Modes in Atomic-Scale Friction, Sergey N. Medyanik, Wing Kam Liu, In-Ha Sung, and Robert W. Carpick

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An Explicit Finite-Difference Scheme for Simulation of Moving Particles, A. Perrin and Howard H. Hu

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Effect of supercoiling on formation of protein-mediated DNA loops, Prashant K. Purohit and Philip C. Nelson

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Flow Patterns and Reaction Rate Estimation of RedOx Electrolyte in the Presence of Natural Convection, Shizhi Qian, Zongyuan Chen, Jing Wang, and Haim H. Bau

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Direct Numerical Study of a Liquid Droplet Impulsively Accelerated by Gaseous Flow, Shaoping Quan and David P. Schmidt

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Dynamic Rolling for a Modular Loop Robot, Jimmy Sastra, Sachin Chitta, and Mark Yim

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Sedimentation of an ellipsoid inside an infinitely long tube at low and intermediate Reynolds numbers, T. N. Swaminathan, Karthik Mukundakrishnan, and Howard H. Hu

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Evaluation of Some Thermal Power Cycles for Use in Space, Jason Tarlecki, Noam Lior, and Na Zhang

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A disposable microfluidic cassette for DNA amplification and detection, Jing Wang, Zongyuan Chen, Paul L. A. M. Corstjens, Michael G. Mauk, and Haim H. Bau

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Limitations of Linear Control of Thermal Convection in a Porous Medium, Hui Zhao and Haim H. Bau

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Interfacial Thermal Resistance Between Carbon Nanotubes: Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Analytical Thermal Modeling, Hongliang Zhong and Jennifer R. Lukes

Papers from 2005

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Mixing of Non-Newtonian Fluids in Steadily Forced Systems, Paulo E. Arratia, Troy Shinbrot, Mario M. Alvarez, and Fernando J. Muzzio

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Stretching and mixing of non-Newtonian fluids in time-periodic flows, Paulo E. Arratia, Greg A. Voth, and J. P. Gollub

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Computational Techniques for Analysis of Genetic Network Dynamics, Calin Belta, Joel M. Esposito, Jongwoo Kim, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Cantilever tilt compensation for variable-load atomic force microscopy, Rachel J. Canara, Matthew J. Brukman, and Robert W. Carpick

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Minimum superlattice thermal conductivity from molecular dynamics, Yunfei Chen, Deyu Li, Jennifer R. Lukes, Zhonghua Ni, and Minhua Chen

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Thermally-actuated, phase change flow control for microfluidic systems, Zongyuan Chen, Jing Wang, Shizhi Qian, and Haim H. Bau

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Event-Based Haptics and Acceleration Matching: Portraying and Assessing the Realism of Contact, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Jonathan P. Fiene, and Günter Niemeyer

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Robot and Sensor Networks for First Responders, Vijay Kumar, Daniela Rus, and Sanjiv Singh

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Point Detection of Pathogens in Oral Samples, Daniel Malamud, Haim H. Bau, S. Niedbala, and Paul L.A.M. Corstjens

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Convergence of Time-Stepping Method For Initial and Boundary-Value Frictional Compliant Contact Problems, Jong-Shi Pang, Vijay Kumar, and Peng Song

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Magnetohydrodynamic flow of RedOx electrolyte, Shizhi Qian and Haim H. Bau

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Magneto-hydrodynamic Stirrer for Stationary and Moving Fluids, Shizhi Qian and Haim H. Bau

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Theoretical Investigation of Electroosmotic Flows and Chaotic Stirring in Rectangular Cavities, Shizhi Qian and Haim H. Bau

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Analysis of sedimentation biodetectors, Shizhi Qian, Raimund Bürger, and Haim H. Bau

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Self-Actuated, Thermo-Responsive Hydrogel Valves for Lab on a Chip, Jing Wang, Zongyuan Chen, Michael Mauk, Kuang-sheng Hong, Mengyan Li, Shu Yang, and Haim H. Bau

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Migration of a sphere in tube flow, B. H. Yang, J. Wang, D. D. Joseph, Howard H. Hu, T. -W. Pan, and R. Glowinski

Papers from 2004

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Abstraction and Control for Groups of Robots, Calin Belta and R. Vijay Kumar

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An embedded boundary integral solver for the stokes equations, George Biros, Lexing Ying, and Denis Zorin

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Experiments in Multirobot Air-Ground Coordination, Luiz Chaimowicz, Ben Grocholsky, James F. Keller, R. Vijay Kumar, and Camillo J. Taylor

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A Mechanism for Dynamic Coordination of Multiple Robots, Luiz Chaimowicz, R. Vijay Kumar, and Mario F. M. Campos

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Molecular Dynamics Study of the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Kr/Ar Superlattice Nanowires, Yunfei Chen, Deyu Li, Juekuan Yang, Yonghua Wu, Jennifer R. Lukes, and Arun Majumdar

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Thermal expansion and impurity effects on lattice thermal conductivity of solid argon, Yunfei Chen, Jennifer R. Lukes, Deyu Li, Juekuan Yang, and Yonghua Wu

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Design and Gait Control of a Rollerblading Robot, Sachin Chitta, Frederik W. Heger, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Phase imaging and the lever-sample tilt angle in dynamic atomic force microscopy, Matthew J. D'Amato, Matthew S. Marcus, Mark A. Eriksson, and Robert W. Carpick

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The role of contaminants in the variation of adhesion, friction, and electrical conduction properties of carbide-coated scanning probe tips and Pt(111) in ultrahigh vacuum, M. Enachescu, Robert W. Carpick, D. F. Ogletree, and Miguel Salmeron

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Synergies in Feature Localization by Air-Ground Robot Teams, Ben Grocholsky, Selcuk Bayraktar, R. Vijay Kumar, Camillo J. Taylor, and George J. Pappas

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Constructing Radio Signal Strength Maps with Multiple Robots, Mong-ying A. Hsieh, R. Vijay Kumar, and Camillo J. Taylor

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The dielectrophoresis of cylindrical and spherical particles submerged in shells and in semi-infinite media, Hui Liu and Haim H. Bau

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On the translation of a cylinder in a long tube, Hui Liu, Haim H. Bau, and Howard H. Hu

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Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Thermal Conduction in Nanoporous Thin Films, Jennifer R. Lukes and C. L. Tien

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Incorporating User Inputs in Motion Planning for a Smart Wheelchair, Sarangi P. Parikh, Valdir Grassi Jr., R. Vijay Kumar, and Jun Okamoto Jr.

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Calibrating an Air-Ground Control System from Motion Correspondences, Rahul Rao, Camillo J. Taylor, and R. Vijay Kumar

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A Semi-Implicit Time-Stepping Model For Frictional Compliant Contact Problems, Peng Song, Jong-Shi Pang, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Design of Part Feeding and Assembly Processes with Dynamics, Peng Song, J. C. Trinkle, R. Vijay Kumar, and Jong-Shi Pang

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Workspace delineation of cable-actuated parallel manipulators, Ethan Stump and R. Vijay Kumar

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Leader-to-Formation Stability, Herbert G. Tanner, George J. Pappas, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Leader-to-Formation Stability, Herbert G. Tanner, George J. Pappas, and Vijay Kumar

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Formations of Localization of Robot Networks, Fan Zhang, Ben Grocholsky, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Necessary and sufficient conditions for localization of multiple robot platforms, Fan Zhang, R. Vijay Kumar, and Guilherme A. S. Pereira

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STAM: A System of Tracking and Mapping in Real Environments, Ying Zhang, Lee Ackerson, David Duff, Craig Eldershaw, and Mark Yim

Papers from 2003

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High resolution forward and inverse earthquake modeling on terascale computers, Volkan Akcelik, Jacobo Bielak, George Biros, Ioannis Epanomeritakis, Antonio Fernandez, Omar Ghattas, Eui Joong Kim, Julio Lopez, David O'Hallaron, Tiankai Tu, and John Urbanic

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A Variational Finite Element Method for Source Inversion for Convective-Diffusive Transport, Volkan Akçelik, George Biros, Omar Ghattas, Kevin R. Long, and Bart van Bloemen Waanders

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Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis of Embedded Systems, Rajeev Alur, Thao Dang, Joel Esposito, Yerang Hur, Franjo Ivancic, R. Vijay Kumar, Insup Lee, Pradyumna Mishra, George J. Pappas, and Oleg Sokolsky

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A magneto-hydrodynamically controlled fluidic network, Haim H. Bau, Jianzhong Zhu, Shizhi Qian, and Yu Zhiang

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Abstraction and Control for Groups of Fully-Actuated Planar Robots, Calin Belta and R. Vijay Kumar

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Incorporating Concepts of Nanotechnology into the Materials Science and Engineering Classroom and Laboratory, Anne K. Bentley, Wendy C. Crone, Arthur B. Ellis, Amy C. Payne, Kenneth W. Lux, Robert W. Carpick, Donald Stone, George C. Lisensky, and S. Michael Condren

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A Course in Micro- and Nanoscale Mechanics, Robert W. Carpick

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Dynamics and Generation of Gaits for a Planar Rollerblader, Sachin Chitta and R. Vijay Kumar

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Distributed Search and Rescue with Robot and Sensor Teams, Aveek K. Das, George Kantor, R. Vijay Kumar, Guilherme A. S. Pereira, Ron Peterson, Daniela Rus, Sanjiv Singh, and John Spletzer

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Direct Numerical Simulation of the Sedimentation of Solid Particles with Thermal Convection, Hui Gan, Jianzhong Chang, James J. Feng, and Howard H. Hu

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Using policy gradient reinforcement learning on autonomous robot controllers, Gregory Z. Grudic, R. Vijay Kumar, and Lyle H. Ungar

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Particle Motion in a Liquid Film Rimming the Inside of a Partially Filled Rotating Cylinder, Daniel D. Joseph, J. Wang, R. Bai, B. H. Yang, and Howard H. Hu

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Design and Verification of Controllers for Airships, Jongwoo Kim, James Keller, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Closed Loop Navigation for Mobile Agents in Dynamic Environments, Savvas G. Loizou, Herbert G. Tanner, R. Vijay Kumar, and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos

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Human Robot Interaction and Usability Studies for a Smart Wheelchair, Sarangi P. Parikh, Rahul Rao, Sang-Hack Jung, R. Vijay Kumar, James P. Ostrowski, and Camillo J. Taylor

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Decentralized motion planning for multiple robots subject to sensing and communication constraints, Guilherme A. S. Pereira, Aveek K. Das, R. Vijay Kumar, and Mario F. M. Campos

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Formation Control with Configuration Space Constraints, Guilherme A. S. Pereira, Aveek K. Das, R. Vijay Kumar, and Mario F. M. Campos

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Localization and Tracking in Robot Networks, Guilherme A. S. Pereira, R. Vijay Kumar, and Mario F. M. Campos

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Decentralized Algorithms for Multirobot Manipulation via Caging, Guilherme A.S. Pereira, R. Vijay Kumar, and Mario F.M. Campos

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A mathematical model of lateral flow bioreactions applied to sandwich assays, Shizhi Qian and Haim H. Bau

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Analysis of lateral flow biodetectors: competitive format, Shizhi Qian and Haim H. Bau

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Visual Servoing of a UGV from a UAV using Differential Flatness, Rahul Rao, R. Vijay Kumar, and Camillo J. Taylor

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Complex magnetohydrodynamic low-Reynolds-number flows, Yu Xiang and Haim H. Bau

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The kinematics of bend-induced mixing in micro-conduits, Mingqiang Yi and Haim H. Bau

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A kernel-independent adaptive fast multipole algorithm in two and three dimensions, Lexing Ying, George Biros, and Denis Zorin

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A new parallel kernel-independent fast multipole method, Lexing Ying, George Biros, Denis Zorin, and Harper Langston

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Cooperative Control for Localization of Mobile Sensor Networks, Fan Zhang, Ben Grocholsky, R. Vijay Kumar, and Max L. Mintz

Papers from 2002

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Visual Programming for Modeling and Simulation of Biomolecular Regulatory Networks, Rajeev Alur, Calin Belta, Franjo Ivancic, R. Vijay Kumar, Harvey Rubin, Jonathan Schug, Oleg Sokolsky, and Jonathan Webb