Publications

2021

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[116]

B. Zhu, J. Lam, X. Xie, X. Song, K.W. Kwok, "Stability and L1-gain analysis of periodic piecewise positive systems with constant time delay," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (TAC) (Accepted)

[115]

J. Liu, J. Lam, B. Zhu, X. Wang, Z. Shu, K.W. Kwok, “Nonnegative Consensus Tracking of Networked Systems with Convergence Rate of Optimization”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS) (Accepted) 

[114]

J. Dai, Z. He, G. Fang, X. Wang, Y. Li, C.L. Cheung, L. Liang, I.I. Iordachita, H.C. Chang, K.W. Kwok, “A Robotic Platform to Navigate MRI-guided Focused Ultrasound System”IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), 6(3):5137-5144, 2021. PDF Video

[113]

T.K.W. Leung, X. Ji, B. Peng, G.K.K. Chik, D.S.H.S. Dai, G. Fang, T. Zhang, X. Cheng, K.W. Kwok, A.C.O. Tsang, G.K.K. Leung, P.K.L. Chan, “Micro-electrodes for In Situ Temperature and bio-impedance measurement”Nano Select, 2021. PDF

[112]

W.F. Yang, W.S. Choi, W.Y. Zhu, C.Y. Zhang, D.T.S. Li, J.K.H. Tsoi, A.W.L. Tang, K.W. Kwok, Y.X. Su, “Spatial deviations of the temporomandibular joint after oncological mandibular reconstruction”International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2021. PDF

[111]

Y.C. Hu, Y.X. Zhou, K.W. Kwok, K.Y. Sze, “Simulating flexible origami structures by finite element method”International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, 2021. PDF

[110]

H.S. Tong, Y.L. Ng, Z. Liu, J.D.L. Ho, P.L. Chan, J.Y.K. Chan, K.W. Kwok, “Real-to-Virtual Domain Transfer-based Depth Estimation for Real-time 3D Annotation in Transnasal Surgery: A Study of Annotation Accuracy and Stability”, International Journal for Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), 16(5):731-739, 2021. PDF Video

[109]

M.C.W. Leong, K.H. Lee, B.P.Y. Kwan, Y.L. Ng, Z. Liu, N. Navab, W. Luk, K.W. Kwok, “Performance-aware Programming for Intraoperative Intensity-based Image Registration on Graphics Processing Units,” International Journal for Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS),16(3): 375-386, 2021. PDF

Open-source code for Intensity-based Image Registration on Graphics Processing Units: Link

[108]

J. Liu, X. Gong, Y. Cui, J. Lam, K.W. Kwok, “Further Improvements on Nonnegative Edge Consensus of Networked Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (TCYB), 2021. PDF

[107]

X. Xie, J. Lam, C. Fan, X. Wang, K.W. Kwok, “Energy-to-peak Output Tracking Control of Actuator Saturated Periodic Piecewise Time-varying Systems with Nonlinear Perturbations,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2021. PDF

[106]

X. Xie, C. Fan, K.W. Kwok, J. Lam, “A Bernstein Polynomial Approach to Estimating Reachable Set of Periodic Piecewise Polynomial Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (TAC), 2021. PDF

 

[105]

J. Liu, K.W. Kwok, Y. Cui, J. Shen, J. Lam, “Consensus of Positive Networked Systems on Directed Graphs,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), 2021. PDF

[104]

W. Yang, W.S. Choi, M. Wong, W. Powcharoen, W. Zhu, J.K.H. Tsoi, M. Chow, K.W. Kwok, Y. Su, “Three-Dimensional Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Plates Increase Accuracy of Oncological Head and Neck Reconstruction Versus Conventional Surgical Plates: A Comparative Study,” Annals of Surgical Oncology, 28(1):363-375, 2021. PDF

2020

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[104]

Y.L. Ng, C.K. Lo, K.H. Lee, X. Xie, T. N.Y. Kwong, M. Ip, L. Zhang, J. Yu, J. J.Y. Sung, W.K.K. Wu, S. H. Wong, K.W. Kwok, “Development of an open-access and explainable machine learning prediction system to assess the mortality and recurrence risk factors of Clostridioides difficile infection patients,” Advanced Intelligent Systems 3(1): 2000188, 2020. PDF

Interactive Supporting Information published on Authorea: Link

Open-access prediction system for CDI patients: https://www.cdiml.care/

[102]

Z. Guo, M.C.W. Leong, H. Su, K.W. Kwok, D.T.M. Chan, W.S. Poon, “Prospective Techniques for Magnetic Resonance Imaging–Guided Robot-Assisted Stereotactic Neurosurgery,” Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery, pp. 585-598, 2020. PDF

[101]

C.L. Cheung, J.D.L.Ho, V. Vardhanabhuti, H.C.Chang, K.W. Kwok, "Design and Fabrication of Wireless Multilayer Tracking Marker for Intraoperative MRI-Guided Interventions," in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 25(2):1016-1025, 2020. PDF

[100]

Z. He, Z. Dong, G. Fang, J.D.L. Ho, C.L. Cheung, H.C. Chang, C.N. Chong, Y.K. Chan, T.M. Chan, K.W. Kwok, “Design of a Percutaneous MRI-guided Needle Robot with Soft Fluid-driven Actuator,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 5(2):2100-2107, 2020. PDF

[99]

X. Wang, G. Fang, K. Wang, X. Xie, K.H. Lee, J.D.L. Ho, W.L. Tang, J. Lam, K.W. Kwok, “Eye-in-hand Visual Servoing Enhanced with Sparse Strain Measurement for Soft Continuum Robots,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 5(2):2161-2168, 2020. PDF  Video

[98]

X. Xie, J. Lam, K.W. Kwok, “A novel scheme of nonfragile controller design for periodic piecewise LTV systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 67(12):10766-10775, 2020.  PDF

[97]

H.C. Fu, J.D.L. Ho, K.H. Lee, Y.C. Hu, K.W. Au, K.J. Cho, K.Y. Sze, K.W. Kwok, “Interfacing soft and hard: a spring reinforced actuator,” Soft Robotics, 7(1):44-58, 2020.   PDF  Video 1  Video 2

2019

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[96]

P. Li, J. Lam, R. Lu, K.W. Kwok, “Stability and L2 Synthesis of a Class of Periodic Piecewise Time-Varying Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(8):3378-3384, 2019.  PDF

[95]

Y. Chen, C. Zhao, J. Lam, Y. Cui, K.W. Kwok, “Stability and l1-Gain Analysis for Positive 2-D Markov Jump Systems,” International Journal of Systems Science, 50(11):2077-2087, 2019.   PDF

[94]

W. Jiang, Z. Liu, K.H. Lee, S. Chen, Y.L. Ng, Q. Dou, H.C. Chang, K.W. Kwok, “Respiratory Motion Correction in Abdominal MRI using a Densely Connected U-Net with GAN-guided Training,” arXiv preprint, arXiv: 1906.09745, 2019.   PDF

[93]

J. Li, T. Kong, J. Yu, K.H. Lee, Y.H. Tang, K.W. Kwok, J.T. Kim, H.C. Shum, “Electrocoiling-guided Printing of Multiscale Architectures at Single-wavelength Resolution,” Lab on a Chip, 19(11):1953-1960, 2019.   PDF

[92]

Y. Chen, J. Lam, Y. Cui, J. Shen, K.W. Kwok, “Reachable Set Estimation and Synthesis for Periodic Positive Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, pp. 1-22, 2019. (Early Access)   PDF

[91]

Y. Fan, F. Yang, G.S.H. Cheung, A.K.Y. Chan, D.D. Wang, Y.Y. Lam, M.C.K. Chow, M.C.W. Leong, K.K.H. Kam, K.C.Y. So, G. Tse, E. Fung, Z. Qiao, B. He, K.W. Kwok, A.P.W. Lee, “Device Sizing Guided by Echocardiography-Based Three-Dimensional Printing is Associated with Superior Outcome after Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion,” Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 32(6):708-719, 2019.   PDF

[90]

Z. Tang, Y.T. Fan, Y. Wang, C.N. Jin, K.W. Kwok, A.P.W. Lee, “Mitral Annular and Left Ventricular Dynamics in Atrial Functional Mitral Regurgitation: A Three-Dimensional and Speckle-Tracking Echocardiographic Study,” Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 32(4):503-513, 2019.   PDF

[89]

Z. Dong, Z. Guo, K.H. Lee, G. Fang, W.L. Tang, H.C. Chang, D.T.M. Chan, K.W. Kwok, “High-performance Continuous Hydraulic Motor for MR Safe Robotic Teleoperation,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 4(2):1964-1971, 2019.   PDF  Video

[88]

T.L.T. Lun, K. Wang, J.D.L. Ho, K.H. Lee, K.Y. Sze, K.W. Kwok, “Real-time Surface Shape Sensing for Soft and Flexible Structures using Fiber Bragg Gratings,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 4(2):1454-1461, 2019.   PDF  Video

[87]

G. Fang, X. Wang, K. Wang, K.H. Lee, J.D.L. Ho, H.C. Fu, D.K.C. Fu, K.W. Kwok, “Vision-based Online Learning Kinematic Control for Soft Robots using Local Gaussian Process Regression,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 4(2):1194-1201, 2019.   PDF  Video

[86]

M. Liu, J. Lam, B. Zhu, K.W. Kwok, “On Positive Realness, Negative Imaginariness, and H∞ Control of State-space Symmetric Systems,” Automatica, 101:190-196, 2019.  PDF

[85]

Z. Li, G. Fang, J.D.L. Ho, C.I. Lam, Y.W. Yim, J.Y.K. Chan, K.W. Kwok, “Augmented Reality-Guided Visual Servoing for Flexible Endoscope Control,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop – Open Challenges and State-of-the-Art in Control System Design and Technology Development for Surgical Robotic Systems, 2019.

[84]

Z. Liu, W. Jiang, K.H. Lee, Y.L. Lo, Y.L. NG, Q. Dou, V. Vardhanabhuti, K.W. Kwok, “A Two-Stage Approach for Automated Prostate Lesion Detection and Classification with Mask R-CNN and Weakly Supervised Deep Neural Network,” Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Workshop – Artificial Intelligence in Radiation Therapy. Springer, Cham, pp. 43-51, 2019.  PDF

[83]

Z. Dong, X. Wang, Z. He, J.D.L. Ho, W.L. Tang, Y. Tao, A.P.W. Lee, K.W. Kwok, “Experimental Validation of Autonomous Motion Control with Standard Cardiac Electrophysiology Catheter,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop – Open Challenges and State-of-the-Art in Control System Design and Technology Development for Surgical Robotic Systems, 2019. PDF

Best Poster Paper Award (2nd place)

2018

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[81]

J.D.L. Ho, K.H. Lee, W.L. Tang, K.M. Hui, K. Althoefer, J. Lam, K.W. Kwok, “Localised Online Learning-Based Control of a Soft Redundant Manipulator Under Variable Loading,” Advanced Robotics, 32(21):1168-1183, 2018.  PDF

[82]

M. Yin, Y. Chen, K.H. Lee, D.K.C. Fu, Z.T.H. Tse, K.W. Kwok, “Dynamic Modeling and Characterization of the Core-XY Cartesian Motion System,” 2018 IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics (RCAR), pp. 206-211, 2018.  PDF

[80]

A.J. Taylor, R. Montayre, Z. Zhao, K.W. Kwok, Z.T.H. Tse, “Modular force approximating soft robotic pneumatic actuator,” International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 13(11):1819-1827, 2018.   PDF

[79]

Y. Chen, J. Lam, Y. Cui, K.W. Kwok, “Switched Systems Approach to State Bounding for Time Delay Systems,” Information Sciences, 465:191-201, 2018.

[78]

A.P.W. Lee, M.C.W. Leong, K.W. Kwok, Y. Fan, “Using 3D Printed Models for Planning Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), 71(11):A1130, 2018.   PDF

[77]

S. Fan, A. Chan, S. Au, M.C.W. Leong, M.C.K. Chow, Y. Fan, R. Wong, S. Chan, S.K. Ng, A.P.W. Lee, K.W. Kwok, “Personalised Anaesthesia: 3D Printing in Patient with Facial Deformity and Difficult Airway,” British Journal of Anaesthesia, 121(3):675-678, 2018.   PDF

[76]

Z. Guo, M.C.W. Leong, H. Su, K.W. Kwok, D.T.M. Chan, W.S.Poon, “Techniques for Stereotactic Neurosurgery: Beyond the Frame, Towards the Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging-guided and Robot-assisted Approaches,” World Neurosurgery, 116:77-87, 2018.   PDF

[75]

P. Li, J. Lam, K.W. Kwok, R. Lu, “Stability and Stabilization of Periodic Piecewise Linear Systems: A Matrix Polynomial Approach,” Automatica, 94:1-8, 2018.   PDF

[74]

X. Wang, K.H. Lee, D.K.C. Fu, Z. Dong, K. Wang, G. Fang, S.L. Lee, A.P.W. Lee, K.W. Kwok, “Experimental Validation of Robot-assisted Cardiovascular Catheterization: Model-based versus Model-free Control,” International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), 13(6):797-804, 2018.   PDF

Presented in The 9th International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions, 2018 (IPCAI'18)

[73]

K.H. Lee, D.K.C. Fu, Z. Guo, Z. Dong, M.C.W. Leong, C.L. Cheung, A.P.W. Lee, K.W. Kwok, “MR Safe Robotic Manipulator for MRI-guided Intra-cardiac Catheterization,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 23(2):586-595, 2018.   PDF

[72]

Z. Dong, Z. Guo, K.H. Lee, G. Fan, W. Luk, J. Lam, A.P.W. Lee, K.W. Kwok, “Continuous Hydraulic Actuation for MRI-guided Robotic Catheterization: Design, Evaluation and Application,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop – Supervised Autonomy in Surgical Robotics, 2018.   PDF

[71]

 G. Fang, X. Wang, K. Wang, K.H. Lee, D.K.C. Fu, K.W. Kwok, “Visual Servo Control of a Soft Continuum Robot using Gaussian Process Regression,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop – Growing and Evolving Soft Robots, 2018.   PDF

[70]

 J.D.L. Ho, K.H. Lee, W.L. Tang, K. Althoefer, J. Lam, K.W. Kwok, “Control of a Soft Redundant Manipulator Under Variable Loading Through Localized Online Learning,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop – Self-healing, Growing and Evolving Soft Robots, 2018.   PDF

[69]

H.C. Fu, K.H. Lee, J.D.L. Ho, K.Y. Sze, K.W. Kwok, “A Bio-inspired Spring Reinforced Actuator for a Legged Robot,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop – Self-healing, Growing and Evolving Soft Robots, 2018.   PDF

[68]

Z. Guo, Z. Dong, K.H. Lee, C.L. Cheung, H.C. Fu, J.D.L. Ho, H. He, W.S. Poon, D.T.M. Chan, K.W. Kwok, “Compact Design of a Hydraulic Driving Robot for Intra-operative MRI-guided Bilateral Stereotactic Neurosurgery,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 3(3):2515-2522, 2018.   PDF

Presented in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018 (ICRA'18)

ICRA Best Conference Paper Award (out of 2,539 papers)     Finalist (out of 3) for the Best Medical Robotics Paper Award

2017

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[67]

Y. Feng, Z. Guo, Z. Dong, X.Y. Zhou, K.W. Kwok, S. Ernst, S.L. Lee, “An Efficient Cardiac Mapping Strategy for Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation with Active Learning,” International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12(7):1199-1207, 2017.   PDF

[66]

K.H. Lee, D.K. Fu, M.C. Leong, M. Chow, H.C. Fu, K. Althoefer, K.Y. Sze, C.K. Yeung, K.W. Kwok, “Nonparametric Online Learning Control for Soft Continuum Robot: An Enabling Technique for Effective Endoscopic Navigation,” Soft Robotics, 4(4):324-337, 2017.  PDF

[65]

K.H. Lee, M.C.W. Leong, M.C.K. Chow, H.C. Fu, D.K.C. Fu, Wayne Luk, K.Y. Sze, C.K. Yeung, K.W. Kwok, “FEM-based Soft Robotic Control Framework for Intracavitary Navigation,” IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics (RCAR), pp.11-16,2017.   PDF

Best Conference Paper Award

[64]

K.C.Y. So, Y. Fan (co-first author), L. Sze, K.W. Kwok, A.K.Y. Chan, G.S.H. Cheung, A.P.W. Lee, “Using Multi-material 3D Printing for Personalized Planning of Complex Structural Heart Disease Intervention,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Cardiovascular Intervention, 10(11):e97-e98, 2017.   PDF

[63]

H. Rafii-Tari, C. J. Payne, C. Bicknell, K.W. Kwok, N. J. Cheshire, C. Riga, G.Z. Yang, “Objective Assessment of Endovascular Navigation Skills with Force Sensing,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 45(5):1315-1327, 2017.   PDF

[62]

K.H. Lee, D.K.C. Fu, M.C.W. Leong, J.D.L. Ho, H.C. Fu, K. Althoefer, K.Y. Sze, C.K. Yeung, K.W. Kwok, “Nonparametric Online Learning for Hyper-Elastic Robotic Control: Efficient training based on Finite Element Analysis,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS) Workshop – Soft Morphological Design for Haptic Sensation, Interaction and Display, 2017.

[61]

Z. Dong, Z. Guo, D.K.C. Fu, K.H. Lee, M.C.W. Leong, C.L. Cheung, A.P.W. Lee, W. Luk, K.W. Kwok, “A Robotic Catheter System for MRI-guided Cardiac Electrophysiological Intervention,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop – C4 Surgical Robots: Compliant, Continuum, Cognitive, and Collaborative, 2017.   PDF

Best Poster Paper Award (Merit prize)

[60]

S.C. Tang, T.L.T. Lun, Z. Guo, K.W. Kwok, N.J. McDannold, “Intermediate Range Wireless Power Transfer With Segmented Coil Transmitters for Implantable Heart Pumps,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 32(5):3844-3857, 2017.  PDF

First Place Prize Paper Award (out of 789 papers published in 2017)

2016

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[59]

J. Ge, A. E. James, L. Xu, Y. Chen, K.W. Kwok, M. P. Fok, “Bidirectional Soft Silicone Curvature Sensor Based on Off-Centered Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (PTL), 28(20):2237-2240, 2016.  PDF

[58]

Z. Zhang, Y. Xin, B. Liu, W.X. Li, K.H. Lee, C.F. Ng, D. Stoyanov, R.C. Cheung, K.W. Kwok, “FPGA-Based high-Performance collision Detection: an enabling Technique for image-guided robotic surgery,” Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 3(5):article 51, 2016.  PDF

[57]

Y. Fan, K.W. Kwok, Y. Zhang, G. S.H. Cheung, A. K.-Y. Chan, A.P.W. Lee, “Three-dimensional printing for planning occlusion procedure for a double-lobed left atrial appendage,” Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, 9(3):e003561, 2016.  PDF

[56]

C.L. Cheung, K.H. Lee, Z. Guo, Z. Dong, Martin C.W. Leong, Y. Chen, A.P.W. Lee, K.W. Kwok, “Kinematic-model-free positional control for robot-assisted cardiac catheterization,” Proceedings of the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, pp.80-81, 2016.  PDF

[55]

S.C. Tang, T.L.T. Lun, Z. Guo, K.W. Kwok, N.J. McDannold,“Mid-range wireless power transfer with segmented coil transmitters for implantable heart pumps,” Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Electromagnetics(iWEM), pp. 1-3, 2016.  PDF

[54]

Z. Guo, T. L. T. Lun, Y. Chen, H. Su, D.T.M. Chan, K.W. Kwok,“Novel Design of an MR-safe Pneumatic Stepper Motor for MRI-guided Robotic Interventions,” Proceedings of Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, pp. 50-51, 2016.  PDF

[53]

Y. Chen, W. Wang, E.J. Schmidt, K.W. Kwok, A.N. Viswanathan, R. Cormack, Z.T.H. Tse, “Design and fabrication of MR-tracked metallic stylet for gynecologic brachytherapy,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 21(2):956-962, 2015.  PDF

2015

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[52]

D. R. Leff, D. R. James, F. Orihuela-Espina, K.W. Kwok, L. W. Sun, G. Mylonas, T. Athanasiou, A. W. Darzi, G.-Z. Yang, “The impact of expert visual guidance on trainee visual search strategy, visual attention and motor skills,” Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(526):1-11, 2015.  PDF

[51]

K.H. Lee, Z. Guo, G. C. Chow, Y. Chen, W. Luk, K.W. Kwok, “GPU-based proximity query processing on unstructured triangular mesh model,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 4405-4411, 2015.  PDF

[50]

H.C. Fu, C.L. Cheung, K.H. Lee, K.W. Kwok, “High-performance Proximity Query: An Enabling Technique for Improving Safety of Human-robot Interactive Tasks,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS) Workshop – Safety for Human-Robot interaction in Industrial Settings, 2015.  PDF

2014

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[49]

K.W. Kwok, K.H. Lee (co-1st author), Y. Chen, W. Wang, Y. Hu, G.C. Chow, H.S. Zhang, W.G. Stevenson, R.Y. Kwong, W. Luk, E.J. Schmidt, Z.T.H. Tse, “Interfacing fast multi-phase cardiac image registration with MRI-based catheter tracking for MRI-guided electrophysiological ablative procedures,” Circulation, 130:A18568, 2014.  Link

[48]

Y. Chen, K.W. Kwok (co-1st author), Z.T.H. Tse, “An MR-conditional high-torque pneumatic stepper motor for MRI-guided and robot-assisted intervention,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 42(9):1823-1833, 2014.  PDF

[47]

K. Leibrandt, H.J. Marcus, K.W. Kwok, G.Z. Yang, “Implicit active constraints for a compliant surgical manipulator,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 276-283, 2014.   PDF

Finalist for ICRA Best Medical Robotics Paper Award

 

Publications before IRIS

[46]

T. C. Chau, K.W. Kwok, G. C. Chow, K. H. Tsoi, K.H. Lee, Z. Tse, P. Y. Cheung, W. Luk, “Acceleration of real-time Proximity Query for dynamic active constraints,” IEEE International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT), pp. 206-213, 2013.  PDF

[45]

 Y. Chen, K.W. Kwok, J. Ge, Y. Hu, M. Fok, K.R. Nilsson, Z.T.H. Tse, “Augmented Reality for Improving Catheterization in MRI-guided Cardiac Electrophysiology Therapy,” Journal of Medical Devices - Transactions of the ASME, 8(2):020917, 2014.  PDF

[44]

Y. Gao, K.W. Kwok, R. Chandrawanshi, A. Squires, A.C. Nau, Z.T.H. Tse, “Wearable Virtual White Cane: Assistive Technology for Navigating the Virtually Impaired,” Journal of Medical Devices, 8(2):020931, 2014.  PDF

[43]

K.W. Kwok, Y. Chen, T.C. Chau, W. Luk, K.R. Nilsson, E.J. Schmidt, Z.T.H. Tse, “MRI-based Visual and Haptic Catheter Feedback: Simulating a novel system’s contribution to efficient and safe MRI-guided Cardiac Electrophysiology Procedures,” Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 16(Suppl 1):O50, 2014.  PDF

[42]

Y. Chen, J. Ge, K.W. Kwok, K. R. Nilsson, M. Fok, Z.T.H. Tse, “MRI-conditional Catheter Sensor for Contact Force and Temperature Monitoring during Cardiac Electrophysiology Procedures,” Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 16(Suppl 1):P150, 2014.  PDF

[41]

K.W. Kwok, G. C. Chow, T. C. Chau, Y. Chen, S. H. Zhang, W. Luk, E. J. Schmidt, Z.T.H. Tse, “FPGA-based Acceleration of MRI Registration: An Enabling Technique for Improving MRI-guided Cardiac Therapy,” Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 16(Suppl 1):W11, 2014.  PDF

[40]

 K.W. Kwok, K. H. Tsoi, V. Vitiello, J. Clark, G. C. Chow, W. Luk, G.Z. Yang, “Dimensionality Reduction in Controlling Articulated Snake Robot for Endoscopy under Dynamic Active Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), 29(1):15-31, 2013.  PDF  Video

[39]

S.L. Lee, K.W. Kwok, L. Wang, C. Riga, C. Bicknell, N. Cheshire, G.Z. Yang, “Motion-adapted catheter navigation with real-time instantiation and improved visualisation,” Journal of Robotic Surgery, 7(3):251-260, 2013.  PDF

[38]

D.R.C. James, D.R. Leff, F. Orihuela-Espina, K.W. Kwok, G.P. Mylonas, T. Athanasiou, L.W. Sun, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Enhanced Frontoparietal Network Architectures Following 'Gaze-Contingent' Versus 'Free-Hand' Motor Learning,” Neuroimage, 64:267-276, 2013.   PDF

[37]

K.W. Kwok, L.W. Sun (co-1st author), G. P. Mylonas, D. R. James, F. Orihuela-Espina, G.Z. Yang, “Collaborative Gaze Channelling for Improved Cooperation During Robotic Assisted Surgery,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 40(10):2156-2167, 2012.  PDF

[36]

G. P. Mylonas, K.W. Kwok, D. R. James, D. Leff, F. Orihuela-Espina, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Gaze-Contingent Motor Channelling, haptic constraints and associated cognitive demand for robotic MIS,” Medical Image Analysis, 16(3):612-631, 2012.   PDF

[35]

A. S. Chetwood, K.W. Kwok, L.W. Sun, G. P. Mylonas, J. Clark, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Collaborative Eye Tracking: A Potential Training Tool in Laparoscopic Surgery,” Surgical Endoscopy, 26(7):2003-2009, 2012.  PDF

[34]

S.L. Lee, M. Lerotic, V. Vitiello, S. Giannarou, K.W. Kwok, M. Visentini-Scarzanella, G.Z. Yang, “From Medical Images to Minimally Invasive Intervention: Computer Assistance for Robotic Surgery,” Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 34(1):33-45, 2010.  PDF

[33]

Y. Chen, K.W. Kwok, T.C.P Chau, W. Luk, K.R. Nilsson, E.J. Schmidt, Z.T.H. Tse, “Haptic Guidance Platform for MR-guided Cardiac Electrophysiology Therapy,” Proceedings of The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 2014.

[32]

K. Fujii, A. Salerno, K. Sriskandarajah, K.W. Kwok, K. Shetty, G.Z. Yang, “Gaze Contingent Cartesian Control of a Robotic Arm for Laparoscopic Surgery,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 3582-3589, 2013.  PDF

[31]

C. J. Payne, K.W. Kwok, G.Z. Yang, “An Ungrounded Hand-Held Surgical Device Incorporating Active Constraints with Force-Feedback,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 2559-2565, 2013.   PDF

Finalist for IROS Best Medical Robotics Paper Award

[30]

E. Lopez, K.W. Kwok, C. J. Payne, P. Giataganas, G.Z. Yang, “Implicit Active Constraints for Robot-Assisted Arthroscopy,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 5390-5395, 2013.  PDF

[29]

W. T. Latt, T. P. Chang, A. Di Marco, P. Pratt, K.W. Kwok, J. Clark, G.Z. Yang, “A hand-held instrument for in vivo probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy during minimally invasive surgery,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1982-1987, 2012.  PDF

[28]

J. Shang, C. J. Payne, J. Clark, D. P. Noonan, K.W. Kwok, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Design of a multitasking robotic platform with flexible arms and articulated head for minimally invasive surgery,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1988-1993, 2012.  PDF

[27]

K. Fujii, K.W. Kwok, M. Bailey, G.Z. Yang, “Visual Search Behaviour Characterisation during Perceptual-Motor Misalignment: a Colonoscopy disorientation study,” Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Workshop – Modelling and Monitoring of Computer Assisted Intervention, 2012.

[26]

S.L. Lee, K.W. Kwok, L. Wang, C. Riga, C. Bicknell, M. Hamady, N. Cheshire, G.Z. Yang, “Motion Adapted Catheter Navigation with Shape Modelling and Real-Time Instantiation,” Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Workshop – Computer Assisted Stenting, 2012.

[25]

S.L. Lee, K.W. Kwok, C. Riga, C. Bicknell, G.Z. Yang, “Improved Visualisation with Shape Instantiation for Robot Assisted Catheter Navigation,” Hamlyn Symposium for Medical Surgery (HSMR), pp. 38-39, 2012.

[24]

V. Vitiello, K.W. Kwok, G.Z. Yang, “Introduction to robot assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS),” in Medical robotics: Minimally invasive surgery, ed: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., P. Gomes, Ed, UK: Cambridge Consultants, 2012, pp.1-40.  Link

[23]

G.C.T Chow, K.W. Kwok, W. Luk, P. Leong, “Mixed Precision Processing in Reconfigurable Systems,” The 19th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines 2011 (FCCM’11), pp.17-24, 2011.   PDF

The top conference in high-performance computing. Acceptance rate: 16.9% with [HiPEAC (High-Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation) Paper Award]

[22]

V. Vitiello, K.W. Kwok, C.J. Payne, G.Z. Yang, “DOF Minimization for Optimized Shape Control under Active Constraints for a Hyper-redundant Flexible Robot,” Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions (IPCAI’11), LNCS, Springer Heidelberg, pp.67-78, 2011.

[21]

D.R.C. James, D.R. Leff, F. Orihuela-Espina, K.W. Kwok, L.W. Sun, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Neuroergonomic assessment of collaborative gaze control for robotic surgery: a functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) study,” Hamlyn Symposium for Medical Robotics (HSMR), pp. 41-42, 2011.

[20]

D.R.C. James, D.R. Leff, L.W. Sun, F. Orihuela-Espina, K.W. Kwok, G.P. Mylonas, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Neuroergonomic assessment of collaborative gaze control for robotic surgery: an fNIRS study,” The 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), p. 139, 2011.

[19]

G.P. Mylonas, L.W. Sun, K.W. Kwok, D.R.C. James, F. Orihuela-Espina, G.Z. Yang, “Collaborative Gaze Channelling for Cooperation within a Shared Tele-Surgery Environment,” Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics (HSMR), pp. 27-28, 2011.

[18]

K.W. Kwok, V. Vitiello, G.Z. Yang, “Control of Articulated Snake Robot under Dynamic Active Constraints,” Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 2010 (MICCAI’10), LNCS, Springer Heidelberg, 13(3):229-236, 2010.   PDF

[17]

D.R.C. James, F. Orihuela-Espina, D.R. Leff, G.P. Mylonas, K.W. Kwok, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Cognitive Burden Estimation for Visuomotor Learning with fNIRS,” Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 2010 (MICCAI’10), LNCS, Springer Heidelberg, 12(13):319-326, 2010.  PDF

[16]

H.H. King, B. Hannaford, K.W. Kwok, G.Z. Yang, “Plugfest 2009: Global Interoperability in Telerobotics and Telemedicine,” Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010 (ICRA’10), pp. 1733-1738, 2010.  PDF

[15]

D.R.C. James, D.R. Leff, F. Orihuela-Espina, K.W. Kwok, G.P. Mylonas, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Frontoparietal Activation during Learning of a Visuomotor Tracking Task: a Longitudinal fNIRS Study,” The 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), p. 145, 2010. 

[14]

F. Orihuela-Espina, D.R. Leff, D.R.C. James, K.W. Kwok, L.W. Sun, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Remote gaze assistance manipulates visual attention, enhances cortical activity and improves technical skills of a local operator: Implications for collaborative tele-robotic surgical procedures,” Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS), pp. 60, 2010. 

[13]

D.R.C. James, F. Orihuela-Espina, D.R. Leff, G.P. Mylonas, K.W. Kwok, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Neuroergonomic assessment of the robotic enhancement of surgery,” The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2010. 

[12]

K.W. Kwok, G.P. Mylonas, L.W. Sun, M. Lerotic, J. Clark, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Dynamic Active Constraints for Hyper-Redundant Flexible Robot,” Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 2009 (MICCAI’09), LNCS, Springer Heidelberg, 12(1):410-417, 2009.  PDF

[11]

K.W. Kwok, L.W. Sun, V. Vitiello, D. James, G.P. Mylonas, G.Z. Yang, “Perceptually Docked Control Environment for Multiple Microbots: Application to the Gastric Wall Biopsy,” Proc. of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems 2009 (IROS’09), pp. 2783-2788, 2009.  PDF

[10]

G.P. Mylonas, K.W. Kwok, A. Darzi, G.Z. Yang, “Gaze-Contingent Motor Channelling and Haptic Constraints for Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery,” Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 2008 (MICCAI’08), LNCS, Springer Heidelberg, 11(2):676-683, 2008.  PDF

[9]

G.Z. Yang, G.P. Mylonas, K.W. Kwok, A. Chung, “Perceptual Docking for Robotic Control,” Medical Image and Augmented Reality 2008 (MIAR’08), LNCS, Springer Heidelberg, pp.21-30, 2008.   PDF

[8]

Y. Yam, K.W. Kwok, K.W. Lo, “Development and Capabilities of A Robot Drawing Platform,” Proc. of the 2006 International Conference on Intelligent Technologies 2006 (InTech’06), pp. 144-153, 2006.

[7]

K.W. Kwok, K.W. Lo, S.M. Wong, Y. Yam, “Evolutionary Replication of Calligraphic Characters By A Robot Drawing Platform Using Experimentally Acquired Brush Footprint,” Proc. of IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering 2006 (CASE’06), pp. 466-471, 2006.  PDF

[6]

K.W. Lo, K.W. Kwok, S.M. Wong, Y. Yam, “Brush Footprint Acquisition and Preliminary Analysis for Chinese Calligraphy using a Robot Drawing Platform,” Proc. of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems 2006 (IROS’06), pp. 5183-5188, 2006.  PDF

[5]

K.W. Kwok, S.M. Wong, K.W. Lo, Y. Yam, “GA-based Brush Stroke Generation for Replication of Chinese Calligraphic Character,” Proc. of IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation 2006 (CEC’06), pp. 3802-3809, 2006.  PDF

[4]

K.W. Kwok, Y. Yam, K.W. Lo, “GA-based homography Transformation for Vision Rectification in Robot Drawing System,” Proc. of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control CDC and European Control Conference 2005 (CDC-ECC’05), pp. 2047-2052, 2005.  PDF

[3]

K.W. Kwok, Y. Yam, K.W. Lo, “Vision System and Projective Rectification for a Robot Drawing Platform,” Proc. of International Conference on Control and Automation 2005 (ICCA’05), pp. 691-696, 2005.  PDF

[2]

K.W. Lo, K.W. Kwok, Y. Yam, “Automated Replication of Line Drawings By a Robot Drawing Platform,” Proc. of the 8th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics 2004 (SCI’04), pp. 80-85, 2004.

[1]

Y. Yam, K.W. Lo, K.W. Kwok, “A Robot Drawing System: Preliminary Design and Demonstration,” Proc. of the 2003 International Conference on Intelligent Technologies 2003 (InTech’03), pp. 545-551, 2003.