Publication Lists

Theses & Dissertation
[TD02Seong-Young Ko, “Interaction Scheme of an Intelligent Laparoscopic Assistant Robot Based on a Surgery Task Model,” Doctoral dissertation, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2008.

[TD01] Seong-Young Ko, “Intelligent Control Method of a Surgical Robot System for Total Hip Arthroplasty,” Master’s thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2002.
 
 
International Journal
[IJ14 - 2013] Seong Young Ko, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena,
"Towards a Miniaturized Needle Steering System with Path Planning for Obstacle Avoidance
", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, To be publihsed, DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2012.2227741. (SCI) ()
 
[IJ13 - 2012] S
Cho, SJ Park, SY Ko, JO Park, S Park, "Development of bacteria-based microrobot using biocompatible poly(ethylene glycol)", Biomedical Microdevices, Vol.14, No. 6, pp 1019-25, doi: 10.1007/s10544-012-9704-1, 31 December 2012. (SCIE)
 
[IJ12 - 2012] Luca Frasson, Francesco Ferroni, Seong Young Ko, Gorkem Dogangil, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena,
"Experimental evaluation of a novel steerable probe with a programmable bevel tip inspired by nature
", Journal of Robotic Surgery, Vol. 6, pp 189-197, September 2012, (Online access).
 
[IJ11 - 2012]
Varij Panwar, Cheong Lee, Seong Young Ko, Jong-Oh Park, Sukho Park "Dynamic mechanical, electrical, and actuation properties of ionic polymer metal composites using PVDF/PVP/PSSA blend membranes", Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 135, No. 2-3, pp 928-937, 15 August 2012. (SCI)
 
[IJ10 - 2012] Youngho Ko, Sungyoung Na, Youngwoo Lee, Kyoungrae Cha, Seong Young Ko, Jongoh Park and Sukho Park, "A jellyfish-like swimming mini-robot actuated by an electromagnetic actuation system", Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp 057001(1)-057001(9), May 3, 2012. (SCI) ()
 
[IJ09 - 2012] Seong Young Ko, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena,
"Trajectory Following for a Flexible Probe with State/Input Constraints: an Approach based on Model Predictive Control
", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp 509-521, April 2012.
(SCIE) (
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[IJ08 - 2011] Seong Young Ko, Luca Frasson, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, 
"Closed-Loop Planar Motion Control of a Steerable Probe with a “Programmable Bevel” Inspired by Nature
", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp 970-983, October, 2011. (SCI) (Online access)
[IJ07 - 2010] Seong Young Ko, Won-Chul Bang and Sang-Youn Kim, 
"
A Measurement System for 3D Hand-Drawn Gesture with a PhantoMTM Device", Journal of Information Processing Systems, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp 347-358, September 2010. 
[pdf]

[IJ06 - 2010] Seong Young Ko, Woo-Jung Lee, and Dong-Soo Kwon, "Intelligent Interaction based on Surgery Task Model for Surgical Assistant Robot: Awareness of Current Surgical Stages based on Surgical Procedure Model", International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp 782-792, 2010. (SCIE) (Online access)

[IJ05 - 2010] L. Frasson, S. Y. Ko, A. Turner, T. Parittotokkaporn, J. F. Vincent, F. Rodriguez y Baena, "STING: a soft-tissue intervention and neurosurgical guide to access deep brain lesions through curved trajectories", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H, Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 224, No. 6, pp 775-788, 2010. (SCI) (Online access)
 
[IJ04 - 2007] Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Woo-Jung Lee, Dong-Soo Kwon, “Compact Laparoscopic Assistant Robot Using Bending Mechanism,” Advanced Robotics, Vol. 21, No. 5–6, pp. 689–709, May 2007 (SCIE) [pdf] (Online access)

[IJ03 - 2007] Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Woo-Jung Lee, Dong-Soo Kwon, “Surgery Task Model for Intelligent Interaction between Surgeon and Laparoscopic Assistant Robot,” International Journal of Assistive Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 38-46, March 2007 [pdf]

[IJ02 - 2006] Won-Ho Shin, Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, and Dong-Soo Kwon, “Development of a 5-DOF Laparoscopic Assistant Robot,” International Journal of Assistive Robotics and Mechatronics, VOL. 7, NO. 4, pp. 21-28, December 2006. [pdf]

[IJ01 - 2003] Jong-Ha Chung, Seong-Young Ko, Dong-Soo Kwon, Jung-Ju Lee, Yong-San Yoon, and Choong-Hee Won, “Robot-Assisted Femoral Stem Implantation Using an Intramedulla Gauge”, IEEE Transaction on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp 885-892, October 2003. (SCI) [pdf]
 
 
International Conference
[IC23 - 2012] Wooyoung Kim, Sungmin Seung, Hongseok Choi, Sukho Park, Seong Young Ko, Jong-Oh Park,"Image-based Force Estimation of Deformable Tissue using Depth Map for Single-Port Surgical Robot", 12th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, pp XXX-XXX, October 17-21, Jeju, Korea, 2012. (Corresponding Author)
 
[IC22 - 2012] Sophia Bano, Seong Young Ko, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena,"Smooth Path Planning for a Biologically-Inspired Neurosurgical Probe", 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp XXX-XXX, San Diego, USA, August 28-September 1, 2012.
 
[IC21 - 2012] Chiara Caborni, Seong Young Ko, Elena De Momi, Giancarlo Ferrigno and Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena,"Risk-Based Path Planning for a Steerable Flexible Probe for Neurosurgical Intervention", The Fourth IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronicspp 866-871, Roma, Italy, June 24-27, 2012.
 
[IC20 - 2012] Semi Jeong, Hyunchul Choi, Seong Young Ko, Jong-Oh Park, and Sukho Park,"Remote Controlled Micro-robots using Electromagnetic Actuation (EMA) Systems",  The Fourth IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronicspp 482-487, Roma, Italy, June 24-27, 2012.
 
[IC19- 2011] Sung M. Seung, Hong S. Choi, Woo Y. Kim, Seong Y. Ko, Jong O. Park, and Suk H. Park,"Development of Manipulator including Exchange-type Multi-articulated End-effector for Single Port Surgical Robot", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimeticspp 425-430, Taipei, Taiwan, December 7-11, 2011.
 
[IC18 - 2010] Seong Young Ko, Brian L. Davies, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena,"Two-Dimensional Needle Steering with a “Programmable Bevel” Inspired by Nature: Modeling Preliminaries", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp 2319-2324, Taipei, Taiwan, October 18-22, 2010. [pdf]
 
[IC17 - 2010] S. Y. Ko, L. Frasson, B. L. Davies, F. Rodriguez y Baena, "Software & Hardware Integration of a Biomimetic Flexible Probe within the ROBOCAST Neurosurgical Robotic Suite", The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, pp. 5-6, London, UK, May 25, 2010. (Best Paper Award)  [pdf]
 
[IC16 - 2009] Hanbyul Joo, Yekeun Jeong, Olivier Duchenne, Seong-Young Ko and In So Kweon, "Graph-Based Robust Shape Matching for Robotic Application," ICRA 2009, pp. 1207-1213, Kobe, Japan, May 12-17, 2009. 
 
[IC15 - 2008] Seong-Young Ko, Hanbyul Joo, Dong Geol Choi, Hyeongwoo Kim, In So Kweon, “Intelligent Grasping by Learning from Observation,” Proceedings of the The 5th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI 2008), Seoul, Korea, November 20-22, 2008, [pdf]
 
[IC14 - 2008] Sung-Kyun Kim, Won-Ho Shin, Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, and Dong-Soo Kwon, “Design of a Compact 5-DOF Surgical Robot of a Spherical Mechanism: CURES,” Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 990-995, Xi'an, China, July 2-5, 2008.
 
[IC13 - 2007] Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Hawkeye I King, Seong-Young Ko, Mitchell J.H. Lum, Diana C.W. Friedman, Jacob Rosen, and Blake Hannaford, “Portable Surgery Master Station for Mobile Robotic Telesurgery,” Proceedings of Robocom 2007, Athens, Greece, October 2007.
 
[IC12 - 2006] Won-Ho Shin, Seong-Young Ko and Dong-Soo Kwon, “Design of a Dexterous and Compact Laparoscopic Assistant Robot,” SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference, pp.233~237, Busan, Korea, October 18-21, 2006. 
 
[IC11 - 2006] Jonathan Kim, Seong-Young Ko, Woo-Jung Lee and Dong-Soo Kwon, “Intelligent Control of a Laparoscopic Assistant Robot Based on the Surgical Task Model,” World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, pp.2926-2929, Seoul, Korea, August 27 - September 1, 2006.
 
[IC10 - 2005] Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Dong-Soo Kwon, and Woo-Jung Lee, “Intelligent Interaction between Surgeon and Laparoscopic Assistant Robot System,” IEEE International Workshop on Robots and Human Interactive Communication, pp 60-65, Nashville, USA, August 13-15, 2005. [pdf]
 
[IC09 - 2004] Jonathan Kim, Yun-Ju Lee, Seong-Young Ko, and Dong-Soo Kwon, “Compact Camera Assistant Robot for Minimally Invasive Surgery: KaLAR,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2587-2592, Sendai, Japan, September 28 - October 2, 2004.
 
[IC08 - 2004] Seong-Young Ko, Dong-Soo Kwon, “Surgical Knowledge Based Interface for a Laparoscopic Assistant Robot,” IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.313-318, Kurashiki, Japan, September 20-22, 2004. [pdf]
 
[IC07 - 2003] Seong-Young Ko, Jong-Ha Chung, Jonathan Kim, Dong-Soo Kwon, Jung-Ju Lee, Yong-San Yoon, and Choong-Hee Won, “In vitro Study Using Cadavers For Evaluation of a Bone-Mountable Surgical Robot System,” Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3344-3349, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 27-31, 2003. [pdf]
 
[IC06 - 2003] Yun-Ju Lee, Jonathan Kim, Seong-Young Ko, Woo-Jung Lee, and Dong-Soo Kwon, “Design of a Compact Laparoscopic Assistant Robot : KaLAR,” Proc. of the International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, pp.2648-2653, Gyeongju, Korea, Oct. 22-25, 2003.
 
[IC05 - 2002] Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Jong-Ha Chung, Dong-Soo Kwon, Jung-Ju Lee, Yong-San Yoon, and Chung-Hee Won, “Experimental Evaluation of a Surgical Robot System (ARTHROBOT) for Hip Surgery using Sawbones and Pig Femurs,” Proc. of the International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, pp.2373-2378, Jeonbuk, Korea, Oct.16-19, 2002. (Best Paper Award) [pdf]
 
[IC04 - 2002] Dong-Soo Kwon, Jung-Ju Lee, Yong-San Yoon, Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Jong-Ha Chung, Chung-Hee Won, and Jong-Hwa Kim, “The Mechanism and the Registration Method of a Surgical Robot for Hip Arthroplasty,” Proc. of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation, pp.1889-1894, Washington, DC, USA, May 11-15, 2002.
 
[IC03 - 2002] Jonathan Kim, Seong-Young Ko, Jong-Ha Chung, Dong-Soo Kwon, Jung-Ju Lee, Yong-San Yoon, and Chung-Hee Won, “The Mechanism and the Intelligent Control Method of a Surgical Robot for Total Hip Arthroplasty,” 3rd International Workshop on Human-friendly Welfare Robotic Systems, pp. 78-84, Daejeon, Korea, January 20-22, 2002.
 
[IC02 - 2002] Jong-Ha Chung, Seong-Young Ko, Jung-Ju Lee, Yong-San Yoon, Dong-Soo Kwon, Chung-Hee Won, “A New Type Surgery Robot For Total Hip Arthroplasty,” Proc. of the Seventh Int. Symp. On Artificial Life and Robotics, pp.479-482, Beppu, Oita, Japan, 16-18 January, 2002.
 
[IC01 - 2001] Dong-Soo Kwon, Yong-San Yoon, Jung-Ju Lee, Seong-Young Ko, Kwan-Hoe Huh, Jong-Ha Chung, Young-Bae Park, Chung-Hee Won, “ARTHROBOT : A New Surgical Robot System for Total Hip Arthroplasty,” Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intelligent Robotics and Systems, pp.1123-1128, Maui, Hawaii, USA, Oct.29-Nov.03, 2001. [pdf]
 
 
Domestic Journal (Written in Korea)
[DJ02 - 2011] Seong-Young Ko, GooCheol Jeong, Seong-Man Cho, Byeong Seok Shin, Sang-Youn Kim, and Jae-Hyub Lee, “A Haptic Interaction System for Developmental Disabilities”, Journal of Korea Knowledge Information Technology Society, Vol 6, No. 5, pp 113-120, October, 2011. 

[DJ01 - 2003] Ki-Uk Kyung, Se-Kyong Song, Seong-Young Ko, Jeong-Hong Park, and Dong-Soo Kwon, “Development of a Heel/Side Laster and Control GUI for Adaptive Manufacturing”, J. Korean Society of Industrial Application, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp 379~386, November, 2003. [pdf]
 
 
Domestic Conference (Written in Korea)
[DC03 - 2008] Seong-Young Ko, Hanbyul Joo, Dong Gul Choi, Hyeongwoo Kim and In So Kweon, “Development of Robotic System to Imitate Grasping Motion and Trajectory of Object Based on Shape Matching Method,” Proc. of The Dynamics and Control Division of The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 165-170, Kyung-San, Korea, May 29-30, 2008. [pdf]
 
[DC02 - 2004] Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Dong-Soo Kwon, and Woo-Jung Lee, “Development of Compact Laparoscopic Assistant Robot (KaLAR),” Proc. of The Korean Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons, pp.50, Seoul, Korea, November 27, 2004.
 
[DC01 - 2001] Seong-Young Ko, Dong-Soo Kwon, “The force feedback method for Master/Slave-Combined System,” Proc. of the International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, October 17-21, 2001.
 
 
Book Chapter
[BC02] Seong Young Ko, Olivier Duchenne, Hyoseok Hwang and In So Kweon, " Vision-based Control of a Delivery Service Robot(RoCoVi) for Pressing Elevator Buttons", in Emerging Technologies, Robotics and Control systems - Third edition, ISBN: 978-88-901928-6-9, Salvatore Pennacchio Ed., INTERNATIONALSAR, January 2009. (http://www.internationalsar.org) - This article is also published in International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing(IJ05).
[BC01] Dong-Soo Kwon, Seong-Young Ko, and Jonathan Kim, “Intelligent Laparoscopic Assistant Robot through Surgery Task Model: How to Give Intelligence to Medical Robots," in Medical Robotics, ISBN 978-3-902613-18-9, Vanja Bozovic, Ed. Vienna, Austria: I-Tech Education and Publishing, January 2008. (http://intechweb.org/book.php?id=22)
 
 
Registered Patent 
  • International Patents
[IP03] Dong Soo Kwon, Seong Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Yun Ju Lee, Woo Jung Lee, "Robotized Laparoscopic System", USA Patent, No. 07435216, October 14, 2008.

[IP02] Dong-Soo Kwon, Se-Kyong Song, Seong-Young Ko, Hoon Huh, Nak-Won Sung, Yong-Jin Kim, "Method for generating an ideal cementing trajectory and an actual cementing operation trajectory", UK, No. GB2381331, October 5, 2005.

[IP01] Dong-Soo Kwon, Se-Kyong Song, Seong-Young Ko, Hoon Huh, Nak-Won Sung, Yong-Jin Kim, "A method for generating an actual cementing operation trajectory", UK, No. GB2413402, March 8, 2006.

  • Domestic Patents
[DP04] Dong-Soo Kwon, Seong-Young Ko, Jonathan Kim, Jun-Ju Lee, and Woo-Jung Lee, “Commandfollowing Laparoscopic Device,” Korea, Patent No. 617974, August 23, 2006. 

[DP03] Se-Kyong Song, Dong-Soo Kwon, Seong-Young Ko, Ki-Uk Kyung, Jeong-Hong Park, “Method for Setting Shoe Drawing and Actuator Operation, for Managing Work Sequence, and for Conducting Heel/Side Lasting Using Heel/Side Lasting System Equipped with GUI,” Korea, Patent No. 0431642, May 4, 2004.

[DP02] Dong-Soo Kwon, Se-Kyong Song, Seong-Young Ko, Hoon Huh, Nak Won Sung, Yong Jin Kim, “Method for generating an ideal cementing trajectory and an actual cementing operation trajectory", Korea, Patent No. 0431645, May 4, 2004.

[DP01] Dong-Soo Kwon, Jung-Ju Lee, Yong-San Yoon, Jong-Ha Chung, Ho-Chul Shin, and Seong-Young Ko, “Bone-mountable Surgical Robot for Hip Arthroplasty,” Korea, Patent No. 0421426, February 23, 2004.


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