Below you can find a list of my publications. Click on an entry to get additional information. A full publication list can be found at google scholar


Journal Articles

  1. Z. Fu, J. Pan, Emmanouil Spyrakos-Papastavridis, X. Chen and M. Li, A Dual Quaternion-based Approach for Coordinate Calibration of Dual Robots in Collaborative Motion, Robots and Automation Letter, 2019. (submitted)
  2. Lee, S. Zhang, M. Li, Harold Soh, and X. He, Blind Inverse Gamma Correction with Maximized Differential Entropy, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2019. (under review)
  3. J. Zhang, M. Li, Y. Feng, and C. Yang (2019), Robotic Grasp Detection based on Image Processing and Random Forest, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2019.
  4. X. Gao, J. Ling, X. Xiao and M. Li(2019), Learning Force-relevant Skills from Human Demonstration, Complexity, 2019. (doi)
  5. C. Yang, J. Luo, C. Lin, M. Li and S. Dai (2018), A Haptics-Electromyogrphy Perception and Learning Enhanced Intelligence for Teleoperated Robot, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2018.
  6. Andrea Maria Zanchettin, Elizabeth Croft, Hao Ding, Miao Li (2018). Collaborative Robots in the Workplace, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 2018.
  7. M. Li, K. Tahara, & A. Billard (2018). Learning task manifold for constrained object manipulation. Autonomous Robots, 2(2), 704-711.
    BIBTEX
    @article{li2018learning,
      title={Learning task manifolds for constrained object manipulation},
      author={Li, Miao and Tahara, Kenji and Billard, Aude},
      journal={Autonomous Robots},
      volume={42},
      number={1},
      pages={159--174},
      year={2018},
      publisher={Springer}
    }
    
  8. Hang, K., Li, M., Stork, J. A., Bekiroglu, Y., Pokorny, F., Billard, A., & Kragic, D. (2016). Hierarchical fingertip space: A unified framework for grasp planning and in-hand grasp adaptation. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 32(4), 960-972. (YouTube Video) Selected for presentation at ICRA 2017.
    BIBTEX
    @article{hang2016hierarchical,
      title = {Hierarchical fingertip space: A unified framework for grasp planning and in-hand grasp adaptation},
      author = {Hang, Kaiyu and Li, Miao and Stork, Johannes A and Bekiroglu, Yasemin and Pokorny, Florian and Billard, Aude and Kragic, Danica},
      journal = {IEEE Transactions on robotics},
      volume = {32},
      number = {4},
      pages = {960--972},
      year = {2016},
      publisher = {IEEE},
      note = {Selected for presentation at ICRA 2017.}
    }
    
  9. M. Li, K. Hang, D. Kragic, & A. Billard.(2016). Dexterous grasping under shape uncertainty. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 32(4), 960-972. (YouTube Video)
    BIBTEX
    @article{li2016dexterous,
      title={Dexterous grasping under shape uncertainty},
      author={Li, Miao and Hang, Kaiyu and Kragic, Danica and Billard, Aude},
      journal={Robotics and Autonomous Systems},
      volume={75},
      pages={352--364},
      year={2016},
      publisher={Elsevier}
    }
    
  10. B. Huang, M. Li, R. D. Souza, J. J. Bryson & A. Billard.(2016). A modular approach to learning manipulation strategies from human demonstration. Autonomous Robots, 32(4), 903-927. (YouTube Video)
    BIBTEX
    @article{huang2016modular,
      title={A modular approach to learning manipulation strategies from human demonstration},
      author={Huang, Bidan and Li, Miao and De Souza, Ravin Luis and Bryson, Joanna J and Billard, Aude},
      journal={Autonomous Robots},
      volume={40},
      number={5},
      pages={903--927},
      year={2016},
      publisher={Springer}
    }
    
  11. S. El-Khoury, M. Li, A. Billard.(2015). On the generation of a variety of grasps. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61(12), 1335-1349. (YouTube Video)
    BIBTEX
    @article{el2013generation,
      title={On the generation of a variety of grasps},
      author={El-Khoury, Sahar and Li, Miao and Billard, Aude},
      journal={Robotics and Autonomous Systems},
      volume={61},
      number={12},
      pages={1335--1349},
      year={2013},
      publisher={Elsevier}
    }
    
  12. M. Li, W. Yang, X. Zhang.(2013). Robust actuator force analysis of a heavy-duty manipulator using GMM/GMR. International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 28(4), 349-356.
    BIBTEX
    @article{li2013robust,
      title={ROBUST ACTUATOR FORCE ANALYSIS OF A HEAVY-DUTY MANIPULATOR USING GMM/GMR},
      author={Li, Miao and Zhang, Xiaoping and Yang, Wenyu},
      journal={International Journal of Robotics and Automation},
      volume={28},
      number={4},
      pages={349--356},
      year={2013}
    }
    

Peer-reviewed Conference Articles

  1. D. Carter-Davies, J. Chen, F. Chen, M. Li and C. Yang, Mechatronic Design and Control of a 3D Printed Low Cost Robotic Upper Limb, In The 11th International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics, 2018. Best Paper Award
  2. J. Zhang, C. Yang, M. Li and Y. Feng, Grasping Novel Objects with Real-time Obstacle Avoidance,In International conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), 2018.
  3. Y. Liu, S. Zhang, X. Xiao, & M. Li. (2017). A Robotized Data Collection Approach for Convolutional Neural Networks. In International conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA), 472-483
    BIBTEX
    @InProceedings{liu2017robotized,
    author="Liu, Yiming
    and Zhang, Shaohua
    and Xiao, Xiaohui
    and Li, Miao",
    editor="Huang, YongAn
    and Wu, Hao
    and Liu, Honghai
    and Yin, Zhouping",
    title="A Robotized Data Collection Approach for Convolutional Neural Networks",
    booktitle="International conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA)",
    year="2017",
    publisher="Springer International Publishing",
    address="Cham",
    pages="472--483",
    }
    
  4. M. Li (2016). Learning partial power grasp with task-specific contact. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 337-343. Finalist of T. J. Tarn Best Paper
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{li2016learning,
      title={Learning partial power grasp with task-specific contact},
      author={Li, Miao},
      booktitle={Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2016 IEEE International Conference on},
      pages={337--343},
      year={2016},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  5. K. Hang, J.A. Haustein, M. Li, A. Billard, C. Smith & D. Kragic. (2016). On the evolution of fingertip grasping manifolds. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2022--2029.
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{hang2016evolution,
      title={On the evolution of fingertip grasping manifolds},
      author={Hang, Kaiyu and Haustein, Joshua A and Li, Miao and Billard, Aude and Smith, Christian and Kragic, Danica},
      booktitle={2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
      pages={2022--2029},
      year={2016},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  6. M. Li, Y. Bekiroglu, D. Kragic, & A. Billard. (2014). Learning of grasp adaptation through experience and tactile sensing. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 3339-3346. (YouTube Video)
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{li2014learning,
      title={Learning of grasp adaptation through experience and tactile sensing},
      author={Li, Miao and Bekiroglu, Yasemin and Kragic, Danica and Billard, Aude},
      booktitle={Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on},
      pages={3339--3346},
      year={2014},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  7. M. Li, H. Yin, K. Tahara, & A. Billard. (2014). Learning object-level impedance control for robust grasping and dexterous manipulation. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 6784--6791. (YouTube Video)
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{li2014impedance,
      title={Learning object-level impedance control for robust grasping and dexterous manipulation},
      author={Li, Miao and Yin, Hang and Tahara, Kenji and Billard, Aude},
      booktitle={Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014 IEEE International Conference on},
      pages={6784--6791},
      year={2014},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  8. N. Sommer, M. Li, & A. Billard. (2014). Bimanual compliant tactile exploration for grasping unknown objects. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 6400--6407. (YouTube Video)
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{sommer2014bimanual,
      title={Bimanual compliant tactile exploration for grasping unknown objects},
      author={Sommer, Nicolas and Li, Miao and Billard, Aude},
      booktitle={Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014 IEEE International Conference on},
      pages={6400--6407},
      year={2014},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  9. B. Huang, S. El-Khoury, M. Li, J. J Bryson, & A. Billard. (2013). Learning a real time grasping strategy. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 593-600.
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{huang2013learning,
      title={Learning a real time grasping strategy},
      author={Huang, Bidan and El-Khoury, Sahar and Li, Miao and Bryson, Joanna J and Billard, Aude},
      booktitle={Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on},
      pages={593--600},
      year={2013},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  10. S. El Khoury, M. Li, & A. Billard. (2012). Bridging the gap: one shot grasp synthesis approach. In International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2027-2034.
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{sahar2012bridging,
      title={Bridging the gap: One shot grasp synthesis approach},
      author={El Khoury, Sahar and Li, Miao and Billard, Aude},
      booktitle={Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on},
      pages={2027--2034},
      year={2012},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  11. W. Yang, M. Li & X. Zhang. (2010). Robust robotic grasping force optimization with uncertainty. In International conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA), 264-275.
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{wenyu2010robust,
      title={Robust robotic grasping force optimization with uncertainty},
      author={Wenyu, Yang and Miao, Li and Xiaoping, Zhang},
      booktitle={International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications},
      pages={264--275},
      year={2010},
      organization={Springer}
    }
    
  12. M. Li, W. Yang, X. Zhang. (2010). Projection on convex set and its application in testing force closure properties of robotic grasping. In International conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA), 240-251.
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{miao2010projection,
      title={Projection on convex set and its application in testing force closure properties of robotic grasping},
      author={Miao, Li and Wenyu, Yang and Xiaoping, Zhang},
      booktitle={International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications},
      pages={240--251},
      year={2010},
      organization={Springer}
    }
    
  13. M. Li, W. Yang, X. Zhang. (2010). Analysis of indeterminate force in multi-contact friction grasp based on potential energy minimization. In International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC), 801--806.
    BIBTEX
    inproceedings{li2010analysis,
      title={Analysis of indeterminate force in multi-contact friction grasp based on potential energy minimization},
      author={Li, Miao and Yang, Wenyu and Zhang, Xiaoping},
      booktitle={Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC), The 2010 International Conference on},
      pages={801--806},
      year={2010},
      organization={IEEE}
    }
    
  14. X. Zhang, W. Yang, & M. Li. (2010). An uncertainty approach for fixture layout optimization using Monte Carlo method. In International conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA), 10--21.
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{zhang2010uncertainty,
      title={An uncertainty approach for fixture layout optimization using Monte Carlo method},
      author={Zhang, Xiaoping and Yang, Wenyu and Li, Miao},
      booktitle={International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications},
      pages={10--21},
      year={2010},
      organization={Springer}
    }
    
  15. X. Zhang, W. Yang, & M. Li. (2010). Fixture layout and clamping force optimization for large-scale workpiece using augmented Lagrangian method. In Applied Mechanics and Materials, 560-565.
    BIBTEX
    @inproceedings{zhang2010fixture,
      title={Fixture layout and clamping force optimization for large-scale workpiece using augmented Lagrangian method},
      author={Zhang, Xiao Ping and Yang, Wen Yu and Li, Miao},
      booktitle={Applied Mechanics and Materials},
      volume={29},
      pages={560--565},
      year={2010},
      organization={Trans Tech Publ}
    }
    

Peer-reviewed Conference Workshops

  1. Y. Zhou, M. Li, & A. Billard. (2016). Learning to organise objects in cluttered environments. Workshop on Dynamic Locomotion and Manipulation With Complex Robotic Systems in the Real World.
    BIBTEX
    @misc{zhou2016learning,
      title = {Learning Predictive State Representations for planning},
      author = {Y. Zhou, M. Li, and A. Billard},
      booktitle = {Workshop on Dynamic Locomotion and Manipulation With Complex Robotic Systems in the Real World},
      year = {2016},
      note = {}
    }
    
  2. Hang, K., Li, M., Stork, J. A., Bekiroglu, Y., Billard, A., & Kragic, D. (2014). Hierarchical Fingertip Space for Synthesizing Adaptable Fingertip Grasps. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’14) Workshop on Autonomous Grasping and Manipulation: An Open Challenge.
    BIBTEX
    @misc{hang2014hierarchical_ws,
      title = {Hierarchical Fingertip Space for Synthesizing Adaptable Fingertip Grasps},
      author = {Hang, Kaiyu and Li, Miao and Stork, Johannes A. and Bekiroglu, Yasemin and Billard, Aude and Kragic, Danica},
      booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’14) Workshop on Autonomous Grasping and Manipulation: An Open Challenge},
      year = {2014}
    }
    
  3. M. Li, S. El Khoury, & A. Billard. (2013). Synergy-level grasp synthesis learning. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’13), Workshop: Hand Synergies - how to tame the complexity of grapsing.
    BIBTEX
    @misc{stork2013towards,
      title = {Synergy-level grasp synthesis learning},
      author = {M. Li, S. El Khoury, and A. Billard},
      booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’13), Workshop: Hand Synergies - how to tame the complexity of grapsing},
      year = {2013}
    }
    

PhD Thesis

  1. M. Li (2016). Dynamic grasp adaptation -- from humans to robots. EPFL, Lausanne. Superviser: Professor Aude Billard
    BIBTEX
    @article{Li:215869,
          title = {Dynamic Grasp Adaptation From Humans To Robots},
          author = {Li, Miao},
          institution = {IMT},
          publisher = {EPFL},
          address = {Lausanne},
          pages = {150},
          year = {2016},
          }