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The sigma.7 haptic interface for MiroSurge: A new bi-manual surgical console.
A. Tobergte, P. Helmer, U. Hagn, P. Rouiller, S. Thielmann, S. Grange, A. Albu-Schäffer, F. Conti, G. Hirzinger.
IROS 2011, San Francisco, September 2011.

Constraint-based Six Degree-of-freedom Haptic Rendering of Volume-embedded Isosurfaces.
S. Chan, F. Conti, N.H. Blevins, and K. Salisbury.
In Proc. of the IEEE World Haptics Conference, pp. 89-94, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2011.

Interface Design and Control Strategies for a Robot Assisted Ultrasonic Examination System.
F. Conti, J. Park, and O. Khatib. I
n Proc. of the International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, New Delhi, India, December 2010.

A New Actuation Approach for Haptic Interface Design
F.Conti and O.Khatib,
The International Journal of Robotics Research 2009;28 834-848

Portable force feedback device based on miniature rolled dielectric elastomer actuators
R.Zhang, P.Lochmatter, G.Kovacs, A.Kunz , F.Contil
Book: Dielectric Elastomers as Electromechanical Transducers: Fundamentals, Materials, Devices, Models and Applications of an Emerging Electroactive Polymer Technology, 2008.

Identifying Physical Properties of Deformable Objects by Using Particle Filters
S.Burion, F.Conti, A.Petrovskaya and O.Khatib.
International Conference in Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pasadena, USA, May 2008.

A Hybrid Actuation Approach for Haptic Interfaces
F. Conti and O. Khatib
IEEE WorldHaptics 2007, Tsukuba, Japan.

Spanning Large Workspaces Using Small Haptic Devices
F. Conti and O. Khatib,
IEEE WorldHaptics 2005, Pisa, Italy.

CHAI 3D - An Open-Source Library for the Rapid Development of Haptic Scenes
F. Conti, F. Barbagli, D. Morris, C. Sewell.
IEEE World Haptics, Pisa, Italy, March 2005.

Haptic Rendering: Introductory Concepts
K. Salibury, F. Conti and F. Barbagli.
IEEE CG&A, March-April 2004

Interactive Rendering of Deformable Objects Based on a Filling Sphere Modelling Approach
F. Conti, O. Khatib and C. Baur.
International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taipei, 14-19 Sept. 2003 Page(s):3716 - 3721 vol.3.

The CHAI Libraries
F. Conti, F. Barbagli, R. Balaniuk, M. Halg, C. Lu, D. Morris, L. Sentis, E. Vileshin, J. Warren, O. Khatib, K. Salisbury.
EuroHaptics, Dublin, Irland, July 2003.

Robotics and Interactive Simulation
O. Khatib, O. Brock, K. Chang, F. Conti, D. Ruspini and L. Senstis,
Communications of the ACM, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 46-51, March 2002.

Efficient Algorthims for Robots with Human-like Structures, and Interactive Haptics Simulation
O. Khatib, O. Brock, K. Chang, F. Conti, D. Ruspini and L. Senstis,
Advances in Robot Kinematics; Theory and Applications, Eds, J. Lenarcic and F. Thomas, Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002, pp. 89-98.

Active Interfaces for Vehicle Teleoperation
The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, The VRAI Group,
The Federal Swiss Institute of Technology SPIES's International Technical Group Newsletter, March 2001

The Delta Haptic Device as a Nanomanipulator
Grange S., Conti F., Helmer P., Rouiller P. and Baur C.,
SPIE Microrobotics and Microassembly III, Boston, MA, November 2001.

Novel Intefaces for Remote Driving: Gesture, Haptic and PDA,
T. Fong, F. Conti, S. Grange, and C. Baur,
SPIE Telemanipulator and Telepresence Technologies VII, Boston, MA, November 2000.

Deformation of Virtual Objects, the filling sphere approach,
F. Conti, Rapport de Diplome, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, March 1999.

SpaceCat, a Micro-Rover based on an Innovative Locomotion Concept
M.Lauria, F. Conti, R. Siegwart,
Video Proc. of 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Detroit, USA, May 1999.

A Virtual Reality and Force Feedback Based Endoscopic Surgery Simulator
C. Baur, F. Conti, D. Guzzoni and O. Georg
MMVR, San Diego, January 1998, pp. 110--116

Design and Control of an Innovative Micro-Rover
M. Lauria, F. Conti, P.-A. Mäusli, M. Van Winnendael, R. Bertrand, R. Siegwart.
Proc. of 5th ESA Workshop on Advanced Space Technologies for Robotics and Automation, ASTRA'98, The Netherlands, Dec. 1998.

A Fast Vision System for Mobile Soccer Robots
F. Conti, R. Blank, M. Lauria, J.-M. Koller,
Mirosot 1997, International World Soccer Robots Tournament, KAIST, Teijon, Korea.