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Solberg, J. R., K. M. Lynch, and M. A. MacIver, "Robotic electrolocation: Active underwater target localization with electric fields", Robotics and Automation, 2007 IEEE International Conference on: IEEE, pp. 4879–4886, 2007.  (1.92 MB)
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Solberg, J. R., K. M. Lynch, and M. A. MacIver, "Active electrolocation for underwater target localization", The International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 27, no. 5: SAGE Publications, pp. 529–548, 2008.  (5.1 MB)
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Nelson, M. E., and M. A. MacIver, "Prey capture in the weakly electric fish Apteronotus albifrons: sensory acquisition strategies and electrosensory consequences", Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 202, no. 10: The Company of Biologists Ltd, pp. 1195–1203, 1999.  (165.41 KB)
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MacIver, M. A., E. Fontaine, and J. W. Burdick, "Designing future underwater vehicles: principles and mechanisms of the weakly electric fish", Oceanic Engineering, IEEE Journal of, vol. 29, no. 3: IEEE, pp. 651–659, 2004.  (525.96 KB)
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MacIver, M. A., N. M. Sharabash, and M. E. Nelson, "Prey-capture behavior in gymnotid electric fish: motion analysis and effects of water conductivity", Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 204, no. 3: The Company of Biologists Ltd, pp. 543–557, 2001.  (146.83 KB)
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Nelson, M. E., and M. A. MacIver, "Sensory acquisition in active sensing systems", Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, vol. 192, no. 6: Springer, pp. 573–586, 2006.  (431.48 KB)
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Nelson, M. E., M. A. MacIver, and S. Coombs, "Modeling electrosensory and mechanosensory images during the predatory behavior of weakly electric fish", Brain, behavior and evolution, vol. 59, no. 4: Karger Publishers, pp. 199–210, 2002.  (214.36 KB)
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Epstein, M., J. E. Colgate, and M. A. MacIver, "Generating thrust with a biologically-inspired robotic ribbon fin", Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on: IEEE, pp. 2412–2417, 2006.  (5.66 MB)
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MacIver, M. A., and M. E. Nelson, "Body modeling and model-based tracking for neuroethology", Journal of neuroscience methods, vol. 95, no. 2: Elsevier, pp. 133–143, 2000.  (681.6 KB)
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Snyder, J. B., M. E. Nelson, J. W. Burdick, and M. A. MacIver, "Omnidirectional sensory and motor volumes in electric fish", PLoS biology, vol. 5, no. 11: Public Library of Science, pp. e301, 2007.  (4.03 MB)
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Epstein, M., J. E. Colgate, and M. A. MacIver, "A biologically inspired robotic ribbon fin", Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: Workshop on Morphology, Control, and Passive Dynamics, 2005.  (7.42 MB)
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Shirgaonkar, A. A., O. M. Curet, N. A. Patankar, and M. A. MacIver, "The hydrodynamics of ribbon-fin propulsion during impulsive motion", Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 211, no. 21: The Company of Biologists Ltd, pp. 3490–3503, 2008.  (2.4 MB)
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MacIver, M. A., and M. E. Nelson, "Towards a biorobotic electrosensory system", Autonomous robots, vol. 11, no. 3: Springer, pp. 263–266, 2001.  (140.13 KB)
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Shirgaonkar, A. A., M. A. MacIver, and N. A. Patankar, "A new mathematical formulation and fast algorithm for fully resolved simulation of self-propulsion", Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 228, no. 7: Elsevier, pp. 2366–2390, 2009.  (1.26 MB)
MacIver, M. A., "Neuroethology: from morphological computation to planning", The Cambridge handbook of situated cognition, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, pp. 480–504, 2009.  (8.41 MB)
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MacIver, M. A., J. L. Lin, and M. E. Nelson, "Estimation of signal characteristics during electrolocation from video analysis of prey capture behavior in weakly electric fish", Proceedings of the annual conference on Computational neuroscience: trends in research, 1997: trends in research, 1997: Plenum Press, pp. 729–734, 1997.  (1.59 MB)
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Curet, O. M., N. A. Patankar, G. V. Lauder, and M. A. MacIver, "Mechanical properties of a bio-inspired robotic knifefish with an undulatory propulsor", Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 6, no. 2: IOP Publishing, pp. 026004, 2011.  (584.62 KB)
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Curet, O. M., I. K. AlAli, M. A. MacIver, and N. A. Patankar, "A versatile implicit iterative approach for fully resolved simulation of self-propulsion", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol. 199, no. 37: Elsevier, pp. 2417–2424, 2010.  (1.1 MB)
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Curet, O. M., N. A. Patankar, G. V. Lauder, and M. A. MacIver, "Aquatic manoeuvering with counter-propagating waves: a novel locomotive strategy", Journal of The Royal Society Interface, vol. 8, no. 60: The Royal Society, pp. 1041–1050, 2011.  (2.36 MB)
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MacIver, M. A., "How building physical models can reduce and guide the abstraction of nature", Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 24, no. 06: Cambridge Univ Press, pp. 1066–1067, 2001.  (50.79 KB)
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Bale, R., M. A. MacIver, and N. A. Patankar, "Hydrodynamic optimality of ribbon fin shapes", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 56: APS, 2011.
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MacIver, M. A., "Fitting Science and Screen [Book Review]", Science, vol. 332, no. 6030: American Association for the Advancement of Science, pp. 665–665, 2011.  (166.19 KB)
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Curet, O. M., N. A. Patankar, and M. A. MacIver, "An algorithm for low to moderate Reynolds number swimming", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 52: APS, 2007.
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Patankar, N. A., A. A. Shirgaonkar, and M. A. MacIver, "Can drag and thrust be separated in undulatory swimming?", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 54: APS, 2009.
Sefati, S., I. D. Neveln, M. A. MacIver, E. S. Fortune, and N. J. Cowan, "Counter-propagating waves enhance maneuverability and stability: a bio-inspired strategy for robotic ribbon-fin propulsion", Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2012 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on: IEEE, pp. 1620–1625, 2012.  (837.72 KB)
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Silverman, Y., Y. Bai, J. B. Snyder, and M. A. MacIver, "Location and Orientation Estimation with an Electrosensing Robot", IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012, 10/2012.  (1.11 MB)
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Snyder, J. B., Y. Silverman, Y. Bai, and M. A. MacIver, "Underwater object tracking using electrical impedance tomography", 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Vilamoura-Algarve, Portugal, IEEE, 2012.  (1.76 MB)
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Ruiz-Torres, R., O. M. Curet, G. V. Lauder, and M. A. MacIver, "Kinematics of the ribbon fin in hovering and swimming of the electric ghost knifefish", The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 216, pp. 823-834, 2013.  (2.64 MB) (933.18 KB)
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Patterson, B.W., A. O. Abraham, M. A. MacIver, and D. L. McLean, "Visually guided gradation of prey capture movements in larval zebrafish", The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 16, issue 216, pp. 3071-3083, 04/2013.  (1.66 MB)
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MacIver, M. A., "Engineering Health and Sustainability through Consciousness-Enhancing Technologies [Invited Opinion]", McCormick Magazine Spring 2013, Northwestern University, pp. 18-19, 2013.  (1.52 MB)
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Miller, L. M., Y. Silverman, M. A. MacIver, and T. D. Murphey, "Ergodic Exploration of Distributed Information", Transactions on Robotics, vol. 32, issue 1, pp. 36-52, 2016.  (1.01 MB) (25.09 MB)
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Fang, S., M. A. Peshkin, and M. A. MacIver, "Human-in-the-loop active electrosense", Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 12, issue 1, pp. 014001, 12/2016.  (1.28 MB)
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MacIver, M. A., L. Schmitz, U. Mugan, T. D. Murphey, and C. Mobley, "Massive increase in visual range preceded the origin of terrestrial vertebrates", Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 114, pp. E2375-E2384, 03/2017.  (368 bytes)
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Sprinkle, B., R. Bale, A. Pal Singh Bhalla, M. A. MacIver, and N. A. Patankar, "Hydrodynamic optimality of balistiform and gymnotiform locomotion", European Journal of Computational Mechanics, vol. 2642, issue 1-2, pp. 31 - 43, Apr-03-2017.  (536.39 KB)
Mugan, U., and M. A. MacIver, "How sensory ecology affects the utility of planning", Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, 09/2018.  (2.04 MB)
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Mugan, U., and M. A. MacIver, "Arbitrating between planning and habit in naturalistic environments", Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, 09/2019.  (1.07 MB)