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Conference Paper
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)
Journal Article
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Conference Paper
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)
Journal Article
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Book Chapter
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)
Conference Paper
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)
Journal Article
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)
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)
Journal Article
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)
Postlethwaite, C. M., T. M. Psemeneki, J. Selimkhanov, M. Silber, and M. A. MacIver, "Optimal movement in the prey strikes of weakly electric fish: a case study of the interplay of body plan and movement capability", Journal of The Royal Society Interface, vol. 6, no. 34: The Royal Society, pp. 417–433, 2009.  (2.24 MB)
Curet, O. M., I. K. AlAli, N. A. Patankar, and M. A. MacIver, "Fully resolved simulation of self-propulsion of aquatic organisms", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 53: APS, 2008.
Curet, O. M., N. A. Patankar, and M. A. MacIver, "Towards direct numerical simulation of freely swimming fish.", Bulletin of the American Physical Society: APS, 2006.
Shirgaonkar, A. A., N. A. Patankar, and M. A. MacIver, "An efficient algorithm for fully resolved simulation of freely swimming bodies", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 52: APS, 2007.
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)
Curet, O. M., A. A. Shirgaonkar, N. A. Patankar, and M. A. MacIver, "Simulation of bio-locomotion by a momentum redistribution technique for self-propulsion", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 52: APS, 2007.
MacIver, M. A., A. A. Shirgaonkar, and N. A. Patankar, "Conflicts between sensory performance and locomotion in weakly electric fish", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 53: APS, 2008.
MacIver, M. A., N. A. Patankar, O. M. Curet, and A. A. Shirgaonkar, "Infomechanical specializations for prey capture in knifefish", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 52: APS, 2007.
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.
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)
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.
Bale, R., A. Pal Singh Bhalla, M. A. MacIver, and N. A. Patankar, "Optimal number of waves for ribbon fin propulsion", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 57: APS, 2012.
Patankar, N. A., O. M. Curet, and M. A. MacIver, "Hydrodynamics of ribbon fin-based swimming with application to highly maneuverable underwater vehicles.", Bulletin of the American Physical Society: APS, 2006.
Shirgaonkar, A. A., N. A. Patankar, and M. A. MacIver, "On the``momentum enhancement''and hydrodynamic efficiency of gymnotiform and balistiform swimmers", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 54: APS, 2009.
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.
Conference Paper
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)
Journal Article
MacIver, M. A., N. A. Patankar, and A. A. Shirgaonkar, "Energy-Information Trade-Offs between Movement and Sensing", PLoS Computational Biology, vol. 6, issue 5, pp. e1000769, 5/2010.  (1.12 MB)
Conference Paper
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)
Magazine Article
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)
Conference Paper
Neveln, I. D., L. M. Miller, M. A. MacIver, and T. D. Murphey, "Improving Object Tracking through Distributed Exploration of an Information Map", IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2014, 2014.  (1.69 MB)
Conference Paper
Mamakoukas, G., M. A. MacIver, and T. D. Murphey, "Sequential Action Control for Models of Underactuated Underwater Vehicles in a Planar Ideal Fluid", American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, MA, pp. 4500-4506, 07/2016.  (713.34 KB)
Journal Article
Bai, Y., I. D. Neveln, M. Peshkin, and M. A. MacIver, "Enhanced detection performance in electrosense through capacitive sensing", Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 11, pp. 055001, 2016.  (1.96 MB)
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)
Krakauer, J. W., A. A. Ghazanfar, A. Gomez-Marin, M. A. MacIver, and D. Poeppel, "Neuroscience needs behavior: correcting a reductionist bias", Neuron, vol. 93, pp. 480--490, 02/2017.  (897.57 KB)
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)
Conference Paper
Mugan, U., and M. A. MacIver, "How sensory ecology affects the utility of planning", Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, 09/2018.  (2.04 MB)
Conference Paper
Mugan, U., and M. A. MacIver, "Arbitrating between planning and habit in naturalistic environments", Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, 09/2019.  (1.07 MB)