Demirel D, Yu A, Baer-Cooper S, Halic T, Bayrak C. "Generative Anatomy Modeling Language (GAML)", The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. 2017 Jan 1.
Demirel D, Yu A, Cooper-Baer S, Dendukuri A, Halic T, Kockara S, Kockara N, Ahmadi S. "A hierarchical task analysis of shoulder arthroscopy for a virtual arthroscopic tear diagnosis and evaluation platform (VATDEP)", Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg. 2016;e1799. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1799.
Kaya, S., Bayraktar, M., Kockara, S., Mete, M., Halic, T., Field, H. E., & Wong, H. K. Abrupt skin lesion border cutoff measurement for malignancy detection in dermoscopy images. BMC bioinformatics, 17(13), 367,2016.
D. Dorozhkin, K. Roberts, W. Ahn, Tansel Halic, A. Nemani, J. Wang, C Cao, G. Sankaranarayanan, And S. De, "Face and content validation of a Virtual Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery Trainer (VTEST)", Surgical endoscopy (2016): 1-8.
D. Demirel, K. L. Butler, Tansel Halic, G. Sankaranarayanan, D. Spindler, C. Cao, E. Petrusa, M. Molina, D. Jones, S. De, "A Hierarchical Task Analysis of Cricothyroidotomy Procedure for a Virtual Airway Skills Trainer (VAST) Simulator," The American Journal of Surgery, 2015.
J. Lemon, S. Kockara, Tansel Halic, and M. Mete, "Density-based parallel skin lesion border detection with webCL," BMC bioinformatics, vol. 16, no. Suppl 13, p. S5, 2015.
Tansel Halic, Woojin Ahn, and Suvranu De. "Optimization model for web based multimodal interactive simulations.", Expert Systems with Applications (Impact factor: 2.981), 42.12 (2015): 5245-5255.
Tansel Halic, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Suvranu De. “GPU-based Efficient Realistic Techniques for Bleeding and Smoke Generation in Surgical Simulators”. The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, volume 6, issue 4, pages: 431-443, 2010.
Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, James D. Adair, Tansel Halic, Mark A. Gromski, Zhonghua Lu, Woojin Ahn, Daniel B. Jones and Suvranu De., “Validation of a Novel Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Simulator”, Surgical Endoscopy, volume 25, number 4, pages: 1012-1018. (YouTube video for our surgical simulator (V-Band);
Anderson Maciel, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Tansel Halic, Venkata Sreekanth Arikatla, Zhonghua Lu and Suvranu De. “Surgical Model-View-Controller Simulation Software Framework for Local and Collaborative Applications”. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, volume 6, number 4, pages: 457-471, 2010.
Tansel Halic, Sinan Kockara, Coskun Bayrak, Richard Rowe, “Mixed Reality Simulation of Rasping Procedure in Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement (ACDR) Surgery”, BMC Bioinformatics. Vol. 11, S11 . ( Impact factor 3.78), 2010.
Maciel, A., Halic, T., Zhonghua Lu , Nedel, N.P. and De S., “Using PhysX for virtual surgery with force feedback”, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, vol 6, issue 3, pages:341-353, 2009.
S. Kockara, T. Halic, C. Bayrak, K. Iqbal, R. Rowe, "Contact Detection Algorithms", Academy publisher, The Journal of Computers (JCP, ISSN1796-203X), 2009. (Acceptance Rate for 2009: ~30%).
Peer Reviewed Conference Publications:
S. Kockara, M. Mete, Tansel Halic, N. Yuruk, M. Ercan, and A. Lawrence, "Fractals for Malignancy Detection in Dermoscopy Images", IEEE ICHI 2015.
Stephanie B Jones, David Spindler, Tansel Halic, Adam Ryason, Suvranu De, Caroline Cao, "Development of a Virtual Airway Skill Trainer (VAST): An Initial Task Analysis", Society for Education in Anesthesia (SAE) meeting , 2015.
Butler K, Petrusa E, Spindler D, Tansel Halic, Ryanson A, Sankaranarayanana, G,De S, deMoya M, "Development of a Virtual Airway Skill Trainer (VAST): An Initial Task Analysis of the Open Cricothyroidotomy", submitted to Society for Education in Anesthesia 2015.
W. Ahn, S. Dargar, Tansel Halic, G. Sankaranarayanan, Roberts, K., De, S. "Preliminary face validation of a virtual transluminal endoscopic surgery trainer (VTEST)". In the proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES), April 2014, Salt Lake City, UT
W. Ahn, S. Dargar, Tansel Halic, J. Lee, B. Li, J. Pan, G. Sankaranarayanan, K. Roberts, S. De, "Development of a virtual reality simulator for natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) cholecystetctomy procedure." Stud Health Technol Inform, 196 (2014) 1-5.
Sinan Kockara, Tansel Halic, Cody Hudson, Alex Loney, Aaron Crawford, "Portable Malignant Lesion Detection with Low Cost Mobile Infrared Thermography", IEEE INNOTEK, Warwick, RI, 2014. 2014.
Doga Demirel, Alexander Yu, Tansel Halic, Sinan Kockara, "Web Based Camera Navigation for Virtual Pancreatic cancer surgery: Whipple Surgery Simulator (VPanSS)", IEEE INNOTEK, Warwick, RI, 2014. 2014
Tansel Halic, Sinan Kockara, Doga Demirel, Marc Willey, Kyle Eichelberger "MoMiReS: Mobile Mixed Reality System for Physical & Occupational Therapies for hand and wrist ailments", IEEE INNOTEK, Warwick, RI, 2014.
Tansel Halic, Woojin Ahn, Suvranu De, "pWeb - A High Performance Parallel Computing Framework for Web Browser-Based Medical Simulation", published in MMVR 2014.
Tansel Halic, Woojin Ahn, Suvranu De , "Performance optimization of web-based medical simulation", Studies in health technology and informatics 184: 168-175, 2013.
Gordon B. Hirschman, Kristen Leroy, Anna M. Galea, Brendan LaBrecque, Suvranu De, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Tansel Halic, Desmonde Birkett, Dmirty Nepomnayshy "THEO:Tactile and Haptic Enabled Open Surgery Simulator", in Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, 2013
Tansel Halic, Woojin Ahn, Suvranu De, “A Framework for Web Browser-Based Medical Simulation Using WebGL”, in Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol 173, pp:149-155, 2012.
Tansel Halic, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Suvranu De, “A Resource Management Tool for Real-Time Multimodal Surgical Simulation”, in in Studies in Health Technology and Informatics vol 173, pp:142-148, 2012.
Tansel Halic, Woojin Ahn, Suvranu De, “A Framework for 3D Interactive Applications on the Web”, in SIGGRAPH Asia poster, 2011.
Sinan Kockara and Tansel Halic, "CEDE: Collaborative Egocentric Design Environment for CAVE", MSV'11 - The 2011 International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Methods, July 2011 (Acceptance Rate: 23%).
Tansel Halic, Sreekanth A. Venkata, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Zhonghua Lu, Woojin Ahn and Suvranu De,”A Software Framework for Multimodal Interactive Simulations (SoFMIS)”, in Studies in health technology and informatics vol 163,pp:213-217, February 2011.
Tansel Halic and Suvranu De,”SML: SoFMIS Meta Language for Surgical Simulation”, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, February 2011.
Jamie D Adair, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Tansel Halic, Zhonghua Lu, Woojin Ahn, Mark A Gromski, Daniel B Jones, MD, Suvranu De, “Beta Testing of a V-BAND Simulator“, 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, 2010.
Tansel Halic, Suvranu De, “Lightweight Bleeding and Smoke Effects for Surgical Simulators”, will appear 2010 IEEE Virtual Reality Conference (Acceptance Rate for 2010: ~%19), March 2010.
E. Ermisoglu, F. Sen, S. Kockara, Tansel Halic, C. Bayrak, and R. Rowe, "Scooping Simulation Framework for Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery",IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE SMC 2009. (Regular Paper Acceptance Rate for 2009: ~69%)
S. Kockara, Tansel Halic, and C. Bayrak, "Real-time Minute Change Detection on GPU for Cellular and Remote Sensor Imaging", IEEE 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, IEEE AINA 2009 (Acceptance Rate for 2009: ~33%).
Tansel Halic, S. Kockara, C. Bayrak, R. Rowe, and B. Chen, "Efficient and High Performance Mass Spring Methods for Real-time Tissue Deformations", IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, IEEE BIBE 2009 (Full Paper Acceptance Rate for 2009: ~32%).
Tansel Halic , Sinan Kockara, Guoliang Huang, Coskun Bayrak, Kamran Iqbal, Richard Rowe, “Finite Element Analysis of Instrumentation in Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery”, International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, 2008.
S.Kockara, Tansel Halic,C. Bayrak, K. Iqbal and R. Rowe, “Collision Detection Algorithms: A Survey”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), 2007.
Tansel Halic, S.Kockara, C. Bayrak, K. Iqbal and R. Rowe, “Semiautomatic Registration of plastic Models for augmented reality”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), 2007.
Tansel Halic, S. Kockara, C. Bayrak, K. Iqbal, and Richard Rowe, “Towards Optimized Data Structures for Real-Time Tissue Deformations By Mass-Spring Models”, The International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (ICMMB), Singapore, 2006.
Kemal Aydin, Tansel Halic, Coskun Bayrak, Kamran Iqbal , “Computer Simulation of Uterine Contraction Dynamics ”, 5th Wseas Int.Conf. On Circuits, Systems, Electronics, Control & Signal Processing (Csecs ‘06), Dallas, 2006.
Sreekanth Venkata, Tansel Halic, Suvranu De, “Feature detection and Matching using Non-linear Scale-Space”, US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 2011.
Coskun Bayrak, Tansel Halic, Mustafa Sarimollaoglu, Efsun Sarioglu, and Umit Deniz Ulusar, “MEKTEP: Modular Environment for Knowledge Tracking and Extension Process”, Global Educational Technology Symposium, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2005