Non-linear Robotic Control
  • Spiers, A., Melhuish, C. and Herrmann, G. (2009) Implementing 'Discomfort' in Operational Space: Practical Application of a Human Motion Inspired Robot Controller: 10th Anniversary of TAROS - Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Londonderry 31 August – 3 September 2009.
  • Foreman, J P, Yazdouni, M, Russo, S, Chan G, Spiers, A, Herrmann, G & Barber, P (2009) ‘Hardware in the loop validation of a gradient and weight estimation algorithm and longitudinal speed control using a laboratory model car.’ ISCE - International Conference on Systems Engineering.
  • Spiers, A., Herrmann, G., Melhuish, C., Pipe, A. and Lenz, A. (2009) Robotic Implementation of Realistic Reaching Motion Using a Sliding Mode/Operational Space Controller. In: Advances in Robotics - FIRA RoboWorld Congress 2009, Incheon 16-20 August 2009. Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 230-238.
  • Spiers, A., G. Herrmann and C. Melhuish, (2010) "An Optimal Sliding Mode Controller Applied to Human Motion Synthesis with Robotic Implementation", American Control Conference, 2010
  • S. Khan, G. Herrmann, T.Pipe, C.Melhuish and A.Spiers (2010), “Adaptive Compliance Control of a 4 DOF Manipulator with Anti-Windup Compensator and Effort Minimizing Controller”, International Journal of Social Robotics.
  • A. Spiers, G. Herrmann, C. Melhuish, T.Pipe (2010) "A Neural Network Method of Learning Human Motion by Observation in Operational Space", IEEE International Conference on Humanoid Robots, December 6-8th, Nashville, TN.   

Haptic / Enactive Interfaces
    •  Spiers, Adam; Baillie, Sarah; Pipe, Tony; Persad, Raj; , "Experimentally driven design of a palpating gripper with minimally invasive surgery considerations," Haptics Symposium (HAPTICS), 2012 IEEE , vol., no., pp.261-266, 4-7 March 2012
    • T.Froese, M. McGann, W. Bigge, A. Spiers, A. Seth (2011), The Enactive Torch: A New Tool for the Science of Perception, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1, 0
      doi: 10.1109/TOH.2011.57
    • M. McGann, T. Froese, W. Bigge, A. Spiers, A. Seth, (2011) The Use of a Distal-to-Tactile Sensory Substitution Interface Does Not Lead to Extension of Body Image, International Conference of the European SKILLS Project,
    • Van Der Linden, J. Rogers, Y. Oshodi, M. and Spiers, A. and McGoran, D. and Cronin, R. and O’Dowd, P.}, (2011), Haptic reassurance in the pitch black for an immersive theatre experience, UBICOMP, 13th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing. – BEST PAPER AWARD
    • Van Der Linden, J. Spiers, A. Oshodi, M. Rogers, Y. O’Dowd, P. (2010), “In the Dark - Designing Navigation for a Haptic Theatre Experience”, Mobile HCI - Workshop on Using Audio and Haptics for Delivering Spatial Information via Mobile Devices
    • Grespan, L., Froese, T., Di Paolo, E. A., Seth, A., Spiers, A. & Bigge, W. (2008), “Investigating the role of movement in the constitution of spatial perception using the Enactive Torch”, in: E. Ruffaldi & M. Fontana (eds.), Enactive/08: Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on Enactive Interfaces, Pisa, Italy: Edizioni ETS, pp. 105-110  
    • Chrisley, R., Froese, T. and Spiers, A. (2008) Engineering conceptual change: The Enactive Torch. (extended abstract), /WPE-08: Workshop on Philosophy and Engineering, Royal Academy of Engineering, London.
    • Froese, T. & Spiers, A. (2007), “Toward a Phenomenological Pragmatics of Enactive Perception”, in: Enactive/07: Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Enactive Interfaces, Grenoble, France: Association ACROE, pp. 105-108
    Neural Prosthesis
    • Warwick K., M.Gasson and A.Spiers, “Therapeutic Potential of Computer to Cerebral Cortex Implantable Devices”, Chapter in “Operative Neuromodulation: Functional Neuroprosthetic Surgery, an Introduction” (Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum)”, Springer-Verlag, 2006.
    • A J Spiers, K Warwick, M N Gasson, V F Ruiz : "Issues impairing the Success of neural implant technology", Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Vol.3, Issue.4, pp.297-304, Dec (2007)
    • K Warwick, M N Gasson, A J Spiers : "Brain-Computer Interfacing: An Overview of Recent Studies", CSI Communications, Vol.31, Issue.1, pp.1-14, Apr.2007, also BioSystems Review, Vol.1, no.3 (2006) 
    • A J Spiers, M N Gasson, K Warwick : "Determining the characteristics of neural implant technology", Proc. 3rd IEE International Seminar on Medical Applications of Signal Processing, London, pp.77-81, Nov (2007)
    Non-academic articles by me, about my work
    • Blindman's Bluff - Guest blog post for Guerilla Science about my sensory substitution installation at Secret Garden Party (UK music and performing arts festival).
    Non-academic articles about my work (not by me)