- The final version of my written dissertation is available here as a pdf.
- The oral defense of my thesis was on Friday, May 23rd, 2003. The talk is available here as powerpoint slides.
Papers and Presentations
- "Real-time Knot Tying Simulation," by Joel Brown, Jean-Claude Latombe, and Kevin Montgomery. Appeared in The Visual Computer, volume 20, numbers 2-3, pages 165-179 (TVC website) in May 2004. Also presented at the Dimacs Workshop on Medical Applications in Computational Geometry, Rutgers, New Jersey, April, 2003: pdf, powerpoint slides
- "Algorithmic Tools for Real-Time Microsurgery Simulation," by Joel Brown, Stephen Sorkin, Jean-Claude Latombe, Kevin Montgomery, and Michael Stephanides. Appeared in Medical Image Analysis, volume 6, number 3 (MedIA website) in September 2002: pdf, postscript, bibtex entry
- Real-Time Simulation of Deformable Objects: Tools and Application," by Joel Brown, Stephen Sorkin, Cynthia Bruyns, Jean-Claude Latombe, Kevin Montgomery, and Michael Stephanides. Appeared in and presented at Computer Animation 2001, Seoul, South Korea, November 2001: pdf, bibtex entry, powerpoint slides
- "A Microsurgery Simulation System," by Joel Brown, Kevin Montgomery, Jean-Claude Latombe, and Michael Stephanides. Appeared in and presented at Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2001), Utrecht, The Netherlands, October 2001: pdf, bibtex entry, powerpoint slides