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Books

  1. Vaughan N (2016), “Biomedical Engineering for Orthopaedics”, Neil Vaughan Eds. OmicsGroup, In Preparation. http://www.esciencecentral.org/ebooks/biomedical-engineering-for-orthopaedics/

Theses

  1. Vaughan N (2014), “Patient-specific Epidural for Training and Assessment”, Bournemouth University, PhD Thesis. (Best PhD Thesis award)  http://staffprofiles.bournemouth.ac.uk/display/thesis/174098
  2.  Vaughan N (2011), “Development of an Epidural Simulator for Training and Assessment”, Bournemouth University, MSc Thesis.
  3.  Vaughan N (2006), “Face recognition in Real-time Video”, Brunel University Dept. of Information Systems and Computing, Supervisor: Yongmin Li, BSc (Hons) Thesis (Best dissertation award).

Book Chapter Publications

  1. Dubey VN, Vaughan N, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2013), “Biomedical Engineering in Epidural Anaesthesia Research,” Book Chapter 15, Practical Applications in Biomedical Engineering, ISBN 978-953-51-0924-2. http://www.intechopen.com/books/practical-applications-in-biomedical-engineering/biomedical-engineering-in-epidural-anaesthesia-research Over 2000 international downloads.
  2. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2014) “Hybrid Epidural Simulator: Augmented Physical Simulation with Virtual Reality Underlays,” Nova books.
  3. Vaughan N, (2014), “Patient-specific Epidural Simulator for Training and Assessment”, PhD Thesis, Bournemouth University.

Patents

  1. Vaughan N, Dubey, VN, Hickish, T, Cole J, (2016, May 16th) PCT/GB2016/051405, “Neuropathy Assessment Device”, European Patent Office, BU Innovations Limited & Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation. https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2016185191A1/en
  2. Vaughan N, Dubey, VN, Hickish, T, Cole J, (2015, May 18th) “Neuropathy Assessment Device” patent filed at the UK Intellectual Property Office. Patent application number 1508513.7. https://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/detail.jsf?docId=WO2016185191

Journal Article Publications

  1. Vaughan N., Gabrys B., (2020) Scoring and assessment in medical VR training simulators with dynamic time series classification. Elsevier Journal, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 103760, (H-Index 86, Quartile 1 for AI, Impact 3.5), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2020.103760https://arxiv.org/pdf/2006.12366.pdf, https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1bDhr3OWJ8wVzK, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0952197620301652.
  2. Lee W, Vaughan N, Kim D, (2020), Task Allocation into a Foraging Task with a Series of Subtasks in Swarm Robotic System, IEEE Access Journal, (H-Index 56, Quartile 1 for Computer Science, Impact 4.2),  page 107549 – 107561, ISSN 2169-3536, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2999538, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=9106386.
  3. Mediouni, M, Madiouni, R, Gardner, M, Vaughan, N, (2020), Translational medicine: Challenges and new orthopaedic vision (Mediouni-Model), Current Orthopaedic Practice, Wolters Kluwer, Volume 31 (2), March/April 2020, doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/BCO.0000000000000846, (Q4 for Orthopaedics, H-index 19). Publisher Link
  4. Mediouni M, Kucklick T, Poncet S, Madiouni R, Abouaomar A, Madry H, Cucchiarini M, Chopko B, Vaughan N, Arora M, Gökkuş K, Lozoya lara M, Paiva Cedeño L, Volosnikov A, Hesmati M, Ho K, (2019), An overview of thermal necrosis: present and future, Current Medical Research & Opinion. Taylor & Francis (T&F), (Impact 2.7, Q1 for Medicine, H-index 98) https://doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2019.1603671.
  5. Wee MYK, Isaacs RA, Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Parker B. (2017) Quantification of the pressures generated during insertion of an epidural needle in labouring women of varying body mass indices. Int J Clin Anesth Res. 2017;1: 024-031. https://www.heighpubs.org/hacr/ijcar-aid1004.php
  6. M Mediouni, D Schlatterer, Amal Khoury, T von Bergen, S Shetty, M Arora, A Dhond, N Vaughan, A Volosnikov, (2017, Feb) Optimal Parameters to Avoid Thermal Necrosis During Bone Drilling: A Finite Element Analysis, Wiley Journal of Orthopaedic Research (JOR) (Impact 2.2), http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jor.23542/epdf
  7. Vaughan N, Dubey VN (2017, Sep) Interpreting Ultrasound Images For Accurate Epidural Needle Insertion, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 11(3), 3494. http://proceedings.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2661430
  8. Vaughan N, Dubey VN (2017, Sep) Virtual Hip Replacement Simulator For 3D Printed Implants, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 11(3), 3496. http://proceedings.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2661395
  9. Vaughan N, Gabrys B, (2016, July) Comparing and combining time series trajectories using Dynamic Time Warping, Elsevier Procedia Computer Science,96, p465-474. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S187705091631907X
  10. Vaughan N, Gabrys B, Dubey NV, (2016) An Overview of Self-Adaptive Technologies Within Virtual Reality Training, Elsevier Computer Science Review, 22, p65-87. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1574013716300259
  11. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2016, Aug) Mechanism For Adaptive Virtual Reality Feedback, Journal of Medical Devices, April 2016, 10(3), 030951. http://medicaldevices.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleID=2542284
  12. Mediouni M, Vaughan N, Shetty SH, Arora M, Volosnikov A, Khoury A. (2016) How Challenging is the ‘Scaling Up’ of Orthopaedic Simulation? Peertechz Journal of Orthopedics and Rheumatology, 1(1): 012-014. http://www.peertechz.com/Orthopedics-Rheumatology/pdf/PJOR-1-103.pdf
  13. Isaacs, R., Wee, M.Y.K., Dubey, V. and Vaughan, N., 2015. A survey of trainees’ perspectives on epidural training in the United Kingdom. Global Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. doi: 10.15761/GAPM.1000130. http://oatext.com/A-survey-of-trainees-perspectives-on-epidural-training-in-the-United-Kingdom.php
  14. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wainwright TW, Middleton RG, (2016, Feb) A Review of Virtual Reality Based Training Simulators for Orthopaedic Surgery. Medical Engineering & Physics, 38(2), p59-71. (Impact 2.2) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1350453315002799
  15. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, (2015) Surface Mesh Density Extraction of Orthopedic MRI with HSV Filtering, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 9(3), 030949, https://medicaldevices.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleID=2398373
  16. Vaughan, N., Dubey, V.N., Wee, M.Y.K. and Isaacs, R., (2015). Haptic feedback from human tissues of various stiffness and homogeneity. Advances in Robotics Research International Journal, 1 (3), 215-237. DOI: 10.12989/arr.2015.1.3.215 http://www.techno-press.org/download.php?journal=arr&volume=1&num=3&ordernum=3
  17. R Isaacs, M Wee, B Parker, V Dubey, N Vaughan, (2014, Sept) “Measurement of epidural insertion pressures in laboring women of varying body mass indices and imaging of the lumbar spine to develop a high-fidelity epidural simulator for training” Anaesthesia 69 (s4), 84-84, (Impact 4.2http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/anae.12866/abstracthttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/anae.12866/pdf.
  18. Vaughan, N., Dubey, V. N., Wee, M. Y., & Isaacs, R. (2014). Parametric model of human body shape and ligaments for patient-specific epidural simulation. Artificial intelligence in medicine (AIIM) Journal (Impact 1.63 62(2), p129-140.) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0933365714001006
  19. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2014), “Device to accurately place Epidural Tuohy needle for Anesthesia Administration”, Mechanical Sciences Journal, Copernicus, Special Issue: Design of medical devices: creative solutions by young researchers, vol 5, pp. 1-6. http://www.mech-sci.net/5/1/2014/ms-5-1-2014.html
  20. MYK Wee, R Isaacs, B Parker, N Vaughan, V Dubey (2014, May) Measurement of epidural insertion pressures in labouring women of varying body mass indices Intl. Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia (IJOA), 23, Proceedings of the OAA meeting 2014, Supplement 1, S1-S62, S9, http://www.obstetanesthesia.com/article/S0959-289X(14)00056-9/pdf.
  21. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2014, Apr) ‘Virtual Reality Simulation Based Assessment Objectives For Epidural Training’, Journal of Medical Devices, 8(2), 020948. http://tribology.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=1876518
  22. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2014, Apr) “Epidural Pressure Measurements from Various BMI Obstetric Patients”, Journal of Medical Devices8(3), 030938 http://medicaldevices.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=1841571.
  23. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2014, Apr) “Synthetic Methods for Ultrasound-Guided Epidural Insertion Simulation”, Journal of Medical Devices8(2), 020946. http://medicaldevices.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=1876516
  24. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2013), “Towards a realistic in-vitro experience of epidural Tuohy needle insertion”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine (JEIM), vol 227(7), pp.767-777. (Impact 1.32http://pih.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/04/03/0954411913483428.abstract
  25. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2013), “A review of epidural simulators: where are we today?” Medical Engineering & Physics (MEP) Journal, vol 35(9), pp.1235-50. (Impact 2.2http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S135045331300057X
  26. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2013), “Real Time Length Measurement of Tuohy Needle during Insertion”, IET Science, Measurement & Technology Journal, vol 7(4), pp.215-222. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6569029/
  27. Isaacs R, Wee MYK, Dubey VN, Vaughan N, (2013, May), “A pilot study to measure the insertion force of a Tuohy needle in a porcine spine”, Proceedings of Obstetric Anaesthesia 2013, May 23-24 2013, Bournemouth, Oral Presentation O4, Oral Presentation O4, International Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia (IJOA), 22, pp. S7-S8. http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/0959-289X/PIIS0959289X13000526.pdf
  28. Vaughan, N., Dubey, V.N., Wee, M.Y.K. and Isaacs, R., (2013, April). Epidural Simulation for Patients of Various BMI and Body Shapes. Journal of Medical Devices, 7(3), 030924. http://fuelcellscience.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=1709363
  29. Vaughan, N., Dubey, V.N., Wee, M.Y.K. and Isaacs, R., (2012, April). Advanced epidural simulator with 3D flexible spine and haptic interface. Journal of Medical Devices, 6 (1), 017524. http://appliedmechanics.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=1916934
  30. Vaughan, N., 2006. Robotic Autonomous Pathfinding. Brunel University Department of Information Systems and Computing.

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

  1. Vaughan N, John N, Rees N, (2019), ParaVR: Paramedic Virtual Reality Training Simulator, In IEEE International Conference on Cyberworlds 2019, IEEE, Kyoto, Japan, p21-24. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8919224 .
  2. Vaughan N, John N, Rees N, (2019), CPR Virtual Reality Training Simulator for Schools, In IEEE International Conference on Cyberworlds 2019, IEEE, Kyoto, Japan, p25-28. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8919055 .
  3. Vaughan, N. (2019). Evolution of Biological Eye in Computer Simulation. In 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC) (pp. 2537-2543). IEEE. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8790284, Ranked 21st highest impact of all computer science conferences.
  4. Vaughan, N. (2019). Computer simulation and individual based modelling of coastal bird ecosystems, Bournemouth University – Newton Researcher Links workshop on Ecosystem based management (EBM) of estuaries and coasts to support coastal adaptation, Funding from the Newton Fund (British Council), Vitoria, Brazil.
  5. Vaughan, N. (2019) Learning Technology for Enhancing Computer Science and Engineering, Learning & Teaching Conference 2019, Chester University, UK.
  6. Vaughan N, John N, Day T (2018), ‘ParaVR – Skills maintenance for paramedic training’, Wales Connect Conference and Welsh Health Hackathon (Winner 1st place) 2018.
  7. Vaughan N, John N, Wardle T, Edwards DW, Laasch H, (2018) Virtual Simulator for ERCP Procedure Training, Transactions on Edutainment 2018, Health and Well-being Through VR and AR Workshop, Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Xian, China, 27-30 June 2018. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783662566886 https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/microsites/researcher-links-workshop
  8. Vaughan N, Mulvenna M, Bond R, (2018) Colour Coded Emotion Classification in Mental Health Social Media, British Computer Society (BCS), Chartered Institute for IT, and ACM digital library, Proceedings of 32nd Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Conference, 2-6 July 2018, Belfast. http://hci2018.bcs.org/prelim_proceedings/papers/Work-in-Progress%20Track/BHCI-2018_paper_254.pdf
  9. Vaughan N, (2018), ‘Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning for Swarm Retrieval with Evolving Neural Network’, Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Living Machines, Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Paris (pp. 522-526) ISBN 978-3-319-95971-9. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-95972-6_56.
  10. Vaughan, N. (2018). “Evolutionary Robot Swarm Cooperative Retrieval”, Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Living Machines, Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Paris (pp. 517-521) ISBN 978-3-319-95971-9. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-95972-6_55.
  11. Vaughan, N. (2018). “Evolution of Neural Networks for Physically Simulated Evolved Virtual Quadruped Creatures”. Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Living Machines, Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Paris (pp. 507-516) ISBN 978-3-319-95971-9. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-95972-6_54.
  12. Vaughan N, (2018) Swarm Communication by Evolutionary Algorithms, In IEEE Evolving and Adaptive Intelligent Systems (EAIS), 2018. IEEE, Rodos, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8397189/.
  13. Vaughan N, (2018) Morphogenetic Engineering For Evolving Ant Colony Pheromone Communication, Symposium on Social Interactions in Complex Intelligent Systems (SICIS), Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB2018) Liverpool, p13-20, http://aisb2018.csc.liv.ac.uk/PROCEEDINGS%20AISB2018/Social%20Interactions%20in%20Complex%20Intelligent%20Systems%20(SICIS)%20-%20AISB2018.pdf.
  14. Harvey R, Muncey A, Vaughan N, (2018) Associating Colours with Emotions Detected in Social Media Tweets, Symposium for Emotion Modelling and Detection in Social Media and Online Interaction, Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB2018), p5-8. http://aisb2018.csc.liv.ac.uk/PROCEEDINGS%20AISB2018/Emotion%20Modelling%20and%20Detection%20in%20Social%20Media%20and%20Online%20Interaction%20-%20AISB2018.pdf
  15. Wolfenden A, Vaughan N, (2018) How effective is Ant Colony Optimisation at Robot Path Planning, Symposium on Social Interactions in Complex Intelligent Systems (SICIS), Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB2018) Liverpool, p10-12, http://aisb2018.csc.liv.ac.uk/PROCEEDINGS%20AISB2018/Social%20Interactions%20in%20Complex%20Intelligent%20Systems%20(SICIS)%20-%20AISB2018.pdf.
  16. Vaughan, N. and Dubey, V.N., 2017. Monitoring Rehabilitation Parameters In Stroke Patients. In: International Design Engineering Technical Conferences 6-9 August 2017 Cleveland, Ohio, USA. ASME. http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/29028/1/DETC2017-68313.pdf
  17. Vaughan, N., Dubey, V.N., Hickish, T. and Cole, J., 2017. A smart device to substitute the neurothesiometer. In: International Design Engineering Technical Conferences 6-9 August 2017 Cleveland, Ohio, USA. ASME. http://proceedings.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2662090
  18. Vaughan N, Dubey VN (2017) Interpreting Ultrasound Images For Accurate Epidural Needle Insertion, Design of Medical Device Conference, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, DMD2017-3494, 11(3), Minneapolis USA. http://proceedings.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2661430
  19. Vaughan N, Dubey VN (2017, Sep) Virtual Hip Replacement Simulator For 3D Printed Implants, Design of Medical Device Conference, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, DMD2017-3496, 11(3), Minneapolis USA. http://proceedings.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2661395
  20. Vaughan N, Gabrys B, (2016, July) Comparing and combining time series trajectories using Dynamic Time Warping, KES 2016 – 20th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems , York . https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S187705091631907X
  21. Vaughan, N. (2016, Jan) Visual Navigation in Simulated Pigeons, Artificial Life 2016, MIT Press. https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/titles/free_download/9780262339360_ALIFE_2016.pdf
  22. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, (2016) Hip replacement simulator for predicting dislocation risk, Intl. Design, Engineering & Technical Conference, Paper59286, Charlotte, USA.
  23. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Hickish T, Cole C,(2016) Peripheral Neuropathy Point-Of-Care Testing (Poct) With Smartphone App , Intl. Design, Engineering & Technical Conference, Presentation, Charlotte, USA.
  24. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, (2016) Mechanism For Adaptive Virtual Reality Feedback, Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 2016.https://medicaldevices.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleID=2542284
  25. Vaughan, N. (2015) Simulated Robotic Autonomous Agents with Motion Evolution. In: Artificial Life (ECAL): MIT Press, pp27.www.cs.york.ac.uk/nature/ecal2015/late-breaking/ecal2015-late-breaking-proceedings.pdf
  26. Vaughan N, “Swapping Algorithm and Meta-heuristic Solutions for Combinatorial Optimization n-Queens Problem”, IEEE, Science and Information Conference, 2015, July 28th 2015, London.http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7237132/
  27. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, ” Surface Mesh Density Extraction of Orthopedic MRI with HSV Filtering,” ASME DMD2015, Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2015), April 2015, Minneapolis, DMD2015-8739.
  28. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wainwright TW, Middleton, RG, “Can virtual-reality simulators assess experience and skill level of orthopaedic surgeons?”, IEEE, Science and Information Conference, 2015, July 28th 2015, London.http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7237133/
  29. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wainwright TW, Middleton, RG, “Does virtual-reality training on orthopaedic simulators improve performance in the operating room?”, IEEE, Science and Information Conference, 2015, July 28th 2015, London.http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7237125/
  30. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Body Shape and Size Modelling Using Regression Analysis and Neural Network Prediction.” DETC2014-35427, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Biomed Conference, IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY, USA. http://proceedings.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2090693
  31. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Spine flexion and extension modelling using patient x-ray data” DETC2014-35427, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Biomed Conference, IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY, USA.
  32. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “In-Vivo Obstetric Pressure Measurements For Patient-Specific Epidural Simulator” DETC2014-35427, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY, USA.
  33. Wee MYK, Isaacs RA, Parker B, Vaughan N, Dubey VN, “Measurement of epidural insertion pressures in labouring women of varying body mass indices (BMIs)”, Proceedings of Obstetric Anaesthesia 2013Int. Journal Obsetric Anaesthesia, May 23-24 2014, Dublin.
  34. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Epidural Pressure Measurements from Various BMI Obstetric Patients,” ASME DMD2014, Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), DMD2014-3637, April 7-10 2014, Minneapolis USA.
  35. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Synthetic Methods for Ultrasound-Guided Epidural Insertion Simulation,” ASME DMD2014, Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), DMD2014-3638, April 7-10 2014, Minneapolis.
  36. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R,’VR Simulation Based Assessment Objectives For Epidural Training,’ ASME DMD2014, Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), DMD2014-3639, April 7-10 2014, Minneapolis.
  37. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Artificial Neural Network to Predict Patient Body Circumferences and Ligament Thicknesses” Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2013 August 4-7, 2013, Portland, OR, USA.
  38. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Heterogeneous Tissue Layer Deformation with Haptic Feedback” Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2013 August 4-7, 2013, Portland, OR, USA
  39. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK,Isaacs R, “Video Tracking of Tuohy Needle for an Enhanced Epidural Simulator User Interface” Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2013 August 4-7, 2013, Portland, OR, USA
  40. M.Y.K. Wee, R. Isaacs, N. Vaughan, V.N. Dubey, Measurement Of Epidural Insertion Pressures In Labouring Women Of Varying BMIs, 18th Asean Congress of Anaesthesiologists, Singapore, 31 Oct 2013. https://www.oaa-anaes.ac.uk/assets/_managed/cms/files/Meeting%20Docs/2014/IJOA%202014%20supplement%20full%20abstracts%20S.7%20-%20S.62.pdf .
  41. R. Isaacs , M.Y.K. Wee, N. Vaughan, V.N. Dubey, “Epidural Insertion Pressures In Labouring Women,” Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare, Harrogate 19th Nov 2013.
  42. RA Isaacs, MYK Wee, VN Dubey, N Vaughan, “A pilot study to measure the insertion force of a Tuohy needle in a porcine spine to inform the conduct of a clinical study to measure epidural insertion force in labouring women.” Proceedings of Obstetric Anaesthesia 2013Int. Journal Obsetric Anaesthesia, May 23-24 2013, Bournemouth. http://www.obstetanesthesia.com/article/S0959-289X(13)00052-6/pdf
  43. RA Isaacs, MYK Wee, VN Dubey, N Vaughan, “A survey of Epidural training practices in the UK”, Proceedings of Obstetric Anaesthesia 2013, May 23-24 2013, Bournemouth.
  44. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Epidural Simulation for Patients of Various BMI and Body Shapes,” ASME DMD2013, Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2013), April 8-11 2013, Minneapolis.
  45. N. Vaughan, V.N. Dubey, M.Y.K. Wee, R. Isaacs, “Epidural Needle Length Measurement by Video Processing,” IET 2012 IPR Image Processing Conference, London 2012, 3-4 July.
  46. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK, Isaacs R, “Haptic Interface on Measured Data for Epidural Simulation,” Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012 August 12-15, 2012, chicago, IL, USA
  47. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee MYK,Isaacs R, “Virtual Reality based Enhanced Visualization of Epidural Insertion,” Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012 August 12-15, 2012, Chicago, IL, USA
  48. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee M, Isaacs R. “Advanced Epidural Simulator with 3D Flexible Spine and Haptic Interface.” ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Proceedings of DMD2012 Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minnesota. 2012.
  49. Vaughan N, Dubey VN, Wee M, Isaacs R. “Measuring Tuohy needle insertion force on a porcine spine.” 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai, China. May 2012