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Graduate Theses
  1. Xue, Kai, Multi-Sensor Blue LED and Touch Probe Inspection System, M.A.Sc. thesis, September 2015. Acrobat File
  2. Liu, ShiXu An Experimental Study of Driver Fatigue, Ph.D. thesis, June 2015. Acrobat File
  3. Kenyon, Tyler, Close Range Machine Vision for Strain Analysis, M.A.Sc. thesis, September 2014. Acrobat File
  4. Sawula, D. Alan, Integration of Machining Inspection Sensors and Software, M.A.Sc. thesis, April 2013. Acrobat File
  5. Lin, Yu Pin, Geometrically Adaptive Milling of Fan Blade Assembly Weld Fillets, M.A.Sc. thesis, September 2012. Acrobat File
  6. Boke, Numerical Simulation of Mechanical Behavior of Reinforced Sheet Metals, M.A.Sc. thesis, October 2011. Acrobat File
  7. Kinsner, M.H., Close-Range Machine Vision for Gridded Surface Measurement, Ph.D. thesis, August 2011. Acrobat File
  8. Bahlen, T., The Extraction and Visualization of Dimensions from a Geometric Model on the basis of its Medial Axis, M.Sc. thesis, June 2010. Acrobat File
  9. Jiang, Y., From Art to Part: A Simultaneous Geometry and Decoration Workflow, M.A.Sc. thesis, December 2009. Acrobat File
  10. El-Sahi, S., Oriented 3-D Printing, M.A.Sc. thesis, December 2008.
  11. Chang, D.W., Dynamic Coordinate Measuring Machine Error Analysis and Improvement Strategies, Ph.D. thesis, July 2007. Acrobat File
  12. Ghaemi, H., Finite Element Analysis of the Human Cardiovascular System Under High Sustained +Gz Acceleration, Ph.D. thesis, May 2006. Acrobat File
  13. Chan, H.-L., Laser Digitizer Based Sheet Metal Strain and Surface Analysis, Ph.D. thesis, August 2005. Acrobat File
  14. Mitchell, J.P., Close-Up Stereo Triangulation with Application to Sheet Metal Strain Analysis, M.A.Sc. thesis, April 2005.
  15. Harris, J.O., Geometric and Quasi-Static Thermal Error Compensation of a Laser Digitizer on a Coordinate Measuring Machine, Ph.D. thesis, September 2004. Acrobat File
  16. Wu, P., A Component Based 3D Collision Avoidance System, M.A.Sc. thesis, July 2003.
  17. Chang, D.W., Host Signal Processing Based CMM Motion Control, M.A.Sc. thesis, July 2002.
  18. Schoenmaker, D., Simulation of a Tractor Loader Vehicle during a Tilt Table Test, M.A.Sc. thesis, September 2001.
  19. Chan, H.L., Laser Digitizer Based Strain Grid Analysis, M.Eng. thesis, February 2001.
  20. Fleisig, R.V., Motion Command Generation for Multi-Axis Machining, Ph.D. thesis, December 2000. Acrobat File
  21. Li, Z., Parallel Machining Simulation Using a Networked Solid Modeller, M.Eng. thesis, December 2000.
  22. Barakat, N.A., Thermal Error Modelling & Compensation for a Coordinate Measuring Machine, Ph.D. thesis, August 2000. Acrobat File
  23. Abrari, F., Dynamic Force Milling for Ball End Milling, Ph.D. thesis, November 1998. Acrobat File
  24. Saturley, P.V., Solid Modeller Based Milling Process Monitoring, M.Eng. thesis, August 1998.
  25. Jenkins, D.M., Automatic Feed Rate Scheduling for 2-1/2 Axis Milling, M.Eng. thesis, January 1998.
  26. Aziz, S., Improved Error Modeling and Compensation of Coordinate Measuring Machines, M.Eng. thesis, November 1997.
  27. Chan, L.-H., Improving the Accuracy of a Coordinate Measuring Machine, M.Eng. thesis, September 1997.
  28. El-Mounayri, H.A., Generic Solid Modelling Based Machining Process Simulation, Ph.D. thesis, August 1997. Acrobat File
  29. Peffers, K.P., Closed-Loop Five Axis Milling of Flexible Parts, M.Eng. thesis, September 1997.
  30. Fleisig, R.V., Compressor and Turbine Blade Tip Profiling, M.Eng. thesis, November 1996.
 
Refereed Journals
  1. Kurella, V., Stone, B., Spence, A., "GPU Accelerated CAD to Inspection Data Deviation Colormap Generation", Computer Aided Design and Applications to appear. To be presented at CAD'16. Acrobat File
  2. Kenyon, T.S., Spence, A.D., Capson, D.W., "A Framework for Printing, Detection, Tracking, and Registration of Deformable Grids", Computer Aided Design and Applications to appear. Presented at CAD'15. Acrobat File
  3. Xue, K., Kurella, V., Spence, A., "Multi-Sensor Blue LED and Touch Probe Inspection System", Computer Aided Design and Applications to appear. Presented at CAD'15. Acrobat File
  4. Spence, A.D., Sawula, D.A., Stone, J.R., Lin, Y.P., "In-Situ Measurement and Distributed Computing for Adjustable CNC Machining", Computer Aided Design and Applications 11(6), 659-669, 2014. Presented at CAD'13. Acrobat File
  5. Kinsner, M.H., Kenyon, T., Capson, D.W., Spence, A.D., "Multiple View Motion Tracking of Gridded Surfaces using Topological Structure", Computer Aided Design and Applications 10(2), 221-229, 2012. Presented at CAD'12. Acrobat File
  6. Kinsner, M. Capson, D., Spence, A., "Accurate Measurement of Surface Grid Intersections from Close-Range Video Sequences", IEEE Trans. Instrumentation Measurement 61(4), 2012, 1019-1028. DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2011.2174102 Acrobat File
  7. Kinsner, M. Capson, D., Spence, A., "A Modular CUDA-Based Framework for Scale-Space Feature Detection in Video Streams", J. Physics Conference Series 256(1), 2010 (9 pages) Presented at HPCS 2010. Acrobat File
  8. Kinsner, M., Spence, A., Capson, D., "GPU Accelerated Sheet Forming Grid Measurement", Computer Aided Design and Applications 7(5), 675-684, 2010. Presented at CAD'10. Acrobat File
  9. Bahlen, T.M., Bronsvoort, W.F., Spence, A.D., "Extraction and Visualization of Dimensions from a Geometric Model", Computer Aided Design and Applications 7(4), 579-589, 2010. Presented at CAD'10. Acrobat File
  10. El Sahi, S., Jiang, Y., Spence, A.D.,, "Oriented 3-D Printing", Computer Aided Design and Applications 6(3), 399-406, 2009. Presented at CAD'09. Acrobat File
  11. Spence, A.D., Capson, D.W., Sklad, M.P, Chan, H.-L., Mitchell, J.P., "Simultaneous Large Scale Sheet Metal Geometry and Strain Measurement", Trans. ASME, J. Manufac. Sci. and Eng. 130, 2008 (7 pages). Acrobat File
  12. Spence,A.D. and Doyle, T.E., "Product Centric CAD Education", Computer Aided Design and Applications, 5(1-4), 381-390, 2008. Presented at CAD'08. Acrobat File
  13. Ghaemi, H., Behdinan, K., and Spence, A., "On the Development of Compressible Pseudo-Strain Energy Density Function for Elastomers: Part 1. Theory and Experiment", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 178(1-3), pp. 307-316, 2006. Acrobat File
  14. Ghaemi, H., Behdinan, K., and Spence, A., "On the Development of Compressible Pseudo-Strain Energy Density Function for Elastomers: Part 2. Application to Finite Element", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 178(1-3), pp. 317-327, 2006. Acrobat File
  15. Goldstein, M.S., and Fleisig, R.V., "Weighted Least Squares for Visualization of Scanned Point Clouds", Computer Aided Design and Applications, Vol. 3, pp. 11-20, 2006. Acrobat File
  16. Chan, H.-L., Spence, A.D., Sklad, M.P., "Laser Digitizer Based Sheet Metal Strain and Surface Analysis", Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufacture, 47(1), pp. 191-203, Jan. 2007. Acrobat File
  17. Spence, A.D., Chan, H.L., Mitchell, J.P., and Capson, D.W., "Automotive Sheet Metal and Grid Digitizing Solutions", Computer-Aided Design and Applications, Vol. 2, pp. 135-144, 2005. Acrobat File
  18. Fleisig, R.V., and Spence, A.D., "Techniques for Accelerating B-Rep Based Parallel Machining Simulation", Computer Aided Design, 37(12), pp. 1229-1240, 2005. Acrobat File
  19. Harris, J.O. and Spence, A.D., "Geometric and Quasi-Static Thermal Error Compensation for a Laser Digitizer Equipped Coordinate Measuring Machine", Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufacture, 44(1), pp. 65-77, 2004. Acrobat File
  20. Fleisig, R.V. and Spence, A.D., "A Constant Feed and Reduced Angular Acceleration Interpolation Algorithm for Multi-Axis Machining", Computer Aided Design, 33(1), pp. 1-15, 2001. Acrobat File
  21. Barakat, N.A., Spence, A.D., and Elbestawi, M.A., "Adaptive Compensation of Quasi-Static Errors for an Intrinsic Machine", Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufact., 40(15), pp. 2267-2291, 2000. Acrobat File
  22. Spence, A.D., Abrari, F., and Elbestawi, M.A., "Integrated Solid Modeller Based Solutions for Machining", Computer Aided Design, Special Issue on Solid Modeling '99, Vol. 32, No. 8-9, pp. 553-568, 2000. Acrobat File
  23. Barakat, N.A., Elbestawi, M.A., and Spence, A.D., "Kinematic and Geometric Error Compensation of a Coordinate Measuring Machine", Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufact., 40(6), pp. 833-850, 2000. Acrobat File
  24. Saturley, P.V. and Spence, A.D., "Integration of Milling Process Simulation with Online Monitoring and Control", Int. J. Advanced Manufact. Tech., Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 100-106, Feb. 2000. Acrobat File
  25. Fleisig, R.V., and Saturley, P.V., and Spence, A.D., "A Research Testbed for Common, Bi-directional Information Flow Between Design and Manufacturing", CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Systems, v. 29, n. 1, pp. 45-49, 1999. Acrobat File
  26. ElMounaryi, H., Spence, A.D., and Elbestawi, M.A., "Milling Process Simulation - A Generic Solid Modeller-Based Paradigm", Trans. ASME, J. Manufac. Sci. and Eng., Vol. 120, pp. 213-221, May 1998. Acrobat File
  27. Abrari, F., Elbestawi, M.A., and Spence, A.D., "On the Dynamics of Ball End Milling: Modeling of Cutting Forces and Stability Surfaces", Int. J. Mach. Tools and Manufact., Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 215-237, 1998. Acrobat File
  28. ElMounayri, H., Spence, A.D., Elbestawi, M.A., and Bedi, S., "General Geometric Modelling Approach for Machining Process Simulation", Int. J. Advanced Manufact. Tech., v. 13, pp. 237-247, 1997. Acrobat File
  29. Spence, A. and Altintas, Y., "A Solid Modeller Based Milling Process Simulation and Planning System", Trans. ASME, J. Eng. for Industry, v. 116, n. 1, pp. 61-69, Feb. 1994. Acrobat File
  30. Altintas, Y. and Spence, A., "End Milling Force Algorithms for CAD Systems", CIRP Annals, v. 40/1, pp. 31-34, 1991. Acrobat File
  31. Spence, A. and Altintas, Y., "CAD Assisted Adaptive Control for Milling", Trans. ASME, J. Dyn. Sys., Meas. Control, v. 113, n. 3., pp. 444-450, Sep. 1991. Acrobat File
  32. Spence, A., Altintas Y., and Kirkpatrick, D., "Direct Calculation of Machining Parameters from a Solid Model", J. Computers in Industry, v. 14, pp. 271-280, 1990. Acrobat File
 
Refereed Conferences
  1. Kurella, V., Stone, B., Spence, A., "GPU Accelerated Algorithms for CAD / Point Cloud Digitizer Data Registration", Computer Aided Design and Applications (extended abstract) to be presented at CAD'16. Acrobat File
  2. Kenyon, T.S., Spence, A.D., Capson, D.W., "A Framework for Printing, Detection, Tracking, and Registration of Deformable Grids", Computer Aided Design and Applications to appear. Presented at CAD'15. Acrobat File
  3. Xue, K., Kurella, V., Spence, A., "Multi-Sensor Blue LED and Touch Probe Inspection System", Computer Aided Design and Applications to appear. Presented at CAD'15. Acrobat File
  4. Kurella, V., Spence, A.D., "Comparison of Calibration and Registration Methods for a Blue LED 3D Snapshot Sensor", CAD'14 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Hong Kong, China, Jun 23-26, 2014. 2 page Extended Abstract accepted for presentation Acrobat File
  5. Xue, K., Spence, A.D., "A Hybrid Non-Contact Blue LED / Tactile Probe Inspection System", CAD'14 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Hong Kong, China, Jun 23-26, 2014. 2 page Extended Abstract accepted for presentation Acrobat File
  6. Kurella, V., Spence, A.D., "Laser Digitizer Virtual Simulation", 3rd International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, Calgary, AB, May 20-23, 2014. submitted for presentation. Acrobat File
  7. Liu, S., Yao, S., Spence, A.D., "Subjective Fatigue and Performance Variation Correlation during Simulated Driving Tasks", Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2013 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Sep 30-Oct 4, 2013. Acrobat File
  8. Mackenzie, I., Spence, A.D., "Volumetric Tetrahedral Meshes for Milling Process Simulation", CAD'12 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Niagara Falls, Canada, Jun 11-14, 2012. Acrobat File
  9. Lin, Y.P., Sawula, D.A., Spence, A.D., Fleisig, R.V., "Milling of Weld Fillets with Variable Assembly Geometry", CAD'12 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Niagara Falls, Canada, Jun 11-14, 2012. Acrobat File
  10. Kinsner, M.H., Kenyon, T., Capson, D.W., Spence, A.D., "Multiple View Motion Tracking of Gridded Surfaces using Topological Structure", CAD'12 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Niagara Falls, Canada, Jun 11-14, 2012. See corresponding CAD&A entry.
  11. Spence, A.D., Kenyon, T., Sawula, D.A., Balan, L., Mohammed, W.M., "A CAD/Mechatronic Design Project in Solar Panel Tracking", Proc. 11th ASME Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July 2-4, 2012, Nantes, France. Acrobat File
  12. Mackenzie, I., Spence, A.D., "Comparative Performance Evaluation for Three Milling Process Simulation Paradigms", 1st International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, Paper 51, May 28-Jun 1, 2012, Montreal, PQ. Acrobat File
  13. Sawula, D.A., Spence, A.D., "Integrated CNC Measurement, Analysis, and Tool Path Adjustment", 1st International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, Paper 55, May 28-Jun 1, 2012, Montreal, PQ. Acrobat File
  14. Sawula, D.A., Lin, Y.P., Fleisig, R.V., Spence, A.D., "Flexible Tool-Path Generation for Variable Geometry", Proc. CARV 2011, pp. 299-304, Montreal, PQ, Oct 2-5, 2011. Acrobat File
  15. Lin, Y.P., Sawula, D.A., Spence, A.D., Fleisig, R.V., "Milling of Weld Fillets with Variable Assembly Geometry", Proc. CANCAM 2011, pp. 916-919, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-9, 2011. Acrobat File
  16. Mackenzie, I., Spence, A., "Geometric Aspects of Virtual Machining", Proc. CANCAM 2011, pp. 908-911, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-9, 2011. Acrobat File
  17. Kenyon, T., Kinsner, M., Spence, A., Capson, D., "NVIDIA GPU Based Automotive Sheet Metal Strain Measurement", SHARCNET Research Day 2011, May 19, 2011, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON (Poster - Winner Best Application of HPC to Solve a Problem) Acrobat File
  18. Kinsner, M., Spence, A., Capson, D., "GPU Accelerated Sheet Forming Grid Measurement", CAD'10 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Dubai, UAE, Jun 21-25, 2010. See corresponding CAD&A entry.
  19. Bahlen, T.M., Bronsvoort, W.F., Spence, A.D., "Extraction and Visualization of Dimensions from a Geometric Model", CAD'10 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Dubai, UAE, Jun 21-25, 2010. See corresponding CAD&A entry.
  20. Mackenzie, I., Spence, A., Merdol, S.D., "Immersion Geometry Extraction for Feed Rate Scheduling using B-Rep Based Milling Simulation", Proc. CIRP PMI 2010, Vancouver, BC, Jun 10-11, 2010 (10 pages) Acrobat File
  21. Spence, A.D., "A CAD Based Concept Car Workflow", Proc. CEEA 2010, Kingston, ON, Jun 7-9, 2010 (6 pages) Acrobat File
  22. Bahlen, T., Bronsvoort, W., Mackenzie, I., Spence, A., "Geometric Manufacturing Verification for Student Design Projects", CAD'09 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Reno, NV, Jun 8-12, 2009. See corresponding CAD&A journal entry.
  23. El Sahi, S., Jiang, Y., and Spence,A., "Oriented 3-D Ink Jet Printing", CAD'09 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Reno, NV, Jun 8-12, 2009. See corresponding CAD&A journal entry.
  24. Spence,A.D. and Doyle, T.E., "Product Centric CAD Education", CAD'08 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, Jun 23-27, 2008. See corresponding CAD&A journal entry.
  25. Kinsner, M., Capson, D., and Spence, A., "Scale-Space Ridge Detection with GPU Acceleration", Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, ON, May 4-7, 2008. (DVD volume, 4 page extended abstract) Acrobat File
  26. Chang, D.W. and Spence, A.D., "CMM Dynamic Error Analysis, Control and Compensation", ASPE 2007 Annual Meeting, paper 2237, Dallas, TX, Oct. 14-19, 2007. (4 page extended abstract). Acrobat File
  27. Spence, A., "Teaching MCAD Theory in a Product Realization Context", CAD'07 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Honolulu, HI, Jun 25-29, 2007. (CD volume). Acrobat File
  28. Kinsner, M., Capson, D., and Spence, A., "Scale-Space Feature Detection for Close Range Camera Calibration", Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Apr 22-26, 2007. (DVD volume, 4 page extended abstract) Acrobat File
  29. Chang, D.W. and Spence, A.D., "A Retrofit Open Architecture Parallel Drive CMM System", Symposium on Quality and Reliability of Machining Systems, 2006 ASME Int. Conf. Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Ypsilanti, MI, Oct. 8-11, 2006. paper MSEC 2006-21099 (10 pages). Acrobat File
  30. Goldstein, M.S., and Fleisig, R.V., "Weighted Least Squares for Visualization of Scanned Point Clouds", CAD'06 International CAD Conference and Exhibition Phuket, Thailand, Jun 19-23, 2006. Acrobat File
  31. Chan, H.-L., Mitchell, J.P., Spence, A.D., Sklad, M.P, and Capson, D.W., "Laser Digitizer / Stereo Vision Methods for Simultaneous Measurement / Analysis of Sheet Metal Forming Strain / Geometry", Symposium on Advances in Material Forming, ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress Exposition, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-11, 2005, paper IMECE2005-79216 (DVD volume, 10 pages). recipient of Best Paper Award, Manufacturing Engineering Division. Acrobat File
  32. Goldstein, M.S., Mitchell, J.P., Fleisig, R.V., and Spence, A.D., "Design of a Close-Up Stereo Vision Based Sheet Metal Inspection System", 2nd CDEN International Conference on Design Education, Innovation, and Practice, Kananaskis, AB, Jul. 18-20, 2005 (CD volume, 10 pages). Acrobat File
  33. Spence, A.D., Chan, H.L., Mitchell, J.P., and Capson, D.W., "Automotive Sheet Metal and Grid Digitizing Solutions", CAD'05 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand, Jun 20-24, 2005. Acrobat File
  34. Fleisig, R.V. and Spence, A.D., "B-Rep Based Parallel Machining Simulation", 19th Int. Symp. HPC Systems Applications (HPCS 2005), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 83-89, Guelph, ON, Canada, May 15-18, 2005. Acobat File
  35. Chan, H.-L., Spence, A.D., and Sklad, M.P., "Parallel Computing for Sheet Metal Strain Analysis", 19th Int. Symp. HPC Systems Applications (HPCS 2005), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 260-266, Guelph, ON, Canada, May 15-18, 2005. Acobat File
  36. Mitchell, J.P., Spence, A.D., Capson, D.W., Chan, H., and Goldstein, M., "Stereovision-Based Close-Up Dimensional Inspection", Proceedings of Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, SPIE Vol. 5679, San Jose, CA, Jan 17-18, 2005, pp. 166-177. Acrobat File
  37. Fleisig, R.V., Robertson, A., and Spence, A.D., "Improving the Spatial Visualization Skills of First Year Engineering Students", The Inaugural CDEN Design Conference Montreal, Quebec, Jul. 29-30, 2004 (CD volume, 9 pages). Acrobat File
  38. Spence, A., Ruberto, B., and Parsisson, C., "McMaster Virtual Design Projects", The Inaugural CDEN Design Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Jul. 29-30, 2004 (CD volume, 8 pages). Acrobat File
  39. Mitchell, J.P., Spence, A.D., Hoang, M., and Free, A., "Sensor Fusion of Laser Trackers for use in Large Scale Precision Metrology", Proceedings of SPIE - Photonics East, SPIE Vol. 5263, Providence, RI, Oct 27-31, 2003, pp. 57-65. Acrobat File
  40. Chang, D.W., Wu, P., Harris, J.O., Peterson, J.E., Heslip, J., Spence, A.D., "A Modular, Multiple Sensor Embedded System CMM Motion Controller", ASPE Summer 2003 Topical Meeting - Coordinate Measuring Machines, Charlotte, NC, Jun. 25-26, 2003, pp. 43-48. Extended Abstract - Acrobat File PPT Slides - Acrobat File
  41. Harris, J.O. and Spence, A.D., "Geometrically Compensated Measurement with a Laser Digitizer Equipped CMM", 17th Annual ASPE Meeting, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 20-25, 2002. Acrobat File
  42. Harris, J.O. and Spence, A.D., "Integrated Geometric Error Compensation for a Laser Digitizer Equipped CMM", CSME Forum 2002, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, May 21-24, 2002. Acrobat File
  43. Chang, D., Spence, A., Bigg, S., Heslip, J., Peterson, J., "An Open Architecture CMM Motion Controller", Proc. SPIE, v. 4563, Sensors and Controls for Intelligent Manufacturing II, SPIE-Photonics Boston 2001, Boston, MA, pp. 1-9, Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2001. Acrobat File
  44. Chan, H.L., Spence, A.D., and Sklad, M., "Laser Digitizer Based Strain Measurement", Proc. 16th Annual ASPE Meeting, Crystal City, VA, pp. 369-372, Nov. 10-15, 2001. Acrobat File
  45. Spence, A.D., and Li, Z., "Parallel Processing for 2-1/2 D Machining Simulation", Sixth ACM Symposium on Solid Modeling and Applications, Ann Arbor, MI, June 4-8, 2001. Acrobat File
  46. Spence, A.D., Li, Z., and Chan, H.L., "Parallel Computing Strategies for Machining and Forming Analysis", Proc. 18th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 01, Memorial University, St. John's, Nfld., v. 2, pp. 357-358, June 3-7, 2001. Acrobat File
  47. Spence, A.D., and Chan, H.L., "A Table Top CNC/CMM Teaching Apparatus", International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads Committee Symposium, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-10, 2000, Paper 2000-IMECE/MET-5. Acrobat File
  48. Spence, A.D., Fleisig, R.V., and Barakat, N.A., "A Multiple Sensor, Geometrically Corrected Co-ordinate Measuring Machine System", Proc. 33rd International MATADOR Conference, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), pp. 217-222, July 13-14, 2000. Acrobat File
  49. Spence, A.D. and Peffers, K.P., "Closed Loop Dimensional Error Correction for 5 Axis Flexible Part Milling", Proc. 33rd International MATADOR Conference, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), pp. 255-260, July 13-14, 2000. Acrobat File
  50. Barakat, N.A., Elbestawi, M.A., and Spence, A.D., "Error Compensation for an Intrinsic Machine", Proc. CSME Forum - IDMME'2000, Montreal, PQ, May 16-19, 2000. Acrobat File
  51. Spence, A.D. and Saturley, P.V., "CAD Assisted Online Tool Wear Management", Proc. 17th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 99, pp. 383-384, McMaster University, May 30-Jun. 3, 1999. Acrobat File
  52. Fleisig, R.V. and Spence, A.D., "Ballnose Cutter Contact Point Calculation for Five-Axis Milling", Proc. 17th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 99, pp. 365-366, McMaster University, May 30-Jun. 3, 1999. Acrobat File
  53. Spence, A.D., Abrari, F., and Elbestawi, M.A., "Integrated Solid Modeler Based Solutions for Machining", Proc. Solid Modeling '99, Fifth ACM Symposium on Solid Modeling and Applications, pp. 296-305, Ann Arbor, MI, Jun. 9-10, 1999. Acrobat File
  54. Abrari, F., Elbestawi, M.A., and Spence, A.D., "On the Modelling of System Flexibilities in Milling Operation", International Conference on Multi Body Dynamics - New Techniques and Applications, IMechE Conference Transactions, 1998-13, pp. 103-115, Dec. 10-11, 1998, London, UK.
  55. Aziz, S. and Spence, A.D., "Enhancing the Contouring Accuracy of Multi-Axis Machines using Neural Networks", ASME 1998 Int. Mech. Eng. Conf., Symposium on Recent Advances in Machine Tools and Metrology, Anaheim, CA, MED-Vol. 8, pp. 619-625, Nov. 15-20, 1998. Acrobat File
  56. Fisher, A.D., Fleisig, R.V., and Spence, A.D., "A Distributed Object Architecture CMM Interface Pendant", IFIP International Conference PROLAMAT '98, Trento, Italy, Sep. 9-11, 1998. Acrobat File
  57. Jenkins, D.M., Saturley, P.V., and Spence, A.D., "Solid Modeller Based Milling Process Simulation-Roughing", Proc. CSME 1998 Forum, Symp. on Manufacturing, Automation and Robotics, v. 4, pp. 71-77, May 19-22, 1998, Ryerson Polytechnic University.
  58. Fleisig, R., Saturley, P., and Spence, A., "A Research Testbed for Common, BiDirectional Information Flow between Design and Manufacturing", Proc. 31st CIRP International Seminar on Manufacturing Systems, pp. 58-63, May 26-28, 1998, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Acrobat File
  59. ElMounayri, H., Imani, B.M., Elbestawi, M.A., and Spence, A.D., "Closing the Gap Between CAD/CAM and Machining Process Simulation: A Generic Solution", Proc. ASME 1997 Int. Mech. Eng. Conf., Symposium on Predictable Modeling in Metal Cutting as Means of Bridging Gap Between Theory and Practice: Mechanics of Chip Formation, MED-Vol. 6-2, pp. 127-134, Dallas, TX, Nov. 16-21, 1997.
  60. Fleisig, R.V. and Spence, A.D., "Integrated Digitizing, Path Planning and Five-Axis Machining for the Refurbishment of Compressor and Turbine Blades", Proc. ASME 1997 Int. Mech. Eng. Conf., Symposium on Sensor-Fused Intelligent Machining Systems, MED-Vol. 6-1, pp. 31-38, Dallas, TX, Nov. 16-21, 1997. Acrobat File
  61. Abrari, F., Spence, A.D., and Elbestawi, M.A., "Tool-workpiece interaction during milling of flexible parts", Proc. 1st International Symposium on Multi-Body Dynamics", University of Bradford, UK, March, 1997.
  62. Bailey, T., Jenkins, D., Spence, A., and Elbestawi, M.A., "Integrated Modeling for Metal Removal Operations", Proc. ASME 1996 Int. Mech. Eng. Conf., Dyn. Syst. Meas. Control Division, DSC-Vol. 58, pp. 191-198, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 17-22, 1996. Acrobat File
  63. Fleisig, R.V. and Spence, A.D., "CAD/CAM Integration for Five-axis Closed Loop Machining", Proc. CSME 1996 Forum, Symp. on Engineering Applications of Mechanics: Manufacturing Science and Engineering, pp. 402-409, May 7-9, 1996, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Acrobat File
  64. ElMounayri, H., Spence, A.D. and Elbestawi, M.A., "Enhanced CAD/CAM For Simulation and Optimization of 3-5 Axis Milling of Dies and Molds", Proc. CSME 1996 Forum, Symp. on Engineering Applications of Mechanics: Manufacturing Science and Engineering, pp. 394-401, May 7-9, 1996, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Acrobat File
  65. Bailey, T., Ruget, Y., Spence, A., and Elbestawi, M.A., "Open-Architecture Controller for Die and Mold Machining", Proc. 1995 American Control Conference, pp. 194-199, Seattle, WA, June 21-23, 1995.
  66. Spence, A., "Model Assisted Machining Intelligence", Proc. ASME 1994 Annual Congress, Symp. on Intelligent Machine Tool Systems Modelling, Control and Compensation Issues, PED-v. 68-2, pp. 759-766, Chicago, IL, Nov. 1994. Acrobat File
  67. Altintas, Y. and Spence, A., "A Solid Modeller Based Milling Process Simulation and Planning System", Proc. ASME 1992 Winter Annual Meeting, Symp. on Quality Assurance through Integration of Manufacturing Processes and Systems, PED-v. 56, pp. 65-79, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 1992.
  68. Spence, A., Altintas, Y., and Kirkpatrick, D., "Integrating CAD with Machining Process Control", Proc. CSME 1990 Forum, Symp. on Advanced Manufacturing Systems, v. III, pp. 53-58, University of Toronto, Jun. 1990.
  69. Spence, A. and Altintas, Y., "CAD Assisted Adaptive Control of the Milling Process", Proc. ASME 1989 Winter Annual Meeting, Symp. on Control Issues in Manufacturing Processes, DSC-v. 18, pp. 33-43, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 1989.
 
Invited Contributions
  1. Spence, A.D., "Close-Up Computer Vision and Laser Digitizing for Sheet Metal Strain Analysis / Vision en gros plan par ordinateur et numérisation laser pour l'analyse de déformation de métal en feuille", Journée de la Métrologie en Aérospatiale, Saint-Hubert, Québec, Mar 15, 2012. Presentation Acrobat File
  2. Mackenzie, I., and Spence, A.D., "Effective Geometric Representations for Milling Process Simulation", CAD'11 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan, Jun 27-30, 2011. Presentation Acrobat File
  3. Sawula, D.A., Lin, Y.P., Fleisig, R.V., and Spence, A.D., "Small Footprint Software for Variable Assembly Geometry Weld Machining", CAD'11 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan, Jun 27-30, 2011. Presentation Acrobat File
  4. Spence, A., and Chang, D., "Identification, Compensation, and Correction of Dynamic CMM Errors", 2007 Association for Coordinate Metrology Canada Workshop, Rochester, NY, Jun. 21-22, 2007.
  5. Spence, A., "Dimensional Inspection System Technology", Fall 2006 Colloquium Series - Department of Computer & Information Science, University of Michigan - Dearborn, MI, Oct. 11, 2006.
  6. Spence, A., "Tutorial on Manufacturing Tolerancing and Inspection", CAD'06 International CAD Conference and Exhibition, Phuket, Thailand, Jun 19-23, 2006. Acrobat File
  7. Chan, H.-L., Sklad, M., and Spence, A., "Laser Digitizer Based Strain and Surface Analysis", North American Deep Drawing Research Group (NADDRG) Spring Meeting, Midland, ON, Jun. 8-9, 2005.
  8. Chan, H.-L., Sklad, M., and Spence, A., "Laser Digitizer Based Strain Grid Measurements", North American Deep Drawing Research Group (NADDRG) Fall Meeting, Pittsburg, PA, Nov. 6-7, 2002.
  9. Horst, J.A., Schaffer, J., Spence, A.D., Waite, R.D, "Panel: Automotive Metrology", AIAG Metrology Interoperability Project Team, National Conference of Standards Laboratories (NCSL) International 2002 Annual Workshop & Symposium, San Diego, CA, Aug. 4-8, 2002.
  10. Spence, A.D., "Parallel Computing Research Using ACIS", Spatial 3D Insider's Summit 2002, Spatial Corporation, Westminster, CO, May 13-15, 2002. Acrobat File
  11. Spence, A.D., "Experience in Retrofitted CMMs, Recalibration and Maintenance", Association for Coordinate Metrology Canada 2001 Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, June 14-15, 2001.
  12. Chan, H.L. and Spence, A.D., "Curve Detection on Sculptured Surfaces", Association for Coordinate Metrology Canada 2000 Annual Meeting, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, June 8-9, 2000. Acrobat File
  13. Spence, A.D., "Intelligent Hand-Held Operator Interfaces for CMMs", Association for Coordinate Metrology Canada 1999 Annual Meeting, London, ON, June 17-18, 1999.
  14. May, D., Fisher, A., Spence, A.D., and Corbett, A.C. "Towards Standard Coordinate Measuring Machine Interfaces and Architectures", First International Forum on Dimensional Metrology - Forum Metrology 98, Laval University, Quebec City, November 23-25, 1998.
  15. Spence, A.D., "Mathematical Examples for Coordinate Metrology", Proc. ACMC 1998 Annual Meeting, McMaster University, Jun. 4-5, 1998.
  16. Spence, A.D., "The Need for Standards in Open Architectures", CSME Seminar, Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Integration, Sheridan Park Conference Center, Nov. 14, 1997.
  17. Spence, A.D., "McMaster University Instrumentation", NCMS Next Generation Inspection Systems II Project Meeting, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 21, 1997.
  18. Chan, A. and Spence, A.D., "Tuning the CMM Feed Drive Servo Controller" and "Data Fitting Algorithms for Coordinate Metrology", Proc. ACMC 1997 Annual Meeting, University of Windsor, Jun. 5-6, 1997.
  19. Spence, A. and Altintas, Y., "Model Assisted Machining Intelligence", Control and Dynamic Systems, v. 70, pp. 243-289, Leondes, C.T., ed., Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1995.