New Trends in Medical and Service Robots: Design, Analysis and Control

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Manfred Husty, Michael Hofbaur
Springer, Jul 25, 2017 - Technology & Engineering - 330 pages
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These are selected papers presented at the 5th International Workshop on Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2016). 

The main topics of the workshop included: Exoskeleton and prostheses; Therapeutic robots and rehabilitation; Cognitive robots; Humanoid & Service robots; Assistive robots and elderly assistance; Surgical robots; Human-robot interfaces; Kinematic and mechatronic design for medical and assistive robotics; and Legal issues in medical robotics. 

The workshop brought together researchers and practitioners to discuss new and emerging topics of Medical and Service Robotics. The meeting took place at castle St. Martin in Graz, Austria, from 4-6 July, 2016.

 

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Contents

1 Design of a Needle Insertion Module for Robotic Assisted Transperineal Prostate Biopsy
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2 Motion Analysis of the Left Ventricle of a Human Heart for Realization in a Cardiovascular MockLoop
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3 Improved Design of a Gait Rehabilitation Robot
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4 The Role of Technology in the Implementation and Learning of MinimallyInvasive Surgery
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BioKinematic Design of Individualized LiftAssist Devices
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Organising Bodyformation of Modular Autonomous Robots Using Virtual Embryogenesis
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Sensor and Control Concept for a Wearable Robot for Manual Load Handling Assistance
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8 Unilateral Teleoperation Design for a Robotic Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery System
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Toward a Wearable and Autonomous Design
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Balance Control for an Active Leg Exoskeleton Based on Human Balance Strategies
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First Investigations into Artificial Emotions in Cognitive Robotics
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17 Legal Frame of Nonsocial Personal Care Robots
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18 Test Bench for Space Remote Docking System
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How to Change Autistic Social Skills in 20Weeks
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Force Balance Conditions of Complex Parallel Mechanisms with Mass Equivalent Modeling
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21 Numerical Simulations and Experimental Human Gait Analysis Using Wearable Sensors
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Kinematic and Dynamic Modeling of a Multifunctional Rehabilitation Robot UHP
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10 Minimally Actuated FourBar Linkages for Upper Limb Rehabilitation
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11 Interindividual Differences in Conscious and Unconscious Processes During RobotChild Interaction
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12 Surgical RoboticsPast Present and Future
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Robotic System Navigation Developed for Hip Resurfacing Prosthesis Surgery
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22 Motion Control Algorithm for a Lower Limb Exoskeleton Based on Iterative LQR and ZMP Method for Trajectory Generation
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Can Tides Assist BioInspired Gradient Taxis?
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Interindividual Differences in Conscious and Unconscious Processes During RobotChild Interaction
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