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Control of multifunctional prosthetic hands by processing the electromyographic signal.
The human hand is a complex system, with a large number of degrees of freedom (DoFs), sensors embedded in its structure, actuators and tendons, and a complex hierarchical control. Despite thisExpand
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Intention-Based EMG Control for Powered Exoskeletons
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We study the reaction of ten healthy subjects to the assistance provided through a proportional EMG control applied by an elbow powered exoskeleton. Expand
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On the Shared Control of an EMG-Controlled Prosthetic Hand: Analysis of User–Prosthesis Interaction
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An anthropomorphic underactuated prosthetic hand, endowed with position and force sensors and controlled by means of myoelectric commands, is used to perform experiments of hierarchical shared control. Expand
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Design of a cybernetic hand for perception and action
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This paper presents the design of the CyberHand, a cybernetic anthropomorphic hand intended to provide amputees with functional hand replacement. Expand
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The SmartHand transradial prosthesis
BackgroundProsthetic components and control interfaces for upper limb amputees have barely changed in the past 40 years. Many transradial prostheses have been developed in the past, nonetheless mostExpand
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Assessing Mechanisms of Recovery During Robot-Aided Neurorehabilitation of the Upper Limb
Objective. The present study aimed to qualify and quantify the different components of motor recovery in a group of stroke patients treated by robot-aided techniques. In addition, the learning modelExpand
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NEUROExos: A Powered Elbow Exoskeleton for Physical Rehabilitation
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This paper presents the design and experimental testing of the robotic elbow exoskeleton NEUROBOTICS Elbow Exoskeleton (NEUROExos) and the performance of the antagonistic actuation and control system. Expand
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Powered Hip Exoskeletons Can Reduce the User's Hip and Ankle Muscle Activations During Walking
In this paper, we study the human locomotor adaptation to the action of a powered exoskeleton providing assistive torque at the user's hip during walking. To this end, we propose a controller thatExpand
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Design strategies to improve patient motivation during robot-aided rehabilitation
BackgroundMotivation is an important factor in rehabilitation and frequently used as a determinant of rehabilitation outcome. Several factors can influence patient motivation and so improve exerciseExpand
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iCub: the design and realization of an open humanoid platform for cognitive and neuroscience research
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The RobotCub project aims to develop an embodied robotic child (iCub) with the physical (height 90 cm and mass less than 23 kg) and ultimately cognitive abilities of a 2-year-old human child. Expand
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