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— This paper describes the application of a partially observed Markov decision process (POMDP) to guide the control decisions made during the task of grasping objects with a simple compliant grasper in unstructured environments. The decision process relies only on the sensing of angular deflection of the compliant gripper joints – proprioceptive information(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the osteoarthritis study population of CHECK (Cohort Hip and Cohort Knee) in comparison with relevant selections of the study population of the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) based on clinical status and radiographic parameters. METHODS In The Netherlands a prospective 10-year follow-up study was initiated by the Dutch Arthritis(More)
Operating room (OR) turnover time (TT) has a broad and significant impact on hospital administrators, providers, staff and patients. Our objective was to identify current problems in TT management and implement a consistent, reproducible process to reduce average TT and process variability. Initial observations of TT were made to document the existing(More)
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