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  • R K Bing
  • 1981
Occupational Therapy's roots are in the subsoil of the moral movement developed in Europe during the Age of Enlightenment. Philippe Pinel, a French philosopher-physician, and William Tuke, an English merchant-philanthropist, developed the principles and applied them to the insane in institutions. Moral treatment came to the United States as part of the(More)
Robots, especially autonomous systems, need a precise perception of the environment for path planning and manipulation tasks. Different sensors provide various data for this task. Camera to 3D laser range finder calibration allows algorithms to work efficiently on depth measurements, color and texture features and benefit from the signals of both sensor(More)
  • R K Bing
  • 1997
Using published works, archival correspondence, interviews with contemporaries, and historical commentary, an imagined conversation is presented between Eleanor Clarke Slagle (1871-1942) and three of her actual contemporaries. As a founder of the National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy (later to become the American Occupational Therapy(More)
  • R K Bing
  • 1984
Occupational therapy's domain consists of a carefully compounded alchemy of a great vision, transforming the "poetry of the commonplace" into a vital sustainer and prolonger of precious life. Through the judicious application of an unique technology--human occupation--cautiously blended with timeless values and beliefs, we will inevitably succeed where(More)