Experimental Validation of Motor Primitive-Based Control for Leg Exoskeletons during Continuous Multi-Locomotion Tasks

@article{Garate2017ExperimentalVO,
  title={Experimental Validation of Motor Primitive-Based Control for Leg Exoskeletons during Continuous Multi-Locomotion Tasks},
  author={Virginia Ruiz Garate and Andrea Parri and Tingfang Yan and Marko Munih and Raffaele Molino Lova and Nicola Vitiello and Renaud Ronsse},
  journal={Frontiers in Neurorobotics},
  year={2017},
  volume={11}
}
An emerging approach to design locomotion assistive devices deals with reproducing desirable biological principles of human locomotion. In this paper, we present a bio-inspired controller for locomotion assistive devices based on the concept of motor primitives. The weighted combination of artificial primitives results in a set of virtual muscle stimulations. These stimulations then activate a virtual musculoskeletal model producing reference assistive torque profiles for different locomotion… 

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