Robustness and Reliability of Synergy-Based Myocontrol of a Multiple Degree of Freedom Robotic Arm

@article{Lunardini2016RobustnessAR,
  title={Robustness and Reliability of Synergy-Based Myocontrol of a Multiple Degree of Freedom Robotic Arm},
  author={Francesca Lunardini and Claudia Casellato and Andrea d’Avella and Terence D. Sanger and Alessandra Laura Giulia Pedrocchi},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={940-950}
}
In this study, we test the feasibility of the synergy- based approach for application in the realistic and clinically oriented framework of multi-degree of freedom (DOF) robotic control. We developed and tested online ten able-bodied subjects in a semi-supervised method to achieve simultaneous, continuous control of two DOFs of a robotic arm, using muscle synergies extracted from upper limb muscles while performing flexion-extension movements of the elbow and shoulder joints in the horizontal… Expand
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