Towards a user-adaptive context-aware robotic walker with a pathological gait assessment system: First experimental study

  title={Towards a user-adaptive context-aware robotic walker with a pathological gait assessment system: First experimental study},
  author={Georgia Chalvatzaki and Xanthi S. Papageorgiou and Costas S. Tzafestas},
  journal={2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)},
When designing a user-friendly Mobility Assistive Device (MAD) for mobility constrained people, it is important to take into account the diverse spectrum of disabilities, which results to completely different needs to be covered by the MAD for each specific user. An intelligent adaptive behavior is necessary. In this work we present experimental results, using an in house developed methodology for assessing the gait of users with different mobility status while interacting with a robotic MAD… 

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