Intelligent Assistive Robots: Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities by Samer MohammedIntelligent Assistive Robots: Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities by Samer Mohammed

Intelligent Assistive Robots: Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities

bySamer MohammedEditorJuan C. Moreno, Kyoungchul Kong

Hardcover | April 9, 2015

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This book deals with the growing challenges of using assistive robots in our everyday activities along with providing intelligent assistive services. The presented applications concern mainly healthcare and wellness such as helping elderly people, assisting dependent persons, habitat monitoring in smart environments, well-being, security, etc. These applications reveal also new challenges regarding control theory, mechanical design, mechatronics, portability, acceptability, scalability, security, etc.
Title:Intelligent Assistive Robots: Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday ActivitiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pagesPublished:April 9, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:331912921X

ISBN - 13:9783319129211

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Table of Contents

Neuro-Robotics Paradigm for Intelligent Assistive Technologies.- Recent Development and Trends of Clinical-based Gait Rehabilitation Robots.- Brain-Machine Interfaces for Assistive Robotics.- Smart Walkers: Advanced Robotic Human Walking-aid Systems.- Assistive Robots for Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation in Cerebral Palsy.- iSign: An Architecture for Humanoid Assisted Sign Language Tutoring.- An Online Fuzzy-Based Approach for Human Emotions Detection: An Overview on the Human Cognitive Model of Understanding and Generating Multimodal Actions.-Tacit learning - Machine learning paradigm based on the principles of biological learning.- Human-Robot Interaction in Public and Smart Spaces.- Intelligence Technology for Ubiquitous Robots.- Using cognitive ubiquitous robots for assisting dependent people in smart spaces.- Motion Control and Fall Detection of Intelligent Cane Robot.- Human-Friendly Motion Control of Power-Assisted Wheelchair.- EMG-Based Control of a Lower-Limb Power-Assist Robot.- Robust Control of an Actuated Orthosis for Lower Limb Movement Restoration.- Mechatronic Considerations for Actuation of Human Assistive Wearable Robotics: Robust Control of a Series Elastic Actuator.- Ethical, Legal and Social Issues of Care Robots.

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"The volume presents a snapshot of recent technologicaldevelopments involving a diverse collection of applications and contexts . .this book would be most valuable as one of a number of starting points forreaders looking for a flavor of the breadth and diversity of technologicaladvances needed to make progress in this dynamic field of growing importance."(L. Sonenberg, Computing Reviews, October, 2015)