Conferences related to Prosthetics

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ICASSP 2017 - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)

The ICASSP meeting is the world's largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications. The conference will feature world-class speakers, tutorials, exhibits, and over 50 lecture and poster sessions.


2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference will cover diverse topics ranging from biomedical engineering to healthcare technologies to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions and oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by IEEE Xplore and Medline/PubMed.

  • 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society covers a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions, oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by PubMed and EI. Prop

  • 2012 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2011 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc.

  • 2010 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc


2015 7th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER)

Neural engineering deals with many aspects of basic and clinical problemsassociated with neural dysfunction including the representation of sensory and motor information, theelectrical stimulation of the neuromuscular system to control the muscle activation and movement, theanalysis and visualization of complex neural systems at multi -scale from the single -cell and to the systemlevels to understand the underlying mechanisms, the development of novel neural prostheses, implantsand wearable devices to restore and enhance the impaired sensory and motor systems and functions.

  • 2013 6th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER)

    Neural engineering deals with many aspects of basic and clinical problems associated with neural dysfunction including the representation of sensory and motor information, the electrical stimulation of the neuromuscular system to control the muscle activation and movement, the analysis and visualization of complex neural systems at multi-scale from the single-cell and to the system levels to understand the underlying mechanisms, the development of novel neural prostheses, implants and wearable devices to restore and enhance the impaired sensory and motor systems and functions.

  • 2011 5th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER)

    highlight the emerging field, Neural Engineering that unites engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science with molecular, cellular, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience and encompasses such areas as replacing or restoring lost sensory and motor abilities, defining the organizing principles and underlying mechanisms of neural systems, neurorobotics, neuroelectronics, brain imaging and mapping, cognitive science and neuroscience.

  • 2009 4th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER)

    highlight the emerging field, Neural Engineering that unites engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science with molecular, cellular, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience and encompasses such areas as replacing or restoring lost sensory and motor abilities, defining the organizing principles and underlying mechanisms of neural systems, neurorobotics, neuroelectronics, brain imaging and mapping, cognitive science and neuroscience.

  • 2007 3rd International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering


2014 5th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob)

Theoretical and experimental challenges posed by the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and biology. Analysis of biological systems from a biomechatronic point of view. Design and fabrication of bio-inspired and biomimetic machines. Robotic and mechatronic devices and systems for prevention, diagnosis, surgery, prosthetics, rehabilitation and personal assistance.


2014 IEEE 27th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

This Conference reflects from the rapid proliferation of the commitment and success of the Microsystems research community. In recent years, the IEEE MEMS Conference has attracted more than 700 participants, 800+ abstract submissions and has created the forum to present over 200 select papers in podium and poster/oral sessions. Its single-session format provides ample opportunity for interaction between attendees, presenters and exhibitors.

  • 2013 IEEE 26th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

    Development of micro -electro mechanical systems (MEMS) focusing on design, simulation and analysis tools, fabrication technologies and processes, integration techniques, and assembly and packaging approaches. Application of MEMS in sensors and actuators, microdevices for opto -mechanical systems, fluidic microsystems, biomedical engineering, wireless communication, power supply and energy harvesting and nano - electro -mechanical devices.

  • 2012 IEEE 25th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

    Premier Conference on MEMS reporting the lastest research results on every aspect of microsystems technology.

  • 2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

    MEMS 2011 will be held in Cancun, Mexico from 23-27 January 2011 at the Hilton. The MEMS Conference series has evolved into the premier annual event reporting research results on every aspect of microsystems technology. In recent years, it has attracted more than 700 participants, 750+ abstract submissions and has presented over 200 select papers in non-overlapping podium and poster/oral sessions. Its single-session format provides ample opportunity for interaction between attendees.

  • 2010 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

    Development of micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS) focusing on design, simulation and analysis tools, fabrication technologies and processes, integration techniques, and assembly and packaging approaches. Application of MEMS in sensors and actuators, microdevices for opto-mechanical systems, fluidic microsystems, biomedical engineering, wireless communication, power supply and energy harvesting and nano-electro-mechanical devices.

  • 2009 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

    MEMS 2009 will be held in Sorrento, Italy on 26-29 January 2009 at the Hilton Sorrento Palace. the MEMS Conference series has evolved into the premier annual event reporting research results on every aspect of microsystems technology. In recent years, it has attracted more than 700 participants, 750+ abstract submissions and has presented over 200 select papers in non-overlapping podium and poster/oral sessions. Its single-session format provides ample opportunity for interaction between attendees, present

  • 2008 IEEE 21st International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

    The IEEE MEMS 2008 Conference series has evolved into the premier annual event reporting research results on every aspect of microsystems technology. Topics include: Fabrication and Packaging Technologies, Materials and Device Characterization, Biomedical and Chemical Devices/Systems, Mechanical and Physical Sensors & Systems, Design, Stimulation, and Theoretical Concepts with Experimental Verification, Micro-fluidic Components & Systems, Micro-Actuators, Optical and RF MEMS, Energy and Power MEMS and Nano


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Periodicals related to Prosthetics

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Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on

Synergetic integration of mechanical engineering with electronic and intelligent computer control in the design and manufacture of industrial products and processes. (4) (IEEE Guide for Authors) A primary purpose is to have an aarchival publication which will encompass both theory and practice. Papers will be published which disclose significant new knowledge needed to implement intelligent mechatronics systems, from analysis and ...


Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Rehabilitation aspects of biomedical engineering, including functional electrical stimulation, acoustic dynamics, human performance measurement and analysis, nerve stimulation, electromyography, motor control and stimulation, and hardware and software applications for rehabilitation engineering and assistive devices.


Proceedings of the IEEE

The most highly-cited general interest journal in electrical engineering and computer science, the Proceedings is the best way to stay informed on an exemplary range of topics. This journal also holds the distinction of having the longest useful archival life of any EE or computer related journal in the world! Since 1913, the Proceedings of the IEEE has been the ...


Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE

It will build upon the existing newsletter base by adding high quality technical articles in the areas of: applied research, state of the shelf solutions and technologies, and education. Articles will be targeted toward the practicing engineer. Creative solutions to real-world problems will be emphasized. Implementation details will be highlighted. Tutorials will provide the technical and historical knowledge required to ...




Xplore Articles related to Prosthetics

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A knowledge-extraction experience in anticoagulation for early postoperative cardiac valvular surgery

M. A. Simonet; A. Boignard; V. Bach; S. Tramaille; M. Simonet; D. Blin 2007 Computers in Cardiology, 2007

Cardiac valvular prosthesis surgery requires an anticoagulant treatment whose management is particularly difficult in early postoperative surgery. The capacity to avoid both thromboembolic and haemorrhagic risks relies on the integration of numerous parameters. In this paper, we present an experience of Knowledge Extraction from clinical and biological data from a cardiac surgery department of the University Hospital of Grenoble. The ...


A mechanism for elbow exoskeleton for customised training

Soumya K. Manna; Venketesh N. Dubey 2017 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 2017

It is well proven that repetitive extensive training consisting of active and passive therapy is effective for patients suffering from neuromuscular deficits. The level of difficulty in rehabilitation should be increased with time to improve the neurological muscle functions. A portable elbow exoskeleton has been designed that will meet these requirements and potentially offers superior outcomes than human-assisted training. The ...


Vibratory feedback for artificial hands

N. H. H. Mohamad Hanif; P. H. Chappell; A. Cranny; N. M. White 2013 International Conference on Electronics, Computer and Computation (ICECCO), 2013

One of the capability of a prosthetic hand device that is highly preferred is that it should be able to mimic the functionality of the lost arm, and that loss includes the tactile sensory system. A miniature DC motor has been identified to be the best haptic actuator to deliver the required sensory feedback. Experiments and simulations were carried out ...


An Improvement of Speech Synthesis in Acoustic Simulation Model of Cochlear Implants with CIS Strategy

Yu Shuli; Guan Tian; Ye Datian 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference, 2005

A cochlear implant is a new device to be implanted in the inner ear and restore partial hearing to profoundly deaf people. This article first presents the acoustic simulation principle based on CIS speech processing strategy, and then proposes an improved speech synthesis model of this acoustic simulation. Finally, on the basis of acoustic simulation experiments' results on normally hearing ...


Towards Design of a Stumble Detection System for Artificial Legs

Fan Zhang; Susan E. D'Andrea; Michael J. Nunnery; Steven M. Kay; He Huang IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2011

Recent advances in design of powered artificial legs have led to increased potential to allow lower limb amputees to actively recover from stumbles. To achieve this goal, promptly and accurately identifying stumbles is essential. This study aimed to 1) select potential stumble detection data sources that react reliably and quickly to stumbles and can be measured from a prosthesis, and ...


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A knowledge-extraction experience in anticoagulation for early postoperative cardiac valvular surgery

M. A. Simonet; A. Boignard; V. Bach; S. Tramaille; M. Simonet; D. Blin 2007 Computers in Cardiology, 2007

Cardiac valvular prosthesis surgery requires an anticoagulant treatment whose management is particularly difficult in early postoperative surgery. The capacity to avoid both thromboembolic and haemorrhagic risks relies on the integration of numerous parameters. In this paper, we present an experience of Knowledge Extraction from clinical and biological data from a cardiac surgery department of the University Hospital of Grenoble. The ...


A mechanism for elbow exoskeleton for customised training

Soumya K. Manna; Venketesh N. Dubey 2017 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 2017

It is well proven that repetitive extensive training consisting of active and passive therapy is effective for patients suffering from neuromuscular deficits. The level of difficulty in rehabilitation should be increased with time to improve the neurological muscle functions. A portable elbow exoskeleton has been designed that will meet these requirements and potentially offers superior outcomes than human-assisted training. The ...


Vibratory feedback for artificial hands

N. H. H. Mohamad Hanif; P. H. Chappell; A. Cranny; N. M. White 2013 International Conference on Electronics, Computer and Computation (ICECCO), 2013

One of the capability of a prosthetic hand device that is highly preferred is that it should be able to mimic the functionality of the lost arm, and that loss includes the tactile sensory system. A miniature DC motor has been identified to be the best haptic actuator to deliver the required sensory feedback. Experiments and simulations were carried out ...


An Improvement of Speech Synthesis in Acoustic Simulation Model of Cochlear Implants with CIS Strategy

Yu Shuli; Guan Tian; Ye Datian 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference, 2005

A cochlear implant is a new device to be implanted in the inner ear and restore partial hearing to profoundly deaf people. This article first presents the acoustic simulation principle based on CIS speech processing strategy, and then proposes an improved speech synthesis model of this acoustic simulation. Finally, on the basis of acoustic simulation experiments' results on normally hearing ...


Towards Design of a Stumble Detection System for Artificial Legs

Fan Zhang; Susan E. D'Andrea; Michael J. Nunnery; Steven M. Kay; He Huang IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2011

Recent advances in design of powered artificial legs have led to increased potential to allow lower limb amputees to actively recover from stumbles. To achieve this goal, promptly and accurately identifying stumbles is essential. This study aimed to 1) select potential stumble detection data sources that react reliably and quickly to stumbles and can be measured from a prosthesis, and ...


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IEEE-USA E-Books

  • Myoelectric Prostheses and Targeted Reinnervation

    A number of factors have led to a resurgence of myoelectric control research since the early 2000s. First, low-power electronics have developed to the point where multichannel pattern recognition algorithms can readily be implemented on an embedded system. Second, due to a large number of high-level amputees resulting from recent military conflicts, governments have initiated well-funded programs to improve neural interfaces for prosthetics. Finally, new and innovative neural - machine interfaces, such as targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR), have been developed to provide a rich source of neural information from which control signals can be derived. This chapter provides an overview of existing myoelectric control strategies, highlighting the benefits and limitations of both conventional and pattern recognition techniques, and TMR. The chapter concludes with a summary of exciting emerging technologies that have the potential to further enhance the field of myoelectric control.

  • Introduction to Upper Limb Prosthetics

    This chapter overviews the current state of the art of commercial externally powered prostheses and outline current developments in research that will most likely have an important impact on future commercial prosthetic systems. It presents the requirements of advanced prostheses and discusses the rather large gap between commercial systems and systems in academic research. Since the prosthetic hand is a key component in upper limb prosthetics, the chapter mainly focuses on prosthetic hands. In fact, the lack of sufficiently powerful human-machine interfaces-or, more specifically, neural-machine interfaces-is the major limiting factor at the moment in upper limb prosthetics. Given the rather small number of upper limb amputees and the complexity of the advanced solutions discussed in this chapter as well as the excessive costs for clinical evaluation, there is no doubt that prosthetic products based on these technologies could be expensive.

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    Computer software has been productive in helping individuals with cognitive disabilities. Personalizing the user interface is an important strategy in designing software for these users, because of the barriers created by conventional user interfaces for the cognitively disabled. Cognitive assistive technology (CAT) has typically been used to provide help with everyday activities, outside of cognitive rehabilitation therapy. This book describes a quarter century of computing R&D at the Institute for Cognitive Prosthetics, focusing on the needs of individuals with cognitive disabilities from brain injury. Models and methods from Human Computer Interaction (HCI) have been particularly valuable, initially in illuminating those needs. Subsequently HCI methods have expanded CAT to be powerful rehabilitation therapy tools, restoring some damaged cognitive abilities which have resisted conventional therapy. Patient-Centered Design (PCD) emerged as a design methodology which incorporates both clinical and technical factors. PCD also takes advantage of the patient's ability to redesign and refine the user interface, and to achieve a very good fit between user and system. Cognitive Prosthetics Telerehabilitation is a powerful therapy modality. Essential characteristics are delivering service to patients in their own home, having the patient's priority activities be the focus of therapy, using cognitive prosthetic software which applies Patient Centered Design, and videoconferencing with a workspace shared between therapist and patient. Cognitive Prosthetics Telerehabilitation has a rich set of advantages for the many stakeholders involved with brain injury rehabilitation.

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    In the past 50 years there has been an explosion of interest in the development of technologies whose end goal is to connect the human brain and/or nervous system directly to computers. Once the subject of science fiction, the technologies necessary to accomplish this goal are rapidly becoming reality. In laboratories around the globe, research is being undertaken to restore function to the physically disabled, to replace areas of the brain damaged by disease or trauma and to augment human abilities. Building neural interfaces and neuro-prosthetics relies on a diverse array of disciplines such as neuroscience, engineering, medicine and microfabrication just to name a few. This book presents a short history of neural interfacing (N.I.) research and introduces the reader to some of the current efforts to develop neural prostheses. The book is intended as an introduction for the college freshman or others wishing to learn more about the field. A resource guide is included for students al ng with a list of laboratories conducting N.I. research and universities with N.I. related tracks of study. Table of Contents: Neural Interfaces Past and Present / Current Neuroprosthesis Research / Conclusion / Resources for Students



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