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The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invitedsessions 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 postersessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE
AMC2020 is the 16th in a series of biennial international workshops on Advanced Motion Control which aims to bring together researchers from both academia and industry and to promote omnipresent motion control technologies and applications.
The International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), sponsored by the IEEE SignalProcessing Society, is the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances andresearch results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied image and videoprocessing. ICIP 2020, the 27th in the series that has been held annually since 1994, bringstogether leading engineers and scientists in image and video processing from around the world.
The International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s biggest conference and one of the leading international forums for robotics researchers to present their work.
The 2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2020) will be held in Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. SMC 2020 is the flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. It provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to report most recent innovations and developments, summarize state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human machine systems, and cybernetics. Advances in these fields have increasing importance in the creation of intelligent environments involving technologies interacting with humans to provide an enriching experience and thereby improve quality of life. Papers related to the conference theme are solicited, including theories, methodologies, and emerging applications. Contributions to theory and practice, including but not limited to the following technical areas, are invited.
The Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems addresses areas at the crossroads of Circuits and Systems and Life Sciences. The main emphasis is on microelectronic issues in a wide range of applications found in life sciences, physical sciences and engineering. The primary goal of the journal is to bridge the unique scientific and technical activities of the Circuits and Systems ...
The IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering will review the state-of-the-art and trends in the emerging field of biomedical engineering. This includes scholarly works, ranging from historic and modern development in biomedical engineering to the life sciences and medicine enabled by technologies covered by the various IEEE societies.
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.
The Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, issued quarterly, has been publishing high-quality refereed scientific papers in all areas of electrical and computer engineering since 1976. Sponsored by IEEE Canada (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Canada) as a part of its role to provide scientific and professional activity for its members in Canada, the CJECE complements ...
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2019 16th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), 2019
Robotic surgery revolution has not just assisted surgeons to perform complicated surgeries but also increased accuracy, reduced risk, operative and recovery time. Parallel architecture is widely used for designing of surgical robots due to its advantage of low inertia and high precision. But their workspace is confined and limited to specific surgical procedures. In this research work, a hybrid architecture ...
9th IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control, 2006., 2006
This paper presents a real-time approach to generate the path of robot manipulator. In this approach, octree model is used to express environment and detect collision. The arms of robot in space are expressed by a set of points on the surface of them. Then the distance between manipulator and obstacle is estimated by the potential generated by octree modeling. ...
[Proceedings] 1992 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 1992
HelpMate has been designed to perform fetch and carry tasks while exhibiting humanlike behavior as it navigates down crowded hallways in the hospital. The tasks typically performed by the robot are carrying late meal trays, sterile supplies, medications, medical records, reports, samples, specimens, and mail. HelpMate is able to traverse the main arteries of hospitals, crossing between the buildings using ...
Proceedings International Workshop on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality, 2001
In robotic skull-base surgery, a surgical navigation and planning station is used to plan the path to be taken by the bone removal tool which is carried by a robotic manipulator. In planning for such a path, considerations have to be taken in terms of the manipulator characteristics and the geometric properties of the bone removal tool used. Presented in ...
2005 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2005
A specific integrated controller for a wireless and autonomous microrobot of 1cm/sup 3/ is presented. The robot is equipped with an AFM probe, an injection needle, a gripper, or a micropipette. Hence, its main functionality and the controller design is focused on nanomicroscopy and cellular manipulation. The circuit manages the robot locomotion unit and its tools with nanometric resolution. Communication ...
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Robotic surgery revolution has not just assisted surgeons to perform complicated surgeries but also increased accuracy, reduced risk, operative and recovery time. Parallel architecture is widely used for designing of surgical robots due to its advantage of low inertia and high precision. But their workspace is confined and limited to specific surgical procedures. In this research work, a hybrid architecture is proposed and its modeling and analysis is presented. This architecture includes both parallel and serial manipulators with six and two degree of freedom respectively. Kinematic analysis of hybrid platform is presented focusing on derivation of inverse kinematics for the surgical tool positioning. Dynamic modelling of hybrid surgical robot is performed in MATLAB Simscape Multibody for analysis and simulation. The positional accuracy of surgical system is achieved using feedback control. Design of hybrid surgical robot shows that the proposed system achieved better positional accuracy and desired workspace. Analysis of torque requirements in dynamic simulation shows that it is achievable for the desired hybrid surgical system.
This paper presents a real-time approach to generate the path of robot manipulator. In this approach, octree model is used to express environment and detect collision. The arms of robot in space are expressed by a set of points on the surface of them. Then the distance between manipulator and obstacle is estimated by the potential generated by octree modeling. Based on the distance estimated, graph search is executed to find a path. The effectiveness of the approach is proved by simulations and the experiments realized by a FANUC robot, LR Mate 200iB. At last, the calculation time of proposed approach is compared with the result of typical graph search approach. The result shows that our approach is faster. It can act as real-time path planner. Whereas the approach of typical graph search is slow for real-time path planning
HelpMate has been designed to perform fetch and carry tasks while exhibiting humanlike behavior as it navigates down crowded hallways in the hospital. The tasks typically performed by the robot are carrying late meal trays, sterile supplies, medications, medical records, reports, samples, specimens, and mail. HelpMate is able to traverse the main arteries of hospitals, crossing between the buildings using interconnected corridors and elevators. Odometry-based navigation is enhanced by sonar, infrared, and vision sensors which aid in obstacle detection and avoidance maneuvers. A map of the hospital is made available to HelpMate, from which it is able to generate a path from any location in the hospital to any destination. An extremely simple human interface has been specially designed for this application. The onboard screen, emergency stops, warning lights, turn signals, and pause buttons provide easy and quick interaction with the system.<<ETX>>
In robotic skull-base surgery, a surgical navigation and planning station is used to plan the path to be taken by the bone removal tool which is carried by a robotic manipulator. In planning for such a path, considerations have to be taken in terms of the manipulator characteristics and the geometric properties of the bone removal tool used. Presented in this paper is a methodology which takes into account the required efficacy of surgical planning. Differing from other surgical planning methodologies, the final output of the planned surgery can be directly executed by a surgical robot (NeuRobot). In doing so, the surgeon has only to specify the region or features within the skull-base which are to be avoided and the general direction of action which specifies the eventual path that the surgery is to be carried out. A novel approach is taken by the use of Voronoi maps to identify "safe" cavities on each image slice.
A specific integrated controller for a wireless and autonomous microrobot of 1cm/sup 3/ is presented. The robot is equipped with an AFM probe, an injection needle, a gripper, or a micropipette. Hence, its main functionality and the controller design is focused on nanomicroscopy and cellular manipulation. The circuit manages the robot locomotion unit and its tools with nanometric resolution. Communication is done by means of the IrDA protocol implemented in the controller.
To build a biomechanical human model can make much sense for surgical training and surgical rehearse. Especially, it will be more meaningful to develop a biomechanical model to guide the control strategy for the medical robots in HIT-Robot Assisted Orthopedic Surgery System (HIT-RAOS). In this paper, based the successful work of others, a novel reliable finite element method based biomechanical model for HIT-RAOS was developed to simulate the force needed in reposition procedure. Geometrical model was obtained from 3D reconstruction from CT images of a just died man. Using this boundary information, the finite element model of the leg including part of femur, broken upper tibia, broken lower tibia, talus, calcaneus, Kirschner nail, muscles and other soft tissues was created in ANSYS. Furthermore, as it was too difficult to reconstruct the accurate geometry model from CT images, a new simplified muscle model was presented. The bony structures and tendons were defined as linearly elastic, while soft tissues and muscle fibers were assumed to be hyper elastic. To validate this model, the same dead man was involved to simulate the patient, and a set of data of the force needed to separate the two broken bones and the distance between them in reposition procedure was recorded. Then, another set of data was acquired from the finite element analysis. After comparison, the two sets of data matched well. The Finite Element model was proved to be acceptable
A description is given of a project which is aimed at developing a mobile robotic aid for the severely motor handicapped. The ultimate objective is to produce a system which can accomplish a desired task semi-autonomously, i.e. given only simple high-level commands from a user. An essential component of such a system is a facility for guiding the robot within a household environment. Toward this end, a series of navigation and path-planning routines have been developed using artificial-intelligence search techniques within a LISP programming environment.<<ETX>>
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) robot is made like a long cylinder with small diameter that can fit through a small incision thus decreasing the amount of healthy tissue damaged. Because of the shape of the surgical robot, the cable- driven mechanism is using to the robot. However this is a highly nonlinear system so the performance of the system is not so good. This paper applied a robust motion control algorithm. The algorithm uses partial state feedback for a class of nonlinear systems with modeling uncertainties and external disturbances. The major contribution is the design of a robust observer for the state and the perturbation of the instrument of the surgical robot, which is combined with a variable structure controller (VSC). The combination of controller and observer provides the robust routine called sliding mode control with sliding perturbation observer (SMCSPO). The control performance of the proposed algorithm is evaluated by the simulation and experiment to apply to a two-degree-of-freedom (DOF) robot arm. The results showed high accuracy and good performance.
In the mobile robot attitude control technology, the angle is an important property of attitude control, the study of high precision inclinometer is very essential. A high precision inclinometer which can automatically eliminate the zero offset is presented in this paper. The theory is based on the ancient method that the level bar can find horizon by rotating 180deg. It is designed by step motor and MCU control technology. The theoretical basis, design structure and experimental results of the inclinometer are described. The experimental results show that the method can significantly improve the accuracy of the instrument.
Medical robotics is an evolving field with a relatively short history and limited market penetration, although some recent systems have shown some commercial success. Nevertheless, medical robotics shows great promise for improving patient care and may become a key component in the operating room of the future (ORF), where high technology equipment will be integrated with medical imaging. This paper gives an overview of the medical robotics field and summarizes a recent ORF workshop in which participants concluded that standards are critical for an integrated approach
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