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Concept Design and Dynamic Modelling of a Fibre-Based Continuum Robot for Early Cancer Detection Using DT-TMM [chapter]

Mathias Bærenholdt, Lidai Wang, Xuping Zhang
2018 Mechanisms and Machine Science  
Human-Robot interactions and performance evaluations are attracting significant interest to validate the effectiveness and acceptability of the proposed solutions.  ...  The content of MESROB 2018 book covers a wide range of aspects and topics such as assistive devices, exoskeletons, surgical robotics, locomotion systems, human-robot interactions, performance evaluations  ...  De Gaetano for their participation to the first phases of this research as design engineers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-00329-6_21 fatcat:aln3r456enc3xoac4za6mz7x5i

Review of smart robots for fruit and vegetable picking in agriculture

Zhiheng Wang&Yi Xun&Yingkuan Wang&Qinghua Yang, 1. Key Laboratory of Special Purpose Equipment and Advanced Processing Technology, Ministry of Education & Zhejiang Province, College of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310023, China, 2. Academy of Agricultural Planning and Engineering, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Beijing 100125, China, 3. Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, Beijing 100125, China
2021 International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering  
Five perspectives were proposed covering the robotic arms, end effectors, vision systems, picking environments, and picking performance for the large-scale mechanized production of fruits and vegetables  ...  However, some improvements still need to be performed on these picking robots. To document the progress in and current status of this field, this study performed a bibliometric analysis.  ...  A case study was also conducted on a dual-arm robot to imitate the human behavior of picking [26] , indicating much more feasibility. Another cherry-harvesting robot developed by Tanigaki et al.  ... 
doi:10.25165/j.ijabe.20221501.7232 fatcat:fbjk4oa76rf2jechngxf4m4svi

A posture sequence learning system for an anthropomorphic robotic hand

Antonio Chella, Haris Džindo, Ignazio Infantino, Irene Macaluso
2004 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
Studies of imitation in biological systems stressed a number of key issues that are, also, of concerns to Robotics.  ...  These are the need to define a metric of imitation performance and the need to determine a representation common to visual and motor systems.  ...  The work is being done with the support of CYCIT, Spanish Research Agency, under the projects: DPI2001-0822 and DPI2002-04286-C2-02 Acknowledgments: Among many people who contributed to the robot system  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2004.03.008 fatcat:fefnr5l7gnhnhaca5nw52f3kru

A continuum robotic platform for endoscopic non-contact laser surgery: design, control, and preclinical evaluation

Dennis Kundrat, Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB)
2022
This dissertation aims to address the limitations of TLM through robotic approaches and intraoperative assistance.  ...  Further clinical challenges include positioning the laser focus on the tissue surface, imaging, planning and performing laser ablation, and motion of the target area during surgery.  ...  mechanism, and (f) multi-DoF waffle gear transmission.  ... 
doi:10.15488/12200 fatcat:bmgjt46imbeixjjgopqg3igchq

Proceedings of the 13th Russian German Conference on Biomedical Engineering

Steffen Leonhardt, Steffen Leonhardt
2018
Zhao (Beijing) helped to improve the presentation of content.  ...  Proceedings of the Russian German Conference on Biomedical Engineering Acknowledgements The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication  ...  Rolling Vein Deformation by a 9-DOF Image-Guided Autonomous Venipuncture Robot.  ... 
doi:10.18154/rwth-2018-224393 fatcat:vu735cealrczzc7aiwmzojoczm

Gone To The Dogs: Inter-Species Bonds And The Building Of Bio-Cultural Capital In America, 1835--Present

Merit Anglin
2012
Meditation upon the nature of the animal and the essence of the human has driven many a "seeker," real and imagined, "to a state of holy insanity."  ...  It is within these key moments, when inter-species intimacy stops to assist and begins to impede human survival, that humanity signifies animality, that the human can be decentered and the human-animal  ...  His developmental approach to human self-knowledge considers Homo sapiens cognitively capable but decidedly unwilling to acknowledge the underlying mechanisms at work in our species' survival.  ... 
doi:10.21220/s2-hmrj-sk31 fatcat:g3repf4dgjadxnxl4i6bks77qm