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Guest Editorial Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence in Automation for Healthcare Applications

Mingming Zhang, Yong Hu, Chandramouli Krishnan
2021 IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering  
His research interests include medical and rehabilitation robotics, physical human-robot interaction, intelligent control, and bio-signal-based pattern recognition. He also holds over 30 patents. Dr.  ...  The central theme of this Special Issue is emerging technologies and future directions in AI in automation for healthcare applications, where information technology-based modeling, analysis, control, and  ...  The first article "Maximum dorsiflexion detection based on an onboard adaptive algorithm for transtibial amputees with robotic prostheses" by Xu et al. proposed an on-board adaptive algorithm to detect  ... 
doi:10.1109/tase.2021.3064011 fatcat:pnzrr6inarbshol5mab7nlmc6m

Design and Control of a Pneumatically Actuated Transtibial Prosthesis

Hao Zheng, Xiangrong Shen
2015 Journal of Bionic Engineering  
Finally, the human subject testing results are presented, with the data indicating that the prosthesis is able to generate a natural walking gait and sufficient power output for its amputee user.  ...  The objective of this work is to develop a compact and lightweight transtibial prosthesis, leveraging the multiple advantages provided by this highly competitive actuator.  ...  control algorithm for walking (Section 3); (3) Conducting preliminary testing on a transtibial amputee (Sections 4).  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1672-6529(14)60114-1 pmid:26146497 pmcid:PMC4486508 fatcat:jqy3hwsipvdpvmeutm3f5f5s64

Powered ankle-foot prosthesis to assist level-ground and stair-descent gaits

Samuel Au, Max Berniker, Hugh Herr
2008 Neural Networks  
As a preliminary evaluation of clinical efficacy, we test the device on a transtibial amputee with both the proposed controller and a conventional passive-elastic control.  ...  In contrast, commercially available ankle-foot prostheses are passive during stance, causing many clinical problems for transtibial amputees, including non-symmetric gait patterns, higher gait metabolism  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the contributions of MIT researchers Chris Barnhart, Bruce Deffenbaugh, and Jeff Weber for their invaluable electromechanical design work.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neunet.2008.03.006 pmid:18499394 fatcat:q3gxwg7ti5fila7ha5twuh5hku

Noninvasive Human-Prosthesis Interfaces for Locomotion Intent Recognition: A Review

Dongfang Xu, Qining Wang
2021 Cyborg and Bionic Systems  
The lower-limb robotic prostheses can provide assistance for amputees' daily activities by restoring the biomechanical functions of missing limb(s).  ...  This work focuses on the robotic prosthesis user's locomotion intent recognition based on the noninvasive sensing methods from the recognition task perspective (locomotion mode recognition, gait event  ...  One latest study has tried to realize the adaptive detection for maximum dorsiflexion timing of prosthesis during walking at different speeds and on different ramps for three prosthesis users by updating  ... 
doi:10.34133/2021/9863761 fatcat:5kpacfzpw5hblg3wab7aattkbe

Variable Cadence Walking and Ground Adaptive Standing With a Powered Ankle Prosthesis

Amanda H. Shultz, Brian E. Lawson, Michael Goldfarb
2016 IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering  
transtibial amputee subject walks with the prosthesis at variable cadences, and stands on various slopes.  ...  The walking controller incorporates an algorithm to modify impedance parameters based on estimated cadence, while the standing controller incorporates an algorithm to modulate the ankle equilibrium angle  ...  Additionally, [23] presents an approach based on a two state model, one for swing and the other for stance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsre.2015.2428196 pmid:25955789 pmcid:PMC4627943 fatcat:oox7neksizhuzefyu7hqaulea4

Estimation of Ground Reaction Force and Zero Moment Point on a Powered Ankle-Foot Prosthesis

Ernesto C. Martinez-Villalpando, Hugh Herr, Matthew Farrell
2007 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference Proceedings  
This thesis focuses on the estimation of these parameters using two prostheses, a powered ankle-foot prototype and an instrumented, mechanically-passive prosthesis worn by a transtibial amputee.  ...  the ground surface. b) Controlled dorsiflexion (CD): begins the foot is flat on the ground and continues to the maximum point of ankle dorsiflexion (turning of the foot's dorso towards the shank).  ... 
doi:10.1109/iembs.2007.4353386 pmid:18003052 fatcat:d7knyulhwvacxm5ixglozwsfom

Case Study: A Bio-Inspired Control Algorithm for a Robotic Foot-Ankle Prosthesis Provides Adaptive Control of Level Walking and Stair Ascent

Uzma Tahir, Anthony L. Hessel, Eric R. Lockwood, John T. Tester, Zhixiu Han, Daniel J. Rivera, Kaitlyn L. Covey, Thomas G. Huck, Nicole A. Rice, Kiisa C. Nishikawa
2018 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
Powered ankle-foot prostheses assist users through plantarflexion during stance and dorsiflexion during swing.  ...  The goals of this study were to develop a WFH-based control algorithm for a powered prosthesis and to test its robustness during level walking and stair ascent in a case study of two subjects with 4-5  ...  Kinematics and kinetics with an adaptive ankle foot system during stair ambulation of transtibial amputees.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2018.00036 pmid:33500922 pmcid:PMC7805871 fatcat:cnu7lwr62zeqfd4hvraujaox6m

Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Prosthetic and Orthotic Rehabilitation [chapter]

Smita Nayak, Rajesh Kumar Das
2020 Service Robotics [Working Title]  
Application of Artificial Intelligence and robotics technology has a huge impact in achieving independent mobility and enhances the quality of life in Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).  ...  Technological integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning in the Prosthetic and Orthotic industry and in the field of assistive technology has become boon for the Persons with Disabilities  ...  Transtibial prosthesis was developed in 2014 by Baojun Chen et al., which adapt the amputee to walk on slope with different angles.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93903 fatcat:jp2h7xcms5h3tjx7ichkckplty

Estimating the multivariable human ankle impedance in dorsi-plantarflexion and inversion-eversion directions using EMG signals and artificial neural networks

Houman Dallali, Lauren Knop, Leslie Castelino, Evandro Ficanha, Mohammad Rastgaar
2017 International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications  
The use of a suitably designed ankle-foot prosthesis is essential for transtibial amputees to regain lost mobility.  ...  The ankle impedance was estimated with relaxed muscles and with lower leg muscle activations at 10 and 20% of the maximum voluntary contraction (MVC) of each individual subject.  ...  The authors would like to thank Chen Jia for his help with the preparation of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41315-016-0004-4 dblp:journals/ijira/DallaliKCFR17 fatcat:qwdgvfawrjeltalxmi4vq4cdqy

A Powered Prosthetic Intervention for Bilateral Transfemoral Amputees

Brian E. Lawson, Brian Ruhe, Amanda Shultz, Michael Goldfarb
2015 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
The control methodology employed is a combination of an impedance-based framework for weight-bearing portions of gait and a trajectory-based approach for the non-weight-bearing portions.  ...  a set of experimental trials with a bilateral transfemoral amputee subject.  ...  Since the authors have previously demonstrated an algorithm to detect and classify stumbles [45] , a robotic prosthesis could easily be programmed to change its behavior in the event of a stumble, meanwhile  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.2014.2334616 pmid:25014950 pmcid:PMC4469379 fatcat:l4hd65dmknei5h2wuguqbdufv4

Design and Control of a Powered Transfemoral Prosthesis

Frank Sup, Amit Bohara, Michael Goldfarb
2008 The international journal of robotics research  
With regard to active ankle joints, conducted studies on the use of McKibben actuators in an active ankle joint for transtibial prostheses.  ...  assessed the feasibility of an EMG based position control approach for a transtibial prosthesis.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0278364907084588 pmid:19898683 pmcid:PMC2773553 fatcat:tnpsajsktrechm23r4kmlyflna

Upslope walking with transfemoral prosthesis using optimization based spline generation

Victor Paredes, Woolim Hong, Shawanee Patrick, Pilwon Hur
2016 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)  
In particular, this thesis is focused on the capacity of powered transfemoral prostheses to adapt to diverse terrains.  ...  The new framework is based on human-inspired control and a spline-based trajectory generation.  ...  Particularly the maximum aerobic capacity was significantly lower in transfemoral amputees compared to transtibial amputees [24] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2016.7759495 dblp:conf/iros/ParedesHPH16 fatcat:iueqy4f2evcknjmkfxemtxzmce

Neuromechanical force-based control of a powered prosthetic foot

Amirreza Naseri, Martin Grimmer, André Seyfarth, Maziar Ahmad Sharbafi
2020 Wearable Technologies  
FMCA modulates the torque, based on sensory feedback, similar to neuromuscular control approaches.  ...  Compared to the neuromuscular model-based approach, the FMCA is a simple solution with a sufficient push-off that can provide stable walking.  ...  We would like to thank Jennifer Nutter for her great support in proofreading the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1017/wtc.2020.6 fatcat:uttbn6jsyrgfnolz6orfsdc57i

2021 Index IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering Vol. 18

2021 IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering  
The Author Index contains the primary entry for each item, listed under the first author's name.  ...  ., +, TASE Oct. 2021 1679-1691 Maximum Dorsiflexion Detection Based on an On-Board Adaptive Algo-rithm for Transtibial Amputees With Robotic Prostheses.  ...  Detection Based on an On-Board Adaptive Algorithm for Transtibial Amputees With Robotic Prostheses; TASE April 2021 437-447 Xu, Q., see Tao, Y., TASE July 2021 1218-1228 Xu, T., see Liu, J., TASE July  ... 
doi:10.1109/tase.2021.3120615 fatcat:ybfn4kfdvjfipbty7z3mocjjci

The influence of push-off timing in a robotic ankle-foot prosthesis on the energetics and mechanics of walking

Philippe Malcolm, Roberto E Quesada, Joshua M Caputo, Steven H Collins
2015 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
Robotic ankle-foot prostheses that provide net positive push-off work can reduce the metabolic rate of walking for individuals with amputation, but benefits might be sensitive to push-off timing.  ...  Methods: We tested 10 able-bodied participants walking on a treadmill at 1.25 m · s −1 . Participants wore a tethered ankle-foot prosthesis emulator on one leg using a rigid boot adapter.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Anne Alcasid, Cole Um, Julie Rekant, Roberto Jaime, and Tianyao Chen for their help with the piloting and data collection, Hartmut Geyer from the Robotics Institute at  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12984-015-0014-8 pmid:25889201 pmcid:PMC4404655 fatcat:bvqtfnjfp5hrjnfyx3hc5wlgv4
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