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Does spontaneous motion lead to intuitive Body-Machine Interfaces? A fitness study of different body segments for wearable telerobotics [article]

Matteo Macchini, Jan Frogg, Fabrizio Schiano, Dario Floreano
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Body-Machine Interfaces (BoMIs) based on body motion can feel more intuitive than standard HRIs for naive users as they leverage humans' natural control capability over their movements.  ...  Human-Robot Interfaces (HRIs) represent a crucial component in telerobotic systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was partially funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement ID: 871479 AERIAL-CORE and by the Swiss National Science Foundation  ... 
arXiv:2011.07591v1 fatcat:7pzfpuiub5hh7nqrngmjj3f7za

A comparison of rehabilitation robotics languages and software

William S. Harwin, Ray G. Gosine, Zunaid Kazi, David S. Lees, John L. Dallaway
1997 Robotica (Cambridge. Print)  
telerobot .  ...  These four implementations reflect a wide range of interface concepts for the intended users .  ...  Any system that by-passes a command line interface and permits a natural human-task dialogue would reduce fatigue and facilitate reliable and fast operation of the robot , an important consideration if  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0263574797000179 fatcat:p43pjonnq5dsrglhmaewep3ine

Personalized Human-Swarm Interaction through Hand Motion [article]

Matteo Macchini, Ludovic De Matteïs, Fabrizio Schiano, Dario Floreano
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We implemented a machine-learning algorithm to define a personalized Body-Machine Interface (BoMI) based only on a short calibration procedure.  ...  This choice makes our interface portable since it does not rely on a centralized system for tracking the human body.  ...  Based on an individual calibration procedure, personalized interfaces have shown superior results to generic ones in terms of learning time and performance [26] , [27] .  ... 
arXiv:2103.07731v1 fatcat:qc4j56ojcvbkzijqsgghd2ddgu

Virtual and Mixed Reality in Telerobotics: A Survey [chapter]

Costas S.
2006 Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications  
offered by VR and AR human/machine interfacing technologies.  ...  The human operator can interact with a VE presented by means of head and body referenced displays, the success depending on the fidelity with which sensory information is presented to the user.  ...  human-machine) interfaces are conceived.  ... 
doi:10.5772/4911 fatcat:p5qhgw4lwrdsja7r4nj5e67pay

Redefining Robotics for the New Millennium

James Trevelyan
1999 The international journal of robotics research  
A brief survey of subjects addressed by robotics research journal articles and comments from other robotics researchers support this view.  ...  The paper argues that the term 'robotics' needs to be redefined as 'the science of extending human motor capabilities with machines' and uses the author's experience with robotics over the last 25 years  ...  Defense and the University of Western Australia.  ... 
doi:10.1177/02783649922067816 fatcat:brnvmmjsqzcjnb4eep7dawffl4

Web Based Teleoperation of a Humanoid Robot [article]

Chien Liang Fok, Fei Sun, Matt Mangum, Al Mok, Binghan He, Luis Sentis
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Increased accessibility is important because few people have access to state-of-the-art humanoid robots limiting their rate of development.  ...  By integrating humanoid robots with the cloud, they are accessible from any Internet-connected device.  ...  They include telerobotics, cloud robotics, whole body controllers, and humanoid robot user interfaces. Each are now discussed. Telerobotics.  ... 
arXiv:1607.05402v1 fatcat:vqiqy5rvf5gg5lxkclcenr2elu

Future e-Health, QoS Provision and Cybersecurity Challenges

Eduard Babulak, Ming Jin, Yoon Sang Kim
2014 Journal of the Institute of Industrial Applications Engineers  
The SUCDs controlling, PEHR and surgical robots are quite new applications in medical practice and little is know about the possible scenarios that may be triggered by cyber security.  ...  In this paper, the authors discuss the importance of provision of Quality of Service (QoS) and Cybersecurity in the field of medical care and Electronic Healthcare Management.  ...  The authors are grateful for the support received from the Telerobotics Laboratory at University of Washington.  ... 
doi:10.12792/jiiae.2.113 fatcat:4o3ypkk4bvg2rn5syy23pqk7tq

Robotics in Hazardous Applications [chapter]

James P. Trevelyan, Sung-Chul Kang, William R. Hamel
2008 Springer Handbook of Robotics  
Robust machine learning that allows human task execution skills to be captured through learning by observation will become realizable.  ...  These mines only cause extensive injuries when they detonate within a few centimetres of a person.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30301-5_49 fatcat:gitdgzonhneaxei3tvk4twlfie

An Innovative Human-Robot Cognitive Coupling in Industrial Robot Control and Manufacturing [article]

Yusuke Inoune, Agunar Prayit
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, the knowledge can be updated based on the reinforcement learning algorithm at both global and local levels and knowledge fusion by coupling with operator's cognition.  ...  In this manner, a telerobot can apply previous 'experiences' in order to learn without the need for operator input.  ...  For the second mode, the telerobot can learning from the rule command from human operator. It can help the learning of robot by enriching the knowledge base.  ... 
arXiv:1801.09145v1 fatcat:skvzrncuzbdmlanfo7mp6hdp4q

Review of Advanced Medical Telerobots

Sarmad Mehrdad, Fei Liu, Minh Tu Pham, Arnaud Lelevé, S. Farokh Atashzar
2020 Applied Sciences  
The advent of telerobotic systems has revolutionized various aspects of the industry and human life.  ...  In this review paper, we have provided a comprehensive analysis of the literature considering various topologies of telerobotic systems in the medical domain while shedding light on different levels of  ...  We have also discussed the use of advanced machine learning methods for augmenting the intelligence of surgical robots and sharing various levels of autonomy between the operator and the machine.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11010209 fatcat:ts3jlopz3jcwnf2gan75hg7aa4

High-Level Teleoperation System for Aerial Exploration of Indoor Environments

Werner Alexander Isop, Christoph Gebhardt, Tobias Nägeli, Friedrich Fraundorfer, Otmar Hilliges, Dieter Schmalstieg
2019 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
To facilitate automation, we introduce a novel teleoperation system with an aerial telerobot that is capable of handling all demanding low-level tasks.  ...  Motivated by the typical structure of indoor environments, the system creates an interactive scene topology in real-time that reduces scene details and supports affordances.  ...  In order, also the design of our humanrobot interface is motivated by the capabilities and moreover limitations of the telerobot.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2019.00095 pmid:33501110 pmcid:PMC7805862 fatcat:w6qfgst4xvftdaxtwmtagg6egi

Effect of avatars and viewpoints on performance in virtual world: efficiency vs. telepresence

Y. Rybarczyk, T. Coelho, T. Cardoso, R. de Oliveira
2014 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies  
The natural adaptation capabilities, underlain by the plasticity of the body schema, of the human being make a body ownership of the avatar possible, in which the user feels more like his/her virtual alter  ...  In both experiments, the human-avatar interaction is carried out by a Natural User Interface (NUI) and the individual's performance is assessed through a behavioural index, based on the concept of affordances  ...  We would like to thank all of the participants for their time and for the data they generously gave us.  ... 
doi:10.4108/ct.1.1.e4 fatcat:hn4d6gs4xfgepicpqbzqlkisci

Sensori-Motor Appropriation of an Artefact: A Neuroscientific Approach [chapter]

Yves Rybarczyk, Philippe Hoppenot, Etienne Colle, Daniel R.
2012 Human Machine Interaction - Getting Closer  
The appropriation of a telerobot according to a process of device embodiment into the operator's body schema was studied by Rybarczyk and Mestre (2011) .  ...  arm vs. telerobotic arm).  ... 
doi:10.5772/28164 fatcat:ssvyywdytnczze5bwgkurxaukm

Natural-Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence (review)

Mark Erickson
2004 Canadian journal of sociology  
These classic cases all display direct (wire-based) animal-machine interfacing.  ...  Our interfaces to the electronic world are still, for the most part, nasty, clumsy, fragile, and slow-but things are changing fast.  ... 
doi:10.1353/cjs.2004.0038 fatcat:w4y2rzpakbcgbivjhpsbizvmzu

Humanoids and personal robots: Design and experiments

Paolo Dario, Eugenio Guglielmelli, Cecilia Laschi
2001 Journal of Robotic Systems  
The approach described in the paper is based on the analysis of humanoid and personal robots as an evolution from industrial to advanced and service robotics driven by the need for helpful machines, as  ...  Then, the authors propose a user-oriented design methodology for personal robots, and describe their experience in the design, development, and validation of a real personal robot composed of a mobile  ...  The authors wish to thank all the friends of the MOVAID Consortium for their work which led to the prototype of the MOVAID system.  ... 
doi:10.1002/rob.8106 fatcat:bqh3bomif5hb3lhw7rzsvfauie
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