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IEEE SMC'99 Conference Proceedings. 1999 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Cat. No.99CH37028)
Robot and virtual reality technologies may be applied to rehabilitation training so that fewer human therapists are needed, training can be quantitatively evaluated for effectiveness, and training can be more enjoyable to patients. A training system to assist in rehabilitation can use robot or other virtual reality technologies, but it must be far safer than an ordinary industrial robot system. The authors have been studying actuators which are safe and easy to control, and have developed forcedoi:10.1109/icsmc.1999.814071 fatcat:hxq5q4rmhjawbgaaya5br4wejq