eBook Human Modeling for Bio-Inspired Robotics, 1st Edition

  • Jun Ueda
  • Yuichi Kurita
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  • ISBN-10: 0128031522
  • ISBN-13: 9780128031520
  • DDC: 629.892
  • 358 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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A complete system-level investigation into the human mechanisms that inspire the development of assistive technologies and humanoid robotics, presenting cutting-edge research outcomes in the area of mechanical and control aspects of human functions for macro-scale (human size) applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About This Book.
Modeling of Human Musculoskeletal System/Computational Analysis of Human Movements and Their Applications.
1: Implementation of Human-Like Joint Stiffness in Robotics Hands for Improved Manipulation.
2: A Review of Computational Musculoskeletal Analysis of Human Lower Extremities.
3: EMG-Controlled Human-Robot Interfaces: A Hybrid Motion and Task Modeling Approach.
4: Personalized Modeling for Home-Based Postural Balance Rehabilitation.
5: Modeling and Dynamic Optimization of a Hybrid Neuroprosthesis for Gait Restoration.
6: Soft Wearable Robotics Technologies for Body Motion Sensing.
Modeling of Human Cognitive/Muscular Skills and Their Applications.
7: Noninvasive Brain Machine Interfaces for Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics: A Review.
8: Intention Inference for Human-Robot Collaboration in Assistive Robotics.
9: Biomechanical HRI Modeling and Mechatronic Design of Exoskeletons for Assistive Applications.
10: Psychological Modeling of Humans by Assistive Robots.
11: Adaptive Human-Robot Physical Interaction for Robot Coworkers.