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    • Equipamiento logopédico para personas con discapacidades psíquicas severas 

      López Corral, Pedro Jesús; Rebollo Romera, Aroa; Sánchez Rodríguez, Norah; Vázquez Collado, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-10)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Instituto de Robótica para la Dependencia
      El proyecto ha sido realizado por diferentes estudiantes de ingeniería electrónica, eléctrica y de diseño, utilizando metodologías ágiles para la gestión del equipo. Este Trabajo Final de Grado presenta el diseño y la ...
    • Estimating position & velocity in 3D space from monocular video sequences using a deep neural network 

      Marbán González, Arturo; Srinivasan, Vignesh; Samek, Wojciech; Fernández Ruzafa, José; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      This work describes a regression model based on Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) and Long-Short Term Memory (LSTM) networks for tracking objects from monocular video sequences. The target application being pursued is ...
    • Estimation of interaction forces in robotic surgery using a semi-supervised deep neural network model 

      Marbán González, Arturo; Srinivasan, Vignesh; Samek, Wojciech; Fernández Ruzafa, José; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Providing force feedback as a feature in current Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery systems still remains a challenge. In recent years, Vision-Based Force Sensing (VBFS) has emerged as a promising approach to address ...
    • Event-based control for sit-to-stand transition using a wearable exoskeleton 

      Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Vinagre Ruiz, Manuel; Aranda López, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Sit-to-stand transition is an essential step in a lower limb rehabilitation therapy, mainly for assisting the patient to transit from wheel chair to the next level of therapy. A mixed stiffness-damping control adaptation ...
    • Exploring improvements on the complexity-performance ratio and usability of surgical robots 

      Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Frigola Bourlon, Manel; Bergés Martín, Eduard; Amat Girbau, Josep (2014)
      Conference report
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      Surgical robots are endowed with valuable features that allow surgeons mproving their work in terms of accuracy, quality, efficiency and liability. Tremor reduction, scaled movements, virtual fixtures, pre and intraoperative ...
    • Force-feedback sensory substitution using supervised recurrent learning for robotic-assisted surgery 

      Avilés Rivero, Angélica; Alsaleh, Samar M.; Sobrevilla Frisón, Pilar; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      The lack of force feedback is considered one of the major limitations in Robot Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgeries. Since add-on sensors are not a practical solution for clinical environments, in this paper we present a ...
    • Historia de la robótica: de Arquitas de Tarento al robot da Vinci (Parte II) 

      Sánchez-Martín, F. M.; Jimenez Schlegl, Pablo; Millán, Félix; Salvador-Bayarri, Jose; Monllau, V.; Palou, Juan; Villavicencio, Humberto (Asociación Española de Urología, 2007)
      Article
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      HISTORY OF ROBOTICS: FROM ARCHYTAS OF TARENTUM UNTIL DA VINCI ROBOT. (PART II) Robotic surgery is a reality. In order to to understand how new robots work is interesting to know the history of ancient (see part i) and ...
    • Interfície per a la interacció cirurgià-robot 

      Vila Rodriguez, Alicia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Aquest treball consisteix en el disseny i desenvolupament d'una interfície d'usuari per a la interacció entre un cirurgià i un robot quirúrgic. L'aplicació està integrada a un sistema de teleoperació específic per a la ...
    • La robótica al servicio de la salud: Caso de aplicación robótica para la atención sanitaria de la salud infantil 

      Rey Serrano, J.L.; Lázaro Cornejo, José Luis; Massana Guitart, F.; Yuste Marco, Antoni; Bustos García, Pablo; Plana Farnós, Sergi; Río Rodríguez, D. del; Suárez Mejías, Cristina; Parra Calderón, C.; Higuera González, J.M. de la; Fínez Martínez, Sergio; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; López de Ipiña, Diego; Coso López, Raúl del; Loichate Cid, Miguel (2009-12)
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      A lo largo de los años la robótica ha conseguido convertirse en una herramienta tecnológica de servicio en aplicaciones de diferente ámbito. En el presente artículo se presenta una aplicación directa de la robótica en ...
    • Learning based on challenges in the context of multidisciplinary teamwork in ehealth: an evaluation of the students' experience 

      Graells, Ariadna; Castell Ariño, Núria; Insa, Esther (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Education in eHealth is becoming of transcendental importance in the European social context. The progressive aging of the population has generated an increase in the prevalence of people with disabilities who demand more ...
    • New technologies in surgery 

      Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Sayols Baixeras, Narcís; Amat Girbau, Josep (Springer, 2017)
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      The progress of technology and robotics in industry has not yield to an equivalent development in the medical field. This paper analyses surgical proce-dures from the point of view of industrial processes looking for ...
    • Overground walking training with the i-Walker, a robotic servo-assistive device, enhances balance in patients with subacute stroke: a randomized controlled trial 

      Morone, Giovanni; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Iosa, Marco; Federici, Alessia; Paolucci, Stefano; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Caltagirone, Carlo (2016-05-26)
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      Background: Patients affected by mild stroke benefit more from physiological overground walking training than walking-like training performed in place using specific devices. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects ...
    • Prototype of robotic assistant for craniofacial osteotomies 

      Hueto, J.A.; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel; Casals Gelpi, Alicia; González Lagunas, J.; Raspall, G. (2005-09)
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      Requirements of accuracy, predictability and safety of contemporary and future surgical procedures makes essential the introduction of new technologies. Robotics have demonstrate in the manufacturing industry, aerospace ...
    • Recovering planned trajectories in robotic rehabilitation therapies under the effect of disturbances 

      Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; Aranda López, Juan; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (2014-09)
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      Robotic rehabilitation is an emerging technology in the field of Neurorehabilitation, which aims to achieve an effective patient recovery. This research focusses on the control strategy for an assistive exoskeleton aiming ...
    • Safe feeding strategies for a physically assistive robot 

      Vila Abad, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      With aging societies and the increase of handicapped people the demand for robots that can help nursing humans on-site is increasing. Concretely, according to World Health Organization (WHO) by 2030 more than 2 billion ...
    • Sensory substitution for force feedback recovery: A perception experimental study 

      Avilés Rivero, Angélica; Alsaleh, Samar M.; Philbeck, John; Raventos, Stella P.; Younes, Naji; Hahn, James K.; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (2018-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      Robotic-assisted surgeries are commonly used today as a more efficient alternative to traditional surgical options. Both surgeons and patients benefit from those systems, as they offer many advantages, including less trauma ...
    • SENTISIM: A hybrid training platform for SLNB in local melanoma staging 

      Hernansanz Prats, Alberto; Pieras Morell, Tomas; Ferrandiz Pulido, Lara; Moreno Ramirez, David; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Università degli Studi di Genova, 2019)
      Conference report
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      Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB) has been established as an accurate procedure for regional melanoma staging. SNLB has a diagnostic significance as biopsy-based staging identifies patients with nodal metastases who may ...
    • Sight to touch: 3D diffeomorphic deformation recovery with mixture components for perceiving forces in robotic-assisted surgery 

      Avilés Rivero, Angélica; Alsaleh, Samar M.; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgical sys-tems suffer from one major limitation which is the lack of interaction forces feedback. The restricted sense of touch hinders the surgeons’ performance and reduces their ...
    • Simulation of interactive motor behaviours in game theory framework for upper-limb rehabilitation 

      Solé Ariza, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-31)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   École polytechnique de Louvain
      An increasing number of individuals are affected by neurological diseases worldwide. Nowadays, stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in western countries, with upper limb hemiparesis being one of the most common ...
    • Simulation of the assistance of an exoskeleton on lower limbs joints using Opensim 

      Coll Pujals, Dídac (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The huge amount of people who suffer from some form of disability implies that more research has to be done in order to develop efficient robotic technologies for them. Yet, research costs can not be neglected. In this ...