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  • Training simulators for gastrointestinal endoscopy: current and future perspectives 

    Finocchiaro, Martina; Cortegoso Valdivia, Pablo; Hernansanz Prats, Alberto; Marino, Nicola; Amram, Denise; Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Menciassi, Arianna; Marlicz, Wojciech; Ciuti, Gastone; Koulaouzidis, Anastasios (2021-03-20)
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    Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is the gold standard in the detection and treatment ofearly and advanced GI cancers. However, conventional endoscopic techniques are technicallydemanding and require visual-spatial skills ...
  • Technical and functional validation of a teleoperated multirobots platform for minimally invasive surgery 

    Leporini, Alice; Oleari, Elettra; Landolfo, Carmela; Sanna, Alberto; Larcher, Alessandro; Gandaglia, Giorgio; Fossati, Nicola; Muttin, Fabio; Capitanio, Umberto; Montorsi, Francesco; Sayols Baixeras, Narcís; Hernansanz Prats, Alberto; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (2020-05)
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    Nowadays Robotic assisted Minimally Invasive Surgeries (R-MIS) are the elective procedures for treating highly accurate and scarcely invasive pathologies, thanks to their ability to empower surgeons’ dexterity and skills. ...
  • Computer algebra tales on Goppa codes and McEliece cryptography 

    Sayols Baixeras, Narcís; Xambó Descamps, Sebastián (2020-06)
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    The 40-year old McEliece public-key crypto-system is revisited with the help of recently developed resources: an improved Peterson–Gorenstein–Zierler decoder for alternant error-correcting codes; PYECC, a purely Python ...
  • Robótica y personas con discapacidad 

    Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Asociación de Técnicos de Informática, 1998-11)
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  • Experiencia de metodología CBL en robótica educativa universitaria 

    Muñoz Morgado, Luis Miguel (Global Knowledge Academics, 2020-07-08)
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    La diversidad de disciplinas que engloba la robótica en el ámbito universitario conlleva un esfuerzo particular para profesores y alumnos. Esto puede provocar deficiencias en la adquisición de los fundamentos y una ...
  • Ergonomic design in interaction with robots 

    Muñoz Morgado, Luis Miguel (OMICS International, 2020-02-26)
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    A brief reflection of the ergonomic aspects to consider when interacting with robots, citing physical, social and emotional aspects.
  • Towards retrieving force feedback in robotic-assisted surgery: a supervised neuro-recurrent-vision approach 

    Avilés Rivero, Angélica Ivone; Alsaleh, Samar M.; Hahn, James K.; Casals Gelpi, Alicia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-07-01)
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    Robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgeries have gained a lot of popularity over conventional procedures as they offer many benefits to both surgeons and patients. Nonetheless, they still suffer from some limitations ...
  • MMC-based solid-state transformer model including semiconductor losses 

    Adabi Firouzjaee, Mohammad Ebrahim; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito (2017-09-06)
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    This paper presents the model of a solid-state transformer (SST) for distribution system studies with some advanced features. The model is based on a previous work in which a bidirectional SST with a MV-side modular ...
  • A virtual power plant model for time-driven power flow calculations 

    Guerra Sánchez, Luis Gerardo; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito (2017-11-13)
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    This paper presents the implementation of a custom-made virtual power plant model in OpenDSS. The goal is to develop a model adequate for time-driven power flow calculations in distribution systems. The virtual power plant ...
  • Volition-adaptive control for gait training using wearable exoskeleton: preliminary tests with incomplete spinal cord injury individuals 

    Rajasekaran, Vijaykumar; López Larraz, Eduardo; Trincado Alonso, Fernando; Aranda López, Juan; Montesano Del Campo, Luis; Ama, Antonio J. del; Pons Rovira, Jose Luis (2018-01-03)
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    Background Gait training for individuals with neurological disorders is challenging in providing the suitable assistance and more adaptive behaviour towards user needs. The user specific adaptation can be defined based on ...
  • Impact of clock drifts on communication-free secondary control schemes for inverter-based islanded microgrids 

    Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Moradi Ghahderijani, Mohammad (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-11-13)
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    IEEE In inverter-based microgrids, individual inverters operate usually with its own digital processor. The clocks used to generate the time signals of these processors differ from each other due to clock drifts. This paper ...
  • Robust cardiac motion estimation using ultrafast ultrasound data: a low-rank topology-preserving approach 

    Avilés Rivero, Angélica Ivone; Widlak, Thomas; Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Nillesen, Maartje M.; Ammari, Habib (2017-06-21)
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    Cardiac motion estimation is an important diagnostic tool for detecting heart diseases and it has been explored with modalities such as MRI and conventional ultrasound (US) sequences. US cardiac motion estimation still ...

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