By Z. Zenn Bien, Dimitar Stefanov

One of the most important software pursuits of provider robots is to take advantage of them as assistive units for rehabilitation. This ebook introduces a few most modern achievements within the box of rehabilitation robotics and assistive expertise for individuals with disabilities and elderly humans. The ebook comprises effects from either theoretical and experimental works and reports on a few new complex rehabilitation units which has been lately transferred to the undefined. major components of the e-book are dedicated to the overview of latest rehabilitation applied sciences, the review of prototype units with end-users, the protection of rehabilitation robots, and robot-assisted neuro-rehabilitation. The booklet is a consultant choice of the newest tendencies in rehabilitation robotics andВ can be used as a reference for educating on mechatronic units for rehabilitation.

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Larger user’s group means better chances for manufacturing of the robot in large series. What is the robot contribution for completion of each task? - For instance, when we command robot assistance in eating, we must clarify the details on whether the robot can prepare the food by itself or whether it is used to serve food that has been prepared in advance by the human-helper. e. how many hours in a day the robot will replace the human-helper and how many hours movement independence will be provided with such robot.

The same visual information is also applied for monitoring the health and emotional status of the user. Fig. 5. Functional Architecture of a model Intelligent Robotic House. All home-installed devices and robotic systems are controlled by a common control system. The user can use different modalities in order to communicate with his/her house. Some information is used from several subsystems The example structure includes three service robots: kitchen service robot, robot for movement assistance, and entertainment robot.

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