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[robotics-worldwide] IROS Workshop on Robotics for Neurology and Rehabilitation

Gentiane Venture
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CALL for PARTICIPATION IROS Workshop on *Robotics for Neurology and
Rehabilitation
*September, 30th 2011
San Francisco, California
http://www.tuat.ac.jp/~venture/iros/index.htm
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Dear Colleagues, We invite you to attend the "IROS Workshop on Robotics
for Neurology and Rehabilitation" that will be held on September
30th-9th, 2011, during the International Conference on Intelligent
Robots and Systems 2011, in San Francisco, USA. http://www.iros2011.org/_

?Workshop overview:_
The recent advances in computational models of the human body, in
measuring technology and in neuro-stimulation have led to cutting edge
applications in the field of Neurology and Rehabilitation. Applications
of Robotics in those fields are now common. However there is still a
lack of common ground and common knowledge so that these
interdisciplinary fields find a proper balance.
We propose to bridge a gap between the clinical and robotics aspects in
order to exchange new ideas and approaches.
This workshop covers at once several aspects of Robotics for neurology
and rehabilitation: the human body dynamics modeling, the functional
electrical stimulation, the neuro-muscular modeling as well as the
clinical development of robotics systems for rehabilitation.
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?Workshop confirmed program
_The workshop features the participation of 7 invited speakers and 4
selected talks.

  * 9:30     Introduction: Prof. Philippe Fraisse (LIRMM, France)
  * 9:50 - 10:30     Prof. Gentiane Venture (TUAT, Japan)
      o  From Robot to Human: Dynamics Analysis and its Applications to
        Rehabilitation
  * 10:35 - 11:15     Dr. Katsu Yamane & Dr. Akihiko Murai (Disney
    Research, USA)
      o Development of Human Neuro-musculoskeletal Model and Its
        Applications
  * 11:20 - 11:45     Jonathan Monsifrot, Eric Le Carpentier, Dario
    Farina and Yannick Aoustin (Nantes University, IRCCyN, France &
    Gottingen Georg-August University, Germany)
      o Sequential estimation of intramuscular EMG model parameters for
        prosthesis control
  * 11:45 - 12:10     M. Fridin, S. Bar-Haim, M. Belokopytov (Ariel
    University Center & Ben-Gurion University, Israel)
      o Robotics agent coacher for CP motor function
  * 12:10 - 12:50     Dr. Mitsuhiro Hayashibe (INRIA, France)
      o Modelling and Identification of Neuromuscular Dynamics toward
        Advanced Neuroprosthetics
  * 14:00 - 14:40     Dr. Thierry Keller (Fatronik - Tecnalia, Spain)
      o Robotics in Neurorehabilitation for domestic use
  * 14:45 - 15:25     Emel Demircan (Stanford University, USA)
      o Task-Level Reconstruction and Analysis of Dynamic Motions in
        Human Musculoskeletal Systems
  * 15:30 - 15:55     Patrick Weiss, Marcus Heldmann, Erik Maehle,
    Thomas Munte and Achim Schweikard (University of Lubeck, Germany)
      o Modular System for Rehabilitation of Hand Function after Stroke
  * 15:55 - 16:20     Jonathan Feng-Shun Lin and Dana Kulic (Waterloo
    University, Canada)
      o Automatic Human Motion Segmentation and Identification using
        Feature Guided HMM for Physical Rehabilitation Exercises
  * 16:30 - 17:10     Etienne Burdet (Imperial College, UK)
      o Adaptive motion guidance: in humans, for robots, for humans
  * 17:15 - 17:55     D. Daney (INRIA, France)
      o Robotic services for the elderly improving their autonomy at
        home : presentation of an initiative action
  * 17:55 - 18:00     Closing remarks: Prof. Philippe Fraisse (LIRMM,
    France)


Best regards
Gentiane Venture, Mitsu Hayashibe, Philippe Fraisse and Thierry Keller

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