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Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics

Intelligent Assistive Robots

Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities

Editors: Mohammed, S., Moreno, J., Kong, K., Amirat, Y. (Eds.)

  • Presents the growing challenges of using assistive robots in our everyday activities along with providing intelligent assistive services
  • Provides a complete and up-to-date state of the art useful for decision makers and researchers working in industrial and government research laboratories in fields like robotics and Intelligent systems for human assistance
  • Presents applications concerning healthcare and wellness such as helping elderly people, assisting dependent persons, habitat monitoring in smart environments, well-being, security, etc.
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  • Due: November 18, 2016
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About this book

This book deals with the growing challenges of using assistive robots in our everyday activities along with providing intelligent assistive services. The presented applications concern mainly healthcare and wellness such as helping elderly people, assisting dependent persons, habitat monitoring in smart environments, well-being, security, etc. These applications reveal also new challenges regarding control theory, mechanical design, mechatronics, portability, acceptability, scalability, security, etc.

Reviews

“The volume presents a snapshot of recent technological developments involving a diverse collection of applications and contexts … . this book would be most valuable as one of a number of starting points for readers looking for a flavor of the breadth and diversity of technological advances needed to make progress in this dynamic field of growing importance.” (L. Sonenberg, Computing Reviews, October, 2015)


Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Neuro-robotics Paradigm for Intelligent Assistive Technologies

    Vitiello, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 1-40

  • Recent Development and Trends of Clinical-Based Gait Rehabilitation Robots

    Low, Kin Huat

    Pages 41-75

  • Brain-Machine Interfaces for Assistive Robotics

    Hortal, Enrique (et al.)

    Pages 77-102

  • Smart Walkers: Advanced Robotic Human Walking-Aid Systems

    Neto, Anselmo Frizera (et al.)

    Pages 103-131

  • Assistive Robots for Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation in Cerebral Palsy

    Raya, Rafael (et al.)

    Pages 133-156

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-12922-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-12921-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 18, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-38166-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Intelligent Assistive Robots
Book Subtitle
Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities
Editors
  • Samer Mohammed
  • Juan Moreno
  • Kyoungchul Kong
  • Yacine Amirat
Series Title
Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
Series Volume
106
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-12922-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-12922-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-12921-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-38166-4
Series ISSN
1610-7438
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 448
Number of Illustrations
79 b/w illustrations, 184 illustrations in colour
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