Covariate Shift Adaptation in EMG Pattern Recognition for Prosthetic Device Control

Vidovic, Marina Marie-Claire ;   Paredes, Liliana P. ;   Hwang, Han-Jeong ;   Amsuess, Sebastian ;   Pahl, Jaspar ;   Hahne, Janne ;   Graimann, Bernhard ;   Farina, Dario ;   Müller, Klaus-Robert

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsNeuromuscular systems - Learning and adaptionNeuromuscular systems - EMG models

Ensuring robustness of myocontrol algorithms for prosthetic devices is an important challenge. Robustness needs to be maintained under...

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Discrete vs. Continuous Surface Electromyographic Interface Control

Cler, Meredith ;   Michener, Carolyn ;   Stepp, Cara

Tags Neural interfaces - Body interfacesHuman performance - SpeechNeuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applications

Over 50% of the 273,000 individuals with spinal cord injuries in the US have cervical injuries and are therefore unable to operate a keyboard...

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Multifunction Myoelectric Control Using Multi-Dimensional Dynamic Time Warping

Abdelmaseeh, Meena ;   Chen, Tsu-Wei ;   Stashuk, Daniel William

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsWearable systems for neurorehabilitation - Decoding algorithms

Myoelectric control can be used for a variety of applications including powered protheses and different human computer interface systems....

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Natural Control Capabilities of Robotic Hands by Hand Amputated Subjects

Atzori, Manfredo ;   Gijsberts, Arjan ;   Caputo, Barbara ;   Müller, Henning

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsMotor neuroprostheses - ProsthesesWearable systems for neurorehabilitation - Reaching and grasping

People with transradial hand amputations who own a myoelectric prosthesis currently have some control capa- bilities via sEMG. However, the...

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Posture Muscle Relationship with Cardiovascular Changes under Orthostatic Challenge

Garg, Amanmeet ;   Xu, Da ;   Blaber, Andrew Philip

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsNeuromuscular systems - Postural and balanceNeuromuscular systems - Computational modeling

Lower leg muscles are known to be activated during standing. On the other hand, standing is known to induce orthostatic stress. Our recent...

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Quantification of Muscle-Derived Signal Interference During Monopolar Needle Electromyography of a Peripheral Nerve Interface in the Rat Hind Limb

Woo, Shoshana ;   Urbanchek, Melanie G. ;   Leach, Michelle ;   Moon, Jana D. ;   Cederna, Paul ;   Langhals, Nicholas B.

Tags Neural interfaces - RegenerationNeuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsMotor neuroprostheses - Prostheses

High-fidelity signal acquisition is critical for the fundamental control of a neuroprosthesis. Our group has developed a bio-artificial interface...

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