Decomposing Time Series Data by a Non-Negative Matrix Factorization Algorithm with Temporally Constrained Coefficients

Cheung, Vincent CK ;   Devarajan, Karthik ;   Severini, Giacomo ;   Turolla, Andrea ;   Bonato, Paolo

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsNeuromuscular systems - EMG modelsNeural signals - Blind source separation (PCA, ICA, etc.)

The non-negative matrix factorization algorithm (NMF) decomposes a data matrix into a set of non-negative basis vectors, each scaled by a...

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Modeling Dynamic High-DOF Finger Postures from Surface EMG using Nonlinear Synergies in Latent Space Representation

Ngeo, Jimson ;   Tamei, Tomoya ;   Ikeda, Kazushi ;   Shibata, Tomohiro

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

Accurate proportional myoelectric control of the hand is important in replicating dexterous manipulation in robot prostheses and orthoses....

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MovAid a Novel Device for Advanced Rehabilitation Monitoring

Gupta, Prashant ;   Verma, Piyush ;   Gupta, Rakesh ;   Verma, Bhawna

Tags RehabilitationRehabilitation - Wearable systemsNeuromuscular systems - EMG models

The present article introduces a new device “MovAid” which helps to measure and monitor rehabilitation. It has two main components- “MovAid...

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Muscle Synergies in Children with Dystonia Capture "Healthy" Patterns Regardless the Altered Motor Performance

Lunardini, Francesca ;   Casellato, Claudia ;   Bertucco, Matteo ;   Sanger, Terence David ;   Pedrocchi, Alessandra

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsNeurological disordersNeuromuscular systems - EMG models

Muscle synergies are hypothesized to represent motor modules recruited by the nervous system to flexibly perform subtasks necessary to...

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