A review of world rehabilitation robotics research.

Prior, Stephen D. and Warner, Peter R. (1990) A review of world rehabilitation robotics research. In: IEE Colloquium on High-Tech Help for the Handicapped, 2 April 1990, IEE HQ London. . [Conference or Workshop Item]


The paper reviews the intensive ongoing activity in rehabilitation robotics. It also highlights the different attitudes towards the design of robotic devices for people with disabilities from nation to nation. However, even though there has been a vast amount of funds and man-years of effort spent, the ideal of a general purpose rehabilitation robot which can be used by a large number of people with disabilities and which is readily available at a low cost is still a long way off.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: INSPEC Accession Number: 3707399.
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology
Item ID: 8296
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Depositing User: Dr Stephen Prior
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 05:55
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:23
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/8296

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