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dc.contributor.author Phillips, Sam L.
dc.contributor.author Flint, James A.
dc.contributor.author Craelius, William
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-20T16:44:54Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-20T16:44:54Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.citation MEC '02 : the next generation : University of New Brunswick's Myoelectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium, Fredericton, N.B., Canada, August 21-23, 2002 : conference proceedings. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 1551310295 9781551310299
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/2689
dc.description.abstract Imagined phantom movements have real physiologic expressions within the residual limb, which we termed residual kinetic activity. In order to exploit the residual functions of transradial amputees we developed a system to register dynamic pressure patterns produced by the residual limb during voluntary commands for motions. This pattern was then converted to a multidimensional vector. Specific requested finger motions were thus detected from the forearm as residual kinetic vectors (RKVs). To decode RKVs, we developed a trainable filter derived from the pseudoinverse of the pressure response matrix. The utility of RKVs was tested on several subjects who expressed both afferent and efferent phantom limb activity. Results showed that amputees using the RKV approach could control at least 3 robotic fingers in near-real time. en_US
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dc.publisher Myoelectric Symposium en_US
dc.subject residual kinetic vectors en_US
dc.subject prosthetic controls en_US
dc.title RESIDUAL KINETIC VECTORS FOR PROSTHETIC CONTROL en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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