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IROS 2017

Adaptive Control Methods in Assistive Technologies

A full day workshop on September 28, 2017, as part of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 24–28, 2017 (IROS 2017).

This workshop aims at bringing together the researchers and pioneers in the fields of assistive technologies and adaptive control system design to share and discuss the recent novel methods, developments, and existing issues in the area of assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative robotics.

Invited Speakers

Emel Demircan Emel Demircan, PhD
California State University Long Beach
Mo Rastgaar Mo Rastgaar, PhD
Michigan Technological University
Panagiotis Artemiadis Panagiotis (Panos) Artemiadis, PhD
Arizona State University
On the effect of walking surface stiffness on inter-limb coordination in human walking: a unique perspective to robotic gait rehabilitation.
Robert Gregg Robert D. Gregg, IV, PhD
University of Texas at Dallas
Towards plug-and-play powered prosthetic legs: real-time adaptations to different tasks and users
Hartmut Geyer Hartmut Geyer, PhD
Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Adaptive control in lower limb prosthetics inspired by neuromuscular models
Michael Goldfarb Michael Goldfarb, PhD
Vanderbilt University
A control method for walking assistance with a lower limb exoskeleton
Brenna Argall Brenna Argall, PhD
Northwestern University (provisionally confirmed)
Max Donelan Max Donelan, PhD
Simon Fraser University
How people adapt their movements to minimize energetic cost
Neil Dhir Neil Dhir, PhD
University of Oxford
Locomotion Envelopes
Helen Huang He (Helen) Huang, PhD
North Carolina State University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Neural Control of Robotic Limb Prostheses
Yun Seong Song Yun Seong Song, PhD
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Stair Negotiation Made Easier using Energy-Recycling Assistive Stairs with Simple Event-Triggered Control Scheme