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OMG: Introducing Optical Myography as a New Human Machine Interface for Hand Amputees

Nissler, Christian and Mouriki, Nikoleta and Castellini, Claudio and Belagiannis, Vasileios and Navab, Nassir (2015) OMG: Introducing Optical Myography as a New Human Machine Interface for Hand Amputees. In: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR). ICORR 2015, 11-14 Aug 2015, Singapore. DOI: 10.1109/ICORR.2015.7281324

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Abstract

Given the recent progress in the development of computer vision, it is nowadays possible to optically track features of the human body with unprecedented precision. We take this as a starting point to build a novel human-machine interface for the disabled. In this particular work we explore the possibility of visually inspecting the human forearm to detect what fingers are moving, and to what extent. In particular, in a psychophysical experiment with ten intact subjects, we tracked the deformations of the surface of the forearm to try and reconstruct intended finger motions. Ridge Regression was used for the reconstruction. The results are highly promising, leading to an average error in the range of 0.13 to 0.2 (normalized root mean square error). If further successfully tested in the large, this approach could represent a fully fledged alternative / replacement to similar traditional interfaces such as, e.g., surface electromyography.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/100442/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:OMG: Introducing Optical Myography as a New Human Machine Interface for Hand Amputees
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Nissler, ChristianChristian.Nissler (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Mouriki, Nikoletanikoleta.mouriki (at) gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Castellini, Claudioclaudio.castellini (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Belagiannis, Vasileiosbelagian (at) in.tum.deUNSPECIFIED
Navab, NassirUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:August 2015
Journal or Publication Title:2015 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR)
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1109/ICORR.2015.7281324
Status:Published
Keywords:Cameras Electromyography Optical sensors Tracking Visualization medical image processing electromyography feature extraction
Event Title:ICORR 2015
Event Location:Singapore
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:11-14 Aug 2015
Organizer:IEEE
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Technology
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R SY - Technik für Raumfahrtsysteme
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Multisensorielle Weltmodellierung
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics (since 2013) > Perception and Cognition
Deposited By: Nissler, Christian
Deposited On:03 Dec 2015 13:51
Last Modified:03 Dec 2015 13:51

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