Integration of a Robotic Arm with the Surgical Assistant Workstation Software Framework

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Young, J. ; Elhawary, H. ; Popovic, A. (2012)
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We have integrated the Philips Research robot arm with the Johns Hopkins University cisst library, an open-source platform for computerassisted surgical intervention. The development of a Matlab to C++ wrapper to abstract away servo-level details facilitates the rapid development of a component-based framework with “plug and play” features. This allows the user to easily exchange the robot with an alternative manipulator while maintaining the same overall functionality.
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