publication . Other literature type . Article . 2010

Control of Hand Prostheses Using Peripheral Information

Silvestro Micera; Jacopo Carpaneto; Stanisa Raspopovic;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Abstract
Several efforts have been carried out to enhance dexterous hand prosthesis control by impaired individuals. Choosing which voluntary signal to use for control purposes is a critical element to achieve this goal. This review presents and discusses the recent results achieved by using electromyographic signals, recorded either with surface (sEMG) or intramuscular (iEMG) electrodes, and electroneurographic (ENG) signals. The potential benefits and shortcomings of the different approaches are described with a particular attention to the definition of all the steps required to achieve an effective hand prosthesis control in the different cases. Finally, a possible ro...
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free text keywords: Biomedical Engineering, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Hand prosthesis, Engineering, business.industry, business, Neurophysiology, Electromyography, medicine.diagnostic_test, Feature extraction
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