Integration of Assistive Technology in the Information Age

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Editor
Mokhtari, M.
Pub. date
January 2001
Pages
350
Binding
hardcover (second printing 2010)
Volume
9 of Assistive Technology Research Series
ISBN print
978-1-58603-171-8
Subject
Medical Informatics, Medicine & Health, Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology
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This book intends to close the gap between high technology and accessibility for people who have lost their independence due to loss of physical and/or cognitive capabilities. Robots and mechatronic devices bring the opportunity to improve the autonomy of disabled people and facilitate their social and professional integration by assisting them to perform daily living tasks.
Technical topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
communication and learning applications in SCI an CP, interface and internet-based designs, issues in human-machine interaction, personal robotics, hardware and control, evaluation methods, clinical experience, orthotics and prosthetics, robotics for older adults, service robotics, movement physiology and motor control.