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User-centered Implementation of Rehabilitation Exercising on an Assistive Robotic Platform

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Abstract

The paper focuses on the method and steps implementing a suite of rehabilitation exercises on an assistive robotic platform. The suite is based on extensive user needs identification procedures and consultation with medical and rehabilitation experts. For the design of the human-robot interaction (HRI) component of the platform, the user centered approach was adopted, which in this case employed a range of multimodal interaction facilities including a free user-robot dialogue, visual and speech signals.

Keywords

Human-robot interaction Multimodal HRI design User-centered design Assistive HRI User group recruitment methodology Rehabilitation strategy 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This research has been co‐financed by the European Union and Greek national funds through the Operational Program Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, under the call RESEARCH – CREATE – INNOVATE (project code: T1EDK- 01248/MIS: 5030856), as well as POLYTROPON project (KRIPIS-GSRT, MIS: 448306).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Language and Speech Processing/ATHENA RCAthensGreece
  2. 2.DIAPLASIS Rehabilitation CenterKalamataGreece

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