New Trends in Medical and Service Robots

Design, Analysis and Control

  • Manfred Husty
  • Michael Hofbaur
Conference proceedings MESROB 2016

Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 48)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. C. Vaida, I. Birlescu, N. Plitea, N. Crisan, D. Pisla
    Pages 1-15
  3. S. Kurtenbach, F. Wieja, I. Müller, M. Neidlin, S. J. Sonntag, A. Goetzenich et al.
    Pages 17-29
  4. C. J. Stolle, C. A. Nelson, J. M. Burnfield, T. W. Buster
    Pages 31-44
  5. S. M. F. Reimer, K. Abdul-Sater, T. C. Lueth
    Pages 59-72
  6. M. Daushan, R. Thenius, K. Crailsheim, Th. Schmickl
    Pages 73-86
  7. M. İ. C. Dede, O. W. Maaroof, G. Ateş, M. Berker, İ. Işıkay, Ş. Hanalioğlu
    Pages 101-115
  8. A. Mancisidor, A. Zubizarreta, I. Cabanes, P. Bengoa, J. H. Jung
    Pages 117-130
  9. E. Xydas, A. Mueller, L. S. Louca
    Pages 131-146
  10. F. Graur, E. Radu, N. Al Hajjar, C. Vaida, D. Pisla
    Pages 159-171
  11. P. M. B. Torres, P. J. S. Gonçalves, J. M. M. Martins
    Pages 173-183
  12. R. Baud, A. Ortlieb, J. Olivier, M. Bouri, H. Bleuler
    Pages 185-195
  13. V. Huynh, C. Bidard, C. Chevallereau
    Pages 197-211
  14. D. Moser, R. Thenius, Th. Schmickl
    Pages 213-227
  15. E. Fosch Villaronga
    Pages 229-242
  16. A. Pisla, C. Vaida, F. Covaciu
    Pages 243-259
  17. S. Sakka, R. Gaboriau, J. Picard, E. Redois, G. Parchantour, L. Sarfaty et al.
    Pages 261-274
  18. D. Tarnita, I. Geonea, A. Petcu, D. N. Tarnita
    Pages 289-304
  19. J.Ch. Varughese, R. Thenius, F. Wotawa, Th. Schmickl
    Pages 319-330

About these proceedings


These are selected papers presented at the 5th International Workshop on Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2016). 

The main topics of the workshop included: Exoskeleton and prostheses; Therapeutic robots and rehabilitation; Cognitive robots; Humanoid & Service robots; Assistive robots and elderly assistance; Surgical robots; Human-robot interfaces; Kinematic and mechatronic design for medical and assistive robotics; and Legal issues in medical robotics. 

The workshop brought together researchers and practitioners to discuss new and emerging topics of Medical and Service Robotics. The meeting took place at castle St. Martin in Graz, Austria, from 4-6 July, 2016.   


Medical Robotics Medical applications Service robotics Surgical devices Robot design and modelling MESROB IFToMM Cognitive robots

Editors and affiliations

  • Manfred Husty
    • 1
  • Michael Hofbaur
    • 2
  1. 1.Unit Geometry and CADUniversity of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria
  2. 2.Department of RoboticsJoanneum ResearchKlagenfurtAustria

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-59971-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-59972-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-0984
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-0992
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