Generalized Net Model of an Active Elbow Orthosis Prototype

  • Simeon RibaginEmail author
  • Peter Vassilev
  • Dafina Zoteva
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1081)


This paper presents a novel approach for describing the functioning of an active elbow orthosis with the use of generalized nets modeling. The so proposed model will permit the development of user-oriented control of sEMG- powered elbow orthosis. We propose an abstract model based on the “on-off” myoelectric control, appropriate for maximum two degrees of freedom in the elbow joint.


Generalized net model Active elbow orthosis sEMG signals 



Work presented here is partially supported by the Project № DFNP-17-140/01.08.2017 of the Program for Career Development of Young Scientists, BAS


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simeon Ribagin
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Peter Vassilev
    • 1
  • Dafina Zoteva
    • 1
  1. 1.Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modelling DepartmentIBPhBME – Bulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Department of “Health and Social Care”Medical College of Burgas University “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov”BurgasBulgaria

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