Modular Research Platform for Robot-Assisted Minimally-Invasive Surgery

  • Andreas Bihlmaier


The Robot Operating System (ROS) [229] is an open source middleware and a collection of associated software frameworks for modular (distributed) robot software. A focus of the middleware is exchange of streaming data under soft real-time conditions while maintaining a high runtime flexibility. ROS is often used in a research context where heterogeneous software components, often developed in isolation by different people, must work together across multiple computers.


Haptic Feedback Virtual Sensor Robot Operating System Visual Realism Endoscope Camera 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IAR - Institute for Anthropomatics and RoboticsKarlsruher Institute for Technology (KIT)KarlsruheGermany

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